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Job Title:Supervisory Information Technology Specialist, GS-2210-15

Agency:Small Business Administration

Job Announcement Number:13-106-CD

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.


$123,758.00 to $155,500.00 / Per Year


Tuesday, February 05, 2013 to Tuesday, February 19, 2013




Full Time - Permanent




1 vacancy in the following location:
Washington DC Metro Area, DC United States


US Citizens and Status Candidates


This vacancy has been amended to change the closing date.  The closing date is 02/19/2013 not 02/15/2013. 


Become a part of an Agency that touches the lives of every American! We are the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and for over 50 years, we have successfully served the Nation’s small business owners.  Consider a career with SBA to assist in managing the range of programs and products sustaining America’s small business during this new era of economic responsibility.  We recognize that small business is critical to our economic recovery and strength, to building America’s future, and to helping the United States compete in today’s global marketplace. We represent a highly skilled and motivated workforce and welcome those interested in furthering our mission.


This position is located at the Small Business Administration, Office of the Chief Financial Officer, located in Washington, DC.


This announcement serves as a Merit Promotion and All Sources announcement.  You will be asked to determine your eligibility for each during the questionnaire process when you apply online.


  • You must successfully complete a background investigation and credit check.
  • You must be a U.S. Citizen to apply for this position.


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  • Manage the work of the Office of Financial Systems in support of the Director by ensuring the application of procedures, requirements, regulations and policies related to financial systems and internal controls;  
  • Ensure application of and compliance with technology governance standards as they relate to federal financial systems;
  • Anticipate, identify and address potential or actual problems areas relating to financial systems development, implementation and maintenance, selecting courses of actions; 
  • Provide technical and administrative supervision to IT Specialist and administrative support staff located in headquarters and the Denver Finance Center.


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GS-15:  One year specialized experience equivalent to the GS-14 grade level in design, development, and maintenance of large scale financial management systems.


Education may not be subsituted for experience for this position.



For Delegated Examining (all US Citizens), your application will be evaluated under the Category Rating method based on your responses to the assessment questions. You will recieve a score based on the responses to the assessment questions (to view the questions click here View Assessment Questions).  If, after reviewing your resume and or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and or experience your score can and will be adjusted to more accurately reflect your abilities. If you meet basic requirements for the position, your application will be evaluated and placed into one of three categories:

1. Best-Qualified: highly proficient with an overall comprehensive level of knowledge, skills and abilities related to the job based on a complete review of experience, education, and training as described in an applicant’s responses to the assessment questions and resume. 
2. Well-Qualified: competent in the position with an overall accomplished level of knowledge, skills, and abilities related to the job based on a complete review of experience, training, and education as applicable, as described in an applicant’s responses to the assessment questions and resume. 
3. Qualified: an overall basic level of knowledge, skills, and abilities related to the job based on a complete review of experience, education, and training, as described in an applicant’s responses to the assessment questions and resume. 

Candidates eligible for veterans' preference will be placed ahead of other candidates in the appropriate category for which they have been rated.  Additionally, preference eligibles who have a compensable service-connected disability of at least 10 percent and who meet Minimum Qualification Requirements will automatically be placed in the Best Qualified Category.

Merit Promotion and Non-Competitive applicants will not be evaluated using Category Rating.  Applicants meeting basic qualification requirements will further be evaluated on the information provided in the Supplemental Questionnaire.  To preview this questionnaire, click on the following link View Assessment Questions.  You will receive a numeric rating based on your responses to the questionnaire.


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Working for SBA offers a number of really exciting benefits and flexibilities. To find out more about Federal benefit programs click here


If you are applying for a special selection priority under SBA's Career Transition Assistance Plan (open to surplus SBA employees only) or the Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (open to surplus and displaced Federal employees), submit the following proof of your eligibility:  Your reduction in force (RIF) separation notice, a Standard Form 50 reflecting your RIF separation, or notice of proposed removal for declining a directed reassignment or transfer of function to another commuting area.  Also submit a copy of your Notification of Personnel Action which shows the grade level, duty location and promotion potential of the career or career-conditional position from which you have been or will be separated, and a copy of your last performance rating of record.  To be found well-qualified for special selection priority by SBA, you must meet the minimum qualifications and receive at least 85 possible points for the quality ranking factors.

If you are a current Federal employee applying for promotion under SBA's Merit Promotion and Placement Plan, you must have completed a minimum of 52 weeks in positions not more than one grade lower than the position being filled.  You must meet this requirement by the closing date of this announcement.

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

Probationary Period:  You may be required to serve a one year probationary period.



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

1. Your Résumé - limited to 5 pages and must contain the following basic requirements: 

·        Name, address, telephone number, email address;

·        Supervisor's contact information, if applicable.  Indicate if you would prefer to be notified before your supervisor is contacted;

·        Job Title (if Federal Service provide series and grade)

·        Related job experience including beginning/ending dates (mm/dd/yy to mm/dd/yy)

·        Work Schedule - ex. Full Time, Part Time (if part time- number of hours per week)

2. A complete Occupational Questionnaire
3. Additional Required Documents (see Required Documents section below)

The complete Application Package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on Tuesday, February 19, 2013.

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 occupational 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:

To fax supporting documents you are unable to upload, complete this cover page using the following Vacancy ID 836599.  Fax your documents to 1-478-757-3144.

Applications will only be accepted online or by fax.   If you are unable to apply online:

1. Click the following link to view and print the occupational questionnaire View Occupational Questionnaire,
2. Print this 1203FX form to provide your response to the occupational questionnaire, 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.  The vacancy ID is 836599

If you need assistance applying online or by fax, please contact OPM at


In addition to the online application (resume and responses to the questionnaire), you are required to submit the following forms:

  • Transcripts (if qualifying based on education)
  • Your most recent performance rating of record (if applying under Merit Promotion/Non-Competitive)
  • A copy of your SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action, showing 'Tenure' and "Position Occupied' (if applying under Merit Promotion/Non-Competitive)
  • If you are claiming 5-point veterans’ preference, you must submit a copy of your Discharge from Active Duty (DD-214 Member 4 copy) or Certificate of Release.  If you are claiming 10-point veterans’ preference, you must submit a copy of your DD-214 or Certificate of Release, an Application for 10-point Veterans’ Preference (SF-15) and the required documentation listed on the back of the SF-15 and an official statement, dated 1991 or later, from the Department of Veterans Affairs or any branch of the Armed Forces, certifying a service-connected disability.
  • To receive consideration for a special appointment authority (severely disabled, Peace Corps, ICTAP, VRA), you must submit all required documentation supporting your claim. 


Candice Dow
Phone: (202)205-6080
Agency Information:
Small Business Administration
721 19th Street
Denver, CO


Once the online questionnaire is received, you will receive an acknowledgement email that your submission was successful. After a review of your complete application is made you will be notified of your rating and or referral to the hiring official.  If further evaluation or interviews are required you will be contacted.  We expect to make a job offer within 40 days of the closing date of this announcement.  You will be notified through Application Manager of the outcome.


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