Supervisory IT Specialist

Arlington, Virginia
Apr 02, 2019
Apr 02, 2019
IT, Management
Full Time

Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

Relocation expenses reimbursed No


Must pass a pre-employment security investigation and drug screening.

This position is a Testing Designated Position and is subject to random drug testing.

May be required to successfully complete a trial/probationary period.

May be required to successfully complete a supervisory probationary period.

Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered for Selective Service.

Must be a U.S. Citizen or National.

All qualification requirements for this position must be met by the closing date of this announcement.

Status candidates must meet time-in-grade requirements (52 weeks at the next lower grade level).

Must be able to obtain and maintain a Top Secret security clearance.

You may qualify at the GS-14 level, if you fulfill the following qualifications:

BASIC REQUIREMENTS: At the GS-14 level, you must have IT-related experience demonstrating each of the four competencies:
  1. Attention to Detail - Is thorough when performing work and conscientious about attending to detail.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. Problem Solving - Identifies problems; determines accuracy and relevance of information; uses sound judgment to generate and evaluate alternatives, and to make recommendations. AND

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: To be considered minimally qualified for this position, you must meet the basic requirements AND demonstrate that you have the required specialized experience for the respective grade level(s) in which you are applying:

A. Applicants must have at least one year of full time specialized experience equivalent to the GS-13 grade level in the Federal service performing duties such as: 1). Evaluating the utilization of staffing and funding resources in accomplishing program goals and objectives; 2). Studying and analyzing operation plans, acquisition strategies, management processes and related systems to establish resources requirements; 3). Supervising subordinates, supervisors, and employees; 4). Advising senior organizational personnel on IT decisions resulting in new programs, operational initiatives, develops of new state-of-the-art methodologies and techniques; and 5). Conducting studies and analysis of on-going programs and operations to develop new procedures and processes.

Quality Ranking Factor: For this position, the following Quality Ranking Factor is not mandatory, but is preferred. (MUST SUBMIT PROOF OF CERTIFICATION)

  • Possession of a current Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification.

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 may not qualify for this position based on education in lieu of specialized experience.

Multiple selections may be made from this announcement.

Applications will not be accepted if submitted using Government franked envelopes.

Veterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA): To be eligible for a VEOA appointment under Merit Promotion procedures, you must be a preference eligible or a Veteran separated after 3 years or more of continuous active service performed under honorable conditions. Current employees applying under VEOA are subject to time-in-grade restrictions.

Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service (see

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 85 or above; and, (3) submit the appropriate documentation to support your CTAP or ICTAP eligibility. For more information visit:

Recruitment incentive may be authorized

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

Once the application process is complete, your resume and supporting documentation will be used to determine whether you meet the job qualifications listed on this announcement. If you are minimally qualified for this job, your resume and supporting documentation will be compared to your responses on the Occupational Questionnaire. If you rate yourself higher than is supported by your application materials, your responses may be adjusted and/or you may be excluded from consideration for this job. If you are found to be among the top candidates, you will be referred to the selecting official for employment consideration.

Your qualifications will be evaluated on the following competencies:

  • Financial Management
  • Managing Human Resources
  • Oral Communication
  • Planning and Evaluating
  • Research

Read more Security clearance Top Secret

Drug test required Yes

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