Job Title:Government Information Specialist (Privacy Act Specialist)
Agency:Railroad Retirement Board
Job Announcement Number:13-DEU-11 A876632ABS
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/ Per Year|
|Monday, May 13, 2013 to
Monday, May 27, 2013|
SERIES & GRADE:
|Full Time -
|1 vacancy in the following location:|
Chicago Metro Area, IL United States
WHO MAY APPLY:
|US Citizens and Status Candidates |
Come aboard the Railroad Retirement Board and join us in using creativity, automation and innovation to carry out our mission to administer insurance benefit programs under the Railroad Retirement Act and the Railroad Unemployment Insurance Act. You can be a part of the team that delivers best in class service to railroad workers and their families!
As a Government Information Specialist with the U.S. Railroad Retirement Board (RRB), you will assist the Chief of Information Resources Management and the Chief Privacy Officer in planning, implementing and maintaining the agency's safeguarding programs with principal responsibility for the agency's Controlled Unclassified Information program.
RELOCATION EXPENSES WILL NOT BE PAID.
This job announcement may be used to fill one or more vacancies.
This position may be filled at the GS-11 or GS-12 grade level. An individual selected at the GS-11 level will be promoted when qualified and after having demonstrated the capacity to fully perform at the target GS-12 grade level.
- U.S. Citizenship Required
- Be sure to read the 'How to Apply' section and submit required documents
- Males born after 12/31/59 must be registered with Selective Service
DUTIES:Back to top
As a Government Information Specialist (Privacy Act Specialist) with the U.S. Railroad Retirement Board (RRB), you will:
- Assist the Chief of Information Resources Management (IRM) and the Chief Privacy Officer in coordinating, implementation and compliance monitoring of agency privacy and safeguarding programs as required by Federal laws, regulations, Executive Orders, Office of Management and Budget directives, National Institute of Science and Technology.
- Assist the Chief of IRM and Chief Privacy Officer in the development and conduct of the Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI) program.
- Maintain awareness of applicable Federal privacy and safeguarding laws, directives, regulations, policies, guidance and industry best practices.
- Assist the Chief of IRM and Chief Privacy Officer in the development, alignment with strategic plans and goals, and integration of all agency privacy and safeguarding regulations, directives, agreements policies and procedures.
- Assist the Chief of IRM and the Chief Privacy Officer in the analysis and evaluation of agency programs and initiatives, to ensure that the use of technologies sustain, and do not erode, privacy protections relating to the use, collection, safeguarding and disclosure of personal or sensitive information.
- Assists the Chief of IRM and the Chief Privacy Officer to ensure that required privacy notices and outreach information reflects agency values, is current, and published on both public and internal web sites.
QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:Back to top
For GS-11: One full year (52 weeks) of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-09 grade level in the Federal service.
For GS-12: One full year (52) weeks of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-11 grade level in the Federal service.
Specialized experience is experience with interpreting and applying laws, regulations, policies and guidance for the privacy and safeguarding of information in accordance with the Privacy Act, E-Government Act and Federal Information Security Management Act.
This agency provides reasonable accommodations to applicants. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the agency. The decision on granting reasonable accommodation will be on a case-by-case basis.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
Category rating procedures will be used to rank eligible candidates. The rating you receive is based on your responses to the questionnaire, and is a measure of the degree to which your background matches the competencies required for this position. Thus, your application should contain information about specific work performed that relates to this 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 rating.
Qualified candidates will be assigned to the following categories: Best Qualified, Qualified, and Minimally Qualified. Within each quality category, veterans' preference eligibles will receive selection priority over non-veterans.
Applicants will be rated on the following competencies:
- Ability to communicate effectively orally
- Ability to communicate effectively in writing
- Ability to establish and maintain relationships with key individuals and groups outside the immediate work unit
- Ability to gather and analyze facts; to review and resolve problems related to the protection of sensitive and complex information and to devise timely and economical solutions
- Knowledge of Federal laws, regulations, policies and guidance related to the Privacy Act and/or controlled unclassified information