Information Technology (IT) Specialist

U.S. Census Bureau - New York, NY4.3

30+ days agoFull-time

GG-2210-7/9/11/12, Census-EXT-SC

You must apply on-line at:

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This announcement will close at 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time on the closing date. This is an open continuous announcement. The initial cut-off date for referral is June 29, 2018. Additional referral lists will be created as vacancies are available. This announcement may close prior to the close date and may also be extended if needed.

This vacancy is for an Information Technology (IT) Specialist position in the New York Regional Census Center located in New York, NY.

Special Rates apply at the Grade 07 and 09.

This is a time limited Appointment, initial appointment is not to exceed (NTE) 2 years. This appointment may be extended at management’s discretion.

A probationary period may be required.

This is a NON-BARGAINING unit position.


  • Observe, monitor, and participate in the maintenance of all computer hardware, software, and telecommunications in the Regional Census Center (RCC) and Area Census Office (ACO).
  • Reviews requirements of projects to determine objectives of the program, concepts, and processes required. Organize work processes and solutions to problems making adjustments as needed for a project/program.
  • Troubleshoots problems and resolves them if possible; initiates problem resolution procedures as necessary.
  • Responsible for the configuration of new equipment and installation or upgrade of both hardware system and application software.
  • Provides operational and technical support for the RCC and ACO.
  • Supporting the users of the system, creating and deleting users as appropriate, providing access rights to applications, files, and system devices.

Conditions of Employment

  • U.S. citizen.
  • Suitability/Background Investigation for Federal employment.
  • Registered for Selective Service, if applicable (
  • Must be 18 years or older to be hired.

Applicants must meet all qualification requirements by the closing date of this announcement.

How to Apply

Your complete application, including required documents, must be received by 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time (ET) on the closing date of this announcement.

To apply online, you must complete and submit an application by accessing the USAJOBS website. To begin, click the "Apply" button and follow the prompts to register into your USAJOBS account, answer the questions, and submit all required documents. (After registering in your USAJOBS account and clicking "Submit," you will automatically transition to the Department of Commerce's specific site where you will complete your application. You must click "Submit" at the end of the application process to send your application for consideration.)

To return to your saved application, log in to your USAJOBS account and click on "Applications." Click on the position title, and then select "Update Application."

If you have problems completing your online application, including problems submitting your supporting documents, please contact the Help Desk by phone at 866.656.6831. The help desk is available Monday—Friday, 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. ET.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $50,196.00 to $109,245.00 /year