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SECURITY ASSISTANT with Security Clearance

Company: Department of Defense
Location: Tacoma
Posted on: June 6, 2024

Job Description:

Duties--- Clarify policy and procedural information to staff and personnel receiving services to assist customers with questions.--- Notify personnel such as the selecting official and Security Office in writing when derogatory information is reported in a candidate's background to ensure proper reporting of information.--- Screen applications to determine security eligibility.--- Capture both electronic and manual fingerprints for submission to the Federal Bureau of Investigation and State Criminal History Repositories based on analysis of residency historyRequirements Conditions of Employment--- Appointment may be subject to a suitability or fitness determination, as determined by a completed background investigation.--- Employees assigned to a medical treatment facility are required to be screened for applicable immunizations or pre-existing immunity based on occupational risk, regardless of job series.--- Incumbent is required to obtain/maintain a Secret Security ClearanceQualifications Who May Apply: Only applicants who meet one of the employment authority categories below are eligible to apply for this jobYou will be asked to identify which category or categories you meet, and to provide documents which prove you meet the category or categories you selectedSee Proof of Eligibility for an extensive list of document requirements for all employment authorities.--- Current Department of Army Civilian Employees
* Current Department of Defense (DOD) Civilian Employee (non-Army)
* Domestic Defense Industrial Base/Major Range and Test Facilities Base Civilian Personnel Workforce
* Executive Order (E.O.) 12721
* Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan
* Land Management Workforce Flexibility Act
* Military Spouse Preference (MSP) for Overseas Employment
* Military Spouses, under Executive Order (E.O.) 13473
* Priority Placement Program, DoD Military Reserve (MR) and National Guard (NG) Technician Eligible
* Priority Placement Program, DoD Military Spouse Preference (MSP) Eligible
* Priority Placement Program, DoD MR and NG Preference Eligible Tech Receiving Disability Retirement
* Priority Placement Program, DoD Retained Grade Preference Eligible
* Veterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA) of 1998In order to qualify, you must meet the requirements described belowExperience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student; social)You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experienceYour resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your applicationAdditional information about transcripts is in this document Specialized Experience: One year of specialized experience which includes performing clerical and assistant task in support of established security programs; personnel security investigation assistant, initiating, coordinating, and tracking initial and periodic re-verification background checks, and performing support task related to security administrationThis definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-06)OR Education: One full year of graduate level education in a field which demonstrates the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work of the position, such as Security Administration(Note: You must attach a copy of your transcripts.) OR Combination of Education and Experience: A combination of education and experience may be used to qualify for this position as long as the computed percentage of the requirements is at least 100%To compute the percentage of the requirements, divide your total months of experience by 12Then divide the total number of completed graduate semester hours (or equivalent) by 18Add the two percentages(Note: You must attach a copy of your transcripts.) You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in the following areas:--- Attention to Detail
* Customer Service
* Decision Making
* Flexibility
* Integrity/Honesty
* Interpersonal Skills
* Reading Comprehension
* Security
* Self-Management
* Stress Tolerance
* Teamwork
* Technical Competence
* Technical Documentation Time in Grade Requirement: Applicants who have held a General Schedule (GS) position within the last 52 weeks must have 52 weeks of Federal service at the next lower grade or equivalent (GS-06)Education FOREIGN EDUCATION: If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet the qualification requirements, you must show the education credentials have been evaluated by a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign education programs and such education has been deemed equivalent to that gained in an accredited U.Seducation program; or full credit has been given for the courses at a U.Saccredited college or universityFor further information, visit: http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html Additional information--- Male applicants born after December 31, 1959, must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration.--- You will be required to provide proof of U.SCitizenship.--- One year trial/probationary period may be required.--- Direct deposit of pay is required.--- Selection is subject to restrictions resulting from Department of Defense referral system for displaced employees.--- If you have retired from federal service and you are interested in employment as a reemployed annuitant, see the information in the Reemployed Annuitant information sheet.--- This is a Career Program (CP) - CP19 - Physical Security and Law Enforcement position--- You may claim military spouse preference (MSP).--- If a MSP applicant is determined best qualified and selected, placement must be at the full performance level for priority consideration.--- Multiple positions may be filled from this announcement.--- Salary includes applicable locality pay or Local Market Supplement.--- Payment of Permanent Change of Station (PCS) costs is not authorized, based on a determination that a PCS move is not in the Government interest.--- Information may be requested regarding the vaccination status of selectees for the purposes of implementing workplace safety protocolsFor more information, visit https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/faq/vaccinations/ .--- Benefits Help A career with the U.Sgovernment provides employees with a comprehensive benefits packageAs a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewardingOpens in a new window Learn more about federal benefits Review our benefits Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time or intermittentContact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offeredHow You Will Be Evaluated You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications aboveYou will be evaluated based on how well you meet the qualifications listed in this vacancy announcementYour qualifications will be evaluated based on your application materials (e.g., resume, supporting documents), the responses you provide on the application questionnaire, and the result of the online assessments required for this positionYou will be assessed on the following competencies (knowledge, skills, abilities, and other characteristics):--- Attention to Detail
* Customer Service
* Decision Making
* Flexibility
* Integrity/Honesty
* Interpersonal Skills
* Reading Comprehension
* Security
* Self-Management
* Stress Tolerance
* Teamwork
* Technical Competence
* Technical Documentation The USA Hire Assessments includes a cut score based on the minimum level of required proficiency in these critical general competenciesYou must meet or exceed the cut score to be consideredYou will not be considered for the position if you score below the cut score or fail to complete the assessmentOverstating your qualifications and/or experience in your application materials or application questionnaire may result in your removal from considerationCheating on the online assessment may also result in your removal from considerationYou may claim Military Spouse preferenceInteragency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP)If you are a Federal employee in the competitive service and your agency has notified you in writing that you are a displaced employee eligible for ICTAP consideration, you may receive selection priority for this positionTo receive selection priority, you must: (1) meet ICTAP eligibility criteria (2) be rated well-qualified for the position and; (3) submit the appropriate documentation to support your ICTAP eligibilityTo be considered well-qualified and receive selection priority applicants must satisfy all qualification requirements for the position and receive a score of 90 or aboveAdditional information about the program is on OPM's Career Transition Resources website .--- Benefits Help A career with the U.Sgovernment provides employees with a comprehensive benefits packageAs a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewardingOpens in a new window Learn more about federal benefits Review our benefits Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time or intermittentContact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.--- Required Documents As a new or existing federal employee, you and your family may have access to a range of benefitsYour benefits depend on th

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