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Motor Vehicle Operator (Fork Lift Operator)

Air Force Civilian Service Tinker Afb, OK
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Job Description

Duties

The primary purpose of this position is to operate one or more types of gasoline, diesel, or electric powered wheeled vehicles such as platform trucks, van trucks, stake trucks, trash/garbage trucks or dump trucks, typically having a gross vehicle weights (GVW) of more than 26,000 and up to 32,000 pounds to transport cargo primarily within the confines of a military installation or under other limited driving conditions (low speed, regular predetermined routes, etc.). Also operates one or more electric, LPG or diesel powered fork lift trucks which are capable of lifting loads of less than 10,000 pounds as high as 168 inches to facilitate cargo loading/unloading.

Qualifications

The description of your work experience in your application (resume with acceptable format) must clearly demonstrate that you have gained and currently possess the following knowledge, skill, and abilities shown below to satisfactorily perform the duties of the position being filled:

1. Ability to do the work of Motor Vehicle Operator (Fork Lift Operator) without more than normal supervision. (This is a Screen-out Element. Screen-out elements are the critical knowledge, skills and abilities that are essential for satisfactory job performance.)

2. Knowledge of operating one or more types of gasoline, diesel, or electric powered wheeled vehicles such as platform trucks, van trucks, stake trucks, trash/garbage trucks or dump trucks, typically having a gross vehicle weights (GVW) of more than 26,000 and up to 32,000 pounds.

3. Knowledge of operating one or more electric, LPG or diesel powered fork lift trucks which are capable of lifting loads of less than 10,000 pounds as high as 168 inches.

4. Knowledge of traffic and safety regulations, practices and procedures pertaining to motor vehicle and fork lift operations and the ability to judge aisles, doorways, loads and load balance, and operate controls to maneuver fork lift trucks.

5. Ability to judge road/traffic conditions; read installation maps to determine the shortest and safest route; interpret instructions, specifications, etc., related to motor vehicle, fork lift and power take-off unit operation and preventive maintenance; and meet pickup and delivery deadlines and schedules.

PART-TIME OR UNPAID EXPERIENCE: Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid and/or part-time work.  You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours worked per week. 

VOLUNTEER WORK EXPERIENCE: Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service Programs (i.e., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student and social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge and skills that can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

Other Significant Facts:

1. Appointment is contingent upon passing a physical examination.

2. Incumbent is required to obtain and maintain appropriate background investigation or security clearance.

3. An appropriate, valid drivers license is required for the position.

4. Position requires the ability to discern colors, contrasts, and depth.

5. The employee may be required to work other than normal duty hours, which may include evenings, weekends, and/or holidays.

6. Shift work may be required.

7. May on an irregular basis operate passenger vehicles as required.

8. This is a drug testing designated position (TDP) under the Air Force Civilian Drug Testing Program and is subject to pre-employment drug testing as a condition of employment and participation in random drug testing.

Physical Demands: Physical effort is moderate. Work requires reaching, turning, or moving hands, arms, feet and legs to operate hand and foot controls. Associated duties require stooping, bending, and climbing. Lifts and carries objects weighing up to 40 pounds and heavier objects with assistance.

Working Environment: Drivers work mostly outside and operate vehicles in all kinds of weather primarily on the installation. Drivers are exposed to dirt, fumes, and to the possibility of cuts, bruises, and broken bones as a result of accidents when loading and unloading the vehicle.

NOTE: If you want to change and/or add information to your application package (resume with acceptable format) during the open period of this announcement, you will need to reapply (to include completing the online questionnaire) and include the changed and/or added information with your application package. This will ensure you receive full consideration for this position.

BENEFITS

The Department of Defense offers an excellent benefits program. In addition to your take-home pay, click here for an overview benefits currently offered to Federal employees.Direct Deposit: All federal employees are required to have direct deposit.


Other Information

Applicants must be US Citizens and proof (such as Birth Certificate, passport, naturalization papers, etc.) will be required during in-processing.  

Priority Placement/Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP) applicants who have special priority placement rights must be well qualified for the position. Well qualified, for this position, is defined as meeting the minimum qualifications of the position. In addition, ICTAP applicants must submit required documents to determine eligibility in accordance with 5 CFR 330.704. Some of these documents include a copy of the agency notice, most recent performance appraisal, and most recent SF50. 

Reemployed Annuitants who are receiving an annuity can be hired if the position meets certain criteria described in the following instruction: http://www.afciviliancareers.com/sites/default/files/DoD-instruction-1400-25-V300.pdf

Certain Military Spouses are also eligible to apply under E.O. 13473. More information is available at http://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/hiring-authorities/veterans-authorities/#url=Appointment-of-Military-Spouses. It is the policy of the Government not to deny employment simply because an individual has been unemployed or has had financial difficulties that have arisen through no fault of the individual.  Information about an individuals employment experience will be used only to determine the persons qualifications and to assess his or her relative level of knowledge, skills, and abilities.  Although an individuals personal conduct may be relevant in any employment decision, including conduct during periods of unemployment or evidence of dishonesty in handling financial matters, financial difficulty that has arisen through no fault of the individual will generally not itself be the basis of an unfavorable suitability or fitness determination.

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