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Salary: $36 209 - 51 446 per year
Published at: Mar 26 2024
Employment Type: Full-time


You will check credentials of personnel or vehicles to control access to base posts, buildings, private property, or restricted areas. You will maintain security equipment to confirm proper working order and functionality. You will access a personal identification system to issue vehicle passes and identification badges. You will maintain radio communications with other patrol units or posts while providing continuous security of designated areas and buildings.


  • Must be a US Citizen.
  • Must be determined suitable for federal employment.
  • Must participate in the direct deposit pay program.
  • New employees to the Department of the Navy will be required to successfully pass the E-Verify employment verification check. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, visit e-verify.gov
  • Within the Department of Defense (DoD), the appointment of retired military members within 180 days immediately following retirement date to a civilian position is subject to the provisions of 5 United States Code 3326.
  • Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered for Selective Service.
  • This is a bargaining unit position.
  • Successful completion of a pre-employment drug test (including marijuana) is required. A tentative offer of employment will be rescinded if you fail to report to the drug test appointment or fail the test. You will be subject to random testing.
  • You will be required to obtain and maintain a current valid United States driver's license.
  • You will be required to successfully complete a pre-appointment physical examination.
  • This is a Mission Essential position. You will be required to ensure organization or facility continuity of operations and/or completion of tasks that are considered essential to the mission designated by a local or command decision.
  • You will be required to obtain and maintain an interim and/or final security clearance prior to entrance on duty. Failure to obtain and maintain the required level of clearance may result in the withdrawal of a job offer or removal.
  • Incumbent is required to wear a uniform and comply with grooming standards. The incumbent will be required to wear protective clothing such as a ballistic vest, helmet, etc.
  • Incumbent must obtain and maintain current certification for CPR and First Aid.
  • You will be required to wear personal protective equipment such as helmets, gloves, coveralls, glasses, goggles, respirators and safety shoes continuously for the duration of the work shift.
  • This position is covered by the Domestic Violence Misdemeanor Amendment (30 Sep 96) of the Gun Control Act (Lautenberg Amendment) of 1968. You will be required to sign a DD-Form-2760, Qualification to possess firearms or ammunition.
  • You must meet the qualifications and be certified to carry a firearm. You will need to maintain firearm proficiency.
  • Work is performed in areas where potentially harmful physical and chemical agents are present (e.g. fumes, dust, heat, ionizing and non-ionizing radiation and chemicals). You will be required to participate in medical surveillance programs.
  • This position is restricted to applicants with veterans preference. However, applications will be accepted from non-preference eligibles that may be referred for employment consideration only in the absence of applicants with veterans preference.


GS-05: Your resume must demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-04 grade level or pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector. Specialized experience must demonstrate the following: 1) Screening and/or inspecting personal and commercial vehicles requesting installation access; 2) Controlling personnel access by verifying identification/credentials; 3) Patrolling buildings or perimeters for suspicious activity; and 4) Maintaining desk logs, desk journals, and pass-down logbooks to document security events. GS-04: Your resume must demonstrate at least six months of general experience performing administrative, technical, clerical, military, or other work that involved following written procedures, rules, or regulations in contacts with coworkers, supervisors, or members of the public to provide a service, respond to inquiries, or obtain information, AND I have six months of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade level (GS-03) or pay band in the federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector that involved the protection of property against such hazards as fire, theft, damage, accident, or trespass; or maintaining order and protecting life. Such experience must have provided knowledge of protective systems and techniques. NOTE: This information MUST be supported in your resume to be considered for the position. Additional qualification information can be found from the following Office of Personnel Management website: https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/#url=List-by-Occupational-Series https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/0000/security-guard-series-0085/ Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., professional, philanthropic, religious, spiritual, community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. Must successfully pass (no felony convictions) an initial criminal background check and annual review. Must pass periodic proficiency, examinations in the use of firearms, expandable baton and the application of defensive spray. Required to render appropriate honors (salute) while manning ECPs. Be able to discern colors, contrast, and depth IAW OPM standards. This position is subject to work an uncommon tour, including nights, weekends, and holidays to meet mission requirements. Overtime or night differential pay and/or unusual duty hours may be required. PHYSICAL DEMANDS: This work requires on a regular and recurring basis, considerable and/or strenuous physical exertion such as lifting/dragging heavy objects over 50 lbs., crouching or crawling in restrictive areas during inspection activities, defending oneself and others during a physical attack. Required to successfully complete a periodic physical abilities test and must routinely participate in defense tactics, handcuffing and firearms qualification requiring physical stamina and agility. WORK ENVIRONMENT: Work is performed for the most part outdoors in the heat, cold, rain and wind during the hours of daylight and darkness; with work in or under extremely dangerous conditions. the work environment regularly involves high risk with exposure to potentially dangerous situations or unusual environmental stress which requires a range of safety and other precautions. The incumbent may also work in areas where certain potentially harmful physical and chemical agents are present.


In lieu of general/specialized experience, you may qualify with the following education or combination of both education and experience:

GS-04:Successful completion of at least two full academic years of education above high school
A combination of experience and education as described above that equates to one year of experience

A transcript must be submitted with your application if qualifying using education. See Required Documents for additional information.


  • Address NSA MID SOUTH TN SEC DET 5722 Integrity Drive Millington, TN 38054 US
  • Name: Department of Navy EIC
  • Email: [email protected]


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