If you wish to be considered under merit promotion procedures, please see vacancy announcement PH-13-JP-866956.
Additional vacancies may be filled through this vacancy announcement if they become available.
This position is in the Management Services Directorate, Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS), U.S. Department of Justice. The incumbent serves as a Supervisory IT Project Manager (Deputy Chief Technology Officer) and reports to the Supervisory Information Technology Specialist (Chief Technology Officer). KEY REQUIREMENTS
You must be a U.S. Citizen or National.
Resume and supporting documents (See How To Apply section).
You may be subjected to undergo a urinalysis for a drug test.
Moving and Relocation Expenses are not authorized.
You must complete/have completed a 1-year supervisory probation period. DUTIES:
As the Supervisory IT Project Manager, performs the administrative and human resource management functions relative to the staff supervised; plans, schedules, and assigns work to subordinates. Establishes guidelines and performance expectations for staff members, which are clearly communicated through the formal employee performance critiques. Provides advice and counsel to staff related work and administrative matters. Effects disciplinary measures as appropriate to the authority delegated in this area. Carries out Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) policies and program activities.
Serves as the COPS technical expert on the information and technology and business applications processes for the COPS Office and is responsible for developing, implementing and overseeing business standards and technology processes for the agency. Plans and develops long-range objectives and milestones for IT projects that involve substantive, mission-oriented programs, such as projects implementing enterprise-level applications and/or changes to IT infrastructure to meet an agency's modified business processes. Manages IT projects with high complexity or risk, such as agency-wide system integrations that include large-scale enterprise resource planning. Develops and implements project management procedures, tools, templates, activities, and infrastructure.
Manages the life cycle of an information technology project from concept development through implementation; identifies customer requirements, develops technical approaches, and coordinates project resources related to project costs and schedules. Provides technical guidance to contractor counterparts on systems and documentation requirements, including problem reports and troubleshooting plans. Ensures contractor performs in accordance with established procedures and that product conforms to established specification and requirements.
Initiates and maintains contact and provides expert technical advice and guidance to contractual project managers and professionals. Serves as a senior technical advisor and/or Contracting Officer's Representative (COR). Keeps the Contracting Officer informed on progress, proposed contract modifications, validity of claims, analysis of proposals, and assessment of contract time extensions.
The Supervisory IT Project Manager conducts business process analyses and studies. Incorporates findings affecting program operations, such as financial, administrative, and/or quality control processes, into reports, requirements documents, and project or program plans. Reviews technical analyses for completeness, feasibility, and applicability. QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:
To qualify for this position you must meet both the basic and specialized experience requirements as defined.
Basic Requirement : You have IT related experience that demonstrates possession of each of the four competencies: attention to detail, customer service, oral communication, and problem solving. Your experience includes the following: review business requirements of customer organizations; work with other departments to establish priorities for IT projects; provide advice on and devise solutions to a wide range of IT issues; and evaluate the effectiveness of installed systems and services. -and
Specialized Experience : You have at least one full year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-13 grade level in the Federal service that demonstrates your skill in, and ability to 1) lead and/or manage IT systems development projects from design to support; 2) collect and analyze IT system data to assess and optimize existing enterprise architecture; 3) coordinate the installation, configurations, initialization, and maintenance for IT projects; and 4) develop design specifications for a major module or component of a new or enhanced software system.
Only experience obtained by the closing date of this announcement will be considered. HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
If you meet the qualifications, you will be rated and ranked under Category Rating procedures. The category assignment is a measure of the degree in which your background matches the competencies required for this position. Candidates will be ranked into 3 categories: Best-Qualified; Highly-Qualified; and Qualified.
The Category Rating Process does not add veterans preference points or apply the rule of three, but protects the rights of veterans by placing them ahead of non-preference eligibles within each category. Preference eligibles who meet the minimum qualification requirements and who have a compensable service-connected disability of at least 10 per cent must be listed in the highest quality category (except in the case of scientific or professional positions at the GS-9 level or higher).
If, after reviewing your resume and or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and or experience, you may lose consideration for this position. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating. All applicants' qualifications will be evaluated on the following competencies (knowledge, skills, abilities and other characteristics):
Planning and Evaluating
Communicate in Writing
Technical Competence BENEFITS:
The Department of Justice offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes, in part, paid vacation; sick leave; holidays; telework; life insurance; health benefits; and participation in the Federal Employees Retirement System. This link provides an overview of the benefits currently offered to Federal employees http://www.usajobs.gov/ResourceCenter/Index/Interactive/Benefits#icc . OTHER INFORMATION:
Conditions of Employment :
1 . Entrance on duty is contingent upon completion of a pre-employment security investigation.
2 . DIRECT DEPOSIT : All Federal employees are required to have Federal salary payments made by direct deposit to a financial institution of their choosing.
3 . All male applicants born after December 31, 1959, must have registered for the selective service (see http://www.sss.gov/ ). If selected for this position, the applicant must sign a statement certifying his registration, or the applicant must demonstrate exempt status under the Selective Service Law.
Other Information :
- The Department of Justice is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Except where otherwise provided by law, there will be no discrimination because of color, race, religion, national origin, politics, marital status, disability, age, sex, sexual orientation, membership or non-membership in an employee organization, or on the basis of personal favoritism.
- The Department of Justice welcomes and encourages applications from persons with disabilities and is firmly committed to satisfying its affirmative obligations under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 to ensure that persons with disabilities have every opportunity to be hired and advanced on the basis of merit within the Department.
- The Department provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the servicing specialist listed in the vacancy announcement. The decision on granting reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.