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    The ideal candidate for this position will have skills in safely operating heavy equipment, dump trucks, and performing snow removal operations. The position starts at a salary of $25.37 (WG-08) & $28.23 (WG-10), with promotion potential to $29.68 (WG-11). Apply for this exciting opportunity to become a member of the Mount Weather Emergency Operations Center (MWEOC) team within FEMA.

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    Responsibilities

    When disaster strikes, America looks to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). Now FEMA looks to you. Join our team and use your talent to support Americans in their times of greatest need. FEMA prepares the nation for all hazards and manages Federal response and recovery efforts following any national incident. We foster innovation, reward performance and creativity, and provide challenges on a routine basis with a well-skilled, knowledgeable, high performance workforce. Please visit www.fema.gov for additional information.

    EMERGENCY ASSIGNMENT: Every FEMA employee has regular and recurring emergency management responsibilities, though not every position requires routine deployment to disaster sites. All positions are subject to recall around the clock for emergency management operations, which may require irregular work hours, work at locations other than the official duty station, and may include duties other than those specified in the employee's official position description. Travel requirements in support of emergency operations may be extensive in nature (weeks to months), with little advance notice, and may require employees to relocate to emergency sites with physically austere and operationally challenging conditions.

    In this position, you will serve as an Engineering Equipment Operator responsible for operating, gasoline, diesel, or electric powered vehicles in the maintenance of roads and grounds. Typical assignments include:

    • Operating various types of powered engineering and construction equipment.
    • Maintaining and repairing small engine equipment such as lawn mowers, chainsaws, and garden type tractors.
    • Cleaning equipment, sweeping, straightening, and lining up tools and other property in the assigned area.
    • Reading and interpreting equipment maintenance manuals for various engineering equipment including but not limited to tracked machines, dozers, excavators.

    Required to obtain and maintain a Commercial Driver's License (CDL) Class B, within one year of entry-on-duty.

    Promotion Potential: Future promotions will be dependent on your ability to perform the duties at a higher level, the continuing need for an employee assigned to the higher level, and administrative approval.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - This position may require non-emergency travel (5%)

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    11

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/546529600. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.