Job Overview


Do you desire to protect American interests and secure our Nation while building a meaningful and rewarding career? If so, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is calling. DHS components work collectively to prevent terrorism, secure borders, enforce and administer immigration laws, safeguard cyberspace and ensure resilience to disasters. The vitality and magnitude of this mission is achieved by a diverse workforce spanning hundreds of occupations. Make an impact; join DHS.

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: Click Here


As a Federal Security Director (FSD) for the Transportation Security Administration (TSA), your duties will include:

  • Providing day-to-day direction for Federal airport security staff and operations.
  • Organizing and implementing crisis and incident management response plans and preparing the Federal Security Crisis Management Response Plan.
  • Providing oversight and management of passenger, baggage and air cargo security programs.
  • Developing and maintaining a collaborative environment within TSA and with TSA stakeholders to effectively manage security operations.
  • Providing risk assessments, tactical planning, execution and operating management for coordinated security services.
  • Supporting security evolution and ensuring the deployment, management and oversight of people, processes and technology to improve security operations.
  • Providing optimal communication to the workforce to ensure they have the information needed to effectively make decisions regarding passenger security.
  • Ensuring the application and promotion of the Integrated Conflict Management System (ICMS) core principles and standards into all operational plans, processes and practices.
  • Providing oversight and management of security programs and operations as well as having responsibility for business management functions including human resources, finance and procurement.
  • Enhancing the experience of the traveling public and the work experience of the airport workforce.