Privacy Act Specialist

US Government Other Agencies And Independent Organizations Chicago , IL 60602

Posted 1 week ago

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The position is located in Bureau of Information Services, Railroad Retirement Board. The incumbent will be responsible for assisting the Chief Privacy Officer in the planning, implementation, and maintenance of the agency privacy and safeguarding programs, with principal responsibilities for the agency safeguarding of Federal Tax Information and Controlled Unclassified Information program.

This job announcement may be used to fill one or more vacancies.

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As a Privacy Act Specialist, you will:

  • Assist in coordinating, and implement compliance monitoring of agency privacy and safeguarding programs.

  • Assist in the development and conduct of the Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI) program.

  • Maintain awareness of applicable Federal privacy and safeguarding laws, directives, regulations, policies, guidance and industry best practices.

  • Assist in development and alignment with strategic plans, goals.

  • Integration of all agency privacy and safeguarding regulations, directives, agreements, policies and procedures.

  • Assist in the analysis and evaluation of agency programs and initiatives, to ensure that the use of technologies sustain, and do not erode, privacy protections.

  • Ensure that required privacy notices and outreach information reflects agency values, and is current on websites.

Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status


Promotion Potential

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    0306 Government Information Specialist

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HelpRequirements Conditions of Employment

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen

  • Males born after 12/31/59 must be registered for Selective Service

  • Suitable for Federal employment, determined by a background investigation

  • May be required to successfully complete a probationary period


Minimum Qualifications for the GS-12 level:

A. One year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-11 grade level in the Federal service is experience with interpreting and applying laws, regulations, policies and guidance for the privacy and safeguarding of information in accordance with the Privacy, E-Government, and Federal Information Security Management Acts, and IRS Federal Tax Information safeguarding directives.

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.

Only experience obtained by the closing date of this announcement will be considered.

Time-in grade-restrictions: Applicants who are current or former Federal employees and have held a GS grade any time in the past 52 weeks must also meet time-in-grade requirements (52 weeks at the next lower grade level).


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Privacy Act Specialist

US Government Other Agencies And Independent Organizations