Announcement Number: OCIO/IRSD-2004-0045 
Vacancy Description: Technical Librarian GG- 09 / 11 
Open Period: 09/10/2004 - 10/04/2004 
Series/Grade: GG-1410-09/11 
Salary: $41,815.00 TO $65,769.00 
Promotion Potential: GG-13 
Duty Locations: 1 vacancy in Montgomery County [Includes Bethesda & Chevy Chase & Gaithersburg & Rockville & Silver Spring], MD 
For more information, Contact: Jill Solan, 301-415-5016 [log in to unmask] 

Additional Information

This position is located in the: 
Office of the Chief Information Officer 
Information & Records Services Division 
Information Services Branch 
PDR/ADAMS Support Center Section  

SUPERVISOR:   Thomas Smith, Chief  
              PDR/ADAMS Support Center Section 
TYPE OF POSITION:  Bargaining Unit/Full Time/Permanent 

Expenses associated with interview and/or relocation will not be paid.


The U. S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Office of the Chief Information Officer, 
has professional librarians assigned to the following areas:  the Technical 
Library, the Public Document Room and the ADAMS Support Center.  The incumbent for 
this position will be assigned to the Public Document Room and ADAMS 
Support Center.  Incumbent assists in providing user orientation; provides  
reference and bibliographic assistance to the public and staff; performs 
manual and on-line searches in ADAMS for specific documents or groups of 
documents; and monitors contracts for the Public Document Room.  Incumbent also 
provides reference information and on-line literature searches for NRC staff and 
for other government agencies, libraries, learning institutions, and private 


GG-09:  Master's Degree in Library Science 

GG-11:  Master's Degree in Library Science and one year of professional experience 
in a scientific or technical library at the GG-09 level or equivalent. 

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE is experience that demonstrates knowledge of the theory, 
principles, and techniques of library science sufficient to conduct a reference 
interview, interpret information requests, document and literature searching, and 
bibliographic services.  Experience demonstrates ability to display initiative, 
tact, and resourcefulness in a high profile environment. 

Candidates must have at least one year of experience at the next lower grade
level or equivalent by the closing date or no later than 30 calendar days after
the closing date of the vacancy announcement (or after the date you submit your
application for an open-until-filled announcement)and before placement in the


Applications (resume and application questions) for this vacancy must be received
on-line via the NRC Careers Automated application system BEFORE midnight Eastern
Time on the closing date of this announcement.  If you fail to submit a COMPLETE
online resume, you WILL NOT be considered for this position.  Paper applications
WILL NOT be accepted unless hardship circumstances can be demonstrated.

Consideration for this position requires that you submit a COMPLETE online resume 
and fully address ALL of the vacancy questions.  You will not be considered for 
this position if you leave any of the vacancy questions unanswered.  Candidates 
are rated based on their responses to the vacancy questions, and the information 
that is contained in their resumes.  Abbreviated responses to the vacancy 
questions, such as "significant experience" or "see resume" do not provide enough 
information, and should not be used. 

If applying online poses a hardship to any applicant, the Servicing Human 
Resources Specialist listed on the vacancy announcement will provide assistance to 
ensure that applications are submitted online by the closing date.  Applicants 
must contact the Servicing Human Resources Specialist PRIOR TO THE CLOSING DATE to 
speak to someone who can provide assistance for online submission.  The NRCareers
system can be accessed at

New employees will be required to complete a "Declaration of Federal
Employment,(OF-306)," prior to being appointed to determine their suitability for
Federal employment and to authorize a background investigation.  False statements
or responses on your resume or questionnaire can jeopardize your employment
opportunity and subject you to disciplinary action, including removal from Federal 

Current/reinstatement eligible Federal employees with status (Tenure Group 1 or 2)
will be considered through merit promotion procedures under this announcement and
must submit a copy of your most recent SF-50 (Notification of Personnel Action) to
verify competitive status or reinstatement eligibility.  Status applicants who 
wish to be considered under both merit promotion and competitive procedures must 
email ([log in to unmask]) by the closing date of the announcement.

Please send the SF-50 via fax, email or regular mail to:
U. S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission
Attn:  Jill Solan    Mail Stop:  T-2D32 
Washington, DC  20555
FAX NO:  301-415-5759 

Please note NRC employees do not have to submit an SF-50.

All required supplemental application materials, including SF-50 (Notification of
Personnel Action), College Transcript, DD-214 (Honorable or General Discharge
Certificate), or SF-15 (Application for 10 Point Veteran Preference) must be
received by the closing date of the announcement).  This proof must be sent to
either the contact address or fax number identified above, and MUST include the
announcement number for which applying.

If claiming 5-Point Veterans' Preference, you must submit a copy of your DD-214, 
Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty, or other proof of 
eligibility.  If claiming 10-point Veterans' Preference, you must submit an SF-15, 
Application for 10-Point Veterans' Preference, plus the proof required by that 

Additional information on veterans' preference is available in the Vet's Guide
that can be found at:

A transferable security clearance from another agency or a background 
investigation leading to a clearance is required for all new hires. To begin work 
at the NRC without a security clearance, you must be granted a temporary waiver of 
the required clearance, referred to as a 145(b) waiver.  To qualify for a 145(b) 
waiver you need favorable education verification, and reference, credit, and 
criminal history checks.  If a waiver is granted, a background investigation 
leading to a security clearance is required for continued employment.  Your 
ability to qualify for the waiver or successfully complete the background 
investigation may be delayed or denied if you have resided outside the U.S. for an 
extended period of time.

Selection will be made without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national
origin, political affiliation, marital status, non-disqualifying physical or
mental handicap, age, membership or non-membership in an employee organization,
personal favoritism or other non-merit factors.

The NRC provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where
appropriate.  If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the
application and hiring process, please notify the Disability Program Coordinator
at (301) 415-7111. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be 
made on a case-by-case basis.

Executive agencies are prohibited from accepting or considering applications for
competitive appointments or positions based on political recommendations from
members of congress, congressional employees, elected state or local government
officials, and political party officials.  Such officials may only supply
statements regarding the character and residence of the applicant.

length of experience in the field; training, awards, and commendations; past and 
current performance; and community or outside professional activities will be 
considered as they relate to each of the job specific questions to determine the 
level of knowledge, skills or ability of candidates.


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