As a IT SPECIALIST (PLCYPLN), GS-2210-11 perform studies of all aspects of the installations information technology and communications programs, processes, and methods and establish plans for improving the efficiency of information technology and communications processes. Evaluate existing systems and capabilities and initiate feasibility studies to determine ways and means necessary to enhance mission performance. From those studies, derive cost benefits and /or required investment and recommends a best course of action along with proposed alternatives. Evaluate the impact emerging technology will have on organization capabilities, customer needs, and mission readiness, while considering the organizations resources. Develop short and long range plans designed to meet changing IT needs of the organization.
GENERAL EXPERIENCE: Must have experience, education or training that has provided a basic knowledge of data processing functions and general management principles that enabled the applicant to understand the stages required to automate a work process. Experience may have been gained in work such as computer operator or assistant, computer sales representative, program analyst, or other positions that required the use or adaptation of computer programs and systems.
SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: GS-11 must have at least 36 months experience, education, or training that approaches techniques and requirements appropriate to an assigned computer applications area or computer specialty area in an organization. Experience planning the sequence of actions necessary to accomplish the assignment where this entailed coordination with others outside the organizational unit and development of project controls. Experience that required adaptations of guidelines or precedents to meet the needs of the assignment. Experience preparing documentation on cost/benefit studies where is involved summarizing the material and organizing it in a logical fashion.
Substitution of Education for Specialized Experience, you must meet the following Education requirements to qualify for this position:
At the GS-11 level, a Ph.D. or equivalent, or 3 years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree.
Undergraduate or Graduate Education: Degree 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.
If you are using Education to qualify for this position:
You must provide transcripts or other documentation to support your Educational claims. To receive credit for Education, you must provide documentation of proof that you meet the Education requirements for this position.
Compatible military grade and assignment required prior to the effective date of placement. This is an excepted service position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the employing states National Guard. Applicants who are not currently a member of the National Guard must be eligible for immediate membership. If you are not sure you are eligible for military membership, please contact a National Guard recruiter prior to applying for this position.
Military Grades: Enlisted Only.
Compatible Military Assignments: AFSC: 3D100, 3D0X1, 3D0X2, 3D0X3, 3D1X1, 3D1X2, 3D1X3, 3D1X4, 3D190,
NOTE #1: Security Clearance requirements are determined by position and/or MOS/AFSC compatibility.
NOTE #2: This position is categorized as IAT Level II IAW DOD 8570.01. Selectee must obtain required formal training within 6 months of hire date.
Participation in direct deposit is mandatory.
Permanent Change of Station (PCS) costs MAY be authorized. Authorization for payment of PCS expenses will be granted ONLY after determination is made that payment is in the best interest of the Florida National Guard.
APPLICANTS SHOULD CONTACT THEIR STATE INCENTIVES MANAGER TO DETERMINE IF ACCEPTING THIS POSITION WILL AFFECT ANY BONUS RECEIVED FROM THE MILITARY.