The United States government is a massive employer, and is always looking for qualified candidates to fill a wide variety of open employment positions in locations across the country. Below you’ll find a Qualification Summary for an active, open job listing from the General Services Administration. The opening is for an IT Specialist in Location Negotiable After Selection, United States Feel free to browse this and any other job listings and reach out to us with any questions!
IT Specialist – Location Negotiable After Selection, United States
Office of the Chief Information Officer, General Services Administration
Job ID: 481952Start Date: 07/14/2021End Date: 07/28/2021
For each job on your resume, provide: the exact dates you held each job (from month/year to month/year) number of hours per week you worked (if part time). If you have volunteered your service through a National Service program (e.g., Peace Corps, Americorps), we encourage you to apply and include this experience on your resume. For a brief video on creating a Federal resume, click here. The GS-7 salary range starts at $37,674.00 per year. If you are a new federal employee, your starting salary will likely be set at the Step 1 of the grade for which you are selected. Locality pay will be added according to the negotiated position location. BASIC QUALIFICATIONS: 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. Your degree must be in computer science, engineering, information science, information systems management, mathematics, operations research, statistics, or technology management or a degree that provided a minimum of 24 semester hours in one or more of the fields identified above and required the development or adaptation of applications, systems or networks. You must also demonstrate experience with each of the four competencies listed below: 1. Attention to Detail – This skill is generally demonstrated by assignments where the applicant monitors, maintains, or updates data, records, or other information.2. Customer Service – This skill is generally demonstrated by assignments where the applicant develops a working knowledge of the customer’s business or function.3. Oral Communication – This skill is generally demonstrated by assignments where the applicant contacts others orally to obtain and provide information.4. Problem Solving – This skill is generally demonstrated by assignments where the applicant identifies or anticipates needs or problem. In addition to the Basic Requirements stated above, you must meet one of the following to qualify at the GS-7 level: A. SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: One year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-5 level in the Federal service. Specialized experience is defined as applying a basic knowledge of IT principles, concepts, and methods to perform routine IT work and project management activities including: providing routine advice and guidance on technology needs, applying basic procurement practices and procedures; assisting higher level specialists with IT projects; OR B. EDUCATION: One full year of graduate level education or a master’s or higher degree, e.g., LL.B., J.D., LL.M., PhD., in a field that provided the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to perform the work of an IT Specialist OR C. Superior Academic Achievement (SAA) at the baccalaureate level is fully qualifying at the GS-7 level. To claim SAA, submit documentation of one of the following: Class standing — You must be in the upper third of your graduating class in the college, university, or major subdivision, such as the College of Liberal Arts or the School of Business Administration, based on completed courses. Grade-point average (rounded to one decimal point) of: (a) 3.0 or higher out of a possible 4.0 (“B” or better) as recorded on your official transcript, or as computed based on 4 years of education, or as computed based on courses completed during the final 2 years of your curriculum; OR (b) 3.5 or higher out of a possible 4.0 (“B+” or better) based on the average of the required courses completed in your major field or the required courses in your major field completed during your final 2 years of the curriculum. Election to membership in a national scholastic honor society in one of the national scholastic honor societies listed by the Association of College Honor Societies. D. A combination of specialized experience and graduate level education as described in “A” and “B” above that, when combined, fulfills the requirements.
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