EXPERIENCE: Applicants will be rated in accordance with the OPM Qualification Standard Handbook X-118C; for additional information click here. Although a specific length of time and experience is not required for most trade and labor occupations, you must meet any screen-out element(s) listed, and show through experience and training that you possess the quality level of knowledge and skill necessary to perform the duties of the position at the level for which applying. Qualification requirements emphasis is on the quality of experience, not necessarily the length of time.
Job Elements: Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of knowledge, skills, abilities and/or competencies in the following areas:
- Ability To Do The Work Of The Position Without More Than Normal Supervision (Job Element 1)[Screen-out Element]
- Technical Practices (theoretical, precise, artistic) (Job Element 25-E)
- Ability To Interpret Instructions, Specifications, etc. (include blueprint reading)(Job Element 75-A)
- Measurement and Layout (Job Element 80-A)
- Ability To Use and Maintain Tools and Equipment (Job Element 81)
- Knowledge of Materials (Job Element 82-A)
- Dexterity and Safety (Job Element 86)
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 per week.
VOLUNTEER WORK 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.
ADDITIONAL CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
- Frequently required to perform heavy lifting up to 24 pounds; exerts considerable physical effort while using pickaxe or air hammer to remove damaged pavement; and work requires extensive standing, walking, bending, and kneeling
- Works outside in all kinds of weather frequently exposed to dust and dirt; works near moving parts of equipment and machinery; regularly exposed to the possibility of cuts, scrapes, bruise, falls, falling material, or injury from equipment; and may be required to wear protective clothing such as hard hats, steel-toed shoes, gloves, masks, and aprons
- Emergency overtime may be required
- May require driving a motor vehicle; an appropriate, valid drivers license may be required
- Shift work may be required
- May be required to work other than normal duty hours, which may include evenings, weekends, and/or holidays
- May be required to train and/or guide lower grade employees
- Performs other duties as assigned
- This is a key position, must be removed from military recall status if alternatives for filling the position during an emergency are not available
The Department of Defense offers an excellent benefits program. In addition to your take-home pay, click here for an overview of benefits currently offered to Federal employees.
Direct Deposit: All federal employees are required to have direct deposit.
Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP): For information on how to apply as an ICTAP eligible click here. To be well-qualified and exercise selection priority for this vacancy, displaced Federal employees must be rated in the "Highly Qualified" or above "Best Qualified" Category on the rating criteria for this position.
Employed Annuitants (Reemployed Annuitants): Applicants in receipt of an annuity based on civilian employment in the Federal Service are subject to the DoD Policy on The Employment of Annuitants. Click here for more information.