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001 - DEU - Delegated Examining Unit, open to all US Citizens regardless of Federal work status.
002 - Non-competitive - Mark if you would like to be considered (and are eligible) for a special hiring authority such as: VRA and SCH A (please see the OTHER INFORMATION tab for more information). You must provide documentation to be considered for this occupational code or you will be marked ineligible.
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1. From the descriptions below, select one response that best describes how your background meets the basic requirements for an Exhibits Specialist, GS-1010-09 position. Read all responses before making your selection. MARK ONLY ONE RESPONSE. If you select more than one response, or leave this question blank you will be rated ineligible. If you do not meet these minimum qualifications, you will be considered not qualified and will not receive consideration for this position.
YOUR RESUME OR APPLICATION MATERIALS YOU SUBMIT FOR THIS ANNOUNCEMENT MUST SUPPORT THE ANSWER YOU CLAIM UNDER THIS AND OTHER QUESTIONS. IF NOT, YOU WILL BE FOUND NOT QUALIFIED OR YOUR SCORE WILL BE LOWERED.A. I have a master's or equivalent graduate degree or have successfully completed two full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree in a field that will provide the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to perform the duties of the job. Such degree's include illustrative design, commercial art, fine arts, industrial design, architecture, drafting, interior design, or other fields related to the position
2. Skill in exhibit, scene, or cabinet carpentry using both heavy woodshop and hand tools such as table saw, joiner, drill press, cut-off saw, band saw etc. safely and accurately. (Selective Factor)
Choose the one statement that best identifies your skill described in the selective factor.A. I possess the skill in exhibit, scene, or cabinet carpentry using both woodshop and hand tools such as table saw, joiner, drill press, cut-off saw, band saw etc. safely and accurately.
For each task in the following group, choose the statement from the list below that best describes your experience and/or training. Darken the oval corresponding to that statement in Section 25 of the Qualifications and Availability Form C. Please select only one letter for each item.A- I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
3. Troubleshoot, and repair of audiovisual systems in exhibits utilizing video monitors, audio and video players, switching, and cabling.
4. Troubleshoot, and repair computer driven systems used in exhibits.
5. Perform a variety of mechanical and general repairs to museum styled exhibits working in a wide variety of materials such as acrylics, wood, and metal.
6. Troubleshoot and repair light fixtures both overhead and in exhibits. This includes relamping, aiming and achieving specific light levels using appropriate metering.
7. Fabricate specialized exhibit components such as curved or complex structures, artifact cases, dioramas, and models.
8. Fabricate exhibits that incorporate interactive devices or audiovisual elements.
9. Produce dimensioned rough sketches, or finished shop drawings for outside contractors and in house use.
10. Accurately match colors in order to apply regular and faux finishes to exhibit elements using oil, water based paints, varnishes, lacquers, and stains, applied with either brush, roller, cloth, or sprayer.
11. Prepare and install museum exhibits that often require handling and care of delicate objects and artifacts.
12. Install, or move both heavy and fragile exhibit objects that require suspension or mounting to walls.
13. Install graphic vinyl type lettering to walls and panels.
14. Prepare graphics for display including, mounting to substrates, framing and installation of large images.
15. Measure, mark, square, trim and mount objects or graphics with appropriate fastenings.
16. Identify, locate, research, and order supplies required for a given project.
17. Knowledge of how to work with hazardous materials and use of appropriate safety equipment.
18. Meet to inform and coordinate work with others from a wide variety of disciplines such as historians and curators, building or ships' maintenance staff, collections staff (artifacts and documents); private organizations, contractors, and general public.
19. Effectively respond both orally, and in writing to inquiries from park staff, private organizations, contractors or vendors.
20. Collaborate with other park staff regarding coordination and impact of assigned projects.
21. Provide carefully considered estimates and clearly communicate needs for project completion.
22. Present clear and convincing oral, drawn, or modeled presentations.
23. Perform in a role together with other employees, including training, orientation, and guidance.
24. Communicate in writing using correct grammar, punctuation, and spelling.