Photoengraver Leader

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington, D.C
Posted
Oct 22, 2021
Closes
Oct 27, 2021
Function
Management
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

This position is located at Bureau of Engraving and Printing, Photo Engraving Branch, DCF. As a Photoengraver Leader, you will be assisting the Assistant Supervisor and/or Supervisor/Division Manager in the administration of the routine work of the photoengravers, as assigned. Assures that the equipment in the Photoengraving Section is working properly and proper maintenance is followed.

Learn more about this agency

Responsibilities

As a/an Photoengraver Leader, you will:

-Operate various high precision measuring devices, colorimeters and spectrophotometers.
-Perform equipment maintenance and troubleshooting on all equipment. Maintain all safety equipment in the area and enforces all safety regulations. Report and/or correct all safety and housekeeping deficiencies.
-Assist the Assistant Supervisor and/or Supervisor in planning and establishing the direction of the daily production of films and digital files used in the production of nyloplates, wet offset plates, digital photography and digital prints in accordance with print orders and requisitions. Coordinate and monitor the work flow in the digital pre-press area.
-Distribute work, and instructions, assigned by the Assistant Supervisor and/or Supervisor to Photoengravers, effect changes and adjusts work schedules, as required or requested by the Assistant Supervisor and/or Supervisor, in order to fill special or priority delivery requirements.
-Maintain an electronic job tracking system, recording, tracking and providing up-to-date status information in regards to production orders.

Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status
No

Promotion Potential
11

Requirements

Conditions of Employment



Requirements:
Physical Requirements:
Job requires hand and eye coordination, prolonged walking and standing, intermittent light to moderate lifting and ability for rapid mental and muscular coordination simultaneously; requires good eyesight and ability to perform appropriate functions in various lighting conditions. Work may require energetic arm movement when plates are processed by hand. In addition, the work requires frequent lifting and carrying of platemaking materials weighing up to 23 kilograms (50 pounds).
AND
You must show in your experience in online application that you possess the knowledge, skill and abilities to perform the duties of the position.

The experience may have been gained in either the public, private sector or volunteer service . Be sure all experience is documented in your resume by indicating place of employment, job title, length of time performing the duties, and the name and contact information for the supervisor. We must be able to verify this experience in your resume in order for you to receive credit.
Key Requirements:
  • Please refer to "Conditions of Employment."
  • Click "Print Preview" to review the entire announcement before applying.
  • Must be U.S. Citizen or U.S. National


  • Qualifications

    You must meet the following requirements by the closing date of this announcement.
    You must meet the screen-out element: Ability To Lead Or Supervise, normally addressed at the beginning of the online questions. In addition, you must also obtain an average score of two (2) for the following elements for this position as addressed through the online question in order to be considered minimally qualified. Your application will be evaluated in the following areas: Ability To Lead Or Supervise (Screen-Out), Operation of Photoengraving (specify equipment machinery, etc.), Technical Practices (theoretical, precise, artistic), and Ability To Interpret Instructions, Specifications, etc. (other than blueprints).

    Education

    This job does not have an education qualification requirement.

    Additional information

    OTHER INFORMATION:
    • We may select from this announcement or any other source to fill one or more vacancies.
    • This is a bargaining unit position.
    • The facility typically shuts down annually between Christmas and New Year's Day. As such, all BEP employees must take leave for work days during the shutdown period.
    CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
    • A one year probationary period may be required.
    • Public Trust - Background Investigation will be required.
    • Complete a Declaration for Federal Employment to determine your suitability for Federal employment, at the time requested by the agency.
    • Have your salary sent to a financial institution of your choice by Direct Deposit/Electronic Funds Transfer.
    • If you are a male applicant born after December 31, 1959, certify that you have registered with the Selective Service System or are exempt from having to do so.
    • Go through a Personal Identity Verification (PIV) process that requires two forms of identification from the Form I-9 . Federal law requires verification of the identity and employment eligibility of all new hires in the U.S.
    • Submit to a drug test prior to your appointment and random drug testing while you occupy the position.
    • Pass a pre-employment physical examination
    • Wear required safety clothing and/or equipment required by the position. This may include safety shoes, hard hats, hearing protection, gloves, masks, etc.
    • Weekend work and overtime, if applicable, will be scheduled when needed based on production requirements as determined by Management.
    • As required by Executive Order 14043, Federal employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 regardless of the employee's duty location or work arrangement (e.g., telework, remote work, etc.), subject to such exceptions as required by law. If selected, you will be required to be vaccinated against COVID-19 and submit documentation of proof of vaccination by November 22, 2021 or before appointment or onboarding with the agency, if after November 22. The agency will provide additional information regarding what information or documentation will be needed and how you can request of the agency a legally required exception from this requirement.

    Our comprehensive benefits are very generous. Our benefits package includes:
    • Challenging work, opportunities for advancement, competitive salaries, bonuses and incentive awards.
    • Ten paid holidays, 13 days of sick leave, and 13 to 26 days of vacation time each year.
    • Access to insurance programs that may be continued after you retire.
    • A wide choice of health insurance plans, coverage for pre-existing conditions, and no waiting periods. We pay a substantial amount (up to 75%) of the health insurance premiums.
    • A retirement program which includes employer-matching contributions.
    • Learn more about Federal benefits programs at: https://help.usajobs.gov/index.php/Pay_and_Benefits


    How You Will Be Evaluated

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

    Your application includes your résumé, responses to the online questions, and required supporting documents. Please be sure that your résumé includes detailed information to support your qualifications for this position; failure to provide sufficient evidence in your resume may result in a "not qualified" determination.

    Rating : Your application will be evaluated in the following areas: Ability To Lead Or Supervise (Screen-Out), Operation of Photoengraving (specify equipment machinery, etc.), Technical Practices (theoretical, precise, artistic), and Ability To Interpret Instructions, Specifications, etc. (other than blueprints).
    Your application will be rated and ranked among others, based on your responses to the online questions, regarding your experience, education, training, performance appraisals and awards relevant to the duties of this position. A subject matter expert may be used in the evaluation. Your rating may be lowered if your responses to the online questions are not supported by the education and/or experience described in your application.

    Referral : If you are among the top qualified candidates, your application may be referred to a selecting official for consideration. You may be required to participate in a selection interview. We will not reimburse costs related to the interview such as travel to and from the interview site. A subject matter expert may be used in the evaluation. Your rating may be lowered if your responses to the online questions are not supported by the education and/or experience described in your application.

    If you are a displaced or surplus Federal employee (eligible for the Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP) you must be assigned the top category or better to be rated as "well qualified" to receive special selection priority.

    Background checks and security clearance

    Security clearance
    Not Required

    Drug test required
    Yes

    Required Documents

    A complete application includes 1. A résumé, 2. Vacancy question responses, and 3. Submission of any required documents. Please note that if you do not provide all required information, as specified in this announcement, you may not be considered for this position (or may not receive the special consideration for which you may be eligible).Please ensure all required documents, including any required work samples, narratives, or other materials as stated in this announcement, are attached to your application package.

    All applicants are required to submit a résumé either by creating one in USAJOBS or uploading one of their own choosing. (Cover letters are optional.) To receive full credit for relevant experience, please list the month/date/year and number of hours worked for experience listed on your résumé. We suggest that you preview the online questions, as you may need to customize your résumé to ensure that it supports your responses to these questions. Please view résumé tips .
    CURRENT FEDERAL EMPLOYEES -- Documentation Relating to Your Federal Employment:- Submit a copy of your SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action, which shows your current (or most recent) grade and competitive service status. (The "position occupied" block on the SF-50 should show a "1" and your "tenure" block should show a "1" or "2".)
    - If you are currently on a Veterans Recruitment Appointment (VRA), submit a copy of an SF-50 showing that. Also, you must submit a copy of your DD214 or other documentation showing dates of service and type of discharge and any other applicable documents such as SF-15, VA letters, etc.
    - Indicate on your application the highest permanent grade you have held; if this grade is different from your current grade, submit a copy of an additional SF-50 showing this grade.

    All applicants must also submit a Performance Appraisal: a copy of your most recent, signed, completed annual performance appraisal which includes the final rating. If it is not dated within the last 18 months, or if you have not received a performance appraisal, please explain why in your application. Note that 'N/A' is not an acceptable answer. If you do not provide a copy of the performance appraisal, or a statement advising why it is unavailable, you will be removed from further consideration.
    CAREER TRANSITION ASSISTANCE PLAN (CTAP) If you are a displaced or surplus Federal employee, click CTAP/ICTAP for eligibility and a detailed list of required documents you must submit in order to be eligible.
    If you are applying under a special hiring authority (e.g. Military Spouses, Interchange Agreement, VEOA, VRA, Schedule A Disability, etc.), please see applicant guide for required documentation . In order to be eligible under one of these authorities, you must submit all required documentation as outlined in the applicant guide.

    Similar jobs