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  1. Overview
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  5. How to Apply

Job Title:Physical Security Specialist

Department:Department Of The Treasury

Agency:Bureau of the Fiscal Service

Job Announcement Number:14-FS-402

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$82,642.00 to $107,434.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Wednesday, May 07, 2014 to Friday, May 16, 2014

SERIES & GRADE:

GS-0080-13

POSITION INFORMATION:

Career/Career Conditional - Full-time

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

13

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy - Kansas City, MO View Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

U.S. citizens who are:
Status Eligibles, VEOA eligibles, CTAP/ICTAP eligibles, eligible for special hiring authorities (e.g., the Schedule A appointment for persons with disabilities, or covered by an Interchange Agreement).

SECURITY CLEARANCE:

Other

SUPERVISORY STATUS:

No

JOB SUMMARY:

About the Agency

This incumbent reports to the Customer Service Branch Manager. The incumbent has program responsibility for the Center’s Security, Safety and Emergency Preparedness Programs.

TRAVEL REQUIRED

  • Not Required

RELOCATION AUTHORIZED

  • No

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • Please refer to "Conditions of Employment."
  • Click "Print Preview" to review the entire announcement before applying.

DUTIES:

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The following are the duties of this position at the GS-13.
- Serve as the Center's leading security and safety expert and liaison between the Center and other organizational entities. 
- Interacts with Headquarters security officials, Center management officials, and external governmental organizations to present, persuade, or defend security and safety policies and methods and obtain agreement on recommended courses of action.
- Provide technical expertise and oversight to ensure physical protection of personnel, facilities, resources, and sensitive materials and information against criminal, terrorist, or hostile intelligence activities.
- Interpret and apply security policy directives and recommend revisions to Fiscal Service-wide security issuances.
- Monitor, maintain, and update integrated physical security systems, control personnel accesses, issue access badges, keys, etc, and oversee parking and visitor control programs.  Provides operational oversight to on-site guard force.
- Develop and recommend safety programs and policies, investigate accidents, identifying trends, and taking preventive measures.  reviews Occupant Emergency Plan, conducts team meetings, drills, etc., and makes necessary revisions.
- Direct, coordinate, and provide assistance in completing procedural and compliance reviews related to safety and physical security for the Center.  Participates in compliance reviews/risk analyses, analyzes results, and implements changes.
- Complete oral and written reports to responsible parties and provide timely updates to stakeholders.

 


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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You must meet the following requirements within 30 days of the closing date of this announcement.

Specialized experience: For the GS-13, you must have one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-12 grade level in the Federal service. Specialized experience for this position includes experience such as: application of a wide range of security concepts and practices to review and analyze complex security problems, i.e., planning and recommending installation of multilayered security systems, managing overlapping and conflicting security requirements within a single facility, interpreting and applying new security policies for application in a variety of environments and locations. At this level, experience must reflect the development or implementation of new security methods and techniques or development of new approaches to problem solutions.

In addition to the above requirements, you must meet the following time-in-grade requirement, if applicable:
For the GS-13, you must have been at the GS-12 level for 52 weeks.


The experience may have been gained in either the public or private sector. One year of experience refers to full-time work; part-time work is considered on a prorated basis. To ensure full credit for your work experience, please indicate dates of employment by month/day/year, and indicate number of hours worked per week on your résumé.

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

Your application includes your résumé, responses to the online questions, and required supporting documents. Please be sure that your résumé includes detailed information to support your qualifications for this position; failure to provide sufficient evidence in your résumé may result in a “not qualified” determination.

Rating: Your application will be evaluated in the following areas:  analysis, written communication, oral communication . Your application will be rated and ranked among others, based on your responses to the online questions, regarding your experience, education, training, performance appraisals and awards relevant to the duties of this position.  Your rating may be lowered if your responses to the online questions are not supported by the education and/or experience described in your application.

Referral: If you are among the top qualified candidates, your application may be referred to a selecting official for consideration.

If you are a displaced or surplus Federal employee (eligible for the Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP)/Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP)) you must receive a score of 90 or better to be rated as “well qualified" to receive special selection priority.
To preview questions please click here.


BENEFITS:

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OTHER INFORMATION:

- We will not pay relocation expenses.
- We may select from this announcement or any other source to fill one or more vacancies. 
- This is a non-bargaining unit position.

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
- Subject to a 1-year probationary period is required (unless already completed).
- Must successfully complete a background investigation.
- Complete a Declaration for Federal Employment to determine your suitability for Federal employment, at the time requested by the agency.
- If you are a male applicant born after December 31, 1959, certify that you have registered with the Selective Service System or are exempt from having to do so.
- Have your salary sent to a financial institution of your choice by Direct Deposit/Electronic Funds Transfer.
- Go through a Personal Identity Verification (PIV) process that requires two forms of identification from the Form I-9.  Federal law requires verification of the identity and employment eligibility of all new hires in the U.S.
- Able to obtain required security clearance.

HOW TO APPLY:

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The following instructions outline our application process. You must complete this application process and submit any required documents by 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time (ET) on the closing date of this announcement. We are available to assist you during business hours (normally 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. ET, Monday - Friday).  If applying online poses a hardship, please contact us by noon ET on the announcement's closing date. 

Fiscal Service provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities on a case-by-case basis.  Please contact us if you require this for any part of the application and hiring process.
 
To begin, either click the “Create a New Account” button and follow the prompts to register or if you previously registered, click the "Apply Online" button and follow the prompts.
 
You will be re-directed to Fiscal Service's CareerConnector system to complete your application process; answer the online questions, and submit all required documents. (To submit supporting documents, click one of the available options; Upload; Fax; or Reuse existing documents.  To protect your privacy, we suggest you first remove your SSN). Also, go to “My Account” to view and update your information, as necessary.

To complete, you must click the “Finish” button located at the bottom of the “Application Review” page.

To verify your application is complete, log into your USAJOBS account, select the Application Status link and then select the more information link for this position. The Details page will display the status of your application, the documentation received and processed, and any correspondence the agency has sent related to this application.

To return to an incomplete application, log into your USAJOBS account and click Update Application in the vacancy announcement. You must re-select your resume and/or other documents from your USAJOBS account or your application will be incomplete.

If you are experiencing system issues with your application, please contact the CareerConnector Help Desk at careerconnectorhelp@treasury.gov and/or the USAJOBS Help Desk.

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

A complete application includes 1. A résumé, 2. Vacancy question responses, and 3. Submission of any required documents.  Please note that if you do not provide all required information, as specified in this announcement, you may not be considered for this position (or may not receive the special consideration for which you may be eligible). 

All applicants are required to submit a résumé either by creating one in USAJOBS or uploading one of their own choosing.  (Cover letters are optional.)  To receive full credit for relevant experience, please list the month/date/year and number of hours worked for experience listed on your résumé.  We suggest that you preview the online questions, as you may need to customize your résumé to ensure that it supports your responses to these questions. Please view résumé tips.

CURRENT AND FORMER FEDERAL EMPLOYEES -- Documentation Relating to Your Federal Employment:
- Submit a copy of your SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action, which shows your current (or most recent) grade and competitive service status.  (The “position occupied” block on the SF-50 should show a “1” and your “tenure” block should show a “1” or “2”.)
- Indicate on your application the highest permanent grade you have held; if this grade is different from your current grade, submit a copy of an additional SF-50 showing this grade.

PERFORMANCE APPRAISAL: Submit a copy of your most recent completed annual performance appraisal which includes the final rating. If it is not dated within the last 18 months or if you have not received a performance appraisal, please explain why in your application.

CAREER TRANSITION ASSISTANCE PLAN (CTAP) OR INTERAGENCY CAREER TRANSITION ASSISTANCE PLAN (ICTAP) DOCUMENTATION: If you are a displaced or surplus Federal employee, click CTAP/ICTAP for eligibility and a detailed list of required documents.

If you are applying under a special hiring authority (e.g. Military Spouses, Interchange Agreement, VEOA, VRA, Schedule A Disability, etc.), please see applicant guide for required documentation. In order to be eligible under one of these authorities, you must submit all required documentation as outlined in the applicant guide.

AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

Applicant Call Center
Phone: 304-480-7300
Fax: 0000000000
Email: fiscalserviceinquiries@bpd.treas.gov
Agency Information:
Bureau of the Fiscal Service
*** Please see the "How to Apply" section ***
Parkersburg, WV
26106
US
Fax: 0000000000

WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

You may check the status of your application for this position at any time by logging onto the USAJOBS “My Account” tab and clicking on “Application Status”. For a more detailed update of your application status, you may click on “more information.”

Please notify us if your contact information changes after the closing date of the announcement.  Also, note that if you provide an email address that is inaccurate or if your mailbox is full or blocked (e.g., spam-blocker), you may not receive important communication that could affect your consideration for this position.

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Job Announcement Number:

14-FS-402

Control Number:

369300500