The United States government is a massive employer, and is always looking for qualified candidates to fill a wide variety of open employment positions in locations across the country. Below you’ll find a Qualification Summary for an active, open job listing from the Department of Veterans Affairs. The opening is for a Physical Security Specialist in Phoenix, Arizona Feel free to browse this and any other job listings and reach out to us with any questions!
Physical Security Specialist – Phoenix, Arizona
Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs
Job ID: 288243Start Date: 07/09/2020End Date: 07/21/2020
To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement, 07/21/2020.Time-In-Grade Requirement: Applicants who are current Federal employees and have held a GS grade any time in the past 52 weeks must also meet time-in-grade requirements by the closing date of this announcement. For a GS-9 position you must have served 52 weeks at the GS-7 or higher. The grade may have been in any occupation, but must have been held in the Federal service. An SF-50 that shows your time-in-grade eligibility must be submitted with your application materials. If the most recent SF-50 has an effective date within the past year, it may not clearly demonstrate you possess one-year time-in-grade, as required by the announcement. In this instance, you must provide an additional SF-50 that clearly demonstrates one-year time-in-grade. Note: Time-In-Grade requirements also apply to former Federal employees applying for reinstatement as well as current employees applying for Veterans Employment Opportunities Act of 1998 (VEOA) appointment.
You may qualify based on your experience and/or education as described below. You may qualify based on your experience and/or education as described below: Specialized Experience: You must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade GS-7 in the normal line of progression for the occupation in the organization. Examples of specialized experience would typically include, but are not limited to: maintaining and troubleshooting Physical Access Control Systems (PACS), Closed Circuit Television Systems (CCTV), LYNX Duress Systems, tracking and monitoring of monthly intrusion alarms for facility and Community Based Outpatient Clinics (CBOC). Developing training schedules, scheduling and facilitating in-service training courses; ordering and maintaining approved firearms and ammunition, completing and maintaining training records both electronically and written. Assigning duties to other trainers and officers with supervisory approval; monitoring and leading the functional area of Physical Security in accordance with Veterans Affairs policies and regulations, experience resolving issues involving the Police Service and other departments, experience as a liaison with appropriate federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies. OR, Education: Applicants may substitute education for the required experience. To qualify based on education for this grade level you must have Completion of a master’s or equivalent graduate degree; or 2 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree; or a LL.B. or J.D, if related. OR, Combination: Applicants may also combine education and experience to qualify at this level. You must have an combination of specialized experience and education beyond 2 full years of progressively higher level graduate education. You will be rated
Analysis and Problem SolvingComplianceCritical ThinkingPhysical SecurityRisk ManagementVulnerabilities Assessment on the following Competencies for this position: 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; religions; 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. Note: A full year of work is considered to be 35-40 hours of work per week. Part-time experience will be credited on the basis of time actually spent in appropriate activities. Applicants wishing to receive credit for such experience must indicate clearly the nature of their duties and responsibilities in each position and the number of hours a week spent in such employment. Physical Requirements: The work involves conducting tests of equipment, requiring carrying of light items. The work, while primarily sedentary, may require occasional physical exertion including periods of standing, walking, driving, bending, stooping, reaching, crawling, and occasional lifting of moderately heavy objects when delivering or assisting with the installation of security devices. For more information on these qualification standards, please visit the United States Office of Personnel Management’s website at https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/.
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