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Job Title:Motor Vehicle Operator, WG-5703-08, D1907000

Department:Department of the Army

Agency:Army National Guard Units (Title 32)

Job Announcement Number:MT-13-111-963428

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$20.68 to $24.13 / Per Hour

OPEN PERIOD:

Tuesday, September 24, 2013 to Friday, October 25, 2013

SERIES & GRADE:

WG-5703-08

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Indefinite

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

08

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy in the following location:
Buckhannon, WV United StatesView Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

Areas 1, 2, & 3

JOB SUMMARY:

The National Guard is the oldest component of the Armed Forces of the United States.  Since the earliest American colonial days, citizens have joined together for collective defense.  We have a proud tradition of coming to the aid of our friends and neighbors in times of serious emergencies.  Join our National Guard team and serve your nation, your State, and your community!

YOU MUST BE A MEMBER OF THE WV NATIONAL GUARD TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR THIS VACANCY. RECRUITER INFORMATION CAN BE FOUND HERE: ARMY NATIONAL GUARD INQUIRIES – http://www.wv.ngb.army.mil/join/recruiter/recruiters.aspx

WEST VIRGINIA ARMY NATIONAL GUARD

USPFO, Buckhannon, WV

 

TYPE OF APPOINTMENT: EXCEPTED (DUAL STATUS) - INDEFINITE - ENLISTED

APPOINTMENT FACTORS:  This is an Indefinite Excepted Service position. Employment can be terminated with a 30-day notice. This position is authorized to be filled as long as there are funds to support it. In the event a permanent (Tenure 1 or 2) employee is selected, and is willing to accept the indefinite appointment, that employee will relinquish permanent status.

 

MINIMUM MILITARY GRADE: E-4 MAXIMUM MILITARY GRADE: E-7

(YOUR RANK MUST BE INCLUDED SOMEWHERE WITHIN YOUR RESUME) 

All personnel applying for this position who do not meet the minimum military grade requirement MUST provide the proper signed memorandum from your respective Military Personnel Office (MILPO for ARNG, FSS for ANG) to prove eligibility to obtain the required grade upon accepting the position.   The memorandum MUST be submitted WITH your application to be considered.

 

SELECTING SUPERVISOR & DUTY LOCATION: LTC Joseph Fealy, USPFO, Buckhannon, WV

 AREA OF CONSIDERATION: 1, 2, and 3

Area 1 - Current on-board full-time support personnel assigned to the WVNG

Area 2 - All members of the WVNG

Area 3 – All members of the National Guard nationwide and others when eligible for membership in the WVNG

This position is a bargaining position.

Permanent Change of Station: PCS funds are not available for this position.

Incentives: Relocation and Recruitment Incentives are not available for this position.

All WVNG positions are pending availability of resources.

The WVNG is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.  Selection of this position will be made without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, non-disqualifying disability, political affiliation, marital status, membership or non-membership in an employee organization or any other non-merit factor.

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • You must maintain membership in the WVNG for continued employment
  • You must be assigned to a compatible military position if selected
  • Wear of the military uniform is a condition of employment
  • You must sign up for direct deposit/electronic fund transfer if selected
  • Males born after 31 Dec 59 must be registered with the Selective Service
  • Required to possess or be eligible to obtain a security clearance

DUTIES:

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This position is located in the USPFO. Its primary purpose is to transport supplies and equipment intra and inter State using a variety of wheeled vehicles to haul cargo and fuel, transport passengers or to tow or recover equipment.   Vehicles are driven in restricted traffic environments on Government installations, and over public roads and highways, or under cross-country conditions.  Operates primarily straight-in-line trucks and/or truck tractors with semi-trailers which typically have an approximate gross vehicle weight (GVW) of more than 32,000 pounds.  Required to operate special purpose or auxiliary devices where a knowledge of such devices does not exceed the level of knowledge and skill required to operate the vehicle safely in complicated traffic situations.  Couples and uncouples the truck tractor and semi-trailer, or truck and trailer, and connects and disconnects the air brakes and electrical lines.  Maneuvers vehicles within close tolerances when driving and backing over uneven ground, in narrow or congested areas, between buildings and other vehicles, between parked aircraft and when positioning vehicles at loading docks.  When driving tractor-trailer refueling trucks, they operate the vehicle’s auxiliary pumping system and verify correct grade or mixture of fuel is pumped, that the receiving equipment is grounded and fuel tanks are not overfilled.  Also record type and quantity of fuel delivered.  Check to ensure all cargo is secured to prevent shifting or falling in transit and to minimize the possibility of vehicle sway.  Select the safest, most direct and legally allowed route to be followed and identify alternative routes to be used in the event of an emergency.  Driver operates vehicles on interstate highways, winding roads, and steep grades and manipulates the dual braking system to prevent the semi-trailer or trailer from jackknifing.  Assures cargo is properly loaded, distributed and secured.  Performs operator maintenance on vehicles and trailers. Ensures shipping and accounting documents are with the shipment and reflect actual condition, quantities and type of material, including manual turn in and issue documents.  Completes log books, maintenance records, reports and other transportation documents for accurate accounting.  May identify, inspect, and segregate equipment or material as it is received for obvious damage and needed repairs. Prepares and submits requests for over-dimensional permits to Defense Movement Coordinator (DMC) for military movement involving military vehicles and through the Commercial Transportation Branch for non-military vehicles.  Coordinates with units, maintenance activities, Central Issue Facility (CIF), Defense Reutilization Management Office (DRMO), Property Book Office (PBO), and Single Stock Fund Activities for pick up and delivery.  When appropriate, ensures transported items meet demilitarization standards (for example drainage statements, tanks are purged and weapons), and appropriate certification/verification accompanies the items. 
(1) Performs warehouse work, as required,  to include issuing, receiving and inventorying equipment, supplies and materials; loading and unloading of trucks; storing and pulling warehouse stock; packing and unpacking material; and repairing or replacing items on equipment.  Operates electric, gasoline or diesel-powered forklift trucks. Performs a variety of servicing and operator preventive maintenance work on assigned vehicles.  May be required to prepare for and support the mission through the accomplishment of duties pertaining to military training, military readiness, force protection and other mission related assignments including, but not limited to, training of traditional Guard members, CWDE/NBC training, exercise participation (ORE/ORI/UCI/MEI/OCI/IG, etc.), mobility exercise participation, FSTA/ATSO exercise participation, SABC training, LOAC training, weapons qualification training, participation in military formations, and medical mobility processing within the guidelines of NGB/ARNG/ANG/State/TAG rules, regulations and laws. Accomplishes the full spectrum of support for state and Federal National Guard operations, training, readiness missions, natural disasters, and Homeland Defense/Defense Support of Civil Authorities (HLD/DSCA). Performs other duties as assigned.


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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MINIMUM MILITARY GRADE: E-4               MAXIMUM MILITARY GRADE: E-7

(YOUR RANK MUST BE INCLUDED SOMEWHERE WITHIN YOUR RESUME)

 All personnel applying for this position who do not meet the minimum military grade requirement MUST provide the proper signed memorandum from your respective Military Personnel Office (MILPO for ARNG, FSS for ANG) to prove eligibility to obtain the required grade upon accepting the position.   The memorandum MUST be submitted WITH your application to be considered.

 

MILITARY COMPATIBILITY:    ENLISTED: 91, 36B, 51C, 74B, 88M, 88N, 89A, 89B, 92A, 92F, 92G, 92Y

(ASSIGNMENT TO A COMPATIBLE MILITARY POSITION IS NOT REQUIRED FOR APPLICATION BUT WILL BE REQUIRED WITHIN ONE YEAR FROM DATE OF HIRE IF SELECTED.)


YOU MUST FULLY SUBSTANTIATE IN YOUR OWN WORDS THAT YOU MEET THE REQUIREMENTS LISTED BELOW.  WHEN EXPLAINING MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS AND SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE YOU MUST GIVE EXAMPLES.  DO NOT COPY FROM THE VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT OR THE POSITION DESCRIPTION.  EXPLAIN IT IN YOUR OWN WORDS AND GIVE EXAMPLES TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS VACANCY.

 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:   Experience or training which demonstrates the ability to follow instructions and safely operate the type of equipment required to accomplish the duties of the position.

 

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Must have at least  18 months experience or training which demonstrates the ability to operate one or more motor vehicles including platform trucks, van trucks, fuel trucks, stake trucks, dump trucks, and trash removal trucks which typically have an approximate gross vehicle weight of more than 11,700 kilograms (26,000 pounds) and up to 14,400 kilograms (less than 32,000 pounds). Experience operating vehicles and tractors, some of which may be equipped with special-purpose powered equipment. Experience operating platform, van, stake and dump trucks, refueling vehicles, passenger buses, or ambulance buses.

 

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS/CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:

-Current driver's license required: Must have a valid state driver's license.

-Security Clearance: Required to possess or be eligible to obtain the appropriate security clearance.

-Employment in an excepted service position requires concurrent military assignment to a compatible military position in the West Virginia National Guard in one of the listed occupational specialty (MOS) codes or Air Force specialty codes (AFSC). Assignment to a compatible military position is not required for application but will be required if selected for appointment.   If a mandatory course is required for this position, the incumbent will attend the course(s) within one year from the date of hire.

-Individual selected for this position will be required to sign up for direct deposit/electronic fund transfer upon appointment.  

-Males born after December 31 1959 must be registered with the Selective Service Systems to be employed by the Federal Government.  

-Military membership in the appropriate service, wearing of the uniform appropriate to the service, and federally recognized grade are requirements for appointment in the excepted service.   As a condition of employment, all National Guard Military Technicians are appointed in the excepted service under the authority of 32 U.S.C. 709, and are required to serve a one (1) year trial period.  

-Veteran's preference does not apply to National Guard Technician positions in accordance with Title 32 U.S.C. 709 (f).

-Military technicians are ineligible for military enlistment, retention, and student loan repayment bonuses, accepting a technician position may terminate these military incentives.   Contact Incentive Specialist for current policy.  

-The Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act of 1994 (USERRA, 38 U.S.C. §§ 4301 – 4335) prohibits discrimination because of past, current, or future military obligations in hiring, promotion, reemployment, termination and benefits.

-Applicant must possess the appropriate ASVAB scores and must meet all medical requirements to be eligible for this position.

-Must be able to report to work within 60 days, unless deployed or unless prior arrangements have been coordinated and approved by management.

 

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

Once the application process is complete, a review of your application will be made to ensure you meet all of the minimum job requirements.  To determine if you are qualified for the 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 documentation.  If, after reviewing your resume and/or supporting documents, 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.

Main New Employee Website - http://www.opm.gov/insure/new_employ/index.asp

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 additional information visit: https://www.fsafeds.com/fsafeds/index.asp

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

Leave - Most Federal employees earn both annual and sick leave. For additional 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 additional 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, step parents, spouses, and adult children. For additional 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

FEDVIP - Technician dental and vision insurance plans are explained and enrollment is available here:
https://www.benefeds.com/Portal/FwdLogin.do

TSP - The Thrift Savings Program website contains bulletins and enrollment information: www.tsp.gov

ABC-C - The Army Benefits Center-Civilian is where all technicians go to be informed about and manage their benefits.  Within ABC-C is the EBIS system where enrollment occurs: https://www.abc.army.mil/



OTHER INFORMATION:



HOW TO APPLY:

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Select the Apply Online (blue link on the top right of the announcement within USA Jobs) and follow the instructions to apply for this vacancy.

 

THE FORMS BELOW ARE REQUIRED.  IF YOU DO NOT SUBMIT THESE FORMS YOU WILL BE DEEMED INELIGIBLE AND YOUR NAME WILL NOT BE REFERRED TO THESELECTING OFFICIAL:

1. A Technician Application, WV HRO Form 300, is REQUIRED for consideration for this vacancy and other supporting documents specified in the Required Documents section of this announcement (submitted via www.usajobs.gov ).

(Resumes are OPTIONAL not required.)  

Obtain a copy of the Technician Application, WV HRO Form 300 at the WVHRO website, http://www.wv.ngb.army.mil/jobs/staffing/Vacancy%20Announcements/default.html .

2. Your responses to the Qualifications Questionnaire (submitted via www.usajobs.gov ).

3. A completed and signed Standard Form 144,Statement of Prior Federal Service, which may be obtained at http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdf_fill/sf144.pdf (submitted via www.usajobs.com ).

ALL applications and supporting documents MUST be submitted through www.usajobs.gov electronically and must be submitted prior to midnight of the closing date.  Mailed, e-mailed, hand-delivered, and faxed applications will NOT be accepted or considered.



REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

THE FORMS BELOW ARE REQUIRED.  IF YOU DO NOT SUBMIT THESE FORMS YOU WILL BE DEEMED INELIGIBLE AND YOUR NAME WILL NOT BE REFERRED TO THESELECTING OFFICIAL:

- Current Technician Application, WV HRO Form 300 (submitted via http://www.usajobs.gov/) (Obtain this form here: http://www.wv.ngb.army.mil/jobs/staffing/Vacancy%20Announcements/default.html.)

- Your responses to the Qualifications Questionnaire (submitted via www.usajobs.gov)

- A completed and signed Standard Form 144,Statement of Prior Federal Service which may be obtained at http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdf_fill/sf144.pdf  (submitted via www.usajobs.com)

A resume is OPTIONAL, not required.

ALL applications MUST be submitted through http://www.usajobs.gov/ electronically and must be submitted prior to midnight of the closing date.  Mailed, e-mailed,hand-delivered, and faxed applications will not be accepted.

 

AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

Joseph F. Fealy
Phone: (304)473-5230
Email: JOSEPH.F.FEALY.MIL@MAIL.MIL
Agency Information:
USPFO
50 Armory Road
Buckhannon, WV
26201
USA

WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

Once the online questionnaire is received you will receive an acknowledgement e-mail stating your submission was successful.  After a review of your complete application is made you will be notified of your rating and/or referral to the hiring official.  If further evaluation or an interview is required, you will be contacted by the Selecting Official.

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Job Announcement Number:

MT-13-111-963428

Control Number:

351826800