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Defense Security Service Alexandria, VA
  • Expired: July 12, 2019. Applications are no longer accepted.

##### Department of Defense
Defense Security Service
##### Defense Counterintelligence and Security Agency
- ##### Open & closing dates
07/08/2019 to 07/22/2019
- ##### Service
- ##### Pay scale & grade
GG 13
- ##### Salary
$99,172 to $128,920 per year
- ##### Appointment type
- ##### Work schedule
1 vacancy in the following location:
Alexandria, VA 1 vacancy
##### Relocation expenses reimbursed
##### Telework eligible
Yes as determined by agency policy
- Duties
### Summary
The Defense Counterintelligence and Security Agency (DCSA)
strengthens national security at home and abroad through our
security oversight and education operations. DCSAS oversees the
protection of U.S. and foreign classified information and
technologies in the hands of cleared industry under the National
Industrial Security Program by providing professional risk
management services
Learn more about this agency
### Responsibilities
As a INDUSTRIAL SECURITY SPECIALIST you will be responsible for the
following duties:
- Serves as a Region Action Officer
- Conduct security surveys of assigned contractor facilities such
as evaluation of organization structures, legal operating plans
to determine eligibility for a facility security clearance.
- Reviews, analyzes and adjudicates complex FOCI factors at
cleared contractors
- Review contract documents, program security classification
guides and Contract Security Classification Specifications to
ensure security requirements and classification guidance are
specified and properly implemented.
- Evaluate, validate, and inspect all non-technical Information
Systems (IS) features and safeguards for contractor facilities
processing classified information.
- Ability to train, lead, and mentor a team of security
- Skill in identifying counterintelligence issues, assessing
risks, and providing security countermeasures
recommendations/alternatives to mitigate the risk.
- Ability to develop and present oral briefings to high-level
management officials.
- Analyzes FOCI issues at cleared National Industrial Security
Program (NISP) firms and companies in process for clearance.
### Travel Required
25% or less - You may be expected to travel for this position.
##### Supervisory status
##### Promotion Potential
- #### Job family (Series)
0080 Security Administration
- Requirements
### Conditions of Employment
- Must be a US citizen
- Male born after 12-31-59 must be registered for Selective
- Resume and supporting documents received by 11:59PM EST will be
- This is a Drug Testing designated position
- Position is a (DCIPS) position in the Excepted Service under
U.S.C. 1601
- OVERTIME: Occasionally
- TOUR OF DUTY: Flexible
- PCS (Permanent Change of Station): Relocation incentive may be
- TELEWORK ELIGIBILITY: This position is telework eligible
- Incumbent is required to attain the Security Fundamentals
Professional Certification within two (2) years of placement on
this position. Certification must be maintained in accordance
with program rules
### Qualifications
The experience described in your resume will be evaluated and
screened from the Office of Personnel Management's (OPMs) basic
qualifications requirements. See:
for OPM qualification standards, competencies and specialized
experience needed to perform the duties of the position as described
in the **MAJOR DUTIES** and **QUALIFICATIONS** sections of this
announcement by 07/22/2019.
Applicant must have directly applicable experience that demonstrates
the possession of the knowledge, skills, abilities and competencies
necessary for immediate success in the position. Qualifying
experience may have been acquired in any public or private sector
job, but will clearly demonstrate past experience in the application
of the particular competencies/knowledge, skills, and abilities
necessary to successfully perform the duties of the position. Such
experience is typically in or directly related to the work of the
position to be filled. Experience must be reflected in your
**Specialized experience required for this position is:** Conducting
inspections, surveys and investigations of government,
non-governmental facilities and personnel in order to determine
protection of sensitive materials and information and compliance
with laws and regulations. Providing expertise in a wide variety of
security management functions such as: Experience in the
establishment and maintenance of a security program in compliance
with National Industrial Security Program (NISP); conducting
security surveys of assigned contractor facilities prior to granting
a facility security clearance, and periodic security assessment of
contractor facilities; determining contractor eligibility for a
facility security clearance (FCL) under the NISP; providing security
oversight and assistance to contractor facilities for IS processing
classified information and CI threat information.
Specifically you will be evaluated on the following competencies:
1. Security Program Management
2. Information Security
3. Counterintelligence
4. Communications
Please review the Required Supporting Documents Link at:
### Education
Substitution of education may not be used in lieu of specialized
experience for this grade level.
### Additional information
DCSA, as a newly designated Defense Agency is undergoing a
multi-year transformation that includes a significant expansion of
predecessor agencies' authorities and responsibilities. Mission
accretion and associated growth in personnel and resources requires
deliberate coordination and planning across operations and support
activities to achieve effective outcomes while simultaneously
establishing and integrating new activities, initiatives and
projects. The new organization will be comprised of nearly 13,000
government and contractor personnel operation throughout the United
States and overseas supporting stakeholders across the federal
Employees Serviced by DLA: Civilian Federal employees who receive
human resources servicing through the Defense Logistics Agency DO
NOT need to submit supporting documentation if applying through
merit promotion. Your record in Electronic Official Personnel Folder
(eOPF) will be used to verify your eligibility. It is your
responsibility to ensure the required documents are in your eOPF for
verification purposes. If your documents are not in eOPF, you must
submit them to the announcement you are applying for at time of
application. Failure to submit all of the documents on time will
result in automatic disqualification.
All current and former Federal employees must submit a copy of your
latest SF-50 showing your tenure, grade and step, and type of
position occupied (i.e., Excepted or Competitive).
Please review the General Application Information and Definitions
Other Notes:
Applicants selected from this announcement may be required to serve
a two-year trial period.
If selected, Federal employees currently serving in the competitive
service must acknowledge that they will voluntarily leave the
competitive service by accepting an offer of employment for a DCIPS
excepted service positions.
If selected, non-DCIPS candidates must acknowledge in writing that
the position they have been selected for is in the excepted service
and covered by DCIPS.
Selection under this appointment authority does not confer civil
service competitive status.
All current and former Federal employees must submit a copy of your
latest SF50 (Notification of Personnel Action) showing your tenure,
grade and step, and type of position occupied (i.e., Excepted or
Competitive); or similar Notification of Personnel Action
documentation, i.e., Transcript of Service, Form 1150, etc.
### How You Will Be Evaluated
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the
qualifications above.
Once the application process is complete, your resume and supporting
documentation will be used to determine whether you meet the job
qualifications listed on this announcement. If you are minimally
qualified for this job, your resume and supporting documentation
will be compared to your responses on the Occupation

Defense Security Service


Alexandria, VA
22303 USA