Records and Information Management Specialist

Department Of The Interior Sterling, VA
* Duties

Help Duties Summary

The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) manages the exploration and development of the nation's offshore resources. It seeks to appropriately balance economic development, energy independence, and environmental protection through oil and gas leases, renewable energy development and environmental reviews and studies. For information about our bureau go to:

This position is located within the Department of the Interior, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM), Office of Budget and Program Coordination (OBPC) located in Sterling, VA.

This is a permanent, full-time, career/career conditional appointment.

This position serves as the BOEM Bureau Records Manager, responsible for all aspects of records management within BOEM. Incumbent provides overall leadership of the bureau's records program, serving as the authoritative expert responsible for leading, planning and managing the bureau's records management program for both core mission and administrative records, regardless of medium or format.

BOEM has determined that the duties of this position are suitable for telework and the selectee may be allowed to telework with supervisor approval.

This vacancy may be used to fill additional positions as vacancies become available.

Salary Information

GS-14: $114,590- $148,967 per annum.

This vacancy is open to current U.S. Department of the Interior employees only.

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At the full performance level (GS-14) the major duties of this position include, but are not limited to the following:

* Serves as the bureau's senior technical expert on agency-wide electronic ad non-electronic records management issues.

* Advises senior management on adequacy of documentation and creation and management of agency records, keeping senior management informed on current and projected operational requirements, issues, legislative and regulatory matters.

* Works with legal counsel within the Department to ensure that records/information assets are managed to ensure government accountability, protect the interest of the public, and mitigate records-related litigation risks.

* Formulates and oversees the implementation of bureau policy and guidance for record-keeping in accordance with Department/Agency strategic plan; Congressional mandates for all electronic and non-electronic records; National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) regulations, standards and guidance; and appropriate national and international professional records/information management standards.

* Participates in the bureau's capital planning process for all major information systems to ensure that records management functionality appropriate to the records/information assets they support is included in system design.

* Serves as the bureau's representative to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), the Congress, NARA, and the press in matters relating to records management.

Travel Required

Occasional travel - May be required.

Supervisory status


Promotion Potential


Who May Apply This job is open to…

Agency Employees

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* Job family (Series)

0308 Records & Information Management

* Requirements

Help Requirements Conditions of Employment

* You must be a U.S. Citizen.

* You will be subject to a background/suitability investigation/determination

* You will be required to have federal payments made by Direct Deposit.

* You must submit ALL required documents and a completed questionnaire.

Selective Service: If you are a male applicant born after December 31, 1959, you must certify that you have registered with the Selective Service system, or are exempt from having to do so under the Selective Service Law. See


Minimum Qualification Requirements:To qualify for this position you must meet the Specialized Experience for the series to which you are applying.

Specialized Experience

To qualify for the GS-14, you must possess at least one full year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-13 level in the Federal service, or comparable experience not gained through Federal service. Specialized experience is experience that equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position, and that is typically in or related to work of the position to be filled. Specialized experience is defined as demonstrated experience: 1) managing the creation, storage, maintenance, use, preservation and disposal of highly-sensitive federal records; 2) interpreting and explaining policies and regulations regarding records and information management; 3) researching, developing and recommending records management policies and procedures to ensure program effectiveness and compliance; and 4) utilizing Microsoft Access to manage records inventory data and related information. Must meet all four.

Desired Qualification

Possession of a current/active Contracting Officer's Representative (COR) certification.

Additional information on the qualification requirements is outlined in the OPM Qualification Standards Handbook of General Schedule Positions and is available at OPM's website:

All qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement.

Merit Promotion candidates must also meet Time-in-Grade requirements by the closing date of the announcement.


You may not substitute education for experience at the GS-14 level.