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 have 1 year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-13 level in the Federal service which provided the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the duties of the position.
Qualifying specialized experience must demonstrate the following:
***Experience and mastery in security administration concepts; operating principles and methodologies applicable to the security requirements of the full range of activities carried on by foreign affairs agencies overseas.
*** Experience in the principles of architecture; building construction and materials engineering in order to ensure security concerns are fully integrated into the overall construction plan and effort.
***Experience in financial management concerns and the ability to formulate and manage a budget and direct the expenditure of funds in accordance with established guidelines.
***Experience to meet short, ever changing and compressed suspense dates by suggesting creative security solutions to various environments as they arise.
There is no substitute of education for specialized experience for the GS-14 position.
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.
- Mastery of security administration concepts, operating principles, and methodologies applicable to the security administration requriements of the full range of activities carried on by foreign affairs agencies overseas.
- Knowledge of US Government security systems such as CCTV, alarms, and microwaves.
- Ability to supervise lower-graded and non-U.S. Government Personnel.
- Ability to meet short, ever changing, and compressed suspense dates.
- Ability to communicate orally to present clear and concise oral briefings and presentations to diverse audiences.
- Ability to communicate in writing to produce written materials that explain complex technical information in an understandable form.
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. To preview questions please click here.
If, after reviewing your resume and a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and/or experience, you may be eliminated from consideration for this position.
Applicants must meet all the qualification requirements and submit any required supporting documentation by the closing date of this announcement. Applicants found to be among the top qualified candidates will be referred to the hiring official for further consideration and possible interview.