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Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency Chief Privacy Officer in Arlington, Virginia


Who May Be Considered: U.S. Citizens View common definitions of terms found in this announcement. This position is located in the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), The primary purpose of the position is to serve as the Chief Privacy Officer.


The Chief Privacy Officer manages CISA's Privacy program and serves as a technical authority on privacy laws, policies, safeguards, business processes, and initiatives. The Office of Privacy supports oversight activities and works within CISA's programs to ensure privacy considerations and protections are embedded in the Agency's operations and programs from the ground up. The Chief Privacy Officer leads efforts to ensure that the collection and information sharing policies are in place across the agency, to include, business processes throughout CISA comply with all relevant legal requirements regarding privacy and unauthorized access and disclosure of personal information.. Typical work assignments include: Serves as liaison to Agency leadership, advising staff of policies, procedures, and directives. Develops and implements initiatives to include oversight on the collection, use, and dissemination of personal information; ensuring that sufficient technological and administrative measure. Monitors compliance with all applicable, Federal privacy laws and regulations, implementing corrective, remedial, and preventive actions whenever necessary. Formulates, directs, executes, and controls the work and associated resources involved in supporting resource requirements, budgeting processes, and providing and implementing privacy policy guidance. Oversees the daily operations and actions of the CISA Office of Privacy internal administrative functions, to include human resources, payroll, budget, security, information technology, logistics, acquisition, and contracting services. Develops internal management procedures and programs for staff operations, providing direction and guidance. Implements program standards and hold others accountable for achieving results, develop management information systems. Coordinates and ensure that CISA privacy strategies and protocols are appropriate and timely for current and protected information systems, business processes, and operations.


Conditions of Employment

You must be a U.S. citizen to apply for this position. You must successfully pass a background investigation. This may include a credit check, a review of financial issues, as well as certain criminal offenses and illegal use or possession of drugs. Selective Service - males born after 12/31/59 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service see You must be able to obtain and maintain a TS/SCI security clearance. Current Federal employees must meet time-in-grade requirements. One-year probationary period may be required. You must submit to a drug test and receive a negative test result prior to appointment to this position. If you receive a conditional offer of employment for this position, you will be required to complete an Optional Form 306, Declaration for Federal Employment, and to sign and certify the accuracy of all information in your application. DHS uses e-Verify, an Internet-based system, to confirm the eligibility of all newly hired employees to work in the United States. Learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities. Relocation expenses are not authorized. Other recruitment incentives may be authorized. 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. 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. ยง 7501-7533 and 5 CFR Part 752, as applicable).


You may qualify for the GS-15 grade level, if you possess at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-14 grade level performing the following duties: 1) Managing an organization's privacy program and serving as a principal technical authority on a privacy issue;

2) Ensuring that sufficient technological and administrative measures are implemented to ensure the security of agency data systems, processes and facilities;

3) Communicating official agency policies on privacy issues; and

4) Experience ensuring that an organization's privacy program embraces transparency, compliance, oversight, training and public accountability. 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. Qualifications Must Be Met The qualification requirements listed above must be met by the closing date of this announcement.


This job does not have an education qualification requirement.

Additional Information

This position is at the full performance level. This is a supervisory position. Under provisions of the Civil Service Reform Act, first time supervisors and/or managers will be required to serve a one-year probationary period. You may also be required to complete an appropriate supervisory training course within one year of assignment to this position. Pursuant to Executive Order 12654 and DHS policy, DHS is committed to maintaining a drug-free workplace and, therefore, conducts random and other drug testing of its employees in order to ensure a safe and healthy work environment. Headquarters personnel in safety- or security-sensitive positions are subject to random drug testing and all applicants tentatively selected for employment at DHS Headquarters are subject to drug testing resulting in a negative test result. 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.