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U.S. Army Forces Command IT Specialist (INFOSEC/ NETWORK) in Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington

Summary About the Position: This position is in the Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS). Employees occupying DCIPS positions are in the Excepted Service and must adhere to U.S. Code, Title 10, as well as Department of Defense Instruction 1400.25. This position is located at the I Corps Senior Cdr Aug, G-2 JWICS, JBLM, WA 98433. Responsibilities Provides authoritative information, policy and program management for the Department of Defense intelligence Information Systems (DODIIS) Information Systems Security Program. Provides input to Information Technology and computing environments in support of Military Intelligence operations throughout the command. Serve as I Corps and Joint Base Lewis-McChord (JBLM) Information System Security Officer (ISSO), supporting the Senior Organization ISSO and Organization ISSOs. Identifies hardware and software requirements and integrates new applications and any site-specific modifications needed to complete software installation. Evaluates and determines technical feasibility, practicality, and adaptability of new proposals and requirements. Manages Joint Worldwide Intelligence Communications System (JWICS), TEMPEST, Technical Security Programs etc. Requirements Conditions of Employment Qualifications Who May Apply: Only applicants who meet one of the employment authority categories below are eligible to apply for this job. You will be asked to identify which category or categories you meet, and to provide documents which prove you meet the category or categories you selected. See Proof of Eligibility for an extensive list of document requirements for all employment authorities. 10-Point Other Veterans’ Rating 30 Percent or More Disabled Veterans 5-Point Veterans' Preference Current Army Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS) Employee Current Department of Army Civilian Employees Current Department of Defense (DOD) Civilian Employee (non-Army) Current DoD Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS) Employee (non-Army) Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS) Interchange Agreement Disabled Veteran w/ a Service-Connected Disability, More than 10%, Less than 30% Non-Department of Defense (DoD) Transfer Prior Federal Service Employee Priority Placement Program, DoD Military Reserve (MR) and National Guard (NG) Technician Eligible Priority Placement Program, DoD MR and NG Preference Eligible Tech Receiving Disability Retirement Priority Placement Program, DoD Retained Grade Preference Eligible United States Citizen Applying to a DCIPS Position Army DCIPS positions apply Veteran's Preference to preference eligible candidates as defined by Section 2108 of Title 5 U.S.C., in accordance with the procedures provided in DoD Instruction 1400.25, Volume 2005, DCIPS Employment and Placement. In order to qualify, you must meet the experience requirements described below. 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). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience. To qualify based on your experience, your resume must describe at least one year of experience which prepared you to do the work in this job. Specialized experience is defined as 1) Implementing, maintaining and analyzing information systems and information assurance requirements to determine required system protection. 2) Managing, implementing, operating, and/or maintaining unclassified and classified Local Area Network (LAN) and Wide Area Network (WAN) enterprise systems and/or associated communications infrastructure. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the Federal service (GG/GS-11). For this position, individuals must also have IT-related experience demonstrating each of the four competencies listed below. 1. ATTENTION TO DETAIL - Is thorough when performing work and conscientious about attending to detail. Examples of IT-related experience demonstrating this competency includes: completing thorough and accurate work independently, even in the most difficult or stressful situations; occasionally reviewing work completed by others. 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. Examples of IT-related experience demonstrating this competency include: resolving routine and non-routine problems, questions, or complaints; developing and maintaining strong, mutually supportive working relationships with customers; conducting evaluation of support to determine quality of services and customer satisfaction, and recommending procedural changes based on customer need or changes in policy and/or regulation. 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. Examples of IT-related experience demonstrating this competency include: convincingly conveying complex information to customers; presenting thoughts that are well-organized and demonstrating confidence in the facts and ideas; adjusting style when working with individuals with different levels of understanding; using various methods to explain and convey information. 4. PROBLEM SOLVING - Identifies problems; determines accuracy and relevance of information; uses sound judgment to generate and evaluate alternatives, and to make recommendations. Examples of IT-related experience demonstrating this competency include: solving complex or sensitive problems by developing and proposing strategic alternatives; identifying possible conflicts and shared benefits; helping team anticipate problems and identifying and evaluating potential sources of information; providing feedback and coaching to others to help solve problems; engaging appropriate stakeholders when developing solutions in order to understand and incorporate multiple perspectives and needs; evaluating the effectiveness of decisions and adjusting future decisions as appropriate. You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in the following areas: Information Systems/Network Security Network Operation Technology Awareness Education Some federal jobs allow you to substitute your education for the required experience in order to qualify. For this job, you must meet the qualification requirement using experience alone--no substitution of education for experience is permitted. Additional Information Male applicants born after December 31, 1959, must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration. You will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship. Direct Deposit of Pay is required. Incumbent (or Selectee) is required to satisfactorily complete the appropriate training and obtain the required certification/recertification for this position as outlined in DoD Publication 8570.01-M Information Assurance Workforce Improvement Program, dated 19 December 2005 (incorporating Change 1, 15 May 2008). Selection is subject to restrictions resulting from Department of Defense referral system for displaced employees. If you have retired from federal service and you are interested in employment as a reemployed annuitant, see the information in the Reemployed Annuitant information sheet. This is an Information Technology / Cyber Management Career Field position. TERM: This is a TERM NTE 13 months position, renewable in one year increments up to 6 years. Term positions in DCIPS may be extended up to six years; however, they may be extended an additional two years with Agency approval. A DCIPS term employee may be eligible for non-competitive conversion to a DCIPS permanent appointment. To be converted to such an appointment, the employee must: 1. Be initially selected from an announcement that specifically stated that the individual could be eligible for noncompetitive conversion to a permanent DCIPS appointment at a later date; 2. Have completed at least two years of continuous service with at least a "Successful" overall evaluation of record; and 3. Be converted to a permanent DCIPS position in the same work level or grade for which hired may be converted to a higher work level or grade." Salary includes applicable locality pay or Local Market Supplement. Payment of Permanent Change of Station (PCS) costs is not authorized, based on a determination that a PCS move is not in the Government interest. Recruitment/ Relocation Incentive: May be authorized. This is a situational/Ad Hoc telework eligible position and it will be determined by the agency, depending upon the terms of the agency's telework policy.