General Services Admin Washington, DC
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The General Services Administration is interested in attracting the best talent for our diverse cadre of SES members from within GSA, the Federal government and the private sector. This exciting detail opportunity is for 120 calendar days; the selected candidate will be detailed to this SES position at his/her current annual salary. For consideration, you must submit the following in order to apply for this position.

1. An online resume (not to exceed 5 pages). Your resume must show possession of the Executive Core Qualifications (ECQ's) listed in this announcement but must not address the ECQ's through separate narrative responses. Your resume should also corroborate your possession of the Mandatory Technical Competency listed in this announcement, which you must address separately in a supplemental statement as described in #2 below.

2. A supplemental statement that separately addresses the Mandatory Technical Competency (MTC) listed in this detail opportunity announcement (not-to-exceed 1 page). YOUR APPLICATION WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED IF YOU FAIL TO SUBMIT THIS SUPPLEMENTAL STATEMENT.

For complete instructions on the content and format of your application package please see the "Required Documents" section below.

The Assistant Commissioner for 18F is located in the Technology Transformation Services (TTS) and reports directly to the Deputy Commissioner and Director of TTS. The incumbent is responsible for providing leadership for Federal shared information services for use by citizens, businesses and other governmental bodies and GSA's communications program.


Federal Acquisition Service/Transformation Technology Services

Office of 18F

Eligibility is limited to the Washington DC, New York, and San Francisco Offices

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The Assistant Commissioner (AC) for 18F oversees the operation of shared services, to expand collaboration across agencies and jurisdictions involving the private and not for profit sectors where appropriate and to expand public access to Federal information and services by broadening the types of information and services offered and the communications channels used. The AC for 18F provides advice and assistance on major management matters of a critical, controversial, and/or confidential nature:

* Advises the Deputy Commissioner and Director of TTS on financial planning, budgeting, cash flow, investment priorities, and policy matters.

* Oversees, direct, and organize the work of the operations teams.

* Promotes a culture of high performance and continuous improvement that values learning and a commitment to quality.

* Provide leadership and guidance in the conduct of special long and short range management studies of major concern to the Deputy Commissioner and Director of TTS.

* Participates in key policy decisions, affecting both internal and external operations of GSA and provides program/policy analysis and coordination.

* Responsible for furthering the equal employment opportunity program within TTS assuring equal opportunity in recruitment, selection, promotion, training, awards, assignments, and special program objectives.

Travel Required

Occasional travel - At least 25% of the position's total time is spent in the DC Central Office.

Supervisory status


Promotion Potential


Who May Apply This job is open to…

General Services Administration Employees ONLY. US citizenship is required.

You must apply online to be considered for this vacancy. Please review this DETAIL OPPORTUNITY announcement in its entirety for specific information on how to apply. This detail opportunity is for a period of 120 calendar days.

Questions? This job is open to 2 groups.

* Job family (Series)

0340 Program Management

* Requirements

Help Requirements Conditions of Employment

* SES Detail Opportunity ONLY. Not To Exceed 120 days.

* Resume must not exceed 5 pages, including optional cover letter.

* All application materials must be received by the closing date.

* Veterans preference is not applicable to the SES

* Applicants must be U.S. Citizens.

* Apply online (See 'How to Apply' section.)


* This position is a critical-sensitive national security position and appointment requires that you undergo a single scope background investigation and that the GSA security office grant you a Top Secret national security clearance. Applicants do not need this level of clearance in order to apply.

* Male applicants born after December 31, 1959 will be required to complete a certification document confirming their selective service status.

* If selected, you must file a Public Financial Disclosure Report (OGE Form 278) upon appointment in accordance with the Ethics in Government Act of 1978.

* This position has been designated under Executive Order 12564 as being subject to random drug screening. If tentatively selected for this position, you may be required to submit to a urinalysis screen for illegal drugs prior to appointment. Appointment will be contingent upon your receiving a negative test result.


All applicants must meet the Mandatory Technical Qualification requirements listed below to be eligible for consideration of this detail opportunity. Eligibility will be based on a clear demonstration that the applicant's training and experience are of the scope, quality and level of responsibility sufficient to successfully perform the duties and responsibilities of this position.

You must submit a supplemental statement that separately addresses the Mandatory Technical Competency (MTC) listed below. Your resume should also corroborate your possession of the MTC. Your application will not be considered if you fail to submit this supplemental statement.

Please see the "Required Documents" section below for complete instructions on the content and format of your application package.


1. Ability to provide executive and technical leadership, strategy and vision to an organization of geographically dispersed digital service professionals working within a highly complex environment (e.g. the federal government) to help agencies deliver high quality, timely, user-centered, and consistent digital services using the latest tools and techniques to support and serve the public.