Job Overview

Summary

The Bureau of Indian Affairs is the lead agency for the United States in carrying on a government-to-government relationship with the tribal nations. A challenging and dynamic place to work, it enhances the quality of life, promotes economic opportunity, and carries out the responsibility to protect and improve the trust assets of American Indians, Indian tribes and Alaska Natives.

SECURITY OFFICER, GS-0080-13/14, #2420017,
DOI, BIA, Office of Human Capital Management,

Personnel Security, Albuquerque, New Mexico

 

 

GS-14:  $97,657 - $126,949 Per Annum

GS-13:  $82,642 - $107,434 Per Annum

 

NOTE:  THE PAY FLEXIBILITIES OF THE RECRUITMENT BONUS, RELOCATION BONUS, AND STUDENT LOAN REPAYMENT MAY BE AUTHORIZED BY THE MANAGER.

 

INDIAN PREFERENCE: Preference in filling vacancies is given to qualified Indian candidates in accordance with the Indian Preference Act of 1934 (Title 25, USC, Section 472). Verification of Form BIA-4432 must be submitted with the application if claiming Indian Preference. Indian Preference eligibles that are not currently employed with the Federal service will be appointed under the Excepted Service Appointment Authority Schedule A, 213.3112(A)(7).

 

VETERANS EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES ACT (VEOA): Preference eligibles may apply for permanent positions (career or career-conditional appointments) under merit promotion procedures for VEOA appointments; however, veteran’s preference is not a factor in these appointments. To be eligible for a VEOA appointment, a veteran must be a preference eligible OR veteran separated after 3 or more years of continuous active service performed under honorable conditions. Applicants must submit a copy of their DD-214 for verification of eligibility. For more information, click here: http://www.fedshirevets.gov/job/shav/index.aspx#veoa

 

FORMER FEDERAL EMPLOYEES: Former Federal Employees are required to indicate whether they received a Voluntary Separation Incentive Payment (VSIP) buyout in their previous employment with the Federal government, and are required to submit a copy of the applicable Notification of Personnel Action (SF-50) regarding the VSIP. The majority of individuals, who accept reemployment with the Federal government within 5 years of receiving the VSIP amount, must repay the gross amount of the separation pay prior to reemployment.

Duties

NOTE: If the position is filled at a lower grade level, subsequent promotion to the next grade level will be processed without further competition under the Merit Promotion Program at such time as performance and qualification requirements are met and classification review discloses the duties being performed properly warrant classification to the next higher grade level.

 

NOTE: This is a supervisory position.  Under provision of the Civil Service Reform Act, first-time supervisors are required to serve a trial period before their appointment becomes final.  Those who do not satisfactorily complete the trial period will be returned to positions of no lower grade and pay then those they occupied before assuming their supervisory assignment.

 

SUMMARY OF DUTIES:

 

Plan, implement, and evaluate the entire Personnel Security Program, including defining goals, objectives, and requirements, program planning, establishing priorities, scheduling, establishing program criteria and standards, managing performance and resources.

 

Provide enterprise leadership in development of, implementation, and compliance with personnel security policy and procedures for this broad spectrum of government/grantee/contractor consortia.

 

Formulate and apply security policy, procedures, systems and programs involving the suitability of appointees, employees, contractors and volunteers for Federal service.

 

Analyze and resolve highly technical contract/grants/agreement problems, tailoring security management strategies to requirements and needs of the various programs of the bureaus.

 

Evaluate the correctness of sensitivity determination of each position including agency information access requirements.

 

Determine the suitability and security eligibility for entry and retention in sensitive, critical sensitive and public trust positions.

 

Obtain necessary information through on-site visits, reports, review of known or suspected problem areas contacts with headquarters staff and offices, agencies, line programs, schools, and other appropriate sources; translate findings into specific corrective action.

 

Implement procedures and recommend controls for safeguarding sensitive and/or classified material received.

 

Prepare budget and long-range plans along with the Assistant Director.

 

Participate in meetings and represent the organization on significant personnel security management matters.

Travel Required

  • Occasional Travel
  • WORK REQUIRES TRAVEL AWAY FROM DUTY STATION FOR VARIOUS FIELD ASSIGNMENTS.

Relocation Authorized

  • Yes
  • TRAVEL AND RELOCATION EXPENSES INCLUDING REIMBURSABLE REAL ESTATE EXPENSES WILL BE AUTHORIZED IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE FEDERAL TRAVEL REGULATIONS, EXCLUDING CONTRACTOR-PROVIDED HOME SALE.