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Personnel Security Specialist, GS-0080-12 – Chesapeake, Virginia
U.S. Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
Job ID: 348391Start Date: 10/22/2020End Date: 11/02/2020
To qualify for the GS-12 grade level: Applicants must possess at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-11 level in the federal sector. Specialized experience is experience that has equipped you with the particular ability, skill, and knowledge to successfully perform the duties of this position and is typically in or related to this line of work.
Specialized experience includes the following: demonstrated knowledge of security clearances as they pertain to military or civil service personnel, interim security clearances, personnel security policies, suitability, quality assurance, customer service, sensitive compartmented information (SCI), HSPD-12, derogatory information and clearance appeals, accessions and reciprocity in order to make difficult adjudication and suitability decisions; skill in determining eligibility for access to classified or sensitive information and granting personnel security clearances/accesses in the presence of minor derogatory information; skill in responding to or resolving complex problems or questions involving Personnel Security and Suitability for service-related matters; and skill in oral and written communication.
National 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.The 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.
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