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Information Technology Specialist, GS-2210-13 – District of Columbia, District of Columbia
U.S. Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
Job ID: 55895Start Date: 02/26/2019End Date: 03/13/2019
Applicants must have at least one full year of experience equivalent to the GS-12 level in the Federal service.
Specialized experience includes: providing how-to user assistance on Microsoft Office Suite and Adobe Creative Cloud Suite applications, solving user problems with accomplishing tasks of all levels in the applications and assisting users in the use of office productivity software; supporting an Information Technology (IT) training program, analyzing training needs, evaluating training operations and identifying training shortfalls and recommending solutions, providing guidance, consultation, and staff assistance to management concerning employee development through the delivery of Information Technology (IT) training; and supporting an IT training and/or support services contract, defining procurement requirements and developing Statements of Work (SOW), assisting with developing cost estimates, participating in the evaluation of the technical proposals submitted by participating vendors, and monitoring contract performance.
Specialized experience is experience that has equipped the applicant with the particular competencies/knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position and is typically in or related to the work of the position to be filled. Such experience is typically gained in the IT field or through the performance of work where the primary concern is IT.
Applicants must have IT-related experience demonstrating each of the four competencies listed below:
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.
National Service Experience (i.e., volunteer experience): 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. The Office of Personnel management (OPM) must authorize employment offers made to current or former political appointees. If you are currently, or have been within the last 5 years, a political Schedule A, Schedule, C, Non-career SES or Presidential Appointee employee in the Executive Branch, you must disclose this information to the Human Resources Office.
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