<b>Duties</b><br /><br /><b>Summary</b><br /><br />You will serve as an ENGINEERING EQUIPMENT OPERATOR LEADER in the Installation Facilities and Environmental Division of MARINE CORPS BASE QUANTICO.<br /><br />This announcement uses the OPM Federal Wide direct hire authority to recruit and appoint qualified candidates to certain positions in the competitive service.<br /><br />This announcement has been amended as follows:<br /> The closing date has been extended to: <strong>03-JUN-2019</strong><br /> Learn more about this agency <br /><br /><b>Responsibilities</b><br /><br /><ul> <li>You will operate heavy equipment and vehicles safely by recognizing their operational limits.</li> <li>You will follow written work orders to transport heavy equipment to correct worksite.</li> <li>You will maneuver equipment recognizing limits on locations (i.e., hills, canyons, rolling terrain, permitted sanitary landfill, construction sites) with difficult terrain.</li> <li>You will operate heavy equipment to excavate, backfill, grade, or level earth to rough specifications.</li> <li>You will conduct preventive maintenance on assigned heavy equipment to ensure proper operation.</li> <li>You will follow manufacturer's instructions for use of heavy equipment, power tools, trucks, and vehicles.</li> <li>You will operate heavy equipment and vehicles safely, recognizing limits of operation for equipment or vehicle operated.</li> </ul> <br /><br /><b>Travel Required</b><br /><br />Not required<br /><br />Supervisory status <br /> No <br /><br />Promotion Potential <br /> None <br /><br /></li> <b>Requirements</b><br /><br /><b>Conditions of Employment</b><br /><br /><ul> <li>Must be a US Citizen.</li> <li>Must be determined suitable for federal employment.</li> <li>Must participate in the direct deposit pay program.</li> <li>New employees to the Department of the Navy will be required to successfully pass the E-Verify employment verification check. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, visit www.dhs.gov/E-Verify/.</li> <li>Within the Department of Defense (DoD), the appointment of retired military members within 180 days immediately following retirement date to a civilian position is subject to the provisions of 5 United States Code 3326.</li> <li>You must possess and maintain a current valid States driver?s license.</li> <li>You must possess and maintain a valid Class A COMMERCIAL Driver's License (CDL) w/air brake endorsement.</li> <li>You will be required to successfully complete a pre-appointment physical examination.</li> <li>You will be required to obtain and maintain an interim and/or final security clearance prior to entrance on duty. Failure to obtain and maintain the required level of clearance may result in the withdrawal of a job offer or removal.</li> <li>You will be required to wear personal protective equipment such as helmets, gloves, coveralls, glasses, goggles, respirators and safety shoes continuously for the duration of the work shift.</li> <li>This is a Mission Essential position. You will be required to ensure organization or facility continuity of operations and/or completion of tasks that are considered essential to the mission designated by a local or command decision.</li> <li>This position is subject to work an uncommon tour, including nights, weekends, and holidays to meet mission requirements. Overtime or night differential pay and/or unusual duty hours may be required</li> <li>This position may require shift work.</li> </ul> <br /><br /><b>Qualifications</b><br /><br />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 quality of experience, not necessarily the length of time.<br /><br />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.<br /><br />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 LEAD OR SUPERVISE<br /><br />Applicants must meet the requirements of the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Job Qualification Handbook for Trades and Labor Occupations. Additional qualification information can be found at: https: www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/federal-wage-system-qualifications/#url=Overview <br /><br />Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (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. <br /><br /><b>Education</b><br /><br />There is no education requirement for this position. <br /><br /><b>Additional information</b><br /><br />You will be required to train and/or guide lower graded employees in the performance of engineering equipment operation duties.<br /><br />You will work outside in all kinds of weather, often in an open driver's seat or platform, on hills, slopes, grades, rolling surfaces, and forests. The operator is exposed to injury due to the possibility of the equipment overturning. The incumbent is subject to noise, vibration, dust, dirt, and fumes from the motor and exhaust. The exposure to injury, overturning, noise, and vibration is increased when operating larger and more complicated equipment in more difficult circumstances. May be required to wear protective clothing, such as hard hats, steel-toed shoes, gloves, masks, and aprons.<br /><br />This position is covered by the Department of Defense Priority Placement Program.<br /><br />Additional vacancies may be filled by this announcement.<br /><br />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.<br /><br />If you are unable to apply online and request information about the Alternate Application process, please contact the Department of Navy's Employment Information Center.<br /><br />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 at: http: www.secnav.navy.mil/donhr/Documents/CivilianJobs/FedCivAnnuitants.pdf <br /><br />In addition to meeting all minimum qualification and eligibility requirements, ICTAP applicants must be well qualified for the position to receive consideration for special priority selection. A well-qualified ICTAP applicant is one who possesses the competencies and experience to perform the duties of the position successfully with orientation to learn/understand the activities, procedures, policies and processes. Demonstrated work experience in the occupation is typically qualifying for placement. This criterion cannot be met by education and training.<br /> For more information about ICTAP eligibility please review the following link: https: www.usajobs.gov/Help/working-in-government/unique-hiring-paths/federal-employees/ictap/ <br /><br /><b>How You Will Be Evaluated</b><br /><br />You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.<br /><br />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 be clear and specific when describing your experience.<br /><br />When the application process is complete, we will review your resume to ensure 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 Occupational Questionnaire, along with your supporting documentation.<br /><br />If selected, you may be required to provide supporting documentation.<br /><br />If after reviewing your resume and supporting documentation, a determination is made that you inflated your qualifications and/or experience, you may be found ineligible/not qualified.<br /><br />Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating or consideration for employment.<br /><br />All qualifications requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement. <br /><br /><b>Background checks and security clearance</b><br /><br />Security clearance <br /> Not Required <br /><br />Drug test required <br /> No <br /><br /></li> <b>Required Documents</b><br /><br /><b>You are required to provide documentation that supports the eligibility and qualification claims made in your resume and assessment questionnaire.</b> You must submit the supporting documents (including the applicable documents listed below and those listed with the eligibilities you select in the announcement questionnaire) with your application package by the closing date of this announcement. Eligibility and qualifications will be determined prior to referral to the hiring manager. Applicants who do not provide supporting documentation that fully support their claims, will not be referred. Cover letter is optional.<br /><br /><b>A complete resume is required.</b> Your resume must show relevant experience, job title, duties and accomplishments, employer's name, starting and end dates (Mo/Yr), hours per week, and pay plan, series and grade level (e.g. GS-0201-09) for relevant federal experience. Your resume must show complete information for each job entry to support minimum qualifications. Note: Only the last resume received will be reviewed.<br /><br /><b>Are you applying for a promotion? </b>If you are a current GS employee applying for a higher grade than the grade that you currently hold you must provide an SF-50 that shows that you have held the next lower grade for at least one year. SF-50s effective within the last 52 weeks will not always demonstrate you have held the next lower grade for at least one year (e.g. General Adjustment SF-50 from this year). In many cases, we need to see two (2) SF-50s to determine time-in-grade and eligibility for promotion. If you are a DoD employee, you can obtain a copy of your SF- 50(s) from MyBiz .<br /><br /><b>Does this position require a license, certificate or credentials? </b>Check the <b>Conditions of Employment </b>section above. If a license or a certification is required for the position, you must submit a copy of your license or certificate in your application package. <br /><br /><b>Are you using education as a substitute for some or all of the experience requirement? Is there a basic education requirement for this position?</b> Check the <b>Education </b>section above to see what is allowed and what is required. Any claims you make in your resume or assessment questionnaire regarding education or degrees must be supported by unofficial transcripts or a list of courses, grades earned, completion dates, and quarter and semester hours earned from your school. You may submit a copy your degree(s) if specific coursework does not have to be verified. Read the <b>Education</b> section above for a description of what is needed. <br /><br />If you are selected, we will request official/sealed transcripts directly from the school(s). All education and degrees claimed by you in your application package will be verified before you can report for work. <br /><br /><b>Are you a veteran claiming 5-point veterans' preference</b> or <b>claiming sole survivorship preference? </b>You must submit a copy of your latest DD-214 Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty, preferably member 4 copy, but any copy that shows all dates of service, as well as character of service (Honorable, General, etc.) is acceptable. If you have more than one DD-214 for multiple periods of active duty service, you should submit a copy for each period of service. If you were issued a DD-215 to amend aforementioned information on the DD-214 you must submit that too. If you are not sure of your preference eligibility, visit the Department of Labor's website: Veterans' Preference Advisor <br /><br /><b>Are you a disabled veteran or claiming 10-point veterans' preference?</b><br /> If you are eligible to claim 10 point veterans preference you must submit a DD-214 Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty as described above for 5-point preference.<br /><br />You must also provide the applicable supporting documentation of your disability (e.g. disability letter from the VA) as described on Standard Form-15 (SF-15). To see a copy of the SF-15, go to http: www.opm.gov/forms/pdf_fill/SF15.pdf .<br /><br /><b>Are you an active duty service member?</b> Active Duty Service Members are required to submit a statement of service printed on command letterhead and signed by the command. The statement of service must provide the branch of service, rate/rank, all dates of service, the expected date of discharge and anticipated character of service (Honorable, General, etc.).<br /><br />Documents submitted as part of the application package, to include supplemental documents, may be shared beyond the Human Resources Office. Some supplemental documents contain personal information such as SSN and DOB and some documents such as military orders and marriage certificates may contain personal information for someone other than you. You may sanitize these documents to remove said 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.