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    Department of the Interior structures its SES positions into categories to determine the minimum pay for each position.  This is a Category 1 position.  The minimum pay for this position is $172,410.00.  Pay is set based on consideration of the selectee's current salary and other factors.

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    The Department of the Interior:

    • **Manages one in every five acres of land in the United States.
    • **Operates more than 800 dams and irrigation facilities.
    • **Oversees water projects that irrigate lands generating 60 percent of our Nation's vegetables.
    • **Manages lands and waters that generate one-third of the Nation's domestic energy supply.
    • **Undertakes research and provides scientific information to advance our knowledge of our surroundings.
    • **Serves American Indians, Alaska Natives, and affiliated island communities.
    • **Works with States to restore abandoned mine land sites and protects communities.
    • **Manages 388 national park units and 542 wildlife refuges.
    • **Employs over 75,000 individuals at approximately 2,400 locations across the United States, Puerto Rico, U.S. territories, and freely associated states who work with thousands of state, local, and public interest groups to help cities and towns address their natural resource needs. 

    The security clearance requirement is not a prerequisite to apply for this position. The incumbent of this position, must possess the ability to obtain and maintain a Top Secret clearance.  This position requires pre and post employment drug screening.

    Veterans preference does not apply to the Senior Executive Service (SES).

    The Department of the Interior Chief Information Officer is the senior information management and information technology leader for the Department.   S/he maintains purview of the establishment of the Department’s information management and information technology strategy and its alignment with the objectives and expected outcomes of the Secretary’s key priorities, and the Department’s mission and program objectives.   As a member of the Department's executive leadership team, s/he participates and contributes to overall enterprise business technology planning, bringing a current knowledge and future vision of technology and systems to business processes, products and services and provides vision, leadership, direction, and management to effect transformative change in the delivery of information management and technology on an enterprise scale.

    Duties and Responsibilities Include:

    • Sets the mission and vision of the Departmental Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO) to foster a collaborative, results oriented culture that achieves the operational outcomes of senior leadership.
    • Serves on and/or leads, as assigned, enterprise planning and policy-making committees; drives the development of enterprise technology standards, governance processes and performance metrics to ensure IT delivers value to the enterprise.
    • Provides thought leadership and strategic direction for all enterprise-wide information technology (IT) operations, including infrastructure and architecture, applications development, business processes, re-engineering, telecommunications for data and voice networks, sourcing alternatives, and end user computing and support.

    • Effectively manages the records, privacy, FOIA Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI) programs, and Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) as well as any other IT services or operations assigned to the OCIO.

    • Manages the Department’s policies, plans and procedures, related to records management, privacy, and FOIA. Oversees the design of programs aimed at increasing the effectiveness of these programs throughout the Department.

    • Builds relationships and creates synergies across the enterprise to enable cost-effective and innovative shared technology, resources, and solutions.

    • Plans and develops the annual expense and capital expenditure budget for IT across the Department.
    • Exercises delegated authority to guide and implement IT strategy throughout the Department.
    • Manages the OCIO’s budget and oversees and advises on spending on IT throughout the Department to ensure consistency with overall strategic objectives, mission and program needs, and Secretarial priorities.
    • Partners with program and Bureau leadership to define information management and technology strategies in support of their mission, vision goals and objectives.

    • Represents the Department on government-wide entities or councils related to IT and information resources management and maintains a close working relationship with the Office of Management and Budget, GAO, the General Services Administration, the National Institute of Standards and Technology, the National Archives, and other agencies as necessary and/or appropriate. Provides leadership and guidance to assure proper coordination of the Department’s IT activities with other Federal agencies and in compliance with all applicable laws and regulations.

    This is a Category 1 position.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - 1 to 5 days per month, may be required.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/510447500. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.