Security Specialist

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
May 23, 2019
Closes
May 23, 2019
Function
IT, Security Engineer
Hours
Full Time
TRAVEL REQUIRED:

Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position up to 30% of the time.


RELOCATION AUTHORIZED:
Relocation expenses reimbursed No


KEY REQUIREMENTS:
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  • Appointment may be subject to a suitability or fitness determination, as determined by a completed background investigation.
  • Two year trial/probationary period may be required.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a Top Secret (TS) security clearance based on a T5 investigation/Single Scope Background Investigation (SSBI) with eligibility for sensitive compartmented information (SCI).
  • In accordance with Change 3 to AR 600-85, Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention and Control Program, individual must successfully pass a urinalysis screening for illegal drug use prior to appointment and periodically thereafter.
  • Requires extensive temporary duty (TDY) travel on very short notice, to locations within the continental United States (CONUS) and outside the continental United States (OCONUS), up to 30% of the time.
  • Subject to short notice recall.
  • May be required to work overtime various hours, including weekends and holidays, with minimum notice.
  • Position requires duties to be performed under austere and potentially hazardous conditions during exercise and deployment operations. May be required to deploy into areas in which hostile action may occur.
  • Must complete specific training, physical, and immunization requirements as appropriate for outside the continental United States (OCONUS) deployments.
  • Must be willing to undergo and successfully complete counter-intelligence scope polygraph with No Deception Indicated (NDI).
  • This position is designated KEY, meaning it cannot be vacated during war or national emergency.
  • This position has been identified for the Security Professional Education Development (SPeD) Certification Program.
  • Who May Apply:
    Only applicants who meet one of the employment authority categories below are eligible to apply for this job. You will be asked to identify which category or categories you meet, and to provide documents which prove you meet the category or categories you selected. See Proof of Eligibility for an extensive list of document requirements for all employment authorities.

    • 10-Point Other Veterans? Rating
    • 30 Percent or More Disabled Veterans
    • 5-Point Veterans' Preference
    • Current Army Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS) Employee
    • Current Department of Army Civilian Employees
    • Current DoD Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS) Employee (non-Army)
    • Current Permanent Department of Defense (DOD) Civilian Employee (non-Army)
    • Disabled Veteran w/ a Service-Connected Disability, More than 10%, Less than 30%
    • Non-Department of Defense (DoD) Transfer
    • Prior Federal Service Employee
    • United States Citizen Applying to a DCIPS Position


    Army DCIPS positions apply Veteran's Preference to preference eligible candidates as defined by Section 2108 of Title 5 U.S.C., in accordance with the procedures provided in DoD Instruction 1400.25, Volume 2005, DCIPS Employment and Placement.

    In order to qualify, you must meet the experience requirements described below. 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). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application. Additional information about transcripts is in this document.

    To qualify based on your experience, your resume must describe at least one year of experience which prepared you to do the work in this job. Specialized experience is defined as:
    1. Experience conducting inspections of established SCIFs and T-SCIFs to determine compliance with all appropriate policy and regulations. AND
    2. Experience making suitability determinations of individuals for entry and retention in sensitive positions. AND
    3. Experience implementing procedures for the dissemination and handling of SCI material.
    This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service (GG/GS-12).

    You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in the following areas:
    • Physical Security
    • Security
    • Technical Competence
    • Technical Credibility


    Specialized experience is progressively responsible intelligence-related security work directly related to the position being filled. Creditable experience may include previous military experience, experience gained in the private sector or in another government agency as long as it was at a level at least equivalent to the next lower band in the series.

    Some federal jobs allow you to substitute your education for the required experience in order to qualify. For this job, you must meet the qualification requirement using experience alone--no substitution of education for experience is permitted.

    • Male applicants born after December 31, 1959, must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration.
    • You will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship.
    • Direct Deposit of Pay is required.
    • This position is designated KEY, meaning it cannot be vacated during war or national emergency without seriously impairing the mission. Incumbent of this position has unique or scarce managerial or technical skills required by the wartime mission, and cannot be held by someone in reserve status or with military recall obligations.
    • Selection is subject to restrictions resulting from Department of Defense referral system for displaced employees.
    • If you have retired from federal service and you are interested in employment as a reemployed annuitant, see the information in the Reemployed Annuitant information sheet.
    • This is a Career Program (CP) 35 - General Intelligence position.
    • Multiple positions may be filled from this announcement.
    • Salary includes applicable locality.
    • This is the Department of Defense (DoD) Security Certification Program directed by DoD Instruction 3305.13. It is approved by the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Manpower and Reserve Affairs for use in the Army via the following memorandum: Memorandum, Assistant Secretary of Army for Manpower and Reserve Affairs, dated 8 September 2015, subject: Security Professional Education Development (SPeD) Certification Program. The SPeD certification is DoD's initiative to professionalize the security workforce by establishing a common set of competencies for security practitioners that promotes interoperability, facilitates professional development and training, and develops a workforce of certified security professionals. This position requires the incumbent obtain the following core SPeD Certification: Security Fundamentals Professional Certification (SFPC) within their first two years of employment.
    • PCS is not authorized.
    • Hiring incentive may be authorized if determined to be in the best interest of the Federal Government.

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

    Once the announcement has closed, a review of your application package (resume, supporting documents, and responses to the questionnaire) will be used to determine whether you meet the qualification requirements listed on this announcement. If you are minimally qualified, your résumé and supporting documentation will be compared against your responses to the assessment questionnaire to determine your level of experience. If, after reviewing your résumé and/or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and/or experience, you may lose consideration for this position. Please follow all instructions carefully when applying, errors or omissions may affect your eligibility.

    You should list any relevant performance appraisals and incentive awards in your resume as that information may be taken into consideration during the selection process. If selected, you may be required to provide supporting documentation.

    Read more Security clearance Sensitive Compartmented Information

    Drug test required Yes

    Position sensitivity and risk Special-Sensitive (SS)/High Risk

    Trust determination process National security


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