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Office of Personnel Management (OPM).




This notice identifies Schedule A, B, and C appointing authorities applicable to a single agency that were established or revoked from November 1, 2018 to November 30, 2018.

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Julia Alford, Senior Executive Resources Services, Senior Executive Services and Performance Management, Employee Services, 202-606-2246.

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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​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 800 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 in the following occupations: Security (GS-0080), intelligence analysts (GS-0123), investigators (GS-1810), investigative analysts (GS-1805), and criminal investigators (GS-1811) at the General Schedule (GS) grade levels 09-15. No new appointments may be made under this authority after January 5, 2020 or the effective date of the completion of regulations implementing the Border Patrol Agency Pay Reform Act of 2014 or, whichever comes first.

Schedule B

No Schedule B Authorities to report during November 2018.

Schedule C

The following Schedule C appointing authorities were approved during November 2018.

Agency nameOrganization namePosition titleAuthorization No.Effective date
DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTUREOffice of the Assistant Secretary for Congressional RelationsAssociate DirectorDA18023611/26/2018
Staff AssistantDA18025511/26/2018
Office of the SecretaryAdvance AssociateDA18026311/26/2018
Deputy Chief of Staff for OutreachDA18026411/26/2018
Policy AdvisorDA19001111/26/2018
Office of the Under Secretary for Farm Production and ConservationConfidential AssistantDA19001311/28/2018
DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCEOffice of the Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and ComplianceSenior AdvisorDC19000911/19/2018
Office of Minority Business Development AgencySpecial Advisor for Strategic InitiativesDC19001811/30/2018
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Economic DevelopmentLegislative Affairs SpecialistDC19001011/19/2018
Office of the Deputy Assistant SecretarySpecial AssistantDC19001411/26/2018
Office of the Deputy SecretarySenior AdvisorDC19001511/19/2018
DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSEOffice of the Deputy Under Secretary of Defense (Asian and Pacific Security Affairs)Special Assistant (East Asia)DD19000311/05/2018
Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense (Asian and Pacific Security Affairs)Special Assistant (East Asia)DD19000411/05/2018
Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense (Legislative Affairs)Special Assistant (Legislative Affairs)DD19000511/05/2018
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Office of the Secretary of DefenseAdvance OfficerDD19001811/19/2018
Office of the Under Secretary of Defense (Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics)Special Assistant (Acquisition and Sustainment)DD19000911/19/2018
Special Assistant for Engineering and TechnologyDD19001211/19/2018
Washington Headquarters ServicesDefense Fellow (2)DD19000211/15/2018
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATIONOffice of Communications and OutreachSpecial AssistantDB19000411/14/2018
Confidential AssistantDB19001311/30/2018
Office of Elementary and Secondary EducationConfidential Assistant for PolicyDB19001511/27/2018
Office of the Deputy SecretarySpecial AssistantDB19001211/26/2018
DEPARTMENT OF ENERGYOffice of the Assistant Secretary for Congressional and Intergovernmental AffairsDirector of Intergovernmental and External AffairsDE19000811/26/2018
Office of the Assistant Secretary for International AffairsChief of StaffDE19001911/26/2018
ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCYOffice of the AdministratorSenior Advisor for Strategic InitiativesEP19000511/26/2018
Office of the Associate Administrator for Congressional and Intergovernmental RelationsDirector of Intergovernmental AffairsEP19001211/27/2018
FEDERAL ENERGY REGULATORY COMMISSIONOffice of the ChairmanPolicy AdvisorDR19000111/06/2018
GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATIONOffice of the AdministratorSpecial AssistantGS19000711/19/2018
Office of Congressional and Intergovernmental AffairsCongressional Policy AnalystGS19000811/26/2018
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICESCenters for Medicare and Medicaid ServicesDeputy Director of CommunicationsDH19002111/16/2018
Office of Intergovernmental and External AffairsRegional Director, Dallas, TX, Region VIDH19002211/21/2018
Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information TechnologySenior Advisor for Health Information TechnologyDH19000211/19/2018
Office of the SecretarySpecial AssistantDH19002411/19/2018
DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITYOffice of the Assistant Secretary for Public AffairsAssistant Press SecretaryDM19001211/05/2018
Press AssistantDM19002111/20/2018
Office of the SecretaryWhite House LiaisonDM19001911/19/2018
DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENTOffice of Public AffairsSpecial AssistantDU19001111/19/2018
Office of the General CounselParalegal SpecialistDU19001311/30/2018
Office of Field Policy and ManagementSpecial AssistantDU19001411/30/2018
DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIORSecretary's Immediate OfficePress SecretaryDI18011011/19/2018
DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICEOffice of Public AffairsLead Media Affairs CoordinatorDJ18014811/05/2018
Office of Justice ProgramsSenior AdvisorDJ18013611/15/2018
Office of Legislative AffairsConfidential AssistantDJ18015311/26/2018
NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATIONOffice of Legislative and Intergovernmental AffairsLegislative Affairs SpecialistNN19000211/15/2018
OFFICE OF MANAGEMENT AND BUDGETOffice of Legislative AffairsDeputy for Legislative Affairs (Senate)BO19000211/28/2018
OFFICE OF PERSONNEL MANAGEMENTOffice of the DirectorSpecial AssistantPM19000511/19/2018
DEPARTMENT OF STATEBureau of Legislative AffairsSpecial AssistantDS19000911/21/2018
Office of the CounselorStaff AssistantDS19001011/26/2018
DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURYOffice of the Assistant Secretary (Public Affairs)Public Affairs CoordinatorDY19000811/09/2018
Secretary of the TreasurySpecial AssistantDY19001011/09/2018

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Agency nameOrganization namePosition titleRequest No.Date vacated
COMMODITY FUTURES TRADING COMMISSIONOffice of Public AffairsPublic Affairs SpecialistCT17001311/30/2018
DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCEBureau of Industry and SecuritySenior CounselorDC18018211/10/2018
Office of Scheduling and AdvanceAdvance AssistantDC18007611/10/2018
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATIONOffice of the General CounselAttorney AdviserDB17013211/18/2018
DEPARTMENT OF ENERGYOffice of Advanced Research Projects Agency—EnergySenior Advisor and Chief of StaffDE17018711/10/2018
Principal Deputy DirectorDE18008111/10/2018
Executive Support SpecialistDE18009011/24/2018
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Electricity Delivery and Energy ReliabilityChief of StaffDE18004511/10/2018
Office of Assistant Secretary for International AffairsSenior Advisor and Chief of StaffDE17022411/10/2018
Office of the Associate Under Secretary for Environment, Health, Safety, and SecuritySenior Advisor—Veterans RelationsDE17021811/01/2018
Senior Project AdvisorDE17021911/13/2018
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICESOffice of the SecretaryAdvisor to the Chief Technology OfficerDH18009511/01/2018
Senior Policy AdvisorDH18021411/04/2018
Office of the Assistant Secretary for LegislationAdvisorDH18014111/16/2018
Office of the Assistant Secretary for HealthAdvisorDH18021011/24/2018
Office of Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services AdministrationDirector of CommunicationsDH18011211/24/2018
DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITYOffice of the Assistant Secretary for Intergovernmental AffairsConfidential AssistantDM17023911/10/2018
DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICEOffice of Legislative AffairsAttorney AdvisorDJ17007711/03/2018
Office of Justice ProgramsSenior Advisor to the Assistant Attorney GeneralDJ17017711/10/2018
Office of Public AffairsConfidential AssistantDJ17008011/10/2018
DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATIONOffice of the AdministratorDirector of CommunicationsDT17010111/03/2018
ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCYOffice of the Chief Financial OfficerSpecial Advisor for Budgets and AuditsEP18001311/10/2018
OFFICE OF MANAGEMENT AND BUDGETOffice of Natural Resource ProgramsConfidential AssistantBO17005411/04/2018
OFFICE OF THE UNITED STATES TRADE REPRESENTATIVEOffice of Congressional AffairsSenior Director for Congressional AffairsTN17001711/11/2018
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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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Office of Personnel Management.

Alexys Stanley,

Regulatory Affairs Analyst.

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[FR Doc. 2019-11228 Filed 5-29-19; 8:45 am]