The incumbent of this position serves as an Information Technology Specialist (Data Management) for the Department of Behavioral Health/Office of Information Technology Services. Responsible for planning, developing, and implementing applications, databases, and databases solutions for DBH which incorporate a technological enterprise solution strategy approach to automate data, workflow, and business processing utilizing SQL Server 2000, Microsoft Developer Tools, Microsoft Application Building Software, Cache and other database related products as the department sees fit utilize. Prepares documentation for application/database development to include project plans, workflow diagrams, network deployment diagrams, data dictionaries and end-user manuals. Maintains an infrastructure of test systems for production applications and coordinates refresh schedule for production to test replication. Ensures that ALL databases are backed up. Conducts research and evaluation activities for the enhancement or replacement of current applications and software programs, prepares and presents findings and recommendations. Performs database administration functions to support the enterprise information systems utilized by the DBH’s major divisions, which includes Behavioral Health Authority, Saint Elizabeths Hospital, and the Public Core Service Agency while utilizing appropriate policy in conjunction with the District Government, HIPPA, DBH and DBH/IT Department.
This position IS in the collective bargaining unit represented by SEM/APGE 383 and you may be required to pay an agency service fee through an automatic payroll deduction.
Area of Consideration: Open to the Public
Duration of Appointment: Permanent
First Screening Date: May 20, 2022
Tour of Duty: 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Monday – Friday
This position requires one (1) year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade level. Specialized experience is experience which has equipped the candidate with the particular knowledge, skills and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position to be filled.
Experience planning, developing, and implementing applications, databases, and databases solutions for a District Government Agency.
The work is performed in an office setting.
Position Designation: This position is deemed as “Security Sensitive” pursuant to Section 410 of Chapter 4 of the D.C. Personnel Regulations, in addition to the general suitability screening, individuals applying for or occupying security sensitive positions are subject to the following checks and tests:
- Criminal background check;
- Traffic record check (as applicable);
- Consumer credit check (as applicable);
- Reasonable suspicion drug and alcohol test; and
- Post-accident or incident drug and alcohol test.
A person applying for a position in the Career Service, Educational Service, Management Supervisory Service, a line attorney position in the Legal Service (series 905), or an attorney position in the Excepted Service (series 905) who is a bona fide District resident AT THE TIME OF APPLICATION for the position may be awarded a 10-point residency preference over non-District applicants, unless the person declines the preference points. If selected, the person shall be required to present proof of bona fide District residency and maintain such residency for 7 consecutive years from the effective date of the appointment. Failure to maintain bona fide District residency for the 7-year period will result in forfeiture of employment.
The Government of the District of Columbia values the safety of our employees, our residents, and our visitors. In support of these values, if you are selected for this job you must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, which includes all eligible booster shots, except when vaccination is not medically advised or violates your sincerely held religious beliefs in violation of EEO laws. If you are invited to join our team you must submit proof that you are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to your initial HR representative, or you must request an exemption from your representative. New employees must either provide proof of vaccination or be granted a medical or religious exemption before working with the Government of the District of Columbia