Exhibits Specialist


Vacancy ID: 669763   Announcement Number: SAFR-669763-12-DEU   USAJOBS Control Number: 317295200

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1. Title of Job

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2. Biographic Data

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4. Work Information

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10. Lowest Grade

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12. Special Knowledge

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20. Occupational Specialties

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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.



001 DEU
002 NON-COMPETITIVE

21. Geographic Availability

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The location code for this position is:


063290075 San Francisco, CA

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23. Job Related Experience

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24. Personal Background Information

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25. Occupational/Assessment Questions:

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
B. I have at least one year of full-time specialized experience equivalent to the GS-07 grade level in the federal government performing all of the following: (1) troubleshoot and repair electrical, mechanical, and structural exhibit components; (2) perform carpentry work and finishing on trim, panels, historic facades, platforms and exhibit cases; (3) install heavy or fragile artifacts that require suspension or mounting to walls; (4) construct, prepare and paint large surfaces; and (5) build prototypes or produce shop drawings.
C. I have a combination of education described in A above and experience described in B above. When combining education and experience, first take the total number of semester hours (or equivalent) earned and divide by 18 semester hours (or equivalent); then take the total number of months of experience and divide by 12 months; finally, add the two percentages. The total must equal at least 100 to qualify.
D. My education and/or experience is not reflected in any of the above statements.

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.
B. I do not possess the skill in exhibit, scene, or cabinet carpentry using both woodshop and hand tools such as table saw, joiner plan, 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.
B- I have had education or training in performing the task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
C- I have performed this task on the job. My work on this task was monitored closely by a supervisor or senior employee to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
D- I have performed this task as a regular part of a job. I have performed it independently and normally without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
E- I am considered an expert in performing this task. I have supervised performance of this task or am normally the person who is consulted by other workers to assist them in doing this task because of my expertise.

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.