Supervisory Personnel Security Specialist, GS-0080-13

US Department of Interior (DOI), Interior Business Center (IBC)

About the organization

The Interior Business Center is a federal shared services provider that operates under a fee-for-service, full cost recovery business model, offering Acquisition, Financial Management and Human Resources systems and services to federal organizations.


-Supervises a staff of personnel security specialists and assistants and performs the full range of supervisory duties.
-Provides technical guidance, advice and assistance to subordinates. Assigns, monitors, and reviews work. -Evaluates work performance and provides feedback.
-Effects disciplinary actions. Reviews business processes for improvement.
-Trains or arranges for the training of assigned personnel in methods and techniques of security related issues.
-Tracks and provides input to Branch Chief regarding team metrics regarding the progress in meeting established milestones and deadlines in the completion of team assignments, tasks, objectives and goals.
-Establishes a collaborative working relationship with stakeholders to ensure that their needs are heard and addressed.
-Uses project management, conflict management, mediation, team building, and negotiation tools to achieve results in a collaborative spirit.
-Analyzes diverse viewpoints to make planning decisions and solve work problems.


One year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-12 level. Specialized experience is that which has equipped the applicant with the competencies to successfully perform the duties of the position, and that is typically in or related to the position to be filled. Specialized experience for this position includes but is not limited to experience: leading a staff of personnel security specialists and/or assistants who work independently performing work in a personnel security office/program/team processing and adjudicating all designations of preemployment, national security and suitability cases as well as interpretation of personnel security laws and regulations; overseeing the preparation of all forms of written documentation associated with all levels of adjudication determinations for review and approval; directly related experience in the initiation and review of background investigations as well as experience using automated personnel security programs/systems daily for input, output analysis and correction of adjudication actions; adjudicating and issuing national security clearances; systems experience with NP2 Portal, OPM PIPS/CVS, JPAS or other agency specific personnel security tracking system.
Education does not substitute for experience.


$101,028 to $131,337 per year

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