### Naval Medical Command

#### 1 vacancy in the following location:

* Camp Foster, Japan

##### Work Schedule is Full Time - Permanent

Opened Monday 10/31/2016 (0 day(s) ago)

** Closes Wednesday 11/2/2016 (2 day(s) away)

## Job Overview

### Summary

The Navy and Marine Corps team offers innovative, exciting and meaningful work linking military and civilian talents to achieve our mission and safeguard our freedoms. Department of the Navy provides competitive salaries, comprehensive benefits, and extensive professional development and training. From pipefitters to accountants, scientists to engineers, doctors to nurses-the careers and opportunities to make a difference are endless. Civilian careers-where purpose and patriotism unite!

This announcement is being used to recruit qualified individuals, under the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Direct Hire Authority, authorized by 5 United States Code (U.S.C.), Section 3304 and 5 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Part 337, Subpart B. The Rule of Three, Veteran's Preference and traditional rating and ranking of applicants do not apply to the Direct Hire process. For more information on OPM Direct-Hire Authority, please review this link: http://www.opm.gov/DirectHire/factsheet.asp.

This position is located at the U.S. Naval Hospital (USNH) Okinawa, Japan. As an Information Technology (IT) Specialist (INFOSEC/NETWORK), you will be responsible for the development, implementation, administration and monitoring of the Information Assurance (IA) Program, and performing security oversight of the local and wide-area networks.

### Duties

* Compile, create and maintain information required for submittal to higher headquarters for Information Assurance Certification and Accreditation efforts to ensure continuous certification and authorization to operate the USNH Okinawa network and IT systems.

* Coordinate with other IT professions in the command and at remote offices to ensure compliance with the IAVM System.

* Conduct vulnerability scanning and remediation of vulnerabilities on all equipment connected to the command network.

* Establish standard configuration of servers, network equipment and workstations in accordance with DOD-mandated Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIGs).

* Resolve system problems, orient end users, perform on-site training as necessary and advise department heads and other command personnel on new Information Assurance procedures.

### Travel Required

* Not Required

### Relocation Authorized

* Yes
* Relocation expenses for candidates outside of the commuting area (i.e. PCS) are authorized in accordance with applicable travel regulations and Department of Navy Policy. Relocation incentives as described in 5 USC 5753 may be authorized in accordance with applicable command policy and available command funding.

## Job Requirements

### Key Requirements

* You must be a US Citizen.
* Males must be registered or exempt from Selective Service. www.sss.gov
* Selectee must be determined suitable for federal employment.
* Selectee may be required to successfully complete a probationary period.
* Selectee is required to participate in the direct deposit pay program.
* See Other Information section for additional requirements.

### Qualifications

In order to qualify for this position, your resume must provide sufficient experience and/or education, knowledge, skills, and abilities, to perform the duties of the specific position for which you are being considered. Your resume is the key means we have for evaluating your skills, knowledge, and abilities, as they relate to this position. Therefore, we encourage you to be clear and specific when describing your experience.

Applicants must meet the following qualifications requirements of the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualifications Standards Manual:

Basic Requirements:

In addition, your resume must demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the **GS-09**grade level or pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector that demonstrates: Attention to Detail: Takes a thorough, conscientious approach to work performed; Customer Service: Identifies a client or customer need and provides a quality product or service. Oral Communication: Expresses information via oral presentation; AND Problem Solving: Identifies problem, ascertains root cause and impact, and provides recommendations for resolution. Specialized experience is defined as experience that is typically in or related to the work of the position to be filled and has equipped you with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities, to successfully perform the duties of the position. Specialized experience must demonstrate the following: Managing medical healthcare information technology (IT) delivery systems (i.e., Teleradiology and Picture Archiving Communication Systems (PACS)) and requirements within a radiology department; AND responsibility for maintenance and performance of medical imaging database hardware/ software processing technologies.


Have a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree OR 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral 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.

Additional qualification information can be found from the following Office of Personnel Management web site: https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/2200/information-technology-it-management-series-2210-alternative-a/

You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer and part time experience. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week.

Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (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.

As part of the application process, you must complete and submit an occupational questionnaire. To preview this questionnaire and determine if your experience matches the required skills for this position, click the following link: View Assessment Questions

Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating and/or appointment eligibility.


**Are you using your education to qualify?** For positions requiring positive education requirements, or if you are using education to meet all or part of the qualification requirements, you must submit a copy of your transcripts or an itemized list of college courses which includes equivalent information from the transcript (course title, semester/quarter hours, and grade/degree earned). See OPM's General Policies for information on crediting education.

Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the qualification requirements if the applicant can provide documentation indicating that the foreign education is comparable to that received in an accredited educational institution in the United States. It is the responsibility of the applicant to provide such evidence when applying for further information, visit: http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html


Generally, current federal employees applying for GS jobs must serve at least one year at the next lower grade. This requirement is called time-in-grade. **All qualifications and time-in-grade requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement and clearly documented in your resume.**

A SECRET security clearance is a requirement of this position. Failure to obtain and maintain the required level of clearance may result in the withdrawal of a position offer or removal. If you possess a SECRET security clearance, please indicate the level and termination date in your resume.

This position is a Cyber Security Workforce (CSWF) Information Assurance Technical (IAT) Level III certification as described in the DoD 8570.01-M. Upon request of the Information Assurance Manager (IAM), the employee shall provide documentation supporting the Information Assurance qualification status. The employee must maintain qualification status in accordance with DoD 8570.01-M. Employees not meeting DoD requirement 8570.01-M qualification within six months of hire shall be removed from the position.

Selectee may be required to move or lift and place various equipment.

Work requires infrequent travel away from the normal duty station on an irregular basis. Local travel to Branch Medical Clinics is required.

### Security Clearance


## Additional Information

### What To Expect Next

When the application process is complete, your application will be reviewed to determine if you meet the hiring eligibility and qualification requirements for which you requested consideration. You will be rated based on the information provided in your resume and responses to the questionnaire, along with your supporting documentation.

Qualified applicants will be referred to the hiring manager. The selecting official may choose to conduct interviews, and once the selection is made, you will receive a notification of the decision.

Stay informed of changes to your application status by signing up for automatic email alerts at: https://www.usajobs.gov/Applicant/Application/ListApplications


Department of the Navy offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes, in part, paid vacation, sick leave, holidays, a 401K-type retirement plan, and an Employee Assistance Program. More information can be found at: http://www.secnav.navy.mil/donhr/Benefits/Pages/Default.aspx

### Other Information

This Position is subject to Department of Defense Priority Placement Program.

Additional vacancies may be filled by this announcement.

A tentative offer of employment will be rescinded if the selectee fails to meet the pre-employment requirements, including failure to report to any of the scheduled appointments.

The Department of the Navy uses E-Verify to confirm the employment eligibility of all newly hired employees. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, visit www.dhs.gov/E-Verify

For those applicants located outside of the commuting area, a service agreement may be negotiated in accordance with the Joint Travel Regulation and applicable Department of the Navy policies.

Tour of duty will be 24 months.

Pay retention will be granted to the selectee recruited outside the area who accepts a downgrade when there is no step in the lower grade that equals or exceeds his/her current rate of basic pay.

Relocation and/or recruitment incentives may or may not be authorized.

**Federal Annuitant Information:** The selection of an annuitant is subject to the Department of Defense and Department of the Navy policy on the employment of annuitants. Policy information may be found at: http://www.secnav.navy.mil/donhr/Documents/CivilianJobs/FedCivAnnuitants.pdf

**Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP) Eligible:** To be considered well-qualified and exercise selection priority as an ICTAP candidate, displaced Federal employees must satisfy all qualification requirements for this position and receive a rating in the well-qualified category or higher. For more information about ICTAP eligibility please review the following link: http://www.secnav.navy.mil/donhr/Documents/CivilianJobs/ICTAPStatement.pdf

Veteran's Preference Information: http://www.secnav.navy.mil/donhr/Documents/CivilianJobs/Vet%20PreferenceStatement.pdf

Veteran's Employment Opportunities Act (VEOA): http://www.secnav.navy.mil/donhr/Documents/CivilianJobs/VEOAEligible.pdf

*Salary Range:* $60,619.00 to $78,804.00 / Per Year

*Series & Grade:* GS-2210-11/11

*Promotion Potential:* 11

*Supervisory Status:* No

*Who May Apply:* United States Citizens

*Control Number:* 454669000

*Job Announcement Number:* SW72210-11-1829394N2471529H

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