INDUSTRIAL SECURITY SPECIALIST
Defense Counterintelligence and
Security Agency (DCSA)
- number: DCSA-21-11076470-P
- Open and
- closing dates: 03/31/2021 to 04/12/2021
- Pay scale
- & grade: GG 7 – 9
- Salary: $43,683
- to $80,263 per year
- type: Permanent
- schedule: Full-Time
- Mount Laurel, NJ, Parsippany, NJ, Syracuse, NY, Westbury, NY
- Number of
- vacancies: 4
- eligible: Yes as determined by agency policy
- Promotion Potential: GG 12
This job is
- announcement is open to: U.S Citizens
of this position is an Industrial Security Representative assigned to a DCSA
Field Office. The purpose of this position is to provide expertise in a wide
variety of security management functions required by Presidential Executive
Order and DoD Regulations.
INDUSTRIAL SECURITY SPECIALIST you will be responsible for the following
- Provide security oversight as the primary DoD securityinterface for assigned cleared contractor facilities relative to theestablishment and maintenance of a security program in compliance with theNISP.
- Provide subject matter expertise in a variety ofinterrelated security disciplines, to include Personnel, Physical, IntrusionDetections Systems (IDS), Communications (COMSEC), Information (INFOSEC),International Programs Export Controls, Operations (OPSEC), Foreign OwnershipControl or Influence (FOCI), Information Systems.
- Utilize risk management principles in the analysis andimplementation of effective security countermeasures (SCM).
- Conduct security assessments of assigned contractorfacilities. Evaluates organizational structures and legal operating plansincluding corporate charters, bylaws, partnership agreements, limited-liabilitycompany agreements, joint-venture operating agreements, shareholder and loanagreements, SEC filings, and annual reports, to determine eligibility for afacility security clearance. Identify and assist senior management and securityofficials in obtaining requisite personnel security clearances.
- Brief internal and external stakeholders on the securityposture at cleared contractor facilities. Brief senior contractor managementand other officials on the terms of the DoD Security Agreement andestablishment of required NISP security policies and procedures.
- Execute DoD Security Agreements on behalf of the DCSA.Obtains executed Certificates pertaining to Foreign Interests, assistingcontractor officials in completing the certificate, when necessary.
- Provide advice and assistance to contractor managementregarding methods to mitigate elements of FOCI. Evaluate elements of FOCIsubmission for accuracy and completeness. Cases with significant FOCI arereviewed, summarized and elevated to higher headquarter elements foradjudication.
- Provide assistance to contractors in establishingsecurity programs at newly approved contractor facilities to adequatelysafeguard U.S., NATO and foreign government classified information.
- Conduct recurring Security Vulnerability Assessments(SVA) of cleared industrial facilities performing on classified contracts forthe U.S. government, including especially sensitive Special Access Programs.Prepare assessment reports and formal correspondence concerning identifiedvulnerabilities.
- Conduct administrative inquiries regarding securityviolations occurring at contractor facilities that includes the loss,compromise or suspected compromise of classified information/material.
- Provide foundational guidance to assigned contractorfacilities relating to classified information systems (IS) processing.
25% or less -You may be expected to travel for this position.
The experience described in your resume will be evaluated and screened from the Office of Personnel Management’s (OPMs) basic qualifications requirements. See:http://main.opm.gov/policy-dataoversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/0080/security-administration-series-0080/for OPM qualification standards, competencies and specialized experience needed to perform the duties of the position as described in the MAJOR DUTIES and QUALIFICATIONS sections of this announcement by 04/12/2021Applicant must have directly applicable experience that demonstrates the possession of the knowledge, skills, abilities and competencies necessary for immediate success in the position. Qualifying experience may have been acquired in any public or private sector job, but will clearly demonstrate past experience in the application of the particular competencies/knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to successfully perform the duties of the position.
Specialized experience required for theGG-07 position is: Applying demonstrated knowledge of Public Laws, Executive Laws, Executive Orders, Regulations, Directives and Manuals pertaining to the National Industrial Security Program (NISP) and national security, Providing security oversight for cleared contractor facilities relative to the establishment and maintenance of a security program; Developing and maintaining collaborative relationships internal or external to organization; Managing appointment schedule (meetings, inspections, working groups, training, project reviews, etc.) to accomplish work; Identifying and analyzing problems, generating alternative solutions, and effectively choosing a course of action.
Specialized experience required for theGG-09 position is: Conducting inspections, surveys and investigations of government and non-governmental facilities in order to determine protection of sensitive materials and compliance with applicable laws and regulations; Reviewing contract documents, program security classification guides and contract security classification specifications to ensure properly implemented; performing administrative inquiries of security violations; Providing a wide variety of security management functions such as experience in the National Industrial Security Program (NISP), International Programs /Export Control, Communications Security (COMSEC), Operations Security (OPSEC), Special Access Program (SAP), and Foreign Ownership Control or Influence (FOCI)
Specifically you will be evaluated on the following competencies:
1. Oral Communications: Communicate (i.e., written and oral) rights, responsibilities, management directives, policies, and/or regulations to employees, supervisors, and/or other pertinent individuals.
2. Customer Service: Anticipates and meets the needs of both internal and external customers. Delivers high-quality products and services; is committed to continuous improvement.
3. Interpersonal Skills: Develops and maintains effective working relationships, especially in difficult situations. Engages and inspires others.Treats others with courtesy, sensitivity, and respect. Considers and responds appropriately to the needs and feelings of different audiences/situations/cultures. Actively solicits feedback. Exemplifies professionalism,tact and empathy. Builds trust and commitment.
4. Problem Solving: Identifies and analyzes problems; weighs relevance and accuracy of information; seeks/generates and evaluates alternative perspectives/solutions; makes timely/ effective recommendations, based on potential implications of findings or conclusions. Critically evaluates to identify the causes of problems, and chooses courses of action that balance the interests of the mission and stakeholders.
5. Self-Management: Sets well-defined and realistic personal goals; displays a high level of initiative, effort, and commitment towards completing assignments in a timely manner; works with minimal supervision; is motivated to achieve; demonstrates responsible behavior.
** How to Apply: For more information on how to apply, visit USAJOBS for this vacancy announcement at: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/596995100 You must submit a complete Application Package through USAJOBS online job tool.