Transportation Security Administration, Department of Homeland SecurityArlington, VA
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 To qualify for the SV-I Pay Band (equivalent to GS-13), you must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the SV-H Pay Band or GS-12 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.
Specializedexperience is defined as: Applying knowledge of canine training programs, principles, and practices to ensure course content and delivery are aligned with the training objectives and organizational goals;ninstructing and evaluating the performance of canine and handler teams and making recommendations for improvements; andndeveloping and reviewing written reportsrelated to canine handle team assessments ORnUndergraduate and Graduate Education in themajor study field ofEducation or a subject area related to the Training Specialist position to thebe filled.nNOTE: Credit for experience is given based on a 40-hour workweek.
Part-time experience is credited on a part-time ratio, i.e., working 20 hours per week for two months equals one month of experience.
No additional credit is given for overtime.nNational Service Experience (i.e., volunteer experience): Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social).
Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment.
You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.nGraduate Education: Education at the graduate level in an accredited college or university in the amounts indicated above meets the requirements for this position.
Such education must demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work.
One year of full-time graduate education is considered to be the number of credit hours that the school attended has determined to represent 1 year of full-time study.
If that information cannot be obtained from the school, 18 semester hours should be considered as satisfying the one year of full-time study requirement.
How to Apply
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