Supervisory Personnel Security Specialist GS-080-13


Vacancy ID: 612899   Announcement Number: MG2012-T0192-FLB-612899D/M   USAJOBS Control Number: 310666400

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MG2012-T0192-FLB-612899D/M
1. Title of Job

Supervisory Personnel Security Specialist GS-080-13
2. Biographic Data

3. E-Mail Address

4. Work Information

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5. Employment Availability

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6. Citizenship

Are you a citizen of the United States?
7. Background Information

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8. Other Information

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9. Languages

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10. Lowest Grade

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11. Miscellaneous Information

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12. Special Knowledge

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13. Test Location

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14. Veteran Preference Claim

15. Dates of Active Duty - Military Service

16. Availability Date

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17. Service Computation Date

18. Other Date Information

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19. Job Preference

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20. Occupational Specialties

Read the definitions below to determine what options (001, 002, and/or 003) you are eligible to apply.  Please check all that apply (you must select at least one to receive consideration).

 

001 – All U.S. Citizens

002 – Merit Promotion.  This option includes current or former Federal service employees who serve under a competitive career or career-conditional appointment in the competitive service, reinstatement eligibles, and VEOA eligibles (veterans with preference and veterans who have been honorably discharged and substantially completed at least 3 years of continuous active duty service). 

003 – Noncompetitive.  This option includes applicants who are eligible for special or noncompetitive appointment authorities such as 30% or more compensable disabled veterans, Veterans’ Recruitment Authority (VRA) (for positions up to the GS-11 Federal level), Military Spouse Non-Competitive Hiring Authority, and persons with disabilities.  This also includes applicants who have previously held, or currently hold, a Federal competitive position at the full performance grade level for this position.


001 US Citizens
002 Merit Promotion
003 Non-Competitive

21. Geographic Availability

0675 Washington DC Metro Area, DC

22. Transition Assistance Plan

23. Job Related Experience

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24. Personal Background Information

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25. Occupational/Assessment Questions:

MERIT PROMOTION REFERRAL ELIGIBILITY

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 submit official documentation of 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.

NON-COMPETITIVE REFERRAL ELIGIBILITY

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 submit 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 submit 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 submit your Peace Corps documentation.
E. I am eligible for a Veterans Recruitment Appointment based on (1) a disabled veteran; or (2) veteran who served on active duty in the Armed Forces during a war, or in a campaign or expedition for which a campaign badge has been authorized; or (3) veteran who, while serving on active duty in the Armed Forces, participated in a United States military operation for which an Armed Forces Service Medal was awarded; or (4) recently separated veteran. You must submit documentation documenting your service and/or disability such as a DD-214, statement of service and/or VA letter.
F. 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 ALL QUESTIONS. IF NOT, YOU WILL BE FOUND NOT QUALIFIED OR YOUR SCORE WILL BE LOWERED.

3. Do you have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-12 grade level providing enforcement of statutes for the development and implementation of policies and procedures affecting the Personnel Security programs?



A. Yes, I have the specialized experience stated above.
B. No, I do not have the specialized experience stated above.

4. Which statement best describes your ability to lead, supervise, train and work effectively with others including subordinates, peers, managers, and provide effective leadership to accomplish program objectives?


A. I have experience supervising and/or leading employees in Personnel Security Programs and projects, implementing EEO policies, plans, and programs, establishing performance guidelines and expectations for staff members, resolving informal complaints and grievances, developing work improvement plans and making appropriate recommendations regarding disciplinary actions.
B. I have experience as a team leader providing supervisory support for staff members in various programs and projects including Personnel Security, implementing EEO policies, plans, and programs, using existing performance guidelines and expectations for staff members, providing recommendations for resolving informal complaints and grievances, and assisting in the development of work improvement plans.
C. I have experience supporting a team leader lead and direct staff members in various programs and projects including Personnel Security.
D. My experience is less than that described above.

5. Which statement best describes your knowledge of policies and practices of the Personnel Security program?


A. I have experience reviewing, evaluating, and adjudicating reports of investigations, personnel files, and other records to determine whether to grant, deny, revoke, suspend, or restrict security clearances consistent with national security and/or suitability issues and determining the adequacy and completeness of the investigation and of other means by which data were collected; evaluate the authenticity, veracity, and pertinence of the data to the case at hand; and request additional investigations or develop other information if needed.
B. I have experience assisting with reviewing Freedom of Information Act requests, evaluating, and adjudicating reports of investigations, personnel files, and other records to determine whether to recommend granting, denying, revoking, suspending or restricting security clearances consistent with national security and/or suitability requirements.
C. I have experience providing support by obtaining files, locating documents or requesting additional information based on reports of investigation for staff members who work with personnel security programs.
D. My experience is less than that described above.

6. Which statement best describes your ability to analyze programmatic, organizational and operations problems, and develop timely and effective solutions?

A. I have experience analyzing programmatic, organizational and operations problems, and developing timely and effective solutions in a civilian, military or governmental setting.
B. I have experience assisting with analyzing programmatic, organizational and operations problems, and developing timely and effective solutions.
C. I have limited experience analyzing programmatic, organizational and operations problems, and developing timely and effective solutions.
D. My experience is less than that described above.

7. Describe your experience in preparing written reports.

A. I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
B. I have had education or training in performing the 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 am normally the person who is consulted by other workers to assist them in doing this task because of my expertise.

8. Describe your experience in preparing and conducting oral presentations.

A. I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
B. I have had education or training in performing the 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 am normally the person who is consulted by other workers to assist them in doing this task because of my expertise.

9. Which statement best describes your experience in utilizing the electronic questionnaire investigations processing (eQIP) program.

A. I have managed the eQIP program by providing oversight for compliance, training on the use of the program, and pulling reports to determine timeliness.
B. I have had daily experience assisting others with the eQIP program.
C. I have some experience inputting data into the eQIP program.
D. My experience is less than described above.

10. Which statement best describes your knowledge of principles, practices, and techniques of Personnel Security Programs and legislations?


A. I have experience providing authoritative information and assistance to organization officials by: advising on personnel security policies and related matters and on the impact of personnel security requirements on organizational missions; formulating and recommending personnel security investigative requirements; advising on procedures for adverse security determinations and employee rights; representing the organization in personnel security matters; developing guidelines, procedures, and other materials for use by operating officials.
B. I have experience assisting higher level managers provide authoritative information and assistance to organization officials by: advising on personnel security policies and related matters and on the impact of personnel security requirements on organizational missions; formulating and recommending personnel security investigative requirements; advising on procedures for adverse security determinations and employee rights; representing the organization in personnel security matters; developing guidelines, procedures, and other materials for use by operating officials.
C. I have some experience supporting management with authoritative information and assisting organization officials by: providing recommendations on personnel security policies and related matters and on the probable impact of personnel security requirements on organizational missions, making inquiries into personnel security investigative requirements and initiating guidelines, procedures and other materials for use by operating officials.
D. My experience is less than described above.