Records and Information Management Specialist – Washington, DC

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commissions role is to oversee various aspects of the energy industry, including transmission of electricity, natural gas and oil. We also analyze proposals to build liquefied natural gas terminals and interstate natural gas pipelines and license hydropower projects. To help support the modernization of the electric system here in the U.S., we are focusing on issues associated with a smarter grid.


This position is located in the Office of the Secretary (OSEC). OSEC serves the Commission by acting as the official focal point through which all filings are made for proceedings before the Commission, notice of proceedings is given, and from which all official actions are issued by the Commission. OSEC is responsible for processing all matters coming before the Commission and determining prior to submission that all factors concerning the matters are ready for Commission consideration. OSEC prepares the agenda for formal Commission meetings and distributes materials to the Staff and Commissioners concerning cases listed on the agenda. After approval is voted by the Commission members, OSEC prepares opinions, orders and regulations for formal issuance and provides service as required by law. OSEC is responsible for the official release of Commission actions including timely service of such actions on parties to the proceedings. OSEC records and preserves the minutes of all official actions taken by the Commission.

Major Duties for the Records Information Management Specialist:

  • Provides analytical and operational support for the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s Records Management Program.
  • Assists with the creation, storage, maintenance, use, preservation and disposition of Federal records in varying formats.
  • Assists with development and/or improvement of agency policies, procedures, guidance, operating procedures, disposition schedules, project plans, and other governing resources pertaining to the Commission’s overall Records Management Program.
  • Develops, maintains, and coordinates use of records management tracking and reporting tools, logs, metrics, and other resources to monitor progress and status of various records management initiatives.
  • Conducts research, analyses, studies, and reviews on a wide variety of records management topics and issues, including records and information business processes to achieve improvement or efficiencies to business workflow.


Conditions of Employment

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen.
  • Must meet specialized experience.
  • One year probationary period may be required.
  • Generally, male applicants must be registered with the Selective Service.
  • A background investigation is required.

Your resume must clearly document how you meet the specialized experience in order to meet the minimum qualification requirements for this vacancy. Transcripts must be submitted at time of application. All required documents must be received by the closing date of this announcement. If you do not submit a required document (e.g. transcripts, etc.) your application will be considered incomplete and you will not receive further consideration.

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT: If selected for this position, you will be required to: – Complete a Declaration for Federal Employment to determine your suitability for Federal employment. – Have your salary sent to a financial institution of your choice by Direct Deposit/Electronic Fund Transfer. – Go through a Personal Identity Verification (PIV) process that requires two forms of identification from the Form I-9. Federal law requires verification of the identity and employment eligibility of all new hires in the U.S.


This position is included in the bargaining unit.
Please note – Only your resume and cover letter will be forwarded to the selecting official.
More than one selection may be made from this announcement and the office for that selection may vary.

Candidates must have one full year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-07 level. Specialized Experience is defined as: Experience applying the specific laws and regulations for electronic and non-electronic records and other management control requirements in order to formulate and carry out records management responsibilities, as well as demonstrated experience communicating effectively with internal and external stakeholders.


OPM Education Requirement:

Open & closing dates: 11/19/2018 to 12/03/2018
Salary: $56,233 to $73,105 per year

How to Apply:

You are strongly encouraged to read the entire announcement before you submit your application for this position.
Please click on the following link for detailed instructions on how to apply: How To Apply

Tips for Applying For example, if the specialized experience requires presenting information to a large audience, your resume might include speeches or presentations you’ve given.

-Verify your resume clearly indicates possession of the competencies and required specialized experience listed under the Qualifications and Evaluations section of this announcement.
-Submit all requested documentation; e.g., SF-50, performance appraisal, transcripts

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