IT Specialist (PlcyPln)-MP

District of Columbia, D.C
Jun 28, 2022
Jul 05, 2022
Full Time

The candidate for this position will:

Support and perform one or more functions of the Policy and Compliance Division (PCD) by assisting senior specialists in Section 508; IT Acquisitions and IT Audits coordination.

You will assist the Contracting Officer's Representative (COR) and/or Contract Monitor in coordination and communications related to contracts. Assist in developing statement of work, task orders and other procurement artifacts as required. Support generating required contract reports.

Assist in the preparation of Information Technology Communications including presentations, documents, and spreadsheets utilizing a variety of automated tools.


Conditions of Employment

  • You must be a U.S citizen
  • You may undergo a personnel security background investigation
  • Selective Service registration required for male applicants, unless exempt
  • 1 year probationary period required unless met during prior Federal service
  • 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.
  • Complete a Declaration for Federal Employment to determine your suitability for Federal employment, at the time requested by the agency
  • Selected applicants will be required to complete an online onboarding process
  • Please see the "Additional Information" section for important information about COVID-19 vaccination requirements for federal employees.


All qualification requirements must be met within 30 days of the announcement closing date.

Specialized Experience-Specialized experience is defined as one year of experience at the GS-07 grade level in the Federal service or equivalent to the GS-07 grade level in the private sector assisting with a variety of IT governance disciplines such as IT processes, Governance Boards, and IT Acquisitions. Examples may include: ensuring that the Contracting and other IT governance related processes (Section 508; Risk Management; and IT Audits), and reporting are in place and supported adequately as required by the customer; supporting governance reporting such as Monthly IT Contracts and Monthly IT Risks Management to communicate the status of IT Contracts and IT Risk; reviewing existing processes and procedures ensuring compliance with current mandates.

Time-In-Grade Requirement: In order to be eligible for this position, all current Federal employees must provide proof of meeting the time-in-grade requirement (i.e., at least 52 weeks of experience at the next lower grade level in the Federal service). This information must be in both your resume and on an SF-50. Those who do not provide proof of having met the time-in-grade requirement will be deemed ineligible for this position.


Graduate or Undergraduate Education: Degree in computer science, engineering, information science, information systems management, mathematics, operations research, statistics, or technology management or degree that provided a minimum of 24 semester hours in one or more of the fields identified above and required the development or adaptation of applications, systems or networks.

master's degree or equivalent graduate degree
2 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree or LL.B or J.D. if related

Additional information

If you are selected, PBGC will request information regarding your vaccination status for the purposes of implementing workplace safety protocols, such as masking, physical distancing, testing, travel, and quarantine.

All Veterans are encouraged to visit CareerOne for resume writing tips and skill conversion terms.

To be considered under a special hiring authority such as the Schedule A appointing authority for persons with disabilities ; the Veterans' Recruitment Appointment(VRA) authority ; the direct-hire authority to appoint veterans with service-connected disabilities of 30 percent or more ; Peace Corps or VISTA service; or another excepted service/special hire authority, you must submit documentation to support your claim for eligibility with your application package. For more details, visit Federal Hiring Flexibilities .

PBGC encourages qualified applicants with disabilities to apply. Applicants with disabilities who are interested in learning more about job opportunities under the Schedule A Hiring Authority and other available hiring flexibilities and authorities are encouraged to contact PBGC's Selective Placement Program Coordinator, Donald Beasley, at (202) 229-3637 or TTY/TDD users should call the federal relay service at (800) 877-8339 and ask to be connected to (202) 229-3637.

Interagency Career Transition Assistance Programs: These programs apply to employees who have been involuntarily separated from a Federal service position within the competitive service or Federal service employees whose positions have been deemed surplus or no longer needed. To receive selection priority for this position, you must: 1) meet CTAP or ICTAP eligibility criteria; 2) be rated well-qualified for the position with a score of 80 or above based on the competencies listed above (which is equivalent to PBGC's "qualified" quality group); and 3) submit the appropriate documentation to support your CTAP or ICTAP eligibility. For more information visit: Interagency Career Transition Assistance Programs .

Candidates who apply under Competitive Merit Promotion procedures will undergo a quality review to determine if they are best qualified based on the content of their resume and their responses to the assessment questionnaire. The best qualified candidates will be referred if all other requirements are met.

Candidates who apply under Noncompetitive and Special Hiring Authorities procedures will undergo a quality review to determine if they are minimally qualified based on the content of their resume and their responses to the assessment questionnaire. The minimally qualified candidates will be referred if all other requirements are met.

Your rating may be lowered if your responses to the online questions are not supported by the education and/or experience described in your application.

If you believe that you have been subjected to discrimination, you may contact the PBGC Office of Equal Employment Opportunity (OEEO):

OEEO Main Office Phone: 202-229-4363


Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, PBGC is currently operating under maximum telework flexibilities. However, all Federal agencies will begin a phased transition to normal operations.

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