Transportation Security Administration, Department of Homeland Security
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-F Pay Band (GS-9), you must meet the requirements listed below:At least one year of experience functioning as a TSO equivalent to at least the D band level or above; andOne year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the D band level or above which included utilizing instructional methods to provide formal training or to teach others in prescribed or designated subjects or areas.
Such experience may have been gained as a TSA Assistant Training Instructor (ATI) or in any other training/educational setting where instructional methods were utilized on a regular basis to teach/train in a classroom, laboratory, group, or on-the-job setting.
Other examples of specialized experience include, but are not limited to the following: Providing instructional guidance for conducting screening (e.g., x-ray, security, industry) or related collateral duties (e.g., OJT Coach).nTeaching or instructing in an educational program: Primary/secondary school or undergraduate/graduate (college/university); military installation/academy, or industry establishment.nEstablishing or developing training/course materials, aids and devices and evaluation of training results.
National 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.Note: 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.In order to be properly credited, any experience gained through assigned collateral duties or special assignment detail should be documented in the resume by indicating the period of time, i.e., the beginning date and the ending date, as well as the percentage of time performing the duties.
For example:"Collateral Duty: Assistant Training Instructor (ATI) from Jan 2013 to Oct 2014 – 15 hours per week.”You must meet the qualification requirements for this position no later than the closing date of the vacancy announcement.
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