Deputy Regional Director

Vacancy ID: 836696   Announcement Number: FS-836696-SW13   USAJOBS Control Number: 337775800

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1. Title of Job

Deputy Regional Director
2. Biographic Data

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3. E-Mail Address

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4. Work Information

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5. Employment Availability

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6. Citizenship

(Required) 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

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15. Dates of Active Duty - Military Service

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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 at least one occupational specialty code. The specialty code(s) for this position are 001, 002 and 003. Please note that you must select at least one specialty code but may select multiple codes if desired. Each code is defined below:

001 - Open to All U.S. Citizens.

002 - Competitive Merit Promotion. This includes current Federal employees who serve under a competitive career or career-conditional appointment in the competitive service, reinstatement eligibles (former Federal employees who served under a career appointment in the competitive service) 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.  You must provide qualifying documentation (i.e. – SF-50 or veterans documentation).

003 - Noncompetitive and Special Hiring Authorities. This includes applicants who are eligible for noncompetitive or special appointment authorities such as: 30% or more compensably disabled veterans, Veterans' Recruitment Appointment (VRA - for positions at GS-11 and below), and persons with disabilities (Schedule A), military spouse preference, Federal employees in excepted positions covered under an interchange agreement, and other eligible special hiring authorities (such as Peace Corps, Boren Fellows, etc.). This also includes applicants who previously held, or currently hold, this position and grade with the same promotion potential as announced for this 836696.  For more information about special hiring authorities, visit:  You must provide qualifying documentation for a noncompetitive or special hiring authority.

001 All U.S. Citizens
002 Competitive Merit Promotion
003 Noncompetitive and Special Hiring Authorities

21. Geographic Availability

(Required) The location code for this position is:
063290075 San Francisco, CA

22. Transition Assistance Plan

Complete this section ONLY 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). To be considered, you must be a surplus or displaced Federal employee as defined in the regulations, be applying for a vacancy at or below the grade level of the position from which you have been or are being separated (and with no greater promotion potential than your position), and be occupying or have been displaced from a position in the same local commuting area as the vacancy.

Note: To receive consideration for the CTAP or ICTAP, you must submit the necessary supporting documentation as specified in the vacancy announcement.

23. Job Related Experience

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24. Personal Background Information

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25. Occupational/Assessment Questions:

Driver's License

1. Please select the answer that indicates your ability to obtain a state driver's license.

A. I have a valid U.S. driver's license or can obtain one.
B. I do not have, and will not be able to obtain, a valid U.S. driver's license.

Conditions of Employment

2. Are you willing to undergo a physical examination and drug testing prior to actual placement in this position?

A. Yes
B. No


3. This position authorizes the incumbent to carry a firearm. Any person who has been convicted of a misdemeanor of domestic violence cannot lawfully possess a firearm or ammunition (Title 18, U.S.C., Section 922(g)(9)). A "misdemeanor crime of domestic violence" is generally defined under the statute as any offense involving the use or attempted use of physical force, or the threatened use of a deadly weapon, committed by the victim's current or former domestic partner, parent, or guardian. The term "convicted" as defined in the statute, excludes any person whose conviction has been expunged, set-aside, or pardoned or any person whose civil rights have been restored unless the pardon, expunging or restoration of civil rights expressly prohibits the possession of firearms or ammunition. Candidates who have been convicted of a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence within the meaning of the referenced statutes are not qualified for this position. Candidates under consideration will be required to certify whether they have ever been convicted of such an offense. False or fraudulent information provided by candidates is criminally punishable by fine or imprisonment (Title 18, U.S.C., Section 1001).
Have you been convicted of a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence within the meaning of the referenced statutes stated above?

A. Yes
B. No


4. Select one statement from the choices below to show how you meet the qualification requirements for this position.

A. I have at least one full year of specialized experience comparable in scope and responsibility to the GS-14 level in the Federal service (obtained in either the public or private sectors). This experience must include activities such as: 1) managing law enforcement and physical security activities and operations; 2) providing technical advice and guidance to management and other senior staff regarding the evaluation of operations related to physical secuirty and law enforcement programs; 3) directing the work of subordinate staff (i.e. assigning work, developing performance standards, making authoritative decisions regarding personnel actions, etc.); and 4) interpreting laws, rules, and regulations in law enforcement to ensure compliance in managing physical security protection program goals and objectives.
B. My experience is not described in the statement above.


For each task in the following groups, choose the statement from the list A through E following that most accurately describes your current level of experience and capability.

A- I have no experience in performing this work behavior.
B- I have limited experience in performing this work behavior. I have had exposure to this work behavior but would require additional guidance, instruction, or experience to perform it at a proficient level.
C- I have experience performing this work behavior across routine or predictable situations with minimal supervision or guidance.
D- I have performed this work behavior independently across a wide range of situations. I have assisted others in carrying out this work behavior. I seek guidance in carrying out this work behavior only in unusually complex situations.
E- I am considered an expert in carrying out this work behavior. I advise and instruct others in carrying out this work behavior on a regular basis. I am consulted by my colleagues and/or superiors to carry out this work behavior in unusually complex situations.

5. Promote and communicate the program goals to subordinate staff.

6. Translate broad organizational goals into concrete, actionable objectives.

7. Challenge and motivate others to achieve their potential.

8. Ensure that staff performance is in align with the objectives, goals, and objectives of the agency.

9. Provide advice and guidance to senior leadership and subordinates concerning the most practical means of attaining scheduled objectives and solving problems.


10. Evaluate work performance of subordinates and ensure performance standards among subordinate work units are equitable.

11. Develop performance standards and serve as reviewing official for subordinate positions.

12. Advise, counsel, and instruct employees on both work and administrative matters.

13. Hear and resolve complaints and grievances from employees.

14. Identify developmental and training needs of employees and provide or arrange for needed development and training.

15. Approve/deny promotions, awards, and other personnel actions based on employee performance.


16. Conduct briefings to individuals, groups, and large audiences within and outside of an organization.

17. Prepare cases or testimony for court or administrative proceedings.

18. Confer and negotiate with internal groups to facilitate program implementation or find mutually acceptable approaches to work related problems.

19. Successfully conduct negotiations about sensitive work related subjects with both internal and external groups.

20. Present briefings to justify, defend or influence higher level managers or internal/external organizations on program areas.

21. Present formal briefings/speeches to the media, Members of Congress, and the general public on diverse and controversial or complex issues.


22. Assess security programs for cost, efficiency and effectiveness.

23. Manage surveillance operations to ensure an equitable balance in workload.

24. Ensure proper priority is given to more critical or potentially sensitive programs/cases/investigations.

25. Plan the development of research data and analysis to be used for changes/edits/evaluation in program policy and regulatory guidance.

26. Develop staffing and financial requirements and service delivery strategies aimed at assessing and meeting the protective service requirements of both internal and external clients.

27. Participate in the full range of security and administrative investigations to coordinate ongoing or upcoming security initiatives.


28. Conduct analysis to integrate and coordinate physical and electronic security operations (e.g., law enforcement investigations, emergency preparedness plans, and client relations and satisfaction with services provided).

29. Prioritize, coordinate, and monitor the performance of physical security and pre-lease surveys, crime prevention program and assessment activities.

30. Serve as an advisor in matters related to electronic security, crime prevention and enforcement operations.

31. Conduct and monitor a crime prevention and tenant awareness program.

32. Perform security assessments in high risk buildings.

33. Arrest a person suspected of committing a felony.

34. Enforce and assure security compliance with statutes, laws, building rules and regulations.