Senior Advisor, Physical and Operational Security

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Pentagon, Virginia
Posted
Oct 20, 2019
Closes
Oct 22, 2019
Function
IT, Security Engineer
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

This position is in the Excepted Service under Title 10, Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System. Excepted Service includes all positions in the Executive Branch of the Federal Government which are specifically excepted from the competitive service by or pursuant to statute, by the President, or by the Office of Personnel Management.

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Responsibilities

The Senior Advisor for Physical and Operations Security position is located in the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Intelligence (OUSD(I)), Director for Defense Intelligence (Counterintelligence, Law Enforcement, & Security) (DDI(CL&S)). The Senior Advisor for Physical and Operations Security (PHYSEC/OPSEC) will develop policies and oversee implementation within the DOD Components of national and DoD-level policies and procedures pertaining to the physical and operations security of DOD installations, conventional munitions, communication sites and other critical Defense readiness resources, including the development of standards and criteria for individual items of security equipment and antiterrorism and force protection, including measures to counter small Unmanned Aerial Systems (C-UAS). Major duties and responsibilities will include but are not limited to the following:
  • Serves as the primary staff advisor to the DDI(CL&S) as to the appropriate DOD position with respect to proposed policies and procedures in his/her area of responsibility; formulates, develops and coordinates the necessary documentation to support that position, chairs or otherwise represents the USD(I) on committees, working groups and task forces established to formulate or discuss proposed policies or procedures or issues arising in his/her areas of responsibility, and ensures appropriate oversight of DOD implementation of established policies and procedures.
  • Coordinates with the National Security Council, the Office of the Director for National Intelligence, the Military Departments, Defense Agencies, Joint Staff and DOD Components to review policies, develop procedures, and oversee implementation of national and DoD-level policies and procedures pertaining to the physical security of DOD installations, conventional munitions, communication sites and other critical Defense readiness resources, including the development of standards and criteria for individual items of security equipment and antiterrorism and force protection.
  • Develops the process, and establishes and maintains a system for reviewing Component implementation of national and DoD-level policies and procedures.
  • Provides assessments and recommendations concerning measures that should be taken to improve the efficiency and cost effectiveness of Component implementations to include development and utilization of innovative approaches and resources such as automated information systems hardware and software; contractor support, and interdepartmental working groups for the exchange of techniques, new processes and lessons learned.
  • Serves as the focal point for the USD(I) for all security issues pertaining to the physical security of DOD installations, conventional munitions, communication sites and other critical Defense readiness resources, including the development of standards and criteria for individual items of security equipment and antiterrorism and force protection.
  • Serves as USD(I) lead representative for countering small Unmanned Aerial Systems (C-UAS).
  • Serves as chair of, or otherwise represent, USD(I) or the on all appropriate committees, working groups or task forces established to formulate, coordinate, and issue national-level guidance, or to review and discuss established policies and procedures.
  • Provides assistance to DDI(CL&S) staff in developing policies and implementing procedures related to other areas of security, including information security, personnel security and industrial security.


Travel Required

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

Supervisory status
Yes

Promotion Potential
00

Requirements

Conditions of Employment


  • You must submit to a drug test and receive a negative drug test before you can be appointed to this position. Designated and/or Random Drug Testing required.
  • You must be able to obtain a Top Secret security clearance and access to Special Compartmented Information (TS/SCI).
  • In accordance with the provisions of ICD 601, joint duty assignments will be a prerequisite for promotion to senior civilian rank. To qualify, please provide a copy of your completed Joint Duty assignment SF-50 or an adjudicated IC JD Claims form. More information regarding the Intelligence Community Civilian Joint Duty Program, can be found at: http://www.icjointduty.gov
  • Submit resume and all other required documents online by 11:59 PM Eastern Standard Time on10/21/2019
  • The individual selected will be required to file an 'Executive Branch Personnel Financial Disclosure Report (OGE-278) in accordance with the Ethics in Government Act of 1978.
  • Please read the vacancy announcement in its entirety before applying.
NOTE: All Intelligence executive level positions require Joint Duty credit. Only those candidates who meet the Joint Duty Credit requirement will be eligible to compete/be considered for a senior executive position. Employees will receive joint duty credit for almost any rotational assignment to another Intelligence Community (IC) component and may also be eligible to receive credit for service outside the IC (military, other government, or private sector) as long as the assignment was at the Band 3 (GS 11 to GS 13) level or above and it occurred on or after September 11, 2001. An external candidate, if selected, will be required to immediately apply for Joint Duty Credit.

Employees without Joint Duty credit may apply for the position and can be considered. If selected a waiver would be required prior to final appointment. IC seniors without Joint Duty at the same tier level may lateral into the position if selected without requesting a waiver.

Qualifications

To meet the minimum qualification requirements for this position, you must show that you possess the Mandatory Technical Qualifications and other qualifications, if applicable.

MANDATORY TECHNICAL QUALIFICATIONS: All applicants must submit written statements (narrative format) of accomplishments that would satisfy the technical qualifications. You must address each technical qualification separately. You are required to respond to all of the technical qualifications. If you fail to do so, you will be rated as ineligible. Please limit your written statements to no more than two pages per technical qualification.

1. Expert experience in application of a wide-range of concepts, principles, and practices to independently review, analyze, and resolve complex and difficult policy and program issues involving the physical security of DOD installations, conventional munitions, communications sites, and other Defense readiness resources.

2. Expert knowledge of and experience resolving major conflicts in policy among the intelligence, counterintelligence and security countermeasures committees. The incumbent will be expected to evaluate national and DoD- level policies and procedures and implement an effective oversight effort to ensure field implementation of established policies and procedures.

3. Expert Knowledge of all Defense security programs including organizations, regulatory guidance, and operational procedures, DoD/U.S. Government (USG) security-related laws, executive orders, regulations, and policies, OPSEC, risk management methodology, systems security engineering, and countermeasures requirements of unique DOD programs or projects.

Education

There is no positive education requirement for this position.

Additional information

Applications MUST be submitted through USAJobs.

How You Will Be Evaluated

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

You will be evaluated on the quality and extent of your total accomplishments, experience, and education. Your application will be evaluated by a rating and ranking panel, and highly qualified candidates may undergo an interview and a reference check.

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Sensitive Compartmented Information

Drug test required
Yes

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

Trust determination process
Suitability/Fitness

Required Documents

1. Resume - In addition to your written statements addressing the Mandatory Technical Qualification(s), and other qualifications as applicable, submit a resume or any other written format you choose to describe your qualifications, not to exceed five pages. Applicants typically provide the following information:
  • Vacancy Announcement number10611980
  • Full name, email and mailing address, and day and evening telephone numbers
  • Educational information including the name, city, and state of colleges or universities you attended, as well as the type of any degree received. Report only attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. For more information, you may refer to the following U.S. Department of Education website: http://www.edu.gov/admins/finaid/accred/index.html
  • Information about your paid and nonpaid work experience related to this position including: job title, duties and accomplishments, employer's name and address, duration of employment, and salary
  • Information about honors, awards, and special accomplishments
2. Mandatory Technical Qualifications (MTQs): A narrative statement specifically addressing each mandatory technical qualification. MTQ statements should not exceed two pages per MTQ.

3. Copy of Notification of Personnel Action (SF-50): Current and former SES, DISES and other Intelligence Senior Executive members must provide an SF-50 showing their status or reinstatement eligibility.

4. Joint Duty Assignment documentation: To qualify, please provide a copy of your completed Joint Duty assignment SF-50 or an adjudicated IC JD claim form. For more information regarding the Intelligence Community Joint Duty Program, please refer to http://www.icjointduty.gov .

5. Demographics Information of Applicants: Click on the link to access the Demographics Information of Applicants http://www.eeoc.gov/federal/upload/Applicant_Tracking_Form_2-19-2014-2.pdf

DO NOT SUBMIT ANY ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Extraneous materials such as award certificates will not be considered.

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