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Deputy Federal Security Director


Transportation Security Administration


San Diego, CA


As a Deputy Federal Security Director (DFSD) for the Office of Security Operations (OSO), Transportation Security Administration (TSA), Department of Homeland Security (DHS), your duties will include:

Supporting the Federal Security Director (FSD) by providing day-to-day direction for Federal airport security staff and operations.

Supporting security evolution and ensuring the deployment, management and oversight of people, processes and technology to improve security operations while enhancing the experience of the traveling public and the work experience of the airport workforce.

Instilling trust, loyalty, pride and teamwork at the airport while ensuring performance accountability.

Communicating clearly, concisely and collaboratively in order to ensure effective airport operations.

Establishing an open learning environment.

Fostering a role-based, collaborative organization that networks freely to accomplish the mission.

Creating a culture that supports an exceptional workforce through empowerment, use of risk-based decision making, and coaching/mentoring.

Managing with integrity, honesty, and knowledge that promotes the culture, values and mission of TSA.

Please see complete job description online.


Key Requirements

You must possess U.S. Citizenship or be a U.S. National.

You must complete a favorable Single Scope Background Investigation (SSBI).

You must be able to obtain and maintain a Top Secret Clearance.

Must pass pre-employment drug screening AND random drug/alcohol testing.

Selective Service registration is required.

See additional "Conditions of Employment" in "Other Information" section.


To qualify for the SV-K Pay Band, (equivalent to the GS-15), you must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the SV-J Pay Band or GS-14 in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private sector. Specialized experience is defined as experience that has equipped you with the particular knowledge, skills and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position, and is typically in or related to the work of the position to be filled. Such experience will include managing programs related to corporate security, aviation security, force protection, law enforcement, or other equivalent security/law enforcement programs to include directing staff, activities, functioning within established staff levels and budget, and providing leadership to a diverse workforce.

Security Clearance

Top Secret

How to Apply:

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