Job Title: Supervisory Electronics TechnicianJob Announcement Number: 14R-JC-299148-MPA-OFEO
Agency: Smithsonian Institution
This position is closed and no longer accepting online applications through USAJOBS.
The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.
/ Per Year
Friday, February 07, 2014 to
Friday, February 14, 2014
SERIES & GRADE:
Full-Time, Permanent -
FEW vacancies -
Washington DC, DC View Map
WHO MAY APPLY:
The following Smithsonian Institution employees may apply: Current employees with Federal career/career-conditional status or eligibility.
More than one selection may be made from this announcement.
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About the Agency
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- Requires career/career-conditional status or eligibility.
- Males born after 12/31/59 must be registered with Selective Service.
- Must possess at least a NICET level 3 in fire alarm systems.
- Be certified in either Water Based Testing or Special Hazard Systems.
DUTIES:Back to top
Inspects and correct deficiencies in a variety of fire dampers, fire detection and fire suppression systems (many of which are complex and/or designed for specific operations and hazards).
Develops and plans staffing requirements, work schedules, priorities, and budgets to support life safety activities.
Provides input for planning and estimating costs of projected work assignments.
QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:Back to top
Experience: You qualify for this position if you possess one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-12 level in the Federal Service or comparable pay band system. For this position Specialized experience is defined as one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-12 level in the Federal service or comparable pay band system. For this position specialized experience is defined as overseeing the installation, inspection, testing and repairing of fire alarm systems, sprinkler systems and dampers for smoke control; and programming fire alarm systems including adding devices and creating functions to perform various output sequences.
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.
Qualification requirements, including one year time-in-grade at the next lower grade level for promotion candidates, 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:
1. Ability to analyze existing and proposed fire dampers, fire detection and fire suppression systems, operational requirements, and operating procedures in order to access impacts of change proposal as these affect the system’s capabilities.
2. Ability to supervise, manage and motivate a diverse range of personnel.
3. Ability to communicate in writing in order to prepare reports on matters concerning fire protection systems in regard to plan reviews, training aids, testing of system applications, and other complex technical issues.
Important Note: 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.
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HOW TO APPLY:Back to top
Click on the "Apply Online" button on the upper right side of the page.
You must apply for this position online through the 'Apply Online' button and submit required supplemental documents (if they are relevant to you).
You may submit required documents by uploading them online during the application process;
You may manually fax required documents. Faxes are received by an automated system, not a physical fax machine. Documents that are faxed as part of the application process must be sent with the system generated cover sheet by the closing date. Documents faxed without the system generated coversheet are not retrievable and cannot be considered as part of the application package.
The complete application package, including any required documents, is due in the Smithsonian Office of Human Resources on the closing date of the announcement by 11:59 PM Eastern Time.
If you are unable to apply online, paper applications may be accepted with prior approval of the Contact Person listed below.
Your application package should include the following documents:
Detailed resume created in the USAJOBS Resume Builder.
Proof of prior federal service such as the latest SF-50, notification of Personnel Action.
NICET level 3 in fire alarm systems.
Water Based Testing or Special Hazard Systems certification.
WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:
At the end of the application process you will be able to create and save a PDF file that contains your responses to the assessment questions. You may save this file as initial receipt of your application. After the job announcement closes, you will receive an email from the Smithsonian with confirmation of receipt.
The Smithsonian receives many applications for each job. Each application is reviewed carefully which may take a few weeks. We will send you an e-mail to update you as we go through phases of the application review process. You may also check your application status by logging into www.usajobs.gov and selecting the tab "My USAJOBS;" e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org; or by contacting the Office of Human Resources Representative listed.Additional Information:
Tips on applying for Smithsonian jobs are available at www.sihr.si.edu/jobs.cfm
The Smithsonian does not pay relocation expenses.
The Smithsonian embraces diversity and equal employment opportunity (www.si.edu/oeema