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U.S. Marine Corps IT Specialist (Helpdesk Analyst) NF3 in Quantico, Virginia

Summary Marine Corps Community Services (MCCS) is looking for the best and brightest to join our Team! MCCS is a comprehensive program that supports and enhances the quality of life for Marines, their families, and others in the Marine Corps Community. We offer a team oriented environment comprised of military personnel, civilian employees, contractors and volunteers who keep the organization functioning smoothly and effectively. Responsibilities Performs daily computer operations within established practices and procedures that apply to the assignment in support of various application programs that affect accuracy, reliability, acceptability and timeliness of final work products. Uses knowledge of IT principles, methods and practices to perform routine assignments in the specialty area. Uses knowledge of performance monitoring, quality assurance principles, technical documentation, system security, and analytical methods to identify and solve routine issues and problems, prepare and update manuals and operating procedures, provide information and assistance to customers, evaluate methods and procedures, prepare recommendations and ensure appropriate security measures are observed. Works a fluctuating work schedule to complete work assignments outside of the typical work-week and work hours.Monitors production runs, and takes corrective action when a process aborts abnormally. Maintains daily computer logs and control reports, and provides computer services related to data entry, report distribution, and file transfers. Insures proper storage of data media in accordance with safety and security regulations. Provides field commands with technical guidance for corrective actions or advice on work efforts relating to application software, operating systems, and hardware problems. Identifies options for problem resolution. Responsible for 1st level call resolution, escalation and logging of all inbound help desk requests received by telephone, email and via the trouble ticket system and customer follow-up. Monitors production network connectivity and may provide 1st level network administration duties.Provides World Class Customer Service with an emphasis on courtesy. Assists customers and communicates positively in a friendly manner. Asks questions to determine, verify and solve problems quickly. Checks for satisfaction on the quality of goods and services. Alerts the higher-level supervisor, or proper point of contact for help when problems arise.Adheres to safety regulations and standards. Uses any required safety equipment, and observes safe work procedures. Promptly reports any observed workplace hazards, and any injury, occupational illness, and/or property damage resulting from workplace mishaps to the immediate supervisor.Adheres to established standards of actively supporting the principles of the EEO program and prevention of sexual harassment.This is a white-collar position where occasional lifting up to 20 lbs may be required. Requirements Conditions of Employment See Duties and Qualifications EVALUATIONS: Qualifications Bachelor’s degree in a related field appropriate to work of the position, OR an appropriate combination of education and experience that demonstrates possession of knowledge and skill equivalent to that gained in the above, OR three years of computer operations experience that demonstrates knowledge of and skill in using ADP equipment, Unix and Windows operating systems and both local and wide area networking. Microsoft and/or Cisco certifications a plus. Good verbal and written communication skills to deal with a variety of contacts in the organization and at field commands.Eligible for incremental telework as determined by MR/MF policy. Education Additional Information GENERAL INFORMATION:Applicants are assured of equal consideration regardless of race, age, color, religion, national origin, gender, GINA, political affiliation,membership or non-membership in an employee organization, marital status, physical handicap which has no bearing on the ability to perform the duties of the position. 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 the agency. The decision on granting reasonable accommodation will be on a case-by-case basis.It is Department of Navy (DON) policy to provide a workplace free of discrimination and retaliation. The DON No Fear Act policy link is provided for your review: part of the employment process, Human Resources Division may obtain a Criminal Record Check and/or an Investigative Consumer Report. Employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a National Agency Check and Inquiries (NACI).For all positions requiring access to firearms or ammunition, the Federal Government is prohibited from employing individuals in these positions who have ever been convicted of a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence, or a felony crime of domestic violence adjudged on or after 27 November 2002. Selectees for such positions must submit a completed DD Form 2760, Qualification to Possess Firearms or Ammunition, before a final job offer can be made.Direct Deposit of total NET pay is mandatory as a condition of employment for all appointments to positions within MCCS.Required Documents: *Education/certification certificate(s), if applicable. *If prior military, DD214 Member CopyThis activity is a Drug-free workplace. The use of illegal drugs by NAF employees, whether on or off duty, cannot and will not be tolerated. Federal employees have a right to a safe and secure workplace, and Marines, sailors, and their family members have a right to a reliable and productive Federal workforce.Involuntarily separated members of the armed forces and eligible family members applying through the Transition Assistance Program must submit a written request/statement (may be obtained from the MCCS Human Resources Office) and present ID card with "TA" stamped in red on front of card.INDIVIDUALS SELECTED FROM THIS ANNOUNCEMENT MAY BE CHANGED TO PART-TIME OR FULL-TIME AT MANAGEMENT'S DISCRETION WITHOUT FURTHER COMPETITION.ALL ONLINE APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED BY 1159PM EASTERN STANDARD TIME (EST) ON THE CLOSING DATE LISTED IN THE JOB POSTING.