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Serving as a Physical Security Specialist at the Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers (FLETC) makes you a valuable member of the FLETC team and mission. Typical assignments include:
Developing and coordinating the Risk and Vulnerability Assessments that are required by DHS and the DHS Inter-Agency Security Committee (ISC) at all FLETC sites.
Establishing and writing policies, security guidelines and programs for all the FLETC sites in physical security matters; implementing and coordinating with the FLETC management staff on the security procedures for all the personnel and physical security requirements necessary for the protection of personnel and property at all the FLETC facilities.
Identifying and implementing all required DHS and ISC Design and Review Guidelines for new construction and modifications to existing facilities in accordance with DHS and FLETC laws, regulations, and policies; consulting and making recommendations to FLETC personnel, architects, engineers, builders and contractors, in reviewing proposals, plans, and specifications that are compatible with physical security considerations.
Overseeing, planning, and conducting detailed intelligence efforts that involve gathering, dissemination, research, and analysis of information in order to prevent criminal and terrorist acts from occurring at all FLETC sites.
Overseeing, developing, and administering a risk analysis program for the FLETC involving the identification, tabulation, evaluation, and solution for all conceivable risks or hazards.
Conducting and overseeing special investigations involving threats against personnel protection, provides security of dignitaries and officials, suspected criminal activity at the FLETC, and extensive administrative investigations.
Serving as primary and/or alternate COR for the uniformed security contract providing technical guidance concerning the guard force and performs inspections of the guard force for compliance within the scope of the contract.
Developing and providing a variety of technical and periodic security reports.
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HelpRequirements Conditions of Employment
You must successfully pass a background investigation.
You will need to set up direct deposit so we can pay you.
You must possess and maintain a valid driver's license.
This position requires you to have access, safeguard, and store classified national security information on a regular basis. You must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret security clearance.
You must be a U.S. citizen to apply for this position.
Current and former federal employees within the General Schedule (GS) must meet the time-in-grade requirements outlined in the "Qualifications" section of this announcement.
The qualification requirements listed below must be met by the closing date of this announcement.
Applicants must possess at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-12 grade level in the Federal service. Specialized experience for this Physical Security Specialist position is defined as providing a full range of physical security/force protection services that include the following: perimeter setbacks, explosives, fencing, lighting systems, security CCTV cameras, security alarm systems and lock and key systems, safes/vaults, etc.
Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps and AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional, philanthropic, religious, spiritual, community, student, and social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
The Office of Personnel Management must authorize employment offers made to current or former political appointees. If you are currently, or have been within the last 5 years, a political Schedule A, Schedule C, Non-career SES or Presidential Appointee employee in the Executive Branch, you must disclose this information to the Human Resources Office.
Time-in-Grade: Current and former federal employees must have served 52 weeks at the GS-12 grade level in the federal service. The time-in-grade requirement must be met by the closing date of this announcement.
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