For the GS-12 Level: To qualify, applicants must have at least one full year of specialized experience (equivalent to the GS-11 level in the Federal service).
For the GS-11 level: To qualify, applicants must have at least one full year of specializedexperience (equivalent to the Gs-09 level in the Federal service).
For the GS-09 level: To qualify, applicants must have at least one full year of specialized experience (equivalent to the Gs-07 level in the Federal service)
OR 2 full academic years of progressively higher level graduate education or master's or equivalent graduate degree related to the position. Related course work is required. Related fields of study include art, history, museum studies, scientific subjects, or other courses related to the position to be filled.
OR a combination of education and experience.
Examples of specialized experience include experience related to the operation or management of a museum or similar collection of valuable objects. Examples of qualifying specialized experience include collections management, registration, cataloging, research, preservation, restoration, or conservation of collections of museum material, or other experience related to the position to be filled. Most positions require a particular subject-matter specialization, e.g., aeronautics, anthropology, art, geology, history, natural science, technology, biology, or zoology.
Specialized experience is experience that has equipped you with the particular ability, skill, and knowledge to successfully perform the duties of this position and is typically in or related to this line of work.
This position does not have a positive education requirement.
If you are including education on your resume, report only attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
All qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of the announcement. This includes Time-In-Grade requirements for current status employees applying through merit promotion procedures.
Status applicants applying for a promotion must have 52 weeks of service at the next lower grade.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
We will review your résumé and supporting documentation to ensure you meet the basic qualification requirements. If you meet the minimum qualifications, your experience, education and training will be rated using the on-line self assessment questions that are based on the following competencies or knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to perform this job:
-Knowledge of theories, practices, and techniques of museum registration, collections management, and the accompanying administrative tasks.
-Knowledge of a variety of methods of care, accountability, movement, storage, conservation, documentation, and identification of artifacts, artwork, and scale models.
-Knowledge of collections, policies, personnel, and procedures for maritime museums.
-Skill in operating office automation systems.
-Ability to assess and address conservation needs.
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Your resume and responses to the self-assessment questions are an integral part of the process for determining your qualifications for the position. Therefore, you must support your responses to the self-assessment questions by providing examples of past and present experience in your resume.
If you are best qualified, you may be referred to the hiring manager for consideration and may be called for an interview.