You qualify for the GS-14 grade level (starting salary $122,530.00) if you have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent in difficulty and responsibility to the GS-13 level in the Federal service (obtain in either the public or private sector) performing the following duties:
- Providing advice on compensation and pay administration policies based on Title 5 of the United States Code and other legal authorities to ensure workforce compliance
- Serving as a technical resource in programs involving the knowledge and application of the National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education (NICE) to respond to audit inquiries
- Performing qualitative and quantitative analysis to assess and improve cyber workforce management programs
- Conducting technical briefings to provide reports and presentations to senior management
NOTE: To be found qualified for this position, the contents of your resume must fully support this response.
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.
Current or Former Political Appointees: 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.
Qualifications Must Be Met
The qualification requirements listed above must be met by the closing date of this announcement.
Your resume must support your responses to the online questionnaire, the qualification and time-in-grade requirements. Failure to do so will result in an ineligible rating.
Under competitive merit promotion procedures, any individual who is currently holding, or who has held within the previous 52 weeks, a General Schedule position under a non-temporary appointment in the competitive or excepted service, must meet "time-in-grade" requirements (have served 52 weeks at the next lower grade of the grade for which you are applying).
Current and former employees MUST
submit a copy of their SF-50 Form which shows competitive service appointment ("position occupied" block 34 on the SF-50 should show a "1"), tenure group (block 24 should show a 1 or 2), grade, and salary. If you are applying for a higher grade, please provide the SF-50 Form which shows the length of time you have been in your current/highest grade (examples of appropriate SF-50s include appointment
, with-in grade/range increase
and promotion actions
). Please note: Pay adjustments and awards do not include the length of time in your current position, therefore, they are NOT acceptable
. If you have promotion potential in your current position, please provide proof. Employees applying with an interchange agreement must provide proof of their permanent appointment.
meet all qualification requirements, including Time-in-Grade, by the closing date of this announcement. Qualification AND time-in-grade claims will be subject to verification.
, Peace Corps
, persons with disabilities
, and those covered under the Interchange Agreement
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 documentation that is required, click on the links in Who May Be Considered section or contact the Servicing Human Resources Office listed at the bottom of this announcement.