This position is a Biomedical Equipment Support Specialist
located at the Bemidji Area Office, Division of Facilities
Management, Bemidji, Minnesota. This position reports to the
Director of Clinical Engineering.
OPEN UNTIL FILLED: THIS ANNOUNCEMENT IS OPEN UNTIL THE VACANCY
IS FILLED. IT MAY BE EXTENDED OR CLOSED PRIOR TO THE CURRENT
CLOSING DATE. FIRST CUT OFF DATE FOR APPLICATIONS IS 10 BUSINESS
DAYS FROM THE OPEN DATE AND EVERY 10 BUSINESS DAYS THEREAFTER.
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- Formulate methods and techniques to perform scheduled and
unscheduled preventative maintenance to assure operational safety
of patient related devices.
- Manage the calibration, repair, and preventative maintenance on
complex medical and dental x-ray systems, diagnostic laboratory
analyzers, and other patient related systems.
- Serve as technical advisor and consultant to administrators,
physicians, and other health care professionals in the purchase of
- Provide technical assistance and guidance to entry-level
equipment support specialists or administrative support
25% or less - You may be expected to travel for this
1601 Equipment Facilities, And Services
Conditions of Employment
Must pass pre-employment examination.
Selectee may be subject to a probationary/trial period
ESEP appointees typically serve a two year trial period
U.S. Citizenship is required
Selective Service Registration is required for males born after
Selectee(s) are required to have a viable bank account at a
financial institution for electronic direct deposit of salary
Successfully pass the E-Verify employment verification check. To
learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and
responsibilities, visit www.dhs.gov/E-Verify/.
Background Investigation: If you are selected for this vacancy,
you must undergo a pre-employment fingerprint check and background
investigation. Fingerprint results and background investigation
documentation must be cleared prior to hire. After you begin your
employment, your continued employment is contingent upon the
outcome of a complete background investigation as determined by the
sensitivity level of your position. The investigation must find
that you are suitable for Federal employment in your position. If
you are found not suitable, you will be terminated after you begin
work. If you make a false statement in any part of your
application, you may not be hired; you may be fired after you begin
work; or subject to possible criminal charges. You may be subject
to a credit check as a part of the background investigation
Fingerprinting, as part of the background investigation process,
may be delayed due to COVID-19. All other background investigation
procedures will apply. Be advised that your continued employment
will require you to complete a fingerprint check within 60 days
after notification of return to full operations and successfully
obtaining a favorable background investigation.
To qualify for this position, your resume must state sufficient
experience and/or education, to perform the duties of the specific
position for which you are applying.
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; social). You will
receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer
and part time experience. You must clearly identify the duties and
responsibilities in each position held and the total number of
hours per week.
Your resume must demonstrate at least one (1) year of
specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade
level in the Federal service obtained in either the private or
public sector performing the following type of work and/or
GS-05: 4-year course of study leading to a bachelor's degree
and/or 3 years of General Experience, 1 year of which was
equivalent to at least the GS-04 grade level.
GS-07: 1 full year of graduate level education or superior
academic achievement and/or 1 year of Specialized Experience
equivalent to at least the GS-05 grade level.
GS-09: Master's or equivalent graduate degree or 2 full years of
progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a
degree or LL.B. or J.D and/or 1 year of Specialized Experience
equivalent to at least the GS-07 grade level.
GS-11: Ph.D or equivalent doctoral degree or 3 full years of
progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a
degree or LL.M and/or 1 year of Specialized Experience equivalent
to at least the GS-09 grade level.
EXAMPLES OF SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE:
GS-07: Test, repair, maintenance and documentation of
sophisticated medical equipment (i.e., EKGs, Vital Signs Monitors,
Dental chairs etc.), to ensure clean, safe, and proper function;
engineering methods and practices involving mechanical, hydraulic,
pneumatic, electronic, digital, optical; and radiological
GS-09: Installing, testing, repairing, maintaining, and
documentation of a variety of medical and dental equipment used for
patient diagnoses and treatment; application of mechanical,
electrical, and electronic principles and circuitry; troubleshoot
malfunctions, and to document and communicate results to Healthcare
Technology management personnel; Equipment used at this level are
electronically sophisticated such a defibrillators and CAT
GS-11: Repair, calibration and preventive maintenance of
sophisticated medical and dental equipment; experience in
selection, installation, modification, testing, and evaluation of
medical and dental equipment; providing documentation, consultative
and instruction services to medical and dental staff, and
administrative personnel; experience with Healthcare Technology
Management equipment statutory regulations, maintaining compliance
Superior Academic Achievement: The superior academic achievement
provision is applicable to all occupations covered by this
standard. See the "General Policies and Instructions" for specific
guidance on applying the superior academic achievement
Time In Grade
Federal employees in the competitive service are also subject to
the Time-In-Grade Requirements: Merit Promotion (status) candidates
must have completed one year of service at the next lower grade
level. Time-In-Grade provisions do not apply under the Excepted
Service Examining Plan (ESEP).
You must meet all qualification requirements within 30 days of
the closing date of the announcement.
There are no education requirements.