Job Overview

Summary

About the Agency

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:
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Duties

This Safety and Occupational Health Manager position is located in the Occupational Safety, Health, and Environment Division, within the Office of Finance and Administration/Office of the Chief Administrative Officer (OFA/CAO), Transportation Security Administration (TSA), Department of Homeland Security (DHS). If selected for this position, you will serve as the primary point of contact for a geographically dispersed workforce, and assist Regional Directors, Federal Security Directors (FSDs), and their staffs in developing, planning, and implementing occupational safety and health programs to achieve and maintain compliance within Executive Orders and statutes, Federal regulations, DHS, and TSA policies and procedures. Duties include:

  • Ensuring a safe and healthful work environment for employees at TSA operations and facilities, including the checkpoint and checked baggage areas at airports, offices, (both offsite locations, such as Mission Support centers and within airports) and warehouses.
  • Providing technical assistance, advice, guidance, direction, and recommendations to senior leadership, colleagues, and collaborating with other Federal agency personnel and external stakeholders in support of the TSA Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) Program.
  • Providing guidance and instruction to non-technical TSA staff (and others both internally and externally) on interpreting and applying occupational safety and health policy.
  • Evaluating field unit operations, facilities, and safety and occupational health program performance; planning and coordinating regular, comprehensive inspections, assessments, and investigations of TSA employee complaints of unsafe and unhealthful working conditions, catastrophes, fatalities, and serious accidents or incidents.
  • Preparing formal findings and recommendations for alleviation or elimination of hazards; negotiating settlements and implementation of corrective actions with TSA managers at the various organizational echelons and with external organizations such as the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, Airport Authority, or property lessors.
  • Analyzing mishap statistics and investigative reports to compare incident rates among field sites; evaluating economic loss due to damaged property, severity of injuries sustained, and environmental conditions surrounding mishaps.
  • Serving as a Contracting Officer’s Representative (COR) and Technical Monitor (TM) in support of OSH related contracts and interagency agreements (IAA).

Travel Required

  • 25% or Greater
  • This position requires occasional travel.