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U.S. Secret Service Executive Advisor in Washington, District Of Columbia

Summary Joining the Secret Service, Office of the Chief Financial Officer will allow you to assist with improving financial stewardship of USSS resources, providing exceptional service and transparency to stakeholders, and administering guidance and oversight for complex financial matters in the support of the USSS investigative and protective missions. For more information on the Secret Service click here. Responsibilities The selectee will serve as a/an Executive Advisor in the Office of the Chief Financial Officer. Typical work assignments include: Participating fully with the Chief Financial Officer, Deputy Chief Financial Officer and financial management staff in the formulation and implementation of policies, plans, systems and procedures to manage and continually improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the overall financial management program. Assessing existing agency programs for compatibility and effectiveness in achieving mission requirements. Ensuring compliance with DHS policy through close interaction with key DHS leadership officials at both Headquarters and the field. Providing strategic and tactical advice to executive officials on policy initiatives by: identifying management issues, conceptualizing innovative solutions, reconciling diverse viewpoints, conducting studies and evaluating program goals and objectives, and developing resources estimates necessary to carry out program functions. Developing and presenting briefs, position papers, and memoranda, and determining appropriate communication and market strategies. NDAA Dual Compensation Hiring Authority Earn full annuity and full salary. Work an intermittent work schedule (determined by supervisor). New hires under this authority will be offered a 1 year, temp non-status appointment in the competitive service. Appointments may be extended without further competition. The current NDAA Dual Comp Waiver expires December 31, 2024. If it's not renewed, individuals appointed after December 31, 2024 may continue until their not-to exceed date is reached with their salary offset. Requirements Conditions of Employment If selected for this position, you will be required to: Be a U.S. citizen to apply for this position. Complete a one-year probationary period may be required. Be registered or exempt from Selective Service if you are a male born after 12/31/59 (see Obtain and maintain a top secret Tier 5 clearance. For more information visit OPM Mythbuster Page here. Submit to a drug test prior to your appointment and random drug testing while you occupy the position. This position is being announced to recruit CSRS and FERS annuitants on a limited basis with a waiver of salary offset (if dual compensation waiver is requested) under certain specified circumstances not to exceed December 31, 2024. Qualifications You qualify for the GS-15 level (starting salary $163,964.00) if you possess one full year of specialized experience comparable in scope and responsibility to the GS-14 level in the Federal service (obtained in either the public or private sectors) performing the following duties: Advising senior leadership on financial management issues regarding mission critical requirements; Analyzing financial programs to ensure compliance and alignment with requirements and organizational mission; Developing strategic guidance, policies and plans for integration of financial programs and functions; and Providing recommendations for efficiency and effectiveness of financial programs. NOTE: Your resume must explicitly indicate how you meet this requirement, otherwise you will be found ineligible. All qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement. Qualification claims will be subject to verification. 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. Veterans' Preference: For more information on veterans' preference see: 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. Interagency/Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP): This program applies to Federal service employees whose positions have been deemed surplus or no longer needed, or employees who have been involuntarily separated from a Federal service position within the competitive service. To receive selection priority for this position, you must: 1) meet eligibility criteria for ICTAP; 2) be rated well-qualified for the position; and 3) submit the appropriate documentation to support your ICTAP eligibility. Well-Qualified includes those applicants whose knowledge, skills, and abilities clearly exceed the minimum qualification requirements for the position. For information on eligibility criteria and required documentation, go to: Education Additional Information Any offers of employment made pursuant to this announcement will be consistent with all applicable authorities, including Presidential Memoranda, Executive Orders, interpretive U.S. Office of Personnel Management guidance and U.S. Office of Management and Budget plans and policies concerning hiring. These authorities are subject to change. 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, prior to entry on duty. False statements on any part of the application may result in withdrawal of offer of employment, dismissal after beginning work, fine, or imprisonment. This position will require a credit check after a conditional offer of employment has been accepted. The agency's Telework Policy allows up to 80% telework, which is at the discretion of management and based on roles and responsibilities. Additionally, compressed or flexible work schedules are offered with appropriate approval. More than one selection may be made from this announcement if additional identical vacancies in the same title, series, grade and unit occur. Applying to this announcement certifies that you give permission for DHS to share your application with others in DHS for similar positions. DHS uses e-Verify, an Internet-based system, to confirm the eligibility of all newly hired employees to work in the United States. The Secret Service prohibits employees from having visible body markings (including but not limited to tattoos, body art, and branding) on the head, face, neck, hand and fingers (any area below the wrist bone) (exception: a single conservative and unobtrusive tattoo in the form of a ring is authorized on one finger). 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