Civil Engineer (Public Flyer)

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington, D.C
Posted
Sep 09, 2019
Closes
Sep 17, 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.

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Responsibilities

  • Developing and executing short and long range plans, goals and objectives of the Engineering Research and Development Branch; developing, executing and monitoring the program budget, proposals and contracts; serving as the Contracting Officer's Representative (COR).Planning and monitoring engineering projects for the Division; advising on implications and feasibility of programs.
  • Serving as an expert technical advisor internally and externally; briefing employees, supervisors and other officials.
  • Assuring the feasibility and application of scientific studies and advances in protective and investigative technologies.
  • Developing, and recommending plans for initiatives, proposals, projects, and activities; presenting and justifying the most feasible approach for recommended programs; conducting site visits to assess vulnerabilities, performing technical analyses, and making recommendations to remediate potential risks.


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

Must successfully complete a polygraph examination

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 assisting in the preparation and review of specifications and guides and in the preparation of technical program data and annual planning documents for program areas covering new or modified instrumentation, techniques, methods, or practices 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 preparing operational and maintenance specifications and guides for end-users; preparing training and technical briefing materials for end-users on the use, installation, maintenance, and basic troubleshooting of equipment; and providing informational briefings for supervisors as well as non-technical personnel.
  • GS-13: performing duties such as applying comprehensive civil engineering theories, concepts, principles, standards, and methods; evaluating capabilities or vulnerabilities associated with civil engineering projects and discipline-specific topics; and providing consultative advice on the feasibility and application of new scientific studies and major advances in protective and/or investigative civil engineering technologies.
  • GS-14: performing duties such as applying comprehensive civil engineering theories, concepts, principles, standards, and methods; performing and/or advising on one or more of the following protective or investigative research and development program management areas: construction, object inspection, security criteria for facilities, structural analysis and hardening, vehicle barriers, vulnerability assessments, materials testing, finite element analysis/modeling, and other engineering areas; providing consultative advice on the feasibility and application of new scientific studies and major advances in protective and/or investigative civil engineering technologies.

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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