Lead Web Content Specialist at GPO

Washington, D.C.
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Created: November 15, 2013


 Job Title:Lead Web Content Specialist

Department:Legislative Branch

Agency:Government Printing Office

Job Announcement Number:13-995910-ST

SALARY RANGE: $89,033.00 to $115,742.00 / Per Year
OPEN PERIOD: Friday, November 15, 2013 to Monday, December 02, 2013
SERIES & GRADE: PG-0301-13
DUTY LOCATIONS:  1 vacancy in the following location:
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Come be a part of one of the largest digital information facilities in the world!

Established by Congress in 1861, GPO is transforming itself as an agency and as a business. We provide other agencies with innovative services for the printing, publishing, storage, and distribution of digital content. The public will enjoy permanent access to digital government information, acquiring it quickly, easily, and with confidence in its authenticity. GPO employees are proud of their abilities and passionate about their craft. Whether your expertise is in putting ink on paper, commanding a digital output system, or engineering the delivery of information online, we’d like to talk to you.

This position is located in the Library Services and Content Management Division, Projects and Systems Unit, Web Content Section of the U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, DC. 

The selectee will work shift 1 and have a tour of duty 7:30am to 4:00pm.

GPO and LSCM have Telework Policies that allow for telework part time.


•U.S. Citizenship is required.
•Selectees must pass a drug test prior to appointment.
•Selectees must pass a background check prior to appointment.
•Relocation expenses are not authorized.
•Males born after 12/03/59 must be registered for Selective Service



The Lead Web Content Specialist leads a team of IT Professionals supporting GPO's information dissemination programs for the Federal Depository Library Program (FDL libraries) and other GPO stakeholders. As the Team Lead the incumbent performs the following duties:

•Leads IT professionals in the development and management of web content services, databases, and tools that GPO makes available in support of GPO’s information dissemination programs.
•Ensures appropriate web design, user interface design, and usability. Ensures compatibility and compliance to GPO and Federal standards and best practices for Web design, user interface design, accessibility, privacy, and legislative mandates.
•Coordinate the web development work of outside contractors, ensuring that contractual obligations are sucessfully fullfilled within established time constraints.
•Evaluates database-driven Web applications, technical developments, and other emerging Web technologies, in an effort to provide LSCM Administration with well-informed recommendations.
•Ensures appropriate documentation of policies, procedures, and web usage statistics is available for the FDLP and other information dissemination services.


You will be evaluated on your responses to the assessment questionnaire then we will compare it against your resume and supporting documentation. If you rate yourself higher than is supported by your application materials, your responses may be adjusted and/or you may be excluded from consideration for this job.

You will be further evaluated on the following Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSA) and/or Competencies required for the position:

•Knowledge of Federal law, regulations, industry standards and best practices for web design, content management, user interface design, usability,  accessibility, and user privacy to implement new user information systems.
•Ability to develop web services using industry standards, software, tools and technologies. 
•Ability to lead a team in the development of web services using related software tools and technologies.
•Ability to communicate orally with individuals and groups with diverse interests to accomplish program goals and objectives.
•Ability to communicate in writing.

We DO NOT require a separate narrative statement responding to the Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSAs) and/or competencies, however your resume should CLEARLY show possession of these competencies.

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