Serves as the Information Services and Technology (IS&T) Unit Program Manager (PM) within the Office of the Federal Register (OFR) which is located in Washington, DC.
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Note: This position is being advertised concurrently under Merit Promotion procedures. Noncompetitive Eligibles, as well as applicants under special hiring authorities (e.g., Disabilities Program, Peace Corps, Former Overseas Emplouyeee, Former National Guard Technician, etc.) who wish to be considered must apply under Merit Promotion Procedures, Job Announcement Number JD819150DGA.
Background Investigation or Security Clearance
Relocation Expenses Will Not Be Paid
Designated and/or Random Drug Testing required
As primary liaison to the Government Printing office (GPO) CIO and the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) CIO, the PM is responsible for the information systems portfolio to include defining requirements and enhancements to information systems; supporting coordination of the implementation of these systems that run on GPO and NARA networks; and is responsible for operating systems, systems control and monitoring programs, computer-based communication networks, database management systems, and other high-level system analysis and consultation services throughout the OFR.
Ensures that IT systems function as intended and makes recommendations to the Director and Managing Editor regarding needed actions. Leads in the development of new applications of technology to unit activities and directs the testing and implementation of new technology and automated processes within OFR units.
Serves as a member on the NARA Architecture Review Board (ARB) to coordinate OFR IT program activities with NARA's Enterprise Architecture (EA) and advises OFR leaders when planning and evaluating the technical operations of the Division. Promotes innovations that enhance the mission of the OFR and coordinates those efforts with the NARA CIO. Represents OFR as a senior manager on NARA-wide and GPO-wide IT committees and teams.
Plans, assigns, directs, and evaluates the work of IS&T subordinate staff assigned to the IS&T Unit on a permanent basis. Takes necessary action to accomplish various personnel functions relating to appointing staff, training, promotions, reassignments, disciplinary actions, and resolving complaints.
Conducts planning, testing, and implementation of emergency procedures, systems and facilities for promulgation of laws, regulations, and Presidential documents. Plans and coordinates IT procedures and staffing needs to ensure successful offsite telework and emergency production of related OFR publications. Coordinates the testing of failover systems and emergency production modes while maintaining normal production operations at OFR. Ensures Federal standards regarding security administration, user registration, facilities, Continuity of Operations Planning (COOP) and business resumption plans within NARA.
Conducts regular evaluations of GPO and NARA service and provides necessary input to enable the Director to hold the GPO and NARA accountable to its statutory responsibilities for printing and distributing OFR print and online publications; studies and recommends ways to improve the content and format of the search tools, user aids, and printed finding aids publications.
GS-15 - Candidates must have had one (1) year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade level. Specialized experience is experience that has equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSA's) to perform successfully the duties of the position as described above, and that is typically in or related to the position to be filled.
Examples of specialized experience for this grade level include: project/program management of information systems; overseeing a technology program; managing an information system quality assurance evaluation and efficiency program; understanding and determining scope and impact of business process problems; coordinating technical solutions to ensure the publication, production, and access of information systems and associated technology programs.
Please refer to the Office of Personnel Management's, Operating Manual: Qualifications Standards for General Schedule Positions for further information http://www.opm.gov/qualifications/Standards/group-stds/gs-admin.asp .
Qualifications by Closing Date: You must meet all qualification requirements by the closing date of the announcement. Please note that qualification claims will be subject to verification.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
Once you complete and submit your application package, a review of your application will be made to ensure you meet the job requirements. To determine if you are qualified for this job, a review of your resume and supporting documentation will be made and compared against your responses to the occupational questionnaire. Your resume must specifically and clearly show your possession of the required specialized experience and your possession of the required competencies . We will evaluate each applicant who meets the basic qualifications on the competencies/knowledge, skills and abilities related to the position.
The required KSAs for this position are as follows:
For Competitive Applicants/All U.S. Citizens - Based on the information you provided in your application package, you will be assigned to one of three quality categories - Best Qualified, Well Qualified, or Qualified. Those applicants who are determined to be best qualified will be referred to the hiring manager for further consideration. Qualified veterans are placed ahead of non-veterans within each category. Qualified veterans with a service connected disability of 10% of more are place ahead of non-veterans in the best qualified category.
- Problem Solving
- Customer Service
- Leads Teams
- Professional Credibility
For Non Competitive Applicants (See the Other Information tab for more details on Schedule A Hiring/Appointment Authority) - If you meet the qualification requirements based on your online application, you will be referred to the selecting official for further review.
NOTE: If, after reviewing your resume and or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and/or your responses are not supported by your resume, your score will be adjusted. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating.
NARA offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes paid vacation, sick leave, holidays, life insurance, health benefits, and participation in the Federal Employees Retirement System. For more information visit the following websites: http://www.opm.gov/retire/retire_jobseekers.asp or http://www.usajobs.gov/ResourceCenter/Index/Interactive/Benefits#icc .
This job opportunity announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies.
Probationary Period: You will be required to serve a one-year probationary period.
Veterans' Preference: If you are a veteran with preference eligibility and you are claiming 5-point veterans preference, you must submit a copy of your DD-214, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty or other proof of eligibility ( The member 4 copy of your DD-214, or other copies that indicate character of discharge is preferable ). If you are claiming 10-point veterans preference, you must also submit an SF-15, Application for 10-Point Veterans Preference plus the proof required by that form. For more information on veterans preference see Veterans Information Page, USAJOBS - Veterans
Schedule A Hiring/Appointing Authority: This is a special hiring authority under 5 CFR § 213.3102 (u) that covers applicants with cognitive developmental disabilities, severe physical disabilities, or psychiatric disabilities. In order to be considered under this special hiring authority applicants need to provide proof of disability and job readiness certification. The proof of disability and job readiness certification can be provided by the following: 1) a statement or letter from a licensed physician or medical professional issued on their office letterhead; 2) statement, record or letter from a Federal government agency that issues or provides disability benefits; 3) statement, record or letter from a State Vocational Rehabilitation Agency counselor; or 4) certification from a licensed private Vocational Rehabilitation or other Counselor that issues or provides disability benefits. For additional information regarding Schedule A appointment eligibility visit: https://www.opm.gov/disability/PeopleWithDisabilities.asp . Please indicate the type of appointment you are seeking on your application and follow all other instructions for applying.
VOW (Veterans Opportunity to Work) to Hire Heroes Act of 2011: If you are an active duty service member of the armed forces, Public Law 112-56, ensures that certain individuals do not lose the opportunity to be considered for Federal service (and awarded their veterans preference entitlements if applicable) despite not having a DD form 214 to submit along with the application package (resume). Service members must submit with their application a certification from the armed forces that certifies that they are expected to be discharged or released from active duty service in the armed forces under honorable conditions not later than 120 days after the date the certification is signed. For more information on VOW, see Veterans Information page - http://www.usajobs.gov/Veterans .
Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP) or the Agency Career Transition Assistance Program (CTAP): If you are a displaced Federal employee, you may be eligible under the ICTAP or CTAP guidelines to apply for special selection consideration. You must meet minimum qualifications, including selective factors, experience, and education requirements (if applicable), and be rated well-qualified for the position (i.e., receive a score of 85 or above based on your responses to the Occupational Questionnaire). You must provide a copy of your written notification of ICTAP or CTAP eligibility or a copy of your separation personnel action form with your application or an agency certification that you cannot be placed after injury compensation has been terminated; an OPM notification that your disability annuity has been terminated; or a Military Department of National Guard Bureau notification that you are retired under 5 U.S.C. 8337(h) or 8456. More information: http://www.opm.gov/ctap/index.asp.
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