Security Specialist


Vacancy ID: 609159   Announcement Number: MG2012-T0178-SHM-609159-D/M   USAJOBS Control Number: 309436100

Occupational/Assessment Questions:

1. Please indicate your eligibility to apply under Merit Promotion Procedures.

A. I am a current or former civilian Federal employee in the competitive service that has: career or career-conditional status or reinstatement eligibility or are eligible under an interchange agreement. You must submit a copy of your latest SF-50 Notification of Personnel Action showing time-in-grade (52 weeks at the next lower grade).
B. I am a veteran separated after 3 or more years of continuous active service performed under honorable conditions. If you are a current career or career-conditional employee without time-in-grade you will not be considered under this authority. You must provide official documentation documenting your military service such as a DD-214 or statement of service.
C. I am a current or former displaced Federal employee in the local commuting area. To be considered you must be rated at or above the well qualified rating criteria for this position. You must submit supporting documentation such as a copy of your separation personnel action (SF-50) and a copy of your reduction in force letter.
D. None of the above. I am not eligible under Merit Promotion Procedures.

2. Please indicate your eligibility to apply non-competitively.

A. You are a current or former civilian Federal employee who has held a permanent position in the competitive service with the same or higher promotion potential as this position or are eligible under an interchange agreement. You must submit a copy of your latest SF-50 Notification of Personnel Action.
B. I am eligible to be hired under a Special Hiring Authority authorized for persons with disabilities such as Schedule A. You must provide a copy of your certification from state Office of Vocational Rehabilitation.
C. I am eligible to be hired under a Special Hiring Authority such as those authorized for disabled veterans who have a compensable service-connected disability of 30% or more. You must provide a copy of your DD-214 and VA letter
D. I am eligible to be hired under a Special Hiring Authority such as those authorized for returning Peace Corps volunteers. You must provide your Peace Corps documentation.
E. None of the above. I am not eligible to be appointed non-competitively.

THE RESUME YOU SUBMIT FOR THIS ANNOUNCEMENT MUST SUPPORT THE ANSWER YOU CLAIM UNDER THIS AND OTHER QUESTIONS. IF NOT, YOU WILL BE FOUND NOT QUALIFIED OR YOUR SCORE WILL BE LOWERED.

3. From the descriptions below, select the letter that describes the education or experience you have that demonstrates your ability to perform GS-0080-13 Security Specialist work.

A. I have at least one year of specialized experience that is equivalent in difficulty and complexity to the GS-12 grade level or pay band in the Federal service. Specifically, specialized experience is described as experience serving as an instructor, writing policy and operational guidance, applying multiple security disciplines at operational settings and superior knowledge of security policies and protocols.
B. I do not have the education or experience as described above.

4. Knowledge of security protocols and policies with a demonstrated ability of executing security policies at a classified or non classified environment. 

A. I have received training on a security concept but have not performed any taks associated with the training.
B. I have had education or training in performing some security functions, but I have not yet performed it on the job.
C. I have applied multiple independent security actions at an office/field setting and my performance was monitored closely by a supervisor or senior employee to ensure adherence to proper procedures.
D. I have applied multi-disciplined security processes as a regular part of a job. I have performed it independently and normally without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
E. I am considered an expert in interpreting and applying a varied of security disciplines at dynamic and fixed settings. I have supervised performance of this task or is normally the person who is consulted by other workers to assist them in doing this taks because of my expertise in written policy directives and executive security policies.

5. Demonstrated work experience at a domestic disaster assignment.

A. I have received education, training or experience in performing this task.
B. I have had education or training in performing this task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
C. I have performed this task on the job. My work on this task was monitored closely by a supervisor or senior employee to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
D. I have performed this task as a regular part of a job. I have performed it independently and normally without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
E. I am considered an expert in performing this task. I have supervised performance of this task or is normally the person who is consulted by other workers to assist them in doing this task because of my expertise.

Choose the answer for each task statement from the list below that best describes your ability and experience in training security professional on emergency management theory and principles.

A- I have received education, training or experience in performing this task.
B- I have had education or training in performing this task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
C- I have performed this task on the job. My work on this task was monitored closely by a supervisor or senior employee to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
D- I have performed this task as a regular part of a job. I have performed it independently and normally without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
E- I am considered an expert in performing this task. I have supervised performance of this task or is normally the person who is consulted by other workers to assist them in doing this task because of my expertise.

6. Experience in applying different security disciplines at dynamic settings.

7. Experience in transmitting advice and guidance to security personnel to ensure that the appropriate security services are facilitated at dynamic settings.

A. I have received education, training or experience in performing this task.
B. I have had education or training in performing this task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
C. I have performed this task on the job. My work on this task was monitored closely by a supervisor or senior employee to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
D. I have performed this task as a regular part of a job. I have performed it independently and normally without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
E. I am considered an expert in performing this task. I have supervised performance of this task or is normally the person who is consulted by other workers to assist them in doing this task because of my expertise.

8. Experience in researching, writing, developing operational and administrative protocols and preparing formal correspondence. 

A. I have received education, training or experience in performing this task.
B. I have had education or training in performing this task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
C. I have performed this task on the job. My work on this task was monitored closely by a supervisor or senior employee to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
D. I have performed this task as a regular part of a job. I have performed it independently and normally without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
E. I am considered an expert in performing this task. I have supervised performance of this task or is normally the person who is consulted by other workers to assist them in doing this task because of my expertise.

9. Experience in managing sensitive and classified information.

A. I have received education, training or experience in performing this task.
B. I have had education or training in performing this task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
C. I have performed this task on the job. My work on this task was monitored closely by a supervisor or senior employee to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
D. I have performed this task as a regular part of a job. I have performed it independently and normally without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
E. I am considered an expert in performing this task. I have supervised performance of this task or is normally the person who is consulted by other workers to assist them in doing this task because of my expertise.

10. Experience in instructing large numbers of personnel on administrative and operational security policy.

A. I have received training in performing this task.
B. I have had education or training in performing this task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
C. I have provided training to some employees. My work on this task was monitored closely by a supervisor or senior employee to ensure the proper delivery of content.
D. I have performed this task as a regular part of a job. I have performed it independently and normally without review by a supervisory or senior employee.
E. I am considered an expert in performing this task. I have supervised performance of this taks or is normally the person who is consulted by other workers to assist them in doing this task because of my expertise.