Skip to main content Skip to footer site map
This Position Is No Longer Available

Job Title:  Maintenance Mechanic Supervisor
Department:  Department Of The Interior
Agency:  National Park Service
Job Announcement Number:  817605

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.
$31.77 to $37.07 / Per Hour
Monday, January 14, 2013 to Monday, January 28, 2013
Full Time - Permanent
2 vacancies in the following location:
Moose, WY United StatesView Map
Status Candidates (Merit Promotion and VEOA Eligibles)


Experience your America and build a fulfilling career by joining the National Park Service. Become a part of our mission to unite our past, our cultures and our special places, to establish important connections to the present and build a rich and lasting legacy for future generations. For more information about the National Park Service, click Grand Teton National Park.

WHO MAY BE CONSIDERED: Government-wide career or career-conditional employees; Transfer and Reinstatement Candidates, 30% or More Compensable Disabled Veterans, Veterans Recruitment Act (VRA) Eligibles, Qualified Handicapped Individuals, Veterans who are Preference Eligibles or who have been separated from the Armed Forces under honorable conditions after three years or more of continuous active service (VEOA) and returned volunteers from the Peace Corps or Vista, etc.  You must submit proof of this eligibility with your application.

AREA INFORMATION: Located in northwestern Wyoming, Grand Teton National Park and the John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Memorial Parkway preserve a spectacular landscape rich with majestic mountains, pristine lakes, and extraordinary wildlife. The abrupt vertical rise of the jagged Teton Range contrasts with the sage-covered valley, creating world-renowned scenery that attracts visitors from all over the world.

Park headquarters is located in Moose, Wyoming which is approximately 12 miles north of Jackson.  Jackson is a small, outdoor recreation focused, thriving community of 10,000 year round residents. The town caters to four million tourists every summer, has an excellent hospital and medical community, a well respected public school system, private schools, multiple grocery stores, excellent restaurants, and seasonal music and art festivals. Outdoor activities are available year round and include easy access to three ski resorts (Snow King Resort, Jackson Hole Mountain Resort, and Grand Targhee), back-country and Nordic skiing, snowmobiling, hiking, camping, backpacking, horseback riding, boating, rafting, kayaking, hunting, cycling, mountain biking, and world class fly fishing, climbing, and mountaineering. The climate can be as extreme as the activities that are available. Winter temperatures range between lows of 20 degrees below zero to highs of 30 degrees. Summer temperatures are comfortable, with highs between 65 - 80 degrees.

A daycare center is located in Moose and an elementary school is located in Kelly (14 miles from Moose).  Children attend Junior and Senior High Schools in Jackson with bus service provided.

Government housing may be available.

Work Schedule: This position is permanent (career/career-conditional), full time.


  • U.S. Citizenship Required
  • Appointment subject to background investigation and favorable adjudication.
  • Males born after 12/31/59 must be registered with the Selective Service.
  • Valid state driver's license required.
  • NPS uniformed position.


Back to top

The incumbent will work under the supervision of the Chief of Facility Management and is responsible for the buildings, utilities and quarters operation within Grand Teton National Park and will:

·         Develop annual work plans to accomplish divisional goals and objectives as set forth by the Chief of Facility Management;

·         Determine equipment, personnel and supply needs on a project basis within developed annual work plan;

·         Develop and implement buildings, utilities and quarters maintenance plans including plans for maintenance and repair of all assets within the area of responsibility;

·         Provide work assignments, both verbally and in writing, for subordinate employees and assures that supplies, materials and equipment are available in advance of starting projects;

·         Coordinate work with all other divisions within the Park as well as partners, concessionaires, local utility companies, and cooperating agencies (WDEQ, EPA, etc); and

·         Prepare annual budget recommendations for building, utilities and quarters accounts.

Physical Demands: Moderate physical effort is required for normal operations. Must be able to lift and carry moderately heavy items and work in cramped or tiring positions.  Work is performed indoors and outdoors in variable weather conditions, including high and very low sub zero temperatures.


Back to top

All qualifications must be met by the closing date of this announcement, Monday, January 28, 2013.  Qualifying experience may be obtained in the private or public sectors. 

Applicants must be physically fit and, as required in Office of Personnel Management Qualifications Handbook X-118C, must possess the knowledge, skills, and abilities of the elements listed in Section 25 of the Online Occupational Questionnaire to perform the duties of the position at the level for which they are applying. A specific length of time and experience is not required; however you must be able to demonstrate the rough experience shown in your written application, that you possess sufficient knowledge, skill and ability to perform the duties of the position without more than normal supervision.

Examples of experience for this position include: performing work as a technical and administrative supervisor over a buildings utilities and quarters program consisting of at least eight permanent full time employees, exercising full supervisory responsibility over work operations; supervising journeyman level electricians, maintenance mechanics, maintenance workers, carpenters, painters, custodians, and laborers performing a wide range of buildings, utilities and quarters maintenance work; developing annual work plans for routine and special projects; estimating labor and equipment needs; establishing safety guidelines; preparing and tracking a budget; and directing workflow; using the Facility Management Software System (FMSS) or similar facility management database; supervising a very complex operation with a wide range of tasks being performed at the same time in different locations: making project submissions through the Project Management Information System (PMIS) or similar program for acquiring project funding; and performing work at the journeyman level in at least two of the following trades (electrical, carpentry, painting).

You must meet level 2 on the screen out factor/element and an average of level 2 on all factors/elements.



1. You may be required to serve a supervisory probationary period of 1 year.

2. Incumbent is required to complete a background investigation and receive favorable adjudication prior to employment.

3. National Park Service (NPS) uniformed position. Employee will be required to wear a uniform and comply with NPS uniform standards. A uniform allowance will be provided to defray the cost of the uniform.

4. Applicants must possess a valid state driver's license. This position requires that you operate a government (or private) motor vehicle as part of your official duties. A valid State driver's license is required. As a condition of employment, you will be required to submit a completed GSA Form 3607, Motor Vehicle Operator's License and Driving Record. You must also submit (within a State sealed envelope or submitted directly by the State authorities), and at your own expense, all certified driving records from all States that discloses all valid driver's licenses, whether current or past, possessed by you. If you are tentatively selected for employment in this position, you will be required to complete GSA Form 3607 and submit the above State issued documents. Your employment, after your tentative selection, will be contingent upon receipt of these documents in a timely manner and that those documents establish, to the satisfaction of the selecting official, that you possess a valid driver's license.



Once the application process is complete, a review of your application will be made to ensure you meet the requirements for the position. You will receive a numeric rating based on your responses to the occupational questionnaire.  Your answers to the questionnaire will be compared against your resume and other application materials in order to validate your score. The assessment questions relate to the following knowledge, skills and abilities (KSAs) that are required to perform the work of this position. Only education and experience acquired by the closing filing deadline will be considered.


·         Ability to Do the Work of a Maintenance Mechanic Supervisor without More than Normal Supervision (Screen Out)

·         Ability to lead or supervise.

·         Ability to interpret instructions, specifications, and blueprints.

·         Ability to safely use and maintain tools and equipment, and knowledge of materials.

·         Knowledge of maintenance operations including equipment assembly, installation and repair.

·         Technical practices – knowledge of facilities management.


Please Note: If it is determined that your resume/application materials do not support your answer to the assessment questionnaire, you may be rated ineligible, not qualified or your score may be modified.


You must include months, years and hours per week worked to receive credit for your work experience.


Back to top

To explore the major benefits offered to most Federal employees, visit benefits.


1. CTAP/ICTAP: If you are an eligible Agency Career Transition Assistance Program (CTAP) or Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP) applicant you may apply for special selection over other candidates for this position. To be well-qualified and exercise selection priority for this vacancy, displaced Federal employees must be rated at 85 or above on the rating criteria for this position. CTAP/ICTAP eligibles must submit one of the following as proof of eligibility for the special selection priority: a separation notice; a "Notice of Personnel Action" (SF-50) documenting separation; an agency certification that you cannot be placed after injury compensation has been terminated; an OPM notification that your disability annuity has been terminated; OR a Military Department or National Guard Bureau notification that you are retired under 5 U.S.C. 8337(h) or 8456. For additional information go to

2. If you are a current career or career-conditional Federal employee or former Federal employee who has reinstatement eligibility, you must submit a copy of your latest SF-50 "Notification of Personnel Action" and/or a copy of the SF-50 that reflects career or career-conditional tenure, such as the initial hire, promotion; or reassignment, showing position title, series, grade and tenure (do not submit, SF-50s for Awards, Within-Grade-Increase, or Pay Adjustments) or you will not be considered under the merit promotion process. Also, you should submit your most recent performance appraisal. If you cannot submit your appraisal a written justification for its absence must be provided.

3. A Veteran applying under the Veterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA), you must submit a copy of your DD-214 showing that you were honorably discharged to be considered. To be eligible for a VEOA appointment, a veteran must be honorable separated and either a preference eligible or have substantially completed 3 or more years of active service. ("Active Service" under this law means active duty in a uniformed service and includes full-time training duty, annual training duty, full-time National Guard duty, and attendance, while in the active service, at a school designated as a service school by law or by the Secretary concerned.) A veteran who is released under honorable conditions shortly before completing a 3-year tour is also eligible.

4. Promotion Potential: This position has no known promotion potential.

5. Relocation expenses will be paid in accordance with current federal travel regulations and National Park Service policy; however, there will be no guaranteed home sale.


Back to top

Locate the vacancy announcement at and search for the vacancy number 817605. Click the Apply Online button at the bottom of the vacancy announcement to create an account or log in to your existing USAJOBS account. Follow the prompts to complete the occupational questionnaire. Please ensure you click the Submit My Answers button at the end of the process.

To fax supporting documents you are unable to upload, complete this cover page using the following Vacancy ID PL 817605. Fax your documents to 1-478-757-3144.

Note: To check the status of your application or return to a previous or incomplete application, log into your USAJOBS account, select My Applications, and click on the more information link under the application status for this position.

If you cannot apply online:

1.    Click the following link to view and print the occupational questionnaire      ,View Occupational Questionnaire and

2.    Print this 1203FX form to provide your response to the occupational questionnaire and

3.    Fax the completed 1203FX form along with any supporting documents to 1-478-757-3144. Your 1203FX will serve as a cover page for your fax transmission.


To be eligible for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package, which includes:

1.     A Resume - Applicants may use the       USAJobs online resume builder to create a resume.  Please preview your resume to ensure all required information is included.  If you choose to use your own resume the        OF-612 Optional Application for Federal Employment lists all of the required information needed in your resume.  If you previously used USAJobs resume builder, please review your resume prior to submitting it, as changes may have been made inadvertently during the transition to USAJobs 3.0.

2.     A complete Occupational Questionnaire

3.     Transcripts (if you are qualified based on education)

4.     Qualifications

5.     SF-50: Federal employees must submit proof of their status in the Federal Government (SF-50 showing current grade and tenure) in addition to an SF-50 showing highest (permanent) grade ever held, if different. Do not send award SF-50's or other SF-50's that do not reflect current grade level.

6.     Performance Appraisal: please provide a copy of your current Performance Appraisal (must be within 15 months from the closing date of the announcement). If no evaluation is enclosed, a written justification must be provided for its absence.

7.     If applying through VEOA:  DD-214 which shows the character of discharge.  If disabled, DD-214 which shows the character of discharge, SF-15, and appropriate Veterans' Affairs letter issued 1991 or later.

The complete Application Package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on Monday, January 28, 2013 

Submitting Documents

If you upload your documents using the Apply Online process, DO NOT FAX the same documents. Always verify uploaded and faxed documents have been processed by logging into your USAJOBS account, selecting My Applications, and clicking on the more information link under the application status for the position you are applying for.


Faxed documents will take 2-3 business days to process. Also, faxed documents submitted with missing information will not be processed. The following will prevent your documents from being processed: 


  • Not using the special cover page listed in the How to Apply section
  • Missing, incomplete, or invalid Vacancy Identification Number
  • Missing or incomplete Social Security Number or name


Do not send copies of documents unless specifically requested.


DO NOT SEND PHOTOGRAPHS.  Any resumes with these attachments cannot be forwarded to the hiring official.

Applicants must submit their application packages electronically or by fax. Applications/resumes and supporting documentation sent by mail (including email) WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.  Applicants are advised that a variety of public facilities such as schools, public libraries, state employment offices and regional job centers provide access to computers at no charge. Help may also be available to targeted groups through a variety of public assistance agencies.

TECHNICAL DIFFICULTIES: If you receive an email stating that there was a technical problem uploading your documents, you should fax the applicable documentation to OPM at 478-757-3144. Be sure to use the fax cover sheet that is linked in the vacancy announcement. Include the appropriate Office Code (PL) and VIN 817605 so that the fax is processed properly and promptly. For further questions regarding applying online or by fax, please contact OPM at


Emily Selleck
Phone: (307)739-3608
Agency Information:
Grand Teton National Park
Human Resources Office
Do not mail applications
Apply on-line or by fax
Moose, WY


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 whether and how you were referred on. If further evaluation or interviews are required you will be contacted by the selecting official.


Click here to learn about:


EEO Policy

Reasonable Accommodation Policy

Veterans Information

Other Legal and Regulatory Guidance

Back to top
EEO Policy Statement | Reasonable Accommodation Policy Statement | Veterans Information | Legal and Regulatory Guidance