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Job Title:Motor Vehicle Operator

Department:Department of the Army

Agency:Army National Guard Units (Title 32)

Job Announcement Number:NCAR-12-085

This position is closed and no longer accepting online applications through USAJOBS.

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.


$18.88 to $22.07 / Per Hour


Wednesday, March 14, 2012 to Thursday, March 29, 2012




Full Time - Permanent


1 vacancy - Raleigh, NC United StatesView Map


Open to areas 1, 2 and 3


The National Guard is the oldest component of the Armed Forces of the United States. Since the earliest American colonial days, citizens have joined together for collective defense. We have a proud tradition of coming to the aid of our friends and neighbors in times of serious emergencies. Join our National Guard team and serve your Nation, your States and your community!

NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED: This is an excepted position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the North Carolina Army National Guard. Selectee will be required to wear the military uniform. Acceptance of an excepted position constitutes concurrence with the requirements as a condition of employment Applicants who are not currently a member of the National Guard must be eligible for immediate membership and employmnet in the North Carolina Army National Guard in the military grade listed in this announcement.


POSITION INFORMATION: This position is open STATEWIDE to members of the the North Carolina Army National Guard.




  • Must maintain membership in the National Guard for continued employment.
  • Type of Employment: Enlisted only (E8 & below)
  • This position requires a preplacement physcial prior to employment.
  • No PCS will be authorized unless agreed upon by HRO prior to the e-date.
  • Compatibility: Enl: 91, 88M/N, 89A/B, 92A/F/G/Y


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Operates primarily straight-in-line trucks and/or truck tractors with semi-trailers which typically have an approximate gross vehicle weight (GVW) of more than 32,000 pounds.  Required to operate special purpose or auxiliary devices where a knowledge of such devices does not exceed the level of knowledge and skill required to operate the vehicle safely in complicated traffic situations.  Couples and uncouples the truck tractor and semi-trailer, or truck and trailer, and connects and disconnects the air brakes and electrical lines.  Maneuvers vehicles within close tolerances when driving and backing over uneven ground, in narrow or congested areas, between buildings and other vehicles, between parked aircraft and when positioning vehicles at loading docks.  When driving tractor-trailer refueling trucks, they operate the vehicle’s auxiliary pumping system and verify correct grade or mixture of fuel is pumped, that the receiving equipment is grounded and fuel tanks are not overfilled.  Also record type and quantity of fuel delivered.  Check to ensure all cargo is secured to prevent shifting or falling in transit and to minimize the possibility of vehicle sway.  Select the safest, most direct and legally allowed route to be followed and identify alternative routes to be used in the event of an emergency.  Driver operates vehicles on interstate highways, winding roads, and steep grades and manipulates the dual braking system to prevent the semi-trailer or trailer from jackknifing.  Assures cargo is properly loaded, distributed and secured.  Performs operator maintenance on vehicles and trailers. Ensures shipping and accounting documents are with the shipment and reflect actual condition, quantities and type of material, including manual turn in and issue documents.  Completes log books, maintenance records, reports and other transportation documents for accurate accounting.  May identify, inspect, and segregate equipment or material as it is received for obvious damage and needed repairs. Prepares and submits requests for over-dimensional permits to Defense Movement Coordinator (DMC) for military movement involving military vehicles and through the Commercial Transportation Branch for non-military vehicles.  Coordinates with units, maintenance activities, Central Issue Facility (CIF), Defense Reutilization Management Office (DRMO), Property Book Office (PBO), and Single Stock Fund Activities for pick up and delivery.  When appropriate, ensures transported items meet demilitarization standards (for example drainage statements, tanks are purged and weapons), and appropriate certification/verification accompanies the items. Performs warehouse work, as required,  to include issuing, receiving and inventorying equipment, supplies and materials; loading and unloading of trucks; storing and pulling warehouse stock; packing and unpacking material; and repairing or replacing items on equipment.  Operates electric, gasoline or diesel-powered forklift trucks. Performs a variety of servicing and operator preventive maintenance work on assigned vehicles. May be required to prepare for and support the mission through the accomplishment of duties pertaining to military training, military readiness, force protection and other mission related assignments including, but not limited to, training of traditional Guard members, CWDE/NBC training, exercise participation (ORE/ORI/UCI/MEI/OCI/IG, etc.), mobility exercise participation, FSTA/ATSO exercise participation, SABC training, LOAC training, weapons qualification training, participation in military formations, and medical mobility processing within the guidelines of NGB/ARNG/ANG/State/TAG rules, regulations and laws. Accomplishes the full spectrum of support for state and Federal National Guard operations, training, readiness missions, natural disasters, and Homeland Defense/Defense Support of Civil Authorities (HLD/DSCA). Performs other duties as assigned.

 PD: D1907000


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MILITARY ASSIGNMENT:  Assignment to a compatible Enlisted (E8 & below) position in the NCARNG is mandatory. (ENL: 91, 88M/N, 89A/B, 92A/F/G/Y)


Minimum Requirements: Experience or training which demonstrates the ability to follow instructions and safely operate the type of equipment required to accomplish the duties of the position.


Specialized Experience: Experience or training which demonstrates the ability to operate one or more motor vehicles including platform trucks, van trucks, fuel trucks, stake trucks, dump trucks, and trash removal trucks which typically have an approximate gross vehicle weight of more than 11,700 kilograms (26,000 pounds) and up to 14,400 kilograms (less than 32,000 pounds). Experience operating vehicles and tractors, some of which may be equipped with special-purpose powered equipment. Experience operating platform, van, stake and dump trucks, refueling vehicles passenger buses or ambulance buses.


Knowledge, skills and abilities (KSA's) listed below will be used in the selection process. Knowledge, skills and abilities are important to the entire selection process and should be addressed specifically and completely in the resume/application. 


1. Requires skills and knowledge to operate vehicles that have limited maneuverability; have more than one body and two breaking systems; or are oversized. 

2. Skill and ability to operate these vehicles over a variety of roads including interstate highways, narrow country roads, day and night driving, and on steep winding grades.

3. Extremely knowledgeable about turning the vehicles, in evaluating the condition and load limits, in scheduling weigh points, and in accessing traffic conditions and hazards, locally and over long-distance routes in unfamiliar geographic areas. 

4. Knowledgeable, skill and ability in backing trailers in congested locations with limited space, applying the dual braking system on steep grades to preclude jackknife situation, and maneuver oversize vehicles safely under all driving conditions and environments. 

5. Knowledge of warehousing plans and accepted warehousing methods, supply procedures and techniques. 


Substitution of Education for Specialized Experience: NA

OTHER REQUIREMENTS:  For positions requiring the operation of motor vehicles, candidates must have a valid state driver's license. 


ENLISTMENT CASH BONUS; Acceptance of a technician position may affect any bonus and/or education assistance that may be applicable Military Assigment Occupants of this position must maintain continous military membership in the North Carolina National Guard (NCNG).


Once the application process is complete, a review of your application will be made to ensrue you meet the job requirements. To determine if you are qualified for this job, a review of your resume and supporting documentation will be made and compared against your responses to the occupational questionnaire. The rating you receive is based on your responses to the questionnaire and supporting documents. If, after reviewing your resume and supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and/or experience your rating can and will be adjusted to more accurately reflect your abilities. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating.


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If you are a male applicant who was born after 12/31/59 and are required to register under the Military Selective Service Act, the Defense Authorization Act of 1986 requires that you be registered or you are not eligible for appointment in this agency. Please do not send/fax/courier/email any applications or resumes to the National Guard Human Resource Office, you must apply on-line or fax your application to the fax number listed on this announcement with the prescribed Cover Letter. The Human Resource can only process materials received through USA Jobs.


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To apply for this position, you must provide both of the following parts:

1.      Your responses to the Qualifications Questionnaire, and

2.      Your resume and any other documents specified in the Required Documents section of this job announcement.

Use the Online Qualifications Questionnaire for convenience and quickest processing.


Option A:  Online Qualifications Questionnaire.

Tips for using the Online Qualifications Questionnaire:

·         You must click both Finish and Submit when you are done. Your Online Qualifications Questionnaire is not processed – and your résumé is not attached – until you click the Submit button, even if USAJOBS says it sent your résumé.

·         You can upload or fax supporting documents after you Submit the Online Qualifications Questionnaire.

·         You must complete the entire process by the closing date -- Thursday, March 29, 2012

·         To make sure everything you submitted is successfully received, follow these steps:

1.      Go to and log in using the box on the right hand side of the page.

2.      Click the radio button for this Vacancy Identification Number: 624284. Click Select a Vacancy.

3.      Verify that all of your documents appear on the table with a status of Processed.

·         You can save your work and come back later. Just click both Save and Logout.  (When you want to return, go to and log in using the box on the right hand side of the page.)

·         If you Submit more than one Qualifications Questionnaire for this position, the most recent one Submitted is the one that is used.  Therefore, it is important for you to complete it in its entirety.


To begin your Online Qualifications Questionnaire, choose one of these options:

·         If your résumé is going to come from the USAJOBS Resume Builder, you begin the process by clicking the Apply Online button near the bottom of this page. Your résumé will be attached only to the Online Qualifications Questionnaire you complete and Submit from this session, not to any Questionnaires you may already have Saved or Submitted.

·         If your résumé is going to be one you prepared outside of USAJOBS Résumé Builder, click this link to begin the process:  Online Questionnaire.


Option B:  Paper Qualifications Questionnaire.

If it is not practical for you to use the Online Qualifications Questionnaire, you can write your answers on paper.  Follow these steps:

1.      You can print a copy of this job announcement so that you can read the questions offline.

2.      Obtain and print a copy of the OPM Form 1203-FX, which you will use to provide your answers. You can obtain the form at this URL or by calling USAJOBS by Phone at (703) 724-1850 – after the introduction, press 1, and listen for instructions.

3.      You may submit the Form 1203-FX, resume, and any supporting documents either by fax.

·         If you are faxing a Form 1203-FX, you do not need a separate cover sheet. Simply make sure the Form 1203-FX is on top of any other documents you are faxing. If you are faxing any documents without the Form 1203-FX on top, always use the official cover sheet which is here -- -- and be sure to fill it out completely and clearly.  The fax number is 1-478-757-3144.  Feed all documents into your fax machine top first so that we receive them right-side up.


For this job announcement the following documents are required: Transcripts (if applicable) Miscellaneous To submit the documents requested follow the instructions below: Your resume, curriculum vitae, the Optional Application for Federal Employment (OF 612), or any other written format you choose to describe your job-related qualifications Your document(s) can be submitted electronically using the document upload process, by fax, mail or by hand-deliver. Please ensure that your resume contains your full name, address, phone and at least your last four digits of your social security number. Please ensure that your resume contains the basic information outlined under the Applying for a Federal Job link.


Randall E. Green
Phone: (919)664-6010
Agency Information:
4201 Reedy Creek Road
Raleigh, NC


Once the online questionnaire is received you will receive an acknowledgement email that your submission was successful. After a review of your;complete application is made you will be notified of your rating and or referral to the hiring official. If further evaluation or interviews are required you will be contacted. Instructions for completing then; If you are applying to this announcement by completing the OPM 1203-FX form instead of using the Online Application method, please use the following step-by-step instructions as a guide to filling out the required questionnaire. You will need to print the vacancy announcement and refer to it as you answer the questions. You may omit any optional information; however, you must provide responses to all required questions. Be sure to double check your application before submission. Questionnaire style : View Occupational Questionnaire

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