Physical Security Specialist


Posted on May 22, 2020

Transportation Security Administration, Department of Homeland Security

Los Angeles, CA

Securing Travel, Protecting People - At the Transportation Security Administration, you will serve in a high-stakes environment to safeguard the American way of life.

In cities across the country, you would secure airports, seaports, railroads, highways, and/or public transit systems, thus protecting America's transportation infrastructure and ensuring freedom of movement for people and commerce.

For additional information about our agency please: Click Here To qualify for the SV-I Pay Band (equivalent to GS-13), you must have one year of specialized experience at the SV-H or GS-12 in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private sector.

Specialized experience is defined as experience that has equipped you with the knowledge, skills and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position.

Specialized experience is defined as: Experience conducting Access Control forfacilities in compliance withHomeland Security Presidential Directive-12 (HSPD-12) guidelines; andnExperienceperforming inspections ofphysical security systems (i.e., closed circuit television, identification passes, security key/lock electronic security alarm systems etc.) in order to identify vulnerabilities.nExperience with installation and/or troubleshooting or maintainingphysical security systems (i.e., locking hardware, system circuitry, alarm and video installation or maintenance).

NOTE: Credit for experience is given based on a 40-hour workweek.

Part-time experience is credited on a part-time ratio, i.e., working 20 hours per week for two months equals one month of experience.

No additional credit is given for overtime.nNational Service Experience (i.e., volunteer experience): 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.nThe Office of Personnel Management (OPM) must authorize employment offers made to current or former political appointees.

If you are currently, or have been within the last 5 years, a political Schedule A, Schedule C, Non-career SES or Presidential Appointee employee in the Executive Branch, you must disclose this information to the Human Resources Office.nYou must meet the qualification requirements for this position no later than the closing date of the vacancy announcement.

How to Apply

Follow the application procedure at www.usajobs.gov for more info.


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