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Supervisory Security Specialist (International Port),

Company: U.S. Coast Guard
Location: portsmouth
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Summary This position is located in the Department of Homeland Security, United States Coast Guard,Atlantic Area (LANTAREA), Preparedness Division in Portsmouth, VA. Responsibilities As the Planning and Logistics Section Chief in the International Port Security (IPS) Program, this position is responsible for directly managing, supervising and evaluating section staff and serving as a senior assessor, leading individual and concurrent assessments, surveys, and evaluations to assess whether compliant security measures are in place at foreign ports. The mission of the Planning and Logistics Section is to provide logistics, administrative support, and financial management to program personnel, coordinate foreign delegate reciprocal engagements, and provide contractor oversight and property accountability. Being a Coast Guard civilian makes you a valuable member of the Coast Guard team. Typical work assignments include: Serving as Head of Delegation (HOD) or senior assessor, leading individual and concurrent assessments, surveys, and evaluations to assess whether compliant security measures are in place at foreign ports. Collaborating with all lPS Program units to develop spend plans, managing funding spend down limits and serves as approving supervisor for all purchases, inter-agency fund transfers and travel order requests. Leading, conducting, and coordinating assessment teams day-to-day pre-planning activities for high level security assessments, including working with other Coast Guard units, U.S. agencies, and foreign governments. Planning and prioritizing daily Coast Guard administrative and logistics duties to be accomplished by staff members, setting and adjusting priorities, establishing guidelines and performance expectations, and observing, providing feedback, and evaluating employee performance. Developing and maintaining relationships with various Coast Guard and foreign government stakeholders by creating processes by which the organizations pursue collaborative arrangements and relationships with stakeholders. Providing expert analysis and evaluations to management that encompass programmatic milestones, schedules, and budgetary resource planning and execution required for effective management, operations, and decision making in support of the IPS Program. Requirements Conditions of Employment U.S. Citizenship is required. This position requires travel. The position requires a valid state driver's license. Males born after 12/31/1959 must be registered for Selective Service. Applicants will be required to submit to a drug test. This position requires a Secret clearance. All qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of the announcement. This includes Time-In-Grade requirements for current status employees applying through merit promotion procedures. Status applicants applying for a promotion must have 52 weeks of service at the next lower grade. Qualifications To Qualify at the GS-13 Grade Level: Applicants must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-12 level in the Federal service. Specialized experience is experience that has equipped you with the particular ability, skill, and knowledge to successfully perform the duties of this position and is typically in or related to this line of work. Examples of specialized experience include: Applying a wide range of techniques and methods for conducting audits or assessments using complex regulations or standards. Conducting sites visits to collect information on activities such as the conditions of foreign ports. Conducting and coordinating the day-to-day planning activities for assessments, working with other U.S. agencies and foreign governments. Providing oversight to staff members or teams through coordinating assignments, providing direction, evaluating performance, etc. Coordinating with units to develop and implement spend plans, manage funding spend down limits, inter-agency fund transfers, approve purchases, and serve as contract officer technical representative (COTR) for on-going contracts. Being well versed in managing and supervising staff members in Coast Guard administrative responsibilities/duties, scheduling, international/domestic travel regulations, and international engagement coordination. National Service Experience (i.e., volunteer experience): 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). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.The Office of Personnel management (OPM) must authorize employment offers made to current or former political appointees. If you are currently, or have been within the last 5 years, a political Schedule A, Schedule, C, Non-career SES or Presidential Appointee employee in the Executive Branch, you must disclose this information to the Human Resources Office. Education This position does not have a positive education requirement. If you are including education on your resume, report only attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. See Required Documents section for detail. FOREIGN EDUCATION: Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet Federal qualification requirements if you can show that your foreign education is comparable to education received in accredited educational institutions in the United States. It is your responsibility to provide such evidence with your application. See Recognition of Foreign Qualifications click here Additional Information Applicants will be required to complete questions contained on the Declaration for Federal Employment (OF-306) at the time a tentative job offer is made. Certain responses on the form could pose a problem with suitability for employment determinations. If you receive a conditional offer of employment for this position, you will be required to complete/make updates to the OF-306 and to sign and certify the accuracy of all information in your application, prior to entry on duty. False statements on any part of the application may result in withdrawal of offer of employment, dismissal after beginning work, or imprisonment.DHS uses e-Verify, an Internet-based system, to confirm the eligibility of all newly hired employees to work in the United States. Learn more about e-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities at click hereThis is a supervisory position, under provisions of the Civil Service Reform Act, first time supervisors and/or managers will be required to serve a one-year probationary period.All Federal employees are required to have Federal salary payments made by direct deposit.The Department of Homeland Security encourages persons with disabilities to apply, to include persons with intellectual, severe physical or psychiatric disabilities, as defined by 5 CFR 213.3102(u), and/or Disabled Veterans with a compensable service-connected disability of 30 percent or more as defined by 5 CFR 315.707. Veterans, Peace Corps/VISTA volunteers, and persons with disabilities possess a wealth of unique talents, experiences, and competencies that can be invaluable to the DHS mission. If you are a member of one of these groups, you may not have to compete with the public for federal jobs. To determine your eligibility for non-competitive appointment and to understand the required documentation, click on the links above or contact the Servicing Human Resources Office listed at the bottom of this announcement.More than 1 selection may be made from this announcement if additional identical vacancies in the same title, series, grade, and unit occur within 45 days from the date the certificate was issued.If you need a reasonable accommodation for the application and hiring process, please contact 202-795-6287. Decisions on granting reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis. Visit Reasonable Accommodation

Keywords: U.S. Coast Guard, Portsmouth , Supervisory Security Specialist (International Port),, Other , portsmouth, Virginia

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