Physical Security Specialist

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Rosslyn, Virginia
Posted
Dec 01, 2021
Closes
Dec 04, 2021
Hours
Full Time
Duties

  • -Serves as Physical Security Specialist responsible for providing advice, assistance, and coordination for the installation of physical security countermeasures for Level 1-IV Department facilities.
  • -Provides design and coordination of the installation and maintenance of the Department's propriety integrated intrusion detection and access control systems and closed circuit television systems in all domestic facilities.
  • -Maintains a timeline management application plan for all security projects and coordinates the allocation of funds for all security projects.
  • -Conducts and maintains physical security surveys of Department's domestic facilities.
  • -Develops security guidance to be included in contracts for security systems installations and other work to be performed at the Department's domestic facilities.


Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • U.S. Citizenship is required.
  • One year probationary period, unless excepted by regulation.
  • Maintain eligibility to access Sensitive Compartmented Information
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a Top Secret security clearance.
  • Verification of employment eligibility in the United States is required.
  • Incumbent will be subject to random drug testing.


Qualifications

Applicants must meet all the required qualification requirements, including education and any selective placement factors described below by the closing date of this announcement. If you are qualifying based on education OR if there are mandatory education requirements listed below, you MUST submit a copy of your college transcript with your application.

Applicants applying for the GS-12 must have 1 year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-11 level in the Federal service which provided the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the duties of the position. Qualifying specialized experience must demonstrate the following:

-Experience providing guidance related to physical security concepts, principles, methods, and practices in order to provide assistance and coordination in the selection and installation of physical security systems.

-Experience designing and coordinating the installation of physical security devices, systems and equipment.

-Experience researching, analyzing and evaluating security related information obtained from a variety of sources for planning and coordinating of physical security projects.

-Experience conducting physical security surveys of facilities.

There is no substitute of education for specialized experience for the GS-12 position.

Education

See the qualifications section of this vacancy announcement for education requirements, if applicable.

Additional information

For reasonable accommodation at the U.S. Department of State, please contact the Office of Accessibility and Accommodations at (202) 663-3474 or ReasonableAccommodations@state.gov .

If eligible, telework and remote work agreements may be permitted with supervisory approval. Please note that any approved remote work arrangement is subject to the locality pay area of the alternative telework worksite.

If eligible, applicants to this announcement may be referred to other positions in other Bureaus/Offices in the Department that may require a higher security clearance.

EMPLOYMENT ELIGIBILITY VERIFICATION PROGRAM (E-Verify) - U.S. law requires organizations to employ only individuals who may legally work in the United States - either U.S. citizens, or foreign citizens who have the necessary authorization. This agency utilizes E-Verify to compare information from the Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification, to data from U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and Social Security Administration (SSA) records to confirm employment eligibility. If the employee's information does not match DHS and/or SSA records, the employee is given an opportunity to resolve the problem. If eligibility cannot be verified, employment will be terminated.

Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccination for Federal Employees:

As required by Executive Order 14043 , Federal employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 regardless of the employee's duty location or work arrangement (e.g., telework, remote work, etc.), subject to such exceptions as required by law. If selected, you will be required to be vaccinated against COVID-19 and submit documentation of proof of vaccination by November 22, 2021, or before appointment or onboarding with the Department of State, if after November 22. The Department of State will provide additional information regarding what information or documentation will be needed and how you can request of the agency a legally required exception from this requirement.

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