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Motor Vehicle Operator – Fayetteville, North Carolina
Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs
Job ID: 149946Start Date: 09/17/2019End Date: 10/08/2019
To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement, 10/08/2019. 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:
Customer ServiceDexterity and SafetyDrive SafelyFollow DirectionsSpecial Aptitude – Food Service Work 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/Working Conditions: Works in all weather conditions. The duties performed by incumbent consists of moderate to heavy physical effort in climbing in or on vehicles; trailers, cars, or vans, to unload or tie down material and equipment; may include pushing and pulling carts, and wheel chairs, lifting equipment, supplies, etc. Incumbent must be physically sound and have good coordination of eyes, hands, feet, and vision and depth perception. Incumbent must be mentally alert to traffic hazards and dangers of the highways. Incumbent is subject to continuous standing and walking, and frequent stooping, reaching, pushing, pulling, and bending. Frequently lifts or moves objects weighing up to 40 pounds. Incumbent is required to perform heavy work, such as scouring and scrubbing large-size cooking utensils and pushing heavy carts (including the Advanced Meal Delivery system (AMOS) food cart) and trucks in unloading, storing, and delivering supplies. Incumbent is required to work on ladders and use powered cleaning equipment. Incumbent is required to perform heavy work, such as scouring and scrubbing large-size cooking utensils and pushing heavy carts and trucks in unloading, storing, and delivering supplies Incumbent is required to push AMOS food cart which weighs approximately 500 pounds, and will require 12-pounds of force to initiate movement and also 7 pounds of constant force to keep the food cart rolling. Working Conditions:Incumbent operates vehicles in all types of traffic and weather on public roads (or the equivalent): exposed to the danger of serious accidents, heavy traffic, and highway speeds over complicated road and Interchange systems. Incumbent may be exposed to dirt and fumes and to the possibility of cuts, bruises, and broken bones as a result of accidents while driving or from falling objects when loading and unloading the vehicle. Incumbent performs other related duties as assigned, which may include snow and ice removal during extreme circumstances or emergency situations. Incumbent will also work in an office setting while maintaining vehicle log and maintenance information. The work is performed in kitchen areas where the steam and heat from cooking and dishwashing equipment often causes uncomfortable high temperatures and humidity. The work area is well lighted but usually noisy from food service activities, and there is danger of slipping on floors where food or beverages have been dropped. Incumbent is regularly exposed to hot liquids, sharp cutting blades, hot working surfaces and extreme temperature changes when entering walk-in refrigeration or freezing units. Incumbent may walk from main hospital to cottages in rain, snow, ice and other weather conditions.
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