Although no specific amount of experience, education or training is required, applicants must meet a minimum level of ability in relation to the duties listed in the Major Duties section above. Applications should show enough experience to show that the applicant possesses sufficient knowledge, skills, and abilties to perform the duties. More information on qualification standards can be found at www.opm.gov/qualifications/x-118c/index.htm.
All qualifications must be met by the closing date of this announcement. Thursday, February 27, 2014
Selectee must successfully complete a background security investigation before appointment into this position.
To be eligible for Federal employment, male applicants born after December 31, 1959, must certify that they have registered with the Selective Service System, or are exempt from having to do so under Selective Service Law.
If you are required to travel you must obtain and use a Government-issued charge card.
Selectee must operate a government vehicle. A valid state driver's license is required.
Selectee will be required, as a condition of employment, to submit a completed GSA Form 3607, Motor Vehicle Operator's License and Driving Record. You must also submit at your own expense, all certified driving records from all States that discloses all valid driver's licenses, whether current or past, possessed by you. Reference: Human Resources Bulletin 05/04.
All Federal employees are required by PL 104-134 to have federal payments (salary) made by Direct Deposit.
Selectee will be required to wear a uniform in accordance with applicable policies.
Incumbent will be required to wear a National Park Service (NPS) uniform and comply with the NPS uniform standards.
Work is performed indoors as well as outdoors. Work in outdoor areas result in exposure to extreme temperatures, rain, wind, humidity, and direct sunlight.
Must be able to work from ladders, platforms, on roofs, under floors and in ditches. Frequently lifts loads up to 50 pounds. Position also requires standing for long periods, stooping, bending, kneeling, and climbing.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
Once the application process is complete, a review of your application will be made to ensure you meet the job requirements. Candidates will be rated based on an evaluation of the extent and quality of their experience and/or training against the Job Elements identified in the OPM Handbook X-118C. Candidates must receive a minimum of two points on the Screen-Out element to be deemed eligible for consideration and an average of two on all factors/job elements.
Applicants meeting the basic eligibility requirements will be rated and ranked based on responses to the Assessment Questionnaire. Any statement made on the Questionnaire should be fully substantiated on the application or resume. Qualified candidates will be assigned a score between 70 and 100 plus points for veterans preference (5-10).
Ratings will be based on responses to the occupational questions in this document. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating. To receive credit, information submitted in your Occupational Questionnaire MUST relate to specific work/experience block in your resume. Your answers to the occupational questionnaire must be documented in your resume. Category rating combines the applicant's total qualifying experience and education/training into a single category. Once candidate responses have been verified, referral for selection consideration will be made of the best candidates in accordance with Federal hiring regulations and laws, and agency policies. Candidates will be ranked into three categories:
Best Qualified - applicants possessing experience that substantially exceeds the minimum qualifications of the position including all selective factors, and who are highly proficient in all requirements of the job and can perform effectively in the position.
Well Qualified - applicants possessing experience that exceeds the minimum qualifications of the position including all selective factors, and who are proficient in most of the requirements of the job.
Qualified - applicants possessing experience that meets the minimum qualifications of the position including all selective factors, and who are proficient in some, but not all the requirements of the job.
The Job Specific questions relate to the following knowledge, skills, abilities and/or competencies (KSAs) required to do the work of this position:
- Ability to perform maintenance worker duties without more than normal supervision (screen-out).
- Knowledge of technical practices, tools, and equipment related to basic carpentry work.
- Knowledge of technical practices, tools, and equipment related to basic roads, trails, fence and sign maintenance and repair.
- Knowledge of technical practices, tools, and equipment related to basic painting work.
- Knowledge of technical practices, tools, and equipment related to basic plumbing work.
- Ability to perform motor vehicle and general equipment operation and maintenance.
- Ability to perform custodial, janitorial, laborer and general grounds maintenance.
Please note: If a determination is made that you have rated yourself higher on a specific task within the Assessment Questionnaire than is supported by your description of experience in your application or resume, a score will manually be determined that reflects your total experience as it related to the specific task or question.
FAILURE TO PROVIDE THE ASSESSMENT QUESTIONNAIRE WILL RESULT IN YOU NOT RECEIVING CONSIDERATION FOR THIS POSITION.