U.S. Army Medical Command Information Technology Specialist (APPSW) in Fort Carson, Colorado

U.S. Army Medical Command
1 vacancy in the following location:
  • Fort Carson, CO
Work Schedule is Full Time - Permanent

Opened Monday 10/17/2016 (9 day(s) ago)

** Closes Wednesday 10/26/2016 (0 day(s) away)

Job Overview

Civilian employees serve a vital role in supporting the Army mission. They provide the skills that are not readily available in the military, but crucial to support military operations. The Army integrates the talents and skills of its military and civilian members to form a Total Army.

About the Position:

This position will be filled at the GS-09 level with promotion potential to the GS-11, which is full performance.

This position is with the Information Management Division (IMD), MEDDAC, located at Evans Army Community Hospital, Fort Carson, CO.

Who May Apply: U.S. Citizens


As an Information Technology Specialist, GS-09 you will receive on-the-job and/or formal training to develop the knowledge and skills to advance to full performance of the duties of the GS-11 level position indicated below:

Individually or as a team member, you will perform computer application acquisition, deployment and maintenance for clinical and administrative activities within the medical activity (MEDDAC), and perform independent research and evaluation in the area of applications suitability to meet business processes, capacity for virtualization, feasibility of centralized delivery and maintenance, graphical user interface (GUI) design, and program architecture for MEDDAC Clinical and Administrative staff.

Travel Required
  • Not Required
Relocation Authorized
  • No
Job Requirements
Key Requirements
  • PCS Moving expenses are not authorized
  • This position belongs to Career Program 34

In order to qualify, you must meet the education and/or experience requirements described below. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application. Additional information about transcripts is in this document.

Experience required: To qualify based on your work experience, your resume must describe at least one year of experience which prepared you to do the work in this job. Specialized experience is defined as: Experience related to customer service principles, installed system bases, information assurance principles, methods and procedures for documenting software application implementation, and problem resolution at the advanced Tier 2 and 3 levels.

The definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade, which is the GS-07 level.

You must also have IT-related experience demonstrating each of the four competencies listed below.

  1. Attention to Detail - Is thorough when performing work and conscientious about attending to detail.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. Problem Solving - Identifies problems; determines accuracy and relevance of information; uses sound judgment to generate and evaluate alternatives, and to make recommendations.

You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency (knowledge, skills, abilities) in the following areas:

  • Ability to provide customer service/support

  • Skill in applying advance support in problem solving

  • Skill in detailed applications support

  • Ability to communicate

Some federal jobs allow you to substitute your education for the required experience in order to qualify. For this job, you may qualify if your education meets the definitions below:

  • A master's degree or equivalent graduate degree or 2 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a master's degree or equivalent graduate 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. (NOTE: You must attach a copy of your transcripts.)

  • Foreign education must be evaluated for U.S. equivalency in order to be considered for this position. You must include this information with your application package.

  • Only degrees from an accredited college or university recognized by the Department of Education are acceptable to meet positive education requirements or to substitute for experience. For additional information, please go to the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) and U.S. Department of Education websites at http://www.opm.gov/qualifications and http://www.ed.gov/admins/finaid/accred/index.html

Other Requirements: Click here for expanded definitions.

  • Male applicants born after December 31, 1959 must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration.
  • You will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship.
  • Two year trial/probationary period may be required.
  • Direct Deposit of Pay is Required.
  • Baseline certification IAW DoD 8570.01-M is required. Employee must obtain appropriate computing environment (CE) certification IAW DoD 8570.01-M within the first six months of employment and obtain recertification as required or be subject to termination.
Security Clearance

Not Applicable

Additional Information
What To Expect Next

If you provided an email address, you will receive an email message acknowledging receipt of your application. Your application package will be used to determine your eligibility, qualifications, and quality ranking for this position.

If you are determined to be ineligible or not qualified, your application will receive no further consideration.

The documents you submit must support your responses to the online questionnaire. If your application contradicts or does not support your questionnaire responses, you will receive a rating of "not qualified" or "incomplete application" and you will not receive further consideration for this job.


The Department of Defense offers an excellent benefits program.In addition to your take-home pay, your comprehensive compensation/benefits package will include most of the benefits described in the USAJOBS Resource Center.

Other Information
  • Selection is subject to restrictions resulting from Department of Defense referral system for displaced employees.
  • If you have retired from federal service and you are interested in employment as a reemployed annuitant, see the information in the Reemployed Annuitantinformation sheet.
  • You may claim military spouse preference, see the information in the Military Spouse Preference Under Delegated Examining Procedures information sheet.

Salary Range: $55,670.00 to $72,366.00 / Per Year

Series & Grade: GS-2210-09/09

Promotion Potential: 11

Supervisory Status: No

Who May Apply: United States Citizens

Control Number: 452951500

Job Announcement Number: SWEI166607631821738D