Job Overview


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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As an Administrative Assistant for the TSA, you will:

  • Provide support to a Federal Security Director (FSD) and their staff by providing a range of routine administrative support assignments.
  • Support the work of other employees and will contribute to the overall activities of the organization.
  • Answer requests from and provide advice to employees, supervisors, timekeepers, financial management specialists, and human resource specialists on rules, regulations, and procedures relating to pay.
  • Train staff to enter time-card data and assist timekeepers with difficult time and attendance issues.
  • Certify time-cards and corrections each pay period and conducting random audits.
  • Act as a point-of-contact for the National Finance Center (NFC) to resolve employee payroll issues.
  • Conduct the word processing of documents, letters, memos and reports.
  • Collect and organize materials from several sources to support work projects.
  • Develop charts and tables for reports and briefings.
  • Interact with internal staff, typically in more than one organizational unit, to share information or discuss status of tasks/assignments.
  • Work closely with the Human Resource Specialist on pay-impacting personnel actions (e.g., return to duty, leave without pay, and change of work schedules).