Visual Information Specialist, GS 1084-11/(All US Citizens)/Laboratory Division

Quantico, VA
Sep 22, 2021
Sep 24, 2021
Accountant, IT
Full Time
Job Opening : 39559 Open to ALL US Citizens Opening Date: 09/03/2021 Closing Date: 09/17/2021 11:59 pm (EST)Questions regarding this opening should be directed to Brenda Robinson at (703) - or Job Summary Position: Visual Information Specialist, GS-11 Division: Laboratory Unit: Operational Projects Location: Quantico, VA Public transportation is not available. Working Hours: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm, Salary: GS-11 $72,750.00 - $94,581.00 Full Performance level: GS-13 Number of Positions Available: One Duration: Full Time/Permanent Additional selections may be made from this announcement to fill positions within the same division when the position includes substantially the same duties, responsibilities, and qualifications. Key Requirements Must be a US citizen Must be able to obtain a Top Secret-SCI clearance Mission Statement:The mission of the FBI is to protect the American People and uphold the Constitution of the United States.Major Duties: Serve as a Subject Matter Expert (SME) in applying the concepts, principles and methods of graphic/UX design, including typography, composition and color theory to products for criminal, investigative, operational and law enforcement matters. Utilize specialized software packages within the Adobe Creative Suite (ie, Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop, etc.) to create visual products, including diagrams, branding, publications, websites, apps, illustrations and infographics. Produce web-based, interactive media products using HTML, CSS, JavaScript, JSON, and XML. Create custom three-dimensional models and animations using 3ds Max. Deploy to major crime scenes, including shootings and bombings, to provide crime scene sketching and other visual services. Qualifications and EvaluationsPlease make sure your specialized experience/requirement(s) can be identified in your resume. Applicants must meet the qualification requirements by the closing date of this announcement.Your application will be evaluated and rated under the FBI's Candidate Rating Procedures. Your resume and supporting documentation will be used to determine whether you meet the job qualifications listed in this announcement and will be compared to your responses to the online assessment questionnaire. High self-assessment in the vacancy questions that is not supported by information in your resume, and/or supporting documents may eliminate you from Most Competitive status.Your application will then be placed in one of three categories: Most Competitive, Competitive, or Least Competitive. Names of candidates in the Most Competitive category will be sent to the hiring official for employment consideration. Veterans' preference will be applied.All applicants will be rated on the following Competencies: Communication Analytic Thinking Communication and Media Technology Applications Interpersonal Ability Quality Assurance Specialized Experience (SE): GS-11: Applicant must possess at least one (1) year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-9 grade level. SE is defined as follows: Experience in using Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, and be able to provide common graphic design services, including publication design, branding, and illustration. Knowledge and experience in front-end development and the creation of web-based sites and applications. Knowledge and experience in using commercial software (Z-brush, 3ds Max, etc.) to create 3D digital models and animation. Samples of work or other suitable evidence of technical competence will be required during the job interview. Education:All degrees must be from an accredited college or university. Education may be substituted for specialized experience as follows:GS-11: Applicant must have a Ph.D. OR equivalent doctoral degree OR 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree OR LL.M., if related. How to Apply For detailed instructions related to applying, uploading documents, withdrawing an application or updating your application, please review instructions on How to Apply . If applying online is a hardship, please use the contact information listed in the vacancy announcement prior to the closing date for assistance. Required DocumentsTo apply to this position, interested applicants must provide a complete application package by the closing date which includes: Your resume, specifically noting relevant work experience and associated start and end dates A complete assessment questionnaire Other supporting documents ( if applicable ): College transcripts, if qualifying based on education or if there is a positive education requirement Notification of Personnel Action, SF-50; not applicable to current FBI employees. Most recent Performance Appraisal; not applicable to current FBI employees Veterans: DD 214; Disabled Veterans: DD 214, SF-15, and VA letter dated 1991 or later You must complete this application process and submit any required documents by 11:59 pm (EST) on the closing date of this announcement. If applying online is a hardship, please contact the HR Specialist listed in the vacancy announcement prior to the closing date for assistance.What to Expect NextOnce your complete application is received we will conduct an evaluation of your qualifications and determine your ranking. The Most Competitive candidates will be referred to the hiring manager for further consideration and possible interview. You will be notified of your status throughout the process.Additional Information The FBI is in the Executive Branch of the federal government. It is one of the components of the Department of Justice (DOJ). The FBI is the principle investigative arm of the DOJ. All FBI positions are in the excepted service. Applicants must be US citizens and consent to a complete background investigation, urinalysis, and polygraph. You must be suitable for Federal employment; as determined by a background investigation. Failure to provide necessary and relevant information required by this vacancy announcement may disqualify you from consideration. Additional information will not be requested if your application is incomplete. You application will be evaluated solely on the basis of information you have submitted. Identification of promotion potential in this announcement does not constitute a commitment or an obligation on the part of management to promote the employee selected at some future date. Promotion will depend upon administrative approval and the continuing need for an actual assignment and performance of higher-level duties. The selectee will be required to serve a one-year probationary period for initial assignment to a supervisory position. ( if applicable ) If you are hired, you will be required to serve a two-year probationary period. Probationary employees are precluded from being considered for all job opportunities until 12-months of their two-year probationary period has concluded. Probationary Employees may be considered for competitive vacancies that are advertised within their respective division or field office after serving 90 days within the FBI. Veterans' PreferenceIf you are entitled to veterans' preference, you should indicate the type of veterans' preference you are claiming on your resume and application. Your veterans' preference entitlement will be verified by the employing agency.NepotismNepotism is the act of favoring relatives in the hiring process, and is prohibited by law. Public officials are prohibited from hiring or promoting relatives or relatives of officials in their chain of command, as well as actively or indirectly endorse a relative's appointment or promotion.During the hiring process, all selected candidates and FBI hiring managers will be required to certify they are not related to anyone involved in the hiring process.Reasonable Accommodation RequestThe FBI provides reasonable accommodations to qualified applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and/or hiring process, please notify the Office of Equal Employment Opportunity Affairs (OEEOA) Reasonable Accommodation (RA) Program by either e-mail at , telephone at 202- - , or FAX at 202- - . Your request will receive an individualized assessment.This e-mail address is only for reasonable accommodation requests. Please do not submit your application and/or any questions unrelated to reasonable accommodations. Should any applications be received, they will not be forwarded for consideration during the hiring process.Equal Employment OpportunityThe FBI is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for this vacancy. Except where otherwise prohibited by law, selection will be made without regard to, and there will be no discrimination because of color, race, religion, national origin, political affiliation, marital status, parental status, physical or mental disability, genetic information, age, sex, sexual orientation, membership or non-membership in an employee organization, or on the basis of personal favoritism, or any other non-merit factors.BenefitsThe FBI offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes, in part, paid vacation; sick leave; holidays; telework; life insurance; health benefits; and participation in the Federal Employees Retirement System.This link provides an overview of the benefits currently offered to Federal employees:

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