Computer Assistant

Employment Type

: Part-Time

Industry

: Miscellaneous



* Duties Help Duties Summary Click on 'Learn more about this agency' button below to view Eligibilities being considered and other IMPORTANT information. The primary purpose of this position is to provide skilled computer assistance and support in the administration of Medical Group computer systems, hardware and software, and peripheral equipment. Learn more about this agency Responsibilities * Administers Medical Group information systems to ensure proper operation of equipment, analyze and resolve system problems, and evaluate system requirements. * Serves as project officer for the life cycle management of computer systems and software in the Medical Group. * Provides training and assistance and ensures information security and accountability for Medical Group computer equipment. * Provides information management services to include database design, data analysis, and an information cross-walk providing customers with a detailed listing of information resources available in the MTF. Travel Required Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position. Supervisory status No Promotion Potential 9 * Job family (Series) 0335 Computer Clerk And Assistant * Requirements Help Requirements Conditions of Employment * Must complete initial online questionnaire and additional assessment(s) * U.S. Citizenship is required * Males must be registered for Selective Service, see www.sss.gov * Incumbent must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret security clearance * This posn is subject to provisions of the DoD Priority Placement Program * This position may be required to work other than normal duty hours * This is a Mission-Essential position performing a Mission-Critical-Function which must continue uninterrupted after the occurrence of an emergency and continued through full resumption of all functions, IAW DODI 3020-42, Continuity Programs * Positions which perform information security as an inherent, primary purpose of their position: Information Assurance Certification is a condition of employment. This position includes information assurance (IA) work as a paramount duty requirement * Per DoD 8570.01-M, the incumbent of this position must achieve the appropriate IA certification within six months of assignment of these duties. A waiver of this six month requirement may be granted per DoD 8570.01-M, C3.2.4.2 or C3.2.4.3 * Failure to receive the proper IA certification may result in removal from this position * Disclosure of Political Appointments * All federal employees are required to have direct deposit Qualifications In order to qualify, you must meet the specialized experience requirements described in the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualification Standards for General Schedule, Clerical and Administrative Support Positions. SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE (CURRENT/PREVIOUS FEDERAL EMPLOYEES): Applicants must have at least one (1) year of specialized experience at the next lower grade GS-07, or equivalent in other pay systems. Examples of specialized experience includes knowledge of medical information systems, operational policy, and procedures; computer equipment, internal computer processes, application and utility programs, and magnetic media; knowledge of a wide range of computer techniques, requirements, sources, and procedures; analytical and diagnostic methods, procedures, and principles to identify system failures, take corrective actions to resume normal operations, and implement procedures to allow for partial use until problems are resolved; knowledge of some elements of programming, systems analysis, and equipment operations; current system software supported at the organization to include operating system and application software packages; knowledge of Hypertext Markup Language (HTML). SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE (APPLICANTS WITH NO PREVIOUS FEDERAL EMPLOYMENT): Applicants must have at least one (1) year of specialized experience at the next lower grade GS-08, or equivalent in other pay systems. Examples of specialized experience includes knowledge of medical information systems, operational policy, and procedures; computer equipment, internal computer processes, application and utility programs, and magnetic media; knowledge of a wide range of computer techniques, requirements, sources, and procedures; analytical and diagnostic methods, procedures, and principles to identify system failures, take corrective actions to resume normal operations, and implement procedures to allow for partial use until problems are resolved; knowledge of some elements of programming, systems analysis, and equipment operations; current system software supported at the organization to include operating system and application software packages; knowledge of Hypertext Markup Language (HTML). OR EDUCATION: Two full years of graduate education or a master's degree (must be directly related to the work of the position) FEDERAL TIME-IN-GRADE (TIG) REQUIREMENT FOR GENERAL SCHEDULE (GS) POSITIONS: Merit promotion applicants must meet applicable time-in-grade requirements to be considered eligible. One year at the GS-07 or GS-08 level is required to meet the time-in-grade requirements for the GS-09 level. TIG applies if you are in a current GS position or held a GS position within the previous 52 weeks. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (KSAs): Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of knowledge, skills, abilities and/or competencies in the following areas: 1. Knowledge of automated data processing and networking standards, policies, and techniques; and of facility environment and infrastructure to support computer systems, and to provide user support. 2. Knowledge of computer hardware and software systems, including medical interfaces; and higher level programming languages. 3. Knowledge of data content and output options for a variety of administrative, scientific and/or technical program applications that are processed on any of several multi-program operating systems. 4. Knowledge of data analysis and statistical methodology to support data analysis. 5. Ability to use and maintain a computer system, equipment, and software; and analyze computer network, software, and hardware problems and develop effective and economical solutions. 6. Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing to train users and provide assistance to customers. PART-TIME OR UNPAID EXPERIENCE: Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid and or part-time work. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week. VOLUNTEER WORK EXPERIENCE: Refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service Programs (i.e., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student and social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge and skills that can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Education IF USING EDUCATION TO QUALIFY: If position has a positive degree requirement or education forms the basis for qualifications, you MUST submit transcriptswith the application. Official transcripts are not required at the time of application; however, if position has a positive degree requirement, qualifying based on education alone or in combination with experience, transcripts must be verified prior to appointment. An accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education must accredit education. Click here to check accreditation. FOREIGN EDUCATION: Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the requirements. You must show proof the education credentials have been deemed to be at least equivalent to that gained in conventional U.S. education program. It is your responsibility to provide such evidence when applying. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION FOR ACTIVE DUTY SERVICES MEMBERS ACTIVE DUTY SERVICE MEMBERS: The VOW Act requires federal agencies to treat an eligible active duty service member as a veteran, disabled veteran, and preference eligible (as applicable) when applying for civil service positions before the effective release or discharge date. Appointment of military members before the release or discharge date is permissible if the member is on terminal leave. At the time the active duty member applies for a civil position, he or she must submit a 'certification' memo in lieu of a DD-Form 214, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty. Active duty members applying for a civil service position without submitting a valid certification memo or DD-Form 214 with their application will render the member ineligible for the position. The certification memo must originate from the member's military service branch on official letterhead and contain the following: * Name/Rank/Grade of Service Member * Branch of Armed Forces * Dates of Active Service (Start and End Date(s) * Expected Date of Discharge/Release from Active Duty * Terminal leave start date (if applicable) * Expected character of service/discharge and type of separation (i.e. separation or retirement) * Must be certified within 120 days of anticipated discharge * Signature by, or by direction of the adjutant, personnel office, unit commander, or higher headquarters commander. Note: The VOW Act provides tentative preference. If appointed, a DD Form-214 must be submitted upon receipt.

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