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  1. Overview
  2. Duties
  3. Qualifications & Evaluations
  4. Benefits & Other Info
  5. How to Apply

Job Title:Maintenance Worker

Department:Department Of The Treasury

Agency:Bureau of the Fiscal Service (BPD)

Job Announcement Number:13-BPD-403AS

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$19.37 to $22.60 / Per Hour

OPEN PERIOD:

Tuesday, November 05, 2013 to Thursday, November 14, 2013

SERIES & GRADE:

WG-4749-07

POSITION INFORMATION:

Career/Career Conditional - Full-time

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

09

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy - Parkersburg, WV View Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

U.S. citizens who meet any of the categories shown under the heading "Who May Apply" at the end of the Job Summary section below.

JOB SUMMARY:

The U.S. Department of the Treasury has a distinguished history dating back to the founding of our nation. As the steward of U.S. economic and financial systems, Treasury is a major and influential leader in today's global economy. We have over 100,000 employees across the country and around the world. Come Join the Department of the Treasury and Invest in Tomorrow.

The Bureau of the Fiscal Service promotes the financial integrity and operational efficiency of the U.S. government through exceptional accounting, borrowing, collections, payments, and shared services. The incumbent performs a variety of craft and trade related duties in a helper capacity.  This position is located in the Office of Management Services, Division of Administrative Services, Facilities Management Branch.
 
Who May Apply:  
1. Current Federal employees on career or career-conditional (permanent) appointments in the competitive service, or former Federal employees with reinstatement eligibility; or
2. CTAP/ICTAP eligibles from the local commuting area; or
3. Individuals eligible under special hiring authorities (e.g., individuals with disabilities, covered by an interchange agreement, or eligible for the Veterans Recruitment Appointment); OR
4. Individuals who are eligible for appointment under the Veterans Employment Opportunity Act.

KEY REQUIREMENTS

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DUTIES:

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As a Maintenance Worker, you will:
 
- Assist higher graded Maintenance Mechanics in performing various electrical and related services.
 
- Assist higher graded Maintenance Mechanics in performing miscellaneous plumbing services, such as minor repairs to plumbing fixtures and lines, replacing defective pumps and sight glasses in soap dispensers, and unclogging sinks and commodes.
 
- Assist higher graded Maintenance Mechanics in performing miscellaneous painting services such as painting doors and frames, cabinets, walls, various racks, suggestion boxes, hand rails, parking stripes, curbs, etc., preparing surfaces for painting by removing old paint using scrapers, sander, or paint removers; cleaning and removing rough spots on surfaces using wire brush and sandpaper; applying paint, varnish, urethane, etc., utilizing paint rollers, brushes, or sprayers.
 
- As directed, perform lower grade laborer and ground maintenance tasks using power driven ground maintenance equipment such as gasoline powered tractors, snow blowers, lawnmowers, weedwackers, hedge trimmers, lawn vacuums, etc., and various hand tools such as shovels, racks, hoes, wheelbarrows, etc. Incumbent is responsible for the safe and proper operation and care of tools and equipment used in the performance of assigned tasks.


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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You must meet the following requirements within 30 calendar days after the closing date of the announcement.


*** You must show in your resume and in your responses to the Supplemental Questionnaire that you possess the knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the duties of this position.
 
*** Applicants must meet the screen-out element and an average score of two (2) points on all the other elements in order to be considered minimally qualified for the position.

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

Your application includes your:
1. Resume,
2. Responses to the online questions, and
3. Required supporting documents. We use a multi-step process to evaluate and refer applicants:
1. Minimum Requirements: Your application must show that you meet all requirements, including the education and/or experience required for this position. You may be found "not qualified" if you do not possess the minimum competencies required for the position. If your application is incomplete, we may rate you as ineligible.
 
2. Rating: Your application will be evaluated in the following areas: 
**ABILITY TO DO THE WORK OF THE POSITION WITHOUT MORE THAN NORMAL SUPERVISION** (SCREEN OUT ELEMENT); KNOWLEDGE OF EQUIPMENT ASSEMBLY; TECHNICAL PRACTICES (theoretical, precise, artistic); USE OF MEASURING INSTRUMENTS; ABILITY TO INTERPRET INSTRUCTIONS, SPECIFICATIONS, PROCEDURES, ETC. (INCLUDES BLUEPRINT/FLOOR PLAN READING; ABILITY TO USE AND MAINTAIN TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT; and KNOWLEDGE OF MATERIALS.
 
Your application will be rated and ranked among others, based on the extent and quality of your experience, education, training, performance appraisals and awards relevant to the duties of this position. We may lower your rating if your responses to the online questions are not supported by the education and/or experience described in your application.
 
3. Referral: If you are among the top qualified candidates, your application will be referred to a selecting official for consideration and possible interview. If you are a displaced or surplus Federal employee (eligible for the Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP)/Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP)), you must receive a score of 90 or better to be rated as well qualified to receive special selection priority.
We recommend that you preview the online questions for this announcement before you start the application process.
To preview questions please click here.


BENEFITS:

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Our comprehensive benefits are very generous.  Our benefits package includes:    
- Challenging work, opportunities for advancement, competitive salaries, bonuses and incentive awards.
- Ten paid holidays, 13 days of sick leave, and 13 to 26 days of vacation time each year.
- Access to insurance programs that may be continued after you retire.
- A wide choice of health insurance plans, coverage for pre-existing conditions, and no waiting periods. We pay a substantial amount (up to 75%) of the health insurance premiums.
- A retirement program which includes employer-matching contributions.
- Learn more about Federal benefits programs at: https://help.usajobs.gov/index.php/Pay_and_Benefits

OTHER INFORMATION:

- We will not pay relocation expenses
- This is a bargaining designated position covered by BPD. 
- This position is a Nonsensitive position.
- The incumbent will be able to work an AWS/Flexitime schedule (10 hour AWS schedule is not available).
- This announcement may be used to fill one or more vacancies. 
- Typical work schedule will be 7:00am to 3:30pm with the possibility of occasional shift work.
 
Fiscal Service may select candidates for this vacant position under this Job Opportunity Announcement and/or any other appropriate source of hiring authority (examples include, but are not limited to, competitive examining sources; non-competitive sources such as Veteran's Recruitment Appointment (if GS-11 or below), reinstatement or transfer of current or former competitive service employees; and direct hire authorities). Further information about these other sources of hiring authority is available from the Office of Personnel Management at http://www.opm.gov/hr_practitioners/lawsregulations/appointingauthorities/index.asp.
In order to comply with Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) reporting requirements, the Bureau of the Fiscal Service is asking applicants to complete the Race and National Origin (RNO) information during the application process. This information will be kept confidential and anonymous, and will only be used for demographic reporting purposes.
 
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT: If selected for this position, you will be required to:
- Complete a one-year probationary period (unless already completed).
- Submit to a drug test prior to your appointment and random drug testing while you occupy the position.
- Successfully complete a background investigation.
- Complete a Declaration for Federal Employment to determine your suitability for Federal employment.
- If you are a male applicant born after December 31, 1959, certify that you have registered with the Selective Service System or are exempt from having to do so.
- Have your salary sent to a financial institution of your choice by Direct Deposit/Electronic Funds Transfer.
- Go through a Personal Identity Verification (PIV) process that requires two forms of identification from the Form I-9 (http://www.uscis.gov/files/form/i-9.pdf). Federal law requires verification of the identity and employment eligibility of all new hires in the U.S.
- Wear required safety clothing and/or equipment required by the position. This may include safety shoes, hard hats, hearing protection, gloves, masks, etc.
 
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Work is performed in a workshop setting, various office areas, and outdoors.  The incumbent is subject to dirt, dust, and inclement weather conditions as a result of outside work.  Good distant vision in each eye, with or without glasses is essential.  Because some activities are performed above ground levels or floor levels, the incumbent must have use of both hands and both legs.  Specific physical requirements include:
- The ability to stand, bend, stoop, and lift materials equipment, and machinery in the 20-60 pound range with occasional lifting and carrying of items up to 60 pounds;
- The ability to read without strain printed material the size of typewritten characters, glasses or contact lenses permitted;
- The ability to distinguish basic colors; and
- The ability to hear the conversational voice, with or without a hearing aid.

HOW TO APPLY:

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The following instructions outline our application process. You must complete this application process and submit any required documents by 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time (ET) on the closing date of this announcement. We are available to assist you during business hours (normally 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Monday - Friday). If applying online poses a hardship, please contact us by noon ET on the announcement's closing date. Treasury provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities on a case-by-case basis. Please contact us if you require this for any part of the application and hiring process.
 
If you are experiencing system issues with your application, please contact the CareerConnector Help Desk at careerconnectorhelp@treasury.gov and/or the USAJobs Help Desk.
 
Step 1 - Create or Upload a resume with USAJOBS (www.usajobs.gov) - We suggest you go to the end of the Qualifications & Evaluation section of the job announcement to preview the online questions that you will answer in Step 3. You may need to customize your resume to ensure that it supports your responses to these questions. For more resume tips click here. - You may create a resume in USAJOBS or upload one of your own choosing. Although you must enter your Social Security Number (SSN) for USAJOBS, we will only see the last four digits for identification purposes.
Step 2 - Apply Online Click the "Apply Online" link of this announcement and then select the resume you wish to submit with your application. You will be redirected to the Department of the Treasury's CareerConnector website to complete the application process.
Step 3 - Answer the Online Questions and Submit Your Online Application If this is your first time on Treasury's CareerConnector website, you will be prompted to register by answering questions related to your eligibility for Federal employment. The system will save these responses and take you back to the main screen so that you can answer the job-specific questions. Select "Take me to the assessment" and click on the "Continue" button to answer the job-specific questions. You must answer all the questions and click the "Finished" button.
Step 4 - Review and Confirm Your Submission You will now have the option to upload a document or print fax cover-sheets for your required documents (see step 5 for details). Once you click "Done," you will see a summary of your application for your review. You may also print a copy for your records. When you click "Finished" at the bottom of the page, you will then be directed back to USAJOBS where you can confirm that your application has been submitted and track your application status.
Step 5 - Submit Required Documents You can submit any required documents (discussed below) by document upload or fax. Whichever method you choose, please include the job announcement number with your documents. To protect your privacy, we encourage you to remove your SSN from any documents that you submit. Document Upload: You may upload supporting documents in one of two ways: 1. Once you finish answering the questions in the job announcement, you will be prompted to upload your document(s) to your application. You will be given the choice to either upload the document as part of the application process or you can select a document that you've already loaded on USAJOBS. or 2. You can upload a document to an existing application by logging into your USAJOBS account profile. Click on "My Applications" and search for the vacancy. Once you've located the vacancy, click on the vacancy and select "Apply Online." Move through your existing application to the Documents page and select Upload in order to add a document to your application. Be certain to review your complete application for confirmation that the document uploaded. In the Application Review section, you may verify acceptance of your documents in CareerConnector if you see them listed on the "Vacancy Documents" screen. Then, click on "Finished" to be returned to USAJOBS. Fax: Create a fax cover-sheet in CareerConnector by following the "Faxing Supporting Documentation" instructions. The fax number will be on the cover-sheet.

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

Please note that if you do not provide all required information, as specified in this announcement, you may not be considered for this position (or may not receive the special consideration for which you may be eligible).
ALL APPLICANTS: All applicants are required to submit a PDF 4828-1 OR a resume.
 
CURRENT AND FORMER FEDERAL EMPLOYEES - Documentation Relating to Your Federal Employment:
- Submit a copy of an SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action, which shows your current (or most recent) grade and competitive service status. (The "position occupied" block on the SF-50 should show a "1" and your "tenure" block should show a "1" or "2."
- Indicate on your application the highest permanent grade you have held; if this grade is different from your current grade, submit a copy of an additional SF-50 showing this grade.
 
CTAP/ICTAP DOCUMENTATION: If you are a displaced or surplus Federal employee eligible for consideration under the Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP) or Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP), you must submit proof of eligibility. For a detailed list of documents, click here.
 
PERFORMANCE APPRAISAL: Submit a copy of your most recent completed annual performance appraisal, dated within the last year, that includes the final rating. If you have not received a performance appraisal, please explain why in your application.
 
SPECIAL HIRING AUTHORITIES DOCUMENTATION: If you are applying under a special hiring authority, submit a copy of proof of your eligibility.
 
VETERANS EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES ACT (VEOA) DOCUMENTATION: If you are applying under the Veterans Employment Opportunities Act (VEOA), you must submit a copy of your Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty, DD-214 (Member 4 copy), or other official documentation from a branch of the Armed Forces or the Department of Veterans Affairs showing dates of service and type of discharge. Ten-point preference eligibles must also submit an Application for 10-Point Veteran Preference, SF-15, along with required documentation listed on the back of the SF-15 form. An SF-15 may be found at http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdf_fill/SF15.pdf.
 
VETERANS RECRUITMENT AUTHORITY (VRA) DOCUMENTATION: If you are applying using VRA, you must submit a copy of your DD214 or other documentation showing dates of service and type of discharge and any other applicable documents such as SF-15, VA letters, etc.
 
Recommended Documents: In addition, we recommend that you submit the following:
- List of awards received while employed with the Federal Government.

AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

Applicant Call Center
Phone: 304-480-7300
Fax: 000-000-0000
TDD: 304-480-8725
Email: BPDInquiries@bpd.treas.gov
Agency Information:
Bureau of Public Debt (BPD)
***We Do Not Accept Mailed Applications***
Parkersburg, WV
26106
US
Fax: 000-000-0000

WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

You may check the status of your application for this position at any time by logging onto the USAJOBS "My Account" tab and clicking on "Application Status." Please notify us if your contact information changes after the closing date of the announcement. Also, note that if you provide an email address that is inaccurate, or if your mailbox is full or blocked (e.g., spam-blocker), you may not receive important communication that could affect your consideration for this position.

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Job Announcement Number:

13-BPD-403AS

Control Number:

354640700