Supervisory IT Program Manager (INFOSEC)
Occasional travel - Occasional travel may be required to attend conferences, meetings and training sessions.
Relocation expenses reimbursed No
Conditions of Employment:
- Telework will be limited.
- If you are selected for this position, you will be subject to the U.S. Department of Energy mandatory requirements and will be required to file a confidential financial disclosure report (OGE-450) within 30 days of entry on duty, and annually thereafter.
- You must be able to obtain and maintain a DOE-Q level security clearance.
- As a condition of appointment to this position, you will be subject to pre-employment/pre-appointment testing for illegal drug use under the U.S. Department of Energy Employee Drug Plan. If you are selected you will be provided information regarding drug testing. Failure to undergo testing or positive findings resulting from the test will eliminate you from further consideration for this position. If selected for and appointed to this position you will be subject to random drug testing while employed.
- Homeland Security Presidential Directive (HSPD-12). A selectee's appointment is contingent upon compliance with Homeland Security Presidential Directive (HSPD-12) governing personal identity.
- New appointees must successfully complete a 1 year trial period and a 1 year supervisory probationary period, to be completed concurrently.
This is an Excepted Service position. This appointment will not confer Competitive Service career-conditional or career tenure status. This means that if you are selected, you would have to compete with other applicants in open competition to meet requirements for another Federal position, unless you meet the requirements for reinstatement. Applicants who voluntarily convert from the competitive service, Senior Executive Service, or other pay systems to a non-time limited appointment under this excepted service authority are not afforded “fallback rights” to the pay system previously assigned prior to conversion.
BASIC EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: 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. You 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.
SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: A qualified candidate’s online application and resume must demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade/pay band in the Federal service. For this position, experience must be at least equivalent to the EJ/EK-III or GS-13 level. This experience must be gained in the IT field or through the performance of work where the primary concern is IT. Specialized experience for this position is defined as: Experience with a full range of computer, information, cyber, and telecommunications security issues to assure effectiveness within a large organization information security program.
Your application and resume should demonstrate that you possess the following competencies or knowledge, skills and abilities (KSAs). You are NOT required to provide a separate narrative written response. Rather, you must describe in your resume how your past work experience demonstrates that you possess the Competencies/KSAs identified below:
- KSA 1: Knowledge in applying the principles of leadership, management, and concepts of information security and cybersecurity preparedness, response, and risk-management practices.
- KSA 2: Ability to effectively represent DOE and establish and maintain positive working relationships with others, both internally and externally, to achieve the goals of the organization.
- KSA 3: Ability to analyze highly complex issues and provide sound recommendations to management.
“Experience” refers to paid and unpaid experience. Examples of qualifying unpaid experience may include: volunteer work done through National Service Programs (such as Peace Corps and AmeriCorps); as well as work for other community-based philanthropic and social organizations. 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.
CTAP/ICTAP candidates: To be considered “well qualified” you must meet all of the requirements as described in this section.
You must meet all qualification and eligibility requirements by the closing date of this announcement.
This position does not have a positive education requirement.
- The Department of Energy fosters a diverse and inclusive workplace and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
- New employees to the Department of Energy will be required to successfully pass the E-Verify employment verification check. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, visit www.dhs.gov/E-Verify.
- Veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For more information, please visit the links ate the bottom of the page or visit the FedsHireVets website.
- If you believe that you are eligible for the Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP), please visit the OPM ICTAP/CTAP website for more information. In order to be considered under the ICTAP program, your application must score within the pre-established “well-qualified” category as stated in the Qualifications section.
- All males born after December 31, 1959 must abide by laws regarding Selective Service registration. To learn more about this law, visit the Selective Service web page, Who Must Register. If you are not registered and don't have an approved exemption, you will not be eligible for employment with the Federal government.
- You may be required to complete an OF-306, “Declaration for Federal Employment” form used to (a) determine your suitability for Federal Employment and/or (b) in conducting an investigation to determine your suitability or ability to hold a security clearance.
- Applications contain information subject to the Privacy Act (PL 93 579, 5 USC 552a). The information is used to determine qualifications for employment and is authorized under Title 5, USC, Section 3302 and 3361.
- Veteran's Information
- Telework: www.telework.gov
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
Evaluations: The Department of Energy uses an application tracking system to evaluate the responses you provide in the applicant assessment questionnaire to place you into an initial quality category via OPM's Category Rating Procedures. Then the HR Office and/or Subject Matter Expert (SME) will conduct a quality review of your application and supporting documentation to ensure that you have been placed into the appropriate quality category. Your application is rated based on the extent and quality of your experience, education and training as described in your resume and applicant assessment. Your credentials are measured against the established duties of the position. The quality categories are "Best Qualified" (applicants who possess exceptional skills and experience to exceed well above the minimum requirements of the position), "Well Qualified" (applicants who possess good skills and experience above the minimum requirements of the position). and "Qualified" (applicants who meet the minimum requirements of the position). If you are a Veteran Preference eligible candidate, you will be placed at the top of whichever quality category your rating places you in.
If your resume is incomplete or does not support the responses you provided in your online questionnaire, or if you fail to submit all required documentation before the vacancy closes, you may be rated “ineligible”, “not qualified”, or your score may be adjusted accordingly.
Selecting official may check references on those applicants referred for consideration. References will be checked on the selectee prior to an employment offer.
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