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Announcement Number HRT-SR015-12-DE Promotion Potential GS-14
Position Title PERSONNEL RESEARCH PSYCHOLOGIST Hiring Agency United States Secret Service (DHS-USSS)
Open Period 01/20/2012 - 02/09/2012 Duty Locations FEW Vacancies in Washington DC Metro Area, DC
Series/Grade GS - 0180B 13/14 For More Info Personnel Division
Salary $89033.00 - $136771.00

Who May Apply
All United States citizens

**This vacancy is being concurrently advertised under HRT-SR015-12-MP merit promotion procedures.

For definitions of terms found in this announcement, please click here.

Job Status

Duration Appointment Permanent

Marketing Statement

Do you desire to protect American interests and secure our Nation while building a meaningful and rewarding career?  If so, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is calling.  DHS components work collectively to prevent terrorism, secure borders, enforce and administer immigration laws, safeguard cyberspace and ensure resilience to disasters.  The vitality and magnitude of this mission is achieved by a diverse workforce spanning hundreds of occupations.  Make an impact; join DHS.

Building on a Tradition of Excellence and Meeting the Challenges of the Future The Secret Service is a premier law enforcement organization with two 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 crime or protecting national and visiting foreign leaders.  In the Secret Service, we serve the country with duty, loyalty, justice, integrity and courage.
In the Secret Service, we:

  • Protect the President, the Vice President, and other leaders; investigate threats against them; and safeguard their residences and other facilities
  • Plan and implement security designs for National Special Security Events
  • Investigate financial crimes including fraud, identity theft and computer-based attacks on banking or telecommunications infrastructure

Joining the Secret Service, Office of Human Resources and Training, HR Research and Assessment Division will allow you to participate in the research, development, implementation, and maintenance of effective competency-based assessments for selection, promotion, career development, and organizational effectiveness to support the establishment and maintenance of a quality workforce. Apply for this exciting opportunity to impact the ability of the Secret Service to impact existing processes, techniques, and/or practices.  
This Personnel Research Psychologist position starts at a salary of $89,033(GS-13), with promotion potential to $136,771 (GS-14). For more information on the Secret Service click here.

Key Requirements

  • U.S. citizenship is required.

This is a Federal job application system. Providing false information, creating fake IDs, or failing to answer all questions truthfully and completely may be grounds for not hiring, for disbarment from Federal employment, or for dismissal after the applicant begins work. Falsifying a Federal job application, attempting to violate the privacy of others, or attempting to compromise the operation of this system may be punishable by fine or imprisonment (US Code, Title 18, section 1001).