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AREA OF CONSIDERATION: HRO MUST process and clear the Department of Defense (DoD), Priority Placement Program (PPP), prior to advertising all internal and external job vacancies and promotion announcements. Veteran’s preference will be considerate for vacancies under merit promotion when an agency accepts applications from individuals outside its own workforce. Area 1 = All permanent employees (NG T32/NG T5) within Puerto Rico Army National Guard Area2 = All indefinite employees (NG T32/NG T5) within Puerto Rico Army National Guard Area3 = Currently serving members of the Puerto Rico Army National Guard (M-Day) Area4 = Prior (former) members of the Puerto Rico Army National Guard Area 5 = Current Federal Employees (from any agency) Area 7 = US Citizens First round consideration will be given to Area 1 Candidates (All other Areas will be screened only in the event that there are no qualified or recommended Candidates). DUTIES: As an IT SPECIALIST (SYSTEMS ADMINISTRATION) (NGT5710400), GS-2210-09, you will perform as a trainee located in a National Guard JFHQ-State organization under the office of the Chief Information Officer(G6). This trainee position is classified at less than the full performance level for recruitment and training purposes. Assignments are progressively more difficult until the full performance level of GS-2210-11 is reached. As a IT SPECIALIST (SYSTEMS ADMINISTRATION) (T5710500), GS-2210-9/11, you will serve as a systems administrator on one or more of the systems maintained/administered throughout the state. The incumbent is responsible for installing and testing the system security configuration and monitoring, operating, troubleshooting and maintaining server hardware and software. Physical Demands: Work is sedentary. No special physical demands are required to perform the work. Working Environment: Work is performed in a typical office setting. Special safety precautions are not required. QUALIFICATIONS: You will lose consideration for the position if your application does not include all the information/documents requested on the vacancy announcement. The USAJOBS Resume must include a clear and detailed narrative description, in your own words, of how you met the required GENERAL and SPECIALIZED experience. Experiences copied from a position description, vacancy announcement or other reference material constitutes plagiarism and will disqualify you from the position. Military (part-time) service is considered as full-time experience when evaluated against the qualification requirements. The applicant is credited with actual number of months the member has been in the military provided such service is related to the position to be filled. GENERALEXPERIENCE: Applicant must have IT-related experience demonstrating each of the four competencies listed below: Attention to Detail – Is thorough when performing work and conscientious about attending to detail. 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. 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. Problem Solving – Identifies problems; determines accuracy and relevance of information; uses sound judgment to generate and evaluate alternatives, and to make recommendations. SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: GS-09: Applicant must possess at least ONE (1) year of specialized experience at the next lower-level GS-07 or the equivalent TWENTY-FOUR (24) months of specialized experience performing or supervising duties such as technical specialized experience in the area of system administration by administering multiples computers and multiples operating systems; installing, testing, performing system backups, system security configuration, and monitoring, operating, troubleshooting and maintaining server hardware and software of assigned systems; determine what action to take based on the administration work being performed on other interrelated systems along with the work priorities/schedules of the system users; determine what action is needed based on analyses of the subject and issue. GS-11: Applicant must possess at least ONE (1) year of specialized experience at the next lower-level GS-09 or the equivalent THIRTY-SIX (36) months of specialized experience performing or supervising duties such as managing all assigned servers and server resources; analyzing and defining requirements; analyzing workload; monitoring capacity and performance; diagnosing and resolving problems; and developing backup and recovery procedures; installing, configuring, and maintaining servers and server resources; installing and upgrading operating systems and layered software packages; conducting hardware and software audits to ensure compliance with Army, NGB and DOD standards and maintaining system configurations; resolving inquiries and problems concerning access, use, and availability of datacenter technologies; providing technical assistance; testing and analyzing system malfunctions and maintaining liaison with counterparts at other commands/installations for troubleshooting assistance and researching. Note: This is a developmental position. Employee is considered eligible for non-competitively promotion to next higher level (GS-11) upon meeting the following requirements: (1) Employee must complete appropriate training, obtain required certifications IAW DoDI 8140, DOD 8570.01M or applicable governing document(s) for Cyber workforce as an IA Technician Level within 6 months of employment and all condition of employment. (2) Must complete at least 12 months of specialized work experiences at this grade (GS 9) to successfully achieve the GS-11 competency. (3) Supervisory recommends promotions, and completes all required training, for Serie GS-2210. Consequently, promotion is not guaranteed.

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