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Security Specialist Force Protection Anti Terrorism

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Army National Guard

$73,922.00 to $96,099.00

Indianapolis, IN

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$73,922 to $96,099 per year

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GS 12

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1 vacancy in the following location:

Indianapolis, IN

1 vacancy

Relocation expenses reimbursed


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The public

U.S. citizens, nationals or those who owe allegiance to the U.S., and excepted service employees.


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This position is in the Exceptive Service under the authority of Title V, P.L. 114-328, Sections 932 and 1084 (FY17 NDAA).

This National Guard position is for SECURITY SPECIALIST (FORCE PROTECTION/ANTI-TERRORISM) a, Position Description Number T5004000 and is part of the IN JFHQ IN J2 3 7, National Guard.

The National Guard is the oldest component of the Armed Forces of the United States. Since the earliest American colonial days, citizens have joined together for collective defense. We have a proud tradition of coming to the aid of our friends and neighbors in times of serious emergencies. Join our National Guard team!


Area 6 - U.S. Citizens

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Serves as the JFHQ-ST authority and expert on all matters involving force protection (FP) and anti-terrorism (AT) requirements, policy, procedures, program status and serves as the conduit of information between the intelligence community and local state and federal law enforcement. Serves as the focal point to coordinate, de-conflict, and integrate various force protection staff initiatives, policies, and activities within the state.

Receives filter, focus, and fuse information from military intelligence sources, publicly available information sources, and local, state and federal law enforcement sources to develop a clear understanding of real or potential threat to all state forces.

Responsible for the overall implementation, oversight, and centralized control of the coordinated anti-terrorism and force protection program for the National Guard of the state.

Serves on intra-agency or inter-organizational committees to identify and resolve or to assign responsibilities for resolving safeguards and security issues or to perform similar work assignments.

Plans, conducts, directs the conduct of, or coordinates on site security studies, projects, assessments, and surveys of the State in relationship to anti-terrorism and force protection activities.

Represents the Adjutant General at meetings, conferences, workshops, panels, etc., at NGB, MAJCOM, MACOM and other federal agency levels as the state force protection and anti-terrorism technical authority.

Performs other duties as assigned.

Due to the limitations placed on this website, all listed duties under this position could not be provided. If you would like the complete list of duties, please contact the POC of this announcement.

Travel Required

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

Supervisory status


Promotion Potential


Who May Apply

This job is open to…

United States Citizens

Questions? This job is open to 1 group.

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0080 Security Administration



Conditions of Employment

Federal employment suitability as determined by a background investigation.

May be required to successfully complete a probationary period.

Dependent on the authorized full-time position's organizational location, applicant must have a current Single Scope Background Investigation according to Army or Air Force Personnel Security Program Management Directives; or, must possess or be able to obtain a National Agency Check, Local Agency Checks and Credit (NACLC) according to applicable DoD Instructions, Army or Air Force regulations, upon appointment.

1. The applicant must possess or be able to obtain the proper clearance type and level within one year of appointment.

2. Must possess a valid state driver's license to operate government motor vehicles, for the state in which they live or are principally employed, in accordance with Army and Air Force Vehicle Operations Directives.

3. Must be approved to operate government motor vehicles and vehicular equipment according to Army or Air Force Vehicle Operations Directives.

4. Must not have any disciplinary action (Article 15 or Court-Martial) for engaging in an unprofessional or inappropriate relationship as defined in applicable DoD Instructions concerning Army and Air Force Professional and Unprofessional Relationships.

5. No record of claustrophobia or claustrophobic tendencies.

6. To maintain the position - The incumbent must have a current Network License according to Army or Air Force Directives, Licensing Network Users and Certifying Network Professionals.

Participation in direct deposit is mandatory.


GENERAL EXPERIENCE: The following six basic qualification criteria are required to successfully meet the basic qualification factors: Skilled in collecting and analyzing data effectively, efficiently, and accurately;

Ability to clearly enunciate English without impediment of speech that would interfere or prohibit;

Effective two-way radio or telephone communication;

Ability to write English in reports and presentation formats;

Ability to communicate -orally and in writing- clearly and effectively;

Ability to assess body language and perceive immediate risk levels; and,

Skilled in applying procedures and directives by reading and interpreting technical material

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Must have at least 36 months experience in the Security career field or intelligence career field, AND, Must have experience in formulating and implementing plans and processes, overcoming obstacles and conflicts, and managing the state's force protection and anti-terrorism programs.

Must have expert experiences in reviewing, analyzing, and assessing law enforcement sensitive information.

Experienced in managing and directing assigned program areas, conducting studies and reviews; and, writing, publishing and implementing force protection policies and projects.

Knowledgeable in security program specialties to include physical, personnel, and operational security.

Experienced in correctly identifying and resolving conflicting and complex policy and program objectives, and procedures within the security functional area.

Has comprehensive, authoritative knowledge of Executive Orders, legislation, and Department of Defense, National Guard Bureau, United States Army, US Air Force, Major Commands and Major Components' policy requirements.

Experienced in formulating comprehensive and integrated state force protection programs; and experienced in applying regulatory requirements and reducing command specific vulnerabilities.

Knowledgeable of law enforcement and security policy requirements and procedures.

Competent on a broad range of security program relationships, as well as, has significant experiences in applying appropriate policy requirements in the areas of Incidents, Surveys, and Resolution of Findings and associated elements of physical security and information security.

Competent to manage and work with classified operational security information.

Experienced in conducting Capable of and managing long-range studies, projects, or forecasts, either as an independent group member or as the organizer/director. Experienced in enhancing security systems efficiencies or forecasting future security planning, policies, and programs.

Competent in using initiatives and resourcefulness in researching and implementing new and improved security methods and procedures and establishes criteria for identifying and analyzing trends in security violations and other lapses in security.

Has the ability to make decisions involving the interpretation of considerable data; application of established security methods, equipment, techniques, and objectives to a variety of situations.


Must successfully complete the military approved Level II Anti-terrorism Training Course within first 90 days of appointment to the applicable position description.

Additional information

If you are a male applicant who was born after 12/31/1959 and are required to register under the Military Selective Service Act, the Defense Authorization Act of 1986 requires that you be registered or you are not eligible for appointment in this agency (

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

If you are unsure if you can claim Veterans Preference click the link to see if you may be eligible:

Visit the OPM Vet Guide for information on the different categories of Veterans Preference at:

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, your resume and supporting documentation will be used to determine if you meet the qualifications listed on this announcement. If you are minimally qualified, your resume and supporting documentation will be compared to your responses on the assessment questionnaire to determine your level of experience. If you rate yourself higher than is supported by your application package, your responses may be adjusted and/or you may be excluded from consideration for this position. If you are found to be among the top qualified candidates, you will be referred to the selecting official for employment consideration.

Your qualifications will be evaluated on the following competencies (knowledge, skills, abilities and other characteristics):

Law Enforcement, Operations Security, Physical Security, Security Program Management, and Security Tools and Methods

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance


Required Documents

Required Documents

To apply for this position, you must submit a complete Application Package which includes:

1. Your resume showing work schedule, hours worked per week, dates (including Month and Year, e.g., 02/2017, Feb 2017, etc.) of employment and duties performed.

2. Other supporting documents (If applicable): DD-214, SF-15, Veterans Preference documents, etc...

If 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.



A 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

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Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.

How to Apply

How to Apply

To apply for this position, you must complete the online application/Occupational Questionnaire and submit the documentation specified in the Required Documents section below. To view the Occupational Questionnaire, click the following link:

A complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on the closing date of the announcement to receive consideration.

To begin, click Apply to access the online application. You will need to be logged into your USAJOBS account to apply. If you do not have a USAJOBS account, you will need to create one before beginning the application.

Follow the prompts to select your resume and/or other supporting documents to be included with your application package. You will have the opportunity to upload additional documents to include in your application before it is submitted. Your uploaded documents may take several hours to clear the virus scan process.

After acknowledging you have reviewed your application package, complete the Include Personal Information section as you deem appropriate and click to continue with the application process.

You will be taken to the online application which you must complete in order to apply for the position. Complete the online application, verify the required documentation is included with your application package, and submit the application.

To verify the status of your application, log into your USAJOBS account (

), all of your applications will appear on the Welcome screen. The Application Status will appear along with the date your application was last updated. For information on what each Application Status means, visit:

Agency contact information

Scott Kasmer


(317) 247-3300 X74011




2002 South Holt Road

Indianapolis, IN


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Next steps

Once your online application is submitted you will receive a confirmation notification by email. Your application will be evaluated by the Human Resources Office to determine your eligibility for the position. After the evaluation is complete, you will receive another notification regarding the status of your application.

?Veterans Preference will be considered for this Job Announcement under the Category Rating method.

Fair & Transparent

Fair & Transparent

The Federal hiring process is setup to be fair and transparent. Please read the following guidance.

Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.

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A reasonable accommodation is any change to a job, the work environment, or the way things are usually done that enables an individual with a disability to apply for a job, perform job duties or receive equal access to job benefits.

Under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodations when: An applicant with a disability needs an accommodation to have an equal opportunity to apply for a job.

An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to perform the essential job duties or to gain access to the workplace.

An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to receive equal access to benefits, such as details, training, and office-sponsored events.

You can request a reasonable accommodation at any time during the application or hiring process or while on the job. Requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.

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