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Job Title:Surface Maintenance Mechanic (2 Vacancies)

Department:Department of the Army

Agency:Army National Guard Units (Title 32)

Job Announcement Number:VA13-135SDS

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$19.16 to $22.34 / Per Hour

OPEN PERIOD:

Wednesday, June 12, 2013 to Wednesday, June 26, 2013

SERIES & GRADE:

WG-5801-10

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Excepted Service Permanent

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

10

DUTY LOCATIONS:

2 vacancies in the following location:
Gate City, VA United StatesView Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

United States Citizens

JOB SUMMARY:

JOIN THE VIRGINIA NATIONAL GUARD AND SERVE YOUR NATION, YOUR STATE, AND YOUR COMMUNITY! 

 

NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIREDThis is an excepted position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the National Guard. Selectee will be required to wear the military uniform. Acceptance of an excepted position constitutes concurrence with these requirements as a condition of employment.  

 

This position is located in the Joint Forces Headquarters—State, Logistics Directorate (J-4), Surface Maintenance Facility.   The purpose of this position is to perform maintenance, repair, troubleshooting, inspection, and/or overhaul of a variety of combat, tactical, commercial, and special purpose vehicles and equipment.

 

DUTY LOCATION :   FMS 9, Gate City, VA 24251

 

EMPLOYMENT STATUS :  Excepted Service Male/Female Enlisted Personnel (E4/SPC - E7/SFC)

 

WHO CAN APPLY:
GROUP I
- All qualified Male/Female Enlisted Personnel (E4/SPC - E7/SFC) currently employed (permanent) in the Virginia Army National Guard Military Technician Program.

 

MILITARY CRITERIA:  Applicant must be qualified and eligible for award of an  MOS as follows:  CMF: 12, 13, 14, 19, 25, 88, 91, 92, 94;   

 

MILITARY ASSIGNMENT :   Applicant selected for this military technician position must occupy a military assignment in the Virginia Army National Guard that ensures proper grade, unit, and MOS prior to placement.

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • U.S. Citizenship Required
  • You must maintain membership in the National Guard for continued employment
  • Must meet the education/specialized experience--See Qualifications Section

DUTIES:

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DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:  Troubleshoots, performs maintenance and major repairs on heavy-duty mobile equipment, combat, tactical and automotive vehicles. Troubleshoots equipment and diagnoses the cause of mechanical failures by means of visual and auditory checks and/or uses test equipment such as engine analyzers, compression testers, voltmeters, ohmmeters, pressure gauges, and computer diagnostic tools. Removes and disassembles engines and major assemblies, sub-assemblies, components, and fuel, hydraulic, and oil pressure systems. Independently performs repairs and maintenance functions in remote locations that can be accomplished by removing, cleaning, reinstalling, or replacing defective parts of components and systems such as injectors, leaking wheel cylinders, corroded mufflers, fuel tanks, brake cylinders and worn brake shoes, voltage regulators, generators, injector pumps, and fuel pumps. Conducts readiness and repair inspections on vehicles and associated equipment supported by the activity. May maintain and repair electronics communication equipment by removing and replacing components and elements. Assists in the maintenance of production reports and records, and makes recommendations to the supervisor.


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:   Experience or training which demonstrates knowledge of equipment to be able to do routine jobs, simple preventative maintenance tasks, and is able to use common tools and equipment in the line of work.

 

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE:    Experience or training diagnosing, repairing, overhauling, and modifying more complex vehicles, equipment, and more complicated systems.   Experience which has provided a thorough knowledge of diagnostic equipment.   Experience applying independent judgment in determining methods and techniques required to solve unusually complex maintenance and repair problems. Experienced in testing, inspecting, and evaluating the work performed on vehicles, equipment and systems.


- Participation in direct deposit is mandatory.

- Selectee may be subject to a one-year probationary/trial period.

- Possess or be able to acquire and maintain a Secret security clearance.

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

Once the application process is complete, a review of your application will be made to ensure you meet the job requirements. To determine if you are qualified for this job, a review of your resume and supporting documentation will be made and compared against your responses to the occupational questionnaire. The rating you receive is based on your responses to the questionnaire and supporting documents. If, after reviewing your resume and or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and or experience your rating can and will be adjusted to more accurately reflect your abilities. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating.


BENEFITS:

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The Federal government offers a number of exceptional benefits to its employees. The following Web addresses are provided for your reference to explore the major benefits offered to most Federal employees.


Benefits of Working for the Federal Government - Pay is only part of the compensation you will earn working for the Federal Government. We offer a broad array of benefits programs and family friendly flexibilities to meet the needs of you and your family. For additional information and some highlights visit: http://www.usajobs.gov/ResourceCenter/Index/Interactive/Benefits#icc.

 

Flexible Spending Accounts - The Federal Flexible Spending Accounts Program (FSAFeds) allows you to pay for certain health and dependent care expenses with pre-tax dollars. For addtional information visit: https://www.fsafeds.com/fsafeds/index.asp.


Health Insurance - The Federal Employees Health Benefits Program offers over 100 optional plans. For addtional information visit: http://www.opm.gov/insure/health/index.asp


Leave - Most Federal employees earn both annual and sick leave. For addtional information visit: http://www.opm.gov/oca/leave/index.asp.

 

Life Insurance - The Federal Employees' Group Life Insurance Program (FEGLI) offers: Basic Life Insurance plus three types of optional insurance, for addtional information visit: http://www.opm.gov/insure/life/index.asp.


Long Term Care Insurance - The Federal Long Term Care Insurance Program (FLTCIP) provides long term care insurance for Federal employees and their parents, parents-in-law, stepparents, spouses, and adult children. For addtional information visit: http://www.ltcfeds.com/.


Retirement Program - Almost all new employees are automatically covered by the Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS). FERS is a three-tiered retirement plan. The three tiers are: Social Security Benefits, Basic Benefit Plan, Thrift Savings Plan. For additional information visit: http://www.opm.gov/retire/index.asp and http://www.opm.gov/retire_jobseekers.asp.

 

This link provides an overview of the benefits currently offered to Federal employees. http://www.usajobs.gov/EI/benefits.asp


 



OTHER INFORMATION:

 

Under 32 USC 709, Veterans Preference does NOT apply. 

 

1. If you are a male applicant who was born after 12/31/59 and are required to register under the Military Selective Service Act, the Defense Authorization Act of 1986 requires that you be registered or you are not eligible for appointment in this agency.


2. Please DO NOT send/fax/courier/email any applications or resumes to the National Guard Human Resource Office, YOU MUST apply on-line or fax your application to the fax number listed on this announcement with the prescribed Cover Letter. The Human Resource Office can only process materials received through USA Jobs


CONSIDERATION FOR THIS POSITION WILL BE WITHOUT REGARD TO SEX, AGE, OR HANDICAP (EXCEPT WHERE REQUIRED BY MILITARY REGULATIONS), RACE, COLOR, NATIONAL ORIGIN, RELIGION, LAWFUL POLITICAL AFFILIATION, OR MEMBERSHIP/NONMEMBERSHIP IN AN EMPLOYEE ORGANIZATION...RELOCATION EXPENSES WILL NOT BE PAID.

 

For a complete list of Job Vacancy Announcements available at the virgina National Guard, please visit our website at Virginia National Guard Homepage Virginia National Guard Homepage.



HOW TO APPLY:

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The complete Application Package must be completed and submitted by Wednesday, June 26, 2013, 11:59 (EST).

 

Option A:
To begin the process, click the Apply Online button to create an account or log in to your existing USAJOBS account. 

Follow the prompts to complete the Online Occupational QuestionnaireView Occupational Questionnaire.  Please ensure you click the Submit My Answers button at the end of the process.


Note:  To check the status of your application or return to a previous saved or incomplete application, log into your USAJOBS account, select Application Status, and click on the More Information link under the application status for this position. 

 
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 908661.  Fax your documents to 1-478-757-3144.

 

Option B:
If you cannot apply online:
Please use the following step-by-step instructions as a guide to filling out the required questionnaire. You will need to print the vacancy announcement and refer to it as you answer the questions. You may omit any optional information; however, you must provide responses to all required questions. Be sure to double check your application before submission.


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


2.  Print this 1203FX form to provide your response to the Occupational Questionnaire http://www.opm.gov./forms/pdf_fill/OPM1203fx.pdf .


3.  Fax the completed 1203FX form along with your Resume and any supporting documents to 1-478-757-3144.  Your 1203FX will serve as a cover page for your fax transmission.  Faxed documents will take 2-3 business days to process.   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 



REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

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


1. Résumé (Your resume MUST detail your length of basic and specialized experience that pertains to the job you are applying for)
2. Complete Assessment Questionnaire (Your assessment questionnaire MUST contain an email address)
3. Other supporting documents:

          Transcripts (Only required if you are substituting education, if listed, for experience)

AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

Thomas D. McNeely
Phone: (434)292-8663
Email: THOMAS.MCNEELY@US.ARMY.MIL
Agency Information:
G4
Bldg 141
Fort Pickett
Blackstone, VA
23824

WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

Once the online questionnaire is received you will receive an acknowledgement email that your submission was successfully received. After the closing date Wednesday, June 26, 2013, your resume will be reviewed in full and compared to the required specialized experience as listed on this announcement. Based on your score, you may be referred to the hiring official. If your name is referred to the hiring official, you may be contacted directly by that office for a possible interview. You will receive notice via email or by mail, if no email address was provided by you during the application process, once this process is completed (generally 4-6 weeks).

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Job Announcement Number:

VA13-135SDS

Control Number:

345466700