You must meet all qualification requirements outlined in this vacancy by 11:59 PM (ET); 08:59 pm PACIFIC TIME on Monday, January 28, 2013 the closing date of the announcement. Applicable regulatory requirements must also be met by the closing date.
The Office of Personnel Management Job Qualification System for Trade and Labor Occupations (X-118C) will be used to determine qualification requirements. You must meet qualification requirements by the closing date of this announcement. There is no specific length of training or experience required. However, you must be able to demonstrate, through experience or training shown in your written application materials, that you possess sufficient knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of this Maintenance Worker position as described under Major Duties.
To be found qualified for this position, your resume must provide sufficient information to show you have the ability to do the work of this Maintenance Worker position without more than normal supervision, to include 1) maintaining facilities, structures, plumbing, heating, refrigeration and electrical systems, and operations of systems; 2) planning the sequence of work and determining the nature of maintenance or repair needed; 3) determining the effects that alterations will have on the facility, and equipment functions properly; 4) diagnosing and determining corrective action on equipment, such as switch gears, transformer banks, and circuit breakers in substations and power-generating facilities.
Credit will be given for all appropriate qualifying experience regardless of whether it was paid or unpaid, full-time or part-time, military or civilian. If you have had training related to this position, you must provide full information on your resume including name and location of school, subjects completed, credit hours completed, and dates attended.
It is your responsibility to provide evidence that educational provisions are met when applying.
OTHER KEY REQUIREMENTS (conditions of employment)
Ability to obtain and maintain a commercial driver's license for the operation of heavy equipment.
Shift work, overtime; may be required to work other than normal duty hours, which may include evenings, weekends, and holidays.
May be called to work in emergencies, rotate weekend work and call back duty during which employee must remain within fifteen-minutes of the hatchery.
Direct deposit of salary payment.
Must apply for Government travel charge card if expected to travel on official business.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
Your application will be evaluated and rated under the Category Rating and Selection Procedures.
If you meet the minimum qualifications for this job, your evaluation will be based on a review of your complete application package and the extent to which your responses to the Questionnaire relate to the knowledge, skills and abilities listed below:
-Ability to do the work of this Maintenance Worker position without more than normal supervision (screen-out).
-Knowledge of equipment assembly, installation, repair, etc.
-Technical practices (theoretical, precise, artistic).
-Use of measuring instruments.
-Ability to interpret instructions, specifications, etc. (includes blueprinting reading).
-Ability to use and maintain tools and equipment.
We will then place you in one of three categories:
- Qualified: Meets minimum qualifications established for the position, but fails to meet the benchmark definition for the Well Qualified category
- Well Qualified: Demonstrates overall competency in the knowledge, skills, and abilities of the position.
- Best Qualified: Demonstrates high proficiency and comprehensive level of knowledge, skills, and abilities of the position.
Please make sure that your responses to the questionnaire are supported in your resume. Also, follow all instructions carefully as errors and omissions may affect your application's status. Assessment Questions preview: View Assessment Questions
Note: If a determination is made that you have rated yourself higher than is apparent in your description of experience and/or education, OR that your application is incomplete, you may be rated ineligible, not qualified, or your score may be lowered.
Application of Veterans' Preference: Category rating and selection procedures place those with veterans' preference above non-preference eligibles within each category. Veterans who meet the eligibility and qualification requirements and who have a compensable service-connected disability of at least 10 percent are listed in the highest quality category, except when the position being filled is scientific or professional at the GS-9 grade level or higher. For more information about Veterans, visit: http://www.fedshirevets.gov/job/veterans.aspx