Interior Designer - Entry to Senior Level (MD)

Employer
National Security Agency
Location
Fort Meade, MD
Posted
Jul 05, 2022
Closes
Jul 08, 2022
Ref
586700913
Industry
Engineering
Hours
Full Time
NSA Overview The professionals at the National Security Agency (NSA) have one common goal: to protect our nation. The mission requires a strong offense and a steadfast defense. The offense collects, processes and disseminates intelligence information derived from foreign signals for intelligence and counterintelligence purposes. The defense prevents adversaries from gaining access to sensitive of classified national security information. Description of Position The National Security Agency (NSA) currently has opportunities for highly motivated Interior Designers to provide facilities design expertise, guidance and support to the development and implementation of commercial solutions that enable capabilities that align with mission driven priorities. Our interior designers are responsible for the look and feel of facilities, from an interiors perspective, at our headquarters and across the entire enterprise. As an Interior Designer you will be a valuable member of the design team that implements workspace solutions based on project requirements developed through customer interaction and data collection. As an Interior Designer at NSA, responsibilities may include: * Conducting facilities planning and space programming * Developing furniture layouts, furniture specification and design packages, cost estimates and project schedules * Developing designs for new and renovated commercial facilities. * Providing construction detailing * Conducting code analysis * Performing project management tasks * Selecting architectural, interior design and furniture materials and finishes * Conducting multidisciplinary project reviews and teamingDescription of Skills NOTE: Critical to the assessment of your application are responses to all screening questions and uploaded unofficial transcripts. The ideal candidate demonstrates the following: * Problem Solving * Critical Thinking * Interpersonal Skills * Partnering / Collaboration * Customer Service * Accountability * Continual Learning * Resilience * Effective Communication * Creativity * Flexibility Knowledge and experience in one or more of the following is desired: * AutoCAD * Space planning including commercial office and hospitality spaces * Interior design and planning * Construction technology/management * Leading project teams * Various contract mechanisms * Analysis and life-cycle maintenance of installations, facilities, and furniture projects * Analysis, design, construction, national/local code compliance * Design safety plans and programs to comply with laws, regulations, and policies * Ability to manage and design multiple projects with varying scope under compressed schedulesSalary Range: $50,643 - $80,532 (Entry/Developmental) * The qualifications listed are the minimum acceptable to be considered for the position. Salary offers are based on candidates' education level and years of experience relevant to the position and also take into account information provided by the hiring manager/organization regarding the work level for the position. Entry is with a Bachelor's degree and no experience. An Associate's degree plus 2 years of relevant experience may be considered. Degree must be in Interior Design, Interior Architecture or related field. If program is not CIDA accredited, it must include specified coursework.* * Specified coursework shall include the following topics: (a) drafting (b) architectural drawing and rendering (c) computer aided design (d) intro to interior design (e) architectural lighting or environmental controls (f) building construction and methods (g) construction documents (h) design and the built environment (i) history of architecture (j) history of furniture (k) sustainable design (l) design and visual culture (m) visual form (n) Photoshop for interiors (o) graphic presentation (p) construction materials and finishes (q) interior design business practices (r) life safety codes for interiors Relevant experience must be in facilities, space planning (to include: [Americans with Disabilties Act (ADA), Architectural Barriers Act (ABA), International Building Code (IBC), and National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 101-life safety codes], design, and/or construction documentation utilizing Computer Aid Drafting (CAD) (eg, AutoCAD). Salary Range: $74,950 - $116,788 (Full Performance) * The qualifications listed are the minimum acceptable to be considered for the position. Salary offers are based on candidates' education level and years of experience relevant to the position and also take into account information provided by the hiring manager/organization regarding the work level for the position. Entry is with a Bachelor's degree plus 3 years of relevant experience, or a Master's degree plus 1 year of relevant experience. An Associate's degree plus 5 years of relevant experience may be considered. Degree must be in Interior Design, Interior Architecture or related field. If program is not CIDA accredited, it must include specified coursework.* * Specified coursework shall include the following topics: (a) drafting (b) architectural drawing and rendering (c) computer aided design (d) intro to interior design (e) architectural lighting or environmental controls (f) building construction and methods (g) construction documents (h) design and the built environment (i) history of architecture (j) history of furniture (k) sustainable design (l) design and visual culture (m) visual form (n) Photoshop for interiors (o) graphic presentation (p) construction materials and finishes (q) interior design business practices (r) life safety codes for interiors Relevant experience must be in facilities, space planning [to include: Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Architectural Barriers Act (ABA), International Building Code (IBC), and National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 101-life safety codes], design, and/or construction documentation utilizing Computer Aided Drafting (CAD) (eg, AutoCAD), and must include project management (preferably in design, construction, facilities, or space planning). National Council for Interior Design Qualification (NCIDQ) and Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certifications are preferred. Salary Range: $106,823 - $164,102 (Senior) * The qualifications listed are the minimum acceptable to be considered for the position. Salary offers are based on candidates' education level and years of experience relevant to the position and also take into account information provided by the hiring manager/organization regarding the work level for the position. Entry is with a Bachelor's degree plus 6 years of relevant experience, or a Master's degree plus 4 years of relevant experience. An Associate's degree plus 8 years of relevant experience may be considered. Degree must be in Interior Design, Interior Architecture or related field. If program is not CIDA accredited, it must include specified coursework.* * Specified coursework shall include the following topics: (a) drafting (b) architectural drawing and rendering (c) computer aided design (d) intro to interior design (e) architectural lighting or environmental controls (f) building construction and methods (g) construction documents (h) design and the built environment (i) history of architecture (j) history of furniture (k) sustainable design (l) design and visual culture (m) visual form (n) Photoshop for interiors (o) graphic presentation (p) construction materials and finishes (q) interior design business practices (r) life safety codes for interiors Relevant experience must be in facilities, space planning [to include: Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Architectural Barriers Act (ABA), International Building Code (IBC), and National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 101-life safety codes], design, and/or construction documentation utilizing Computer Aided Drafting (CAD) (eg, AutoCAD), and must include project management (preferably in design, construction, facilities or space planning); design management; supervisor or site manager in a facilities environment. National Council for Interior Design Qualification (NCIDQ), Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED), and/or Project Management Professional (PMP) certifications are preferred.Salary is commensurate with education and experience. On-the job training, internal NSA courses, and external training will be made available based on the need and experience of the selectee. Monday - Friday, with basic 8hr/day work requirements between 0600 and 1800 (flexible).To apply for this position, please click the 'Apply' button located at the top right of this posting. After completing the application for the first time, or reviewing previously entered information, and clicking the 'Submit' button, you will receive a confirmation email. Please ensure your spam filters are configured to accept emails from noreply@intelligencecareers.gov. * PLEASE NOTE: US Citizenship is required for all applicants. Reasonable accommodations provided to applicants with disabilities during the application and hiring process where appropriate. NSA is an equal opportunity employer and abides by applicable employment laws and regulations. All applicants and employees are subject to random drug testing in accordance with Executive Order 12564. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a security background investigation and polygraph. This position is a Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS) position in the Excepted Service under 10 USC 1601. DoD Components with DCIPS positions apply Veterans' Preference to eligible candidates as defined by Section 2108 of Title 5 USC, in accordance with the procedures provided in DoD Instruction 1400.25, Volume 2005, DCIPS Employment and Placement. If you are a veteran claiming veterans' preference, as defined by Section 2108 of Title 5 USC, you may be asked to submit documents verifying your eligibility. Please note that you may be asked a series of questions depending on the position you apply for. Your responses will be used as part of the screening process of your application and will assist in determining your eligibility for the position. Be sure to elaborate on experiences in your resume. Failure to provide the required information or providing inaccurate information will result in your application not being considered for this position. Only those applicants who meet the qualifications for the position will be contacted to begin employment processing. Please Note: Job Posting could close earlier than the closing date due to sufficient number of applicants or position no longer available. We encourage you to apply as soon as possible.