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Job Title:Student Trainee - Audio Visual Specialist

Department:Department Of The Interior

Agency:Bureau of Land Management

Job Announcement Number:AZ-PTHWYS-2013-0003

This position is closed and no longer accepting online applications through USAJOBS.

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.


$15.35 to $19.95 / Per Hour


Friday, November 23, 2012 to Friday, December 07, 2012




This is an Internship position with a NTE date. This position is part-time. - This is a temporary position NTE 1 year.




1 vacancy in the following location(s):
Phoenix, AZ, USView Map
85051View Map


Internship Program:  Students who have been accepted or are currently enrolled at least half-time in a degree seeking program in an accredited high school, technical or vocation school, 2-year or 4-year college or university, graduate or professional school.  Note: half-time enrollment will be determined by your academic or learning institution.


The Bureau of Land Management, National Training Center, is a state- of-the-art training development and delivery facility which provides a variety of professional, technical, managerial and administrative training to BLM and other agencies. For information, please visit us at For additional information about the BLM, please visit Our website.

<b>Explore a new career with the BLM - where our people are our greatest natural resource. </b>


  • U.S. Citizenship is required.
  • Be sure to the how to apply and required documents section.
  • You can not hold an active real estate license, nor can you
  • have an interest or hold stocks in firms with interest in Federal Land.
  • Direct deposit is required.
  • Security Clearance/Background Investigation is required.


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Assist Media Services Division with a variety of duties that may include: cataloging videotapes, creating and shipping timecode window burns to clients; copying and shipping DVD and other dubs as needed to customers.  Assist with field and studio production work and perform location vidoegraphy, still photography, basic audio recording, and help with location lighting.  With supervision, edits video packages for distribution via social media.  Ships video production gear to field crews and assists with all logistics. 


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You must meet all qualification requirements by the closing date of the announcement.


1 year of experience related to the work to be performed or 4-year course of study leading to a bachelor's degree. 

Your experience needs to demonstrate the skills and creativity needed to use the tools or equipment of the work. 

Because talent and creative ability are vital to successful work performance, samples of work or other suitable evidence of technical competence will be required.  Unpaid experience that is pertinent should be credited based upon its relevance to the work of this position.  To be qualifying, the work must have provided a general knowledge of the fields of audio visual communication. 

Experience with media products using Final Cut Pro 7 editing software. 

Basic working knowledge of video production techniques, studio production, camera operations, scripting, and the use of common media graphics tools such as Adobe Photoshop. 

Field videography experience beyond personal use. 


Upon receipt of your complete application package, a review of your application will be made to ensure you meet the basic qualification requirements.  Your rating will be based on your responses to the Job Specific Questionnaire and the information stated in your resume. If you meet the qualification requirements, you application will be placed in one of three categories:  Best Qualified, Highly Qualified, or Qualified.  Within these categories, applicants eligible for veteran's preference will receive selection priority over non-veterans.    In addition, interviews may be conducted for this position.  The interviews may be conducted on a pass/fail basis or may be scored.  The job specific questions relate to the following knowledge, skills and abilities required to do the work of this position.


NOTE: Candidates that successfully obtain an interview will be required to document their knowledge of Final Cut Pro 7 and Adobe After Effective during a hands-on demonstration of skills on a running system. 

To preview questions please click here.


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To explore the major benefits offered to most Federal employees, visit the Office of Personnel Management's website at Federal Benefits at USAJOBS.  Not all positions have the same benefits. 


SELECTIVE SERVICE:  Male applicants born after December 31, 1959, must certify that they have registered with the Selective Service System, or are exempt from having to do so under the Selective Service Law.  To register or verify your registration go to the Selective Service System website.

This position will be filled utilizing the new Pathways Internship NTE program. Incumbent must maintain eligibility in program to continue employment. 


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To receive consideration for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package, which includes ALL of the following items:  1. Your responses to the Assessment Questionnaire; 2. Your resume; and 3. Applicable supporting documents specified in the Required Documents section of this job announcement.

Click on the button "Apply Online" and login to MY USAJOBS.

If you haven't already registered with USAJOBS, the system will require you to create a user name and password, complete a questionnaire and upload, paste or type a resume into USAJOBS.

If you have already registered with USAJOBS and forgot your login information, select the "Did you forget your username and/or password" link from the right side menu.

Your application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM Eastern Time by the closing date of this announcement.

If you need assistance in applying on-line, please contact the HR Office at 602.417.9299 or email  If applying on-line poses a hardship for you (i.e. you do not have access to the internet) you must contact us prior to the closing date of the announcement for an alternative method of applying.


In addition to the online application (resume and responses to the questionnaire), you are required to submit the following forms:

Copy of Transcripts or a list of college courses that include hours and grades from an accredited U.S. college/university.  If your degree is from a Foreign Institution, See Foreign Education.

Veterans' Preference: If you are entitled to veterans' preference, you should indicate the level of veterans' preference you are claiming on your resume.  Your veterans' preference entitlement will be adjudicated (verified) by the employing agency using the documents you provide.

For 5-point veterans' preference, please provide your DD-214 (Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty), official statement of service from your command if you are currently on active duty, or other official documentation (e.g., documentation of receipt of a campaign badge or expeditionary medal) that proves your military service was performed under honorable conditions.

For 10-point veterans' preference, please submit a Standard Form (SF) 15, Application for 10-Point Veteran Preference, DD-214, and the required documentation.

For more information on which type of preference is applicable please visit VetGuide.

You may submit your documents either via Auto-Requested Fax or by uploading your documents from your USAJOBS Profile.

<u>Auto-Requested Fax:</u> allows you to submit required documentation that will be electronically displayed along with your resume.

<u>UPLOADING DOCUMENTS:</u> instead of faxing your documents you may

use the uploading procedures thru Applicant Manager.   Do not use both options.

Hard copy paper supplemental documents, submitted without prior Human Resources approval, will be considered as an incomplete application.

Required documentation must be submitted by 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time, on the closing date of this announcement.


Kathay Kratcha
Phone: 602.417.9299
Fax: 571-258-4052
Agency Information:
Bureau of Land Management
One North Central Avenue
Phoenix, AZ
Fax: 571-258-4052


You will be notified of the status of your application as the qualification review process is conducted.

You may also check the status of your application by viewing your MY USAJOBs account.

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