Security Specialist

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington, D.C
Posted
Apr 30, 2021
Closes
May 07, 2021
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

This position is located in the Destruction Certification Branch, Security and Investigation Division, Office of Security; Assistant Director - Management; Bureau of Engraving and Printing. The mission of the Security and Investigation Division is to safeguard BEP employees, visitors, and products while providing prompt, courteous, and quality service to all.

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Responsibilities

As a Security Specialist, you will:
  • Maintain automated systems and programs to assist in the currency accountability, investigative, and administrative functions of the Division and the Office of Security.
  • Provide the Branch Head and Senior Security Specialists with technical information gathered through the process of investigations, surveys and inspections of the securities manufacturing process.
  • As required, assist the Branch Head and Senior Security Specialists with developing plans and procedures for tracking securities in all stages of production to insure that all spoilage incurred in the production process has been destroyed, witness a properly certified.
  • Perform inquiries of suspicious product related discrepancies to determine whether they are the result of criminal activity, work related errors, or intentional acts by Bureau employees to disrupt the production process.
  • Conduct product security surveys and inspections within the BEP and contractor facilities to determine the security posture and the adequacy of the accountability and control procedures for Bureau securities.


Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status
No

Promotion Potential
11

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • Must be U.S. Citizens or U.S. Nationals.
  • Please refer to "Conditions of Employment."
  • Click "Print Preview" to review the entire announcement before applying.


The experience may have been gained in either the public or 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 résumé.

Qualifications

You must meet the following requirements by the closing date of this announcement.

Specialized experience: For the GS-11, you must have one year 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:

-Experience performing security work involving the application of security programs and policies in order to safeguard personnel, facilities, materials, and documents.

Examples of which include:
-Conducting security surveys, audits, probes, project reviews to identify work-related errors or security issues; OR
-Safeguarding and handling sensitive records, reports, materials, and securities; OR
-Assisting in determining whether established security policies and procedures are adequate and up to date, and recommending improvements when necessary; OR
-Drafting reports that include conclusions and recommendations.

OR
You may qualify with a Ph. D. or equivalent graduate 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 experience and education. (Only graduate level education in excess of the first 36 semester hours (54 quarter hours) may be combined to be considered for qualifying education.)


In addition to the above requirements, you must meet the following time-in-grade requirement, if applicable:
For the GS-11, you must have been at the GS-09 level for 52 weeks.

Education

Additional information

- We may select from this announcement or any other source to fill one or more vacancies.
- This is a non-bargaining unit position.

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
- A one year probationary period may be required.
- Public Trust - Background Investigation will be required.
- Must successfully complete a background investigation.
- Submit to a drug test prior to your appointment

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

Rating: Your application will be evaluated in the following areas: Technical, Research and Analysis, and Communication. Your application will be rated and ranked among others, based on your responses to the online questions, regarding your experience, education, training, performance appraisals and awards relevant to the duties of this position. A subject matter expert may be used in the evaluation. 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.

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. We will not reimburse costs related to the interview such as travel to and from the interview site.

If you are a displaced or surplus Treasury Federal employee (eligible for the Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP) ) you must score 90 or better to be rated as "well qualified" to receive special selection priority.

To preview questions please click here .

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Not Required

Drug test required
No

Required Documents

A complete application includes 1. A résumé, 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).

All applicants are required to submit a résumé 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 résumé. We suggest that you preview the online questions, as you may need to customize your résumé to ensure that it supports your responses to these questions. Please view résumé tips .

All applicants must also submit a PERFORMANCE APPRAISAL: Submit a copy of your most recent signed, completed annual performance appraisal which includes the final rating. If it is not dated within the last 18 months, or if you have not received a performance appraisal, please explain why in your application.

CURRENT AND FORMER FEDERAL EMPLOYEES -- Documentation Relating to Your Federal Employment:
- Submit a copy of your SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action, which shows your current (or most recent) grade and competitive service status. (The "position occupied" block on the SF-50 should show a "1" and your "tenure" block should show a "1" or "2".)
- If you are currently on a Veterans Recruitment Appointment (VRA), submit a copy of an SF-50 showing that. Also, you must submit a copy of your DD214 or other documentation showing dates of service and type of discharge and any other applicable documents such as SF-15, VA letters, etc.
- Indicate on your application the highest permanent grade you have held; if this grade is different from your current grade, submit a copy of an additional SF-50 showing this grade.

CAREER TRANSITION ASSISTANCE PLAN (CTAP) DOCUMENTATION: If you are a displaced or surplus Federal employee, click CTAP for eligibility and a detailed list of required documents.

EDUCATION DOCUMENTATION: For positions with an education requirement, or if you are qualifying for this position by substituting education or training for experience, submit a copy of your transcripts or equivalent. An official transcript will be required if you are selected.

A college or university degree generally must be from an accredited (or pre-accredited) college or university recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. For a list of schools which meet these criteria, please refer to Department of Education Accreditation page . If you are qualifying based on foreign education, you must submit proof of creditability of education as evaluated by a credentialing agency. Refer to the OPM instructions .

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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