Sr. Security Specialist

Nuclear Regulatory Commission
Rockville, MD
Apr 06, 2021
Apr 22, 2021
Full Time
SummaryThis position is located in The Office of Administration (ADM), Division of Facilities and Security (DFS), Security Management and Operations Branch (SMOB) The supervisor is Denis Brady.This position is Non Bargaining Unit. This position requires occasional travel.Travel expenses associated with interview and/or relocation expenses associated with job offer will not be paid.Selectee will be subject to Office of Government Ethics Confidential Financial Disclosure reporting requirements. Learn more about this agency ResponsibilitiesThe Sr. Security Specialist will serve as the agency's authoritative expert on technical issues related to physical and facility security, and occupant emergency planning and management to assure continued effective oversight, coordination and implementation of NRC's facility security, occupant safety, and physical security programs. In addition, represents NRC interests on various governmental security policy and oversight committees to provide authoritative technical expertise, and advice in key technical and policy areas related to physical and facility security. Recommends and develops policies and procedures regarding specific facility and physical security programs consistent with national policies and regulations.Responsibilities include but are not limited to:Serves as technical expert to the Chief, SMOB, the Director, DFS, and the Headquarters Designated Official (Director, ADM) on Continuity of Operations (COOP) plans, readiness and implementation. Provides expert advice on the termination of COOP activities based on an assessment of threat and facility conditions. ;Serves as the NRC technical expert for complex, specialized projects involving physical and facility security issues, with broad responsibility for agency wide technical oversight and coordination;Coordinates crucial agency interactions with external entities, both Government and industry, relating to physical and facility security issues and presents and defends NRC technical positions, concerns, objectives, and requirements;Reviews proposed agreements, protocols, regulations, legislation, policies, reports, memorandum, and other agency documentation relating to physical and facility security, and provides comments, analyses, or suggestions as appropriate; ANDMonitors the threat environment to NRC HQ and regional facilities, maintains close contact with other government and law enforcement agencies, and proposes strategies to effectively protect NRC personnel and assets in response to changing threat levels or actual incidents.Travel Required Occasional travel - Occasional travel up to 25%.Supervisory status No Promotion Potential 15 Job family (Series) 0080 Security Administration Help Requirements Conditions of Employment This is a Drug Testing position. You must meet the qualifications for this position by no later than 30 calendar days after the closing date of this announcement and before placement in the position. QualificationsIn order to qualify for this position, you must have at least one year of specialized experience at the next lower grade level (GG-14) in the Federal Service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector:Specialized Experience: experience that demonstrates knowledge of security principles and knowledge and understanding of the US Government National Security Programs.A description of how you possess the specialized experience, as well as how you meet the qualifications desired, should be addressed in your resume and in your responses to the vacancy questions.EducationThis job does not have an education qualification requirement.Substitution of education may not be used in lieu of specialized experience for this grade level.Additional informationRead more How You Will Be EvaluatedYou will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above. When the application process is complete, your application will be reviewed to determine if you meet the job requirements. You will be rated based on the information provided in your resume to determine your level of knowledge, skill and ability related to the job requirements. If you are among the top candidates for this position, your application will be referred to the hiring manager. Please keep in mind your resume is of key importance for evaluating your skills, knowledge, and abilities as they relate to this position. Therefore, we encourage you to submit a thorough resume that directly relates to this position. To preview questions please click here. Read more Background checks and security clearanceSecurity clearance Q Access Authorization Drug test required Yes Position sensitivity and risk Noncritical-Sensitive (NCS)/Moderate Risk Trust determination process Suitability/Fitness Help Required DocumentsAs a NRC employee you are required to submit your most recent Rating of Record (Performance Appraisal) or a statement saying that one is not available. You may do so either electronically, following the instructions below (preferred method), or by sending one copy by email to All supplemental documents can now be collected electronically and should be submitted before the closing date of this vacancy announcement. You have three choices for submitting your supplemental documents:1. Use the "USAJOBs" feature to download documents from your USAJOBs portfolio; or2. use the "Upload" feature to upload documents directly from your computer. The following types of documents can be uploaded:.gif, .jpeg, .png, .rtf, .pdf, and .doc; or3. use the "Fax" feature to print the Fax Cover Sheet and fax it, along with your supplemental documents to 1-571-258-4052. If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements: Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the US 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 US 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. Help BenefitsA career with the US Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding. Opens in a new windowLearn more about federal benefits. As an NRC employee you will enjoy excellent Federal Benefits, including: comprehensive health and life insurance plans; Flexible Spending Account Program for health and dependent care; Long Term Care Insurance; Dental and Vision Insurance; retirement savings and investment plan similar to 401(k) (Thrift Savings Plan); annual (vacation) and paid sick leave; family friendly leave policies; 10 paid holidays per year; transit benefits. This link provides an overview of the benefits currently offered to Federal employees. our benefits Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.

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