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  1. Overview
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  4. Benefits & Other Info
  5. How to Apply

Job Title:Electronics Mechanic Assistant Supervisor

Department:Legislative Branch

Agency:Architect of the Capitol

Job Announcement Number:WP SOB 2014-027

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$33.78 to $39.43 / Per Hour

OPEN PERIOD:

Monday, November 25, 2013 to Friday, December 13, 2013

SERIES & GRADE:

WS-2604-11

POSITION INFORMATION:

This is an Excepted Service position and does not require or confer civil service Competitive Status - Permanent, Full Time Position tour-of-duty is night shift, 10:30 pm-7:00 am, Sunday-Thursday.

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

11

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy - Washington DC, DC View Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

Applications will be accepted from all United States Citizens and Nationals.

SUPERVISORY STATUS:

Yes

JOB SUMMARY:

About the Agency

The mission of the Architect of the Capitol (AOC) is to serve Congress and the Supreme Court, preserve America's Capitol and inspire memorable experiences. Under the leadership of Stephen T. Ayers, FAIA, LEED AP, the roles and responsibilities of the Architect of the Capitol cover an expansive and diverse portfolio. The AOC is responsible for the maintenance, operation, development and preservation of 17.4 million square feet of buildings and more than 553 acres of land throughout Capitol Hill. The AOC provides a welcoming and educational environment for millions of visitors through the U.S. Capitol Visitor Center and the US Botanic Garden. The AOC also provides professional expertise on the preservation of architectural and artistic elements entrusted to its care. Learn more atwww.aoc.gov.

CORE VALUES:
The AOC prides itself on our Core Values of Teamwork, Integrity, Pride and Professionalism. The PROFESSIONALISM and INTEGRITY of each AOC employee demonstrates our dedication to providing quality services and our commitments to holding ourselves to the highest standards. We recognize that we do our best work through TEAMWORK, each of us lending our individual strengths and talents to the greater goal of the entire team. We respect each other and rely on each other in our efforts to make the AOC a center of excellence. We take PRIDE in what we do and in the honor of serving Congress, the Supreme Court, and the American people each and every day.

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • You must be a U.S. Citizen or National.
  • You must be able to pass a drug test.
  • Your resume and question responses must demonstrate the job-related KSAs.
  • You must meet the definition of specialized experience.

DUTIES:

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The individual selected for this position will supervise a group of employees performing work at the WG-12 level and below in the Fire Electronics Branch and provide administrative and technical supervision necessary for accomplishing the work of the unit.


Assures that subordinates are trained and fully comply with the provisions of the safety regulations.


Coordinates work projects assigns individual workers and resources to accomplish goals. Informs higher level supervisors of the need to revise work schedules and re-estimate labor and other resources needed to accomplish the mission statement. Participates in the planning of current and future work schedules, budget requests, and projected staffing needs.

Keeps abreast of technological changes in the occupation and providing technical guidance and assistance to subordinates.

Maintains, repairs, adjusts and calibrates components and assemblies of the various fire systems or other systems that may be assigned thereto.  The diagnosis and repair of the complex fire systems equipment for these systems includes, but is not limited to, such tasks as alignment and balancing analog circuits, testing analog and digital circuits, finding ground-faults and replacing defective electronic parts and various solid state devices.  Improvises to identify the cause of operating problems on new or modified systems when technical aids are incomplete.  Identifies problems in blueprints and instructions. Troubleshooting, installing, and replacing micro processors and circuit boards. Tests fire systems and components to include Tone Generators, Conductors, Transformers and Relays.

Trains other personnel on system operation, maintenance, and testing procedures.

Furthers the goals of equal employment opportunity (EEO) by taking positive steps to assure the accomplishment of affirmative action objectives and by adhering to nondiscriminatory employment practices in regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, or handicap. 


Provides technical assistance to engineering personnel in resolving problems/malfunctions found in test programs.  Isolates specific malfunctions in the automated test equipment or the unit under test and performs the necessary repairs and retest.  Coordinates with technical and professional personnel on matters affecting operational specifications or modifications to equipment or systems. Maintains records of bench and field tests and prepares normal performance reports, including the analysis of the results.


Performs installation, test, and repair work on state of the art systems and/or previously assigned systems with major modifications. Serves as the shop technical authority on the newest and most technologically complex electronic systems. Inspects, trouble-shoots, overhauls, repairs, and tests electronic equipment and complete operational systems involved with a variety of construction, maintenance, overhaul, and conversion projects.


Performs other related duties as assigned.


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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Specialized experience: is experience that has equipped you with the particular knowledge, skills and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position, and that is typically in or related to the position to be filled.  To be creditable, specialized experience must have been equivalent to at least the next lower grade level.
 


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This is a night shift position, 10:30pm-7:00am Sunday-Thursday. 

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

Review your resume and responses carefully. Responses to job questions that are not fully supported by the information in your application package may result in adjustments to your rating. A Human Resources Representative will validate the qualifications of those candidates eligible to be referred to the hiring official. FORMS RECEIVED BY FAX, EMAIL OR U.S. POSTAL SERVICE DELIVERY WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED. If you are unable to apply on-line, you may visit our Employment Center for technical assistance in entering your application. The Employment Center is located at 441 Second & D Streets S.W., Washington, D.C., Room H2-178, and is open Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. You may call (202) 226-7000 for directions. THIS ANNOUNCEMENT CLOSES AT 11:59 PM EST (EASTERN STANDARD TIME) ON THE CLOSING DATE.
Your eligibility for consideration and qualifications for the position will be determined based upon a review of your detailed resume and your responses to job specific self-assessment questions.  Your resume will be evaluated based on evidence of your ability to demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs) for this position, possession of any specialized experience, and how well your background and experience relates to the self-assessment questions in the job announcement.  The self-assessment questions relate to the following knowledge, skills, abilities, and competencies:

-Ability to Supervise
-Knowledge of Equipment Assembly, Installation and Repair
-Knowledge of Tools
-Skill in Troubleshooting 
-Knowledge of Test Equipment
 
Your responses to the self assessment questions serve as the basis for your initial rating.  You will receive a numerical score based on your responses to these questions.  Next, your responses will be evaluated by a Human Resources Specialist and/or a subject matter expert against the information provided in your resume and optional cover letter.    Your resume must support your answers to the self assessment questions, or your score may be adjusted or lowered accordingly which may affect your overall final rating.  Falsifying your background, education, and/or experience is cause for not hiring you or for changing your scored responses to questions you’ve answered, which may affect your overall final score.   
 
Please note that a complete application is required for consideration. (Please review the “Required Documents” section of this job announcement to see what must be included in a complete application).
To preview questions please click here.


BENEFITS:

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OTHER INFORMATION:

Applicants must be a United States Citizen.   
 
This is an Excepted Service Position in the Architect of the Capitol, a Legislative Branch agency of the Federal government. The position does not require or confer civil service Competitive Status.If you are a male applicant born after December 31, 1959, you must certify that you have registered with the Selective Service System.  If you are exempt from registration under Selective Service Law, you must provide appropriate proof of exemption. Please visit the Selective Service System website for more information.

DRUG TESTING: The Architect of the Capitol (AOC) is a Drug Free Workplace. As part of the AOC’s suitability assessment, a candidate tentatively selected for a position is required to submit to screening for illegal drug use. Satisfactory completion of a drug test is a condition of employment with the Agency. A candidate must test negative prior to being eligible for appointment into a position. We will schedule, provide, and cover the cost for the drug test.
 
Background Investigation - The selectee(s) under the vacancy announcement for this position is subject to a criminal record check by the U.S. Capitol Police and satisfactory adjudication to be eligible for employment at the Architect of the Capitol.
 
The Architect of the Capitol is an E-VERIFY Participant. E-VERIFY is an Internet-based system that compares information from an employee's Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification, to data from U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and Social Security Administration records to confirm employment authorization in the United States. If you are selected for this position, the documentation that you present for purposes of completing the DHS Form I-9 will be verified through the DHS "E-VERIFY" electronic system. Federal Law requires DHS to use the E-VERIFY system to verify the employment eligibility of all new hires, and obligates the new hire to take affirmative steps to resolve any discrepancies identified by the system as a condition of continued employment.
For more information on E-Verify, please visit http://www.dhs.gov/files/programs/gc_1185221678150.shtm
 
The Architect of the Capitol is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information and/or disability.
This agency provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the agency. The decision on granting reasonable accommodation will be on a case-by-case basis.
 
Moving expenses are not authorized.
 
Relocation expenses are not authorized.
 
Probationary PeriodSelectee(s) is subject to the completion of a one-year trial/probationary period, regardless of whether or not a trial/probationary period has been completed previously with the Architect of the Capitol or another Federal agency.
 
All Federal employees are required to have Federal salary payments made by direct deposit to a financial institution of their choice.
 
Relocation Expenses are not authorized and will not be paid.
This vacancy announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies in any of the jurisdictions of the Architect of the Capitol.
All application materials become the property of the Architect of the Capitol.

HOW TO APPLY:

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You MUST apply online.  If you experience difficulties with the application process or do not have access to a computer, please contact the HR Specialist listed as the point of contact before the closing date of this job announcement. 

If you are a new user to the USAJobs Site and have never registered for an account; you will first need to create an account profile with your basic contact information and a resume to begin applying.  You must be a registered USAJobs user AND you must be signed-in to your account in order to apply for this position.  For help setting up an account or for general help using USAJobs, go to USAJobs Help Page.

Once you have gathered all of the required information and are ready to begin the application process, click the "APPLY ONLINE" button at the right side of the page. You will then be directed away from USAJobs to the Department of Commerce application site for USPTO.
 
NEED HELP?
If you experience any difficulties with the application site, help is available!  If you have problems completing your on-line application, contact the Monster Hiring Management Help Desk at 1-866-656-6831 or by e-mail at MGSHELP@monster.com. The help desk is available Monday - Friday 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Eastern Time.  You may call and leave a voice mail message at all other times. 
All required supporting documents will be collected electronically via the USAJobs “Saved Documents” feature.

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

A complete application consists of:
 

  1. A resume or any other written format you choose to describe your job-related qualifications; optional cover letter:  Your resume should indicate your citizenship and should list your educational and work experience including job titles, salary, employment dates, duties and accomplishments, experience and how it relates to the KSAs in the job announcement.  Please Note:  Responses to job questions that are not fully supported by the information in your resume may result in adjustments to your rating.  Any experience claimed in a cover letter should be substantiated by information contained in your resume. 
Supporting Documentation:
  1. Veterans’ Preference Documentation: If you are a veteran with preference eligibility, you must submit a Member 4 copy of your DD-214. If you are a preference eligible claiming a service connected disability of 10 percent or more, you will be asked to submit documentation (i.e. a letter dated 1991 or later from the Department of Veterans Affairs or from a branch of the Armed Forces) certifying to the veteran’s present receipt of compensation. Veterans must include dates of military service within the automated application process, and submit Member 4 copy of each Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty, DD-214. For more information, please visit http://www.opm.gov/veterans/html/vetguide.asp#6.
     
    You can choose ONE of the following methods to submit Supporting Documents:
     
    1) You can upload your documents when you register or update your information on the Architect of the Capitol application site which you access through the USAJobs site.
     OR
    2) You can fax your documents to 571-258-4052 using the system generated fax cover sheet.
     
    Your application and all required documentation must be received by 11:59 p.m. Eastern Standard Time on the closing date of this job announcement
    NOTE: The preceding documentation requirements are based on job requirements and individual applicant eligibility.  Not all documents are applicable to all applicants--if you are unsure which documents apply to you, contact the HR Specialist listed on this announcement. 
     
    Review your resume and responses carefully.  Responses to job questions that are not fully supported by the information in your application package may result in adjustments to your rating.  A Human Resources Representative will validate the qualifications of those candidates eligible to be referred to the hiring official.
     
    FORMS RECEIVED BY FAX, EMAIL OR U.S. POSTAL SERVICE DELIVERY WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.
     
    If you are unable to apply on-line, you may visit our Employment Center for technical assistance in entering your application. The Employment Center is located at 441 Second & D Streets S.W., Washington, D.C., Room H2-178, and is open Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. You may call (202) 226-7000 for directions.
     
    THIS ANNOUNCEMENT CLOSES AT 11:59 PM EST (EASTERN STANDARD TIME) ON THE CLOSING DATE.

AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

Mari Donegan
Phone: 202-226-5553
Fax: 000-000-0000
Email: mdonegan@aoc.gov
Agency Information:
Architect of the Capitol
2nd and D Street, S.W.
Washington, DC
20515
US
Fax: 000-000-0000

WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

You will receive a notice generated by the USAJobs System when you have successfully submitted your application.  After all application packages have been received, we will review your application and transcript(s) (if you are qualifying based on education) to ensure you meet the basic qualification requirements.  
 
You can check the status of your application by logging into http://www.usajobs.gov.  You may also sign up to receive automatic emails anytime the status of your application has changed by logging into your USAJobs Account, editing your profile and changing the ‘Notification Settings’ to indicate that you want to be notified by email when the status changes.  Information regarding the status of your application should be updated in the system within 2 weeks after the closing date of this job announcement.

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Job Announcement Number:

WP SOB 2014-027

Control Number:

356196900