Job Details

Personnel Security Specialist GS

Company name

U.S. Department Of Homeland Security U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services

Organization Type

Government

Job Type

Non-practicing Attorney

Valid Through

Aug 29,2019

Posted on

May 16,2019

Min Salary/Max Salary

USD 44471 to 83840 Annually

Years of Experience

Min 1 yrs required

Location

Bloomington, MN, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Government and Government Relations >> Government and Government Relations
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Personnel Security Specialist GS 9 - 12
The candidate will Independently review background investigations and make decisions regarding suitability for federal employment, fitness for performance under contract with the federal government, or eligibility for a security clearance. Interpret and apply suitability factors and security adjudicative guidelines when making adjudicative decisions or adverse action recommendations for suitability, fitness, and security clearance eligibility. Review background investigations/documents to ensure all required information is provided and request missing information when needed. Ensure all required information is present in background investigations for the appropriate adjudicative decision. Writes letters of interrogatories, case summaries, eligibility notifications, and notices of adverse actions. Contact or issue written correspondence with individuals, outside entities or other government agencies for additional information. Manages workflow to ensure timely processing of cases to ensure compliance with government performance and accountability requirements. Keeping team lead or management abreast of recurring problems or systemic deficiencies. Travel is required.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate must have following qualification:
GS-09: Must have 1 year of specialized experience, which is equivalent to the GS-07 level in the federal government. Must have experience performing the following duties: Reviewing and evaluating reports of investigations or other data to determine if individuals meet security standards; Determining eligibility for access to classified or sensitive information in the presence of minor derogatory information. OR may substitute a Master's degree or 2 full years of graduate education in a qualifying field or a J.D or L.L.B. degree for experience required at the GS-9 grade level. Such education must have been obtained in an accredited college or university and demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work of this position.

GS-11: Must have 1 year of specialized experience, which is equivalent to the GS-09 level in the federal government. Must have experience performing the following duties: Reviewing and evaluating reports of investigations and other data to determine if individuals meet security standards; Determining the adequacy and completeness of moderately complex investigations; Monitoring the number of security clearances; Evaluating the sensitivity classification of positions; and/or helping to develop personnel security guidelines. OR may substitute a doctoral degree (PhD or equivalent degree) or three full years of progressively higher-level graduate education leading to such a degree in any field, or L.L.M. if related for experience at the GS-11 grade level or such education must have been obtained in an accredited college or university and demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work of this position.

GS-12: Must have 1 year of specialized experience, which is equivalent to the GS-11 level in the federal government. Must have experience performing the following duties: Adjudicating complex personnel security clearances; Directing and coordinating investigations of applicants and employees to ensure they meet security standards; Overseeing and determining compliance with personnel security procedures and requirements.
Deadline : 05/24/2019

Additional info

Announcement number: CIS-10502564-SEC. Apply online, no Email, for more information visit website.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
U.S. Department Of Homeland Security U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
70 Kimball Avenue
South Burlington, VT 05403
Phone: 952-697-8380
Fax: 952-697-8371

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