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Air Mobility Command COMPUTER ASSISTANT in Scott AFB, Illinois

Summary

Click on "Learn more about this agency" button below to view Eligibilities being considered and other IMPORTANT information. The primary purpose of this position is to manage all aspects of information systems to include acquisition, inventory, support, training, and installations for an organization.

Responsibilities

Administers information systems.

Serves as project officer for recommending selection of and installing new computer systems and software, and maintaining all computer systems.

Administers the computer security program.

Provides training and assistance to customers.

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

Qualifications

In order to qualify, you must meet the specialized experience requirements described in the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualification Standards for General Schedule Positions, Clerical and Administrative Support Positions, Computer Clerk and Assistant Series, 0335 Click Here SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE (CURRENT/PREVIOUS FEDERAL EMPLOYEE): Applicants must have at least one (1) year of specialized experience at the next lower grade GS-07, or equivalent in other pay systems. Examples of specialized experience includes applying knowledge of computer equipment, internal computer processes, application and utility programs, and magnetic media to troubleshoot and resolve problems with information systems equipment; diagnosing and resolving problems with telecommunications, Local Area Network, and Wide Area Network systems; utilizing analytical and diagnostic methods, procedures, and principles to identify system failures, take corrective action, and implement procedures; and using computer techniques, requirements, sources, and procedures to develop and maintain Worldwide Web Pages. SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE (APPLICANTS WITH NO PREVIOUS FEDERAL EMPLOYMENT): Applicants must have at least one (1) year of specialized experience at the next lower grade GS-08, or equivalent in other pay systems. Examples of specialized experience includes applying knowledge of computer equipment, internal computer processes, application and utility programs, and magnetic media to troubleshoot and resolve problems with information systems equipment; diagnosing and resolving problems with telecommunications, Local Area Network, and Wide Area Network systems; utilizing analytical and diagnostic methods, procedures, and principles to identify system failures, take corrective action, and implement procedures; and using computer techniques, requirements, sources, and procedures to develop and maintain Worldwide Web Pages. FEDERAL TIME-IN-GRADE (TIG) REQUIREMENT FOR GENERAL SCHEDULE (GS) POSITIONS-CURRENT/PREVIOUS FEDERAL EMPLOYEES: Merit promotion applicants must meet applicable time-in­-grade requirements to be considered eligible. One year at the GS-07 level is required to meet the time-in-grade requirements for the GS-09 level. TIG applies if you are in a current GS position or held a GS position within the previous 52 weeks. FEDERAL TIME-IN-GRADE (TIG) REQUIREMENT FOR GENERAL SCHEDULE (GS) POSITIONS-APPLICANTS WITH NO PREVIOUS FEDERAL EMPLOYMENT: Merit promotion applicants must meet applicable time-in­-grade requirements to be considered eligible. One year at the GS-08 level is required to meet the time-in-grade requirements for the GS-09 level. TIG applies if you are in a current GS position or held a GS position within the previous 52 weeks. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (KSAs): Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of knowledge, skills, abilities and/or competencies in the following areas:

  1. Knowledge of DoD and Air Force automated data processing and networking standards, policies, and techniques. 2. Knowledge of computer hardware and software systems and their interfaces. 3. Knowledge of higher level programming languages comparable to COBOL and FORTRAN and job control languages. 4. Knowledge of data content and output options for a variety of administrative, scientific and/or technical program applications that are processed on any several multi-program operating systems. 5. Knowledge of facility environment and infrastructure to support computer systems. 6. Ability to use and maintain computer systems, equipment, and software. 7. Ability to analyze computer network, software, and hardware problems, and develop effective and economical solutions. 8. Ability to train users on new computer systems. 9. Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. PART-TIME OR UNPAID EXPERIENCE: Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid and or part-time work. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week. VOLUNTEER WORK EXPERIENCE: Refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service Programs (i.e., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student and social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge and skills that can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment.You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

Education

*****ADDITIONAL INFORMATION FOR ACTIVE DUTY SERVICES MEMBERS***** ACTIVE DUTY SERVICE MEMBERS: The VOW Act requires federal agencies to treat an eligible active duty service member as a veteran, disabled veteran, and preference eligible (as applicable) when applying for civil service positions before the effective release or discharge date. Appointment of military members before the release or discharge date is permissible if the member is on terminal leave. At the time the active duty member applies for a civil position, he or she must submit a "certification" memo in lieu of a DD-Form 214, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty. Active duty members applying for a civil service position without submitting a valid certification memo or DD-Form 214 with their application will render the member ineligible for the position. The certification memo must originate from the member's military service branch on official letterhead and contain the following: Name/Rank/Grade of Service Member Branch of Armed Forces Dates of Active Service (Start and End Date(s) Expected Date of Discharge/Release from Active Duty Terminal leave start date (if applicable) Expected character of service/discharge and type of separation (i.e. separation or retirement) Must be certified within 120 days of anticipated discharge Signature by, or by direction of the adjutant, personnel office, unit commander, or higher headquarters commander. Note: The VOW Act provides tentative preference. If appointed, a DD Form-214 must be submitted upon receipt.

Additional Information

Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP): For information on how to apply as an ICTAP eligible click here. To be well-qualified and exercise selection priority for this vacancy, displaced Federal employees must be rated well qualified or above for this position. You must submit a copy of the agency notice, your most recent performance rating, and your most recent SF-50 noting position, grade level, and duty location. Employed Annuitants (Reemployed Annuitants): Applicants in receipt of an annuity based on civilian employment in the Federal Service are subject to the DoD Policy on The Employment of Annuitants. Click here for more information. 120-Day Register: This announcement may result in a 120-day register that may be used to fill like vacancies for 120 days after the closing date. Applicants may be referred for consideration as vacancies occur. Military Spouse Preference (MSP) Eligible: MPS applicants, if determined best qualified, must be selected at the full performance level and placed at the full performance level. You must include a copy of the Military Spouse PPP Self-Certification Checklist dated within 30 days along with the documents identified on the checklist to verify your eligibility for MSP. Click here to obtain a copy of the Military Spouse PPP Self-Certification Checklist. OPTIONAL DOCUMENTS:

Performance Appraisals for Current Federal Civilian Employees - Most recent performance appraisals (dated within last 3 years) showing the official rating of record signed by a supervisor.

Awards for Current Federal Civilian employees - List any awards received within the last 3 years on the resume.

Note: Applicant must not submit award SF50s-Notification of Personnel Actions (SF50s). If you have questions regarding this announcement and have hearing or speech difficulties click here.

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