Screen Out Element: Ability to do the work of a Motor Vehicle Operator 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: operate vehicles and equipment such as gasoline or diesel powered vehicles weighing up to 22,000 pounds and with load capacities more than 4 tons, gasoline or diesel powered tractors with trailers, forklifts, tanks, combat vehicles, graders or bulldozers.
You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency (knowledge, skills, and abilities) in the following areas:
Skill in operating motor vehicles. Knowledge of work practices. Ability to perform preventative maintenance.
Physical Effort Required:
Moderate physical effort is required in frequent handling of objects such as truck vanvasses, etc., weighing up to 50 pounds. Occasionally must lift heavier objects weighing over 100 pounds such as tow bars, chains, etc. Considerable strain is caused by the constant vibration and the jerking and jolting from operating tracked vehicles over rough terrain.
Work is performed in all types of weather. Subject to cuts, bruises, etc, when connecting trailers to vehicles. Also subject to noise, vibration, dust, dirt and fumes from the motor and exhaust.
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- 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.
Moving expenses may be authorized, subject to the provisions of the Joint Travel Regulations (JTR) and an agency determination that a PCS move is in the Governments interest.
New Army Reserve Military Technicians may be authorized moving expenses to their first official duty station. To be eligible to receive moving expenses, you must be a newly appointed Federal civilian employee or have a minimum of a 3 day break in service from previous Federal civilian employment.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
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.