Federal Highway Administration, Department of TransportationSterling, VA
Position is located in the Technical Services Branch, Eastern Federal Lands Highway Division (EFLHD) in Sterling, VA.
You will serve as the technical expert responsible for the Geographical Information System (GIS) program for the Park Roads and Parkways Program, including the development, operation and management of the GIS.
To meet the minimum qualifications for this position, you must meet the specialized experience described below.
You will be asked related questions as part of your application, but you need to verify how you meet the specialized experience in your resume or you may be deemed ineligible.Please review the following information before proceeding with the application process:nFor theGS-13:nOnExperience,you must have at least one year of experience, equal or equivalent to the GS-12 grade level,which included: Experience using engineering software programs, such as 3D Computer-Aided Design (CADD) software, Design Visualization and Geographic Information System (GIS); ANDnExperience coordinating engineering design services, feasibility studies and technical assistance in highway improvement projects, engineering constraints, and tight timelines.
You cannot substitute education at this grade level; you must have experience.nFor all types of consideration,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.nKNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (KSAs):Your qualifications will also be evaluated on the basis of your level of knowledge, skills, abilities and/or competencies in the following areas: Leadership - Influences, motivates, and challenges others; adapts leadership styles to a variety of situations.nContracting/Procurement - Knowledge of various types of contracts, techniques, or requirements (for example, Federal Acquisitions Regulations) for contracting or procurement, and contract negotiation and administration.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.nTechnical Competence - Uses knowledge that is acquired through formal training or extensive on-the-job experience to perform one's job; works with, understands, and evaluates technical information related to the job; advises others on technical issues.
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How to Apply
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