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  1. Overview
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  4. Benefits & Other Info
  5. How to Apply

Job Title:Maintenance Worker

Department:Department of Defense

Agency:Department of Defense Education Activity

Job Announcement Number:12-JAC-259E

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$17.61 to $20.57 / Per Hour

OPEN PERIOD:

Monday, December 03, 2012 to Friday, December 14, 2012

SERIES & GRADE:

WG-4749-07

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Excepted Service Permanent

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

07

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy in the following location:
Fort Jackson, 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!

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. 

The purpose of this position is to serve as primary maintenance worker to keep the Fort Jackson School buildings, exterior structure, grounds and related fixtures and utilities functional at all times. Work assignments include the visual examination and operational tests to determine the need for and the performance of repair work involving a variety of trades.  

If you are a current permanent Federal civil service employee, you may apply to vacancy announcement 12-JAC-259I.

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.

This is an Excepted Service Position.

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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Performs a variety of work maintenance activities with a major focus on roofing, asphalt work, plumbing, painting, carpentry, cement work.  Carpentry Work: Performs work which consists of constructing, installing, repairing, and modifying wood, composite and wood substitute.  Painting Work: Performs work which consist of painting walls and woodwork, exterior trim, etc.  Plumbing Work: Performs routine duties such as normal plumbing checks, bleeding lines, and repairs.  Cement Finishing Work: Performs work such as mixing concrete. Roofing: Perform routine repairs and installing roofs. Locksmith Work: Performs routine maintenance, overhaul, and repair of mechanical locking devices. Performs simpler mechanical maintenance duties of trades while becoming familiar with more difficult work. Assists in performing a variety of basic operational checks on various of equipment such as air compressors, sprayers, cement mixers, pumps, etc.


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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You must show that you have had sufficient experience and/or training that provide you with the ability to perform the duties of the position without more than normal supervision. Must have the skill to perform roofing, carpentry, and painting, asphalt work, and cement work.

The work requires considerable standing, stooping, bending, kneeling, climbing, and occasionally works uncomfortable positions for short periods of time.  Frequent lifts, carries, and sets up material that weighs 15 pounds and occasionally handles materials and equipment weighing 40 pounds and over.

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.  Your application will be placed in one of three categories:  Best Qualified, Highly Qualified, or Qualified.  Within these categories, applicants for Veterans Preference will receive selection priority over non-veterans.


BENEFITS:

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Working for the Deparment 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/EI/benefits.asp.


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 Friday, December 14, 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:

·        Employer’s Name

·        Employer’s Address

·        Supervisor’s Name

·        Supervisor’s Phone Number

·        Salary

--  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 employees, 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 798205. 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 Friday, December 14, 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 preference must submit DD-214 and Standard Form 15, Application for 10-Point Preference http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdf_fill/SF15.pdf, 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-JAC-259E

Control Number:

332620400