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Vacancy Details

Grade: 05

No questions specified.

Grade: All Grades

1 How do you wish to be considered for this vacancy? Answer to this question is required
  • Delegated Examining Procedures - open to All Qualified U.S. Citizens.
  • Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan - open to displaced federal employees who have received a RIF notice or certificate of separation from the federal service.
2 The U.S. Office of Personnel Management's (OPM's) current policy requires the review of all competitive and non-political excepted service appointment actions that involve the appointment or conversion of a current or former political appointee, Schedule C employee, or Noncareer SES member. A former or recent political appointee is someone who held a political appointment within the previous five-year period. Have you held a political appointment within the previous five-year period? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
3 ZA-V: Do you have at least one year (52 weeks) of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade level or pay band/step (i.e., GS-14, or ZA-IV or equivalent) in the Federal service or specialized non-federal experience. (See the "Qualifications" section of this announcement for the definition of specialized experience). Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
4 Select from the following those in which you have demonstrated experience as it relates to developing and implementing broad reaching Departmental/Bureau-level security strategies, policies, procedures, and standards. Select all that apply Answer to this question is required
  • I have designed/developed security strategies for my office.
  • I have designed/developed security strategies for a Bureau.
  • I have implemented security strategies and procedures within my office.
  • I have implemented security strategies and procedures within a Bureau.
  • I have designed/developed security policies and standards for my office.
  • I have designed/developed security policies and standards for a Bureau.
  • I have implemented security policies and standards within my office.
  • I have implemented security policies and standards at a Bureau.
  • None of the above.
5 Please select the types of experience you have in communicating with staff, to include senior officials. Select all that apply. Answer to this question is required
  • Written program policies and/or proposals that required coordination across multiple divisions/operating units
  • Advised on policy analysis or program evaluation
  • Written products that articulate, interpret, and explain complex or potentially controversial policies, programs, and research findings
  • Developed reoccurring reports which involves obtaining information from various sources
  • Written management directives
  • Written, edited, and disseminated responses received from program offices for leadership review
  • None of the above
6 Please indicate in which of the following security disciplines you have demonstrated experience managing and/or supervising. Select all that apply. Answer to this question is required
  • Physical security
  • Information security
  • Communications security
  • Operations security
  • Personnel security
  • Foreign National Visitor/Guest Processing
  • Continuity of Operations
  • Emergency Management
  • None of the above
7 Select from the following those in which you have demonstrated experience as it pertains to continuity and emergency management programs. Answer to this question is required
  • Developed policies, procedures, and/or standards
  • Provided management with detailed analysis of policy impact
  • Developed recommendations for management on new developments
  • Analyzed legislation, statutes, or program guidance
  • Applied applicable federal regulations, polices, and procedures with regards to developing and managing continuity or emergency management programs
  • Developed training programs
  • Participated in readiness testing
  • Conducted training and testing in readiness
  • None of the above
8 Select from the following those in which you have demonstrated experience as it relates to managing personnel security programs. Select all that apply. Answer to this question is required
  • Designed, developed, and evaluated policies and procedures involving personnel security principles, practices, and techniques to protect program vulnerabilities.
  • Developed and presented briefings on personnel security, such as advising managers on the status of personnel security actions, as well as security processes, methods, techniques, systems, and devices supporting personnel security.
  • Analyzed and evaluated complex, sensitive and controversial information used to process, investigate, adjudicate and suspend/revoke access to classified national security information.
  • Implemented Federal laws and regulations applicable to personnel security including Executive Orders 10450, 12968, 13467, 13488, 5 CFR 731, 5 CFR 732, 5 CFR 1400, the Privacy Act, and the Freedom of Information Act.
  • Executed suspensions, denials, and/or revocations of access eligibility determinations in accordance with Executive Order 12968.
  • None of the above.
9 With which of the following do you have demonstrated experience as it relates to domestic physical security? Answer to this question is required
  • Managing policy development and implementation of a physical security program
  • Planning tasks such as facility security assessments, physical security inspections, and compliance reviews to determine security measures needed to protect Departmental personnel, property, and information
  • Developing policies, procedures, standards, and regulations related to physical security, inspections, and compliance reviews
  • None of the above.
10 Select from the following those in which you have demonstrated experience as it relates to managing information and communications security programs. Select all that apply. Answer to this question is required
  • Designed, developed, and evaluated policies and procedures involving information security and communications security principles, practices, and techniques to protect program vulnerabilities.
  • Applied information security and/or classification principles to national security information and controlled unclassified information, to include original or derivative classification determinations for national security information.
  • Developed, analyzed, revised or implemented information security programs such as security education and training, classification management, and communications security (COMSEC) to ensure adherence to program requirements and regulations.
  • Developed and presented briefings on information security such as advising managers on the status of information security actions, as well as security processes, methods, techniques, systems and devices supporting National Security Information.
  • Implemented laws and regulations applicable to the field of Information Security, such as Executive Order 12958.
  • None of the above.
11 Select from the following responses that describes your experience planning and implementing the following types of security strategies and measures. Select all that apply. Answer to this question is required
  • Developing security strategies in coordination with internal and external management teams
  • Evaluating and recommending measures designed to safeguard personnel to prevent unauthorized access to equipment, facilities, material, and documents; and to safeguard them against espionage, sabotage, damage, and theft
  • Conferring with, assisting, and advising bureau management and other senior Departmental staff members on security precedents, planning and policy development
  • Developing, revising and implementing security policies, procedures, standards and regulations for multiple security programs
  • None of the above
12 Select the response that best describes your experience and notable accomplishments in the area of supervising employees. Answer to this question is required
  • I served as a team lead. I coordinated team assignments and assisted with day-to-day personnel matters.
  • I supervised staff, provided input regarding budgets, and oversaw day-to-day personnel matters.
  • I supervised staff, developed budgets, directed the work of subordinate staff and performed responsibilities such as assigning work, establishing performance criteria and standards, evaluating performance, resolving complaints and grievances, and taking disciplinary actions.
  • I do not have any of the above experience in performing this task.
13 For informational purposes only, select from the following those in which you have experience and/or training as it relates to contracting oversight. Select all that apply. Answer to this question is required
  • I am certified as a FAC-COR Level I
  • I am certified as a FAC-COR Level II
  • I am certified as a FAC-COR Level III
  • I am not currently certified as a FAC-COR Level I, but I have been within the last 5 years
  • I am not currently certified as a FAC-COR Level II, but I have been within the last 5 years
  • I am not currently certified as a FAC-COR Level III, but I have been within the last 5 years
  • None of the above
14 Please certify that you have accurately and truthfully represented your level of work experience, knowledge, skills, abilities and/or education when completing this questionnaire as your responses, resume and supporting documents will be reviewed for accuracy and completeness as appropriate. Deliberate attempts to falsify information are grounds for non-selection and for termination. Failure to agree to the statement below will disqualify you from further consideration for the position. Answer to this question is required
  • I certify that my answers are accurate and complete.
  • I do not wish to certify. I understand that I will not be considered for the position.
15 Do you authorize the bureau to share your application for other similar positions in which you qualify? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
16 I have thoroughly reviewed the 'How to Apply/Required Documents' & 'Qualifications' sections of this Vacancy Announcement to determine which supplemental documents to submit. This may include: Transcripts to verify undergraduate/graduate education; SF-50 if I am a current/former Federal employee; DD214 if I am a veteran (and SF-15/VA Letter if applicable), etc. I understand that failure to fax in required documents by the vacancy announcement's closing date may result in loss of consideration. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
Applicants may check the status of their application by accessing the Department of Commerce (QuickHire), Applicant Site at http://www.usajobs.opm.gov