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Supervisory Information Technology Specialist (Policy and Planning)

Immigration and Customs Enforcement Chandler, AZ
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Supervisory Information Technology Specialist (Policy and Planning)

##### Department of Homeland Security

Immigration and Customs Enforcement


- ##### Open & closing dates

09/02/2019 to 09/09/2019

- ##### Service


- ##### Pay scale & grade

GS 15

- ##### Salary

$127,488 to $165,732 per year

- ##### Appointment type


- ##### Work schedule



1 vacancy in the following location:


Chandler, AZ 1 vacancy

##### Relocation expenses reimbursed


##### Telework eligible


- Duties

### Summary

As a Supervisory Information Technology Specialist (Policy Planning)
with ICE, you will serve as a key team member providing leadership,
management, direction and advocacy for Information Technology (IT)
Operations. Specifically, you will:

Learn more about this agency

### Responsibilities

- Act as the Senior Management Official in an ICE Facility;
- Direct, coordinate and oversee the work of a major IT program
- Collaborate with managers throughout ICE to establish strategic
goals and establish priorities for IT investments;
- Identify, assess and solve complex business problems;
- Perform analyses to determine opportunities for new and improved
business process solutions; AND
- Perform risk management activities to identify and prioritize
potential risks/impacts to the enterprise business systems.

### Travel Required

Occasional travel - You will be expected to travel for this

##### Supervisory status


##### Promotion Potential


- #### Job family (Series)

2210 Information Technology Management

#### Similar jobs

- Information Technology Specialist (It Specialist)

- Requirements

### Conditions of Employment

- You must be a U.S. citizen to apply for this position.
- You must successfully pass a background investigation.
- Males born after 12/31/59 must certify registration with
Selective Service.
- Requirements by Closing Date: Unless otherwise noted, you must
meet all requirements by the closing date of the announcement.
- Time-in-Grade: Current Federal employees must have served 52
weeks at the next lower grade or equivalent grade band in the
Federal service. The time-in-grade requirement must be met by
the closing date of this announcement.

### Qualifications

GS-15: You qualify for the GS-15 grade level if you possess 1 year
of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower
grade level, performing duties such as:
- Supporting the formulation of annual IT budget plans;
- Assisting in the update of the organizational IT Strategic Plan;
- Developing IT operational plans and IT performance metrics;
- Providing advice and guidance on a wide range of complex IT
issues; and
- Implementing IT policies, standards and guidelines.

In addition to meeting the specialized experience listed above, your
application package must demonstrate IT-related experience in each
of the four competencies listed below:

- Attention to Detail: Directing, coordinating and overseeing work
through subordinate supervisors or team leaders.
- Customer Service: Exercising significant authority in dealing
with officials of other units/organizations and advising
management officials of higher rank on operational issues while
marketing an IT organization as a trusted partner for
mission/technology convergence.
- Oral Communication: Ensuring that an IT's organization's
strategic plan, mission, vision and values are communicated to
subordinates and are integrated into the team's strategies,
goals, objectives, work plans and work products and services.
- Problem Solving: Providing oversight of work methods, practices,
and procedures ; including the selection and application of
appropriate problem-solving methods and techniques.

**Qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of this
announcement. Qualification claims will be subject to

**National Service Experience (i.e., volunteer experience):**
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.

**Current or Former Political Appointees:** The Office of Personnel
Management (OPM) must authorize employment offers made to current or
former political appointees. If you are currently, or have been
within the last 5 years, a political Schedule A, Schedule C,
Non-career SES or Presidential Appointee employee in the Executive
Branch, you must disclose this information to the Human Resources

Any offers of employment made pursuant to this announcement will be
consistent with all applicable authorities, including Presidential
Memoranda, Executive Orders, interpretive U.S. Office of Management
and Budget (OMB) and U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM)
guidance, and Office of Management and Budget plans and policies
concerning hiring. These authorities are subject to change.

View Common Definitions of terms found in this announcement.

This is a non-bargaining unit position.

### Education

This job does not have an education qualification requirement.

### Additional information

**NOTE:** One or more positions may be filled using this vacancy
announcement. Applying to this announcement certifies that you give
permission for DHS to share your application with others in DHS for
similar positions.

**Promotion Potential:** This position is at the full performance

**E-Verify:** DHS uses E-Verify, an Internet-based system, to
confirm the eligibility of all newly hired employees to work in the
United States. Learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and

**Financial Disclosure:** If you are hired, you may be required to
complete a Confidential Financial Disclosure Report (OGE Form 450)
within 30 days after appointment.

**Background Investigation:** To ensure the accomplishment of our
mission, DHS requires every employee to be reliable and trustworthy.
To meet these standards, all selected applicants must undergo and
successfully obtain a background investigation as a condition of
placement into this position. This may include a credit check, a
review of financial issues such as delinquency in the payment of
debts, child support and/or tax obligations, as well as certain
criminal offenses and illegal use or possession of drugs.

**Drug Testing:** Pursuant to Executive Order 12564, and the DHS
Drug-Free Workplace Plan, ICE is committed to maintaining a
drug-free workplace and, therefore, personnel in safety- or
security-sensitive positions (testing designated positions) are
subject to random drug testing. Moreover, other drug testing of
employees (e.g., reasonable suspicion drug test) may be conducted in
order to ensure a safe and healthy work environment. All applicants
tentatively selected for employment at ICE are subject to
pre-employment drug testing and a final offer of employment is
contingent upon a negative drug test result.

**Suitability:** If you receive a conditional offer of employment
for this position, you will be required to complete an Optional Form
306, Declaration for Federal Employment, and to sign and certify the
accuracy of all information in your application, prior to entry on
duty. False statements on any part of the application may result in
withdrawal of offer of employment, dismissal after beginning work,
fine, or imprisonment.

The Department of Homeland Security encourages persons with
disabilities to apply, to include persons with intellectual, severe
physical or psychiatric disabilities, as defined by 5 CFR ?
213.3102(u), and/or Disabled Veterans with a compensable
service-connected disability of 30 percent or more as defined by 5
CFR ? 315.707. Veterans, Peace Corps/VISTA volunteers, and persons
with disabilities possess a wealth of unique talents, experiences,
and competencies that can be invaluable to the DHS mission. If you
are a member of one of these groups, you may not have to compete
with the public for federal jobs. To determine your eligibility for
non-competitive appointment and to understand the required
documentation, click on the links above or contact the Servicing
Human Resources Office listed at the bottom of this announcement.

**Supervisory/Managerial Probationary Period:** Under provisions of
the Civil Service Reform Act, first time supervisors and/or managers
will be required to serve a 1-year probationary period. You may also
be required to complete an appropriate supervisory training course
within one year of assignment to this position.

### How You Will Be Evaluated

You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the
qualifications above.

We will review your resume and supporting documentation to ensure
you meet the minimum qualification requirements. Your qualifications
will be evaluated based on your responses to the online assessments
completed during the application process. You will be assessed on
the following competencies (knowledge, skills, abilities and other
characteristics): Contracting/Procurement, Decision Making,
Leadership, Performance Management, Planning and Evaluating, and
Strategic Thinking.

Based on your responses, you will receive a score from the
Assessment Questionnaire between 70 and 100. Applicants will be
referred to the hiring manager for consideration in accordance with
the terms of the agency Merit Promotion Plan.

Consideration will be given to performance appraisals and incentive
awards as an indicator of quality of prior experience; no points
will be assigned.

**Interview Requirement**: Interviews may be required for this
position. Failure to complete the interview may result in removal
from further consideration.

**Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP)
Eligibles:** If you have never worked for the federal government,
you are not ICTAP eligible. View information about ICTAP eligibility
on OPM's Career Transition Resources website. To be considered well
qualified under ICTAP, you must be rated at a minimum score of 85
for this position. In addition, you must submit the supporting
documents listed under the required documents section of this

**Veterans Employment Opportunities Act (VEOA):** To be eligible for
a VEOA appointment, the veteran must 1) be a preference eligible;
or 2) be a veteran separated after 3 or more years of continuous
active service performed under honorable conditions. In addition,
you must submit the supporting documents listed under the required
documents section of this announcement. (Note: Veteran's preference
does not apply under Merit Promotion procedures. (View VEOA
information on Feds Hire Vets).

**DHS Benefits:** DHS offers competitive salaries and an attractive
benefits package, including: health, dental, vision, life, and
long-term care insurance; retirement plan; Thrift Savings Plan
\[similar to a 401(k)\]; Flexible Spending Account; Employee
Assistance Program; personal leave days; and paid federal holidays.
Other benefits may include: flexible work schedules; telework;
tuition reimbursement; transportation subsidies; uniform allowance;
health and wellness programs; and fitness centers. DHS is committed
to employee development and offers a variety of employee training
and developmental opportunities. For more information, go to the DHS
Careers website and select Benefits. Disabled veteran leave will be
available to any Federal employee hired on or after November 5,
2016, who is a veteran with a service-connected disability rating of
30 percent or more.

### Background checks and security clearance

##### Security clearance

Not Required

##### Drug test required


##### Position sensitivity and risk

Critical-Sensitive (CS)/High Risk

##### Trust determination process


- Required Documents

1. **Resume** showing relevant experience, education and training.
Work experience should include: job title, duties, employer's
name, employer's telephone number, employer's address, starting
and ending dates (MM/YY), hours worked per week, and indicate
whether or not we may contact your current supervisor.
2. Your responses to the **occupational questionnaire.**
3. Other **supporting documents** (*only submit if applicable to

- **Are you a current or former federal employee?** Submit a copy
of your SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action that
demonstrates your eligibility for consideration, e.g., length of
time you have been in your current/highest grade (examples of
appropriate SF-50s include promotions, with-in grade/range
increases); your current promotion potential; proof of permanent
appointment if applying based on an interchange agreement; etc.
(Current ICE employees are not required to submit an SF-50).
- **Are you a veteran?** Submit Member Copy 4 of your DD-214 or
other (Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty) or
notice form. Those applying for 10-Point preference must fill
out the SF-15 and provide an official document dated 1991 or
later, from the Department of Veterans Affairs or from a branch
of the Armed Forces, and/or any other associated documentation
based on your preference. If applying based on eligibility under
the Veterans Opportunity to Work (VOW) Act, you must submit
certification from the Armed Forces that you will be discharged
or released from active duty within 120 days from the date on
the certification. This must indicate your dates of service,
your rank, and confirm that you will be separated under
honorable conditions.
- **Are you claiming special priority selection rights under the
Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP/CTAP)?** If so,
- A copy of your RIF separation notice, notice of proposed
removal for failure to relocate, notice of disability
annuity termination, or certification from the National
Guard Bureau or Military Department that you are eligible
for disability retirement;
- A copy of your SF-50 "Notification of Personnel Action'',
documenting your RIF separation, noting your positions,
grade level, and duty location, and/or Agency certification
of inability to place you through RPL, etc.;
- A copy of your latest performance appraisal including your
rating; and
- Any documentation from your agency that shows your current
promotion potential.
- **Are you eligible for a special noncompetitive hiring authority
(e.g., Schedule A Disability, Peace Corps, Former Overseas
Employees, etc.)?** Submit documentation of proof that supports
your eligibility under a special hiring authority.
- **Are you a current or former political Schedule A, Schedule C,
Non-career SES or Presidential Appointee employee?** Submit a
copy of your applicable SF-50, along with a statement that
provides the following information regarding your most recent
political appointment:
- Position title;
- Type of appointment (Schedule A, Schedule C, Non-career SES,
or Presidential Appointee);
- Agency; and
- Beginning and ending dates of appointment.
- **You may be asked to provide a copy of your recent performance
appraisal and/or incentive awards.**

- Benefits

Review our benefits

- How to Apply

To apply for this position, you must complete the **Occupational
Questionnaire** *and*
submit the **required documentation** outlined under the REQUIRED
DOCUMENTS section below.

The complete initial Application must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST)
on 09/09/2019.

**PLEASE NOTE:** If your materials are not received by the closing
date, your application will be evaluated solely on the information
available and you may not receive full consideration or may not be
considered eligible. Also, if you do not provide a valid email
address, you may not be notified of the outcome of your

To begin the process, click the **Apply Online** button to create an
account or log into your existing USAJOBS account. Follow the
prompts to complete the occupational questionnaire. Please ensure
you click the **Submit My Answers** button at the end of the

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

**Applications and supporting documentation will not be accepted by
mail, email, or fax.** If you need further assistance, contact the
Human Resources Office representative listed on this announcement at
least one day prior to the closing date for further instructions.

### Agency contact information

### HR Assistant

##### Phone


##### Email

##### Address

801 I Street NW
Washington, DC 20001

Learn more about this agency

### Next steps

Your application material will be assessed for your experience and
training, the best qualified applicants will be identified, and
referred to the hiring manager for further consideration. Your
status will be emailed and updated on your USAJOBS account
throughout the process. A selection is anticipated within 90 days of
the closing date of this announcement. If selected, you will be
subject to a suitability/security background investigation.

- Fair & Transparent

The Federal hiring process is setup to be fair and transparent.
Please read the following guidance.

### Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on
the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and
gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual
orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age,
membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental
status, military service, or other non-merit factor.

- Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) for federal employees & job

### Reasonable Accommodation Policy

Federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants
with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable
accommodation for any part of the application process should follow
the instructions in the job opportunity announcement. For any part
of the remaining hiring process, applicants should contact the
hiring agency directly. Determinations on requests for reasonable
accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

A reasonable accommodation is any change to a job, the work
environment, or the way things are usually done that enables an
individual with a disability to apply for a job, perform job duties
or receive equal access to job benefits.

Under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, federal agencies must provide
reasonable accommodations when:

- An applicant with a disability needs an accommodation to have an
equal opportunity to apply for a job.
- An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to perform
the essential job duties or to gain access to the workplace.
- An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to receive
equal access to benefits, such as details, training, and
office-sponsored events.

You can request a reasonable accommodation at any time during the
application or hiring process or while on the job. Requests are
considered on a case-by-case basis.

Learn more about disability employment and reasonable accommodations
or how to contact an agency.

#### Legal and regulatory guidance

- Financial suitability
- Social security number request
- Privacy Act
- Signature and false statements
- Selective Service
- New employee probationary period

This job originated on For the full announcement and to
apply, visit Only resumes
submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed
at will be considered.

Immigration and Customs Enforcement


Chandler, AZ