Washington Navy Yard, D.C
Jul 17, 2019
Jul 24, 2019
Full Time


You will serve as the Command Information Officer (CIO) in the Command Information Directorate of Naval Facilities Engineering Command Washington.
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  • You will be responsible for managing the assigned resources in a visionary, collaborative, and customer-focused manner to support Information (IT) initiatives.
  • You will create and maintain an atmosphere that promotes positive inter-personal relations and open communications between employees and supervisors.
  • You will be responsible for ensuring employees contribute to the accomplishment of CIO goals and objectives while providing them opportunity to influence their work environment through discussions related to their work and accomplishments.
  • You will provide assistance, guidance and mentorship to support and guide employees in their own professional growth and development.
  • You will help employees access the appropriate level of training, experience, and opportunities to enable their successful performance in their current roles in addition to preparing them for the next step in their career path.
  • You will, within delegated authority, approve or decide on personnel actions for recruitment, reassignment, promotion, reclassification, within grade increases, and other actions on assigned employees.
  • You will provide expert knowledge, direction and guidance to leadership, operational staff, and customers that enables a secure and available IT infrastructure and IT/OT capabilities across the NAVFAC command.
  • You will orchestrate programmatic decisions, manage work programs, manage risk, and synchronize activities necessary to accomplish the CIO mission.
  • You will provide authoritative advice, direction and subject matter expertise on IT and cybersecurity operations.
  • You will lead the planning, acquisition, implementation, coordination, and management activities necessary to carry out CIO program activities.
  • You will support the NAVFAC CIO with developing and implementing policies and procedures to support the availability, reliability and accessibility of IT and operational systems and IT infrastructure to support overall mission goals and objectives.
  • You will promote awareness of security issues that could negatively affect operations including security system risk and vulnerability monitoring, identification, assessment, evaluation, contingency planning and recovery, and incident remediation.
  • You will develop project plans, organize and conduct project team meetings, prepares status reports, and use authorized business tools to support CIO requirements, and prepare documentation that supports successful project outcomes.
  • You will collaborate and interface with stakeholders that include senior military leaders as well as civilian counterparts that include Flag Officers, SES, external federal, state and local government and foreign government leadership.

Travel Required

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

Supervisory status

Promotion Potential


Conditions of Employment

  • Must be a US Citizen.
  • Must be determined suitable for federal employment.
  • Must participate in the direct deposit pay program.
  • New employees to the Department of the Navy will be required to successfully pass the E-Verify employment verification check. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, visit
  • Generally, current federal employees applying for GS jobs must serve at least one year at the next lower grade level. This requirement is called time-in-grade. Time-in-grade requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement.
  • Within the Department of Defense (DoD), the appointment of retired military members within 180 days immediately following retirement date to a civilian position is subject to the provisions of 5 United States Code 3326.
  • You will be required to obtain and maintain an interim and/or final top secret/SCI security clearance prior to entrance on duty. Failure to obtain and maintain the required level of clearance may result in the withdrawal of a job offer or removal.
  • This position is designated as a Cyber IT/Cybersecurity Workforce position. You must obtain and maintain the credentials as described in SECNAV M-5239.2 for specialty area Cyberspace Policy and Strategy Planner within 6 months of appointment.
  • This position is covered under the Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act (DAWIA). You must be certified as a Career Field - Information Technology - Level III. Certification is required within 24 months of appointment.
  • Successful completion of a pre-employment drug test (including marijuana) is required. A tentative offer of employment will be rescinded if you fail to report to the drug test appointment or pass the test. You will be subject to random testing.
  • You may be required to wear personal protective equipment such as helmets, gloves, coveralls, glasses, goggles, respirators and safety shoes when visiting work sites, as determined by site conditions and applicable safety regulations.
  • This position may require occasional travel from normal duty station. You must be able to travel on military and commercial aircraft.
  • Overtime work may occasionally be required to meet mission objectives.


Your resume must reflect one year of information technology-related experience in the federal service or private or public sector demonstrating the following four competencies, as defined: Attention to Detail - Is thorough when performing work and conscientious about attending to detail. IT-related experience demonstrating this competency must include: Developing and implementing policies and procedures to support the availability, reliability and accessibility of IT and operational systems and IT infrastructure for a large organization. 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. IT-related experience demonstrating this competency must include: Providing expert knowledge, direction and guidance to leadership, operational staff, and customers that enables a secure and available IT infrastructure and IT/OT capabilities across a supported organization. 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. IT-related experience demonstrating this competency must include: Collaborating and interfacing with a wide range of stakeholders to develop project plans, organize and conduct project team meetings, present status reports and promote awareness of security issues. Problem Solving - Identifies problems; determines accuracy and relevance of information; uses sound judgment to generate and evaluate alternatives, and to make recommendations. IT-related experience demonstrating this competency must include: Addressing issues encountered in planning, acquisition, implementation, coordination, and management activities necessary to carry out CIO programs. In addition to experience demonstrating the four competencies above, one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-14 grade or pay band in the federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector performing duties such as: 1) Serving as a technical authority for an Information Technology organization in implementing and integrating new programs or requirements and developing new policies, theories, concepts, principles, standards, and methods related to information management (IM), information technology (IT), operational technology (OT), and Cybersecurity (CS); 2) Advising and working on a variety of complex and unusual security issues with security officers for IT-related security vulnerability when there is not complete agreement on methods, procedures, or objectives; 3) Developing and supporting information systems and enterprise architecture to ensure, protect, and restore IT systems, services, and capabilities; and 4) Inspiring, motivating, and guiding other IT professionals towards achieving unique and challenging IM, IT, OT and CS goals as CIO, or similar role for a large organization.
Additional qualification information can be found from the following Office of Personnel Management website:

Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (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.


This job does not have an education qualification requirement.

Additional information

This position is covered by the Department of Defense Priority Placement Program.

Additional vacancies may be filled by this announcement.

Recruitment/relocation incentives will not be authorized for this position.

A tentative offer of employment will be rescinded if the selectee fails to meet the pre-employment requirements, including failure to report to any of the scheduled appointments.

If you are unable to apply online and request information about the Alternate Application process, please contact the Department of Navy's Employment Information Center.

Federal annuitant information: The selection of an annuitant is subject to the Department of Defense and Department of the Navy policy on the employment of annuitants. Policy information may be found at:

ICTAP Applicants: To be considered well-qualified and exercise selection priority as an ICTAP candidate, displaced Federal employees must satisfy all qualification requirements for the position and receive a rating of 85 or higher. For more information about ICTAP eligibility please review the following link:

How You Will Be Evaluated

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

In order to qualify for this position, your resume must provide sufficient experience and/or education, knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the duties of the specific position for which you are being considered. Your resume is the key means we have for evaluating your skills, knowledge, and abilities as they relate to this position. Therefore, we encourage you to be clear and specific when describing your experience.

When the application process is complete, we will review your resume to ensure you meet the hiring eligibility and qualification requirements listed in this announcement. You will be rated based on the information provided in your resume and responses to the Occupational Questionnaire, along with your supporting documentation to determine your ability to demonstrate the following competencies:


You should list any relevant performance appraisals and incentive awards in your resume as that information may be taken into consideration during the selection process. If selected, you may be required to provide supporting documentation.

If after reviewing your resume and supporting documentation, a determination is made that you inflated your qualifications and/or experience, your score may be adjusted to more accurately reflect your abilities or you may be found ineligible/not qualified.

Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating or consideration for employment.

All eligibility, qualifications, and time-in-grade requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement.

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Top Secret

Drug test required

Required Documents

You are required to provide documentation that supports the eligibility and qualification claims made in your resume and assessment questionnaire. You must submit the applicable documents listed here and those listed with the eligibilities you select in the announcement questionnaire with your application package. Applicants who do not provide supporting documentation that fully support their claims will not be referred to the hiring manager. Cover letter is optional.

A complete resume is required. Your resume must show relevant experience, job title, duties and accomplishments. Your resume must show complete information for each job entry to support minimum qualifications. The following information should be provided in your resume, but it is acceptable to provide elsewhere in your application package: employer's name, starting and end dates (Mo/Yr), hours per week, and pay plan, series and grade level (e.g. GS-0201-09) for relevant federal experience.TIP: A good way to ensure you include all essential information is to use the Resume Builder in USAJOBS to create your resume.

Are you applying for a promotion? If you are a current GS employee applying for a higher grade than the grade that you currently hold you must provide an SF-50 that shows that you have held the next lower grade for at least one year. Some SF-50s effective within the last 52 weeks will not demonstrate you have held the next lower grade for at least one year (e.g. General Adjustment SF-50 from this year). In many cases, we need to see two (2) SF-50s to determine time-in-grade and eligibility for promotion. If you are a DoD employee, you can obtain a copy of your SF- 50(s) from MyBiz .

Are you claiming membership in any professional organizations, or possession of a license, certificate or credentials? Check the Conditions of Employment section above to see if any are required. If you claim membership, license, certification, or credentials, you must submit a copy of said document in your application package.

Are you a veteran claiming 5-point veterans' preference or claiming sole survivorship preference? You must submit a copy of your latest DD-214 Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty (any copy that shows all dates of service, as well as character of service [Honorable, General, etc.] is acceptable) OR a VA letter that shows dates of service or service connected disability AND character of service. If you have more than one DD-214 for multiple periods of active duty service, submit a copy for each period of service. If you were issued a DD-215 to amend aforementioned information on the DD-214 you must submit that too. If you are not sure of your preference eligibility, visit the Department of Labor's website: Veterans' Preference Advisor

Are you a disabled veteran or claiming 10-point veterans' preference?
If you are eligible to claim 10 point veterans preference you must submit a DD-214 Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty as described above for 5-point preference.

You must also provide the applicable supporting documentation of your disability (e.g. disability letter from the VA) as described on Standard Form-15 (SF-15). .

Are you an active duty service member? Active Duty Service Members are required to submit a statement of service printed on command letterhead and signed by the command. The statement of service must provide the branch of service, rate/rank, all dates of service, the expected date of discharge and anticipated character of service (Honorable, General, etc.).

Documents submitted as part of the application package, to include supplemental documents, may be shared beyond the Human Resources Office. Some supplemental documents contain personal information such as SSN and DOB and some documents such as military orders and marriage certificates may contain personal information for someone other than you. You may sanitize these documents to remove said personal information before you submit your application. You must provide an un-sanitized version of the documents if you are selected.

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