Air National Guard Units (Title 32/Title 5) TITLE 5 - INFORMATION SECURITY SPECIALIST, GS-0080-12 in Martinsburg, West Virginia

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**Position Description Number T5003000.

TYPE OF APPOINTMENT:**NATIONAL GUARD TITLE 5 EXCEPTED SERVICE POSITION

WEST VIRGINIA AIR NATIONAL GUARD 167th AW, Martinsburg, WV SELECTING SUPERVISOR & DUTY LOCATION:Col Cochran, 167th AW, Martinsburg, WV

This is a non-bargaining position.

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Responsibilities

The primary purpose of this position is to serve as the Wing Chief of Information Protection at Air National Guard facilities. Accountable for achieving program goals and objectives across multiple functions and disciplines and providing a focused, seamless, and supportive environment for protecting information in order to conduct effective air, space and cyberspace operations. Chairs the Wing Security Advisory Group (WSAG) or facsimile and directs activities of its diverse membership to develop risk assessments and analyzes. Advises the Commander on risk assessments and recommends risk avoidance/mitigation. Performs other duties as assigned.

Details of the duties and responsibilities are contained in the applicable position description located online. For a complete position description for this position, go to the FASCLASS website: https://acpol2.army.mil/fasclass/searchfs/searchfasclass.asp

Travel Required

Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

Supervisory status

Yes

Promotion Potential

12

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Requirements
Conditions of Employment
  • Federal employment suitability as determined by a background investigation.
  • Will be required to successfully complete a probationary period.
  • Participation in direct deposit is mandatory.
  • U.S. Citizenship is required.
  • Required to obtain and maintain a satisfactory security clearance, AND, as a minimum, a completed National Agency Check (NAC) prior to assignment.
  • Direct Deposit is mandatory.
  • Irregular and overtime hours may be required to support operational requirements or contingencies.
  • The employee may be required to travel in military and/or commercial aircraft/vehicle to perform temporary duty assignments.
  • Must have a valid driver?s license.
  • This position is covered by the Domestic Violence Misdemeanor Amendment (30 Sep 96) of the Gun Control Act (Lautenberg Amendment) of 1968. An individual convicted of a qualifying crime of domestic violence may not perform the duties of this position.
  • Ability to establish effective professional working relationships with coworkers and customers, contributing to a cooperative working environment and successful accomplishment of the mission.
  • May occasionally be required to work other than normal duty hours; overtime may be required.
  • The duties of your job may significantly impact the environment. You are responsible to maintain awareness of your environmental responsibilities as dictated by legal and regulatory requirements, your organization, and its changing mission.
Qualifications

**YOU MUST FULLY SUBSTANTIATE IN YOUR OWN WORDS THAT YOU MEET THE REQUIREMENTS LISTED BELOW. WHEN EXPLAINING MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS AND SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE YOU MUST GIVE EXAMPLES. DO NOT COPY FROM THE VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT OR THE POSITION DESCRIPTION. EXPLAIN IT IN YOUR OWN WORDS AND GIVE EXAMPLES TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS VACANCY.

GENERAL EXPERIENCE: **3 yearsof progressively responsible experience, 1 yearof which was equivalent to at least GS-4, that demonstrates the ability to analyze problems to identify significant factors, gather pertinent data, and recognize solutions. Plan and organize work. Communicate effectively orally and in writing.

(Such experience may have been gained in administrative, professional, technical, investigative, or other responsible work. Experience in substantive and relevant secretarial, clerical, or other responsible work may be qualifying as long as it provided evidence of the knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSA's) necessary to perform the duties of the position to be filled. Experience of a general clerical nature (typing, filing, routine procedural processing, maintaining records, or other non-specialized tasks) is not creditable.)

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE:Must have 12 monthsexperience with knowledge of a wide range of security concepts, principles, and practices to review, independently analyze, and resolve difficult and complex security problems; apply policy direction to contractors and government/military officials, and develop guidance for applying security policy, procedures, techniques, equipment, and methods to a variety of work situations and various levels or degrees of security controls. Knowledge of a broad range of security program relationships, and proficiency in information, personnel, and industrial security to effectively implement and administer applicable security programs and/or coordinate with other specialized security programs. Knowledge of security classification methods, concepts, and eligibility for access to classified or sensitive information to review plans for proposed or new projects, organizations, and/or missions to assure the presence of adequate planning for information security and other controls; Ability to plan and carry out reviews of unit and/or contractor security programs, analyze and evaluate reports and conditions to recommend remedial actions. 1 year equivalent to at least next lower grade level. Applicants who have the 1 year of appropriate specialized experience, are not required by this standard to have general experience, education above the high school level, or any additional specialized experience to meet the minimum qualification requirements?

AND/OR

Education

(You must provide transcripts or other documentation to support your Educational claims. To receive credit for Education, you must provide documentation of proof that you meet the Education requirements for this position.)

Equivalent combinations of education and experience are qualifying for all grade levels for which both education and experience are acceptable.

Successful completion of a full 4-year course of study in any field leading to a bachelor's degree, in an accredited college or university, meets the GS-5 level requirements for many positions covered by this standard. Others have individual occupational requirements that specify that applicants must, in general, (1) have specific course work that meets the requirements for a major in a particular field(s), or (2) have at least 24 semester hours of course work in the field(s) identified. Course work in fields closely related to those specified may be accepted if it clearly provides applicants with the background of knowledge and skills necessary for successful job performance. One year of full-time undergraduate study is defined as 30 semester hours or 45 quarter hours.

Superior Academic Achievement: The superior academic achievement provision is applicable to all occupations covered by this standard. See the "General Policies and Instructions" for specific guidance on applying the superior academic achievement provision.

Graduate Education: Education at the graduate level in an accredited college or university in the amounts shown in the table meets the requirements for positions at GS-7 through GS-11. Such education must demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work.

You must provide transcripts or other documentation to support your Educational claims. To receive credit for Education, you must provide documentation of proof that you meet the Education requirements for this position.

Additional information

Permanent Change of Station: PCS funds are not available for this position. Incentives: Relocation and Recruitment Incentives are not available for this position.

All WVNG positions are pending availability of resources.

The WVNG is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Selection of this position will be made without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, non-disqualifying disability, political affiliation, marital status, membership or non-membership in an employee organization or any other non-merit factor.

If you are a male applicant who was born after 12/31/1959 and are required to register under the Military Selective Service Act, the Defense Authorization Act of 1986 requires that you be registered or you are not eligible for appointment in this agency (https://www.sss.gov/RegVer/wfRegistration.aspx).

If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application.

Veteran's Preference: Veteran's preference must be validated by formal submissions of necessary supporting documentation. You must provide acceptable documentation of your preference or appointment eligibility. Failure to submit all supporting documentation WILL result in the loss of veteran's preference, and could possibly impact your placement on the certificate sent to the selecting official. You must provide a legible copy of your DD214(s) which shows dates and character of service (honorable, general, etc.). If you are serving on active duty and expect to be released or discharged within 120 days you must submit documentation related to your active duty service which reflects the dates of service, character of service (honorable, general, etc.), and dates of impending separation. Additionally, disabled veterans and others eligible for 10-point preference must also submit an SF-15 "Application for 10 Point Veteran Preference" AND required proof as stated on the form. Documentation is required to award preference of any kind. An SF-50 is NOT sufficient to adjudicate preference. For more information on Veteran's Preference, please visit: http://www.fedshirevets.gov/job/vetpref/index.aspx https://eee.opm.gov/forms/pdffill/SF15.pdf?

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How You Will Be Evaluated

You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

Once the announcement has closed, your WV HRO Form 300 and supporting documentation will be used to determine if you meet the qualifications listed on this announcement. If you are minimally qualified, your WV HRO Form 300 and supporting documentation will be compared to your responses on the assessment questionnaire to determine your level of experience. If you rate yourself higher than is supported by your application package, your responses may be adjusted and/or you may be excluded from consideration for this position. If you are found to be among the top qualified candidates, you will be referred to the selecting official for employment consideration.

Your qualifications will be evaluated on the following competencies (knowledge, skills, abilities and other characteristics):

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Background checks and security clearance
Security clearance

Secret

Drug test required

Yes

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Required Documents

To apply for this position, you must submit a complete Application Package which includes:

THE FORMS BELOW ARE REQUIRED. IF YOU DO NOT SUBMIT THESE FORMS YOU WILL BE DEEMED INELIGIBLE AND YOUR NAME WILL NOT BE REFERRED TO THE SELECTING OFFICIAL:

  • A Technician Application, WV HRO Form 300, is REQUIRED for consideration for this vacancy and other supporting documents specified in the Required Documents section of this announcement (submitted via www.usajobs.gov ). The HRO Form 300 must be filled out in its entirety. If the form is not filled out, you will not be considered for referral to the selecting official. "See attachment" in the job description, is not considered as completed. The HRO Form 300 nust be signed on page 6 also, to be considered as complete.

(Resumes are OPTIONAL not required.) Obtain a copy of the Technician Application, WV HRO Form 300 at the WVHRO website, http://www.wv.ngb.army.mil/jobs/forms/default.html

  • Your responses to the Qualifications Questionnaire (submitted via www.usajobs.gov ).

  • A completed and signed Standard Form 144, Statement of Prior Federal Service, which may be obtained at http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdffill/sf144.pdf (submitted via www.usajobs.com ).

  • Degree and/or transcripts. If there are educational requirements for this position, or you are substituting education for experience, you must upload your degree and/or transcripts to prove your educational claims.

  • For Veteran's Preference you must submit all supporting documentation for your preference claims. Which includes, but is not limited to: DD214(s), SF-15, Written correspondence from your branch for discharge/release pending. If supporting documentation is not submitted to support your claim, it WILL result in losing your veteran's preference for this announcement and will possibly impact your placement on the certificate sent to the selecting supervisor.

ALL applications and supporting documents MUST be submitted through www.usajobs.gov electronically and must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) of the closing date. Mailed, e-mailed, hand-delivered, and faxed applications will NOT be accepted or considered.

If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

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How to Apply

To apply for this position, you must complete the online application/Occupational Questionnaire and submit the documentation specified in the Required Documents section below. To view the Occupational Questionnaire, click the following link: https://apply.usastaffing.gov/ViewQuestionnaire/10266125

**A complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on the closing date of the announcement to receive consideration. No documents will be accepted after 11:59 PM (EST) of the closing date of the announcement. If you are experiencing system issues, with the USA Jobs website, please follow the directions found at https://www.usajobs.gov/Help/Contact/ ; you must also contact your HR Representative prior to the close date for guidance.

To begin, click Apply to access the online application. You will need to be logged into your USAJOBS account to apply. If you do not have a USAJOBS account, you will need to create one before beginning the application.

Follow the prompts to select your WV HRO Form 300 and other supporting documentsto be included with your application package. You will have the opportunity to upload additional documents to include in your application before it is submitted. Your uploaded documents may take several hours to clear the virus scan process.

After acknowledging you have reviewed your application package, complete the Include Personal Information section as you deem appropriate and click to continue with the application process.

You will be taken to the online application which you must complete in order to apply for the position. Complete the online application, verify the required documentation is included with your application package, and submit the application.

To verify the status of your application, log into your USAJOBS account (https://my.usajobs.gov/Account/Login), all of your applications will appear on the Welcome screen. The Application Status will appear along with the date your application was last updated. For information on what each Application Status means, visit: https://www.usajobs.gov/Help/how-to/application/status/.

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Agency contact information
David Cochran
Phone

(304) 616-5567

Email

david.v.cochran.mil@mail.mil

Address

WV 167th AW 222 Sabre Jet BLVD Martinsburg, WV 25405 US

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Next steps

Once your online application is submitted you will receive a confirmation notification by email. Your application will be evaluated by the Human Resources Office to determine your eligibility for the position. After the evaluation is complete, you will receive another notification regarding the status of your application.

In the event you receive a non-certification notification and you believe this decision was made in error; you have 5 working days from the day it was received in your inbox to send an appeal to the servicing Human Resources Office. The appeal must include the announcement number and title, reason of non-certification, and your justification of why this decision was erroneous.?

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Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.

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Federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process should follow the instructions in the job opportunity announcement. For any part of the remaining hiring process, applicants should contact the hiring agency directly. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

A reasonable accommodation is any change to a job, the work environment, or the way things are usually done that enables an individual with a disability to apply for a job, perform job duties or receive equal access to job benefits.

Under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodations when:

  • An applicant with a disability needs an accommodation to have an equal opportunity to apply for a job.
  • An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to perform the essential job duties or to gain access to the workplace.
  • An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to receive equal access to benefits, such as details, training, and office-sponsored events.

You can request a reasonable accommodation at any time during the application or hiring process or while on the job. Requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.

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  • Financial suitability
  • Social security number request
  • Privacy Act
  • Signature and false statements
  • Selective Service
  • New employee probationary period

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/510993500. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.

Open & closing dates: 09/14/2018 to 09/25/2018

Service: Excepted

Pay scale & grade: GS 12

Salary: $81,548 to $106,012 per year

Appointment type: Term - NTE 1 Year

Work schedule: Full-Time