Physical Security Specialist

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
Oct 22, 2018
Closes
Oct 22, 2018
Function
IT, Security Engineer
Hours
Full Time
TRAVEL REQUIRED:

Occasional travel - 1 to 5 nights per month


RELOCATION AUTHORIZED:
Relocation expenses reimbursed No


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    You must meet the following requirements by the closing date of this announcement:

    GS-07 LEVEL: At least one (1) year of experience equivalent to the GS-5 level that demonstrated experience applying security program concepts, policies, and practices. This experience must include assignments that must have shown completion of the following, or the equivalent: Assisting in conducting security reviews in order to evaluate the effectiveness of the security program; Assisting in performing basic risk assessments with a team to verify and ensure minimum security standards are implemented and identified; Administering less complex physical security programs (e.g., lock, key, combinations, separating employees' clearance); Assisting in performing basic administration of security equipment contracts and associated budgets. OR

    You may substitute education for specialized experience as follows:

    One (1) year of graduate level education at an accredited college or university in a field of study such as national security studies, information technology, criminal justice. OR

    Superior Academic Achievement (SAA) may be met by having a Bachelor's degree, with one of the following: A GPA of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale for all completed undergraduate courses or those completed in the last two years of study, or a GPA of 3.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale for all courses in the major field of study or those courses in the major completed in the last two years of study, or rank in the upper one third of the class in the college, university, or major subdivision, or membership in a national honor society recognized by the Association of College Honor Societies.

    GS-09 LEVEL: You must have one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-07 grade level in the Federal service. Specialized experience for this position includes: Experience applying physical security concepts, policies, standards and practices; Assisting in conducting security reviews in order to evaluate the effectiveness of the security program; Assisting in performing basic risk assessments (facilities equivalent to Inter-agency security Committee (ISC) standards level 1 or level 2) with a team to verify and ensure minimum security standards are implemented and identified; Administering less complex physical security programs (e.g., lock, key, combinations, separating employees' clearance); Performing basic administration of security equipment contracts and associated budgets.   OR

    You may substitute education for specialized experience as follows:

    A master's or equivalent graduate degree in a field of study such as national security studies, criminal justice or management.  OR

    two full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a graduate degree in a field of study such as national security studies, criminal justice or management.  One year of graduate education is creditable in accordance with its relationship to a year of full-time study at the school attended.

    GS-11 LEVEL: You must have one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-09 grade level in the Federal service. Specialized experience for this position includes: experience applying physical security concepts, policies, standards and practices. The assignments must have shown completion of the following, or the equivalent: Conducting security reviews in order to evaluate the effectiveness of the security program; Performing less complex risk assessments (facilities equivalent to Inter-agency security Committee (ISC) standards level 1 or level 2) and assist with large site assessments to verify and ensure minimum security standards are implemented and identified; Providing technical assistance to managers and employees to ensure security measures are met and to resolving security issues; Drafting written reports of findings from risk assessments, compliance security reviews and site surveys; Providing limited advice and guidance on budgetary requirements for security equipment and systems. OR

    You may substitute education for specialized experience as follows: a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree in a field of study such as national security studies, criminal justice, information technology or management. OR

    3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a graduate degree in a field of study such as national security studies, criminal justice, information technology or management. One year of graduate education is creditable in accordance with its relationship to a year of full-time study at the school attended.


    For Grades 7THRU 11: You may qualify by a combination of experience and education. Options for qualifying based on a combination will be identified in the online questions.

    - The experience may have been gained in the public sector, private sector or Volunteer Service. One year of experience refers to full-time work; part-time work is considered on a prorated basis.

    - To ensure full credit for your work experience, please indicate dates of employment by month/year, and indicate number of hours worked per week, on your resume.

    1 Postion in FMSS/Mid-Atlantic/New Carrollton Terr/Sec D located at 5000 Ellin Rd. Lanham, MD

    CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:

    • We may select from this announcement or any other source to fill one or more vacancies.
    • This is a non-bargaining unit position.
    • Tour of Duty: Monday - Friday Day Shift 8:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
    • We offer opportunities for flexible work schedules.
    • A 1-year probationary period is required. 
    • Must successfully complete a background investigation including an FBI criminal history record check (fingerprint check).
    • Complete a Declaration for Federal Employment to determine your suitability for Federal employment, at the time requested by the agency.
    • If you are a male applicant born after December 31, 1959, certify that you have registered with the Selective Service System or are exempt from having to do so.
    • Have your salary sent to a financial institution of your choice by Direct Deposit/Electronic Funds Transfer.
    • Go through a Personal Identity Verification (PIV) process that requires two forms of identification from the Form I-9. Federal law requires verification of the identity and employment eligibility of all new hires in the U.S.

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    You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

    Your application includes your resume, responses to the online questions, and required supporting documents. Please be sure that your resume includes detailed information to support your qualifications for this position; failure to provide sufficient evidence in your resume may result in a “not qualified” determination.

    Rating
    : Your application will be evaluated in the following areas: Information Management, Oral Communication, Problem Solving, Writing, Reasoning, Planning and Evaluating. Category rating will be used to rank and select eligible candidates. If qualified, you will be assigned to one of three quality level categories, (i.e., A = Superior, B = Highly Qualified, C= Qualified) depending on your responses to the online questions, regarding your experience, education, and training related to this position. Your rating may be lowered if your responses to the online questions are not supported by the education and/or experience described in your application.

    Veterans' preference is applied after applicants are assessed. Preference-eligibles will be listed at the top of their assigned category and considered before non-preference-eligibles in that category. Qualified preference-eligibles with a compensable service-connected disability of 10% or more will be listed at the top of the highest category.

    Referral: If you are among the top qualified candidates, your application may be referred to a selecting official for consideration. You may be required to participate in a selection interview (telephonic and/or in person at the discretion of the Selecting Official in accordance with hiring polices). We will not reimburse costs related to the interview such as travel to and from the interview site.

    If you are a displaced or surplus Federal employee (eligible for the Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP)/Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP), you must receive a rating of category B or better to be rated as “well qualified" to receive special selection priority.


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