Vacancy Summary



Ability to analyze organizational and operational security problems and develop solutions.

Ability to communicate with and deal with others in performing security supervisory or leader work.

Attention to Detail

Ability to develop collaborative teamwork with subordinates to achieve security objectives.

Ability to communicate in writing.

Ability to plan and execute work.

Knowledge of information systems security operations, techniques, and standards.


Performed information technology (IT) related work in a thorough manner, with attention to detail and concern for all areas involved.

I have certification as a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP).

Communicated effectively with individuals or groups in formal or informal information technology (IT) settings, expressing and/or presenting a variety of information (e.g., factual, conceptual, technical, sensitive, controversial, etc.).

Identified problems and causation factors and genereated solutions and/or offered recommendations for a variety of confirmed information technology (IT) problems

Fulfilled internal and external information technology (IT) client and customer needs, providing information, assistance, and/or training, resolving problems; explaining system and product functionality; and satisfying expectations


Grade 1:

Qualifying experience for FP-01 requires IT-related experience that demonstrates each of the following four competencies: Attention to Detail; Customer Service; Oral Communication; and Problem Solving; AND one (1) year of specialized experience at least equivalent to the FP-02 or GS-14 level. Specialized experience is experience that is in or directly related to the line of work of the position to be filled and that has equipped the applicant with the particular competencies/knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position. Experience must be IT-related and may be paid or unpaid experience.

Example of specialized experience for positions at the FP-01 level, typically gained in the IT field or through performance of work where the primary concern is IT, includes experience analyzing a number of alternative approaches when advising management concerning major aspects of IT system design. The experience demonstrates accomplishment of IT project assignments requiring knowledge of IT requirements and techniques pertinent to the position to be filled.

Peace Corps

Supervisory Information Technology Specialist (Information Security, Policy & Governance), FP-2210-1

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Washington, Dist of Columbia
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US Citizens
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Full Time

Agency Marketing Statement:


  • PRIOR INTELLIGENCE ACTIVITY OR RELATED WORK: Individuals who have been engaged in certain intelligence activity or related work or who have been employed by or connected with an intelligence agency are ineligible for employment with Peace Corps. Acceptance of employment with Peace Corps precludes employment by certain intelligence organizations for a specific period of time, determined by the employing agency, after Peace Corps employment ceases. APPLICANTS WITH CIA CONNECTIONS. CLICK HERE FOR INFORMATION ABOUT HOW TO PROCEED.


  • The OCIO Director Information Security, Policy and Governance is responsible for a staff of five FTEs and a contract staff of 5-10 individuals, directly manages a security budget of over $1 million and oversees another $500K+ of security services outside of the OCIO. The position responsibilities span three disciplines - Information security, Agency IT Policy, and Agency IT Governance. This position leads the agency's global efforts to protect sensitive information, improve the agency's information technology security posture world-wide, and reduce agency liability by ensuring compliance to applicable Federal laws and agency policies and procedures. Agency IT Policy: This position leads the development and execution of agency- wide IT security and non-security policy. These policies include IT Security, Use of IT Systems by Volunteers, Trainees and Returned Peace Corps Volunteers, Information Management, Mobile Information Technology Devices and Use of Government Technology Services and Equipment, Information Systems Security Governance: This position is responsible for development and management of the agency's Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA) system's program, executes FISMA systems and subsystems security audits and participates with peer colleagues in IT Strategic Planning, Customer Relationship Management processes, and Enterprise Architecture planning and execution. This position reports to the Chief Information Officer and carries out risk management and information assurance functions required to achieve desired levels of availability, integrity, and confidentiality. The person selected for this position will enhance the agency's information security program through planning, leading, and managing the following areas: Leadership and Integration, IT Risk Management, Compliance, IT Security Architecture, Cyber Incident Prevention, Response and Reporting, Security Awareness and Training, and Policy and Processes.

    Ensures, or participates in ensuring, the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of systems, networks, and data through the planning, analysis, development, implementation, maintenance, and enhancement of information systems security programs, policies, procedures, and tools.

    Evaluates, acquires, configures, and uses software intended to ensure that automated systems are secure from unauthorized use, viral infection, and other problems that would compromise sensitive information in terms of confidentiality, integrity, and availability, or would compromise other aspects of overall system security.
  • Supervises a group of employees performing work at the GS-14 level. Provides administrative and technical supervision necessary for accomplishing the work of the unit.

    Performs the administrative and human resource management functions relative to the staff supervised. Plans, schedules, and assigns work to subordinates. Establishes guidelines and performance expectations for staff members; provides feedback and periodically evaluates employee performance. Provides advice, counsel, and/or instruction to staff members. Recommends or approves appointments, selections, or reassignments to positions appropriate to the selection authority delegated. Effects disciplinary measures as appropriate to the authority delegated in this area. Carries out Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) policies and program activities.
  • Assesses policy needs, and develops and provides information technology (IT) policy, procedure, and/or guideline additions, revisions, and/or updates to IT management and staff in order to govern IT activities and accomplish IT projects or programs.
  • Manages all aspects of multi-year IT program initiatives, including project selection, prioritization, evaluation and monitoring, cost schedule management, risk management, quality management, and resource allocations. Programs are carried out through multiple related IT projects and are established to provide IT products and/or services. Leads, coordinates, communicates, integrates, and is accountable for the overall success of the program.

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