Security Speciaist (Information)

US Army Research, Development and Engineering Command
Adelphi, MD
Apr 20, 2017
Apr 21, 2017
IT, Security Engineer
Full Time
US Army Research, Development and Engineering Command 1 vacancy in the following location: * Adelphi, MD Work Schedule is Full Time - Permanent Opened Wednesday 3/29/2017 (9 day(s) ago) ** Closes Wednesday 4/12/2017 (5 day(s) away) ## Job Overview Summary 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 US Code, Title 10, as well as Department of Defense Instruction 1400.25. This position is located at the US Army Research, Develop & Engineer Command, Director Laboratory Operations, Experimentation Support Group ALC, Intelligence & Security, Adelphi, Maryland. The incumbent Serves as Security Specialist (INFO) in the Intelligence and Security Office and the Command Classification Management Officer. **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. * Current Army Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS) Employee * Current Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS) Employee (excluding Army) * Current Civilian Employee with the Department of the Army * Current Permanent Department of Defense (DOD) - Civilian Employee (non-Army) * Current Permanent Federal Civilian Employee (non-DOD) * Former Permanent Federal Employee eligible to be reappointed * Veteran with a service-connected disability of 30% or more * Disabled Veteran with a service-connected disability of more than 10%/less than 30% * Applicant eligible for 10-Point Other veteran'srating or Derived Veterans' Preference * Veteran eligible for 5-Point Preference * US Citizen Army DCIPS positions apply Veteran's Preference to preference eligible candidates as defined by Section 2108 of Title 5 USC, in accordance with the procedures provided in DoD Instruction 1400.25, Volume 2005, DCIPS Employment and Placement. This is a Career Program (CP) Position 35. Duties * Manages program, makes reviews, and coordinates classification and declassification decisions for multidiscipline intelligence programs. * Serves as the Classification Advisor to Chief, I&S. Makes security determinations and decisions to enforce DoD and Army classification management and security policies. * Serves as Organization's Program Manager for the oversight of Security Violations involving Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI), Special Access Programs (SAPs) and Collateral classified information. * Manages, reviews, coordinates, and directs appropriate actions, countermeasures, and reports to DA and other IC Staffs as required in response to Security Violations. * Serves as a primary staff Action Officer for actions pertaining to security program management as assigned by supervisor for a wide variety of security related topics in any given discipline under the purview of the Chief. * Interprets regulations and contributes to policy formulation pertaining to the security functional areas of information, personnel security, industrial security, foreign disclosure, technology protection and SAPs. Travel Required * Not Required Relocation Authorized * No ## Job Requirements Key Requirements * Must pass a drug test before & after employment. * Must pass counterintelligence-scope polygraph exam. Qualifications **NOTE: "The President has ordered a government-wide hiring freeze subject to certain limited exceptions. This position is subject to the hiring freeze. Although we are moving forward with the consideration of candidates, we will not make a selection for this vacancy announcement unless and until the position is no longer subject to the hiring freeze."** In order to qualify, you must meet the education and/or experience requirements described below. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application. Additional information about transcripts is in this document. **Experience required:** Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (eg, Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (eg, 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 year of experience which prepared you to do the work in this job. Specialized experience is defined as:1) Performing a wide range of Personnel Security, Physical Security and Information Security duties. 2) Reviewing, analyzing, and resolving difficult and complex security requirements or problems dealing with policies and security programs. 3) Performing functional authority and control over all security related automation, disclosure and operations.This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service (GG/GS-12). You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency (knowledge, skills, abilities) in the following areas: ABILITY TO SERVE AS PROGRAM MANAGER KNOWLEDGE OF SECURITY PLANS, POLICIES & PROCEDURES SKILL IN ORAL AND WRITTEN COMMUNICATION 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. **EDUCATION:** 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 US Citizenship. * Two year trial period may be required. * Direct Deposit of Pay is Required. * CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT: 1. Must be able to obtain and maintain a Top Secret clearance with SCI access & SSBI must be adjudicated and finalize. 2. Must be willing to undergo and successfully complete a counterintelligence-scope polygraph examination on a pre-appointment and periodic basis, as required, to maintain SAP accesses 3. In accordance with Change 3 to AR 600-85, Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention and Control Program, employee must successfully pass a urinalysis screening for illegal drug use prior to appointment and periodically thereafter. 4. Require TDY travel up to 25% of the time. Security Clearance Not Applicable ## Additional Information What To Expect Next If you provided an email address, you will receive an email message acknowledging receipt of your application. Your application package will be used to determine your eligibility, qualifications, and quality ranking for this position. If you are determined to be ineligible or not qualified, your application will receive no further consideration. The documents you submit must support your responses to the online questionnaire. If your application contradicts or does not support your questionnaire responses, you will receive a rating of "not qualified" or "incomplete application" and you will not receive further consideration for this job. BENEFITS **The Department of Defense offers an excellent benefits program.**In addition to your take-home pay, your comprehensive compensation/benefits package will include most of the benefits described in the USAJOBS Resource Center. Other Information * Selection is subject to restrictions resulting from Department of Defense referral system for displaced employees. * If you have retired from federal service and you are interested in employment as a reemployed annuitant, see the information in the Reemployed Annuitantinformation sheet. * Salary indicated includes applicable locality pay. * Multiple positions may be filled from this announcement. * Permanent Change of Station (PCS) is NOT AUTHORIZED. * Relocation incentives/expenses are NOT AUTHORIZED. * Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid experience or volunteer work. *Salary Range:* $92,145.00 to $119,794.00 / Per Year *Series & Grade:* GG-0080-13/13 *Supervisory Status:* No *Who May Apply:* PLEASE SEE WHO MAY APPLY *Control Number:* 465988800 *Job Announcement Number:* WTST174863841929271

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