This vacancy is for multiple IT Specialist (APPSW) positions in the Associate Director for Decennial Census Programs (ADDC) area, located at the U.S. Census Bureau. Positions may also be filled in Greenbelt, MD or Navy Yard, Washington, DC.
This Job Opportunity Announcement may be used to fill other IT Specialist (APPSW), GG-2210-14 positions within the Census Bureau in the same geographical location with the same qualifications and specialized experience.
The individual selected for this position will:
Occasional travel - Travel may be required.
The individual selected for this position will:
Your resume must include how you meet the specialized experience and IT-related experience demonstrating each of the four competencies described below.
1.Attention to Detail - Meticulous;thoroughly reviews and proofreads various IT related data/information;dedicates focus to accomplish tasks that are complete, precise, and accurate to a given IT situation.2. Customer Service - Works with clients and customers (that is, any individuals who use or receive IT services or IT products that your work unit produces, including the general public, individuals who work in the agency, other agencies, or organizations outside the Government) to assess IT needs, provide expert techknowledge of available products and services;committed to providing quality IT products and services.3. Oral Communication - Expresses technical information (for example, ideas or facts) to individuals or groups effectively, taking into account the audience and nature of the information (for example, technical, sensitive, controversial);makes clear and convincing oral presentations;listens to others, recognizes potential miscommunication, attends to nonverbal cues, and responds appropriately.4. Problem Solving - Identifies IT related problems using a variety of materials or sources;gathers and applies technical information to determine accuracy and relevance to moderately complex problems;uses sound judgment to generate and evaluate alternatives;makes decisions or recommendations that influence IT policies or programs and applies new developments to previously unresolved problemsEducation cannot be substituted at this grade level.Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programsphilanthropic;religious;spiritual;community, student, social).Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment.You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
Your complete application, including required documents, must be received by 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time (ET) on the closing date of this announcement.
To apply on-line, you must complete and submit an application by accessing the USAJOBS website at http://www.usajobs.gov/. To begin, click the "Apply" button and follow the prompts to register into your USAJOBS account, answer the questions, and submit all required documents. (After registering in your USAJOBS account and clicking "Submit," you will automatically transition to the Department of Commerce's specific site where you will complete your application. You must click "Submit" at the end of the application process to send your application for consideration.)
To return to your saved application, log in to your USAJOBS account at http://www.usajobs.gov/ and click on "Applications." Click on the position title, and then select "Update Application."
If you have problems completing your online application, including problems submitting your supporting documents, please contact the Help Desk by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 866.656.6831. The help desk is available Monday—Friday, 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. ET.
Applicants are strongly encouraged to apply online; however, if you are unable to apply online, please contact:
Tanisha Williams, 301-763-7862 or tanisha.Williams@census.gov.
You will be notified of your application status through USAJOBS at four points during the hiring process, as applicable. You can check the status of your application by accessing the USAJOBS website at http://usajobs.gov/ and clicking on "Applications." The status will be visible next to the corresponding positions. The four points of notification are:
The following links provide information on various hiring authorities that may enable you to apply through merit assignment procedures, or be eligible for a non-competitive appointment.
A complete application consists of the following:
CTAP and ICTAP Eligibles
CTAP and ICTAP candidates will be eligible for selection priority if it is determined that they have exceeded the minimum qualifications for the position by attaining at least a rating of 85 out of 100. Information about CTAP and ICTAP eligibility is on the Office of Personnel Management's Career Transition Resources website at: http://www.opm.gov/ctap
CTAP applicants MUST submit the following documents:
ICTAP applicants MUST submit the following documents:
NOTE: You will not be considered if you fail to provide all required documents.
Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.
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