To protect and defend the United States against terrorist and foreign intelligence threats, to uphold and enforce the criminal laws of the United States, and to provide leadership and criminal justice services to federal, state, municipal, and international agencies and partners.
Public Service is a public trust. For the FBI, this means that the public has committed to our care the safety of our Nation and the defense of our Constitution. To sustain that trust and to meet our resulting obligations, we must adhere strictly to our core values of: Rigorous obedience to the Constitution, Respect, Compassion, Fairness, Integrity, Accountability, and Leadership.
Division: Washington Field Office
Location: Manassas, Virginia
Working Hours: 8:15 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Salary: GS7 $42,209.00 - $54,875.00
GS8 $46,745.00 - $60,765.00
U.S. Citizenship Required;
Must be able to obtain a Top Secret-SCI clearance.
Performs the most complex Security Assistant assignments associated with supporting established security programs.
Reviews numerous incoming materials and investigative reports to identify any deliberate misrepresentations of facts, criminal or immoral conduct, mentally disabling illness, sympathetic association with hostile intelligence individuals/organizations, or any facts which may imply reason to believe an individual may be a possible security risk.
Prepares communications concerning the results of background investigations and forwards same to Specialist for review.
Serves as the liaison between the agency and representatives of other agencies for the purpose of obtaining and/or clarifying information.
Provides assistance to Security Specialist in re-investigations of employees. Assist the Security Specialist in administering briefings to employees who have been granted clearance.
Please make sure your specialized experience/requirement(s) can be identified in your resume.
All applicants must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS 6/7 level as defined below:
Resolving a wide variety of security situations, often sensitive in nature, especially concerning individuals that do not meet requirements for access.
Implementing existing security procedures for access as set forth within the well established unit policy.
At times, solving problems or address situations which are not covered by established policy and procedure.
Applicants must meet the qualification requirements by the closing date of this announcement.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
Your application will be evaluated and rated under FBI's Candidate Rating Procedures. Your resume and supporting documentation will be used to determine whether you meet the job qualifications listed on this announcement. If you are basically qualified for this job, your resume and supporting documentation will be compared to your responses on the online assessment questionnaire. If you rate yourself higher than is supported by your application materials, your responses may be adjusted and/or you may be excluded from consideration for this job. Your application will then be placed in one of three categories: Best Qualified, Highly Qualified, or Qualified. Names of candidates in the best qualified category will be sent to the hiring official for employment consideration. Candidates within the best qualified category who are eligible for veteran preference will receive selection priority over non-veteran preference eligibles. All applicants will be rated on the following Competencies:
Attention to Detail
High self-assessment in the vacancy questions that is not supported by information in your resume, and/or supporting documents may eliminate you from best-qualified status or result in a lowered score. Additional details on the application process can be found at the "How To Apply" section of this announcement.
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The FBI offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes, in part, paid vacation; sick leave; holidays; telework; life insurance; health benefits; and participation in the Federal Employees Retirement System. This link provides an overview of the benefits currently offered to Federal employees: Benefits
ADDITIONAL SELECTIONS MAY BE MADE FROM THIS ANNOUNCEMENT TO FILL POSITIONS WITHIN THE SAME DIVISION WHEN THE POSITION INCLUDES SUBSTANTIALLY THE SAME DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS.
Policy has been implemented wherein support employees entering a position through a competitive OR non-competitive action may be precluded from moving to another position within the Bureau by means of reassignment or change to a lower grade for a minimum of 12 months. This policy does not apply to probationary employees. Probationary employees are generally precluded from being considered for all job opportunities until their 12-month probationary period has concluded.
Candidates are ineligible to apply if currently on a Performance Improvement Plan (PIP); or have failed a PIP and are currently awaiting the final action by your Human Resources Office.
A Performance Improvement Plan (PIP) is a 90-day written developmental plan for an employee whose performance on one or more critical elements is rated "Unacceptable".
All selectees, with the exception of current FBI employees, will be required to serve a one-year probationary period.
Relocation expenses will be borne by the selectee, except FBI employees returning from Legat assignment.
Veterans' Preference: If you are entitled to veterans' preference, you should indicate the type of veterans' preference you are claiming on your resume. Your veterans' preference entitlement will be verified by the employing agency.
For 5-point veterans' preference, please provide your DD-214 (Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty); official statement of service from your command, if you are currently on active duty; or other official documentation (e.g., documentation of receipt of campaign badge or expeditionary medal) that proves your military service was performed under honorable conditions.
For 10-point veterans' preference, please submit a Standard Form (SF) 15, Application for 10-Point Veteran Preference, and other required documentation identified on the SF-15 to support your preference claim.
For further information on how to claim veteran's preference please go to Veteran's Preference
Applicants should keep their contact information updated on the USAJOBS registration page.
Identification of promotion potential in this announcement does not constitute a commitment or an obligation on the part of management to
promote the employee selected at some future date. Promotion will depend upon administrative approval and the continuing need for an actual
assignment and performance of higher-level duties.
Management has the prerogative to select at any grade for which this position has been announced.
Applicants must be U.S. citizens and consent to a complete background investigation, urinalysis, and polygraph. You must be suitable for Federal employment; as determined by a background investigation. Only those candidates determined
to be best qualified will be contacted to proceed in the selection process.
The FBI is in the Executive Branch of the federal government. It is one of the components of the Department of Justice (DOJ). The FBI is
the principal investigative arm of the DOJ. All FBI positions are in the excepted service.
The FBI welcomes and encourages applications from persons with physical and mental disabilities and will reasonably accommodate the needs of those persons. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please contact the person on the extension provided above. The decision on granting reasonable accommodation will be on a case-by-case basis. The FBI is firmly committed to satisfying its affirmative obligations under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, to ensure that persons with disabilities have every opportunity to be hired and advanced on the basis of merit.
The FBI is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for this vacancy. Except where otherwise provided by law, selection will be made without regard to, and there will be no discrimination because of color, race, religion, national origin, political affiliation, marital status, parental status, physical or mental disability, genetic information, age, sex, sexual orientation, membership or nonmembership in an employee organization, or on the basis of personal favoritism, or any other non-merit factors.
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