Supervisory International Affairs Specialist

U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency
  • Location
    Arlington, Virginia
  • Sector
    Government
  • Experience
    Advanced
  • Apply by
    Feb-10-2020
  • Posted
    Feb 04

Position description

Joining the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) means being part of the team focused on securing the Nation's physical and cyber infrastructure against threats to public health and safety, economy, and national security. Within CISA, the Office of Strategy, Policy, and Plans serves as the principal policy and strategic adviser to Agency leadership and senior management, integrating strategy across all of the organization's mission areas and ensuring policy, strategy, and operational consistency throughout the Agency.

Visit www.dhs.gov/cisa to learn more about CISA and how you can be part of the team to Defend Today; Secure Tomorrow.

In this position, you will serve as the Deputy Branch Chief within the International Affairs Branch of the Stakeholder Engagement Division (SED).Typical work assignments include:

  • Overseeing and managing the International Affairs Branch and leading the development of international engagement strategies, and collaborative activities with international partners.
  • Representing CISA in a variety of engagements and communicating CISA's mission and operational requirements and activities effectively to stakeholders.
  • Facilitating the planning, development, and implementation of international cooperative activities to address strategic priorities.
  • Directing, planning, organizing, and bridging complex international relationships with a wide range of international partners
  • Shaping program goals, advancing programs, and understanding planned activities with internal and external partners.
  • Providing supervisory and managerial direction to Branch personnel, including providing administrative and technical oversight and direction.

 

Travel Required

25% or less - Travel of up to 5 nights per month may be required.

Supervisory status

Yes

Promotion Potential

15

Qualifications

Conditions of Employment

  • You must be a U.S. citizen to apply for this position.
  • You must successfully pass a background investigation.
  • Selective Service registration required.
  • You must be able to obtain and hold a Top Secret/SCI security clearance.
  • Current Federal employees must meet time-in-grade requirements.
  • Employees who are initially appointed to supervisory positions must serve a supervisory probationary period for one year.
  • You must submit to a drug test and receive a negative test result prior to appointment to this position. After appointment, you may be subject to periodic random drug testing.
  • This position has been designated excluded from bargaining unit representation under the national security provision of 5 USC Section 7112(B)(6).
  • All employees are required to participate in Direct Deposit/ Electronic Funds Transfer for salary payments.
  • Applying to this announcement certifies that you give permission for DHS to share your application with others in DHS for similar positions.
  • This position may be designated as essential personnel. Essential personnel must be able to serve during continuity of operation events without regard to declarations of liberal leave or government closures due to weather, protests, and acts of terrorism or lack of funding. Failure to report for or remain in this position may result in disciplinary or adverse action in accordance with applicable laws, rules, and regulations (5 U.S.C. § 7501-7533 and 5 CFR Part 752, as applicable).

 

Qualifications

You qualify for the GS-15 grade level (starting salary $142,701.00) if you possess one year of specialized experience at the GS-14 grade level performing the following duties:

  1. Developing international policies for one or more geographically defined regions;
  2. Executing international engagement priorities, strategies and policies for an organization;
  3. Implementing and advising on international activities to ensure they meet organizational goals and priorities; and
  4. Directing the work of subordinate staff (i.e. assigning work, developing performance standards, making authoritative decisions regarding personnel actions, etc.).


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.

Time-in-Grade
Current federal employees must have served 52 weeks at the next lower grade level or equivalent grade band in the federal service. The time-in-grade requirement must be met by closing date of this announcement.

Submit a copy of your most recent Notification of Personnel Action (SF-50) that demonstrates your eligibility for consideration, e.g., length of time you have been in your current/highest grade (examples of appropriate SF-50s include promotions, with-in grade/range increases); your current promotion potential; proof of permanent appointment if applying based on an interchange agreement; etc. Please note: While a General Adjustment and/or Award SF-50 may be your most recent SF-50 it typically DOES NOT show proof of Time in Grade. Thus, you may have to submit more than one SF-50 as proof of Time in Grade.

Application instructions

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