Army National Guard Units (Title 32) Security Specialist in Rapid City, South Dakota

Army National Guard Units (Title 32)
1 vacancy in the following location:
  • Rapid City, SD
Work Schedule is Full Time - Permanent

Opened Thursday 10/13/2016 (13 day(s) ago)

** Closes Tuesday 11/1/2016 (6 day(s) away)

Job Overview


The South Dakota National Guard has two distinct missions. The State mission is to provide units to assist and support civil authorities in the protection of life and property, preserve peace, order and public safety under the direction of the governor. The Federal mission is to provide combat ready, misson-capable forces throughout the entire spectrum of conflict under the direction of the president.


Location of the Position: Rapid City, SD

Position Description Number: D1276000


  1. All Tenure 1 Technicians (as defined in block 24 on the SF50) of the South Dakota Army National Guard. Applicants must presently be a Dual Status employee or a Non Dual Status employee eligible for Dual status.

1-a. Indefinite employees and probationary employees (qualify for three technician rule)


Selected individual must be assigned to a compatible military position in the following MOS/AOC within 90 days of effective date of hire: Officer: OBR:35; OAOC 34A, 01A; Warrant Officer: WMOS: 350F, 350G, 351L, 351M, 351Y, 352N, 352R, 352S, 011A or Enlisted: EMOS 35F, 35G, 35H, 35M, 35N, 35P, 35S, 35T, 35X, 35Y, 35Z,94M. The individual selected must obtain a Top Secret SCI Clearance. Military grade inversion within the full-time work force is not permitted. The military grade of the full time supervisor must equal or exceed the military grade of personnel supervised.



This primary purpose of the position is to serve as a Special Security Representative (SSR) in support of the Special Security Officer (SSO). Performs day-to-day operational duties within the SCIF in support of all SCI-associated security programs and measures. Provides detailed research and analysis on physical, information, computer, and personnel security. This position requires a comprehensive working knowledge of intelligence support operations, procedures, and practices.

Travel Required
  • Occasional Travel
  • 1-3 days per month
Relocation Authorized
  • Yes
  • As per state policy
Job Requirements
Key Requirements
  • Resume
  • SDNG Form 335-1-R Statement of Military History or ORB or ERB



All Series GS-0080 personnel must be certified at the next higher level before being eligible for that level.

Each applicant must have the education and validated understanding of the basic principles and concepts of the occupational series and grade for one of the seven organizational program disciplines and its applicable Security Series career level, as cited on page two. Applicants must have the experiences, education, or training that demonstrates the ability to follow directions, to read, understand, and retain a variety of instructions, regulations, and procedures.

Information Security in Security Office:

Has basic working knowledge on how to perform Special Security Representative duties and responsibilities in a Special Security Office. Performs the day-to-day operational duties within the Special Security Office in support of all sensitive compartmented information-associated security programs and measures.


24 months experience in the knowledge, skills and abilities (KSAs) as listed below. Such experience is gained in a line of work similar or closely related to the work of the position to be filled. Defined as progressively responsible work that demonstrates the candidate's full competency (Knowledge, Skill, Ability, and Behaviors) to perform tasks and responsibilities as described in the pertinent position description. It includes military administration, military security, and/or personnel management experience that prepares the applicant to perform the duties and responsibilities to achieve the required competency levels as defined by the applicable position description.

GS-09 (Level Two)

To qualify for the GS-09 Intermediate career level in the Security Administration Series GS-0080, the applicant must have at least 12 months experience in the security career field, to include technical training schools and drill-status working experience. Security Forces and Intelligence training experiences are not required for individuals performing Chief of Information Protection duties/responsibilities; Security Officer duties/responsibilities; or, Special Security Representative duties/responsibilities. Apply the following specialized competencies (Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities) factors, as applicable to the seven organizational discipline's requirements.

Knowledge, Skill, and Abilities (KSAs): In your application and/or resume please address the following factors in detail, giving dates of the experience and training. Applicants are strongly encouraged to submit a separate sheet(s) addressing the KSAs and how they relate to work experience, education or training.

  • Knowledge of applied security principles, concepts and methodologies.
  • Knowledge of security classification methods.
  • Ability to perform operational duties within the SCIF.
  • Ability to plan, coordinate and execute a budget to support operation of the SCIF.
  • Knowledge in the area of intelligence support operations, procedures, and practices.
  • Ability to implement policies and procedures to manage sensitive compartmented information (SCI).


Army National Guard Officer: An undergraduate degree from an accredited college/university is mandatory. The college degree work should include completed academic courses in sociology, criminology, police administration, criminal justice, or a related area. A graduate degree from an accredited civilian academic college or from an equivalent professional military education school is optimum.

Army National Guard Warrant Officer: Must have a high school diploma or general education development (GED) diploma. An undergraduate degree from an accredited college/university, with completed academic courses in sociology, criminology, police administration, criminal justice, or a related area, is optimum.

Army National Guard Enlisted: Must have a high school diploma or general education development (GED) diploma.

Security Clearance

Top Secret/SCI

Additional Information
What To Expect Next

Once you successfully complete the application process, you will receive a notification of receipt. Your application package will be reviewed to ensure you meet the basic eligibility and qualification requirements, and you will receive a notification. A review will be made of your online questionnaire and the documentation you submitted to support your responses. A list of qualified applicants will be created and sent to the selecting official. All applicant reviewed and/or referred will receive a notification letter. The selecting official may choose to conduct interviews. Once the selection is made, you will receive a notification of decision.

To check the status of your application, please refer to Application Manager at



The federal government offers a number of exceptional benefits to its employees which may include Flexible Spending Accounts, Health Insurance, Annual Leave, Life Insurance, Long Term Care Insurance, and Retirement Program. For additional information about current federal benefits visit web site

Other Information

The South Dakota National Guard is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Selection for this position will be made without regard to political, religious, or labor organization affiliation or non-affiliation, marital status, race, color, sex, national origin, disqualifying physical handicap, or age, and shall be based solely on job-related criteria.

Salary Range: $48,968.00 to $63,654.00 / Per Year

Series & Grade: GS-0080-09/09

Supervisory Status: No

Who May Apply: Members of the South Dakota Army National Guard

Control Number: 452027600

Job Announcement Number: SDARNG 07-17 (1813783)