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Enter Supervisory Information Technology Specialist (CIO)
Enter the lowest grade level (15-15) you will accept.
You may omit the availability date if you can begin work immediately. Otherwise, you must provide the date you will be available for employment. Please use this format: (mm/dd/yyyy)
If you are applying under Merit Promotion procedures, please select one of the following:
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.
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:
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.
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.
for each item, select the ONE response that most accurately describes your current level of experience and capability using the scale below.
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.