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Posted: 05/29/2015

National Park Service
National Mall and Memorial Parks

Student Trainee (Architect)
Internship Opportunity
Washington, DC
Open Until

The Architect Technician assists the Division of Professional Services and other professional and technical staff in support of facility and park projects.  Facility projects may include buildings, utilities, structures, mechanical systems, fire protection, alternative energy, roads and trails, vehicle and pedestrian bridges, water and waste water systems, irrigation and drainage systems and historic landscapes.  The ArchitectTechnician's major duties and responsibilities are listed below.  The percent time spent on each is dictated by the needs of the Chief of Professional Services.


Assists in Complex presentations


Research's programmatic and space planning requirements for building projects.


Complies data from records or other sources such as historical documentation, specifications and drawings.


Applies basic formulas to routine calculations


Travel to park sites to collect data and samples, take measurements and photographs, conduct surveys, attend meetings, and inspect facilities and/or construction activities



Provides assistance to project teams for architectural task orders

In order to qualify for this position you must meet the following by the closing date of the vacancy announcement: Tuesday, June 02, 2015

To qualify for the GS-04 applicants must have successfully completed 2 years of post-high school study, or an associate's degree and be enrolled in an architecture program. 





How to apply
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, June 02, 2015 to receive consideration. 1. 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. 2. Click the Submit My Answers button to submit your application package. 3. It is your responsibility to ensure your responses and appropriate documentation is submitted prior to the closing date. 4. To verify your application is complete, log into your USAJOBS account, 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. 5. 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. 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. To fax your documents, you must use the following cover page http://staffing.opm.gov/pdf/usascover.pdf and provide the required information. The Vacancy ID is 1417009. Fax your documents to 1-478-757-3144. 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, June 02, 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. 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. 3. Fax the completed 1203FX form along with any supporting documents to 1-478-757-3144. Your 1203FX will serve as a cover page for your fax transmission. REQUIRED DOCUMENTS: Resume showing relevant experience (cover letter optional) Completed Assessment Questionnaire . Veterans' Preference Documentation (DD-214, VA Letter, and SF-15 if claiming 10-point Veterans' Preference; DD-214 if claiming 5 point preference) if applicable ICTAP/CTAP Documentation (see "Transition Assistance Plan" in online questionnaire) if applicable Documentation supporting eligibility for non-competitive appointment (e.g. severely disabled, eligible veterans, etc.), if applicable College transcripts and/or acceptance letter from accredited institution. Optional supporting documents that best represents your understanding of design and drawing principles.

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