Interior Designer Job in Hampton, Virginia – Department of Veterans Affairs



The United States government is a massive employer, and is always looking for qualified candidates to fill a wide variety of open employment positions in locations across the country. Below you’ll find a Qualification Summary for an active, open job listing from the Department of Veterans Affairs. The opening is for an Interior Designer in Hampton, Virginia Feel free to browse this and any other job listings and reach out to us with any questions!

Interior Designer – Hampton, Virginia
Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs
Job ID: 520545
Start Date: 10/06/2021
End Date: 10/28/2021

Qualification Summary
To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement, 10/27/2021. Time-In-Grade Requirement: Applicants who are current Federal employees and have held a GS grade any time in the past 52 weeks must also meet time-in-grade requirements by the closing date of this announcement. For a GS-11 position you must have served 52 weeks at the GS-09. The grade may have been in any occupation, but must have been held in the Federal service. An SF-50 that shows your time-in-grade eligibility must be submitted with your application materials. If the most recent SF-50 has an effective date within the past year, it may not clearly demonstrate you possess one-year time-in-grade, as required by the announcement. In this instance, you must provide an additional SF-50 that clearly demonstrates one-year time-in-grade. Note: Time-In-Grade requirements also apply to former Federal employees applying for reinstatement as well as current employees applying for Veterans Employment Opportunities Act of 1998 (VEOA) appointment. You may qualify based on your experience and/or education s described below: You will be rated on the following Competencies for this position: Specialized Experience: You must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade GS-09 in the normal line of progression for the occupation in the organization. Examples of specialized experience would typically include, but are not limited to: Creating designs and furnishes buildings, Preparing visual aids (such as architectural drawings, sketches, renderings, color boards, and physical models for presentation of projects) to appropriate officials, Preparing floor plans, furnishings, and accessory selections, Completing work schedules and presentation boards as well as accurate cost estimates, Consulting with customers before, during and after when interior design needs are developed, Preparing and maintaining interior design budget, Developing cost estimates to cover furnishings required for projects included in budget submissions, Evaluating interior -design program to assure requirements and standards are followed (including regulations regarding handicapped persons, facility requirements, etc.), Advising management officials of program defects and required actions in order to comply, Deciding appropriate locations for signs, compiles message lists, and coordinates all phases of the project with appropriate officials. OR, Education: Applicants may substitute education for the required experience. To qualify based on education for this grade level you must have one of the following: A Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree in Interior Design (or at least 30 semester hours in interior design, interior architecture, or interior environmental design)(transcripts required) Passage of the National Council for Interior Design Qualification (NCIDQ) examination)(certification required) Three (3) full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree OR I have a LL.M (transcripts required) OR, Combination: Applicants may also combine education and experience to qualify at this level. You must have a combination of specialized experience and education beyond a master’s or equivalent graduate degree. Budget AdministrationCommunicationComputer SkillsDesignPlanning and Evaluating 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; religions; 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. Note: A full year of work is considered to be 35-40 hours of work per week. Part-time experience will be credited on the basis of time actually spent in appropriate activities. Applicants wishing to receive credit for such experience must indicate clearly the nature of their duties and responsibilities in each position and the number of hours a week spent in such employment. Physical Requirements: Work can vary from seated at a desk in front of a computer to extensive walking throughout the Medical Center (interior and exterior) and visitation to construction sites. Work may require some lifting ( For more information on these qualification standards, please visit the United States Office of Personnel Management’s website at

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