Job Overview

Summary

About the Agency

This position has been amended to extend the closing date to Friday, January 6, 2017.

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

This position maybe eligible for telecommuting and/or alternate duty location. The duty location will be negotiated after a selection has been made and is subject to final management approval. The reflected salary on the announcement does not include locality pay. Salary will be adjusted in accordance with the locality pay of the final approved duty location.

This position is also being announced through Government-Wide procedures under Announcement #HQ-OHC-16-219687-G. Candidates who wish to be considered under both Public (US Citizens) and Government-Wide procedures must apply to both announcements.

Duties

This Personnel Psychologist position is located in the Workforce Assessments Branch of the Planning, Assessments, and Classification Division, Office of Human Capital (OHC), Transportation Security Administration (TSA), Department of Homeland Security (DHS). If selected for this position, you will be serving as the lead on assessment-related projects to address complex human capital issues in support of TSA's mission. Typical duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Developing project plans, milestones, managing resources, and directing project support staff and contractors. Leading all phases of project execution to ensure high quality and timely deliverables.
  • Planning and conducting comprehensive Job analyses and competency modeling studies requiring extensive research, literature reviews, and focus groups to support effective data collection, survey design, and subsequent data analysis.
  • Developing and validating tests for use in selection and certification testing. Developing performance criteria and collecting data for criterion-related validity studies. Analyzing tests for validity, reliability, adverse impact, and differential prediction. Developing norms and standards for use in employment decisions.
  • Designing and conducting TSA-wide surveys to assess workforce attitudes and measure issues such as satisfaction, retention, and employee engagement. Analyzing survey data and preparing briefings/reports of findings and making recommendations for action planning.
  • Serving as technical expert on employee assessment and overseeing contract support on assessment projects. Communicating technical information to a wide variety of audiences, including TSA leadership, management, and stakeholders. Collaborating with project team, stakeholders, and contractors to conduct assessment projects.



Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • No