Job opening: Security Specialist
Salary: $75 715 - 98 426 per year
Published at: Jan 24 2024
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. Position is located at Fort Gregg-Adams, in Prince George County, Virginia. Located 3 miles east of Petersburg VA and is Headquarters to the US Army Combined Arms Support Command.
Perform a variety of customer support duties in the areas of Personnel Security and Information Security for the 59th Ordnance Brigade and subordinate units.
Conduct security inspections of directorates and subordinate units.
Develop and apply traditional approaches for the conduct of a full-range security awareness, education, and training programs.
Provide authoritative information regarding requirements for personnel security clearances, SCI accesses, interpretation of personnel security regulations, and adjudicative guidelines to customers.
Provide guidance and training to subordinate commanders, staff officers and security personnel on the personnel security program.
Assist in providing Force Protection and Operations Security (OPSEC) training as well as entry into Isolated Personnel Report (ISOPREP) for personnel travelling outside the continental U.S. (OCONUS).
Advise on the classification, declassification, and protection of classified national defense and other sensitive information.
Conduct inquiries/investigations of security violations involving classified information.
- Appointment may be subject to a suitability or fitness determination, as determined by a completed background investigation.
- 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).
- 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.
- Requires Temporary Duty (TDY) travel up to 30% of the time.
- This position has been identified for the Security Professional Education Development (SPeD) Certification Program. For more information, see note below in Additional Information.
- Incumbent is required to submit a Confidential Financial Disclosure Report, OGE-450, (5CFR Part 2634, Subpart I Confidential Financial Disclosure Reports). For more information, see note below in Additional Information.
- Two year trial/probationary period may be required.
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.
Current 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 AgreementNon-Department of Defense (DoD) TransferPriority Placement Program, DoD Military Reserve (MR) and National Guard (NG) Technician EligiblePriority Placement Program, DoD MR and NG Preference Eligible Tech Receiving Disability RetirementPriority Placement Program, DoD Retained Grade Preference Eligible
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:
1. Experience initiating, processing, reviewing, and approving security clearance requests and clearance packets to ensure accuracy and completeness. AND
2. Experience interpreting personnel security regulations.
This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service (GG/GS-09).
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 National Security Studies, Political Science, International Relations/Foreign Affairs, Geography, Security Management/Administrations, Criminal Justice, Psychology, History, or Law. (NOTE: Transcripts must be submitted with application).
Combination of Education and Experience: A combination of education and experience may be used to qualify for this position as long as the computed percentage of the requirements is at least 100%. To compute the percentage of the requirements, divide your total months of experience by 12. Then divide the total number of completed graduate semester hours (or equivalent) beyond the second year (total graduate semester hours minus 36) by 18. Add the two percentages. (NOTE: Transcripts must be submitted with application).
You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in the following areas:
Industrial SecurityInformation SecurityPersonnel SecurityTechnical Competence
Specialized experience is progressively responsible intelligence-related security work directly related to the position being filled. Creditable experience may include previous military experience, experience gained in the private sector or in another government agency as long as it was at a level at least equivalent to the next lower band in the series.
: 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
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