Supervisory Senior Policy Analyst

Arlington, Virginia
Feb 26, 2018
Feb 26, 2018
Analyst, Management
Full Time

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

Relocation expenses reimbursed 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 or a TS SCI Clearance
  • To qualify for this position applicants must possess the following qualifications:

    Have at least one year of full-time specialized experience equivalent to the GS-14 grade level in the federal government. This experience must include activities such as: Have at least one year of full-time specialized experience equivalent to the GS-14 grade level in the federal government. This experience must include activities such as: 1) leading programs and policies in support of initiatives of national significance that are related to compliance with security standards; 2) assessing the strategic landscape including evaluating alternatives to make recommendations to senior leadership; 3) managing assignments using project management skills (including assigning tasks to team members, coordinating efforts within the group, consolidating findings, and making recommendations in a timely manner); and 4) developing guidance related to critical infrastructure security and resilience strategy and policy 5) conducting research using both quantitative and qualitative analytical data, tools and techniques, to use the results to make risk informed decisions; and 6) implementing strategic initiatives that have had a demonstrable impact on the strategic direction of the organization. NOTE: To be found qualified for this position, your resume must provide sufficient detail to show that you have one year experience performing these duties.

    Applicants must meet the following Area of Consideration requirement for consideration. Applicants must be aa present DHS employee or serving or have served under a time limited competitive service appointment in a land management agency, and am eligible under the Land Management Workforce Flexibility Act (LMWFA). Applicants must provide documentation of being a current DHS employee (SF-50) or eligibility under the LMWFA. Please refer to the vacancy announcement for applicable agencies falling under the LMWFA.

    Qualifying by education does not pertain to this position.

    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.

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

    A Land Management Agency is defined as:the Forest Service of the Department of Agriculture
    the Bureau of Land Management
    the National Park Service of the Department of the Interior
    the Fish and Wildlife Service of the Department of the Interior
    the Bureau of Indian Affairs of the Department of the Interior and
    the Bureau of Reclamation of the Department of the Interior.

    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.

    Appointments are subject to the availability of funds.

    Relocation expenses are not authorized.

    Other recruitment incentives may be authorized.

    This position has been designated exempt from bargaining unit representation under the national security provision of 5 USC Section 7112(B)(6).

    All employees are required to participate in Direct Deposit/ Electronic Funds Transfer for salary payments.

    Note about the information provided in your resume and supporting documentation: Your experience (paid and unpaid), education, awards, training and self-development will be evaluated as it relates to the position based upon the information provided in your resume/application and any other supporting documents.

    National Service Experience
    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.

    DHS uses e-Verify, an Internet-based system, to confirm the eligibility of all newly hired employees to work in the United States. Learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities.

    If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application.

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

    Applicants will be evaluated on their resume and supporting documentation to ensure the basic qualifications requirements have been met. Applicants who meet the basic qualifications of the position will be evaluated on their experience, education and training using an Assessment Questionnaire that is based on the following competencies or knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to perform this job:

    • Knowledge of policy development and strategy concepts, principles, policies, and procedures for security and compliance-based programs.
    • Ability to plan, organize, and lead teams.
    • Ability to use quantitative and qualitative analysis to inform decisions and manage projects.
    • Skill in representing the agency through collaborating with internal and external representatives.
    • Skill in project management.
    • Skill in written communication.

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    Your responses to the assessment questionnaire will be reviewed along with the information provided in your resume and supporting documentation to determine if you are qualified for the position. 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.

    Candidates who apply under Competitive Merit Promotion procedures will undergo a quality review to determine if they are best qualified based on the content of their resume and their responses to the questionnaire. Best qualified candidates will be referred if all required supporting documentation has been provided.

    Candidate who apply under Noncompetitive and Special Hiring Authorities procedures will undergo a quality review to determine if they are minimally qualified based on the content of their resume, supporting documentation submitted and their responses to the assessment questionnaire.

    If you are a current or former Federal employee, your resume must indicate the GS or pay band level for each position that you held. If your resume includes non-government service, such as work as a contractor, please include the salaries for each position held. All work experience should specify the length of time spent in the position (month/year) in order to receive proper credit in evaluating your related experience. One year of specialized experience is equivalent to 12 months at 40 hours per week. Part-time hours are prorated.

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