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Information Security Specialist

Company: USAJOBS
Location: Niagara Falls
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

SummaryTHIS IS A NATIONAL GUARD TITLE 5 EXCEPTED SERVICE POSITION. This National Guard position is for a INFORMATION SECURITY SPECIALIST, Position Description Number T5003000 and is part of the 107TH ATKW, National Guard. ***This is a Temporary Position Not to Exceed 30 September 2023*** Learn more about this agency Help Overview

  • Accepting applications
    • Open & closing dates 10/31/2022 to 11/15/2022
    • Salary $82,492 - $107,243 per year
    • Pay scale & grade GS 12
    • Help Location 1 vacancy in the following location:
      • Niagara Falls, NY 1 vacancy
      • Remote job No
      • Telework eligible No
      • Travel Required Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.
      • Relocation expenses reimbursed No
      • Appointment type Temporary - 30 SEP 2023
      • Work schedule Full-time -
      • Service Excepted
      • Promotion potential 12
      • Job family (Series) 0080 Security Administration
      • Supervisory status Yes
      • Security clearance Top Secret
      • Drug test No
      • Announcement number NY-11710371-AF-23-033
      • Control number 686456400 Help This job is open to
        • Career transition (CTAP, ICTAP, RPL) Federal employees who meet the definition of a "surplus" or "displaced" employee.
        • The public U.S. Citizens, Nationals or those who owe allegiance to the U.S. Clarification from the agency This position is open to U.S. Citizens. Help Duties As an Information Security Specialist, GS-0080-12, you will 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. Help Requirements Conditions of Employment
          • Federal employment suitability as determined by a background investigation.
          • May be required to successfully complete a probationary period.
          • Participation in direct deposit is mandatory.
          • Work may occasionally require travel away from the normal duty station on military or commercial aircraft.
          • The employee will be required to obtain and maintain a TS-SCI security clearance.
          • The employee may be required to work overtime.
          • Must obtain appropriate security clearance for position within one year of appointment. Qualifications GENERAL EXPERIENCE: For positions for which individual occupational requirements do not specify otherwise, general experience is 3 years of progressively responsible experience, 1 year of 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; and
          • 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 nonspecialized tasks) is not creditable. Trades or crafts experience appropriate to the position to be filled may be creditable for some positions.SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Experience that equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position, and that is typically in or related to the work of the position to be filled. To be creditable, specialized experience must have been equivalent to at least the next lower grade level in the normal line of progression for the occupation in the organization. Applicants who have the 1 year of appropriate specialized experience, as indicated in the table, 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. Must have 1 year equivalent to at least next lower grade level. 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. Education Education requirements - Not applicable for this position Additional informationTo ensure compliance with an applicable preliminary nationwide injunction, which may be supplemented, modified, or vacated, depending on the course of ongoing litigation, the Federal Government will take no action to implement or enforce the COVID-19 vaccination requirement pursuant to Executive Order 14043 on Requiring Coronavirus Disease 2019 Vaccination for Federal Employees. Federal agencies may request information regarding the vaccination status of selected applicants for the purposes of implementing other workplace safety protocols, such as protocols related to masking, physical distancing, testing, travel, and quarantine. Department of Defense Security Fundamentals Professional Certification (SFPC), Security Program Integration Professional Certification (SPIPC) and Security Asset Protection Professional Certification (SAPPC) conferrals are required within 2 years of the established employee EOD or initial assignment date to this position in accordance with DOD 3305.13-M, DoD Security Accreditation and Certification. The listed certification requirements may not be deleted or modified without the written approval of the AF Security Functional Authority (SAF/AA) or their delegated security career field representative. This position is designated as Essential Personnel and may be subject to duty in preparation for, or in response to, a state emergency or disaster declaration. This designation will not exceed 14 calendar days per year unless otherwise approved in advance by the TAG. 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 (Register - Selective Service System : Selective Service System ( 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. Read more
            • Help A career with the U.S. government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding. Opens in a new windowLearn 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 intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered. How You Will Be EvaluatedYou will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above. Once the announcement has closed, your resume and supporting documentation will be used to determine if you meet the qualifications listed on this announcement. If you are minimally qualified, your resume 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):Cyber Security, Information Security, and Technology Management
              • Help A career with the U.S. government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding. Opens in a new windowLearn 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 intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.
              • As a new or existing federal employee, you and your family may have access to a range of benefits. Your benefits depend on the type of position you have - whether you're a permanent, part-time, temporary or an intermittent employee. You may be eligible for the following benefits, however, check with your agency to make sure you're eligible under their policies. To apply for this position, you must submit a complete Application Package which includes: 1. Your resume showing work schedule, hours worked per week, dates (including Month and Year, e.g., 02/2017, Feb 2017, etc.) of employment and duties performed. (Resume must have from and to dates for each position worked in. The date must be month and year. Ex: 02/2012 to 03/2013) - Indicate your salary for each experience worked in. - State whether each experience is full or part-time status. - In order to qualify, your resume must reflect experience gained in the general and specialized experience listed on the announcement. *If your resume does not have any of the above requirements, you will automatically be disqualified for the position.* 2. Other supporting documents: Most recent SF50 is required if you are a Current or Former Federal Employee. 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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