Audiovisual Production Specialist

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington, D.C
Posted
Nov 25, 2021
Closes
Dec 01, 2021
Function
Administrative
Hours
Full Time
Duties

The following are the duties of this position at the GS-13. If you are selected at a lower grade level, you will have the opportunity to learn to perform all these duties, and will receive training to help you grow in this position. As an Audiovisual Production Specialist, you will:
  • Oversee the web-based training design, development, and implementation process to determine training needs, analyze learner tasks, write objectives, design tests, select training methods, develop materials, teach, and evaluate training programs.
  • Produce web-based training products (automated sound/slide shows) to inform and educate officials and Federal employees.
  • Participate in daily planning sessions to develop themes and topics, determines production resources needed, makes voice selections, and decides what production techniques will further programming aims.
  • Confer with senior Program office subject matter experts and training specialists to determine objectives, extent of subject-matter coverage needed, and budgetary restrictions.
  • Write instructional plans and scripts before broadcasting to define sets, camera angles, and lighting and to arrange for the production of graphics and other visual material needed.


Requirements

Conditions of Employment



The official duty station for this position will be in Washington, District of Columbia. Failure to report to duty at this location may be grounds for a disciplinary action, including removal.
Key Requirements:
  • Please refer to "Conditions of Employment."
  • Must be U.S. Citizen or U.S. National.


  • Qualifications

    You must meet the following requirements within 30 days of the closing date of this announcement.
    Specialized Experience: For the GS-13 you must have one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-12 grade level in the Federal service. Specialized Experience for this position includes:
      Conveying an organizational message to a broad range audiences using audiovisual production techniques, including senior level and/or external senior stakeholders; AND Reviewing and approving final products for proper and sufficient use of television, multimedia, photographic, animation and graphic techniques; AND Producing live or recorded programs with multiple visual and audio elements; AND Coordinating with internal/external stakeholders in the development of audiovisual productions.
    For the GS-12 you must have one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-11 grade level in the Federal service. Specialized Experience for this position includes:
      Conveying an organizational message to a targeted audience using audiovisual production techniques; AND Assisting in reviewing and approving final products for proper and sufficient use of television, multimedia, photographic, animation and graphic techniques; AND Producing recorded programs with multiple visual and audio elements; AND Coordinating with internal stakeholders in the development of audiovisual productions.
    For the GS-11 you must have one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-09 grade level in the Federal service. Specialized Experience for this position includes:
    Conveying an organizational message to a targeted audience using audiovisual production techniques; AND
    Develop final products for proper and sufficient use of television, multimedia, photographic, animation and graphic techniques; AND
    Assist in the production of recorded programs with multiple visual and audio elements; AND
    Coordinating with internal/external stakeholders in the refinement and modification of audiovisual productions.


    OR Education: You may substitute education for general or specialized experience as follows:
    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

    OR Combination: You may qualify by a combination of experience and education. To combine education and experience, the total percentage of experience at the required grade level compared to the specialized experience requirement, as well as the percentage of completed education compared to the education requirement must equal at least 100 percent.

    Experience may have been gained in either the public, private sector or volunteer service . One year of experience refers to full-time work; part-time work is considered on a prorated basis. To ensure full credit for your work experience, please indicate dates of employment by month/day/year, and indicate number of hours worked per week on your resume.

    Time-in-Grade: In addition to the above requirements, you must meet the following time-in-grade requirement, if applicable:
    For the GS-13 you must have been at the GS-12 level for 52 weeks.
    For the GS-12 you must have been at the GS-11 level for 52 weeks.
    For the GS-11 you must have been at the GS-09 level for 52 weeks.

    Time After Competitive Appointment: Candidates who are current Federal employees serving on a non-temporary competitive appointment must have served at least three months in that appointment.

    Education

    Basic Requirements: You must possess the following:
    Undergraduate and Graduate Education: Major study - photography, radio or television production, motion picture production, or other fields related to the position. Advanced training in a vocational school, technical institute, or art institute above the high school level in one of the fields listed above is creditable as general experience on a month-for-month basis.

    The education generally 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 creditability of education as evaluated by a credentialing agency. Refer to the OPM instructions .

    Additional information

    OTHER INFORMATION:
    • We may select from this announcement or any other source to fill one or more vacancies.
    • Relocation expenses will not be paid.
    • This is a bargaining unit position.
    • This position is Exempt from the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).
    • HUD offers alternative and flexible work schedules.
    CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
    • A one year probationary period may be required.
    • Must successfully complete a background investigation.
    • 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.
    • Obtain and use a Government-issued charge card for business-related travel.

    All new and current Federal employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by November 22, 2021, unless they are eligible and approved for limited legal exemptions for medical or religious accommodation. Employees will be considered fully vaccinated for COVID-19 2 weeks after they have received the requisite number of doses of a COVID-19 vaccine that has been approved or authorized for emergency use by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration or that has been listed for emergency use by the World Health Organization.

    Deadlines to receive vaccine doses to meet the November 22, 2021, are listed below:
    • If receiving the Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine, the deadlines are as follows:
        first dose by October 11, 2021, and second dose by November 8, 2021
    • If receiving the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine, the deadlines are as follows:
        first dose is October 18, 2021, and second dose is November 8, 2021
    • If receiving the Johnson and Johnson COVID-19 Vaccine, the deadlines are as follows:
        first and only dose is November 8, 2021
    HUD employees are subject to a number of government-wide and HUD specific ethics laws and regulations, including restrictions on working in a real estate related business, and having Section 8 tenants, along with other prohibited interests and activities. To review applicable ethics rules and HUD specific restrictions, please visit https://portal.hud.gov/hudportal/HUD?src=/program_offices/general_counsel/ethics .

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