Multimedia Specialist

Rockville, Maryland
Oct 13, 2021
Oct 19, 2021
Full Time


This position is located in the Office of Administration (ADM), Division of Facilities and Security(DFS), Digital Communications and Administrative Services Branch (DCASB), Multimedia and Graphics Team.

The supervisor is Deborah Neff.

This position is Bargaining Unit.

This position is subject to Confidential Financial Disclosure reporting requirements.

This position is not subject to security ownership restriction reporting requirements.

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The successful candidate will perform the full range of Multimedia Specialist duties for the branch.

Such duties include but are not limited to:
  • Plan, manage, and deliver Audio Visual (AV) and web streaming services related to the mission of the agency.
  • Support media production needs of the organization by determining requirements for new and existing broadcast media products.
  • Serve as Contracting Officer Representative (COR) for various contracts in support of the Agency's multimedia requirements.
  • Manage all facets of multimedia operations to include, but not limited to, planning, budgeting, production and marketing.
  • Develop and produce state-of-the-art AV, and web streaming programs.
  • Monitor and administer streaming media production and delivery work in a manner that promotes a smooth flow and even distribution.
  • Advise employees regarding applicable policies, procedures, and management directives regarding AV services and service delivery.

  • Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    Promotion Potential


    Conditions of Employment

    • U.S. Citizenship Required
    • This is a Drug Testing position.
    • Background investigation leading to a clearance is required for new hires.

    You must meet the qualifications for this position by no later than 30 calendar days after the closing date of this announcement and before placement in the position.


    In order to qualify for this position, you must have at least one year of specialized experience at the next lower grade level in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector.

    Specialized experience is defined as experience that demonstrates the ability to develop, plan, organize, execute and manage significant audio visual and multimedia services for programs, activities, projects, and/or events, including budgeting, contracting, and administering a broad range of multimedia policies.

    The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate the following:
  • Knowledge in developing, planning, organizing, executing and managing significant audio visual and multimedia services for programs, activities, projects, and/or events, including related budget, contracts, and administrative policies and procedures, to ensure the quality, timeliness, effectiveness and efficiency of customer service and service delivery.

    (EXAMPLE: Describe specific education, work experience and developmental assignments which demonstrate knowledge to develop, plan, organize, execute and manage significant audio visual and multimedia services for a federal agency, organization or business entity. Describe the types and scope of audio visual and multimedia services provided and the types, scope and complexity of programs, services, activities, events, and/or projects you planned, executed or managed, including developing milestones and monitoring the status of the work. Provide specific example(s) that demonstrate your ability to manage and complete a significant number of AV and multimedia services with competing priorities and deadlines.)
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective work relationships with individuals at all levels, both within and outside the parent organization, to achieve cooperation and consensus among parties with diverse views, goals and objectives and build coalitions.

    (Example: Describe the various types and levels of individuals you routinely interact with in developing, planning, organizing, executing and managing AV and multimedia services for a federal agency, organization or business entity. Provide specific examples of your success in building coalitions to establish and maintain effective work relationships to achieve consensus amongst parties with diverse views, goals, and objectives. Provide specific examples which required you to use tact, diplomacy, negotiation, conflict resolution, and/or mediation skills to achieve cooperation and consensus.)
  • Ability to communicate information, ideas, guidance, recommendations, and positions in a clear concise, logical and objective manner, both orally and in writing, to internal and external stakeholders.

    (Example: Describe specific education, training and experience that demonstrate ability to prepare written documents (i.e., project assessments, contract modifications, statements of work, justification memoranda, and information documents, project plans) on AV and multimedia-related topics in a clear, concise, logical and objective manner. Describe specific education, training and experience that demonstrate your ability to make presentations and conduct meetings and formal and informal briefings on AV and multimedia-related topics to internal and external stakeholders.)
  • Knowledge to effectively manage AV and multimedia programs, events, activities, projects, or contracts using computers, data management systems, automated workflow applications and associated software.

    (Example: Describe specific work education, training and experience which demonstrate your ability to use, oversee and manage computer-based applications including databases, spreadsheets, data management systems, automated workflow systems, and associated software, to effectively manage AV and multimedia services for programs, activities, events, projects, and/or contracts.)

  • A description of how you possess the specialized experience as well as how you meet the qualifications desired in an ideal candidate should be addressed in your resume and in the additional space provided for supplemental response.


    Additional information

    Although the NRC has operated under full time telework for most staff during the COVID-19 pandemic, the position advertised in this vacancy announcement will not be approved for post-pandemic full time telework and the selectee will be expected to relocate to the stated duty station.

    Based on the staffing needs of the office, additional selections may be made through this vacancy announcement.

    The NRC provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. Individuals with disabilities may contact the Selective Placement Coordinator for assistance with the application or hiring process via Deaf applicants may contact the Disability Program Manager by calling the NRC videophone at 240-428-3217.

    Individuals who are eligible for non-competitive appointment under an OPM special appointing authority may apply for consideration under a comparable NRC non-competitive appointing authority. Veterans, please visit:

    Selectee's will be required to complete a "Declaration of Federal Employment", (OF-306), prior to being appointed to determine their suitability for Federal employment and to authorize a background investigation. False statements or responses on your resume or questionnaire can jeopardize your employment opportunity and subject you to disciplinary action, including removal from Federal service.

    A transferable security clearance from another agency or a background investigation leading to a clearance is required for all new hires. To begin work at the NRC without a security clearance, you must be granted a temporary waiver of the required clearance, referred to as a 145(b) waiver. To be eligible for a 145(b) waiver you will need a favorable education verification, reference, credit, and criminal history checks. If a wavier is granted, the successful completion of a background investigation and favorable adjudication is required for continued employment. If you have resided outside the U.S. for an extended period of time, the agency may not be able to (1) grant the 145(b) waiver where the required investigation cannot be completed in a timely manner, or (2) achieve timely completion of the background investigation required for a security clearance.

    The NRC is a zero tolerance agency with respect to illegal drug use. Individuals selected for this position will be subject to pre-appointment drug testing unless currently in a NRC position subject to random drug testing AND will be subject to random drug testing upon appointment to the NRC.

    How You Will Be Evaluated

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

    When the application process is complete, your application will be reviewed to determine if you meet the job requirements. You will be rated based on the information provided in your resume and responses to any vacancy questions to determine your level of knowledge, skill and ability related to the job requirements. If you are among the top candidates for this position, your application will be referred to the hiring manager.

    Your resume is the key means we have for evaluating your skills, knowledge, and abilities as they relate to this position. Therefore, we encourage you to submit a thorough resume that directly relates to this position.

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    Background checks and security clearance

    Security clearance
    L Access Authorization

    Drug test required

    Required Documents

    List of supplemental material that may be applicable:

    If you are a NRC employee you are required to submit your most recent Rating of Record (Performance Appraisal) or a statement saying that one is not available.

    If you are a current/reinstatement eligible Federal employee with status (Tenure Group 1 or 2), you will be considered under our merit promotion procedures and must submit a copy of your most recent SF-50 (Notification of Personnel Action) to verify competitive status or reinstatement eligibility.

    Veterans' Preference documentation, if applicable (e.g. DD-214 Member Copy 4 showing type of discharge/character of service; Current Active Duty members must submit a certification of expected discharge or release from active duty under honorable conditions dated within 120 days; SF-15 Form and related documentation; VA letter.) You can find additional information about Veterans' Preference at

    You must include an unofficial or official copy of your college and/or university transcripts with your application. Education must be from an accredited (or pre-accredited) college or university recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. If you are qualifying based on foreign education, you must submit proof of credibility of education as evaluated by a credentialing agency.

    All supplemental documents will now be collected electronically and should be submitted before the closing date of this vacancy announcement. You have three choices for submitting your supplemental documents:

    1. Use the "USAJOBS" feature to download documents from your USAJOBS portfolio; or
    2. use the "Upload" feature to upload documents directly from your computer. The following types of documents can be uploaded: .gif, .jpeg, .png, .rtf, .pdf, and .doc; or
    3. use the "Fax" feature to print the Fax Cover Sheet and fax it, along with your supplemental documents to 1-571-258-4052.

    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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