The Security, Suitability, and Credentialing (SSC) Performance Accountability Council Program Management Office (PAC PMO) mission is to enable the PAC's ability to drive reforms to the Executive branch's security clearance, suitability/fitness, and credentialing processes. The PAC PMO consists of a highly skilled interagency team that serves as a trusted advisor to the PAC responsible for aligning programs across the enterprise to obtain efficiencies, fostering an environment of partnership and collaboration, embracing increased program performance and effectiveness, and partnering with government and industry stakeholders to define and achieve the goals of reform and championing successes. The PAC PMO is committed to delivering innovative, cost-effective, and secure reforms to support the Executive branch's programs, policies, and procedures for personnel security, suitability/fitness, and credentialing.
The PAC serves as the Executive Steering Committee for the Security, Suitability, and Credentialing Line of Business (SSCLoB). The SSCLoB's vision is Executive branch-wide, modern, cost-effective, standardized, and inter operable personnel security, suitability, and credentialing solutions providing common, core functionality to support the strategic management of the line of business.
The position is established to provide guidance to the PAC PMO and to attain the PAC's strategic and mission objectives. The this position you will serve as an analyst and advocate for advancing reforms, policies, procedures, capabilities, and services based on national security requirements, national legislative and other legal requirements and direction provided by the PAC
This position is also being announcement under the Agency's Merit Promotion Plan to federal employees and non-competitive appointment eligible. If you wish to be considered under Merit Promotion or Non-Competitive procedures, you MUST apply under the Merit Promotion announcement 17-370-ABR-MP.
Relocation expenses reimbursed No
You must meet all qualification and eligibility requirements by the closing date of this announcement.You must have one year of specialized experience at the GS-14 level (or equivalent). This experience MUST have included all of the following: (1) Analyzing data that shapes policy direction and program development; (2) Serving as a subject matter expert on integration of Human Resources and Security Management Information and systems; (3) Performing a variety of complex analytical assignments to resolve issues and problems; AND (4) Consulting with department and agency program offices as an advisor on matters that improve their efficiency and effectiveness.
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.
Relocation expenses may not be paid. Current OPM employees may qualify as an exception.
The full performance level of this position is GS-15.
This job opportunity announcement may be used to fill additional similar vacancies across OPM.
If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document that you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application: https://help.usastaffing.gov/Apply/index.php?title=Alternate_Application_Information
If you are a veteran and you are claiming 5-point veterans' preference, you must submit a copy of your DD-214 or other proof of eligibility.
If you are a veteran and you are claiming 10-point veterans' preference, you must also submit an SF-15, "Application for 10-Point Veterans' Preference" plus the proof required by that form. For more information on veterans' preference (see https://www.fedshirevets.gov/job/vetpref/index.aspx).
Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service (see https://www.sss.gov/RegVer/wfRegistration.aspx).
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
For Category Rating: Once the application process is complete, a review of your resume and supporting documentation will be made and compared against your responses to the assessment questionnaire to determine if you are qualified for this job. If, after reviewing your resume and or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and or experience, you may lose consideration for this position. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your eligibility. Qualified candidates will be assigned to one of the three quality categories: Qualified, Well Qualified, or Best Qualified. Qualified Category = Does not exceed the basic qualifications requirements described in the "Qualifications" section of this announcement. Well Qualified Category = Meets the basic qualifications requirements described in the "Qualifications" section of this announcement and demonstrates proficiency in the Critical Competencies defined below. (This category must be met to be considered under ICTAP procedures) Best Qualified Category = Meets the basic qualifications requirements described in the "Qualifications" section of this announcement and excels in the Critical Competencies defined below. The category assignment is a measure of the degree in which your background matches the competencies required for this position.
Your qualifications will be evaluated on the following competencies (knowledge, skills, abilities and other characteristics):
- Oral Communication
- Problem Solving
- Project Management
The Category Rating Process does not add veterans' preference points or apply the "rule of three," but protects the rights of veterans by placing them ahead of non-preference eligible within each category. Preference eligibles who meet the minimum qualification requirements and have a compensable service-connected disability of at least 10 percent or higher will be listed in the highest quality category (except in the case of scientific or professional positions at the GS-09 level or higher).
Career Transition Assistance Programs: These programs apply to employees who have been involuntarily separated from a Federal service position within the competitive service or Federal service employees whose positions have been deemed surplus or no longer needed. To receive selection priority for this position, you must: 1) meet CTAP or ICTAP eligibility criteria; 2) be rated well-qualified for the position with a score of 80 or above based on the competencies listed above; and 3) submit the appropriate documentation to support your CTAP or ICTAP eligibility. For more information visit: http://www.opm.gov/rif/employee_guides/career_transition.asp. Read more Security clearance Top Secret