Information Technology Specialist

Posted on May 08, 2020

U.S. Secret Service, Department of Homeland Security

Anchorage, AK

Joining the Secret Service, Office of the Chief Information Officerwill allow you to plan, develop and implement information technology systems security practices supporting the protective and investigative missions of the Secret Service.This position starts at $91,231 (GS-13, step 1), with potential to $144,676 (GS-13, step 10).

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GS-13:You qualify for the GS-13 level (starting salary $91,231) if you possess one year of specialized experience at the GS-12 level performing duties such as: installing, modifying, troubleshooting, and maintaining the more complex aspects of aworldwide computer systems network and ensuring the proper operation of hardware attached to the network.nAND Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Individual Occupational Requirements (IOR) is defined as: Attention to Detail - Identifies, addresses, and devises solutions to technical issues impacting IT operations, systems, and technologies; and financial issues impacting budget projections and allocations for personnel and equipment.nCustomer Service - Works with clients and customers (that is, 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.nOral 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.nProblem Solving - Identifies problems; determines accuracy and relevance of information; uses sound judgment to generate and evaluate alternatives, and to make recommendations.

Time-in-Grade: Retired Federal employees must have served 52 weeks at the next lower grade or equivalent grade band in the Federal service.nNational Service Experience (i.e., volunteer experience) 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.nQualifications Must Be Met: The qualification requirements listed above must be met by the closing date of this announcement.The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) must authorize employment offers made to current or former political appointees.

If you are currently, or have been within the last 5 years, a political Schedule A, Schedule C, Non-career SES or Presidential Appointee employee in the Executive Branch, you must disclose this information to the Human Resources Office.nWork Schedule - Full time/part-time/Intermittent: will be determined by management.

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