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Job Title:  Mobile Equipment Servicer (Materials Handler)
Department:  Department of the Army
Agency:  U.S. Army Reserve Command
Job Announcement Number:  NCDE140934421139855D

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.
$12.52 to $14.62 / Per Hour
Wednesday, June 11, 2014 to Tuesday, June 24, 2014
Full Time - Permanent
1 vacancy in the following location:
Juana Diaz, PR View Map
United States Citizens
Not Applicable


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.

Becoming a Military Technician allows you to experience the best of two worlds by taking advantage of the opportunity to become a Citizen Soldier in the US Army Reserve Military Technician program. This enables you to receive full civil service benefits and military reserve benefits. Military Technicians are a vital link between the US Army Reserves and civil service and are one of the most important keys to combat readiness.

About the Position:

This position is located at: 81st Regional Support Command, Equipment Concentration Site 126, Maintenance, Juana Diaz, Puerto Rico.

About the Surrounding Area: Juana Díaz is a municipality of Puerto Rico located in the southern coast of the island, south of Jayuya, Ciales, Orocovis and Villalba; east of Ponce; and west of Coamo and Santa Isabel and the Caribbean Sea to the south. Juana Díaz is spread over 12 wards and Juana Diaz Pueblo (The downtown area and the administrative center of the city). It is part of the Ponce Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Description of the Working Environment: Work is performed primarily in a maintenance shop setting.

Who May Apply:

  • U.S. Citizens


  • Occasional Travel
  • The business travel requirement is 5%.


  • Yes
  • Relocation costs may be paid if the selecting official determines the relocation is in the best interests of the government.


  • This position requires membership in the US Army Reserve (USAR).
  • This position requires a Personnel Security Investigation.
  • This position may offer a $3,000 recruitment bonus (see Other Requirements)
  • This position requires a Class A Commercial Driver's License within 90 days
  • This position is subject to Drug Abuse Testing Program requirements
  • This position is subject to the Lautenberg Amendment Agreement
  • This position requires a medical examination prior to employment


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Duties of this position include:

  • Completing preventative maintenance on a variety of automotive, heavy mobile and powered support equipment
  • Replacing automotive parts
  • Taking oil samples
  • Loading and unloading shipments
  • Updating automated files
  • Maintaining warehousing reports
  • Operating motor vehicles to pick up an and transport supplies


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In order to qualify, you must meet the screen-out element described below.

Screen-Out Element:

Ability to do the work of a Mobile Equipment Servicer (Materials Handler) without more than normal supervision. Applicants must meet the screen out element to be considered further. To meet the screen out element, applicants should document experience or show the ability to do the following: working within a shop environment and assisting with the accomplishment of tasks, such as servicing automotive equipment. Generally work under supervision, but capable of accomplishing deadlines and priorities made by higher levels of supervision.

Physical Effort Required:

Performs work on hard surfaces and in work areas that require the worker to stand, stoop, bend, and work in tiring and uncomfortable positions. You may be required to work at a rapid pace for long periods of time. Moderate physical effort is used in operating hand and foot controls when driving, turning, stopping and starting the forklifts and motor vehicles and in raising, lowering and tilting the forklift loads. Frequently lifts and carries supplies, material and equipment weighing up to 70 pounds

Working Conditions:

Works inside in areas that are cold, damp, drafty or poorly lighted and ventilated. May work in adverse weather in such outside areas as open docks and storage yards. Is exposed to the possibility of serious accidents while operating the forklifts and motor vehicles. Is frequently exposed to the possibility of cuts, scrapes, bruises and broken bones.

You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency (knowledge, skills, and abilities) in the following areas:

• Knowledge of engine repair
• Knowledge of motor vehicles
• Knowledge of warehouse procedures


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.
  • Defense National Relocation Program (DNRP) will not be authorized.

This position offers a $3000 recruitment bonus to individuals who are newly appointed as civilians in the Federal Government. You are considered newly appointed if this is your first appointment as a civilian employee in the Federal Government or if you have a minimum of a 90-day break in service from a previous Federal civilian position. You may qualify with a break in service of less than 90 days only if your previous Federal civilian appointment was a time-limited or not permanent appointment. Your recruitment bonus will be made in two payments. You receive the first payment when you enter on duty, and you receive the second payment on your first anniversary. To accept this recruitment bonus, you are required to make a two year service obligation to the Army Reserve Military Technician Program.


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.

  • Best Qualified. Candidates in this category possess exceptional skills and experience to exceed well above the minimum requirements for the announced position.
  • Highly Qualified. Candidates in this category possess good skills and experience above the minimum requirements for the announced position.
  • Qualified. Candidates in this category meet the minimum experience requirements for the announced position.


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.
  • Multiple positions may be filled from this announcement.
  • Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid experience or volunteer work.
  • Salary is based on the local prevailing rate.
  • This is a Career Program position (CP-17).


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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 Tuesday, June 24, 2014
 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 support your preference claim.  If you fail to provide these documents, you will either be marked as having an incomplete application package and you will not be considered any further, or you may not receive the preference that you claimed.

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 1139855. 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.


Central Resume Processing Center
Phone: (410)306-0137
Agency Information:
W6KFAA 81st Regional Support Command
1525 Marion Avenue
Fort Jackson, SC


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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