Information Technology Specialist Jobs Vacancy in Veterans Affairs Health Administration Washington
Veterans Affairs Health Administration Washington urgently required following position for Information Technology Specialist. Please read this job advertisement carefully before apply. There are some qualifications, experience and skills requirement that the employers require. Does your career history fit these requirements? Ensure you understand the role you are applying for and that it is suited to your skills and qualifications.
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Information Technology Specialist Jobs Vacancy in Veterans Affairs Health Administration Washington Jobs Details:
Duties include, but are not limited to:
- Providing Tier 2 Desktop Customer Service and Support in response to Incidents, Requests, Tasks, and changing organizational priorities.
- Ensuring Helpdesk tickets are prioritized, assessed, clarified with the customer; trouble shooting and best practices are employed; issues are resolved
- Supporting computing device systems configurations (PC, laptop) related to Moves, Adds, Activations, Projects.
- Supporting telecommunications systems configurations
- Maintain Helpdesk tickets work, resolution logs, updating and ensuring accurate annotations and records.
- Provide feedback on problematic trends and patterns in technical support to team leads and/or supervisor.
- Develop and maintain partnership relationships with Bio-med, Vendor, Customer, other service and support lines to provide best outcome for the customer.
Position Description Title/PD#: Information Technology Specialist (CUSTSPT) 15264-A
Physical Requirements: The work of the IT Specialist (Customer Support) is both sedentary and active, requiring walking through out the medical center. Duties may require lifting, carting and carrying computer equipment such as monitors and printers weighing 20-40 pounds. Asking assistance from other specialist to help with lifting is encouraged. There may be limited crawling under desks and behind areas to gain access to equipment. The work is performed in the facility's computer repair workroom and in various business and/or clinical settings. There will be instances where the employee will need to crawl under/over/behind desks, through various types of furniture to get to the device in need of repair. There is some exposure to circuitry of electronic equipment during bench-top or on-site analysis of problems or testing. In the latter situation, the employee must apply knowledge and reasonable precautions to and personal injury or damage to the equipment.
Promotion Potential: The selectee may be promoted to the full performance level without further competition when all regulatory, qualification, and performance requirements are met. Selection at a lower grade level does not guarantee promotion to the full performance level.To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement.
Time-In-Grade Requirement: Applicants who are current Federal employees and have held a GS grade any time in the past 52 weeks must also meet time-in-grade requirements by the closing date of this announcement. For a GS-9 position you must have served 52 weeks at the GS-7. The grade may have been in any occupation, but must have been held in the Federal service. An SF-50 that shows your time-in-grade eligibility must be submitted with your application materials. Note: Time-In-Grade requirements also apply to former Federal employees applying for reinstatement as well as current employees applying for Veterans Employment Opportunities Act of 1998 (VEOA) appointment.
For GS-9 grade level: Possess at least one year of specialized experience at the next lower grade level (GS-07).
Examples of specialized experience would include:
- Possessing in depth knowledge of the organization's Information Technology infrastructure
- Applying customer support concepts and methods sufficient to installing, configuring, and testing software on customer workstations
- Applying Information Technology methods and procedures for documenting resolutions, maintaining problem resolution databases
- Troubleshooting and data analysis techniques and coordinating customer support activities sufficient to receive, responding to and ensuring complete resolution of the more complex Help Desk call;
- Providing comprehensive software, Information Technology systems or equipment guidance and/or training to enhance customer knowledge, as well as to prevent problematic recurrences of Help Desk Inquiries.
A master's degree or equivalent graduate degree or 2 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a master's degree or equivalent graduate degree in computer science, engineering, information science, information systems management, mathematics, operations research, statistics, or technology management -OR- a master's degree or equivalent graduate degree or 2 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a master's degree or equivalent graduate 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. A transcript (official or unofficial) or course listing must be submitted with your application package
Applicants may also combine education and experience to qualify at the GS-9 level.
To calculate, first identify the percentage of required education you have earned (when substituting, you cannot use the first 60 semester hours that you earned). Then identify the percentage of required experience you possess. Add the two percentages. The total percentage must equal at least 100 percent to qualify at the GS-XX. For example, an applicant who has 9 semester hours of graduate level education (i.e. 50% of graduate education required) and 6 months of creditable specialized experience (i.e. 50% of the required experience) would equal 100% of the required experience for the position A transcript must be submitted with your application if you are basing all or part of your qualifications on education.
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; religions; 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.
- Cover Letter
- Other Veterans Document
Please review the above list(s) to ensure you have included all necessary documents required for your application.Not every applicant will require the same documents, therefore it is the applicants responsibility to ensure that their application package includes all necessary documents to determine qualifications and eligibility for appointment, such as a copy of your SF-50, transcript, ICTAP/CTAP documentation (for displaced Federal employees).You will not be contacted for additional information. Applicants will be deemed ineligible if supporting documentation is not submitted.
Veterans' Preference: Since the Direct-Hire Recruitment Authority is being used, traditional Veterans' Preference rules do not apply. Qualified veterans will, however, be given full consideration for this position.
Applications are accepted online. Applying online will allow you to review and track the status of your application.