Prepress Supervisor

Washington D.C.
Feb 27, 2018
Feb 27, 2018
Full Time

Not required

Relocation expenses reimbursed No

  • You must be a current Career or Career Conditional GPO employee to apply.
  • Selectee must be able to obtain and maintain Non-sensitive.
  • Selectee may be required to serve a one year probationary period.
  • To qualify for the Prepress Supervisor, KI - 4401 - 00 , you must meet the following requirements:

    Applicants must meet the following screen out element #1 below, to be considered eligible for this position: Ability to lead or supervise the work of others. Applicant must have experience and/or training of sufficient scope and quality to independently perform the duties typically required of this position. These duties include distributing work assignments; explaining and ensuring work performed in section meet required quality levels; leading crews in completing projects; providing informal training to other journeypersons in all phases of the Text Processing Section; ensuring production schedules are met daily identifying work plans, appropriate personnel, materials and equipment; and recommend solutions to the supervisor for action; developing work plans to ensure timely completion of work; and performing administrative and personnel management functions.

    In addition to meeting Basic Qualifications, applicants MUST:
    (1) complete a formal, recognized apprenticeship or GPO journeyperson training program, or posses substantially equivalent practical experience in the trade of the vacant position. (2) at least 1 year of journeyperson experience subsequent to completion of the above apprenticeship or training. (3) served a minimum of 1 year in a career or career-conditional appointment in the GPO;


    (1) A baccalaureate degree or 3 years of responsible experience in the printing industry equivalent to, at a minimum, the GPO journeyperson level. (2) 2 years of experience in the printing industry of a scope and quality sufficient to carry out the duties of the vacant position, 1 year of which must have been at or comparable to the GS-12 level. (3) served a minimum of 1 year in a career or career-conditional appointment.

    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.

    All qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement (02/26/2018) to be considered.

    This job does not have an education qualification requirement.

    Work Life Balance
    The GPO offers Transit subsidy for commuters using public transportation (Metro Bus/Rail, MARC, VRE, etc.).

    Background Investigation:
    To ensure the accomplishment of its mission, the GPO requires every employee to be reliable and trustworthy. To meet those standards, all selected applicants must undergo and successfully completed a background investigation for a suitability, Non-sensitive. This review could include financial issues such as delinquency in the payment of debts, child support and/or tax obligations, as well as certain criminal offenses and illegal use or possession of drugs. Depending on the type of background investigation required, the security process may take between 6 weeks to 12 months.

    The Agency may rescind the tentative offer, if the candidate is unable to obtain an interim clearance.

    Reasonable Accommodation:
    This agency provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process you must contact the HC Specialist on the vacancy announcement at least seven business days before the closing date of this announcement to receive assistance. The decision on granting reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

    Equal Employment Opportunity Policy:
    The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.

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    You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

    Your resume will be evaluated to determine if you meet the minimum qualifications required; and on the extent to which your application shows that you possess the competencies associated with this position. To determine if you are qualified for the job, a review of your resume and supporting documentation may be made and compared against your responses to the vacancy questionnaire. You will receive a numeric rating based on your responses to the questionnaire. Your rating is based on both your responses to the questionnaire and information stated in your application. Please make sure that your self-ratings are supported by information in your application. The Human Capital Specialist may verify your qualifications and self-ratings during the application and selection process through quality review, interview questions, work samples, demonstrations, reference checks, and other means. Inflated qualifications may result in you being excluded from further consideration for this position. You will be further evaluated on the following Competencies required for the position:

      • Ability to interprey technical specifications in order to resolve problems.
      • Ability to lead or supervise the work of others.
      • Ability to plan, schedule to meet deadlines.
      • Ability to Use and Maintain Tools and Equipment
      • Use of Measuring Instruments
    We DO NOT require a separate narrative statement responding to the competencies, however your resume must CLEARLY show possession of these competencies.

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