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Announcement Number:
JM-40-2018-0005
Hiring Agency:
DOT, OFFICE OF THE INSPECTOR GENERAL
Position Title:
Supervisory Information Technology Specialist (INFOSEC)
Open Period:
05/14/2018 - 05/21/2018

Format MM/DD/YYYY

Series/Grade:
GS - 2210 14
Salary:
USD $114,590 - USD $148,967
Work Schedule:
Full-time - This is a full-time position.
Promotion Potential:
GS-14
Duty Location(s):
few Vacancies in

Washington DC, DC, US
Telework Eligible:
No
For More Info:
Karen Muller
202-366-1490
Karen.Muller@oig.dot.gov

Overview

Who May Apply/Clarification From the Agency:

This vacancy is open to internal employees of the Office of Inspector General at the Department of Transportation who have competitive status.





Security Clearance Required:
Secret
Appointment Type
Permanent
Appointment Type Details:
This is a permanent position.
Marketing Statement:
https://www.oig.dot.gov/
Summary:

The Office of Inspector General (OIG) at the Department of Transportation (DOT) is looking for the best and brightest Information Technology Specialist to work in our information and technology office.  If you are a highly motivated individual wo would like to work with an extremely talented staff that is committed to IT needs then this is the place for you!

You are encouraged to read this announcement in its entirety for instruction under how to apply.

THIS ANNOUNCEMENT MAY BE USED TO FILL ADDITIONAL LIKE VACANCIES IN THE ANNOUNCED DUTY LOCATION.

Supervisory Position:
Yes
Relocation Expenses Reimbursed:
No
Travel Required:
Occasional Travel

May occasionally travel to other OIG regional offices.

Duties

At the full performance level, the incumbent:

Will serve as Supervisory IT Specialist (INFOSEC) to the Chief Information Officer (CIO) reporting on key management officials on network administration and information systems security matters. In this capacity, you will also conduct risks and vulnerability and self-assessments of information systems to identify vulnerabilities, risks, and protection needs, develop systems security plans, contingency plans and disaster recovery procedures, conducts certification and accreditation on all OIG systems as needed and represent the organization with internal and external customers on matters related to information security.

Serves as the central point of contact for all information security incident response. Manages security incidents and briefs the CIO and senior leadership as needed. Provides expert recommendations on handling security incidents, and action plans to remediate weaknesses identified by the incidents.

Qualifications and Evaluations

Requirements:
If selected, you must successfully complete a pre-employment drug test and will be subject to a favorable adjudication of an employment suitability determination.
Key Requirements:
  • This position is subject to a background investigation.
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen.
  • Submit application and resume online by 11:59 P.M. EST on the closing date.
  • This position is subject to drug testing.
  • Relocation bonus may be an option.
  • Education Requirements:
    Evaluations:
    Applicants will be rated on the extent and quality of experience, and training relevant to the duties of the position. Applicants who meet the qualification requirements will be further evaluated on their responses to the on-line announcement questions.  

    Eligible applicants will receive a numerical rating based on their responses to the application questions for this position submitted on-line via WWW.USAJOBS.GOV. These responses must be substantiated by your on-line resume. Applicants who do not respond to the application questions may be rated ineligible.
    Qualifications:

    One of the following certifications is preferred: Certified Information Systems Security Profession (CISSP); and Certified Information Security Manager (CISM).

    Please make sure your experience is clearly documented in your resume otherwise you may be deemed ineligible.


    Specialized Experience: GS-14:  To qualify at the GS-14 grade, you must have one-year of specialized experience at least equivalent to the GS-13 grade level in the Federal service or private sector.  Examples of specialized experience: conducting risk and vulnerability assessments of information systems to identify vulnerabilities, risks, and protection needs, reviewing and evaluating new information systems, networks and software designs for potential risk and providing guidance and recommendations to address these risks, configuring and using various security assessment tools, interpreting their outputs and taking actions based on interpretation.


    You may not substitute education at this grade level. 


    Applicants must meet all qualification requirements by the closing date of this announcement.

    Benefits and Other Info

    Benefits:
    The Office of Inspector General (OIG), U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) offers all standard federal benefits that includes, in part, paid vacation; sick leave; holidays; health benefits; and participation in the Federal Employees Retirement System. This link provides an overview of the benefits currently offered to Federal employees http://www.usajobs.gov/ResourceCenter/Index/Interactive/Benefits#icc.

    The Department of Transportation recognizes the importance and encourages the use of telework.  Telework supports departmental mission and performance goals and improves the Department's capability to support homeland and national security requirements.  Telework improves individual and organizational productivity; helps reduce highway congestion and mobile source emissions; serves as a recruitment and retention tool; helps maintain operations during emergency situations; and improves worklife quality.  

    This position has been identified as a telework-eligible position.
    Other Information:

    THIS AGENCY PROVIDES REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS TO APPLICANTS WITH DISABILITIES. IF YOU NEED A REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION FOR ANY PART OF THE APPLICATION AND HIRING PROCESS, PLEASE NOTIFY THE AGENCY. THE DECISION ON GRANTING REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS WILL BE ON A CASE-BY-CASE BASIS. ALL APPLICANTS WILL RECEIVE CONSIDERATION REGARDLESS OF RACE, COLOR, RELIGION, GENDER, SEXUAL ORIENTATION, NATIONAL ORIGIN, AGE, POLITICAL AFFILIATION, UNION AFFILIATION OR NON AFFILIATION, MARITAL STATUS, NON- DISQUALIFYING PHYSICAL HANDICAP, OR ANY OTHER NON-MERIT REASON. THE OFFICE OF INSPECTOR GENERAL (OIG), U.S. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION (DOT) IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.

    It is the policy of the Government not to deny employment simply because an individual has been unemployed or to find an individual unqualified, unsuitable, or unfit for employment based upon financial difficulties that have arisen through no fault of the individual. Information about an individual's employment experience should be used only to determine the person's qualifications and to assess his or her relative level of knowledge, skills, and abilities. Although an individual's personal conduct may be relevant in any employment decision, including conduct during periods of unemployment or evidence of dishonesty in handling financial matters, financial difficulty that has arisen through no fault of the individual will generally not itself be the basis of unfavorable suitability or fitness determination.

    How to Apply

    How to Apply:
    Applications submitted via WWW.USAJOBS.GOV must be received before midnight eastern time on the closing date of the announcement. No extensions will be granted.  If you fail to submit a COMPLETE on-line resume, you WILL NOT be considered for this position. Please make sure that the responses provided in the questionnaire are fully supported by your resume, that your resume is detailed and you have highlighted your most relevant experience for this position (to include starting and ending dates of employment for each position held), and education (if applicable) as it relates to this job opportunity. If you fail to provide this information, it may result in you being rated "ineligible" or "not qualified" for this position.

    If you exaggerate or falsify your experience, education and/or your responses to questions, your ratings are subject to change or you may be removed from employment consideration.  Applicants who do not respond to the application questions will be rated ineligible.

    If applying on-line poses a hardship to any applicant, the Servicing Personnel Office listed on the announcement will provide assistance to ensure that applications are submitted on-line by the closing date. Applicants must contact the Servicing Human Resources Office PRIOR TO THE CLOSING DATE to speak to someone who can provide assistance for on-line submission.  Requests for extensions will not be granted.
    Required Documents:

    Merit Promotion - All current Federal employees must submit a recent Notification of Personnel Action (SF-50) documenting proof of competitive status, tenure, current grade level and full performance level of the position held. All reinstatement eligibles/former Federal employees must submit a SF-50 documenting proof of competitive status, tenure, grade level and full performance level of the position.

    Non-competitive eligibles - must submit proof of eligibility (i.e., SF-50 documenting the full performance level of a position held on a permanent basis).


    CTAP/ICTAP - If you are eligible under the Career Transition Assistance Program (CTAP) or the Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP), a copy of your certificate of surplus status, certificate of expected separation, or a specific Reduction-in-Force notice establishing your eligibility under CTAP/ICTAP. CTAP/ICTAP candidates must meet all qualification requirements for the vacant position to include any selective factors; meet the definition of best qualified (GOLD Category); and be able to satisfactorily perform the duties of the position upon entry.

    Supporting documents may either be uploaded or faxed to 571-258-4052. The requested information MUST be received by fax within 48 hours prior to the closing date of the vacancy announcement (not including Saturdays, Sundays or government holidays). The requested information MUST be received by fax within 48 hours prior to the closing date of the vacancy announcement (not including Saturdays, Sundays or government holidays).

    NOTE: Applicants who fail to submit all the required documentation listed above, in addition to their resumes, will be considered ineligible for further consideration for this announcement.

    Next Steps:
    Once your complete application is received, we will conduct an evaluation of your qualifications.  All applicants who meet the minimum qualifications and other basic requirements will be referred to the hiring manager for further consideration and possible interview.  You will be notified of your application status by the servicing human resources specialist via e-mail.  It is essential that you have a current e-mail address on file and remove any restrictions from your e-mail account that may prohibit our contacting you via e-mail.  You may also check the status of your application at WWW.USAJOBS.OPM.GOV.