<b>Duties</b><br /><br /><b>Summary</b><br /><br />The Office of Inspector General (OIG), works within the U. S. Department of Transportation (DOT) to promote efficiency and effectiveness, and prevent or stop waste, fraud and abuse in departmental programs. We do this through audits and investigations. OIG carries out its mission by issuing audit reports, evaluations, management advisories, and other products with findings and recommendations to improve program delivery and performance.<br /><br />Learn more about this agency <br /><br /><b>Responsibilities</b><br /><br />As Chief Information Officer (CIO), you will be responsible for managing, delivering, and securing information resources, and developing a sustainable technological infrastructure for the OIG. Set standards to maintain high quality, state-of-the-art products and services. Coordinate IT development plans and strategies with the DOT CIO. Establish the OIG strategic plan for IT, including goals for improving the efficiency and effectiveness of OIG operations through the application of IT.<br /><br />The (CIO) works closely with agency program leadership to help leverage information technology resources to effectively support the agency's mission needs. These information resources include computer hardware/system software (including e-mail and other office automation software), and network systems. The CIO provides national leadership for the efficient and economical delivery of these resources and oversees the development of applicable policies, plans, standards, guidelines, and procedures; provides leadership, standard processes, and expertise to support integrated mission business process engineering. The CIO develops and maintains an effective information system security program; assesses requirements for training within the overall agency on information resources management; works closely with appropriate personnel at the Department, other federal agencies, and external organizations to leverage resources and stay abreast of issues; and provides information technology services that ensure customer service and performance accountability.<br /><br /><b>Travel Required</b><br /><br />Occasional travel – You may required to travel OIG regional offices.<br /><br />Supervisory status <br /> Yes <br /><br />Promotion Potential <br /> 15 – FPL 15 <br /><br /></li> <b>Requirements</b><br /><br /><b>Conditions of Employment</b><br /><br /><ul> <li>Must be a U.S. citizen to qualify for this position</li> <li>Successful completion of background investigation</li> <li>Submit application and resume online by 11:59 P.M. EST on the closing date</li> <li>Must able to successfully pass a Top Secret clearance</li> </ul> <br /> ' <br /><br /><b>Qualifications</b><br /><br />You must meet the required experience equivalent to the GS-14 level to qualify LEVEL To qualify, your experience should include the following: GRADE 15 Experience in or directly related to managing, supervising, leading, administering, developing, delivering, and supporting information technology (IT) systems and services. <br /><br /><b>Applicants must meet all qualifications requirements within 30 calendar days after the closing date of this vacancy announcement. </b><br /><br /><b>Education</b><br /><br />PMP and COR certification desirable (but not required).<br /><br /><b>Additional information</b><br /><br />Candidates will be asked to fill out a Declaration for Federal Employment (Optional Form 306). Individuals selected for this position will be required to certify that their application materials are accurate when they enter on duty. Any male applicant who was born after December 31, 1959, and who is subsequently selected for this position must certify that he is registered for the military selective service by the date he is to enter on duty. False certification may result in termination after appointment.<br /><br /><strong>THIS AGENCY PROVIDES REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS TO APPLICANTS WITH DISABILITIES. IF YOU NEED A REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION FOR ANY PART OF THE APPLICATION AND HIRING PROCESS, PLEASE NOTIFY US. THE DECISION ON GRANTING REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS WILL BE ON A CASE-BY-CASE BASIS. ALL APPLICANTS WILL RECEIVE CONSIDERATION REGARDLESS OF RACE, COLOR, RELIGION, GENDER, SEXUAL ORIENTATION, NATIONAL ORIGIN, AGE, POLITICAL AFFILIATION, UNION AFFILIATION OR NON- AFFILIATION, MARITAL STATUS, NON-DISQUALIFYING PHYSICAL HANDICAP, OR ANY OTHER NON-MERIT REASON. THE OFFICE OF INSPECTOR GENERAL (OIG), U. S. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION (DOT) IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. </strong><br /><br />Relocation expenses may be considered. No permanent change of station (PCS) expenses will be paid. <br /><br /><b>How You Will Be Evaluated</b><br /><br />You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.<br /><br />Applicants will be rated on the extent and quality of experience, education, and training relevant to the duties of the position. Applicants who meet the qualification requirements will be further evaluated on their responses to the on-line announcement questions. Eligible applicants will receive a numerical rating based on their responses to the application questions for this position submitted on-line via WWW.USAJOBS.GOV. These responses must be substantiated by your on-line resume. Applicants who do not respond to the application questions may be rated ineligible. <br /><b>To preview questions please click here .</b> <br /><br /><b>Background checks and security clearance</b><br /><br />Security clearance <br /> Top Secret <br /><br />Drug test required <br /> Yes <br /><br /></li> <b>Required Documents</b><br /><br /><strong>NOTE</strong> : Applicants who fail to submit all the required documentation listed above with their resumes will be considered ineligible for further consideration for this announcement.<br /><br /><strong>Merit Promotion</strong> – All current Federal employees must submit a recent Notification of Personnel Action (SF-50) documenting proof of competitive status, tenure, current grade level and full performance level of the position held. All reinstatement eligibles/former Federal employees must submit a SF-50 documenting proof of competitive status, tenure, grade level and full performance level of the position.<br /><br /><strong> Non-competitive eligibles </strong> – must submit proof of eligibility (i.e., SF-50 documenting the full performance level of a position held on a permanent basis). <strong>NOTE: Current DOT/OIG employees are exempt from this requirement.</strong> <br /><br /><strong>SCHEDULE A</strong> To receive consideration for Schedule A appointment, you must submit your certification from a State Vocational Rehabilitation Office or the Department of Veterans Affairs that you are likely to succeed in the performance of the position.<br /><br /><strong>CTAP/ICTAP</strong> – If you are eligible under the Career Transition Assistance Program (CTAP) or the Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP), a copy of your certificate of surplus status, certificate of expected separation, or a specific Reduction-in-Force notice establishing your eligibility under CTAP/ICTAP.<br /><br /><strong>DD-214 and/or SF-15</strong> – To receive consideration under the Veterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA) of 1998, all veterans must submit a copy of their DD-214 (copy Member #4). The form is available at http: www.opm.gov/forms/html/sf.asp. If you are a current service member, in lieu of a DD-214, you may submit a statement from your military personnel center certifying the nature and dates of your service and expected date of separation.<br /><br />Please fax all applicable documentation to 571-258-4052. The requested information MUST be received by fax within 48 hours prior to the closing date of the vacancy announcement (not including Saturdays, Sundays or government holidays).<br /><br /><b>If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:</b><br /><br />Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education . <br /><br />Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.