Security Specialist (Physical)


Vacancy ID: 724505   Announcement Number: 12-DE-724505-BS   USAJOBS Control Number: 327584000

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Vacancy Identification Number

The Vacancy Identification Number is:724505


1. Title of Job

Security Specialist (Physical)
2. Biographic Data

3. E-Mail Address

4. Work Information

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5. Employment Availability

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

Enter the lowest grade level that you will accept for this position.  The lowest grade for this position is 09.
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11
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11. Miscellaneous Information

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12. Special Knowledge

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13. Test Location

14. Veteran Preference Claim

If you are not entitled to veteran's preference, mark "No preference claimed." Except for disabled veterans, (1) those who entered active duty on or after October 15, 1976, and before September 8, 1980, must have an authorized campaign badge; OR, (2) those who enlisted after September 7, 1980, or entered on active duty (through means other than enlistment) on or after October 14, 1982, must have (a) completed at least 24 months of continuous, active duty service AND have served in a campaign or expedition for which a campaign medal has been authorized; OR, (b) have served at least one day during the period for which a campaign medal has been authorized; OR (b) have served at least one day during the period of 08/02/90 through 01/02/92 AND have 24 months of continuous, active duty service, or been a reservist activated during that period. Persons who returned from military service at the rank of major, lieutenant commander, or higher are not entitled to veteran's preference except as disabled veterans.


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

Select/enter at least one occupational specialty. The specialty code for this position is:

 


001 Physical Security

21. Geographic Availability

110010001 Washington DC, DC

22. Transition Assistance Plan

In this section indicate if you are a surplus or displaced Federal employee requesting special priority consideration under the Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP) or the Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP).

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23. Job Related Experience

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24. Personal Background Information

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25. Occupational/Assessment Questions:

1. From the descriptions below select the letter that corresponds to the statement that most accurately describes your education and/or experience as it directly relates to the GS/SK-09 level of this position.

A. I have one year of specialized experience at least equivalent to the GS/SK-07 level which includes reviewing and initiating preliminary checks of physical security information; using knowledge of physical security principles, methods, processes, and procedures to make suitability determinations; utilizing physical security databases for physical security investigations.

B. I possess a master's degree or equivalent graduate degree.

C. I possess 2 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree; or LL.B. or J.D. that is related to the position.

D. My level of experience is not described above.

2. From the descriptions below select the letter that corresponds to the statement that most accurately describes your education and/or experience as it directly relates to the GS/SK-11 level of this position.

A. In addition to the specialized experience listed for the GS/SK-09 level, I have one year of specialized experience at least equivalent to the GS/SK-9 level making recommendations on establishment, modification or revision of existing policies and procedures for the conduct of suitability investigations.

B. I possess a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree or 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree; or LL.M. that is related to the position.

C. My level of experience is not described above.

3. From the descriptions below select the letter that corresponds to the statement that most accurately describes your education and/or experience as it directly relates to the GS/SK-12 level of this position.

A. In addition to the specialized experience listed for the GS/SK-11 level, I have one year of specialized experience at least equivalent to the GS/SK-11 level using a knowledge of security principles and practices to independently analyze and resolve complex physical security problems; adjudicating reports of investigations to determine whether to grant, deny, suspend or restrict security clearances; and developing and implementing policy, standards, and procedures for physical security programs.

B. My level of experience is not described.

Please select all items below that describe your training.

4. I have received formal training as an Emergency Program Manager prior to the date of this announcement and I am in the possession of a certificate.

A. Yes

B. No

5. I have received formal training in Special Events and Contingency Planning for Public Safety Agencies prior to the date of this announcement and I am in the possession of a certificate.

A. Yes

B. No

6. I have received formal training in the Incident Command System (ICS) for Public Safety Agencies prior to the date of this announcement and I am in the possession of a certificate.

A. Yes

B. No

7. I have received formal training in Hazardous Materials and Radiological Emergency Management for Public Safety Agencies prior to the date of this announcement and I am in the possession of a certificate.

A. Yes

B. No

For each task in the following group, choose the statement from the list below that best describes your experience and/or training.

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. Communicate routine policies and procedures on non-controversial programs.

9. Apply grammar, writing, style, and editing guidelines and practices in producing written products containing technical, yet factual information.

10. Convey information in written form in the performance of work.

11. Prepare, edit and revise short manuals on technical security procedures.

12. Prepare, monitor and update logs and plans.

13. Develop and deliver oral presentations and proposals.

14. Explain, advocate and express facts in a clear and concise manner producing technically accurate work products.

15. Participate in oral discussions in order to obtain or present facts on basic technical programs.

16. Communicate routine policies and procedures on physical security programs.

17. Communicate with people from a variety of backgrounds and cultures in order to perform physical security functions.

18. Provide physical security advice and assistance to management and staff.

19. Assist in the execution of various agency level Emergency Programs and the Continuity of Operations Program (COOP).

20. Prepare, consolidate and review reports after security inspections/evaluations, emergency/evacuation drills and exercises and evaluate improvements to agency plans.

21. Assist in corrections needed to bring proposal or existing securities directives into compliance with legal or precedent guidelines.

22. Develop and implement policy, standards and procedures for physical security programs.

23. Conduct extensive research and data collection from diverse resources, extract and assemble information, conduct analysis and develop reports or presentations.

24. Analyze and resolve security issues with conflicting or insufficient data, evidence or testimony.

25. Study and analyze problem areas or situations that have been identified through inspections and assist in developing appropriate controls.

26. Utilize physical security databases in order to make determinations to accept or update investigations.