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Job Title:Information Technology Specialist (Oracle Database Administrator)

Agency:Peace Corps

Hiring Organization:Peace Corps

Job Announcement Number:14-221-SH

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$82,068.00 to $148,737.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Friday, July 18, 2014 to Friday, August 8, 2014

SERIES & GRADE:

FP-2210-03/2

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Term

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

3

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy in the following location:
Washington DC, DC View Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

United States Citizens

SECURITY CLEARANCE:

Not Applicable

SUPERVISORY STATUS:

No

JOB SUMMARY:

About the Agency

This position is located in the Office of the Chief Financial Officer (OCFO) and reports to the Financial Systems Oracle Applications Manager. The major duties of the IT Specialist position are split between database administration (75%) and applications programming (25%). The employee will provide database administration for Oracle databases running on a Linux operating system, and applications programming support for Peace Corps financial applications, which include Oracle E-Business Suite and HRMS, Hyperion, Compusearch Prism, and custom applications.

Applications for this position are being processed through an on-line applicant assessment system that has been specifically configured for Peace Corps applicants. Even if you have already developed a resume in USAJOBS, you will need to access this on-line system to complete the application process. To obtain information about this position and TO APPLY, please click on https://www.avuecentral.com/casting/aiportal/control/toVacancy?referenceCode=HRLAB.

TRAVEL REQUIRED

  • Not Required

RELOCATION AUTHORIZED

  • No

    DUTIES:

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    (The duties described reflect the full performance level of this position)

    This position is located in the Office of the Chief Financial Officer (OCFO) and reports to the Financial Systems Oracle Applications Manager. The major duties of the IT Specialist position are split between database administration (75%) and applications programming (25%). The employee will provide database administration for Oracle databases running on a Linux operating system, and applications programming support for Peace Corps financial applications, which include Oracle E-Business Suite and HRMS, Hyperion, Compusearch Prism, and custom applications.
    Manages, administers, and ensures security, maintenance, and operations of database systems. Develops, selects, and/or maintains databases to obtain greater efficiency in computer performance and processes. Determines organization of data in the database and assign names and definitions to the various records and fields. Oversees the security system to ensure controlled access to maintain the integrity and confidentiality of the data in the database.
    Maintains functional knowledge of the data itself. Manipulates and maintains the data as necessary to meet user and system requirements. Creates and loads data for development, testing, and production. Extracts, transfers, and loads data as necessary to maintain the system and interface to other systems. Improves data quality through the implementation of data codification, data cleansing, and data filtering.

    Performs work involving the analysis, design, documentation, development, modification, testing, installation, implementation, and support of new or existing applications software. Participates in implementing commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) software or developing customized applications. Prepares inputs, outputs, flow diagrams, decision logic tables, and linkages with other application systems.


    QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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    The primary method of applying for this vacancy is online via the Internet at www.avuedigitalservices.com/pc/applicant.html. If you do not have access to the Internet, you are strongly encouraged to visit your library, state employment commission, or a commercial establishment that provides Internet access to apply online. If you are unable to apply online, you may call the contact phone number listed on this announcement to obtain a copy of the vacancy announcement, applicant qualification form (Form No. F-15566-AVUE), and instructions for completing the form. No other form of application will be accepted.

    If you are a current federal employee and are interested in reemployment rights as explained below, you should discuss your options with your employing agency.
    An employee of any (federal) agency who accepts, with the consent of the head of that agency, a limited appointment in the Foreign Service under section 309 of the Foreign Service Act of 1980 (22 U.S.C. 3949) is entitled, upon the expiration of that appointment, to be reemployed in that employee's former position or in a corresponding or higher position in that agency.

    Applications and supporting documentation must be received by the closing date of the announcement to receive consideration.


    Click here to see the full Qualifications Statement.


    See Other Information.

    Performs other duties as assigned.

    A background security investigation will be required for all new hires. Appointment will be subject to the applicant's successful completion of a background security investigation and favorable adjudication. Failure to successfully meet this requirement will be grounds for employment termination.

    As a condition of employment, all male applicants born after December 31, 1959, must have registered for the selective service. If selected for this position, the applicant must sign a statement certifying his registration, or the applicant must demonstrate exempt status under the Selective Service Law.

    Applicants must be U.S. citizens.

    HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

    Your application will be automatically evaluated and rated by the system. Additionally, we will conduct a quality review of your on-line application and supporting documents. Your on-line responses must be supported by the information you provide in your work history information.


    BENEFITS:

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    You can review our benefits at: https://www.avuecentral.com/casting/aiportal/control/viewVacancyStatement?referenceCode=HRLAB&statement=BENEFITS

    Moving expenses are not authorized.

    Relocation expenses are not authorized.

    BENEFITS: A variety of health insurance plans; retirement system with investment options; paid holidays; paid sick and annual (vacation) leave; life insurance; incentive systems; and training and development opportunities. Employees located in the United States may also receive subsidized transportation, flexible work schedule, and a family/worklife program.

    DIRECT DEPOSIT: All Federal employees are required to have Federal salary payments made by direct deposit to a financial institution of their choosing.



    OTHER INFORMATION:

    This is an Excepted Service Appointment. Initial appointments to the Peace Corps are normally for 60 months (5 years). Employees are paid on the Foreign Service pay scale and receive the same benefits as other Federal employees. A background security investigation will be required for all hires. Appointment will be subject to the applicant's successful completion of a background security investigation and favorable adjudication. Failure to successfully meet these requirements will be grounds for termination. PEACE CORPS EMPLOYEES, INCLUDING TEMPORARY EMPLOYEES AND PERSONAL SERVICES CONTRACTORS, ARE ELIGIBLE TO APPLY FOR THIS ANNOUNCEMENT. Qualified internal applicants will receive first consideration. Desirable: Experience in Essbase/Hyperion Planning adminsitration.

    This position is excluded from provisions of the Career Transition Assistance Program (CTAP).



    HOW TO APPLY:

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    Applications for this position are being processed through an on-line applicant assessment system that has been specifically configured for Peace Corps applicants. Even if you have already developed a resume in USAJOBS, you will need to access this on-line system to complete the application process. To obtain information about this position and TO APPLY, please click on https://www.avuecentral.com/casting/aiportal/control/toVacancy?referenceCode=HRLAB.

    If you are unable to apply online, you may contact the employing office for alternate application procedures. Please email Avue Help Desk at joeavue@avuetech.com.

    REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

    Applicants submitting documents can electronically attach them, or scan and attach them, to the online employment application.

    If you are claiming Veteran's Preference you must attach your supporting documents to receive your preference points. For more information please click on the Public Notice Vacancy Announcement and refer to the 'Other Significant Facts' section for details.

    VETERAN'S PREFERENCE: If you are claiming 5-point Veteran's Preference, a DD-214 must be submitted with your application. To receive 10-point preference, in addition to your DD-214, you must also submit an SF-15 and an official statement, issued in 1991 or later, from the Veterans Affairs or from a branch of the Armed Forces, certifying that the veteran has a service-connected disability of 10% or more. This documentation must be received by the closing date of the announcement; failure to submit will disallow the additional points for preference being added to your score.

    AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

    Avue Help Desk
    Email: joeavue@avuetech.com
    Agency Information:
    Peace Corps
    1111 20th Street NW
    Washington, Dist of Columbia
    20526
    US

    WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

    HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED: Your application will be automatically evaluated and rated by the system. Additionally, the Peace Corps Human Resources Office will conduct a quality review of your on-line application and supporting documents before your rating becomes final. This quality review will be based on the extent and quality of your experience, education, and training as it relates to the duties of this position. Your on-line responses must be supported by the information you provide in your application and work history information.

    All applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, marital status, political affiliation, age, sex, sexual orientation, handicapping condition, membership in an employee organization, or any other non-merit factors.

    If you have a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, or have questions regarding reasonable accommodation, please contact our American Diversity Program office at 202-692-2139. You can send an email to adp@peacecorps.gov or americandiversityprogram@peacecorps.gov.

    This is a Federal Government civilian job called an Excepted Service Appointment. As an Excepted Service agency, Peace Corps employees are paid on the Foreign Service pay scale and employment is time-limited not to exceed 5 years. Peace Corps employees receive the same benefits as other Federal employees.

    Applicants must meet all qualification requirements by the closing date of this announcement.

    A 12-month trial period is required.

    Familiarity and/or experience with diversity and inclusion strategies and tactics within the workplace preferred.


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    Job Announcement Number:

    14-221-SH

    Control Number:

    375984300