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    As the Branch Chief of the Problem Management Branch (PMB), you will be responsible for: 

    • Serving as an expert IT Specialist responsible for supervising the PMB staff, managing the work of the Branch, and providing IT administration services. 

    • Advises and provides counsel to employees regarding policies, procedures, and management directives. 

    • Promotes an environment in which employees are empowered to participate in and contribute to the accomplishment of the mission. 

    • Using the Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) best practices for Incident, Problem, Knowledge, and Change Management. Develops procedures and work instructions to enhance the methods of support.

    • Solving a wide range of operational and support problems to meet customer requirements. 

    • Advising managers, customers and Division staff on software and/or hardware needs, on new technology, and recommends modifications to current software and/or hardware.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/518905100. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.