Job opening: IT Specialist (Network Services)
Salary: $117 962 - 181 216 per year
Published at: Jan 03 2024
Employment Type: Full-time
This position is located within the Department of Commerce (DOC), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), National Environmental Satellite, Data, and Information Service (NESDIS) with one vacancy located in Suitland, MD.
This position is also announced under vacancy number NESDIS OSPO-24-12231262-ST, which is open to Status Candidates. You must apply to both announcements if you want to be considered for both.
As an IT Specialist (Network Services), you will perform the following duties:
Qualification requirements in the vacancy announcements are based on the U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualification Standards Handbook, which contains federal qualification standards. This handbook is available on the Office of Personnel Management's website located at: https://www.opm.gov/policy.
For all positions individuals must have IT-related experience demonstrating each of the four competencies listed below. The employing agency is responsible for identifying the specific level of proficiency required for each competency at each grade level based on the requirements of the position being filled.
Attention to Detail - Is thorough when performing work and conscientious about attending to detail.
Customer Service - Works with clients and customers (that is, any individuals who use or receive the services or 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 their needs, provide information or assistance, resolve their problems, or satisfy their expectations; knows about available products and services; is committed to providing quality products and services.
Oral Communication - Expresses 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, attends to nonverbal cues, and responds appropriately.
Problem Solving - Identifies problems; determines accuracy and relevance of information; uses sound judgment to generate and evaluate alternatives, and to make recommendations.
SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Applicants must possess one year of specialized experience equivalent in difficulty and responsibility to the next lower grade level in the Federal Service. Specialized experience is experience that has equipped the applicant with the particular competencies/knowledge, skills and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position. This experience need not have been in the federal government.
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). 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.
To qualify at the ZP-4 or GS-13:SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE:
Applicants must also possess one full year (52 weeks) of specialized experience equivalent to the ZP-3 or (GS-12) in the Federal service. Specialized experience MUST include all of the following:
Assisting employees with network and systems management responsibilities in accordance with organization policies for accuracy and conformance to IT Security and Operational Policies and Procedures;
Assisting with functions associated with the Network and Systems administration to ensure performance is monitored and documented for quality, schedule, and cost; and
Aiding in the integration of new network systems/server technology to enhance existing network infrastructures for hardware/software replacements/upgrades to IT systems architecture.
There is no education requirement/substitution for this position.
- Address NOAA Office of Human Capital Services (OHCS)
1315 East West Hwy
Silver Spring, MD 20910
- Name: Vanessa Proctor
- Email: [email protected]