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Information Technology Specialist (customer Support)

Company: Department of Defense
Location: Bremerton
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

  • Duties




You will serve as a IT Specialist (Customer Support) in the Information Technology and Cybersecurity Department (IT&CS) of PSNS and IMF.

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  • You will serve as a senior level IT specialist responsible for planning and identifying IT service operations requirements for the command.
  • You will provide IT field engineering or senior technician services for specified areas of responsibility, diagnosing and resolving problems in response to customer reported incidents regarding a myriad of IT issues.
  • You will utilize a customer service request/reporting system to identify trends and develop metrics.
  • You will perform research, evaluation and provide feedback on problem trends and patters in customer support requirements, taking action to mitigate identified problems and communicate necessary info to customers and management.
  • You will analyze Platform Information Technology requests to ensure they meet higher level command and Information Assurance requirements, submitting requests to the appropriate Information Technology and Cybersecurity Department authority.
  • You will develop written communications to address issues impacting or provide guidance to users regarding processes or upcoming initiatives, and post on Command Intranet.
  • You will ensure the rigorous application of information security/information assurance policies, principles and practices in the delivery of customer support service.

Travel Required

Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

Supervisory status


Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

2210 Information Technology Management

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  • Requirements



Conditions of Employment

  • This is a bargaining unit position.
  • You will be required to complete training, obtain, and maintain a government credit card for travel and travel-related purchases.
  • Work is performed in areas where potentially harmful physical and chemical agents are present (e.g. fumes, dust, heat, ionizing and non-ionizing radiation and chemicals). You will be required to participate in medical surveillance programs.
  • This position may require travel from normal duty station to CONUS and OCONUS and may include remote or isolated sites. You must be able to travel on military and commercial aircraft for extended periods of time.
  • You will be required to obtain and maintain a U.S. Passport.
  • Must be a US Citizen.
  • Must be determined suitable for federal employment.
  • Must participate in the direct deposit pay program.
  • New employees to the Department of the Navy will be required to successfully pass the E-Verify employment verification check. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, visit
  • Generally, current federal employees applying for GS jobs must serve at least one year at the next lower grade level. This requirement is called time-in-grade. Time-in-grade requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement.
  • Within the Department of Defense (DoD), the appointment of retired military members within 180 days immediately following retirement date to a civilian position is subject to the provisions of 5 United States Code 3326.
  • You will be required to obtain and maintain an interim and/or final security clearance prior to entrance on duty. Failure to obtain and maintain the required level of clearance may result in the withdrawal of a job offer or removal.
  • This position is designated as a Cyber IT/Cybersecurity Workforce position. You must obtain and maintain the credentials as described in SECNAV M-5239.2 for specialty area 411 within 12 months of appointment.


Your resume must demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-11 grade level or pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector. Specialized experience must demonstrate the following: PLANNING OR IDENTIFYING INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY OPERATIONAL REQUIREMENTS TO PROVIDE TECHNICAL CUSTOMER SERVICE IN THE DELIVERY OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY SUPPORT.

In addition to one year of specialized experience as described above, your experience must reflect skill in the following four competencies:

Attention to Detail - Is thorough when performing work and conscientious about attending to detail. IT-related experience demonstrating this competency include: ANALYZING AND EVALUATING COMPLEX IT ISSUES AND OFFERING RESOLUTIONS.

Customer Service - Works with clients and customers (that is, any individuals who use or receive the services or products that your work unit produces, including the general public, individuals who work in the agency, other agencies, or organizations outside the Government) to assess their needs, provide information or assistance, resolve their problems, or satisfy their expectations; knows about available products and services; is committed to providing quality products and services. IT-related experience demonstrating this competency include: PROVIDING PROBLEM MANAGEMENT PRACTICES IN APPLYING NEW METHODS OF RESOLVING CUSTOMER ISSUES OR ENHANCING CUSTOMER'S ABILITY TO SUCCESSFULLY ACCOMPLISH MISSION GOALS.

Oral Communication - Expresses information (for example, ideas or facts) to individuals or groups effectively, taking into account the audience and nature of the information (for example, technical, sensitive, controversial); makes clear and convincing oral presentations; listens to others, attends to nonverbal cues, and responds appropriately. IT-related experience demonstrating this competency include: PROVIDING CONSULTATION OR TRAINING AND ADVISORY SERVICES TO HELP CUSTOMERS WITH THEIR TECHNOLOGY NEEDS.

Problem Solving - Identifies problems; determines accuracy and relevance of information; uses sound judgment to generate and evaluate alternatives, and to make recommendations. IT-related experience demonstrating this competency include: DEVELOPING WRITTEN COMMUNICATION AND POSTING ON COMMAND INTRANET FOR CUSTOMER USE; DIAGNOSING AND RESOLVING PROBLEMS IN RESPONSE TO CUSTOMER REPORTED INCIDENTS.

Additional qualification information can be found from the following Office of Personnel Management website:

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.


This job does not have an education qualification requirement.

Keywords: Department of Defense, Seattle , Information Technology Specialist (customer Support), Other , Bremerton, Washington

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