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  5. How to Apply

Job Title:Custodial Worker Leader

Department:Department of Defense

Agency:Department of Defense Education Activity

Job Announcement Number:12-LB-256E

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$13.79 to $16.10 / Per Hour

OPEN PERIOD:

Thursday, November 29, 2012 to Thursday, December 13, 2012

SERIES & GRADE:

WL-3566-02

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Excepted Service Permanent

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

02

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy in the following location:
Beaufort County, SC United StatesView Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

All interested candidates. You must be a U.S. Citizen to be considered for this position.

JOB SUMMARY:

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 Laurel Bay, South Carolina!

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.  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.  No moving expenses authorized.

You must answer ALL Suitability Questions in the Vacancy Questionnaire, numbers 3 through 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.

If selected; job offer will be contingent upon passing a pre-employment physical.

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • 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:

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Serve as Custodial Worker Leader of 3 or more custodial workers.  Passes on instructions received from the supervisor to other workers and assigns tasks to each one.  Oversees work operations and problems of the crew.  Ensures plans and blueprints are in plan.  Also, maintains stocks of supplies, materials, tools, and condition of equipment. Assures safety and housekeeping rules are followed.  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.  Works outside to perform general maintenance duties; pick up debris, minimal landscaping, and cleaning windows.  Sets up and take down cafeteria tables, chairs and trash cans.  Cleans cafeteria eating areas before, during and after breakfast and lunch periods; clean tables, empty trash, and clean floors, etc.  Also sets up and take down furniture and AV equipment for special events and assemblies.  Inspects completed tasks of each worker.  Opens and close school; secures entire facility. Maintains school’s parking area, sidewalks, and pathways.  Also, maintains school's playgrounds and athletic fields.  Escorts visitors to restricted areas of the school and performs other duties as assigned.


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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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. 
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.


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. 

 

Your application will be placed in one of three categories:  Best Qualified, Highly Qualified, or Qualified:

-Highly Qualifed- 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. 

 

 Within these categories, applicants for Veterans Preference will receive selection priority over non-veterans.

 


BENEFITS:

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Working for the Department of Defense Education Activity offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes, in part, paid vacation, sick leave, holidays, life insurance, health benefits, and participation in the Federal Employees Retirement System.  The following web address is provided for your reference to explore the major benefits offered to most Federal employees.  To find out more click here.

http://www.usajobs.gov/ResourceCenter/Index/Interactive/Benefits#icc

For positions with intermittent work schedules or temporary appointments lasting less than one year, benefits may not be authorized.



OTHER INFORMATION:

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:

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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 Thursday, December 13, 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 compentency 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:

  --  Your highest Federal civilian grade held, job series, and dates of employment, if you are a current or former Federal employee.

  --  Total employment period, i.e., starting and ending dates (month and year) for each work experience, paid and unpaid, related to the job for which you are applying, including the hours per week. Also include a description of your duties and accomplishments, your employer’s name and address, supervisor’s name and phone number, and salary. If you are currently employed, you must indicate if we may contact your current supervisor.

  --  Highest level of education completed.

  --  Job-related training courses (title and year).

  --  Job-related skills.

  --  Job-related certificates and licenses (current only).

  --  Job-related honors, awards, and special accomplishments (give dates-but do not send documents).

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 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 794165. Fax your documents to:  1-478-757-3144.

Step 4:  Review application and click Finish.

Step 5:  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.



REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

The following documents must be submitted by 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time on Thursday, December 13, 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 for each employment period) - Required
  --  Eligibility documentation (SF-50, DD-214, etc.) - If applicable to you
  --  Transcripts, if qualifying based on education - 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.

Photocopy of all OFFICIAL college/university transcripts (front and back) with announcement number stated on them.  To receive the maximum allowable credit you must include all transcripts (front and back) for each degree earned to include any additional courses currently in progress.  Any transcripts submitted that are not in English or not official will be removed from the application and will not be considered. (Transcripts must be in English.)

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:
http://www.am.dodea.edu/ddessasc/employment/MSPRequestFormNov05.DOC
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 veteran’s preference must submit a copy of DD-214 (copy member 4), Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty. Applicants claiming 10-point veteran’s 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.

AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

SC-ST CSB
Phone: (678)364-6619
Email: HR.CSB.SC-ST@AM.DODEA.EDU
Agency Information:
South Carolina Fort Stewart Cuba District
700 Westpark Drive
Peachtree City, GA
30269
United States

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.

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Job Announcement Number:

12-LB-256E

Control Number:

332342500