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  1. Overview
  2. Duties
  3. Qualifications & Evaluations
  4. Benefits & Other Info
  5. How to Apply

Job Title:Maintenance Worker

Department:Department Of The Interior

Agency:Interior, US Fish and Wildlife Service

Job Announcement Number:R2-13-833638-JL-DEU

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$18.77 to $21.93 / Per Hour

OPEN PERIOD:

Wednesday, January 30, 2013 to Tuesday, February 05, 2013

SERIES & GRADE:

WG-4749-06

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Temporary NTE 1 year

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy in the following location:
Anahuac, TX United StatesView Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

United States Citizens

JOB SUMMARY:

You too can make a difference in our world. The work of the US Fish and Wildlife Service is meaningful and varied. Want to know more about what it is like to work for us?

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RELOCATION EXPENSES: Relocation expenses are not authorized.

 

This position serves at the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s Anahuac National Wildlife Refuge, within the Texas Chenier Plain National Wildlife Refuge Complex. The chorus of thousands of waterfowl, the splash of an alligator going for a swim, the rustle of wind moving through coastal prairie, and the high-pitched call of a fulvous whistling duck are just some of the sounds you may hear at Anahuac National Wildlife Refuge. This 34,000 acre haven for wildlife is located on the upper Texas gulf coast in Anahuac, Texas.

  

All application materials and supporting documentation must be received by the closing date of this announcement (including Veterans Preference documentation). 

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • U.S. Citizenship Required
  • Background Investigation
  • One-year probation period

DUTIES:

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·        Maintains station grounds by mowing lawns with push or riding mower, trimming shrubs, weed eating, spraying

weeds with chemicals, blowing off refuge trails and periodic pressure washing of buildings, trails and concrete boardwalks.

·        Responsible for keeping the maintenance shop clean by sweeping, mopping, picking up trash, etc.

·        Aids in the installation, repair and alteration of: wood fence boards, broken lights and outlets, doors, hardware

(such as hinges, catches), interior trim. i.e., sheetrock, baseboards, tile, linoleum. etc., by holding bracing

materials, handling tools, materials or fittings.

·        Responsible for picking up trash along designated routes of travel on the refuge.

·        Orders and restocks all cleaning items on the refuge to include:


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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By the closing date of this announcement, you must meet the requirements of the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Handbook X118C, Job Qualification System for Trades and Labor Occupation.

http://www.opm.gov/qualifications/x-118c/

 

 

 

Although no specific amount of experience, education or training is required, applicants must meet a minimum level of ability in relation to the position and the Assessment Questionnaire in order to be rated qualified for consideration. To be qualified candidates must meet any screen out element(s) listed at an “acceptable” level, and must achieve an average rating of at least “acceptable” on all of the elements. Only education, training, or experience acquired before the closing date will be considered.

 

 

To preview the Assessment Questionnaire, click the following link: 

View Occupational Questionnaire


 

Requirements: 

   

        A background investigation is required for this position. 

        Must possess and maintain a valid State driver's license prior to operating Government-owned vehicles.

        Physical Examination is required.

        Shift work may be required.

        Emergency overtime may be required.

         The employee may be required to work other than normal duty hours, which may include evenings, weekends, and holidays.

 

 

 

Physical Demands and Work Environment:

 

·        Standing, walking, stooping, bending, kneeling and climbing are involved. Work is occasionally done in cramped

and other uncomfortable positions. There is much tiring movement of arms. Lifting and carrying of tools and

equipment are involved. Items weighing ten pounds are lifted frequently and objects weighing fifty pounds are

handled, occasionally.

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

Once the application process is complete, a review of resume and supporting documentation will be made and compared against your responses to the assessment questionnaire to determine if you are qualified for this job. If, after reviewing your resume and or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and or experience, you may lose consideration for this position.  Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your eligibility. Qualified candidates will be assigned to a quality category. Best Qualified, Well Qualified or Qualified.  The category assignment is a measure of the degree in which your background matches the competencies required for this position.  Your qualifications will be evaluated on the following competencies (knowledge, skills, abilities and other characteristics): 

 

1.       Ability to do the work the position without more than normal supervision. (Screen out)

2.       Ability to use and maintain tools and equipment to include the use of measuring instruments.

3.       Ability to interpret instructions, specifications, etc.

4.       Knowledge of materials and technical practices (theoretical, precise, artistic).

NOTE: You should be aware that your ratings are subject to evaluation and verifications.  The numeric rating you receive is based on your responses to the questionnaire.  Do not overstate or understate your level of experience and capability.  If a determination is made that you rated yourself higher than is supported by your application, or your application is incomplete, you will be assigned a rating commensurate to your described experience or you may be considered ineligible.


BENEFITS:

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The Federal Government 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.  http://www.usajobs.gov/EI/benefits.asp



OTHER INFORMATION:

1. If you are a veteran with preference eligibility and you are claiming 5-points veterans' preference, you must submit a copy of your DD-214 or other proof of eligibility. If you are claiming 10-point veterans' preference, you must also submit an SF-15, "Application for 10-Point Veterans' Preference" plus the proof required by that form.  For more information on veterans’ preference see

http://www.fedshirevets.gov/job/vetpref/index.aspx

 

2. If you have special priority selection rights under the Agency Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP) or Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP) you may apply for special selection over other candidates for this position. To be well-qualified for the position and exercise selection priority for this vacancy, displaced Federal employees must be rated at 90 or above on the rating criteria for this position.

 

Federal employees seeking CTAP/ICTAP eligibility must submit proof that they meet the requirements of 5 CFR 330.605(a) for CTAP and 5 CFR 330.704 for ICTAP. This includes a copy of the agency notice, a copy of their most recent Performance Rating and a copy of their most recent SF-50 noting current position, grade level, and duty location. Please annotate your application to reflect that you are applying as a CTAP or ICTAP eligible.  For more information on CTAP/ICTAP see

http://www.opm.gov/rif/employee_guides/career_transition.asp#ctap

 

3. Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service (see www.sss.gov ).



HOW TO APPLY:

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

 

1. Your Résumé
2. A complete Occupational Questionnaire
3. Additional Required Documents (see Required Documents section below)

 

The complete Application Package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on Tuesday, February 05, 2013

 

There are two methods to apply on-line:

 

Method 1:  Click the Apply Online button 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. 

 

Method 1 is recommended for those who may be interested in applying for multiple vacancy announcements and those who need assistance in preparing a resume.

 

Method 2: This method will allow you to bypass the USAJOBS user log in and resume builder feature to go directly to the online occupational questionnaire and then upload your resume from your personal word processing file. Click this link to complete the occupational questionnaire for this position.    https://applicationmanager.gov/

 

Method 2 is recommended for those who already have a resume available in a personal word processing file.

 

Note: To return to a previously saved or incomplete application you may use the following link:  https://applicationmanager.gov/.

 

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 833638.

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

 

If you cannot apply online:

 

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


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

http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdfimage/opm1203fx.pdf , 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.

 

DO NOT SEND any application material(s) by U.S. mail or electronic mail.  If you are unable to apply using one of the described methods, contact the HR Office Representative listed on this announcement at least one-full workday prior to the closing date for further assistance.



REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

1.     Resume

2.     Completed Assessment Questionnaire

3.     SF-50 (if applicable)

4.     Veteran's Preference Documentation (if applicable)

 

Submitting Documents

 

If you upload your documents using Application Manager, DO NOT FAX the same documents. To verify uploaded documents have been processed, please wait one hour to ensure they have cleared the virus scan. You can verify that your uploaded documents are attached to your application by checking the Details tab of your Application Manager account https://applicationmanager.gov/ for this vacancy announcement. Your documents will display under the Details tab in the Document area.

 

Faxed documents will take 2-3 business days to process. To fax documents, you MUST use the special cover page. Print the pre-populated cover page on the upload documents screen of Application Manager, or you may click this link http://staffing.opm.gov/pdf/usascover.pdf   to print a copy of the cover page. When faxing documents, follow the procedures outlined below.  

 

·   Include the Vacancy Identification Number      833638

·   Provide your Social Security Number and full name in the spaces provided or we will not be able to associate your document(s) with the rest of your application.

·   You may submit multiple documents for the same vacancy announcement using one cover page.

·   Fax your cover page and documents to 1-478-757-3144

 

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 mentioned above.

·   Missing, incomplete, or invalid Vacancy Identification Number

·   Missing or incomplete Social Security Number or name

 

NOTE: Uploading your documents is the most efficient way to apply and will speed the processing of your application for this announcement.

AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

Jason C. Lujan
Phone: (505)248-6439
Email: JASON_LUJAN@FWS.GOV
Agency Information:
US Fish and Wildlife Service New Mexico
500 Gold Ave SW
Albuquerque, NM
87102

WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

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 the status of your application.  If further evaluation or interviews are required you will be contacted.  

View Occupational Questionnaire


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Job Announcement Number:

R2-13-833638-JL-DEU

Control Number:

336831500