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Job Title:METAL FORMING MACHINE OPERATOR (COIN MANUFACTURER)

Department:Department Of The Treasury

Agency:U.S. Mint

Job Announcement Number:14-USMINT-221P

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$14.22 to $16.57 / Per Hour

OPEN PERIOD:

Thursday, August 28, 2014 to Thursday, September 11, 2014

SERIES & GRADE:

WG-3869-03

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full-Time - Temporary (not to exceed 1 year)

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

03

DUTY LOCATIONS:

8 vacancies in the following location:
West Point, NY View Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

U.S. citizens; no prior Federal experience is required.

SECURITY CLEARANCE:

Public Trust - Background Investigation

SUPERVISORY STATUS:

No

JOB SUMMARY:

About the Agency

This position is for a Metal Forming Machining Operator (Coin Manufacturer) assigned to the West Point Mint, Office of Production. The incumbent performs a variety of duties related to the processes involved in the making of circulate and uncirculated precious metal, gold, silver, platinum and other metals, coins and medals (domestic/foreign).

TRAVEL REQUIRED

  • Not Required

RELOCATION AUTHORIZED

  • No

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • Please refer to "Conditions of Employment."
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DUTIES:

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As a Metal Forming Machine Operator, you will

  • Operate various automatic and manual machines and equipment used for packaging, sealing, inspecting, weighing and shipping used in the production of gold, silver and platinum coins.
  • Load and unload hand trucks carrying gold, silver, and platinum bars (bullion bars weigh between 30 and 100 pounds), coins, blanks, materials or packaged coins.
  • Use automated data collection systems and other computerized/automated systems associated with coin production equipment and machinery.
  • Perform a variety of other duties associated with coin manufacturing that include reviewing and removing defective blanks and coins during processing, preparing, and racking blanks and coins.


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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You must meet the following requirements within 14 days of the closing date of this announcement.


Physical Requirements: Incumbent frequently works with objects weighing up to 60 pounds and on an occasional basis in excess of 100 pounds (bullion bars weigh between 30 and 100 pounds); however, hand trucks, lifts, carts, and pallet jacks are available. Required to push, pull, reach, walk, stoop, stand, kneel, bend, carry parts, supplies, coins, blanks, trays, packages, tools, etc. Must be able to work in cramped quarters/positions for sustained periods of time and have good vision and eye/hand/foot coordination to perform the full scope of inspecting, cleaning, drying and packaging operations. Work requires sitting and/or standing for prolonged periods of time.


AND

You must show in your experience in online application that you possess the knowledge, skill and abilities to perform the duties of the position. You must meet the screen-out element, normally addressed at the beginning of the online questions. In addition, you must also obtain an average score of two (2) on all other elements for this position as addressed through the online questions in order to be considered minimally qualified.

The experience may have been gained in either the public or private sector. One year of experience refers to full-time work; part-time work is considered on a prorated basis. To ensure full credit for your work experience, please indicate dates of employment by month/day/year, and indicate number of hours worked per week on your résumé.

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

Your application includes your résumé, responses to the online questions, and required supporting documents. Please be sure that your résumé includes detailed information to support your qualifications for this position; failure to provide sufficient evidence in your resume may result in a “not qualified determination.

Rating: Your application will be evaluated in the following areas: Ability to do the work of the position without more than normal supervision (screen-out); Ability to use hand tools, power tools, etc. for metal work; Ability to interpret instructions, specifications, etc. (includes blueprint reading); Dexterity and safety (assembly, disassembly, reassembly, etc.) to perform work functions in a safe manner. Category rating will be used to rank and select eligible candidates. If qualified, you will be assigned to one of three quality level categories, superior, good, and acceptable, depending on your responses to the online questions, regarding your experience, education, and training related to this position. Your rating may be lowered if your responses to the online questions are not supported by the education and/or experience described in your application.

Veterans' preference is applied after applicants are assessed. Preference-eligibles will be listed at the top of their assigned category and considered before non-preference-eligibles in that category. Qualified preference-eligibles with a compensable service-connected disability of 10% or more will be listed at the top of the highest category.

Referral: If you are among the top qualified candidates, your application may be referred to a selecting official for consideration. You may be required to participate in a selection interview.

If you are a displaced or surplus Federal employee (eligible for the Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP)/Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP)) you must be assigned the middle category or better to be rated as “well qualified" to receive special selection priority.
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BENEFITS:

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OTHER INFORMATION:

- We may select from this announcement or any other source to fill one or more vacancies.
- This is a non-bargaining unit position.


CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
- Must successfully complete a background investigation.
- Complete a Declaration for Federal Employment to determine your suitability for Federal employment, at the time requested by the agency.
- If you are a male applicant born after December 31, 1959, certify that you have registered with the Selective Service System or are exempt from having to do so.
- Have your salary sent to a financial institution of your choice by Direct Deposit/Electronic Funds Transfer.
- Go through a Personal Identity Verification (PIV) process that requires two forms of identification from the Form I-9. Federal law requires verification of the identity and employment eligibility of all new hires in the U.S.
- Shift Work: This facility operates on a 24 hour per day, three-shift basis. Assignment to a specific shift cannot be guaranteed. The successful applicant must be available to work on all three shifts on a rotational basis - Wear required safety clothing and/or equipment required by the position. This includes safety shoes, gloves, etc.
- Pass a pre-employment physical examination.

HOW TO APPLY:

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The United States Mint has partnered with the Treasury's Bureau of the Fiscal Service to provide certain personnel services to its organization. Fiscal Service's responsibilities include advertising vacancies, accepting and handling applications, and extending job offers.

The following instructions outline our application process. You must complete this application process and submit any required documents by 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time (ET) on the closing date of this announcement. We are available to assist you during business hours (normally 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. ET, Monday - Friday). If applying online poses a hardship, please contact us by noon ET on the announcement's closing date.

The United States Mint provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities on a case-by-case basis. Please contact us if you require this for any part of the application and hiring process.

To begin, either click the “Create a New Account” button and follow the prompts to register or if you previously registered, click the "Apply Online" button and follow the prompts.

You will be re-directed to The United States Mint's CareerConnector system to complete your application process; answer the online questions, and submit all required documents. (To submit supporting documents, click one of the available options; Upload; Fax; or Reuse existing documents. To protect your privacy, we suggest you first remove your SSN). Also, go to “My Account” to view and update your information, as necessary.

To complete, you must click the “Finish” button located at the bottom of the “Application Review” page.

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.

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.

If you are experiencing system issues with your application, please contact the CareerConnector Help Desk at careerconnectorhelp@treasury.gov and/or the USAJOBS Help Desk.

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

A complete application includes 1. A résumé, 2. Vacancy question responses, and 3. Submission of any required documents. Please note that if you do not provide all required information, as specified in this announcement, you may not be considered for this position (or may not receive the special consideration for which you may be eligible).

All applicants are required to submit a résumé either by creating one in USAJOBS or uploading one of their own choosing. (Cover letters are optional.) To receive full credit for relevant experience, please list the month/date/year and number of hours worked for experience listed on your résumé. We suggest that you preview the online questions, as you may need to customize your résumé to ensure that it supports your responses to these questions. Please view résumé tips.

VETERANS' PREFERENCE DOCUMENTATION: If you are claiming veterans preference, please see applicant guide for required documentation. In order to be considered for veterans preference, you must submit all required documentation as outlined in the applicant guide.

CAREER TRANSITION ASSISTANCE PLAN (CTAP) OR INTERAGENCY CAREER TRANSITION ASSISTANCE PLAN (ICTAP) DOCUMENTATION: If you are a displaced or surplus Federal employee, click CTAP/ICTAP for eligibility and a detailed list of required documents.


Recommended Documents:
In addition, we recommend that you submit copies of the following:
- A completed and signed OF-306, Declaration for Federal Employment, which can be accessed at: http://opm.gov/forms/pdf_fill/of306.pdf.

AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

Applicant Call Center-
Phone: 304-480-7300
Fax: 000-000-0000
Email: mintinquiries@bpd.treas.gov
Agency Information:
United States Mint
See "Who May Apply" Section
West Point, NY
10996
US
Fax: 000-000-0000

WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

You may check the status of your application for this position at any time by logging onto the USAJOBS “My Account” tab and clicking on “Application Status”. For a more detailed update of your application status, you may click on “more information.”

Please notify us if your contact information changes after the closing date of the announcement. Also, note that if you provide an email address that is inaccurate or if your mailbox is full or blocked (e.g., spam-blocker), you may not receive important communication that could affect your consideration for this position.

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Job Announcement Number:

14-USMINT-221P

Control Number:

379643700