Supervisory Security Specialist Job in WASHINGTON, DC

Vacancy No. Department Federal Aviation Administration
Salary $116,833.00 to $181,031.00 Grade K to K
Perm/Temp Permanent FT/PT Full-time
Open Date 9/14/2017 Close Date 9/25/2017
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  • Open & closing dates

    09/14/2017 to 09/25/2017

  • Salary

    $116,833 to $181,031 per year

    The salary listed above includes a 27.10% locality payment for the Washington, DC metropolitan area.

  • Pay scale & grade

    FV K

  • Work schedule

    Full-Time - Full Time

  • Appointment type



1 vacancy in the following location:

Relocation expenses reimbursed

Yes <b>Permanent Change of Station (PCS)</b> - Employees with status: A fixed relocation payment of $27,000 will be paid.

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  • Duties



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    Office of the Associate Administrator for Security and Hazardous Materials Safety, Office of National Security Programs & Incident Response (AEO-2)

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    Provide expert technical knowledge to support managerial tasks and critical programmatic responsibilities which include, but are not limited to: perform front line supervisory duties for the security specialists assigned to the division; review and amend current enforcement regulations, standards, policy and guidance, and make recommendations to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of FAA’s Law Enforcement Assistance Program (LEAP), as well as the DUI/DWI program; draft new enforcement regulations, standards, policy and guidance as necessary; perform quality review of current LEAP and DUI/DWI agent(s) activities to ensure compliance with regulations, standards, policy, and guidance; review current LEAP and DUI/DWI agent training and make recommendations for improvements; serve as the principle LEAP agent to the National Capital Region (NCR) in response to unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) and laser events; liaise with interagency/intra-agency, industry and foreign partner engagement on security matters associated with LEAP, UAS, Counter-UAS (C-UAS) and laser activities. The incumbent is expected to work under minimal direction of the Director. Specifically, the incumbent will:

    • Exercise the full range of managerial duties, including strategic planning, resource allocation, establish priorities, communicate the organization and agency vision and strategic goals for the division; develop and implement innovative approaches to achieving organizational objectives.
    • Review current regulations, standards, policies and guidance, and recommend/draft changes to current enforcement directives to enhance FAA’s effectiveness and efficiency in responding to LEAP and DUI/DWI activities, and engagement with the Law Enforcement (LE) and National Security community.
    • Provide direction for developing new enforcement regulations, standards, policies, and guidance to execute the LEAP and DUI/DWI program in order to support the FAA’s leadership, lines of business, staff offices, regional offices, international FAA representatives, and Industry security partners, as required.
    • Perform routine and no-notice review and inspection of current LEAP and DUI/DWI agent activities to ensure adherence and compliance with FAA enforcement standards, policies, and guidance.
    • Provide subject matter expertise and agent experience to the LEAP and DUI/DWI training programs to ensure agents are properly trained and positioned for organizational success.
    • Provide expert guidance and instruction; conduct workshops, educational outreach to public and private partners regarding LEAP and DUI/DWI activities, roles, and responsibilities as well as support to UAS and laser incidents.
    • Participant, and as required, represent the FAA in senior level interagency forums and meetings; effectively articulate FAA positions and establish collaborative relationships to meet agency mission and goals regarding LEAP, DUI/DWI, UAS, C-UAS and lasers.
    • Serve as the principle LEAP agent to the NCR in response to any threats to aviation, such as UAS and lasers.
    • Build and maintain liaison relationships with all LE agencies, as well as Department of Transportation (DOT), Department of Defense (DoD), Department of Homeland Security (DHS), and the Intelligence Community (IC) within the National Capital Region (NCR) in order to carry out all necessary LEAP duties, to include activities associated with UAS and lasers. This may also include engagement with industry and foreign partners.

    Supervisory status


    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    Current or Former Federal Employees & EVHO - Federal Employees; EVHO
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