To qualify for the GS-11 grade level, you must meet the following:
You must have one (1) year of specialized experience, equivalent to the GS-9 grade level that has equipped you 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.
Specialized experience is defined as: experience in the development, planning, oversight, administration, implementation and enforcement of intelligence related disciplines in Personnel Security; reviewing, analyzing, and resolving personnel security issues. Specialized experience is progressively responsible intelligence-related security work directly related to the position being filled.
To qualify for the GS-12 grade level, you must meet the following:
You must have one (1) year of specialized experience, equivalent to the GS-11 grade level that has equipped you 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.
Specialized experience is defined as: knowledge of a wide range of security concepts, principles, and practices to review independently, analyze and resolve difficult and complex security problems. Knowledge and/or experience imitating and conducting personnel security background investigations, leading to an approval or denial of security clearance. Knowledge of directives and policies for the receipt, storage, and transmission of classified documents and correspondence. Knowledge and experience managing the destruction and/or retirement process for classified documents.
For the GS-11 grade level:
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.
For the GS-12 grade level:
Substitution of education may not be used in lieu of specialized experience for this grade level.
Foreign Education: If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet the qualification requirements, you must show that the education credentials have been evaluated by a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign education programs and such education has been deemed equivalent to that gained in an accredited U.S. education program; or full credit has been given for the courses at a U.S. accredited college or university. For further information, visit: http://www.ed.gov/.
Conditions of Employment:
1. Security and Background Requirements: If not previously completed, a background security investigation will be required for all appointees. Appointment will be subject to the applicant's successful completion of a background security investigation and favorable adjudication. Failure to successfully meet these requirements may be grounds for appropriate personnel action. In addition, if hired, a background security reinvestigation or supplemental investigation may be required at a later time. Applicants are also advised that all information concerning qualifications is subject to investigation. False representation may be grounds for non-consideration, non-selection and/or appropriate disciplinary action.
2. E-Verify: If you are selected for this position, the documentation that you present for purposes of completing the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Form I-9 will be verified through the DHS "E-Verify" System. Federal law requires DHS to use the E-Verify System to verify employment eligibility of all new hires, and as a condition of continued employment obligates the new hire to take affirmative steps to resolve any discrepancies identified by the system. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is an E-Verify Participant.
3. Direct Deposit: All Federal employees are required to have Federal salary payments made by direct deposit to a financial institution of their choosing.
4. All qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of the announcement.
5. Financial disclosure statement may be required.
6. One-year probationary period may be required.
7. Travel, transportation, and relocation expenses will not be paid.
8. Bargaining Unit Position: No
9. Drug Screening Required: No
10. Recruitment Bonus may be authorized: No
11. Time in grade (TIG) must be met by closing date of the announcement.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
Once the application process is complete, a review of resume and supporting documentation will be made and compared against your responses to the assessment questionnaire to determine if you are qualified for this job. If, after reviewing your resume and or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and or experience, you may lose consideration for this position. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your eligibility.
Your qualifications will be evaluated on the following competencies (knowledge, skills, abilities and other characteristics):
-Knowledge of the Office Personnel Management's investigative reports.
-Knowledge of personnel security policies, regulations, procedures, and techniques.
-Ability to communicate in writing.
-Ability to communicate orally.