Supervisory Physical Scientist (GEO-Spatial Information)

Washington D.C.
Jun 19, 2017
Jun 26, 2017
Full Time

About the Agency

ATTENTION: Due to the large number of qualified applicants for positions of this type, this job announcement will close at 11:59 pm Eastern Time on either: (A) The closing date listed above or (B) The date that 100 applications are received; whichever occurs first. If the announcement closes on the date that 100 applications are received, all applications submitted by 11:59pm that day will be given consideration, including those in excess of 100.

We encourage applicants to apply as soon as possible to ensure their applications are submitted before the announcement closes. We will not consider applications which are late due to the announcement closing once the above number of applications is reached.

This position is located in the Smithsonian Facilities (SF), Office of Business Administration and Technical Services (OBATS), Geo-Spatial Information Integration Division (GIS). The Incument serves as the Associate Director for the Geo-Spatial Information Integration Division. The GIS Division recommends, manages, and implements spatial application programs and extensions to desktop and workstation GIS software in response to internal and external requirements.

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  • Pass Pre-employment Background Investigation
  • May need to complete a Probationary Period
  • Maintain a Bank Account for Direct Deposit/Electronic Transfer
  • Males born after 12/31/59 must be registered with Selective Service.
  • You must meet these Basic Education Requirements:

    Degree: physical science, engineering, or mathematics that included 24 semester hours in physical science and/or related engineering science such as mechanics, dynamics, properties of materials, and electronics.


    Combination of education and experience -- education equivalent to one of the majors shown in A above that included at least 24 semester hours in physical science and/or related engineering science, plus appropriate experience or additional education.

    In addition to Basic Requirements above, you must also meet following criteria:

    Selective Factor:
    Experience must include GIS and Computer Aided Design (CAD), Environmental Systems Research Institute (ESRI), Aeronautical Reconnaissance Coverage Geographic Information System (ARCGIS) 10.4 and/or Arc Server Enterprise, and ARC Pro and IBM Tririga Facility Management Systems for historic building spaces.

    Specialize Experience:
    You qualify for this position if you possess one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-14 level in the Federal Service or comparable pay band system. For this position Specialized experience is defined as experience providing advisory services regarding practical knowledge of Auto Cad software, Geospatial systems, Facilities Management Software and Relational Database Management systems to Unit Directors and Agency Management to support an art/cultural organization.

    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). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

    Part-time and/or unpaid experience related to this position will be considered to determine the total number of years and months of experience. Be sure to note the number of paid or unpaid hours worked each week.

    Or a Combination: Education and experience may be combined to meet the basic qualifications. For a full explanation of this option please see the Qualification Standards.

    Special Instructions for Foreign Education: If you are qualifying by education and/or you have education completed in a foreign college/university described above, it is your responsibility to provide transcripts and proof of U.S. accreditation for foreign study. For instructions on where to fax these documents, see the "Required Documents" section of this announcement

    Qualification requirements must be met within 30 days of the job announcement closing date.

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