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To qualify for this position, you must have either: -IT-related experience demonstrating each of these four competencies: 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; OR -a bachelor’s or higher degree from an accredited or pre-accredited college or university in computer science, engineering, information science, information systems management, mathematics, operations research, statistics, or technology management or degree that provided a minimum of 24 semester hours in one or more of the fields identified above and required the development or adaptation of applications, systems, or networks. For information about accreditation requirements, visit EPA Announcement Policies and Procedures.
In addition to the basic requirements above, you must meet the following requirements:
To qualify for the GS-11 level, you need to have at least one year of full time experience equivalent to the GS-09 level defined as designing, developing or testing database applications and/or providing technical support to the delivery of task orders in relation to the design, development and the deployment of information technology (IT) systems.
Your answers to the online assessment will be used to evaluate your competencies in the following areas: Skill in project management.
Knowledge of database management concepts, principles, and methods and enterprise architectural methodologies used in the design and development of information systems.
Knowledge of content management and system architecture sufficient to manage database systems.
Knowledge of information security principles and practices.
Skill in oral communication.
Knowledge of laboratory procedures.
Skill in resolving issues of interface and overlap between proposed applications and existing systems. 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, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
If you have part-time work experience, read this: EPA Announcement Policies and Procedures.
To apply for this job please visit www.usajobs.gov.