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U.S. Secret Service, Supervisory Personnel Psychologist

13 Sep 2023 3:27 PM | Alex Morris

Supervisory Personnel Psychologist


U.S. Secret Service

This Job is open to current Federal Employees – Competitive Service


The selectee will serve as a Supervisory Personnel Research Psychologist in the Office of Human Resources, Human Resources Research and Assessment Division. Typical work assignments include:

  • Identifying, planning, developing, and organizing human capital research and planning activities, concepts, tools, and resources used in the recruitment, selection, and promotion of employees. Defining strategies, sets policies, and implements best-practices within the field of Industrial/Organizational Psychology and related fields.
  • Developing, recommending, and utilizing state-of-the art psychometrically sound assessment tools to evaluate the requisite knowledge, skills, abilities, and other job-related characteristics of candidates for law enforcement and administrative, technical, and professional positions. Making authoritative determinations based upon these expert evaluations and providing information to senior-level stakeholders.
  • Serving as an authority and expert on the interpretation of program policies, regulations, guides, standards, and priorities to assure coordinated program efforts and the interchange of information is consistent and transparent to all stakeholders.
  • Evaluating the effectiveness and efficiency of programs by reviewing the accomplishments as a metric in measuring the extent of achievement goals and objectives and in evaluating the effectiveness of methods, techniques, and best practices.

This Supervisory Personnel Research Psychologist position starts at a salary of $155,700 (GS-15 step 01), with potential to $183,500 (GS-15 step 10). For more information on the Secret Service click here. For definitions of terms found in this announcement, please click here.


·         Open & closing dates

 09/13/2023 to 09/26/2023

·         Salary

$155,700 - $183,500 per year

·         Pay scale & grade

GS 15

·         Location

1 vacancy in the following location: Washington, DC

·         Remote job


·         Telework eligible

Yes—The agency's Telework Policy allows up to 80% telework, which is at the discretion of management and based on roles and responsibilities. Additionally, compressed and flexible work schedules are offered with appropriate approval. 

·         Travel Required

Not required

·         Relocation expenses reimbursed


·         Appointment type


·         Work schedule


·         Service


·         Promotion potential


·         Job family (Series)

0180 Psychology

·         Supervisory status


·         Security clearance

Top Secret

·         Drug test


·         Position sensitivity and risk

Critical-Sensitive (CS)/High Risk

·         Announcement number


·         Control number


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