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Job Title:Information Systems Specialist CG-0301-9

Agency:Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation

Job Announcement Number:2013-HQD-0580

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.


$55,767.00 to $90,661.00 / Per Year


Thursday, May 02, 2013 to Thursday, May 16, 2013




Competitive Service, - Permanent, Full-Time




1 vacancy in the following location:
Washington, DCView Map


All United States Citizens.     


The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) is one of the most respected forces in America's financial community. Our mission is to maintain stability and public confidence in the nation's financial system by insuring deposits, examining and supervising financial institutions, and managing receiverships.
The FDIC is ranked as the Number #1 best place to work among mid-sized agencies in the Federal Government.

This position is located in the Division of Administration (DOA), Management Services Branch, Washington, DC, Office of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation and provides support in the area of IT system support.



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The incumbent is responsible for creation, design, development, implementation, and management of DOA internal and external web sites. Specific duties include, but are not limited to:

-Participating in determining DOA’s overall web site design and structure; Monitoring web site functionality, security, and integrity; troubleshooting problems; reviewing and integrating new web pages; collecting and analyzing web site statistics; and serving as technical consultant on web-based applications.

-Providing day-to-day operational advice to users and managers and guidance to DOA field office web masters regarding utilization of internet services.

-Assessing the needs of various audiences of the web sites, determining suitability of materials, and making recommendations on the design and direction of DOA’s use of the Internet.

-Ensuring that policies and standards are part of a system’s maintenance plan and are included in the system development cycle and that FDIC management understands the impact of new or revised processes for maintenance and system security as well as participating in the development of new or improved policies, procedures, and guidance affecting corporate contact internet systems.

-Supporting the Division of Information Technology on system-related issues, testing, and implementing of system enhancements; assisting in establishing and directing efforts of special working groups for developing new web-based information products; and participating in outreach activities to solicit suggestions for improving the web sites.


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CG-09: To qualify, applicants must have one year of specialized experience that is equivalent to the grade 7 level or above in the Federal service. Specialized experience is experience maintaining a web site using web-based applications such as Dreamweaver, Inquisite, or FrontPage and collecting and analyzing web site statistics.

To qualify based on education, applicants must possess a master's degree or equivalent graduate degree or 2 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree or LL.B. or J.D., if related.

To qualify based on a combination of experience and education, an applicant must possess a combination of specialized experience equivalent to the CG-7 level in or related to the work of this position and graduate level education that provided the specific knowledge, skills and abilities to perform successfully the duties of this position.
Applicants eligible for CTAP (Career Transition Assistance Program) or ICTAP (Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program) must achieve a score of 85 or higher in the online assessment to be determined "well qualified" for this position.  For more information, click here.

Moderate Risk Position - Minimum Background Investigation (MBI) required. Completion of Confidential Financial Disclosure may be required.


Your resume will be reviewed, including the online assessment questionnaire, to determine whether you meet the qualification requirements outlined in this announcement.  Therefore, it is imperative that your resume contain sufficiently detailed information upon which to make the qualification determination.  Please ensure that your resume contains specific information such as position titles, beginning and ending dates of employment for each position, average number of hours worked per week, and if the position is/was in the Federal government, you should provide the position series and grade level. If you rated yourself higher on the questionnaire than what is supported by your resume, your overall qualifications assessment may be adversely affected.
If you are found qualified, you will be placed in one of three categories:  Best Qualified, Highly Qualified, or Qualified.  These category assignments are a measure of the degree in which your background and responses to the assessment questions match the competencies/knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs) listed below.  Within these categories, candidates eligible for veterans preference will receive selection priority over non-veterans.

1) Knowledge of principles of web site design, structure, organization, and maintenance as well as web–based applications such as Dreamweaver, Inquisite, FrontPage, PhotoShop, and PDF.

2) Ability to communicate in writing to publish information on a web page.

3) Ability to communicate orally in order to make recommendations to management and to brief them.

4) Ability to meet and deal with individuals at all levels using facilitation skills to discuss web issue and operations, resolve problems, and achieve agreement in information management and dissemination.

5) Ability to research factual issues and prepare appropriate web-based materials and applications.

You do not need to respond separately to these KSAs.  Your answers to the online questionnaire and resume will serve as responses to the KSAs.

To preview questions please click here.


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In addition to the regular benefits offered by Federal agencies, the FDIC offers additional benefits to its employees.  These benefits, some at minimal cost, are some of the best and most competitive in both the private and public sectors.
To find out more, click here.


Additional selections may be made from this vacancy announcement to fill identical vacancies that occur subsequent to this announcement.

To read about your rights and responsibilities as an applicant for Federal employment, click here.

If selected, you may be required to serve a probationary period.


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To begin, click the "Apply Online" button and follow the prompts to register and establish a USAJOBS account, complete the online assessment questionnaire, and submit all required documents.  Please be sure to click "FINISH" to complete the application process.
You must apply online.  Applicants requesting an exception from the online process must contact the Human Resources Specialist or contact point listed in this announcement prior to 12:00 noon local time on the closing date.
To return to your saved application, log in to your USAJOBS account and click on "Application Status."  Click on the "Position Title," and then select "Apply Online" to continue.
You have until 11:59 p.m. EST (Eastern Standard Time) on the closing date of this announcement to complete the application process.


Please review the following to determine your eligibility and which document(s) is required to complete your application:

VETERANS' PREFERENCE:  If you are claiming veterans' preference, click here.  (Note:  Veterans should submit the Member 4 copy of the DD 214, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty - or other copy showing the type of discharge/character of service [e.g., Honorable, Under Honorable Conditions, etc.] along with any other required documents.)

FDIC CAREER TRANSITION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (CTAP) OR INTERAGENCY TRANSITION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (ICTAP):  If you are a displaced or surplus FDIC or Federal employee eligible for consideration under the CTAP or ICTAP, you must submit proof of eligibility.  For more information, click here.

EDUCATION DOCUMENTS: If you are using education to meet all or part of the qualification requirements, submit a copy of your college transcript (an unofficial transcript is acceptable).  Education must be from accredited institutions.  For a listing of accredited educational institutions, click here.  An official transcript will be required if you are selected.
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. For more information, click here.


Shirley Scott
Phone: 781-794-5779
Fax: 000-000-0000
Agency Information:
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
Human Resources Service Center
3501 Fairfax Drive
HRB (PA-1730-5007)
Arlington, VA
Fax: 000-000-0000


You may check the status of your application on-line 24 hours a day, 7 days a week through USAJOBS by signing in and selecting "Application Status." Thank you for your interest in working for the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation.

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