This position is located in the Office of Administration,
Division of Facilities and Security, Personnel Security Branch. The
supervisor is Christoph Heilig. This position is Non Bargaining
This position requires minimal travel.
Travel expenses associated with interview will not be paid.
Relocation expenses will not be paid, with the exception of current
Selectee is not subject to Office of Government Ethics
Confidential Financial Disclosure reporting requirements.
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As the Personnel Security Specialist you will assist the Chief,
Personnel Security Branch in the implementation of the NRC
Personnel Security program. This includes determining an
individual's initial or continued eligibility for a pre-employment
investigation waiver under Section 145b of the Atomic Energy Act of
1954, as amended (AEA); for an NRC access authorization (security
clearance for Federal, contractor and licensees); or for unescorted
building access or information technology access authorization
(contractors only). Additionally, it involves the processing of
related activities at NRC headquarters, regional offices,
contractor, licensee and other facilities affiliated with the NRC
Occasional travel - To regional offices and other facilities
affiliated with the NRC Security Program.
0080 Security Administration
Conditions of Employment
- U.S. Citizenship Required
- This is a Drug Testing position.
- Background investigation leading to a clearance is required for
You must meet the qualifications for this position by no later
than 30 calendar days after the closing date of this announcement
and before placement in the position.
In order to qualify for this position, in addition to the basic
requirements you must have at least one year of specialized
experience at the next lower grade level (GG-12) in the Federal
service or equivalent experience in the private or public
Specialized experience is defined as knowledge and experience in
the application of Executive Orders; National Security Agency and
Director of National Intelligence directives relating to personnel
security clearance standards, as applicable, for access to
classified information and sensitive intelligence information; and
knowledge of OPM standards and criteria for access to national
security information and restricted data and suitability for
The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate the
- Knowledge and experience in Federal background investigations
and adjudications. Specifically, adjudicate cases of a
significantly complex or sensitive in accordance with EO 10450; EO
12958; EO 12968; EO 13381; EO 13467; EO 13488; EO 13526; 10 CFR
Parts 10, 11 and 25; 5 CFR parts 731 and 732, and authorities cited
therein. Must possess extensive knowledge of Security Executive
Agent Directive 4, "National Security Adjudicative
- Knowledge of investigative, fact-finding, and evaluation
practices and techniques pertaining to personnel security.
- Ability to communicate information, ideas and advice in a
clear, concise and logical manner, both orally and in writing.
- Ability to establish and maintain effective working
relationships with peers, supervisors, agency officials and
A description of how you possess the specialized experience as
well as how you meet the qualifications desired in an ideal
candidate should be addressed in your resume and additional space
provided for supplemental response.