Job Title:Custodial Worker
Department:Department of Defense
Agency:Department of Defense Education Activity
Job Announcement Number:12-KNO-202
This position is closed and no longer accepting online applications through USAJOBS.
The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.
/ Per Hour|
|Tuesday, September 25, 2012 to
Tuesday, October 09, 2012|
SERIES & GRADE:
|Full Time -
|1 vacancy in the following location:|
Fort Knox, KY United StatesView Map
WHO MAY APPLY:
|All interested candidates. You must be a U.S. citizen to be considered for this position.|
Do you want to work for an exciting educational organization, with the children of our dedicated U.S. Military members? Our mission is to provide an exemplary education that inspires and prepares all students for success in a dynamic, global environment. Come work for the Department of Defense Education Activity, Domestic Dependent Elementary and Secondary Schools at Fort Knox, Kentucky!
The Department of Defense Domestic Dependent Elementary and Secondary Schools (DDESS) is currently accepting applications under examining authority of 10 U.S.C., Section 2164. This position may be used for the purpose of filling multiple positions throughout the school year. Temporary positions may be converted to permanent without further competition, but conversion is not guaranteed.
Performs a variety of cleaning tasks which require physical effort and involve the use of hand and/or powered cleaning equipment. Specific instructions are provided on when and what to clean and the methods to use.
This is an Excepted Service Position.
This is a temporary, less than one year, position.
You must answer ALL Suitability Questions in the Vacancy Questionnaire, numbers 3-8 with a yes or no. Failure to answer ALL Suitability Questions will result in your application being considered incomplete and your application will not receive consideration for the vacancy.
- You must be a U.S. Citizen to apply for this position
- You must meet the Selective Service requirement
- You must submit your complete application and all supporting documents
- You must complete the questionnaire and/or knowledge, skills &
- abilities/competency statement
- You will be subject to a background/suitability investigation/determination
DUTIES:Back to top
Independently performs the full range of cleaning duties in an assigned building or other area. Typical tasks include: Cleans and maintains various floor, wall, carpet, and ceiling surfaces. Removes stains from variety of surfaces. Cleans and sanitizes restrooms, including replacing all needed supplies. Operates cleaning equipment and tools, adjust and performs minor maintenance on such equipment. Occasionally works on ladders and scaffolds to clean ceiling fixtures, wash walls, replace light bulbs, and perform similar tasks. Set up and take down cafeteria tables, chairs and trash cans. Clean cafeteria eating areas before, during and after breakfast and lunch periods (clean tables, empty trash, clean floors, etc). Also sets up and take down furniture and AV equipment for special events and assemblies. Keeps supervisor informed on condition of equipment and stock level of supplies. Secures entire facility in the absence of the supervisor.
QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:Back to top
Must show sufficient experience performing the full range of cleaning duties of the position with little or no supervision using a variety of special cleaning and sanitizing solutions. Also, experience that demonstrates the ability to handle, control, clean and adjust powered cleaning equipment and ability to remove different kinds of stains from a wide variety of surfaces.
Physical ability to occasionally lift and carry objects weighing up to 50 pounds and frequently move objects weighing up to 40 pounds with assistance of dollies or loading carts. Selected Candidate must pass a pre-employment physical prior to entering into the position.
Working Conditions: Usually works indoors in areas which are adequately heated, lighted, and ventilated. Exposed to vibration from heavy equipment and to skin irritation from strong cleaning solutions. Care must be taken to avoid serious injury when working on ladders and scaffolds or when using heavy powered equipment.
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.
Must meet OPM minimum qualification standards to be considered for this position.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
Your application will initially be reviewed to determine whether you meet the minimum eligibility and qualifications requirements. If you are qualified, you will then receive a rating based on the degree to which your background matches the knowledge, skills, and abilities for the position listed. If, after reviewing your resume and supporting documentation, a determination is made that you inflated your qualifications and/or experience, your score may be adjusted to more accurately reflect your abilities or you may be found ineligibile/not qualified.
BENEFITS:Back to top
For positions with intermittent work schedules or temporary appointments lasting less than one year, benefits may not be authorized.
Positions under this announcement will be filled by appointment in the Excepted Service.
Relocation expenses will not be authorized.
Military Spouse Preference (MSP): You may be eligible for MSP if you are the spouse of an active duty military member and you are ranked among the Best Qualified for this vacancy.
If you are selected for this position and are not a current DDESS employee, the documentation you present for purposes of completing the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Form I-9 on your entry-on-duty date will be verified through the DHS 'E-Verify' system. Federal law requires DDESS to use the E-Verify system to confirm the employment eligibility of all new hires. Under this system, the new hire is required to resolve any identified discrepancies within eight (8) Federal government work days as a condition of continued employment.
All selectees will be subject to a background investigation that must be favorably adjudicated.
Condition of Employment: Selectee will be required to participate in Direct Deposit/Electronic Fund Transfer as a condition of employment, reassignment, or promotion, in accordance with DoD Regulation 7000.14-R.
HOW TO APPLY:Back to top
Follow the steps below to apply online. Your application and ALL required supporting documents must be received by 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time (ET) on Tuesday, October 09, 2012.
Paper, faxed or e-mailed electronic applications submitted directly to the agency and not through the USA Jobs program using the instructions below will not be considered.
Step 1: Create USA Jobs account, including resume and saved documents. It is essential that your resume provide sufficient information to substantiate your responses in the self-assessments vacancy questions. If your responses are not adequately substantiated by your resume, the HRO will amend your responses to more accurately reflect the level of competency that is indicated by the content of your resume.
NOTE: Your application/resume for Federal employment must include the following information in order to be considered for the position:
-- Total employment period, i.e., starting and ending dates (month and year) for each work experience, paid or unpaid, related to the job for which you are applying. You MUST include the hours per week that you worked in each specific position.
-- For each position listed in your resume, include a description of your duties and accomplishments to include the following:
Supervisors Phone Number
-- If you are currently employed, you must indicate if we may contact your current supervisor.
-- Your resume must show the highest level of education you have completed.
-- List any job-related training courses (title and year of completion).
-- List any job-related skills.
-- List any job-related certificates and licenses (current only).
-- List any job-related honors, awards, and special accomplishments (give dates, but do not send documents).
-- If you are a current or former Federal employee, please list your highest Federal civilian grade held, job series, and dates of employment.
Step 2: Answer vacancy questionnaire. Click the Apply Online button, which is available when you search for a job on www.usajobs.gov, click on the title and proceed.
Step 3: Submit supporting documents. Submit the required documents (only if applicable to you) specified in the "Required Documents" Section of this vacancy. If you submit a document using the same document title, the second submission will overwrite the first submission.
To fax supporting documents you are unable to upload, complete this cover page http://staffing.opm.gov/pdf/usascover.pdf using the following Vacancy ID 754687. Fax your documents to: 1-478-757-3144.
Step 4: Review application and click Finish.
Step 5: To check your status: Once you have submitted your application package, you should log into your account in USAJobs to check the status. You will be able to see all documents you have submitted as well as any required documents that have not yet been received. It may take up to two business days for faxed supporting documents to be uploaded.
Step 6: Edit application as needed by 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time of closing date.
If you cannot apply online, click the following link to view and print the questionnaire: View Occupational Questionnaire OPM Form 1203-FX must be provided to show your responses to the occupational questionnaire. Form 1203-FX can be found at: http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdf_fill/OPM1203fx.pdf Fax all required documents to 1-478-757-3144.
Your OPM Form 1203-FX will be the cover page for your faxed transmission.
The following documents must be submitted by 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time on Tuesday, October 09, 2012. You must submit all required documents; otherwise your application will be considered incomplete.
-- Online application (Questionnaire) - Required
-- Resume (must include beginning/ending month and year, as well as hours worked per week, for each employment period) - Required
-- Eligibility documentation (SF-50, DD-214, etc.) - If applicable to you
Eligibility documentation may contain: Copy of latest SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action, if applicant has current or previous Federal civil service experience.
Applicants requesting Military Spouse Preference (MSP) must submit the following documents along with their completed application:
a. Military Spouse Employment Request Form (Form available online at:
b. A copy of the sponsor's Permanent Change of Station orders indicating authorization of dependent travel.
c. Copy of marriage certificate
Applicants claiming 5-point veterans preference must submit a copy of DD-214 (copy member 4), Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty. Applicants claiming 10-point veterans preference must submit a current SF-15 http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdf_fill/SF15.pdf. Application for 10-Point Preference, as well as the required documentation indicated on the SF-15. Lack of supporting documentation will result in the agency's inability to recognize veteran status for this announcement.
Note: Applicants may not be considered or rated if they do not submit all of the forms indicated above and failure to submit the required forms will not be a basis for subsequent appeal or grievance.
WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:
Once your complete application is received and the announcement has closed, we will conduct an evaluation of your qualifications and determine your ranking. The most highly qualified candidates will be referred to the hiring manager for further consideration and possible interview.