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Company Name :-
US Nuclear Regulatory Commission
Position Name :-

Company Location :-
King of Prussia, PA 19406
Job Category :-
General

Full Job Description :-
Duties

As a Physical Security Inspector, you will serve as a region-based inspector responsible to plan, conduct and report inspections associated with physical security of operating light-water reactors, decommissioning reactors and independent spent fuel storage installations (ISFSIs), in accordance with the NRC inspection manual, to identify security vulnerabilities at sites and determine what type of threats exist and to verify that regulatory requirements are being satisfied. Areas evaluated include: Access Control, Access Authorization, Fitness-for-Duty, Equipment Performance Testing and Maintenance, Security Training, Protective Strategy, Target Sets, Protection of Safeguards, Security Plan Changes, Independent Spent Fuel Storage Installation Security and Performance Indicator Verification.
Duties include, but are not limited to:

Performing physical security inspections to evaluate licensee physical security programs to identify potential physical security vulnerabilities or inadequacies related to the safeguarding of reactor and ISFSI sites.

Performing routine and complex inspections, allegation inspections, reactive and supplemental inspections of reactor and ISFSI facilities to observe and assure conformance to NRC rules and regulations, inspection procedures and orders. Keeping abreast of current physical security policies and participating in regulatory and inspection improvement initiatives.

Independently planning and preparing for the scope of assigned group or individual inspections to obtain sufficient information through direct observation and verifications of licensee activities.

Writing reports of, or providing input for, inspection findings to document whether the facility physical security program is implemented effectively, the licensee’s management control program is effective, and regulatory requirements are being satisfied.

Responding to incidents reported by NRC licensees in the security/safeguards area and following up on identified problems to ensure that NRC licensees have taken appropriate corrective actions.

Participating in emergency preparedness drills and exercises as a participant or evaluator in order to maintain the emergency preparedness effectiveness of the agency and ascertain the licensee’s ability to effectively manage and control emergency response in the safeguards area.

Participating in NRC communication/out-reach initiatives involving licensees, the public, and Federal, State, and local officials.

Requirements
Conditions of Employment

U.S. Citizenship Required
This is a Drug Testing position.
Must be able to meet/maintain security & suitability requirements.

To ensure compliance with an applicable preliminary nationwide injunction, which may be supplemented, modified, or vacated, depending on the course of ongoing litigation, the NRC will take no action to implement or enforce the COVID19 vaccination requirement pursuant to Executive Order 14043 on Requiring Coronavirus Disease 2019 Vaccination for Federal Employees. The NRC will request information regarding the vaccination status of selected applicants for the purposes of implementing other workplace safety protocols, such as protocols related to masking, physical distancing, testing, travel, and quarantine.
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.

Qualifications

In order to qualify for this position, 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 sector.
SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE is defined as experience that demonstrates a thorough knowledge of the theories, principles and practices in physical security systems, processes, equipment and procedures at nuclear power plants with particular emphasis in the areas of vulnerability assessment and knowledge of response force capabilities; detection and assessment hardware; defensive strategies; and, response tactics.
The ideal candidate for this position should have the following knowledge, skills and abilities:
(1) Demonstrated knowledge of physical protection systems, processes, techniques, equipment, hand-held weapons, explosive devices, procedures and associated training programs at an NRC-licensed facility.
(2) Demonstrated ability to perform, independently or in small groups, field and program assessment or audits of plant security systems, equipment, and processes, including operational and performance testing of assessment and intrusion detection systems, to evaluate their effectiveness and to identify potential vulnerabilities in protecting against the design basis threat at an NRC-licensed facility.
(3) Demonstrated experience in evaluating physical security plans, contingency response plans, training and qualification plans, access control programs, fitness for-duty programs and processes, and access authorization programs at an NRC-licensed facility.
(4) Demonstrated experience evaluating potential threat information and implementing or recommending appropriate response actions at an NRC-licensed facility.
(5) Demonstrated ability to communicate well, both orally and in writing.
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. You may also provide additional information related to your qualifications in the vacancy question provided for supplemental response.

Education
This job does not have an education qualification requirement.

Additional information

Telework: The duty location of this position is King of Prussia, PA. In general, employees are expected to be in the office 4 days per pay period. Telework schedules are approved, on a case-by-case basis. If selected, telework will be determined in accordance with Agency policy and the Collective Bargaining Agreement, if applicable.
Based on the staffing needs of the agency/area of consideration, additional selections may be made from this vacancy announcement.
The NRC provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. Individuals with disabilities may contact the Selective Placement Coordinator for assistance with the application or hiring process via Disability.Resource@nrc.gov. Deaf applicants may contact the Disability Program Manager by calling the NRC videophone at 240-428-3217. Individuals who are eligible for non-competitive appointment under an OPM special appointing authority may apply for consideration under a comparable NRC non-competitive appointing authority. Veterans, please visit: http://www.fedshirevets.gov/ Selectees will be required to complete a “Declaration of Federal Employment”, (OF-306), prior to being appointed to determine their suitability for Federal employment and to authorize a background investigation. False statements or responses on your resume or questionnaire can jeopardize your employment opportunity and subject you to disciplinary action, including removal from Federal service. A transferable security clearance from another agency or a background investigation leading to a clearance is required for all new hires. To begin work at the NRC without a security clearance, you must be granted a temporary waiver of the required clearance, referred to as a 145(b) waiver. To be eligible for a 145(b) waiver you will need a favorable education verification, reference, credit, and criminal history checks. If a wavier is granted, the successful completion of a background investigation and favorable adjudication is required for continued employment. If you have resided outside the U.S. for an extended period of time, the agency may not be able to (1) grant the 145(b) waiver where the required investigation cannot be completed in a timely manner, or (2) achieve timely completion of the background investigation required for a security clearance. The NRC is a zero tolerance agency with respect to illegal drug use. Individuals selected for this position will be subject to pre-appointment drug testing unless currently in a NRC position subject to random drug testing AND will be subject to random drug testing upon appointment to the NRC.

Benefits

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. Opens in a new windowLearn more about federal benefits.

As an NRC employee you will enjoy excellent Federal Benefits, including: comprehensive health and life insurance plans; Flexible Spending Account Program for health and dependent care; Long Term Care Insurance; Dental and Vision Insurance; retirement savings and investment plan similar to 401(k) (Thrift Savings Plan); annual (vacation) and paid sick leave; family friendly leave policies; 10 paid holidays per year; transit benefits. This link provides an overview of the benefits currently offered to Federal employees. https://help.usajobs.gov/index.php/Pay_and_Benefits

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 You Will Be Evaluated

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

When the application process is complete, your application will be reviewed to determine if you meet the job requirements. You will be rated based on the information provided in your resume and responses to any vacancy questions to determine your level of knowledge, skill and ability related to the job requirements. If you are among the top candidates for this position, your application will be referred to the hiring manager. Your resume is the key means we have for evaluating your skills, knowledge, and abilities as they relate to this position. Therefore, we encourage you to submit a thorough resume that directly relates to this position.

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Benefits

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. Opens in a new windowLearn more about federal benefits.

As an NRC employee you will enjoy excellent Federal Benefits, including: comprehensive health and life insurance plans; Flexible Spending Account Program for health and dependent care; Long Term Care Insurance; Dental and Vision Insurance; retirement savings and investment plan similar to 401(k) (Thrift Savings Plan); annual (vacation) and paid sick leave; family friendly leave policies; 10 paid holidays per year; transit benefits. This link provides an overview of the benefits currently offered to Federal employees. https://help.usajobs.gov/index.php/Pay_and_Benefits

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.

Required Documents

As a new or existing federal employee, you and your family may have access to a range of benefits. Your benefits depend on the type of position you have – whether you’re a permanent, part-time, temporary or an intermittent employee. You may be eligible for the following benefits, however, check with your agency to make sure you’re eligible under their policies.

List of supplemental material that may be applicable:
If you are a current NRC employee you are required to submit your most recent Rating of Record (Performance Appraisal) or a statement saying that one is not available. If you are a current/reinstatement eligible Federal employee with status (Tenure Group 1 or 2), you will be considered under our merit promotion procedures and must submit a copy of your most recent SF-50 (Notification of Personnel Action) to verify competitive status or reinstatement eligibility. If you are a Veteran claiming 5-point Veterans’ Preference, you must submit a copy of your DD-214, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty, or other proof of eligibility. If you are a Veteran claiming 10-point Veterans’ Preference, you must submit a SF-15, Application for 10-point Veterans’ Preference, plus the proof required by that form. You can find additional information about Veterans’ Preference at http://www.fedshirevets.gov/.
All supplemental documents can now be collected electronically and should be submitted before the closing date of this vacancy announcement. You have three choices for submitting your supplemental documents: 1. Use the “USAJOBs” feature to download documents from your USAJOBs portfolio; or 2. use the “Upload” feature to upload documents directly from your computer. The following types of documents can be uploaded: .gif, .jpeg, .png, .rtf, .pdf, and .doc; or 3. use the “Fax” feature to print the Fax Cover Sheet and fax it, along with your supplemental documents to 1-571-258-4052.

How to Apply

We strongly encourage you to read the entire announcement before you submit your application for this position. Your application for this vacancy must be received online via the USAJOBS application system BEFORE 11:59 pm Eastern Time on the closing date of this announcement. If you fail to submit a complete online application, you will not be considered for this position. The NRC requires that applicants submit resumes built using the USAJOBS Resume Builder tool. The Resume Builder tool is activated upon selecting “Build New Resume” under the “Resumes” section of your USAJOBS account. Resumes uploaded to your USAJOBS jobseeker account that have not been built using the USAJOBS Resume Builder tool WILL NOT be accepted and you WILL NOT be allowed to further advance through the NRC application process. To ensure you are using the correct resume type when applying to our vacancies, please make sure that the resume you are using during the application process is listed with a format type of “USAJOBS Resume” and a source type of “Built with USAJOBS Resume Builder. Verifying this information on your USAJOBS resume before applying will ensure the successful submission of your application to the NRC job vacancy. Paper applications will not be accepted unless hardship circumstances can be demonstrated. Requests for extensions WILL NOT be granted. If applying online poses a hardship for you, the Human Resources Specialist listed on the announcement will provide assistance to ensure that applications are submitted online by the closing date. Applicants must contact the Human Resources Specialist during business hours BEFORE the closing date of the announcement and speak to someone who can provide assistance for your online submission. You must answer any job specific vacancy questions. You will be rated based on your responses to any vacancy questions and especially the information provided in your resume. Breadth, recency, and length of experience in the field; training, awards, and commendations; past and current performance; and community or outside professional activities will be considered to determine your level of knowledge, skill or ability for this position. Abbreviated responses to the vacancy questions, such as “significant experience” or “see resume” do not provide enough information and should not be used. You will not be considered for this position if you leave any of the vacancy questions unanswered.
To begin the application process, select the “Apply On-line” button to the right on this screen. Then follow the prompts to login/register, submit all required supplemental documents, and complete the application process.

Agency contact information
Mary Thompson

Phone
610-337-5141
TDD
240-428-3217
Fax
610-337-5180
Email
Mary.Thompson@nrc.gov
Website
https://www.nrc.gov

Address

NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION

Region I – Human Resources Staff

2100 Renaissance Blvd

Region I – Human Resources Staff

King of Prussia, Pennsylvania 19406

United States

Next steps

You may check the status of your application at any time after the announcement closes by logging onto USAJOBs and selecting “Application Status.”

Fair and Transparent

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

Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Policy
Reasonable accommodation policy
Financial suitability
Selective Service
New employee probationary period
Signature and false statements
Privacy Act
Social security number request

Required Documents

List of supplemental material that may be applicable:
If you are a current NRC employee you are required to submit your most recent Rating of Record (Performance Appraisal) or a statement saying that one is not available. If you are a current/reinstatement eligible Federal employee with status (Tenure Group 1 or 2), you will be considered under our merit promotion procedures and must submit a copy of your most recent SF-50 (Notification of Personnel Action) to verify competitive status or reinstatement eligibility. If you are a Veteran claiming 5-point Veterans’ Preference, you must submit a copy of your DD-214, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty, or other proof of eligibility. If you are a Veteran claiming 10-point Veterans’ Preference, you must submit a SF-15, Application for 10-point Veterans’ Preference, plus the proof required by that form. You can find additional information about Veterans’ Preference at http://www.fedshirevets.gov/.
All supplemental documents can now be collected electronically and should be submitted before the closing date of this vacancy announcement. You have three choices for submitting your supplemental documents: 1. Use the “USAJOBs” feature to download documents from your USAJOBs portfolio; or 2. use the “Upload” feature to upload documents directly from your computer. The following types of documents can be uploaded: .gif, .jpeg, .png, .rtf, .pdf, and .doc; or 3. use the “Fax” feature to print the Fax Cover Sheet and fax it, along with your supplemental documents to 1-571-258-4052.

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