Job Title: Exhibits Specialist (Fabrication)Job Announcement Number: 14R-MR-299588-TRF-NMAh
Agency: Smithsonian Institution
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Friday, August 22, 2014 to
Friday, September 5, 2014
SERIES & GRADE:
Full-Time, Permanent. -
This is not a Federal Position, but has similar requirements and benefits.
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WHO MAY APPLY:
This position is open to all candidates eligible to work in the United States.
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About the Agency
This position is located in the Exhibits Production Division within the National Museum of American History (NMAH). The purpose of this position is to fabricate high quality components that will display museum objects to their best advantage.
- Pass Pre-employment Background Investigation
- Complete a Probationary Period
- Maintain a Bank Account for Direct Deposit/Electronic Transfer
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-09 level in the Federal Service or comparable pay band system. For this position Specialized experience is defined as reviewing and analyzing design and constructing documents, fabricating, installing, and dismantling complicated exhibit cases, panels, artifact supports, platforms, pedestals, and other various items for display.
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.
Or Education: Three full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a Ph.D. or
equivalent doctoral degree in a major study -- illustrative design, commercial art, fine arts, industrial design, architecture, drafting, interior design, or other fields related to the position.
Or a Combination: Education and experience may be combined to meet the basic qualifications. For a full explanation of this option please see the Qualification Standards.
Special Instructions for Foreign Education: If you are qualifying by education and/or you have education completed in a foreign college/university described above, it is your responsibility to provide transcripts and proof of U.S. accreditation for foreign study. For instructions on where to fax these documents, see the "Required Documents" section of this announcement.
Qualification requirements 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:
- Knowledge of fabrication, machining, and finishing techniques and materials needed to fabricate exhibit components.
- Skill in wood working and the use of woodworking equipment
- Ability to research materials for exhibit applications.
- Ability to work in and contribute to a team oriented environment.
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. To preview questions please click here.