IT Specialist

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* Duties


About the Position:Serve as the District Information Technology (IT)

Chief responsible for providing expert technical IT and analytical advice

and guidance to the District Commander and staff, Division Commander and

staff, ACE-IT Director and staff, Office of the Chief Information Officer

(OCIO) and staff plus major subordinate commands/separate reporting



o Perform long-range planning and provide technical direction and

coordination for design projects assigned to the district

headquarters, subordinate field sites, and project locations;

o Provide methods for effective coordination of the various elements

of the projects and programs

o Provide expert advice, plan staffing needs, and request recruitment


o Develop supplemental technical and procedural documents, required

for effective guidance and control of USACE information systems,

networks, and programs;

o Ensure compliance with, and enforcement of, policies and rules

governing management information requirements;

o Prepare cost estimates and computer hardware requirements in the

relation to the design and redesign efforts

o Develop and operate adequate internal control systems for the

effective and efficient management of government resources.

o Develop and present technical briefings for customer requirements;

o Conduct studies and reviews of existing new or modified systems for

incorporation into efforts.


Travel Required

25% or less - You may be expected to travel 25% for this position.

Supervisory status


Promotion Potential


* Job family (Series)

* Requirements

Conditions of Employment

o This is a temporary promotion/reassignment/change to lower grade

and can be made permanent without further competition. See

Additional Information for details on Return Rights.

o Appointment may be subject to a suitability or fitness

determination, as determined by a completed background


o This position is Noncritical Sensitive (NCS); must be able to

obtain and maintain a Secret Security Clearance.

o Business travel is required up to 25% of the time



Who May : Only applicants who meet one of the employment authority

categories below are eligible to apply for this job. You will be asked to

identify which category or categories you meet, and to provide documents

which prove you meet the category or categories you selected. See

o Current Department of Army Civilian Employees

This is a temporary promotion/reassignment/change to lower grade and can

be made permanent without further competition.

In order to qualify, you must meet the experience requirements described

below. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including

volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps,

AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic;

religious; spiritual; community; student; social). You will receive

credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if qualifying

based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your

application. Additional information about transcripts is

Specialized Experience: One year of specialized experience which includes

1) conducting studies to determine information management/ information

technology (IM/IT) requirements for computer software and hardware

design; AND 2) developing new or modified IT system plans and policies;

AND 3) conducting IT testing, inspecting and reviewing for program

development; AND 4) presenting technical reports or briefings for IT

software/hardware design. All experience areas shall additionally

demonstrate each of the following competencies: 1) Attention to Detail,

2) Customer Service, 3) Oral Communication, and 4) Problem Solving. This

definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the

next lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-13).

You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in the

following areas:

o Information Technology Life Cycle Management

o Information Technology Policy and Planning

o Infrastructure Design

o Oral Communication

o Planning and Evaluating

Time in Grade Requirement: Applicants who have held a General Schedule

(GS) position within the last 52 weeks must have 52 weeks of Federal

service at the next lower grade or equivalent (GS-13).

Some federal jobs allow you to substitute your education for the required

experience in order to qualify. For this job, you must meet the

qualification requirement using experience alone - no substitution of

education for experience is permitted.


Additional information

o Male applicants born after December 31, 1959, must complete a Pre-

Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service


o You will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship.

o Two year trial/probationary period may be required.

o Direct deposit of pay is required.

o Selection is subject to restrictions resulting from Department of

Defense referral system for displaced employees.

o If you have retired from federal service and you are interested in

employment as a reemployed annuitant, see the information in the

o This is a Career Program (CP) 34 - Information Technology/Cyber

Management position

o Multiple positions may be filled from this announcement.

o Salary includes applicable locality pay or Local Market Supplement.

o Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP). If you

are a Federal employee in the competitive service and your agency

has notified you in writing that you are a displaced employee

eligible for ICTAP consideration, you may receive selection

priority for this position. To receive selection priority, you

must: (1) meet ICTAP eligibility criteria (2) be rated well-

qualified for the position and; (3) submit the appropriate

documentation to support your ICTAP eligibility. To be considered

well-qualified and receive selection priority applicants must

satisfy all qualification requirements for the position and receive

a score of 90 or above. Additional information about the program is


o If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you do

not have in electronic form, view the following link for

information regarding an

o Payment of Permanent Change of Station (PCS) costs is not

authorized, based on a determination that a PCS move is not in the

Government interest.


How You Will Be Evaluated

You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the

qualifications above.

Once the announcement has closed, a review of

You should list any relevant performance appraisals and incentive awards

in your resume as that information may be taken into consideration during

the selection process. If selected, you may be required to provide

supporting documentation.

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance

Drug test required


Position sensitivity and risk

Trust determination process

* Required Documents



The documents you are required to submit vary based on the authority you

are using to apply (i.e., applying as a veteran, applying as a current

permanent Federal employee, applying as a reinstatement, etc).

As described above, your complete application includes your resume, your

responses to the online questionnaire, and documents which prove your

eligibility to apply.If you fail to provide these documents, you will be

marked as having an incomplete application package and you will not be

considered any further.

* Your resume:

o Your resume may be submitted in any format and must support the

specialized experience described in this announcement.

o If your resume includes a photograph or other inappropriate

material or content, it will not be used to make eligibility and

qualification determinations and you may not be considered for this


o For qualifications determinations your resume must contain hours

worked per week and the dates of employment (i.e., HRS per week and

month/year to month/year or month/year to present). If your resume

does not contain this information, your application will be marked

as incomplete and you will not receive consideration for this


o For additional information see:

Other supporting documents:
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