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Job Title:  Fuel Distribution System Worker
Department:  Department Of The Interior
Agency:  Bureau of Land Management
Job Announcement Number:  BLMAK-14-1088852-JE

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.
$26.21 to $30.60 / Per Hour
Thursday, April 03, 2014 to Wednesday, April 16, 2014
Full Time - Temporary NTE 1039 Hours
Few vacancies in the following location:
Fairbanks, AK View Map
United States Citizens
Q - Nonsensitive


The BLM manages more land – 253 million acres – than any other Federal agency. This land, known as the National System of Public Lands, is primarily located in 12 Western states, including Alaska. The Bureau, with a budget of about $1 billion, also administers 700 million acres of sub-surface mineral estates throughout the nation. The BLM's multiple-use mission is to sustain the health and productivity of the public lands for the use and enjoyment of present and future generations.

This position works as a Fuel Distribution System Worker for the Alaska Fire Service.

For additional information about the BLM please visit BLM.

These positions are located in Fairbanks, Alaska. Information about locations within Alaska can be found at: Alaska.


  • 50% or Greater
  • This position requires frequent travel by scheduled or chartered aircraft or ground vehicles to various destinations in the western U.S. Each incident assignment may last up to 14 days.


  • No


  • U.S. Citizenship is Required
  • Security Clearance/Background Investigation is required.
  • Be sure to read the "How to Apply" & "Required Documents" Sections
  • You cannot hold an active real estate license; nor can you
  • have an interest or hold stocks in firms with interest in Federal Land.
  • Direct Deposit Required.
  • Pre-employment drug test required.
  • Requires a Class A or B CDL with hazmat and tank endorsements.


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As a Fuel Distribution System Worker, you will:

    • Establish and maintain temporary and permanent fuel systems.
    • Service, maintain, and repair all fueling equipment.
    • Install and remove underground storage tanks.
    • Conduct training in all phases of aviation fuel handling.
    • Drive fuel trucks up to 5,000 gallon capacity as well as forklifts and vehicles up to ten tons to transport fuel and related equipment.
    For more information on the duties of this position contact the supervisor, Robert Wishart at (907) 356-5564


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Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Job Qualifications System for Trades and Labor Occupations will be used in determining applicants' qualifications. There is no specific length of training or experience required; however, you must be able to demonstrate through experience shown in your written resume that you have the ability to independently do the work of the position, as defined below, without more than normal supervision. You must be rated at least at the acceptable level in these elements to receive further consideration. Qualifications: Have received and dispensed bulk fuel and inspected fuel handling equipment for quality assurance and serviceability. A Class A or B CDL with hazmat and tank endorsements is also required.

  • Ability to do the work of the position without more than normal supervision.
    • Knowledge of Equipment Assembly, Installation and Repair.
    • Operations of Fueling Equipment
    • Technical Practices.
    • Use of Measuring Instruments.
    • Ability to Interpret Instructions.
    • Dexterity and Safety.

You must meet all qualification requirements by the closing date of the announcement. 


Upon receipt of your complete application package, a review of your application will be made to ensure you meet the basic qualification requirements. Your rating will be based on your responses to the Job Specific Questionnaire and the information stated in your resume. Answers submitted in the questionnaire must be supported on your resume. If you meet qualification requirements, your application will be placed in one of three categories: Best Qualified, Highly Qualified, or Qualified. Within these categories, applicants eligible for veteran's preference will receive selection priority over non-veterans. In addition, interviews may be conducted for this position. The interviews may be conducted on a pass/fail basis or may be scored.


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To explore the major benefits offered to most Federal employees, visit the Office of Personnel Management's website at: Benefits.


Travel and relocation expenses are not authorized. Travel, transportation and relocation expenses will not be paid by the Department of the Interior. Any travel, transportation and relocation expenses associated with reporting for duty in this position will be the responsibility of the selected employee.

Passage of a pre-employment physical is required.

D.O.T. DRUG TESTING REQUIRED FOR THIS POSITION. This position requires possession on of a Commercial Driver's License (CDL). As such it is a Drug and Alcohol Testing Designated Position (TDP) under the Omnibus Transportation Employee Testing Act of 1991. Anyone selected will be required to submit to and receive a negative test result prior to appointment.  A positive drug or alcohol test result may be grounds for denying final placement into this position. In addition, the Act mandates that the incumbent will be subject to random drug and alcohol testing and that he/she may also undergo reasonable suspicion, post accident, return-to-duty, and follow-up testing.

Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP) and Career Transition Assistance Program (CTAP): ICTAP provides eligible displaced and CTAP provides eligible surplus and displaced Federal competitive service employees with selection priority over other candidates for competitive service vacancies.  If your agency has notified you in writing that you are a displaced employee eligible for ICTAP or CTAP consideration, you may receive selection priority if:1) This vacancy is within your ICTAP or CTAP eligibility; 2) You apply under the instructions in this announcement; and 3) You are found well-qualified for this vacancy. You must provide proof of eligibility with your application to receive selection priority.  Such proof may include a copy of your written notification of ICTAP or CTAP eligibility, or a copy of your separation personnel action form.  Information about ICTAP/CTAP eligibility is available from OPM's Career Transition Resources website at: career transition.

CTAP and ICTAP eligibles will be considered well qualified if they fall within the Highly or Best Qualified categories on the rating criteria for this position.


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We recommend you use the resume builder in USAJobs.

To begin click the Apply Online button and follow the prompts to register, answer a few questions, and submit all required documents.

To return to your saved application, log in to your USAJOBS account and click on "Application Status. Click on the position title, and then select Apply Online to continue.

We strongly encourage you to apply online. If you cannot apply online, you may FAX your resume, assessment questionnaire, and supporting documents to (478) 757-3144. You must print a copy of OPM Form 1203-FX, document your responses to the assessment questionnaire View Occupational Questionnaire and use the official FAX coversheet found here. For both of these forms the vacancy identification number is: 1088852

The complete Application Package must be submitted by 11:59 pm Eastern Time or 7:59 pm Alaska Time on Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Who Can I Contact if I Have a Question?

If you have questions about this announcement or the application process, contact Joy Edgeat (907)271-3338or toll free at (888) 859-4183. Reference the title Fuel Distribution System Worker and/or the vacancy announcement number BLMAK-14-1088852-JE.


In addition to the online application (resume and responses to the questionnaire), you are required to submit the following forms:

  • Copy of your Class A or B CDL showing the Hazmat and Tank endorsements.
  • Career Transition Assistance Program (CTAP) or Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP) eligibles: documentation verifying your CTAP/ICTAP eligibility - this includes a copy of the agency notice and your most recent SF-50 noting current position, grade level and duty location, if applicable.
  • Veterans' Preference:  If you are entitled to veterans' preference, you should indicate the level of veterans' preference you are claiming on your resume.  Your veterans' preference entitlement will be adjudicated (verified) by the employing agency using the documents you provide.  If documents supporting veterans' preference are not received, then veterans' preference will not be given.

For 5-point veterans' preference, provide your DD-214 (Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty), official statement of service from your command if you are currently on active duty, or other official documentation (e.g., documentation of receipt of a campaign badge or expeditionary medal) that proves your military service was performed under honorable conditions.

For 10-point veterans' preference, submit a Standard Form (SF) 15, Application for 10-Point Veteran Preference, DD-214, and the required documentation. 

Hard copy application materials, submitted without prior Human Resources approval, will be considered as an incomplete application. If the required documents are not submitted your application may be considered incomplete.

NOTE: There is a 10 page limit on each type of document that is faxed; information on excess pages will be lost. There is no limit on the number of pages when submitting online.


Joy Edge
Phone: (907)271-3338
Agency Information:
Bureau of Land Mgmt Alaska
222 West 7th Ave 13
Anchorage, AK


Once the online questionnaire is received you will receive an acknowledgment email that your submission was successful. After a review of your complete application is made you will be notified of your rating and or referral to the hiring official. If further evaluation or interviews are required you will be contacted.

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