Note: The selected candidate will be required to undergo a background investigation conducted by the Port Authority Police Department (PAPD)
Under the direction of the Manager Aviation Security Programs, in the Security Operation and Programs Department, Aviation Security (“Aviation Security”) the successful candidate will be responsible for the following:
- Oversight and maintenance of Aviation Security systems and applications, including patching, hardware replacements, scheduling change control, communicating to the impacted community, and development of a maintenance schedule
- Coordinate with staff and managers from agency’s Aviation, Law, Technology (TEC), Management and Budget (MBD), Procurement, and Public Safety Departments, as well as external vendors and governmental agencies to identify, review, recommend and implement aviation security technology systems in support of the Aviation Security business plan
- Monitoring Aviation Security’s IT budget in cooperation with facility management, TEC and MBD
- Responsible to ensure that Aviation Security systems and applications meet agency and Transportation Security Administration (TSA) cybersecurity requirements.
- Develop roadmaps and schedules for systems and for application feature and software defects
- Represent Aviation Security on agency-wide technology programs, including new Request for Proposals, computer equipment needs, and staff and network accounts.
- Contract Management - serve as the Central Office contact manager for multiple contracts/projects, including, but not limited to:
- Supervise the administration of the Computerized Access Control Security (CACS) system, work order and maintenance contracts for LGA, JFK, EWR and SWF airports
- Provide oversight and strategy for standardization and effectiveness of the three agency airport access control systems.
- Administer the scheduling system used by the airport credentialing offices at JFK, LGA, and EWR
- Administer the background vetting system used for individuals who are temporary visitors or worker escorted into airport restricted areas
- Maintain and enhance credit card programs used at the airport credentialing office
- Manage Federal Grant programs:
- Coordinate with other stakeholders on applications for federal funds
- Manage the reimbursement process for TSA grants, including analyzing and reviewing all invoices submitted for reimbursement from the TSA to ensure completion and accuracy, and coordinate
- Serve as a Security Information Manager for SOPD/Aviation Security. Tasks include:
- Conducting information security training at the Central Office
- Assist staff in the classification of documents (Confidential, Confidential Proprietary
- Conduct audits to ensure that confidential documents are properly secured
- Respond to various Freedom of Information Act requests; maintain Aviation Security Non-Disclosure Agreements and provide guidance to staff when necessary.
- Manage and maintain all request for access credentials for Aviation Security central office and Port Authority executive staff that require restricted access to the airports to ensure that staff are properly credentialed
- Prepare briefing papers and presentations on aviation security key project issues, implementation strategies and status for senior management
Candidates must present the following qualifications to be considered eligible for this position:
- Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Aviation, Technology or related field from an accredited college or university.
- A minimum of three (3) years of progressively responsible experience in implementing programs, developing policies and procedures, budget preparation and/or financial analysis.
Ideal candidates will present the following profile:
Demonstrated written communication skills, analytical, problem-solving skills, and the ability to work independently and prioritize multiple assignments with competing deadlines and managing contracts.
In-depth understanding of policy and procedural development in a transportation environment and transportation industry best practices, policies and procedures.
Experience and knowledge of the principles, methods, and tools for developing, scheduling, coordinating, and managing initiatives and resources.
How to Apply:
Interested candidates should apply to this job by clicking on the "Apply Now" button and submitting a combined cover letter and resume. The Port Authority of NY & NJ welcomes veteran and military spouse applications.
Only applicants under consideration will be contacted.
About The Port Authority:
Founded in 1921, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey builds, operates, and maintains many of the most important transportation and trade infrastructure assets in the country. The agency's network of aviation, ground, rail, and seaport facilities is among the busiest in the country, supports more than 550,000 regional jobs, and generates more than $23 billion in annual wages and $80 billion in annual economic activity. The Port Authority also owns and manages the 16-acre World Trade Center site, where the 1,776-foot-tall One World Trade Center is now the tallest skyscraper in the Western Hemisphere.
Equal Opportunity Employer
The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey/Port Authority Trans-Hudson (PATH) is an Equal Opportunity Employer.