Security Specialist

Department of the Army, U.S. ...
Fort Belvoir, Virginia
Mar 14, 2017
Mar 24, 2017
IT, Security Engineer
Full Time

Civilian employees serve a vital role in supporting the Army mission. They provide the skills that are not readily available in the military, but crucial to support military operations. The Army integrates the talents and skills of its military and civilian members to form a Total Army.

About the Position: This position is in the Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS). Employees occupying DCIPS positions are in the Excepted Service and must adhere to U.S. Code, Title 10, as well as Department of Defense Instruction 1400.25. This position is located at the US Army Cyber Command, Directorate of Intelligence (G2) serving as a multi-discipline Security Specialist providing application, guidance, and instruction on new regulations, policies, and procedures for multiple security programs.

WARNING: DO NOT INCLUDE CLASSIFIED INFORMATION IN YOUR APPLICATION PACKET! Application packages that contain Classified information WILL NOT receive consideration for this position. Should you submit a resume or any other document as part of your application package and it is confirmed that any of the information is Classified, in addition to being found ineligible for consideration for this position, your Security Office will be notified to determine if any further action is warranted.

Who May Apply: Only applicants who meet one of the employment authority categories below are eligible to apply for this job. You will be asked to identify which category or categories you meet, and to provide documents which prove you meet the category or categories you selected.

Army DCIPS positions apply Veteran's Preference to preference eligible candidates as defined by Section 2108 of Title 5 U.S.C., in accordance with the procedures provided in DoD Instruction 1400.25, Volume 2005, DCIPS Employment and Placement.

This is a Career Program (CP) 35 Position.

  • Occasional Travel
  • Temporary duty (TDY) will be required 25% or less

  • Yes
  • Permanent change of station (PCS) expenses MAY BE authorized if it is determined to be in the best interest of the government

  • Must be able to obtain/maintain a TOP SECRET/SBI/SCI security clearance
  • Must pass a pre-employment drug test
  • Must be willing to complete a counterintelligence-scope polygraph exam
  • Must be able to obtain/maintain access to NSA and DIA facilities/networks
  • Up to 25% temporary duty travel may be required
  • Permanent Change of Station (PCS) expenses MAY BE authorized
  • In order to qualify, you must meet the experience requirements described below. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience.

    Experience required: 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).  You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

    To qualify based on your experience, your resume must describe at least one (1) year of experience which prepared you to do the work in this job.  Specialized experience is defined as: managing multiple Security programs, to include: Industrial Security, Personnel Security, Information Security, and Technical Security; developing security plans; scheduling and conducting security assistance visits and security inspections of secure work areas; monitoring and coordinating with Special Security Officers for changes affecting electronic security systems (ESS), TEMPEST, and Information Systems (IS) accreditations within Sensitive Compartmented Information Facilities (SCIFs), and their physical accreditations; and providing personnel security support by managing the Personnel Security program. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service (GG/GS-12). Specialized experience is progressively responsible intelligence-related security work directly related to the position being filled. 

    You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency (knowledge, skills, abilities) in the following areas:

    • Expert Knowledge of Multiple Security Programs
    • Proven Skill in Applying Intelligence & Security Concepts, Principles, & Practices
    • Proven Ability to Communicate Orally and in Writing
    • NOTE: Creditable experience may include previous military experience, experience gained in the private sector, or experience gained in another government agency so long as it was at a level at least equivalent to the next lower grade in the series.

    Some federal jobs allow you to substitute your education for the required experience in order to qualify. For this job, you must meet the qualification requirement using experience alone--no substitution of education for experience is permitted.

    Other Requirements: Click here for expanded definitions.

    • Male applicants born after December 31, 1959 must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration.
    • You will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship.
    • Two year trial period may be required.
    • Direct Deposit of Pay is Required.
      --Must be able to obtain and maintain a TOP SECRET security clearance based on a single-scope background investigation (SSBI) with eligibility for Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI).

    --In accordance with Change 3 to AR 600-85, Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention and Control Program, individual must successfully pass a urinalysis screening for illegal drug use prior to appointment and periodically thereafter.

    --Must be willing to undergo and successfully complete a counterintelligence-scope polygraph examination with No Deception Indicated (NDI) on a pre-appointment and periodic basis.

    --Must be able to obtain and maintain access to National Security Agency/Defense Intelligence Agency-accredited facilities and networks.

    --Temporary duty (TDY) travel will be required 25% or less.

    --Currently, ARCYBER Headquarters (HQs) is located at Fort Belvoir, Virginia and Fort Meade, Maryland. The HQs is scheduled to relocate to Fort Gordon (Augusta), Georgia near the end of 2019.

      Top Secret/SCI

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