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Job Title:TV Production Specialist (Albanian)

Agency:Broadcasting Board of Governors

Job Announcement Number:NC-13-973

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

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SALARY RANGE:

$74,872.00 to $97,333.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Monday, March 04, 2013 to Friday, March 08, 2013

SERIES & GRADE:

GG-1071-12

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Excepted Service Term NTE 13 Months

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

12

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy in the following location:
Washington DC, DC United StatesView Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

THIS POSITION IS OPEN TO NON-U.S. CITIZENS ONLY

JOB SUMMARY:

THIS POSITION IS OPEN TO NON-U.S. CITIZENS ONLY

This position is located in the Voice of America's Albanian Service within the Eurasia Division. The incumbent serves as a TV Production Specialist responsible for the production of videotaped and live television and radio programs.

 

THIS POSITION IS COVERED BY A UNION AGREEMENT

 

THIS POSITION IS A FULL-TIME TERM APPOINTMENT. TERM APPOINTMENTS MAY BE EXTENDED UP TO 4 YEARS AT THE DISCRETION OF MANAGEMENT AND IN ACCORDANCE WITH APPLICABLE REGULATIONS.

 

The Broadcasting Board of Governors is conveniently located within walking distance to the Green, Yellow and Blue Metro lines.

 

INTRODUCTION TO AGENCY

The Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG), an independent federal agency, is an exciting, multicultural organization that encompasses all U.S. civilian international broadcasting. The BBG is comprised of the Voice of America, which delivers high quality, multimedia programming in 44 languages to audiences worldwide; the Office of Cuba Broadcasting (Radio and TV Marti); the International Broadcasting Bureau, which provides transmission, administrative, and other support services; and three grantee organizations - Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty; the Middle East Broadcasting Networks (Alhurra TV and Radio Sawa), and Radio Free Asia. Our staff of dedicated professionals serves as an example of a free and independent media, reaching a worldwide audience with news, information, and relevant discussions.

 

THIS VACANCY IS BEING ADVERTISED UNDER EXCEPTED SERVICE PROCEDURES AND IS OPEN TO NON-U.S. CITIZENS ONLY.


THIS VACANCY IS BEING CONCURRENTLY ADVERTISED UNDER DELEGATED EXAMINING PROCEDURES FOR ALL U.S. CITIZENS UNDER ANNOUNCEMENT NO.  DE-13-73

 

NOTE:  YOUR APPLICATION TO THIS NC-13-973 VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT WILL ONLY ALLOW CONSIDERATION FOR THIS POSITION.  WE CANNOT MANUALLY MOVE YOUR APPLICATION TO THE CONCURRENTLY ADVERTISED DE-13-73 ANNOUNCEMENT.  PLEASE ENSURE YOU ARE APPLYING UNDER THE CORRECT ANNOUNCEMENT.

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • Applicants MUST be a Non-U.S.Citizen--(U.S. Citizens may apply to DE-13-73)
  • Country of citizenship MUST be indicated on resume.
  • Relocation expenses WILL NOT be paid.
  • Selectee will be subject to an investigation for suitability determination.
  • Candidates may be required to work nights, weekends and holidays.

DUTIES:

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  • Incumbent acts as program producer during TV broadcasts. Orchestrates actions of on-air talent, directs implementations of multiple visual and audio elements on cue, and chooses appropriate transitions between elements.
  • Creates original TV news and/or feature packages on a wide range of topics that are usually straightforward and factual. Identifies, gathers, and synthesizes multiple sources of information, including original research, field interviews, sound bytes, video clips, and stills.
  • Using DALET, retrieves sound bites, feeds, stringer reports, interviews, and other audio elements for use in radio production. 
  • Participates in coverage of major events initiating news and features in consultation with senior editors.
  • Adapts wire copy and program material for website publications. Edits incoming news copy from broadcasters for Internet use.
  • Coordinates scheduling of program placements as necessary, including use of studios, satellite time, and telephone feeds.

  • QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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    Basic Qualifications: Applicants must have a minimum of one year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade level (GS-11), which is directly related to this line of work, AND must be bilingual in both English and Albanian languages, in order to read, write and monitor the accuracy of translation in television broadcast.

     

    SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCEis experience that has equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position. Such experience is defined as knowledge of all aspects of developments in the techniques used in producing television and radio broadcasts, while combining various types of visual and audio elements to achieve broadcast quality programs.


    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, review of your credit and legal history.

    HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

    Upon receipt of your application, a review will be made to ensure you meet the job qualifications.


    BENEFITS:

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    The Federal Government offers exceptional benefits to employees, including opportunities for training and advancement, health Insurance, vacation and sick leave, life insurance, long term care insurance, retirement benefits, flexible spending accounts, and public transportation subsidies.  The link below provides an overview of the benefits currently offered to Federal Employees: http://www.usajobs.gov/ResourceCenter/Index/Interactive/Benefits#icc



    OTHER INFORMATION:

    1. If you are a male applicant who was born after December 31, 1959, you are required to register under the Military Selective Service Act, the Defense Authorization Act of 1986 requires that you be registered or you are not eligible for appointment in this agency.

     

    2. All qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement. Additional information on the qualification requirements is outlined in the OPM Qualifications Standards Handbook of General Schedule Positions. It is available for your review in our office, in other Federal agency personnel offices, and on OPM's web site at http://www.opm.gov/qualifications.

     

    Additional selections may be made if additional/identical vacancies occur within 90 days of certificate issuance.



    HOW TO APPLY:

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    To begin, click the BBG link: http://jobs.bbg.gov?JobRecordId=NC-13-97378

    and follow the instructions.

    All applications must be submitted by: Friday, March 08, 2013

    If hand carrying or using the US Mail, FedEx, etc, resumes and, if applicable, any supporting documentation MUST be received in the Office of Human Resources by 5:00pm EST on the closing dates of the vacancy announcement.  If you are using e-mail or fax, resumes MUST be received by 11:59pm EST on the closing date of the announcement.

    All APPLICATION/RESUME FOR THIS VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT CAN BE MAILED TO THE FOLLOWING ADDRESS:

    Broadcasting Board of Governors
    330 Independence Avenue, SW
    ATTN: Office of Human Resources
    (Room 1543) (Cohen Building)
    Washington, DC  20237
    USA

    ATTN: Milsa L. Anglin



    REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

    What you need to submit to apply for this position:

    • Resume
    • To submit the documents requested follow the instructions below: Your resume, curriculum vitae, the Optional Application for Federal Employment (OF 612), or any other written format you choose to describe your job-related qualifications  can be submitted electronically using the document upload process, fax, mail or by hand-deliver. Please ensure that your resume contains your full name, address, phone and at least your last four digits of your social security number.

     

    Please ensure that your resume contains the basic information outlined under the Applying for a Federal Job link: http://www.ars.usda.gov/Careers/of0510.pdf

    AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

    Milsa L. Anglin
    Phone: (202)382-7517
    Fax: (202)382-7542
    Email: MLANGLIN@BBG.GOV
    Agency Information:
    Broadcasting Board Governors
    330 Independence Avenue SW
    ATTN Office of Human Resources
    Room 1543 Cohen Building
    Washington, DC
    20237
    USA
    Fax: (202)382-7542

    WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

    After a review of your complete application is made, you will be notified of your status and/or referral to the hiring official.  If further evaluation or interviews are required, you will be contacted by the hiring official.


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    Job Announcement Number:

    NC-13-973

    Control Number:

    338877100