Physical Security Specialist

Department of Defense Irving, TX
* Duties

Help Duties Summary

You will serve as a PHYSICAL SECURITY SPECIALIST in the Navy Recruiting Command of DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY.

The salary range for positions filled in Garden City, NY, is $70,111 to $91,147.

The salary range for positions filled in Detroit, MI, is $66,991 to $87,091.

The salary range for positions filled in Irving, TX, is $65,479 to $85,125.

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* You will plan required threat and Antiterrorism (AT) working groups in accordance with DoD, Navy, and CNRC guidance for assessment of threats and vulnerabilities to identify and implement risk mitigation measures.

* You will conduct AT and physical security assessments of facilities to identify potential vulnerabilities.

* You will develop AT and security policy and procedures, in accordance with guidance.

* You will monitor installation of new physical security features to ensure installation conforms to specifications.

* You will plan and execute a drill program to exercise all aspects of the AT plan at every subordinate facility.

* You will validate AT policies and procedures through training and exercise.

Travel Required

Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

Supervisory status


Promotion Potential


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0080 Security Administration

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Help Requirements Conditions of Employment

* Must be a US Citizen.

* Must be determined suitable for federal employment.

* Must participate in the direct deposit pay program.

* New employees to the Department of the Navy will be required to successfully pass the E-Verify employment verification check. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, visit

* Generally, current federal employees applying for GS jobs must serve at least one year at the next lower grade level. This requirement is called time-in-grade. Time-in-grade requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement.

* Within the Department of Defense (DoD), the appointment of retired military members within 180 days immediately following retirement date to a civilian position is subject to the provisions of 5 United States Code 3326.

* You will be required to obtain and maintain an interim and/or final security clearance prior to entrance on duty. Failure to obtain and maintain the required level of clearance may result in the withdrawal of a job offer or removal.

* This position may require travel from normal duty station to CONUS and OCONUS and may include remote or isolated sites. You must be able to travel on military and commercial aircraft for extended periods of time.


Your resume must demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-09 grade level or pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector. Specialized experience must demonstrate the following: 1) Implement risk mitigation measures based on the assessment of threats and vulnerabilities; 2) Execute Antiterrorism (AT) program in accordance to policies and procedures; 3) Coordinate with agencies to ensure understanding of antiterrorism security needs of the organization; and 4) Develop discrepancy reports of physical security items for repair or replacement.

Additional qualification information can be found from the following Office of Personnel Management web site:

Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (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.


Substitution for Education: possess a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree OR have successfully completed three full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a Ph.D. or equivalent degree OR have successfully completed an LL.M. degree that is related to the position being filled OR have a combination of experience and graduate education as described above that equates to one year of experience.

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