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    Duties

    Summary

    Joint Interoperability Test Command (JITC), is a Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) field activity. As experts in information technology testing, certification, quality assurance, and operational/functional testing, JITC is accelerating the Nations' information technology dominance. Join, JITC in designing and developing agile information technology test concepts, strategies, plans, and analyses to verify our Nations' joint warfighting capabilities. We're seeking creative individuals with information technology testing/quality assurance experience and expertise. At JITC, it's all about working together - solving issues of national importance and devising information technology testing/quality assurance technologies that push boundaries. If you want to do interesting and challenging work while making a contribution to national defense, JITC/DISA is a great place for you.

    Go to http://jitc.fhu.disa.mil/organization/organization_public.html for JITC information.

    This position is located in JITC/DISA - BDC/JT INTEROPERABILITY TEST CMD.

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    Responsibilities

    • Collects and compiles background data for use in civilian manpower spaces, special studies and review and analysis on apparent discrepancies.
    • Interfaces with supervisor/department heads/division chiefs to develop a comprehensive manpower program to meet the needs of JITC.
    • Develops, administers, and implements the training program for JITC interns.
    • Develops and maintains a continuing status of requisitions, history, requirements, and fill rate.
    • Compiles automated statistical breakout of civilian strength by specialty and grade, reflecting authorizations, gains, losses, and projected strength.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    11

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    Requirements

    Conditions Of Employment

    • Must be a U.S. Citizen.
    • This national security position, which may require access to classified information, requires a favorable suitability review and security clearance as a condition of employment. Failure to maintain security eligibility may result in termination.

    Qualifications

    Time in Grade:

    For entry at the GS-09 level, status applicants must have served 52 weeks as a GS-07 or higher grade in the Federal Service.

    Specialized Experience:

    For the GS-09, you must have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent in level of difficulty and responsibility to the GS-07 grade level in the Federal service, or comparable in difficulty and responsibility to GS-07 if outside the Federal service, is required.

    Specialized experience is defined as developing, compiling, and implementing Human Resources (HR) related requirements such as training, awards, manpower, and other HR personnel programs.

    Education

    GS-09 Substitution of Education: Two full years of progressively higher level graduate education, Master's or equivalent graduate degree, may be substituted to meet the specialized experience requirement. Equivalent combinations of successfully completed graduate level education and experience may be used to meet total experience requirements. If you are using education to substitute for the specialized experience, you must submit transcripts at the time you apply. To be creditable, education must have been obtained in an accredited college or university recognized by the U.S. Department of Education (http://www2.ed.gov/admins/finaid/accred/index.html).

    If you are using education to qualify for this position you will need to submit your transcripts with your application. Failure to provide transcripts, or a determination that you do not possess the education requirement, will result in objection to your qualifications, and removal from consideration in accordance with competitive examining procedures.

    Additional information

    • TDY Travel: OCCASIONAL
    • A two year probationary or trial period may be required.
    • This recruitment provides promotion opportunity to target position without further competition when selectee is eligible and recommended by management. However promotion is not guaranteed and no promise of a promotion is implied.
    • We may use this announcement to fill additional vacancies within 90 days of the closing date.
    • Moving costs are NOT paid--however--moving costs must be paid if a DISA employee is selected for the position.
    • Recruitment, relocation, or retention incentives are NOT authorized.
    • Background or Security Investigation
    • The individual selected will be subject to an investigation in conjunction with granting of a security clearance prior to appointment. Selectee must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret clearance. For more information about receiving and maintaining a security clearance, please click here.
    • For more information on veterans' preference click here.
    • Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service (to verify your registration status click here).
    • Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP): For information on how to apply as an ICTAP eligible click here. To be well-qualified and exercise selection priority for this vacancy, displaced Federal employees must be rated at 85 or above on the rating criteria for this position.
    • The Department of Defense (DoD) policy on employment of annuitants issued March 18, 2004 will be used in determining eligibility of annuitants. To view this policy, please copy and paste the following web address into your web browser: http://www.dtic.mil/whs/directives/corres/pdf/1400.25-V300.pdf.
    • This position is subject to the limitations imposed by the DOD Priority Placement Program.
    • For more information regarding qualifications requirements please click here.
    • You may submit a cover letter which will be forwarded to the selecting official with your resume. Your cover letter will not be used to verify your qualifications or eligibility.
    These benefits generally apply if you are selected for a permanent or term appointment:
    The Federal Employees Health Benefits (FEHB) Program has many plans to choose from, all at very reasonable rates, which can be paid from pre-tax income.
    The Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS) is one of the premier retirement programs in the Nation. The program features three components: a retirement pension; the Thrift Savings Plan (TSP, an employee controlled investment program); and social security.
    Federal Employee Group Life Insurance (FEGLI) offers numerous life insurance policy options covering federal employees and dependents.
    For more benefits information please visit: http://www.disa.mil/careers/benefits.html


    If you are unable to apply online, view the following link for information regarding Alternate Application.

    How You Will Be Evaluated

    Once the application process is complete, a review of your resume and supporting documentation will be made and compared against your responses to the assessment questionnaire to determine if you are qualified for this job. The numeric rating you receive is based on your responses to the questionnaire. The score is a measure of the degree to which your background matches the competencies required for this position. If, after reviewing your resume and or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and or experience, you may lose consideration for this position. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating.

    The Assessment Questionnaire takes approximately 15 minutes to complete and collects information on your education, training and experience related to the following critical competencies:

    • Communication
    • Decision Support
    • Office Automation
    • Technical Competence


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    Background checks and security clearance

    Security clearance

    Secret

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    Required Documents

    FOR THIS JOB ANNOUNCEMENT THE FOLLOWING SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS ARE REQUIRED AS THEY APPLY STATED BELOW AND MUST BE RECEIVED BY THE CLOSE OF THE ANNOUNCEMENT.

    1. Transcripts (If applicable) - This position has positive education requirements; you must submit all of your transcripts. The absence of this information will result in an ineligible rating.
    2. SF-50 (If applicable) - Notification of Personnel Action for current or former federal employees- with the exception of current permanent DISA employees, please provide your most recent SF50 or the SF50 reflecting Career/Career-Conditional tenure and the highest grade held on a permanent basis.
    3. Veterans Preference Documentation (If applicable):

    • For Five Point Veterans Preference: DD-214 (Member Copy 4), or, if you are CURRENTLY serving on active duty, a statement of service from your unit which states the date you entered on active duty, the date you are separating, and the campaign medals you have received. For those supplying the statement of service, preference will be verified by a DD-214 (Member Copy 4) upon separation from the military.
    • For Ten Point Veterans Preference: DD-214 (Member Copy 4). Veterans with a service-connected disability must also submit a VA letter dated 1991 or later.
    4. ICTAP Eligible (if applicable) - A copy of the RIF separation notice and SF50 if available.
    5. Military Spouse Preference (if applicable) Copy of spousal travel orders providing eligibility.

    Your complete Application Package (containing the above required documents) must be received no later than 11:59 pm Eastern Time on .

    If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

    Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

    Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

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    Benefits

    A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding.

    https://www.usa.gov/benefits-for-federal-employees

    Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.

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    How to Apply

    To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package. See required documents below.

    1. Your Resume NOTE: Your resume must include the following information for each job listed:
    Job title; duties (be as detailed as possible); month & year start/end dates (e.g. June 2007 to April 2008); and full- time or part-time status (include hours worked per week)
    2. A complete Assessment Questionnaire
    3. Other required supporting documents: (SEE BELOW FOR MORE INFORMATION ON REQUIRED SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS)

    Click 'Apply Online' to create an account or log in to your existing USAJOBS account.
    1. Follow the prompts to complete the assessment questionnaire and upload required documents.
    2. Please ensure you click the Submit My Answers button to submit your application.
    3. Check application status by logging into your USAJOBS account, clicking Application Status, then More Information for this position. Return to an incomplete application by logging into your USAJOBS account and clicking Update Application in the vacancy announcement. You must re-select your resume and other documents from your USAJOBS account or your application will be incomplete.


    If you are unable to apply online, view the following link for information regarding Alternate Application.

    Agency contact information

    Rae Jones

    Address

    DISA - BDC/JT INTEROPERABILITY TEST CMD
    Apply Online
    Indianapolis, IN 46249
    US
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    Visit our careers page

    Learn more about what it's like to work at Defense Information Systems Agency, what the agency does, and about the types of careers this agency offers.

    http://www.disa.mil/

    Next steps

    Once the online questionnaire is received you will receive an acknowledgement email that your submission was successful. Based upon your score, you may be referred to the hiring official. If your name is referred to the hiring official, you may be contacted directly by that office for a possible interview.
    You will receive notice via email or by mail, if no email address was provided by you during the application process, once this process is completed (generally 4-6 weeks).
    For any further questions please contact:

    Rae Jones
    Phone: (317) 212-2455
    Email: RAE.L.JONES5.CIV@MAIL.MIL~

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Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy And gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.

Reasonable Accommodation Policy

Federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process should follow the instructions in the job opportunity announcement. For any part of the remaining hiring process, applicants should contact the hiring agency directly. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

A reasonable accommodation is any change to a job, the work environment, or the way things are usually done that enables an individual with a disability to apply for a job, perform job duties or receive equal access to job benefits.

Under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodations when:

  • An applicant with a disability needs an accommodation to have an equal opportunity to apply for a job.
  • An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to perform the essential job duties or to gain access to the workplace.
  • An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to receive equal access to benefits, such as details, training, and office-sponsored events.

You can request a reasonable accommodation at any time during the application or hiring process or while on the job. Requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.

Legal and regulatory guidance

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/494437600. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.