Covenant Aviation Security, LLC (CAS) is a nationwide leader in providing airport security services. CAS provides transportation security services to the federal government, port and airport authorities, and select airlines. CAS has become the largest private contractor providing Screening Partnership Program (SPP) services to the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) and has been providing services under the SPP since 2002. We are looking for highly qualified and well-motivated leaders who have a love for aviation and a strong commitment to homeland security. CAS has a potential opening for a Task Order Project Manager at various locations nationwide. Filling these positions are contingent upon contract award.
The Task Order Project Manager is responsible for managing SPP airport security screening services in order to meet the statement of work requirements defined in the TSA’s airport-specific task order including:
Provide oversight to all aspects of passenger, baggage, and other screening operations defined by task order;
Monitor screening operations effectiveness by measuring performance and acceptable quality levels defined in the task order and implements improvements;
Monitor task order contract deliverables and ensures all requirements are met;
Primary interface with TSA on all matters concerning the airport task order;
Provide leadership and direction to staff members to ensure focus on mission and goals;
Provide oversight to staff members and related supervisory functions such as performance evaluations, discipline, training, recognition, etc.; and
Monitor budget and resource levels to ensure task order compliance and CAS business goals.
At least 7 years of general management experience or 3 years as a certified Supervisory TSO (STSO) or higher position.
Proficient in the use of Microsoft Project (or similar commercially available software) to set a program/project baseline, measure progress against it, and communicate status to stakeholders.
Ability to communicate verbally and in writing in an effective, efficient, and professional manner.
Ability to pass a TSA conducted background check and obtain a SECRET level security clearance.
Prior experience working for or with the TSA in positions of responsibility is a plus.
Any one of the following:
Formal certification in program/project management issued by the Federal Government (such as FAC-PM, DAWIA, or U.S. DHS) or certification issued by a non-government organization like the PMP® credential issued by the Project Management Institute; or
At least 5 years of management experience in aviation security, airport operations, or personnel security services (demonstrated experience in supervising personnel in a Federal government environment is highly desired).
Additional qualifications include:
Demonstrated recent professional experience managing a security or screening operation.
Demonstrated aptitude and enthusiasm for leading and motivating a diverse workforce.
Professional knowledge of the aviation industry sufficient to provide direction to meet and exceed client expectations for implementing security operations.
Problem-solving and critical thinking skills a must.
Proficient in the use of additional Microsoft Office products: Excel, PowerPoint and Word
Other site-specific pre-requisites may also apply.
CAS offers a competitive salary, generous 401K retirement investment plan, plus medical, dental, and vision benefits, vacation leave, and an excellent working environment.
Covenant Aviation Security is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.
About Covenant Aviation Security, LLC
Covenant Aviation Security, LLC (CAS) provides transportation security services to port and airport authorities, select airlines, and the federal government. Our services include: security screening of passenger and baggage, airport employees, and cargo; access control; patrol services; aircraft protection; and vehicle and personnel escort. CAS has Department of Homeland Security SAFETY Act Certificates of Designation for our SPP screening operation under contract with the TSA and for our cargo screening operations under our CCSF. CAS was named one of the Top 100 Department of Homeland Security Contractors.