Security Specialist

Employer: Army Installation Management Command 
Location: Yongsan, South Korea
Closing: Tuesday 6/14/2016 

Salary Range: $64,650.00 to $84,044.00 / Per Year

Job Overview
Civilian employees serve a vital role in supporting the Army mission. They provide the skills that are not readily available in the military, but crucial to support military operations. The Army integrates the talents and skills of its military and civilian members to form a Total Army.

About the Position: This position is in the Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS). Employees occupying DCIPS positions are in the Excepted Service and must adhere to U.S. Code, Title 10, as well as Department of Defense Instruction 1400.25. This position is located with USAG-Yongsan, Dir of Plans, TRNG, MOB & Security, Plans/Operation Division, Yongsan, Republic of Korea.

WARNING: DO NOT INCLUDE CLASSIFIED INFORMATION IN YOUR APPLICATION PACKET! Application packages that contain Classified informationWILL NOT receive consideration for this position. Should you submit a resume or any other document as part of your application package and it is confirmed that any of the information is Classified, in addition to being found ineligible for consideration for this position, your Security Office will be notified to determine if any further action is warranted.

Who May Apply:Only applicants who meet one of the employment authority categories below are eligible to apply for this job. You will be asked to identify which category or categories you meet, and to provide documents which prove you meet the category or categories you selected.
Current Army Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS) Employee
Current Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS) Employee (excluding Army)
Current Civilian Employee with the Department of the Army
Current Permanent Department of Defense (DOD) - Civilian Employee (non-Army)
Current Permanent Federal Civilian Employee (non-DOD)
Former Permanent Federal Employee eligible to be reappointed
Veteran with a service-connected disability of 30% or more
Disabled Veteran with a service-connected disability of more than 10%/less than 30%
Applicant eligible for 10-Point Other veteran'srating or Derived Veterans' Preference
Veteran eligible for 5-Point Preference
U.S. Citizen

Army DCIPS positions apply Veteran's Preference to preference eligible candidates as defined by Section 2108 of Title 5 U.S.C., in accordance with the procedures provided in DoD Instruction 1400.25, Volume 2005, DCIPS Employment and Placement.

Serve as a Security Specialist for one or more security programs (e.g. Information Security, Industrial Security, Personnel Security or their associated training requirements) defined by the AR 380-series regulations.
Establish and maintain an effective and efficient security program within the installation. Interpret higher level guidance and promulgate implementing directives and guidance to the Army organizations on the installation.
Provide definitive technical advice and assistance to senior authorities and the installation workforce regarding establishment of a comprehensive security program that does not unduly hamper command/activity operations.
Provide program oversight of the implementation processes at the installation. Administer policies, practices and metrics which reflect the security posture of the garrison and tenant activities on the installation.
Conduct analyses to identify program issues and develops/implements remedial actions. Advise the supervisor of recommended policy/procedural changes.
Evaluate security program resources within the installation and initiates programming, budgeting and manpower actions to address requirements.

Occasional Travel
Travel may be required for approximately 15% of the time.
PCS is authorized.

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. Additional information about transcripts is in this document.

Experience required: 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). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

To qualify based on your experience, your resume must describe at least one year of experience which prepared you to do the work in this job. Specialized experience is defined as: Intelligence-related security work with experience applying security principles and concepts for a Personnel Security Program and one or more additional security programs (e.g. Information Security, Industrial Security, and SETA).This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service (GG/GS-09).

Specialized experience is progressively responsible intelligence-related security work directly related to the position being filled.

You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency (knowledge, skills, abilities) in the following areas:
Knowledge of Intelligence Related Personnel Security Programs
Knowledge of Information Security Programs
Knowledge of Security Functions

NOTE: Creditable experience may include previous military experience, experience gained in the private sector, or experience gained in another government agency so long as it was at a level at least equivalent to the next lower grade in the series.

Some federal jobs allow you to substitute your education for the required experience in order to qualify. For this job, you may qualify if your education meets the definitions below:

Possess a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree


3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree


LL.M., if related.

NOTE: Equivalent combinations of education and experience are qualifying for all grade levels for which both education and experience are acceptable.

Only degrees from an accredited college or university recognized by the Department of Education are acceptable to meet positive education requirements or to substitute education for experience. For additional information, please go to the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) and U.S. Department of Education websites at - On your resume, please include college/university, dates attended, degree achieved, semester hours earned, GPA, major field of study, 24 semester hours of specific courses and course hours in your major. Failure to provide this education information on your resume may result in an ineligible rating. Foreign education must be evaluated for U.S. equivalency in order to be considered for this position. Please include this information in your resume. Foreign Education: Education that has been completed in a foreign college or university may be used to meet the job requirements. In order to receive credit in the examination for your foreign education, you must have your foreign education evaluated by a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign education credentials. Such education must be declared the equivalent of similar undergraduate or graduate work in a U.S. institution.

Other Requirements: Click here for expanded definitions. * Male applicants born after December 31, 1959 must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration. * You will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship. * Two year trial period may be required. * Direct Deposit of Pay is Required. * Employee must be able to obtain and maintain a Top Secret security clearance based on an SSBI with eligibility for sensitive compartmented information (SCI). * In accordance with Change 3 to AR 600-85, Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention and Control Program, incumbent must successfully pass a urinalysis screening for illegal drug use prior to appointment and periodically thereafter. * TDY Travel will be less than 25% of the work schedule.

Top Secret/SCI

The Department of Defense offers an excellent benefits program.In addition to your take-home pay, your comprehensive compensation/benefits package will include most of the benefits described in the USAJOBS Resource Center.

Selection is subject to restrictions resulting from Department of Defense referral system for displaced employees.

If you have retired from federal service and you are interested in employment as a reemployed annuitant, see the information in the Reemployed Annuitant information sheet. Must be able to satisfy the requirements of the 26JUL12 DODI 1400.25 V1230: Visit The initial length of this overseas tour is 3 years. Locality pay does not apply in the overseas area. Applicants must comply with the Exceptional Family Member Program requirements as outlined in the DoD Instruction 1315.19 at This position requires sucessfully completing a pre-employment physical. This position requires immunization screening. U.S. citizens overseas under ordinarily resident status are not eligible for appointment under the Status of Forces Agreement. On this overseas accompanied tour, medical and DoDDS special education services may not be available in the immediate location of this position. In the overseas areas, access for civilian employees and their families to military medical and dental treatment facilities is on a space-available and reimbursable basis only. Medical care may be provided by host nation providers. The availability and level of care at host nation medical facilities will vary by location. Movement overseas may require you to initiate a change in your health benefits plan to ensure coverage. Salary includes applicable Targeted Local Market Supplement, subject to change.

Candidates initially selected from the U.S. may be eligible for certain foreign area benefits.

Salary Range: $64,650.00 to $84,044.00 / Per Year
Series & Grade: GG-0080-11/11
Supervisory Status: No
Who May Apply: US Citizens and Status Candidates
Control Number: 440605200

Job Announcement Number: WTST162859531718765