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Security Specialist

Company: US Government Other Agencies and Independent Organ
Location: Charlottesville
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

  • Duties




If selected, you will be part of OPM, Facilities Security & Emergency Management, Security Services Division. In this position, you will be responsible for planning, developing, implementing, administering a physical security, information security, and emergency action programs at an OPM facility.

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  • Conducts audits and initiates corrective measures for security programs and emergency action programs at an OPM facility and provide a written report of findings and recommend corrective actions.
  • Administers an integrated security management system, which includes, electronic access control system, CCTV camera systems, intrusion detection system, and local intercom systems in accordance with industry standards.
  • Conduct formal and informal training on physical security systems, security awareness, crime prevention, classified national security information, and Occupant emergency plan.
  • Conducts investigations/inquiries into reported security concerns or violations and make recommendations for appropriate administrative and law enforcement intervention.
  • Administer issuance of HSPD-12 PIV and temporary access credentials.
  • Provides authoritative information and assistance to senior officials concerning physical security and the protection of classified national security information.
  • Administers corrective action to facilities based on discussions with management.
  • Analyze highly complex security information and emergency action plans.

Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status


Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

0080 Security Administration

  • Requirements



Conditions of Employment

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen or National
  • Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered for Selective Service
  • Suitable for Federal employment, determined by a background investigation
  • May be required to successfully complete a probationary period
  • Complete the initial online assessment and USAHire Assessment, if required


Applicants must have at least one year of experience equivalent to the GS-12 level in the Federal service that includes providing a full range of security services in physical security and information security programs to include analysis and testing of a variety of established techniques and methods to evaluate alternatives and arrive at decision, conclusion or recommendations.

You must meet all qualification and eligibility requirements by the closing date of this announcement.

Experience 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). 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.


This job does not have an education qualification requirement.

Keywords: US Government Other Agencies and Independent Organ, Charlottesville , Security Specialist, Other , Charlottesville, Virginia

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