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Are you looking for a SECURITY SPECIALIST- DIRECT HIRE AUTHORITY? We suggest you consider a direct vacancy at Air Force Materiel Command in Wright-Patterson AFB. The page displays the terms, salary level, and employer contacts Air Force Materiel Command person


Salary: $91 078 - 139 407 per year
Relocation: YES
Published at: May 16 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 the single focal point, Command OPSEC Program Manager (PM) with the Headquarters (HQ) Air Force Materiel Command in developing guidance for MAJCOM implementation. This job announcement will be used to gather applications that may or may not result in a referral or selection.


Establishes, develops, and maintains effective working relationships with HQ USAF, HQ AFMC directorates, centers and installation senior leader. Makes OPSEC risk assessments and risk management mitigation strategies/recommendations based on intelligence-derived threat issues that require deviations from synthesis of policies that can have national implications. Works as the alternate STINFO PM which develops, implements and administers the Scientific and Technical Infromation (STINFO) Program for the Air Force Materiel Command.


  • U.S. Citizenship is required
  • Males must be registered for Selective Service, see Legal and Regulatory Guidance
  • This posn is subject to provisions of the DoD Priority Placement Program
  • For more information on Acq Demo please go to DoD AcqDemo Homepage http://acqdemo.hci.mil/ and Fact Sheet http://acqdemo.hci.mil/faq.html
  • Relocation costs or other incentives may be available and considered by the organization
  • Selectee is expected to be granted with and/or maintain the appropriate security clearance required for the position.
  • Employee must maintain current certifications
  • 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
  • Disclosure of Political Appointments
  • Direct Deposit: All federal employees are required to have direct deposit.
  • This position may require travel.
  • Selectee may be required to serve a probationary or trial period


Experience requirements are described in the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualification Standards for General Schedule Positions, Security Administration Series 0080. SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Applicants must have at least 1 year (52 weeks) of specialized experience at the next lower broadband NH-03, equivalent to the next lower grade GS-11 or equivalent in other pay systems. Specialized experience includes experience in establishing, developing and maintaining effective working relationships with directorates, centers and installation leaders as well as providing policy and guidance; ensuring all subordinate organizations are identifying and controlling critical information for each operation; identifying weaknesses and formulating plans to correct program deficiencies and developing intelligence and counter- intelligence relationships necessary in order to support programs. 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. 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: Expert ability in developing, analyzing, and evaluating security programs to meet mission requirements and improve processes and policy for the protection of technology. Knowledge of the intelligence enterprise to support and promote information sharing and strategies. Ability to communicate orally and in writing, clearly, concisely and accurately. Ability to establish effective professional working relationships with coworkers and customers, contributing to a cooperative working environment and successful accomplishment of the mission. Knowledge of government contractual practices and requirements for development and purchase of USAF acquisition programs and or supporting programs/projects. Must be familiar with Defense Industrial Base Security organization, operations and management practices. Ability to conduct MAJCOM and subordinate unit compliance inspections, advise, and propose improvements, solutions, and corrective courses of action. Thorough knowledge of scientific and technical information generated or managed by AFMC acquisition and logistics organizations across various operating locations, DoD acquisition policies, and working knowledge of scientific and technical information managed by other AFMC organizations. IDEAL CANDIDATE: Makes OPSEC risk assessments and risk management/mitigation strategies/recommendations based on intelligence-derived threat issues that require deviations from or synthesis of policies that can have national implications. Applies innovative techniques as most risks cannot be pre-defined and remain broadly generic. Complexity of duties is amplified as useful precedent often does not exist, technological advancements constantly change parameters for problem solutions, and unknown events significantly change circumstances. Collects, assembles, analyzes, and assesses background, data and other intelligence information. Develops processes, methods and recommendations to defeat intelligence gathering or risk exposure of information and ultimately prevent the compromise, loss, and/or unauthorized access/disclosure, of OPSEC sensitive information. Derive appropriate protection of information regardless of physical form or characteristics, over the life cycle of the information, including actions to regulate access to sensitive information, controlled unclassified information and classified information. Initiates projects, data requests, and plans broad research and analysis programs. Analyzes major problems, mission vulnerabilities, security impacts to mission assurance, and convergence difficulties involving one or more security disciplines and provides cost effective, efficient, and productive solutions to ensure mission success. 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.


ARE YOU USING YOUR 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 Wright Patterson AFB 2000 Allbrook Drive Wright Patterson AFB, OH 45433 US
  • Name: Total Force Service Center
  • Phone: 1-800-525-0102
  • Email: [email protected]


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