Security Guard

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Fort Lee, Virginia
Posted
Nov 24, 2021
Closes
Dec 02, 2021
Hours
Full Time
Duties

  • Receive, authenticate, and vet visitors entering an installation.Receive, authenticate, and vet visitors entering an installation.
  • Respond to and/or contain crisis or urgent situations including accidents; man-made, biological, chemical, radiological, or natural disasters; or other incidents that could result in harm to people, property, or the environment.
  • Control access to the installation/Federal property and restricted areas, identify security risks, and provide traffic management.
  • Apply requirements for equipping and securing government and contractor facilities to guard against unauthorized access, identify suspicious activities, and ensure continuity of operation.
  • Operate security-related equipment (both manual and automated) or devices.


Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • A two year probationary period may be required.
  • 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.
  • Incumbent must be able to meet the conditions of the Individual Reliability Program (IRP).
  • Incumbent must take and pass an initial and recurring drug test.
  • Incumbent must be available to work rotating shifts, overtime, and fluctuating tours of duty to include evenings, nights, weekends, and holidays.
  • Incumbent must undergo and pass annual exams to determine physical, emotional, and mental fitness for this position.
  • 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 firearms/weapons.
  • Incumbent must successfully complete security guard training.
  • Incumbent 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 pass an initial physical agility test (PAT) and annually thereafter. This consists of running 1.5 miles in 17.30 minutes and performing 19 push-ups in 2 minutes.
  • Incumbent must be fully qualified to operate a government vehicle and must possess and maintain a valid state drivers license. Loss of license may result in removal from the position.
  • Incumbent must wear the Department of Army Security Guard (DASG) uniform IAW AR 190-56 and maintain a high standard of appearance and hygiene.
  • Incumbent must obtain and maintain applicable certifications in operating various electronic equipment and sensors.
  • Incumbent must not have any medical condition that precludes the wearing of a chemical protective mask and over garments.
  • Incumbent must be able to perform as a member of the installations overall security response capability to include carrying and deploying a riot baton, carrying a protective shield and employing non-lethal ammunition, if necessary.
  • Incumbent must meet the Lautenberg Amendment to the Gun Control Act of 1968. Persons convicted of a crime of domestic violence are not eligible for this position.


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
  • 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 (E.O.) 13473
  • Non-Appropriated Fund Instrumentality (NAFI)
  • Priority Placement Program, DoD Military Spouse Preference (MSP) Eligible
  • Veterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA) of 1998


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 (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., 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 is defined as 1 year experience with a federal, state, municipal, local, or private protective organization performing installation access control, using physical access control equipment, safeguarding personnel, information and critical assets, recording visitor information, and determining whether appropriate authorization for access exists. The definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed equivalent to the next lower grade/position in Federal Service (GS-05).

You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in the following areas:
  • Access Control Operations
  • Incident Response
  • Installation Security, Access Control, and Traffic Management
  • Physical Security
  • 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).

Time-in-grade documentation: If you are applying for a higher grade and your SF-50 has an effective date within the past year, it may not clearly demonstrate you meet the one year time-in-grade requirement so you will need to provide an SF-50 which clearly demonstrates you meet the time-in-grade requirements (examples of appropriate SF-50s include Promotions, Within-grade Grade/Range Increases, and SF-50s with an effective date more than one year old).


Additional information

  • 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 U.S. Citizenship.
  • Two year trial/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.
  • If you have retired from federal service and you are interested in employment as a reemployed annuitant, see the information in the Reemployed Annuitant information sheet.
  • This is a Career Program (CP) - 19 position.
  • 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.
  • Multiple positions may be filled from this announcement.
  • Salary includes applicable locality pay or Local Market Supplement.
  • 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 .
  • Payment of Permanent Change of Station (PCS) costs is not authorized, based on a determination that a PCS move is not in the Government interest.