This position will be filled through Direct Hire Authority.
Under this authority, competitive rating, ranking, and veterans' preference procedures do not apply.
Applicants who meet the basic qualification requirements may be forwarded to the Selecting Official for consideration.
Your application will be considered based on education, training, and quality of your experience.
For more information on Direct-Hire Authority visit: https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/hiring-information/direct-hire-authority/#url=Fact-SheetReclamation is seeking a career professional looking for an opportunity to capitalize on his/her Information Security expertise.
You can make a difference in the West by assisting in meeting increasing water and power demands while protecting the Nation's environmental structure.LOCATION: Lower Colorado Region, Management Services Office, Information Technology Group, Boulder City, Nevada or Yuma, Arizona.
The official duty station will be determined by the selecting official at the time of selection and will be within the geographic boundaries of the Lower Colorado Region.
Boulder City is a short drive from the Las Vegas Metropolitan area.For living conditions visit: Boulder City, NV: http://www.bcnv.org/. Henderson, NV: http://www.hendersonchamber.com/ Las Vegas, NV: http://www.lvchamber.comYuma, AZ: http://www.yumachamber.org/Salary reflected in this announcement is for the Las Vegas, NV and surrounding areas, if selection is for a different location then salary for geographic location will apply.
For more information on Federal Salaries visit: https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/pay-leave/salaries-wages/2017/general-schedule/ Information on areas serviced by the Lower Colorado Region http://www.usbr.gov/lc/images/maps/lcrmap.jpgRelocation expenses are not authorized.Additional vacancies may be filled from this vacancy announcement.
GS-09: In order to qualify for the GS-09 grade level, your resume must reflect one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-07 grade level in Federal service; OR 2 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a master's degree or equivalent graduate degree; OR master's degree or equivalent graduate degree.Specialized Experience for GS-09: Defined as: (1) experience applying IT security standards and practices as they relate to networks, firewalls, and various operating systems; and (2) working knowledge of any technical regulatory standards or technical industry code; such as NERC, FISMA, Cyber Security, or government contracts.GS-11: In order to qualify for the GS-11 grade level, your resume must reflect one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-09 grade level in Federal service; OR 3 full years of progressively higher graduate education leading to a Ph.D or equivalent doctoral degree; OR Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree.Specialized Experience for GS-11: Defined as: (1) experience in development of processes, plans, and/or policies for cyber security, and (2) an active participant in a compliance program or assigned duties designed to meet technical regulatory standards or technical industry code; such as NERC, FISMA, Cyber Security, or government contracts.Education: If you are using education as a substitute for experience, your degree must be 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.Competencies: Your resume must reflect experience in each of the four following competencies:1.
Attention to Detail - Is thorough when performing work and conscientious about attending to detail.2.
Customer Service - Works with clients and customers (that is, any individuals who use or receive the services or products that your work unit produces, including the general public, individuals who work in the agency, other agencies, or organizations outside the Government) to assess their needs, provide information or assistance, resolve their problems, or satisfy their expectations; knows about available products and services; is committed to providing quality products and services.3.
Oral Communication - Expresses information (for example, ideas or facts) to individuals or groups effectively, taking into account the audience and nature of the information (for example, technical, sensitive, controversial); makes clear and convincing oral presentations; listens to others, attends to nonverbal cues, and responds appropriately.4.
Problem Solving - Identifies problems; determines accuracy and relevance of information; uses sound judgement to generate and evaluate alternatives, and to make recommendations.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.
All United States Citizens and Nationals.
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