Job Title: Supervisory Privacy Compliance Specialist (Deputy Privacy Officer)Job Announcement Number: LAG-PRO-991308-SD-692-PN
Department: Department Of Homeland Security
Agency: Immigration and Customs Enforcement
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/ Per Year
Friday, November 08, 2013 to
Friday, November 22, 2013
SERIES & GRADE:
Full Time -
1 vacancy in the following location:
Washington DC, DC View Map
WHO MAY APPLY:
United States Citizens
Do you desire to protect American interests and secure our Nation while building a meaningful and rewarding career? If so, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is calling. DHS components work collectively to prevent terrorism, secure borders, enforce and administer immigration laws, safeguard cyberspace and ensure resilience to disasters. The vitality and magnitude of this mission is achieved by a diverse workforce spanning hundreds of occupations. Make an impact; join DHS.
This is a key position within the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). ICE utilizes the government's second largest cadre of law enforcement officers to ensure our nation's economic, transportation and infrastructure security. ICE enforces immigration and customs laws. Our talented and courageous workforce identifies criminal activities and eliminates vulnerabilities that pose a threat to our nation's borders.
ICE is the primary investigative arm of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). With more than 19,000 employees in 400 offices around the world, ICE is a key component of the DHS layered defense approach to protecting our nation. For additional information about ICE and career opportunities go to http://www.ice.gov/ .
Who May Apply
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Organizational Location: This position is located in the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), Office of the Director, Privacy and Records Office; Duty Location: Washington, DC.
Relocation Expenses: Relocation expenses will not be paid.
Note: One or more positions may be filled using this vacancy announcement.
- U.S. Citizenship
- Ability to pass background investigation and drug screen for fed employment
- Relevant Experience (see Qualifications and Evaluations Tab)
- Complete Application Package (see How to Apply Tab)
- Males born after 12/31/59 must certify registration with Selective Service
DUTIES:Back to top
As the Supervisory Privacy Compliance Specialist (Deputy Privacy Officer) for the ICE Privacy and Records Office, while supervising a staff of Privacy Compliance Specialists and other staff members, you will manage the daily operations of the ICE Privacy Unit, identifying privacy issues related to ICE programs, the application of appropriate privacy policies in accordance with federal privacy law and DHS policies developed. Specifically, you will:
- Manage all the major projects in the development of System of Record Notices, Privacy Threshold Analyses, Privacy Impact Assessments, and other analysis documents including providing training on the drafting and review of these documents, supporting issuance of Security Authorizations and any exceptions or waiver requests under Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA) Exhibit 53 and Exhibit 300 budgetary process relating to privacy reviews;
- Prepare reports and documents and serve as an expert in the area of privacy concerns, and identify and plan corrective and remedial measures;
- Coordinate, develop, review, and implement approved privacy policies and procedures within ICE and coordinate with the Office of the Chief Information Officer to identify and mitigate privacy risks at all stages of the system development life cycle;
- Plan the work to be accomplished by subordinate personnel; provide guidance, direction, and evaluate performance of HQ staff personnel; adjust short-term priorities, and prepare schedules for completion of the work; hear and resolve complaints from employees; effect minor disciplinary measures; identify developmental training needs of employees, providing or arranging for needed development and training; find ways to improve productivity or increase the quality of the work directed; and/or develop performance standards; and
- Represent the Privacy Unit in meetings and conferences with representatives of privacy industry, including internal and external constituents, including the media, industry stakeholders, private organizations, and other federal, state, local, tribal and territorial agencies on policy issues relating to individual privacy.
QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:Back to top
GS-14: You qualify for the GS-14 grade level if you possess one (1) year of specialized experience at the GS-13 grade level performing duties such as:
- Conducting form and function of a threshold analysis to promote privacy protections;
- Coordinating a team of office members to the completion of a single database, written work, presentation, or other large scale project; and
- Extensive knowledge of administrative laws, regulations, and policies surrounding the Privacy Act of 1974 or the E-Government Act of 2002, particularly the Privacy Impact Assessments provisions in Section 208.
Qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement. Qualification claims will be subject to verification.
Requirements by Closing Date: Unless otherwise noted, you must meet all requirements by the closing date of the announcement.
Probationary Period: This is a full-time permanent position (Career/Career-Conditional appointment). Upon appointment to this position, you may be required to serve a one-year probationary period.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
We will review your resume and supporting documentation to ensure you meet the basic qualification requirements. If you meet the minimum qualifications, your experience, education and training will be rated using an Assessment Questionnaire. The questions are related to the following fundamental competencies (or Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities) needed to perform the duties of this job: managing human resources; planning and evaluating; financial, information, and conflict management; leadership; problem solving; and reasoning and organizational awareness.
Based on your responses, you will be placed in one of the following categories:
- Best Qualified: Applicants possessing a background that demonstrates a superior level of all evaluation criteria.
- Well Qualified: Applicants possessing a background that demonstrates a satisfactory level of the evaluation criteria.
- Qualified: Applicants possessing the basic qualifications, with general knowledge, skills, and abilities.
Applicants in the best qualified category will be referred to the hiring manager and may be called for an interview.
ICTAP/CTAP Eligibles: If you have never worked for the federal government, you are not ICTAP/CTAP eligible. Information about ICTAP or CTAP eligibility is on the OPM's Career Transition Resources website at http://www.opm.gov/ctap/index.asp. To be considered well qualified under ICTAP/CTAP you must be placed in the well qualified category for this position as described above.
Veterans: Veterans with 5-point preference who meet the eligibility and qualification requirements are placed above non-preference eligibles within the category in which they are qualified. Veterans who have a compensable service-connected disability of at least 10% are placed in the best qualified category above non-preference eligibles, except when the position being filled is scientific or professional at the GS-09 grade level or higher. This position IS NOT considered scientific/professional. For more information regarding veterans' preference, please see: http://www.fedshirevets.gov/job/vetpref/index.aspx.