IT Specialist, GG-2210-14 (APPSW), CENSUS-DE-TG
This vacancy is for multiple IT Specialist (APPSW) positions in the Associate Director for Decennial Census Programs area located in Suitland, Maryland.
This vacancy is advertised under 2 different announcements. Read the `Who May Apply` section carefully to determine your eligibility. If you are not eligible under this announcement, please see ADDC-2016-0097, IT Specialist (APPSW), GG-2210-14, Census-CB-TS.
This position is ELIGIBLE for telework; additional criteria will be required (e.g., supervisory approval).
Relocation expenses will not be paid.
This is a NONBARGAINING unit position.
This is an open continuous announcement. The initial cutoff date for referral is September 15, 2016. After this date, additional referral lists will be created, as vacancies are available. This announcement covers multiple positions within the various Directorates of the U.S. Census Bureau through August 31, 2017.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: your resume must show how you meet the specialized experience AND IT-related experience demonstrating each of the four competencies described below.
1. Attention to Detail - Meticulous; thoroughly reviews and proofreads various IT related data/information; dedicates focus to accomplish tasks that are complete, precise, and accurate to a given IT situation.
2. Customer Service - Works with clients and customers (that is, any individuals who use or receive IT services or IT products that your work unit produces, including the general public, individuals who work in the agency, other agencies, or organizations outside the Government) to assess IT needs, provide expert technical information or assistance, resolve fairly complex or non-routine problems, or satisfy expectations; knowledge of available products and services; committed to providing quality IT products and services.
3. Oral Communication - Expresses technical information (for example, ideas or facts) to individuals or groups effectively, taking into account the audience and nature of the information (for example, technical, sensitive, controversial); makes clear and convincing oral presentations; listens to others, recognizes potential miscommunication, attends to nonverbal cues, and responds appropriately.
4. Problem Solving - Identifies IT related problems using a variety of materials or sources; gathers and applies technical information to determine accuracy and relevance to moderately complex problems; uses sound judgment to generate and evaluate alternatives; makes decisions or recommendations that influence IT policies or programs and applies new developments to previously unresolved problems.
In addition to the minimum competency requirements, applicants must meet the following:
For the GG-14,You must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GG-13 level. Examples of specialized experience include leading project teams in advanced systems software/hardware project efforts; functioning as a technical authority in all assignments; planning and designing systems architecture; assuring software and systems functionality and quality; ensuring extensive application of security/information assurance policies, principles, and practices to the delivery of application software services; and applying project management principles to large-scale, complex projects.
EDUCATION: Education cannot be substituted for experience at this grade level.
Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional, philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
Applicants must meet all qualification requirements by the closing date of this announcement.