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    The ideal candidate for this position will perform duties as a Senior Security Officer immediately conversant with DHS and FEMA Special Access Program directives, polices, and procedures. Develop, implement, and administer multi-discipline security programs and training. This position starts at a salary of $103,690 (GS-13).   Apply for this exciting opportunity to become a member of the NCP team within FEMA.

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    The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is calling on those who want to help protect American interests and secure our Nation. DHS Components work collectively to prevent terrorism; secure borders and our transportation systems; protect the President and other dignitaries; enforce and administer immigration laws; safeguard cyberspace; and ensure resilience to disasters. We achieve these vital missions through a diverse workforce spanning hundreds of occupations. Make an impact; join DHS.

    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 (Special Security Representative) in the Security Branch, Continuity Support Division, National Continuity Programs. Typical assignments include:

    • Serving as technical subject matter expert on security policies, regulations, and procedures.
    • Developing, evaluating, and implementing security program procedures and/or direction in compliance with Executive Orders, and Presidential Decision Directives, and preparing oversight briefings
    • Designing, implementing, and maintaining personnel security procedures and training, and providing in-depth education for designated personnel to ensure appropriate protection is accomplished.
    • Designing, implementing, monitoring, and maintaining access control systems, procedures, and other physical security measures to ensure the protection and integrity of sensitive facilities.
    • Planning, implementing, and overseeing multi-discipline security activities to include:  Administration, Counterintelligence, OPSEC, Industrial, Information, Personnel, Physical Security and Special Access Program information.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Occasional non-emergency travel may be required 5%.

    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/615213300. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.