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ISSUE DATE: MARCH 4, 2003
CLOSING DATE: APRIL 4, 2003
|Title, Series & Grade:
Interior Design and Preservation Specialist
($47,910 - $88,770)
Office of Administration
Washington, D.C. 20503
|Full Performance Level: GS-13
AREA OF CONSIDERATION: Open to All Sources
NOTE: Due to potential delays in the U.S. Postal Service, we encourage applicants to submit an electronic application or fax it to (202) 395-1262, (202) 395-1194 or (202) 395-5608 to ensure safe and timely receipt of applications. We cannot guarantee that applications mailed will be received before the closing date of the announcement to receive consideration.
NOTE: Due to the demands of this position, the mandatory tour of duty will begin at 6:30 a.m.
MAJOR DUTIES: The incumbent of this position serves as an Interior Design and Preservation Program Specialist within the Office of Administration (OA), Facilities Management Division. The incumbent of this position will work with the Interior Design and Preservation manager and the Director of Preservation for major construction, renovation, preservation and special studies consisting of teams of professional and other highly skilled employees serving the White House Complex.
As such, the incumbent will be expected to participate in project definition, work scheduling, contractor coordination and to interact with senior management officials in the development, facilitation and coordination of programming documents and internal processes to acquire funding and project approvals. Additionally, the selectee will recommend and assist in the coordination of selection of and preservation of historically accurate furnishings located within the offices of the White House Complex. Selections include architectural elements, cabinetry, surface finishes, lighting and plumbing fixtures, furniture, textiles, art work and decorative furnishings.
The selectee will work closely with the Interior Design and Preservation Manager and the Director of Preservation on the preservation of historic decorative art objects primarily located within the Dwight D. Eisenhower Executive Office Building; providing consultation in the choice of the artistic message and principles represented by the artwork and furnishings. On occasion, the selectee will work directly for the Facilities Management Director on special projects.
The selectee will also serve as an Interior Design Project Specialist for interior design and space planning for the spaces within the White House Complex. As such, the incumbent will be expected to assist in directing major construction, renovations, and special studies. The incumbent will conduct analysis of systems, materials and furnishings appropriate to the White House culture, environmental conditions, and economy. In this capacity the incumbent participates in project definition, work scheduling, and contractor coordination.
This position is responsible for organizing and guiding the development of planning diagrams illustrating adjacencies and stacking and blocking criteria as the basis for the conceptual drawings; guiding the development of building schedules, elevations, details and specifications for finishes, hardware, building specialties and furnishings; reviewing materials to ensure compliance with user requirements, codes and technologies and for compatibility with the White House environment; and preparing cost estimates for budget analysis, negotiation and award of contracts and purchase orders for commodities and other services.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIREMENT: One year of specialized experience is required. Specialized experience is experience directly related to the line of work of the position to be filled, and which has equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position. To be creditable, the experience must be comparable to the next lower grade level in the Federal service.
SELECTIVE PLACEMENT FACTORS:
QUALITY RANKING FACTORS:
APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE RETURNED.
RELOCATION EXPENSES WILL NOT BE PAID TO THE APPLICANT SELECTED.
NOTE: Applicants are required to provide an attachment addressing each of the Selective and Quality Ranking Factors. Applicants who do not meet the Selective Factor(s) will not receive further consideration for this position.
If you omit any of the required information specified in Optional Form 510, "Applying for a Federal Job" your application may be rated INELIGIBLE.
BASIS OF RATING: APPLICANTS WILL BE RATED BASED ON AN EVALUATION OF THEIR EXPERIENCE/EDUCATION AND ON THEIR WRITTEN RESPONSES TO EACH OF THE SELECTIVE AND QUALITY RANKING FACTORS LISTED ABOVE. APPLICANTS SHOULD PROVIDE A SUPPLEMENTAL DOCUMENT (ON PLAIN PAPER, NO FORM REQUIRED), ADDRESSING EACH FACTOR SEPARATELY IN NARRATIVE FORMAT WITH DETAILED ANSWERS AND EXAMPLES OF RELEVANT EXPERIENCE. FAILURE TO ADDRESS THE SELECTIVE FACTORS MAY RESULT IN A RATING OF INELIGIBLE. A SCORE OF 90 OR HIGHER IS DEEMED "WELL QUALIFIED".
This agency provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the agency. The decision on granting reasonable accommodation will be on a case-by- case basis.
Users of the Telecommunications Device for the Deaf (TDD) may call: (202) 395-1160.
HOW TO APPLY:
PLEASE NOTE: Due to potential delays in the mail system, we encourage applicants to submit an electronic application or fax it to us (202) 395-1262, (202) 395-1194 or (202) 395-5608 to ensure timely receipt of your application. We cannot guarantee that applications, which are mailed, will be received by the closing date of the announcement FAX to (202) 395-1262, (202) 395-1194 or (202) 395-5608 the following:
When you have finished and select 'Send', your resume will be sent to our agency. Electronic Resumes can only be sent using the special icon in our announcement. To apply on-line, you must prepare your resume and SEND it before midnight Eastern Time of the closing date.
After you complete and send OPM's online resume, you will receive a web page message stating that your resume (for the specified announcement number) was sent to our agency. This message serves as a confirmation of your mailing. If you do not receive this statement your resume was not successfully transmitted and you should try again. You may wish to fax a copy of this confirmation message with any materials that must be faxed in order to complete the application to 202-395-5608.
SECURITY CLEARANCE: A security clearance background investigation will be conducted.
DRUG TESTING: The applicant tentatively selected for this position will be required to submit to urinalysis screening for illegal drug use prior to appointment. After appointment, the employee will be included in the agency's random drug testing program.
EEO STATEMENT: Applications will be accepted from all qualified persons. Consideration will be extended without discrimination for any non-merit reasons, such as race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, political affiliation, marital status, age, membership or nonmembership in employee organizations, or non- disqualifying physical disability. Disabled applicants, disabled veterans, or any other applicants eligible for noncompetitive appointment under special appointing authorities not requiring competitive status are eligible to apply regardless of the area of consideration and should clearly specify their special eligibility on their application.
NOTE: Direct Deposit is REQUIRED: As a condition of employment, candidates appointed, competitively promoted or reassigned are required to enroll and participate in Direct Deposit/Electronic Funds Transfer.
Displaced employees requesting special selection priority consideration under the Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP). If you are a displaced Federal employee, you may be entitled to receive priority consideration under the ICTAP. To receive consideration you must:
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