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Interior, US Fish and Wildlife Service Supervisory IT Specialist (SYSADMIN) in Location Negotiable After Selection, United States

Summary This position is a Supervisory IT Specialist (SYSADMIN), GS- 2210-14 working for the Branch of Network Operations and Security Center, Information Resources & Technology Management within the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Responsibilities The salary will be based upon duty station and locality pay once selected. Locality tables may be found at: https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/pay-leave/salaries-wages/2022/general-schedule/. A total of one vacancy will be filled at the discretion of the selecting official. Please Note: If selected you may be placed at a regional office, field office, current duty station or a current remote duty station at the discretion of management. Additional questions regarding placement should be reserved for the interview process. As a Supervisory IT Specialist (SYSADMIN) your duties will include but are not limited to the following: Plans, directs, organizes, coordinates and supervises implementation and project teams researching and developing requirements, and assessing the performance of IT systems and their operations or procuring new technologies to support and enhance DOI operations and business functions. Leads, plans, designs, develops and facilitates deployment of new systems, assessing systems operations, and upgrading information technology (IT) operations; and provides authoritative input on evaluating future applications and their impact on enterprise architecture, migration strategies such as planning for continuity of operations, and resolutions to issues of systems operational performance. Ensures project duplications are avoided and project goals and objectives are in harmony with one another, as well as the OCIO's strategic and mission direction. Translates strategic plans and technical guidance into objectives, strategies, and architectural guidance to support systems administration services for the bureau/office. Ensures that critical mission systems and applications are compliant with IT security requirements and enhance interoperability and integration for business applications and IT infrastructure. Accountable and responsible for internal management controls to include development, documentation, and operation of both internal processes and administrative controls. Reviews and analyzes existing processes; recommends to senior management improvements, new workflows, and revised business models. Oversees and manages highly complex projects in a variety of IT systems administration areas modifying existing or developing new methods and approaches, interpreting and adapting guidelines, and implementing recommendations. Regularly leads implementation teams researching and developing recommendations for most effectively presenting and recommending major modifications to established operations to improve efficiency or operational performance, or for making modifications to established practice as a recognized authority. Manages the planning, direction, and execution of all bureau/office operations; and provides administrative and technical oversight to subordinate staff. Determines goals and objectives that need additional emphasis; determines the best approach or solution for resolving budget shortages; and plans for long range staffing needs, to include whether to contract out work. Acquires and manages the necessary resources, including leadership support, financial resources, and key personnel, to support DOI and OCIO IT architecture program goals, and reduce overall organizational risk. Requirements Conditions of Employment Qualifications Only experience and education obtained by 07/07/2022 will be considered. In order to qualify for this position you must possess Minimum Qualifications. Experience must be IT related; the experience may be demonstrated by paid or unpaid experience and/or completion of specific, intensive training (for example, IT certification), as appropriate. 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. AND Minimum Qualifications for the 14 grade level: One year of Specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-13 grade level in the Federal Service. Examples of Specialized experience may include: Experience utilizing network systems management methods and network architecture to plan, design, and develop highly efficient network systems; experience applying advanced Information Technology principles, methods, and practices to direct review of networking projects and policies for conformance with changing mission priorities and providing guidance to resolve complex issues and/or challenges; experience providing situational awareness of organization network status (including utilization, threats, bandwidth) and real world threats, emergencies and other current issues to an organizations leadership on a consistent basis. Candidates who apply under Competitive Merit Promotion procedures will undergo a quality review to determine if they are highly qualified based on the content of their resume and their responses to the questionnaire. Best qualified candidates will be referred if all required supporting documentation has been provided. Candidates who apply under Noncompetitive Merit Promotion procedures will undergo a quality review to determine if they are minimally qualified based on the content of their resume and their responses to the questionnaire. Qualified candidates will be referred if all required supporting documentation has been provided. 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. Time In Grade Requirement: Applicants must meet both eligibility and qualification requirements for the position of interest by the closing date of the JOA. Specifically, i. Area of Consideration. ii. Time-in-grade (TIG) requirements as specified in 5 CFR 300, Subpart F. iii. Time after competitive appointment as specified in 5 CFR 330.502. iv. Qualification requirements outlined in OPM's Qualifications Standards for General Schedule Positions or for Federal Wage System (FWS), wage grade positions, applicants are evaluated using the OPM Job Qualification System for Trades and Labor Occupations and the job element examining method Your SF-50 will be used to confirm you meet all requirements Education Not Applicable Additional Information PCS INFORMATION: No PCS entitlements authorized Telework: This position is suitable for telework and may be allowed to telework with supervisory approval. Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP) : Department of Interior (DOI) Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP) procedures apply in filling this vacancy. CTAP provides placement assistance to permanent Federal employees who are surplus, displaced, or involuntarily separated. Applicants claiming CTAP eligibility must submit a copy of their most recent performance appraisal, proof of eligibility, and most current SF-50 noting position, grade level, and duty location with their application. To be considered under CTAP, applicants must be well-qualified (i.e., meet the minimum qualification requirements, including any selective placement factors; education, and experience requirements), score at least 85 on the assessment questionnaire, and be able to perform the duties of the position upon entry. For information on CTAP visit: https://www.usajobs.gov/Help/working-in-government/unique-hiring-paths/federal-employees/career-transition/" The Land Management Workforce Flexibility Act (LMWFA),P.L. 114-47, allows certain individuals who currently or formerly were under time-limited competitive appointments at certain land management agencies to compete under merit promotion procedures. Note: You must submit ALL SF-50s and performance information for each period of temporary/term employment that qualifies for LMWFA. Performance documentation can be obtained by contacting the supervisors for the positions you served in during your 24 months. If they did not complete performance appraisals ask them to provide a statement of performance for each period of service. The statement must specify the dates for each employment period and your level of performance (dates should match the dates on the SF-50s). Current appointees: Must have been hired under competitive examining procedures to a time limited appointment with a land management agency; Must have served under 1 or more time limited appointments by a land management agency for a period totaling more than 24 months without a break in service of 2 or more years; AND Must have performed at an acceptable level. Former appointees: Must have been hired under competitive examining procedures to a time limited appointment with a land management agency; Must have served under 1 or more time limited appointments by a land management agency for a period totaling more than 24 months without a break in service of 2 or more years; Must apply for position within 2 years after separation; Must have been separated for reasons other than misconduct or performance; AND Must have performed at an acceptable level. Alaska Positions: The salary range given above includes base pay and locality pay, you will receive a 2.86% cost of living allowance for Anchorage, Fairbanks, and Juneau, or 4.40% for all other Alaska locations. This allowance is subject to annual review, adjustment, and grade decrease. Alaska Return Rights: If you are a current U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service employee and you are transferring from a Region outside of Alaska, you will be eligible to return to a position in your home Region upon completion of a minimum 3-year tour of duty in Alaska. If you exercise this option, your home Region will place you in a position of equivalent grade in the same general occupational classification series that you occupied in Alaska.

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