Privacy Officer

6 days left

Washington D.C.
Mar 16, 2018
Mar 24, 2018
Full Time

Not required

Relocation expenses reimbursed No

  • You must be a U.S. citizen or national
  • You must be able to pass a background investigation
  • You may be required to serve a one-year probationary period
  • Males born after 12/03/59 must be registered for Selective Service
  • You must meet all the requirements below by the closing date of the announcement and they must be clearly identified in your application, resume, or supporting documents. This includes any general and specialized experience, education, and/or selective placement factors mentioned. These are used to determine if you possess the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities to successfully perform in this position.

    Generally, current federal employees or reinstatement eligibles must have served at least one year at the next lower grade level. This requirement is called time-in-grade.


    To qualify at the GS-15 level, you must have one-year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-14 obtained in the federal or private sector which demonstrates: providing support to regulatory and other legal requirements for privacy policy; gathering, assembling, interpreting and analyzing privacy and security related technical data and materials; conducting Privacy Impact Assessments on computer and information systems to ensure identification and protection of privacy information; and applying discretion and judgment when dealing with sensitive issues.

    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.

    CIPP/G certification preferred.

    Surplus or Displaced Federal Employees: The Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP) and Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP) Programs are available to federal employees that qualify. Those eligible for these programs are granted special priority selection rights. To be considered, you must be deemed well-qualified by receiving a score of 85 or higher. If you are a federal employee claiming CTAP/ICTAP, you must provide the documents listed under the Required Documents section to verify your eligibility. Also, you must indicate in your application that you are applying as a CTAP or ICTAP eligible. For additional information regarding CTAP/ICTAP, please visit:

    Selective Service: If you are a male applicant born after December 31, 1959, you must certify that you are registered with the Selective Service or are exempt under Selective Service regulations. For additional information concerning Selective Service requirements, please visit

    Foreign Education Credential Interpretation:

    Severely disabled persons program information: with disabilities.asp

    Cover page to fax paper application - OPM Form 1203fx:

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    Vacancy ID number: 10160727

    Reasonable accommodations: This agency provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the contact listed on the vacancy announcement. The decision to grant a reasonable accommodation is made on a case-by-case basis. Verification of information: Any information claimed on your resume and in application materials, such as education, credentials, employment history, etc., will be verified as part of the security clearance process.

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

    The self-assessment questions are related to the following knowledge, skills, abilities, and competencies (KSA's). You do not have to respond to the KSA's.

    Mastery of wide range of laws and regulations regarding the Privacy Act, E-Government Act, Federal Information Security Management Act and other Federal security and privacy laws and statutes, policies and procedures.

    Coordinate responses to guide OCIO employees in handling unique privacy and technology issues. Expert knowledge in strategic operational planning regarding information security and data privacy safeguards.

    Demonstrated ability to research, understand, analyze, and handle sensitive, classified and complex data and intelligence information and systems, as well as highly sensitive policy and privacy issues.

    Demonstrated ability to set goals, identify issues, prioritize projects, and work independently.

    We will evaluate your relevant education and/or work experience as they relate to the competencies, knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs) mentioned above. If you rate yourself higher than is supported by your application materials, your responses may be adjusted and/or you may be excluded from consideration for this job.

    Your responses to the self assessment questions serve as the basis for your initial rating. You will receive a numerical score based on your responses to these questions. Next, your responses will be evaluated by a Human Resources Specialist and/or a subject matter expert against the information provided in your resume. The best qualified candidates will be identified for referral to the hiring manager and may be invited for an interview. If referred all relevant documents submitted with your application package will be forwarded to the selecting official. Falsifying your background, education, and/or experience is cause for not hiring you or for changing your scored responses to questions you've answered, which may affect your overall final score.

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