Job Description Duties Summary Securing Travel, Protecting People - At the Transportation Security Administration, you will serve in a high-stakes environment to safeguard the American way of life. In cities across the country, you would secure airports, seaports, railroads, highways, and/or public transit systems, thus protecting America's transportation infrastructure and ensuring freedom of movement for people and commerce. For additional information about our agency please: Any offers of employment made pursuant to this announcement will be consistent with all applicable authorities concerning, including Presidential Memoranda, Executive Orders, interpretive U.S. Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) guidance, and Office of Management and Budget plans and policies concerning hiring. These authorities are subject to change. Responsibilities This Program Assistant position is located in the Los Angeles Field Office, Field Operations Division, Office of Law Enforcement/Federal Air Marshal Service (OLE/FAMS), Transportation Security Administration (TSA), Department of Homeland Security (DHS). If selected for this position, you will serve as a Program Assistant and be the Point of Contact (POC) responsible for providing overall operational support on general administrative and program issues regarding policies, procedures, and requirements governing the office operations. Duties include, but are not limited to: Providing administrative support to the Operation and Training areas. Performing data entry where appropriate with a high level of accuracy, and little or no supervision. Initiating personnel actions for employee awards, promotions, reassignments, demotions, etc. Maintaining a purchase card for supplies, materials, professional development classes, etc. Assisting with the budget by running reports in JP Morgan and updating a record keeping workbook. Processing time and attendance for the field office by entering leave and payroll data into the WebTA database. Serving as a custodian for the field office government vehicles; tracking information, log-in books, vehicle maintenance; tracking/managing government fleet credit card. Serving as records liaison and Office of Workers Compensation Program (OWCP) administrator. Serving as the travel regulations and policies POC ; verifying and certifying all travel authorizations and vouchers in Concur, ensuring that all travelers get reimbursed; and handling all travel arrangements for the Supervisory Air Marshal in Charge (SAC). Maintaining files, records, schedules and calendars for assigned squads within the field office such as Employee Performance Files (EPFs), administrative files, and physical/stress exams; recording TSA Online Learning Center training courses, etc. Updating specific squad rosters, and other FAM contact information. The major duties described above reflect the full performance level of this position. Typically, at the lower Pay Bands (SV-D and SV-E), you will perform the same duties but will receive more guidance and training; and projects or work assignments may be less complex. Travel Required Not required Supervisory status No Promotion Potential F Who May Apply This job is open to... Government-Wide: Current and former permanent civilian Federal employees. Applications also accepted from Veterans' Preference eligibles OR Veterans who were or will be honorably discharged from the Armed Forces after completing at least 3 years of continuous active duty by the closing date of this announcement. Such applicants will compete under TSA's Merit Promotion procedures for which Veterans' Preference is not a factor in the selection process. Job family (Series) Similar jobs Requirements Conditions of Employment You must possess U.S. Citizenship or be a U.S. National. You must complete a favorable Background Investigation (BI). You must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret Clearance. Selective Service registration is r
Mission:Protect the nation's transportation systems to ensure freedom of movement for people and commerce.Vision:Provide the most effective transportation security in the most efficient way as a high performing counterterrorism organization.Core Values:Integrity. Innovation. Team spirit.Workforce Expectations:Hard work. Professionalism. Integrity.History:On the morning of September 11, 2001, nearl...y 3,000 people were killed in a series of coordinated terrorist attacks in New York, Pennsylvania and Virginia. The attacks resulted in the creation of the Transportation Security Administration, designed to prevent similar attacks in the future. Driven by a desire to help our nation, tens of thousands of people joined TSA and committed themselves to strengthening our transportation systems while ensuring the freedom of movement for people and commerce.