Screen Out Element: No specific length of experience is required. However, your application packet must show sufficient experience and training to indicate that you can perform the work of a Lock and Dam Operator, WY-5426-05 without more than normal supervision. Applicants will be rated on a points system based on responses to the below Knowledges, Skills and Abilities (KSAs). Applicants must obtain a minimum of 2 points on the screen-out element to be found qualified for the position.
Additionally, you will be rated on a points system based on your responses to the below Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs):
· Knowledge of equipment and machinery assembly, installation, and preventive maintenance
· Operation of equipment and machinery
· Technical practices
· Use of measuring instruments
· Ability to follow instructions
· Ability to operate equipment and machinery safely
Physical effort: Eye and hand coordination for operating various controls and handling lines while observing traffic and personnel, during crane lifting operations, lifting dam gates, etc. There is standing, stooping, bending, occasionally lifting in excess of 50 pounds, stretching, working in cramped position, handling or maneuvering bulky items or equipment, and general continuous moderate to arduous physical activity.
Working Conditions: Preponderance of work is performed outside, subject to extremes of temperature and weather. There is exposure of injuries associated with working in restricted areas (occasionally in cramped and/or uncomfortably hot or cold areas), from falling objects, from working with electrical power tools and wiring or other equipment, from working with normal manual tools, and from falls whiles working on lock walls, dam service bridge, etc. While possibility of drowning exists as result of falls while working around water, hazard is practically eliminated through observance of safety procedures and use of safety equipment. During maintenance operations, you are occasionally exposed to unpleasant fumes, dust etc.
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- Male applicants born after December 31, 1959 must complete a Pre-Employment Certification for Selective Service.
- Personnel investigation may be required.
- Required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship.
- One year trial/probationary period may be required.
- Direct Deposit of Pay is required.
· Pre-employment physical may be required. Annual physical is required.
· Valid state driver's license may be required.
· Test Designated Position: Incumbent of this position is subject to all of the provisions of the Department
of the Army Drug Free Federal Workforce Program as supplemented by USACE Pamphlet 600-1-2. This includes periodic
random drug tests.
· Mission Essential (Key) Position: Incumbent cannot vacate this position during war or national emergency without pairing
the mission. This includes states of emergencies due to inclement weather conditions, or other emergency situations, as
· Work Schedule: Days of operation and typical daily schedules will vary based on site-specific work requirements. Typical
schedules may consist of 1,2, or 3, specific shift schedules. Operators may be required to alternate working hours on all
shifts and on weekends, as well as weekdays.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
Your application package (resume, supporting documents, and responses to the questionnaire) will be reviewed to verify that you meet the basic eligibility and qualification requirements. Your responses to the questionnaire will be used to evaluate your relevant personal, educational, and work experiences.
Basis for Rating: Qualified candidates will be assigned to one of three quality categories: Best Qualified, Highly Qualified and Qualified. Veteran preference eligibles are listed ahead of non-preference eligibles within each quality catagory.
Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP). The Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP) provides eligible displaced Federal competitive service employees with selection priority over other candidates for competitive service vacancies. If your agency has notified you in writing that you are a displaced employee eligible for ICTAP consideration, you may receive selection priority if: 1) this vacancy is within your ICTAP eligibility, 2) you apply under the instructions in this announcement, and 3) you are found well-qualified for this vacancy. Well-qualified is defined as meeting all of the minimum qualification standards and eligibility requirements as well as possessing skills that clearly exceed the minimum qualification requirements for the position. Under competitive delegated examining, an ICTAP eligible will be considered well-qualified if he or she attains an eligibility rating of 90 or higher, not including points for veterans' preference. You must provide proof of eligibility with your application to receive selection priority. Such proof may include a copy of your written notification of ICTAP eligibility or a copy of your separation personnel action form. Information about ICTAP eligibility is on OPM's Career Transition Resources website at http://www.opm.gov/ctap/index.asp.