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The Vacancy Identification Number is: 850607
Radio Broadcast Technician
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Please insert the total number of years and months of your job related experience. Job related experience is experience acquired while working in a specific field or occupation.
Please answer YES or NO to this question.A- Yes.
1. Applicants must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade level, GS-11, which is directly related to the line of work.
Specialized Experience: Knowledge of Radio broadcasting and technical standards as applies to operation of broadcasts systems and equipment, and ability to operate digital and analog broadcast and recording equipment systems, Examples of this experience is demonstrated ability to work with various digital systems such as ISDN, IP, etc.; ability to perform broadcast equipment and systems troubleshooting to resolve problems, monitor and fine-tune broadcast systems to meet accepted broadcast standards and demonstrated use of master control and routing switches, patch panels and interncoms.
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.
2. Knowledge of switching and distribution of radio material.
3. Knowledge of corrective actions on incoming and outgoing audio material.
4. Ability to take corrective action to ensure compliance with established parameters and broadcast standards.
5. Knowledge of audio signal flow and routing.
6. Knowledge of computer operation including file management related to digital recording, storage and playback.