Protective Agent

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington, D.C
Posted
Nov 21, 2021
Closes
Nov 28, 2021
Function
Administrative
Hours
Full Time
Duties

  • Serve as a Protect Agent providing executive security protection for the Deputy Secretary of Homeland Security.
  • Leverage expert knowledge of protective operations, countermeasures, protective intelligence, and general law enforcement duties to protect senior leadership and personnel from acts that may jeopardize their safety and security.
  • The responsibilities described are for the full performance level.


Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • Must be a current permanent Federal employee
  • Must have supervisory approval to apply to the Joint Duty Assignment. DHS 250-2 Application Form under "required documents" section.
  • Must NOT have any pending/outstanding disciplinary actions
  • Must have achieved a minimum of "meet expectations/proficiency" on latest performance appraisal/evaluation
  • Must be currently at the grade level of the detail. *No Temporary Promotion Opportunity*
  • The program does not apply to members of the Military service or contractors.


Qualifications

Qualifications Required:
You must have experience performing the following duties in the 1801,1811,1895,0083, or 0080 occupational job series (as documented on your resume and Standard Form 50):
  • Completed the Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers (FLETC) Criminal Investigator Training Program (CITP), FLETC Protective Service Operations Training Program (PSOTP), or equivalent.
  • Ability to conduct both static and mobile PSD and security operations.
  • Technical and tactical proficiency with the various small arms used in support of company operations.
  • Knowledge and understanding of individual and group force protection.
  • Ability to operate motor vehicles of various weights in a tactical manner both on and off-road.
  • Demonstrate creative problem-solving skills and the ability to work independently or as part of a team equally well.
  • Work independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced environment with competing priorities to achieve organizational goals and objectives.
  • Other Consideration Factors:
    The employee must be a permanent, non-probationary status in the competitive service, have no disciplinary actions pending and/or any adverse or disciplinary actions within the last 12 months (such as suspension and AWOL), and achieved a rating of Achieved Expectation or higher on his/her most recent performance plan appraisal.

    Please read the following important information to ensure we have everything we need to consider your application:
    It is your responsibility to ensure that you submit appropriate documentation prior to the closing date. Your resume serves as the basis for qualification determinations and must highlight your most relevant and significant experience as it relates to this Joint Duty assignment opportunity announcement.

    Be clear and specific when describing your work history since human resources cannot make assumptions regarding your experience. Your application will be rated based on your resume.

    Please ensure EACH work history includes ALL of the following information:
  • Job Title (Include series and grade of Federal Job)
  • Duties (Be specific in describing your duties)
  • Name of Federal agency
  • Supervisor name, email, and phone number
  • Start and end dates including month and year (e.g. June 2007 to April 2008)


  • Education

    EDUCATIONAL SUBSTITUTION: There is no educational substitution for this position.

    Additional information

    **DHS does not offer any additional benefits beyond that which the Federal employee is already receiving.

    If the position requires a security clearance, employees must have a SECRET or TOP SECRET clearance to placement AND must maintain that level of clearance while performing in the position.

    Selected applicants for a JDA are requested to fulfill the items below during the JDA:
  • Complete the DHS Training Course 15 days prior to the arrival to the JDA.
  • Complete the DHS Joint Duty Assignment Progress Plan to include:
    • Phase 1: Establish assignment objectives within the first 30 days of the JDA.
    • Phase 2: Complete a self-assessment of the duties performed at the mid-point of the JDA.
    • Phase 3: Complete a final review within the last 30 days of the JDA.
  • Complete 12 hours of professional development using Skillsoft courses, videos, and books in conjunction with the established assignment objectives for the JDA.
  • Attend each of the DHS Joint Duty Program Director's quarterly webinars (1 hour per quarter).


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