Experience required: To qualify at the GG-11 grade level, applicants must possess one year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade/level GG-09 in the Federal service or equivalent pay band. Specialized experience is defined as work that involves in the developing, disciplines in Personnel and Information Security; reviewing, analyzing, and resolving personnel and informaiton security issues.
You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency (knowledge, skills, and abilities) in the following areas:
Education: To qualify at the GG-11 using education, you must possess a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree or three full years of
progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree or
LL.M., if related from an accredited college or university.
Combination of Specialized Experience and
Education: Some specialized experience but less than one year, and less than two years of graduate-level education.
APPLICANTS PLEASE NOTE: 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 (particularly positions with a positive education requirement.) Therefore, applicants must report only attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Applicants can verify accreditation at the following website: All education claimed by applicants will be verified by the appointing agency accordingly. http://www.ed.gov/admins/finaid/accred/index.html
If using education to qualify, such education must be related to the position and demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work.
FOREIGN EDUCATION: To receive credit for education completed outside the United States, you must show proof that the education has been submitted to a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign educational credentials and such education has been deemed at least equivalent to that gained in conventional U.S. education programs.
Some federal jobs allow you to substitute your education for the required experience in order to qualify. For this job, you must meet the qualification requirement using experience. OR For this job, you may qualify if your education meets the definitions below:
You must have a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree or three full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree or LL.M., if related.
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Male applicants born after December 31, 1959 must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration.
Moving expenses may be authorized, subject to the provisions of the Joint Travel Regulations (JTR).
Defense National Relocation Program (DNRP) will not be authorized.
You will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship.
Direct Deposit of Pay is required.
A personnel security investigation is required.
Two year trial period may be required.
Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid experience or volunteer work.
Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in the vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.
Applicants claiming veteran's preference must clearly show an entitlement to such preference on the resume/supplemental data submitted.
Conditions of Employment:
The incumbent must be able to obtain and maintain a Top Secret Security clearance based on a Special Background Investigation (SBI) with eligibility for Sensitive Compartment Information (SBI).
In accordance with Change 3 to Army Regulation 600-85, Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention and Control Program, the incumbent of this position must successfully pass a urinalysis screening for illegal drug use prior to appointment and periodically thereafter.
The incumbent must complete a two year DCIPS trial period even though you may have successfully completed a probationary trial period in the past. Employees who have completed a DCIPS trial period will not have serve on another DCIPS trial period upon acceptance of a new position. Current DCIPS employees who are in a trial period and transfer to another DCIPS component shall finish their trial period in their new DCIPS position.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
will be asked a series of questions to determine your eligibility,
qualification, and quality ranking for this position. If your responses to the
eligibility and qualification questions result in a determination that you are
not eligible or not qualified, you will receive no further consideration. If
your responses result in a tentative determination that you are eligible and
qualified, your application package (resume, supporting documents, and
responses to the questionnaire) will be reviewed to verify that you meet the basic
eligibility and qualification requirements.
Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP). The Interagency
Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP) provides eligible displaced Federal
competitive service employees with selection priority over other candidates for
competitive service vacancies. If your agency has notified you in writing that
you are a displaced employee eligible for ICTAP consideration, you may receive
selection priority if: 1) this vacancy is within your ICTAP eligibility, 2) you
apply under the instructions in this announcement, and 3) you are found
well-qualified for this vacancy. Well-qualified is defined as meeting all of
the minimum qualification standards and eligibility requirements as well as
possessing skills that clearly exceed the minimum qualification requirements
for the position. Under competitive delegated examining, an ICTAP eligible will
be considered well-qualified if they attain an eligibility rating of 90 or
higher, not including points for veterans' preference. You must provide proof
of eligibility with your application to receive selection priority. Such proof
may include a copy of your written notification of ICTAP eligibility or a copy
of your separation personnel action form. Information about ICTAP eligibility
is on OPM's Career Transition Resources website at http://www.opm.gov/ctap/index.asp.