Physical Security Specialist, GS-0080-12

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
Apr 05, 2019
Closes
Apr 05, 2019
Function
IT, Security Engineer
Hours
Full Time
TRAVEL REQUIRED:

25% or less - This position requires frequent travel.


RELOCATION AUTHORIZED:
Relocation expenses reimbursed No


KEY REQUIREMENTS:
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  • U.S. Citizenship is required.
  • Males born after 12/31/1959 must be registered for Selective Service.
  • You will be required to undergo pre-employment and random drug testing.
  • All qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of the announcement. This includes Time-In-Grade requirements for current status employees applying through merit promotion procedures. Status applicants applying for a promotion must have 52 weeks of service at the next lower grade.

    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.

     

    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.

    The Office of Personnel management (OPM) must authorize employment offers made to current or former political appointees.  If you are currently, or have been within the last 5 years, a political Schedule A, Schedule, C, Non-career SES or Presidential Appointee employee in the Executive Branch, you must disclose this information to the Human Resources Office.

    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

    Applicants will be required to complete questions contained on the Declaration for Federal Employment (OF-306) at the time a tentative job offer is made. Certain responses on the form could pose a problem with suitability for employment determinations. If you receive a conditional offer of employment for this position, you will be required to complete/make updates to the OF-306 and to sign and certify the accuracy of all information in your application, prior to entry on duty. False statements on any part of the application may result in withdrawal of offer of employment, dismissal after beginning work, or imprisonment.

    DHS uses e-Verify, an Internet-based system, to confirm the eligibility of all newly hired employees to work in the United States. Learn more about e-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities at click here

     Recruitment incentives may be authorized.

    All Federal employees are required to have Federal salary payments made by direct deposit.

    For Veterans' preference eligibility, visit Veterans' Employment Resources. Veterans, Peace Corps/VISTA volunteers, and persons with disabilities possess a wealth of unique talents, experiences, and competencies that can be invaluable to the DHS mission. See the required documents section of the announcement.

    More than 1 selection may be made from this announcement if additional identical vacancies in the same title, series, grade, and unit occur within 45 days from the date the certificate was issued.

    If you need a reasonable accommodation for the application and hiring process, please contact 202-795-6272. Decisions on granting reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis. Visit Reasonable Accommodation

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

    We will review your résumé and supporting documentation to ensure you meet the basic qualification requirements. If you meet the minimum qualifications, your experience, education and training will be rated using the on-line self assessment questions that are based on the following competencies or knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to perform this job:

    -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.

    -Ability to provide interpretations and guidance to management officials and other security specialists; participate in public briefings and to prepare written reports.


    Your resume and responses to the self-assessment questions are an integral part of the process for determining your qualifications for the position. Therefore, you must support your responses to the self-assessment questions by providing examples of past and present experience in your resume.

    If you are best qualified, you may be referred to the hiring manager for consideration and may be called for an interview.

    Consideration will be given to performance appraisals and incentive awards as an indicator of quality of prior experience; no points will be assigned.


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    Read more Security clearance Top Secret

    Drug test required No


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