Job Title:Visual Information Specialist (Detailing)
Job Announcement Number:13R-CR-298332-TRF-OEC
This position is closed and no longer accepting online applications through USAJOBS.
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|Wednesday, January 2, 2013 to
Wednesday, January 23, 2013|
SERIES & GRADE:
|Temporary - NTE 2 years
Announcement amended to extend the closing date. -
This is not a Federal Position, but has similar requirements and benefits.|
|FEW vacancies -
Washington, DC, USView Map|
WHO MAY APPLY:
This position is open to all candidates eligible to work in the United States.
Additional selections may be made from this announcement.
This position is located in the Design/Editing Unit, Office of Exhibits Central,(OEC) Smithsonian Institution. The employee provides comprehensive construction documents and graphic files as a bridge between Design and Production.
The Smithsonian Institution values and seeks a diverse workforce. Join us in "Inspiring Generations through Knowledge and Discovery."
- Pass Pre-employment Background Investigation
- Complete a Probationary Period
- Maintain a Bank Account for Direct Deposit/Electronic Transfer
QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:Back to top
Experience: One year of full-time experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade that is close or similar to the work of this job. The experience includes determining how to build exhibits and related components based on industry standards and codes and articulating in computer-generated drawings; and preparing computer-generated production and graphic files or use in the production of museum exhibits using such equipment as CNC routers, mills, and graphic plotters.
Part-time and/or unpaid experience related to this position will be considered to determine the total number of years and months of experience. Be sure to note the number of paid or unpaid hours worked each week. Or Education: Two full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a master's or equivalent degree related to the position may be substituted to meet the experience requirements. Or a Combination: Education and experience may be combined to meet the basic qualifications; for example, a half year of experience and a half year of education in the field may be qualifying. Special Instructions for Foreign Education: If you are qualifying by education and/or you have education completed in a foreign college/university described above, it is your responsibility to provide transcripts and/or proof of U.S. accreditation for foreign study. For instructions on where to fax these documents, see the "Required Documents" section of this announcement.
Qualification requirements must be met within 30 days of the job announcement closing date.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
Your application will be evaluated first for the basic qualifications described above. The applications that meet the basic qualifications will be evaluated further against the following criteria:
- Ability to create production-ready files and documents for exhibit fabrication and installation.
- Ability to contribute and communicate with all stake holders details and methods for building exhibit components.
- Skill with computer aided graphics software, such as Adobe Creative Suite software, i.e., Photoshop, Illustrator, in Design, Bridge and Acrobat, as well as visual design.
- Ability to manage time and resources to complete projects on schedule and within budget.
Your resume and supporting documentation will be compared to your responses to the occupational questionnaire or other assessment tool for consistency. If a determination is made that you have rated yourself higher than is supported by your resume, you will be assigned a rating commensurate to your described experience. Your resume should provide detailed information regarding how your education and experience relate to this position, including the major duties and qualifications criteria listed. To preview questions please click here.
BENEFITS:Back to top
The Smithsonian offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes, in part, vacation and sick leave, holidays, commuter benefits, health/life insurance, and accidental insurance.