THIS IS A NATIONAL GUARD TITLE 32 EXCEPTED SERVICE POSITION.
Relocation incentive requests statement: Recruitment and Relocation Incentive may be authorized up to 25% of base pay for a max of 4 years pending TAG approval.
This National Guard position is for a SECURITY OFFICER, Position Description Number D2243000 and is part of the 105TH AW, National Guard.Learn more about this agency
As a Security Officer, GS-0080-12, you will be the principal advisor to the Wing Commander as the Anti-Terrorism Officer (ATO) and reports to the Mission Support Group Commander as the Defense Force Commander (DFC) with responsibility over the SFS; develops, implements, and manages the wing law enforcement, physical security, wing security, and Anti-Terrorism and Force Protection (AT/FP) programs.
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Conditions of Employment
- NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED. If you are not sure you are eligible for military membership, please contact a National Guard recruiter prior to applying for this position.
- This is an excepted service position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the employing state's National Guard, required prior to the effective date of placement.
- Selectee will be required to wear the military uniform.
- Acceptance of an excepted service position constitutes concurrence with these requirements as a condition of employment.
- Applicants who are not currently a member of the National Guard must be eligible for immediate membership and employment in the National Guard in the military grade listed in this announcement.
- Males born after 31 December 1959 must be registered for Selective Service.
- Federal employment suitability as determined by a background investigation.
- May be required to successfully complete a probationary period.
- Participation in direct deposit is mandatory.
- The incumbent of this position description must have, at a minimum, a completed Top Secret clearance.
- This position is covered by the Domestic Violence Misdemeanor Amendment (30 Sep 96) of the Gun Control Act (Lautenberg Amendment) of 1968. An individual convicted of a qualifying crime of domestic violence may not perform the duties of this position.
- May occasionally be directed to work other than normal duty hours.
- This position may be designated mission essential based on local conditions. Mission essential personnel report for duty at normal times when the unit is closed or delayed reporting, and remain on duty during phased or early release.
- May require travel in military and/or commercial aircraft to perform temporary duty assignments.
- The work may require the incumbent to drive a motor vehicle; if so, an appropriate valid driver?s license is mandatory.
- Maintains weapons qualifications commensurate with a 31PX series Air Force Specialty Code.
- The position is designated for drug testing.
- Must currently be an Officer within the U.S. Military Forces.
Military Grades: Officer only
Compatible Military Assignments: C31PX, 31PX
GENERAL EXPERIENCE: All Series GS-0080 personnel must be certified at the next higher level before being eligible for that level. Each applicant must have the education and validated understanding of the basic principles and concepts of the occupational series and grade for one of the seven organizational program disciplines and its applicable Security Series career level, as cited on page two. Applicants must have the experiences, education, or training that demonstrates the ability to follow directions, to read, understand, and retain a variety of instructions, regulations, and procedures.
SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Defined as progressively responsible work that demonstrates the candidate's full competency (Knowledge, Skill, Ability, and Behaviors) to perform tasks and responsibilities as described in the pertinent position description. It includes military administration, military security, and/or personnel management experience that prepares the applicant to perform the duties and responsibilities to achieve the required competency levels as defined by the applicable position description.
To qualify for the GS-12 expert career level in the Security Administration Series GS-0080, the applicant must have least 36 months experience in the Security career field or intelligence career field to include technical training schools and drill-status working experience. Security Forces and Intelligence training experiences are not required for individuals performing Chief of information Protection duties/responsibilities; Security Officer duties/responsibilities; or, Special Security Representative duties/responsibilities. Apply the following specialized competencies (Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities) factors, as applicable to the seven organizational disciplines of Series GS-0080 and each discipline's requirements.
The organizational location of this position is in the Mission Support Group, Security Forces Squadron. This position serves as the principal advisor to the Wing Commander as the Anti-Terrorism Officer and reports to the Mission Support Group Commander as the Defense Force Commander with complete Security Forces unit squadron commander responsibilities. Must successfully complete the military approved Level II Anti-terrorism Training Course within first 90 days of appointment to the applicable position description. To qualify, must have expert experiences in developing, implementing, and managing the Wing's law enforcement, physical security, wing security, and Anti-Terrorism and Force Protection programs. Have working knowledge on the Security Forces programs and the Defense Force program with expert knowledge and premier technical authority on the development, implementation, and management of law enforcement, physical security, installation security, and anti-terrorism programs, policies, procedures, and equipment. Must have knowledge of Air Force security concepts, principles, and practices to review, independently analyze, and resolve complex security problems. Competent knowledge of all Air Force and Air National Guard security and law enforcement programs. Experienced in developing, implementing, executing, and managing guidance for applying security policy, procedures, techniques, equipment, and methods to a variety of work situations and various levels of security controls. Must have analytical skills to conduct analysis on a broad range of security programs, and identify, implement, and plan for new solutions necessary to combat security issues, conventional methods and procedures. Must have technical knowledge of security classification methods, concepts, and eligibility for access to classified or sensitive information to review plans for proposed or new projects, organizations, and/or missions to assure required planning for information security and other controls. Must possess the ability to consider security alternatives in managing this program, including resource management, relationships to other protective programs, and over-lapping requirements between other service components and contractor organizations. Experienced in the Wing's Security Programs. Capable of providing senior-level technical expertise and advice for new developments and advances in security techniques. Possess communication skills to develop organizational working relationships and able to manage program segments with diverse military, civilian, professional, and technical populations. Proficient in preparing, implementing, and executing presentations/briefings, formal training materials, policies and guidance, investigative reports, inspections and surveys. Demonstrates in-depth knowledge of the Program, Planning, and Budgeting Systems to plan, organize, and advocate for resources within the wing. provides broad policy guidance and direction based on wing and Air Force priorities and objectives. Experienced in the Defense Force Program and knowledgeable on the Program's compliance requirements. Experienced in managing and supervising the administrative and technical aspects of the Security Forces Squadron. Experienced in planning, designing, and executing security programs based on Air Force and Air National Guard programs' policy guidance and direction. Capable to make critical judgments and on-the-spot decisions regarding the safety of assigned personnel. Experienced in researching and interpreting departmental instructions, standards, policy letters, past and present Executive Orders, survey reports, public laws, procurement contract clauses, and other pertinent literature concerning national security programs that provide guidelines on the concepts, methods, and goals of security programs. Must have an understanding of conflicting local, state and federal security laws that impact security policy, procedure, and programs Air Force-wide. Experienced in reviewing and negotiating host/tenant agreements, memoranda of understanding, joint use and inter-service agreements, and leases, with military and civil agencies. Knowledgeable of AF security concepts, principles, and practices required to review, independently analyze, and resolve complex security issues that involve personnel from various functional program managers. Must have knowledge of authority and Use of Force legal issues regarding conflicting local, state and federal security laws. Competent to resolve complex security issues that occur within the military organizations. Experienced public speaker with professional communication skills required to brief Wing and Group Commanders in all security matters for the installation. Able to manage and assess the security programs' effectiveness and efficiency for the wing. Experienced in applying basic criteria in Security Forces Integrated Defense specialty areas; or, in developing courses of action to minimize or eliminate deficient operations and conditions. Experienced in managing resources, funding, and budget requirements that support Security Forces programs and services.
You must meet the following Education requirement to qualify for this position:
An undergraduate degree from an accredited college/university is mandatory. The college degree work should include completed academic courses in sociology, criminology, police administration, criminal justice, or a related area. A graduate degree from an accredited civilian academic college or from an equivalent professional military education school is optimum. To qualify and retain the ANG Security Forces Squadron officer position, completion of the Air Force Security Force Officer Course is mandatory.
You must provide transcripts or other documentation to support your Educational claims. To receive credit for Education, you must provide documentation of proof that you meet the Education requirements for this position.
Relocation incentive requests statement: Recruitment and Relocation Incentive may be authorized up to 25% of base pay for a max of 4 years pending TAG approval.
This position will report directly to the base defense squadron commander as the operations officer.
If you are a male applicant who was born after 12/31/1959 and are required to register under the Military Selective Service Act, the Defense Authorization Act of 1986 requires that you be registered or you are not eligible for appointment in this agency (https://www.sss.gov/RegVer/wfRegistration.aspx).
If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application.
How You Will Be Evaluated
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
Once the announcement has closed, your resume and supporting documentation will be used to determine if you meet the qualifications listed on this announcement. If you are minimally qualified, your resume and supporting documentation will be compared to your responses on the assessment questionnaire to determine your level of experience. If you rate yourself higher than is supported by your application package, your responses may be adjusted and/or you may be excluded from consideration for this position. If you are found to be among the top qualified candidates, you will be referred to the selecting official for employment consideration.
Your qualifications will be evaluated on the following competencies (knowledge, skills, abilities and other characteristics):
Creative Thinking, Decision Making, Reasoning, and Security
Background checks and security clearance
Drug test required
To apply for this position, you must submit a complete Application Package which includes:
1. Your resume showing work schedule, hours worked per week, dates (including Month and Year, e.g., 02/2017, Feb 2017, etc.) of employment and duties performed.
- Indicate your salary for each experience worked in.
- Must state whether each experience is full or part-time status.
*If your resume does not have any of the above requirements, you will automatically be disqualified for the position.*
2. Other supporting documents: OF-306 (MUST BE COMPLETELY FILLED OUT) (can be retrieved from https://www.opm.gov/forms/pdf_fill/of0306.pdf)
If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:
Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.
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Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.
How to Apply
To apply for this position, you must complete the online application/Occupational Questionnaire and submit the documentation specified in the Required Documents section below. To view the Occupational Questionnaire, click the following link: https://apply.usastaffing.gov/ViewQuestionnaire/10652287
A complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on the closing date of the announcement to receive consideration.
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NEWBURGH, NY 12550
Once your online application is submitted you will receive a confirmation notification by email. Your application will be evaluated by the Human Resources Office to determine your eligibility for the position. After the evaluation is complete, you will receive another notification regarding the status of your application.
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