Supervisory Physical Security Specialist

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Washington, D.C
Jun 23, 2022
Jul 01, 2022
Full Time

As a Supervisory Physical Security Specialistand Assistant Supervisory Physical Security Specialist, you will:
  • Serve as the technical expert on executive protection and ultimate safety and security of the Secretary and Deputy Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, visiting dignitaries, or others designated by the Secretary on short notice.
  • Oversee the coordination of investigations of actual or alleged threats against the Secretary, Deputy Secretary, and other Secretarial Officers within the Department of Housing and Urban Development and make recommendations as to the threat and danger level posed by those threats.
  • Oversee the collection and evaluation of intelligence reports from the FBI, Secret Service, and State Department, etc.
  • May be required to participate in covert counter surveillance measures, investigate potential threats and inappropriate communications directed toward a protectee, taking any measures necessary to ensure the safety and security of the Director or other designated individuals.


Conditions of Employment

The official duty station for this position will be in Washington, District of Columbia. Failure to report to duty at this location may be grounds for a disciplinary action, including removal.

Key Requirements:
  • Please refer to "Conditions of Employment."
  • Must be U.S. Citizen or U.S. National.

  • Qualifications

    You must meet the following requirements within 30 days of the closing date of this announcement.
    Specialized Experience: For the GS-14, you must have one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-13 grade level in the Federal service.
    Specialized Experience
    for this position includes:
    -Experience providing close personal protection to a Presidential Cabinet member or designated official; and
    -Has served as a lead agent or detail leader and/or has supervised a protective detail in planning and performing protective services operations for a cabinet member, including: 1) overseeing and conducting security surveys of sites to be used/visited, 2) coordinating intel collection, 3) Coordinating with local, state and Federal law enforcement.

    Experience may have been gained in either the public, private sector or volunteer service . One year of experience refers to full-time work; part-time work is considered on a prorated basis. To ensure full credit for your work experience, please indicate dates of employment by month/day/year, and indicate number of hours worked per week on your resume.

    Time-in-Grade: In addition to the above requirements, you must meet the following time-in-grade requirement, if applicable:
    For the GS-14 you must have been at the GS-13 level for 52 weeks.

    Time After Competitive Appointment: Candidates who are current Federal employees serving on a non-temporary competitive appointment must have served at least three months in that appointment.


    This job does not have an education qualification requirement.

    Additional information

    • We may select from this announcement or any other source to fill one or more vacancies.
    • Relocation expenses will not be paid.
    • A relocation incentive may be paid to Federal applicants that must relocate to a different geographic area to accept this position. A geographic area is usually 50 or more miles from the worksite prior to the move.A service agreement will be required.
    • A recruitment incentive may be paid to newly appointed (non-Federal) applicants. A service agreement will be required.
    • This is a non-bargaining unit position.
    • This position is Exempt from the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).
    • HUD offers alternative and flexible work schedules.
    • A one year probationary period may be required.
    • A one year supervisory or managerial probationary period may be required.
    • Must successfully complete a background investigation.
    • Complete a Declaration for Federal Employment to determine your suitability for Federal employment, at the time requested by the agency.
    • Have your salary sent to a financial institution of your choice by Direct Deposit/Electronic Funds Transfer.
    • If you are a male applicant born after December 31, 1959, certify that you have registered with the Selective Service System or are exempt from having to do so.
    • Go through a Personal Identity Verification (PIV) process that requires two forms of identification from the Form i-9. Federal law requires verification of the identity and employment eligibility of all new hires in the U.S.
    • Obtain and use a Government-issued charge card for business-related travel.
    • Submit to a drug test prior to your appointment and random drug testing while you occupy the position.
    • Pass a pre-employment physical examination.

    HUD will require the vaccination status of all selected applicants for the purposes of implementing workplace safety protocols such as COVID testing. Selectees who are not vaccinated and/or choose not to disclose their vaccination status will participate in a testing program as directed by the CDC based on the COVID risk level of the county in which they are working.

    HUD employees are subject to a number of government-wide and HUD specific ethics laws and regulations, including restrictions on working in a real estate related business, and having Section 8 tenants, along with other prohibited interests and activities. To review applicable ethics rules and HUD specific restrictions, please visit .