SECURITY SPECIALIST
Department of the Air Force - Texas

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The mission of the United States Air Force is to fly, fight and win …in air, space and cyberspace. To achieve that mission, the Air Force has a vision of Global Vigilance, Reach and Power . That vision orbits around three core competencies: Developing Airmen, Technology-to-Warfighting and Integrating Operations. Core competencies and distinctive capabilities are based on a shared commitment to three core values -- integrity first, service before self, and excellence in all we do .

IF APPLICABLE : Military service member's "Statement of Service" will be accepted up to 120 days prior to separation date IF a terminal leave form or DD214 cannot be provided. The "Statement of Service" must be signed by, or by direction of, the adjutant, personnel officer, or commander of your unit or higher headquarters and must indicate when your terminal leave will begin, your rank, dates of active duty service, the Type of Discharge and Character of Service (i.e. honorable).

KEY REQUIREMENTS

U.S. Citizenship Required

Travel and relocation expenses will be paid

Incumbent must obtain and maintain a Top Secret security clearance

Incumbent is subject to initial and periodic drug testing

This is a centrally managed position in the security career field

DUTIES:
This is a GG-11 position in the Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS). The GG-11 duties for the "Professional" work category are at the "Full Performance" work level and are equivalent to those at the GS-11 level. The selectee's salary will be set within the grade equivalent to a GS/GG grade based on the selectee's qualifications in relation to the job.

***Salary Ranges shown do not include local market supplement ***

The organizational location of this position is:
Air Force Intelligence Surveillance Reconnaissance Agency (AFISRA), Lackland AFB, Texas

Duties:
The primary purpose of this position is to provide sensitive compartmented information (SCI), special programs, collateral, and general security support and direction to a variety of functions in direct support of the AFISRA global mission.

Assists the Programs Control Branch Team Leader on compartmented programs

(those highly classified and extremely sensitive programs which require close and accountable control of access to program material, as well as close and accountable control of the personnel who have access to the material).

Supports the security, control, use, and dissemination of TK, GASMMA, and HCS material, and related security education programs. Supports PKI/NSANet certification actions dealing with counterintelligence (CI) polygraphs for the Service Cryptologic Element (SCE).

Maintains liaison with local telecommunications centers and automated information system facilities to ensure protection of specific electronic transmissions are maintained in established security channels.

Participates in interagency and interdepartmental national-level conferences, working groups, committees, and panels as advised by team leader. Functions as the alternate HQ AFISRA/SO Top Secret Control Officer (TCO). Incumbent is required to perform other duties as determined by supervisor or team leader.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: This position is a Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel Systems (DCIPS) position implemented under Section 504, Title V of Public Law 99-569, Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1987, as codified in Sec 1601, Chap 83 of Title 10 United States Code which sets forth Air Force policies and procedures for DCIPS. This position is in the Excepted Service.

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:
SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: One year of specialized experience that equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs) to successfully perform the duties of the position, and that is typically in or related to the position to be filled. To be creditable, the specialized experience must have been at the GG-09 grade level or equivalent under other pay systems in the Federal service. Examples of creditable specialized experience include: Knowledge of DoD and USAF SCI regulations, especially in reference to compartmentation of classified material. Knowledge is required in order to formulate AFISRA command policy for operating in the SCI environment. Knowledge of management practices, all-source operational techniques, USAF/AFISRA planning and programming systems, organizational and functional concepts, national intelligence objectives, principles, of collection, processing, reporting and management as related to compartmented programs, and basic principles of data processing.

OR

Successfully completed a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree OR 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree or LL.M., if related.

OR

To view qualifying educational requirements and/or combination of education and experience click on the following link: http://www.opm.gov/qualifications/Standards/group-stds/gs-admin.asp

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (KSAs): Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of knowledge, skills, abilities and/or competencies in the following areas:

Knowledge of DoD and USAF SCI regulations, especially in reference to compartmentation of classified material. Knowledge is required in order to formulate AFISRA command policy for operating in the SCI environment.

Knowledge of management practices, all-source operational techniques, USAF/AFISRA planning and programming systems, organizational and functional concepts, national intelligence objectives, principles, of collection, processing, reporting and management as related to compartmented programs, and basic principles of data processing.

Knowledge and ability of communications both orally and in writing along with the capability of exercising tact and diplomacy in interpersonal relationships.

PART-TIME OR UNPAID EXPERIENCE : Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid and or part-time work. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week.

ARE YOU USING YOUR EDUCATION TO QUALIFY? You MUST provide transcripts to support your educational claims. Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

FOREIGN EDUCATION: Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the requirements. You must show proof the education credentials have been deemed to be at least equivalent to that gained in conventional U.S. education program. It is your responsibility to provide such evidence when applying.

ADDITIONAL CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT :
Employee must be able to acquire and retain a Top Secret (TS) clearance with SCI access in order to fully perform the duties and responsibilities of this position.

Employee must be able to pass initial and continued random drug testing.

Position requires occasional temporary duty travel using any or all modes of transportation, both commercial and military.

Work is primarily sedentary, performed in an office setting.

Work area is adequately lighted, heated, and ventilated.

Your latest resume will be used to determine your qualifications.

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
To determine if you are qualified for this position, your resume will be reviewed and compared to your responses to the assessment questionnaire. Applicants, who disqualify themselves, will not be evaluated further.

BENEFITS:
Benefits of Working for the Federal Government - Click here for an overview of the benefits currently offered to Federal employees.

OTHER INFORMATION:
Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service. For additional information, click here .

Employed Annuitants (Reemployed Annuitants) : Applicants in receipt of an annuity based on civilian employment in the Federal Service are subject to the DoD Policy on The Employment of Annuitants. Click here for more information.

Incentives : Recruitment, Relocation and/or retention incentives may or may not be used.

Current Federal Civilian employees may apply for temporary and term positions and if selected, a break in service of more than three (3) calendar days may be required prior to appointment to the position.

Temporary and Term Appointments: If you are selected for a temporary or term position, your appointment may be extended to the maximum period allowed by law without further competition.

90-Day Register: This announcement may result in a 90-day register that may be used to fill like vacancies for 90 days after the closing date. Applicants may be referred for consideration as vacancies occur.

DIRECT DEPOSIT : All Federal employees are required to have Federal salary payments made by direct deposit to a financial institution of their choosing.

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The mission of the United States Air Force is to fly, fight and win...in air, space and cyberspace. To achieve that mission, the Air Force...