Supervisory Personnel Security Specialist

Department Of Homeland Securi...
Arlington, Virginia
Mar 16, 2017
Mar 30, 2017
Full Time

About the Agency

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

This position is also being announced through Government-wide procedure under Announcement #FAM-17-233499-G. Candidates who wish to be considered under both Public (US Citizens) and Government-Wide procedures must apply to both announcements.

  • Not Required

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  • You must possess U.S. Citizenship or be a U.S. National.
  • You must be able to obtain and maintain a Top Secret/SCI Clearance.
  • You may be required to complete a one year Supervisory Probation Period.
  • Selective Service registration is required.
  • See additional "Conditions of Employment" and "Other Information" section
  • Must pass pre-employment drug screening AND random drug testing.
  • To qualify for the SV-K Pay band (equivalent to the GS-15), you must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the SV-J or GS-14 in the Federal Service or equivalent experience in the private sector. Specialized experience is defined as experience that has equipped you with the particular knowledge, skills and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position. Specialized experience is defined as:

    • Experience applying principles, concepts, policies, practices, and methods associated with personnel security administration (e.g., suitability/fitness reviews and adjudicative guidelines, Federal personnel security regulations, TSA-specific criteria, and investigative standards); and
    • Experience utilizing procedures and regulations for reviewing, evaluating, and making decisions based on multi-level investigations of employees, candidates, etc.; employing extensive knowledge of the Government-wide national security system and the Office of Personnel Management’s (OPM) adjudicative system.
    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.

    You must meet the qualification requirements for this position no later than the closing date of the vacancy announcement.

    Top Secret/SCI

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