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Job Title:Mason

Agency:National Gallery of Art

Job Announcement Number:NGA-13-9A

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$25.32 to $29.57 / Per Hour

OPEN PERIOD:

Friday, January 25, 2013 to Friday, February 08, 2013

SERIES & GRADE:

WG-3603-10

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Permanent

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

10

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy in the following location:
Washington, DC, USView Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

Applications will be accepted from United States

citizens and nationals

JOB SUMMARY:

NOTE: Vacancy announcement # NGA-13-9B is being issued at the same time for this position and is open to federal competitive status candidates and those candidates eligible under special appointing authorities (e.g., 30% or more compensable service-connected disabled veterans, VEOA, and individuals with disabilities).  Candidates who wish to apply under both vacancy announcements MUST apply separately for each announcement.

 

The National Gallery of Art seeks a highly-skilled mason within its Maintenance Department to repair all interior and exterior marble, stonework and other masonry in the Galleries and The Sculpture Garden. 

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • Only U.S. citizens may apply for employment consideration.

DUTIES:

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Performs the full range of masonry functions on stone, marble, brick, block, tile and related composite surfaces, including: pointing and grouting joints, patching and grinding, cleaning and polishing, cutting, refinishing, setting and drilling. Maintains and repairs all assigned masonry on high, low and related areas of the buildings. Plans elements of the job and chooses materials, tools and equipment. Works with brick, concrete block, limestone, clay tiles, cobblestones, marble, flagstone, cut stone and related elements in the repair or construction walkways, driveways, and walls. Performs decorative stone and brickwork to create  various designs and patterns.  Cuts and shapes brick, block and stone in constructing walls, floors, sills, shelves, lintels, window door openings, partitions, kick panels and related elements. Assists the WG-11 Mason with the moving, placing, rigging, installing, packing and crating pieces of art.  Cleans and polishes marble floors, cleans all patinated bronze surfaces, steam cleans marble fountains, steps and related surfaces


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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Candidates must meet the Handbook X118C qualification requirements for WG-3603-10 which includes possession of the following job elements:

 

1.  Ability to perform the duties of the position without more than normal supervision (SCREEN-OUT ELEMENT) 

2.   Technical Practices (Theoretical, Precise, Artistic)

3.   Ability to interpret instructions, specifications, blueprints, etc.

4.   Measurement and layout.

5.   Ability to use and maintain tools and related equipment.

6.   Knowledge of materials used in the trade.

7.   Dexterity and Safety


Physical Requirements:  The incumbent must often lift and carry materials weighing more than 100 pounds. Works as a team member to move sculpture that may be fragile, unwieldy or cumbersome and weigh over 100 pounds.  Proper lifting, rigging and moving techniques should always be used to avoid  injury and or property damage.  The incumbent walks and stands on feet for long periods of time on marble or related surfaces and also climbs stairs and ladders.  Works from standing, bending, reaching, kneeling, stooping and other awkward or uncomfortable positions. The incumbent should have good manual dexterity, sufficient to perform a full range of masonry functions by hand or with electrical machines, or trade equipment.     

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

All qualified candidates will be assigned to one of three pre-determined quality categories.  This evaluation will be based on the personal, educational and work experience indicated in the candidate’s résumé and responses to the applicant questions.

 

Do not overstate or understate your level of experience and capability. You should be aware that your responses are subject to evaluation and verification. If a determination is made that you have overstated your experience or your responses are not supported by your resume OR if your application is incomplete, you will be assigned to a quality category commensurate to your described experience.  Later steps in the selection process may be used to verify your stated level of experience and capability.  Deliberate attempts to falsify information may be grounds for not hiring you. 
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BENEFITS:

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The Gallery offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes paid vacation, sick leave, holidays, life insurance, health benefits, and participation in the Federal Retirement Systems and Thrift Savings Plan (TSP).  Information on Federal benefits is provided at: http://www.usajobs.opm.gov/ei61.asp.  If you use public transportation, part of your transportation costs may be subsidized.



OTHER INFORMATION:

AN EXTERNAL SELECTED CANDIDATE MUST BE FINGERPRINTED AND RECEIVE A BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION, RESULTING IN A SATISFACTORY SUITABILITY DETERMINATION BEFORE BEING HIRED FOR THIS POSITION

HOW TO APPLY:

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Click on the "Apply Online" button on the upper right side of the page.

Please Note:

1. You must apply for this position online through the 'Apply Online' button and submit required supplemental documents (if they are relevant to you).

2. You may submit required documents by uploading them online during the application process;
The complete application package, including any required documents, is due in the National Gallery of Art Personnel Office on the closing date of the announcement by 11:59 PM Eastern Time.

The National Gallery of Art receives many applications for each job.  Each application is reviewed carefully which may take a few weeks.  You may also check your application status by logging into www.usajobs.gov and selecting the tab "My USAJOBS.



REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

1)      DD214 – Member Copy 4 required

2)      SF-15 & supporting documentation (only if claiming 10-point veteran’s preference.  Letters must be dated 1991 or later.  Candidates must attach all required proof to be awarded 10-point   veteran’s preference.)

3)       ICTAP entitlement documentation (only if claiming it).  Individuals who have special priority selection rights under the ICTAP must be well qualified to receive consideration.  ICTAP candidates MUST submit: a copy of the agency reduction-in-force notice, a copy of their most recent annual performance rating, and a copy of their most recent SF-50 “Notice of Personnel Action” noting current or last position held, grade level, and the duty location.

AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

Staffing
Phone: 202-842-6814
Fax: 000-000-0000
Email: staffing@nga.gov
Agency Information:
National Gallery of Art
4th and Constitution Avenue NW,
Washington, DC
20565
US
Fax: 000-000-0000

WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

When the vacancy announcement closes we will conduct an evaluation of your qualifications and determine your ranking.  The most highly qualified candidates will be referred to the hiring manager for further consideration and possible interview.  We expect to make a selection within 30 to 90 days of the closing date of this announcement.  To check your application status for this job, please go to My USAJOBS, input your User ID and password, and select "Track your online job Applications".

 


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Job Announcement Number:

NGA-13-9A

Control Number:

336344700