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Location: Nashville TN

Company Name: US Secret Service

Occupational Category: 25-1071.00,Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary

Date Posted: 2020-02-10

Valid Through: 2020-03-11

Employment Type: FULL_TIME

Description:

DutiesSummaryDo you have a passion for public service? The United States Secret Service (USSS) is looking for you! The USSS is a premier law enforcement organization with two (2) critical national security missions: protect our nation?s leaders and to conduct criminal investigations.ResponsibilitiesDeveloping and executing short and long range plans, goals and objectives of the Engineering Research and Development Branch; developing, executing and monitoring the program budget, proposals and contracts; serving as the Contracting Officer?s Representative (COR).Planning and monitoring engineering projects for the Division; advising on implications and feasibility of programs.Serving as an expert technical advisor internally and externally; briefing employees, supervisors and other officials.Assuring the feasibility and application of scientific studies and advances in protective and investigative technologies.Developing, and recommending plans for initiatives, proposals, projects, and activities; presenting and justifying the most feasible approach for recommended programs; conducting site visits to assess vulnerabilities, performing technical analyses, and making recommendations to remediate potential risks.Travel RequiredNot requiredSupervisory statusNoPromotion Potential14Job family (Series)0810 Civil EngineeringRequirementsConditions of EmploymentU.S

citizenship is required.Obtain and maintain a Tier 5 Secret/SCI ClearanceMust successfully complete a polygraph examinationCertify you have registered with the Selective Service System if you are a male applicant born after December 31, 1959, or certify you are exempt from having to do so under Selective Service law.QualificationsYou must demonstrate at least one (1) year of the defined specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade level and meet the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Individual Occupational Requirements (IOR).Specialized experience is defined as:GS-11: performing duties such as assisting in the preparation and review of specifications and guides and in the preparation of technical program data and annual planning documents for program areas covering new or modified instrumentation, techniques, methods, or practices?or?three (3) full academic years of progressively higher level graduate education; or Ph.D or equivalent doctoral degree or a combination of education and experience.GS-12: performing duties such as preparing operational and maintenance specifications and guides for end-users; preparing training and technical briefing materials for end-users on the use, installation, maintenance, and basic troubleshooting of equipment; and providing informational briefings for supervisors as well as non-technical personnel.GS-13: performing duties such as applying comprehensive civil engineering theories, concepts, principles, standards, and methods; evaluating capabilities or vulnerabilities associated with civil engineering projects and discipline-specific topics; and providing consultative advice on the feasibility and application of new scientific studies and major advances in protective and/or investigative civil engineering technologies.GS-14: performing duties such as applying comprehensive civil engineering theories, concepts, principles, standards, and methods; performing and/or advising on one or more of the following protective or investigative research and development program management areas: construction, object inspection, security criteria for facilities, structural analysis and hardening, vehicle barriers, vulnerability assessments, materials testing, finite element analysis/modeling, and other engineering areas; providing consultative advice on the feasibility and application of new scientific studies and major advances in protective and/or investigative civil engineering technologies.ANDOPMs Individual Occupational?Requirement (IOR)?is defined as:https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/0800/files/all-professional-engineering-positions-0800.pdfEducationAdditional informationOur team members continue a tradition of excellence ? whether investigating financial crimes or protecting national and visiting foreign leaders

In the USSS we serve the country with duty, loyalty, justice, integrity, and courage.The Office of Technical Development and Mission Support (TEC), Technical Security Division (TSD), is responsible for providing a technically secure environment for the President at the White House, Vice Presidential Residence, and such places that the President and Vice President may be temporarily located and providing technical security for other protectees during travel and at their residences, as directed or requested.You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.?CompetenciesThe competencies or knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to perform this job are:Mastery of, and skill in applying expertise in a wide range of civil engineering concepts, principles, standards, theories and techniques sufficient to develop and direct program planning, management and direction for investigative and protective civil engineering programs.Mastery of, and skill in applying advanced operational, regulatory, technical and programmatic requirements to the design, development and/or enhancement of construction, object inspection, security criteria for facilities, structural hardening, vehicle barriers, vulnerability assessments, material testing, and finite element analysis/modeling.Knowledge of contracting rules, methods and regulations in order to serve as a Contracting Officer?s Representative (COR), develop statements of work and solicitation packages, evaluate proposals, and provide technical oversight during contract performance.Professional-level skill in written and oral communication sufficient to effectively and accurately convey technical information and prepare and present persuasive arguments.How You Will Be EvaluatedBackground checks and security clearanceSecurity clearanceTop SecretDrug test requiredYesRequired DocumentsIf you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S

Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications

Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from?schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S

Department of Education.Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.BenefitsA career with the U.S

Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package

As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding.?Learn more about federal benefits.The USSS offers its employees a wide range of benefits including:Low-cost Federal health and life insurancePaid HolidaysLeave for personal, recreational, and health needsThrift Savings Plan (similar to a 401(k) Plan)Flexible work schedulesTeleworkTransit and child care subsidiesTuition reimbursement and student loan repaymentTraining and developmentRecruitment bonus or relocation bonus may be available?Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent

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