Basic Qualifications: Applicants must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade level GS-11, which is related directly to this line of work.
Specialized Experience is experience that has equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position. Examples are: Experience in operating server and computer based broadcast equipment, proven experience handling quality control of audio and video signals prior to transmission, coordinating satellite system feeds for recording or use in live studio productions, knowledge of broadcast standards in order to adjust broadcast systems using diagnostic tools such as waveform monitors and, audio analyzers, analyze and solve technical problems and experience in multi-channel automated TV Master Control and Broadcast Operations Center at a Television or Cable facility.
Suitability Determination: If selected, you will be subject to a security investigation to establish your suitability for federal employment. The security investigation will include, among other aspects, a review of your credit and legal history.
This position may require you to serve a 1-year probationary period
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
Once your resume or application is submitted a review of your qualification will be made to ensure you meet the job requirements and competencies required for this position.
Television Broadcast Equipment
Video and Audio Recording
To assist in determining if you are qualified for this job, your resume and supporting documentation will be compared against your responses to the occupational questionnaire. If, after reviewing your resume and or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and or experience your score can and will be adjusted to more accurately reflect your job qualifications. Providing false information may be grounds for not selecting you or termination after appointment. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating.
Competitive Examining Procedures: Once the application process is complete, a review of your application will be made to ensure you meet the job requirements. Your application will be evaluated and rated under the Category Rating and Selection Procedures.
Your resume and supporting documentation will be reviewed and compared to your responses on the occupational questionnaire or KSAs (as applicable) to determine if you meet the minimum qualifications for this position. If you meet the minimum qualifications for this job, your qualifications will be further reviewed by a Human Resources Specialist, to assess the quality, depth, and complexity of your accomplishments, experience, and education as they relate to the critical experience requirements listed in this vacancy announcement.
You will then be placed in one of three rating categories:
Qualified Category - Meets the specialized experience outlined in the minimum qualifications requirements section of the vacancy announcement.
Well Qualified Category - Meets the basic qualification requirements for the vacancy announcement and demonstrates proficiency in the critical competencies for this position.
Best Qualified Category - Meets the basic qualification requirements for the vacancy announcement and has successful experience in the same or similar job that has demonstrated "outstanding" proficiency in applying knowledge, skill, and ability in the critical competencies for this position to work of increased levels of difficulty and complexity.
VETERANS PREFERENCE: "Application of Veterans' Preference: the Category Rating Method does not add veterans' preference points, but protects the rights of veterans by placing them ahead of non-preference eligibles within each category. Preference eligibles who do not have a service-connected disability of 10 percent or more will be assigned to the appropriate quality category based upon the job-related assessment and will be listed ahead of non-preference eligibles within the appropriate quality category.