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Department:Department of the Army

Agency:U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

Job Announcement Number:SWGJ13745993988262D

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.


$37.18 to $43.37 / Per Hour


Monday, November 04, 2013 to Friday, November 15, 2013




Full Time - Permanent




1 vacancy in the following location:
Marietta, OH View Map


United States Citizens


Civilian employees serve a vital role in supporting the Army mission. They provide the skills that are not readily available in the military, but crucial to support military operations. The Army integrates the talents and skills of its military and civilian members to form a Total Army.

About the Position:
Serves as the supervisor for approximately 50 employees on the Marietta Repair Fleet which is a marine based repair party originating from Marietta, Ohio. The Repair Fleet is responsible for major/minor maintenance for 45 District projects which includes 9 high lift Locks and Dams and 35 flood control projects dispersed over a wide geographic region. The majority of maintenance activities take place on the Ohio and Kanawha Rivers at locations in WV, OH, and KY.  Work performed with a traveling repair party.

Who May Apply:  All US Citizens


  • U.S. Citizen
  • Must possess and maintain a valid state drivers license
  • Temporary Duty Travel (TDY) requirement 80-100%
  • Pre-employment physical and/or drug test may be required


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Serve as Lock and Dam Maintenance Supervisor for the Marietta Repair Fleet.  Perform the full range of supervisory duties over personnel assigned to the fleet. Plan, direct, and coordinate the work of a variety of skilled, semi-skilled, and unskilled full-time permanent, seasonal and temporary workers such as (but not limited to) welders, machinists, derrickboat operators, equipment repairers and an administrative assistant.  Work consists of major repair and maintenance work in support of approximately nine locks and dams, and 35 lake projects located in a four-state area and varying in terms of design, construction, and operational capability. Specific duties include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Participating in the development of annual work plans, staffing needs, cost estimates, and recommendations as to scheduling projected work;
  • Providing direction and coordination of subordinate supervisors and nonsupervisory workers and leaders as related to the direction of work assignments and fleet maneuvers;
  • Analyzing work schedules, determining manpower, tooling, material requirements, and methodology;
  • Planning work assignments by considering the trade or occupations involved, availability of manpower and equipment, deadlines, project budget, and other work projects for which responsible; and
  • Coordinating work with other District personnel, contractors, supervisors of areas where work is to be performed, and private industry personnel.


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SCREEN OUT ELEMENT:  To Qualify applicants must meet the experience requirements for this position.  Experience is defined as: review and evaluate the work of employees as related to major modifications, rehabilitations, maintenance, or repairs to navigation and flood control projects. Evaluate and advise on build ability (fabrication), installation, and maintainability relative to major design, modifications, repairs and major design changes to navigation system or flood control projects. Coordinate work on hydraulic structures relative to particular water environment (diving capabilities, floating plant, specialized equipment peculiar to river and lake environments.)  Additionally, you will be rated on a points system based on your responses to the occupational questionnaire and the below Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs):

·         Ability to lead or supervise

·         Knowledge of equipment assembly, installation, repair, etc.

·         Technical practices (theoretical, precise, artistic)

·         Ability to interpret instructions, specifications, etc. (including blueprint reading)

·         Ability to use and maintain tools and equipment

·         Knowledge of materials

·         Troubleshooting 


Physical effort: The work involves standing, walking, stooping, bending, kneeling, climbing, and crawling. Work may be done in awkward and cramped positions such as when welding in hard to reach places. May handle objects weighing twenty to fifty pounds, and occasionally objects weighing in excess of fifty pounds. Incumbent must be able to perform all physical requirements of this position. Duties include but are not limited to pushing and pulling bars and levers, winding cranks and winches, lifting and holding lines, climbing ladders and steep stairways, working in confined spaces, and working on steep and uneven ground. Incumbent must be capable of lifting at least 50 pounds unassisted or up to 100 pounds with the assistance of one other person.

Working Conditions: Work is completed in all types of weather, including inclement weather of extreme heat and cold. Incumbent is subject to cuts, bruises and shock from cutting tools, moving parts and electric current (440 volts). Incumbent is subject to dangers including but not limited to drowning and injury from falls and loads on overhead cranes. Incumbent utilizes appropriate personal protective equipment for those conditions which may be heavy and uncomfortable. Incumbent must be capable or working in conditions of dust, welding fumes, paint vapors and sandblast particles utilizing appropriate personal protective equipment for those conditions.


Other Requirements: Click here for expanded definitions.

  • Male applicants born after December 31, 1959 must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration.
  • You will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship.
  • One year trial/probationary period may be required.
  • Direct Deposit of Pay is Required.
  • Personal background investigation may be required.
  • Pre-employment physical and/or drug test may be required.
  • Days of operation and daily schedules will vary based on site specific schedules.  May be required to alternate working hours on all shifts on week days, weekends and/or holidays.
  • Required Temporary Duty Travel (TDY) away from permanent duty station (Marietta, Ohio) will be approximately 80-100%.


Your application package (resume, supporting documents, and responses to the questionnaire) will be used to determine your eligibility, qualifications, and quality ranking for this position. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating or consideration for employment.

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 category.

Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP).  If you are a Federal employee in the competitive service and your agency has notified you in writing that you are a displaced employee eligible for ICTAP consideration, you may receive selection priority.  See Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP) for more information.  Additional information about the program is on OPM's Career Transition Resources website.


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The Department of Defense offers an excellent benefits program. In addition to your take-home pay, your comprehensive compensation/benefits package will include most of the benefits described in the USAJOBS Resource Center.


  • Selection is subject to restrictions resulting from Department of Defense referral system for displaced employees.
  • If you have retired from federal service and you are interested in employment as a reemployed annuitant, see the information in the Reemployed Annuitant information sheet.
  • You may claim military spouse preference, see the information in the Military Spouse Preference Under Delegated Examining Procedures information sheet.



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To apply for this position, you must complete the online questionnaire and submit the documentation specified in the Required Documents section below.

The complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on
Friday, November 15, 2013 to receive consideration.

  • To begin, click Apply Online to create a USAJOBS account or log in to your existing account. Follow the prompts to select your USAJOBS resume and/or other supporting documents and complete the occupational questionnaire.
  • Click the Submit My Answers button to submit your application package.
  • It is your responsibility to ensure your responses and appropriate documentation is submitted prior to the closing date.
  • To verify your application is complete, log into your USAJOBS account, select the Application Status link and then select the more information link for this position. The Details page will display the status of your application, the documentation received and processed, and any correspondence the agency has sent related to this application. Your uploaded documents may take several hours to clear the virus scan process.
  • To return to an incomplete application, log into your USAJOBS account and click Update Application in the vacancy announcement. You must re-select your resume and/or other documents from your USAJOBS account or your application will be incomplete.
  • It is your responsibility to verify that information entered, uploaded, or faxed (i.e., resume) is complete, accurate, and submitted by the closing date.  Uploaded documents may take up to one hour to clear the virus scan.  Faxed documents must be completely transmitted by 11:59p.m. Eastern Standard Time on the closing date of the announcement.

The Department of the Army provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the servicing civilian personnel unit. Your requests for reasonable accommodation will be addressed on a case-by-case basis.


The documents you are required to submit vary based on whether or not you are eligible for preference in federal employment.  A complete description of preference categories and the associated required documents is in the Applicant Checklist (External).

As described above, your complete application includes your resume, your responses to the online questionnaire, and documents which prove your eligibility to apply.  If you fail to provide these documents, you will be marked as having an incomplete application package and you will not be considered any further.

Your resume:

  • Your resume may be submitted in any format.
  • If you submit more than one copy of your resume, only the most recent version will be reviewed. The latest timestamp will be used to determine which version of your resume is "most recent." It is your responsibility to check the status and timestamp of all documents you submit as part of your application.
  • If your resume includes a photograph or other inappropriate material or content, it will not be used to make eligibility and qualification determinations and you may not be considered for this vacancy.
  • For qualifications determinations your resume must contain hours worked per week and the dates of employment (i.e., HRS per week and month/year to month/year or month/year to present). If your resume does not contain this information, your application will be marked as incomplete and you will not receive consideration for this position.


If you are unable to apply online or unable to upload your supporting documents follow the directions located at: Faxing Applications and Documents The Vacancy ID is 988262. You will need the questionnaire, View Occupational Questionnaire, to complete your faxed application

NOTE: Documents submitted as part of the application package, to include supplemental documents, may be shared beyond the Human Resources Office.   Some supplemental documents such as military orders and marriage certificates may contain personal information for someone other than you. You may sanitize these documents to remove another person's personal information before you submit your application. You may be asked to provide an un-sanitized version of the documents if you are selected to confirm your eligibility.


Cheryl A. Hensley
Phone: (304)399-5633
Agency Information:
PO Box 59
Louisville, KY


If you provided an email address, you will receive an email message acknowledging receipt of your application.  Your application package will be used to determine your eligibility, qualifications, and quality ranking for this position. 

If you are determined to be ineligible or not qualified, your application will receive no further consideration.

The documents you submit must support your responses to the online questionnaire.  If your application contradicts or does not support your questionnaire responses, you will receive a rating of "not qualified" or "incomplete application" and you will not receive further consideration for this job.

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