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    The ideal candidate for this position will be performing duties as Security Specialist; participate in security awareness, education, and training curricula development and delivery; plan and initiate special projects conduct studies for effective security programs.

    This position starts at a salary of $83,398(GS-12). Apply for this exciting opportunity to become a member of the National Continuity Programs team within FEMA.

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    When disaster strikes, America looks to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). Now FEMA looks to you. Join our team and use your talent to support Americans in their times of greatest need. FEMA prepares the nation for all hazards and manages Federal response and recovery efforts following any national incident. We foster innovation, reward performance and creativity, and provide challenges on a routine basis with a well-skilled, knowledgeable, high performance workforce. Please visit www.fema.gov for additional information.

    EMERGENCY ASSIGNMENT: Every FEMA employee has regular and recurring emergency management responsibilities, though not every position requires routine deployment to disaster sites. All positions are subject to recall around the clock for emergency management operations, which may require irregular work hours, work at locations other than the official duty station, and may include duties other than those specified in the employee's official position description. Travel requirements in support of emergency operations may be extensive in nature (weeks to months), with little advance notice, and may require employees to relocate to emergency sites with physically austere and operationally challenging conditions.

    In this position, you will serve as a Security Specialist in the Security Branch, Continuity Support Division, National Continuity Programs. Typical assignments include:

    • Serves as technical subject matter expert on security policies, regulations, and procedures. Develops, evaluates, and implements security program procedures and/or direction in compliance with applicable laws, orders, directives, regulations, and instructions.
    • Provides in-depth security education for designated personnel to ensure appropriate protection is accomplished.
    • Designs, implements and maintains personnel security procedures.
    • Designs, implements, monitors and maintains access control systems, procedures and other physical security measures to ensure the protection and integrity of sensitive facilities.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Occasional non-emergency travel may be required.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


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This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/530606700. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.