Information Technology Specialist (Internet)


Vacancy ID: 812468   Announcement Number: HHS-FDA-MP-13-812468   USAJOBS Control Number: 335586400

Social Security Number

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Vacancy Identification Number

Enter 812468
1. Title of Job

IT Specialist (Internet)
2. Biographic Data

3. E-Mail Address

4. Work Information

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5. Employment Availability

Are you  a current Food and Drug Administration (FDA) employees with competitive status only?  Competitive status refers to employees who are serving on a career or career conditional appointment.


Are you a PHS Commissioned Officer (This includes active duty officers, inactive reserve officers, and applicants who have been approved for commissioning in the USPHS Commissioned Corps)?


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

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001 Competitive
002 Non-Competitive

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:


241450031 Silver Spring, MD

22. Transition Assistance Plan

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23. Job Related Experience

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24. Personal Background Information

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25. Occupational/Assessment Questions:

1. Are you a current Food and Drug Administration employee on a career or career-conditional appointment in the competitive service

A. Yes
B. No

2. Do you have one year of full-time experience at the GS-12 level or higher that is close or similar to the work of this job. The experience includes activites such as ensuring the servers, web pages, web content management systems, open source web technologies (i.e. PHP, MySQL and Apache) databases, and related applications are functioning and accessible on both internal and external web sites.

A. Yes, this experience is reflected in my resume
B. No

3. Provide technical advice, instruction, and leadership to all FDA components in the identification and procurement of systems applications for web based application enhancement.

A. I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task
B. I have had education or training in performing this task but have not yet performed it on the job
C. I have performed this task on the job with close supervision from supervisor or senior employee
D. I have performed this task as a regular part of the job, independently and usually without review by a supervisor or senior employee
E. In addition to independently performing this task as a regular part of my job, I have supervised performance of this task and/or I have trained others in performance and/or normally consulted by others as an expert for assistance in performing this task

4. Maintain ongoing timely communication with FDA components to stay abreast of new policies, interpretation of regulation.

A. I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task
B. I have had education or training in performing this task but have not yet performed it on the job
C. I have performed this task on the job with close supervision from supervisor or senior employee
D. I have performed this task as a regular part of the job, independently and usually without review by a supervisor or senior employee
E. In addition to independently performing this task as a regular part of my job, I have supervised performance of this task and/or I have trained others in performance and/or normally consulted by others as an expert for assistance in performing this task

5. Serve as a technical advisor to groups using or interesting in making improvements to sections of FDA's websites.

A. I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task
B. I have had education or training in performing this task but have not yet performed it on the job
C. I have performed this task on the job with close supervision from supervisor or senior employee
D. I have performed this task as a regular part of the job, independently and usually without review by a supervisor or senior employee
E. In addition to independently performing this task as a regular part of my job, I have supervised performance of this task and/or I have trained others in performance and/or normally consulted by others as an expert for assistance in performing this task

6. Design, develop, program, implement, and maintain software applications for the purpose of implementing Center/Agency public reporting initiatives.

A. I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task
B. I have had education or training in performing this task but have not yet performed it on the job
C. I have performed this task on the job with close supervision from supervisor or senior employee
D. I have performed this task as a regular part of the job, independently and usually without review by a supervisor or senior employee
E. In addition to independently performing this task as a regular part of my job, I have supervised performance of this task and/or I have trained others in performance and/or normally consulted by others as an expert for assistance in performing this task

7. Analyze requests and prepare reports and response to inquiries from the general public, professional organizations, Congress, other governmental agencies.

A. I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task
B. I have had education or training in performing this task but have not yet performed it on the job
C. I have performed this task on the job with close supervision from supervisor or senior employee
D. I have performed this task as a regular part of the job, independently and usually without review by a supervisor or senior employee
E. In addition to independently performing this task as a regular part of my job, I have supervised performance of this task and/or I have trained others in performance and/or normally consulted by others as an expert for assistance in performing this task

8. Serve as a technical resource for the Division on projects by promoting understanding and development of computer applications.

A. I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task
B. I have had education or training in performing this task but have not yet performed it on the job
C. I have performed this task on the job with close supervision from supervisor or senior employee
D. I have performed this task as a regular part of the job, independently and usually without review by a supervisor or senior employee
E. In addition to independently performing this task as a regular part of my job, I have supervised performance of this task and/or I have trained others in performance and/or normally consulted by others as an expert for assistance in performing this task

9. Establish and Maintain communications with internal and external components to serve as a liaison as well as skill in negotiating solutions to complex and controversial issues.

A. I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task
B. I have had education or training in performing this task but have not yet performed it on the job
C. I have performed this task on the job with close supervision from supervisor or senior employee
D. I have performed this task as a regular part of the job, independently and usually without review by a supervisor or senior employee
E. In addition to independently performing this task as a regular part of my job, I have supervised performance of this task and/or I have trained others in performance and/or normally consulted by others as an expert for assistance in performing this task

10. Develop business cases for Internet and Intranet related projects including customer's needs, strategic benefits, identification of stakeholders, risks associated with implementation, technologies required, process descriptions, and expected costs.

A. I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task
B. I have had education or training in performing this task but have not yet performed it on the job
C. I have performed this task on the job with close supervision from supervisor or senior employee
D. I have performed this task as a regular part of the job, independently and usually without review by a supervisor or senior employee
E. In addition to independently performing this task as a regular part of my job, I have supervised performance of this task and/or I have trained others in performance and/or normally consulted by others as an expert for assistance in performing this task

11. Review all materials and data in assigned areas of responsibility for accuracy.

A. Yes, this experience is reflected in my resume
B. No

12. Plan, develop, direct, implement, and evaluate all aspects of select projects involving use of the Agency's web content management system and all Internet-based databases and data collection systems.

A. I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task
B. I have had education or training in performing this task but have not yet performed it on the job
C. I have performed this task on the job with close supervision from supervisor or senior employee
D. I have performed this task as a regular part of the job, independently and usually without review by a supervisor or senior employee
E. In addition to independently performing this task as a regular part of my job, I have supervised performance of this task and/or I have trained others in performance and/or normally consulted by others as an expert for assistance in performing this task

13. Conduct training sessions for Field Offices and Central Office (CO) employees as well as outside parties to share information, promote use of the Internet and Intranet as a business tool.

A. I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task
B. I have had education or training in performing this task but have not yet performed it on the job
C. I have performed this task on the job with close supervision from supervisor or senior employee
D. I have performed this task as a regular part of the job, independently and usually without review by a supervisor or senior employee
E. In addition to independently performing this task as a regular part of my job, I have supervised performance of this task and/or I have trained others in performance and/or normally consulted by others as an expert for assistance in performing this task

14. Retrieve, analyze, and apply findings from program data, research, or national trends to provide clear expression of findings and recommendations in written or oral form.

A. I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task
B. I have had education or training in performing this task but have not yet performed it on the job
C. I have performed this task on the job with close supervision from supervisor or senior employee
D. I have performed this task as a regular part of the job, independently and usually without review by a supervisor or senior employee
E. In addition to independently performing this task as a regular part of my job, I have supervised performance of this task and/or I have trained others in performance and/or normally consulted by others as an expert for assistance in performing this task