Supervisory IT Specialist (Chief Information Officer)

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington, D.C
Posted
Aug 23, 2019
Closes
Aug 27, 2019
Function
Executive, Chief, IT
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

This position is located in the Civil Rights Division's (Division) Administrative Management Section (ADM), Office of Information Technology and Cybersecurity. In support of the enforcement responsibilities of the Division, ADM provides a diverse array of management and technical services. These services include, but are not limited to, human resources, budget formulation and execution, information technology, facility services, safety and security, and mail and file operations.

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Responsibilities

The Supervisory IT Specialist (Chief Information Officer) serves as a senior advisor to the Civil Rights Division (Division) and performs a broad range of duties requiring Division and computer industry-wide research, program and litigation-strategy evaluation, and administration under the jurisdiction of the Executive Officer. Duties require understanding of the business processes of the Division in its litigation programs and of the wide range of electronic data processing systems available to support this litigation. The incumbent also:
  • Manages and directs the Information Technology (IT) staff within the Executive Office.
  • Formulates, develops, and implements organizational and administrative policies governing IT operations.
  • Conducts management analyses and develops techniques and programs to improve Division automated management operations.
  • Oversees the implementation of advanced office automation systems throughout the Division.
  • Attends inter-agency and Departmental committees as a representative of the Executive Officer regarding IT requirements.
  • Plans and implements the Division-wide IT training program.
  • Provides expert technical guidance and assistance in all areas of assigned responsibility to Division offices and components.
  • Directs research and development in the design of computerized local area networks.
  • Utilizes a broad range of complex IT professional knowledge and expertise.
  • Performs other duties, as assigned.


Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status
Yes

Promotion Potential
15

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen or National
  • Must complete a Background Investigation (to include drug testing) that leads to the award of a TS/SCI security clearance
  • Selective Service Registration is required, as applicable
  • May require completion of one-year probationary period


Qualifications

To qualify at the GS-15 grade level, candidates must have one (1) year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-14 grade level in the Federal service or other pay system. Specialized experience is defined as experience that has equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position, and is typically in or related to the work of the position to be filled. Examples of specialized experience include: leading system implementation activities; measuring software development risk and recommending the most beneficial implementation approaches; and reviewing the impact of new systems design policies on the systems design process.

Applicants must also have basic 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.
  • TIME-IN-GRADE REQUIREMENTS: Merit promotion applicants must meet applicable time-in-grade requirements to be considered eligible. One year at the GS-14 grade level is required to meet the time-in-grade requirements for the GS-15 grade level. (Must submit your SF-50 that shows Time-in-Grade eligibility and reflects your title, series, and grade. No award SF-50 will be accepted).

    You must meet all qualification requirements by the closing date of this announcement.

    Education

    Education cannot be substituted for the experience requirements outlined in the "Qualifications" section.

    Additional information

    E-Verify Statement: DOJ uses E-Verify, an internet-based system, to confirm the eligibility of all newly hired employees to work in the United States. Learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, by visiting www.e-verify.gov/ .

    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: http://www.opm.gov/rif/employee_guides/career_transition.asp.

    DOJ EEO Statement/Policy: http://www.justice.gov/jmd/eeos/08-eeo-policy.pdf

    Schedule A: The Civil Rights Division welcomes and encourages applications from persons with disabilities and is firmly committed to satisfying its affirmative obligations under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 to ensure that persons with disabilities have every opportunity to be hired and advanced on the basis of merit within the Department. The Civil Rights Division also encourages eligible Schedule A applicants to submit their resumes directly to Sandra Brown by email (Sandra.Brown@usdoj.gov) .

    Veterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA): http://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/veterans-services/vet-guide/

    Selective Service: If you are a male applicant born after December 31, 1959, you must certify that you have registered with the Selective Service System, or are exempt from having to do so under the Selective Service Law. Additional information is found at: www.sss.gov .

    It is the policy of the Department to achieve a drug-free workplace and persons selected for employment will be required to pass a drug test, which screens for illegal drug use prior to final appointment. As a condition of continued employment, the incumbent will be subject to random drug testing.

    Employment is also contingent upon the completion and satisfactory adjudication of a background investigation, which leads to the award of a TS/SCI security clearance.

    Reasonable Accommodations: This agency provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the agency. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

    How You Will Be Evaluated

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

    Your resume and supporting documentation will be used to determine whether you meet the job qualifications listed in this announcement. If you are basically qualified for this job, your resume and supporting documentation will be compared to your responses on the online assessment 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.

    All applicants' qualifications will be evaluated on the below-listed competencies, which are required for this position. Please outline experience/education for these competencies in your resume. The required competencies for this position are as follows:

    • Decision Making
    • Information Management
    • Infrastructure Design
    • Leadership
    • Manages and Organizes Information
    • Project Management


    Please Note: Additional selections may be made from this announcement for up to 90 days should additional similar openings occur in this, or any other office within DOJ.

    Background checks and security clearance

    Security clearance
    Sensitive Compartmented Information

    Drug test required
    Yes

    Position sensitivity and risk
    Special-Sensitive (SS)/High Risk

    Trust determination process
    National security

    Required Documents

    You must provide a complete Application Package, which includes:
    • Required: Resume, which includes a list of all significant jobs held and duties performed, with dates specified in month and year format, and indicate hours worked per week. If military or civilian, please include your rank and/or grade. 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). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. (cover letter optional).
    • Required: A complete Occupational Questionnaire
    • Required, if you are a current or former Federal employee:
      • Your most recent Promotion, Within Rate Increase (WRI/WGI), or Appointment/Conversion SF-50 or Notification of Personnel Action (if applying as a current or former Federal Employee) showing you are/were in the competitive service and the highest grade or promotion potential held.
      • Most recent Performance Appraisal
    • Required, Career Transition Assistance Program/Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program documentation, if applicable: Certification of Expected Separation, Reduction-In-Force Separation Notice, or Notice of Proposed Removal; SF-50 that documents the RIF separation action; and most recent performance appraisal.
      • Worker's Compensation Separation: Agency certification of inability to place employee AND Notification of Separation OR Separation SF-50.
      • Disability Annuity Termination: Notification from OPM of disability annuity termination AND Separation SF-50 of the last position held.
      • Military Reserve or National Guard Technician Special Disability Retirement Annuity under 5 U.S.C. 8337(h) or 8456: Certification of special disability retirement annuity from a military department or National Guard Bureau AND Separation SF-50 of the last position held.
    • Required, if you are applying as a Schedule (A) applicant: Schedule A letter from a physician, local, state or federal rehabilitation office citing your eligibility under 5 CFR 213.3102 (u)
    • Required, if you are apply as a Veterans Employment Opportunity Act or 30% Disabled Veteran Eligible applicant: DD-214, SF-15 Form and VA letter, or certification of expected discharge or release from active duty under honorable conditions within 120 days.
    • Required, if you are eligible under Certain Family Members Eligible under E.O. 12721: Your most recent non-award SF-50 and performance appraisal.
    • Required, if you are eligible under Certain Military Spouses Eligible under E.O. 13473: Permanent Change of Station (PCS) orders, issued within the last 2 years, that lists you as authorized to accompany the Military member to the new duty permanent station; OR verification of the member's 100% disability (VA Letter); and/or verification of the member's death while on active duty (DD-1300 and Death Certificate) AND verification of the marriage to the service member (i.e., a marriage license or other legal documentation verifying marriage).
    • Required, if you are eligible under Interchange Agreement with Other Merit Systems Eligible: Documentation of eligibility as listed in each individual interchange agreement.


    If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

    Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education .

    Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

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