Applicants must meet all the required qualification requirements, including education and any selective placement factors described below by the closing date of this announcement. Education may only be substituted in accordance with the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualification Standards Handbook. Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order to be credited towards qualifications.
Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the education requirements if you can show that the foreign education is comparable to that received in an accredited educational institution in the United States. It is your responsibility to provide such evidence when applying. Click on the link for a list of accredited organizations recognized as specializing in interpretation of foreign education credentials.
Applicants must meet ONE of the required
basic entry qualification requirements described
A. Degree: that included or was
supplemented by major study in education or in a
subject-matter field appropriate to this
B. Combination of education and
experience -- courses equivalent to a major
in education, OR in a subject-matter field
appropriate to the position, PLUS appropriate
experience OR additional course work that
provided knowledge comparable to that normally
acquired through the successful completion of
the 4-year course of study described in A above.
Note: All applicants WILL BE required
to submit transcripts as verification of
educational requirement by the closing date of
this announcement. You MUST (1) submit a
copy of your college transcript(s) with your
application, and if selected, an official
college transcript(s) will be required to verify
education prior to employment; (2)
transcripts MUST be legible AND include your
name, major, school name/location, course
title/number, date completed, grade, and number
of credits earned; (3) if your documents
are on dark / color paper, you will need to
Xerox them to lighten them up in order for us to
read them. If we cannot read the documents we
cannot give you this credit; (4) if you
attended more than one college you MUST submit a
transcript from each institution if you wish
your education to be considered in qualifying
you for this position; and (5) all
college coursework that may be pertinent to
qualifying you for the position MUST be included
on the transcripts. If you fail to provide
requested information, or the information you
submit is insufficient to verify your
eligibility, you WILL lose consideration for
IN ADDITION to meeting one of the
basic entry qualifications requirements listed
above, you MUST have at least 1 year of
specialized experience that has equipped you
with the particular knowledge, skills, and
abilities to successfully perform the duties of
the position. This experience is related to the
work of the position and equivalent to at least
the GS-11 level in the Federal service.
Qualifying experience must demonstrate the
-Experience evaluating new or updated security related legislation, policies, procedures, and standards to revise lesson plans when necessary.
-Experience creating long term training program plans, evaluating training program plans, and briefing senior leadership on training programs.
-Experience analyzing security training programs to ensure training objectives are met.
-Experience serving as a liaison on security activities such as security awareness, counterintelligence, personnel security, physical and technical security, and security management.
There is no substitute of education for
specialized experience for the GS-12
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
Your qualifications will be evaluated on the following knowledge, skills, abilities (KSAs) and other characteristics that are relevant to the duties of this position and must be fully supported by information in your resume:
-Knowledge of curriculum design, development, delivery, course facilitation, and program administration for technical security programs.
-Ability to develop training performance measures based on adult education industry standards.
-Knowledge of overseas security program management and operations.
-Knowledge of the legislation, policies, regulations, and procedures that apply to national security programs.
-Ability to assess program plans and resource requirements and implement changes when necessary.
Your resume serves as the basis for qualification determinations and must highlight your most relevant and significant work experience(s) and education (if applicable) as it relates to this job opportunity. In order to fully evaluate your application and receive proper credit, your resume should include: (1) paid and non-paid experience, job title, dates held (month and year for qualifying purposes to receive credit), number of hours worked per week, and salary (2) knowledge of the subject matter and technical skills pertinent to this position; (3) specific duties performed that fully detail the level and complexity of the work; and (4) names and phone numbers of your current and/or previous supervisor(s). Your resume should contain sufficient information to make a valid determination that you fully meet the basic/specialized experience requirements as stated in this job opportunity announcement for each grade level(s) for which you are applying. This information should be clearly identified in your resume. Failure to provide information sufficient to determine your qualifications for the position will result in loss of consideration. For tips on writing your resume, please visit the USAJOBS Resource Center.
Qualified candidates are assigned a score between 70 and 100.
If, after reviewing your resume and self-assessment questionnaire responses and a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and/or experience, a score will be manually determined that reflects your documented experience. This may result in a lower score, which may also eliminate you from consideration for this position. To preview questions please click here.
Applicants must meet all the qualification requirements and submit any required supporting documentation by the closing date of this job opportunity. Applicants found to be among the top qualified candidates will be referred to the hiring official for further consideration and possible interview.