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Job Title:Web Project Manager, GS-301-13

Department:Department Of Energy

Agency:Department of Energy

Job Announcement Number:HQ-12-MP-36-EI-00445

This position is closed and no longer accepting online applications through USAJOBS.

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.


$89,033.00 to $115,742.00 / Per Year


Monday, September 24, 2012 to Monday, October 15, 2012




Full-Time - Permanent




FEW vacancies - Washington DC Metro Area, DC, US


Current and former competitive service federal employees and people eligible under special hiring authorities within the Washington, D.C. commuting area. Also, any eligible candidate applying under the Veterans Employment Opportunities Act(VEOA), regardless of where located, can compete provided they are a veteran who has honorably separated and they are either a preference eligible or they have substantially completed 3 or more years of active duty in a uniformed service.


The Department of Energy's (DOE) overarching mission is to advance the national, economic, and energy security of the U.S. through scientific and technological innovation and the environmental cleanup of the national nuclear weapons complex. You'll have the flexibility and freedom to explore a world of possibilities through a wealth of exciting and challenging career opportunities. By joining DOE, you can hone your career skills while helping to secure the U.S. future and make a real difference in the lives of Americans and people around the world. Learn more about DOE by visiting our website at the following link DOE

The Office of Communications oversees a comprehensive energy information dissemination program that provides high quality information in a timely manner that can be accessed by all types of EIA's public and private audiences. This Office also oversees the application of web-based technology to successfully execute the EIA mission and serve the agency's extensive customer base.

The Energy Information Administration (EIA), is seeking a motivated and highly qualified candidate for an exciting full-time permanent position located in the Office of Communications. This office supports the mission of EIA by managing the agency’s external website, employee intranet, customer contact center, printing/publication/graphics programs, media relations and press services, customer surveys and usability testing, energy education programs for students and teachers, and is the EIA point of contact/coordinator for FOIA/GAO/IG liaison, correspondence controlled at the Department level, Federal Managers’ Financial Integrity Act (FMFIA), Congressional testimony/related activities, directives and conference management.


This vacancy is being concurrently advertised with HQ-12-CAT-36-EI-00445. You must apply to the vacancy for which you wish to receive consideration. Applicants who wish to be considered for both must apply to both.


  • U.S. Citizenship is required.
  • Background and/or Security Investigation is required.
  • Relocation expenses will not be paid.


Assignments will include providing leadership on web product development and web project management as the lead member of EIA teams that are responsible for the design, development, maintenance and resource requirements of the EIA website. Products and projects may include, but are not limited to, web product design and development, software and vendor evaluation and selection, web systems architecture and implementation, information architecture, enterprise-wide search and taxonomy, research and prototyping of emerging Internet technologies, quality assurance, and advancing EIA’s web development best practices.  This includes a high degree of coordination with program senior leadership, division managers and staff to facilitate effective utilization of electronic methodologies in a manner that meets the agency’s strategic objectives for information, data dissemination and cost-effectiveness.  Serves as a Web Project Manager, and in this capacity plans, directs, and coordinates work of the interdisciplinary teams assigned to specific web projects to ensure that objectives are met and a high degree of effectiveness is maintained.  

Independently researches and evaluates new and emerging methods for web product development and web project management.  Assesses these methods with respect to their suitability for disseminating EIA data, analysis, and projection products and their potential costs and benefits.

Formulates and/or influences the corporate policies of the EIA regarding resource allocation (both FTE and contract support service) and other technical matters in support of the efficient and effective execution of the EIA mission in the area of web management. The incumbent directs and oversees both federal and contract support staff in a highly-matrixed tasking environment. As such this role may impact present or future personnel policy or practice or general employment condition of EIA staff.


You must meet all qualification and eligibility requirements by the closing date of the announcement. Online resumes of qualified candidates must describe at least one year of experience equivalent to the next lower grade in the Federal Service.


Specialized experience is defined as: Direct, hands-on programming experience directly related to developing or redesigning web sites and/or web applications for a public-facing website of substantial size and scope (minimum 1 million visitor sessions per month and 100,000 files of all types) using all of the following:  SQL, JavaScript, HTML, PHP, and Cascading Style Sheets. Use of these programming languages must have occurred within the last 48 months and used on a regular and recurring basis (i.e., on a full-time daily basis for at least 12 months in duration).  

ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS REQUIREMENTS: Your online resume must demonstrate that you possess the following knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs/Competencies) (NOTE: Applicants need not prepare a written responses to these KSAs/competencies, unless asked in the online application): 

1. Broad knowledge of electronic information and data dissemination, web project management, information architecture, usability, content management, web systems technologies, and system design, including an in-depth knowledge of diverse web design and development specialty areas.

2. Experience maintaining a state-of-the-art web dissemination service by researching and implementing new web technologies, product designs, and electronic publishing techniques.

3. Ability to deal effectively with all levels of management and users to provide leadership in the development of dissemination methods that meet the needs of EIA customers; and to justify recommendations concerning policies, technical changes and resource requirements and to defend the recommendations in an environment of competing and constrained resources.

4. In-depth knowledge of program analysis and web systems methodology necessary to develop an environment that includes policies, approaches, standards, procedures, and guidelines for the ongoing improvement of EIA web products and their integration into the EIA electronic information dissemination program.

 Although a degree is not required, your educational background will be strongly considered in the evaluation of your overall qualifications for this position. Supporting documentation of your education and training is appreciated, even though not required for this position. Please fax all supporting documents in accordance with the instructions provided under Required Documents in the "How to Apply" section. 


EDUCATION FROM FOREIGN INSTITUTIONS: Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the above requirements if you can show that the foreign education is comparable to that received in an accredited educational institution in the United States (PROVIDING SUCH EVIDENCE WHEN APPLYING IS YOUR RESPONSIBILITY).

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT FOR THIS VACANCY: A preliminary background check must be completed before a new employee can begin work. Current Federal employees or other individuals with and existing completed background investigation may not be required to undergo another background check. If selected for this vacancy, you may be required to file the OGE Form 450 (Financial Disclosure Statement). Status and Non-Status applicants from outside DOE selected for this position are required to serve a mandatory one (1) year probationary period. A DOE career status employee selected for this position may be required to serve a new one (1) year probationary period, pursuant to 5 CFR 315.802.


Your application will be rated based on the extent and quality of your experience, education, and training described in your online resume/questionnaire as related to the duties of this position. If your resume is incomplete, or does not support the responses in your online questionnaire you may be rated ineligible, not qualified, or your score may be adjusted.


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The Department of Energy has broad range of benefits and work life programs that you may be eligible for depending on your type of appointment. For more information on benefits DOE has to offer please visit: DOE BENEFITS


Male applicants born after 12/31/1959, who are required to register with the Selective Service under section 3 of the Military Selective Service Act, must be registered (or must have registered at the time they were required to do so) in order to be eligible for appointment. For more information, visit the SELECTIVE SERVICE SYSTEM web site. The U.S. Department of Energy is an EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.



1.) Submit an online resume using the USAJOBS RESUME BUILDER and respond to the job specific questions. The Department of Energy Headquarters ONLY accepts resumes that were submitted via the system from the USAJOBS Resume Builder. Applicants who do not use the USAJOBS RESUME BUILDER will not be able to successfully complete the application process and submit their application. To begin the application process click the "Apply Online" button within the announcement to create a USAJOBS account or log in to your existing USAJOBS account and follow the on screen instructions to build your resume using the USAJOBS Resume BUILDER and respond to the job specific questions. 2.) If you are unable to apply online, call the Human Resources Specialist listed in the announcement between the hours of 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time (EST) or you can also contact USAJOBS by clicking the "CONTACT US" link found on the USAJOBS website or you can contact via email Monster Government Solutions (MGS) at or call MGS at 1-866-656-6861 ( select option 1). Emailed or Faxed copies sent by any form other than stated in this announcement will not be accepted. 3.) Submit all required documents by 11:59p.m. EST on the closing date of the announcement in order to receive consideration.



Required Documents 1. SUBMIT YOUR COMPLETED APPLICATION WHICH INCLUDES YOUR RESUME, YOUR RESPONSES TO ALL ONLINE ASSESSMENT QUESTIONS, and all required supplemental documents in order to be considered (See "How To Submit ALL Supplemental Documents" section for more info). 2. CURRENT FEDERAL EMPLOYEES/REINSTATEMENT ELIGIBLE APPLICANTS: YOU MUST SUBMIT AN SF-50, NOTIFICATION OF PERSONNEL ACTION, DOCUMENTING PROOF OF COMPETITIVE STATUS, TENURE, GRADE LEVEL AND STEP. ALL NON-COMPETITIVE ELIGIBLE APPLICANTS MUST SUBMIT PROOF OF ELIGIBILITY (I.E., SF-50 DOCUMENTING THE FULL PERFORMANCE LEVEL OF A POSITION HELD ON A PERMANENT BASIS). 3. Veterans: If you are eligible for veteran's preference, you must indicate the type of preference you are claiming. All veterans MUST submit a DD-214, member 4 copy. If claiming 10-point preference you must also submit a SF-15 and any other proof that you are eligible for 10-point preference. If you are currently on active duty, you must submit an official statement of service from your command or other official documentation that proves your military service was performed under honorable conditions. You can find additional information on veteran's preference at VET GUIDE 4. Education: You must submit a copy of your transcript(s), a separate course listing, or a course listing in the appropriate job specific question showing the type of information that appears on transcript(s) such as course title, department, hours earned (semester or quarter), and grade. 5. If you have completed any part of your education outside of the U.S., you must submit the evaluation of your foreign education that has been prepared by an accredited organization. The National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) can provide a list of who can evaluate your foreign education. For additional information, visit DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION 6. If you believe that you are Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP) eligible, please visit ICTAP/CTAP for additional information. To be considered well qualified, you must have a score of 85. 7. If you are eligible for any Special Appointing Authority, you must submit the documentation supporting your eligibility. For additional information, visit DISABILITY RESOURCES 8. Optional Form (OF-306) Declaration of Federal Employment: The information collected on this form is used to determine your acceptability for Federal employment and your enrollment status in the Government's Life Insurance program. If you are selected, before you are appointed you will be asked to update your responses in this form and on other materials submitted during the application process and then to recertify that your answers are true. Click the link below and select the fillable PDF Version of the OF- 306 (Declaration of Federal Employment). Complete the form, print, sign and follow the instructions at the "Vacancy Documents" section of the application to submit this form with your other required documents. OPTIONAL FORMS HOW TO SUBMIT ALL SUPPLEMENTAL DOCUMENTS: The documentation identified above must be attached to your application using one of the following actions: 1) "Upload" to upload documents directly from your computer 2) "USAJOBS" to upload documents stored in your "USAJOBS" accounts 3) "Fax" to generate a fax cover sheet and fax the documents (system generated cover sheet must be used) Applicants will be prompted at the "Vacancy Documents" section of the application to add their required documents. Please review and follow the instructions listed to successfully submit your documents. Even if you have uploaded required documents to USAJOBS for previous announcements you must separately attach your documents for this announcement per the on screen instructions in order for them to successfully be submitted for this announcement.


Mrs DeVee'l Bullock
Phone: 202-586-8583
Fax: 571-258-4052
TDD: 202-586-8155
Agency Information:
Department of Energy
Human Resources Office
1000 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, DC
Fax: 571-258-4052


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