IT Specialist (APPSW), GG-2210-13, Census-DE-TLS
Relocation expenses reimbursed No
Applicants must meet all qualification requirements by the closing date of this announcement.
This Job Opportunity Announcement may be used to fill other IT Specialist (APPSW) positions within the Census Bureau in the same geographical location with the same qualifications and specialized experience.
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-2018-0077, IT Specialist (APPSW), GG-2210-13-Census-DOC-TS.
This position will be filled as a Term Appointment not to exceed 2 years or 9/26/2020, whichever comes first with the possibility for extension at management's discretion.
A trial period may be required.
This position is ELIGIBLE for telework; additional criteria will be required (e.g., supervisory approval).
This is a NON-BARGAINING unit position.
Relocation expenses will not be paid.
This is an open continuous announcement. The initial cutoff date for referral is August 24, 2018. After this date additional referral list will be created as vacancies are available. This announcement covers multiple positions within the various Decennials Directorate of the US Census Bureau through October 31, 2018.
Specialized Experience: For the GG-13, you must have one year of experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-12 in the Federal service. Experience for this position includes:Experience gathering and developing requirements related to new or time-sensitive programs. Experience negotiating with management and other stakeholders to accept and implement recommendations. Experience leading project teams that perform various duties to design, program, test, and deploy large-scale applications. Experience applying project management principles to assigned projects. Experience communicating in writing and in person to various levels of stakeholders. Experience developing project plans including resource requirements, deadlines and cost estimates
Experience must be IT related; the experience may be demonstrated by paid or unpaid experience and/or completion of specific, intensive training (for example, IT certification), as appropriate.
For all positions individuals must have IT-related experience demonstrating each of the four competencies listed below.
- Attention to Detail - Is thorough when performing work and conscientious about attending to detail.
- Customer Service - Works with clients and customers (that is, any individuals who use or receive the services or 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 their needs, provide information or assistance, resolve their problems, or satisfy their expectations; knows about available products and services; is committed to providing quality products and services.
- Oral Communication - Expresses 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, attends to nonverbal cues, and responds appropriately.
- Problem Solving - Identifies problems; determines accuracy and relevance of information; uses sound judgment to generate and evaluate alternatives, and to make recommendations.
Education at this grade level cannot be substituted for specialized experience
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.
The following links provide information on various hiring authorities that may enable you to apply through merit assignment procedures, or be eligible for a non-competitive appointment.
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
Your resume, optional cover letter and supporting documentation will be reviewed to determine if you meet the minimum qualifications for the position. If you meet the minimum qualifications stated in the job opportunity announcement, we will compare your resume, optional cover letter and supporting documentation to your responses on the scored occupational questionnaire (True/False, Yes/No, Multiple Choice questions). Your resume and/or optional cover letter must support your responses to the scored occupational questionnaire, or your score may be lowered. The best-qualified candidates will be identified for referral to the hiring manager and may be invited for an interview.
The scored occupational questionnaire will evaluate you on the following competencies; please do not provide a separate written response:
- Ability to determine staffing and resource allocation for project/programs.
- Ability to lead a team to meet organizational/customer needs.
- Ability to supervise, assign work, set priorities, evaluate performance, and provide advice and instructions on how best to get work done.
- Ability to identify and develop ways to resolve problems or cope with issues that directly affect the accomplishment of program goals and objectives.
- Ability to communicate in writing and in person to various levels of stakeholders.
We recommend that you preview the online questions for this announcement before you start the application process.
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