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This job announcement is for the IT Specialist positions for Naval Air Systems Command.

This is a public notice announcement; under this recruitment procedure,

each location/installation, identified in this public notice will make

selections for vacancies as they occur. There may or may not be

actual/projected vacancies at the time you submit your application. Please read

this Public Notice in its entirety prior to submitting your application for

consideration.

These positions are being filled under Expedited Hiring Authority (EHA)

for acquisition positions located at Department of Navy installations

identified in this public notice. Positions may be filled as permanent with a

full-time work schedule. Pay will vary by geographic location.

NOTE: Notices of Results (NORs) will not be sent

to applicants who apply to this announcement. Please do not contact us for your status.

Based on

the various locations of this announcement, vacancies can be filled as

GS-05/07 or DS-02 pay band (equivalent to GS-05/08). The Full Performance Level for these vacancies may be GS-11/12/13/14 or DS-04 pay band (equivalent to GS-11/12) or DS-05 pay band (equivalent to GS-12/13).

To view

additional salary information based on the various locations and pay grade/pay

bands, please visit the following:
https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/pay-leave/salaries-wages/2016/general-schedule/

Duties

These positions perform professional work involving knowledge of the applications of information technology to the assignment area and skill in the use of IT software and hardware systems.

Listed below are some examples of IT Specialist work:

  • Assess policy needs and develop policies to govern IT activities.
  • Identify and address IT workforce planning and management issues.
  • Provide enterprise architecture guidance, support, and coordination to customers and IT project teams.
  • Promote awareness of security issues among management and ensuring sound security principles are reflected in organizations’ visions and goals.
  • Ensure the rigorous application of information security/ information assurance policies, principles, and practices to the systems analysis process.
  • Ensure the rigorous application of information security/ information assurance policies, principles, and practices to the delivery of application software services.

The Information Technology Management series 2210 has eleven specialties. A general description of the relationships among the specialties is presented as follows:

Policy and Planning (PLCYPLN) –

develop, implement, and ensure compliance with plans, policies, standards, infrastructures, and architectures that establish the framework for the management of all IT programs.

Enterprise Architecture (ENTARCH) –

analyze, plan, design, document, assess, and manage the IT enterprise structural framework to align IT systems with the mission, goals, and business processes of the organization.

Information Security (INFOSEC) –

plan, develop, implement, and maintain programs, polices, and procedures to protect the integrity and confidentiality of systems, networks, and data.

Systems Analysis (SYSANALYSIS) –

consult with customers to refine functional requirements and translate functional requirements into technical specifications.

Applications Software (APPSW) –

translate technical specifications into programming specifications; develop, customize, or acquire applications software programs; and test, debug, and maintain software programs.

Operating Systems (OS) –

install, configure, and maintain the operating systems environment, including systems servers and operating systems software on which applications programs run.

Network Services (NETWORK) –

test, install, configure, and maintain networks including hardware (servers, hubs, bridges, switches, and routers) and software that permit the sharing and transmission of information.

Data Management (DATAMGT) –

develop and administer databases used to store and retrieve data and develop standards for the handling of data.

Internet (INET) –

provide services that permit the publication and transmission of information about agency programs to internal and external audiences using the Internet.

Systems Administration (SYSADMIN) –

install, configure, troubleshoot, and maintain hardware and software to ensure the availability and functionality of systems.

Customer Support (CUSTSPT) –

provide technical support to customers who need advice, assistance, and training in applying hardware and software systems.

Supervisory Status

No

Promotion Potential

13

Travel Required

Occasional Travel

1-5 days of travel may be required

Relocation Authorized

Yes

Relocation expenses (i.e. PCS) or relocation incentives as described in 5 USC 5753 may be authorized in accordance with applicable travel regulations, command policy and available command funding.

Who May Apply

This job is open to…

United States Citizens

Questions? This job is open to 1 group.

Job Requirements

Job Requirements

Key Requirements

You must be a US Citizen.

Males must be registered or exempt from Selective Service. www.sss.gov

Selectee must be determined suitable for federal employment.

Selectee may be required to successfully complete a probationary period.

Selectee is required to participate in the direct deposit pay program.

See special requirements section for additional requirements.

Qualifications

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.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Your resume must demonstrate at least one year of the following (NOTE: If you are substituting experience with education, you

MUST

submit a copy of your transcripts):
GS-05:
A

.

Successfully obtained a degree in

computer science, engineering, information science, information systems

management, mathematics, operations research, statistics, or technology

management

or

a degree that provided you with a minimum of 24 semester hours in one or more of

the fields identified above and required the development or adaptation of

applications, systems or networks.

OR

B.

At least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower level in the federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector that has equipped you with the particular knowledge, skills and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position. Experience must be IT related. Specialized experience includes: 1) Applying basic IT principles and practices; 2) Communicating factual and procedural information clearly; and 3) Gathering and analyzing basic facts and drawing conclusions. I have experience in the four competencies of

Attention to Detail

  • I am able to review data from multiple sources and determine relevant information to a given situation. I draft, edit and disseminate written reports and status updates that are factual, timely and relatively error free.

Customer Service

  • I develop and maintain relationships with customers with diverse needs. I provide technical information about products and services. I assess the needs of customers and identify or tailor products and/or services to meet their needs. I resolve non-routine problems, questions, or complaints and direct the most complex problems, questions, or complaints to the appropriate person.

Oral Communication

  • I communicate, explain, or defend ideas or information clearly. I listen to others and recognize potential miscommunications.

Problem Solving

  • I use logic to identify alternatives to solve technical problems. I identify and solve problems by gathering and applying information from a variety of materials or sources that provide several alternatives.

OR

GS-07:
A.

At least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower level in the federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector that has equipped you with the particular knowledge, skills and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position. Experience must be IT related. Specialized experience includes: 1) Applying IT principles, methods, and tools; 2) Evaluating established methods and procedures in order to assist in preparing recommendations for changes in methods and practices where appropriate; and 3) Identifying and/or resolving basic IT issues and problems. I have experience in the four competencies of

Attention to Detail

  • I am able to review data from multiple sources and determine relevant information to a given situation. I draft, edit and disseminate written reports and status updates that are factual, timely and relatively error free.

Customer Service

  • I develop and maintain relationships with customers with diverse needs. I provide technical information about products and services. I assess the needs of customers and identify or tailor products and/or services to meet their needs. I resolve non-routine problems, questions, or complaints and direct the most complex problems, questions, or complaints to the appropriate person.

Oral Communication

  • I communicate, explain, or defend ideas or information clearly. I listen to others and recognize potential miscommunications.

Problem Solving

  • I use logic to identify alternatives to solve technical problems. I identify and solve problems by gathering and applying information from a variety of materials or sources that provide several alternatives.

OR

B.

A bachelor 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 fields identified above and required the development or adaptation of applications, systems or networks AND meet one of the requirements of superior academic achievement. [Completion of all requirements for a bachelor’s degree and meet the Superior Academic Achievement Provisions: 1. Maintained a grade-point average of “B” (a GPA of 3.0 or higher) for all completed undergraduate courses, or those completed in the last two years of undergraduate study. 2. Maintained a grade-point average “B+” (a GPA of 3.5 or higher) for all courses in your major field of study, or those courses in your major completed in the last two years of undergraduate study. 3. Rank in the upper one-third of your class in the college, university, or major subdivision. 4. Became a member of a national honor (other than freshman honor societies) recognized by the Association of College Honor Societies. Please submit a college transcript(s) showing your grade point average for all four years of undergraduate study, including all transferred courses. NOTE: GPA’s are to be rounded to one decimal place. For example, 2.95 will round to 3.0 and 2.94 will round to 2.9. If more than 10 percent of your undergraduate course work (credit hours) were taken on a pass/fail or similar basis, your claim must be based on class standing or membership in an honor society.]

OR

C.

One full year of graduate level study, or possess a master’s or higher degree in a field that provided the knowledge, skills, and abilities to do the work of the position. One academic year of graduate education is considered to be the number of credit hours that your graduate school has determined to represent one academic year of full-time study. Such study may have been performed on a full-time or part-time basis. If you cannot obtain your graduate school’s definition of one year of graduate study, 18 semester hours (or 27 quarter hours) should be considered as satisfying the requirement.

OR

D.

A combination of experience and education.

Additional qualification information can be found from the following Office of Personnel Management web site:

https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/2200/information-technology-it-management-series-2210-alternative-a/

You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer and part time experience. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week.

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.

As part of the application process, you must complete and submit an occupational questionnaire. To preview this questionnaire and determine if your experience matches the required skills for this position, click the following link:

View Assessment Questions

Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating and/or appointment eligibility.

For positions

requiring positive education requirements, or if you are using education to meet all or part of

the qualification requirements, you must submit a copy of your transcripts. See OPM’s

General Policies

for information on

crediting education.

Education completed

in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the qualification

requirements if the applicant can provide documentation indicating that the

foreign education is comparable to that received in an accredited educational

institution in the United States. It is the responsibility of the applicant to

provide such evidence when applying for further information, visit:

http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html

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.

Must

be able to obtain an interim and/or final (e.g., confidential/secret/top

secret, etc.) security clearance prior to entrance on duty AND must be able to

maintain the required level of clearance while employed in the subject

position. Failure to obtain and maintain

the required level of clearance may result in the withdrawal of a job offer or

removal.

Some positions may require successful completion of a pre-employment drug test is required. A

tentative offer of employment will be rescinded if the applicant fails to

report to the scheduled drug test appointment. Incumbents of drug testing

designated positions will be subject to random testing. Drug test results will

be provided to the employing activity/command.

Vacancies

filled from this announcement may be filled at any grade level listed.

This

position has promotion potential to the GS-11/12/13 or DA-04/05 grade depending on location and command. If selected below the full performance level, incumbent may

be noncompetitively promoted to the next higher grade level after meeting all

regulatory requirements, and upon the recommendation of management. Promotion

is neither implied nor guaranteed.

DAWIA Certification:
This position is covered under the Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act (DAWIA) and requires additional education, training and experience. This position has been identified as a Career Field Information Technology at Level I. If you possess DAWIA Certification, please indicate your Certification Level and Career Field information in your resume.

Applicants not certified may still apply and be selected, but must achieve certification within 24 months of appointment. Certification requirements may be viewed at

http://icatalog.dau.mil/onlinecatalog/CareerLvl.aspx

.

Security Clearance

Secret

Additional Information

Additional Information

What To Expect Next

When the application process is complete, your application will be reviewed to determine if 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 Questionnaire, along with your supporting documentation to determine your level of knowledge, skill, and ability, related to the job requirements.

Candidates will be referred to the hiring manager. The selecting official may choose to conduct interviews, and once the selection is made, you will receive a notification of the decision.

Stay informed of changes to your application status by signing up for automatic email alerts at:

https://www.usajobs.gov/Applicant/Application/ListApplications

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BENEFITS

Department of the Navy offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes, in part, paid vacation, sick leave, holidays, a 401K-type retirement plan, and an Employee Assistance Program. More information can be found at:

http://www.secnav.navy.mil/donhr/Benefits/Pages/Default.aspx

Other Information

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

Additional vacancies may be filled by this announcement.

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.

The Department of the Navy uses E-Verify to confirm the employment eligibility of all newly hired employees. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, visit

www.dhs.gov/E-Verify

.

Military Spouse Preference (MSP):
http://www.secnav.navy.mil/donhr/Documents/CivilianJobs/Mil_Spouse_Pref_Statement.pdf

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:

http://www.secnav.navy.mil/donhr/Documents/CivilianJobs/FedCivAnnuitants.pdf

Veteran’s Preference Information:
http://www.secnav.navy.mil/donhr/Documents/CivilianJobs/Vet_%20Preference_Statement.pdf

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:

http://www.secnav.navy.mil/donhr/Documents/CivilianJobs/ICTAP_Statement.pdf

This job originated on

www.usajobs.gov

. For the full announcement and to apply,

visit

www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/468116600

.

Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at

www.usajobs.gov

will be considered.

Only candidates can apply for this job.
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