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    This position is located in the National Weather Service (NWS), Office of Assistant Chief Information Officer (ACIO), Information Services Branch and is for one vacancy located in Silver Spring, MD.

    This position is also announced under vacancy number NWS-2018-0135, which is open to status candidates. You must apply to both announcements if you want to be considered for both.

    If you are selected for a position with further promotion potential, you may be non-competitively promoted if you perform successfully and if recommended by management.

    *A one year probationary period may be required.

    *Payment of relocation expenses is not authorized.

    *This position is in the bargaining unit.


    This Job Opportunity Announcement may be used to fill other IT Specialist (PLCY/PLN), GS-2210-12/13 positions throughout NOAA. The position must be alike (e.g.: within the same geographic locations, same grade/band and requires the same qualifications and specialized experience as indicated in this vacancy announcement).

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    As an IT Specialist (PLCY/PLN), you will perform the following duties:

    • Independently lead the development and implementation of IT Acquisition processes and IT projects.
    • Serve as Task Manager (TM) and, as such ensure contractor performs assigned tasks, and/or Contracting Officer's Representative (COR) and, as such, monitors contractor's technical, managerial and financial performance through inspections/audits, contract deliverable reviews and meetings with contractor personnel.
    • Advise IT management, staff, and customer on all aspects of IT investment management and policies.
    • Independently prepare cost benefit analysis studies to determine the feasibility of using various computer techniques and technologies.
    These duties are described at the FPL GS-13, the GS-12 is developmental leading to such performance.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    * All qualified United States Citizens or Nationals;

    * CTAP/ICTAP eligibles.

    Questions? This job is open to 2 groups.

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/496564500. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.