Legislative Liaison

Employer
USAJobs
Location
McLean, Virginia
Posted
Oct 16, 2017
Closes
Oct 16, 2017
Function
Administrative
Hours
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY:

This is an opportunity for:

  • An internal or external candidate to fill a GS-15 staff reserve position in the ODNI. Staff reserve appointments are time-limited appointments made for a period of up to 3 years, with a possible extension up to 2 additional years.
  • A Federal Government employee to serve on a two-year reimbursable detail assignment in the ODNI. The detail assignment may be extended an additional year if all parties agree.
Who May Apply
Current GS employees at the same grade or one grade lower than the advertised position grade may apply.
Former members of the Peace Corps may be considered for ODNI employment only if five full years have elapsed since separation from the Peace Corps.
  • For a cadre assignment:
    • Current ODNI permanent cadre.
    • Current ODNI Staff Reserve Employees. (A staff reserve employee who currently occupies this position may not apply.)
    • Current Federal Government employees. (Current GS employees at the same grade or one grade lower than the advertised position grade may apply. )
    • Candidates outside the Federal Government.
  • For a detailee assignment:
    • Current Federal Government employees. (Current GS employees at the same grade or one grade lower than the advertised position grade may apply. )
Salary Determination
  • The ODNI uses a rank-in-person system in which rank is attached to the individual. A selected ODNI candidate or other Federal Government candidate will be assigned to the position at the employee's current GS grade and salary.
  • For a selected non-Federal Government candidate, salary will be established within the salary range listed above, based on education and experience.
  • A current Federal Government employee, selected for a detail, will be assigned to the position at his or her current grade and salary.

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TRAVEL REQUIRED:

Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.


RELOCATION AUTHORIZED:
Relocation expenses reimbursed No


KEY REQUIREMENTS:
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Mandatory and Educational Requirements
  • Extensive knowledge of the ODNI, IC, U.S. Congress, congressional committees, and congressional liaison activities.
  • Extensive knowledge of trends and developments in proposed and existing legislation with the potential to affect the ODNI and the IC relative to the intelligence mission; extensive knowledge of the views of individual members of Congress and the agendas of congressional committees.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage competing priorities under strict deadlines while maintaining a high level of attention to detail and the demonstrated ability to work effectively with a team of senior officers in a high profile and demanding office.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and implement ODNI's congressional strategy to improve the effectiveness and responsiveness of ODNI and the IC in communicating with and informing Congress of its activities, issues, plans, and programs.
  • Extensive analytical and critical thinking skills, including demonstrated ability to think strategically.
  • Extensive interpersonal, organizational, and problem solving skills with demonstrated ability to interact with members of Congress and with senior IC and ODNI officials.
  • Extensive oral and written communication skills including demonstrated ability to tactfully convey complex information and ideas to members of Congress, congressional committees, and their staffs.

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The ODNI is an equal opportunity employer and abides by applicable employment laws and regulations.

REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS FOR PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES: The ODNI provides reasonable accommodations to otherwise qualified applicants with disabilities. IF YOU NEED A REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the Intelligence Community Equal Employment Opportunity and Diversity Office Representative by classified email at DNI-EEOD-RA-ACF@exchange.cia.ic.gov, by unclassified email at DNI-EEOD@dni.gov, by telephone at 703-874-8360, by TTY at 703-874-8554, or by FAX at 703-874-8651. Your request for reasonable accommodation will be addressed on a case-by-case basis. PLEASE DO NOT SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION TO THE EEOD EMAIL ADDRESS. THIS EMAIL IS FOR REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION REQUESTS ONLY. PLEASE SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION VIA THE EMAIL ADDRESS PROVIDED IN THE 'HOW TO APPLY' SECTION BELOW.

JOB INTERVIEW TRAVEL: Candidates from outside the Washington, D.C., area may be selected for a telephone, teleconference, or in-person interview. If selected for an in-person interview, the ODNI hiring office will pay for travel by commercial carrier (economy class) or reimburse for privately owned vehicle (POV) mileage. If applicable, the candidate also will be reimbursed at a flat rate for commercial lodging and per diem.

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

Applicants are encouraged to carefully review the position description and required KSAs and then construct their resumes to highlight their most relevant and significant experience and education for this job opportunity. The description should include examples that detail the level and complexity of the work performed. Applicants will also be evaluated on their narrative responses to the KSAs. The best qualified applicants will be further evaluated through an interview process.

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