Physical Science Technician, ZT-1311-4 (MAP) Job in Suitland, Maryland – Department of Commerce



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Physical Science Technician, ZT-1311-4 (MAP) – Suitland, Maryland
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Department of Commerce
Job ID: 231138
Start Date: 03/25/2020
End Date: 04/16/2020

Qualification Summary
Qualification requirements in the vacancy announcements are based on the U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualification Standards Handbook, which contains federal qualification standards. This handbook is available on the Office of Personnel Management’s website located at:
Applicants must possess one year of specialized experience equivalent in difficulty and responsibility to the next lower grade level in the Federal Service. Specialized experience is experience that has equipped the applicant with the particular competencies/knowledge, skills and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position. This experience need not have been in the federal government.
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. To qualify at the ZT-4 or GS-11 level: One full year (52 weeks) of specialized experience equivalent to the ZT-3 or GS-10 in the Federal service. Specialized experience MUST include all of the following: Experience as a satellite controller or operator supporting spacecraft operations;
Monitoring real-time satellite operations;
Analyzing telemetry systems, spacecraft operations and parameters related to spacecraft ground system operations; and
Managing the flow of satellite data from multiple satellites.

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