To be eligible for this position, you must possess one year of experience providing technical support in the stabilization, preservation, restoration, rehabilitation and reconstruction of historic structures which includes: planning, directing and executing projects dealing with fabric and structural integrity for historic structures, investigating and recording data pertaining to historical structures for the purpose of determining original condition of parts.
Qualifying experience is defined as experience that has equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs) to perform successfully the duties of the position, and that is typically in or related to the work of the position to be filled.
Applicants may qualify at the GS-11 level with education consisting of a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree or 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree in directly related field such as: illustrative design, commercial art, fine arts, industrial design, architecture, drafting, interior design or other fields related to the position.
To qualify based on education, you must submit a legible copy of transcript(s) of college work completed. It need not be an official transcript; however, if you are selected, you may be required to submit an official transcript prior to entering on duty. NOTE: Failure to provide transcript(s) with your application will result in your application being rated not qualified.
COMBINATION OF EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION :
Education and experience may be combined to meet the total qualification requirements.
FOREIGN EDUCATION : You can receive credit for education received outside the United States if you provide evidence that it is comparable to an accredited education institution in the United States when you apply. For more information, please visit: http://www.ed.gov/about.offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html
You must meet the Office of Personnel Management Qualification Standards for this position by the closing date of this announcement. Refer to the Office of Personnel Management Qualification Standards Operating Manual, specifically the Office of Personnel Management Qualification Standards for Administrative and Management positions. The OPM Qualification Standards Operating Manual is available at: http://www.opm.gov/qualifications/Standards/group-stds/gs-admin.asp
The individual Occupational Requirements for this series: http://www.opm.gov/qualifications/Standards/IORs/gs1000/1010.htm
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
Once the application process is complete, a review of your resume and supporting documentation will be made to ensure your meet the basic requirements. In addition, we will evaluate your responses to the assessment questionnaire to measure the degree to which your background matches the knowledge, skills, and abilities required to perform the duties of this position.
1. Knowledge of preservation methods that can be applied to 17th - 20th century historic structures.
2. Skill in the recognition and identification of causes of deterioration in wood, metals, stone and masonry and the application of modern preservation measures and stabilization techniques.
3. Ability to develop, prepare and read treatment specifications, drawings and cost estimates.
4. Ability to plan, coordinate, supervise, and/or execute treatment projects from the identification of need through the completion of treatment.
CATEGORY RATING: Candidates who meet the basic qualification requirements for this position will rated according to the Category Rating procedures. This means candidates will be assigned to a pre-defined quality category based on their application responses to the occupational questionnaire. Candidates will be place in one of three categories: Best Qualified - Well Qualified - Qualified.
If after reviewing your resume and supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have rated yourself higher that is apparent in your description of experience and/or education OR that your application is incomplete, you may be rated unqualified.
Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors and/or omissions may affect your rating.