Interior Designer
Department of the Air Force - Robins AFB, GA

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Looking for a rewarding job with a promising future? Join the Robins Air Force Base Team, a vital part of the Air Force war fighting team and the largest industrial complex in Georgia, employing a work force of over 25,000 civilian, contractor and military members. We are proud of our greater community we call Team Robins Plus.

The primary purpose of this position is to serve as the Comprehensive Interior Design (CID) Specialist for the Headquarters Air Force Reserve Command (HQ AFRC) Office Complex. Serves as an office Space Planner and an Interior Designer for reorganization and renovation projects that are limited to the HQ AFRC Office Complex/Campus itself. This responsibility involves designing, estimating, overseeing and implementing space planning and reconfigurations affecting the Headquarters.


U.S. Citizenship Required (regardless of residence)
Males born after 31 December 1959 must be registered for or exempt
from Selective Service (See
Suitable for Federal employment as determined by a background investigation DUTIES:

Plans and develops a variety of conventional and unconventional Space Planning and Interior Design projects. Advises and provides guidance to HQ AFRC upper management and functional customers. Creates original office layout and interior design work utilizing computer graphics software as part of the overall electronic Computer Aided Design and Drafting (CADD) tool/process. Researches and recommends equipment, materials and software to meet current and future HQ AFRC office layout and interior design needs. Accomplishes special and recurring projects and assignments for distinct Directorates and Special Staff Offices (SSO) as part of the overall HQ AFRC Office Complex/Campus.

The following are the job-related Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSAs) necessary to perform the work of this position:

Knowledge of a wide variety of complex Space Planning and Interior Design concepts, principles, and practices applicable to the full range of duties concerned with the space planning, design, reorganization, and renovation of the HQ AFRC Office Complex/Campus.
Knowledge of the operations, mission, products, services, needs, organizational structure, and goals of the various Directorates and SSOs comprising the HQ AFRC Office Complex/Campus and goals of Base Civil Engineering (BCE) functions.
Knowledge of a wide range of procedures, processes, and practices applicable to implementation and execution of a sound Interior Design program including real property and resource management and utilization.
Ability to utilize a computer graphics program to create Interior Design images and illustrations; and to use other Interior Design tools required to prepare and present Comprehensive Interior Design (CID) packages/proposals.

Basic Qualification Requirement: You must meet one of the following qualification requirements and provide documentation to support your qualifications (If you are using education to qualify, failure to submit the required documentation will result in you being rated ineligible. See sections on "College Transcripts" and "Foreign Education" below for required documentation.):

1. Specialized Experience: You must have at least 1 year of specialized experience serving as an office space planner and an Interior Designer for reorganization and renovation projects. This experience must have been at a level of difficulty and complexity sufficient to demonstrate the ability to perform the duties of this position which include designing, estimating, overseeing and implementing interior remodeling and renovation projects. It may have been gained in the private sector, volunteer service, military service, and/or government service, etc.

Examples of creditable specialized experience include: identifying, researching, and creatively solving problems pertaining to the function and quality of the interior environment. Performing services relative to interior spaces, including programming, design analysis, space planning and aesthetics, using specialized knowledge of interior construction, building systems and components, building codes, equipment, materials, and furnishings. Preparing drawings and documents relative to the design of interior spaces in order to enhance mission effectiveness and protect the health, safety, and welfare of the public. Coordinating and integrating the communications, mechanical, electrical, and structural engineering disciplines within the interior context. Managing projects, developing cost estimates, evaluating bid proposals, reviewing construction documents, participating in on-site construction visits, conducting pre- and post-occupancy evaluations, developing standards for efficient space management, etc.

2. Education: Have a Ph.D. or equivalent Doctoral degree or 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree in interior design or other field that included or was supplemented by at least 30 semester hours in interior design, interior architecture, or interior environmental design; or passage of the National Council for Interior Design Qualification (NCIDQ) examination.

3. Combination of Experience/Education: You must have a combination of the specialized experience and education as described in "1" and "2" above that equals 100 percent when combined to equal the required 1 year of specialized experience needed for this position.

(Note: In crediting experience, full time credit is given for a normal work week of 35-40 hours and part time work is prorated. Be sure your resume/application fully documents your experience.)

COLLEGE TRANSCRIPTS: If you are using education to qualify, failure to submit the following documentation will result in you being rated ineligible. You must submit a legible copy of all your college transcripts or a complete list of all college courses you have completed that identify for each course: the college or university attended, semester or quarter hours earned, grade and grade-point received. Transcripts must reflect receipt of degree and date degree was awarded, if applicable. If selected, you will be required to provide an official copy of college transcripts before entering on duty.

FOREIGN EDUCATION: To receive credit for foreign education, you must provide proof that the education has been evaluated by an organization specializing in interpretation of foreign educational credentials and has been deemed to be at least equivalent to that gained in conventional U.S. education programs.

Conditions of Employment/Other Requirements:
A pre-employment physical examination may be required if selected for this position.
The Department of Defense (DoD) policy on employment of annuitants issued March 18, 2004 will be used in determining eligibility of annuitants. Frequently Asked Questions about the DoD policy is available on .
Former Federal Employees who return to work for the government after receiving Voluntary Separation Incentive Pay (VSIP) are normally required to repay an amount equal to the VSIP amount received, including Federal taxes that were withheld. This requirement remains in effect for 5 years after separation. Upon acceptance of a tentative offer, submission of a copy of the separation SF-50 will be required.
The work is generally sedentary in nature, the work is performed in an administrative Headquarters environment while sitting at a work station, drawing table or personal computer and requires no special physical demands.
Work may involve walking, standing, bending and carrying of light items such as papers and books.
Use of fingers is required as well as good eyesight, manual dexterity and the ability to distinguish basic colors and shades of color.
The work environment involves everyday risks or discomforts that require normal safety precautions.
The work area is adequately lit, heated and ventilated.
May be required to work extended hours or unusual tour of duty.
Professional affiliation is desirable (e.g., IIDA, ASID). HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

Your application will be evaluated and rated under the Category Rating and Selection Procedures. We will review your resume, supporting documentation and your responses to your occupational questionnaire to determine if you meet the minimum qualifications for this job. Then, your total documented experience will be reviewed to determine whether you should remain in the current category or be placed in a lower category or made ineligible.

Eligible candidates will be placed for selection consideration into one of the three categories as described below:

1. Qualified Category - Proficient in some, but not all, of the requirements of the position. Candidates may require extensive training in order to sufficiently perform the duties of the position.

2. Highly Qualified Category - Proficient in most, but not all, of the requirements of the position. Candidates may require minimum training in order to perform the duties of the position.

3. Best Qualified Category - Candidates are highly proficient in all of the job requirements and can perform effectively in the position almost immediately or within a minimum amount of training.

Application of Veterans Preference : The Category Rating Method does not add veterans' preference points or apply the "rule of three," but protects the rights of veterans by placing them ahead of non-preference eligibles within each category. Preference eligibles who meet minimum qualification requirements and who have a compensable service-connected disability of at least 10 percent must be listed in the highest quality category, except when the position being filled is scientific or professional at the GS-9 grade level or higher. A selecting official may make selections from the highest quality category (Best Qualified) provided no preference eligible in that category is passed over to select a non-preference eligible in that category unless the requirements of 5 U.S.C 3317(b) or 3318(b) are satisfied.

INTERAGENCY CAREER TRANSITION ASSISTANCE PLAN (ICTAP): Individuals who have special priority selection rights under ICTAP must be well qualified for the position to receive consideration for special priority selection. ICTAP eligibles will be considered well qualified if they attain a score of 85.0 or higher, before the additional veterans' preference points. For more information on how to apply as an ICTAP eligible click here .

Federal employees seeking ICTAP eligibility must submit proof that they meet the requirements of 5 CFR 330.704 for ICTAP. This includes a copy of the agency notice, a copy of their most recent Performance Rating and a copy of their most recent SF-50 showing position, grade level and duty location. Please annotate your application to reflect that you are applying as an ICTAP eligible. BENEFITS:

Benefits of Working for the Federal Government - Click here for an overview of the benefits currently offered to Federal employees. OTHER INFORMATION:

If you are a veteran with preference eligibility and you are claiming TP veterans' preference, you must submit a copy of your DD-214 (member 4) or other proof of eligibility. If you are claiming XP, CP, or CPS veterans' preference, you may submit an SF-15, "Application for 10-Point Veterans' Preference" plus the proof required by that form OR you must submit an official statement, dated 1991 or later, from the Department of Veterans Affairs or from a branch of the Armed Forces, certifying that the veteran has a service-connected disability of 10% or more. For more information on veterans' preference click here .

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