Physical Security Specialist


Vacancy ID: 762466   Announcement Number: OCFO-12-MP-534JH   USAJOBS Control Number: 328312000

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Vacancy Identification Number

This the Vacancy Identification Number:  762466
1. Title of Job

Physical Security Specialist
2. Biographic Data

3. E-Mail Address


4. Work Information

5. Employment Availability

Are you currently a permanent (non temporary) civilian competitive service employee in a Federal agency?
Are you a former civilian Federal employee who achieved career status in the competitive service? (Generally, this means you have served three years on a permanent career-conditional appointment in the competitive service of the Federal government.)
Are you a former civilian Federal employee who served on a career-conditional appointment and you were separated less than three years ago without achieving career status in the competitive service?
Are you eligible for a noncompetitive appointment to the Federal government under authorities for the severely disabled; certain Vietnam era and disabled veterans; returned volunteer from the Peach Corps or Vista, etc.?
Are you currently in or have you previously held a permanent Federal position at the same grade level, with the same or higher promotion potential as this vacancy?
6. Citizenship

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

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

8. Other Information

9. Languages

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

10. Lowest Grade

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

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

12. Special Knowledge

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

13. Test Location

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

14. Veteran Preference Claim

15. Dates of Active Duty - Military Service

16. Availability Date


17. Service Computation Date


18. Other Date Information




19. Job Preference

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

20. Occupational Specialties

Please select the appropriate specialty code. You must provide supporting documentation in order to receive consideration.

001: Competitive: Please select this specialty if you meet the following criteria: You are a current or former civilian Federal employee in the competitive service who has: career or career-conditional status; OR, reinstatement eligibility into the competitive service. You must submit a copy of your latest SF-50 Notification of Personnel Action showing title, series, grade and the full performance level of the position; OR, you are a veteran separated after 3 or more years of continuous active service performed under honorable conditions. You must submit a copy of your DD-214 (Member 4 Copy) or if you are currently in the military a statement of service.


002: Non Competitive: Please select this specialty if you meet the following criteria: You are a current or former civilian Federal employee who held a permanent position in the competitive service that had the same (or higher) promotion potential as the full performance level of this job; OR, you meet these eligibility requirements from an excepted service agency with an interchange agreement. You must submit a copy of your SF-50 showing that you meet these requirements; OR, you are eligible to be hired under a Special Hiring Authority such as those authorized for persons with disabilities; disabled veterans who have a compensable service-connected disability of 30% or more; certain other veterans; spouses of certain members of the armed forces; and returning Peace Corps volunteers. You must submit relevant supporting documentation.


001 Physical Security Specialist (Competitive)
002 Physical Security Specialist (Non Competitive)

21. Geographic Availability


510040510 Alexandria, VA

22. Transition Assistance Plan

23. Job Related Experience



24. Personal Background Information

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

25. Occupational/Assessment Questions:

1. Do you have one year specialized experience equivalent to the CU/GS 11 level as described in the vacancy announcement? Specialized experience is experience serving as an authority on physical security methods for a large facility; analyzing building blueprints and floor plans to determine security requirements; providing guidance on security related policies; utilizing various electronic security systems; and preparing written material.

A. Yes
B. No

2. How many years of professional experience in physical security do you possess?

A. None
B. Less than 5 years
C. 5 to 10 years
D. More than 10 years

3. What was your highest position in physical security?

A. None
B. Student or Intern
C. Entry level (1-2 years of professional work-level experience)
D. Mid level professional
E. First level manager
F. Senior level professional, division manager or higher

For each task in the following group, choose the statement from the list below that best describes your experience and/or training. Darken the oval corresponding to that statement in Section 25 of the Qualifications and Availability Form C. Please select only one letter for each item.

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.

4. Do you have any professional experience with compartmented intelligence program security requirements established in basic and federal law, national policy statements, and security regulations governing physical security and personnel security?

5. Do you possess skills that cover the development or have made recommendations concerning security plans and proposals for multi-and-inter-agency collaborative security projects, and or implementing national and department regulatory guidance for physical security programs?

6. Have you demonstrated an ability to prepare, present or implement Interagency Security Committee (ISC) Standards, and regulatory guidance in order to evaluate security procedures and processes?

7. Do you possess the ability to execute plans with variety of personnel to control state-of-the-art security equipment and devices?

8. Do you have experience with processes and procedures that can be used to analyze physical security requirements especially related to organizational security?

9. Which of the following best describes your highest level of experience in orally delivering security related briefings and training, assist visitors, agency staff and public?

A. I have presented to classmates or co-workers in informal, small group settings.
B. I have presented to faculty or supervisors in informal settings.
C. I have presented to faculty or supervisors in formal settings (classroom presentations, business meetings, etc.)
D. I have presented to small technical audiences in a work, conference, or seminar setting.
E. I have presented to a large security field related audience in a work, conference, or seminar setting.
F. I have presented to a large non security field audience in a work, conference, or seminar setting.
G. None of the above.

10. Indicate your experience leading teams, organizing meetings and gaining cooperation from others in conducting physical security analysis.

A. None
B. Team Member
C. Team Leader
D. Supervisor

11. Which of the following best reflects you experience in delivering quality work products that satisfy team and/or organizational priorities and deadlines?

A. I normally work on individual project or assignment that are generally completed independently and within the assigned deadlines and milestones.
B. I work on multiple tasks/assignments simultaneously and complete these tasks independently and within the assigned deadlines.
C. I am skilled at adjusting my use of time to meet changes in priorities and meet the requirements of new and/or unexpected work or unexpected emergencies.
D. In addition to performing the above, I negotiate deadlines, changes, and adjustments in priorities with management on my own behalf as well as that of my work group. I have assisted others to determine how to best use their time and how to reprioritize their work when situations warrant.

For each task in the following group, choose response below that best describes your experience and/or training. Darken the oval corresponding to that statement in Section 25 of the Qualifications and Availability Form C. Please select only one letter for each item.

A- Yes.
B- No.

12. I have written a college thesis.

13. I have written reports/papers on security related topics.

14. I have written security audits/Inspection reports/findings.

15. I have written government or professional publication.

16. I have written company/business policy or procedure.