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Maintenance Worker

Company: USAJOBS
Location: Keene
Posted on: January 20, 2023

Job Description:

Summary

The typical seasonal entry-on-duty period is April through June but can be variable during these months due to weather conditions, project needs, or funding. Anticipated Entry on Duty: May 2023.

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Overview

  • Accepting applications
    • Open & closing dates

      12/22/2022 to 01/10/2023
    • Salary

      $17.79 - $22.22 per hour
    • Pay scale & grade

      WG 4
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      Locations

      11 vacancies in the following locations:

      • Keene, CA 1 vacancy

      • Manzanita Lake, CA 5 vacancies

      • Baker, NV 5 vacancies
      • Remote job

        No
      • Telework eligible

        No
      • Travel Required

        Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.
      • Relocation expenses reimbursed

        No
      • Appointment type

        Temporary - Not to Exceed: 1039 Hours
      • Work schedule

        Multiple Schedules -
      • Service

        Competitive
      • Promotion potential

        None
      • Job family (Series)

        4749 Maintenance Mechanic
      • Supervisory status

        No
      • Security clearance

        Not Required
      • Drug test

        No
      • Position sensitivity and risk

        Non-sensitive (NS)/Low Risk
      • Trust determination process

        Credentialing

        Suitability/Fitness
      • Announcement number

        PWR-1548-SR-23-11753382-CB
      • Control number

        694226800

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        This job is open to

        • Career transition (CTAP, ICTAP, RPL)

          Federal employees who meet the definition of a "surplus" or "displaced" employee.


        • The public

          U.S. Citizens, Nationals or those who owe allegiance to the U.S.


        • Veterans


          Clarification from the agency

          The Pacific West Region is recruiting for TEMPORARY seasonal positions not to exceed 1039 hours work in a service year. Dates of employment will vary between park sites depending on funding, weather conditions and visitation. Within regulatory limitations, the length of initial appointment may be shortened or extended depending on work availability and funding.

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          Duties

          The duty stations for the parks are:
          Cesar Chavez NM - Keene, California
          Great Basin NP - Baker, Nevada
          Lassen Volcanic NP- Manzanita Lake, California
          Maintenance Workers perform trade work assignments associated with the maintenance and repair of grounds, buildings, exterior structures and related fixtures and utilities. This includes the maintenance of items such as tables, signs, shelters, water systems, pumps, and equipment. Other duties may involve cleaning restrooms and comfort stations, collecting and removing trash from facilities, and performing routine grounds maintenance. A typical work assignment requires a general familiarity with the practices, equipment and tools used by the maintenance personnel in accomplishing their assigned duties. This includes operating, under close supervision, equipment and tools such as heavy trucks, forklifts, lawn mowers, power saws, drills, cutting torches. A general understanding of some of the common practices and simple tasks of carpentry, plumbing, painting and cement trades are required.

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          Requirements

          Conditions of Employment
          • U.S. Citizenship required.
          • Appointment subject to background investigation and favorable adjudication.
          • Meet Selective Service Registration Act requirement for males
          • Selectee will be required to participate in the Direct Deposit Electronics Funds Transfer Program.
          • You may be required to operate a government (or private) motor vehicle as part of your official duties. Prior to your first official motor vehicle operation. You will be required to sign an affidavit certifying to your possession of a valid State issued driver's license that is current and has not been revoked, suspended, canceled, or otherwise disqualified in any way to prohibit your operation of a motor vehicle. You will also submit a photocopy of your valid State issued driver's license prior to your first official motor vehicle operation. Lastly, you may be required to submit (within a State sealed envelope or submitted directly by the State authorities), and at your own expense, all certified driving records from all States that discloses all valid driver's licenses, whether current or past, possessed by you. Please indicate in your application whether you possess a valid State driver's license.
          • You will be required to wear a uniform and comply with the National Park Service uniform standards. A uniform allowance will be provided.
          • You may be required to work on-call, evenings, weekends, holidays, overtime and shift work.
          • You may be required to travel occasionally. You must obtain a government charge card for travel purposes.
          • Government Charge Card: You may be required to complete training and obtain/maintain a government charge card with travel and/or purchase authority.
          • Applicants must be at least (1)18 years old or (2) at least 16 years old and: (a) Have graduated from high school or been awarded a certificate equivalent to graduating from high school; or (b) Have completed a formal vocational training program; or (c) Have received a statement from school authorities agreeing with their preference for employment rather than continuing their education; or (d) Be currently enrolled in a secondary school and either work only during school vacation periods or work part-time during the school year under a formal student employment program.
            Qualifications

            Applicants must be physically fit and, as required in the Office of Personnel Management Qualifications Handbook X-118C, must possess the knowledge, skills, and abilities of the job elements listed below to perform the duties of the position at the level for which they are applying. A specific length of time and experience is not required. Qualification requirements emphasis is on the quality of experience, not necessarily the length of time. You must meet the 2-point level on the screen out factor/element and an average of level 2 on all factors/elements listed.

            To qualify for this position, you must have sufficient knowledge and ability in the following job-related factors:
          • Ability to perform the duties of the position without more than normal supervision (SCREEN OUT)
          • Knowledge of equipment assembly, installation, repair etc.
          • Technical practices (theoretical, precise, artistic)
          • Use of Measuring instruments.
          • Ability to interpret instructions, specification, etc. (includes blueprint reading).
          • Ability to use and maintain tools and equipment.
          • Knowledge of materials. If your knowledge and ability in the SCREEN OUT factor above is not sufficient, you will receive no further consideration. In preparing your application, describe in detail the experience and training which you have had that specifically prepared you for this job and to perform the duties described for this job. Experience should be clearly described and documented in your resume. The qualifications reviewer will not assume performance of such duties by Job Titles alone. Address your knowledge, skills and/or abilities in the areas shown in the job-related factors.

            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). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

            CTAP/ICTAP Statement: Current surplus and current or former displaced Federal individuals who have special priority selection rights under the Agency Career Transition Assistance Program (CTAP) or the Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP) must be well qualified for the position to receive consideration for special priority selection. Well qualified means that the applicant meets the following: OPM qualification standards for the position; all selective placement factors, where applicable; special qualifying conditions that OPM has approved for the position, where applicable; is physically qualified with reasonable accommodation, where appropriate to satisfactorily perform the duties of the position upon entry; and is rated by the organization at least at the well qualified level on all competencies. Federal employees seeking CTAP/ICTAP eligibility must submit proof that they meet the requirements of 5 CFR 330.605(2) for CTAP and 5 CFR 330.704 for ICTAP. This includes a copy of the agency notice, a copy of their most recent Performance Rating, and a copy of their most recent SF-50 noting current position, grade level, and duty location.

            Education

            There is no substitution of education for experience for Wage Grade (WG) positions.

            Additional information

            This announcement may be used to fill additional positions if identical vacancies occur within 90 days of the issue date of the referral certificate.

            A selectee receiving a first appointment to the Federal Government (Civil Service) is entitled only to the lowest step of the grade for which selected the display of a salary range on this vacancy shall not be construed as granting an entitlement to a higher rate of pay.

            Non-Competitive Rehire Eligibility: Temporary seasonal employees can only maintain their non-competitive rehire eligibility if they work no more than a combined total of Temporary NTE less than 1040 hours anywhere in the National Park Service (NPS) within their established service year. Accordingly, non-competitive rehire eligibility allows for re-appointment to the same position or another position appropriate for temporary appointment with the same qualification requirements (5 CFR 316.402[b][7]), based on series and grade, anywhere in the major subdivision (NPS).

            If you have held a temporary seasonal appointment in the past 12 months and have already worked the maximum temporary appointment less than 1040 hours during that period, you are still welcome to apply. However, please be aware that exceeding the limit of 1040 hours in your established service year will result in the loss of your non-competitive rehire eligibility.

            The limit can be exceeded by working multiple temporary seasonal positions that result in a combined total greater than 1040 hours. The limit also can be exceeded by working a single temporary seasonal appointment that exceeds 1040 hours, unless granted an exception by OPM.

            Employment may be terminated at any time due to fluctuations in funding levels, project needs, employee performance, or other considerations.
            Physical Demands: Work requires frequent bending, stooping, walking over rough and uneven terrain, standing, working in cramped positions and climbing. Work requires lifting and moving heavy items (i.e.- 50 pounds).

            Working Conditions: The incumbent will be working outdoors in extreme temperatures varying from +100 to near 10 F, and at elevations ranging from 1000 feet to 7,000 feet. Work may be in heavy rain, falling snow, and frigid conditions. Incumbent is frequently exposed to irritation or discomfort from dust, fumes, oils, solvents and cold and dampness.

            The National Park Service has determined that the duties of this position are suitable for telework only during an emergency or natural disaster.

            If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document that you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application. Click the following link for more information, https://help.usastaffing.gov/Apply/index.php?title=Alternate_Application_Information.

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              A career with the U.S. government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding. Opens in a new windowLearn more about federal benefits.

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              Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.


              How You Will Be Evaluated

              You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

              A review of your resume and supporting documentation will be made and compared against your responses to the Assessment Questionnaire to determine if you are qualified for this job. If your resume is incomplete or does not support the responses provided in the Assessment Questionnaire, or if you fail to submit all required documentation, you will be rated 'ineligible', 'not qualified', or your score will be adjusted accordingly. If a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications or experience, you can lose consideration for this position. Please follow all instructions carefully; errors or omissions can affect your rating.

              Candidates will be rated and ranked using Category Rating procedures. These procedures place candidates with veteran's preference above non-preference eligibles within each category. Veterans with a service-connected disability of at least 10 percent are listed in the highest quality category, except when the position being filled is scientific or professional at the GS-09 grade level or higher. Under Category Rating, candidates will be rated and ranked into one of two categories:
              • Well Qualified - applicants possessing experience that exceeds the minimum qualifications of the position including all selective factors and are proficient in most of the requirements of the job
              • Qualified - applicants possessing experience that meets the minimum qualifications of the position including all selective factors and are proficient in some, but not all of the requirements of the job. You will be evaluated on the following competencies and/or job elements:
                • Ability To Do The Work Of The Position Without More Than Normal Supervision (SCREEN OUT)
                • Ability To Interpret Instructions, Specification, etc. (includes blueprints reading)
                • Ability To Use and Maintain Tools and Equipment
                • Knowledge of Equipment Assembly, Installation Repair, etc.
                • Knowledge of materials
                • Technical Practices (theoretical precise, artistic)
                • Use of Measuring Instruments
                  • Help
                    A career with the U.S. government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding. Opens in a new windowLearn more about federal benefits.

                    Review our benefits

                    Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.


                  • As a new or existing federal employee, you and your family may have access to a range of benefits. Your benefits depend on the type of position you have - whether you're a permanent, part-time, temporary or an intermittent employee. You may be eligible for the following benefits, however, check with your agency to make sure you're eligible under their policies.

                    The following documents are required and must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on 01/10/2023:
                  • Resume which includes a list of all significant jobs held and duties performed. If military or civilian, please include your rank and/or grade.
                  • A complete Occupational Questionnaire
                  • Other Supporting Documents, if applicable, such as:
                    • Veterans Preference Documentation:
                      • If you are a Discharged, Non-Disabled Veteran, you must submit a copy of your DD-214 showing character of discharge (Member 4 copy), or other Documentation of Service and Separation under Honorable Conditions, as listed on the SF15. If you don't have your DD-214, you may request it after discharge from the National Archives.
                      • If you are a veteran within 120 days of discharge, you must submit signed documentation from the Armed Forces certifying: 1) your expected release/retirement from active duty, 2) under honorable conditions, 3) your pay grade/rank/rate at time of discharge, 4) dates of active duty service, 5) any campaign or expeditionary medals received, & 6) dated within 120 days of your separation.
                      • If you are a Disabled Veteran, Purple Heart Recipient, or Mother or Spouse of a Disabled or Deceased Veteran, you must submit all additional proof required by the SF15, and if applicable, a completed SF15. You may request a copy of your Department of Veterans Affairs letter from www.ebenefits.va.gov or call 1-800-827-1000 to establish proof of disability.
                      • Documentation for Interagency/Career Transition Assistance Plan consideration if you are a displaced Federal employee within the local commuting area. You must include: 1) Proof you are a displaced Federal employee, e.g., RIF Separation Notice, Notice of Proposed Removal, etc; 2) SF-50s (Notifications of Personnel Action) showing career/conditional tenure competitive status, promotion potential and duty location; and 3) your most recent performance appraisal. To exercise selection priority, displaced or surplus Federal employees must be rated well-qualified or above 90 on the rating criteria for this position. Do not submit photographs with your application package. Documents with photographs may not be seen by hiring officials - you must remove your image from any badges, licenses, etc.

                        Do not upload Adobe portfolio documents. Adobe portfolio documents are not viewable by our agency's staffing offices.

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