Security Specialist

Department Of Defense Beaufort , SC 29901

Posted 2 months ago

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  • You will analyze revisions to initiatives of the Operations Security (OPSEC) program to identify the need for local process revisions.

  • You will plan and conduct mock continuity of operations planning and disaster exercises to test the adequacy of existing plans and strategies.

  • You will analyze existing Anti-terrorism/Force Protection plans to recommend new policy and counter measures.

  • You will identify countermeasures that can be deployed to mitigate criminal and terrorism threats and estimate their cost effectiveness.

  • You will plan, organize, and direct long-range forecasts of Anti-Terrorism requirements and Anti-Terrorism training programs affecting the region.

  • You will administer and direct the Information, Physical, Personnel, Anti-Terrorism/Force Protection, and Industrial programs according to Dept. of Defense and Navy regulations, instructions, and policies.

  • You will coordinate training to provide realistic Anti-Terrorism training by writing and assisting with the exercises and drills.

  • You will conduct a Vulnerability Assessment (VA) in conjunction with other Anti-Terrorism Working Group members.

  • You will prepare a Threat Matrix to show security and procedural countermeasures are economically designed to counter or mitigate threats or vulnerabilities.

  • You will direct the development of threats, risks, and vulnerability assessments and their integration into an overall Risk Management Plan for the command.

  • You will write security plans, studies, and instructions to identify and monitor long-term issues pertaining to security disciples (e.g., Anti-Terrorism, Physical Security, Information Security).

  • You will use information technology tools (e.g., databases, word processing, spreadsheets, internet) to create documents, research, and track information.

  • You will liaise with the intelligence community and other agencies to stay abreast of changes in security laws and regulations.

Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status


Promotion Potential


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0080 Security Administration

  • Requirements



Conditions of Employment

  • Must be a US Citizen.

  • Must be determined suitable for federal employment.

  • Must participate in the direct deposit pay program.

  • New employees to the Department of the Navy will be required to successfully pass the E-Verify employment verification check. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, visit

  • Within the Department of Defense (DoD), the appointment of retired military members within 180 days immediately following retirement date to a civilian position is subject to the provisions of 5 United States Code 3326.

  • Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered for Selective Service.

  • You will be required to obtain and maintain a current DOD ANTI-TERRORISM LEVEL II certification

  • You will be required to obtain and maintain an interim and/or final TOP SECRET/SCI security clearance prior to entrance on duty. Failure to obtain and maintain the required level of clearance may result in the withdrawal of a job offer or removal

  • Successful completion of a pre-employment drug test (including marijuana) is required. A tentative offer of employment will be rescinded if you fail to report to the drug test appointment or pass the test. You will be subject to random testing.

  • This position is considered Key/Emergency-Essential. You will be required to provide immediate and continuing support to ensure the success of combat operations or the availability of combat-essential systems.

  • You will be required to possess and maintain a current Driver's license. Certain tasks require the applicant to be able to use a government vehicle.

  • You will be required to carry a cell phone 24 hours per day - 7 days a week.

  • You will be required to recall of duty.

  • This position requires walking, standing, stooping, bending, carrying, and similar movements as well as agility, stamina, and dexterity.

  • Due to the nature of the assignment (i.e. investigating, time of day, emergency situations) physical demands may be increased and require physical exertion.


Your resume must demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-09 grade level or pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector. Specialized experience must demonstrate the following: .Ability to analyze and evaluate the security operations programs (e.g. Operational security, Counterintelligence, Anti-terrorism) to assess the overall risk management; organize, develop, and integrate an Anti-terrorism training program; interface with a diverse group (e.g. intelligence and security agencies) to resolve high risk security issues; obtain and implement new policies and procedures to manage the overall security program; write security briefings, reports, and curriculum using information tools (databases, spreadsheets, internet).

Additional qualification information can be found from the following Office of Personnel Management website:


In lieu of specialized experience listed in the Qualifications section, applicants may qualify based on education OR equivalent combination of experience and education as follows:

  • I have successfully completed a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree.OR
  • I have successfully completed three full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a Ph.D. or equivalent degree OR
  • I have successfully completed an LL.M. degree that is related to the position being filled OR
  • I have a combination of experience and education as described above that equates to one year of experience. My percentage of the required education plus my percentage of the required experience equal one hundred percent.
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Security Specialist

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