Security Guard Direct Hire Authority Job

Vacancy No. WTDJ19195036SHD Department U.S. Army Test and Evaluation Command
Salary $37,843.00 to $49,200.00 Grade 6 to 6
Perm/Temp Permanent FT/PT Full-time
Open Date 12/11/2019 Close Date 6/8/2020
Job Link Apply Online Who may apply Public
Locations:
DUGWAY, UTDUGWAY PROVING GROUNDS


Job Description (Please follow all instructions carefully)
Overview
  • Open & closing dates

    Opening and closing dates 12/11/2019 to 06/08/2020

  • Service

    Competitive

  • Pay scale & grade

    GS 6

  • Salary

    $37,843 to $49,200 per year

  • Appointment type

    Permanent

  • Work schedule

    Full-Time

Locations

Few vacancies in the following location:

  • Dugway Proving Ground, UT
Relocation expenses reimbursed

Yes - Permanent Change of Station (PCS) costs MAY be authorized in accordance with the agency's policy and subject to the provisions of the Joint Travel Regulations.

Telework eligible

No

This job is open to
  • The public

    U.S. citizens, nationals or those who owe allegiance to the U.S.

Clarification from the agency

This is a Public Notice for positions being filled under the Direct Hiring Authority (DHA) for Domestic Defense Industrial Base Facilities and Major Range and Test Facilities Base, NDAA 1125 (a) and (c).

Announcement number

WTDJ19195036SHD

Control number

554010700

  • Duties
    Duties Summary

    About the Position: This position is announced as a standing register (Open Continuous Announcement). First cutoff date to evaluate candidates will be December 27, 2019 at 11:59 PM. Application packages received after this date will be evaluated at a future cutoff date to be determined based on the needs of the agency. Application packages must be complete at the time referral certificates are issued.

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    Responsibilities
    • Control personnel access by monitoring the identification and authorization of individuals and vehicles entering sensitive and restricted controlled areas.
    • Question suspicious persons and warn or detain violators of laws, regulations, policies, rules, or posted warnings.
    • Perform motorized, as well as foot patrols, in order to detect problem situations.
    • Conduct searches of vehicles, personnel, or buildings to ensure compliance with regulations.
    • Enforce security measures required to protect personnel, materials or property.
    • Provide written reports as required.
    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Travel may be expected for this position.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    None

  • Job family (Series)

    0085 Security Guard

  • Requirements
    Requirements Conditions Of Employment
    • Appointment may be subject to a suitability or fitness determination, as determined by a completed background investigation.
    • This position requires the employee to meet and maintain the Individual Personnel Reliability Program standards outlined in AR 50-6.
    • Must have a physical examination annually, to assess continued ability for effective performance.
    • Position requires Oleoresin Capsicum (OC) certification.
    • Position requires Guard to input time into ATAAPS.
    • Must successfully pass the Physical Agility Test (PAT) and annually thereafter. The PAT consists of 2 events: A 1.5 mile run in under 17 minutes, 30 seconds and 19 push-ups in under 2 minutes.
    • Must be proficient in the use of assigned firearms/weapons, pass an initial qualification, and qualify semi-annually thereafter in the use of assigned firearms/weapons.
    • This position requires the incumbent be able to obtain and maintain a determination of eligibility for a Secret security clearance.
    • Must obtain and maintain a valid drivers license.
    • Must wear prescribed uniform.
    • Must wear protective/chemical mask and other protective clothing and equipment.
    • Must work in all types of weather.
    • Must be on call 24 hours/7days a week.
    • Must work mandatory overtime.
    • Participate in special training at least 8-12 hours each month as required.
    • This position requires shift work to provide coverage on evenings, weekends, holidays, or special situations. Employee shifts are rotated on a regularly scheduled basis.
    • This position is subject to the provisions of the Domestic Violence Offender Gun Ban commonly referred to as the Lautenberg Amendment.
    Qualifications
    Who May Apply: US Citizens

    This is a Public Notice for positions being filled under the Direct Hiring Authority (DHA) for Domestic Defense Industrial Base Facilities and Major Range and Test Facilities Base, NDAA 1125 (a) and (c).
    In order to qualify, you must meet the experience requirements described below. Experience refers to 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). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application. Additional information about transcripts is in this document.

    Specialized Experience: One year of specialized experience which includes experience working with a Federal, State, municipal, local, or private protective organization that involved the protection of property against such hazards as fire, theft, damage, accident or trespass and experience maintaining order.

    This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-05).

    Some federal jobs allow you to substitute your education for the required experience in order to qualify. For this job, you must meet the qualification requirement using experience alone -- no substitution of education for experience is permitted.

    You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in the following areas:
    • Access Control Operations
    • Incident Response
    • Physical Security
    • Search Techniques
    • Security Enforcement
    • Written Communication
    Education

    This job does not have an education qualification requirement.

    Additional information

    • Male applicants born after December 31, 1959, must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration.
    • You will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship.
    • Two year trial/probationary period may be required.
    • Direct Deposit of Pay is required.
    • If you have retired from federal service and you are interested in employment as a reemployed annuitant, see the information in the Reemployed Annuitant information sheet.
    • This is a Career Program (CP) 19 - Physical Security & Law Enforcement position.
    • Multiple positions may be filled from this announcement.
    • Salary includes applicable locality pay.
    • When you perform a Civilian Permanent Change of Station (PCS) with the government, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) considers the majority of your entitlements to be taxable. Visit https://www.gsa.gov/cdnstatic/FTR%20Bulletin%2018_05%20Relocation%20Allowances_0.pdf for more information.
    • 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.
    • Permanent Change of Station (PCS) allowances MAY BE authorized, subject to the provisions of the Joint Travel Regulations and an agency determination that a PCS move is in the Government Interest.
    • Defense National Relocation Program (DNRP) is not authorized.

    How You Will Be Evaluated

    Once the announcement has closed, a review of your application package (resume, supporting documents, and responses to the questionnaire) will be used to determine whether you meet the qualification requirements listed on this announcement. If you are minimally qualified, your resume and supporting documentation will be compared against your responses to the assessment questionnaire to determine your level of experience. If, after reviewing your resume and/or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and/or experience, you may lose consideration for this position. Please follow all instructions carefully when applying, errors or omissions may affect your eligibility.

    You should list any relevant performance appraisals and incentive awards in your resume as that information may be taken into consideration during the selection process. If selected, you may be required to provide supporting documentation.

    Basis for Rating: All applicants will be rated for minimum qualifications. All qualified applicants will be referred to the selecting official for consideration.

    Background checks and security clearance
    Security clearance

    Secret

    Drug test required

    Yes

    Position sensitivity and risk

    Noncritical-Sensitive (NCS)/Moderate Risk

    Trust determination process

    National security

  • Required Documents
    Required Documents

    The documents you are required to submit vary based on whether or not you are eligible for preference in federal employment. A complete description of preference categories and the associated required documents is in the Applicant Checklist (External).

    As described above, your complete application includes your resume, your responses to the online questionnaire, and documents which prove your eligibility to apply. If you fail to provide these documents, you will be marked as having an incomplete application package and you will not be considered any further.

    1. Your resume:

    • Your resume may be submitted in any format and must support the specialized experience described in this announcement.
    • If your resume includes a photograph or other inappropriate material or content, it will not be used to make eligibility and qualification determinations and you may not be considered for this vacancy.
    • For qualifications determinations your resume must contain hours worked per week and the dates of employment (i.e., HRS per week and month/year to month/year or month/year to present). If your resume does not contain this information, your application may be marked as incomplete and you may not receive consideration for this position.
    • For additional information see: What to include in your resume.
    2. Other supporting documents:
    • Cover Letter, optional
    • Most recent Performance Appraisal, if applicable
    NOTE: Documents submitted as part of the application package, to include supplemental documents, may be shared beyond the Human Resources Office. Some supplemental documents such as military orders and marriage certificates may contain personal information for someone other than you. You may sanitize these documents to remove another person's personal information before you submit your application. You may be asked to provide an un-sanitized version of the documents if you are selected to confirm your eligibility.

    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.

  • Benefits
    Benefits

    A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding.

    https://www.usajobs.gov/Help/working-in-government/

    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
    How to Apply

    To apply for this position, you must complete the online questionnaire and submit the documentation specified in the Required Documents section above.

    The complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on 06/08/2020 to receive consideration

    • To begin, click Apply to access the online application. You will need to be logged into your USAJOBS account to apply. If you do not have a USAJOBS account, you will need to create one before beginning the application (https://apply.usastaffing.gov/ViewQuestionnaire/10675542).
    • Follow the prompts to select your resume and/or other supporting documents to be included with your application package. You will have the opportunity to upload additional documents to include in your application before it is submitted. Your uploaded documents may take several hours to clear the virus scan process.
    • After acknowledging you have reviewed your application package, complete the Include Personal Information section as you deem appropriate and click to continue with the application process.
    • You will be taken to the online application which you must complete in order to apply for the position. Complete the online application, verify the required documentation is included with your application package, and submit the application. You must re-select your resume and/or other documents from your USAJOBS account or your application will be incomplete.
    • It is your responsibility to verify that your application package (resume, supporting documents, and responses to the questionnaire) is complete, accurate, and submitted by the closing date. Uploaded documents may take up to one hour to clear the virus scan.
    • Additional information on how to complete the online application process and submit your online application may be found on the USA Staffing Applicant Resource Center.
    To verify the status of your application, log into your USAJOBS account (https://my.usajobs.gov/Account/Login), all of your applications will appear on the Welcome screen. The Application Status will appear along with the date your application was last updated. For information on what each Application Status means, visit: https://www.usajobs.gov/Help/how-to/application/status/.

    Agency contact information Army Applicant Help Desk Army Applicant Help Desk
    Address

    DJ-APF-W30MAA DUGWAY PROVING GROUND
    DO NOT MAIL
    Dugway, UT 84022
    US
    Learn more about this agency

    Civilian employees serve a vital role in supporting the Army mission. They provide the skills that are not readily available in the military, but crucial to support military operations. The Army integrates the talents and skills of its military and civilian members to form a Total Army.

    The position is located at United States Army Dugway Proving Ground, approximately 50 minutes from Tooele, Utah, and 90 minutes drive from Salt Lake City, Utah. Dugway offers various alternate work schedule opportunities with most of the workforce working 4 ten-hour shifts Monday through Thursday. Employees choosing to live off post may use subsidized commuter van transport which operates to and from many of the major cities and towns throughout Utah. Contact the Relocation Program Manager at imcom.dpg.acs.information@mail.mil or 435-831-2260; DSN 789. For more information about Dugway's beautiful terrain and community go to our website at https://www.dugway.army.mil/Default.aspx

    This position is located with US Army Test & Evaluation Command, DPG, West Desert Test Center, Office of the WDTC Director, Operations Division, Security Branch, Dugway, UT.

    Visit our careers page

    Learn more about what it's like to work at U.S. Army Test and Evaluation Command, what the agency does, and about the types of careers this agency offers.

    https://www.dugway.army.mil/WDTC.aspx/

    Next steps

    If you provided an email address, you will receive an email message acknowledging receipt of your application. Your application package will be used to determine your eligibility, qualifications, and quality ranking for this position. If you are determined to be ineligible or not qualified, your application will receive no further consideration.

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  • An applicant with a disability needs an accommodation to have an equal opportunity to apply for a job.
  • An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to perform the essential job duties or to gain access to the workplace.
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