Physical Security Specialist

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Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington, D.C
Posted
Oct 16, 2020
Closes
Oct 24, 2020
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

The employee independently performs a wide range of assignments associated with developing, evaluating, maintaining, and or operating systems used to safeguard the property, facilities, personnel, and other resources of the organization from unauthorized access, misuse, theft, vandalism, sabotage, assault, or loss.

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Responsibilities

Pursuant to 50 USC § 3024 (v), and with concurrence and consultation with the Director of National Intelligence and the Director of the Office of Personnel Management, this position is being established in the excepted service as an element of the Intelligence Community within the Department of the Treasury.

As a Physical Security Specialist, you will:

-Plan, initiate, and conduct surveys throughout the organization for a variety of physical security purposes.

-Conduct surveys to identify and evaluate vulnerabilities existing in facilities.

-Evaluate new or different types of security systems and equipment for application within the organization. Included are personnel access controls, physical protection devices, monitoring equipment, security forces, alarm and detection devices, vaults, gates, fences, advanced locking devices, etc.

Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status
No

Promotion Potential
11

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • Please refer to "Conditions of Employment."
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  • Must be U.S. Citizens or U.S. Nationals


The experience may have been gained in either the public, private sector or volunteer service . One year of experience refers to full-time work; part-time work is considered on a prorated basis. To ensure full credit for your work experience, please indicate dates of employment by month/day/year, and indicate number of hours worked per week on your resume.

Qualifications

Specialized experience for the GS-11: The applicant must have 52 weeks of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-09 grade level in the Federal service. Specialized experience for this position includes AT LEAST 3 of the following:

-Conducting physical security compliancy based on Interagency Security Committee standards, policy, and regulations; OR

-Identifying and collecting information about security incidents and violations by interviewing employees, developing the facts, communicating lessons learned, and recommending corrective actions or changes to security; OR

-Detecting security gaps and recommending countermeasures for existing or new facilities by conducting surveys; OR

-Evaluating facility and grounds' plans and blueprints for security vulnerabilities in accordance with Interagency Security Committee standards; OR

-Demonstrated experience using HSPD-12 and Physical Access Control Systems and performing as a separated role (Registrar) in the US Access PIV Card system; AND

-Creating plans and procedures for establishing, operating, and assessing control systems misappropriation or abuse of HSPD-12 PIV assets; OR

-Determining level of security leased facilities based on the level of protection as stated in the Interagency Security Committee standards, agency policy, or procedures, and best practices.

OR You may substitute education for specialized experience as follows: Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree or 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree or LL.M., if related.

OR You may qualify by a combination of successfully completed graduate level education and specialized experience. Only graduate level education in excess of the first 2 years may be combined with experience.

Education

Additional information

- We may select from this announcement or any other source to fill one or more vacancies.
- Relocation expenses will not be paid.
- This is a non-bargaining unit position.

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
- A one year trial period may be required.
- Must have, or be able to obtain and maintain, a Top Secret security clearance based on a Single Scope Background Investigation (SSBI).
- Must be eligible for Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI) access.
- Must successfully complete a background investigation.
- Complete a Declaration for Federal Employment to determine your suitability for Federal employment, at the time requested by the agency.
- If you are a male applicant born after December 31, 1959, certify that you have registered with the Selective Service System or are exempt from having to do so.
- Have your salary sent to a financial institution of your choice by Direct Deposit/Electronic Funds Transfer.
- Go through a Personal Identity Verification (PIV) process that requires two forms of identification from the Form I-9. Federal law requires verification of the identity and employment eligibility of all new hires in the U.S.

How You Will Be Evaluated

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

Your application includes your resume, responses to the online questions, and required supporting documents. Please be sure that your resume includes detailed information to support your qualifications for this position; failure to provide sufficient evidence in your resume may result in a "not qualified" determination.

Rating : Your application will be evaluated in the following areas: Technical, Analytical, and Communication. All candidates who meet all the qualifications and other eligibility requirements may be referred for consideration. Category rating will be used to rank and select eligible candidates. If qualified, you will be assigned to one of three quality level categories, A, B, or C depending on your responses to the online questions, regarding your experience, education, and training related to this position. Your rating may be lowered if your responses to the online questions are not supported by the education and/or experience described in your application.

Although the veteran's preference requirements of Title 5 do not apply to this Title 50 appointment authority, it is OIA's policy that meeting the "veterans' preference" criteria ("preference-eligible") shall be considered a positive factor in OIA's selection process. In all cases, preference-eligibles on the certificate(s) will be considered. However, preference-eligibles do not "float" to the top of the list of referred candidates nor have extra points added to any numerical score, and selection of a non-preference-eligible does not require "passover" procedures.

Referral: If you are among the top qualified candidates, your application may be referred to a selecting official for consideration. You may be required to participate in a selection interview.

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Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Secret

Drug test required
No

Required Documents

A complete application includes 1. A resume, 2. Vacancy question responses, and 3. Submission of any required documents. Please note that if you do not provide all required information, as specified in this announcement, you may not be considered for this position (or may not receive the special consideration for which you may be eligible). Any required documents should be submitted at the time that you apply as documents will not be accepted after the vacancy closes.

All applicants are required to submit a resume either by creating one in USAJOBS or uploading one of their own choosing. (Cover letters are optional.) To receive full credit for relevant experience, please list the month/date/year and number of hours worked for experience listed on your resume. We suggest that you preview the online questions, as you may need to customize your resume to ensure that it supports your responses to these questions. Please view resume tips .

VETERANS' PREFERENCE DOCUMENTATION: If you are claiming veterans' preference, please see applicant guide for required documentation . In order to be considered for veterans preference, you must submit all required documentation as outlined in the applicant guide.

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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