Security Specialist

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington, D.C
Posted
Jan 13, 2022
Closes
Jan 18, 2022
Hours
Full Time
Duties

As a Security Specialist, you will:
  • Serve as a safeguard, security and counterintelligence advisor to the laboratories, including five multi-program national laboratories, and six program-dedicated research laboratories in the DOE management and operating (M&O).
  • Serve as the Headquarters Security Officer consultant to the Director, Associate Directors and senior management regarding program requirements.
  • Serve as the point of contact on all safeguards, security, intelligence and counterintelligence matters related to the organizations programs.
  • Plan, evaluate, and conduct program management for the operations security and personnel management security programs for the organization.
  • Analyzes and manage the program needs and implementation strategies
  • Conceives, justifies, plans, manages, and coordinates construction, modification, upgrading, and decommissioning of security facilities and security infrastructure as part of the program.


Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • Must successfully pass a CI-scope polygraph
  • You must be a United States Citizen.
  • This employer participates in the e-Verify program.
  • Males must abide by Selective Service registration requirements.
  • Subject to satisfactory security and suitability requirements
  • Obtain and maintain a Q level security clearance nd a Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI) access/security clearance. Failure to obtain and maintain the required security clearance may result in the withdrawal of a job offer or removal.
  • A Financial Disclosure Statement, OGE-450, Executive Branch Personnel Confidential Financial Disclosure Report upon entering the position and annually (5CFR Part 2634, Subpart I USOGE, 6/08). For more details visit the Office of Government Ethics.
  • This position is a Testing Designated Position (TDP) subject to applicant testing and random drug testing.
  • Applicants tentatively selected for appointment to this position will participate in drug urinalysis testing, unless currently occupying a TDP within the DOE in accordance with DOE's Order for the Federal Substance Abuse Program (DOE O 343.1).
  • A one year probationary period may be required.
  • This position is not included in a Bargaining Agreement.


Qualifications

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS :
For a GS-14: A qualified candidate's online application and resume must demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade level (GS-13) in the Federal service. Specialized experience for this position is defined as: managing, planning, executing, and evaluating safeguards and security program operations; providing policy interpretation, advice, and guidance on safeguards and security policy; identifying training requirements to meet policy objectives of safeguarding classified information and assist in developing training requirements and activities; establishing and maintaining professional working relationships with internal and external customers on security related matters.

For a GS-15: A qualified candidate's online application and resume must demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade level (GS-14) in the Federal service. Specialized experience for this position is defined as: Applying safeguard and security principles, practices, relationships, techniques and procedures, managing, planning, executing, and evaluating safeguards and security program operations; providing policy interpretation, advice, and guidance on safeguards and security policy; identifying training requirements to meet policy objectives of safeguarding classified information and assist in developing training requirements.

Your application and resume should demonstrate that you possess the following competencies. Do not provide a separate narrative written statement. Rather, you must describe in your resume how your past work experience demonstrates that you possess the competencies identified below. Use specific examples of employment or experience contained in your resume and describe how this experience has prepared you to successfully perform the duties of this position.
  • Administration and Management
  • Knowledge Management
  • Security
  • Technical Competence

"Experience" refers to paid and unpaid experience. Examples of qualifying unpaid experience may include: volunteer work done through National Service programs (such as Peace Corps and AmeriCorps); as well as work for other community-based philanthropic and social organizations. 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. Time-in-Grade: Current Federal employees must meet time-in-grade requirements by the closing date of this announcement to receive consideration. CTAP/ICTAP candidates: To be considered "well qualified" you must meet all of the requirements as described in this section. You must meet all qualifications and eligibility requirements by the closing date of this announcement.

Education

Education cannot be substituted for experience.

Additional information

The U.S. Department of Energy fosters a diverse and inclusive workplace and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
  • New employees to the Department of Energy will be required to successfully pass the E-Verify employment verification check. To learn about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, visit www.dhs.gov/E-Verify .
  • Veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For more information, please visit the links at the bottom of this page or visit the FedsHireVets website.
  • If you believe that you are eligible for the Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP), please visit the OPM ICTAP/CTAP website for more information. In order to be considered under the ICTAP program, your application must score within the pre-established "well qualified" category as stated in the Qualifications section.
  • More than one selection may be made from this vacancy announcement.
  • Some positions may require completion of a probationary period of up to 1 (one) year.
  • Many positions require successful completion of a background investigation.
Your performance appraisal and incentive awards will be given due consideration in the selection process based on their relation to the duties of the position and the consistency with which they may be considered in evaluating you against other candidates.

Relocation incentives may be authorized in accordance with agency policy and if funding is available.

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