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INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY SPECIALIST (SYSANALYSIS) – Sembach, Germany
Defense Human Resources Activity, Department of Defense
Job ID: 125695Start Date: 07/22/2019End Date: 08/05/2019
The experience described in your resume will be evaluated and screened from the Office of Personnel Management’s (OPMs) basic qualifications requirements. You must have one year Specialized Experience equivalent to the GS-12 level in the Federal service (experience may have been gained in the private/military sector) giving the particular knowledge, skills and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position, and that is typically in or related to the work of the position. Experience must be reflected in your resume. 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. Examples of creditable specialized experience are identified below and may also include the MAJOR DUTIES of this announcement: Manage, coordinate, and evaluate a variety of concurrent projects in order to communicate effectively with military representatives, senior personnel and IT management Develop and manage project plans Provide functional and/or technical guidance to team members Serve as an authority personnel on difficult and complex issues Responsible for software and physical access control systems functionality and technical design, testing, deployment and operation and their interrelationships in order to evaluate functional and technical advancements Analyze information technology (IT) policy and planning issues to resolve very complex or sensitive problems In addition to the Specialized Experience required for this job, you must also possess the Individual Occupational Requirements described below. Your experience must be IT related; the experience may be demonstrated by paid or unpaid experience and/or completion of specific, intensive training (for example, IT certification), as appropriate GS-5 through GS-15 (or equivalent): For all positions individuals must have IT-related experience demonstrating each of the four competencies listed below. The employing agency is responsible for identifying the specific level of proficiency required for each competency at each grade level based on the requirements of the position being filled. 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. and Specialized Experience for GS-13 (or equivalent) and Above: Positions at GS-13 (or equivalent) and above require one year of specialized experience at the next lower GS-grade (or equivalent). 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. The employing agency is responsible for defining the specialized experience based on the requirements of the position being filled. Specifically you will be evaluated on the following competencies:
Customer ServiceInformation Technology Policy and PlanningIT Enterprise Architecture (SYSANALYSIS)Problem SolvingStrategic Communication
In addition to meeting the qualifications outlined above, you must also meet the following requirements:
Time-in-Grade: Current or previous federal employees must have held a permanent appointment in the competitive or excepted service for a minimum of 52 weeks at the GS-12 (or equivalent) level to be eligible for this position.
Applicants must meet time-in-grade requirements by the 08/05/2019 of this announcement.
Time after competitive appointment: Candidates applying under merit promotion must have completed three months of civilian service after a competitive appointment by the of the announcement. (5 CFR 330.501)
All applicants must meet qualifications and eligibility criteria by the 08/05/2019 of the announcement unless otherwise specified OVERSEAS INFORMATION: Information regarding overseas employment can be found at http://www.dla.mil/Careers/Programs/overseas.aspx Overseas tour of duty for Sembach, Germany, is 36 Months. Incumbent may be subject to the 5-year foreign area limitation according to the DoDI 1400.25-V1230, dated 26 July2012. Status candidates who are currently overseas, must have enough time, per the 5 year limitation, to meet the initial tour stated above. Waivers may not be granted, to meet the 5 year requirement. Status candidates who have returned from an overseas tour, and have not been on a CONUS assignment for at least 2 continuous years, may be disqualified. NOTE: If you have not completed 5 years overseas and return to a CONUS assignment, that time spent overseas counts towards the 5 year limitation, unless you have been in the States for at least 2 continuous years. Candidates are not allowed to PCS twice in 1 year. Payment for travel and transportation expenses is authorized. This includes government paid air transportation travel, shipment of household goods, and/or temporary storage; and temporary lodging upon arrival of overseas. You may be required to sign a transportation agreement. Medical Care: Applicants who have family members with special medical needs should ensure that prior to accepting a position overseas their family members’ medical needs can be met. Access to care in a military treatment facility may not be available to civilian employees except on a space available basis. Consequently, host nation medical facilities may be the only care available. The availability and level of care at host nation medical facilities will vary by location. Individuals hired from the Continental United States (CONUS) and their family members (who are US citizens) are required to obtain Official Passports prior to departure to the overseas area. May be subjected to a variety of environmental conditions typical of the overseas areas in which traveling, to include the potential for exposure to acts of terrorism. For more information on overseas allowances and benefits, please visit: http://aoprals.state.gov/content.asp?content_id=231&menu_id=92 For specific allowance rates visit: http://aoprals.state.gov/content.asp?content_id=231&menu_id=92 Locality pay does not apply in the overseas area. SELECTIVE SERVICE REQUIREMENT: For more information please visit https://www.sss.gov.
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