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Tractor Operator

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United States Citizens Permanent Full Time The Navy and Marine Corps team offers innovative, exciting and meaningful work linking military and civilian talents to achieve our mission and safeguard our freedoms. Department of the Navy provides competitive salaries, comprehensive benefits, and extensive professional development and training. From pipefitters to accountants, scientists to engineers, doctors to nurses-the careers and opportunities to make a difference are endless. Civilian careers-where purpose and patriotism unite! This position is located in the Operations Officer, PWO/Deputy Public Works Officer Maine (Kittery), Production Division, BSVE Equipment Branch Motor Vehicle Operation, NAVAL FACILITIES MID-ATLANTIC, Kittery, Maine. The work at this level includes operating forklifts, farm and garden tractors, industrial tractors with front end bucket loaders, back hoe digging and street broom attachments. The incumbent serving in the position may at any time be assigned to similar position at any site or workstation within the commuting area as a condition of employment. You must be a US Citizen. Must be registered for Selective Service, see Legal & Regulatory Guidance. Suitable for Federal employment as determined by background investigation. Selectee may be required to successfully complete a probationary period. You must obtain and maintain a security clearance.
Operate forklifts, farm and garden tractors, industrial tractors with front-end bucket loaders, back hoe digging and street broom attachments, industrial street and catch basin vacuum cleaners, snow blowers, riding and heavy duty push type lawn mowers.
Use jackhammers to cut pavement, remove ledge and open excavations.
Operate chain saws, pavement rollers, power tampers and tractors to haul equipment and material.
In order to qualify for this position, your resume must provide sufficient experience and/or education, knowledge, skills, and abilities, to perform the duties of the specific position for which you are being considered.
Your resume is the key means we have for evaluating your skills, knowledge, and abilities, as they relate to this position. Therefore, we encourage you to submit a thorough resume that directly relates to this position.
Applicants must meet the requirements of the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Job Qualification System for Trades and Labor Occupations (X-118C). Additional qualification information can be found at: .
Although a specific length of time and experience is not required for most trade and labor occupations, you must show through experience and training that you possess the quality level of knowledge and skill necessary to perform the duties of the position at the level for which you are applying. Qualification requirements emphasis is on the quality of experience, not necessarily the length of time.
Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of knowledge, skills, abilities and/or competencies in the job elements and screen out listed below.
Federal Wage System (FWS) positions require the use of a Screen-Out Element. Points will be based on experience and training which are documented by your responses to the questionnaire. To be qualified, applicants must receive at least 2 points on the Screen-Out Element and an average of 2 points on all the elements in order to be considered minimally qualified for the position. This job has a screen-out element which will be used to determine minimum eligibility for this job. Applicants who do not receive a minimum of two points on the screen-out element(s) will be found ineligible.The Screen-out Element for this position is: Ability to do the work of a Tractor Operator without more than normal supervision such as:Performs tractor operating tasks such as starting, stopping, and maneuvering the tractor and towed equipment in congested areas according to directions; judging clearances, heights, and turning angles of the tractor and towed vehicles to maneuver under or around obstructions; operates equipment safely following established safety rules and operating procedures
In addition to the screen-out element you will be evaluated on the following Job Elements through your resume and responses to the on-line assessment questionnaire:
1. Ability to operate motor vehicles (e.g. industrial/field tractors, commercial forklift).
2. Ability to operate tractor with attachments.
3. Ability to interpret instructions, specifications, etc. (related to mobile equipment operation)
4. Ability to drive safely (e.g., industrial/field type tractors, commercial forklifts).
PART-TIME OR UNPAID EXPERIENCE: Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid and or part-time work. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week.As part of the application process, you must complete and submit an occupational questionnaire. To preview this questionnaire and determine if your experience matches the skills required for this position, click the following link:View Assessment Questions.
_REQUIREMENTS:_ Selectee is required to participate in the Department of Defense direct deposit of pay program.
Selectee is required to successfully complete a pre-appointment physical.
A Secret security clearance is a requirement of this position. Failure to obtain and maintain the required level of clearance may result in the withdrawal of a position offer or removal. Ifyou possess a security clearance, please indicate the level and termination date in your resume.
This is a regionalized command and the selectee may at any time be assigned to a similar position at any site orworkstations within the commuting area as a condition of employment.Position requires avalid state driver's license.
Working Conditions: Incumbent works both inside and outside and is exposed to bad weather conditions. Incumbent works in dusty, dirty, drafty and noisy areas. Isexposed to the possibility of cuts, bruises, scrapes, vibrations and jolts from equipment being operated and is frequently required to take special care to avoid serious injury. The incumbent may be assigned to work areas where certain potentially harmful physical and chemical agents are present. These agents may include, but are not limited to: fumes, dust, noise, heat, ionizing and non-ionizing radiation, chemicals, etc. The ensure selectee safety and health, the Shipyard maintains personnel protection programs consistent with applicable laws andregulations. These programs may include engineering controls, training, work procedures, use of personal protective equipment and medical surveillance. As part of the surveillance programs, the imcumbent may be required to take medical examinations to assess his or her medical qualification for dutyinvolving work with these agents.
When the application process is complete, your application will be reviewed to determine if you meet the hiring eligibility and qualification requirements listed in this announcement. You will be rated based on the information provided in your resume and responses to the questionnaire, along with your supporting documentation to determine your level of knowledge, skill, and ability, related to the job requirements. You will be rated under Category Rating procedures based on the extent to which your experience meets the Knowledge, Skills and Abilities for the position and rated as shown below. Additional points are not added forveterans' preference; however, preference is still applied. Applicants eligible for veteran's preference will receive selection priority over non-veterans. If you meet the qualification requirements,your application will be placed in one of three categories:
_Best Qualified-_ __Candidates in this category possess exceptional skills and experience to exceed well above theminimum requirements forannounced position.
_Highly Qualified-_ Candidates in this category possess good skills and experience above the minimum requirements for announced position.
_Qualified_ - Candidates in this category meet the minimum experience requirements for announced position.
Best qualified applicants will be referred to the hiring manager. The selecting official may choose to conductinterviews, and once the selection is made, you will receive a notification of the decision.If, after reviewing your resume and supporting documentation, a determination is made that you inflated your qualifications and/or experience your score may be adjusted to more accurately reflect your abilities or you may be found ineligible/not qualified.
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To begin the process, click the _Apply Online_ button to create an account or log in to your existing USAJOBS account. Follow the prompts to complete the occupational questionnaire. Please ensure you click the _Submit My Answers_ button at the end of the process.
To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes:
Complete Resume.
Complete Assessment Questionnaire. _View Occupational Questionnaire_.
Other supporting documentation as required. Please see the "_REQUIRED DOCUMENTS"_ section and review the applicant checklist link to determine if there are other documents you are required to submit.
Your complete application (resume, assessment questionnaire, and all supporting documents) must be submitted by 11:59 pm Eastern Standard Time (EST) on_Wednesday, December 10, 2014_.
If more than one resume is received, only the last resume received and processed will be reviewed.
If you upload your documents, _do not fax_ the same documents.
Note: To check the status of your application or return to a previous or incomplete application, log into your USAJOBS account: select Application Status, and click on the more information link under the application status for this position.
If you are unable to apply online or unable to upload your supporting documents follow the directions located at:
This Vacancy ID is_1280076_.
Do not email or send hard copy resumes/applications to the Contact Information or Agency Information listed in this vacancy announcement. All resumes/applications received at the addresses listed in the Contact Information or Agency Information will be destroyed and will not be considered for this vacancy announcement.
It is the applicant's responsibility to verify that all information in their resume and documents,whether uploaded or faxed, are received, legible, and accurate. HR will not modify answers/documents submitted by an applicant.
The documents you are required to submit vary based on what you are claiming (i.e., applying as a veteran or disabled veteran, applying as a military spouse, etc). Please review the following link to see if there are any documents you need to provide:
When the application process is complete, your application will be reviewed to determine if you meet the hiring eligibility and qualification requirements listed in this announcement. You will be rated based on the information provided in your resume and responses to the questionnaire, along with your supporting documentation to determine your level of knowledge, skill, and ability, related to the job requirements.
If, after reviewing your resume and supporting documentation, a determination is made that you inflated your qualifications and/or experience, your score may be adjusted to more accurately reflect your abilities or you may be found ineligible/not qualified.
Best qualified applicants will be referred to the hiring manager. Best qualified applicants with veterans' preference are entitled to initial selection consideration. If there are a sufficient number of best qualified applicants with veterans' preference, only those veterans will be referred to the hiring manager. The selecting official may choose to conduct interviews, and once the selection is made, you will receive a notification of the decision.
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Department of the Navy offers a comprehensive benefits packagethat includes, in part, paid vacation, sick leave, holidays and a 401K-type retirement plan. More information can be found at:
This Position is subject toDepartment of Defense Priority Placement Program.
Relocation expensesmay or may not be authorized.
The position is being filled at the full performance level.
A 40 hour week is typical for this position.
Position may require overtime, weekend and holiday work.
This announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies.
Males born after December 31, 1959, will be required to certify that they have registered with the Selective Service System. If you fail to do so, you will be required to certify that you did not knowingly and willfully fail to register. This requirement must be met before you can be appointed to this position.
Physical Effort: Heavy physical effort is used in lifting, carrying and moving objects weighing up to 100 pounds. Incumbent is continurally walking, standing, bending, stooping and reaching. Incumbent requires frequent arm and leg movement to manipulate tractor and equipment controls.
A tentative offer of employment will be rescinded if the selectee fails to meet the pre-employment requirements, including failure to report to any of the scheduled appointments.
The Department of the Navy uses E-Verify to confirm the employment eligibility of all newly hired employees. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, .
Federal Annuitant Information: The selection of an annuitant is subject to the Department of Defense and Department of the Navy policy on the employment of annuitants. Policy information may be found
_Interagency Career_ _Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP) Eligible:_ ICTAP applicants must be well qualified for the position to receive consideration for special priority selection. A well-qualified ICTAP applicant is one whose knowledge, skills, and abilities clearly exceed the minimum qualification requirements; however, the individual would not necessarily be considered highly or best qualified. For more information about ICTAP eligibility please review the following link:
_Veteran's Employment Opportunities Act (VEOA):_
_Military SpousePreference (MSP):_
_Veteran's Preference Information:_
_30% or More Disabled:_

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