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Bonneville Power Administration

Supervisory Information Technology Specialist, GS-2210-15


Announcement Number:
200345
Application Deadline:
03/18/2013
Job Location:
Portland, Oregon
Open Date:
03/04/2013
Salary Range:
119902.0
155500.0
Location Notes:
Pay Schedule:
Annual
Who May Apply:
Agency Employees
Time Limit:
Permanent - No time limit
Promotion Potential:
1
Number of Vacancies:
1
Work Schedule:
Full Time




Agency Marketing Statement:

  • BPA has been powering people and careers for 75 years. We provide clean, emissions-free electricity to the Pacific Northwest and maintain a high voltage transmission system to deliver that electricity. We are a leader in sustainability and environmental stewardship, promoting energy efficiency, renewable wind and hydropower, the smart grid, fish and wildlife protection and initiatives to address climate change. We are a visionary and innovative agency that values diversity and creativity and encourages continuous learning. We are located throughout the Pacific Northwest with opportunities in cities, smaller communities and in the field.

    BPA is a not-for-profit federal electric utility. Our high-voltage transmission grid comprises more than 15,000 miles of lines and associated substations in Washington, Oregon, Idaho and Montana. BPA markets more than a third of the electricity consumed in the Pacific Northwest. The power is produced at 31 federal dams operated by the Army Corps of Engineers and Bureau of Reclamation and one nuclear plant in the Northwest and is sold to more than 140 Northwest utilities. BPA purchases power from seven wind projects and has more than 4,700 megawatts of wind interconnected to its transmission system.

Notes:

  • About the Service Delivery organization. (Org Code: NJR)

    This position is located in Service Delivery (NJR), Information Technology (NJ), Internal Business Services (N), Bonneville Power Administration (BPA).

    Functional Statement:

    Service Delivery plans, directs and manages a comprehensive client-facing Information Technology program aligned to meet the Agency's computing requirements. Responsibilities include the planning, design, coordination, and oversight for the configuration, installation, maintenance, client asset management, and operation of all computer workstations, and related office automation support services within the non-Critical Business System administrative network. This function, through Service Delivery Representatives, acts as ombudsmen and a sounding board for client concerns; is responsible for planning and negotiating Operating Agreements between business line clients and the Information Technology; provides analysis strategy support for the consideration and pursuit of new technologies or enhancement efforts for existing applications; and monitors the delivery of IT products and service to business line clients and assists in the resolution of delivery problems. This function coordinates, develops and manages the program for IT communications and outreach initiatives.

    Applicants are responsible for reviewing the OTHER SIGNIFICANT FACTS section of the vacancy announcement. This section can be viewed by navigating to the Public Notice Vacancy Announcement link after you have logged in to the system.

    Applications will only be accepted from current BPA employees in the competitive service. Employees on Term appointments are not eligible to apply.

    APPLICATIONS MUST BE COMPLETED IN THE AVUE SYSTEM BY 8:59 P.M. PT (11:59 ET).



Duties:

  • Assesses policy needs, and develops and provides information technology (IT) policy, procedure, and/or guideline additions, revisions, and/or updates to IT management and staff in order to govern IT activities and accomplish IT projects or programs.
  • Manages all aspects of multi-year IT program initiatives, including project selection, prioritization, evaluation and monitoring, cost schedule management, risk management, quality management, and resource allocations. Programs are carried out through multiple related IT projects and are established to provide IT products and/or services. Leads, coordinates, communicates, integrates, and is accountable for the overall success of the program.
  • Supervises a group of employees performing work at the GS-14 level. Provides administrative and technical supervision necessary for accomplishing the work of the unit.

    Performs the administrative and human resource management functions relative to the staff supervised. Plans, schedules, and assigns work to subordinates. Establishes guidelines and performance expectations for staff members; provides feedback and periodically evaluates employee performance. Provides advice, counsel, and/or instruction to staff members. Recommends or approves appointments, selections, or reassignments to positions appropriate to the selection authority delegated. Effects disciplinary measures as appropriate to the authority delegated in this area. Carries out Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) policies and program activities.


Contact Information:

Human Resources NHQ-1
503-230-3230 or 877-975-4275
Careers@bpa.gov
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