In order to qualify for this position, your resume must provide sufficient experience and/or education, knowledge, skills, and abilities, to perform the duties of the specific position for which you are being considered.
Your resume is the key means we have for evaluating your skills, knowledge, and abilities, as they relate to this position. Therefore, we encourage you to submit a thorough resume that directly relates to this position.
Applicants must meet the requirements of the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Job Qualification System for Trades and Labor Occupations (X-118C). Additional qualification information can be found at: http://www.opm.gov/qualifications/x-118c/tabindx.asp.
Although a specific length of time and experience is not required for most trade and labor occupations, you must 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 you are applying. Qualification requirements emphasis is on the quality of experience, not necessarily the length of time.
Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of knowledge, skills, abilities and/or competencies in the job elements and screen out listed below.
This job has a screen-out element which will be used to determine minimum eligibility for this job. Applicants who do not receive a minimum of two points on the screen-out element(s) will be found ineligible. The Screen-out Element for this position is: Ability to do the work of a Motor Vehicle Operator without more than normal supervision such as:
Operating vehicles, such as truck tractors with semi-trailers or full trailers with gross vehicle weight (GVW) of 32,000 lbs. or greater, buses, and/or general and special purpose vehicles, on long and short runs, over public roads and at highway speeds. I have handled the controls for starting, stopping, backing, shifting and driving the vehicle; judging overhead and side clearances, turning radius, and braking, distance from the preceding vehicle; loading, unloading, and overseeing the handling of cargo; reading road maps, determining the safest and shortest routes; understanding and applying safety rules and regulations. I have safely operated vehicles while towing equipment, ensuring safe connections and that the towed weight does not exceed the maximum allowed weight for the vehicle being driven. I have maneuvered vehicles, including tractor-trailer rigs in narrow and congested areas, between buildings, other vehicles and loading docks. I have operated dual braking systems. I have conducted vehicle inspections, performed operator maintenance, maintained preventive maintenance records, and recognized developing problems, reporting all problems to appropriate personnel. I have maintained trip records/logs, completed trip tickets and accident reports.
In addition to the screen-out element you will be evaluated on the following Job Elements through your resume and responses to the on-line assessment questionnaire:
Operation of Motor Vehicle
Work Practices (1)
Certification or Licensing Required.
Have a Commercial Driver's License (CDL) Class "A"
Commercial Drivers License (CDL) with tank/HAZMAT, P (passenger carrying) and T (trailer) endorsements, and other proper endorsement(s) for the type(s) and class(es) of vehicle(s) to be operated.
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. As part of the application process, you must complete and submit an occupational questionnaire. To preview this questionnaire and determine if your experience matches the skills required for this position, click the following link: View Assessment Questions.
Selectee is required to participate in the Department of Defense direct deposit of pay program.
A secret security clearance is a requirement of this position. Failure to obtain and maintain the required level of clearance may result in the withdrawal of a position offer or removal. If you possess a security clearance, please indicate the level and termination date in your resume.
In accordance with Executive Order 12564, applicants selected are required to submit to a drug test and receive a negative drug test result prior to appointment. In addition, this position is a drug-testing designated position (TDP) subject to random testing for illegal drug use.
Must take a physical exam upon appointment and annually thereafter; may be designated as ALPHA personnel; may be required to serve in an on-call capacity on a rotational basis.
Must be able to work Overtime/Shift/Weekend/Holiday as necessary.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
When the application process is complete, your application will be reviewed to determine if you meet the hiring eligibility and qualification requirements listed in this announcement. You will be rated based on the information provided in your resume and responses to the questionnaire, along with your supporting documentation to determine your level of knowledge, skill, and ability, related to the job requirements.
You will be rated under Category Rating procedures based on the extent to which your experience meets the Knowledge, Skills and Abilities for the position and rated as shown below. Additional points are not added for veterans preference; however, preference is still applied. Applicants eligible for veteran's preference will receive selection priority over non-veterans. If you meet the qualification requirements, your application will be placed in one of three categories:
Best Qualified- Candidates in this category possess exceptional skills and experience to exceed well above the minimum requirements for announced position.
Highly Qualified-Candidates in this category possess good skills and experience above the minimum requirements for announced position.
Qualified- Candidates in this category meet the minimum experience requirements for announced position.
Best qualified applicants will be referred to the hiring manager. The selecting official may choose to conduct interviews, and once the selection is made, you will receive a notification of the decision.
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 ineligible/not qualified.
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