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IT Specialist – Montrose, New York
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Information and Technology, Department of Veterans Affairs
Job ID: 423647Start Date: 03/11/2021End Date: 03/31/2021
To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement, 03/31/2021. Time-In-Grade Requirement: Applicants who are current Federal employees and have held a GS grade any time in the past 52 weeks must also meet time-in-grade requirements by the closing date of this announcement. For a GS-12 position you must have served 52 weeks at the GS-11. The grade may have been in any occupation, but must have been held in the Federal service. An SF-50 that shows your time-in-grade eligibility must be submitted with your application materials. If the most recent SF-50 has an effective date within the past year, it may not clearly demonstrate you possess one-year time-in-grade, as required by the announcement. In this instance, you must provide an additional SF-50 that clearly demonstrates one-year time-in-grade. Selective Placement Factor for this position is: Experience monitoring, diagnosing, troubleshooting and resolving operating/network systems, hardware and software issues; and take appropriate follow-up action. AND, Specialized Experience: You must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade GS-11 in the normal line of progression for the occupation in the organization. The experience would have provided the knowledge of customer service and customer support principles and methods required in the planning and delivery of the full range of customer support services; and a high order of analytical ability combined with a comprehensive technical knowledge of the functions, processes, and principles of management, planning, systems analysis, and automation. Examples of this specialized experience would typically include, but are not limited to: monitoring and reporting on the status of IT team work; preparing and presenting IT reports and briefings; providing technical guidance and resolutions to other IT technicians and customers; providing leadership to the IT team. AND, In addition to the Specialized Experience 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. Operations Support – Knowledge of procedures to ensure production or delivery of products and services, including tools and mechanisms for distributing new or enhanced software. Problem Solving – Identifies problems; determines accuracy and relevance of information; uses sound judgment to generate and evaluate alternatives, and to make recommendations. Work Environment: The work area is adequately lighted, heated and ventilated. The work environment involves everyday risks or discomforts that require normal safety precautions. 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.
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