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IT Specialist – Supervisor – East Orange, New Jersey
Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs
Job ID: 17863Start Date: 11/19/2018End Date: 11/30/2018
To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement. This announcement may close prior to the closing date once an adequate pool of at least 50 eligible applicants is reached. EXPERIENCE: A specific length of training and experience is not required, but you must show evidence of training or experience of sufficient scope and quality of your ability to do the work of this position. Evidence which demonstrates you possess the knowledge, skills, and ability to perform the duties of this position must be supported by detailed descriptions of such on your resume. Applicants will be rated in accordance with the OPM Qualification Standard Handbook http://www.opm.gov/qualifications/x-118c GS-13 Specialized Experience: One year of specialized experience (equivalent to the GS-12 grade level in the federal service); experience that equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills and abilities (KSA’s) and other characteristics to perform successfully the duties of the position, and that is typically in or related to the work of the position to be filled, in the normal line of progression for the occupation in the organization. Examples of specialized experience would typically include, but are not limited to: operations, supervision, and management of IT delivery systems and equipment; demonstrated accomplishment of computer project assignments that required a wide range of knowledge of computer requirements and techniques and would include:
Advising senior executive level management regarding IT services for a large organization.
Advising executive management officials of short and long-range IT resolutions for a health care delivery system, etc.; directing and supervising highly technical work concerned with the analysis of complex IT systems.
Providing leadership in developing, implementing, evaluating, and improving processes in the standardization of IT systems.
Applying knowledge of a wide range of computer techniques, requirements, methods, sources and procedures to perform a variety of assignments.
Planning work to be accomplished by subordinates, setting priorities and scheduling completion.
Performing personnel supervisory functions for subordinate employees to include: establishing performance standards, evaluating subordinates’ performance, administering leave, selecting employees for vacant positions, initiating disciplinary actions, etc.
Managing IT and Telecommunication projects of different scope and complexity. AND, in addition to the experience/education described above, you must have IT-related experience demonstrating each of the four competencies listed below which must be supported by your resume and other application materials. 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.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; religions; 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. There is no educational substitution for the GS-13 level. 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; religions; 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. Note: A full year of work is considered to be 35-40 hours of work per week. Part-time experience will be credited on the basis of time actually spent in appropriate activities. Applicants wishing to receive credit for such experience must indicate clearly the nature of their duties and responsibilities in each position and the number of hours a week spent in such employment.
If you’d like to submit a resume or apply for this position, please contact Premier Veterans at firstname.lastname@example.org. All are free to apply!