Deputy Assistant Commandant for C4IT and Deputy Chief Information Officer, ES-2210

Washington, D.C
Jan 08, 2022
Jan 16, 2022
Executive, Chief
Full Time

The USCG is announcing a challenging Senior Executive Service career opportunity to serve as the Deputy Assistant Commandant for Command, Control, Communications, Computers, and Information Technology (C4IT) and Deputy Chief Information Officer. The Deputy provides executive level leadership and management for USCG Command and Control, Communications, Computers, Cyber and Intelligence (C5I) programs, including communications and electronic systems and operations and information technology that enable Coast Guard mission execution and business processes.

In addition, the Deputy:
  • Provides direct executive level leadership for managing, directing, and evaluating C5I staff, programs, and activities.
  • Oversees and advocates to sustain Coast Guard wide C5I capabilities, systems, and non-material programs.
  • Coordinates with the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Department of Defense (DoD).
  • Responsible for coordinating and integrating policies, guidelines, procedures, and activities to ensure effective, efficient, and economical strategic managment of C5I planning, acquisition, and operations in support of Coast Guard missions and objectives.
  • Promotes the use of information technology and innovative technology solutions to improve the operations, productivity, efficiency, effectiveness and service delivery of the Coast Guard.


Conditions of Employment

  • U.S. Citizenship is required.
  • Applicant subject to pre-appointment and random drug testing.
  • Selectee required to complete a Public Financial Disclosure Report.
  • This position requires a Top Secret clearance with SCI eligibility.
  • Appt not eligible for full-time telework. Supv may approve situational TW.

To apply, please submit a resume which DOES NOT exceed 5 pages using a 12 point font and no less than 1 inch margins. Submit a resume which demonstrates how you possess the 5 Executive Core Qualifications and the 2 Technical Qualifications listed in the Qualifications section below in one document. Information exceeding 5 pages WILL NOT be considered.

Additional information regarding the ECQs can be found at


As a basic requirement for entry into the SES, applicants must provide evidence of progressively responsible leadership experience that is indicative of senior executive level management capability and directly related to the skills and abilities outlined under Technical Qualifications and Executive Core Qualifications listed below. Typically, experience of this nature will have been gained at or above the GS-15 grade level in the federal service or its equivalent in the private sector. Your resume must demonstrate that you possess the knowledge, skills and abilities to successfully perform the duties of this position.

Mandatory Technical Qualification (TQ1): Demonstrated ability to formulate, coordinate, implement, represent, and provide a vision for an effective information technology (IT), enterprise architecture, records management and cybersecurity programs which accomplish departmental/agency/organization strategic objectives while forging intra-and interagency, non-governmental and international partnerships, sharing best practices, developing technical standards, proposing legislative change proposals, and building opportunities to innovate.

Mandatory Technical Qualification (TQ2): Demonstrated ability to provide vision, oversight, direction and senior management of information technology business operations including multiyear capital planning investment controls that meet all federal IT mandates including the Federal Information Security Management Act, Federal IT Acquisition Reform Act, and Federal Records Act regulatory actions that supports a highly distributed and operationally focused units.

Mandatory Executive Core Qualifications (ECQs)

ECQ 1 - LEADING CHANGE: This core qualification involves the ability to bring about strategic change, both within and outside the organization, to meet organizational goals. Inherent to this Executive Core Qualification (ECQ) is the ability to establish an organizational vision and to implement it in a continuously changing environment.

ECQ 2 - LEADING PEOPLE: This core qualification involves the ability to lead people toward meeting the organization's vision, mission, and goals. Inherent to this ECQ is the ability to provide an inclusive workplace that fosters the development of others, facilitates cooperation and teamwork, and supports constructive resolution of conflicts.

ECQ 3 - RESULTS DRIVEN: This core qualification involves the ability to meet organizational goals and customer expectations. Inherent to this ECQ is the ability to make decisions that produce high quality results by applying technical knowledge, analyzing problems, and calculating risks.

ECQ 4 - BUSINESS ACUMEN: This core qualification involves the ability to manage human, financial, and information resources strategically.

ECQ 5 - BUILDING COALITIONS: This core qualification involves the ability to build coalitions internally and with other Federal agencies, State and local governments, nonprofit and private sector organizations, foreign governments, or international organizations to achieve common goals.

The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) must authorize employment offers made to current or former political appointees. If you are currently, or have been within the last 5 years, a political Schedule A, Schedule C, Non-career SES or Presidential Appointee employee in the Executive Branch, you must disclose this information to the Human Resources Office.


This position does not have a positive education requirement. If you are including education on your resume, report only attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. See Required Documents section for detail.

FOREIGN EDUCATION: Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet Federal qualification requirements if you can show that your foreign education is comparable to education received in accredited educational institutions in the United States. It is your responsibility to provide such evidence with your application. See Recognition of Foreign Qualifications click here

Additional information

As required by Executive Order 14043 and guidance issued by the Safer Federal Workforce Taskforce, Federal employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 regardless of the employee's duty location or work arrangement (e.g., telework, remote work, etc.), subject to such exceptions as required by law. If selected, you will be required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by November 22, 2021 and will be required to submit documentation of proof of vaccination.

Selectee will be required to successfully complete a one-year probationary period in the SES, unless he or she is exempt based on previous successful completion of such probation.

Selectee must file an Executive Branch Personnel Public Financial Disclosure Report (SF-278) upon appointment in accordance with the Ethics in Government Act of 1978.

Males born after 12/31/59 and at least 18 years of age must be registered with the Selective Service System. Visit Selective Service Registration

Any required investigations and clearances or waivers must be completed before a selectee is placed in this position.

Applicants will be required to complete questions contained on the Declaration for Federal Employment (OF-306) at the time a tentative job offer is made. At the time of appointment, selectees will be required to update the OF-306. Certain responses on the form could pose a problem with suitability for employment determinations. If you receive a conditional offer of employment for this position, you will be required to complete an Optional Form 306, Declaration for Federal Employment, and to sign and certify the accuracy of all information in your application, prior to entry on duty. False statements on any part of the application may result in withdrawal of offer of employment, dismissal after beginning work, or imprisonment.

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 at .

Moving expenses will be paid in accordance with appropriate regulations.

All Federal employees are required to have Federal salary payments made by direct deposit.

If you need a reasonable accommodation for the application and hiring process, please contact 202-475-5514. Decisions on granting reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis. Visit .