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Salary: $117 962 - 153 354 per year
Published at: Jan 24 2024
Employment Type: Full-time
IT Specialist positions located in DOL, Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), Office of Technology and Survey Processing (OTSP) provide IT support to all aspects of BLS data development initiatives. BLS measures labor market activity, working conditions, price changes, and productivity in the U.S. economy to support public and private decision making.


The BLS headquarters is currently located in Washington, D.C. but is in the process of relocating within the National Capital Area to the Suitland Federal Center in Suitland, Maryland. If selected for this position, your assigned duty station will be Washington, D.C with the option to telework from an approved telework site within the locality pay area of Washington, D.C./Baltimore/Arlington while future headquarters is being built. Upon completion of the new headquarters offices in Suitland, MD, you will be required to report onsite to the Suitland Federal Center for some portion of each pay period after receiving notification to do so. This position serves as a System Administrator/Webmaster (Linux and Windows) and Network Specialist. Duties may include, but are not limited to the following:


  • Must be at least 16 years old.
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen.
  • Candidate required to obtain the necessary security/investigation level.
  • Requires a probationary period if the requirement has not been met.
  • Candidate required to perform work both on and off site, on call, and during off hours to include working overtime on evenings, weekends, holidays, and on an emergency basis.


Candidates must demonstrate proof of meeting the Minimum Qualifications, that is, both the Experience and the Specialized Experience listed below. Minimum Qualifications Experience IT-related experience; experience may be demonstrated by paid or unpaid experience and/or completion of specific, intensive training (for example, IT certification), as appropriate. Experience must have demonstrated each of the four competencies listed below. Attention to Detail - Is thorough when performing work and conscientious about attending to detail. An experience indicator at this level includes planning, prioritizing, and organizing project/program requirements. 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. An experience indicator at this level includes in-depth analysis and resolution of complex problems such as assessing customers' needs and tailoring information about products and/or 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. An experience indicator at this level includes orally justifying decisions, conclusions, findings, and/or recommendations in a professional setting such as orally presenting project/program-related information to engage in open and constructive discussions and sharing of information. Problem Solving - Identifies problems; determines accuracy and relevance of information; uses sound judgment to generate and evaluate alternatives, and to make recommendations. An experience indicator at this level includes gathering and analyzing facts, drawing conclusions, and developing recommendations/identifying alternatives to solve complex problems such as utilizing various sources to conduct research to determine proper alternatives and providing recommendations to resolve project/program-level issues that impact the work and outcomes of an organization. AND Specialized Experience Applicants must have 52 weeks of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade level, i.e. GS-12, in the Federal Service. Specialized experience is defined as all of the following: 1. Demonstrated experience providing 24/7 operational support for public-facing systems. - Examples of experience indicators at this level may include either of the following: (1) developing automated server recovery jobs; or, (2) monitoring systems, web sites, servers, and network applications, preferably IIS, F5, Linux, Windows, and Virtual Machines. 2. Demonstrated experience integrating network systems into existing infrastructures. - Examples of experience indicators at this level may include any of the following: (1) establishing connectivity between remote sites; (2) creating network maps; (3) troubleshooting network problems; (4) developing and implementing configuration management plans; (5) performing network diagnostics; (6) analyzing network traffic patterns; (7) securing a network e.g. configuring and managing IIS, F5, or Akamai; or, (8) managing certificates. 3. Demonstrated experience serving as a System Administrator of Linux, Microsoft Windows Client, and Microsoft Windows Server in an enterprise Local Area Network (LAN) and Wide Area Network (WAN) environment. - An example of an experience indicator at this level may include installing, configuring, and maintaining all of the following: operating system software and components; operating system patches and virus detection software; and, web server-related software.


Education may not be substituted for experience at this level.


  • Address Bureau of Labor Statistics 200 Constitution Avenue NW Washington, DC 20210 US
  • Name: Kyle Zagorski
  • Phone: 202-693-7668
  • Email: [email protected]


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