Physical Security Specialist (Antiterrorism), GS-0080-13

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington, D.C
Posted
Dec 07, 2021
Closes
Dec 10, 2021
Hours
Full Time
Duties

In this position, you will assist in the administration of the agency-wide Antiterrorism Program and contributes to the management of the Coast Guard Internal Security Program.

Being a Coast Guard civilian makes you a valuable member of the Coast Guard team.

Typical work assignments include:

- Developing Antiterrorism (AT) policy and procedural guidance in support of the Coast Guard Antiterrorism Program.

- Conducting visits of varying length to USCG units to conduct site surveys for the conduct of Threat Assessments, Vulnerability Assessments and Criticality Assessments completing reports supporting finding and supporting recommendations.

- Serving as the technical authority on matters involving Antiterrorism. Responsible for the coordination, deconfliction, and integration of various force protection processes, assessments, and activities across the installation.

- Providing training syllabus and course curriculum and site specific objectives for AT awareness training, Command Security Officer AT Training and Command/Executive level AT training.

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • U.S. Citizenship is required.
  • Selective Service registration required.
  • A final offer of employment is contingent upon a negative drug test result.
  • This position requires a Top Secret clearance.


All qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of the announcement. This includes Time-In-Grade requirements for current status employees applying through merit promotion procedures. Status applicants applying for a promotion must have 52 weeks of service at the next lower grade.

As required by Executive Order 14043 and guidance issued by the Safer Federal Workforce Taskforce, 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 fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by November 22, 2021 and will be required to submit documentation of proof of vaccination.

Qualifications

To qualify for the GS-13: Applicant must possess one (1) year of specialized experience at the next lowest grade level (GS-12) equivalent to experience gained in the federal sector.

Specialized experience is experience that has equipped you with the particular ability, skill, and knowledge to successfully perform the duties of this position and is typically in or related to this line of work.

Examples of specialized experience includes: serving as component representative at Departmental and Agency level AT and Threat working groups; developing guidance and apply programs, procedures and contingency plans based on a risk approach and proposes solutions that monitor, evaluate and enable resolution to safeguard the workforce, reduce property loss, and support mission continuity; providing strategic direction, vision, and leadership; planning, conducting, performing or coordinating on site security studies, projects, assessments, and training activities in relationship to antiterrorism requirements; monitoring Antiterrorism plans and exercises; assessing plan effectiveness, and recommending plan improvements to improve responses to emergencies; and developing, organizing and conducting security training.

National Service Experience (i.e., volunteer experience): 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). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

The Office of Personnel management (OPM) must authorize employment offers made to current or former political appointees. If you are currently, or have been within the last 5 years, a political Schedule A, Schedule, C, Non-career SES or Presidential Appointee employee in the Executive Branch, you must disclose this information to the Human Resources Office.

Education

This position does not have a positive education requirement. If you are including education on your resume, report only attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. See Required Documents section for detail.

FOREIGN EDUCATION: Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet Federal qualification requirements if you can show that your foreign education is comparable to education received in accredited educational institutions in the United States. It is your responsibility to provide such evidence with your application. See Recognition of Foreign Qualifications click here

Additional information

Applicants will be required to complete questions contained on the Declaration for Federal Employment (OF-306) at the time a tentative job offer is made. At the time of appointment, selectees will be required to update the OF-306. Certain responses on the form could pose a problem with suitability for employment determinations.

If you receive a conditional offer of employment for this position, you will be required to complete an Optional Form 306, Declaration for Federal Employment, and to sign and certify the accuracy of all information in your application, prior to entry on duty. False statements on any part of the application may result in withdrawal of offer of employment, dismissal after beginning work, or imprisonment.

DHS uses e-Verify, an Internet-based system, to confirm the eligibility of all newly hired employees to work in the United States. Learn more about e-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities at click here

Recruitment incentives may be authorized.

Moving expenses will not be paid.

All Federal employees are required to have Federal salary payments made by direct deposit.

For Veterans' preference eligibility, visit Veterans' Employment Resources . Veterans , Peace Corps / VISTA volunteers , and persons with disabilities possess a wealth of unique talents, experiences, and competencies that can be invaluable to the DHS mission. If you are a member of one of these groups, you may not have to compete with the public for federal jobs. To determine your eligibility and to understand the documentation that would be required with your application, click on the links above and contact the Servicing Human Resources Office listed at the bottom of this announcement.

More than 1 selection may be made from this announcement if additional identical vacancies in the same title, series, grade, and unit occur within 60 days from the date the certificate was issued.

If you need a reasonable accommodation for the application and hiring process, please contact 202-795-6328. Decisions on granting reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis. Visit Reasonable Accommodation

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