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.