Saint Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation Compliance/Security Officer (Chief of Security) (Open to both U.S. Citizens and Federal Employees) in Massena, New York
Summary This position is assigned to the Office of Associate Administrator in Massena, New York, and serves as Chief of Security. Incumbent is responsible for security, investigative and compliance work in the areas of physical security, personnel security, personnel safety, and any other incidents occurring on Corporation property. Responsibilities The Compliance/Security Officer (Chief of Security): Investigates employee misconduct or misbehavior. Investigates breaches of physical security (accidents, thefts or vandalism). Investigates damage or violations that involve small craft; primary liaison for dealing with local law enforcement (US & Canadian) during investigations or undercover operations;Investigative work involves good interpersonal skills; good communication skills; ability to conduct interviews; and good writing skills for report preparation. Reviews and evaluates physical security of all Corporation property. Oversees security procedures for personnel, buildings and grounds. Serves as technical advisor to personnel security program. Administers seasonal security guard programs (summer and winter) and Visitors' Center summer guide programs. Recruits, evaluates, hires, and supervises guides and security guards as needed to effectively staff each program. Serves as a facilitator between Senior Management and employees to assist with maintaining effective internal communications. The ideal candidate has working experience conducting investigations and the ability to write reports and present findings to support conclusions and recommended actions. Requirements Conditions of Employment You must be a U.S.Citizen and eligible for consideration. You must meet specialized experience to qualify. Required documents must be submitted by the closing date. Submit application and resume online by 11:59 PM EST on the closing date. CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT: SELECTIVE SERVICE: Males born after 12/31/1959 must be registered for the Selective Service. DRUG TEST: If selected for the position you will be required to submit to a pre-employment/pre-appointment drug test, you will also be subject to Random Drug Testing. DRIVER'S LICENSE:You must have a valid state driver’s license and be fully qualified to operate a government-owned vehicle. PROBATIONARY PERIOD: You must complete a one-year probationary period (unless already completed). TIME-IN-GRADE:Federal applicants must have served 52 weeks at the next lower gradein the competitive or excepted service in the executive branch to satisfy time-in-grade restrictions contained in 5 CFR 300, Subpart F. DEU REQUIREMENTS: Applicants selected under delegated examining procedures may be required to successfully complete a one-year probationary period (unless already completed). Qualifications To meet the minimum qualifications for this position, you must meet the specialized experience requirements.To qualify for the Grade 13, you must have at least one year of experience equal or equivalent to the GS-12, it must include: Experience working on investigations for a law enforcement and/or security agency. This experience must show a general knowledge of investigative techniques and responsibility for conducting interviews and making decisions on what leads to follow, or the validity of the information gathered. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (KSAs): Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of knowledge, skills, abilities and/or competencies in the following areas: Security:Knowledge of the laws, regulations, and guidelines related to securing personnel, facilities, and information, including the requirements for handling, transporting, and protecting classified information and proper reporting of security incidents.(determine in resume) Attention to Detail:Is thorough when performing work and conscientious about attending to detail. (determined in resume) Decision Making:Makes sound, well-informed, and objective decisions; perceives the impact and implications of decisions; commits to action, even in uncertain situations, to accomplish organizational goals; causes change. (determined in resume) Integrity/Honesty (‡) - Behaves in an honest, fair, and ethical manner. Shows consistency in words and actions. Models high standards of ethics.(determined at interview) Listening - Receives, attends to, interprets, and responds to verbal messages and other cues such as body language in ways that are appropriate to listeners and situations. (determined at interview) For all types of consideration, experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.For additional information about applying to Federal positions, please click on the following link: https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-policies/#url=e4All applicants must meet all qualification requirements by the closing date of this announcement. Education Additional Information *PLEASE NOTE: Given our continuing need for professionals in this field, we will routinely review applications and refer the top candidates for potential interviews multiple times during the open period of the announcement. Reviews and referrals of applications will be completed on an as needed basis. This vacancy may be used by any DOT agency to fill similar positions within 90 days.