Supervisory Information Technology Specialist, GG-2210-13, Census-INT-SC##### Department of CommerceU.S. Census BureauOverview- ##### Open & closing dates07/31/2019 to 08/06/2019- ##### ServiceExcepted- ##### Pay scale & gradeGG 13- ##### Salary$102,040 to $132,649 per year- ##### Appointment typeTemporary Promotion - Not-to-exceed (NTE) 09/30/2020 -may beextended or terminated earlier at management's discretion. At theconclusion, some employees may return to their position of record.Refer to \"Clarification from the agency\" section for additionalinformation.- ##### Work scheduleFull-Time - The work schedule for this position is Mixed Tour. Witha Mixed Tour work schedule, an employee may be changed betweenfull-time, part-time and intermittent work schedules to accommodatefluctuating workloads and is subject to a signed agreement.LocationFEW vacancies in the following location:-New York, NY##### Relocation expenses reimbursedNo##### Telework eligibleNo- Duties### SummaryThis vacancy is for a **Supervisory Information TechnologySpecialist** position located in the **New York Regional CensusCenter** in **New York, NY.** The duties of this position aredirectly related to the automation operations for the DecennialCensus.Relocation will **NOT** be pay.A trial period may be required.This is a NON-BARGAINING unit position.Learn more about this agency### Responsibilities- Observe and monitor the management and maintenance of allcomputer hardware, software, and telecommunications in theRegional Census Center (RCC) and Area Census Office (ACO).- Be responsible for the configuration of new equipment andinstallation or upgrade of both hardware system and applicationsoftware.- Monitor the operational and technical support activities of theRCC and ACO.- Serve as the liaison with Field Data Collection Automationvendor representatives, Data Capture Center and Headquartersautomation staff to ensure a wide range ofprocedural/administrative automation systems are integrated intothe Decennial Census.- Supervise a subordinate staff performing distribution, inventorycontrol, and the return of mobile computing equipment at thebeginning, throughout, and close of each automated operation.- Delegate work to subordinates based on the difficulty of theassignments and each employee's capabilities.### Travel RequiredOccasional travel - Position requires infrequent travel.##### Supervisory statusYes##### Promotion Potential13- #### Job family (Series)2210 Information Technology Management- Requirements### Conditions of Employment- Must be a U.S. citizen and 18 years or older to be hired.- Suitability/Background Investigation for Federal employment.- Registered for Selective Service, if applicable (www.sss.gov)- Time-in-grade requirements must be met by the announcementclosing date.- This is a NON-BARGAINING unit position.- A trial period may be required.Applicants must meet all qualification requirements by the closingdate of this announcement.### QualificationsApplicants are responsible for ensuring that the applicationsubmitted clearly indicates that they meet the qualifications listedbelow. Applicants must have the specialized experience or educationindicated below or a combination of both.Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteerwork done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps,AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional;philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social).Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, andskills and can provide valuable training and experience thattranslates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit forall qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.**You must have, and your resume must detail how you meet thespecialized experience AND information technology-related experiencedemonstrating each of the four competencies.**Experience must be IT related; the experience may be demonstrated bypaid or unpaid experience and/or completion of specific, intensivetraining (for example, IT certification), as appropriate.GS-5 through GS-15 (or equivalent): For all positions individualsmust have IT-related experience demonstrating each of the fourcompetencies listed below. The employing agency is responsible foridentifying the specific level of proficiency required for eachcompetency at each grade level based on the requirements of theposition being filled.1. **Attention to Detail** - Is thorough when performing work andconscientious about attending to detail.2. **Customer Service** - Works with clients and customers (thatis, any individuals who use or receive the services or productsthat your work unit produces, including the general public,individuals who work in the agency, other agencies, ororganizations outside the Government) to assess their needs,provide information or assistance, resolve their problems, orsatisfy their expectations; knows about available products andservices; is committed to providing quality products andservices.3. **Oral Communication** - Expresses information (for example,ideas or facts) to individuals or groups effectively, takinginto account the audience and nature of the information (forexample, technical, sensitive, controversial); makes clear andconvincing oral presentations; listens to others, attends tononverbal cues, and responds appropriately.4. **Problem Solving** - Identifies problems; determines accuracyand relevance of information; uses sound judgment to generateand evaluate alternatives, and to make recommendations.***AND*****GG-2210-13****EXPERIENCE:** Applicant must have one year of experience at alevel of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-12 inthe Federal service. Experience for this position includesdeveloping and implementing strategies and plans to manageautomation operations; installing and upgrading computer hardwareand software; interacting with individuals to communicate automatedrelated issues and instructions; and delegating work to staff.**EDUCATION:** No substitution of education for experience ispermitted.### Education### Additional informationThe following links provide information on various hiringauthorities that may enable you to apply through merit assignmentprocedures, or be eligible for a non-competitive appointment.- VRA- 30% or more disabled- Persons with Disabilities- CTAPThe Department of Commerce provides reasonable accommodations toapplicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodationfor any part of the application and hiring process, please notifythe Human Resources Office at 301-###-####. The decision on grantingreasonable accommodation will be on a case-by-case basis.### How You Will Be EvaluatedYou will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet thequalifications above.Your resume, optional cover letter and supporting documentation willbe reviewed to determine if you meet the minimum qualifications forthe position. If you meet the minimum qualifications stated in thejob opportunity announcement, we will compare your resume, optionalcover letter and supporting documentation to your responses on thescored occupational questionnaire (True/False, Yes/No, MultipleChoice questions). Your resume and/or optional cover letter mustsupport your responses to the scored occupational questionnaire, oryour score may be lowered. The best-qualified candidates will beidentified for referral to the hiring manager and may be invited foran interview.Due weight shall be given to performance appraisals and awards inaccordance with 5 CFR 335.103(b)(3), during theinterview/selection process conducted by the hiring manager.The scored occupational questionnaire will evaluate you on thefollowing competencies; please do not provide a separate writtenresponse:- Ability to coordinate, prioritize, and implement plans andstrategies to manage automation systems.- Ability to serve as the resident expert on automation issues andtheir impact on agency operations.- Knowledge of computer communications and support systems and theinterrelationships between hardware and software components andcapabilities.- Knowledge of computer equipment analysis necessary to serve asan authority in automation related issues.- Ability to coordinate and communicate with HQ, contractors andother regional personnel on automation issues.- Ability to communicate in technical and non-technical terms toaddress a diverse group of personnel.- Ability to manage, assign work, set priorities, prepareschedules, evaluate performance and provide advice, instructionsand training.***We recommend that you preview the online questions for thisannouncement before you start the application process.*****To preview questions please click here.**### Background checks and security clearance##### Security clearanceOther##### Drug test requiredNo- Required DocumentsA complete application consists of the following:**Resume showing relevant experience; cover letter optional.** Yourresume should list your educational and work experience includingthe dates (mm/dd/yy) of each employment along with the number ofhours worked per week. For work in the Federal service, pleaseinclude the grade level for the position(s). Your resume may be usedto validate your responses to the scored occupational questionnaire.Your resume should also indicate your citizenship and if you areregistered with the Selective Service System if you are a male bornafter 12/31/59.- **Copies of applicable SF-50s \"Notification of PersonnelAction\", to support claimed time in grade which shows grade/bandlevels to establish eligibility. If you are a former CensusBureau employee and no longer on the roster, you are responsiblefor submitting a copy of your SF-50. If you do not have a copyof your SF-50, please contact the National Archives and RecordsAdministration at 314-###-#### Option 2 and/orrchives.gov/ to obtain instructions on how toobtain a copy.**- **Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP),** if applicable.- **Documentation supporting eligibility for non-competitiveappointment**, (Schedule A disability, 30% disabled veteran,certain military spouses, etc). Show proof of your disability.Documentation may be from any licensed medical professional(e.g., a physician or other medical professional certified by aState, the District of Columbia, or a U.S. Territory to practicemedicine), a licensed vocational rehabilitation specialist(i.e., State or private), or any Federal or State agency, oragency of the District of Columbia or a U.S. territory thatissues or provides disability benefits.- Your medical documentation should distinguish betweendisabilities that are temporary, or transient, versusdisabilities, which are chronic, permanent, on-going, orunresolved with no end in sight.- **Education Documentation: **If this position requires proof ofhigher education, or you are substituting education forexperience, you must submit an unofficial transcript or a listof courses that includes the following information: name ofaccredited institution, grades earned, completion dates, andquarter and semester hours earned. **This also includes CensusBureau employees.** Education completed in foreign colleges oruniversities may be used to meet the requirements. Please referto pm.gov/qualifications/policy/ApplicationOfStds-04.asp formore information.**If you are relying on your education to meet qualificationrequirements:**Education must be accredited by an accrediting institutionrecognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to becredited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only theattendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accreditinginstitutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.Special Instructions for Foreign Education: Qualifying educationfrom colleges and universities in foreign countries must beevaluated in terms of equivalency to that acquired in U.S. collegesand universities. Applicants educated in whole or in part in foreigncountries must submit sufficient evidence, including transcripts, toan accredited private organization for an equivalency evaluation ofcourse work and degree. A listing of these accredited organizationscan be found on the Department of Education'swebsite d.gov/international/usnei/us/workrecogdoc. Youmust provide a copy of the letter containing the results of theequivalency evaluation with a course by course listing along withyour application. Failure to provide such Documentation whenrequested will result in lost consideration.**CTAP candidates:**CTAP candidates will be eligible for selection priority if it isdetermined that they have exceeded the minimum qualifications forthe position by attaining at least a rating of 85 out of 100.Information about CTAP eligibility is on the Office of PersonnelManagement's Career Transition Resources websiteat: pm.gov/ctap.CTAP applicants **MUST** submit the following documents:1. A copy of your RIF separation notice; notice of proposed removalfor declining a directed geographic relocation outside of thelocal commuting area; a Certificate of Expected Separation(CES); or certification that you are in a surplus organizationor occupation (this could be a position abolishment letter, anotice of eligibility for discontinued service retirement, orsimilar notice).2. A copy of your SF-50 \"Notification of Personnel Action\" notingcurrent position, grade/band level and duty location;3. A copy of your latest performance appraisal including yourrating; and4. Any documentation from your bureau/operating unit that showsyour current promotion potential.**NOTE: Failure to provide all of the required information as statedin this vacancy announcement may result in lost of consideration, anineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.**#### If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:Education must be accredited by an accrediting institutionrecognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to becredited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only theattendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accreditinginstitutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in thisvacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or mayaffect the overall rating.- BenefitsA career with the U.S. Government provides employees with acomprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and yourfamily will have access to a range of benefits that are designed tomake your federal career very rewarding. Learn more about federalbenefits.Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you holdand whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent.Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specificbenefits offered.- How to ApplyYour complete application, including required documents, must bereceived by 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time (ET) on the closing date of thisannouncement. To apply on-line, you must complete and submit anapplication by accessing the USAJOBS website atsajobs.gov/. To begin, click the \"Apply\" button andfollow the prompts to register into your USAJOBS account, answer thequestions, and submit all required documents. (After registering inyour USAJOBS account and clicking \"Submit,\" you will automaticallytransition to the Department of Commerce's specific site where youwill complete your application. You must click \"Submit\" at the endof the application process to send your application forconsideration.)To return to your saved application, log in to yourUSAJOBS account at sajobs.gov/ and click on\"Applications.\" Click on the position title, and then select \"UpdateApplication\" If you have problems completing your onlineapplication, including problems submitting your supportingdocuments, please contact the Help Desk by email ...@monster.com or by phone at 866.###.####. The help desk isavailable MondayFriday, 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. ET.### Agency contact information### NY Regional Census Center##### Phone212-###-######### Fax212-###-######### ...@2020census.gov##### AddressBUREAU OF THE CENSUSNY Regional Census CenterNew York, New York 10005United StatesLearn more about this agency### Next stepsYou will be notified of your application status through USAJOBS atfour points during the hiring process, as applicable. You can checkthe status of your application by accessing the USAJOBS website atov/ and clicking on \"Applications.\" The status willbe visible next to the corresponding positions.The four points of notification are:1. Application Received or Application Incomplete;2. Minimum Qualification Requirement Met or Minimum QualificationRequirement Not Met;3. Referred or Not Referred; and4. Selected or Not SelectedBy submitting your application, you are certifying the accuracy ofthe information contained in your application. If you make a falsestatement in any part of your application, you may not be hired; youmay be terminated after you begin work; or, you may be fined orjailed. After making a tentative job offer, we will conduct asuitability/security background investigation. You will be requiredto submit official documentation prior to appointment. The agencywill then verify the information provided on your application (i.e.,degree, veterans' preference, disability, etc.).- Fair & TransparentThe Federal hiring process is setup to be fair and transparent.Please read the following guidance.### Equal Employment Opportunity PolicyThe United States Government does not discriminate in employment onthe basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy andgender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexualorientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age,membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parentalstatus, military service, or other non-merit factor.- Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) for federal employees & jobapplicants### Reasonable Accommodation PolicyFederal agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicantswith disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonableaccommodation for any part of the application process should followthe instructions in the job opportunity announcement. For any partof the remaining hiring process, applicants should contact thehiring agency directly. Determinations on requests for reasonableaccommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.A reasonable accommodation is any change to a job, the workenvironment, or the way things are usually done that enables anindividual with a disability to apply for a job, perform job dutiesor receive equal access to job benefits.Under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, federal agencies must providereasonable accommodations when:- An applicant with a disability needs an accommodation to have anequal opportunity to apply for a job.- An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to performthe essential job duties or to gain access to the workplace.- An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to receiveequal access to benefits, such as details, training, andoffice-sponsored events.You can request a reasonable accommodation at any time during theapplication or hiring process or while on the job. Requests areconsidered on a case-by-case basis.Learn more about disability employment and reasonable accommodationsor how to contact an agency.#### Legal and regulatory guidance- Financial suitability- Social security number request- Privacy Act- Signature and false statements- Selective Service- New employee probationary periodThis job originated on www.usajobs Associated topics: behavioral, cognitive, criminologist, forensic, forensic scientist, genomic, medical, neuropsychologist, outpatient, scientist
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