Gallery Aide (Museum Aid)
Relocation expenses reimbursed No
The position requires standing for extended periods of time, up to 2½ hours without a break, both inside the Gallery and outside in the Sculpture Garden. Incumbent will be required to ascend and descend stairs. Lifting of visitor bags or packages that may weigh up to 20 lbs. may be required. Incumbent will screen large items and/or luggage by using an X-Ray machine. Position requires wearing of a radio earpiece and carrying a portable radio, for up to an entire shift.
Candidates must meet the Qualification Standards Handbook requirements for GS-1016-4. This requires 1 year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-4 level in the Federal service. Specialized experience is experience serving as a security officer responsible for protecting property, enforcing law and order, preserving the peace, preventing crime, and detecting and investigating violations of the law within and on the perimeters of the organization.
Those applicants who meet the minimum qualification requirements will be evaluated against these factors to determine the best-qualified candidates.
- Ability to provide assistance to visitors, the general public and staff within buildings and facilities.
- Skill in oral communication with a wide variety of individuals, to provide directions and general information.
CANDIDATES MUST HAVE A SATISFACTORY SUITABILITY DETERMINATION BASED ON A BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION CONDUCTED BY THE NATIONAL GALLERY OF ART’S OFFICE OF PROTECTION SERVICES IN ORDER TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR SELECTION FOR THIS POSITION.Read more
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
All qualified candidates will be assigned to one of three pre-determined quality categories. This evaluation will be based on the personal, educational and work experience indicated in the candidate’s résumé and responses to the applicant questions. The three pre-determined quality categories are: Best-qualified; Well Qualified; and Qualified.
Do not overstate or understate your level of experience and capability. You should be aware that your responses are subject to evaluation and verification. If a determination is made that you have overstated your experience or your responses are not supported by your resume OR if your application is incomplete, you will be assigned to a quality category commensurate to your described experience. Later steps in the selection process may be used to verify your stated level of experience and capability. Deliberate attempts to falsify information may be grounds for not hiring you.
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