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Notice.

SUMMARY:

This notice identifies Schedule A, B, and C appointing authorities applicable to a single agency that were established or revoked from October 1, 2012, to October 31, 2012.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Senior Executive Resources Services, Executive Resources and Employee Development, Employee Services, 202-606-2246.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

In accordance with 5 CFR 213.103, Schedule A, B, and C appointing authorities available for use by all agencies are codified in the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR). Schedule A, B, and C appointing authorities applicable to a single agency are not codified in the CFR, but the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) publishes a notice of agency-specific authorities established or revoked each month in the Federal Register at www.gpo.gov/fdsys/. OPM also publishes annually a consolidated listing of all Schedule A, B, and C appointing authorities current as of June 30 as a notice in the Federal Register.

Schedule A

The following Schedule A authority was approved in October:

11. Department of Homeland Security (Sch. A, 213.3111)

(d) General

(1) Not to exceed 1,000 positions to perform cyber risk and strategic analysis, incident handling and malware/vulnerability analysis, program management, distributed control systems security, cyber incident response, cyber exercise facilitation and management, cyber vulnerability detection and assessment, network and systems engineering, enterprise architecture, intelligence analysis, investigation, investigative analysis and cyber-related infrastructure interdependency analysis requiring unique qualifications currently not established by OPM. Positions will be at the General Schedule (GS) grade levels 09-15. No new appointments may be made under this authority after December 31, 2013.

Schedule B

No schedule B authorities to report during October 2012.

Schedule C

The following Schedule C appointing authorities were approved during October 2012.

Agency nameOrganization namePosition titleAuthorization No.Effective date
DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCEOffice of the Assistant Secretary for Economic DevelopmentSpecial AdvisorDC12015810/2/2012
Office of the General CounselDeputy General Counsel for Strategic InitiativesDC13000110/3/2012
Assistant Secretary for Market Access and ComplianceDeputy Director, Office of Advisory CommitteesDC13000210/12/2012
DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSEOffice of the Under Secretary of DefenseSpecial Assistant for Personnel and ReadinessDD12012610/17/2012
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATIONOffice of Innovation and ImprovementConfidential AssistantDB12010210/2/2012
Office of the SecretaryChief of StaffDB12009010/12/2012
Office of Planning, Evaluation and Policy DevelopmentConfidential AssistantDB12010310/12/2012
DEPARTMENT OF ENERGYAssistant Secretary for Energy Efficiency and Renewable EnergyDirector of Legislative AffairsDE12014510/2/2012
Assistant Secretary for Congressional and Intergovernmental AffairsLegislative Affairs SpecialistDE12014310/11/2012
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICESOffice of Intergovernmental and External AffairsSenior AdvisorDH12014310/2/2012
DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITYOffice of the Assistant Secretary for Intergovernmental AffairsConfidential AssistantDM13000910/17/2012
Office of the Assistant Secretary for PolicyChief of StaffDM13001110/17/2012
DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICECivil DivisionCounselDJ12010210/2/2012
Office of Public AffairsPublic Affairs SpecialistDJ12010310/2/2012
Office of Public AffairsPublic Affairs SpecialistDJ13000410/19/2012
DEPARTMENT OF LABOROffice of Congressional and Intergovernmental AffairsSenior CounselorDL12008710/2/2012
DEPARTMENT OF STATEBureau for Education and Cultural AffairsSpecial AssistantDS12012110/4/2012
Bureau of Economic and Business AffairsStaff AssistantDS12012210/11/2012
Bureau of Legislative AffairsLegislative Management OfficerDS12011810/14/2012
Bureau of Legislative AffairsLegislative Management OfficerDS13000210/15/2012
DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRSOffice of the Secretary and DeputySpecial AssistantDV13000710/12/2012

The following Schedule C appointing authorities were revoked during October 2012.

AgencyOrganizationPosition titleAuthorization No.Vacate date
DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCEOffice of Executive SecretariatSpecial AssistantDC11007410/6/12
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATIONOffice of Innovation and ImprovementConfidential AssistantDB11010410/6/12
Office of Elementary and Secondary EducationConfidential AssistantDB11010710/6/12
Office of Elementary and Secondary EducationSpecial AssistantDB12006110/6/12
DEPARTMENT OF ENERGYOffice of the Deputy SecretarySpecial AssistantDE11010810/14/12
DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITYOffice of the Assistant Secretary for PolicySenior Advisor to the Assistant Secretary for PolicyDM10012310/20/12
DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICEOffice of Public AffairsPress AssistantDJ11012110/20/12
DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCEOffice of the Under SecretarySpecial AssistantDF10005610/20/12
ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCYOffice of the Associate Administrator for External Affairs and Environmental EducationSpecial Assistant to the Associate AdministratorEP11001910/7/12
OFFICE OF MANAGEMENT AND BUDGETCommunicationsSpecialist for Strategic Planning and CommunicationsBO11003210/20/12
OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY OF DEFENSEOffice of the Assistant Secretary of Defense (Asian And Pacific Security Affairs)Special Assistant to the Assistant Secretary of DefenseDD09024310/20/12
Office of Principal Deputy Under Secretary for PolicySpecial Assistant to the Principal Deputy Under Secretary of DefenseDD09021310/21/12

Authority: 5 U.S.C. 3301 and 3302; E.O. 10577, 3 CFR, 1954-1958 Comp., p. 218.

U.S. Office of Personnel Management.

John Berry,

Director.

[FR Doc. 2012-30124 Filed 12-12-12; 8:45 am]

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