You must have one year (52 weeks) of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-07 grade level or qualifying pay band under other pay systems in the Federal Service which has given you the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities as shown below required to successfully perform the duties of the position. Experience which provides a thorough knowledge of Telecommunications Specialist duties. (To be creditable, specialized experience must meet the above quality level requirements).
(1) Knowledge of wide variety of telecommunications and computer systems, concepts, principles, practices, applications, and interoperability of communications-computer systems (C-CS).
(2) Ability to plan, organize, manage and evaluate C-CS maintenance, operational activities (e.g., deployable communication operational plans and equipment issues).
(3) Ability to conduct, schedule, coordinate, and assess unit training.
(4) Ability to resolve technical problems involving telecommunications/computer systems.
Substitution of Education for Experience: A Masters or equivalent graduate degree (LL.B. or J.D.) or 2 full academic years of progressively higher level graduate education.
OR Combining Experience and Education: Equivalent combinations or successfully completed education and experience may be used to meet the experience requirements. For more information on combining experience and education, please refer to website: http://www.opm.gov/qualifications/SEC-IV/A/GS-ADMIN.HTM.
NOTE: Foreign education must be evaluated by an approved organization. The Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) may be of some help in providing information on these organizations. Visit: Council for Higher Education Accreditation http://www.chea.org/ *** Also, include an English translation of the foreign transcript.***
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
Position may or will require incumbent to: (1) Incumbents regular assignments are primarily ART duties: however, the incumbent may be assigned some non-ART duties, generally not to exceed 30 percent of total responsibilities. (2) Some positions may be required to work other than normal duty hours, which may include evenings, weekends, and/or holidays. May be subject to on-call or recall during contingencies or emergencies. (3) Some positions must obtain and maintain the appropriate security clearance. (4) Some positions performs other related duties as assigned. (5) Sometimes the incumbent of this position must achieve the appropriate Information Assurance (IA) certification within six months of assignment. (6) This is a testing designated position (TDP). Incumbent is subject to random drug testing for drug use. (7) Some positions under this announcement may be covered by the Domestic Violence Misdemeanor Amendment (30 Sep 96) of the Gun Control Act (Lautenberg Amendment) of 1968. An individual convicted of a qualifying crime of domestic violence may not perform the duties of this position. (8) Some positions under this announcement may be controlled positions covered by the Personnel Reliability Program (PRP).