Multi-Discipline Security Officer

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington, D.C
Posted
Oct 23, 2020
Closes
Oct 31, 2020
Function
IT, Security Engineer
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

As a Multi-Discipline Security Officer for the CIA, you will collect and analyze information about risks to CIA people, facilities, information, and operations. You will provide security advice and guidance to mission customers to protect intelligence programs, sources, and methods. You will also have the opportunity to develop and hone your analytic and communication skills across all security disciplines in order to protect the CIA and our nation.
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Responsibilities

Multi-Discipline Security Officers learn the business of security through a system of training and developmental assignments that will expose you to a wide variety of security disciplines including: personnel (e.g., background investigations, security adjudications), physical and technical (e.g., risk assessments of facilities), cyber (e.g., cyber defense), and protective security (e.g., executive and VIP protection), as well as skills in program management and acquisitions security. Throughout your career you may also be involved with the collection, analysis, and reporting of security or counterintelligence related information; resource management; security policy; and working with other Intelligence Community and US Government partners. Both classroom and on-the-job training is provided, most of which is in the Washington, DC metropolitan area. You must also be willing to take training in firearms, defensive tactics and driving, and CPR.

Assignment to a particular job generally occurs every two to four years through a competitive open vacancy process. Thus, you have the opportunity to develop your career in a way that best meets your needs and desires by applying to the jobs that interest you; however, you must also be willing to accept positions and develop skills to meet the mission needs of the CIA.

Starting positions are located in the Washington, DC metropolitan area, but opportunities to serve elsewhere in the United States and overseas exist as your career and abilities develop.

For further information and to apply, please visit: https://www.cia.gov/careers/opportunities/support-professional/security-professional.html

Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status
No

Promotion Potential
12 - GS-8, Step 6 to GS-12, Step 10.

Requirements

Conditions of Employment


  • US citizenship required (dual national US citizens are eligible).
  • All positions require relocation to the Washington, DC metropolitan area.
  • All applicants must successfully complete a thorough medical and psychological exam, a polygraph interview, and a comprehensive background investigation.
  • All applicants must generally not have used illegal drugs within the last twelve months. The issue of illegal drug use prior to twelve months ago is carefully evaluated during the medical and security processing.
For further information and to apply, please visit: https://www.cia.gov/careers/opportunities/support-professional/security-professional.html

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's or advanced degree; there is no preferred major or program of study.
  • GPA of at least 3.0 on a 4-point scale is preferred, but exceptions may be made for extenuating circumstances.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent analytic skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • High levels of trustworthiness, integrity and loyalty to the United States.
Desired Qualifications:
  • Professional certifications in physical security, personnel security, cyber protection, or acquisition disciplines.
For further information and to apply, please visit: https://www.cia.gov/careers/opportunities/support-professional/security-professional.html

Education

  • Bachelor's or advanced degree; there is no preferred major or program of study
  • GPA of at least 3.0 on a 4-point scale is preferred, but exceptions may be made for extenuating circumstances.


Additional information

For more information on CIA careers and correct salary rate, visit: https://www.cia.gov/careers/

For more information on specific CIA Benefits, visit: https://www.cia.gov/careers/benefits.html

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 for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications of the specific position to which you are applying. To view this position's requirements, visit: https://www.cia.gov/careers/opportunities/support-professional/security-professional.html

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Top Secret

Drug test required
Yes

Required Documents

  • Resume
  • A cover letter in which you specify your qualifications for this position. Please address why you want to work in this role and what differentiates you from other applicants
  • Unofficial transcripts for all degrees
  • Copies of any professional certifications


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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