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About the Agency

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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You will serve as the Regional Director assigned to a specific Area of Responsibility (AOR) within the Office of Global Strategies (OGS). You will report to the Deputy Assistant Administrator (DAA) and Assistant Administrator (AA) for OGS. You will serve as an advisor, consultant and expert to government officials in foreign countries to harmonize aviation security measures, share best practices, exchange lessons learned, and establish common policies to minimize duplication of effort. You will serve as an international transportation security advisor to the Assistant Administrator and Deputy Assistant Administrator for OGS and represent TSA views and perspectives on transportation security to international stakeholders. You will be responsible for promoting transportation security standards in a global environment and must exercise independence, autonomy and decision making in order to advance key goals of the TSA. You will apply regional transportation security leadership to enhance security operations and to reduce transportation threats. You must project a comprehensive knowledge of transportation security standards and cultural awareness to oversee, consult and advise with government officials. You will be a subject matter expert in transportation security and leverage relationships with key allies to most effectively influence global transportation security standards. You will advise the onsite OGS representative in the host country and serve as an expert in reviewing intermodalism and its impact on transportation security systems and ensure an integrated approach to security. You will represent TSA with high level government officials and impart knowledge and subject matter expertise in order to provide education on transportation security standards. You will promote security practices and awareness in all modes of transportation and facilitate cooperative partnerships between private and government sectors. You will represent OGS and the TSA on international transportation security working groups, committees, and conferences and participate in and contribute to transportation security development activities in foreign locations. You will coordinate the dissemination of threat or security related information to concerned parties throughout the AOR and provide on-site communications and other viable support during incidents or threats involving U.S. air carriers and other U.S. transportation carriers.

Travel Required

  • 25% or Greater
  • Position requires frequent travel to international locations.

Relocation Authorized

  • Yes
  • Permanent Change of Station relocation expenses will be paid to relocating Federal employees.