Supervisory Information Technology Specialist (CIO)


Vacancy ID: 826618   Announcement Number: PH-13-JL-826618   USAJOBS Control Number: 335926800

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Vacancy Identification Number

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1. Title of Job

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2. Biographic Data

3. E-Mail Address

4. Work Information

5. Employment Availability

6. Citizenship

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7. Background Information

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8. Other Information

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9. Languages

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10. Lowest Grade

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11. Miscellaneous Information

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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

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17. Service Computation Date

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18. Other Date Information

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19. Job Preference

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01 I am a current Federal employee serving under a career or career-conditional appointment in the competitive service or I am a former Federal employee with reinstatement eligibility.
02 I am a preference veteran or I have been separated from the armed forces under honorable conditions after 3 years or more of continuous service AND I am not a current or former Federal employee.
03 I am eligible for a non-competitive appointment based on a current disability.
04 I am a Former Peace Corps Appointee or I am eligible for another type of non-competitive appointment.
05 I do not meet any of the above.

20. Occupational Specialties

Select the Occupational Specialty Code that identifies how you would like to receive consideration for this position. Applicants requesting consideration as a merit promotion, Schedule A, or non-competitive eligible candidate must include the appropriate required supporting documents with their application package. 

 

The Specialty code(s) for this position are 001 and 002.  Please note that you must select at least one specialty code but may select multiple codes if desired.  Each code is defined below:

 

001 - Merit Promotion.  This includes current Federal employees who serve under a competitive career or career-conditional appointment in the competitive service, reinstatement eligibles (former Federal employees who served under a career appointment in the competitive service) and VEOA eligibles (veterans with preference and veterans who have been honorably discharged and substantially completed at least 3 years of continuous active duty service.  You must provide qualifying documentation (i.e. - SF-50, performance appraisal and/or veterans documentation).

 

002 - Non competitive and Special Hiring Authorities.  This includes applicants who are eligible for non competitive or special appointment authorities such as: 30% or more compensably disabled veterans, Veterans' Recruitment Appointment (VRA - for position at GS-11 and below), and persons with disabilities (Schedule A), military spouse preference, Federal employees in excepted position covered under an interchange agreement, and other eligible special hiring authorities (such as Peace Corps, Boren Fellows, etc.).  This also includes applicants who previously held, or currently hold, this position and grade with the same promotion potential as announced this 826618.  For more information about special hiring authorities, visit:  http://www.opm.gov/hr_practitioners/lawsregulations/appointingauthorities/index.asp.  You must provide qualifying documentation for a non competitive or special hiring authority.


001 Supervisory Information Technology Specialist

21. Geographic Availability

The geographic location code will be selected for you if there is only one, otherwise, select/enter at least one geographic location in which you are interested and will accept employment.  The location code for this position is:


510930610 Falls Church, VA

22. Transition Assistance Plan

23. Job Related Experience

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24. Personal Background Information

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25. Occupational/Assessment Questions:

Thank you for your interest in a Supervisory Information Technology (IT) Specialist position with the Department of Justice.

We will evaluate your resume and your responses to this Assessment Questionnaire to determine if you are among the best qualified for this position. Your responses are subject to verification. Please review your responses for accuracy before you submit this questionnaire.

1. Select the one statement that best describes the IT-related experience you possess that demonstrates each of the four competencies necessary to perform Supervisory IT Specialist work at the GS-15 grade level or equivalent pay band in the Federal service.

A. I have IT-related experience that demonstrates possession of each of the four required competencies: attention to detail, customer service, oral communication, and problem solving. My experience includes: examining factors and conditions to identify potential problems; applying new IT developments and applications; providing expert technical advice, guidance, and recommendations to management and other technical specialist on critical IT issues; and making recommendations to address implementation of new policies, programs, or systems.
B. I do not meet the basic requirements described above.


2. Select the one statement that best describes the experience that you possess that demonstrates your ability to perform Supervisory IT Specialist work at the GS-15 grade level or equivalent pay band in the Federal service.

A. I have at least one year (52 weeks) of specialized work experience specifically in infrastructure technologies, such as operating systems, monitoring tools, networking equipment, storage devices, video and telecommunication devices and equivalent to the GS-14 grade level in the Federal service. Typical experience would include: (1) managing IT theories, principles, concepts, principles, standards and methods in the IT specialty area(s);(2) determining the direction of the computer information system activities, as well as set vision, values, and goals; (3) developing and interpreting policies, procedures, and strategies governing the planning and delivery of IT services throughout the agency; and (4) applying broad functions and processes such as planning and leading efforts to address issues in areas of IT development where precedents do not exist and/or establishing new concepts and approaches.
B. I do not meet the specialized experience requirements described above.


for each item, select the ONE response that most accurately describes your current level of experience and capability using the scale below.

A- I do not have experience or demonstrated capability in performing this activity, but I am willing to learn.
B- I have limited experience in performing this activity. I have had exposure to this activity but would require additional guidance, instruction, or experience to perform it at a satisfactory level.
C- I have a fair amount of experience and a fair amount of demonstrated capability in performing this activity. I can perform this activity satisfactorily but could benefit from additional guidance, instruction, or experience to perform this activity more effectively.
D- I have considerable experience and considerable demonstrated capability in performing this activity. I can perform this activity independently and effectively.
E- I have extensive experience and extensive demonstrated capability in performing this activity. I am considered an expert; I am able to train or assist others; and my work is typically not reviewed by a supervisor. I have received verbal and/or written recognition from others in carrying out this activity.

3. Exercise delegated managerial authority to set a series of annual, multi-year, or similar types of long-range work plans and schedules for in-service or contracted work.

4. Hears and resolves group grievances involving serious employee complaints.

5. Approve expenses comparable to within-grade increases, extensive overtime, and employee travel.

6. Find ways to eliminate or reduce bottlenecks and barriers to production, promote team building, or improve business practices.

7. Develop new theories, concepts, principles, standards, and methods in the IT specialty area (s).

8. Interpret policies, procedures, guidelines or other directives to determine their impact on an organization to analyze problems and design/direct systems to resolve those problems in a practical manner.

9. Keep abreast of changing and emerging technology.  

10. Manage Internet, intranet, and extranet activities including systems/applications developments and technical management of Web sites.

11. Plan and carries out programs, resolves conflicts that arise, integrates and coordinate the work of others as necessary and interprets policies in terms of established objectives.

12. Negotiates for the acceptance of the agency's position on key organization policy initiatives.

13. Serves as a senior expert in the field of information technology (IT) security, provides authoritative advice and guidance to security programs.

14. Effects disciplinary measures as appropriate to the authority delegated in this area.

15. Recommend or approves appointments, selections, or reassignments to positions appropriate to the selection authority delegated.

16. Installs, configures, troubleshoots, and maintains hardware and software to ensure the availability and functionality of the systems.

17. Recovers data in the event of hardware or software failure.

18. Establishes guidelines and performance expectations for staff member; provides feedback and periodically evaluates employee performance.

19. Provide advice, counsel, and/or instruction to staff members.

20. Perform the administrative and human resource management functions relative to the staff supervised.

21. Present IT systems recommendations to senior management.