The United States government is a massive employer, and is always looking for qualified candidates to fill a wide variety of open employment positions in locations across the country. Below you’ll find a Qualification Summary for an active, open job listing from the Department of Veterans Affairs. The opening is for a Materials Handler – Food in Memphis, Tennessee Feel free to browse this and any other job listings and reach out to us with any questions!
Materials Handler – Food – Memphis, Tennessee
Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs
Job ID: 104901Start Date: 06/03/2019End Date: 06/10/2019
In order to qualify for this position you must meet the following qualifications. Screen Out Element: You MUST have the ability to perform the duties of a Materials Handler without more than normal supervision? Related experience includes: performing warehousing activities as it relates to sanitation and also to kitchen and food safety, inspecting all subsistence and supplies for product quality, packaging and compliance to specifications; verifying all deliveries for amounts received compared to orders; performing inventory of all frozen/refrigerated foods, other subsistence items and operating supplies. (*If you answer yes to this question, your experience must be documented in your resume to receive full credit) AND PHYSICAL EFFORT AND WORK CONDITIONS: Must be able to carry, and/or lift large food containers and move heavily loaded carts. Frequently lifts or moves items weighing up to 40 pounds. Work requires continuous standing, walking and bending and working in tiring or uncomfortable positions. Must be able to work under pressure of established time frames. Work requires that employee walk on slippery floors that are in, above, or below normal temperatures; and is regularly exposed to the possibility of cuts, scrapes, bruises, abrasions, and/or falls. Work requires wearing protective clothing such as safety shoes, gloves, and insulated clothing. Applicants will be rated in accordance with the OPM Federal Wage System Qualifications. For this position, the job element method is used to match what you, the applicant, can do against what the work calls for. Your knowledge, skills and abilities will be compared to the knowledge, skills and abilities (called job elements) needed for success. Your qualifications will first be evaluated against the prescribed screen out element (WG-2 and higher only; screen-outs are not applicable to WG-1). Applicants who appear to meet the screen out element are considered for further rating; those who do not are rated ineligible and are eliminated from consideration. The potential eligibles are rated against the remainder of the job elements. While a specific length of training and experience is not required, your responses to the questionnaire must be supported by detailed descriptions of your experience on your resume. You will be rated on the following Job Elements as part of the assessment questionnaire for this position:
Dexterity and SafetyInterpret Instructions, Specifications (other than blueprint reading)MaterialsTechnical PracticesUse and Maintain Tools and EquipmentWithout more than normal supervisionWork Practices IMPORTANT: A full year of work is considered to be 35-40 hours of work per week. All experience listed on your resume must include the month and year start/end dates. Part-time experience will be credited on the basis of time actually spent in appropriate activities. Applicants wishing to receive credit for such experience must indicate clearly the nature of their duties and responsibilities in each position and the number of hours a week spent in such employment. 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.
If you’d like to submit a resume or apply for this position, please contact Premier Veterans at firstname.lastname@example.org. All are free to apply!