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
If selected for this position, you will serve as a Coordination Center Officer (CCO), performing all activities necessary for the successful implementation for all Coordination Center (CC) core functions for the Office of Security Operations (OSO), Transportation Security Administration (TSA), Department of Homeland Security (DHS). You will also hold primary responsibility for inputting data and creating basic reports. Duties include, but are not limited to:
- Supporting security from functions and operations such as Visible Intermodal Prevention and Response (VIPR), Playbook, Screening Passengers by Observation Techniques (SPOT) operations, Transportation Security Specialist - Explosives (TSS-E) operations, Travel Document Check (TDC) operations, and other activities and applicable operations.
- Coordinating and tracking the readiness status and maintaining working relationships with other related entities throughout TSA, including Headquarters and other airport operations to ensure effective coordination and sharing of necessary information, as determined by the Federal Security Director (FSD).
- Reviews emergency call information (e.g., bomb threat, breach, applicable Transportation Security Operations Center (TSOC) incidents, etc.) and transferring information in accordance with local procedures.
- Reviews incident reports for accuracy and completeness to ensure proper reporting procedures have been followed. Inputting incident report data using various systems such as PARIS. Assisting senior employees or supervisor in preparing reports and briefings on issues related to significant security incidents such as bomb threats, on-board disturbances, security access control events, airport screening operations, airport statistical data, and inspection and law enforcement activities.
- Determines the significance of events, follows incidents reporting guidelines (per TSOC guidance) and ensuring the delivery of information to appropriate recipient(s). Ensuring that superiors are aware of ongoing activities and recognizing the need to call to their attention important new information which may require further examination or action.