<b>Duties</b><br /><br /><b>Summary</b><br /><br />The incumbent of this position serves as the supervisor of the Plumbing and Pipefitting Shop, which supports the Building, Utilities, Trades and Crafts Branch of the Park's Maintenance Program, other National Capital Region Parks, and the White House.<br /> Learn more about this agency <br /><br /><b>Responsibilities</b><br /><br /><ul> <li>Prepares and implements annual preventative maintenance schedules and operating programs.</li> <li>Analyzes annual work plan programs and determines staffing and material requirements as well as deploy work methods used in carrying out work assignments.</li> <li>Prepares project costs, staffing levels, time estimates, and provides information and recommendations to accomplish work assignments.</li> <li>Demonstrates a thorough knowledge of plumbing codes.</li> <li>Directs subordinates, giving work assignments, verbally and/or through work orders utilizing the Facility Management Software System (FMSS) or similar work order tracking program.</li> <li>Explains work requirements, methods and procedures, defines standards of quality and quantity to be met; and decides upon the tools and equipment needed for specific jobs.</li> <li>Identifies and corrects job safety and health hazards, instructing employees on the safety requirements for job assignments.</li> <li>Plans and lays out plumbing and pipefitting systems from rough sketches and verbal instruction.</li> </ul> <br /><br /><b>Travel Required</b><br /><br />Not required<br /><br />Supervisory status <br /> Yes <br /><br />Promotion Potential <br /> 10 <br /><br /></li> <b>Requirements</b><br /><br /><b>Conditions of Employment</b><br /><br /><ul> </ul> <br /> <ul> <li>U.S. Citizenship required.</li> <li>Appointment subject to background investigation and favorable adjudication.</li> <li>Meet Selective Service Registration Act requirement for males.</li> <li>Selectee will be required to participate in the Direct Deposit Electronics Funds Transfer Program.</li> <li>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, and again every year thereafter (or more frequently if management determines such need exists), 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to sign an affidavit certifying to your possession of a valid State issued driver's license that is current and has not been revoked, suspended, canceled, or otherwise disqualified in any way to prohibit your operation of a motor vehicle.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, and again every year, or more frequently if management determines such need exists. 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.</li> <li>You must possess and maintain a current Master or Journeyman Plumber License. </li> <li>You will be required to wear a uniform and comply with the National Park Service uniform standards. A uniform allowance will be provided.</li> <li>You may be required to work on-call, evenings, weekends, holidays, overtime and shift work.</li> <li>If you are a new employee or supervisor in the Federal government, you will be required to complete a one-year probationary period. </li> <li>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.</li> </ul> <br /><br /><b>Qualifications</b><br /><br />To qualify for this position, you must have sufficient knowledge and ability in the following job-related factors: <li>Ability to Lead or Supervise (SCREEN OUT)</li> <li>Possess current Master or Journeyman Plumber License (CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT)</li> <li>Knowledge or Equipment Assembly, Installation, Repair, etc.</li> <li>Technical Practices (theoretical, precise, artistic)</li> <li>Use of Measuring Instruments</li> <li>Ability to Interpret Instructions, Specification, etc. (includes blueprinting reading)</li> <li>Ability to use and Maintain Tools and Equipment</li> <li>Knowledge of Materials</li> 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.<br /><br /><strong>Volunteer Experience</strong>: 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. <br /><br /><b>Education</b><br /><br />There is no substitution of education for experience for Wage Grade (WG) positions. <br /><br /><b>Additional information</b><br /><br />This announcement may be used to fill additional positions if identical vacancies occur within 90 days of the issue date of the referral certificate.<br /><br /><strong>Physical Demands:</strong> During the exercise of normal duties, incumbent will be required to climb ladders and scaffolding up to 80 feet, remain in standing or kneeling positions for extended periods in confined areas, and work on slopes and stairs.<br /><br /><strong>Working Conditions:</strong> Work is performed from ladders and scaffolds, as well as on roofs, in basements, in utility rooms, and a shop area. Incumbent is required to wear protective gear and will be exposed to hazardous chemicals, dust and gases, and high voltage electrical equipment, sanitary waste, etc. Incumbent will work outside and is subject to discomfort from heat, humidity and cold.<br /><br />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 .<br /><br />Other financial incentives (i.e. relocation bonus, recruitment bonus, student loan repayment), in lieu of relocation expense allowances may be negotiated. <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 />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.<br /><br />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 three categories: <ul> <li><strong>Best Qualified </strong>- applicants possessing experience that substantially exceeds the minimum qualifications of the position including all selective factors and are highly proficient in all requirements of the job and can perform effectively in the position</li> <li><strong>Well Qualified -</strong> 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</li> <li><strong>Qualified -</strong> 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.</li> </ul> Those eligible for special/non-competitive appointing authorities, who have been determined to meet minimum qualifications requirements will be referred for consideration on a separate non-competitive certificate of eligibles. <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 />Position sensitivity and risk <br /> Non-sensitive (NS)/Low Risk <br /><br />Trust determination process <br /> Suitability/Fitness <br /><br /></li> <b>Required Documents</b><br /><br />The following documents are required and must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on 07/09/2019: <li><strong>Resume</strong> which includes a list of all significant jobs held and duties performed. If military or civilian, please include your rank and/or grade.</li> <li>A complete <strong>Occupational Questionnaire</strong></li> <li><strong>Other Supporting Documents</strong>, if applicable, such as: <ul> <li> Veterans Preference Documentation : <ul> <li>If you are a <strong>Discharged, Non-Disabled Veteran</strong>, 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 .</li> <li>If you are a <strong>veteran within 120 days of discharge</strong>, 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.</li> <li>If you are a <strong>Disabled Veteran, Purple Heart Recipient, or</strong> <strong>Mother or Spouse of a Disabled or Deceased Veteran</strong> , 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.</li> </ul> </li> <li>Applicants who are eligible to be considered based on a Noncompetitive or Special Hiring Authority (i.e. Schedule A, VRA, Peace Corps, Americorp Vista, former PLC member, certain Military Spouses, 30% or More Disabled Veterans, Pathways Interns who have met the eligibility requirements for noncompetitive conversion, etc.) must submit appropriate documentation to verify your eligibility, in addition to selecting the appropriate eligibility/eligibilities in the Assessment Questionnaire.</li> </ul> </li> <li>Current Master or Journeyman Plumber License</li> <li>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 85 on the rating criteria for this position.</li> <strong>Do not submit photographs with your application package.</strong> Documents with photographs may not be seen by hiring officials – you must remove your image from any badges, licenses, etc.<br /><br /><strong>Do not upload Adobe portfolio documents.</strong> Adobe portfolio documents are not viewable by our agency's staffing offices. <br /><br /><b>If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:</b><br /><br />Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education . <br /><br />Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.