Industrial Security Specialist

Department of Defense Sewickley, PA
* Duties

Help Duties Summary

Mission Statement

The Defense Security Service (DSS) strengthens national security at home and abroad through our security oversight and education operations. DSS oversees the protection of U.S. and foreign classified information and technologies in the hands of cleared industry under the National Industrial Security Program by providing professional risk management services.

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As an Industrial Security Specialist you will be responsible for the following duties:

* Conduct Facility Clearance surveys for contractors entering the NISP.

* Conduct recurring security vulnerability assessments, physical security inspections of contractor plants and facilities performing work for the government involving the storage and/or production of sensitive arms, ammunition and explosives.

* Conduct security vulnerability assessments of cleared industrial facilities performing on classified contracts for the U.S.

* Provides security oversight and assistance to assigned contractor facilities for information systems (IS) processing classified information.

Travel Required

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

Supervisory status


Promotion Potential


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* Requirements

Help Requirements Conditions of Employment

* Must be a US citizen

* Male born after 12-31-59 must be registered for Selective Service

* Resume and supporting documents received by 11:59PM EST will be considered

* This is a Drug Testing designated position

* Position is a (DCIPS) position in the Excepted Service under U.S.C. 1601


* OVERTIME: Occasionally

* TOUR OF DUTY: Flexible

* PCS (Permanent Change of Station): Not Authorized



* TELEWORK ELIGIBILITY: This position is telework eligible

* SELECTIVE SERVICE REQUIREMENT: For more information please visit:


The experience described in your resume will be evaluated and screened from the Office of Personnel Management's (OPMs) basic qualifications requirements. See: for OPM qualification standards, competencies and specialized experience needed to perform the duties of the position as described in the MAJOR DUTIES and QUALIFICATIONS sections of this announcement by 06/26/2018

Applicant must have directly applicable experience that demonstrates the possession of the knowledge, skills, abilities and competencies necessary for immediate success in the position. Qualifying experience may have been acquired in any public or private sector job, and will typically be demonstrated by working at, or immediately below the level of the job being advertised, for a year or more. The previous work experience must clearly demonstrate the application of the particular competencies/knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to successfully perform the duties of the position.

Specialized experience required for this position is: Conducting assessments, surveys and investigations of cleared contractor facilities and personnel in order to determine protection of sensitive materials and information and compliance with laws and regulations.

Specifically you will be evaluated on the following competencies:

1. Security

2. Compliance Inspection

3. Communications

4. Self-Management

Please review the General Application Information and Definitions at: DOD GEN APP INFO


If substituting education for experience, at the GG-07 level, you must possess a bachelor's or equivalent degree. For the GG-09 level, a Master's or equivalent degree or 2 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such as degree or LL.B. or J.D.

Superior Academic Achievement does not apply to DCIPS positions.

If substituting education for experience, transcripts MUST be provided. Failure to provide transcripts will result in you being rated ineligible for this position.

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