Government Information Specialist (Privacy)

Duties
This Government Information Specialist position is located in the Privacy Division within the Office of Civil Rights and Liberties, Ombudsman and Traveler Engagement (CRL/OTE), Transportation Security Administration (TSA), Department of Homeland Security (DHS). Typical duties include:

  • Advising and consulting with operational TSA organizations to communicate and implement the Privacy Act of 1974, e-Government Act of 2002, and DHS/TSA Privacy policies, and protecting the privacy rights of individuals while carrying out the mission.

  • Representing the organization and/or TSA in meetings with DHS and other organizations on privacy matters.

  • Providing advice and guidance on privacy issues related to collecting, retaining, and using information.

  • Reviewing specific programs and privacy issues related to collecting, retaining, and using information.

  • Producing written products to support TSA's compliance with Privacy Act objectives including, but not limited to the Privacy Threshold Analysis; Privacy Impact Assessments; Systems of Record notices; FISMA artifacts for OMB Exhibit 300; Section 803 reports to DHS; and annual reports to Congress on TSA activities and data mining.


Travel Required

  • Not Required


Relocation Authorized

  • No


Job Requirements
Key Requirements

  • You must possess U.S. Citizenship or be a U.S. National.

  • You must complete a favorable Background Investigation (BI).

  • You must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret Clearance.

  • Selective Service registration is required.

  • See additional ""Conditions of Employment"" and ""Other Information"" section


Qualifications
To qualify for the SV-I Pay Band (equivalent to GS-13), you must have one year of specialized experience at the SV-H Pay Band or GS-12 in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private sector. Specialized experience is defined as experience that has equipped you with the knowledge, skills and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position. Specialized experience is defined as:

  • Applying detailed knowledge of the Privacy Act of 1974, e-Government Act of 2002, the Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA), and/or other privacy laws, rules and regulations;

  • Providing guidance on the collection, retention, and dissemination of information;

  • Representing the organization in meetings involving compliance with privacy requirements;

  • Producing written reports to support compliance with privacy objectives such as: the Privacy Threshold Analysis; Privacy Impact Assessments; Systems of Record notices or FISMA artifacts.


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.
NOTE: Credit for experience is given based on a 40-hour workweek. Part-time experience is credited on a part-time ratio, i.e., working 20 hours per week for two months equals one month of experience. No additional credit is given for overtime.
You must meet the qualification requirements for this position no later than the closing date of the vacancy announcement.
Security Clearance
Secret
Company Description:

At the Transportation Security Administration, you will serve in a high-stakes environment to safeguard the American way of life. In cities across the country, you would secure airports, seaports, railroads, highways, and/or public transit systems, thus protecting America's transportation infrastructure and ensuring freedom of movement for people and commerce. 




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