The United States Mint is now seeking a Lead Medallic Artist at its Philadelphia location. This position is primarily open to current or former federal employees (competitive service), surplus or displaced federal employees, veterans, and individuals with disabilities — however, any member of the public may apply under announcement 18-MINT-175-P. The Lead Medallic Artist is a permanent, full-time position which may include travel one to five nights per month. Salary ranges from $111,346 to $144,750 per year and includes a comprehensive benefits package. The Lead Medallic Artist position is specifically located in the Manufacturing Department, Design & Sculpting Division, Sculptor Engraving Branch of the United States Mint in Philadelphia, PA.
According to the Mint’s posting on USAJOBS, as a Lead Medallic Artist, you will:
- Provide the artistic direction required during the development of coin and medal designs and models and to create designs and models for use in manufacturing hubs and or dies for United States Mint coinage, Congressional gold medals, and other devices.
- Recommend appropriate technical modifications and changes to optimize and promote efficient and effective coin and medal production.
- Articulate and communicate to the team the assignment, project, problem to be solved, actionable events, milestones, and or program issues under review, and deadlines and time frames for completion.
- Ensure that the organization’s strategic plan, mission, vision, and values are communicated to the team and integrated into the team’s strategies, goals, objectives, work plans and work products and services.
- Lead the team in assessing its strengths and weaknesses and provide leadership to the team in exploring alternatives and determining what improvements can be made (e.g., in work methods, processes and procedures).
This position is only open to U.S. citizens or nationals and will require a background check and income tax verification among other forms of verification. Educational requirements state that your education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. In lieu of educational requirements, the position accepts the federal GS-13 level of experience over a time period of 52 weeks. If you are interested in applying for the open Lead Medallic Artist position at the Philadelphia Mint, applications will be accepted starting today all the way up to May 29, 2018. For a full description of the position and all of the requirements to apply to it, please visit the original posting on USAJOBS.