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    The ideal candidate has a Network+ certification, has an in-depth knowledge of Local Area Network (LAN) for a diverse customer base, has extensive experience in all aspects of LAN management, and can perform LAN-related work in an effective and efficient manner. This position starts at a salary of $99,319 (GS-13). Apply for this exciting opportunity to become a member of the Office of the Chief Information Officer team within FEMA.

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    The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is calling on those who want to help protect American interests and secure our Nation. DHS Components work collectively to prevent terrorism; secure borders and our transportation systems; protect the President and other dignitaries; enforce and administer immigration laws; safeguard cyberspace; and ensure resilience to disasters. We achieve these vital missions through a diverse workforce spanning hundreds of occupations. Make an impact; join DHS.

    When disaster strikes, America looks to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). Now FEMA looks to you. Join our team and use your talent to support Americans in their times of greatest need. FEMA prepares the nation for all hazards and manages Federal response and recovery efforts following any national incident. We foster innovation, reward performance and creativity, and provide challenges on a routine basis with a well-skilled, knowledgeable, high performance workforce. Please visit www.fema.gov for additional information.

    EMERGENCY ASSIGNMENT: Every FEMA employee has regular and recurring emergency management responsibilities, though not every position requires routine deployment to disaster sites. All positions are subject to recall around the clock for emergency management operations, which may require irregular work hours, work at locations other than the official duty station, and may include duties other than those specified in the employee's official position description. Travel requirements in support of emergency operations may be extensive in nature (weeks to months), with little advance notice, and may require employees to relocate to emergency sites with physically austere and operationally challenging conditions.

    The incumbent will serve as a member of the Office of the Chief Information Officer, as a senior Information Technology (IT) Specialist subject matter expert responsible for coordinating IT Local Area Network (LAN) work with IT staff who perform a wide range of IT LAN management and support activities that extend and apply to the entire FEMA organization and its major components.  Typical assignments include:

    • Serving as subject-matter expert (SME) regarding LAN installation, management, and support of servers; user data backup and recovery; telephony services; and remote access.
    • Coordinating all LAN related work and activities with other LAN staff and keep the Branch Chief informed of the status and potential issues.
    • Coordinating with the Branch Chief to identify work and projects and the prioritization and timeline for completion.
    • Coordinating work with the End-User Computing IT Specialist Team Leader to ensure work required by both teams are properly planned and implemented.
    • Communicating with internal and external stakeholders with professionalism.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Occasional non-emergency travel may be required.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential

    13 - Salary to be determined based on location, after selection.

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/592521000. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.