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Job Title:Supervisory Security Specialist (080)

Department:Department Of Energy

Agency:Department of Energy

Job Announcement Number:DOE-CH-14-01-MP

This position is closed and no longer accepting online applications through USAJOBS.

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$125,881.00 to $157,100.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Wednesday, March 19, 2014 to Wednesday, April 02, 2014

SERIES & GRADE:

GS-0080-15

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full-time - Permanent

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

15

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy in the following location:
Lemont, IL View Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

  • Current Federal employee with competitive status
  • Former Federal employees with reinstatement eligibility
  • CTAP/ICTAP eligibles
  • Veterans with VOW, VEOA or VRA eligibility
  • Those eligible under an OPM interchange agreement or special appointing authority

SECURITY CLEARANCE:

Q - Sensitive

SUPERVISORY STATUS:

Yes

JOB SUMMARY:

About the Agency

A successful candidate in this position will...

  • Manage and execute the functions of Safeguards and Security Services (SSS) division at large, complex industrial and research facilities that provides technical support.
  • Ensure that the organization’s strategic plan; mission, vision and values are communicated to the team.
  • Represent the agency to local, state and other federal agencies involved in security and intelligence operations. 

TRAVEL REQUIRED

  • Occasional Travel
  • Travel to other field sites and headquarters.

RELOCATION AUTHORIZED

  • No

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • You must be a United States Citizen.
  • This employer participates in the e-Verify program.
  • Relocation is at your own expense.
  • See "Other Information" section regarding Selective Service requirements.
  • Requires a DOE Q clearance & Sensitive Compartmented Intelligence clearance

DUTIES:

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As a Supervisory Security Specialist, you will:

  • Manage and oversee the security staff to provide technical support to customers of safeguards and security, emergency management, and continuity of operations (COOP).
  • Evaluate contractor performance in the functional areas of safeguards and security and emergency management.
  • Provide technical support to perform oversight of safeguards and security, emergency management at research & development (R&D) Laboratories.
  • Ensure adminsitration of personnel security program including the system eligibility of employees, contractors, subcontractor staff as assigned for access authorization.
  • Represent SC-CH, in the coordination with Federal, state, and local authorities in Homeland Security programs and activities.
     


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

A qualified candidate's online application and resume must demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade level (GS-14) in the Federal service. Specialized experience for this position is defined as:

  1. Provide broad administrative and policy direction in the overall planning and direction of security programs.
  2. Demonstrate a high level of customer satisfaction that is completed in a timely manner.
  3. Prepare and lead in conducting surveys, reviews and self-assessments.
  4. Provide recommendations and advice to customers in order to resolve complex security issues.
ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS REQUIREMENTS
Your application and resume should demonstrate that you possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities (KSAs). Do not provide a separate narrative written statement. Rather, you must describe in your application how your past work experience demonstrates that you possess the KSAs identified below. Cite specific examples of employment or experience contained in your resume and describe how this experience has prepared you to successfully perform the duties of this position. DO NOT write "see resume" in your application!

 
  1. Expert knowledge of security programs and policy requirements.
  2. Ability to supervise and manage a variety of security programs.
  3. Ability to resolve complex decisions.
  4. Ability to advise federal and/or contractor top level management on security programs and projects.
  5. Skill in written communication to evaluate and recommend plans and proposals for security projects.
  • Time-in-Grade: Current Federal employees must meet time-in-grade requirements for consideration.
  • CTAP/ICTAP candidates: To be considered "well qualified" you must meet all of the requirements as described in this section.
You must meet all qualifications and eligibility requirements by the closing date of this announcement.


EDUCATION:

If this vacancy specifically states that certain educational requirements must be met (also known as a "positive educational requirement"), you must provide documentation supporting any education claims in your application. Education must be obtained from an accredited institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

Foreign education must be reviewed by an organization recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. For special instructions pertaining to foreign education and a list of organizations that can evaluate foreign education, see the Department of Education website.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

We will review your application to ensure you meet the job requirements.

If you meet the qualifications requirements and are found to be among the top candidates, your application will be referred to the selecting official for further review.

If your resume is incomplete or does not support the responses in your online questionnaire, or if you fail to submit required documentation before the vacancy closes, you may be rated 'ineligible', 'not qualified', or your score may be adjusted.
To preview questions please click here.


BENEFITS:

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OTHER INFORMATION:

 
  • The U.S. Department of Energy fosters a diverse and inclusive workplace and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
  • Veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For more information, please visit the links at the bottom of this page or visit the FedsHireVets website.
  • If you believe that you are eligible for the Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP), please visit the OPM ICTAP/CTAP website for more information. In order to be considered under the ICTAP program, your application must score within the pre-established "well qualified" category as stated in the Qualifications section.
  • Some positions may require completion of a probationary period or a background investigation.
  • All males must abide by laws regarding Selective Service registration. To learn more about this law, visit the Selective Service web page, Who Must Register.


HOW TO APPLY:

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To be considered for this position, you must submit a complete application no later than 11:59pm (Eastern Time) on the closing date of this announcement. If you fail to submit a complete application prior to the closing time (regardless of when you started) the application system will not allow you to finish. Requests for extensions will not be granted, so please begin the application process allowing yourself enough time to finish before the deadline. Our application system displays a countdown timer in the top-left corner of the screen for your reference.

Steps to submit a complete application:
  1. You must have a USAJOBS account and be logged in.
  2. You must have a completed resume. (Please note that some DOE offices do not accept uploaded resumes and require that you have a completed resume within your USAJOBS profile using the Resume Builder).
  3. Once you are logged in and all of your application materials ready, click the 'Apply Now' button.
  4. You must respond to all applicant assessment questions, carefully following all instructions provided.
  5. You will then be asked to upload additional supporting documentation, which may include (but is not limited to) transcripts, portfolio samples, certifications, and verification of veteran status.
  6. IMPORTANT: In the final step of the application process you will be shown a copy of your resume and all the information you entered during the application process. You must click the 'Finish' button at the bottom of this final page and receive confirmation that your application has been received. If you do not click 'Finish', your application will not be received.
If your resume does not support the responses in your application questionnaire, or if you fail to submit required documentation before the vacancy closes, you may be rated 'ineligible', 'not qualified', or your score may be adjusted accordingly. 

NEED HELP?
  • If you experience any difficulties with the application process (anything after you have clicked the Apply Now button), please contact the HR Specialist listed on this announcement between normal business hours.
  • If you are having trouble with USAJOBS (searching for jobs, account profile issues, or Resume Builder help, please visit the USAJOBS Resource Center or e-mail USAJOBS3.0@opm.gov.
  • If you are experiencing a significant hardship which hinders your ability to apply online please contact the HR Specialist listed on this announcement during normal business hours.


REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

Please carefully review the following list to determine what documentation you need to submit. Some documents may not apply to all applicants.

If you are unsure, click the link for each document type to read more.
  • ALL APPLICANTS: Resume supporting your specialized experience and responses to the online questionnaire.
  • If specific educational requirements are indicated for this vacancy: Documentation verifying your educational claims which can include unofficial transcripts or any report listing institution, course title, credits earned and grade. Please see the Education section for more information.
  • Current/former Federal employees: Most recent Standard Form (SF) 50. To properly verify status eligibility, your SF-50 must show: position title and type, occupational series, grade, and tenure. This is a blank sample SF-50 and should not be submitted with your application!
  • Displaced Federal employees: ICTAP/CTAP documentation.
  • Veterans: veteran eligibility documentation (DD-214, VA Letter, Standard Form (SF) 15 as applicable). Please note: If you are a veteran who has not yet been discharged, you may provide a statement of intent to discharge from your agency to receive Veterans Preference under the VOW (Veterans Opportunity to Work) to Hire Heroes Act of 2011.
  • Persons with Disabilities: Individuals with intellectual disabilities, severe physical disabilities, or psychiatric disabilities may apply for appointment through the Schedule A hiring authority. Certified verification of a disability from a licensed medical professional; a licensed vocational rehabilitation specialist; or any Federal, state, or District of Columbia agency or U.S. territory that issues or provides disability benefits will be required.

AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

Beth Crowe
Phone: 630-252-2795
Fax: 630-252-0000
Email: Beth.Crowe@ch.doe.gov
Agency Information:
Department of Energy
Office of Human Resources Services
9800 South Cass Avenue, Building 201
Argonne, IL
60439
US
Fax: 630-252-0000

WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

After each step in the recruitment process, your status will be updated in USAJOBS. You can review your status in USAJOBS at any time. You may also elect to receive status updates via e-mail by changing the notification settings in your USAJOBS profile. Please check that your USAJOBS profile contact information is current and correct each time you apply to a job--this will ensure we are able to contact you as quickly as possible.

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Job Announcement Number:

DOE-CH-14-01-MP

Control Number:

364777500