Compliance Officer – Entry to Experienced Level (Multiple Locations)

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Fort Meade, MD

Compliance Officer – Entry to Experienced Level (Multiple Locations)
Fort Meade, MD

Posted: 2019-09-09 – Closing: 2019-11-09

Responsibilities
NSA Overview

NSA’s mission is to help protect national security by providing policy makers and military commanders with the intelligence information they need to do their jobs. In order to ensure that operations occur within the established laws, authorities, policies and directives, NSA has built a robust compliance office and program to meet this goal. Do you want to help protect national security by ensuring operations occur in a compliant manner? If so, a Compliance Officer job may be right for you!

Compliance Officers develop and implement comprehensive mission compliance solutions to keep NSA’s activities consistent with the laws, policies, and procedures designed to protect privacy during mission operations. They support the development, implementation, and monitoring of a mission compliance program that includes internal control activities, risk assessments, standards and procedures, awareness and training, and verification and assessment to ensure compliance with applicable laws and regulations.

Description of the Position

The responsibilities of a Compliance Officer include:

– Ensuring compliance with laws, legal codes, practices, documents, precedents, court procedures, executive orders, government organization/functions
– Completing compliance auditing, monitoring, and verification activities (interviewing, planning, developing)
– Using investigative techniques, laws, directives and applying investigative standards, policies and procedures necessary to make competent investigative determinations
– Serving as a liaison between groups internal or external to the Agency
– Identifying a need for and knowing where or how to gather information
– Managing compliance incidents or processes, perform root cause analysis and develop mitigation strategies

Skills
The ideal candidate is someone with a desire for continual learning and who possesses strong communication (oral and written), problem-solving, analytic, interpersonal skills, and is:

– customer service & requirements oriented
– able to work effectively (independently and/or within teams) across functional areas in a collaborative environment
– able to manage multiple tasks with competing timelines and deliverables
– adaptable
– resilient

Pay, Benefits, & Work Schedule
This is a full-time position, Monday through Friday.

*Candidates hired for a position in Hawaii may be eligible to receive an annual recruitment incentive, not to exceed three years.

Position Summary
Not only will personnel get the opportunity to work with the OIG and OGC, they might be able to showcase their skills in Engagement and Policy Directorate by developing and implementing mission compliance programs, using many investigative techniques, researching information as well as creating policy and/or compliance standards and guidance.

Qualifications
Salary Range: $47,016 – $74,759 (Entry/Developmental) NSA Washington
Salary Range: $42,053 – $67,099 (Entry/Developmental) NSA Texas/NSA Georgia
Salary Range: $43,256 – $68,781 (Entry/Developmental) NSA Hawaii
Salary Range: $45,918 – $73,013 (Entry/Developmental) NSA Colorado

*The qualifications listed are the minimum acceptable to be considered for the position. Salary offers are based on candidates’ education level and years of experience relevant to the position and also take into account information provided by the hiring manager/organization regarding the work level for the position.

Entry is with a Bachelor’s degree and no experience. A high school diploma or GED plus 4 years of relevant experience, or an Associate’s degree plus 2 years of relevant experience may be considered for individuals with in-depth experience that is clearly related to the position.

Degree in Business, Accounting, or a related field (e.g., Finance, Economics, Management, and Information Technology ) is preferred, but a degree in any field is acceptable.

Relevant experience must be performing compliance, legal, policy, auditing (preferably in the DOD or IC environment), or related work and/or working in an area directly related to NSA mission (e.g., collection, intelligence, information assurance, cyber).

Salary Range: $69,581 – $108,422 (Full Performance) NSA Washington
Salary Range: $62,236 – $97,313(Full Performance) NSA Texas/NSA Georgia
Salary Range: $64,017 – $99,753 (Full Performance) NSA Hawaii
Salary Range: $67,956 – $105,890 (Full Performance) NSA Colorado

*The qualifications listed are the minimum acceptable to be considered for the position. Salary offers are based on candidates’ education level and years of experience relevant to the position and also take into account information provided by the hiring manager/organization regarding the work level for the position.

Entry is with a Bachelor’s degree plus 3 years of relevant experience, or a Master’s degree plus 1 year of relevant experience, or a Doctoral degree and no experience. A high school diploma or GED plus 7 years of relevant experience, or an Associate’s degree plus 5 years of relevant experience may be considered for individuals with in-depth experience that is clearly related to the position.

Degree in Business, Accounting, or a related field (e.g., Finance, Economics, Management, and Information Technology) is preferred, but a degree in any field is acceptable.

Relevant experience must be performing compliance, legal, policy, auditing (preferably in the DOD or IC environment), or related work, and can also include working in an area directly related to NSA mission (e.g., collection, intelligence, information assurance, cyber).

Salary Range: $99,172 – $152,352 (Senior) NSA Washington
Salary Range: $88,704 – $136,742 (Senior) NSA Texas/NSA Georgia
Salary Range: $91,242 – $140,170 (Senior) NSA Hawaii
Salary Range: $96,856 – $148,794 (Senior) NSA Colorado

*The qualifications listed are the minimum acceptable to be considered for the position. Salary offers are based on candidates’ education level and years of experience relevant to the position and also take into account information provided by the hiring manager/organization regarding the work level for the position.

Entry is with a Bachelor’s degree plus 6 years of relevant experience, or a Master’s degree plus 4 years of relevant experience, or a Doctoral degree plus 2 years of relevant experience. A high school diploma or GED plus 10 years of relevant experience, or an Associate’s degree plus 8 years of relevant experience may be considered for individuals with in-depth experience that is clearly related to the position.

Degree in Business, Accounting, or a related field (e.g., Finance, Economics, Management, and Information Technology) is preferred, but a degree in any field is acceptable.

Relevant experience must be performing compliance, legal, policy, auditing (preferably in the DOD or IC environment), or related work, and can also include working in an area directly related to NSA mission (e.g., collection, intelligence, information assurance, cyber).

How To Apply – External
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***PLEASE NOTE: U.S. Citizenship is required for all applicants. Reasonable accommodations provided to applicants with disabilities during the application and hiring process where appropriate. NSA is an equal opportunity employer and abides by applicable employment laws and regulations. All applicants and employees are subject to random drug testing in accordance with Executive Order 12564. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a security background investigation and polygraph.

This position is a Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS) position in the Excepted Service under 10 U.S.C. 1601. DoD Components with DCIPS positions apply Veterans’ Preference to eligible candidates as defined by Section 2108 of Title 5 USC, in accordance with the procedures provided in DoD Instruction 1400.25, Volume 2005, DCIPS Employment and Placement. If you are a veteran claiming veterans’ preference, as defined by Section 2108 of Title 5 U.S.C., you may be asked to submit documents verifying your eligibility.

Please note that you may be asked a series of questions depending on the position you apply for. Your responses will be used as part of the screening process of your application and will assist in determining your eligibility for the position. Be sure to elaborate on experiences in your resume. Failure to provide the required information or providing inaccurate information will result in your application not being considered for this position. Only those applicants who meet the qualifications for the position will be contacted to begin employment processing.

Please Note: Job Posting could close earlier than the closing date due to sufficient number of applicants or position no longer available. We encourage you to apply as soon as possible.

DCIPS Disclaimer
The National Security Agency (NSA) is part of the DoD Intelligence Community Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS). All positions in the NSA are in the Excepted Services under 10 United States Codes (USC) 1601 appointment authority.

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