Supervisory IT Specialist (Division Director)

Washington D.C.
Jun 28, 2018
Jun 28, 2018
Executive, Director, IT
Full Time

Not required

Relocation expenses reimbursed No

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen or National.
  • Males born after 12/31/59 must be registered for Selective Service.
  • Background and/or Security Investigation required
  • Designated and/or Random Drug Testing may be required.
  • You may be required to serve a supervisory probationary period.
  • Required to complete OGE Form 450 if selected.
  • You will be required to complete a one year initial probationary period.
  • This job opportunity announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies if they occur within 90 days.
  • GS-15 - Candidates must have had one (1) year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-14 or non-Federal equivalent.. Specialized experience is experience that has equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSA's) to perform successfully the duties of the position as described above, and that is typically in or related to the position to be filled.
    Specialized experience must include all of the following:
    • Experience supervising IT employees and/or contractors, assigning work evaluating performance, managing discipline, and performing the full range of supervisory duties in an IT organization.
    • Experience leading / directing IT specialists performing testing of IT solutions. The candidate must have experience leading / directing a test team. Broad experience is desired, i.e., all types of testing (User Interface, backend, performance, automated, etc.) at all levels (system, integration, acceptance, etc.) under both traditional (e.g., waterfall) and Agile (e.g., Scrum) development methodologies.
    • A significant knowledge of Configuration Management (CM) processes, methodologies, standards and best practices for traditional and Agile IT solutions, enabling the candidate to oversee the implementation and improvement of CM processes and procedures for the division and for the Office of Information Services.
    • Sufficient exposure to Release Management (i.e., the coordination, scheduling and deployment of releases for IT solutions) to enable the candidate to oversee the Release Management function for the Office of Information Services.
    Please refer to the Office of Personnel Management's, Operating Manual: Qualifications Standards for General Schedule Positions for further information Qualification Standard for 2210 series

    Qualifications by Closing Date: Only experience and education obtained by the closing date of this announcement will be considered.

    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.

    This job does not have an education qualification requirement.

    Veterans' Preference: If you are a veteran with preference eligibility and you are claiming 5-point veterans' preference, you must submit a copy of your DD-214, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty or other proof of eligibility (Member 4 copy of your DD-214, or other copies that indicate character of discharge, or equivalent). If you are claiming 10-point veterans' preference, you must also submit an SF-15, "Application for 10-Point Veterans' Preference" plus the proof required by that form. For more information on veterans' preference, see Veterans' Information Page, USAJOB - Veterans.

    Schedule A Hiring/Appointing Authority: This is a special hiring authority under 5 CFR § 213.3102 (u) that covers applicants with cognitive developmental disabilities, severe physical disabilities, or psychiatric disabilities. In order to be considered under this special hiring authority applicants need to provide proof of disability and job readiness certification. The proof of disability and job readiness certification can be provided by the following: 1) a statement or letter from a licensed physician or medical professional issued on their office letterhead; 2) statement, record or letter from a Federal government agency that issues or provides disability benefits; 3) statement, record or letter from a State Vocational Rehabilitation Agency counselor; or 4) certification from a licensed private Vocational Rehabilitation or other Counselor that issues or provides disability benefits. For more information on noncompetitive appointment authority eligibility requirements:
    Persons with Disabilities - Schedule A.

    Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP) or the Agency Career Transition Assistance Program (CTAP): If you are a displaced Federal employee, you may be eligible under the ICTAP or CTAP guidelines to apply for special selection consideration. You must meet minimum qualifications, including selective factors, experience, and education requirements (if applicable), and be rated well-qualified for the position (i.e., receive a score of 85 or above based on your responses to the Occupational Questionnaire). You must provide a copy of your written notification of ICTAP or CTAP eligibility or a copy of your separation personnel action form with your application or an agency certification that you cannot be placed after injury compensation has been terminated; an OPM notification that your disability annuity has been terminated; or a Military Department of National Guard Bureau notification that you are retired under 5 U.S.C. 8337(h) or 8456. For more information visit:

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    You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

    Once you complete and submit your application package, a review of your application will be made to ensure you meet the job requirements. To determine if you are qualified for this job, a review of your resume and supporting documentation will be made and compared against your responses to the occupational questionnaire. Your resume must specifically and clearly show your possession of the required specialized experience and your possession of the required competencies.

    Your qualifications will be evaluated on the following competencies (knowledge, skills, abilities and other characteristics):

    • Customer Service
    • Execution and Results
    • Leads Teams
    • Manages Human Resources
    • Professional Credibility

    For Competitive/All U.S. Citizens - Based on the information you provided in your application package, you will be assigned to one of three quality categories - Best Qualified, Well Qualified, or Qualified. Those applicants who are determined to be best qualified will be referred to the hiring manager for further consideration. Qualified veterans are placed ahead of non-veterans within each category. Qualified veterans with a service connected disability of 10% or more are placed ahead of non-veterans in the best qualified category.

    For Non Competitive Applicants (see the Other Information section for more details on Schedule A Hiring/Appointment Authority) - If you meet the qualification requirements based on your online application, you will be referred to the selecting official for further review.

    NOTE: If, after reviewing your resume and or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and/or your responses are not supported by your resume, your score will be adjusted. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating.

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