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Job Title:PAINTER

Department:Department of the Army

Agency:Army National Guard Units (Title 32)

Job Announcement Number:KSAR-931129-13

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$21.76 to $25.46 / Per Hour

OPEN PERIOD:

Wednesday, July 24, 2013 to Tuesday, August 06, 2013

SERIES & GRADE:

WG-4102-09

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Permanent

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy in the following location:
Fort Riley, KS United StatesView Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

Open to all members of the Kansas Army National Gaurd

JOB SUMMARY:

A respected and honored agency unmatched in providing emergency response, recovery, safety and security to the people of Kansas and our nation, anytime, anywhere and under any conditions.

KANSAS NATIONAL GUARD

NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED: This is an excepted position that requires membership in a compatible military skill in the Kansas National Guard and wear of the military uniform.  Acceptance of an excepted position constitutes concurrence with these requirements as a condition of employment.  Applicants who are not currently serving in the Kansas National Guard must be eligible for immediate enlistment or appointment.  For enlistment/appointment information, contact 1-800-GO-GUARD (1-800-464-8273 for Army) or 1-800-TO-GO-ANG (1-800-864-6264 for Air Force). 

POSITION LOCATION:  Maneuver Area Training Equipment Site (MATES), Ft. Riley, Kansas

AGRs:

  • Army AGR personnel not eligible to apply as AGR

PERMANENT CHANGE OF STATION (PCS): PCS is not authorized based on a determination that a PCS move is not in the government's best interest.

BONUS/INCENTIVE PROGRAM:  Individuals on bonuses and/or incentives may be subject to recoupment. Contact your education office (Army) or retention office manager (Air Force), for further information. 

GRADE/RANK INVERSION:  Grade and/or rank inversion is strictly prohibited

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be a current U.S. citizen
  • Under 5 USC 2108 & CFR 211, Veteran's Preference criteria does not apply
  • Kansas adheres to all Equal Employment Opportunity laws

DUTIES:

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This position is located in the Joint Forces Headquarters - State, Logistics Directorate (G-4), Surface Maintenance Facility.  The primary purpose of this position is to prepare and apply coating materials such as paints, varnishes, and rust proofing compounds on stationary and mobile equipment and on combat, tactical, and commercial vehicles.

 

Prepares surfaces (i.e., metal, wood and glass) by removing rust, paint, and loose particles.  Fills in holes and dents and using body fillers and hardeners.  Sands and evens out dents and scars to assure a smooth and level surface using sanders, scrapers, sandpaper, hand tools, wire brushes, and paint remover.  Applies coatings to specified areas ensuring that that surfaces are free from skips, runs, and drips.  Applies rustproof compound to areas such as splash panels, quarter panels, seams structural members, and underbody construction.  Applies coatings using brushes, rollers, and spray paint equipment.

 

Prepares coating materials using guidance set by the manufacturer, by tinting, toning, etching, blending, and mixing in various additives (i.e., retardants, hardeners, drying agents, and other additives) needed for the different coatings to work properly and achieve the necessary surface appearance.  Uses measuring equipment (i.e., Zhan cup) to achieve the proper viscosity and thickness for applying the coatings.  Applies prime, intermediate and final coats of semi-gloss, gloss and other paint, lacquer, enamel, varnish and schellac.  Ensures that match, texture and appearance meet finish requirements.  Replaces and applies markings/lettering as specified by appropriate manuals.

 

Applies coatings using acceptable methods of the trade to include special finishing techniques to achieve desired results.  Reads and interprets blueprints when applying camouflage patterns.  Replaces markings and letterings as specified by the appropriate manuals.  Reads and interprets directions that relate to mixture, use, and application of various kinds of coating materials, solvents, and precoating agents.

 

Monitors and adjusts air pressure in paint booth, controls heat settings and drying times in drying booth to achieve proper surface adhesion of coatings.  Completes records for paint usage and paint waste as per environmental regulations.

 

Applies Chemical Agent Reactive Coating (CARC) materials in accordance with specifications and dimensions  Manages workflow into the paint shop as assigned by the supervisor.  Determines what jobs can be done in a series or if items need to be completed alone.  Confers with the customer when needed to best achieve the desired results.  Cleans and maintains painting equipment.  Performs other duties as assigned.

 

 



QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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General Experience:  Experience or training which demonstrates the candidate’s knowledge of surface preparation (removal of rust, dirt, paint, etc); coating methods (brushing, rolling, and spraying); and coating materials (paints, varnishes, shellacs, etc).  Must have the ability to use tools and equipment associated with the painting trade and to read and interpret directions.
Specialized Experience:  Experience or training which demonstrates the candidate’s knowledge of any surface preparation and coating methods and techniques.  Skill in building up, shaping, and leveling surfaces with metal and synthetic resins, plastics, and patching compounds; obtain finely smoothed surfaces with abrasive compounds, pumice, and rottenstone; even out dents and scars by burning-in processes; and treat surfaces with pre-coating agents.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSCs):  Applicants who meet the eligibility requirements will be further evaluated by the selecting supervisor based on the following KSCs considered essential to perform the duties and responsibilities of the position. 

  • Skill in repairing a variety of wood, metal, glass nd other surfaces
  • Ability to interpret specifications, publicaitons, and  technical manuals to perform a variety of duties in the painting trade
  • Knowledge of coating methods, techniques, devices, and materials
  • skill in the use of tools and equipment such as brushes, rollers, spray guns, trowels, screeds, straight edges, viscosity testers, graiing devices, and wet and other thickness guages
  • Knowledge in mixing and thinning paints, varnishes, lacquer and rust preventing materials
  • Skill in applying coating materials to surfaces

 



Study successfully compled in a college, university, technical, or vocational school may be substituted for experience at the rate of one year of study (30 semester hours or 20 classroom hours of instruction)  Courses must be directly related to the work on the positons.  Submit an official transcript to verify educational requirements were met.


SECURITY CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS: 

Selected applicant must meet the following security requirement option:  1

  1. Applicant must successfully pass a National Agency Check (NAC).
  2. Applicant must successfully obtain/maintain a Secret Security Clearance.
  3. Applicant must successfully obtain/maintain a Top Secret Clearance.
  4. Applicant must successfully obtain/maintain a Top Secret Clearance/SCI.

RANK/GRADE REQUIREMENTS: Open to military ranks/grades of E-1 through E-7.

MOS/AFSC:   00F

*Assignment to a compatible military position is NOT required for application, but required for appointment.

APPOINTMENT FACTORS:

This position is for the following categories:  1

  1. Enlisted   2. Warrant Officer   3. Officer   4. Non-Dual Status

This position is:  2

  1. Supervisory position   2. Non-Supervisory position

POSITION TENURE:  1

  1. Permanent   2. Indefinite/Reimbursable   3. Indefinite NTE Deployment + 30 days   4. Indefinte NTE 30 SEP 13   5. Temporary

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

Applications for all positions will be evaluated against the basic qualifications for the position as stated in the general and specialized experience listed above.

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 comprehensive benefits package. Explore the major benefits offered to most federal employees at http://www.usajobs.gov/ResourceCenter/Index/Interactive/Benefits#icc.




OTHER INFORMATION:

  • Selecting Supervisor:   CPT Todd Stuke, 785-239-8437
  • Selected individual must have a valid Kansas state driver's license prior to start date


CONTACT INFORMATION:



HOW TO APPLY:

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To apply for this position you must provide a complete application package which includes:
1. Your resume describing your military/civilian work history and experience in your own words (plagiarizing will eliminate your application from further consideration).
2. A signed (digital signatures will NOT be accepted) OF 306, Declaration for Federal Employment (not required for current PERMANENT Kansas technicians). http://www.opm.gov/Forms/pdf_fill/of0306.pdf

3. Your responses to the Occupational Assessment.
4. Any other documents specified in the Required Documents section of this job announcement.
NOTE: If you are using education to qualify for this position OR education is a mandatory requirement to meet qualifications, YOU MUST submit copies of official college transcripts issued by the university or universities.

APPLICATION MATERIALS MUST BE RECEIVED BY 11:59 PM EASTERN TIME ON THE CLOSEOUT DATE IDENTIFIED ON THE ANNOUNCEMENT. FAILURE TO PROVIDE COMPLETE INFORMATION MAY ELIMINATE YOU FROM FURTHER CONSIDERATION.

Please follow the instructions listed below for submitting the Occupational Assessment, View Occupational Questionnaire, and the required documents (read all instructions before you begin). You are solely responsible for the delivery of your materials. We are not responsible for incompatible software, illegible fax tranmissions, etc.

There are two options available to apply for our positions:
To begin, choose one of these options:

OPTION 1 - APPLYING ONLINE:

  • To begin the process, click the Apply Online button to create an account or login to your existing USAJOBS account. Follow the prompts to complete your application package and the Occupational Assessment.
  • If your resume is going to come from USAJOBS Resume Builder, you begin the process by clicking the Build New Resume button. NOTE: Your resume will be attached only to the online Occupational Assessment you complete and submit from this session, not to any questionaires you may already have saved or submitted.
  • If your resume is going to be one you prepared outside of USAJOBS Resume Builder, it will need to be uploaded.
  • You will be re-directed to Application Manager to begin the Occupational Assessment.
  • When logging into Application Manager you will see two options. These are "Existing Account" or "Create an Account." If this is the first time you have used Application Manager, please select "Create an Account."
  • To return to Application Manager at any time, simply go to http://applicationmanager.gov/.
  • You must submit a separate application package for each position you wish to apply for.
  • Follow the instructions to complete your application package.

How to upload documents after you have completed the Occupational Assessment and have logged out (this must be done prior to submitting your application):

  • If you want to upload additional documents at a later time, click on or insert this link into your internet browser https://applicationmanager.gov/. Login with your user name and password. This will take you to a screen displaying the vacancies you have applied for. Under "My Application Packages” Click on the position you are uploading to. Select "Upload Documents" from the list to the left. Upload your documents. You will see "Upload Successful" when you are finished.
  • To ensure successful uploads to USAJOBS, please ensure your documents are saved in an accepted file format and are not password protected. Accepted file formats include: JPG, PDF, TXT, RTF, DOC, WPD, XFD, FDF, XFDF or HTM/HTML.

OPTION 2 - APPLY VIA FAX:




REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:


AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

Kathy Thornton
Phone: (785)274-1053
Email: KATHLEEN.M.THORNTON6.MIL@MAIL.MIL
Agency Information:
Kansas National Guard
Human Resources Office
2800 SW Topeka Blvd
Topeka, KS
66604
USA

WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

Once the online questionnaire is submitted, you will receive an acknowledgement email that your submission was successful. After HRO reviews your application, if you are found qualified, your application will be forwarded to the selecting supervisor who will, in turn, contact you to schedule an interview. If you are found not qualified, you will receive an email indicating your non-qualification.



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Job Announcement Number:

KSAR-931129-13

Control Number:

348122200