Supervisory Security Specialist (Deputy Division Chief)

Washington, D.C
Dec 02, 2021
Dec 08, 2021
Full Time

The Deputy Division Chief will play a crucial role in the reorganization, hiring, and management responsibilities required as the JSD assumes responsibility for critical new missions.

The incumbent will report to the Chief of JSD, and their duties include but are not limited to:
  • Providing management oversight of several branches within JSD;
  • Directing the development, implementation, and operations of an integrated security/vulnerability risk mitigation program to protect the judiciary, courts, facilities, and assets from the entire spectrum of threats;
  • Developing long and short-range goals and objectives for the judiciary security/vulnerability risk mitigation program;
  • Assisting with providing strategic oversight of all emergency response activities for the judiciary;
  • Assisting with providing planning advice and recommendations to judiciary and government officials regarding new policies, resolution of complex vulnerabilities, crisis management, and possible responses to increased threats;
  • Coordinating with law enforcement partners in response to attacks against the judiciary;
  • Attending professional conferences, seminars and workshops and representing the judiciary on inter-agency and other working groups in meetings;
  • Assisting with monitoring JSD programs and projects for scope, budget, and schedule compliance;
  • Serving as a judiciary subject matter expert on all things related to security, emergency management and threat vulnerability;
  • Supervising and leading a staff of security professionals, emergency management professionals, vulnerability management professionals and support staff; and
  • In the absence of the Chief, JSD, serving as the Acting Chief, JSD, to ensure continuity with the oversight, management, and mission assurance of JSD.

  • Requirements

    Conditions of Employment

  • AO employees are required to attest to their vaccination status. New employees are required to complete a Certification of Vaccination Form. The information provided on the form will be treated as confidential information and will be managed by the AO Human Resources Office.
  • All information is subject to verification. Applicants are advised that false answers or omissions of information on application materials or inability to meet the following conditions may be grounds for non-selection, withdrawal of an offer of employment, or dismissal after being employed.
  • Selection for this position is contingent upon completion of OF-306, Declaration of Federal Employment during the pre-employment process and proof of U.S. citizenship for competitive status positions or conversion to a competitive status position with the AO. If non-citizens are considered for hire into a temporary or any other position with non-competitive status or when it is confirmed by the AO Human Resources Office there are no qualified U.S. citizens for a competitive status position (unless prohibited by a law or statue), non-citizens must provide proof of authorization to work in the U.S. and proof of entitlement to receive compensation. Additional information on the employment of non-citizens can be found at USAJOBS Help Center | Employment of non-citizens / . For a list of documents that may be used to provide proof of citizenship or authorization to work in the United States, please refer to Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification .
  • All new AO employees will be required to complete an FBI fingerprint-based national criminal database and records check and pass a public trust suitability check.
  • New employees to the AO will be required to successfully pass the E-Verify employment verification check. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights/responsibilities, visit .
  • All new AO employees are required to identify a financial institution for direct deposit of pay before appointment.
  • You will be required to serve a trial period if selected for a first-time appointment to the Federal government, transferring from another Federal agency, or serving as a first-time supervisor. Failure to successfully complete the trial period may result in termination of employment.
  • If appointed to a temporary position, management may have the discretion of converting the position to permanent depending upon funding and staffing allocation.

  • Qualifications

    Applicants must have demonstrated experience as listed below. This requirement is according to the AO Classification, Compensation, and Recruitment Systems which include interpretive guidance and reference to the OPM Operating Manual for Qualification Standards for General Schedule Positions.

    Specialized Experience : Applicants must have at least one full year (52 weeks) of specialized experience which is in or directly related to the line of work of this position. Specialized experience is demonstrated experience in ALL of the following areas:
  • Developing long and short-range goals and objectives for security and/or vulnerability risk mitigation programs;
  • Providing recommendations to senior-level officials on complex security and emergency management matters;
  • Supervising and leading a staff of security professionals, emergency management professionals, vulnerability management professionals and support staff; and
  • Providing strategic oversight of emergency response and security activities.

  • Education

    This position does not require education to qualify.

    Additional information

    The AO is an Equal Opportunity Employer.