Information Technology Specialist (INET)
Government of the District of Columbia - Washington, DC

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Agency: Department of Mental Health

"Pay Plan, Series & Grade: DS-2210-11

Salary Range: $50,510 - $65,126 Per Annum

Tour of Duty: 8:15am - 4:45pm Monday - Friday

Opening date: 01/08/13

First Screening Date: 01/22/13

Closing Date: 03/08/13

Collective Bargaining Unit (Non-Union): This position is not in a collective bargaining unit.

Duration of Appointment: Permanent

Number of Vacancies: One (1)

Promotion Potential: None

Area of Consideration: Open to Public

Duties

Brief Description of Duties: The incumbent of this position serves as Information Technology Specialist (Internet) and is responsible for providing technical planning, design, development, testing, implementation, and management of Internet, intranet, and extranet activities, including systems, sharepoint and applications development and technical management of Web sites. Prepares documentation for application/database development to include project plans, workflow diagrams, network deployment and en-user manuals. Conducts research and evaluation activities for the enhancement of current applications and software programs deployed in the agency and prepares and presents finding and recommendations. Develops, writes and executes applications for the purpose of capturing required data elements and generating required reporting formats.

Qualifications

Basic Requirements: This position requires one (1) year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade level. Specialized experience is experience which has equipped the candidate with the particular knowledge, skills and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position to be filled.

Ranking Factors

Submission of Ranking Factors: The following ranking factors will be used in the evaluation process. All applicants MUST respond to the ranking factors. Please respond specifically to the ranking factor(s) by either typing directly into the free form area provided or by pasting from a text document. Please describe specific incidents of sustained achievements from your experience that show evidence of the level at which you are applying. You may refer to any experience, education, training, awards, outside activities, etc. that include the degree to which you possess the job related knowledge, skills and abilities described in the ranking factors. The information given in response to the ranking factors should be complete and accurate to the best of your knowledge. FAILURE TO RESPOND TO ALL RANKING FACTORS WILL ELIMINATE YOU FROM CONSIDERATION.

Ranking Factor #1: Technical knowledge of Internet, intranet, and extranet systems, services, and technologies in order to plan, develop, and implement Internet, intranet, and extranet activities.

Ranking Factor #2: Broad knowledge of information systems design, database architectures, application network configurations, application specification and requirement analysis, network system administration and database administration functions for applications operating in a client server environment.

Ranking Factor #3: Expert knowledge of the capabilities and limitations of advanced website editing and enhancement tools and computer application systems design techniques in order to deliver specifications and system design.

Ranking Factor #4: Ability to conduct workflow analysis to determine application and software requirements.

Ranking Factor #5: Ability to communicate orally and in writing in order to carry out projects, plan and develop systems, prepare reports, provide recommendations, prepare analyses and findings, and maintain liaison with a variety of officials.

Priority Consideration

Displaced Employee Priority Placement: Eligibles for the District of Columbia's Displaced Employee Program (DEP) and Agency Reemployment Priority Placement Program (ARPP) will be given priority consideration for this position if found qualified.

Employment Benefits

Employee Benefits: Selectee will be eligible for health and life insurance, annual (vacation) and sick leave and will be covered under the District of Columbia government's retirement plan. However, if selectee was previously employed in the District of Columbia government under an appointment for which he/she was eligible for Civil Service Retirement (CSR), contributions to CSR will resume upon re-employment.

Residency Requirement

A person applying for a position in the Career Service, Educational Service, Management Supervisory Service, an attorney position in the
Legal Service (series 905) other than in the Senior Executive Attorney Service (SEAS), who is a bona fide District resident AT THE TIME OF APPLICATION for the position, may be awarded a 10-point residency preference over non-District applicants, unless the person declines the preference points. If selected, the person shall be required
to present no less than 8 proofs of bona fide District residency and maintain such residency for 7 consecutive years from the effective date of the appointment. Failure to maintain bona fide
District residency for the 7-year period will result in forfeiture of employment.

Information to Applicants

Drug-Free Workplace: Pursuant to the requirements of the Drug-Free Workplace Act of 1988, the individual selected to fill this position will, as a condition of employment, be required to notify his/her immediate supervisor, in writing, not later than five (5) days after conviction of or a plea of guilty to a violation of any criminal drug statute occurring in the workplace.

Veterans Preference: Applicants claiming veterans preference must submit official proof at the time of application.

How to Apply

Disposition of Resume: Resumes received outside the area of consideration and/or after the closing date will not be given consideration. You must resubmit your resume to receive consideration for any subsequent advertised position vacancies. For the purpose of employment, resumes are not considered job applications. Therefore a DC 2000 job application or online job application is required to be submitted.

Posting Cancellation: A non-competitive selection of an eligible candidate from the Agency Reemployment Priority Placement Program (ARPP) or the District's Displaced Employee Program (DEP) will result in the cancellation of this announcement.

Where to Apply: DEPARTMENT OF MENTAL HEALTH
OFFICE OF HUMAN RESOURCES
64 NEW YORK AVENUE, NE, Suite 374
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20002
ATTN: Cynthia Hawkins (202) 673-3517
FACSIMILE: (202) 673-4386

Closing Statement

EEO Statement: The District of Columbia Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Equal Opportunity Employer: All qualified candidates will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, family responsibilities, matriculation, physical handicap, or political affiliation.

Job Offers: Official Job Offers are made by the Office of Human Resources Only.

Notice of Non-Discrimination: In accordance with the D.C. Human Rights Act of 1977, as amended, D.C. Official Code, Section 2-1401.01 et. seq., (Act) the District of Columbia does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived: race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, familial status, family responsibilities, matriculation, political affiliation, genetic information, disability, source of income, or place of residence or business. Sexual harassment is a form of sex discrimination which is also prohibited by the Act. In addition, harassment based on any of the above protected categories is prohibited by the Act. Discrimination in violation of the Act will not be tolerated. Violators will be subject to disciplinary action.

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