IT Specialist (Policy and Planning) 12 Month Roster
Company: U.S. Department of the Treasury
Posted on: November 14, 2023
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Eligibilities being considered and other IMPORTANT information.
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WHAT IS THE INFORMATION TECHNOLOGYDIVISION?
A description of the business units can be found at:
Vacancies will be filled in the following specialty areas:
The following are the duties of this position at the full working
level. If this vacancy includes more than one grade and you are
selected at a lower grade level, you will have the opportunity to
learn to perform these duties and receive training to help you grow
in this position.
- Assists higher level specialist conduct portions of Business
- Assists in evaluating policy needs.
- Assists higher grade specialists to develop portions of IT
- Participates in the IT capital planning process and assists
higher level specialists to manage IT investment
- Assists in monitoring IT spending and performance measures.
Conditions of Employment
- Must be a U.S. Citizen or National and provide proof of U.S.
Citizenship. (Birth certificate showing birth in the U.S; Unexpired
U.S. Passport; Certificate of Citizenship or Naturalization; or
Report of Birth Abroad of a U.S. Citizen (Form FS-240))
- Undergo a review of prior performance/conduct and an income tax
verification. Refer to "Get Your Tax Record" at () to check the
status of your account, balance owed, payment history, make a
payment, or review answers to tax questions. If you are not in
compliance, you will be determined unsuitable for employment with
- Must successfully complete a background investigation,
including a FBI criminal history record check (fingerprint
- Complete a to determine your suitability for Federal
employment, at the time requested by the agency.
- Go through a Personal Identity Verification (PIV) process that
requires two forms of identification from the . Federal law
requires verification of the identity and employment eligibility of
all new hires in the U.S. These must be unexpired original or
Federal experience is not required. The experience may have been
gained in the public sector, private sector or One year of
experience refers to full-time work; part-timework is considered on
a prorated basis.
To ensure full credit for your work experience, please indicate
dates of employment by month/year, and indicate number of hours
worked per week, on your resume.
You must meet the following requirements by the closing date of
BASIC REQUIREMENTS GS-5 AND All GRADES:
Experience must include Information Technology (IT) related
experience that demonstrates each of the following four
competencies: 1) Attention to Detail, 2) Customer Service, 3) Oral
Communication and 4) Problem Solving.
GS-5 LEVEL: To be eligible for this position at this grade level,
you must meet one of the following requirements.
EXPERIENCE: One year IT-related experience which was at a level of
difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-4 grade level in
the Federal service. IT related experience for this position
includes: Basic knowledge of IT processing functions to understand
the stages to automate a work process. Experience must have also
included work with clients and customers to assess and/or address
their needs and provide information or assistance relative to the
products or services; communicate effectively both orally and in
writing; and identify and resolve problems, determine relevant
information, demonstrate using sound judgment, and making
recommendations. Experience may have been gained in work such as
computer operator or assistant, computer sales representative,
program analyst, or other positions that required the use or
adaptation of computer programs and systems.
EDUCATION: A bachelor's degree or equivalent degree at an
accredited college or university in computer science, engineering,
information science, information systems management, mathematics,
operations research, statistics, or technology management OR
bachelor's degree in one or more of the fields identified above
that provided a minimum of 24 semester hours in the development or
adaptation of applications, systems or networks.
COMBINATION OF EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION: A combination of
experience and education at an accredited college or university
equivalent to 4 years. You may combine the college credits you
completed with any qualifying experience you have to total the
equivalent of a four-year college education.
For more information on qualifications please refer to .How You
Will Be Evaluated
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the
Your application includes your resume, responses to the online
questions, and required supporting documents. Please be sure that
your resume includes detailed information to support your
qualifications for this position; failure to provide sufficient
evidence in your resume may result in a "not qualified"
Rating: You will be assessed on the following competencies
(knowledge, skills, abilities, and other characteristics):
- Customer Service
- Oral Communication
- Planning and Evaluating
- Project Management
- Technical Competence
- Technology Awareness
Category rating will be used to rank and select eligible
candidates. If qualified, you will be assigned to one of three
quality level categories, CAT A CAT B, CAT C depending on your
responses to the online questions, regarding your experience,
education, and training related to this position. Your rating may
be lowered if your responses to the online questions are not
supported by the education and/or experience described in your
Referral: If you are among the top qualified candidates, your
application may be referred to a selecting official for
consideration. Candidates, if required to participate in a
selection interview (telephonic and/or in person at the discretion
of the Selecting Official in accordance with hiring practices),
will be interviewed in quality group order. We will not reimburse
costs related to the interview such as travel to and from the
Veterans' preference is applied after applicants are assessed.
Qualified preference eligibiles who have a compensable
service-connected disability of 10 percent or more (CPS, CP) are
placed at the top of the highest category on the referral list
(except for scientific or professional positions at the GS-9 level
or higher). Remaining preference eligibles are placed above
non-preference eligibles within their assigned category.
If you are a displaced or surplus Federal employee (eligible for
the , you must receive a rating of category CAT B to be rated as
"well qualified" to receive special selection priority.
The following documents are required and must be provided with your
application. All application materials, including transcripts, must
be in English.
- Resume - Your resume MUST contain dates of employment (i.e.,
month/year to month/year or to present). To ensure you receive full
credit for relevant experience, include the hours worked per week.
We recommend that your resume not exceed 5 pages, only the first 5
pages will be reviewed to determine your
eligibility/qualifications. If including Federal service
experience, provide pay plan, series and grade, i.e. GS-0301-09.
Your resume must NOT include photographs, inappropriate content, or
personal information such as age, gender, religion, social security
number. If your resume does not contain the required information
specified, or contains prohibited information as listed above, your
application will be determined incomplete, and you will not receive
consideration for this position. ( are optional.) Please
- Online Application - Questionnaire
- Education - See Education Section above
- Registration/License (if applicable) - active, current
- Veterans' Preference (if applicable) - You MUST submit a copy
of your DD-214 (Member 4 copy), or other official documentation
from a branch of the Armed Forces or the Department of Veterans
Affairs showing dates of service and type of discharge. If you are
serving under active duty, provide certification from the Armed
Forces that you will be discharged or released within 120 days from
the date of certification. The certification must indicate your
dates of service, rank and that you will be separated under
honorable conditions. Submit an , along with the required
documentation listed on the back of the form if you are a 10-point
preference eligible. For more information on veterans' preference
- Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP) (if applicable) - You
MUST submit the required documentation as outlined at: If you are
an IRS CTAP eligible, you can apply for jobs within and outside the
commuting area. If you are a Treasury CTAP eligible can apply for
jobs within the commuting area.
- Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP) (if
applicable) - If you are a displaced or surplus Federal employee,
click for eligibility and a detailed list of required
- High School Diploma (or equivalent) - If you are 16 or 17 years
of age, you MUST submit documentation of graduation from high
school (or equivalent); OR completion of a formal vocational
training program; OR statement from school authorities agreeing
with your decision to pursue employment rather than continuing your
Please note that if you do not provide all required information, as
specified in this announcement, your application will be determined
incomplete, and you will not be considered for this position (or
may not receive the special consideration for which you may be
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