Management and Program Analyst
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.
This position is located in the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Headquarters, Office of the General Counsel, Regulatory Affairs Law Division (RLD). The Regulatory Affairs Law Division manages and oversees the regulatory process for the Department of Homeland Security and its components including USCIS, ICE, CBP, FEMA, TSA, and U.S. Coast Guard. The Regulatory Affairs Law Division provides advice on legal and economic matters related to regulations, conducts outreach and training on regulatory matters, and manages the operational elements and government-wide initiatives of DHS's regulatory program.
The primary purpose of this position is to manage projects related to DHS's regulatory program, handle the day-to-day administrative operations of DHS's regulatory program, and review headquarters publications for compliance with Federal Register requirements.
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.
This position is also being announced under Merit Promotion (Status Candidates), the Job Announcement Number is ST-10016192-17-OGC. Please review that announcement to determine if you are eligible for consideration.
- Not Required
You qualify for the GS-11 grade level if you possess one year of specialized experience, equivalent to the GS-09 grade level in the Federal government. For this position, specialized experience is providing input in the administration, planning and/or implementation of a regulatory program; managing and/or providing support for an information technology system; developing and conducting training for a diverse and varied audience; reviewing and analyzing complex information; managing a significant amount of detailed electronic and hardcopy records; and reviewing Federal Register documents to ensure completeness, accuracy, and compliance with Federal Register requirements. Such experience may include: , performing duties such as:
- Developing training modules and exercises, and conducting training classes or workshops.
- Maintaining an information technology system designed to track projects, report on progress, and manage the workflow of multiple, ongoing projects. OR
A Combination of successfully completed graduate level education and specialized experience as described above. This will be calculated using your resume and unofficial transcripts or a list of courses/course hours submitted with your application. NOTE: Only graduate education in excess of the first two years may be used to qualify for the GS-11 level.
You qualify for the GS-12 grade level if you possess one year of specialized experience, equivalent to the GS-11 grade level in the Federal government. For this position, specialized experience is supporting implementation of a regulatory program; managing and/or providing support for an enterprise-wide information technology system and resolving complex or novel problems; developing and conducting training for a diverse and varied audience; reviewing Federal Register documents and identifying and resolving issues to ensure that documents are complete, accurate, and in compliance with Federal Register requirements; and strategic planning for meeting operational goals and supporting regulatory personnel or equivalent subject matter experts. Such experience may include:, performing duties such as:
- Independently developing training modules and exercises, and conducting training classes or workshops.
- Developing, managing, or maintaining an information technology system designed to track projects, report on progress, and manage the workflow of multiple, ongoing projects.
- Reviewing documents for publication in the Federal Register or otherwise reviewing materials for publication where you must ensure compliance with an established set of standards, guidelines, and requirements, and you must demonstrate careful attention to detail.
- Providing technical assistance, operational support, or training to personnel regarding the federal regulatory process or regulatory program.
All qualifications and eligibility requirements must be met by the closing date of the announcement.
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.
Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications; applicant's resumes and supporting documentation should only reflect education received from schools accredited by such institutions. Applicants can verify accreditation at the following Website: http://www.ed.gov/admins/finaid/accred/index.html .
If you are using foreign education to meet qualification requirements, you must send a Certificate of Foreign Equivalency (a U.S. private organization's interpretation that such education has been deemed at least equivalent to conventional U.S. education programs) with your transcript in order to receive credit for that education. For more information regarding evaluation of foreign education for federal employment, please visit the U.S. Department of Education webpage.
Background Investigation: To ensure the accomplishment of its mission, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) requires each and every employee to be reliable and trustworthy. To meet those standards, all selected applicants must undergo and successfully complete a background investigation for Public Trust clearance as a condition of placement in this Non-Sensitivity Level position. This review includes financial issues such as delinquency in the payment of debts, child support and/or tax obligations, as well as certain criminal offenses and illegal use or possession of drugs.
Pursuant to Executive Order 12654 and DHS policy, DHS is committed to maintaining a drug-free workplace and, therefore, conducts random and other drug testing of its employees in order to ensure a safe and healthy work environment. Headquarters personnel in safety- or security-sensitive positions are subject to random drug testing and all applicants tentatively selected for employment at DHS Headquarters are subject to drug testing resulting in a negative test result.