Industrial Security Specialist

Defense Security Service
Alexandria, VA
Apr 20, 2017
Apr 21, 2017
IT, Security Engineer
Full Time
Defense Security Service 1 vacancy in the following location: * Alexandria, VA Work Schedule is Full Time - Excepted Service Permanent Opened Wednesday 4/5/2017 (2 day(s) ago) ** Closes Monday 4/24/2017 (17 day(s) away) ## Job Overview Summary Department of Defense (DoD) **(Defense Security Service)** **Mission Statement** On behalf of the Department of Defense and other US Government Departments and Agencies, the Defense Security Service supports national security and the warfighter through our security oversight and education missions. DSS oversees the protection of US and foreign classified information and technologies in the hands of industry under the National Industrial Security Program (NISP) and serves as the functional manager for the DoD security professional development program. We provide security education, training, and professional development services as the functional manager for the DoD security professional development program, and for other US Government personnel and contractor employees, and representatives of foreign governments, as required. This Position is a Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS) position in the Excepted Service under 10 USC 1601 Selection under this appointment authority does not confer civil service competitive status. WHO MAY BE CONSIDERED: This announcement is open to: **Title 10 (Public):** Open to All US Citizens. If you have never been a federal employee you would apply public. **Merit:** Open to current and former Federal employees. Employees Serviced by DLA: Civilian Federal employees who receive human resources servicing through the Defense Logistics Agency DO NOT need to submit supporting documentation if applying through merit promotion. Your record in Electronic Official Personnel Folder (e-OPF) will be used to verify your eligibility. It is your responsibility to ensure the required documents are in your e-OPF for verification purposes. If your documents are not in e-OPF, you must submit them to the announcement you are applying for at time of application. Failure to submit all of the documents on time will result in automatic disqualification. All current and former Federal employees must submit a copy of your latest SF50 (Notification of Personnel Action) showing your tenure, grade and step, and type of position occupied (ie, Excepted or Competitive); or similar Notification of Personnel Action documentation, ie, Transcript of Service, Form 1150, etc. This position may be filled at either **GG-07** or **GG-09** grade level, please indicate the grade for which you want to be considered. Incumbent may be advanced non-competitively to the established target grade upon meeting developmental benchmarks, performance requirements, and other requirements, as applicable established for the career program or specifically for the incumbent. Duties As an Industrial Security Specialist you will be responsible for the following duties: * Provide security oversight for assigned cleared contractor facilities relative to establishment and maintenance of a security program in compliance with the National Industrial Security Program (NISP) * Conduct Facility Clearance surveys for contractors entering the NISP * Conduct recurring security vulnerability assessments, physical security inspections of contractor plants and facilities performing work for the government involving the storage and/or production of sensitive arms, ammunition and explosives * Conducts security vulnerability assessments of cleared industrial facilities performing on classified contracts for the US * Provides security oversight and assistance to assigned contractor facilities for information systems (IS) processing classified information Travel Required * Occasional Travel * May require Temporary Duty Travel. Driver's license required. Relocation Authorized * No ## Job Requirements Key Requirements * Must be a US Citizen. * Application materials must be received by 11:59PM EST on the closing date. * This is a drug testing designated position. * This is an Excepted Service position. Qualifications The experience described in your resume will be evaluated and screened based on the Office of Personnel Management's (OPMs) basic qualifications requirements. See:-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/0000/security-administration-series-0080/ OPM qualification standards, competencies and specialized experience needed to perform the duties of the position as described in the **MAJOR DUTIES** ** and** **QUALIFICATIONS**sections of this announcement by Monday, April 24, 2017. Applicant must have directly applicable experience that demonstrates the possession of the knowledge, skills, abilities and competencies necessary for immediate success in the position. Qualifying experience may have been acquired in any public or private sector job, but will clearly demonstrate past experience in the application of the particular competencies/knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to successfully perform the duties of the position. Such experience is typically in or directly related to the work of the position to be filled. Experience must be reflected in your resume. **Qualifying experience required for this position is: **Conducting inspections, surveys and investigations of government and non-governmental facilities and personnel in order to determine protection of sensitive materials and information and compliance with laws and regulations; reviewing contract documents, program security classification guides and contract security classification specification; performing administrative inquiries of security violation. Providing a wide variety of security management functions such as experience in the National Industrial Security Program (NISP), International Programs Export Control, and Foreign Ownership Control or Influence (FOCI). **Specifically you will be evaluated on the following competencies: 1.**Knowledge of investigative interviewing techniques and ability to conducts interviews of personnel with diverse background. **2.**Ability to develop and present oral briefings to a group of high-level management officials. **3.**Knowledge concerning devices, systems, containers, alarms, methods and techniques for the protection of information, materials, personnel, and facilities. **4.**Knowledge of DoD counterintelligence (CI) programs, issues and potential espionage indicators impacting on the personnel and industrial security missions and CI classification guidance in providing such support. **5.** Ability to independently prepare written correspondence utilizing correct grammar and spelling, resulting in comprehensive analytical reports. **Please review the General Application Information and Definitions at: ** If substituting education for experience, at the **GG-07** level, you must possess a Conferred Bachelor's degree. For the **GG-09** level, you must possess a master's degree or equivalent degree OR 2 full years of progressively higher graduate education leading to such a degree, OR LL.B or JD, if related. Superior Academic Achievement does not apply to DCIPS positions. If substituting education for experience, transcripts MUST be provided. Failure to provide transcripts will result in you being rated ineligible for this position. **Foreign Education:** For further information, click on the following link: -visitus-forrecog.html **WORK SCHEDULE:** Full Time **OVERTIME:** Occasionally **TOUR OF DUTY: **Flexible **PCS (Permanent Change of Station):** Not Authorized **FAIR LABOR STANDARDS ACT (FLSA):** Exempt **FINANCIAL DISCLOSURE:** Required **TELEWORK ELIGIBILITY:** This position is telework eligible **SELECTIVE SERVICE REQUIREMENT:** **Please review the General Application Information and Definitions at: ** **Other Notes:**Applicants selected from this announcement may be required to serve a two-year trial period. If selected, Federal employees currently serving in the competitive service must acknowledge that they will voluntarily leave the competitive service by accepting an offer of employment for a DCIPS excepted service positions. If selected, non-DCIPS candidates must acknowledge in writing that the position they have been selected for is in the excepted service and covered by DCIPS. All applicants must meet qualifications and eligibility criteria by the closing date of the announcement. Security Clearance Top Secret ## Additional Information What To Expect Next Once you successfully complete the application process, you will receive a notification of receipt. Your application package will be reviewed to ensure you meet the basic eligibility and qualifications requirements, and you will receive a notification. A review will be made of your online questionnaire and the documentation you submitted to support your responses. A list of qualified applicants will be created and sent to the selecting official. All applicants reviewed and/or referred will receive a notification letter. The selecting official may choose to conduct interviews, and once the selection is made, you will receive a notification of the decision. BENEFITS The Federal government offers a number of exceptional benefits to its employees. The following Web address is provided for your reference to explore the major benefits offered to most Federal employees: Other Information **Please review the General Application Information and Definitions at: VETERANS PREFERENCE/CURRENT OR FORMER FEDERAL**In accordance with DoD Instruction 1400.25, Volume 2005, veterans preference is not required to be applied when considering candidates with prior Federal competitive or excepted service who have completed a probationary or trial period and have not been separated for cause. Therefore, veterans preference will not be applied to applicants with current federal service, or former federal civilian service meeting the above criteria. NOTE:** If you submit a resume but no questionnaire, you cannot be considered for the position. If you submit a questionnaire but no resume, you cannot be considered for the position. Your application will be appropriately documented and you will be removed from further competition against this announcement. REGARDING INTERVIEWS:** Interviews may be required for this position. Accommodations may be made to conduct telephonic interviews to preclude travel hardships for applicants. NOTE:** Declining to be interviewed or failure to report for a scheduled interview will be considered as a declination for further consideration for employment against this vacancy. This announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies. **The Defense Security Service provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the point of contact for this job announcement. Your requests for reasonable accommodation will be addressed on a case-by-case basis.** *Salary Range:* $44,941.00 to $71,467.00 / Per Year *Series & Grade:* GG-0080-07/09 *Promotion Potential:* 12 *Supervisory Status:* No *Who May Apply:* US citizens and current and former federal employees *Control Number:* 467176300 *Job Announcement Number:* DSS-17-1935365-B