Supervisory Security Specialist

Defense Health Agency
Falls Church, VA
Sep 19, 2021
Sep 21, 2021
Full Time
Summary About the Position: The incumbent of this position ensures the security of the DHA and Defense Health Headquarters (DHHQ) facilities, electronic communications, Top Secret and Secret documents, and emergency management for the DHA and DHHQ. Due to the high level on which new security programs are developed and operated, the incumbent must be capable of exercising sound judgment in a dynamic and highly political environment. This position is located in Falls Church, VA. Responsibilities Perform the full range of supervisory duties including planning work to be accomplished by subordinates; evaluating work performance of subordinates; giving advice, counsel, or instruction to employees; and effecting minor disciplinary measures. Serve as principal advisor on security matters and issues pertaining to the development, acquisition, implementation, and evaluation of security systems for the DHA and Defense Health Headquarters complex. Perform reviews on new and emerging security policies and standards, and advise and make recommendations accordingly. Interface with and conduct extensive coordination efforts that include OASD(HA) Deputy Secretaries of Defense, DoD and Federal Agencies such as the General Services Administration to implement new security programs in the DHA. Responsible for communication security (COMSEC) management of both Secret and Top-Secret information. Conduct research, studies and analyses on highly complex, highly specialized issues related to safety, physical security, the guard force program; COMSEC, and anti-terrorism. Serve as liaison between Naval Criminal Investigative Service (NCIS) and other security authorities and DHA leadership to ensure appropriate individuals are informed of ongoing critical time sensitive information regarding criminal investigations. Serve as Contracting Officer's Representative for contracts with both large and small disadvantaged businesses; contracts supporting single and multiple users with different requirements and appropriations; and multiple task order contracts. Requirements Conditions of Employment 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. Current Civilian Employees of the Defense Health Agency (DHA)Current Permanent Department of Defense (DoD) Civilian EmployeeDefense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS) Interchange AgreementNon-Appropriated Fund Instrumentality (NAFI)Priority Placement Program, DoD Military Spouse Preference (MSP) Eligible 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. Specialized Experience: One year of specialized experience which includes experience working with four (4) or more of the concepts and techniques that apply to the security disciplines of physical, industrial, information systems, personnel, operations security, guard force, communications security (COMSEC), and Anti-Terrorism/Force Protection (AT/FP); developing security program financial requirements, policies, and programs; and providing managerial/executive direction and oversight for security programs. Some federal jobs allow you to substitute your education for the required experience in order to qualify. For this job, you must meet the qualification requirement using experience alone--no substitution of education for experience is permitted. You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in the following areas: Managing Human ResourcesPartneringSecurity Program ManagementSecurity Tools and Methods 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-13). Education Additional Information This position has been identified for the Security Professional Education Development (SPeD) Certification Program. This is a Department of Defense (DoD) Security Certification Program directed by DoD Instruction 3305.13. This position requires the incumbent obtain the following core SPeD Certification: Security Fundamentals Professional Certification (SFPC) and the Department of Defense (DoD) Personnel Security Adjudications and JPAS/JCAVS Training for Security Professional courses within the first two years of employment. This is a condition of employment and failure to acquire or maintain SPeD certification may result in an adverse action to include removal from this position. Appointment may be subject to a suitability or fitness determination, as determined by a completed background investigation. Male applicants born after December 31, 1959 must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration. You will be required to provide proof of US Citizenship. Two year trial/probationary period may be required. One year supervisory probationary period may be required. Direct Deposit of Pay is required. Selection is subject to restrictions resulting from Department of Defense referral system for displaced employees. You may claim military spouse preference (MSP). If a MSP applicant is determined best qualified and selected, placement must be at the full performance level for priority consideration. Salary includes applicable locality pay or Local Market Supplement. When you perform a Civilian Permanent Change of Station (PCS) with the government, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) considers the majority of your entitlements to be taxable. Visit for more information. If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application. Permanent Change of Station (PCS) allowances MAY be authorized, subject to the provisions of the Joint Travel Regulations and an agency determination that a PCS move is in the Government Interest. This position has an established duty location of Falls Church, VA and is not eligible for full time telework; this is not a virtual or remote position.

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