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    THIS IS A NATIONAL GUARD TITLE 5 EXCEPTED SERVICE POSITION.

    This National Guard position is for a SECURITY SPECIALIST (T5), Position Description Number T6008000 and is part of the AL 187TH Fighter Wing, National Guard.

    ORGANIZATION: 187TH FW, MONTGOMERY, AL
    SELECTING OFFICIAL: Lt Col R. STIMPSON

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    Responsibilities

    1. Implements and administers the SAP information security program. Serves as a security professional for the development, testing, fielding, and protection of advanced and special access program technologies. Researches, interprets, analyzes and applies security guidelines from various sources for local application. Develops and implements security plans and procedures such as standard operating procedures, system security, program test, treaty preparation, deployment, and operations security (OPSEC) for personnel and facilities that support advanced or special programs and sensitive compartmented information (SCI) material. Conducts and documents regular self inspections of SAP facilities and operations. Assesses the SAP security posture and sets goals and courses of action to correct deficiencies. May maintain Top Secret control accounts and strict accountability of all accountable material. Leads or performs security investigations for incidents involving the actual or possible loss, compromise, or in advertent disclosure of classified information. Performs technical reviews of incident reports and recommends appropriate corrective actions to the commander and higher headquarters. Assist in developing security classification guide for various technologies.

    2. Implements and administers the SAP personnel security program. Establishes local procedures for processing requests for security accesses for military, civilian, and contractor personnel. Initiates and reviews all requests for personnel security investigations consistent with directives. Responsible for the classification management program and supports special access program manager in developing classification guidance and making personnel security decisions. Ensures requests for program access are properly screened and verified, and that all necessary forms and documentation have been completed before processing for access. Analyze each request to determine validity and eligibility for access in accordance with SAP policies. Prepares and transmits various reports and requests such as Transfer-of-Access (TOA), foreign associate and travel reports.

    3. Implements and administers the SAP physical security program. Implements DoD, USAF, Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA), and MAJCOM policies and directives for the construction, protection, and operation of all advanced programs facilities. Prepares accreditation packages to include fixed facility checklists, facility and alarm diagrams, inspectable space determinations, and other essential physical security documents for approval. Applies risk-management techniques in designing security compensatory measures to mitigate facility vulnerabilities. Works closely with counterparts from civil engineering, communications, users, and industry to ensure timely and proper accreditation of program facilities. Approves design specifications for every aspect of facility construction. Conducts initial and annual physical security inspections of all SAP facilities.

    4. Implements and administers SAP industrial security program. Implements and administers the Industrial Security Program for SAP-related actions through the use of DoD, USAF and MAJCOM directives and procedures. Manages contractor-related security actions for the protection of special access program information and other sensitive information originated or controlled by the DoD and other agencies. Reviews solicitation and contract documents to ensure they include the appropriate security clauses and verbiage. Assists with input of security requirements within Statement of Work (SOW),Performance Work Statements (PWS) or Statement of Objectives (SOO). May conduct industrial security inspections of integrated contractor work areas for adherence to classified contractual efforts in accordance with the Visitor Group Security Agreement(VGSA) and the National Industrial Security Program Manual (NISPOM). Reviews DD Form254, DoD Contract Security Classification Specifications for technical accuracy and sufficiency of classification guidance prior to approval. Reviews personnel security clearance investigations and Special Access Program nomination request applications for derogatory information or potentially disqualifying information.

    Performs other duties as assigned.

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    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    11

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    0080 Security Administration

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    Requirements

    Conditions Of Employment

    • Federal employment suitability as determined by a background investigation.
    • May be required to successfully complete a probationary period.
    • Participation in direct deposit is mandatory.
    • May occasionally be required to work other than normal duty hours; overtime may be required.
    • Must be able to obtain and maintain the appropriate security clearance of the position.
    • The employee may be required to travel in military and/or commercial aircraft to perform temporary duty assignments.

    Qualifications

    *INDEFINITE APPOINTMENT: THIS POSITION WILL BE FILLED AS AN INDEFINITE APPOINTMENT FOR AN UNSPECIFIED PERIOD OF TIME. THE INCUMBENT MAY BE TERMINATED UPON RECEIVING A 30 DAY NOTICE. SHOULD THIS POSITION BECOME PERMANENT, THE INDIVIDUAL MAY BE CONVERTED TO PERMANENT STATUS WITHOUT FURTHER COMPETITION (AND UPON RECOMMENDATION OF SUPERVISOR AND APPROVING AUTHORITY).

    SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: 1 year equivalent to at least GS-9 experience that equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position, and that is typically in or related to the work of the position to be filled. To be creditable, specialized experience must have been equivalent to at least the next lower grade level in the normal line of progression for the occupation in the organization. Applicants who have the 1 year of appropriate specialized experience, as indicated in the table, are not required by this standard to have general experience, education above the high school level, or any additional specialized experience to meet the minimum qualification requirements

    KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED BY THE POSITION:
    The knowledge required to perform the work of this position clearly exceeds Level 1-6.Level 1-6 is applicable for those employees who perform limited independent work using commonly applied security principles in only one area of security specialization. The work of this position requires a knowledge of a wide range of security principles, concepts, and methodologies that are typical at Level 1-7.At Level 1-7, the employee handles the more complex and unprecedented issues independently, the incumbent of this position is expected have the knowledge of two or more specialized security programs and skill in applying the more complex security problems and ability to interpret newly issues policy for application to a variety of locations. The work of this position does not require the incumbent of this position to function as a technical authority in application of new theories or developments to security problems that require the 1-8 knowledge level of having master a major area of security specialization.

    Education

    Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree

    or

    3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree

    or

    LL.M., if related

    Additional information

    If you are a male applicant who was born after 12/31/1959 and are required to register under the Military Selective Service Act, the Defense Authorization Act of 1986 requires that you be registered or you are not eligible for appointment in this agency (https://www.sss.gov/RegVer/wfRegistration.aspx).

    If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application.

    How You Will Be Evaluated

    Once the announcement has closed, your resume and supporting documentation will be used to determine if you meet the qualifications listed on this announcement. If you are minimally qualified, your resume and supporting documentation will be compared to your responses on the assessment questionnaire to determine your level of experience. If you rate yourself higher than is supported by your application package, your responses may be adjusted and/or you may be excluded from consideration for this position. If you are found to be among the top qualified candidates, you will be referred to the selecting official for employment consideration.

    Your qualifications will be evaluated on the following competencies (knowledge, skills, abilities and other characteristics):

    Background checks and security clearance

    Security clearance

    Top Secret

    Drug test required

    No

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    Required Documents

    To apply for this position, you must submit a complete Application Package which includes:

    1. Your resume showing work schedule, hours worked per week, dates (including Month and Year, e.g., 02/2017, Feb 2017, etc.) of employment and duties performed.

    2. Other supporting documents: SF-15s and DD 214s are required if claiming veteran's preference.

    If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

    Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

    Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

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    Benefits

    A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding.

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    Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.

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    How to Apply

    To apply for this position, you must complete the online application/Occupational Questionnaire and submit the documentation specified in the Required Documents section below. To view the Occupational Questionnaire, click the following link: https://apply.usastaffing.gov/ViewQuestionnaire/11082360

    A complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on the closing date of the announcement to receive consideration.

    To begin, click Apply to access the online application. You will need to be logged into your USAJOBS account to apply. If you do not have a USAJOBS account, you will need to create one before beginning the application.

    Follow the prompts to select your resume and/or other supporting documents to be included with your application package. You will have the opportunity to upload additional documents to include in your application before it is submitted. Your uploaded documents may take several hours to clear the virus scan process.

    After acknowledging you have reviewed your application package, complete the Include Personal Information section as you deem appropriate and click to continue with the application process.

    You will be taken to the online application which you must complete in order to apply for the position. Complete the online application, verify the required documentation is included with your application package, and submit the application.


    To verify the status of your application, log into your USAJOBS account (https://my.usajobs.gov/Account/Login), all of your applications will appear on the Welcome screen. The Application Status will appear along with the date your application was last updated. For information on what each Application Status means, visit: https://www.usajobs.gov/Help/how-to/application/status/.

    VETERAN'S PREFERENCE: In order to adjudicate your Veterans' Preference claims, please upload all supporting documentation. Such as: DD214s and/or SF-15, etc

    A. ARE YOU A VETERAN CLAIMING SOLE SURVIVORSHIP PREFERENCE OR 5-POINT VETERANS' PREFERENCE?

    You should provide legible copy/copies of the following: DD-214 (member 4 copy), "Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active

    Duty," showing all dates of service, as well as character of service (Honorable, General, etc.) or Statement of Service/Proof of Service (in lieu of a DD-214) from your command or local Personnel Support office. The Statement of Service/Proof of Service must provide all dates of service, the expected date of discharge and anticipated character of service (Honorable, General, etc.). If you have more than one DD-214, you are strongly encouraged to upload all your DD-214s.

    B. ARE YOU A DISABLED VETERAN or CLAIMING 10-POINT VETERANS' PREFERENCE?

    Disabled veterans, veterans, widows, spouses or the mother of a veteran, who are eligible for 10-point veterans' preference, should provide legible copies of the following: Applicable supporting documents as noted on Standard Form-15 (SF-15). To obtain a copy of SF-15, go to http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdf_fill/SF15.pdf.

    C. ARE YOU UNSURE AS TO WHETHER YOU QUALIFY FOR VETERANS' PREFERENCE?

    Please review the OPM Vet Guide to determine if you qualify for Veterans' Preference. Please visit: https://fedshirevets.gov/Index.aspx.

    If you are a male applicant who was born after 12/31/1959 and are required to register under the Military Selective Service Act, the Defense Authorization Act of 1986 requires that you be registered or you are not eligible for appointment in this agency (https://www.sss.gov/RegVer/wfRegistration.aspx).

    If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application. nd evaluate reports and conditions to recommend remedial actions.


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    Robert Stimpson III

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    AL 187TH Fighter Wing
    5187 Selma Hwy
    Montgomery, AL 36108
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    Next steps

    Once your online application is submitted you will receive a confirmation notification by email. Your application will be evaluated by the Human Resources Office to determine your eligibility for the position. After the evaluation is complete, you will receive another notification regarding the status of your application.

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You can request a reasonable accommodation at any time during the application or hiring process or while on the job. Requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.

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