Security Guard
Army National Guard Units (Title 32) - Johnston, IA

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The National Guard is the oldest component of the Armed Forces of the United States and one of the nation's longest-enduring institutions. Since the earliest American colonial days, citizens have joined together for collective defense.We have a proud tradition of coming to the aid of our friends and neighbors in times of serious emergencies. Join our Iowa National Guard team and serve your nation, Iowa and your community!

IOWA ARMY NATIONAL GUARD THIS POSITION IS RESTRICTED TO CURRENT MEMBERS OF THE IOWA ARMY NATIONAL GUARD (THIS POSITION WILL BE PHYSICAL LOCATED AT THE JFHQ ARMORY)

LOCATION: DOMS, Camp Dodge, JMTC, Johnston, IA.

NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED: This is an excepted position that requires military membership in a compatible military assignment in the Iowa Army National Guard. Selectee will be required to wear the military uniform. Acceptance of this excepted position constitutes concurrence with these requirements as a condition of employment.

APPLICATION MATERIALS MUST BE RECEIVED BY Thursday, June 19, 2014 FAILURE TO PROVIDE COMPLETE INFORMATION MAY RESULT IN YOUR NOT RECEIVING CONSIDERATION FOR THIS POSITION. Please refer to the Qualifications and Evaluations Section of this Announcement to understand the qualification requirements, and the How to Apply Section for detailed instruction on applying. If you are applying with a resume created outside of USA Jobs, follow this link to access the View Occupational Questionnaire OTHERWISE apply using the APPLY ONLINE button at the right side of this page to use your RESUME BUILDER resume.

TRAVEL REQUIRED
  • Occasional Travel
  • occasional

RELOCATION AUTHORIZED
  • No

KEY REQUIREMENTS
  • Type of Employment: Enlisted E-1 to E-6
  • Compatibility: MOS Branch Immaterial
  • Security Clearannce Required: NACI

DUTIES: Back to top Controls access, directs traffic, and checks identification of those persons entering and leaving Federal or State Military Reservations property. Detects and reports suspicious activity or situations. Responsible for maintenance of physical security, access control protection of life and property, and crime prevention actions within the jurisdiction of the National Guard. Independently, or with other physical security personnel, performs assigned tasks on fixed or foot patrol or special physical patrol. Other duties include: Standing fixed posts (gates); maintaining integrity of assigned posts and areas; responsible for detention/apprehension of all persons attempting unauthorized entry into Federal or State Military Reservations controlled by the State National Guard; performing all traffic control duties as prescribed by assignment and instructions; protecting private and public property; observing and reports security violations;performing police and fire dispatch duties;reporting all routine and extraordinary events, situations, and circumstances to immediate supervisor promptly and accurately. Upon notification, responds to emergency recall of security personnel to assigned area within a specific time parameter. Attends and participates in scheduled training programs as assigned and Watch briefing prior to beginning of work. Uses and maintains physical security equipment and tools, such as vehicular and portable radios, firearms, side-handled batons, Kevlar helmets, equipment belts and other equipment as assigned. Performs other duties as assigned. PD D1007

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED: Back to top SECURITY CLEARANCE: Employment is subject to attaining and maintaining a NACI clearance as required by this position. If the selectee does not possess the applicable security clearance when hired, application must be made within 30 days of the start date. Failure to make application for the required security clearance will result in termination.

GENERAL EXPERIENCE : Experience, training or education which demonstrates the ability to follow directions, to read and understand a variety of instructions, regulations and procedures.

Resume must contain specific detailed accounting of personal specialized experience related to this position

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Must indicate 12 months of the following specialized experience:

  • Experience which demonstrates knowledge of DoD, Department of Army, State and National Guard instructions and regulations relating to security.
  • Experience which demonstrates knowledge of specialized operating requirements, methods, and procedures used in safeguarding State or national defense sites.
  • Experience such as work 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; or maintaining order and protecting life.
  • Experience which demonstrates the ability to carry and qualify with small arms to include 9mm handgun or M-16 rifle or other weapons as determined by the existing needs.
  • Experience which demonstrates the ability to enforce stringent regulations, maintain order, question trespassers, answer inquires and aid persons in distress.


  • Substitution of Education for Specialized Experience: 2 years above the high school level will qualify the candidate at the GS-04 level. Successful completion of training in an accredited technical school that covered subjects such as physical security procedures, local law, or investigative techniques is considered qualifying for specialized experience at the GS-04 level on a month-for-month basis.

    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (KSA’S), LISTED BELOW, WILL BE USED IN THE SELECTION PROCESS. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES ARE IMPORTANT TO THE ENTIRE SELECTION PROCESS AND SHOULD BE ADDRESSED SPECIFICALLY AND COMPLETELY IN THE APPLICATION .

    1. Knowledge of DoD, Department of Army, State and National Guard instructions and regulations relating to security.

    2. Knowledge of specialized operating requirements, methods, and procedures used in safeguarding State or national defense sites.

    3. Knowledge which demonstrates experience such as work 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; or maintaining order and protecting life..

    4. Knowledge which demonstrates the ability to carry and qualify with small arms to include 9mm handgun or M-16 rifle or other weapons as determined by the existing needs.

    5. Knowledge which demonstrates the ability to enforce stringent regulations, maintain order, question trespassers, answer inquires and aid persons in distress.

    OTHER REQUIREMENTS : A pre-employment physical or medical screening may be required for placement to this position.

    Selectee will be required to participate in Direct Deposit/Electronic Funds Transfer (DD/EFT) program as a condition of employment.

    SECURITY CLEARANCE REQUIREMENT : Employment is subject to attaining and maintaining a security clearance as required by the position. Failure to complete NGB prescribed courses at the PEC for new FTS personnel within the first year of employment may be cause for reassignment or termination of FTS. Note: Permanent Change of Station (PCS ) allowance may not be authorized for this position. Authorization for payment of PCS expenses will be granted ONLY after determination is made that payment is in the best interest of the Government.

    ENLISTMENT CASH BONUSES : Acceptance of a technician position may affect any bonus and/or educational assistance that may be applicable.

    HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED: APPLICATIONS FOR ALL POSITIONS WILL BE EVALUATED AGAINST THE BASIC QUALIFICATIONS FOR THE POSITION AS STATED IN THE GENERAL AND SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE LISTED ABOVE .

    Acceptable experience includes service in the Armed Services or Coast Guard that involved the performance of guard duties on a regular or intermittent basis.

    BENEFITS: Back to top Benefits: The Federal Government offers a comprehensive benefits package. Explore the major benefits offered to most Federal employees at http://www.usajobs.gov/ResourceCenter/Index/Interactive/Benefits#icc .

    OTHER INFORMATION: Males born after 12/31/59 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service (see www.sss.gov )

    HOW TO APPLY: Back to top The Application Process

    To apply for this position, you must

    1. Click the following link to view and print the assessment questionnaire, View Occupational Questionnaire and

    2. Print this 1203FX form to provide your response to the assessment questionnaire http://www.opm.gov./forms/pdf_fill/OPM1203fx.pdf

    3. Fax the completed 1203FX form along with any supporting documents to 1-478-757-3144. Your 1203FX will serve as a cover page for your fax transmission.

    Provide a complete Application Package which includes:

    1. Your Resume

    2. A complete Assessment Questionnaire

    3. Other supporting documents if applicable (i.e. transcripts)

    To begin the process, click the Apply Online button to create an account or log in to your existing USAJOBS account. Follow the prompts to complete the assessment questionnaire. Please ensure you click the Submit My Answers button at the end of the process.

    To fax suppoorting documents you are unable to upload, complete this cover page http://staffing.opm.gov/pdf/usacover.pdf using the following Vacancy ID 1137390

    Fax your documents to 1-478-757-3144. If you cannot apply online:

    REQUIRED DOCUMENTS: Your complete Application Package (containing the above required documents) must be received no later than 11:59 pm Eastern Time on Thursday, June 19, 2014

    If you cannot complete the application process using one of the options identified in the "

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