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U.S. Census Bureau Information Technology Manager, AD-0301-00-Census-EXT-GB in Charleston, South Carolina

Information Technology Manager, AD-0301-00-Census-EXT-GB

Department of Commerce

U.S. Census Bureau

Overview
  • ##### Open & closing dates

06/12/2019 to 06/24/2019

This job will close when we have received 50 applications which may be sooner than the closing date. Learn more

  • ##### Service

Excepted

  • ##### Pay scale & grade

AD 00

  • ##### Salary

$20.50 to $20.50 per hour

  • ##### Appointment type

Temporary - Temporary Appointment less than a year with a possible extension NTE 9/30/2020. Position may be extended at management's discretion.

  • ##### Work schedule

Full-Time - The work schedule for this position is mixed-tour. With a mixed-tour work schedule, an employee may be changed between full-time, part-time, and intermittent work schedules to accommodate fluctuating workloads and is subject to a signed agreement.

Location

FEW vacancies in the following location:

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Charleston, SC

Relocation expenses reimbursed

No

Telework eligible

No

- Duties
Summary

Initial duty station is selectee's home address (work-from-home position) until the opening of the Area Census Office in *CHARLESTON, SOUTH CAROLINA. * At that time the employee will report to the ACO as their regular place of work.

ALL APPLICANTS MUST CURRENTLY RESIDE IN ONE OF THE FOLLOWING COUNTIES: BEAUFORT, BERKELEY, CHARLESTON, COLLETON, DORCHESTER, FLORENCE, GEORGETOWN, HORRY.

Relocation WILL NOT be paid.

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Responsibilities
  • Supervise office operations, supervisors, and clerks responsible for supporting various automation activities.
  • As needed train or supervise others to train, office employees on software, hardware and automation operations.
  • Manage automation functions in the office; the first line-of-contact for all hardware, software, and telecommunication problems in the office, troubleshooting duties, and evaluating, analyzing, and coordinating automation operations to efficiently support office functions with available equipment. Conduct on-site LAN/WAN hardware diagnostics for infrastructure cabling and hardware such as router, switches, servers, mobile devices, laptops, iPads, personal computers (PCS), Voice over Internet Protocol (VOIP) telecommunications systems and printers.
  • Responsible for the paper and automated tracking of property management to include: ensuring necessary forms are accurately filled out; property management systems are updated, and regular audits are performed and secured devices are stored.
  • Schedule and coordinate data entry operations for optimal use of workstations and print devices. Manage the property control system for Office Computing Equipment (OCE), Mobile Commuting Equipment (MCE) and peripherals. Coordinate printing activities and ensure that printers are prepared to handle large jobs, long-running print jobs without jams, breakdowns, and toner shortages.
Travel Required

50% or less - Position requires 25% local travel and 25% overnight travel

Supervisory status

Yes

Promotion Potential

00

  • #### Job family (Series)

0301 Miscellaneous Administration And Program

- Requirements
Conditions of Employment
  • U.S. citizen.
  • Suitability/background investigation for Federal employment
  • Must be 18 years or older to be hired.
  • Registered with Selective Service, if a male born after 12/31/59.
  • A supervisory trial period may be required.
  • This is a non-bargaining unit position.

Applicants must meet all qualification requirements by the closing date of this announcement.

Qualifications

Applicants must meet all qualification requirements by the closing date of this announcement.

Applicants are responsible for ensuring that the application submitted clearly indicates that they meet the qualifications listed below. To be eligible for this position, you must have the specialized 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.

EXPERIENCE: Experience sought for these positions include experience supervising a technical support staff, training office employees on software, hardware and automation operations. Experience troubleshooting technical issues and evaluating, analyzing, coordinating automation operations. Experience working with various Microsoft, Apple, Cisco operating and administrative programs. Experience working with and supporting various office technologies and devices including telecommunications hardware such as router, switches, servers, mobile devices, laptops, IPads, Personal Computers, VOIP telecommunications systems and printers. Experience tracking property management, reporting and documenting lost, missing, stolen equipment. Experience scheduling and coordinating data entry operations.

OR

EDUCATION: Bachelor's Degree plus 1 full year of graduate level education or Superior Academic Achievement with major study in computer science, information science, information system management, mathematics, statistics, operations research, engineering, or course work that required the development or adaptation of computer programs and systems and provided knowledge equivalent to a major in the computer field.

Education
Additional information

The following links provide information on various hiring authorities that may enable you to apply through merit assignment procedures or be eligible for a non-competitive appointment.

  • VRA
  • 30% or more disabled veteran
  • Persons with disabilities

The Department of Commerce provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the Human Resources Office at (301) 763-4060. The decision on granting reasonable accommodation will be on a case-by-case basis.

How You Will Be Evaluated

You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

Your resume, optional cover letter and supporting documentation will be reviewed to determine if you meet the minimum qualifications for the position. If you meet the minimum qualifications stated in the job opportunity announcement, we will compare your resume, optional cover letter and supporting documentation to your responses on the scored occupational questionnaire (True/False, Yes/No, Multiple Choice questions) and place you in one of three pre-defined categories. These categories are "gold," "silver," and "bronze." Your resume and/or optional cover letter must support your responses to the scored occupational questionnaire, or your score may be lowered. Candidates placed in the "gold" category will be identified for referral to the hiring manager and may be invited for an interview.

How you will be evaluated for preference eligibility: Within each category, those entitled to veterans' preference will be listed at the top of the pre-defined category for which they are placed. Preference eligibles with a service-connected disability of 10% or more will be listed at the top of the highest quality category (gold).

The scored occupational questionnaire will evaluate you on the following competencies; please do not provide a separate written response.

The following competencies are desirable at the full performance level of this position AD-00

  • Ability to supervise, train, assign work, set priorities, coordinate, plan and oversee subordinate staff.
  • Skill in troubleshooting technical issues and evaluating, analyzing, and coordinating automation operations.
  • Knowledge of various programs such as: Windows 10, Microsoft Office Suite, and iOS.
  • Ability to lead all OCE, MCE, and automation support efforts and coordinate resources to support all office data entry and related automation activities.

For more information on category rating, please go to: Category Rating

We recommend that you preview the online questions for this announcement before you start the application process.

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Background checks and security clearance
Security clearance

Other

Drug test required

No

- Required Documents

A complete application consists of the following:

  • Resume showing relevant experience; cover letter optional. Your resume should list your educational and work experience including the dates (mm/dd/yy) of each employment along with the number of hours worked per week. For work in the Federal service, please include the grade level for the position(s). Your resume may be used to validate your responses to the scored occupational questionnaire. Your resume should also indicate your citizenship and, if you are registered with the Selective Service System, if you are a male born after 12/31/59.
  • Your medical documentation should distinguish between disabilities that are temporary or transient versus disabilities, which are chronic, permanent, on-going, or unresolved with no end in sight.
  • Veterans' Preference Documentation: Please indicate on your resume the type of veterans' preference you are claiming and provide the appropriate supporting documentation (DD-214, Member 4 copy, stating disposition of discharge or character of service; Veteran’s Administration letter, SF-15, etc.) to validate your claim. For more information regarding eligibility requirements, please go to Fedshirevets
  • Education Documentation: If this position requires proof of higher education or you are substituting education for experience, you must submit an unofficial transcript or a list of courses that includes the following information: name of accredited institution, grades earned, completion dates, and quarter and semester hours earned. This also includes Census Bureau employees. Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the requirements. Please refer to OPM Education Definitions for more information.

You are not required to submit official documents at this time; copies are sufficient. Education must demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary

NOTE: You will not be considered if you fail to provide all required, applicable documents.

If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements: You MUST submit a copy of your transcript, if you want to substitute your education for experience. If you claim qualifications based on education and do not submit a transcript, your education will not be used in making a qualification determination and you may be found "not qualified."

Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from the Department of Education's website DOE.

Special Instructions for Foreign Education: Qualifying education from colleges and universities in foreign countries must be evaluated in terms of equivalency to that acquired in U.S. colleges and universities. Applicants educated in whole or in part in foreign countries must submit sufficient evidence, including transcripts to an accredited private organization for an equivalency evaluation of course work and degree. A listing of these accredited organizations can be found on the Department of Education's website DOE. You must provide a copy of the letter containing the results of the equivalency evaluation with a course-by-course listing along with your application. Failure to provide such documentation when requested will result in lost consideration.

Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

- Benefits

A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding. Learn more about federal benefits.

The Census Bureau offers a comprehensive benefits package. Explore the benefits offered to most Federal employees at Federal Employee Benefits

Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.

- How to Apply

Your complete application, including required documents, must be received by 11:59 p.m. Eastern Standard Time (EST) on the closing date of this announcement. To apply online you must complete and submit an application by accessing the USAJOBS website. To begin click the "Apply" button and follow the prompts to register into your USAJOBS account, answer the questions, and submit all required documents. After registering in your USAJOBS account and clicking "Submit," you will automatically transition to the Department of Commerce's specific site where you will complete your application. You must click "Submit" at the end of the application process to send your application for consideration. To return to your saved application, log in to your USAJOBS account and click on "Applications." Click on the position title and then select "Update Application." If you have problems completing your online application, including problems submitting your supporting documents, please contact the Help Desk by email at mgshelp@monster.com or by phone at 1.866.656.6831. The help desk is available Monday—Friday, 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. EST.

Agency contact information
ATL RCC Recruit Team
Phone

1.855.889.8932

Fax

(470) 889-6711

Email

Atlanta.rcc.recruiting@census.gov

Address

BUREAU OF THE CENSUS 285 Peachtree Center Avenue N.E. Atlanta, Georgia 30303 United States

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Next steps

You will be notified of your application status through USAJOBS at four points during the hiring process, as applicable. You can check the status of your application by accessing the USAJOBS website and clicking on "Applications." The status will be visible next to the corresponding positions.

The four points of notification are:

  1. Application Received or Application Incomplete
  2. Minimum Qualification Requirement Met or Minimum Qualification Requirement Not Met
  3. Referred or Not Referred
  4. Selected or Not Selected

By submitting your application, you are certifying the accuracy of the information contained in your application. If you make a false statement in any part of your application, you may not be hired; you may be terminated after you begin work or you may be fined or jailed. After making a tentative job offer, we will conduct a suitability/security background investigation. You will be required to submit official documentation prior to appointment. The agency will then verify the information provided on your application (i.e., degree, veterans' preference, disability, etc.).

- Fair & Transparent

The Federal hiring process is setup to be fair and transparent. Please read the following guidance.

Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.

  • Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) for federal employees & job applicants
Reasonable Accommodation Policy

Federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process should follow the instructions in the job opportunity announcement. For any part of the remaining hiring process, applicants should contact the hiring agency directly. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

A reasonable accommodation is any change to a job, the work environment, or the way things are usually done that enables an individual with a disability to apply for a job, perform job duties or receive equal access to job benefits.

Under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodations when:

  • An applicant with a disability needs an accommodation to have an equal opportunity to apply for a job.
  • An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to perform the essential job duties or to gain access to the workplace.
  • An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to receive equal access to benefits, such as details, training, and office-sponsored events.

You can request a reasonable accommodation at any time during the application or hiring process or while on the job. Requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.

Learn more about disability employment and reasonable accommodations or how to contact an agency.

Legal and regulatory guidance
  • Financial suitability
  • Social security number request
  • Privacy Act
  • Signature and false statements
  • Selective Service
  • New employee probationary period

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/536248600. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.

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