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Are you looking for a SECURITY SPECIALIST? We suggest you consider a direct vacancy at Department of the Air Force - Agency Wide in Tinker AFB. The page displays the terms, salary level, and employer contacts Department of the Air Force - Agency Wide person


Salary: $72 553 - 94 317 per year
Published at: Mar 26 2024
Employment Type: Full-time
Click on "Learn more about this agency" button below to view Eligibilities being considered and other IMPORTANT information. The primary purpose of this position is to serve as a security specialist and security advisor, providing oversight and management of multiple security disciplines (information, personnel, industrial, physical, computer, operations and communications security) in support of an advanced and Special Access Programs (SAPs).


Implements and administers the SAP information security program. Implements and administers the SAP personnel security program. Implements and administers SAP industrial security program. Implements and administers the SAP physical security program.


  • U.S. Citizenship Required
  • Males must be registered for Selective Service, see www.sss.gov
  • Selectee is expected to be granted with and/or maintain the appropriate security clearance required for the position.
  • Relocation costs or other incentives may be available and considered by the organization.
  • This posn is subject to provisions of the DoD Priority Placement Program
  • This position may require drug testing and the candidate may be subject to passing a drug test upon selection.
  • Employee may be required to work other than normal duty hours, to include evenings, weekends and/or holidays, Shift work and emergency overtime may be required
  • Selectee is expected to be granted with and/or maintain the appropriate security clearance required for the position
  • Employee must maintain current certifications
  • Disclosure of Political Appointments
  • Direct Deposit: All federal employees are required to have direct deposit.
  • Department of Defense Security Fundamentals Professional Certification, Special Program Security Certification and Security Asset Protection Professional Certification conferrals are required within 2 years of the established employee EOD
  • This position may be designated as a national security position.
  • Employee may be required to take a random counter-intelligence polygraph and submit to background checks as a condition of employment and/or continued access to the SAP.
  • The employee may be required to obtain and maintain a Top Secret clearance with access to SCI and SAPs.
  • Selectee may be required to serve a probationary or trial period.
  • The employee may be required to travel in military and/or commercial aircraft to perform temporary duty assignments


Experience requirements are described in the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualification Standards for General Schedule Positions, Administrative and Management. Due to the use of 120-day rosters, this period of experience may be completed within 120 days of the closing date of this announcement. SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Applicants must have at least one year (52 weeks) of specialized experience at the next lower grade GS-09, or equivalent in other pay systems. Examples of specialized experience includes serving as a security professional for the development, testing, fielding, and protection of advanced and special access programs to include information security, personnel security, industrial security, and physical security. Implementing security plans and procedures for operations security (OPSEC) plans for personnel and facilities. Developing and administering security access procedures for military, civilian, and contractor personnel to include analyzing requests, investigating personnel security suitability issues, preparing security databases, and initiating investigation reviews. Executing security policies and directives for protection and operation of sensitive compartmented information facilities. NOTE: Due to the use of 120-day rosters, this period of experience may be completed within 120 days of the closing date of this announcement. OR EDUCATION: Successfully completed a PH.D or equivalent doctoral degree, or at least three (3) years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree; or LL.M, if related, in a field which demonstrates the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work of the position. NOTE: You must submit copies of your official transcripts OR COMBINATION OF EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION: 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%. NOTE: You must submit a copy of official transcripts. FEDERAL TIME-IN-GRADE (TIG) REQUIREMENT FOR GENERAL SCHEDULE (GS) POSITIONS: Merit promotion applicants must meet applicable time-in-­grade requirements to be considered eligible. One year at the GS-09 level is required to meet the time-in-grade requirements for the GS-11 level. TIG applies if you are in a current GS position or held a GS position within the previous 52 weeks. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (KSAs): Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of knowledge, skills, abilities and/or competencies in the following areas: 1. Knowledge of a wide range of security concepts, principles, and practices to review, independently analyze, and resolve difficult and complex security problems; apply policy direction to contractors and government/military officials, and develop guidance for applying security policy, procedures, techniques, equipment, and methods to a variety of work situations and various levels or degrees of security controls. 2. Knowledge of a broad range of security program relationships, and proficiency in information, personnel, and industrial security to effectively implement and administer applicable security programs and/or coordinate with other specialized security programs. 3. Knowledge of security classification methods, concepts, and eligibility for access to classified or sensitive information to review plans for proposed or new projects, organizations, and/or missions to assure the presence of adequate planning for information security and other controls. 4. Knowledge of required Security Special Access program (SAP) and sensitive compartmented information (SCI) security procedures. 5. Skill in planning, developing, analyzing, and evaluating security programs to meet mission requirements and improve the security program. 6. Ability to plan, organize work, and meet deadlines and ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. WORK ENVIRONMENT The work is performed in an office setting. Most inspections are also conducted in office settings. PART-TIME OR UNPAID EXPERIENCE: Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid and or part-time work. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week. VOLUNTEER WORK EXPERIENCE: Refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service Programs (i.e., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student and social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge and skills that can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.


IF USING EDUCATION TO QUALIFY: If position has a positive degree requirement or education forms the basis for qualifications, you MUST submit transcriptswith the application. Official transcripts are not required at the time of application; however, if position has a positive degree requirement, qualifying based on education alone or in combination with experience, transcripts must be verified prior to appointment. An accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education must accredit education. Click here to check accreditation.

FOREIGN EDUCATION: Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the requirements. You must show proof the education credentials have been deemed to be at least equivalent to that gained in conventional U.S. education program. It is your responsibility to provide such evidence when applying.


  • Address Tinker AFB Tenants 3001 Staff Drive Tinker AFB, OK 73145 US
  • Name: Total Force Service Center
  • Phone: 1-800-525-0102
  • Email: [email protected]


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