Supervisory Management Specialist

Arlington, Virginia
May 18, 2017
May 25, 2017
Full Time

Do you desire to protect American interests and secure our Nation while building a meaningful and rewarding career? If so, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is calling. DHS components work collectively to prevent terrorism, secure borders, enforce and administer immigration laws, safeguard cyberspace and ensure resilience to disasters. The vitality and magnitude of this mission is achieved by a diverse workforce spanning hundreds of occupations. Make an impact; join DHS.

The National Protection and Programs Directorate (NPPD) leads the national effort to protect and enhance the resilience of the nation's physical and cyber infrastructure. Learn more about NPPD.
Any offers of employment made pursuant to this announcement will be consistent with all applicable authorities, including Presidential Memoranda, Executive Orders, interpretive U.S. Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) guidance, and Office of Management and Budget plans and policies concerning hiring. These authorities are subject to change.

The National Protection and Programs Directorate (NPPD) Office of the Under Secretary (OUS) consists of six offices and entities that support the Directorate as a whole.

Acts as a key advisor to the Under Secretary and other senior Executive level NPPD leaders on compliance with the Freedom of Information Act; the Privacy Act; and the Federal Records Act; and policies.

Who May Be Considered: All U.S. Citizens and Status Candidates including the following:

  • Current federal employees serving under a career or career-conditional appointment in the competitive service
  • Former federal employees with reinstatement eligibility based on previous career or career-conditional appointments in the competitive service
  • Persons eligible for non-competitive appointment under special hiring authorities (click here for a list of authorities)
  • Persons eligible under an Interchange Agreement (click here to view a list of covered agreements)
  • Veterans' preference eligibles or veterans who have been separated from the Armed Forces under honorable conditions after substantially completing at least three consecutive years of active duty (click here for information on veterans)
  • Veterans applying under the Veterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA)
  • Individuals with disabilities (See more information under "Other Information" below)

  • Not Required

  • No

  • You must be a U.S. citizen to apply for this position
  • You must successfully pass a background investigation
  • Selective Service registration required
  • Current Federal employees must meet time-in-grade requirements
  • You must be able to obtain and hold a Top Secret/SCI security clearance
  • Financial Disclosures required
  • To qualify at the grade GS-15, applicants must have at least one full year of specialized experience comparable in scope and responsibility to the GS-14 level in the Federal service (obtained in either the public or private sectors). This experience must include activities such as 1) leading a group of individuals in an information management division performing work under the Freedom of Information Act and/or Privacy Act; 2) provide advice on records management for an division or organization citing federal records regulations; 3) conducting complex studies on information management system and disclosure programs, and 4) providing management and direction of assigned division by monitoring and analyzing all personnel, financial, and material needs in order to ensure effective program operation.

    This position has a selected placement factor that requires the knowledge and experience related to The Freedom Information Act (FOIA) policies and procedures.

    Must be reflected in resume.

    There is no educational substitution at this grade level.

    Current Federal employees must have served 52 weeks at the next lower grade or equivalent grade band in the Federal service. All qualifications and time-in-grade requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement.
    For definitions of terms found in this announcement, please click here.

    Competitive, merit promotion, and/or non-competitive referral lists may be issued based on the needs of the agency.

    More than one selection may be made from this announcement.

    Subject to the availability of funds.

    New employees must serve a one year probationary period.

    Employees who are initially appointed to supervisory positions must serve a supervisory probationary period for one year.

    This position may be designated as essential personnel. Essential personnel must be able to serve during continuity of operation events without regard to declarations of liberal leave or government closures due to weather, protests, acts of terrorism, or lack of funding. Failure to report for or remain in this position may result in disciplinary or adverse action in accordance with applicable laws, rules, and regulations (5 U.S.C. 7501-7533 and 5 CFR Part 752, as applicable).

    Top Secret/SCI

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