Program Analyst (Stakeholder Engagement)

Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, Office of Chemical Security
  • Location
    Arlington, Virginia
  • Sector
  • Experience
    Mid Career
  • Posted
    Sep 07

Position description

The Office of Chemical Security’s mission is to prevent the misuse of chemicals in a terrorist attack. Our primary program, the Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS), is the nation’s first regulation focused specifically on security at high-risk chemical facilities. This unique regulation emphasizes building strong relationships with private sector partners and fostering a culture of chemical security across the broad variety of companies that use chemicals, including both large and small businesses. 

Located within the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), our office is part of a growing agency that places a strong emphasis on understanding today's risks while building for the threat landscape of tomorrow.


This position is part of the section that handles policy-based stakeholder engagement for the Office of Chemical Security. Duties will include: 

- Representing the agency and maintaining effective working relationships with key representatives from our industry and government partners, other CISA programs, and leadership 

- Performing policy analysis and gathering information to support decision making, fulfill inquiries, and address our oversight needs 

- Researching, writing and/or editing memoranda, regulations, public notices, policy interpretations, briefs, talking points, and other documents 

- Identifying and assessing programmatic challenges to determine how to incorporate complicated, conflicting program goals and objectives 

- Developing an in-depth understanding of administrative laws, policies, regulations, and precedents applicable to the chemical security mission 

- Leading or participating in working groups and project teams with internal and external stakeholders




- Exemplary skill in concisely and accurately communicating complex information to a variety of audiences, both orally and in writing 

- Experience in coordinating projects, processes, and initiatives 

- Relationship management, customer service, or stakeholder engagement experience 

- Ability to understand, research, and analyze scientific, legal, legislative, and policy information in order to provide recommendations 

- Skill in applying qualitative and quantitative analysis methods 

- Current Non-Competitive Eligibility (NCE) or Schedule A eligibility 

- Eligibility to obtain and maintain a Secret-level security clearance 

This is a non-supervisory GS-09/11/12 position, with a full position level of GS-12. 

GS-09 starts at $59,534. See full salary schedule at

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