DHS Headquarters, Department of Homeland SecurityWashington, DC
All DHS-HQ announcements have a 5 business day open period due to the number of applications received.
This announcement will be open for 5 business days OR until the first 100 applications have been received, whichever happens first.
Applicants must demonstrate that they meet the Minimum Qualification requirements as noted below.
Specialized Experience:nGS-13: You qualify for the GS-13 grade level if you possess one year of specialized experience at the GS-12 grade level performing the following duties: Evaluating new or proposed legislation, regulation, or policy to determine impact on organizational policies and strategic priorities.
Analyzing and coordinating program planning activities to achieve organizational goals.
Conducting studies on program operations to provide advice to senior leadership.
Time-in-Grade Requirements: 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).
Time-In-Grade requirements also apply to current competitive service employees applying for a Veterans Employment Opportunities Act of 1998 (VEOA) appointment.
NOTE: All current or former Federal employees must provide a copy of their SF-50 (you may need to submit more than one), "Notice of Personnel Action" that indicates proof of status and time-in-grade eligibility.
The SF-50 must include your position, title, series, grade, step, tenure (1 or 2), and type of service (Competitive or Excepted).
You may need to submit more than one SF-50 to comply.
All qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement.
Qualification claims will be subject to verification.
NOTE: 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.
How to Apply
Follow the application procedure at www.usajobs.gov for more info.