SUPERVISORY IT SPECIALIST (PLCYPLN)

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Pentagon, Virginia
Posted
Oct 20, 2021
Closes
Oct 23, 2021
Function
IT
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

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The primary purpose of this position is to exercise direction and leadershipproviding planning, coordination, integration, organization, and exercising control over all aspects of information technology work for the 844 th Communication Squadron. This is a Key Career Position in the Communication and Information Career Field.
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Responsibilities

  • Leads the activities of the organization to include all matters related to managerial and technical decisions and commitments affecting squadron operations.
  • Directs contract and budget activities; evaluates contractor performance.
  • Exercises supervisory personnel management responsibilities.
  • Represents the squadron, the 844th Communications Group, AFDW, and the HQ USAF at designated meetings and on boards, committees or working groups.


Travel Required

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

Supervisory status
Yes

Promotion Potential
15

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • U.S. Citizenship Required
  • Males must be registered for Selective Service, see www.sss.gov
  • Disclosure of Political Appointments
  • PCS expenses if authorized will be paid IAW JTR and Air Force Regulations
  • Work may occasionally require travel away from the duty station on military or commercial aircraft.
  • The employee may be required to work overtime.
  • Employee must obtain and maintain TOP SECRET security clearance.
  • This position has been designated by the Air Force as a Testing Designated Position under the Air Force Civilian Drug Demand Reduction Program.
  • This is a Key Position.
  • The duties of this position meet all requirements as a category 4 designation, and shall not be vacated during a national emergency/mobilization w/o seriously impairing the capability of the parent Federal Agency or office to function effectively.
  • This position must be removed from the Ready Reserve and CAN NOT become a member of the Ready Reserve. (IAW: DoDD 1200.7, "Screening the Ready Reserve,")
  • This position has been designated as a Key Career Position (KCP).
  • The assignment will not be continuing and has an established tour limitation of 36-60 months as determined by the Career Field Team and Career Field Manager. (cont.)
  • (cont.) Employees must sign a Memorandum of Understanding including Selection, Restriction, Outplacement, Tour and Mobility Agreement as a condition of employment. (cont.)
  • (cont.) This addendum is effective 1 March 2014 and will be utilized upon incumbent's exit from the position and from that point forward whenever the position is filled.
  • Subject to completion of a 1-year probationary period for assignment to supervisory or managerial position (if not previously met)


Qualifications

BASIC REQUIREMENT OR INDIVIDUAL OCCUPATIONAL REQUIREMENT: In order to qualify, you must meet the specialized experience requirements described in the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualification Standards for General Schedule Positions. There is no Group Coverage Qualification Standard for this series. Use the Individual Occupational Requirements described below.

Through experience in 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.

AND
One year of Specialized Experience equivalent to the GS-14 grade level which includes: Directing a segment of highly technical, or complex administrative program that involves the development of major aspects of key agency scientific, medical, legal, regulatory, administrative, policy development or comparable highly technical programs, or that includes major operations at the governments largest, most complex industrial operations. Work of the squadron impacts an agency's headquarters operations, several bureau-wide programs, or most of an agency's accomplishment of its primary mission or programs of national significance, or impacts large segments of the nation's population or segments of one or a few large industries, or receives frequent or continuing congressional or media attention.

FEDERAL TIME-IN-GRADE (TIG) REQUIREMENT FOR GENERAL SCHEDULE (GS) POSITIONS: Merit promotion applicants must meet applicable time-in­-grade requirements to be considered eligible. One year at the GS-14 level is required to meet the time-in-grade requirements for the GS-15 level. TIG applies if you are in a current GS position or held a GS position within the previous 52 weeks.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (KSAs): Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of knowledge, skills, abilities and/or competencies in the following areas:
  • Knowledge of the use of and application of automated analytical tools and software as well as skill in the use of office automation tools and software in performing work. Extensive knowledge of the configuration and utility of modern IT, such as personal computers, networks, Internet, telecommunications, ect.
  • Knowledge of software and hardware characteristics, capabilities, interface, and limitations of commercial computer systems and communication equipment; system performance test and evaluation methods and theories; state of the art IT advancements in order to effectively plan, direct, coordinate the implementation and maintenance, testing, verification and configuration management of multiple near and long range IT systems and to serve as an authoritative source to top IT personnel and DoD officials and to provide technical guidance to government and contractor personnel. Knowledge of Federal and DoD regulations, policies, and standards to interpret/establish policy, guidelines, and procedures.
  • Knowledge of management tools, techniques, methodologies, and practices, including quantitative and qualitative techniques. Knowledge of the principles and procedures used in evaluating and assessing program results, processes and functions. Knowledge of organizational structures, distribution of resources, critical program issues, delegation of authority, and functional responsibilities to ensure the appropriate placement and design of business work processes and fiscal resource to accomplish the units' mission and program goals and objectives. Incumbent requires expert knowledge of the programs and program activities conducted by the 844th CS in order to assess and evaluate policies, procedures, actions, and responses for the unit to develop, institute and manage its business processes and fiscal resources in an effective and cost-effective manner.
  • Ability to plan, organize, and direct the functions and mentor, motivate, and appraise the staff of an organization through subordinate supervisors. Knowledge of safety and security regulations, practices, and procedures. Knowledge of consensus building and group facilitation processes; a thorough understanding of group dynamics; and skill in consensus building and facilitation. Ability to work effectively with other agencies and groups whose policies and procedures often do not reflect understanding or acceptance od agency policies and procedures. Ability to review and consult on IT related contracts and to serve as a technical authority on IT systems and service contracts.
  • Knowledge of the Air Force manpower and force management system in order to address matters having manpower or resource implications. Exceptional ability to communicate in both verbal and written form; ability to clearly and concisely write guidance, reports, correspondence, and other written materials; ability to communicate effectively with individuals, groups, non-government organizations, and other agency customers; and ability to appreciate and represent the interest of others, both management and staff, as well as internal and external customers.
  • Expert knowledge and understanding of the Department of Defense Planning, Programming and Budgeting System (PPBS) and Federal budget process, including knowledge of congressional budget process; and thorough and detailed understanding of Air Force, DoD and 0MB policies, directives, and regulations in order to effectively develop and defend multi-year financial programs.
  • PART-TIME OR UNPAID EXPERIENCE: Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid and or part-time work. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week.

    VOLUNTEER WORK EXPERIENCE: Refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service Programs (i.e., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student and social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge and skills that can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

    Education

    This job does not have an education qualification requirement.

    Additional information

    Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP): For information on how to apply as an ICTAP eligible click here . To be well-qualified and exercise selection priority for this vacancy, displaced Federal employees must be rated well qualified or above for this position. You must submit a copy of the agency notice, your most recent performance rating, and your most recent SF-50 noting position, grade level, and duty location.

    Employed Annuitants (Reemployed Annuitants): Applicants in receipt of an annuity based on civilian employment in the Federal Service are subject to the DoD Policy on The Employment of Annuitants. Click here for more information.

    120-Day Register: This announcement may result in a 120-day register that may be used to fill like vacancies for 120 days after the closing date. Applicants may be referred for consideration as vacancies occur.

    Military Spouse Preference (MSP) Eligible: MSP applicants, if determined best qualified, must be selected at the full performance level and placed at the full performance level. You must include a completed copy of the Military Spouse PPP Self-Certification Checklist dated within 30 days along with the documents identified on the checklist to verify your eligibility for MSP. Click here to obtain a copy of the Military Spouse PPP Self-Certification Checklist.

    Direct Deposit: All federal employees are required to have direct deposit.

    If you are unable to apply online, view the following link for information regarding Alternate Application. The Vacancy ID is 11242226.

    If you have questions regarding this announcement and have hearing or speech difficulties click here .

    Tax Law Impact for PCS: On 22-Dec-2017, Public Law 115-97 - the "Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017" suspended qualified moving expense deductions along with the exclusion for employer reimbursements and payments of moving expenses effective 01-Jan-2018 for tax years 2018 through 2025. The law made taxable certain reimbursements and other payments, including driving mileage, airfare and lodging expenses, en-route travel to the new duty station, and temporary storage of those items. The Federal Travel Regulation Bulletin (FTR) 18-05 issued by General Services Administration (GSA) has authorized agencies to use the Withholding Tax Allowance (WTA) and Relocation Income Tax Allowance (RITA) to pay for "substantially all" of the increased tax liability resulting from the "2018 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act" for certain eligible individuals. For additional information on WTA/RITA allowances and eligibilities please click here . Subsequently, FTR Bulletin 20-04 issued by GSA, provides further information regarding NDAA FY2020, Public Law 116-92, and the expansion of eligibility beyond "transferred" for WTA/RITA allowances. For additional information, please click here .

    How You Will Be Evaluated

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

    Your application package (resume, supporting documents, and responses to the questionnaire) will be used to determine your eligibility, qualifications, and quality ranking for this position. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating or consideration for employment.

    The resume/documents you submit must support your responses to the online questionnaire. If your application contradicts or does not support your questionnaire responses, you will receive a rating of "not qualified" or "insufficient information" and you will not receive further consideration for this job.

    For additional information on what to include in your resume, click here .

    Applicants who meet the requirements for and apply as a non-competitive eligible that meet minimal qualifications and other requirements of this position, will be given consideration as a non-competitive candidate and will be referred unless blocked by an individual with priority/preference.

    APPRAISALS/AWARDS: Hiring Managers use objective methods and consider previous performance appraisals and awards in the selection process. Current Federal Civilian employees should list any relevant performance related rating and/or awards in your resume.

    Applicants who disqualify themselves will not be evaluated further.

    Background checks and security clearance

    Security clearance
    Top Secret

    Drug test required
    Yes

    Position sensitivity and risk
    Critical-Sensitive (CS)/High Risk

    Trust determination process
    Suitability/Fitness

    Required Documents

    The following documents are required and must be provided with your application. Applicants who do not submit required documentation to determine eligibility and qualifications will be eliminated from consideration. Other documents may be required based on the eligibility/eligibilities you are claiming. Click here to view the AF Civilian Employment Eligibility Guide and the required documents you must submit to substantiate the eligibilities you are claiming.
  • Online Application: Questionnaire
  • Resume: For qualification determinations your resume must contain hours worked per week (if part-time) and dates of employment (i.e., month/year to month/year or month/year to present). If your resume does not contain this information, your application may be marked as insufficient and you will not receive consideration for this position. If you are a current Federal employee or previous Federal employee, provide your pay plan, series and grade, i.e. GS-0301-09. Current Federal Civilian Employees should list any relevant performance related rating (given within the last three years) and/or incentive awards in your resume. Do NOT include photographs (or links to social media such as LinkedIn ), inappropriate material, inappropriate content, nor personal information such as age, gender, religion, social security number, etc., on your resume.
  • Transcripts/Registration/License: If qualifying on education/position requires education, you must submit copies of your transcripts and if required for the position, submit an active, current registration/license.
  • Veterans: If claiming VEOA, VRA or 30% Disabled Veteran - Submit VOW certification memo or copy of the official DD-Form 214, which must include the character of service (i.e., with an honorable or general discharge). This will be annotated in block 24 on member copy 2, 4, or 7 of the DD-Form 214. If claiming 30% Disabled Veteran, you must also submit a VA Letter or a disability determination from a branch of the Armed Forces. NOTE: All veterans claiming 10-point preference must also submit a SF-15 .
  • Current or Former Federal Civilian Employees (includes current Air Force employees): You must submit a legible copy of a SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action . The SF-50, block 24 must contain "1" or "2" AND block 34 must be a "1". Employees eligible under an OPM approved interchange agreement , block 34 may contain a "1" or "2".
  • Promotion Consideration: If you wish to be considered as a promotion candidate and your SF-50 has an effective date within the past year, it may not clearly demonstrate you meet the one-year time-in-grade requirements. You will need to provide additional SF-50s which clearly demonstrates you meet the time-in-grade requirements (examples of appropriate SF-50s include Promotions, Within-Grade, Grade/Range Increases, and SF-50s with an effective date more than one year old).
  • ACTIVE DUTY SERVICE MEMBERS: The VOW Act requires federal agencies to treat an eligible active duty service member as a veteran, disabled veteran, and preference eligible (as applicable) when applying for civil service positions before the effective release or discharge date. Appointment of military members before the release or discharge date is permissible if the member is on terminal leave. At the time the active duty member applies for a civil position, he or she must submit a "certification" memo in lieu of a DD-Form 214, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty . Active duty members applying for a civil service position without submitting a valid certification memo or DD-Form 214 with their application will render the member ineligible for the position. The certification memo must originate from the member's military service branch on official letterhead and contain the following:
    • Name/Rank/Grade of Service Member
    • Branch of Armed Forces
    • Dates of Active Service (Start and End Date(s)
    • Expected Date of Discharge/Release from Active Duty
    • Terminal leave start date (if applicable)
    • Expected character of service (honorable or general) and type of separation (i.e. separation or retirement)
    • Must be certified within 120 days of anticipated discharge
    • Signature by, or by direction of the adjutant, personnel office, unit commander, or higher headquarters commander.
    Note: The VOW Act provides tentative preference. If appointed, a DD Form-214 must be submitted upon receipt.

    OPTIONAL DOCUMENTS:
    Performance Appraisals for Current Federal Civilian Employees
    - Most recent performance appraisals (dated within last 3 years) showing the official rating of record, signed by a supervisor, or statement why the performance appraisal is unavailable.
    Awards for Current Federal Civilian employees - List any awards received within the last 3 years on the resume.
    Note: Applicant must not submit award SF50s-Notification of Personnel Actions (SF50s).

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