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AGENCY:

U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM).

ACTION:

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, 2014, to October 31, 2014.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Senior Executive Resources Services, Senior Executive Services and Performance Management, Employee Services, (202) 606-2246.

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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 an annual notice of the consolidated listing of all Schedule A, B, and C appointing authorities, current as of June 30, in the Federal Register.

Schedule A

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, 2015.

Schedule B

No Schedule B authorities to report during October 2014.

Schedule C

The following Schedule C appointing authorities were approved during October 2014.

Agency nameOrganization namePosition titleAuthorization No.Effective date
DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTUREOffice of the Under Secretary for Rural DevelopmentSpecial AssistantDA14012410/1/2014.
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Congressional RelationsLegislative DirectorDA15000110/3/2014
Office of the SecretaryConfidential AssistantDA15000310/16/2014
Farm Service AgencyState Executive Director, IdahoDA15000710/23/2014
State Executive Director—ArizonaDA15000810/23/2014
DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCEOffice of Policy and Strategic PlanningSenior Advisor for Manufacturing PolicyDC14016610/7/2014
Office of Deputy Assistant Secretary for Legislative and Intergovernmental AffairsAssociate Director for OversightDC15000310/9/2014
Office of Public AffairsDirector of Digital StrategyDC15000810/23/2014
Office of the Director General of the United States and Foreign Commercial Service and Assistant Secretary for Global MarketsSpecial AssistantDC15001110/27/2014
CONSUMER PRODUCT SAFETY COMMISSIONOffice of CommissionersSpecial Assistant (Legal)PS14001510/1/2014
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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSEOffice of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Legislative AffairsSpecial AssistantDD14014710/3/2014
Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for PolicySpecial Assistant for Middle EastDD15000210/21/2014
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATIONOffice of Postsecondary EducationConfidential Assistant Chief of StaffDB150001 DB15000510/10/2014 10/23/2014
Office of Planning, Evaluation and Policy DevelopmentSpecial AssistantDB15000210/16/2014
Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative ServicesConfidential AssistantDB15000410/17/2014
Office of the Under SecretarySpecial AssistantDB15000610/21/2014
Office of Communications and OutreachSpecial Assistant for Digital and Visual MediaDB15000810/30/2014
Press SecretaryDB15001210/30/2014
Office of the SecretarySpecial Advisor for Strategy and PlanningDB15001010/30/2014
Confidential AssistantDB15001510/31/2014
Office of the Deputy SecretarySpecial AdvisorDB15001110/30/2014
Office of the General CounselConfidential AssistantDB15001410/31/2014
DEPARTMENT OF ENERGYAssistant Secretary for Energy Efficiency and Renewable EnergyDirector, Legislative AffairsDE14011310/2/2014
Office of the Deputy SecretarySpecial AssistantDE15000110/2/2014
Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy ReliabilitySenior Advisor for External AffairsDE15000210/22/2014
Associate Administrator for External AffairsDeputy Director of Congressional AffairsDE15000610/22/2014
Office of Energy Policy and Systems AnalysisSpecial AssistantDE15000710/22/2014
Office of Public AffairsDeputy Press SecretaryDE15000410/27/2014
Office of Fossil EnergySpecial Advisor for Emerging MarketsDE15000510/29/2014
ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCYOffice of the Associate Administrator for PolicyCounsel for PolicyEP15000210/20/2014
FEDERAL ENERGY REGULATORY COMMISSIONOffice of the ChairmanConfidential AssistantDR15000210/16/2014
GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATIONOffice of Congressional and Intergovernmental AffairsPolicy AdvisorGS15000210/7/2014
New England RegionSpecial AssistantGS15000310/7/2014
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICESOffice of the Secretary Office of CommunicationsSpecial Assistant Senior AdvisorDH140139 DH15000210/1/2014 10/3/2014
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Children and FamiliesConfidential AssistantDH15000310/17/2014
Office of Refugee Resettlement/Office of the DirectorSpecial AdvisorDH15002010/30/2014
Office of Health ReformDirector of Outreach (Office of Health Reform)DH15002410/30/2014
Office of the Assistant Secretary for LegislationConfidential Assistant for Legislation, Discretionary HealthDH15001410/31/2014
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Public AffairsCommunications Director for Public HealthDH15001910/31/2014
Health Resources and Services Administration Office of the AdministratorSpecial Assistant and Policy AdvisorDH15002110/31/2014
DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITYUnited States. Immigration and Customs EnforcementSpecial AssistantDM15000610/8/2014
Office of Assistant Secretary for Legislative AffairsChief of StaffDM15000910/10/2014
Office of Assistant Secretary for Public AffairsConfidential Assistant for Public AffairsDM15001010/10/2014
Assistant Press SecretaryDM15001910/29/2014
United States Citizenship and Immigration ServicesPress Secretary and Advisor for Intergovernmental and External AffairsDM15001110/14/2014
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Intergovernmental AffairsIntergovernmental Affairs Coordinator (2)DM150012 DM15000810/14/2014 10/23/2014
Office of the Chief of StaffAdvance OfficerDM15001710/30/2014
Federal Emergency Management AgencyPress SecretaryDM15001810/31/2014
DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENTOffice of Fair Housing and Equal OpportunityChief of Staff/Senior AdvisorDU15000310/17/2014
Office of AdministrationDirector of AdvanceDU15000410/30/2014
Office of the SecretaryDeputy White House LiaisonDU15000610/30/2014
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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOROffice of Assistant Secretary for Fish and Wildlife and ParksAdvisorDI14007310/2/2014
Secretary's Immediate OfficeSpecial AssistantDI14007210/21/2014
National Park ServiceCentennial Campaign Public Affairs SpecialistDI15000610/30/2014
DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICECivil Rights DivisionSenior CounselDJ14013510/1/2014
Office of the Associate Attorney GeneralDeputy Chief of Staff and CounselDJ15000210/3/2014
Senior Counsel (2)DJ140129 DJ15001210/6/2014 10/30/2014
Office of Public AffairsPublic Affairs Specialist (2)DJ140123 DJ15001010/7/2014 10/29/2014
Office of Justice ProgramsSenior Policy AdvisorDJ15000910/22/2014
Office on Violence Against WomenDeputy Director for Policy DevelopmentDJ15001310/30/2014
DEPARTMENT OF LABOROffice of the SecretarySpecial AssistantDL15000210/16/2014
Office of the Assistant Secretary for PolicyAssociate Deputy Assistant SecretaryDL15000410/23/2014
Mine Safety and Health AdministrationSpecial AssistantDL15000810/23/2014
NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATIONOffice of Legislative and Intergovernmental AffairsManagement AnalystNN15000410/23/2014
Office International and Interagency RelationsInternational Affairs SpecialistNN15000510/23/2014
OFFICE OF MANAGEMENT AND BUDGETOffice of CommunicationsPress Secretary Deputy Press SecretaryBO150001 BO15000210/6/2014 10/27/2014
OFFICE OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY POLICYOffice of Science and Technology PolicyConfidential AssistantTS15000210/20/2014
SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATIONOffice of Congressional and Legislative AffairsSpecial AdvisorSB15000410/30/2014
Office of Capital AccessSenior Advisor for Capital AccessSB15000510/30/2014
DEPARTMENT OF STATEBureau of Political and Military AffairsStaff AssistantDS15000210/3/2014
Office of the Chief of ProtocolProtocol Officer (Visits)DS15000310/3/2014
Public Affairs SpecialistDS15000410/17/2014
Office of the CounselorStaff AssistantDS14012010/16/2014
DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRSOffice of the Assistant Secretary for Public and Intergovernmental AffairsSpecial AssistantDV14004810/3/2014
Office of the Secretary and DeputySpecial AssistantDV14004910/3/2014

The following Schedule C appointing authorities were revoked during October 2014.

Agency nameOrganization namePosition titleAuthorization No.Vacate date
DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCEDeputy Assistant Secretary for Domestic OperationsSpecial AssistantDC13006110/4/2014
Assistant Secretary for Industry and AnalysisDeputy Director, Office of Advisory CommitteesDC13000210/15/2014
CONSUMER PRODUCT SAFETY COMMISSIONOffice of CommissionersSpecial Assistant (Legal)PS10000310/18/2014
OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY OF DEFENSEOffice of Assistant Secretary of Defense (Public Affairs)Senior Public Affairs Advisor SpeechwriterDD140003 DD13001210/1/2014 10/17/2014
Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense (Homeland Defense and America's Security Affairs)Special Assistant to the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Homeland Defense and America's Security AffairsDD13005010/4/2014
Office of Assistant Secretary of Defense (Legislative Affairs)Special AssistantDD13012910/20/2014
DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCEOffice of Assistant Secretary Air Force, Installations, Environment, and LogisticsSpecial AssistantDF10007310/4/2014
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATIONOffice of Special Education and Rehabilitative ServicesConfidential AssistantDB11001510/19/2014
ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCYAdvance StaffDeputy Director for AdvanceEP11003210/11/2014
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Office of Public AffairsDeputy Associate Administrator for External Affairs and Environmental EducationEP14001310/11/2014
The Deputy AdministratorSpecial Assistant to the Deputy Administrator for Policy and OperationsEP13003310/18/2014
Policy Advisor to the Deputy AdministratorEP13003410/25/2014
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICESOffice of the SecretaryAdvance Lead Special AssistantDH130106 DH14012510/4/2014 10/4/2014
DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITYOffice of the Under Secretary for National Protection and Programs DirectorateSpecial Assistant to the Under Secretary, National Protection and Programs DirectorateDM10033810/4/2014
Federal Emergency Management AgencyDirector of Individual and Community PreparednessDM13005910/18/2014
DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENTOffice of the SecretarySpecial Policy AdvisorDU13004410/4/2014
Office of Public AffairsDeputy Press SecretaryDU13005110/28/2014
DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICEOffice of Public AffairsPublic Affairs SpecialistDJ12010310/18/2014
Office of the Associate Attorney GeneralCounsel and Deputy Chief of StaffDJ14004610/18/2014
DEPARTMENT OF LABOROffice of Congressional and Intergovernmental AffairsDeputy Director of Intergovernmental AffairsDL13000910/4/2014
SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATIONOffice of Communications and Public LiaisonPress Secretary Special AssistantSB120017 SB12003810/18/2014 10/26/2014
Office of Capital AccessDeputy Associate Administrator for Capital AccessSB12003410/19/2014
DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRSOffice of the Assistant Secretary for Public and Intergovernmental AffairsSpecial AssistantDV12006110/4/2014
Office of the Secretary and DeputySpecial AssistantDV13004910/4/2014
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Authority: 5 U.S.C. 3301 and 3302; E.O. 10577, 3 CFR, 1954-1958 Comp., p. 218.

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U.S. Office of Personnel Management.

Katherine Archuleta,

Director.

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[FR Doc. 2014-30691 Filed 12-30-14; 8:45 am]

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