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Job Title:  Photographer, GS-1060-11/12 (1564575)
Department:  Department Of The Interior
Agency:  National Park Service
Job Announcement Number:  HRCSS-WASO-16-1564575
SALARY RANGE:
$63,722.00 to $99,296.00 / Per Year
OPEN PERIOD:
Tuesday, December 1, 2015 to Tuesday, December 15, 2015
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SERIES & GRADE:
GS-1060-11/12
POSITION INFORMATION:
Full Time - Permanent
PROMOTION POTENTIAL:
12
DUTY LOCATIONS:
1 vacancy in the following location:
Washington DC, DC View Map
WHO MAY APPLY:
United States Citizens
SECURITY CLEARANCE:
Q - Nonsensitive
SUPERVISORY STATUS:
No
JOB SUMMARY:
About the Agency (http://www.nps.gov/index.htm)
The employees of the National Park Service care for the special
places that are the heritage of all Americans.  Since its inception in
1916, the National Park Service has been dedicated to the
preservation and management of this country's outstanding
natural, historical, and recreational resources.
Experience your America and build a fulfilling career by joining the
National Park Service, as we prepare for a second century of
Stewardship and Engagement.  Become a part of our mission to
connect with our past and create important connections to the
future by building a rich and lasting legacy for the next generation
of park visitors, supporters and advocates.
 
 
TRAVEL REQUIRED
25% or Greater
Overnight travel may be required up to 5 - 10 nights per month.
RELOCATION AUTHORIZED

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RELOCATION AUTHORIZED
No
KEY REQUIREMENTS
U.S. Citizenship is required.
Background and/or security investigation is required.
All documents must be received by closing date.
Valid state driver's license is required

DUTIES:

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Produces large­format photographic documentation to the Secretary of the
Interior's Standards for the HABS/HAER/HALS permanent collection at the
Library of Congress. Develops photographic guidelines and standards for
traditional and born­digital photographic processes and products. 
Produces exhibition quality prints for exhibition, publication, or other visual
purposes.  Evaluates submissions and provides advice and assistance
concerning production of photographic documentation for donations to the
collection or for mitigation purposes.  Makes presentations about the
collection or the programs to various public and private groups. 
 
Position Location: National Park Service, Cultural Resources, Partnerships, and Science,
Heritage Documentation Programs, Washington D.C. 

 
 

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE for GS­11:
One year of experience equivalent to the GS­10 level in the Federal
service. Examples of specialized experience include work that involved
using standard processes for the photographic documentation of materials
having historical, architectural or engineering values; participating as a
member of a team in contributing photographic knowledge of the
capabilities and limitations of cameras and equipment to the total planning
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of a documentation project; developing and adapting  equipment and
techniques that will be responsive to unusual or highly specialized
situations requiring photographic treatment.
SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE for GS­12:
One year of experience equivalent to the GS­11 level in the Federal
service.  Examples of specialized experience include work that involved
applying techniques and methods for communicating information with
photography to create photographic products that are technically accurate
and provide insight into the object itself; utilizing a variety of photographic
techniques and methods to document materials having historical,
architectural or engineering values; utilizing the most recent
advancements in the field of photography and of the range of new
equipment, experimental materials, techniques, or processes to create
photographic products that meet customer requirements; evaluating
possibilities for improvements, modifications, or replacements of existing
equipment, materials, and techniques;  applying knowledge of the
historical context of a subject matter area including an understanding of
the objectives and operations involved in architectural, scientific,
engineering, or landscape documentation projects to independently plan
the photographic recording and reporting. 
THERE IS NO SUBSTITUTION OF EDUCATION FOR SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE

 
All qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement.
Additional information on the qualification requirements can be viewed on the OPM web site at:
http://www.opm.gov/qualifications (http://www.opm.gov/qualifications)

 
Your application will be reviewed to ensure you meet the basic job
requirements.  In addition, we will evaluate your responses to the attached
online Assessment Questionnaire to measure the degree to which your
background matches the requirements for the position.  To preview the
Assessment Questionnaire click here: View Assessment Questions
(https://ApplicationManager.gov/Questionnaire.aspx?
ID=5570740&PreviewType=Assessment)
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The Assessment Questionnaire is designed to measure your ability in the following
competencies needed to successfully perform on the job:

KSA­1. Knowledge of the principles and techniques of large format, black
and white photography.
KSA­2. Knowledge of published standards and guidelines for architectural,
engineering and landscape documentation.
KSA­3. Knowledge of film and digital photographic processes and
techniques. 
KSA­4. Ability to communicate effectively and collaborate with others.
Basis for rating:
Applicants who meet the qualification requirements specified above for this position will be
evaluated, and a score assigned, based upon the responses provided on the job specific
questionnaire that is required as part of the application process for this position.
Applicants who meet the qualification requirements based on responses provided in the
Applicant Assessment Questionnaire will be placed in one of three categories: 

Category Group I (Best Qualified)
Category Group II (Well­Qualified)
Category Group III (Qualified)
Within these categories, applicants referred to the selecting official that are
eligible for Veteran's Preference will receive selection priority over Non­
Veterans.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work
done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps)
and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious;
spiritual; community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical
competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and
experience that translates directly to paid employment.  You will receive
credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
Once the basic qualifications have been met, you will be evaluated on the quality and extent of
your experience, education, and training relevant to the duties of this position.  The evaluation
will be based on information you provide in your on­line resume, your answers to the
knowledge, skills, and abilities questions for this announcement, and a review of the application
material requested as part of this announcement.
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You must provide information about your experience and/or education that
supports the answers you give in the questionnaire, and the KSAs required
for this position.

BENEFITS:
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You can review our benefits at: https://help.usajobs.gov/index.php/Pay_and_Benefits
(https://help.usajobs.gov/index.php/Pay_and_Benefits)

OTHER INFORMATION:
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
Male applicants born after December 31, 1959, must certify that they have
registered with the Selective Service System or are exempt from having
to do so under Selective Service Law.
Physical demands: Work at project sites require physical exertion such as long periods of
standing; walking over rough or rocky surfaces; recurring bending, crouching, or stretching;
and recurring lifting of moderately heavy equipment and materials.

Work environment:   Assignments at project sites often involve
moderate risks and discomfort due to the deteriorating state of some sites
and exposure to weather conditions.
CTAP/ICTAP ­ Qualified individuals applying based on special priority consideration rights under
Agency Career Transition Assistance Program (CTAP) or the Interagency Career Transition
Assistance Program (ICTAP) must be well­qualified for the position to receive consideration for
special priority selection.  To be considered well­qualified for this purpose, you must clearly
meet all qualification requirements specified for this position including any selective factors,
and must also clearly meet the fully satisfactory or equivalent level for each of the rating
factors (knowledges, skills, abilities, and competencies required for this position as specified
above.
Individuals claiming CTAP/ICTAP eligibility must submit proof that they meet the requirements
of 5 CFR 330.605(a) for CTAP and 5 CFR 330.704 for ICTAP.  This includes a copy of the agency
notice, a copy of your most recent Performance Rating, and a copy of your most recent SF­50
noting current position, grade level, and duty location.  Please annotate your application to
reflect that you are applying as a CTAP or ICTAP eligible.

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Veteran's Preference ­ If you are claiming Veteran's Preference, you MUST clearly identify your
claim on your application and provide specific required evidence such as: DD­214, "Certificate
of Release of Discharge from Active Duty", or Standard Form 15 (SF­15), "Application for 10­
point Veteran's Preference" and proof requested on the form.  Failure to submit appropriate
supporting documentation will result in NOT granting Veteran's Preference.

HOW TO APPLY:
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To apply for this position, you must complete the occupational
questionnaire and submit the documentation specified in the Required
Documents section below.
The complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST)
on Tuesday, December 15, 2015 to receive consideration.
* To begin, click Apply Online to create a USAJOBS account or log in to
your existing account. Follow the prompts to select your USAJOBS resume
and/or other supporting documents and complete the occupational
questionnaire.
* Click the Submit My Answers button to submit your application package.
* It is your responsibility to ensure your responses and appropriate
documentation is submitted prior to the closing date.  
* To verify your application is complete, log into your USAJOBS account,
https://my.usajobs.gov/Account/Login (https://my.usajobs.gov/Account/Login),
select the Application Status link and then select the more information link
for this position. The Details page will display the status of your
application, the documentation received and processed, and any
correspondence the agency has sent related to this application.  Your
uploaded documents may take several hours to clear the virus scan
process. 
* To return to an incomplete application, log into your USAJOBS account
and click Update Application in the vacancy announcement.  You must re­
select your resume and/or other documents from your USAJOBS account
or your application will be incomplete.
 
Applications must be typed or printed clearly in dark ink.  Forms and
additional information on how to apply for Federal jobs can be obtained
from the Internet at www.usajobs.gov (http://www.usajobs.opm.gov).
 
Note:  If you receive an email stating that there was a technical problem
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uploading your documents, you should fax the applicable documentation to
OPM at 478­757­3144.  Be sure to use the fax cover sheet that was linked
in the vacancy announcement; include the appropriate Vacancy ID Number
1564575 so that the fax is processed properly and promptly. For further
questions regarding applying online or by fax, please contact OPM at
ApplicationManagerHelpDesk@opm.gov
(mailto:ApplicationManagerHelpDesk@opm.gov).

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:
The following documents must be submitted by 11:59 p.m. (ET) on the vacancy closing date.
Follow the instructions: click How do I submit uploaded documents
(https://help.usajobs.gov/index.php/How_do_I_submit_uploaded_documents%3F). Also, do not
upload password protected documents.
The following documents are required if applicable:
­ Resume – your resume should reflect the KSA’s required, listed above.
­ Displaced Employee Placement Documents ­ Only required if requesting priority consideration
under CTAP/ICTAP
(https://help.usajobs.gov/index.php/What_is_the_difference_between_Interagency_Career_Tran
sition_Assistance_Plan_(ICTAP)_and_Career_Transition_Assistance_Program_(CTAP)%3F)
Eligibility.
­ DD­214, "Certificate of Release of Discharge from Active Duty"(ex. Member Copy 4 vs. Copy
1).
­ Standard Form 15 (SF­15), "Application for 10­point Veteran's Preference" and proof
requested on the form. Failure to submit appropriate supporting documentation will result in
NOT granting Veteran's Preference.
­ Veterans Administration letter stating percentage of disability if claiming 10 point veterans
preference.

Faxing Applications or Supporting Documents:
You are encouraged to apply online.  Applying online will allow you
to review and track the status of your application.
NOTE:  If you applied online and your application is complete, do not fax
the paper application (1203FX) as this will overwrite your prior online
responses and may result in you being found ineligible.
If you completed the occupational questionnaire online and are unable to
upload supporting document(s):
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1. To fax your documents, you must use the following cover page
http://staffing.opm.gov/pdf/usascover.pdf
(http://staffing.opm.gov/pdf/usascover.pdf) and provide the required information. 
The Vacancy ID is 1564575.
2. Fax your documents to 1­478­757­3144.
If you cannot complete the Application Package online, you may fax all of
your materials.  The complete application package must be submitted by
11:59 PM (EST) on Tuesday, December 15, 2015 to receive consideration. 
Keep a copy of your fax confirmation in the event verification is needed.
To complete the occupational questionnaire and submit via fax:
1. Click the following link to view and print the occupational questionnaire
View Occupational Questionnaire
(https://ApplicationManager.gov/Questionnaire.aspx?
ID=5570740&PreviewType=Questionnaire).
2. Print the 1203FX form, follow the instructions and provide your
responses to the occupational questionnaire items
http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdfimage/opm1203fx.pdf
(http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdfimage/opm1203fx.pdf). 
3. Fax the completed 1203FX form along with any supporting documents
to 1­478­757­3144.  Your 1203FX will serve as a cover page for your fax
transmission.
AGENCY CONTACT INFO:
Penni Sandoval
Phone: 8442593318
Email: PENNI_SANDOVAL@NPS.GOV
Agency Information:
HR Customer Services Solutions
Please do not mail
hard copy documents,
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provided in the Assessment Questionnaire against the other supporting
application materials you submit, and your final score will be assigned. 
Based on applicant scores, the best qualified candidates will be referred to
the hiring manager for further consideration and possible interview.  You
will be notified when referral has been made and what the final outcome
is.  We expect to make a selection within 45 working days of the closing
date of this announcement.
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