Government Information Specialist (Privacy Analyst)

Offices, Boards and Divisions

Summary The Office of Enforcement Operations (OEO) provides investigative & prosecutorial support, legal advice, and statutorily required review and approval in almost 40 distinct subject areas. OEO oversees the use of the most sophisticated investigative tools of the federal government, including electronic surveillance, the Federal Witness Security Program, media subpoenas, and witness immunity requests. OEO provides legal advice to federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies on these programs. Responsibilities As a Government Information Specialist (Privacy Analyst), your duties will include: Analyzing privacy program effectiveness, efficiency, and results. Developing and implementing policies, procedures, and/or practices to improve, update, and meet Department and Federal privacy and program requirements. Providing recommendations on policy relating to the privacy compliance program. Providing policy advice, guidance, and training concerning managing privacy risks. Supporting the Chief of the Unit in handling the Division’s response to personally identifiable information (PII). Developing and composing responses to Department, General Accounting Office, Office of Inspector General, Congressional, and other inquiries. Drafting, reviewing, analyzing, and processing Privacy Act System of Records Notices. As the federal agency whose mission is to ensure the fair and impartial administration of justice for all Americans, the Department of Justice is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive work environment. To build and retain a workforce that reflects the diverse experiences and perspectives of the American people, we welcome applicants from the many communities, identities, races, ethnicities, backgrounds, abilities, religions, and cultures of the United States who share our commitment to public service. Requirements Conditions of Employment Qualifications To qualify at the GS-12 level, you must have one year of specialized experience at, or equivalent to, the GS-11 grade level. Examples of specialized experience include: analyzing privacy program effectiveness; providing guidance to personnel on privacy programs; drafting, reviewing, analyzing, or processing Privacy Act System of Records Notices; and assessing privacy risks in systems. To qualify for the GS-13 level, you must have one year of specialized experience at, or equivalent to, the GS-12 grade level. Examples of specialized experience include: leading projects related to privacy compliance and use of personally identifiable information; serving as the point of contact for a privacy compliance program; providing training to personnel related to data breaches and the associated privacy risk assessments; and managing and handling Paperwork Reduction Act and Social Security Number Fraud Prevention Act related requirements. Time-in-Grade: Federal employees must meet time-in-grade requirements for consideration by the closing date of this announcement. Education There is no education requirement for this position. Additional Information ELIGIBILITY: You are eligible under merit promotion procedures, if you meet one of the following criteria: Federal employees currently serving on career or career-conditional appointments in the competitive service; Former federal employees with reinstatement eligibility based on previous career or career-conditional appointments in the competitive service. For more information see; Displaced federal employees requesting special priority selection consideration under the Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP) and the Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP); Veterans with Veterans’ Preference or veterans who have been separated under honorable conditions after three years or more of active continuous service (Veterans Employment Opportunities Act); Individuals with disabilities – For more information and proof required see; or Any other individuals eligible for a non-competitive appointment, including former Peace Corps and AmeriCorps VISTA volunteers, Boren Scholars, Fulbright Scholars, military spouses, etc. Additional selections may be made from this vacancy announcement to fill vacancies that occur subsequent to this announcement. Career Transition Programs (CTAP or ICTAP): These programs apply to Federal and/or DOJ employees who meet the definition of surplus or displaced from a position in the competitive service. To receive selection priority for this position, you must: Meet CTAP or ICTAP eligibility criteria; Be rated well-qualified for the position with a score in the highly qualified category or above based on the competencies listed above; and Submit the appropriate documentation to support your CTAP or ICTAP eligibility. USA Hire Reasonable Accommodation (RA) Requests: If you believe you have a disability (i.e., physical or mental), covered by the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 as amended and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 as amended, that would interfere with completing the USA Hire Competency Based Assessments, you will be granted the opportunity to request an RA in your online application. Requests for RA for the USA Hire Competency Based Assessments and appropriate supporting documentation for RA must be received prior to starting the USA Hire Competency Based Assessments. Decisions on requests for RA are made on a case-by-case basis. If you meet the minimum qualifications of the position, after notification of the adjudication of your request, you will receive an email invitation to complete the USA Hire Competency Based Assessments. You must complete all assessments within 48 hours of receiving the URL to access the USA Hire Competency Based Assessments. To determine if you need an RA, please review the Procedures for Requesting a Reasonable Accommodation for Online Assessments here:

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