Open & closing dates
Opening and closing dates
06/12/2019 to 07/02/2019
Pay scale & grade
$62,236 to $80,912 per year
Temporary - Excepted Service Temporary
1 vacancy in the following location:
Yes as determined by agency policy
This job is open to
U.S. citizens, nationals or those who owe allegiance to the U.S.
Clarification from the agency
WHO MAY APPLY: All qualified Missouri traditional guard members and those eligible for enlistment, appointment or transfer into the Missouri Army National Guard.
THIS IS A NATIONAL GUARD TITLE 32 EXCEPTED SERVICE POSITION.
This National Guard position is for a GS-0080-11 SECURITY SPECIALIST (TITLE 32), Position Description Number D1277000 in SPMD 1213and is part of the MO G2 Intelligence Directorate.
Learn more about this agency
APPOINTMENT FACTORS: This position is a Temporary vacancy NTE One Year vacancy in the Excepted Service. This is a non-bargaining position. SEE NOTES UNDER CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT BELOW.
- Initiates and implements policies and procedures required to manage sensitive compartmented information (SCI) programs and to protect SCI resources.
- Acts as resident expert on all SCI security matters.
- Establishes policies and procedures for accomplishment of SCI protection and security.
- Develops goals and objectives that integrate organizational missions and security requirements.
- Serves as the SCI Control Officer responsible for establishing, managing, and controlling all collateral and SCI classified information and material within the Sensitive Compartmented Information Facilities (SCIFs) affecting the Unit's mission.
- Works directly for the intelligence unit commander/Senior Intelligence Officer (SIO), reporting on the administration of the Special Security Office and SCI-associated security programs.
- Manages and directs the activities and personnel of the unit Special Security Office.
- Appoints Local SCI courier officials that have a requirement to courier SCI on base and coordinates with the Defense Courier Service (DOS).
- Administers the SCI security clearance program for all assigned personnel, ensuring all required clearances are up-to-date and completed.
- Tracks and administers SCI clearances for all in-processing personnel to ensure mission readiness.
- Provides oversight of unit and SSO security self-inspections and presents detailed and comprehensive reports with corrective action taken to the unit intelligence commander/SIO.
- Represents the intelligence unit to a variety of installation and functional areas, including national-level organizations.
- Performs other duties as assigned.
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.
Conditions Of Employment
- Under a temporary appointment, the employment is subject to termination at any time.
- This position can be filled up to four years as long as funds are available to support it.
- In the event a permanent (Tenure 1 or 2) employee is selected, and is willing to accept the temporary appointment, that employee will relinquish permanent status.
- NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED. If you are not sure you are eligible for military membership, please contact an Army National Guard recruiter at 1-800-GO-GUARD (1-800-464-8273) prior to applying for this position.
- This is an Excepted Service position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the Missouri National Guard 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.
- Individuals on incentive bonuses may be subject to recoupment or termination, contact the State Incentives Manager at (573) 638-9500 extension 37647 for questions concerning recoupment or termination.
- Participation in direct deposit is mandatory.
- Pre-placement or baseline physical are required for newly hired or appointed Wage Grade personnel who may be potentially exposed to health hazards in the work environment.
- Failure to complete management prescribed courses for full-time support personnel within the first year of employment or assignment, may be cause for reassignment or termination.
MILITARY REQUIREMENTS: OFFICER/WARRANT OFFICER/ENLISTED
Since the position is temporary in nature, the compatibility requirements will be waived for a period of time not to exceed one year. Selecting official must verify that selected individual is currently assigned to a military unit in the Missouri National Guard and that the selection does not create grade inversion.
Selectee will not be militarily senior to their full-time supervisor (grade inversion).
Maximum Military Grade: Officer - CPT (O-3) Warrant Officer - CW3 (W-3) Enlisted - CSM (E-9)
Minimum Military Grade: Officer - 2LT (O-1) Warrant Officer - WO1 (W-1) Enlisted - MSG (E-8)
GENERAL EXPERIENCE: Must possess experience, education, or training that demonstrates your ability to follow directions, to read, understand, and retain a variety of instructions, regulations and procedures; skill in collecting and analyzing data effectively, efficiently, and accurately; clearly enunciate English without impediment of speech that would interfere or prohibit; effective two-way radio or telephone communication; write English in reports and presentation formats; communicate orally and in writing clearly and effectively; assess body language and perceive immediate risk levels; and apply procedures and directives by reading and interpreting technical material.
GS-11 Specialized Experience: Must possess 24 months of specialized experience which demonstrates your ability to implement a sensitive compartmented information security clearance program and maintain current and completed clearances for assigned personnel; manage, assess and conduct Special Security Office self-inspections and able to present detailed and comprehensive reports with follow-up work to ensure complete and quality discrepancies resolutions improve quality, timeliness, and efficiency; research and analysis reports on physical, information, computer, and personnel security; conduct intelligence support operations, procedures, and practices that are necessary to accomplish intelligence functions in support of programs essential to the organization's daily operations, training, and readiness missions; and implementing policies and procedures required to manage sensitive compartmented information programs and to protect sensitive compartmented information resources. The specialized experience must also indicate that you possess thorough knowledge of security principles, concepts and methodologies to evaluate state security procedures; knowledge of security procedures to perform inspections and risk vulnerability assessment analysis; knowledge of effective security programs to provide advice and assistance to units and organizations; and knowledge of physical security requirements and inspections to advise and train personnel; and experience in analyzing and evaluating reports of investigations and the maintenance of security records, files, reports and forms.
Must possess or able to obtain a SSBI/SBPR/PPR/Tier 5 Investigation with TOP SECRET/SCI adjudicated security clearance.
Officer - Must possess an undergraduate degree from an accredited college/university which 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.
Warrant Officer - Must possess a high school diploma or General Education Development (GED) diploma. An undergraduate degree from an accredited college/university is optimum with completed academic courses is sociology, criminology, police administration, criminal justice.
Enlisted - Must possess a high school diploma or General Education Development (GED) diploma.
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
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):
Background checks and security clearance
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.
Helpful Hints for Applying:
- Ensure that your resume contains your full name, address, phone and at least your last four digits of your social security number.
- Include details about the experience that relates to the position you are applying for.
- Be specific and always include Month and Year for the dates of your experience.
- Be sure to include your applicable military experience and explain the duties of the MOS/AFSC held.
2. If you are using education to qualify for this position OR education is a mandatory requirement to meet qualifications, YOU MUST submit copies of college transcripts that identify each course, the college or university, semester or quarter hours earned, grade and grade-point received. Submitting a certificate or a degree will not suffice. You must submit transcripts when required. Photocopies are acceptable.
3. If if you have previous Federal Civil Service employment or are employed by another Federal Agency, please submit a copy of your last Notification of Personnel Action, SF-50. If you have never been a Federal Civil Service employee, this is not a requirement. This is also not a requirement for current Technicians employed by the Missouri National Guard.
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.
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.
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 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/10526555
A complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on the closing date of the announcement 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.
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.
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/.
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.
Fair & Transparent
The Federal hiring process is setup to be fair and transparent. Please read the following guidance.
Equal Employment Opportunity Policy
The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy And gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.
Reasonable Accommodation Policy
Federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process should follow the instructions in the job opportunity announcement. For any part of the remaining hiring process, applicants should contact the hiring agency directly. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.
A reasonable accommodation is any change in the workplace or the way things are customarily done that provides an equal employment opportunity to an individual with a disability. Under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) must provide reasonable accommodations:
- 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.
- An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to receive equal access to benefits, such as details, training, and office-sponsored events.
Legal and regulatory guidance