IT Project Manager

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Hyattsville, Maryland
Posted
Jan 19, 2021
Closes
Jan 26, 2021
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

PLEASE NOTE: Based on the current hiring restrictions, selectees may be subject to additional approvals prior to an offer being extended.

The incumbent serves as an IT Project Manager within the Bureau of Fiscal Service (FS), Deputy Commissioner (Finance and Administration), Office of Information and Security Services (ISS), Project & Provider Management Division, Project Management Branch.

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Responsibilities

The following are the duties of this position at the GS-12 level. If you are selected at a lower grade level, you will have the opportunity to learn to perform all these duties, and will receive training to help you grow in this position.
  • Act as a project manager on one or more concurrent project teams.
  • Develop project plans, set priorities and deadlines for completion of work, and distribute tasks among team members based on priorities and deadlines.
  • Perform requirement and cost-benefit analysis, leverages resources across various phases of the projects, taking into consideration problems or shifts in priorities while coordinating a wide variety of technical resources in various organizations, and coordinate and ensure the effective interaction of the stakeholders who will influence the outcome.


Travel Required

Occasional travel - may be required.

Supervisory status
No

Promotion Potential
12

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • Must be U.S. Citizens or U.S. Nationals.
  • Please refer to "Conditions of Employment."
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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/day/year, and indicate number of hours worked per week on your résumé.

Qualifications

You must meet the following requirements within 30 days after the closing date of this announcement.

Specialized experience: For the GS-12, you must have one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-11 grade level in the Federal service. Specialized experience for this position includes:

- Served in the capacity of a project manager on an Information Technology (IT) related project; AND
- Experience designing, developing, or implementing a new business process or IT system; AND
- Experience applying regulations and policies to recommend proper system requirements; AND
- Worked on projects, coordinating activities and keeping management aware of key issues.; AND
In addition to meeting specialized experience, applicants must also show proficiency in 1) attention to detail, 2) customer service, 3) oral communication, and 4) problem solving.

For the GS-11, you must have one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-09 grade level in the Federal service. Specialized experience for this position includes:

- Served in the capacity of a project manager; AND
- Experience participating in enhancements of existing IT systems or networks; AND
- Experience in facilitating meetings with an outcome oriented goal; AND
In addition to meeting specialized experience, applicants must also show proficiency in 1) attention to detail, 2) customer service, 3) oral communication, and 4) problem solving.
OR
You may substitute education for specialized experience as follows: Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree or 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree.

For the GS-09, you must have one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-07 grade level in the Federal service. Specialized experience for this position includes:

- Experience in supporting a project with an assigned project manager; AND
- Experience facilitating group discussions surrounding improved business processes or reaching a common goal; AND
- Participating in problem resolution concerning IT projects or system testing; AND
In addition to meeting specialized experience, applicants must also show proficiency in 1) attention to detail, 2) customer service, 3) oral communication, and 4) problem solving.
OR
You may substitute education for specialized experience as follows: 2 full academic years of progressively higher graduate level education or Master's degree in computer science, engineering, information science, information systems, management, mathematics, operations research, statistics, or technology management or a degree that provided a minimum of 24 semester hours in one or more of the field identified above and required the development or adaptation of applications, systems, or networks

In addition to the above requirements, you must meet the following time-in-grade requirement, if applicable:
For the GS-12, you must have been at the GS-11 level for 52 weeks.
For the GS-11, you must have been at the GS-09 level for 52 weeks.
For the GS-09, you must have been at the GS-07 level for 52 weeks.

Education

Additional information

{GS-11 and below} - We will not pay relocation expenses.
{GS-12} - Factors such as cost effectiveness, labor market conditions and difficulties in filling the position will be reviewed in determining if payment of relocation expenses is in the best interest of the Government.
- We may select from this announcement or any other source to fill one or more vacancies.
- This is a bargaining unit position.
- This position is a high risk position.
- We offer opportunities for telework.
- We offer opportunities for flexible work schedules.

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
- A one year probationary period may be required.
- Public Trust - Background Investigation will be required.
- Must successfully complete a background investigation. Periodic reinvestigation is required no later than five years after selection and at least every succeeding five years.
- Obtain and use a Government-issued charge card for business-related travel.

How You Will Be Evaluated

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

Your application includes your résumé, responses to the online questions, and required supporting documents. Please be sure that your résumé includes detailed information to support your qualifications for this position; failure to provide sufficient evidence in your résumé may result in a "not qualified" determination.

Rating: Your application will be evaluated in the following areas: Project Management, Analytical, Communication, Technical. Your application will be rated and ranked among others, based on your responses to the online questions, regarding your experience, education, training, performance appraisals and awards relevant to the duties of this position. Your rating may be lowered if your responses to the online questions are not supported by the education and/or experience described in your application.

Referral: If you are among the top qualified candidates, your application may be referred to a selecting official for consideration.

If you are a displaced or surplus Treasury Federal employee (eligible for the Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP) ) you must receive a score of 90 or better to be rated as "well qualified" to receive special selection priority.

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Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Not Required

Drug test required
No

Position sensitivity and risk
High Risk (HR)

Trust determination process
Credentialing

Required Documents

A complete application includes 1. A résumé, 2. Vacancy question responses, and 3. Submission of any required documents. Please note that if you do not provide all required information, as specified in this announcement, you may not be considered for this position (or may not receive the special consideration for which you may be eligible).

All applicants are required to submit a résumé either by creating one in USAJOBS or uploading one of their own choosing. (Cover letters are optional.) To receive full credit for relevant experience, please list the month/date/year and number of hours worked for experience listed on your résumé. We suggest that you preview the online questions, as you may need to customize your résumé to ensure that it supports your responses to these questions. Please view résumé tips .

CURRENT FEDERAL EMPLOYEES -- Documentation Relating to Your Federal Employment:
- Submit a copy of your SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action, which shows your current (or most recent) grade and competitive service status. (The "position occupied" block on the SF-50 should show a "1" and your "tenure" block should show a "1" or "2".)
- If you are currently on a Veterans Recruitment Appointment (VRA) or Disability appointment, submit a copy of an SF-50 showing that.
- Indicate on your application the highest permanent grade you have held; if this grade is different from your current grade, submit a copy of an additional SF-50 showing this grade.

CAREER TRANSITION ASSISTANCE PLAN (CTAP) DOCUMENTATION: If you are a displaced or surplus Treasury Federal employee, click CTAP for eligibility and a detailed list of required documents.

EDUCATION DOCUMENTATION: For positions with an education requirement, or if you are qualifying for this position by substituting education or training for experience, submit a copy of your transcripts or equivalent. An official transcript will be required if you are selected. A college or university degree generally must be from an accredited (or pre-accredited) college or university recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. For a list of schools which meet these criteria, please refer to Department of Education Accreditation page . If you are qualifying based on foreign education, you must submit proof of creditability of education as evaluated by a credentialing agency. Refer to the OPM instructions .

Recommended Documents:
In addition, we recommend that you submit copies of the following:
Current Performance Appraisal

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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