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 Motor Vehicle Operator in Canandaigua, New York Feel free to browse this and any other job listings and reach out to us with any questions!
Motor Vehicle Operator – Canandaigua, New York
Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs
Job ID: 119249Start Date: 07/09/2019End Date: 07/30/2019
To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement, 07/30/2019. EXPERIENCE: A specific length of training and experience is not required, but you must show evidence of training or experience of sufficient scope and quality of your ability to do the work of this position. Evidence which demonstrates you possess the knowledge, skills, and ability to perform the duties of this position must be supported by detailed descriptions of such on your resume. Applicants will be rated in accordance with the OPM Federal Wage System Qualification Standards. SCREEN-OUT ELEMENT: Your qualifications will first be evaluated against the prescribed screen out element, which usually appears as question 1 in the on-line questionnaire. Those applicants who appear to possess at least the minimal acceptable qualification requirement are considered for further rating; those who do not are rated ineligible and are eliminated. The potential eligibles are then rated against the remainder of the Job Elements:
Drive SafelyInterpret Instructions, Specifications (mobile equipment operations)Motor VehiclesOperate Safely (Non-Motor Vehicle)Reliability And DependabilityWork Practices 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; religions; 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. Note: A full year of work is considered to be 35-40 hours of work per week. 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. Physical Requirements: Moderate exertion is required in operating, turning, backing, and controlling vehicles that carry heavy loads or large numbers of people. The incumbent must be able to perform tasks necessitating heavy physical effort such as maneuvering and pushing loaded laundry carts, lifting supplies and assisting non-ambulant patients. They will be required to do arduous work in the loading and unloading of laundry and supplies. This position requires considerable use of arms and legs while operating vehicles and equipment.
Incumbent must also be able to perform tasks necessitating heavy physical effort such as lifting litters with patients into and out of any wheelchair van. They must be able to assist non-ambulant patients into and out of staff cars. In lifting litters and assisting patients, they will be responsible for lifting in excess of 100 pounds. They are required to do arduous work in the loading and unloading of supplies, laundry, recyclables, and trash. This position requires considerable use of arms and legs while operating equipment.
Working Conditions: The driver is required to work outside and is exposed to bad weather conditions while loading and unloading patients, laundry and supplies, and performing snow removal duties. Operator drives in all types of traffic and weather and is exposed to serious accidents. They are subject to cuts, bruises, and sprains as a result of accidents while driving or when loading and unloading laundry, supplies, and performing general duties.
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