Website Farm Production and Conservation (FPAC) Business Center
Minimum Requirements: For this position, individuals must have IT-related experience demonstrating each of the four competencies listed below.
1) Attention to Detail – Is thorough when performing work and conscientious about attending to detail.
2) Customer Service – Works with clients and customers (that is, any individuals who use or receive the services or products that your work unit produces, including the general public, individuals who work in the agency, other agencies, or organizations outside the Government) to assess their needs, provide information or assistance, resolve their problems, or satisfy their expectations; knows about available products and services; is committed to providing quality products and services.
3) Oral Communication – Expresses information (for example, ideas or facts) to individuals or groups effectively, taking into account the audience and nature of the information (for example, technical, sensitive, controversial); makes clear and convincing oral presentations; listens to others, attends to nonverbal cues, and responds appropriately.
4) Problem Solving – Identifies problems; determines accuracy and relevance of information; uses sound judgment to generate and evaluate alternatives, and to make recommendations.
Specialized Experience: Applicants must have one full-time year of specialized work experience equivalent in difficulty and responsibility to the GS-12 level in the Federal service, or comparable experience not gained through federal service. Specialized experience demonstrates the following:1) interpreting and applying special laws, rules, regulations, polices, practices, and procedures related to application software design and systems engineering theories, concepts, and methods in an Agency to ensure compliance with their programs and objectives; and 2) planning, analyzing, designing, developing, testing, and implementation of unique and complex management information systems; and 3) coordinates with applications developers to isolate and solve design problems encountered during testing and implementation; and 4) developing JAVA Enterprise Edition (JEE) applications using Enterprise JavaBeans (EJB), Webservices, Java Server Pages (JSP), Java Naming Directory Interface (JNDI), Java Database Connectivity (JDBC), Java Message Service (JMS), Java Transaction API (JTA), Spring MVC or SPA and Spring Transaction Management.
AND Selective Placement Factor: Must have a current Java Programmer Certification.(Please provide evidence of this certification, such as the certificate, proof of training, etc., if you fail to provide documentation you may be marked and ineligible and won’t be referred to the hiring official.) Applicants must meet all qualifications and eligibility requirements by the 06/01/2021 of the announcement including time-in-grade restrictions, specialized experience and/or education, as defined above. Time in grade: Current federal employees applying for a promotion opportunity must meet time-in-grade (TIG) requirement of 52 weeks of service at the next lower grade level (GS-12) in the normal line of progression for the position being filled. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
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