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Job Title:Security Specialist

Department:Department of the Army

Agency:U.S. Army Network Enterprise Technology Command/9th Army Signal Command

Job Announcement Number:WTST140588991132286

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$69,497.00 to $90,344.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Tuesday, June 03, 2014 to Monday, June 09, 2014

SERIES & GRADE:

GG-0080-12

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Excepted Service Permanent

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy in the following location:
Fort Gordon, GA View Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

Please see "Who May Apply"

SECURITY CLEARANCE:

Top Secret/SCI

SUPERVISORY STATUS:

No

JOB SUMMARY:

Civilian employees serve a vital role in supporting the Army mission. They provide the skills that are not readily available in the military, but crucial to support military operations. The Army integrates the talents and skills of its military and civilian members to form a Total Army.

About the Position:

This position is in the Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS). Employees occupying DCIPS positions are in the Excepted Service and must adhere to U.S. Code, Title 10, as well as Department of Defense Instruction 1400.25.  This position is located at the 7th Signal Command (Theater), Cyber Protection Brigade, S-3 Section, Plans Division, Cyber Branch, Fort Gordon, Georgia.

Who May Apply:

Only applicants who meet one of the employment authority categories below are eligible to apply for this job. You will be asked to identify which category or categories you meet, and to provide documents which prove you meet the category or categories you selected. See Proof of Eligibility for an extensive list of document requirements for all employment authorities.

Army DCIPS positions apply Veteran's Preference to preference eligible candidates as defined by Section 2108 of Title 5 U.S.C., in accordance with the procedures provided in DoD Instruction 1400.25, Volume 2005, DCIPS Employment and Placement.

This is a Career Program Position (CP) 35

TRAVEL REQUIRED

  • Occasional Travel
  • Temporary Duty (TDY) travel is up to 25%.

RELOCATION AUTHORIZED

  • Yes
  • Permanent Change of Station (PCS) costs are authorized.

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a Top Secret/SCI security clearance.
  • Drug screening is required.
  • Initial Counter-Intelligence Scope Polygraph within 6 months of employment.
  • May be required to work occasional shift work.

DUTIES:

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Serves as Security Specialist (Security Manager) in the Cyber Protection Brigade S2 Office at Fort Gordon, Georgia, primarily responsible for the implementation of Sensitive Compartmented Information Facility (SCIF) management and policies as the Security Manager.  Information Security (INFOSEC) and Personnel Security (PERSEC) for SCI and collateral security matters.  Responsible for performing a full range of difficult to complex functional security duties and assignments in support of the security program including information, physical, industrial, and automated system security.  The incumbent applies security program philosophy, techniques, and regulatory requirements to resolve routine to complex security policy and procedural problems.  Develops and oversees implementation of the commands security policy.  Conducts required reviews and inspections to ensure command technical security posture meets standards and provides technical guidance to headquarters and subordinate unit personnel in these areas.


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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In order to qualify, you must meet the education and/or experience requirements described below. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application. Additional information about transcripts is in this document.

Experience required: To qualify based on your work experience, your resume must describe at least one year of experience which prepared you to do the work in this job.  Specialized experience is defined as working experience in a wide range of security concepts, principles, and methodologies to include Personnel, Information, and Sensitive Compartmented Information Facility (SCIF) management in order to independently review, analyze, and resolve difficult security problems.  This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS/GG-11).

Specialized experience is progressively responsible intelligence-related security work directly related to the position being filled. Creditable experience may include previous military experience, experience gained in the private sector or in another government agency as long as it was at a level at least equivalent to the next lower grade in the series.

You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency (knowledge, skills, abilities) in the following areas:

  • Knowledge of Personnel Security
  • Knowledge of Security Policy and Procedures
  • Knowledge of Information Security
  • Ability to Manage a Sensitive Compartmented Information Facility (SCIF) Program
  • Ability to Safeguard Sensitive Compartmented Information  (SCI).


EDUCATION:

Some federal jobs allow you to substitute your education for the required experience in order to qualify. For this position you must meet the qualification requirement using experience alone -- no substitution of education for experience is permitted.

Other Requirements: Click here for expanded definitions.

  • Male applicants born after December 31, 1959 must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration.
  • You will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship.
  • Two year trial period may be required.
  • Direct Deposit of Pay is Required.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a Top Secret security clearance based on a Single Scope Background Investigation (SSBI) with eligibility for Sensitive Compartmental Information (SCI).
  • In accordance with Change 3 to AR 600-85, Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention and Control Program, individual must successfully pass a urinalysis screening for illegal drug use prior to appointment and periodically thereafter.
  • Subject to taking and passing an initial Counter-Intelligence Scope Polygraph within 6 months of employment and follow-on periodic Counter-Intelligence Scope Polygraph.
  • Will be required to be on call for a 7 day period (Wednesday to Wednesday)
  • Will be required to carry a government cell phone when conducting SCIF On-Call or other On-Call duty outside of normal duty hours.
  • Will be required to be on a 15-20 minute recall string.
  • Will be required to be trained to open/close the SCIF.
  • May be required to work occasional shifts, holiday work, and compensatory/paid overtime as required.
  • May be required to work additional non-standard duty hours during crisis or to meet mission tasking.
  • Stress is inherent in the nature of work:  The many short suspense actions and pressures of time from nearly all contacts contribute to heightened demands on the incumbent.  Under crisis operations, incumbent may be subject to short notice expanded hours and possible recall situations and irregular work hours, including weekends and holidays.  Overtime/shift work may be required.
  • Permanent Change of Station (PCS) costs are authorized subject to the provisions of the Joint Travel Regulations.

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

Your application package (resume, supporting documents, and responses to the questionnaire) will be used to determine your eligibility, qualifications, and quality ranking for this position. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating or consideration for employment. 


BENEFITS:

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The Department of Defense offers an excellent benefits program. In addition to your take-home pay, your comprehensive compensation/benefits package will include most of the benefits described in the USAJOBS Resource Center.



OTHER INFORMATION:

  • Selection is subject to restrictions resulting from Department of Defense referral system for displaced employees.
  • If you have retired from federal service and you are interested in employment as a reemployed annuitant, see the information in the Reemployed Annuitant information sheet.
  • Salary indicated includes applicable locality pay.
  • Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid experience or volunteer work.


HOW TO APPLY:

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To apply for this position, you must complete the online questionnaire and submit the documentation specified in the Required Documents section below.
The complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on
Monday, June 09, 2014 to receive consideration.

  • To begin, click Apply Online to create a USAJOBS account or log in to your existing account. Follow the prompts to select your USAJOBS resume and/or other supporting documents and complete the occupational questionnaire.
  • Click the Submit My Answers button to submit your application package.
  • It is your responsibility to ensure your responses and appropriate documentation is submitted prior to the closing date.
  • 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. Your uploaded documents may take several hours to clear the virus scan process.
  • 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.
  • It is your responsibility to verify that information entered, uploaded, or faxed (i.e., resume) is complete, accurate, and submitted by the closing date.  Uploaded documents may take up to one hour to clear the virus scan.  Faxed documents must be completely transmitted by 11:59p.m. Eastern Standard Time on the closing date of the announcement.

The Department of the Army provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the servicing civilian personnel unit. Your requests for reasonable accommodation will be addressed on a case-by-case basis.




REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

The documents you are required to submit vary based on the authority you are using to apply (i.e., applying as a veteran, applying as a current permanent Federal employee, applying as a reinstatement, etc). Please review the following links to see which documents you need to provide to prove your eligibility to apply:  Applicant Merit Checklist and Proof of Eligibility.

As described above, your complete application includes your resume, your responses to the online questionnaire, and documents which prove your eligibility to apply.  If you fail to provide these documents, you will be marked as having an incomplete application package and you will not be considered any further.

Your resume:

  • Your resume may be submitted in any format.
  • If you submit more than one copy of your resume, only the most recent version will be reviewed. The latest timestamp will be used to determine which version of your resume is "most recent." It is your responsibility to check the status and timestamp of all documents you submit as part of your application.
  • If your resume includes a photograph or other inappropriate material or content, it will not be used to make eligibility and qualification determinations and you may not be considered for this vacancy.
  • For qualifications determinations your resume must contain hours worked per week and the dates of employment (i.e., HRS per week and month/year to month/year or month/year to present). If your resume does not contain this information, your application will be marked as incomplete and you will not receive consideration for this position.

If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements: You MUST submit a copy of your transcript if you want to substitute your education for experience. If you claim qualifications based on education, and do not submit a transcript, your education will not be used in making a qualification determination and you may be found "not qualified."  See: Transcripts and Licenses

Proof of Eligibility to Apply:  Your application must include the documents which prove you are eligible to apply for the vacancy. The “Proof of Eligibility” document describes authorities commonly used in merit promotion recruitment and what document(s) are required to prove you meet the requirements of the authority.  You must meet the requirements of at least of the authorities listed in the Who May Apply section above to receive further consideration.

If you are unable to apply online or unable to upload your supporting documents follow the directions located at: Faxing Applications and Documents The Vacancy ID is 1132286. You will need the questionnaire, View Occupational Questionnaire, to complete your faxed application.


NOTE: Documents submitted as part of the application package, to include supplemental documents, may be shared beyond the Human Resources Office.   Some supplemental documents such as military orders and marriage certificates may contain personal information for someone other than you. You may sanitize these documents to remove another person's personal information before you submit your application. You may be asked to provide an un-sanitized version of the documents if you are selected to confirm your eligibility.


AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

Central Resume Processing Center
Phone: (410)306-0137
Email: USARMY.APG.CHRA-NE.MBX.APPLICANTHELP@MAIL.MIL
Agency Information:
DA WER Fort Huachuca
USA Intel Cntr Fort Huachuca
Civ Personnel Advisory Center
DO NOT MAIL, AZ
99999
USA

WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

If you provided an email address, you will receive an email message acknowledging receipt of your application.  Your application package will be used to determine your eligibility, qualifications, and quality ranking for this position.  If you are determined to be ineligible or not qualified, your application will receive no further consideration. 

The documents you submit must support your responses to the online questionnaire.  If your application contradicts or does not support your questionnaire responses, you will receive a rating of "not qualified" or "incomplete application" and you will not receive further consideration for this job.


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Job Announcement Number:

WTST140588991132286

Control Number:

371360700