Information Technology Specialist (INFOSEC)

Washington D.C.
Oct 05, 2017
Oct 05, 2017
Full Time

The position is located in the Office of the Director, Court Services and Offender Supervision Agency for the District of Columbia. The agency is responsible for providing community supervision for offenders on parole, probation and supervised release in the District of Columbia. Working closely with other criminal justice organizations and community leaders, CSOSA provides the full range of comprehensive services to increase public safety, prevent crime, reduce recidivism and support the fair administration of justice. The Information Security Unit is responsible for the Agency information security program that enables CSOSA to maintain the necessary ongoing awareness of information security, vulnerabilities, and threats to support organizational risk management decisions. In addition, the Information Security Office ensures appropriate safeguards and countermeasures are implemented for protecting CSOSAs sensitive information and information systems that are relied upon to achieve the agencies mission and support business operations. The incumbent of this position is responsible for assisting the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) in executing the assurance responsibilities through the continuous monitoring of security controls deployed across CSOSA business and CSOSA information systems, and ensuring the security and risk posture is maintained, a core underpinning of the CSOSA Information Security Continuous Monitoring (ISCM) program that further enables CSOSA to respond effectively and efficiently to the risk of emerging cyber threats.

Applications for this position are being processed through an on-line applicant assessment system that has been specifically configured for Court Services and Offender Supervision Agency applicants. Even if you have already developed a resume in USAJOBS, you will need to access this on-line system to complete the application process. To obtain information about this position and TO APPLY, please click on

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A background security investigation will be required for all new hires. Appointment will be subject to the applicant's successful completion of a background security investigation, drug testing, and favorable adjudication. Failure to successfully meet these requirements will be grounds for termination. Appointment may be subject to random drug testing after selection.

U.S. Citizenship: Applicants must be U.S. citizens or nationals. Failure to certify US Citizenship may result in your application not being considered.

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There is no education substitution for the required qualifications.

BASIS OF RATING: Your application will be rated under Category Rating Procedures and be placed in one of three categories: Highly Qualified (highly proficient with an overall comprehensive level of knowledge, skills, and abilities of the job based on a complete review of experience, education and training), Well Qualified (competent in the position with an overall accomplished level of knowledge, skills, and abilities of the job based on a complete review of experience, education and training), or Qualified (an overall basic level of knowledge, skills and abilities of the job based on a complete review of your experience, education and training). With the exception of positions which are professional and scientific at the GS-09 (or equivalent) and above, qualified preference eligibles with a compensable service-connected disability of 30-percent or more (CPS) and those with a compensable service-connected disability of at least 10-percent but less than 30-percent (CP) move from the category in which they would otherwise be placed to the top of the highest quality category.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: Except where otherwise provided by law, there will be no discrimination because of color, race, religion, national origin, politics, marital status, disability, age, sex, sexual orientation, membership in an employee organization, or on the basis of personal favoritism. CSOSA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS: CSOSA welcomes and encourages applications from persons with physical and mental disabilities and will reasonably accommodate those needs. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the CSOSA Office of Human Resources. The decision on granting reasonable accommodation will be on a case-by-case basis. The Agency is firmly committed to satisfying its affirmative obligations under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, to ensure that persons with disabilities have every opportunity to be hired and advanced on the basis of merit within CSOSA.

Bargaining Unit Status: Eligible, but not covered.

Appointment may require completion of a one-year probationary period.

Performs other duties as assigned.

This vacancy announcement may be used to fill future vacancies for identical positions within the next year.

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You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

You will be rated based on your qualifications for this position as evidenced by the education, experience and training you report relative to this position which shows that you possess the knowledges, skills and abilities required. Paid or unpaid experience will be considered.

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