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, we serve in a high-stakes environment to safeguard the American way of life. In cities across the country, we secure airports, seaports, railroads, highways, and public transit systems, thus protecting our transportation infrastructure and ensuring freedom of movement for people and commerce.
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As the Executive Director for Operations (EDO), your duties will include providing day-to-day executive leadership and operational oversight and direction to OIA's, current operations, intelligence, vetting, and risk analysis divisional elements, and exercising broad authority and responsibility for administrative and management policies, strategic planning, and program operations in the varied administrative functions.  You will also be working closely with the Assistant Administrator for Intelligence and Analysis (AA) to define, plan, direct, and manage TSA's intelligence and vetting requirements, goals and objectives linked to the DHS Strategic Plan, the Aviation Transportation Security Act and other legal authorities.  You will oversee and manage the identification, receipt, analysis, maintenance, dissemination and exchange of intelligence information focusing on terrorism and other threats to the transportation infrastructure and the traveling public, national security, and all manner of related activities.  You will also oversee TSA's intelligence risk analysis process to include the Mission Risk Knowledge Center and Transportation Sector Security Risk Assessment (TSSRA) capabilities.  You will establish, develop and maintain cooperative relationships with intelligence agencies and certain law enforcement officials for the timely exchange of intelligence information, on a national and/or international level.  You will develop and implement plans and procedures to share intelligence and other threat information with the TSA field elements and the transportation security community, and developing, implementing, amending and revising TSA intelligence policies and procedures.  You will promote an equal opportunity environment by fostering fairness in selections, encouraging and recognizing achievements, ensuring fair treatment of minority group employees, and demonstrating sensitivity to the development needs of all employees.  You will also provide management oversight and direction concerning personnel, policies and programs (e.g., human resources, budget, information technology, facilities, equipment, procurement); while ensuring the efficient and effective acquisition, use, distribution and disposal of Office resources incompliance with applicable policies, procedures, laws and directives.