Supervisory Security Specialist, ZA-0080-04 (DE/CR)

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
Apr 18, 2019
Closes
Apr 18, 2019
Hours
Full Time
TRAVEL REQUIRED:

Occasional travel - Position may require some domestic travel up to 25% of the time. Selectee may be required to work overtime.


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).
  • Urinalysis is required to screen for illegal drug use prior to appointment.
    • A one year probationary may be required.
    • A one- year supervisory probationary period may be required.
    • Payment of relocation expenses is not authorized.

    Security Clearance: You must be able to obtain and maintain a Critical Sensitive Top Secret Clearance.

    To qualify for ZA-4. To qualify for the ZA-4grade level you must have one full year of specialized experience. You must possess 52 weeks of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the ZA-3 (equivalent to the GS-12).Specialized experience is that which has equipped you with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position and should include MOST of the work activities such as, but not limited to: planning, implementing and evaluating security policies, procedures, and standards, especially those related to physical and technical security; guiding policy and programmatic efforts that have impact to an agency; and evaluating and recommending measures designed to safeguard personnel and assets.

    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.

    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.

    Please be sure to include "TO" and "FROM" dates when outlining experience; paid and non-paid experience will not be assumed when reviewing an applicant's resume.

    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 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 (True/False, Yes/No, Multiple Choice questions) and place you in one of the three pre-defined categories.  The categories are “gold”, “silver” and “bronze”.  However, your resume or optional cover letter must support your responses to the scored occupational questionnaire, or your score may be lowered.  Candidates placed in the “gold” category will be identified for referral to the hiring manager and may be invited for an interview.

    How you will be evaluated for preference eligibility:  Within each category, those entitled to veterans’ preference will be listed at the top of the pre-defined category for which they are placed.  Preference eligible with a service-connected disability of 10% or more will be listed at the top of the highest quality category (gold) depending on the position and grade level of the job. For more information on Category Rating, please go to Category Rating.

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

    • Ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing in order to accurately and clearly present information to senior officials.
    • Knowledge in physical, personnel, and information security programs and the design and implementation of programs associated with the protection of agency personnel, facilities and information.
    • Skill in developing, analyzing, revising, and implementing security policies and other subject matter material to ensure adherence to program requirements and regulations.
    • Ability to establish effective working relationships and partnerships to gain cooperation and acceptance of changes in program and operating procedures, and the ability to meet and deal with a wide range of personnel within and outside of the Department, Bureaus and Offices.
    • 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.

    To preview questions please click here.

    Read more Security clearance Top Secret

    Drug test required Yes


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