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    The selected candidate will serve as a Personnel Security Specialist in OSY’s Information and Personnel Security Division and will support both headquarters and nationwide personnel security efforts for Departmental bureaus.

    The Band 3 is equivalent to the Grades 11/12 on the GS pay scale.

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    In addition to the major duties listed below, the selected candidate will provide authoritative information and assistance to organization officials by advising on personnel security policies; formulating and recommending personnel security investigative requirements; and advising on procedures for adverse security determinations.

    The duties of this position include, but are not limited to:

    • Initiating and adjudicating all levels of cases for the Department’s personnel and reviewing and issuing pre-appointment and interim access approvals
    • Preparing and reviewing Administrative Review packets in the denial and/or revocation action of a security clearance
    • Ensuring compliance with Executive Orders, the Office of Personnel Management (OPM), and Department of Commerce policies and procedural requirements
    • Developing policy, procedures, and standards and providing guidance for a personnel security program
    • Serving as a Federal Acquisition Certification - Contracting Officer’s Representatives (FAC-COR), as needed.This Job Opportunity Announcement may be used to fill other Personnel Security Specialist, ZA-0080-3, FPL 3 positions within Office of Security (OS) in the same geographical location with the same qualifications and specialized experience.

    This position is also being announced concurrently under Merit Promotion vacancy number: OS/OSY-2019-0034. Applicants who wish to be considered under MAP and DE must apply to both vacancies separately.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


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    0080 Security Administration

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/527987900. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.