U.S. Air Force - Agency Wide PHYSICAL SECURITY SPECIALIST in Wright Patterson AFB, Ohio

U.S. Air Force - Agency Wide
Few vacancies in the following location:
  • Wright-Patterson AFB, OH
Work Schedule is Full Time - Excepted Service Permanent

Opened Monday 10/17/2016 (4 day(s) ago)

** Closes Friday 10/21/2016 (0 day(s) away)

Job Overview

The mission of the United States Air Force is to fly, fight and win in air, space and cyberspace. To achieve that mission, the Air Force has a vision of Global Vigilance, Reach and Power. That vision orbits around three core competencies: Developing Airmen, Technology-to-Warfighting and Integrating Operations. Core competencies and distinctive capabilities are based on a shared commitment to three core values -- integrity first, service before self, and excellence in all we do.

All new DCIPS employees are required to complete a two-year DCIPS trial period.

For additional information on DCIPS click the following link: https://dcips.dtic.mil/

Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service. For additional information, click here.


This is a GG-12 position in the Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS). The GG-12 duties for the "Professional" work category are at the "Full Performance" work level and are equivalent to those at the GS-12 level. The selectee's salary will be set within the grade equivalent to a GS/GG grade based on the selectee's qualifications in relation to the job.

*Salary Ranges shown do not include local market supplement *

The organizational location of this position is: NAT AIR/SPCE INTEL CE, Wright Patterson AFB, OH

This is a centrally managed position.


  • The primary purpose of this position is to provide technical advice, guidance and management of the Physical Security Program for the largest AF open storage Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI) Facility (SCIF).

  • Serves as a Special Security Representative (SSR) for NASIC facilities and manages the Center's Physical Security Program for the main SCIF, two satellite SCIFs and other collateral area facilities.

  • Manages the accreditation cycle for NASIC SCIFs to include development and implementation of physical security policies and procedures.

  • Provides advice/guidance on the development, construction, and accreditation of SCIFs and collateral area under NASIC.

  • Reviews, coordinates on and forwards SCIF accreditation packages to the Defense Intelligence Agency for final accreditation approval. Ensures an Emergency Action Plan is written, implemented, and tested as required.

  • Conducts annual physical and administrative security inspections through participation with the NASIC Security Office inspection team.

  • Serves as the Center's Antiterrorism program manager and implements random antiterrorism measures and Force Protection conditions (FPCONs) in concert with the WPAFB installation security plan.

  • Other duties as assigned.


*ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: *This position is a Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel Systems (DCIPS) position implemented under Section 504, Title V of Public Law 99-569, Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1987, as codified in Sec 1601, Chap 83 of Title 10 United States Code which sets forth Air Force policies and procedures for DCIPS. This position is in the Excepted Service.

DoD Components with DCIPS positions apply Veterans' Preference to preference eligible candidates as defined by Section 2108 of Title 5 USC, in accordance with the procedures provided in DoD Instruction 1400.25, Volume 2005, DCIPS Employment and Placement. If you are a veteran claiming veterans' preference, as defined by section 2108 of Title 5 U.S.C., you must submit documents verifying your eligibility with your application package.

Travel Required
  • Occasional Travel
  • TDY travel may be required
Relocation Authorized
  • Yes
  • PCS will be paid in accordance with JTR Vol 2 and applicable Air Force Regulations
Job Requirements
Key Requirements
  • U.S. Citizenship Required
  • Travel and relocation expenses will be paid
  • Must be registered for Selective Service, see Legal & Regulatory Guidance
  • This posn may be subject to provisions of the DoD Priority Placement Prog
  • Incumbent must obtain and maintain a Top Secret security clearance
  • Incumbent is subject to initial and periodic drug testing
  • This is a Key Position

In order to qualify, you must meet the education and/or experience requirements described below. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application.


Applicants must possess quality level experience which demonstrates the possession of the knowledge, skills, abilities and competencies necessary for successful job performance required for this position. Quality experience is experience that has equipped the applicant with the particular competencies/knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position and is typically in or related to the work of the position to be filled. Examples of creditable experience include: Knowledge of SCIF and collateral classified facility construction/modification requirements, SCIF accreditation cycle for government and contractor sponsored SCIFs (concept approval, security site plans, fixed facility checklists, ICD 705 requirements), conduct of security inspections, management of intrusion detection and access control systems, and 24/7 intrusion detection alarm response and alarm testing. Note: Creditable experience may include previous military experience, experience gained in the private sector, or experience gained in another government agency.


To view qualifying educational requirements and/or combination of education and specialized experience click on the following link:


KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (KSAs): Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of knowledge, skills, abilities and/or competencies in the following areas:

  1. Extensive knowledge of principles, concepts, and methodologies of applicable policies and procedures regarding the safeguarding of classified information and the requirements for construction, accrediting and managing of SCIFs is required.

  2. Knowledge of required security training concepts, programs, procedures, and practices to assist managers in establishing and operating internal security programs.

  3. Knowledge of SCIF and collateral classified facility construction/modification requirements, SCIF accreditation cycle for government and contractor sponsored SCIFs (concept approval, security site plans, fixed facility checklists, ICD 705 requirements), conduct of security inspections, management of intrusion detection and access control systems, and 24/7 intrusion detection alarm response and alarm testing.

  4. Knowledge of the integrated defense program (antiterrorism) requirements to include random antiterrorism measures and vulnerability assessments, production/presentation/dissemination of security education material (briefings, core security and specialized training for Special Security Representatives).

  5. Skill in the development and enforcement of physical security policies, issuance and accountability of entry credentials, solid written and verbal communication and administrative staffing skills and other program requirements associated with collateral and SCI physical security programs and secure work environments.

PART-TIME OR UNPAID EXPERIENCE*:*Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid and or part-time work. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week.

VOLUNTEER WORK EXPERIENCE: Refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service Programs (i.e., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student and social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge and skills that can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

ARE YOU USING YOUR EDUCATION TO QUALIFY? You MUST provide transcripts to support your educational claims. Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

FOREIGN EDUCATION: Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the requirements. You must show proof the education credentials have been deemed to be at least equivalent to that gained in conventional U.S. education program. It is your responsibility to provide such evidence when applying.**


  1. This position is covered by the DCIPS, and as such will subject the incumbent to those examinations and or tests that are necessary to obtain and retain a security clearance and any special accesses required by the position in accordance with AFI 36-1101. This position is a testing designated position and as such requires periodic urinalysis testing. Failure to comply with any of the special requirements, when required, will subject the incumbent of this position to reassignment or disciplinary adverse actions, including demotion or removal.

  2. Position is designated critical-sensitive and incumbent must be able to obtain and retain a TOP SECRET (TS) security clearance with access to Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI). A non-disclosure agreement must be signed.

  3. Drug Testing: This position has been designated by the Air Force as a Testing Designated Position (TDP) under the Air Force Civilian Testing Program. Incumbent must pass initial and periodic short notice drug testing. Illegal drug use by incumbents in sensitive positions presents a clear threat to the mission of the Air Force, national security, and public safety.

  4. Department of Defense Security Fundamentals Professional Certification and Security Asset Protection Professional Certification conferrals are required within 2 years of the established incumbent EOD or initial assignment date to this position in accordance with DOD 3305.13-M, DoD Security Accreditation and Certification. The listed certification requirements may not be deleted or modified without the written approval of the AF Security Functional Authority (SAF/AA) or their delegated security career field representative. This certification requirement only applies to incumbents hired onto this position on or after 14 March 2016. Incumbent employees assigned on or before 13 March 2016 are not required to obtain the DoD certification(s) listed above.

  5. The incumbent may be required to travel in military and/or commercial aircraft to perform temporary duty assignments.

  6. This is a KEY position. Incumbent must be removed from their military recall status if alternatives for filling the position during an emergency are not available.

Security Clearance

Top Secret/SCI

Additional Information
What To Expect Next

Once your application package is received an acknowledgement email will be sent.

If you provided an email address, you will receive an email message acknowledging receipt of your application. Your application package will be used to determine your eligibility and qualifications for consideration. If you are determined to be ineligible or not qualified, your application will receive no further consideration.

To check the status of your application or return to a previous or incomplete application, log into your USAJOBS account, select My Applications, and click on the more information link under the application status for this position.

If you do not provide an email address, you are responsible for checking status updates and notifications in USAJOBS. Hard copy notifications will not be sent to you.


The Department of Defense offers an excellent benefits program. In addition to your take-home pay, click here for an overview of benefits currently offered to Federal employees. Direct Deposit: All federal employees are required to have direct deposit.

Other Information

Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP): For information on how to apply as an ICTAP eligible click here. To be well-qualified and exercise selection priority for this vacancy, displaced Federal employees must be rated at 80 or above on the rating criteria for this position.

Employed Annuitants (Reemployed Annuitants): Applicants in receipt of an annuity based on civilian employment in the Federal Service are subject to the DoD Policy on The Employment of Annuitants.

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Incentives: Recruitment and/or retention incentives may or may not be used.

90-Day Register: This announcement may result in a 90-day register that may be used to fill like vacancies for 90 days after the closing date. Applicants may be referred for consideration as vacancies occur.

Salary Range: $62,101.00 to $80,731.00 / Per Year

Series & Grade: GG-0080-12/12

Promotion Potential: 12

Supervisory Status: No

Who May Apply: United States Citizens

Control Number: 453467800

Job Announcement Number: 9X-DCIPS-1826124-702114-TLW