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Motor Vehicle Operator (Mobile Equipment Servicer)

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Department of Defense - Dept. of the Army
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 position, Not to Exceed 13 months.
About the Position:
This position was previously announced under Job Announcement Number SWKA 3907D which has been cancelled due to changes to the appointment authorization. Applicants who previously applied will need to apply to this announcement to receive consideration.
This is a Tank-Automotive and Armament Command (TACOM) position with duty station at Fort Leonard Wood, located in the beautiful South-Central Missouri Ozarks. The Fort covers over 61,000 acres and is located in Pulaski County. Bordering the installation to the north are the towns of Waynesville/St. Roberts 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
Position requires successful completion of a pre-employment physical. Position requires a pre-employment and periodic/random drug testing. Must possess and maintain a Class A Commercial Drivers License. This position requires a Personnel Security Investigation.
Serves as a motor vehicle operator, mobile equipment servicer, and oil analysis sampler.
Operates and performs operator maintenance on diesel-powered truck tractor with trailer or semi-trailer coupled by use of a turntable or pintle hook.
Operates a tractor-mounted winch to load and unload disabled equipment on and off trailer.
Completes log book and/or trip tickets.
Operates various types of construction and engineer equipment including but not limited to Bulldozers, Graders, Scrapers, Cranes, Forklifts, Backhoes, Family Medium Tactical Vehicles (FMTV), and High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle (HMMV).
Services a wide variety of automotive, heavy mobile, engineering, construction and powered support equipment.
Removes, repairs and replaces tires of all sizes.
Takes oil samples in accordance with Oil Analysis Program.
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.
Applicants will be rated in accordance with the Office of Personnel Management Qualification Standards for Trades and Labor Occupations (X-118-C) located at /#url=WG-4700. Applicants will be evaluated on their ability to perform the duties of the position rather than the length of experience. Eligibility will be determined by relevance, scope and quality of all experience and training.
Screen Out Element : Applicant must indicate in their resume that they meet the Screen Out Element: Ability to Do the Work of the Position Without More Than Normal Supervision. Work of the position includes: Operate and service diesel-powered trucks and construction and engineer equipment.
Applicants must meet this screen out element to be considered further.
Applicants will also be rated on the following job elements (from OPM's X118-C):
1. Operation of motor vehicles (Job Element 6-A)
2. Work practices (includes keeping things neat, clean and in order) (Job Element 25-A)
3. Ability to interpret instructions, specifications, etc. (related to mobile equipment operation) (Job Element 75-C)
4. Ability to drive safely (motor vehicles) (Job Element 86-A)
5. Ability to operate safely (non-motor vehicles) (Job Element 86-B)
6. Reliability and dependability as a motor vehicle operator (mobile equipment servicer) (Job Element 87)
Physical Effort : May exert moderate to heavy physical effort in climbing on tractors to hook up service lines, and in winching equipment aboard trailer and securing the load. Muscular effort in also required in changing tires and wheels and may have to lift over 100 pounds.
Working Conditions : Works mostly outside and operates vehicles in all kinds of weather in a controlled traffic environment throughout a government installation. Exposure to dirt and fumes and to possibility of cuts, bruises and broken bones as a result of accidents while driving or from falling objects when loading and unloading the vehicle.
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.
Pre-employment and annual physical is required to meet Commercial Drivers License (CDL) and physical efforts requirements.
Must be able to obtain and maintain a Class A Commercial Driver's License (CDL) within six months of employment.
This position is covered by the Civilian Drug Abuse Testing Program. Incumbent is required to sign a DA Form 5019-R, Condition of Employment for Certain Civilian Positions Identified as Critical Under The Drug Abuse Testing Program or a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU).
Position requires a valid state driver's license.
Position requires the completion of an Army approved Accident Avoidance Course within 6 months of employment.
A Personnel Security Investigation (background check) is required.
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) on Thursday, November 20, 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 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 1241506. 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 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 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.
This is a Career Program (CP) 24 position.

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