Technical Information Specialist, GS-1412-13


Vacancy ID: 815280   Announcement Number: HHS-FDA-CTP-MP-13-815280   USAJOBS Control Number: 334595000

Social Security Number

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Vacancy Identification Number

Enter 815280
1. Title of Job

Technical Information Specialist, GS-1412-13
2. Biographic Data

3. E-Mail Address

4. Work Information

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5. Employment Availability

Are you an ICTAP Eligible?

For information on how to apply as an ICTAP eligible see http://opm.gov/rif/employee_guides/career_transition.asp#ictap.  To be well-qualified and exercise selection priority for this vacancy, displaced Federal employees must be rated at 85.0 or above on the rating criteria for this position.


Are you eligible for noncompetitive appointment?
This includes applicants who are eligible for special or noncompetitive appointment authorities such as 30% or more compensable disabled veterans, persons with disabilities and PHS Commissioned Corps Officers.  This also includes applicants who meet the qualifications for this position and who have previously held, or currently hold, a Federal position at the grade of this position.


6. Citizenship

Are you a citizen of the United States?
7. Background Information

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8. Other Information

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9. Languages

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10. Lowest Grade

Enter the lowest grade level that you will accept for this position. The lowest grade for this position is 13.


13

11. Miscellaneous Information

If you are a male at least 18 years of age, born after December 31, 1959, have you registered with the Selective Service System?


01 Yes
02 No
03 Not Applicable

12. Special Knowledge

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13. Test Location

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14. Veteran Preference Claim

15. Dates of Active Duty - Military Service

16. Availability Date

17. Service Computation Date

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18. Other Date Information

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19. Job Preference

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20. Occupational Specialties

Select/enter at least one occupational specialty. The specialty code for this position is:


001 Technical Information Specialist

21. Geographic Availability

Select/enter at least one geographic location in which you are interested and will accept employment. The location code for this position is:


241360031 Rockville, MD

22. Transition Assistance Plan

23. Job Related Experience

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24. Personal Background Information

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25. Occupational/Assessment Questions:

1. From the descriptions below, select the one which best describes your eligibility for ICTAP/VEOA.

A. I am eligible to apply for the Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP); veteran who is preference eligible or who has been separated under honorable conditions after 3 years or more of continuous active duty.
B. I am not eligible to apply as described above.

2. From the descriptions below, select the one which best describes your experience and/or education that meets the Minimum Qualification Requirements for Technical Information Specialist GS-1412-13.

A. I have at least one year of specialized experience, equivalent to at least the GS-12 grade level in the Federal service to include experience with outstanding digital content, development and usability; identifying, coordinating, developing, and analyzing communication objectives to develop innovative web projects. Experience in meeting federal technical requirements, conducting security assessments, assessing legal and privacy implications of web-related technologies.
B. I do not possess the experience described above.

For each task in the following group, choose the statement from the list below that best describes your experience and/or training. Please select only one letter for each item.

A- I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
B- I have had education or training in performing the task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
C- I have performed this task on the job. My work on this task was monitored closely by a supervisor or senior employee to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
D- I have performed this task as a regular part of a job. I have performed it independently and normally without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
E- I am considered an expert in performing this task. I have supervised performance of this task or is normally the person who is consulted by other workers to assist them in doing this task because of my expertise.

3. Write, design, or edit web page content for an organization's internal and external web pages.

4. Develop or implement procedures for on-going web site development.

5. Participate in the design of feedback forms and surveys.

6. Organize and disseminate complex scientific, health and regulatory information on a website.

7. Identify and correct problems uncovered by testing customer feedback.

8. Ensure sharing and updating of databases.

9. Develop web policies and procedures.

10. Track and manage web pages and web projects.

11. Convert documents from various formats to HTML, DHTML, XML, PDF, and multimedia software.

12. Utilize spreadsheets and project management software.

13. Utilize programming languages and/or applications.

14. Address hardware issues affecting websites.

15. Read and understand information and ideas presented in writing.

16. Prepare well written documents in plain language to disseminate scientific, health, and regulatory information on a website.

17. Prepare a variety of reports to upper level management regarding the dissemination of technical information.

18. Respond to a full range of inquiries regarding technical information incorporated on internal and external websites.

19. Facilitate discussion during website development meetings.

20. Exchange information among professional and technical staff to develop web content.

21. Speak with stakeholders in industry, academia, health professionals, consumers, other agencies and professional colleagues to develop and maintain information that meets the needs of stakeholders.