- Rosslyn, Virginia
- $112,015 - $145,617
- Jan 17, 2023
- Jan 31, 2023
- DSPSC #23-014
- Government and Public Services
- Career Level
- Experienced (Non-Manager)
- Full Time
This is a non-status, non-permanent Personal Services Contract (PSC) position. This position does not provide Competitive or Excepted Service status into the Civil Service.
SERIES & GRADE: GS-0343-13
- U.S. Citizenship is required.
- Must be able to obtain and maintain a Top Secret security clearance.
APPOINTMENT DURATION: Temporary Non-Status Contractor Position: 1 year renewable for up to 4 years.
This position is in the Department of States Bureau of Diplomatic Security, Diplomatic Security Service, Directorate of Security Infrastructure, Office of Personnel Security and Suitability
In this position, you will serve as a Management Analyst, responsible for accurately capturing, documenting, and reporting all PSS data to Office of the Director of National Intelligence (or ODNI).
Travel: This position will require occasional travel (less than 25%).
- Establishes the methodology to collect the processing time of DoS personnel security clearances at each phase of the process (initiation, investigation, and adjudication), by clearance level, for both initial investigations and periodic reinvestigations, and required reporting of quarterly and annual assessments of Timeliness Data and National Security Metrics to ODNI.
- Leads projects through all stages of the analytics lifecycle to measure methodology to collect and report security clearance data, security clearance backlog, ensure data quality, identify inconsistencies, and confirm data integrity.
- Oversees the development, coordination, and implementation of policies and standard operating procedures to ensure DoS carries out essential responsibilities for reporting National Security Metrics in accordance with ODNI direction. Reviews, modifies, and implements policies and programs in response to DoS Office of the Inspector General (OIG) audit findings.
Applicants must meet all the qualification requirements described below by the closing date of this announcement
Applicants must have 1 year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-12 level in the Federal service which provided the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the duties of the position.
Qualifying specialized experience must demonstrate the following:
- Experience identifying resources required to support reporting operations.
- Experience analyzing and interpreting data and information.
- Experience building and maintaining internal and external relationships.
There is no substitute of education for specialized experience for the GS-13 position.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
Your qualifications will be evaluated on the following knowledge, skills, abilities (KSAs) and other characteristics that are relevant to the duties of this position and must be fully supported by information in your resume:
- Comprehensive knowledge of the principles, theories, and best practices of statistical analysis and research.
- Knowledge of effective project management methods, practices, and techniques.
- Ability to effectively analyze and evaluate business processes and procedures for data analysis and process improvement purposes.
Your resume serves as the basis for qualification determinations and must highlight your most relevant and significant work experience and education (if applicable) as it relates to this job opportunity. 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). Your resume must include the dates of all qualifying experience (from month/year to month/year) and the number of hours worked/volunteered per week.
HOW TO APPLY:
Submit a detailed resume. Applications must be received electronically by 11:59 pm on 1/31/2023. Your resume or application must clearly reflect the requirements of this position, if not your application may not be considered. Applications, which are incomplete, not received by the deadline stated above will not be considered. All materials submitted will become property of the Department of State. For any questions, please contact DS HRM at LittletonKA@state.gov.
Personal Services Contractors are eligible to participate in the PSC Health Insurance Reimbursement Program which allows for a contribution of 72 percent against the contractor’s health insurance premium costs toward either an individual or family policy, provided that such costs may not exceed the maximum U.S. Government contribution for direct-hire personnel as announced annually by the Office of Personnel Management. Supplemental insurance, such as dental and vision, is not eligible for this reimbursement under this program. The Department’s PSC Life Insurance Reimbursement Program allows for PSC’s to be provided a contribution of 50 percent against the actual costs of an individual annual life insurance policy not to exceed $500.00 per year.
Personal Service Contractors entering on duty with prior qualifying service, as defined by OPM, may have their service computation dates updated to credit their years of applicable prior service for higher annual leave accrual rates. PSC leave accrual rates are explained in 3 FAM 9116.1.
Benefits for PSC’s in the Department of State are outlined in 3 FAM 9116.
For reasonable accommodation at the U.S. Department of State, please contact the Office of Accessibility and Accommodations at (202) 663-3474 or OAA@state.gov.
If eligible, telework and/or remote work agreements may be permitted with supervisory approval. Please note that any approved remote work arrangement is subject to the locality pay area of the alternative telework worksite.
For any questions on this announcement, please contact email Kyle Littleton at LittletonKA@state.gov.