Supervisory Security Specialist


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Supervisory Security Specialist


Yes You may qualify for reimbursement of relocation expenses in accordance with agency policy.

Telework eligible




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 at the ST-APF-W6L6AA USAE US AFRICA CMD.
This position is located at HQ US Africa Command, Stuttgart, Germany.


  • Technically and Administratively supervises Security Specialists including employee counseling, assignment of work, and review of finished work for completeness and accuracy, and employee performance evaluations.
  • Develops and promulgates security policies, programs, and procedural guidance, through the interpretation of U.S. Laws and Executive Orders, to senior officials located throughout the AFRICOM AOR.
  • Serves as the senior U.S. Africa Command (AFRICOM) Information Security Program Manager (Command Security Manager) for the headquarters and geographically separated units in more than 50 countries throughout the AFRICOM area of operation (AOR).
  • Serves as the authoritative source and subject matter expert for senior management on all matters relating to physical security functions within the AFRICOM AOR.

Travel Required

Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

Supervisory status


Promotion Potential



Conditions of Employment

  • Appointment may be subject to a suitability or fitness determination, as determined by a completed background investigation.
  • Two year trial/probationary period may be required.
  • In accordance with Change 3 to AR 600-85, Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention and Control Program, individual must successfully pass a urinalysis screening for illegal drug use prior to appointment and periodically thereafter.
  • Must be willing to undergo and successfully complete a counterintelligence-scope polygraph examination with No Deception Indicated (NDI) on a pre-appointment and periodic basis.
  • Duty outside normal work hours may be required to resolve problems that are subject to occur on a 24-hour/7-day a week basis.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a Top Secret security clearance based on an SSBI with eligibility for sensitive compartmented information (SCI).
  • Temporary Duty Travel (TDY) may be required 20% or less of the time.


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. See Proof of Eligibility for an extensive list of document requirements for all employment authorities. - 10-Point Other Veterans? Rating - 30 Percent or More Disabled Veterans - 5-Point Veterans’ Preference - Current Army Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS) Employee - Current Department of Army Civilian Employees - Current DoD Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS) Employee (non-Army) - Current Permanent Department of Defense (DOD) Civilian Employee (non-Army) - Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS) Interchange Agreement - Disabled Veteran w/ a Service-Connected Disability, More than 10%, Less than 30% - Non-Department of Defense (DoD) Transfer - Prior Federal Service Employee - United States Citizen Applying to a DCIPS Position 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.
In order to qualify, you must meet the experience requirements described below. 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. 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.
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 experience in security administration and security program evaluation, developing and promulgating security policies, procedural guidance, and training of security programs that support various security functions in two or more of the following areas: Information Security (INFOSEC), Physical Security (PHYSEC), Industrial Security (INDUSEC), and/or Security education. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service (GG/GS-13).
Specialized experience is progressively responsible intelligence-related security work directly related to the position being filled. Creditable experience may include previous military experience, experience gained in the private sector or in another government agency as long as it was at a level at least equivalent to the next lower band in the series.
You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in the following areas: - Information Security - Managing Human Resources - Physical Security - Security Program Management


This job does not have an education qualification requirement.

Additional information

  • 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.
  • Direct Deposit of Pay is required.
  • 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.
  • This is a Career Program (CP) 35 - Intelligence position.
  • Multiple positions may be filled from this announcement.
  • When you perform a Civilian Permanent Change of Station (PCS) with the government, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) considers the majority of your entitlements to be taxable. Visit for more information.
  • If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application.
  • Payment of Permanent Change of Station (PCS) costs is authorized, subject to the provisions of the Joint Travel Regulations.
  • Relocation/Recruitment Incentive may be authorized.
  • 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
  • Must comply with the Exceptional Family Member Program requirements as outlined in the DoD Instructions 1315.19 at
  • 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 Target Local Market Supplement of 30.48%, subject to change.
  • Candidates initially selected from the U.S. may be eligible for certain foreign area benefits.
  • For positions in a foreign country, that country’s laws or international agreements may have a direct impact on the ability of an employee’s same sex domestic partner or spouse to accompany the employee and receive certain benefits. If you believe you may be affected by these laws and agreements, you should familiarize yourself with relevant information found at before applying for or accepting this position.

How You Will Be Evaluated

You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

Once the announcement has closed, a review of your application package (resume, supporting documents, and responses to the questionnaire) will be used to determine whether you meet the qualification requirements listed on this announcement. If you are minimally qualified, your résumé and supporting documentation will be compared against your responses to the assessment questionnaire to determine your level of experience. If, after reviewing your résumé and/or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and/or experience, you may lose consideration for this position. Please follow all instructions carefully when applying, errors or omissions may affect your eligibility.
You should list any relevant performance appraisals and incentive awards in your resume as that information may be taken into consideration during the selection process. If selected, you may be required to provide supporting documentation.

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance

Sensitive Compartmented Information

Drug test required


Position sensitivity and risk

Moderate Risk (MR)

Trust determination process


This job is open to

Federal employees - Competitive service

Current or former competitive service federal employees.

Federal employees - Excepted service

Current excepted service federal employees.

The public

U.S. citizens, nationals or those who owe allegiance to the U.S.


Clarification from the agency

See “Who May Apply” in the “Qualifications” section for more information on who is eligible to apply for this position.

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