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    Apply for this exciting position to support the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) missions of safeguarding our Nation's maritime interests in the heartland, in the ports, at sea, and around the globe.

    For over two centuries the USCG has protected the maritime economy and the environment, we defend our maritime borders, and we save those in peril. This history has forged our character and purpose as America's Maritime Guardian - Always Ready for all hazards and all threats.

    This position is located in the Department of Homeland Security, United States Coast Guard, Deputy Commandant of Operations, Assistant Commandant for Prevention Policy, Director of Inspections and Compliance, Office of Port and Facility Compliance, Domestic Ports Division, Washington DC.

    Any offers of employment made pursuant to this announcement will be consistent with all applicable authorities, including Presidential Memoranda, Executive Orders, interpretive U.S. Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) guidance, and Office of Management and Budget plans and policies concerning hiring. These authorities are subject to change.

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    As a Program Specialist for the Marine Transportation System Cybersecurity (MTSC) program, this position serves as the subject matter expert to ensure continuity of the Coast Guard's cyber systems from attack or from human or technical error, which could cause injury or death, environmental harm, property damage, and disrupt national economic activity, including activities needed to support defense operations and vital energy and commodity distribution to millions of Americans.

    Being a Coast Guard civilian makes you a valuable member of the Coast Guard team. Typical work assignments include:

    • Developing and managing programs to reduce cyber security related risks to MTSC.
    • Incorporating cyber security into the Coast Guard's existing compliance regime to ensure vessel and facility operators are meeting prescribed standards.
    • Representing the Coast Guard in numerous agency workgroup, forums, or committees relating to cyber security within MTS.
    • Supporting areas and districts in coordinating, facilitating and developing cyber security critical infrastructure protection.
    • Assisting in the development of policies and procedures to track the performance of the Coast Guard's MTSC program, and making recommendations on how to improve and adapt the program as risks evolve.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Occasional travel may be required.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    Status Candidates, Current Federal Employees, Former Federal Employees, Overseas Employees, Former Overseas Employees, CTAP, ICTAP, 30% Disabled, Schedule A, Individuals with Disabilities, Military Spouses, Peace Corps, Americorps, Vista

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This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/501127100. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.