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U.S. Coast Guard Government Information Specialist (Privacy/Cyber), GS-0306-11 / 12 / 13 in Washington, District Of Columbia

Summary This position is located in the Department of Homeland Security, United States Coast Guard, Assistant Commandant for Command, Control, Communications, Computers andInformation Technology (CG-6),Office of Privacy Management(CG-6P), Washington, DC. Responsibilities You will serve asGovernment Information Specialist (Privacy/Cyber) andresponsible for developing andmaintainingcybersecurity plans, strategy, and policy to support and align with organizational cybersecurity initiatives and regulatory compliance. Ensure compliance with privacy practices and consistent application of sanctions for failure to comply with privacy policies for all individuals in the organization's workforce, extended workforce, and for all business associates, the information security officer, and legal counsel as applicable. Being a Coast Guard (CG)civilian makes you a valuable member of theCG team. Typical work assignments include: Conducting on-going privacy training and awareness activities. Establishing a process for receiving, documenting, tracking, investigating, and acting on all complaints concerning USCG’s privacy policies and procedures. Monitoring systems development and operations for security and privacy compliance. Conducting privacy impact assessments of proposed rules on the privacy of personal information, including the type of personal information collected and the number of people affected. Participating in the implementation and ongoing compliance monitoring information sharing access agreements, memoranda of agreements or understandings to ensure all privacy concerns, requirements and responsibilities are addressed. Support the organization's privacy compliance program, working closely with the Privacy Officer, Chief Information Security Officer, and other stakeholders to ensure compliance with federal privacy laws, regulations, and polices. Resolve allegations of noncompliance with privacy policies or notice of information practices. Requirements Conditions of Employment U.S. citizenship is required. Males born after 12/31/1959 must be registered for Selective Service. A one-year probationary period may be required. The ability to telework will be determined by Agency policy. All qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of the announcement. This includes Time-In-Grade requirements for current status employees applying through merit promotion procedures. Status applicants applying for a promotion must have 52 weeks of service at the next lower grade. Qualifications To qualify at the GS-11 level, applicantsmust possessat least one year of specialized experience equivalent tothe GS-09 grade level in the federal service. Specialized experience is experience that has equipped you with the particular ability, skill, and knowledge to successfully perform the duties of this position and is typically in or related to this line of work. Specialized experience includes: Experienceanalyzing privacy program effectiveness; Experienceproviding guidance to personnel on privacy programs; and Experiencedrafting, reviewing, analyzing, or processing Privacy Act System of Records Notices. OR Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree or 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree or LL.M., if related. OR Combination of education and experience. To qualify at the GS-12 level, applicantsmust possessat least one year of specialized experience equivalent tothe GS-11 grade level in the federal service. Specialized experience is experience that has equipped you with the particular ability, skill, and knowledge to successfully perform the duties of this position and is typically in or related to this line of work. Specialized experience includes: Experienceanalyzing privacy program effectiveness; Experienceproviding guidance to personnel on privacy programs; Experiencedrafting, reviewing, analyzing, or processing Privacy Act System of Records Notices; and Experience assessing privacy risks in systems. To qualify at the GS-13 level, applicantsmust possessat least one year of specialized experience equivalent tothe GS-12 grade level in the federal service. Specialized experience is experience that has equipped you with the particular ability, skill, and knowledge to successfully perform the duties of this position and is typically in or related to this line of work. Specialized experience includes: Experience conducting privacy training and/or awareness activities; Experience managing privacy incidents and breaches; Experience resolvingallegations of noncompliance with privacy policies. National Service Experience (i.e., volunteer 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.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. Education 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 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. 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/make updates to the OF-306 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 click hereRecruitment incentives may be authorized. If selection is made below the full performance level, the incumbent may be promoted up to the target grade without further competition, if all legal and regulatory requirements are met and when recommended by the supervisor. However, promotion to the full performance level is not guaranteed and is dependent on successful performance at the lower grade level(s). All Federal employees are required to have Federal salary payments made by direct deposit.The Department of Homeland Security encourages persons with disabilities to apply, to include persons with intellectual, severe physical or psychiatric disabilities, as defined by 5 CFR § 213.3102(u), and/or Disabled Veterans with a compensable service-connected disability of 30 percent or more as defined by 5 CFR § 315.707. Veterans, Peace Corps/VISTA volunteers, and persons with disabilities possess a wealth of unique talents, experiences, and competencies that can be invaluable to the DHS mission. If you are a member of one of these groups, you may not have to compete with the public for federal jobs. To determine your eligibility for non-competitive appointment and to understand the required documentation, click on the links above or contact the Servicing Human Resources Office listed at the bottom of this announcement.More than 1 selection may be made from this announcement if additional identical vacancies in the same title, series, grade, and unit occur within 45 days from the date the certificate was issued.If you need a reasonable accommodation for the application and hiring process, please contact 202-795-6302. Decisions on granting reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis. Visit Reasonable Accommodation This position requires a Federal Acquisition Certification for Program and Project Management Level I (FAC P/PM-I) or management determined equivalent within two years of entry into the position.

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