Supervisory Physical Security Specialist


Vacancy ID: 868618   Announcement Number: FS-868618-AC13   USAJOBS Control Number: 341557400

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Vacancy Identification Number

868618
1. Title of Job

Supervisory Physical Security Specialist
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

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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

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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 868618.  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 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:
270675053 Bloomington, MN
482190141 El Paso, TX

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, or am able to obtain, a state driver's license.
B. I do not have, and will not be able to obtain, a state 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

FIREARM

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

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

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-13 level in the Federal service (obtained in either the public or private sectors). This experience must include activities such as: 1) analyzing and interpreting security policies and directives to define new or enhanced organizational physical security program needs; 2) analyzing and evaluating statistical data and crime trends to make key policy decisions that result in planning new program requirements; and 3) directing the work of subordinate staff (i.e. assigning work, developing performance standards, making authoritative decisions regarding personnel actions, etc.). NOTE: The contents of your resume must explicitly show that you meet all aspects of this requirement to receive credit.
B. My experience is not described in the above statement and I do not qualify for this position.

Knowledge of law enforcement and physical security concepts, principles, and practices

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

6. Monitor the performance of physical security and pre-lease surveys, crime prevention program and assessment activities, and occupant emergency plan reviews.

7. Conduct technical quality reviews of security surveys prior to submitting to the supervisor.

8. Monitor coordination of work site inspectors for guard service and security installation and maintenance.

9. Review security installation and maintenance performed under contract to ensure protection specifications are met.

10. Ensure security commands are conducting and monitoring crime prevention and tenant awareness programs.

Ability to conduct analyses, evaluations and internal inspections of security programs

11. Conduct periodic security program inspections and surveys to determine individual and organizational adherence to established standards.

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

13. Research and investigate new methods, systems, procedures and equipment for overall law enforcement and security operations.

14. Evaluate tenant satisfaction to determine possible improvements, changes or corrective actions to assure effective levels of tenant services.

15. Analyze crime data to isolate trends and or security problems identified through the survey process.

Ability to negotiate and communicate effectively orally

16. Maintain liaison with local, state and security officials to ensure effective coordination of physical security issues are in compliance.

17. Interact with local, state, and law enforcement officials to ensure an effective exchange of accurate crime data and related information.

18. Serve on building security committee(s) and interact with tenant representatives.

19. Provide direction to other physical security specialists regarding appropriate tenant relation strategies and communication.

Ability to supervise

20. Which of the following supervisory duties have you performed? (Select all that apply.)

A. Plan and assign work based on priorities and capabilities of subordinate supervisors
B. Develop performance standards for subordinate positions
C. Counsel subordinate supervisors on administrative work matters
D. Hear and resolve complaints from subordinate supervisors
E. Identify developmental needs of subordinate supervisors
F. Conduct formal performance reviews of subordinate positions
G. Recommend disciplinary measures (e.g. demotion, removal/dismissal from position, move to another position)
H. None of the above (If selected, be sure this is the ONLY response selected for this item)