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Automotive Worker

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Department of Defense
United States Citizens Term NTE 13 Months Full Time
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.
This is a Term NTE 13 position.
A Term position MAY be extended up to 4 years.
About the Position: This position is located in the US Army, Tank-Automotive and Armaments CM ILSC, Field Support Operations Fleet Management Expansion, Fort Leonard Wood Missouri. Fort Leonard Wood is located in the beautiful South-Central Missouri Ozarks. The fort covers more than 61,000 acres and is located in Pulaski County. Bordering the installation to the North are the towns of Waynesville/St. Robert and Interstate 44. St. Louis is a 2 hour drive to the East along I-44 and Springfield is a little more than an hour's drive to the West of Fort Leonard Wood.
Who May Apply: U.S. Citizens
Valid State Driver's License is required. Pre-Employment Physical is required. This position is covered by the Civilian Drug Abuse Program. Position requires a Class A CDL within 6 mos of entry into position.
Consults with higher grade workers on unusual problems.
Assists higher grade mechanics on the more complex repairs.
Operate a variety of Government vehicles to include light trucks and other vehicles weighing up to and including 5 tons on highways, both on and off the installation.
Tests, disassembles, cleans, repairs or replaces parts, reassembles and function tests fuel and electrical systems and components.
Performs the full range of repair and service work on tactical, non-tactical and commercial vehicles etc.
Follows technical manuals and specifications in making repairs and adjustments.
Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student; social). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student; social). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
Screen Out Element: Your resume must demonstrates experience performing the common task associated with the duties of a Automotive Worker without more than normal supervision performing: Repairing and performing service work on tactical, non-tactical and commercial vehicles, material handling equipment and trailers. Follows technical manuals and specifications in making repairs and adjustments. Tests, disassembles, cleans, repairs or replaces parts, reassembles and function tests fuel and electrical systems and components. Operates a government vehicle to accomplish receipt and/or turn-in of property. Failure to meet this screen out element will result in an ineligible rating.
Application packages will be reviewed and screened for demonstrated experience which provide the knowledge of :
K,S,A,C's
Knowledge of equipment assembly and installation, repair, etc.
Technical Practices (theoretical, precise, artistic)
Use of measuring instruments
Ability to use and maintain tools and equipment
Ability to interpret instructions, specification, etc. (included blue print reading)
Troubleshooting
Physical effort: Makes repairs while the vehicle is overhead, and where the parts worked on are in hard-to-reach places. Is required to stand, stoop, bend, stretch, and work in tiring and uncomfortable positions. Frequently lifts parts and equipment that weight up to 40 pounds. Occasionally lifts and carries items that weight 50 pounds.
Working Conditions: Most work is done inside where it is drafty and noisy, and fumes from vehicle are usually present. Frequently stands on hard surfaces for long periods of time. Crawls under vehicle and make repairs while on hard, usually damp surfaces. Occasionally performs repairs outside, sometimes in bad weather. Dirt, dust and grease are always present. Vehicle fluids, such as batter acids and hydraulics fluids, may cause burns or irritate skin. Frequent exposure to the possibility of cuts, bruises, shocks, burns, strains. Follows prescribed safety practices and uses safety equipment such as safety shoes and glasses, and respirator.
Other Requirements: Clickhere 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.
Permanent Change of Station is NOT authorized.
Pre-Employment Physical is required.
Must possess a valid driver's license and be capable of being licensed on motor vehicles u to and including 5 tons (10,000 pounds).
Position is covered by the Civilian Drug Testing 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.
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) onWednesday, November 05, 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 intoyour 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 intoyour 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 prove your eligibility to apply. If you fail to provide these documents, you will be marked as having an incomplete application package and you will not be considered any further.
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 relying on your education to meet qualification requirements : You MUST submit a copy of your transcript if you want to substitute your education for experience. If you claim qualifications based on education, and do not submit a transcript, your education will not be used in making a qualification determination and you may be found "not qualified." See: Transcripts and Licenses
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 1242267. 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.

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.
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 inthe 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 Annuitantinformation 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.
Employees at Fort Leonard Wood have the following available to them: work-out facilities, golf course, swimming pools, tennis courts, rental program (Trailers, Popup Campers), ample free parking, a youth center and child care services. Fort Leonard Wood employees also have access to Fort Leonard Wood's Lake of the Ozark Recreational Area (LORA). LORA is a great place to get away from all the worries of everyday life.
This is a career program (CP) #17 position.

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