VISUAL INFORMATION SPECIALIST (TITLE 32)

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington, D.C
Posted
Apr 06, 2021
Closes
Apr 13, 2021
Function
Administrative
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

THIS IS A NATIONAL GUARD TITLE 32 EXCEPTED SERVICE POSITION.

This position is located in the JFHQ-G-6. Its purpose is to plan, program, coordinate, and direct visual information through consultation, analysis, design, development, procurement, production, and/or reproduction of visual information (VI) products and services. May direct work to be accomplished by a Photographer and an Illustrator.

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Responsibilities

As a(n) VISUAL INFORMATION SPECIALIST (TITLE 32), GS-1084-11, you will perform but are not limited to:
Plans and administers the state's VI program. Oversees the development of immediate and long-term plans. Develops policies, directives, and standard operating procedures (SOP). Manages the state's VI architecture, ensuring all changes are properly documented. Maintains close liaison with Department of Army, Department of Air Force, National Guard Bureau (NGB), federal and state agencies, business leaders, joint staff and operational personnel to ensure efficient VI operations. Forecasts and executes the state's VI budget, to include procurement of equipment and supplies. Coordinates all activities related to the full range of VI products and services for the state such as still photography (photo-chemical and digital video), manual and computer-generated graphics, presentation services (conference rooms and classrooms), VI equipment and product loan, video (acquisition, production, post-production and duplication), audio (production and duplication), video teleconferencing, closed circuit television, and master antenna and cable television. Coordinates with various outside agencies/contractors on projects that may involve research, procurement and installation of contract services. Directs design of unique projects from inception to completion through application of innovative solutions in the use of multimedia technologies. Accepts or rejects customer produced or procured materials. Analyzes statistical information, personnel data, or general descriptions of information to be visually depicted. Selects appropriate visual media for the project that will best represent the information to be presented. Manages production of electronic and printed material in the form of slides, displays, newsletters, pamphlets, web pages, posters, and leaflets for various activities. Directs page layouts allowing for line art, photographs, graphs and other graphics. Provides higher-level management with VI products, services, consultation, facilities (studio or presentation room) and equipment to support functional areas, to include command and control, training, logistics, medical, personnel, special operations, engineering, and public affairs.

Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status
No

Promotion Potential
None

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED. If you are not sure you are eligible for military membership, please contact a DC Army National Guard recruiter prior to applying for this position.
  • Acceptance of an excepted service position constitutes concurrence with these requirements as a condition of employment.
  • Males born after 31 December 1959 must be registered for Selective Service.
  • Federal employment suitability as determined by a background investigation.
  • May be required to successfully complete a probationary period.
  • Participation in direct deposit is mandatory.
  • Minimum Rank: E-5/SGT, WO1, O-1/2LT
  • Maximum Rank: E-9/SGM, CW5, O-3/CPT
  • Compatible MOS: 25, 46
  • Permanent Change of Station (PCS): PCS not authorized
  • Relocation Incentive: Incentive not authorized
  • Selected Reserve Incentive Program: Acceptance of this position will cause termination of Federal bonuses pursuant to respective Selected Reserve Incentive Programs (SRIP). This termination may be with or without recoupment of payments already made.


Qualifications

MILITARY REQUIREMENTS: You must meet the minimum military rank as specified in this announcement. If you are not sure you are eligible for military membership, please contact a DC Army National Guard recruiter prior to applying for this position. Applicants applying to this position who exceed the maximum military grade listed on this job announcement MUST submit a statement in writing that they are willing to take an administrative reduction in grade to the advertised military grade on the job announcement for which applying. Applicants who exceed the military grade will NOT be placed into the technician position until they have been administratively reduced to the military grade on the job announcement. Please note that exceeding the maximum rank does not automatically qualify you for consideration. Compatible military grade and assignment required prior to the effective date of placement

The National Guard's full-time support program requires that all military technicians are members of the National Guard and are appointed to full-time positions which correspond to their military assignments. Applicants who are not currently a member of the National Guard must be eligible for immediate membership.

Minimum Military Rank: E-5/SGT, WO1, O-1/2LT
Maximum Military Rank: E-9/SGM, CW5, O-3/CPT
Compatible Military Assignments: 25, 46

Other requirements: For positions requiring the operation of motor vehicles, candidates must have a valid state driver's license for the state in which they live or are principally employed. For positions requiring a security clearance (Secret or Top Secret) the applicant must possess or be able to obtain a clearance within one year of appointment.

THE FOLLOWING QUALIFICATIONS MUST BE REPRESENTED BY THE CONTENTS OF YOUR RESUME.
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IF YOU USE YOUR OWN RESUME PLEASE ENSURE THAT YOU INCLUDE THE BEGINNING AND ENDING DATES (MONTH AND YEAR) FOR ALL JOBS LISTED IN YOUR RESUME.
GENERAL EXPERIENCE:
Experience, education, or training in a variety of principles of visual design. Knowledge of various methods of visual display and the ability to present information in a visual form that will convey the intended message to, or have the desired effect on, the intended audience. Experience using computer and automation systems.
SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Must have at least thirty-six (36) months experience, education, or training involving a thorough knowledge of visual information and other means of communicating through information management. Experience which provided a broad knowledge of principles and techniques associated with complex visual design, specialized fields of illustrating, photography and exhibits. Experience forecasting appropriate visual media for projects being represented to the public. Experience consulting with officials to determine concepts, visual direction, and transmission of information conveying organization's message.

Education

Successful completion of a full 4-year course of study in fields listed below leading to a bachelor's degree, in an accredited college or university, meets the GS-5 level requirements.

Additional information

If you are a male applicant who was born after 12/31/1959 and are required to register under the Military Selective Service Act, the Defense Authorization Act of 1986 requires that you be registered or you are not eligible for appointment in this agency ( https://www.sss.gov/RegVer/wfRegistration.aspx ).

If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application .

How You Will Be Evaluated

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

Once the announcement has closed, your resume and supporting documentation will be used to determine if you meet the qualifications listed on this announcement. If you are minimally qualified, your resume and supporting documentation will be compared to your responses on the assessment questionnaire to determine your level of experience. If you rate yourself higher than is supported by your application package, your responses may be adjusted and/or you may be excluded from consideration for this position. If you are found to be among the top qualified candidates, you will be referred to the selecting official for employment consideration.

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Not Required

Drug test required
No

Required Documents

To apply for this position, you must submit a complete Application Package which includes:

1. Your resume showing work schedule, hours worked per week, dates (including Month and Year, e.g., 02/2017, Feb 2017, etc.) of employment and duties performed.

2. Other supporting documents: SF-50, DD-214

If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education .

Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

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