To qualify at the GS-13 level you must have the following:
A. One full year of specialized experience comparable in scope and responsibility to the GS-12 level in the Federal service (obtained in either the public or private sectors). This experience must include activities such as: 1) Advising infrastructure or facilities officials on methods for improving protection plans, physical security process and procedures; 2) Providing support in the development of protective measures for protection and security of facilities; and 3) Conducting reviews of facilities' physical and technical security operations and plans to determine alignment with applicable policies and program requirements. NOTE: The contents of your resume must fully and explicitly support this response in its entirety. Otherwise, your eligibility may be affected.
To qualify at the GS-14 level, you must have the following:
A. One full year of specialized experience comparable in scope and responsibility to the GS-13 level in the Federal service (obtained in either the public or private sectors). This experience must include activities such as: 1) Serving as a technical authority to advise infrastructure/asset officials on methods and recommendations for improving protection plans, physical security processes and procedures, and to reduce risk factors; 2) Developing protective measures and procedures for the protection and security of facilities; and 3) Reviewing and evaluating facilities' physical and technical security operations and plans to determine alignment with applicable policies and program requirements. NOTE: The contents of your resume must fully and explicitly support this response in its entirety. Otherwise, your eligibility may be affected.
There is no education substitution for this GS-13 and GS-14 position; please do not submit transcripts.
Time-in-Grade Requirements: Current Federal employees must have served 52 weeks at the next lower grade in the Federal service. All qualifications and time-in-grade requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement.
New employees must serve a one year probationary period.
Employees new to Federal service will have their pay set at the Step 01 level for the grade hired.
Administratively Uncontrollable Overtime (AUO) pay may be authorized. This position may be designated as essential personnel. Essential personnel must be able to serve during continuity of operation events without regard to declarations of liberal leave or government closures due to weather, protests, acts of terrorism, or lack of funding. Failure to report for or remain in this position may result in disciplinary or adverse action in accordance with applicable laws, rules, and regulations (5 U.S.C. 7501-7533 and 5 CFR Part 752, as applicable).
WORKING CONDITIONS: Much of the work is sedentary; however, onsite survey work may require prolonged walking over flat and uneven surfaces, working in confined spaces, crouching, bending, crawling, standing and climbing. Work is typically performed in an adequately lighted and climate-controlled office; however, the employee encounters hazards inherent to field and survey work. Onsite survey work may require exposure to dust, fumes and changing temperatures at contractor plants.
The incumbent of this position may be subject to random drug screening.
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. Qualified candidates will be assigned to a quality category. The categories are defined as follows:
Best Qualified Demonstrates better overall or key knowledge, skills, or abilities for a specific position.
Well Qualified Possesses the knowledge, skills, and abilities which clearly exceed the minimum qualification requirements for the position, but does not necessarily meet the definition of best qualified.
Qualified Meets the minimum qualifications standards, including any selective placement factors, for a specific position.
Your qualifications will be evaluated on the following competencies (knowledge, skills, abilities and other characteristics):
- Ability to analyze complex physical security processes and procedures
- Knowledge of security policy requirements to improve security plans and to reduce risk factors
- Skill in oral communication
- Skill in written communication
Application of Veterans' Preference: Category rating and selection procedures place those with veteran's preference above non-preference eligible within each category. Veterans who meet the eligibility and qualification requirements and who have a compensable service-connected disability of at least 10 percent are listed in the highest quality category, except when the position being filled is scientific or professional at the GS-09 grade level or higher.