Technical Information Specialist

Department of the Navy, Naval...
Washington D.C.
Mar 15, 2017
Mar 23, 2017
Full Time

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This position is located in the Naval Dosimetry Center (NDC) on Naval Support Activity, Bethesda, Maryland.

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  • You must be a US Citizen.
  • Males must be registered or exempt from Selective Service.
  • Selectee must be determined suitable for federal employment.
  • Selectee may be required to successfully complete a probationary period.
  • Selectee is required to participate in the direct deposit pay program.
  • See Other Information section for additional requirements.
  • In order to qualify for this position, your resume must provide sufficient experience and/or education, knowledge, skills, and abilities, to perform the duties of the specific position for which you are being considered. Your resume is the key means we have for evaluating your skills, knowledge, and abilities, as they relate to this position. Therefore, we encourage you to be clear and specific when describing your experience.

    Basic Requirement:

    Carefully read the following descriptions of experience and/or education. Select the one that best describes your qualifications for the Technical Information Specialist. Make sure your resume supports your response that you select.

    I have completed a full 4-year course of study that meets all the requirements for a bachelor's degree with major study in Technical Information Services or a related fields.


    I have four years of experience that provided knowledge of the basic principles, theories, practices, techniques, and terminology of a Technical Information Services or a related field; an understanding of the standard methods, procedures, and techniques of research and analysis in the subject-matter field; and the ability to read and comprehend nontechnical material in one or more foreign languages. Such experience must have been equivalent to that which would have been gained through a 4-year college curriculum.


    I do not have a combination of A and B, but I do possess and equivalent combination of education and experience that meets the total qualification requirements.

    In addition to meeting the basic requirements, applicants  must meet the minimum qualifications:

    Minimum Qualifications:

    Carefully read the following descriptions of experience and/or education. Select the one that best describes your qualifications for the Technical Information Specialist, GS-1412-11. Ensure your resume supports your response.

    I have at least one full year (52 weeks) of specialized experience equivalent in the level of difficulty and responsibly to that of the GS-09 in the Federal Service that has equipped me with the particular knowledge, skills and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position.

    Specialized experience must demonstrate the following:

    ·   Researching radiation exposure reports, comparing the hard copy reports with the computerized database for agreement and completeness.

    ·   Communicating with Naval and Non-Naval entities to interpret and assist in dosimetry calculations.

    ·   Verifying and assessing causes and methods for resolution of problems or imped affection archived doses.

    OR  I have 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education or doctoral degree (Ph.D, M.D., or equivalent) related to the position.

    OR  I have a combination of specialized experience as described in letter A above and education as described in letter B above which, when combined, is equivalent to 100% of the qualification requirement.


    Additional qualification information can be found from the following Office of Personnel Management web site:  

    You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer and part time experience. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week.

    Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., professional, philanthropic, religious, spiritual, community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment.

    As part of the application process, you must complete and submit an occupational questionnaire. To preview this questionnaire and determine if your experience matches the required skills for this position, click the following link: View Assessment Questions

    Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating and/or appointment eligibility.

    POSITIVE EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:  This position has a Positive Education Requirement. In order to verify that you meet the positive education qualifications for this position, you must submit a complete copy of their transcripts or an itemized list of college courses which includes equivalent information from the transcript (Course title, semester/quarter hours and grade). You may submit your transcripts through the "Application Manager" or by fax.  This is the only method in which transcripts can be submitted.  Failure to provide this information will result in an ineligible rating. (Faxing instructions may be found under the "How to Apply" section.)

    Are you using your education to qualify? For positions requiring positive education requirements, or if you are using education to meet all or part of the qualification requirements, you must submit a copy of your transcripts or an itemized list of college courses which includes equivalent information from the transcript (course title, semester/quarter hours, and grade/degree earned).   See OPM's General Policies for information on crediting education.

    Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the qualification requirements if the applicant can provide documentation indicating that the foreign education is comparable to that received in an accredited educational institution in the United States. It is the responsibility of the applicant to provide such evidence when applying for further information, visit:

      Special Requirements
    • Selectee must be immunized on an annual basis against influenza in accordance with BUMEDINST 6220.9B. As a condition of employment, a seasonal influenza vaccine is required.  Any exemptions must be approved in accordance with government-wide and local policy and guidance.  Any employee who obtains an exemption must follow strict rules in accordance with government-wide and local policy and guidance.  Failure to maintain these conditions of employment could result in disciplinary action up to and including removal from Federal Service.
    • This is a non-critical sensitive IT-II position requiring the incumbent to obtain a favorable ANACI (Access National Agency Check with Inquiries) investigation for continued assignment to a non-critical sensitive position. The incumbent has access to information requiring protection under the Privacy Act of 1974 and to Department of Defense and Department of Navy IT system(s) with ability to access and/or impact sensitive data.
    • Occasional Travel may be required up to 5%.
    • Selectee will be required to successfully complete a pre-appointment physical examination.


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