Job opening: IT Specialist
Salary: $117 962 - 153 354 per year
Published at: Feb 12 2024
Employment Type: Full-time
This position is in Office of Mission Support (OMS). About OMS: Internet website
This is an office-centered position*--you must physically report to the duty station stated in this announcement on a regular basis.*Work-from-home flexibilities may be authorized as described in the Benefits section.
- Position has education requirements--see Qualifications/Education section.
- You must submit a resume and required documents--see How to Apply section.
- EPA and non-EPA applicants must submit transcripts/course listings.
To qualify for this position, you must have either: -IT-related experience demonstrating each of these four competencies: 1) Attention to Detail - Is thorough when performing work and conscientious about attending to detail; 2) 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; 3) 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; 4) Problem Solving - Identifies problems; determines accuracy and relevance of information; uses sound judgment to generate and evaluate alternatives, and to make recommendations; OR -a bachelor's or higher degree from an accredited or pre-accredited college or university in computer science, engineering, information science, information systems management, mathematics, operations research, statistics, or technology management or degree that provided a minimum of 24 semester hours in one or more of the fields identified above and required the development or adaptation of applications, systems, or networks. For information about accreditation requirements, visit EPA Announcement Policies and Procedures.
In addition to the basic requirements above, you must meet the following requirements:
To qualify for the GS-13 level, you need to have at least one year of full-time experience equivalent to the GS-12 level defined as applying information security standards to identify, investigate, audit, collect evidence, and report cybersecurity incidents.
Your answers to the online assessment will be used to evaluate your competencies in the following areas:
Knowledge of IT security protocols, policies, procedures and methods
Ability to develop, implement and/or coordinate activities for the protection and restoration of IT systems services and capabilities
Skill in oral communication
Skill in providing guidance for the implementation of IT security policies in the development and operation of network systems
Ability to develop recommendations on information systems security protocols impacting agency IT policies or programs
Ability to develop and implement IT security training and education programs
Skill in written communication
Ability to manage contracts including preparing procurement requests and monitoring technical performance
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.
*If you have part-time work experience, read this: EPA Announcement Policies and Procedures.
This job does not have an education qualification requirement.
- Address Environmental Protection Agency
US Environmental Protection Agency
Human Resources Office
26 West Martin Luther King Drive, Mail Stop 132
Cincinnati, Ohio 45268
- Name: Jason Sellers
- Phone: 919-541-3014
- Email: [email protected]