SECURITY SPECIALIST


Vacancy ID: 804718   Announcement Number: LAG-SMU-804718-LMA-390   USAJOBS Control Number: 333277400

Social Security Number

Vacancy Identification Number

804718


1. Title of Job

SECURITY SPECIALIST
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

13

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

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15. Dates of Active Duty - Military Service

16. Availability Date

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17. Service Computation Date

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18. Other Date Information

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19. Job Preference

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20. Occupational Specialties

001 Security Specialist (Physical)

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 selection priority under the Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP) or the Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP). 

Note:  To receive consideration for CTAP or ICTAP, you must submit the necessary supporting documentation.  Refer to the vacancy announcement for additional information and instructions.


23. Job Related Experience

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24. Personal Background Information

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25. Occupational/Assessment Questions:

This announcement is open to applicants who meet the area of consideration as described in the vacancy announcement, under the heading "Who May Apply." Your response to the following question will determine whether or not you meet the defined criteria.

1. Select the statement that best describes your Federal employment status.

A. I am a current Federal employee in the competitive service who is serving on a career or career-conditional appointment, or reinstatement eligible.
B. I am a current or former Federal employee eligible for a status appointment under an Interchange Agreement.
C. I am NOT a current Federal employee, reinstatement or Interchange Agreement eligible. I am eligible for a VEOA appointment (i.e. a veteran who is a preference eligible or who has been separated from the armed forces under honorable conditions after 3 years or more of continuous active service.)
D. I do not meet the eligibility criteria defined above.

If you answered A or B, provide your agency and dates of service (MM/DD/YY to MM/DD/YY).

The following questions will be used to determine whether or not you meet the minimum qualification requirements for this position. You may wish to consult the vacancy announcement for a description of those requirements.

2. GS-13: Which of the following statements best describes your experience?

A. I have at least one year of specialized experience at the GS-12 level conducting in-depth physical security risk assessments with emphasis on Interagency Security Committee (ISC); managing the physical security requirements on new construction renovations and alterations by conducting technical reviews of blueprints, As-built drawings, architectural rendering and schematics; developing and implementing comprehensive agency-wide physical security policies; preparing written directives and standard operating procedures; or providing advice, guidance or training to management officials and employees on all aspects of a Physical Security Program; Understanding and managing the use and implementation of Physical Access Control Systems, CCTV, DVRs and Visitor Management Applications.
B. I do not possess the experience described above.

You must provide the position titles(s) and dates of employment referenced in your resume that demonstrates the experience related to your response.

3. There is a time-in-grade (TIG) requirement for promotion into this position. Have you completed one year in a position at or above the GS-12 grade level?

A. Yes, I have completed one year in a position at or above the GS-12 grade level.
B. No. I have not completed one year in a position at or above the GS-12 grade level.
C. Not Applicable. TIG does not apply to me because I currently occupy (or have previously occupied) a position at or above the GS-13 grade level.
D. Not Applicable. TIG does not apply to me because I am a VEOA applicant.

If you chose response "A" in the previous question, provide your position(s) title, series, and grade that supports your claim. Also give the beginning and ending dates (MM/DD/YY to MM/DD/YY) during which you occupied the position(s) listed. If you chose any other answer, you may indicate "not applicable."

For each task statement below, please select the response that best describes your skill level. The statements were developed based on the knowledge, skills, abilities, and competencies needed to successfully perform the work of this position.

Be sure to describe your experience that supports your answers to the questions below, in your resume or application materials. It is important that your application package submitted, including resume, clearly shows how you possess the experience and skill levels you claim in this questionnaire. If not, your score will be lowered or you will be found not qualified. The information you provide will be verified. Any exaggeration of your experience, false statements, or attempts to conceal information may be grounds for rating you ineligible, not hiring you, or for firing you after you begin work.

4. Conducts intrusion and physical security surveys for large multi-tenant, multi-storied buildings.

A. I have not had 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, with close supervision from supervisor or senior employee.
D. I have performed this task as a regular part of the job, independently and usually without review by supervisor or senior employee.
E. I have supervised performance of this task and/or I have trained others in performance and/or am normally consulted by others as an expert for assistance in performing this task.

5. Develops security plans that include the number and kinds of safes, alarms, locks, fences, intrusion detection and other electronic devises needed.

A. I have not had 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, with close supervision from supervisor or senior employee.
D. I have performed this task as a regular part of the job, independently and usually without review by supervisor or senior employee.
E. I have supervised performance of this task and/or I have trained others in performance and/or am normally consulted by others as an expert for assistance in performing this task.

6. Develops security plans that include the type of control procedures necessary such as limited access to secured areas, badge and pass systems, and the use of guard services.

A. I have not had 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, with close supervision from supervisor or senior employee.
D. I have performed this task as a regular part of the job, independently and usually without review by supervisor or senior employee.
E. I have supervised performance of this task and/or I have trained others in performance and/or am normally consulted by others as an expert for assistance in performing this task.

7. Keeps current on the latest state-of-the-art physical security techniques, systems, and devices.

A. I have not had 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, with close supervision from supervisor or senior employee.
D. I have performed this task as a regular part of the job, independently and usually without review by supervisor or senior employee.
E. I have supervised performance of this task and/or I have trained others in performance and/or am normally consulted by others as an expert for assistance in performing this task.

8. Determines the security necessary for each building tenant, including the specific types of devices, systems, or services that would most effectively mitigate the risks identified.

A. I have not had 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, with close supervision from supervisor or senior employee.
D. I have performed this task as a regular part of the job, independently and usually without review by supervisor or senior employee.
E. I have supervised performance of this task and/or I have trained others in performance and/or am normally consulted by others as an expert for assistance in performing this task.

9. Inspects building during various hours of the day and night in order to determine the visitor traffic flow, building environment, the adequacy of access controls, and the mixture of tenants.

A. I have not had 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, with close supervision from supervisor or senior employee.
D. I have performed this task as a regular part of the job, independently and usually without review by supervisor or senior employee.
E. I have supervised performance of this task and/or I have trained others in performance and/or am normally consulted by others as an expert for assistance in performing this task.

10. Analyze past incidents of criminal activity, such as homicides, rapes, bomb threats, demonstrations, disturbances, and narcotics at a particular location.

A. I have not had 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, with close supervision from supervisor or senior employee.
D. I have performed this task as a regular part of the job, independently and usually without review by supervisor or senior employee.
E. I have supervised performance of this task and/or I have trained others in performance and/or am normally consulted by others as an expert for assistance in performing this task.

11. Identifies technical problems or malfunctions in electronic security systems and makes repairs or ensures that repairs are made.

A. I have not had 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, with close supervision from supervisor or senior employee.
D. I have performed this task as a regular part of the job, independently and usually without review by supervisor or senior employee.
E. I have supervised performance of this task and/or I have trained others in performance and/or am normally consulted by others as an expert for assistance in performing this task.

12. Recommends the installation of multi-layered security systems that may involve personnel access controls, physical protection devices, monitoring equipment, security forces and other measures.

A. I have not had 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, with close supervision from supervisor or senior employee.
D. I have performed this task as a regular part of the job, independently and usually without review by supervisor or senior employee.
E. I have supervised performance of this task and/or I have trained others in performance and/or am normally consulted by others as an expert for assistance in performing this task.

13. Conducts evaluations of Occupant Emergency Plans to assure agencies are implementing plans effectively.

A. I have not had 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, with close supervision from supervisor or senior employee.
D. I have performed this task as a regular part of the job, independently and usually without review by supervisor or senior employee.
E. I have supervised performance of this task and/or I have trained others in performance and/or am normally consulted by others as an expert for assistance in performing this task.

14. Conducts inspections of work sites for fulfillment of security systems contracts.

A. I have not had 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, with close supervision from supervisor or senior employee.
D. I have performed this task as a regular part of the job, independently and usually without review by supervisor or senior employee.
E. I have supervised performance of this task and/or I have trained others in performance and/or am normally consulted by others as an expert for assistance in performing this task.

15. Complies and evaluates data to determine protection services.

A. I have not had 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, with close supervision from supervisor or senior employee.
D. I have performed this task as a regular part of the job, independently and usually without review by supervisor or senior employee.
E. I have supervised performance of this task and/or I have trained others in performance and/or am normally consulted by others as an expert for assistance in performing this task.

16. Maintains continuous liaison with management officials of customer agencies.

A. I have not had 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, with close supervision from supervisor or senior employee.
D. I have performed this task as a regular part of the job, independently and usually without review by supervisor or senior employee.
E. I have supervised performance of this task and/or I have trained others in performance and/or am normally consulted by others as an expert for assistance in performing this task.

17. Advises management on matters relating to physical security program.

A. I have not had 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, with close supervision from supervisor or senior employee.
D. I have performed this task as a regular part of the job, independently and usually without review by supervisor or senior employee.
E. I have supervised performance of this task and/or I have trained others in performance and/or am normally consulted by others as an expert for assistance in performing this task.

18. Advises agency officials on problem areas determined by the survey process and the risk evaluation.

A. I have not had 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, with close supervision from supervisor or senior employee.
D. I have performed this task as a regular part of the job, independently and usually without review by supervisor or senior employee.
E. I have supervised performance of this task and/or I have trained others in performance and/or am normally consulted by others as an expert for assistance in performing this task.

19. Recommend appropriate corrective action where security requirements are not being observed.

A. I have not had 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, with close supervision from supervisor or senior employee.
D. I have performed this task as a regular part of the job, independently and usually without review by supervisor or senior employee.
E. I have supervised performance of this task and/or I have trained others in performance and/or am normally consulted by others as an expert for assistance in performing this task.

20. Testify as to the results of the investigative efforts, accuracy of the information gathered, and to any evidence collected to be used against the accused.

A. I have not had 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, with close supervision from supervisor or senior employee.
D. I have performed this task as a regular part of the job, independently and usually without review by supervisor or senior employee.
E. I have supervised performance of this task and/or I have trained others in performance and/or am normally consulted by others as an expert for assistance in performing this task.

21. Develop and implement policy or procedures based on analysis of supporting and adverse data concerning specific program issues.

A. I have not had 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, with close supervision from supervisor or senior employee.
D. I have performed this task as a regular part of the job, independently and usually without review by supervisor or senior employee.
E. I have supervised performance of this task and/or I have trained others in performance and/or am normally consulted by others as an expert for assistance in performing this task.

22. Apply analytical and evaluative methods and techniques to issues or studies concerning the efficiency, effectiveness and improvement of program operations.

A. I have not had 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, with close supervision from supervisor or senior employee.
D. I have performed this task as a regular part of the job, independently and usually without review by supervisor or senior employee.
E. I have supervised performance of this task and/or I have trained others in performance and/or am normally consulted by others as an expert for assistance in performing this task.

23. Research and gather information from a variety of technical and regulatory materials to recommend actions.

A. I have not had 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, with close supervision from supervisor or senior employee.
D. I have performed this task as a regular part of the job, independently and usually without review by supervisor or senior employee.
E. I have supervised performance of this task and/or I have trained others in performance and/or am normally consulted by others as an expert for assistance in performing this task.

24. Analyze complex issues, identify problems, evaluate alternatives and make recommendations.

A. I have not had 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, with close supervision from supervisor or senior employee.
D. I have performed this task as a regular part of the job, independently and usually without review by supervisor or senior employee.
E. I have supervised performance of this task and/or I have trained others in performance and/or am normally consulted by others as an expert for assistance in performing this task.

25. Analyze source documents, program needs, agency objectives, and regulatory guidelines in order to accurately determine funding propriety.

A. I have not had 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, with close supervision from supervisor or senior employee.
D. I have performed this task as a regular part of the job, independently and usually without review by supervisor or senior employee.
E. I have supervised performance of this task and/or I have trained others in performance and/or am normally consulted by others as an expert for assistance in performing this task.

26. Comply with established security policies, directives and regulations.

A. I have not had 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, with close supervision from supervisor or senior employee.
D. I have performed this task as a regular part of the job, independently and usually without review by supervisor or senior employee.
E. I have supervised performance of this task and/or I have trained others in performance and/or am normally consulted by others as an expert for assistance in performing this task.

27. Manages, develops and directs a region-wide law enforcement and security program.

A. I have not had 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, with close supervision from supervisor or senior employee.
D. I have performed this task as a regular part of the job, independently and usually without review by supervisor or senior employee.
E. I have supervised performance of this task and/or I have trained others in performance and/or am normally consulted by others as an expert for assistance in performing this task.

28. Supports management studies to ensure effective resource utilization; providing technical guidance to client agencies concerning security and protection requirements.

A. I have not had 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, with close supervision from supervisor or senior employee.
D. I have performed this task as a regular part of the job, independently and usually without review by supervisor or senior employee.
E. I have supervised performance of this task and/or I have trained others in performance and/or am normally consulted by others as an expert for assistance in performing this task.

29. Determines if procedures, methods, and physical safeguards employed provide adequate protection, and makes recommendations to improve existing security measures and to reduce vulnerability.

A. I have not had 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, with close supervision from supervisor or senior employee.
D. I have performed this task as a regular part of the job, independently and usually without review by supervisor or senior employee.
E. I have supervised performance of this task and/or I have trained others in performance and/or am normally consulted by others as an expert for assistance in performing this task.

30. Assists in the analysis of criminal intelligence information received from other Federal, state and local law enforcement agencies, coordinate and/or implement responses when credible threats against Federal facilities are identified.

A. I have not had 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, with close supervision from supervisor or senior employee.
D. I have performed this task as a regular part of the job, independently and usually without review by supervisor or senior employee.
E. I have supervised performance of this task and/or I have trained others in performance and/or am normally consulted by others as an expert for assistance in performing this task.

31. Reviews and evaluates proposed programs, systems, procedures, and performance measures with potential for subsequent expanded implementation in other Districts.

A. I have not had 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, with close supervision from supervisor or senior employee.
D. I have performed this task as a regular part of the job, independently and usually without review by supervisor or senior employee.
E. I have supervised performance of this task and/or I have trained others in performance and/or am normally consulted by others as an expert for assistance in performing this task.

32. Researches and investigates new methods, systems, procedures and equipment for overall enforcement and security operations.

A. I have not had 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, with close supervision from supervisor or senior employee.
D. I have performed this task as a regular part of the job, independently and usually without review by supervisor or senior employee.
E. I have supervised performance of this task and/or I have trained others in performance and/or am normally consulted by others as an expert for assistance in performing this task.

33. Assist district law enforcement and security personnel in gathering, coordinating, and evaluating threat and risk assessment data.

A. I have not had 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, with close supervision from supervisor or senior employee.
D. I have performed this task as a regular part of the job, independently and usually without review by supervisor or senior employee.
E. I have supervised performance of this task and/or I have trained others in performance and/or am normally consulted by others as an expert for assistance in performing this task.

34. Conducts training and security education programs in order to provide client agencies with an understanding and ability to operate a viable security program.

A. I have not had 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, with close supervision from supervisor or senior employee.
D. I have performed this task as a regular part of the job, independently and usually without review by supervisor or senior employee.
E. I have supervised performance of this task and/or I have trained others in performance and/or am normally consulted by others as an expert for assistance in performing this task.

35. Evaluates client satisfaction surveys that are conducted after completion of physical security surveys, criminal investigation activities, and the provision of other protection and security services.

A. I have not had 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, with close supervision from supervisor or senior employee.
D. I have performed this task as a regular part of the job, independently and usually without review by supervisor or senior employee.
E. I have supervised performance of this task and/or I have trained others in performance and/or am normally consulted by others as an expert for assistance in performing this task.

36. Ensures the completeness, accuracy, consistency and clarity of related specifications provided for contracts issued on behalf of client agencies.

A. I have not had 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, with close supervision from supervisor or senior employee.
D. I have performed this task as a regular part of the job, independently and usually without review by supervisor or senior employee.
E. I have supervised performance of this task and/or I have trained others in performance and/or am normally consulted by others as an expert for assistance in performing this task.

37. Performs in-depth reviews of all police and security functions in order to assure their operations are in accordance with approved, operating procedures.

A. I have not had 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, with close supervision from supervisor or senior employee.
D. I have performed this task as a regular part of the job, independently and usually without review by supervisor or senior employee.
E. I have supervised performance of this task and/or I have trained others in performance and/or am normally consulted by others as an expert for assistance in performing this task.

38. Conducts formal oral presentations which represent the agency’s point of view or management policy and program perspective to external audiences.

A. I have not had 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, with close supervision from supervisor or senior employee.
D. I have performed this task as a regular part of the job, independently and usually without review by supervisor or senior employee.
E. I have supervised performance of this task and/or I have trained others in performance and/or am normally consulted by others as an expert for assistance in performing this task.

39. Prepares written material for top-level officials with policy or decision making importance.

A. I have not had 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, with close supervision from supervisor or senior employee.
D. I have performed this task as a regular part of the job, independently and usually without review by supervisor or senior employee.
E. I have supervised performance of this task and/or I have trained others in performance and/or am normally consulted by others as an expert for assistance in performing this task.

40. Utilizes customer relations and conflict resolution skills to negotiate resolutions to problems and maintain a high level of customer satisfaction.

A. I have not had 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, with close supervision from supervisor or senior employee.
D. I have performed this task as a regular part of the job, independently and usually without review by supervisor or senior employee.
E. I have supervised performance of this task and/or I have trained others in performance and/or am normally consulted by others as an expert for assistance in performing this task.

41. Indicate the extent to which you have applied your knowledge of Federal laws, Executive Orders, regulations and directives as they pertain to Security.

A. I have had no training or experience in performing this task.
B. I have basic knowledge of Federal laws, Executive Orders, regulations and directives and have addressed security issues.
C. After analyzing security issues or materials, I have applied my knowledge of Federal laws, Executive Orders, regulations and directives in response to day-to-day inquiries.
D. I have evaluated a variety of security issues and materials and have implemented courses of action or solutions based on my extensive knowledge of Federal laws, regulations, policies and procedures.
E. I have initiated proactive efforts to ensure that applicable security laws, Executive Orders, regulations and directives are enforced and met.

42. To what extent have you prepared written physical security directives and standard operating procedures?

A. I have had no training or experience in performing this task.
B. I have had limited experience in preparing written physical security directives and standard operating procedures.
C. I have prepared written physical security documents and standard operating procedures with guidance and supervision.
D. I have prepared written physical security documents and standard operating procedures with little or no guidance and supervision.
E. I have prepared written physical security products that report factual and/or technical information incorporated in more complex documents requiring minor changes before signature.
F. I have prepared a wide variety of written physical security documents including proposals, policy and procedures manuals, instructions and general memoranda in which I reported information with an interpretation and analysis of the facts.

43. Indicate the extent to which you have communicated both technical and non-technical physical security information to others within and outside your organization.

A. I have had no training or experience in performing this task.
B. I have provided basic physical security information to agency officials, managers, and staff.
C. I have established and maintained liaison with agency officials and /or Departmental officials for the purpose of communicating both technical and non-technical physical security information.
D. I have established and maintained liaison with agency officials and /or Departmental officials for the purpose of communicating physical security policies and procedures.
E. I have given physical security presentations at Departmental/organizational briefings and meetings, or acted as a liaison with other Departments or organizations to communicate complex and sensitive issues.

44. Indicate the extent to which you have provided advice, guidance, or training to management officials and employees on all aspects of a Physical Security Program.

A. I have had no training or experience in performing this task.
B. I have assisted in providing guidance or training on a Physical Security Program to employees.
C. I have provided formal guidance and training on a Physical Security Program to both management officials and employees at all levels of the organization.
D. I have extensive experience serving as a subject matter expert in providing advice, guidance, and training on all aspects of the Physical Security Program to management officials and employees at all levels.

Applicants who have permanently held a position with promotion potential equivalent to GS-13 or higher (by career ladder progression, without competition), in the competitive service, can be referred for selection without competition under our agency merit promotion procedures. Details and temporary promotions do not count. Your responses to the following will be used to determine whether or not you can be categorized as a non-competitive eligible. If you are referred non-competitively based on your responses and that information is later found to be incorrect, you may lose further consideration under this announcement.

45. Have you ever held (or do you currently hold) a competitive service position on a permanent basis in the federal government with promotion potential equivalent to GS-13 or higher?

A. Yes
B. No

If you chose response A in the previous question, provide your position title(s), series, pay plan, grade level or pay band, plus the grade level or pay band of its promotion potential, and the dates (MM/DD/YY to MM/DD/YY) you held the position(s). Example: Management Analyst, GS-0343-12 with promotion potential to GS-13 held from 10/12/04 to 6/05/05.

If you are not a current Federal employee, please provide the names and telephone numbers of three professional references (e.g., current and former supervisors, college or university professors, managers or coordinators of volunteer activities, etc.) who know your qualifications relative to this position and who we can contact to verify your credentials. Do not list personal friends or relatives.

46. If you are a Federal employee, is your most recent performance rating equivalent to a "pass," "satisfactory," or better?

A. Yes
B. No
C. I am a Federal employee but have not received a performance rating.
D. Not applicable. I am not a Federal employee.