IT Project Manager
Government of the District of Columbia - Washington, DC

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Pay Plan, Series & Grade: CS-2210-14

Salary Range: $85,105.00 - $109,648.00

Agency: Office of the Chief Technology Officer (OCTO)

Area of Consideration: Open to the General Public

Opening Date: April 8, 2013

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Duration of Appointment: Permanent

Number of Vacancies: One (1)

Promotion Potential: None

Tour of Duty: 8:30 A.M. - 5:30 P.M.

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


This position is located in the District of Columbia, Office of the Chief Technology Officer (OCTO). The position will serve as a Supervisory, IT Project Manager for the Network Operations Center (NOC). The position will report to the NOC Manager and support network services which assist District agencies in current and future performance demands. The purpose of this position is to provide technical operational support, monitoring of services, project management, administration to NOC personnel, OCTO and District agencies.

Plans, organizes, analyzes, evaluates, and controls projects assigned to incumbent through application of project management principles, practices, and techniques. Develops plans and schedules, estimates resources requirements, defines milestones and deliverables, monitors activities, and evaluates and reports on accomplishments. Identifies alternative solutions to unique business problems in assigned projects, integrates the work of others as a team or project; and predicts future environments or the impact on future processing. Leads presentations, develops financial reports, gains approval of proposals for new initiatives, and provides effective project management assistance. This position reports to

Directs NOC team¿s efforts in proactive monitoring of the District¿s enterprise infrastructure, which requires skilled information technology professionals. Leads the effort in advocating, developing and executing strategies, and plays a key role in maintaining the continued support for mission critical District services hosted within OCTO data centers. Plans and implements the strategies as the enterprise infrastructure grows and leads efforts in communicating, advocating and promoting mission critical applications for health and public safety accessibility and availability.

Keeps abreast of current practices and trends in information technology, broadband innovations and management. Focuses efforts to become an expert on the business needs of the constituency to be served. Establishes positive working relationships with District agency leadership, information services, and program staff. Provides direction to and control of District staff assigned to projects under incumbent. Acts as a liaison between the Office of the Chief Technology Officer (OCTO) and District agency leaders in the area of reform projects. Works with agencies to create an overall vision of information resources as a utility to a more efficient and more effective government.

Guides agency technology solutions to business problems. Assists agencies with technology management improvement as it pertains to the constituents being served. Assists agencies in the identification of opportunities for revenue generation, IT resource consolidation, IT efficiencies, and leveraging existing technology and resources. Assists agencies in their efforts to conduct information planning, develop information technology strategies, design information technology solutions that align with District strategic IT direction and standards, and develop information technology procurements.

Performs other related duties as assigned.


Substitution of Education: A substitution of education for required experience will be allowed as defined in OPM's Qualification Standards. However, in order to receive credit, applicants must submit official proof of educational attainment at the time of application.

Time-in-Grade Restrictions: Time in grade restrictions must be met by the closing date of this vacancy announcement.

Specialized Experience: Experience that equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position, and that is typically in or related to the work of the position to be filled. To be creditable, at least one (1) year of specialized experience must have been equivalent to at least the next lower grade level in the normal line of progression for the occupation in the organization.

Selective Placement Factor(s): Please respond to the following selective placement factor(s) by either typing directly into the free form area provided or by pasting from a text document.

Selective Placement Factor #1: Comprehensive knowledge of IT budget practices, including contract and procurement functions, vendor negotiation and vendor management.

Selective Placement Factor #2: Demonstrated experience in assisting in the administration of personnel management matters.

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: Demonstrated knowledge of industry standards, technology trends, and network terminology.

Ranking Factor #2: Demonstrated experience with Linux and Windows operational systems and networking hardware (Cisco preferred).

Ranking Factor #3: Demonstrated knowledge of network architecture.

Ranking Factor #4: Skill in verbal and written communication including experience in making presentations, develop financial reports, and provide effectiveness project management assistance.

Conditions of Employment

Physical Effort: Work is primarily sedentary, and normal physical dexterity is sufficient to perform the various functions of the position.

Working Conditions: The work is performed in an office setting.

Other Significant Factors: A general background investigation is required for positions within the Office of the Chief Technology Officer.

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), or an attorney position in the Excepted Service (series 905) 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.

Contact Information: All inquiries related to employment and job applications should be directed to HR Answers at (202) 442-9700.

Where to Apply (Judiciary Square): D.C. Department of Human Resources (DCHR) Job Center located in the South Lobby at 441 - 4th Street, NW, Washington, D.C. 20001. All inquiries should be directed to HR Answers at (202) 442-9700.

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.

Closing Statement

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.

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.

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

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

Closing Statement: Applicants will only be contacted if an interview is granted.

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