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: Click Here


This Training Instructor position is located in the TSA Training Academy Branch, Training Centers Division, Office of Training and Development (OTD), Transportation Security Administration (TSA), Department of Homeland Security (DHS). If you are selected for this position, you will provide delivery of established training curriculum in lecture, facilitated, and interactive formats. Typical duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Serving as an instructor delivering established curriculum, training tools, and course content for training provided by the TSA Training Academy and ensuring that course content and delivery methods follow established training objectives.
  • Reviewing and assisting with the development and implementation of TSA Training Academy plans and schedules to continually monitor performance, integrity, and effectiveness of the training program.
  • Participating in and/or leading training courses, workshops, seminars, and conferences to promote the TSA Training Academy's overall training programs.
  • Collaborating with senior leadership, program offices, DHS, or other Federal officials to discuss a variety of training support and curricula issues. Representing the Branch or Division on internal and external work groups in support of priority and agency-level initiatives.
  • Participating in the creation of realistic training scenarios for inclusion in the instructor and student lesson plans to enhance curriculum, training tools, and course content.
  • Providing instruction on established courses, and identifying possible course material revisions based on instructor and/or participant feedback or suggestions.
  • Providing routine advice and guidance to explain training policies, procedures, and regulations.
  • Researching new training approaches or evaluation methods.
The major duties described above reflect the full performance level of this position. Typically, the lower pay band (G Band) performs the same duties but will receive more guidance and training; and projects or work assignments may be less complex.

Relocation Authorized

  • Yes
  • Relocation expenses will be paid in accordance with TSA's governing travel policies.