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"1900153FMDE" Vacancy Details

About

Announcement Number:
1900153FMDE
Hiring Agency:
GSA, Office of GSA IT
Position Title:
IT Program Manager
Open Period:
11/28/2018 - 12/11/2018

Format MM/DD/YYYY

Series/Grade:
GS - 2210X 13
Salary:
USD $96,970 - USD $126,062
Work Schedule:
Full-time - Full-time
Promotion Potential:
GS-13
Duty Location(s):
Few
in
District of Columbia, DC, US
Telework Eligible:
Yes
For More Info:
Frannie Mudd
202-260-9784
frannie.mudd@gsa.gov

Overview

Hiring Path:
• Open to the public
Who May Apply/Clarification From the Agency:
US Citizens and National (Residents of American Samoa and Swains Island)
Security Clearance Required:
Public Trust - Background Investigation
Appointment Type
Permanent
Appointment Type Details:
Permanent
Marketing:
About the Agency
Summary:

As a IT Program Manager, you will be developing, implementing, and/or overseeing multi-year IT initiatives of such magnitude they must be carried out through multiple related projects.


Location of position: Office of GSA IT, 1800 F Street NW, Washington, DC


The Office of Public Buildings IT Services is responsible for delivering IT solutions and services supporting diverse real estate operations.

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

Occasional travel may be required.

Duties

Managing or overseeing a variety of duties related to the implementation of long-term  IT projects including: identifying customer needs and requirements; analyzing systems requirements and environments; ensuring compliance with laws, regulations, policies, standards, and procedures.  Supports the work of contracting officers and acquisitions staff, directs the work of project team members and contracted employees, ensures quality and technical requirements are met.  Identify standards and requirements for infrastructure configuration or enterprise architecture change management; designing and implementing information system security plans and procedures; ensuring appropriate product-related training and documentation are developed and made available to customers.  Provides recommendations and advice to senior management officials on IT solutions critical to organizational functions.

Qualifications and Evaluations

Requirements:

If selected, you must meet the following conditions:



  • Receive authorization from OPM on any job offer you receive, if you are or were (within the last 5 years) a political Schedule A, Schedule C or Non-Career SES employee in the Executive Branch.

  • Serve a one year probationary period, if required.

  • Undergo and pass a background investigation (Tier 2 investigation level).

  • Have your identity and work status eligibility verified if you are not a GSA employee.  We will use the Department of Homeland Security’s e-Verify system for this. Any discrepancies must be resolved as a condition of continued employment.

  • Complete a financial disclosure report to verify that no conflict, or an appearance of conflict, exists between your financial interest and this position.

Key Requirements:
  • US Citizens and National (Residents of American Samoa and Swains Island)
  • Meet all eligibility criteria within 30 days of the closing date
  • Register with Selective Service, if you are a male born after 12/31/1959
  • Direct Deposit of salary check to financial organization required.
  • Education Requirements:
    Evaluations:

    We will use a method called Category Rating to assess your application.  Here’s how it will work:



    • You will be scored on the questions you answer during the application process, which will measure your possession of the following competencies or knowledge, skills, and abilities:



    1. Skill in applying advanced IT concepts, principles, methods, industry standards and practices to develop and interpret policies.

    2. Knowledge of Federal acquisition management policies, procedures, regulations, and contracting methods to evaluate contractor proposals and monitor contract performance.

    3. Knowledge of IT architecture, new IT developments and applications, and emerging technologies.

    4. Skill in communicating complex ideas orally and in writing.



    • Your answers to the questions will be used to place you in one of three categories:  Best Qualified, Well Qualified, or Qualified.

    • We will verify your answers to the questions in your resume.  If your resume doesn’t support your answers, we may lower your score, which could place you in a lower category.

    • Within each category, veterans will receive selection priority over non-veterans.


    Additional assessments may be used, and, if so, you will be provided with further instructions.

    If you are eligible under Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan or GSA’s Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP/CTAP), you must receive a score of 85 or higher to receive priority.

    Qualifications:

    For each job on your resume, provide:



    • the exact dates you held  each job (from month/year to month/year)

    • number of hours per week you worked (if part time).    


    If you have volunteered your service through a National Service program (e.g., Peace Corps, Americorps), we encourage you to apply and include this experience on your resume.

    For a brief video on creating a Federal resume, click here

    The GS-13 salary range starts at $96,970.00 per year.   

    If you are a new federal employee, your starting salary will likely be set at the Step 1 of the grade for which you are selected.  

    To qualify, you must have IT-related experience demonstrating EACH of the following four competencies AND one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-12 level in the Federal service as described below:


    IT SPECIALIST COMPETENCY REQUIREMENTS:



    • Attention to Detail - This skill is generally demonstrated by assignments where the applicant keeps abreast of latest technology, information, research, etc., to maintain knowledge in field of expertise (for example, reads trade journals, participates in professional/technical associations, maintains credentials).

    • Customer Service - This skill is generally demonstrated by assignments where the applicant promotes or develops and maintains good working relationships with key individuals or groups.

    • Oral Communication - This skill is generally demonstrated by assignments where the applicant serves on panels, committees, or task forces as a representative for the organization on technical or professional issues.

    • Problem Solving - This skill is generally demonstrated by assignments where the applicant monitors current trends or events (for example, technological, economic, political, social, educational, or employment trends or events) and applies the information as appropriate.


    SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: Specialized experience is experience managing information technology (IT) projects that include the following: identifying customer needs/requirements and translating into technical IT solution requirements; analyzing, planning, reviewing and developing information technology systems and major changes to existing systems and databases; developing and managing major IT project plans/proposals to completion; and troubleshooting and problem solving to find workable solutions to unique IT related issues.

    Benefits and Other Info

    Benefits:
    Agency Benefits:

    You will have access to many benefits including:



    • Health insurance (choose from a wide range of plans)

    • Life insurance coverage with several options

    • Sick leave and vacation time, including 10 paid holidays per year

    • Thrift Savings Plan (similar to a 401(k) plan)

    • Flexible work schedules

    • Transit and child care subsidies

    • Flexible spending accounts

    • Long-term care insurance

    • Training and development

    Other Information:

    Bargaining Unit status:  Not applicable


    Relocation-related expenses are not approved and will be your responsibility.  


    Travel expenses associated with interviews may be approved. Determinations will be made on a case-by-case basis.


    On a case-by-case basis, the following incentives may be approved:



    • Recruitment incentive if you are new to the federal government

    • Credit toward vacation leave if you are new to the federal government


    We are currently filling one vacancy; but additional vacancies may be filled through this announcement in this or other GSA organizations within the same commuting area, as needed; through other means; or not at all.  


    If you are eligible under Merit Promotion, you may also apply under Vacancy Announcement #1900154FMMP.  You must apply separately to each announcement to be considered for both.


    This is not a virtual position.  The selectee for this position will be expected to report to the duty location in this vacancy announcement.  

    How to Apply

    How to Apply:

    You must submit a complete online application including any required documents prior to 11:59 pm Eastern Time on the closing date of the Announcement. Errors or omissions may result in your not being considered for this vacancy. You can modify/complete your application any time before the vacancy date/time deadline. Simply return to USAJOBS, select the vacancy, and update your application. For more detailed instructions on how to apply, read the Apply for a GSA Job on the GSA website.

    To begin, click the Apply Online button on the vacancy announcement.



    • Sign in or register on USAJobs and select a resume and documents to include in your application.

    • Once you have clicked Apply for this position now, you will be taken to the GSA site to complete the application process.

    • Click the Apply To This Vacancy and complete all steps in the application process until the Confirmation indicates your application is complete. If you click Return to USAJobs or get timed out prior to receiving confirmation, your application will not be submitted and cannot be considered for this vacancy.

    • Note: Review the REQUIRED DOCUMENTS section of this announcement to determine which apply to you and must be submitted online. You may choose one or more of the following options to submit your document(s): Upload (from your computer); USAJOBS (click the "USAJOBS" link to complete the transfer process) or FAX (read the “Fax instructions” provided prior to printing the Fax Cover Sheet and faxing your information).


    Need Assistance in Applying? Contact the HR representative listed on the announcement prior to the application deadline. We are available to assist you Monday-Friday during normal business hours.  You must receive HR approval before deviating from these instructions. Be sure to APPLY EARLY as most assessments must be completed fully and submitted before the announcement closing.

    Required Documents:

    ALL required documents must be submitted before the closing date. Review the following list to determine what you need to submit.

    If you are claiming veterans’ preference:



    1. Copy of your Certificate of Release or Discharge From Active Duty, DD-214 that shows the dates of your active duty service.  If selected, a DD-214 showing your type of discharge (member 4 copy) will be required prior to appointment.

    2. If you are claiming 10-point preference or derived preference (a spouse, widow or widower, or parent of a deceased or disabled veteran), submit both of the following in addition to the DD-214:  (a) completed SF-15 form; and (b) proof of your entitlement (refer to SF-15 for complete list).


    If you are active duty military - Certification on a letterhead from your military branch that includes your rank, character of service (must be under honorable conditions) & military service dates including discharge/release date (must be no later than 120 days after the date the certification is submitted).

    If you are ICTAP/CTAP eligible - submit a, b, and c: (a) proof of eligibility including agency notice; (b) SF-50, and (c) most recent performance appraisal.

    Next Steps:

    After the closing date/deadline:



    1. ELIGIBILITY/QUALIFICATIONS: Applicant eligibility and qualifications are reviewed.

    2. REFERRAL TO MANAGEMENT: Eligible/Qualified applicants are referred to management for review and possible interview.

    3. SELECTION/TENTATIVE JOB OFFER: If a selection is made, a Tentative Offer is extended to the selectee and suitability and/or security background investigation is conducted.

    4. FINAL JOB OFFER: A final job offer is made (typically within 40 days after the closing date/deadline for applications).

    5. FINAL COMMUNICATION TO APPLICANTS: Once the position is filled, we will notify all applicants of their final status. You may check your status by logging into USAJOBS. Go to My USAJOBS and then to Applications.


    Thank you for your interest in working for U.S. General Services Administration!