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Accession Number PB2013-104768
Title Security Specialist Competencies. An Interagency Security Committee Standard. First Edition.
Publication Date Jan 2012
Media Count 24p
Personal Author N/A
Abstract Security specialists have historically played a key role in Federal facility protection and emergency planning efforts. However, security specialist qualifications have largely been determined at the individual agency level, resulting in wide-ranging skill sets across the interagency community and a clear need for consistency in security personnel qualifications and training in today's threat environment. Therefore, based on the Government Accountability Offices request to promote strategic management of human capital, the Interagency Security Committee (ISC) convened a working group to develop a recommended baseline level of skills, knowledge, abilities, and competencies security specialists throughout the Federal government should possess. The working groups objective was to develop recommendations all agencies could utilize to increase core competencies for security specialists. By establishing and implementing a common baseline of knowledge and abilities for training and professional development, all security specialists in any given agency would become proficient to a unified, minimum capability. This guidance document reflects the efforts of the working group in working toward that end.
Keywords Emergency planning
Federal agencies
Federal buildings
Federal facility
Interagency relations
Interagency Security Committee
Personnel management
Professional development
Security personnel
Security specialists

Source Agency U.S. Department of Homeland Security
NTIS Subject Category 70D - Personnel Management, Labor Relations & Manpower Studies
70F - Public Administration & Government
91I - Emergency Services & Planning
43D - Police, Fire, & Emergency Services
Corporate Author Department of Homeland Security, Washington, DC.
Document Type Technical report
Title Note N/A
NTIS Issue Number 1310
Contract Number N/A

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