General Engineer (Public Flyer)

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington, D.C
Posted
Jul 17, 2019
Closes
Jul 24, 2019
Function
Engineer, IT, QA Engineer
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

Do you have a passion for public service? The United States Secret Service (USSS) is looking for you! The USSS is a premier law enforcement organization with two (2) critical national security missions: protect our nation's leaders and to conduct criminal investigations.

Learn more about this agency

Responsibilities

  • Develop, analyze, and recommend program-planning documentation for assigned program elements.
  • Serve as a knowledgeable technical advisor to the Secret Service and other government agencies, as well as contractor personnel, particularly in regard to the feasibility and application of new scientific studies and major advances in protective and/or investigative technology.
  • Develop and recommend plans for future initiatives, proposals, projects and activities to ensure that the Secret Service has the opportunity to field the most current protective and investigative technology and/or participate in its development.
  • Provide documentation of activities as required, such as monthly updates, briefing books, project displays, and maintaining official files; and prepare project briefings.


Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status
No

Promotion Potential
14

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • U.S. citizenship is required.


Obtain and maintain a Tier 5 Secret/SCI Clearance/polygraph required

Certify you have registered with the Selective Service System if you are a male applicant born after December 31, 1959, or certify you are exempt from having to do so under Selective Service law.

Qualifications

You must demonstrate at least one (1) year of the defined specialized experience and meet the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Individual Occupational Requirements (IOR).

Specialized experience is defined as:
  • GS-11: performing duties such as preparing technical research and development reports making recommendations that are reviewed by the supervisor for adequacy and for conformance with established policies, precedents, and sound engineering concepts and usage; and assisting in the resolution of engineering or scientific issues by adapting methods to resolve problems or three (3) full academic years of progressively higher level graduate education; or Ph.D or equivalent doctoral degree or a combination of education and experience.
  • GS-12: performing duties such as applying comprehensive engineering theories, concepts, principles, standards and methods; assisting in preparing specifications and guides related to technical program data; and performing technical research and preparing technical and developmental reports as it relates to engineering sites, facilities, equipment, and components.
  • GS-13: performing duties such as applying comprehensive engineering theories, concepts, principles, standards, and methods; evaluating and advising management and administration on engineering development programs; and providing consultative advice on the feasibility and application of new scientific studies and major advances in engineering technologies and processes.
    GS-14: performing duties such as developing initiatives, proposals, projects, and activities to support protective countermeasures; applying comprehensive engineering theories, concepts, principles, standards, and methods; evaluating and advising management and administration on engineering development programs; serving as Contracting Officer's Representative (COR) for projects; and providing consultative advice on the feasibility and application of new scientific studies and major advances in engineering technologies and processes.

AND

OPMs Individual Occupational Requirement (IOR) is defined as:

https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/0800/files/all-professional-engineering-positions-0800.pdf

Education

See Qualifications section

Additional information

Our team members continue a tradition of excellence - whether investigating financial crimes or protecting national and visiting foreign leaders. In the USSS we serve the country with duty, loyalty, justice, integrity, and courage.

The Office of Technical Development and Mission Support (TEC), Technical Security Division (TSD), is responsible for providing a technically secure environment for the President at the White House, Vice Presidential Residence, and such places that the President and Vice President may be temporarily located and providing technical security for other protectees during travel and at their residences, as directed or requested.

How You Will Be Evaluated

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

See Qualifications section

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Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Top Secret

Drug test required
No

Required Documents

See How To Apply section

If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education .

Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

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