Security Guard

Department of Defense
Fort George G Meade, MD
Feb 16, 2021
Feb 24, 2021
Full Time
Duties Help Duties Summary About the Position: This position functions as the first layer of defense in a security-in-depth concept to deter, detect, delay, assess, respond, and document unauthorized access to Army installations restricted to the general public. Learn more about this agency Responsibilities Guards are responsible for preserving the life, health and safety of government personnel and safeguarding Army property, and technologies against threats as. Guards determine fitness and grant access to those individuals that have met screening requirements and demonstrated a need to access the installation. Travel Required Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position. Supervisory status No Promotion Potential None Job family (Series) 0085 Security Guard Similar jobs Guards, Security Security Guards Requirements Help Requirements Conditions of Employment Appointment may be subject to a suitability or fitness determination, as determined by a completed background investigation. Incumbent must be able to obtain and maintain eligibility at the Secret level using a Tier 3 background investigation. Incumbent must be able to obtain and sustain state certification for operating the NCIC terminals. IAW AR 190-56, requirements of Individual Reliability Program apply. Individual agrees to submit to a urinalysis on a recurring basis, in accordance with (IAW) AR 600-85. Shift work is required. Incumbent must be proficient in the use of assigned firearms/weapons, pass an initial qualification, and must qualify semi-annually thereafter in the use of assigned firearms/weapons. Incumbent must undergo and pass annual medical exams of physical, emotional and mental stability. Incumbent must successfully complete security guard training. Employee must be trained and maintain current required certifications in CPR techniques and must know first aid. May act as a first responder in a medical emergency. Incumbent may be required to wear chemical protection masks, gloves, and other protective equipment, and may be required to be certified in the use of aerosol irritants and baton. Incumbent will be required to maintain physical conditioning and pass an annual physical agility test (PAT). Incumbent must be fully qualified to operate a government vehicle. Must possess and maintain a valid state driver?s license. Loss of license may result in removal from the position. Must wear the Department of the Army Security Guard (DASG) uniform IAW AR 190-56, maintain a high state of appearance and hygiene. Employee must obtain and maintain applicable certifications in operating various electronic equipment and sensors. Must not have any medical condition that precludes the wearing of a chemical protective mask and over garments. Employee must be able to perform as a member of the installation?s overall security response capability. The duties and training required require for the employee to carry and deploy a riot baton, carry a protective shield and employ non-lethal ammunitions if necessary. Must meet the requirements under the Lautenberg Amendment/Domestic Violence Misdemeanor Amendment to the Gun Control Act of 1968. Qualifications Who May Apply: Only applicants who meet one of the employment authority categories below are eligible to apply for this job. You will be asked to identify which category or categories you meet, and to provide documents which prove you meet the category or categories you selected. See Proof of Eligibility for an extensive list of document requirements for all employment authorities. Current Department of Army Civilian Employees Current Permanent Department of Defense (DOD) Civilian Employee (non-Army) Domestic Defense Industrial Base/Major Range and Test Facilities Base Civilian Personnel Workforce Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan Land Management Workforce Flexibility Act Military Spouses, under Executive Order (EO) 13473 Non-Appropriated Fund Instrumentality (NAFI) Non-Department of Defense (DoD) Transfer Priority Placement Program, DoD Military Spouse Preference (MSP) Eligible Veterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA) of 1998 Veterans Recruitment Appointment (VRA) In order to qualify, you must meet the experience requirements described below. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (eg, Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (eg, professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student; social). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application. Additional information about transcripts is in this document. Specialized experience: You must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-05 grade level in the Federal service which includes: working with a Federal, State, municipal, local, or a private protective organization that involved the protection of property against such hazards as fire, theft, damage, accident, or trespass; or maintaining order and protecting life. You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in the following areas: Access Control Operations Incident Response Search Techniques Security Equipment Operation Time in Grade Requirement: Applicants who have held a General Schedule (GS) position within the last 52 weeks must have 52 weeks of Federal service at the next lower grade or equivalent (GS-05). Education