Supervisory Security Specialist, ZA-0080-4 (MAP)

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
Mar 28, 2019
Closes
Mar 28, 2019
Hours
Full Time
TRAVEL REQUIRED:

Not required


RELOCATION AUTHORIZED:
Relocation expenses reimbursed No


KEY REQUIREMENTS:
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  • You must be a suitable for Federal employment.
  • You must be a U.S. citizen.
  • You must be registered for Selective Service if applicable (www.sss.gov).
  • Time-in-grade requirements must be met by the closing date .
  • Urinalysis is required to screen for illegal drug use prior to appointment.
    • A one year probationary period may be required.
    • A one-year supervisory probationary period may be required.
    • Payment of relocation expenses is not authorized.
    • Time-in-grade/band requirements must be met by the closing date of the announcement unless eligible for special hiring authority, reinstatement eligible, non-current Federal employee applying as a VEOA eligible which do not require time-in-grade/band.
    • Position is subject to random drug testing.
    • This position requires a comprehensive background investigation and Top Secret-SCI Security Clearance. Any required investigations and clearances must be completed prior to appointment. Appointments are contingent upon satisfactory completion of all pre-placement clearances and requirements.

    Security Clearance: You must be able to obtain and maintain a Special Sensitive Top Secret-SCI Security Clearance

    Qualification requirements in the vacancy announcement are based on the U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualification Standards Handbook, which contains federal qualification standards. This handbook is available on the Office of Personnel Management website located at www.opm.gov/qualifications.

    To qualify for the ZA-4 position:
    Applicants must possess one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-12 in the Federal Service. Specialized experience is experience that has equipped the applicant with the particular competencies/knowledge, skills and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position. This experience need not have been in the federal government. For this position, specialized experience is:

    Specialized experience is that which equipped you with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position and should include work activities such as, but not limited to: serving as a principal adviser and implementer on a wide range of security concepts, principles, practices and requirements to Classified National Information Security, Industrial Security, Communications Security, and Operations Security disciplines; planning, organizing, and conducting analyses, studies, and evaluations; and demonstrating expertise with Classified National Security Information programs, practices, procedures, and regulations as they pertain to a full range of complex security management responsibilities.

    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.

    There is no positive education requirement for this position.

    CTAP and ICTAP candidates will be eligible if it is determined that they have exceeded the minimum qualifications for the position by attaining at least a rating of 85 out of 100.  Information about ICTAP eligibility is on the Office of Personnel Management’s Career Transition Resources website at: Employee Guide to Career Transition

    CTAP applicants MUST submit the following documents:

    1. A copy of your specific RIF notice; notice of proposed removal for failure to relocate; a Certificate of Expected Separation (CES); or certification that you are in a surplus organization or occupation (this could be a position abolishment letter, a notice eligibility for discontinued service retirement, or similar notice).
    2. A copy of your SF-50 “Notification of Personnel Action”, noting current position, grade level, and duty location;
    3. A copy of your latest performance appraisal including your rating; and
    4. Any documentation from your agency that shows your current promotion potential.

    ICTAP applicants MUST submit the following documents:

    1. A copy of your RIF separation notice; notice of proposed removal for failure to relocate; notice of disability annuity termination; certification from your former agency that it cannot place you after your recovery from a compensable injury; or certification from the National Guard Bureau or Military Department that you are eligible for disability retirement;
    2. A copy of your SF-50 “Notification of Personnel Action” documenting your RIF separation, noting your positions, grade level, and duty location, and/or Agency certification of inability to place you through RPL, etc;
    3. A copy of your latest performance appraisal including your rating; and
    4. Any documentation from your agency that shows your current promotion potential.

    The following links provide information on various hiring authorities that do not fall under competitive examining procedures; however, they may enable you to apply through merit assignment procedures, or be eligible for a non-competitive appointment.

    1. Veterans Recruitment Act (VRA)
    2. Veterans Employment Opportunities Act (VEOA)
    3. 30% or more disabled veterans
    4. Persons with disabilities
    5. Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP)
    6. Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP)

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

    We will review your resume, optional cover letter and supporting documentation (transcripts if applicable) to determine if you meet the minimum qualifications for the position. If you meet the minimum qualifications stated in the vacancy announcement, we will compare your resume, optional cover letter and supporting documentation to your responses on the scored occupational questionnaire that you completed as part of the application. However, your resume or optional cover letter must support your responses to the occupational questions, or your score will be lowered. The best-qualified candidates will be identified for referral to the hiring manager and may be invited for an interview.

    The scored occupational questionnaire will evaluate you on the following competencies; please do not provide a separate written response:

    1. Ability to manage a National Security Information Program and deliver products and services to ensure the protection, transmission, storage, destruction and accountability of Classified National Security Information.
    2. Knowledge of resources, regulations, principles, and practices in Classified National Security Information, Industrial Security, Communications Security, and Operational Security to plan and implement security programs.
    3. Ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing in order to accurately and clearly present information to senior officials.
    4. Skill in developing, analyzing, revising, and implementing security policies and other subject matter material to meet mission requirements and improve security programs.
    5. Ability to direct and supervise an organizational unit with a focus on delivering high quality customer service and achieving results through an outcome-based approach.

    If applicable, performance appraisals and/or Incentive award documentation may be submitted and will be forwarded to the selecting official as support in consideration of your application in the evaluation process. To receive due weight, you must submit a recent performance appraisal (dated within 18 months) showing the official rating of record, signed by a supervisor, or statement why the performance appraisal is unavailable (do not submit a performance plan) and/or incentive award documentation (i.e. superior performance awards, special act or achievement awards, quality step increases, etc..) Due weight shall be given to performance appraisals and awards in accordance with 5 CFR 335.103(b)(3), during the interview/selection process conducted by the hiring manager.


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    Drug test required Yes


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