Physical Security Specialist, GS-0080-12
Apply for this exciting position to support the CG missions of safeguarding our Nation's maritime interests in the heartland, in the ports, at sea, and around the globe.
For over two centuries The U.S. Coast Guard has protected the maritime economy and the environment, we defend our maritime borders, and we save those in peril. This history has forged our character and purpose as America's Maritime Guardian - Always Ready for all hazards and all threats.
The vacancy is being concurrently advertised under merit promotion procedures for status applicants under announcement 17-1849-HQ-TE-M. APPLICANTS WISHING TO BE CONSIDERED UNDER BOTH DELEGATED EXAMINING AND MERIT PROMOTION PROCEDURES MUST APPLY TO BOTH VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENTS. NOTE: YOUR APPLICATION TO THIS DELEGATED EXAMINING VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT WILL ONLY ALLOW CONSIDERATION FOR THIS ANNOUNCEMENT. WE CANNOT ELECTRONICALLY OR MANUALLY MOVE YOUR APPLICATION TO THE CONCURRENTLY ADVERTISED MERIT PROMOTION ANNOUNCEMENT. PLEASE ENSURE YOU ARE APPLYING UNDER THE CORRECT ANNOUNCEMENT.
This position is located in US Coast Guard Headquarters, Deputy Commandant for Mission Support (DCMS), Office of Security Policy & Management (DCMS-34), Security Policy Division (DCMS-341), Washington, DC.
- 25% or Greater
- This position requires frequent travel.
GS-12: Applicants must possess at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-11 level in the federal sector.
Examples of specialized experience related to this position is experience which demonstrates your experience reviewing facility designs, inspecting facilities where sensitive material will be located, ascertaining the use to be made of material in the organization, who is to use it, and how it should be protected. Experience evaluating the effectiveness of existing security practices; recommending the type of control requirements, procedures, and facilities needed; assuring that organization personnel are adhering to established policy and practices; and recommending appropriate action to correct deficiencies. In addition, experience which has equipped you with extensive knowledge of a wide range of physical security concepts, principles and practices to independently review, analyze and resolve difficult, complex security problems; extensive knowledge of and experience with state-of-the-art equipment used to protect storage facilities where sensitive data will be located (i.e., fencing variations, alarm and detection devices, closed circuit television, badging equipment, etc.); skill in or experience utilizing a variety of oral and written communication methods and techniques to provide physical security advice and training; provide interpretations and guidance to management officials and other security specialists; participate in public briefings and to prepare written reports.
Specialized experience is experience that has equipped you with the particular ability, skill, and knowledge to successfully perform the duties of this position and is typically in or related to this line of work.
National Service Experience (i.e., volunteer experience): 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.
This position does not have a positive education requirement. If you are including education on your resume, report only attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. See Required Documents section for detail.
FOREIGN EDUCATION: Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet Federal qualification requirements if you can show that your foreign education is comparable to education received in accredited educational institutions in the United States. It is your responsibility to provide such evidence with your application. See Recognition of Foreign Qualifications click here
All qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of the announcement.