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Information Technology Specialist (INFOSEC) – Emmitsburg, Maryland
Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
Job ID: 195742Start Date: 01/15/2020End Date: 01/30/2020
The qualification requirements listed below must be met within 30 days of the closing date of the announcement. You qualify for this position at the GS-12 level (starting salary $86,335) if you possessthe following: One full year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade (GS-11) in the Federal Service. This experience may have been gained in the federal government, a state or local government, a non-profit organization, the private sector, or as a volunteer; however, your resume must clearly describe at least one year of specialized experience. Specialized experience for this position includes: Developing and maintaining security authorization documentation in support of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) requirements;
Performing continuous monitoring activities for Information Technology (IT) security systems vulnerabilities;
Implementing security policies by verifying compliance, and establishing guidelines, measures, protocol, and procedures; and
Developing and conducting tests of systems to evaluate compliance with Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA). You 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 to assess their needs, provide information or assistance, resolve their problems, or satisfy their expectations.
Oral Communication – Expresses information (for example, ideas or facts) to individuals or groups effectively, taking into account the audience and nature of the information.
Problem Solving – Identifies problems; determines accuracy and relevance of information. In addition to the IT related competencies you must meet the specialized experience statements described above.
NOTE: Qualifications are based on breadth/level of experience. In addition to describing duties performed, applicants must provide the exact dates of each period of employment (from MM/YY to MM/YY) and the number of hours worked per week if part time. As qualification determinations cannot be made when resumes do not include the required information, failure to provide this information may result in disqualification. Applicants are encouraged to use the USAJOBS Resume Builder to develop their federal resume. For a brief video on How to Create a Federal Resume, clickhere.Current or former FEMA Reservists/DAE employees: To accurately credit your experience for these intermittent positions, make sure to list the dates (from MM/YY to MM/YY) of each deployment, along with the job title and specific duties you were responsible for during each deployment. Failure to provide this information may result in disqualification.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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