Information Technology Specialist (Security) *12 Month Roster*
Occasional travel - 11 or more days per month
Relocation expenses reimbursed No
You must meet the following requirements by the closing date of this announcement:
GS-11 LEVEL: You must have one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-9 grade level in the Federal service. This experience must include Information Technology (IT) related experience that demonstrates each of the following four competencies: 1) Attention to Detail, 2) Customer Service, 3) Oral Communication and 4) Problem Solving. Specialized experience for this position includes: Experience that demonstrated an accomplishment of computer project assignments that required a range of knowledge of computer requirements and techniques. For example, assignments would show experience in developing modifications to parts of a system that required significant revisions in the logic or techniques used in the original development. Must have been in an IT field or work where the primary concern was the subject matter of the IT application. The assignments must have shown completion of the following, or the equivalent: Knowledge of the customary approaches, techniques, and requirements appropriate to an assigned computer applications area or computer specialty area in an organization; planning the sequence of actions necessary to accomplish the assignment where this entailed coordination with others outside the organizational unit and development of project controls; adaptation of guidelines or precedents to the needs of the assignment.
OR A Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree or Three full years of progressively higher-level graduate education leading to a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree In computer science, information science, information systems management, mathematics, statistics, operations research, engineering or technology management or in one or more of the fields identified above and required the development or adaptation of computer of applications, systems or networks. One year of graduate education is creditable in accordance with its relationship to a year of full-time study at the school attended. OR At least 1 year of combined graduate education and experience as defined in paragraphs above.
For Grades 5 THRU 11: You may qualify by a combination of experience and education. Options for qualifying based on a combination will be identified in the online questions.
- The experience may have been gained in either the public, private sector or Volunteer Service. One year of experience refers to full-time work; part-time work is considered on a prorated basis.
- To ensure full credit for your work experience, please indicate dates of employment by month/year, and indicate number of hours worked per week, on your resume.
Positions are located in PRIVACY, GOVERNMENTAL LIAISON & DISCLOSURE DIVISION(PGLD)/GOV LIAISON, DISCL & SAFE(EXEC)(GLDS); FUNCTION: Safeguards in one of the following locations; Santa Barbara, CA (CA6498); Hartford, CT (CT0013); Denver, CO (CO1811); Dover, DE (DE0066); Washington, DC (DC0022); Miami, FL (FL0061); Atlanta, GA (GA0087); Chamblee, GA (GA1016); Chicago, IL (IL0236); Bloomington, IN (IN1762); Lexington, KY (KYD001); Louisville, KY (KY0086); New Orleans, LA (LA1336); Lanham-Seabrook, MD (MD0278); Andover, MA (MA0137); Baltimore, MD (MD0055); Kansas City, MO (MO1937); St. Louis, MO (MO0106); Greensboro, NC (NC2668); New York, NY (NY0350); Cincinnati, OH (OH0189); Philadelphia, PA (PA0277); Dallas, TX (TX0284); Cheyenne, WY (WY1228); Salt Lake City, UT (UT1522); Indianapolis, IN (IN0133)
Conditions of Employment
- We may select from this announcement or any other source to fill one or more vacancies.
- This is a non-bargaining unit position.
-Alternative work schedule, staggered work hours or telework may be available.
-Must meet IRS telework eligibility requirements.
-Tour of Duty: Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m - 4:30 p.m
- A (1) year probationary period is required.
- Must successfully complete a background investigation including an FBI criminal history record check (fingerprint check).
- Complete declaration for Federal Employment to determine your suitability for Federal employment, at the time requested by the agency.
-If you are a male applicant born after December 31, 1959, certify that you have registered with the Selective Service System or are exempt from having to do so.
- Have your salary sent to a financial institution of your choice by Direct Deposit/Electronic Funds Transfer.
- Go through a Personal Identity Verification (PIV) process that requires two forms of identification from the form.
- I-9. Federal law requires verification of the identity and employment eligibility of all new hires in the U.S.
- Undergo an income tax verification.
- File a Confidential Financial Disclosure Report within 30 days of selection and annually from then on.Read more
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
Your application includes your resume, responses to the online questions, and required supporting documents. Please be sure that your resume includes detailed information to support your qualifications for this position; failure to provide sufficient evidence in your resume may result in a “not qualified” determination.
Rating: Your application will be evaluated in the following areas: Technical Competence, Oral Communications, Writing, Reading, Learning, and Customer Service. Category rating will be used to rank and select eligible candidates. If qualified, you will be assigned to one of three quality level categories, (i.e., A = Superior, B = Highly Qualified, C= Qualified) depending on your responses to the online questions, regarding your experience, education, and training related to this position.
Veterans' preference is applied after applicants are assessed. Preference-eligibles will be listed at the top of their assigned category and considered before non-preference-eligibles in that category. Qualified preference-eligibles with a compensable service-connected disability of 10% or more will be listed at the top of the highest category.
Referral: If you are among the top qualified candidates, your application may be referred to a selecting official for consideration. You may be required to participate in a selection interview (telephonic and/or in person at the discretion of the the selecting officicial in accordance with hiring policies). We will not reimburse costs related to the interview such as travel to and from the interview site.
If you are a displaced or surplus Federal employee (eligible for the Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP)/Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP), you must receive a rating of category B or better to be rated as “well qualified" to receive special selection priority.
This vacancy announcement will be used as a register to fill vacancies through 6/01/2020.
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