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Job Title:Supervisory Information Technology Specialist

Department:Department Of Justice

Agency:U.S. Marshals Service

Job Announcement Number:CK796785AF

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$105,211.00 to $136,771.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Thursday, November 29, 2012 to Wednesday, December 05, 2012

SERIES & GRADE:

GS-2210-14

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Permanent

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

14

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy in the following location:
Arlington, VA United StatesView Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

United States Citizens

JOB SUMMARY:

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY DIVISION

The United States Marshals Service is the nation’s oldest and most versatile federal law enforcement agency. The missions of the Service include protection of the judiciary, court security, witness security, asset seizure and forfeiture, apprehension of fugitives, prisoner transportation and custody.

Vacancy ID: 796785

Job Title: Supervisory Information Technology Specialist, GS-2210-14

Promotion Potential: 14

Duty Location: Arlington, VA United States 1 vacancy

Open Period: Thursday, November 29, 2012- Wednesday, December 05, 2012

Salary Range - $105,211.00- $136,771.00Annually

Who May Apply: You may apply if you are a US Citizen or National

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • U.S. Citizenship Required.
  • Relocation expenses are not authorized
  • Must pass a pre-employment security investigation and drug screening.
  • A one year trial/probationary period may be required.
  • Top Secret Clearance required
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) is preferred

DUTIES:

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  • Serves as the Supervisory Information Technology (IT) Specialist responsible for supervising numerous geographically dispersed Account Managers who support the 94 USMS Districts located throughout the United States, Guam, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands.
  • Planning, designing, developing and implementing secure, cost effective IT solutions that best satisfy user needs.
  • Assesses software applications to determine if they are providing cost-effective, efficient solutions that adequately address business requirements; and managing multiple large-scale contracts of varying types (e.g. Service, Time and Material, Firm Fixed Price, etc).
  • Maintains knowledge involved with Enterprise-wide initiatives as well as the latest technological trends and developments and routinely communicates the same to the field.
  • Reviews assigned program areas to identify ways to refine business practices, improve performance, and reduce cost.


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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Basic Requirements

 

In order to qualify, applicants must have IT-related experience demonstrating each of the four competencies listed below:

  1. Attention to Detail - Is thorough when performing work and conscientious about attending to detail.
  2. 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.
  3. Oral Communication - Expresses information (for example, ideas or facts) to individuals or groups effectively, taking into account the audience and nature of the information (for example, technical, sensitive, controversial); makes clear and convincing oral presentations; listens to others, attends to nonverbal cues, and responds appropriately.
  4. Problem Solving - Identifies problems; determines accuracy and relevance of information; uses sound judgment to generate and evaluate alternatives, and to make recommendations.

 

    GS-14 Minimum Qualifications
    In addition to the basic requirement above, applicants must qualify for this position via the experience described below.
      Specialized Experience: One year of specialized work experience equivalent to the GS-13 grade level in the Federal service performing the following duties:
    • Analyzing the information technology (IT) requirements necessary to meet user needs;
    • Planning, designing, developing, and implementing secure, cost-effective IT solutions that best satisfy user needs and that are consistent with Federal guidelines and standards;
    • Operating, troubleshooting, repairing, and maintaining IT systems;
    • Retiring and properly disposing of IT systems that have reached the end of their useful life;
    • Working closely with subordinates to ensure that IT is implemented consistently throughout the organization and that timely and satisfactory customer support is provided to the agency.

     

    Foreign Education: If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet the qualification requirements, you must show that the education credentials have been evaluated by a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign education programs and such education has been deemed equivalent to that gained in an accredited U.S. education program; or full credit has been given for the courses at a U.S. accredited college or university. For further information, visit: http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.htm

    IN DESCRIBING YOUR EXPERIENCE, PLEASE BE CLEAR AND SPECIFIC. WE MAY NOT MAKE ASSUMPTIONS REGARDING YOUR EXPERIENCE. If your resume does not support your questionnaire answers, we will not allow credit for your response(s).


    All qualifications requirements for this position must be met within 30 days of the closing date of this announcement.

    HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

    Your application will be evaluated and rated under DOJ's Category Rating and Selection Procedures. Your resume and supporting documentation will be used to determine whether you meet the job qualifications listed on this announcement. If you are basically qualified for this job, your resume and supporting documentation will be compared to your responses on the online assessment questionnaire. If you rate yourself higher than is supported by your application materials, your responses may be adjusted and/or you may be excluded from consideration for this job. Your application will then be placed in one of three categories: Best Qualified, Highly Qualified, or Qualified. Names of all candidates in the best qualified category will be sent to the hiring official for employment consideration. Candidates within the best qualified category who are eligible for veteran preference will receive selection priority over non-veteran preference eligibles.

    Your qualifications will be evaluated on the following competencies (knowledge, skills, abilities and other characteristics):

    • Ability to plan and establish staffing goals, set priorities, direct a variety of complex program activities and assess progress toward goal achievements
    • Ability to manage/supervise (plan, organize, direct, oversee and review) work activities and training of employees.
    • Ability to communicate orally
    • Knowledge of financial management
    • Knowledge of analytical and evaluative methods and technique


    BENEFITS:

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    The Department of Justice offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes, in part, paid vacation; sick leave; holidays; telework; life insurance; health benefits; and participation in the Federal Employees Retirement System.  This link provides an overview of the benefits currently offered to Federal employees:  http://www.usajobs.gov/EI/benefits.asp#icc.



    OTHER INFORMATION:

    Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP). The ICTAP provides eligible displaced Federal competitive service employees with selection priority over other candidates for competitive service vacancies.   If your agency has notified you in writing that you are a displaced employee eligible for ICTAP consideration, you may receive selection priority if:   1) this vacancy is within your ICTAP eligibility; 2) you apply under the instructions in this announcement; and 3) you are found well-qualified for this vacancy.   To be well qualified, you must satisfy all qualification requirements for the vacant position and rate equivalent to the Highly Qualified or better category using established category rating criteria.   You must provide proof of eligibility with your application to receive selection priority.   Such proof may include a copy of your written notification of ICTAP eligibility or a copy of your separation personnel action form.   Additional information about ICTAP eligibility is at: http://www.opm.gov/rif/employee_guides/career_transition.asp#ictap

     

    The Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP) provides eligible surplus and displaced   competitive service employees in the Department of Justice with selection priority over other candidates for competitive service vacancies.   If your Department of Justice component has notified you in writing that you are a surplus or displaced employee eligible for CTAP consideration, you may receive selection priority if: 1) this vacancy is within your CTAP eligibility, 2) you apply under the instructions in this announcement, and 3) you are found well-qualified for this vacancy.   To be well qualified, you must satisfy all qualification requirements for the vacant position and rate equivalent to the Highly Qualified or better category using established category rating criteria.   You must provide a copy of your written notification of CTAP eligibility with your application.   Additional information about CTAP eligibility is at:

    http://www.opm.gov/rif/employee_guides/career_transition.asp#ctap

    Selective Service: If you are a male applicant born after December 31, 1959, you must certify that you have registered with the Selective Service System, or are exempt from having to do so under the Selective Service Law. See www.sss.gov.

     

    Veteran Preference:  If you are entitled to veteran preference, you should indicate the type of veteran preference you are claiming on your résumé.  

     

    In order to verify your veteran preference entitlement, you MUST submit a copy of the Member Copy 4 of your DD-214 (Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty); official statement of service from your command if you are currently on active duty; or other official documentation (e.g., documentation of receipt of a campaign badge or expeditionary medal) that shows your military service was performed under honorable conditions.

    In addition, if you are a disabled veteran, a Purple Heart recipient, or widow/widower of a veteran, the spouse of a disabled veteran or the natural mother of a disabled or deceased veteran, you must submit a Standard Form (SF) 15, "Application for 10-Point Veteran Preference," and the other required documentation identified on the reverse side of the SF-15 to support your preference claim.

     

    Although veteran preference points are not assigned under the category rating procedures described under "How You Will Be Evaluated," veteran preference eligibles are listed ahead of non-veterans within each category for which they are qualified.   In addition, qualified veterans with a compensable service-connected disability of 10% or more are placed at the top of the highest quality category (i.e. Best Qualified).

     

    EEO Statement:

    The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, age, membership in an employee organization, or other non-merit factor.

     

    Reasonable Accommodation Statement:

    Federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the hiring agency directly. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

    Our office places a high value on diversity of experiences and perspectives and encourages applications from all qualified men and women from all ethnic and racial backgrounds, veterans, LGBT individuals, and persons with disabilities.



    HOW TO APPLY:

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    Note: Failure to submit a resume or supporting documentation may result in elimination for further consideration.

    REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

    To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes:

    1. Your Resume
    2. A complete Assessment Questionnaire
    3. Other supporting documents:
    - Veterans Preference Documentation, if applicable
    - College transcript(s), if qualifying based on education
    - SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action (if applying as a status candidate with current or former Federal service)

    Any other supporting documentation required for verification as described in the announcement.

     

    To begin the process, click the Apply Online button to create an account or log in to your existing USAJOBS account. Follow the prompts to complete the assessment questionnaire. Please ensure you click the Submit My Answers button at the end of the process.

    Note: To return to a previously Saved or Incomplete application you may use the following link: https://applicationmanager.gov/.

    To fax supporting documents you are unable to upload, complete this cover page http://staffing.opm.gov/pdf/usascover.pdf using the following Vacancy ID CK796785AF. Fax your documents to 1-478-757-3144.

    If you cannot apply online:
    1. Click the following link to view and print the assessment questionnaire View Occupational Questionnaire, and
    2. Print this 1203FX form to provide your response to the assessment questionnaire http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdfimage/opm1203fx.pdf and
    3. Fax the completed 1203FX form along with any supporting documents to 1-478-757-3144. Your 1203FX will serve as a cover page for your fax transmission.

    AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

    Midwest Services Branch
    Phone: (816)426-5706
    Email: KANSASCITY@OPM.GOV
    Agency Information:
    ITD
    1750 Crystal Drive
    Arlington, VA
    22204

    WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

    We will notify you of the outcome after each step of the recruitment process has been completed. After making a tentative job offer, we will conduct a suitability/security background investigation. We expect to make a final job offer within 80 days after the closing date of the announcement.

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    Job Announcement Number:

    CK796785AF

    Control Number:

    332332000