All qualifications must be met by the closing date of this announcement, Monday, March 14, 2016. Qualifying experience may be obtained in the private or public sectors.

QUALIFICATIONS: To be

eligible for this position, you must possess the qualifying specialized experience and/or educationas described in the occupational/assessment questionnaire and as outlined below.

EXPERIENCE: One year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-05 level. Specialized experience is experience that equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to successfully perform the duties of this position, and is obtained in the actual type of work for which application is made. Examples of specialized experience include assisting with the set-up, organization and maintenance of web-based content; producing highly effective and organized web content for a National Park or similar organization; writing, revising and updating digital content for an organization's website; and educating users and developing training materials related to the use and sharing of electronic information. OR

EDUCATION: One full year of progressively higher level graduate education, with Major study in commercial art, fine arts, art history, industrial design, architecture, drafting, interior design, photography, visual communication, or other fields related to the position. OR


COMBINATION: A combination of specialized experience as described in "A" above and specialized experience as described in "B" that, when combined, equal 100% of the total requirement. (Please note that only graduate education may be used in this calculation.)


NOTE: You must submit a copy of your transcripts or a complete list of college courses taken that identifies for each course the college or university, semester or quarter hours earned, grade received, and date completed.


EDUCATION:
To qualify based on education, you must submit a legible copy of transcripts from an accredited institution with your name, school name, credit hours, course level, major(s), and grade-point average or class ranking or other equivalent documentation.  Applicants can verify accreditation HERE  

Transcripts do not need to be official but if you are selected for this position and you used your education to qualify then you will need to provide official transcripts before you enter on duty.

You can receive credit for education received outside the United States if you provide evidence that it is comparable to an accredited education institution in the United States when you apply. For further information click HERE.

Requirements
1. You  may be required to operate a government (or private) motor vehicle as part of your official duties.  Please indicate in your application whether you possess a valid state drivers license.

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

We will review your application package, including the online assessment questionnaire, to ensure you meet the job requirements and assess your ability to perform this job. Your ratings are subject to change if discrepancies exist between your responses and your supporting documents.
All applicants will be rated on the following Skills or Competencies:

  • Knowledge of different tools and platforms for developing digital content for internal information sharing.
  • Skill in creating a highly functional, navigable and effective websites for diverse users in an organization.
  • Skill in collaboration and coordination among diverse population of users.
  • Ability to communicate ideas and program information effectively.

If you meet the qualification requirements based on your online application and are found to be among the top candidates, you will be referred to the selecting official for further review.

You must include months, years and hours per week worked to receive credit for your work experience. One year of specialized experience is equivalent to 12 months at 40 hours per week. Part-time hours are prorated. You will not receive any credit for experience that does not indicate exact hours per week or is listed as "varies".

Category rating procedures will be used to rate and rank candidates. Candidates will be ranked into 3 categories:
Category Group I (Best Qualified) - applicants possessing experience that substantially exceeds the minimum qualifications of the position including all selective factors, and who are highly proficient in all requirements of the job and can perform effectively in the position.
Category Group II (Well Qualified) - applicants possessing experience that exceeds the minimum qualifications of the position including all selective factors, and who are proficient in most of the requirements of the job.
Category Group III (Qualified) - applicants possessing experience that meets the minimum qualifications of the position or those meeting education only including all selective factors, and who are proficient in some, but not all of the requirements of the job.

Order of Consideration: Candidates who meet the minimum qualifications required by the position will be considered in the following order: (1) best qualified applicants entitled to 10-point veterans' preference who have a compensable service-connected disability of 10 percent or more (except in the case of scientific or professional positions at the GS-9 level or above or if they fail to meet positive education requirements, training, selective placement factor, etc.), best qualified applicants entitled to 10-point or 5-point veterans' preference, and then all other best qualified applicants, (2) well qualified applicants entitled to 10-point or 5-point veterans' preference and then all other well qualified applicants, (3) qualified applicants entitled to 10-point or 5-point veterans' preference and then all other qualified applicants.