Relocation: Travel and relocation expenses are authorized. Eligibility for specific relocation services will be determined at the time of selection. However, use of Relocation Services Contract (Guaranteed Home Sale) will not be authorized.
Telework: Reclamation has determined that the duties of this position are suitable for telework only during an emergency or natural disaster.
-This position requires completion of a one-year probationary period, unless you have previously met this requirement.
-Successful adjudication of personnel security investigation required.
-Travel is required approximately 5% of the time.
-Operation of a government vehicle is required; therefore, you must possess and maintain a valid State's driver's license.
-Satisfactory completion of a medical examination is required before assignment to the position.
-Work is primarily performed outdoors or in small equipment buildings with no climate control and subject to prevailing weather conditions. Exposed to noise, heat, smells, sewage, dirt, grease, chemicals, fumes, and electricity from operating equipment. There is some danger of skin or eye irritation from chemicals if not properly handled. Poison oak, rattlesnakes and other hazardous pests are present in the work environment and present some degree of exposure risk.
-Personal protective equipment is required to safeguard against most hazards.
-Sustained lifting, bending, climbing, standing, walking, and lifting 50 pounds is required.
-Required to wear authorized Bureau of Reclamation uniform in the performance of duties.
-Work shifts include nights, weekends, and holidays, and responding to emergencies and off-hour call outs.
-All Federal employees are required by PL 104-134 to have federal payments made by direct deposit.
-Required to obtain and use a government-issued credit card.
Selective Service: Male applicants born after December 31, 1959 must be registered with the Selective Service or be exempt from having to do so under Selective Service Law. To register for Selective Service or to verify that you have registered, please visit: http://www.sss.gov/
Optional Form 306 (OF-306): Before final appointment and again before you begin work, you will be required to sign and certify the accuracy of the information in your application. If you make a false statement in any part of your application, you may not
be hired; you may be fired after you begin work; or you may be subject to fine, imprisonment, or other disciplinary action.
Equal Employment Opportunity: The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability and genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, or other non-merit factor.
For a list of Frequently Asked Questions regarding the Federal hiring process visit: http://www.opm.gov/employ/students/fedhire.asp#authorities
Legal and Regulatory Guidance: http://www.usajobs.gov/lrg/