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 the Interior. The opening is for a MOTOR VEHICLE OPERATOR in Fairbanks, Alaska Feel free to browse this and any other job listings and reach out to us with any questions!
MOTOR VEHICLE OPERATOR – Fairbanks, Alaska
Bureau of Land Management, Department of the Interior
Job ID: 140113Start Date: 08/23/2019End Date: 09/06/2019
We must be able to determine that you meet the specialized experience requirement – please be sure to include this information in your resume. 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. To be creditable, this experience must have been for 1 year and equivalent in difficulty and complexity to the next lower grade of the position to be filled. If the position was seasonal, your resume must show periods worked. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Job Qualifications System for Trades and Labor Occupations will be used in determining applicants’ qualifications. There is no specific length of training or experience required; however, you must be able to demonstrate through experience shown in your written resume that you have the ability to independently do the work of the position, as defined below, without more than normal supervision. Experience includes: operating large stake bed trucks up to 32,000 pound, buses capable of transporting 20 or more passengers; transporting personnel and equipment on various road surfaces, such as gravel, with hilly terrain, and with many curves and in many varied weather conditions; loading and unloading cargo on motor vehicles and transported hazardous materials; performing operational inspections of vehicles; and performing operator maintenance on vehicles (checking fluid levels, tire pressure, cleaning and washing vehicles). 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. You must be rated at least at the acceptable level in these elements to receive further consideration.To qualify for this position, you must have sufficient knowledge and ability in the following job-related factors: Ability to Do The Work Of The Position Without More Than Normal Supervision(SCREEN OUT) Operation of Motor Vehicles Work Practices Ability to drive safely Ability to drive safely Ability to operate safely Reliability and Dependability as Motor Vehicle Operator 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. IN DESCRIBING YOUR EXPERIENCE, PLEASE BE CLEAR AND SPECIFIC. WE MAY NOT MAKE ASSUMPTIONS REGARDING YOUR EXPERIENCE. If your resume does not support your questionnaire answers, we will not allow credit for your response(s). Physical Demands: Work involves reaching, bending, turning, or moving hands, feet, and legs to operate hand and foot controls. Frequently lifts, moves, or carries items weighing up to 150 pounds while handling cargo. Makes couplings between vehicle and towed equipment and secures cargo with chains, binders, and straps requiring moderate physical effort in that chains, bars, hooks, etc. must be lifted and properly secured. Working Conditions: The motor vehicle operator is required to work outside and is exposed to bad weather conditions while loading and unloading cargo and while doing vehicle inspections and maintenance. May be exposed to loud noises from trucks, helicopters, and other aircraft. Drives in all kinds of traffic and weather conditions including heavy smoke and is exposed to the possibility of serious accidents. Operator is subject to cuts, bruises, or broken bones as a result of accidents while driving, or when loading and unloading vehicles. Protective clothing (gloves, boots) is required. You must include months, years and hours per week worked to receive credit for your work and/or volunteer experience. One year of specialized experience is equivalent to 12 months at 40 hours per week. Part-time hours are prorated. You will not receive any credit for experience that does not indicate exact hours per week or is listed as “varies”.
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