Information Technology Specialist (Custspt) 12 Month Roster

Internal Revenue Service | Johnstown, PA

Posted Date 4/03/2023
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Ten (10) Vacancies will be filled in the following specialty areas:
Information Technology User and Network Services

The following are the duties of this position at the full working level. If this vacancy includes more than one grade and you are selected at a lower grade level, you will have the opportunity to learn to perform these duties and receive training to help you grow in this position.

Assists in the delivery of customer support services to the organization, which may include configuration, installation, and maintenance of IT equipment and systems such as switches, PBXs, desktops, laptops, printers, and fax machines as well as any other desktop support work requiring a physical touch.

Assists with basic computer or network devices such as "Break/Fix" and simple installation, additions, or changes to requirements for peripherals and device drivers.

Assists higher-grade specialists develop site preparations and install new or relocated communication equipment.

Assists with user requests and identifies equipment needs.

Assists higher-grade specialists install, configure, upgrade, and troubleshoot telecommunication or computer hardware, software, and some Local Area Network (LAN) components such as hubs and switches.

Assists other specialists to receive, respond to, and ensure complete resolution of service desk requests and develops positive customer relationships with Business Operating Division customers.
Federal experience is not required. The experience may have been gained in the public sector, private sector or Volunteer Service. One year of experience refers to full-time work; part-timework is considered on a prorated basis. To ensure full credit for your work experience, please indicate dates of employment by month/year, and indicate number of hours worked per week, on your resume.

You must meet the following requirements by the closing date of this announcement:

BASIC REQUIREMENTS GS-5 AND All GRADES: Experience must include Information Technology (IT) related experience that demonstrates each of the following four competencies: 1) Attention to Detail, 2) Customer Service, 3) Oral Communication and4) Problem Solving.

In addition to meeting the basic requirement above, to qualify for this position you must also meet the qualification requirements listed below:

EXPERIENCE: One year IT-related experience which was at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-4 grade level in the Federal service. IT related experience for this position includes: Basic knowledge of IT processing functions to understand the stages to automate a work process. Experience must have also included work with clients and customers to assess and/or address their needs and provide information or assistance relative to the products or services; communicate effectively both orally and in writing; and identify and resolve problems, determine relevant information, demonstrate using sound judgment, and making recommendations. 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.
EDUCATION: A bachelor's degree or equivalent degree at an accredited college or university in computer science, engineering, information science, information systems management, mathematics, operations research, statistics, or technology management OR bachelor's degree in one or more of the fields identified above that provided a minimum of 24 semester hours in the development or adaptation of applications, systems or networks.
: A combination of experience and education at an accredited college or university equivalent to 4 years. You may combine the college credits you completed with any qualifying experience you have to total the equivalent of a four-year college education.

For more information on qualifications please refer to OPM's Qualifications Standards.

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