Job Overview

Summary

The Bureau of Indian Affairs is the lead agency for the United States in carrying on a government-to-government relationship with the tribal nations. A challenging and dynamic place to work, it enhances the quality of life, promotes economic opportunity, and carries out the responsibility to protect and improve the trust assets of American Indians, Indian tribes and Alaska Natives.

LABORER, WG-3502-02,
#6130156F, Bureau of Indian Affairs,
Great Plains Region, Winnebago Agency,

Branch of Facilities Management,
Winnebago, Nebraska

 

WG-02:  $12.30 - $14.37  Per Hour

 

NOTE: THIS IS A PERMANENT FULL-TIME SEASONAL POSITION AND SUBJECT TO PLACEMENT IN NON-PAY STATUS WHEN SERVICES ARE NOT NEEDED DUE TO LACK OF WORK, FUNDS, OR UNFORESEEN CIRCUMSTANCES.    TRAVEL AND RELOCATION EXPENSES WILL NOT BE AUTHORIZED.  ANY RELOCATION EXPENSES ASSOCIATED WITH REPORTING FOR DUTY WILL BE THE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE SELECTED EMPLOYEE.

 

INDIAN PREFERENCE: Preference in filling vacancies is given to qualified Indian candidates in accordance with the Indian Preference Act of 1934 (Title 25, USC, Section 472). Verification of Form BIA-4432 must be submitted with the application if claiming Indian Preference. Indian Preference eligibles that are not currently employed with the Federal service will be appointed under the Excepted Service Appointment Authority Schedule A, 213.3112(A)(7).

 

VETERANS EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES ACT (VEOA): Preference eligibles may apply for permanent positions (career or career-conditional appointments) under merit promotion procedures for VEOA appointments; however, veteran’s preference is not a factor in these appointments. To be eligible for a VEOA appointment, a veteran must be a preference eligible OR veteran separated after 3 or more years of continuous active service performed under honorable conditions. Applicants must submit a copy of their DD-214 for verification of eligibility. For more information, click here:  http://www.fedshirevets.gov/job/shav/index.aspx#veoa

Duties

SUMMARY OF DUTIES: Incumbent performs a variety of laboring tasks for the Facility Management Section for the Winnebago Agency.  Uses walking-type powered lawn mowers, other powered or non-powered landscaping tools, clears small trees and bushes using hatches, handsaws, clippers and similar equipment.  Uses a shovel to dig ditches, fills in holes with shovel, leveling bumps and low places using shovels, hand tampers, and rakes.  Loads and unloads heavy boxes, bulky supplies and other materials to and from trucks, dollies, other conveyances; moves heavy boxes, cartons, or luggage by hand, handtruck, or dolly; opens crates and boxes using crowbars and cuts bands using shears; stacks boxes and cartons.  Moves and arranges furniture; shovels snow, coal, ashes, and other materials/waste; collects and empties garbage containers; burns garbage and trash; washes and waxes cars, trucks, other vehicles by hand or using power equipment.

Travel Required

  • Not Required