Dam Neck Naval Facility, Virginia
Sep 12, 2019
Sep 20, 2019
Full Time


You will serve as a SECURITY GUARD in the Physical Security Directorate (NO1S), Office of the Chief Staff Officer of COMNAVSPECWARDEVGRU.

This announcement has a first cut-off date. Applications received by 11:59 PM EST on the cut-off date of 09/18//2019 will receive first consideration. Depending on staffing needs another 14 day cut-off may be used until announcement closes.

This announcement is being amended to change the maximum salary to $49,302.

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  • You will provide physical security for the premises to ensure the safety and/or welfare of persons on the compound.
  • You will provide appropriate response to breaches in physical security control (e.g. locks, fences, gates, and other barriers).
  • You will control compound access to determining identity, purpose of visit, and destination for all personnel and visitors.
  • You will deny access to personnel/visitor with authorization and proper identification to prevent unauthorized access to compound facilities.
  • You will interact with public tactfully to provide assistance to general questions and non-emergency situations.

Travel Required

Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

Supervisory status

Promotion Potential


Conditions of Employment

  • You will be required to obtain and maintain an interim and/or final security clearance prior to entrance on duty. Failure to obtain and maintain the required level of clearance may result in the withdrawal of a job offer or removal.
  • A tentative offer of employment will be rescinded if the selectee fails to meet the pre-employment requirements, including failure to report to any of the scheduled appointments.
  • Must be a US Citizen.
  • Must be determined suitable for federal employment.
  • Must participate in the direct deposit pay program.
  • New employees to the Department of the Navy will be required to successfully pass the E-Verify employment verification check. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, visit
  • Selectee must pass pre-employment and an annual physical agility test and medical examination in accordance with local SOP and Army Civilian Police and Security Guard Program (AR 190-56).
  • Selectee must satisfactorily complete phase I training for civilian security guard personnel within six months of entering on duty per CNICINST 3502.2.
  • Selectee must complete annual sustainment training on or before the anniversary date of initial or previous annual training.
  • Selectee must successfully obtain and maintain CPR certification and complete first aid training.
  • Selectee must possess the mental disposition and ability to deal with uncooperative, unruly, and potentially dangerous individuals.
  • Selectee may be required to successfully complete a probationary period.
  • Selectee must obtain and maintain a current valid United States driver's license and a government driver's license.
  • Selectee must work rotating shifts and other than normal duty hours, which may include evenings, weekends, and/or holidays, to cover a 24 hour/seven days a week operation. Shift assignment is subject to change at any time.
  • Overtime may be required, at times with minimal notice.
  • Selectee is required to report to the command when requested.
  • Selectee must be able and willing to accept an emergency/mission essential position which requires me to report to work and/or remain at work regardless of inclement weather; national disasters/emergencies.
  • This position does not meet the definition of Law Enforcement Officer (LEO) and is excluded from coverage as an LEO for purpose of the Federal Employment Retirement System-Basic Annuity IAW 5 CFR, Part 842, Subpart H.
  • Selectee may be required to travel on military or civilian aircraft or waterborne craft, deploy onboard ships, or serve at remote sites as required.
  • This position is restricted to applicants with veterans preference. However, applications will be accepted from non-preference eligibles that may be referred for employment consideration only in the absence of applicants with veterans preference.


GS-05: Your resume must demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-04 grade level or pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector. Specialized experience must demonstrate the following: performing security functions such as assisting with the detection, apprehension, and detention of violators for appropriate disposition.

GS-06: Your resume must demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-05 grade level or pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector. Specialized experience must demonstrate the following: performing security functions such as protecting property and guarding a broad range of highly sensitive items from hazards such as trespass, theft, and accidental or willful damage/destruction within installations or restricted areas

Additional qualification information can be found from the following Office of Personnel Management website: .

Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (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.


Selectee must be able to obtain an interim and/or final security clearance prior to entrance on duty AND must be able to maintain the required level of clearance while employed in the subject position. Failure to obtain and maintain the required level of clearance may result in the withdrawal of a job offer or removal.

Successful completion of a pre-employment drug test is required. A tentative offer of employment will be rescinded if the applicant fails to report to the scheduled drug test appointment. Incumbents of drug testing designated positions will be subject to random testing. Please Note: Marijuana is a Schedule I drug under the Controlled Substances Act and therefore use of marijuana is illegal under Federal law regardless of State laws. A positive drug test result for marijuana (or any other drug tested for) will result in withdrawal of the tentative job offer and ineligibility to apply for a position within the Department of Defense for 6 months from the date of the drug test.

Selectee is required to wear a standardized uniform while performing official duties. The employee is responsible for the upkeep and serviceability of uniform items, which may be issued and periodically replenished by NSWDG or employee may receive funds to purchase and replenish uniform items annually at the government's discretion.

This position requires access to firearms or ammunition. The Federal government is prohibited from employing individuals in such position who have ever been convicted of a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence, or a felony crime of domestic violence adjudged on or after 27 November 2002. Selectee for such position must submit a completed DD Form 2760, Qualification to Possess Firearms or Ammunition, before a final job offer can be made. The selectee will, at a minimum, have constructive possession of weapons. Consequently, this position is covered by the domestic violence amendment (Lautenberg Amendment) to the Gun Control Act of 1968.

Selectee must be proficient in the use of all assigned firearms and non-lethal weapons. Must successfully complete initial qualifications and maintain those qualifications with all weapons/weapons system (firearms, batons, pepper spray, etc.) as required by manufacturer, command policy, Navy regulations, or higher authority as well as with other self-defense tactics and techniques.

Selectee may be required to travel or perform temporary additional duty assignments up to approximately 5% of the time both inside and outside the Continental United States. May be required to travel on military or civilian aircraft or waterborne craft, deploy onboard ships, or serve at remote sites as required.

If selected below the full performance level, you may be noncompetitively promoted to the next higher grade level after meeting all regulatory requirements, and upon the recommendation of management. Promotion is neither implied nor guaranteed.


In lieu of specialized experience stated above, an applicant may qualify based on the following conditions:

GS-05: Have successfully completed four years of education above high school level.


Have a combination of experience and education as described above that equates to one year of experience. My percentage of the required education plus my percentage of the required experience equal one hundred percent

Additional information

This position is covered by the Department of Defense Priority Placement Program.

Additional vacancies may be filled by this announcement.

A tentative offer of employment will be rescinded if the selectee fails to meet the pre-employment requirements, including failure to report to any of the scheduled appointments.

If you are unable to apply online and request information about the Alternate Application process, please contact the Department of Navy's Employment Information Center.

Federal annuitant information: The selection of an annuitant is subject to the Department of Defense and Department of the Navy policy on the employment of annuitants. Policy information may be found at:

ICTAP Applicants: To be considered well-qualified and exercise selection priority as an ICTAP candidate for this vacancy, displaced Federal employees must satisfy all qualification requirements for the position and receive a rating in the highly qualified category or higher. For more information about ICTAP eligibility please review the following link:

How You Will Be Evaluated

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

In order to qualify for this position, your resume must provide sufficient experience and/or education, knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the duties of the specific position for which you are being considered. Your resume is the key means we have for evaluating your skills, knowledge, and abilities as they relate to this position. Therefore, we encourage you to be clear and specific when describing your experience.

When the application process is complete, we will review your resume to ensure you meet the hiring eligibility and qualification requirements listed in this announcement. You will be rated based on the information provided in your resume and responses to the Occupational Questionnaire, along with your supporting documentation to determine your ability to demonstrate the following competencies:


You will be evaluated and rated under Category Rating selection procedures. Additional points are not added for veterans' preference; however, preference is still applied. Applicants eligible for veteran's preference will receive selection priority over non-veterans.

If you meet the qualification requirements, your application will be placed in one of three categories:

Best Qualified- Candidates in this category possess exceptional skills and experience to exceed well above the minimum requirements for announced position.
Highly Qualified-Candidates in this category possess good skills and experience above the minimum requirements for announced position.
Qualified- Candidates in this category meet the minimum experience requirements for announced position.

If selected, you may be required to provide supporting documentation.

If after reviewing your resume and supporting documentation, a determination is made that you inflated your qualifications and/or experience, your score may be adjusted to more accurately reflect your abilities or you may be found ineligible/not qualified.

Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating or consideration for employment.

All qualifications requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement.

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Top Secret

Drug test required

Required Documents

You are required to provide documentation that supports the eligibility and qualification claims made in your resume and assessment questionnaire. You must submit the applicable documents listed here and those listed with the eligibilities you select in the announcement questionnaire with your application package. Applicants who do not provide supporting documentation that fully support their claims will not be referred to the hiring manager. Cover letter is optional.

A complete resume is required. Your resume must show relevant experience, job title, duties and accomplishments. Your resume must show complete information for each job entry to support minimum qualifications. The following information should be provided in your resume, but it is acceptable to provide elsewhere in your application package: employer's name, starting and end dates (Mo/Yr), hours per week, and pay plan, series and grade level (e.g. GS-0201-09) for relevant federal experience.TIP: A good way to ensure you include all essential information is to use the Resume Builder in USAJOBS to create your resume.

Are you claiming membership in any professional organizations, or possession of a license, certificate or credentials? Check the Conditions of Employment section above to see if any are required. If you claim membership, license, certification, or credentials, you must submit a copy of said document in your application package.

Are you using education as a substitute for some or all of the experience requirement? Is there a basic education requirement for this position? Check the Education section above to see what is allowed and what is required. Any claims you make in your resume or assessment questionnaire regarding education or degrees MUST be supported by official or unofficial transcripts or a list of courses, grades earned, completion dates, and quarter and semester hours earned issued from your school. While unofficial transcripts are acceptable for initial application, an official transcript will ultimately be required if you are selected for the position. You may submit a copy your degree(s) if specific coursework does not have to be verified. Claims for approved "grandfather" clauses must be fully supported with documentation.

Are you a veteran claiming 5-point veterans' preference or claiming sole survivorship preference? You must submit a copy of your latest DD-214 Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty (any copy that shows all dates of service, as well as character of service [Honorable, General, etc.] is acceptable) OR a VA letter that shows dates of service or service connected disability AND character of service. If you have more than one DD-214 for multiple periods of active duty service, submit a copy for each period of service. If you were issued a DD-215 to amend aforementioned information on the DD-214 you must submit that too. If you are not sure of your preference eligibility, visit the Department of Labor's website: Veterans' Preference Advisor

Are you a disabled veteran or claiming 10-point veterans' preference?
If you are eligible to claim 10 point veterans preference you must submit a DD-214 Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty as described above for 5-point preference.

You must also provide the applicable supporting documentation of your disability (e.g. disability letter from the VA) as described on Standard Form-15 (SF-15). .

Are you an active duty service member? Active Duty Service Members are required to submit a statement of service printed on command letterhead and signed by the command. The statement of service must provide the branch of service, rate/rank, all dates of service, the expected date of discharge and anticipated character of service (Honorable, General, etc.).

Documents submitted as part of the application package, to include supplemental documents, may be shared beyond the Human Resources Office. Some supplemental documents contain personal information such as SSN and DOB and some documents such as military orders and marriage certificates may contain personal information for someone other than you. You may sanitize these documents to remove said personal information before you submit your application. You must provide an un-sanitized version of the documents if you are selected.

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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