Re Employed Annuitant Public Notice Flyer Multiple Series Job

Vacancy No. USSS-03-20-RA Department U.S. Secret Service
Salary $66,167.00 to $102,288.00 Grade 12 to 13
Perm/Temp Temporary FT/PT Full-time
Open Date 8/21/2020 Close Date 8/20/2021
Job Link Apply Online Who may apply Public
Locations:
BIRMINGHAM, ALMOBILE, ALMONTGOMERY, ALLITTLE ROCK, AR
PHOENIX, AZTUCSON, AZFRESNO, CALOS ANGELES, CA
RIVERSIDE, CASACRAMENTO, CASAN DIEGO, CASAN FRANCISCO, CA
SAN JOSE, CASANTA ANA, CAVENTURA, CADENVER, CO
NEW HAVEN, CTWASHINGTON, DCWILMINGTON, DEFORT MYERS, FL
JACKSONVILLE, FLMIAMI, FLORLANDO, FLTALLAHASSEE, FL
TAMPA, FLWEST PALM BEACH, FLALBANY, GAATLANTA, GA
SAVANNAH, GACHICAGO, ILSPRINGFIELD, ILINDIANAPOLIS, IN
LEXINGTON, KYLOUISVILLE, KYBATON ROUGE, LANEW ORLEANS, LA
BOSTON, MABALTIMORE, MDPORTLAND, MEDETROIT, MI
GRAND RAPIDS, MISAGINAW, MIMINNEAPOLIS, MNKANSAS CITY, MO
SAINT LOUIS, MOJACKSON, MSCHARLOTTE, NCGREENSBORO, NC
RALEIGH, NCWILMINGTON, NCOMAHA, NEMANCHESTER, NH
ATLANTIC CITY, NJNEWARK, NJTRENTON, NJALBUQUERQUE, NM
LAS VEGAS, NVRENO, NVALBANY, NYBUFFALO, NY
MELVILLE, NYNEW YORK, NYFLUSHING, NYSYRACUSE, NY
ARMONK, NYAKRON, OHCINCINNATI, OHCLEVELAND, OH
COLUMBUS, OHDAYTON, OHTOLEDO, OHOKLAHOMA CITY, OK
TULSA, OKPORTLAND, ORPHILADELPHIA, PAPITTSBURGH, PA
SCRANTON, PASAN JUAN, PRPROVIDENCE, RICHARLESTON, SC
COLUMBIA, SCGREENVILLE, SCCHATTANOOGA, TNKNOXVILLE, TN
MEMPHIS, TNNASHVILLE, TNAUSTIN, TXDALLAS, TX
EL PASO, TXHOUSTON, TXLUBBOCK, TXMCALLEN, TX
SAN ANTONIO, TXWACO, TXSALT LAKE CITY, UTNORFOLK, VA
RICHMOND, VASEATTLE, WASPOKANE, WAMILWAUKEE, WI
CHARLESTON, WVBRASILIA, BRAZILBOGOTA, COLOMBIAMEXICO CITY, MEXICO


Job Description (Please follow all instructions carefully)
Overview
  • Open & closing dates

    Opening and closing dates 08/21/2020 to 08/20/2021

  • Service

    Competitive

  • Pay scale & grade

    GS 12 - 13

  • Salary

    $66,167 to $102,288 per year

  • Appointment type

    Temporary - Vacancies are in multiple U.S. locations.

  • Work schedule

    Multiple Schedules - Full-Time, Part-Time or Intermittent

Locations
  • Birmingham, AL Few vacancies
  • Mobile, AL Few vacancies
  • Montgomery, AL Few vacancies
  • Little Rock, AR Few vacancies
  • Phoenix, AZ Few vacancies
  • Tucson, AZ Few vacancies
  • Fresno, CA Few vacancies
  • Los Angeles, CA Few vacancies
  • Riverside, CA Few vacancies
  • Sacramento, CA Few vacancies
  • San Diego, CA Few vacancies
  • San Francisco, CA Few vacancies
  • San Jose, CA Few vacancies
  • Santa Ana, CA Few vacancies
  • Ventura, CA Few vacancies
  • Denver, CO Few vacancies
  • New Haven, CT Few vacancies
  • Washington, DC Few vacancies
  • Wilmington, DE Few vacancies
  • Fort Myers, FL Few vacancies
  • Jacksonville, FL Few vacancies
  • Miami, FL Few vacancies
  • Orlando, FL Few vacancies
  • Tallahassee, FL Few vacancies
  • Tampa, FL Few vacancies
  • West Palm Beach, FL Few vacancies
  • Albany, GA Few vacancies
  • Atlanta, GA Few vacancies
  • Savannah, GA Few vacancies
  • Chicago, IL Few vacancies
  • Springfield, IL Few vacancies
  • Indianapolis, IN Few vacancies
  • Lexington, KY Few vacancies
  • Louisville, KY Few vacancies
  • Baton Rouge, LA Few vacancies
  • New Orleans, LA Few vacancies
  • Boston, MA Few vacancies
  • Baltimore, MD Few vacancies
  • Portland, ME Few vacancies
  • Detroit, MI Few vacancies
  • Grand Rapids, MI Few vacancies
  • Saginaw, MI Few vacancies
  • Minneapolis, MN Few vacancies
  • Kansas City, MO Few vacancies
  • Saint Louis, MO Few vacancies
  • Jackson, MS Few vacancies
  • Charlotte, NC Few vacancies
  • Greensboro, NC Few vacancies
  • Raleigh, NC Few vacancies
  • Wilmington, NC Few vacancies
  • Omaha, NE Few vacancies
  • Manchester, NH Few vacancies
  • Atlantic City, NJ Few vacancies
  • Newark, NJ Few vacancies
  • Trenton, NJ Few vacancies
  • Albuquerque, NM Few vacancies
  • Las Vegas, NV Few vacancies
  • Reno, NV Few vacancies
  • Albany, NY Few vacancies
  • Buffalo, NY Few vacancies
  • Melville, NY Few vacancies
  • New York, NY Few vacancies
  • Queens County, NY Few vacancies
  • Syracuse, NY Few vacancies
  • White Plains, NY Few vacancies
  • Akron, OH Few vacancies
  • Cincinnati, OH Few vacancies
  • Cleveland, OH Few vacancies
  • Columbus, OH Few vacancies
  • Dayton, OH Few vacancies
  • Toledo, OH Few vacancies
  • Oklahoma City, OK Few vacancies
  • Tulsa, OK Few vacancies
  • Portland, OR Few vacancies
  • Philadelphia, PA Few vacancies
  • Pittsburgh, PA Few vacancies
  • Scranton, PA Few vacancies
  • San Juan, PR Few vacancies
  • Providence, RI Few vacancies
  • Charleston, SC Few vacancies
  • Columbia, SC Few vacancies
  • Greenville, SC Few vacancies
  • Chattanooga, TN Few vacancies
  • Knoxville, TN Few vacancies
  • Memphis, TN Few vacancies
  • Nashville, TN Few vacancies
  • Austin, TX Few vacancies
  • Dallas, TX Few vacancies
  • El Paso, TX Few vacancies
  • Houston, TX Few vacancies
  • Lubbock, TX Few vacancies
  • McAllen, TX Few vacancies
  • San Antonio, TX Few vacancies
  • Waco, TX Few vacancies
  • Salt Lake City, UT Few vacancies
  • Norfolk, VA Few vacancies
  • Richmond, VA Few vacancies
  • Seattle, WA Few vacancies
  • Spokane, WA Few vacancies
  • Milwaukee, WI Few vacancies
  • Charleston, WV Few vacancies
  • Brasilia, Brazil Few vacancies
  • Bogota, Colombia Few vacancies
  • Mexico City, Mexico Few vacancies
Relocation expenses reimbursed

Yes Relocation may be authorized

Telework eligible

Yes as determined by agency policy

This job is open to
  • The public

    U.S. citizens, nationals or those who owe allegiance to the U.S.

Clarification from the agency

Applicants who are eligible for re-employment as a Federal annuitant; Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP) eligibles in the commuting area.

Announcement number

USSS-03-20-RA

Control number

576876400

  • Duties
    Duties Summary

    Do you have a passion for public service? The United States Secret Service (USSS) is looking for you! The USSS is a premier law enforcement organization with two (2) critical national security missions: protect our nation’s leaders and to conduct criminal investigations.  Our team members continue a tradition of excellence – whether investigating financial crimes or protecting national and visiting foreign leaders. We serve the country with duty, loyalty, justice, integrity, and courage.

    Learn more about this agency
    Responsibilities

    The U.S. Secret Service is seeking retired (CSRS/FERS) individuals to support our integrated mission and immediately impart their knowledge and experience to the current workforce. If re-employed under one of 3 special hiring authorities granted to the Secret Service, annuitants are able to earn their full salary and their full annuity without penalty. 

    The USSS employs retirees with three (2) different dual comp waiver authorities:

    National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA):

    • Limited Number of Work Hours
      • No more than 520 hours during the first 6 months of retirement;
      • No more than 1040 hours during any 12-month period; or
      • No more than 3120 hours total during re-employment (lifetime limit).
    • Earn Full Annuity and Full Salary.
    • Earn Annual Leave and Sick Leave on a pro-rated basis (not applicable for intermittent work schedules).
    • This authority is for part-time or intermittent work schedules and has a yearly and lifetime maximum work hour limitation as stated above. 
    • Individuals appointed before December 31, 2024 may continue their employment until they reach the maximum lifetime hours limitation when certain conditions are met.

    Dual Compensation Waiver for APT Support Positions (only for the positions listed on the below chart):

    • Earn Full Annuity and Full Salary
    • Earn Annual Leave and Sick Leave
    • Work Full-time, Part-Time, or an Intermittent work schedule (determined by supervisor)
    • Receive Overtime (if on a full-time schedule)
    • All appointments under this authority will terminate on June 30, 2022.

    Occupation

    Series

    Grade Level

    Location

    Law Enforcement Instructor

    1801/1712

    GS-12

    Laurel, MD

    Instructional Systems Specialist

    1750

    GS-13

    Laurel, MD

    Investigator (Background)

    1810

    GS-13

    Nationwide

    Polygraph Examining Investigator

    1801

    GS-13

    Nationwide

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Occasional domestic and foreign travel may be required.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    Open - Appointments may be made at the full performance level. Salaries shown are at the base level and will be set according to the locality appointed in.

  • Requirements
    Requirements Conditions Of Employment
    • U.S. citizenship is required.

    • Conditions of Employment If selected, you may be required to:

      • Obtain and maintain a Top Secret Tier 5 clearance. For more information visit OPM Mythbuster Page.
      • Submit to a drug test prior to your appointment and random drug testing while you occupy the position.
      • Submit to a polygraph examination prior to your appointment.
      • Undergo occasional travel.
      • Possess a valid U.S. state motor vehicle operator's license and maintain a valid license while you occupy the position.
      • Carry and use a firearm. Maintaining firearm proficiency is also mandatory. You will be ineligible to occupy this position if at any time you have been convicted of a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence, unless you received a pardon or your conviction was expunged or set aside.
      • Complete a pre-employment medical examination (including vision, hearing, cardiovascular and mobility of extremities) by an authorized Government physician and be determined physically fit to perform strenuous and physically demanding duties. You will be required to undergo regular physical examinations and to maintain a level of physical fitness in accordance with the standards and policies of this agency.
      • Sign a mobility agreement stating your willingness to accept assignments anywhere within the United States and overseas.
      • Successfully complete an 8 week Mixed Basic training course.
      • Submit a Financial disclosure report.

    Qualifications

    You must demonstrate at least one (1) year of the defined specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade level and meet the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Individual Occupational Requirements (IOR).  Please reference Responsibilities section for eligible positions.

    Series 1810 -  https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/1800/general-investigation-series-1810/

    Series 1801 - https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/1800/general-inspection-investigation-enforcement-and-compliance-series-1801/

    Series 1712 - https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/1700/training-instruction-series-1712/

    Series 1750 - https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/1700/instructional-systems-series-1750/

    Special Priority Selection rights under ICTAP: Submit a copy of your agency notice, copy of your most recent performance appraisal (with at least a satisfactory rating), and your most current SF-50 noting position, grade level, and duty location.  To be considered well qualified, you must meet the specialized experience and OPM's Individual Occupational Requirements as listed in the Qualifications Section.  The subject line of your email should state ICTAP.

    Education

    Please reference OPM Qualification Standards and Individual Occupational Requirements (IOR) in the Qualifications section.

    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 Management and Budget (OMB) and U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) guidance, and Office of Management and Budget plans and policies concerning hiring. These authorities are subject to change.

    E-Verify Statement: 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.

    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 initial job qualifications have been determined.

    Relocation expenses may be authorized.

    Applying to this announcement certifies that you give permission for DHS to share your application with others in DHS for similar positions.

    Positions may be eligible to receive Administratively Uncontrollable Overtime (AUO) added to base pay at a rate between 10-25%, based on management approval.

    This announcement is being advertised for multiple locations; therefore, the locality adjustment will be added to the basic salary based on selected locations.

    If you have any questions, please contact the Secret Service, Office of Human Resources, Talent and Employee Acquisition Management Division,  APT/Support Branch at HRSupport@usss.dhs.gov

    This is an open continuous announcement. The first cut-off date for consideration of applicants will be August 31, 2020. Thereafter, the cut-off for applications received will be the end of each month until the job opportunity announcement closes.

    How You Will Be Evaluated

    See Qualifications section


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    Background checks and security clearance
    Security clearance

    Top Secret

    Drug test required

    Yes

    Position sensitivity and risk

    Critical-Sensitive (CS)/High Risk

    Trust determination process

    Credentialing, Suitability/Fitness, National security

  • Required Documents
    Required Documents

    See How To Apply section

    If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

    Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

    Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

  • Benefits
    Benefits

    A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding.

    The USSS offers its employees a wide range of benefits including:

    • Paid Holidays
    • Paid leave for personal, recreational, and health needs
    • Flexible work schedules
    • Telework
    • Transit and child care subsidies
    • Tuition reimbursement and student loan repayment
    • Training and development
    • Relocation bonus or Recruitment bonus may be paid

    Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.

  • How to Apply
    How to Apply

    Instructions for Submitting Resumes and Applicable Documents

    If you wish to apply for a part-time position under the NDAA Authority, please submit an updated resume and your retirement SF-50 to TADNDAA@usss.dhs.gov.  Indicate the position title and location of interest.

    If you wish to apply under the DUAL COMP for an APT Support Position listed under "Responsibilities", please submit an updated resume and your retirement SF-50 to DUALCOMP@usss.dhs.gov.  Indicate the position title and location of interest (city/state).

    Instructions for obtaining your SF-50

    If you need assistance with obtaining your SF-50 showing your retirement, please contact the National Records Center website at https://www.archives.gov/personnel-records-center/civilian-non-archival.  NOTE:  You must submit the SF-50 associated with your retirement for consideration. 

    Re-employment Process

    • Submit an updated resume and retirement SF-50 to one of the email routers above
    • Human Resources Conducts Minimum Qualifications Assessment
    • Leadership Approval Process
    • Human Resources issues Certificate of Eligible Candidates to the selecting official
    • Tentative Selections Made
    • Conditional Job Offer Issued to Selectee with a link to Security/Medical Forms (as applicable)
    • Security Interview required
    • Updated Full Scope Polygraph examination and/or Medical Exam may be required
    • Updated Background Investigation Conducted (as applicable)
    • Final Job Offer Extended
    • Attend a Reintegration Course in Laurel, MD or an abbreviated Secret Service training course (law enforcement positions only)

    Note:  The average re-employment process is typically 2-6 months depending on your unique history. Re-employed annuitants are at-will employees and therefore, can be separated at any time for any legitimate reason.  There are no notice requirements and the annuitants have no Reduction in Force (RIF) protections.  Annuitants receiving a dual comp waiver are not eligible to contribute to TSP or make contributions to retirement.

    Agency contact information Human Capital Division Human Capital Division
    Phone

    202-406-5800

    Fax

    999-999-9999

    Email

    hrsupport@secretservice.gov

    Address

    United States Secret Service (DHS-USSS)
    Please read entire announcement
    Washington, District of Columbia 20223
    United States
    Learn more about this agency

    Do you have a passion for public service? The United States Secret Service (USSS) is looking for you! The USSS is a premier law enforcement organization with two (2) critical national security missions: protect our nation’s leaders and to conduct criminal investigations. Our team members continue a tradition of excellence – whether investigating financial crimes or protecting national and visiting foreign leaders. In the USSS we serve the country with duty, loyalty, justice, integrity, and courage.

    Next steps

    Once your complete application is received we will conduct an evaluation of your qualifications and determine your eligibility. You will only be contacted if your resume /documents are deemed to meet the OPM Qualifications Standard and if you are selected for an interview. Otherwise, you will be notified at the conclusion of the open period.

Fair & Transparent

The Federal hiring process is setup to be fair and transparent. Please read the following guidance.

Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy And gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.

Reasonable Accommodation Policy

Federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process should follow the instructions in the job opportunity announcement. For any part of the remaining hiring process, applicants should contact the hiring agency directly. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

A reasonable accommodation is any change to a job, the work environment, or the way things are usually done that enables an individual with a disability to apply for a job, perform job duties or receive equal access to job benefits.

Under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodations when:

  • An applicant with a disability needs an accommodation to have an equal opportunity to apply for a job.
  • An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to perform the essential job duties or to gain access to the workplace.
  • An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to receive equal access to benefits, such as details, training, and office-sponsored events.

You can request a reasonable accommodation at any time during the application or hiring process or while on the job. Requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.

Legal and regulatory guidance

Note: We cannot accept applications on behalf of Federal Agencies. Application instructions are listed within the Job Description.