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    This position is located in the Office of Security Printing, Currency Inspection Division. The incumbent performs such bookbinding processes and machine operations required in production processing and finishing of a variety of security printed items produced by the Bureau for various government agencies. The incumbent is assigned to any Bureau activity requiring a Journeyman Bookbinder.

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    The following are the duties of this position at the WE-1. If you are selected at a lower grade level, you will have the opportunity to learn to perform all these duties, and will receive training to help you grow in this position.

    - Perform bookbinding operations in the production processing and finishing of high quality security printed items done by hand involving use of hand tools and/or non-automatic/machine finished processes that involve cutting, perforating, trimming, etc., for the manufacture of printed matter.

    - Perform set-up operational adjustments and minor maintenance tasks on machines used to trim, cut, examine, jog, slit, and otherwise manufacture security printed matter in a finished format. Machine operation may accomplish and/or include more than one finishing process.

    - Monitor machine operation and inspect product during processing to remove blank, partly printed and defective sheets to maintain high quality and to prevent machine jam-ups of work in process.

    - Ensure integrity of work product format in any prescribed form sequence, shape of stock, etc., through any segmental processes in finishing final product. As final craft person in all major operations is responsible for security/accountability of finished product.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    U.S. citizens or U.S. Nationals; no prior Federal experience is required.

    This opportunity is also open to Status eligibles under Announcement 18-BEP-108. Please refer to that announcement for details on open period, eligibility, and how to apply.

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  • Job family (Series)

    4441 Bookbinding

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/502049200. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.