Job opening: Security Specialist (Field Security Manager)
Salary: $92 619 - 156 323 per year
Published at: Feb 12 2024
Employment Type: Full-time
This position is located in the Management Directorate, Office of Security and Integrity, Threat Management Division, Large Facility Branch
As a SECURITY SPECIALIST (FIELD SECURITY MANAGER), you will coordinate local security program oversight for several security disciplines, including information security, operations security, administrative security, communications security and physical security.
Integrate and implement the USCIS security programs within an assigned regional area of responsibility by providing security guidance and education to agency leadership and personnel.
Plan, organize, coordinate, and conduct site surveys, evaluations, and reviews to identify physical security conditions to determine if corrective actions are necessary.
Independently conduct periodic announced and unannounced security reviews at facilities within the assigned area of responsibility to maintain an optimum level of security support.
Represent the agency at meetings, conferences, and training sessions. Provide a variety of security training to include general security awareness to USCIS personnel.
Coordinate local security program oversight for several security disciplines, including information security, operations security, administrative security, communications security, and physical security.
Provide accountability guidance for secure equipment, secure forms, and national security information (NSI). Disseminate updated security guidelines and procedures to ensure compliance and consistency.
Serve as the security expert and project manager regarding security requirements during new and existing construction efforts as well as new facility project planning and design in coordination with appropriate stakeholders.
The qualifications for this position must be met by 11:59 PM (Eastern Time) on 02/21/2024.
Current Federal employees must have served 52 weeks at the lower grade or equivalent grade band in the Federal service. The Time-in-Grade requirement must be met by 11:59 PM (Eastern Time) on 02/21/2024.
GS-12: You qualify at the GS-12 level if you possess one (1) year of specialized experience, equivalent to at least the GS-11 level in the federal government, which has equipped you with the skills needed to successfully perform the duties of the position. You must have experience performing the following duties:
Coordinating local security program oversight for security disciplines, such as information security, operations security, administrative security, communications security and physical security.
Assisting in the development of written directives and standard operating procedures.
Evaluating the effectiveness of existing security practices.
Confirming that personnel comply with established security policies and procedures, and recommending appropriate action to correct deficiencies.
GS-13: You qualify at the GS-13 level if you possess one (1) year of specialized experience, equivalent to at least the GS-12 level in the federal government, which has equipped you with the skills needed to successfully perform the duties of the position. You must have experience performing the following duties:
Independently analyzing and resolving broad and complex security problems.
Providing technical expertise in initiating and leading projects involving the evaluation of security programs and operations.
Developing and implementing policy, standards, and procedures for security programs.
Briefing senior leadership, making recommendations, offering advice about security issues as they affect the organization.
Please read the following important information to ensure you submit everything we need to consider your application: It is your responsibility to ensure that you submit your responses and appropriate documentation prior to 02/21/2024. Your resume will be used to determine your qualifications for the position advertised in this announcement. Therefore, your resume must highlight your most relevant, significant experience related to the requirements found in the qualification section of this announcement, as well as any applicable education. USCIS will only review the first 5 pages of your resume to determine your initial eligibility/qualifications for a position. As such, please be sure to include content to support your eligibility/qualifications for this position within the first 5 pages. Please note that your full resume will be made available to the hiring manager if you are referred. Be clear and specific when describing your work history since Human Resources cannot make assumptions regarding your experience. Your application will be rated and ranked based on your responses to the online questions.
Please ensure EACH work history includes ALL of the following information:
Job Title (include series and grade if Federal Job)
Duties (be specific in describing your duties)
Employer's name and address
Supervisor name and phone number
Start and end dates including month, day and year (e.g. June 18 2007 to April 05 2008)
Start and end dates for each grade/pay level if you've held a federal position.
Full-time or part-time status (include hours worked per week)
Determining length of General or Specialized Experience is dependent on the above information and failure to provide the above information may result in a finding of ineligible.
Note: Overstating your qualifications and/or experience in your application materials or application questionnaire may result in your removal from consideration.
Federal Experience: If you are using current or prior federal experience as a basis for qualifying for this position, the grade levels and length of employment (mm/dd/year) at each grade level must be listed in your work history. This information will be further validated if selected for this position.
National Service Experience (i.e., volunteer experience): 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). Volunteer work helps build criteria competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer service. Please provide the dates and amount of time/hours worked earning this experience.
EDUCATIONAL SUBSTITUTION: There is no educational substitution at this grade level.