Telecommunication Specialist

Washington D.C.
May 19, 2017
Jun 05, 2017
Full Time

About the Agency

This announcement has an application limit of 100 applications and will close to the receipt of applications once this limit has been reached. Therefore, applicants should apply as soon as possible. If the 100 application limit is never reached, then the job announcement will close at 11:59 pm Eastern Time on Friday, June 2, 2017.

This position is located in the Telecommunications Office, Administrative Services Division (ASD), Office of the Administrator (A). The incumbent serves as the Telecommunications Specialist to the Telecommunications Department Head. The primary purpose of this position is to provide technical support and assistance to the Telecommunications Department Supervisor on the National Gallery of Art's voice telecommunications systems.

This position is also being advertised under job announcement NGA-17-69B to persons with federal competitive status or reinstatement eligibility, or who are eligible under the Veterans' Employment Opportunities Act (VEOA) or other special hiring authorities, including Veterans' Recruitment Appointment (VRA) authority and Schedule A authority to hire individuals with severe disabilities. Persons wishing to be considered under both announcements must apply separately to each.

  • Not Required

  • No

  • U.S. Citizenship
  • Subject to a background/suitability investigation.
  • Designated and/or random drug testing may be required.
  • Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959.
  • Candidates must meet the Qualification Standards Handbook requirements for GS-0391-7. This requires at least 1 year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-5 level in the Federal service, installing or maintaining a variety of telecommunications equipment. OR five full years of education above the high school level in a relevant academic discipline. OR a combination of the above experience and education.

    Candidates must reflect in their submitted USAJOBS résumés the possession of this specialized experience. If their résumé does not include such specialized experience, they will be ineligible for this position.

    Those applicants who meet the minimum qualification requirements will be evaluated against these factors to determine the best-qualified candidates.

    1. Knowledge of telecommunications installation, modification, repair, and maintenance.
    2. Knowledge of Enterprise mobile device management programs, policies, and procedures.
    3. Knowledge of telecommunications help-desk, attendant console, and PBX system administration.
    4. Knowledge of general telecommunications administration and basic computer hardware and software.
    CTAP/ICTAP candidates: To be considered "well qualified" you must meet all of the requirements as described in this section.

    EDUCATION: Are you using education to qualify?

    Although this position does not have a positive education requirement, you may submit copies of your transcripts or a course listing. You must provide documentation supporting your education claims.

    Education must be obtained from an accredited institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

    Foreign education must be reviewed by an organization recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. For special instructions pertaining to foreign education and a list of organizations that can evaluate foreign education, see the Department of Education website.

    Your resume serves as the basis for qualification determinations and must highlight your most relevant and significant work experience and education (if applicable) as it relates to this job opportunity. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social). Your resume must include the dates of all qualifying experience (from month/year to month/year) and the number of hours worked/volunteered per week.

    Physical Requirements: The work requires physical exertion such as long periods of standing, walking over rough or uneven surfaces, access tight spaces, stoop down, crouching, stretching, reach overhead, and climb and descend ladders. Must be able to lift and carry up to 30 pounds of weight, periodically.

    The National Gallery of Art provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities. If you need reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify us. The decision on granting reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

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