Security Specialist (GS-9)
Apply online through 6/5/2023 at: https://www.usajobs.gov/job/727097600
You must apply through USAJOBS to receive consideration for this opportunity.
This is NOT a remote work opportunity. The position is located at Indianapolis, IN. This position will require extensive onsite work.
Serves as a liaison for the Personnel Security Program for a Defense Finance and Accounting Service Central Site as well as direct support to other sites.
Reviews requests for personnel security clearances and special accesses for civilian and contractor positions and ascertains the need for security access requested.
Updates security policies, performs contractor vetting and escorting, and schedule classified meetings.
Conducts security briefings/debriefings, process foreign travel requests, and publication reviews.
Conducts required security orientation, refresher training, and security briefings for assigned personnel.
Serve as alternate in the following security disciplines: Physical Security, Operation Security, Information Security, Special Security, Personnel Identity Credentialing Office, and Access Control.
Validates current security information, previous investigations, and verify system access requests.
Conditions of Employment
- Must be a U.S Citizen or National
- Registered for Selective Service (males born after 12-31-1959)Suitable for federal employment
- This national security position, which may require access to classified information, requires a favorable suitability review and security clearance as a condition of employment. Failure to maintain security eligibility may result in termination
- Position is located in Indianapolis, IN
- This is NOT a remote position.
- The incumbent of this position is required to obtain and maintain Tier 1, Security Fundamentals Professional Certification (SFPC). See additional information below.
One year of specialized experience equivalent in level of difficulty and responsibility to that of the next lower grade (GS-07) within the federal service, which demonstrates the ability to perform the duties of the position, is required.
Specialized experience is defined as: applying Security laws, principles, systems, policies, and practices to provide routine Security services; analyzing security documents for accuracy and completeness; advising managers and employees on potential security issues and submitting documents to investigative/adjudicative bodies.
Paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual, community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience.
You may qualify for consideration if meeting time-in grade, specialized experience, education requirement, 90 days after competitive appointment requirement, and all other qualification requirements within 30 calendar days after the closing date of the announcement, unless otherwise indicated on the announcement.
Substitution of Education for Specialized Experience:
GS-09 GS-9 Substitution of Education for Experience: Two full years of progressively higher level graduate education, Master's or equivalent graduate degree, may be substituted to meet the specialized experience requirement. Equivalent combinations of successfully completed graduate level education and experience may be used to meet total experience requirements. If you are using education to substitute for the specialized experience, you MUST submit transcripts at the time you apply. To be creditable, education must have been obtained in an accredited college or university recognized by the U.S. Department of Education (http://www2.ed.gov/admins/finaid/accred/index.html).
For more information or to apply online visit: https://www.usajobs.gov/job/727097600