Supervisory Security Specialist


Vacancy ID: 842504   Announcement Number: PH-13-CLW-842504   USAJOBS Control Number: 338112900

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Vacancy Identification Number

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1. Title of Job

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2. Biographic Data

3. E-Mail Address

4. Work Information

5. Employment Availability

6. Citizenship

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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

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18. Other Date Information

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19. Job Preference

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20. Occupational Specialties

Select the Occupational Specialty Code that identifies how you would like to receive consideration for this position. Applicants requesting consideration as a merit promotion, Schedule A, or non-competitive eligible candidate must include the appropriate required supporting documents with their application package. 

 

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

 

001 - 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, performance appraisal and/or veterans documentation).

 

002 - Non competitive and Special Hiring Authorities.  This includes applicants who are eligible for non competitive or special appointment authorities such as: 30% or more compensably disabled veterans, Veterans' Recruitment Appointment (VRA - for position at GS-11 and below), and persons with disabilities (Schedule A), military spouse preference, Federal employees in excepted position 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 this 842504.  For more information about special hiring authorities, visit:  http://www.opm.gov/hr_practitioners/lawsregulations/appointingauthorities/index.asp.  You must provide qualifying documentation for a non competitive or special hiring authority.


001 Supervisory Security Specialist

21. Geographic Availability

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110010001 Washington DC, 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:

Thank you for your interest in a Supervisory Security Specialist position with the Department of Justice.

We will evaluate your resume and your responses to this Assessment Questionnaire to determine if you are among the best qualified for this position. Your responses are subject to verification. Please review your responses for accuracy before you submit this questionnaire.

1. Select the one statement that best describes the experience that you possess that demonstrates your ability to perform as a Supervisory Security Specialist at the GS-14  grade level or equivalent pay band in the Federal service.

A. I have at least one year (52 weeks) of specialized work experience equivalent to the GS-13 grade level in the Federal service working with security compliance review policies and regulations; conducting agency/company wide security inspections; evaluating physical security requirements and the developing of new methods of planning, implementing, and evaluating security programs ; managing complex projects; serving as technical expert and consultant to others; and functioning as a first line supervisor or team leader to other security specialists.
B. I do not meet the specialized experience requirements described above.

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.

2.  Conduct agency-wide security inspections, ensuring components are in compliance with agency/ company standards.

3.  Provide functional direction and program evaluation to field installations.

4. Participate in policy formulation related to security review.

5.  Evaluate state- of-the- art equipment and processes to meet present security needs and anticipate future needs.

6.  Review new or revised legislation or regulations for impact on security programs.

7. Develop security impact assessments, including cost to facilities, industry, etc.

8.  Prepare flow charts, diagrams, floor plans, etc for security compliance reviews.

9.  Manage projects throughout the full project life cycle, including planning and design, budgeting, and implementation.

10.  Monitor progress of project being performed by team members, identifying and helping to resolve any problems that may have developed.

for each item, select the ONE response that most accurately describes your current level of experience and capability using the scale below.

A- I do not have experience or demonstrated capability in performing this activity, but I am willing to learn.
B- I have limited experience in performing this activity. I have had exposure to this activity but would require additional guidance, instruction, or experience to perform it at a satisfactory level.
C- I have a fair amount of experience and a fair amount of demonstrated capability in performing this activity. I can perform this activity satisfactorily but could benefit from additional guidance, instruction, or experience to perform this activity more effectively.
D- I have considerable experience and considerable demonstrated capability in performing this activity. I can perform this activity independently and effectively.
E- I have extensive experience and extensive demonstrated capability in performing this activity. I am considered an expert; I am able to train or assist others; and my work is typically not reviewed by a supervisor. I have received verbal and/or written recognition from others in carrying out this activity.

11.  Evaluate project upon completion.

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.

12. Serve as  first line supervisor or team leader to staff with different levels of expertise.

13. Review work products of subordinate compliance security specialists.

14. Plan work to be accomplished by subordinate employees.

15. Set and adjust short and long term program priorities.

16. Assign  work based on priorities, consideration of the difficulty and requirement of assignments, and capabilities of employees.

INSTRUCTIONS: In this part, you will respond to questions about supervisory/leadership experiences you have had that are related to the requirements of the job for which you are applying. Carefully review the response descriptions listed below. For each question or statement, select the ONE response description that best describes your experience.

A- I have performed this task as a supervisor or director of a work unit/group/division.
B- I have performed this task as a senior employee of a project or work unit/group/division.
C- I have performed this task as a team leader of a work unit/group/division.
D- I have performed this task in the independent management of my personal workload/assignments
E- I have not performed this task in the capacities stated above in responses A-thru-D.

17. Identify  ways to improve production or increase the quality of the work performed.

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.

18. Develop performance standards for staff.

19. Evaluate work performance of subordinate employees.

20. Give advice or instruction to subordinate employees on work-related and administrative matters

21. Recommend appointment, promotion, and reassignment of employees.

22. Enforce minor disciplinary measures such as warnings and reprimands.

23. Identify training needs of staff and make recommendations for implementation.

24.  Serve as technical expert in planning and executing security compliance programs in other work units.

25.  Conduct  briefings on program operations and changes.

26.  Recommend changes in policies and procedures within area of responsibility.

27.  Advise senior management of potential problems and possible program responses.

28.  Negotiate with senior management of potential problems and possible program responses.

29. Maintain ongoing working relationships with security specialists in all levels of local, state and federal government.