IT Specialist (Data Management)

District of Columbia, D.C
Dec 01, 2021
Dec 03, 2021
IT, Management
Full Time

  • Serves as an expert in the furnishing of technical information.
  • Manages PACE server databases involving the planning development, implementation and administration of systems for storage and retrieval of data.
  • Analyzes and defines data requirements and specifications.
  • Provides authoritative advice for management of complex, long term projects involving design, procurement and installation of new information systems.


Conditions of Employment

  • U.S. Citizenship is Required.
  • Selectee must pass a drug test prior to appointment.
  • Males born after 12/03/59 must be registered for Selective Service.
  • Selectee may be required to serve a one year probationary period
  • Selectee must be able to obtain and maintain a Public Trust Clearance.
  • Confidential Financial Disclosure report may be required.
  • Individuals joining GPO must provide proof of receiving at least one dose of the and be scheduled to receive their second dose, or have proof of receiving the Johnson and Johnson single dose COVID-19 vaccine.
  • Except in limited circumstances where the law requires an exception.
  • Individuals who join GPO after November 30, 2021 must show proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to their start date, except in limited circumstances where the law requires an exception.


To qualify for the IT Specialist (Data Management), PG -2210-13, you must meet the following requirements:

To minimally qualify for this position, you must meet the specialized experience at the next lower grade level (PG-12) in order to qualify for this position. Specialized experience at the next lower grade level includes: Knowledge of the operating characteristics and the various processes related to the EFI Pace hardware and software components; Knowledge of the printing trade and the skill to troubleshoot related complex problems.

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). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

All qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement(12/02/2021) to be considered.


Qualifying based on education is not applicable at this grade level.

Additional information

Employment of Relatives
Section 3110 of Title 5, U.S. Code, prohibits a Federal official from appointing, promoting, or advocating the appointment or promotion of a relative in the agency where the official is serving or exercises jurisdiction. In addition, Section 2302(b)(7) of Title 5, U.S. Code, makes it a "prohibited personnel practice" for a person in authority to "appoint, employ, promote, advance, or advocate for the appointment, employment, promotion, or advancement of a relative." For further information visit: and

Separated Employees:
If you have separated from Federal Government employment, you may obtain a copy of your SF-50 via: National Personnel Records Center, Annex, 1411 Boulder Boulevard, Valmeyer, IL, 62295; or visit the National Archives Website.

Work Life Balance:
The GPO offers Transit subsidy for commuters using public transportation (Metro Bus/Rail, MARC, VRE, etc.).

Background Investigation:
To ensure the accomplishment of its mission, the GPO requires every employee to be reliable and trustworthy. To meet those standards, all selected applicants must undergo and successfully completed a background investigation for a Public Trust. This review could include financial issues such as delinquency in the payment of debts, child support and/or tax obligations, as well as certain criminal offenses and illegal use or possession of drugs. Depending on the type of background investigation required, the security process may take between 6 weeks to 12 months.

The Agency may rescind the tentative offer, if the candidate is unable to obtain an interim clearance.

Schedule A (Disability Appointment):
Documentation of eligibility for employment under Schedule A can be obtained from a licensed medical professional (e.g., a physician or other medical professional certified by a state, the District of Columbia, or a U.S. territory to practice medicine); a licensed vocational rehabilitation specialist (i.e., state or private); or any Federal agency, state agency, or agency of the District of Columbia or a U.S. territory that issues or provides disability benefits. The letter must be printed on a "medical professional's" letterhead and signed.

The selectee will work Shift 1 or Shift 3.
Additional vacancies may be filled through this announcement.

GPO Telework Program: The official website for the selectee is the duty station identified in this vacancy announcement. Locality pay will vary based upon the selectee's duty location. A final salary determination will be made upon selection. GPO supports the use of telework and each telework arrangement is unique depending on the needs of the position, supervisor, and employee. This position may be authorized for telework and or flexible work arrangements as determined by agency policy and any applicable collective bargaining agreements. The selectee will have the option of applying for the telework program, with the understanding that they must obtain supervisory approval for participation. Telework eligibility should be discussed during the interview process. The GPO Telework Program Policy does not apply to employees in the GPO Office of the Inspector General and employees whose wages are negotiated outside of the OPM established locality pay tables. This position is Telework Eligible.

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