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COMPUTER ASSISTANT – Fort Eustis, Virginia
Air Combat Command, Department of the Air Force
Job ID: 30703Start Date: 12/27/2018End Date: 01/18/2019
SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Applicants must have at least one (1) year of specialized experience at the next lower grade GS-08, or equivalent in other pay systems. Examples of specialized experience includes knowledge of civil engineering systems, operational policies, and procedures. Knowledge of computer equipment, internal computer processes, application and utility programs, and magnetic media. Knowledge of a wide range of reoccurring computer techniques, requirements, sources, and procedures. Knowledge of a wide range of established methods, procedures, and principles to identify system failures, take corrective actions to resume normal operations, and implement procedures to allow for partial use until problems are resolved. Knowledge of some elements of programming, systems analysis, and equipment operations. Knowledge of current system software supported at the organization to include operating system and application software packages. 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-08 level is required to meet the time-in-grade requirements for the GS-09 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: 1. Knowledge of computer and network standards, policies, and techniques.
2. Knowledge of servers and commercial off the shelf/government off the shelf software to identify corrective or
preventative actions to ensure optimum performance.
3. Knowledge of facility environment and infrastructure to support computer systems.
4. Skills in troubleshooting, recovering, adjusting, modifying, and improving systems to solve conventional problems and provide support that minimizes interruptions in service to customers.
5. Ability to use and maintain a computer system, equipment, and software; analyze computer network, software, and
hardware problems and develop effective and economical solutions; and train users on new computer systems.
6. Ability to communicate factual and procedural information clearly, both orally and in writing. 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.
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