Come be a part of one of the largest digital information facilities in the world!
Established by Congress in 1861, GPO is transforming itself as an agency and as a business.
We provide other agencies with innovative services for the printing, publishing, storage, and distribution of digital content.
The public will enjoy permanent access to digital government information, acquiring it quickly, easily, and with confidence in its authenticity.
GPO employees are proud of their abilities and passionate about their craft.
Whether your expertise is in putting ink on paper, commanding a digital output system, or engineering the delivery of information online, we would like to talk to you.
Are you looking for an opportunity to manage and direct an agency in a visionary, collaborative, and customer-focused manner to leverage technology resources in order to improve business processes, accomplish strategic missions, goals, program objectives and reduce costs?
If so then GPO is the place for you!
The Senior Level Service (SLS) is comprised of the men and women charged with leading the continuing transformation of the government.
These leaders possess well-honed executive skills and share a broad perspective of government and a public service commitment which is grounded in the Constitution.
As an executive, you will influence the direction of innovation and transformation of the federal government and lead the next generation of public servants.
To qualify for the Chief Information Officer, GE -2210-00, you must meet the following requirements: As a basic requirement for entry into the SLS, applicants must provide evidence of progressively responsible executive leadership and supervisory experience that is indicative of senior level executive management capability and directly related to the skills and abilities outlined under Executive Core Qualifications and Technical Qualifications listed below.
Typically, experience of this nature will have been gained at or above the GS-14/15 grade level in the federal service or its equivalent in the private sector.
As such, your resume should demonstrate that you have the knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully fulfill responsibilities inherent in most SLS positions such as: Directing the work of an agency unit; Ensuring the success of one or more specific major IT programs and projects; Monitoring progress toward strategic organizational goals, evaluating organizational performance and taking action to improve performance; and Supervising the work of employees; and exercising important policy-making, policy determining, or other executive functions.
EXECUTIVE CORE QUALIFICATIONS (ECQs): The ECQs were designed to assess executive experience and potential not technical expertise.
They measure whether an individual has the broad executive skills needed to succeed in a variety of SLS positions.
All applicants must submit a written narrative to address the ECQs.
Your narrative must address each ECQ separately and should contain at least two examples per ECQ describing your experiences and accomplishments/results.
The narrative should be clear, concise, and emphasize your level of responsibilities, scope and complexity of programs managed, program accomplishments, policy Initiatives undertaken and the results of your actions.
Applicants should not enter "Refer to Resume" to explain your answer.
The narrative must not exceed 10 pages.
1. Leading Change: This core qualification involves the ability to bring about strategic change, both within and outside the organization, to meet organizational goals.
Inherent to this ECQ is the ability to establish an organizational vision and to implement it in a continuously changing environment.
(Competencies: creativity and innovation, external awareness, flexibility, resilience, strategic thinking, vision) 2. Leading People: This core qualification involves the ability to lead people toward meeting the organizations vision, mission, and goals.
Inherent to this ECQ is the ability to provide an inclusive workplace that fosters the development of others, facilitates cooperation and teamwork, and supports constructive resolution of conflicts.
(Competencies: conflict management, leveraging diversity, developing others, team building) 3. Results Driven: This core qualification involves the ability to meet organizational goals and customer expectations.
Inherent to this ECQ is the ability to make decisions that produce high quality results by applying technical knowledge, analyzing problems, and calculating risks.
(Competencies: accountability, customer service, decisiveness, entrepreneurship, problem solving, technical credibility) 4. Business Acumen: This core qualification involves the ability to manage human, financial, and information resources strategically.
(Competencies: financial management, human capital management, technology management) 5. Building Coalitions: This core qualification involves the ability to build coalitions internally and with other Federal agencies, State and local governments, nonprofit and private sector organizations, foreign governments, or international organizations to achieve common goals.
(Competencies: partnering, political savvy, influencing/negotiating) NOTE: Current career SES members, former career SES members with reinstatement eligibility, and SES Candidate Development Program graduates who have been certified by OPM do NOT need to address the ECQs.
Fundamental Competencies: These competencies are the foundation for success in each of the Executive Core Qualifications; Interpersonal Skills, Oral Communication, Continual Learning, Written Communication, Integrity/Honesty, Public Service Motivation.
The Fundamental Competencies are crosscutting; and should be addressed over the course of each ECQ narratives.
It is not necessary for you to address the Fundamental Competencies directly as long as the narrative, in its totality, shows mastery of these competencies on the whole.
Applicants are encouraged to follow the Challenge, Context, Action and Result (C-C-A-R) model outlined in the guide to SES qualifications.
Challenge - Describe a specific problem or goal.
Context - Describe the individuals and groups you worked with, and/or the environment in which you worked, to address a particular challenge (e.g., clients, co-workers, members of Congress, shrinking budget, low morale).
Action - Discuss the specific actions you took to address a challenge.
Result - Give specific examples of measures/outcomes that had some impact on the organization.
These accomplishments demonstrate the quality and effectiveness of your leadership skills.
Additional information about the Executive Core Qualifications can be found on the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) SES Website.
You are strongly encouraged to review OPMs Guide to SES Qualifications for specific examples and guidance on writing effective ECQ narrative statements.
TECHNICAL QUALIFICATIONS (TQs) MANDATORY: All applicants must submit a written narrative response to the following TQs.
You must address each TQ separately.
Each TQ narratives must not exceed two (2) pages.
Please give examples and explain the complexity of the knowledge possessed and the sensitivity of the issued you handled.
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 qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement(01/26/2018) to be considered.
All U.S. Citizens, Senior Executive Service