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U.S. Army Corps of Engineers IT Specialist (PLCYPLN) in Louisville, Kentucky

Summary This is a Direct Hire Authority (DHA) solicitation utilizing the DHA for Department of Defense to recruit and appoint qualified candidates to positions in the competitive service. About the Position: Serves as Operations Officer for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Information Management/Information Technology (CEIT) under the direct supervision of the Division or District IT Chief. Responsibilities Maintain a continuing overview of all programs within the local facility to ensure they are aligned and supportive of the mission. Direct policy, procedural, and operational changes to increase program effectiveness and mission accomplishment. Stay apprised of trends, problems, and developments in operation areas. Coordinate specific tasks, discussing potential problems, and possible solutions. Review, analyze, and evaluate actions, taskers, and activities through detailed technical correspondence, reports and briefings, and recommends implementation methodology and way ahead. Oversee day to day operational activities in order to lead needed actions or advise the IT Chief and leadership. Requirements Conditions of Employment Qualifications Who May Apply: US Citizens 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 in this document. Specialized Experience GS-12: One year of specialized experience which includes: 1) Analyzing customer requirements; AND 2) Implementing developed requirements for new or modified IT hardware, software, and systems; AND 3) Applying changes in the state-of-the-art technology on overall Division plans and the IT programs of an organization. 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-11). Specialized Experience GS-13: One year of specialized experience which includes: 1) Conducting studies to evaluate the effectiveness of the IT in terms of mission accomplishments; AND 2) Developing and evaluating requirements for new or modified IT hardware, software and systems; AND 3) Preparing technical reports and or briefings on IT evaluations including information and recommendations; AND 4) Planning and executing organization wide IT initiatives. 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-12). 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. Education Additional Information Male applicants born after December 31, 1959, must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration. You will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship. One year trial/probationary period may be required. Direct Deposit of Pay is required. Selection is subject to restrictions resulting from Department of Defense referral system for displaced employees. If you have retired from federal service and you are interested in employment as a reemployed annuitant, see the information in the Reemployed Annuitant information sheet. This is a Career Program (CP) 34 - Information Technology/Cyber Management position Multiple positions may be filled from this announcement. Salary includes applicable locality pay or Local Market Supplement. 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.

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