Job opening: Security Specialist
Salary: $69 107 - 89 835 per year
Published at: Sep 01 2023
Employment Type: Full-time
About the Position: This position is in the Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS). Employees occupying DCIPS positions are in the Excepted Service and must adhere to U.S. Code, Title 10, as well as Department of Defense Instruction 1400.25. This position is located at the 7th Signal Command, 93rd Signal Brigade in Fort Drum, NY.
Serve as the Security Specialist responsible to support the Command Security Manager administering all intelligence-related security programs of the Network Enterprise Center (NEC).
Initiate security clearance investigations for all personnel assigned to the NEC. Administers all security programs in accordance with current laws, regulations and policies.
Plan, develop, and implement PHYSEC policies and procedures to ensure protection of buildings and equipment assigned to NEC.
Interpret and provide direction for security applications and ensures compliance with established security related directives.
Perform facility walk-throughs to monitor compliance with security procedures/processes and report deficiencies to supervisor.
Plan, develop, and provide Security Education Training to supported customers and NEC employees.
Responsible for security administration support for the in/out-processing of all Northeast Region NEC employees and contractors.
- Appointment may be subject to a suitability or fitness determination, as determined by a completed background investigation.
- Two year trial period may be required.
- In accordance with Change 3 to AR 600-85, Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention and Control Program, individual must successfully pass a urinalysis screening for illegal drug use prior to appointment and periodically thereafter.
- Must be able to obtain and maintain a Top Secret (TS) security clearance based on a T5 investigation/Single Scope Background Investigation (SSBI) with eligibility for sensitive compartmented information (SCI).
- Required to possess a valid government vehicle operator license to support unit/activity customer service support requirements.
- Subject to 2-hour call back for emergency and/or security related issues.
- This position requires the incumbent obtain the following core SPeD Certification: Security Fundamentals Professional Certification (SFPC) within their first two years of employment.
Who May Apply:
Only applicants who meet one of the employment authority categories below are eligible to apply for this job. You will be asked to identify which category or categories you meet, and to provide documents which prove you meet the category or categories you selected. See Proof of Eligibility for an extensive list of document requirements for all employment authorities.
10-Point Other Veterans? Rating30 Percent or More Disabled Veterans5-Point Veterans' PreferenceCurrent Army Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS) EmployeeCurrent Department of Army Civilian EmployeesCurrent Department of Defense (DOD) Civilian Employee (non-Army)Current DoD Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS) Employee (non-Army)Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS) Interchange AgreementDisabled Veteran w/ a Service-Connected Disability, More than 10%, Less than 30%Non-Department of Defense (DoD) TransferPrior Federal Service EmployeeUnited States Citizen Applying to a DCIPS Position
Army DCIPS positions apply Veteran's Preference to preference eligible candidates as defined by Section 2108 of Title 5 U.S.C., in accordance with the procedures provided in DoD Instruction 1400.25, Volume 2005, DCIPS Employment and Placement.
In order to qualify, you must meet the education and/or experience requirements described below. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student; social). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application. Additional information about transcripts is in this document.
To qualify based on your experience, your resume must describe at least one year of experience which prepared you to do the work in this job. Specialized experience is defined as experience editing personnel records within approved system of record for security clearances, such as Defense Information Security System (DISS); teaching or training personnel in security processes or security inspections; utilizing two or more of the following disciplines for a command - Communication Security (COMSEC), Personnel Security (PERSEC), Information Security (INFOSEC) and/or Physical Security (PHYSEC); AND performing security inquiries or investigations. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service (GG/GS-09).
Specialized experience is progressively responsible intelligence-related security work directly related to the position being filled.
A Ph.D or equivalent Degree that is closely related to the position. Closely Related constitutes a degree which has educated the student in pertinent, specific position-related subject matter allowing the student to develop knowledge and abilities directly applicable to the position being filled such as International Relations, Foreign Area Studies, Political Science, Geography, Foreign Affairs, International Law, History, Economics, Demography, Engineering, Law, Sociology, Psychology, Military Science, Cartography, Social or Cultural Anthropology, and/or Physical or Chemical Science. (NOTE: Transcripts must be submitted with application).
You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in the following areas:
Information SecurityPersonnel SecurityTeaching Others
: If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet the qualification requirements, you must show the education credentials have been evaluated by a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign education programs and such education has been deemed equivalent to that gained in an accredited U.S. education program; or full credit has been given for the courses at a U.S. accredited college or university. For further information, visit: http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html
- Address ST-IC-W6S5AA 7TH SIG CMD 93RD SIG BD
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Fort Huachuca, AZ 85613
- Name: Army Applicant Help Desk