IT SPECIALIST (NETWORK/CUSTSPT)

Job Overview

Job Overview

Summary

The mission of the United States Air Force is to fly, fight and win…in air, space and cyberspace.

To achieve that mission, the Air Force has a vision of Global Vigilance, Reach and Power. That vision orbits around three core competencies: Developing Airmen, Technology-to-Warfighting and Integrating Operations. Core competencies and distinctive capabilities are based on a shared commitment to three core values — integrity first, service before self, and excellence in all we do.

WHO MAY APPLY:  Click here for more information on eligibility categories and the documentation requirements.  You MUST have one or more listed eligibilities to be considered. Eligibility claims must be supported with required documentation submitted within each application package to be considered. Transfer and Reinstatement eligibles must provide their most current SF-50, AND SF-50 reflecting the highest grade held if different from your latest SF-50. **Air Force is not responsible for erroneous eligibilities you list or fail to list**

Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service.  For additional information, click here.

Internal Employees (Air Force Employee – Current Permanent Competitive Service Career/Career-Conditional Employee and Current Permanent AF DCIPS Employees with Reinstatement Rights to the Competitive Service)

Current Federal Employees (DoD Transfer – Army, Navy, DFAS, etc.–Excluding Air Force)

Former Federal Employees (Reinstatement)

Military Spouses – Appointment of Certain Military Spouse (EO 13473)

Schedule A – Individual with Disabilities – click here for additional information

Former Overseas Employees (EO 12721)

ICTAP (Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program)

Federal Employees (Non-DoD Transfer – OPM, VA, Dept of Labor, etc.)

Status Candidates (Other Appointment Eligibilities, TSA, FAA, Postal, etc.)

VEOA (Veterans Employment Opportunity Act)

VRA (Veterans’ Recruitment Appointment)

30% Disabled Veterans

Duties

The primary purpose of this position is: to serve as an Information Technology (IT) specialist responsible for base level administration, operation and maintenance of the installations computer network and for providing technical assistance, training and support to management and customer.

  • Administers the base local area network (LAN) and wide area network (WAN).
  • Determines customer requirement s and assists customers by recognizing and analyzing trends and providing instruction and orientation services.
  • Provides customer technical assistance and support. Conducts feasibility studies to identify and analyze network failures and analyzes data to determine if trends exist which forecast the need for future replacement or modification of network hardware and software.

Travel Required

  • Occasional Travel
  • The employee may be required to travel on military and commercial aircraft.

Relocation Authorized

  • No

Job Requirements

Job Requirements

Key Requirements

  • U.S. Citizenship Required
  • PCS will not be paid
  • Must be registered for Selective Service, see Legal and Regulatory Guidance
  • This posn is subject to provisions of the DoD Priority Placement Program

Qualifications

In order to qualify, you must meet the education and/or experience requirements described below.  Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application.

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE:  At least one (1) year of specialized experience at the next lower grade (GS-09) or equivalent.  Specialized experience must include knowledge of a full range of network systems (LAN/WAN) design principles, methodologies, and approaches used in developing, testing, installing, operating, managing, and maintaining network services that support functional requirements; knowledge of the network architecture, topology, protocols, and security requirements typically found at the base level.

To view qualifying educational requirements and/or combination of education and specialized experience click on the following link: https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/2200/information-technology-it-management-series-2210-alternative-a/

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 a full range of network systems (LAN/WAN) design principles, methodologies and approaches used in developing, testing, installing, operating, managing and maintaining network services that support functional requirements.

  1. Knowledge of the network architecture, topology and protocols typically found at the base and lower level organizations.
  2. Knowledge of configuration management concepts and practices to develop and implement plans for LANs and WANs.
  3. Knowledge of customer support principles sufficient to receive, respond to and ensure complete resolution of problems.
  4. Knowledge of network customer use and systems maintenance sufficient to give needed guidance or training to customers and workgroup managers to prevent problem recurrences.
  5. Ability to communicate factual and procedural information clearly, 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.

ARE YOU USING YOUR EDUCATION TO QUALIFY? You MUST provide transcripts to support your educational claims.  Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

 

FOREIGN EDUCATION: Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the requirements. You must show proof the education credentials have been deemed to be at least equivalent to that gained in conventional U.S. education program.  It is your responsibility to provide such evidence when applying.

ADDITIONAL CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:

The employee must obtain and maintain a SECRET security clearance.

Overtime may be required.

Security Clearance

Secret

Additional Information

What To Expect Next

Once your application package is received an acknowledgement email will be sent.

If you provided an email address, you will receive an email message acknowledging receipt of your application. Your application package will be used to determine your eligibility and qualifications for consideration. If you are determined to be ineligible or not qualified, your application will receive no further consideration.

To check the status of your application or return to a previous or incomplete application, log into your USAJOBS account, select My Applications, and click on the more information link under the application status for this position.

If you do not provide an email address, you are responsible for checking status updates and notifications in USAJOBS. Hard copy notifications will not be sent to you.

BENEFITS

The Department of Defense offers an excellent benefits program.  In addition to your take-home pay, click here for an overview of benefits currently offered to Federal employees.

 

Direct Deposit: All federal employees are required to have direct deposit.

Other 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 at 80 or above on the rating criteria for this position.

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.

90-Day Register: This announcement may result in a 90-day register that may be used to fill like vacancies for 90 days after the closing date. Applicants may be referred for consideration as vacancies occur.

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/470246200. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.

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