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    The ideal candidate for this position has a well-rounded background in multiple security disciplines and experience evaluating and administering Special Security Officer (SSO) physical and personnel security programs.  This position starts at a salary of $117,191 (GS-14). Apply for this exciting opportunity to become a member of the Office of the Chief Security Officer 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 Supervisory Security Specialist position, you will serve as a first-line supervisor, senior Security advisor and an expert in security programs, policies and practices in the Office of the Chief Security Officer. Typical assignments include: 

    • Exercising technical and administrative supervision over a team of Security Specialists responsible for the operation and management of complex security programs.
    • Overseeing the development of policy and guidance for planning and implementing program requirements and ensuring proper alignment with the Agency strategic plan.
    • Personally participating in or overseeing staff preparation and participation in briefings and meetings to provide security advice and assistance.
    • Providing input on budget requirements based on anticipated workload and production capability.

    Travel Required

    25% or less - Non-emergency travel up to 25% may be 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/541297700. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.