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  4. Benefits & Other Info
  5. How to Apply

Job Title:Custodial Worker (DEU-NW)

Department:Department Of The Interior

Agency:Bureau of Reclamation

Job Announcement Number:BR-LC-DE-13-03

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$19.26 to $19.26 / Per Hour

OPEN PERIOD:

Wednesday, January 09, 2013 to Wednesday, January 16, 2013

SERIES & GRADE:

BB-3566-00

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full-Time - Permanent

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy in the following location:
Hoover Dam, Boulder City, NV, USView Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

All United States Citizens and Nationals. Competition for Custodial Worker positions is restricted by law to persons entitled to veterans' preference as long as such applicants are available for appointment.

JOB SUMMARY:

Reclamation is best known for Hoover Dam on the Colorado River, Grand Coulee Dam on the Columbia River and Folsom Dam on the American River. Today we are the largest wholesaler of water in the country and the second largest producer of hydroelectric power in the western United States.
Visit: http://www.usbr.gov.
View our DVD titled "Traditions, Talent, and Teamwork" at: http://www.usbr.gov/pmts/hr/video/

LOCATION: Lower Colorado Region, Lower Colorado Dams Office, Maintenance Office, General Maintenance Group, Labor Team, Hoover Dam, Boulder City, NV.

For living conditions go to: http://www.bcnv.org

Relocation expenses are not authorized.

Additional vacancies may be filled from this vacancy announcement.

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • You must apply online to be considered for this position.
  • You must submit a resume and supporting documentation.
  • You must pass a pre-employment physical.

DUTIES:

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  • Performs a variety of general custodial/janitorial tasks such as dusting, waxing, polishing, and window washing.
  • Cleans offices, restrooms, lavatories and work areas.
  • Cleans grounds, collects and disposes of refuse.
  • Performs tasks around facility, administrative offices and tour route areas.
  • Operates riding buffers/scrubbers, sweepers and forklifts.


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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Minimum qualifications for trades and labor positions are determined by evaluation of job elements. You must meet at least 2 points on the screen-out elements and obtain an average of at least 2 points on all job elements in order to be considered qualified for this position.

Job Elements:

1. Ability to do the work of the position without more than normal supervision. (Screenout)
2. Ability to interpret instructions, specifications, etc.
3. Ability to use and maintain tools and equipment (vehicles). 
4. Work practices (includes keeping things neat, clean and in order).


You must meet all qualification requirements, including any selective factors, by the closing date of this announcement.

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

Applicants determined to be minimally qualified will be further evaluated on the above Job Elements through their resume and responses to the online assessment questions.  Applicants determined to be best qualified will be referred to the selecting official.

Be sure that your resume clearly supports your responses to the online assessment questions by addressing experience, education and/or training relevant to this position. Applicants must make a fair and accurate assessment of their qualifications.  If a determination is made that you have rated yourself higher than is apparent in your description of experience, competencies, skills, and/or education/training OR that your resume/application is incomplete, you may be rated ineligible or your score may be lowered.

Category rating and selection procedures will be used for evaluating this position.  If you meet the basic qualification requirements, your on-line responses to the vacancy assessment questionnaire will be used to determine the quality and extent of your experience, education, training, etc., for placement in one of the following categories:  1)  Best Qualified, 2) Well Qualified and 3) Qualified.  Qualified candidates will be assigned a numerical score on a scale of 70-100 and Veterans with preference will be placed at the top of their respective category.  The assessment questionnaire will take you approximately <30> minutes to complete.


To preview questions please click here.


BENEFITS:

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Working for the Bureau of Reclamation offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes paid vacation, sick leave, holidays, life insurance, health benefits, and participation in the Federal Employees Retirement System.  To explore the major benefits offered to most Federal employees, visit:  https://help.usajobs.gov/index.php/Pay_and_Benefits



OTHER INFORMATION:

Selective Service: If you are a male applicant born after December 31, 1959, you must certify that you have registered with the Selective Service System, or are exempt from having to do so under the Selective Service Law. For more information visit:  http://www.sss.gov

Equal Employment Opportunity: The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability and genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, or other non-merit factor. 

Probationary Period: Placement in this position requires you to complete a one-year probationary period.

Optional Form 306 (OF-306): Before final selection, you will be required to sign and certify the accuracy of the information in your application. If you make a false statement in any part of your application, you may not be hired; you may be fired after you begin work; or you may be subject to fine, imprisonment, or other disciplinary action.

Driver’s License/History: Operation of a Government vehicle required; therefore, you must possess a valid state driver’s license. A driving history check is required.

Working Conditions:  Incumbent works mostly inside and is frequently exposed to drafts, noise, dust, dirt, and working around water.  Incumbent is exposed to the possibility of bruises, muscle strains, cuts, scrapes, and chemicals.  Work involves continually standing, bending, stooping and reaching.  Tasks typically involve frequent lifting and carrying light to medium weight objects of 10 to 30 pounds; and occasionally lifting and carrying moderately heavy objects weighing up to 45 pounds.

Pre-employment Physical:  If selected, you are required to obtain and successfully pass a pre-employment physical examination by a licensed physician certifying to your ability to perform the duties of the position.  

Optional Form 306 (OF-306):
Before final selection, you will be required to sign and certify the accuracy of the information in your application.  If you make a false statement in any part of your application, you may not be hired; you may be fired after you begin work; or you may be subject to fine, imprisonment, or other disciplinary action.


Telework:
Reclamation has determined that the duties of this position are suitable for telework only during an emergency or natural disaster.



HOW TO APPLY:

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Applications (resume and assessment questionnaire) for this vacancy MUST be received online BEFORE midnight Eastern Time (Washington D.C. time) on the closing date of this announcement. When you're ready to apply, click the blue APPLY ONLINE button at the side of any page.

This vacancy is being announced through Bureau of Reclamation's Hiring System--HireMe. For more information about the HireMe system and the registration process, visit: http://www.usbr.gov/pmts/hr/hireme.html

As part of the online application process, applicants may be required to submit supporting documents. Failure to submit the requested supporting documents may result in your not being considered for this position.

Options for submitting supporting documentation include Auto Requested Fax or uploading from your USAJOBS profile - instructions provided during the online application process. This agency provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify us at the phone number shown at the bottom of this page. The decision on granting reasonable accommodation will be on a case-by-case basis.

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

To be considered for this position, applicants are required to submit a resume that includes dates of employment, specifically years, months, and hours worked per week for each period of experience; an on-line assessment questionnaire; and the following supporting documents, as appropriate: 

CTAP/ICTAP Eligibles:  Applicants claiming CTAP-ICTAP eligibility must submit a copy of their most recent performance appraisal, proof of eligibility and most current SF 50 noting position, grade level, and duty location with their application.  To be considered under CTAP/ICTAP, applicants must be well-qualified, i.e. meet the minimum qualification requirements, including selective factors, education and experience requirements and score at least 95 on the assessment questionnaire as established. 

Veterans Preference:  If you are entitled to veterans’ preference, you must provide a copy of your Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty, DD Form 214 (DD-214), member 4 copy, and you should indicate the type of veterans’ preference you are claiming on your resume.  Your veterans’ preference entitlement will be verified by the employing agency.

--For 5-point veterans' preference, submit a copy of your DD-214 (Member 4 Copy), or an official statement of service from your command if you are currently on active duty, or other official documentation (e.g., documentation of receipt of a campaign badge or expeditionary medal) that proves your military service was performed under honorable conditions.

-For 10-point veterans' preference, please submit a Standard Form (SF) 15, Application for 10-Point Veteran Preference, DD-214, and the required documentation requested by this form.

-For information on veteran's eligibility visit:  http://www.opm.gov/veterans/html/vetguide.asp


The following link provides general resume formatting instructions: http://www.usbr.gov/lc/region/g5000/ResumeFormat.pdf.

AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

Nicole Wilson
Phone: 702-293-8433
Fax: 000-000-0000
Email: nwilson@usbr.gov
Agency Information:
BUREAU OF RECLAMATION
P.O. Box 61470
Attn: LC-5000
Boulder City, NV
89006-1470
US
Fax: 000-000-0000

WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

After all application packages have been received, resumes will be reviewed to ensure applicants meet the basic qualification requirements. Each applicant who meets the basic qualifications will be further evaluated on the information provided in the Assessment Questionnaire. Best-qualified applicants will be referred to the selecting official. After making a tentative job offer, a suitability and/or security background investigation will be conducted. A final job offer is typically made within 40 days after the deadline for applications. Applicants should monitor their status for positions with the Bureau of Reclamation, by regularly checking their public status notifications in their USAJOBS profile.

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Job Announcement Number:

BR-LC-DE-13-03

Control Number:

335280600