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    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

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    Responsibilities

    This Program Analyst position is located within the Office of Intelligence and Analysis (IA), Transportation Security Administration (TSA), Department of Homeland Security (DHS). The incumbent analyzes and evaluates complex functions and work processes of broad administrative or technical programs and makes recommendations for improvement in the effectiveness and efficiency of work operations. Duties include but are not limited to:

      • Confers with supervisor or manager on execution and tracking of work plans. Validates and coordinates task of counterpart or subordinate organizational units as directed by senior TSA officials and program managers. Provides technical and tactical advice, resolves problems, reviews operational status reports and modifies schedules to accomplish duties. Identifies and determines type of actions required to meet assigned timeframes.
      • Reviews laws, regulations, and polices to assess, evaluate, and advise on sustainable practices for assigned program(s) and/or projects. Gives guidance on interpretation and implementation of new or revised legislation, policies, regulations and procedures.
      • Collaborates with the supervisor on determining program goals, objectives and overall framework; work is performed independently, and normally reviewed at completion or via regular status reports. Regulations and policies exist for most activities, but discretion and judgement are used to interpret and determine appropriate application to program objectives. Work often requires development of new or innovative approaches to program development and execution.
      • Directs and develops plans for project teams or other groups working on or producing projects and studies. Leads special projects, task forces, and other action groups that support organizational goals through special assignments, projects, and of studies.
      • Participates in discussions, meetings, conferences and conference calls with administrative and technical personnel, other subject matter experts, and other agency officials. Interactions are to educate and advise; share information; investigate facts; present conclusions and recommendations; obtain concurrence on alternate courses of action; and to resolve problems collaboratively.

    The major duties described above reflect the full performance level of this position. Typically, the lower pay band (I Band) performs the same duties but will receive more guidance and training; and/or projects/work assignments may be less complex.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    J

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/588683700. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.