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 Carpenter in Memphis, Tennessee Feel free to browse this and any other job listings and reach out to us with any questions!
Carpenter – Memphis, Tennessee
Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs
Job ID: 201939Start Date: 01/27/2020End Date: 02/14/2020
To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement, 02/14/2020. 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. The screen-out element for this position is the ‘Ability To Do The Work Of The Carpenter Without More Than Normal Supervision’. 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:
Interpret Instructions, Specifications (includes blueprint reading)MaterialsMeasurement and LayoutUse and Maintain Tools and Equipment 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: Strenuous physical exertion is sometimes required when handling heavy and bulky materials such as sheets of plywood, framing members and other building and construction materials Carpenter’s use manual or portable tools for extended periods in uncomfortable positions. Work typically requires bending, stooping, crawling and climbing on ladders, scaffolding, and rooftops. Incumbent may lift and move materials up to 40 pounds, unassisted and occasionally lift or move heavier items with the assistance of lifting devices or other workers. Working Conditions: Incumbent work is performed in areas where the worker is exposed to moderate or high noise levels from operating machinery, sawdust in the air, glue fumes, and hazards associated with woodworking and related power equipment. Incumbent may be exposed to weather conditions and the hazards of working on and around scaffolds and ladders. Subject to cuts, bruises and contusions. Incumbent may work in confined areas such as crawl spaces and attic, which may be dusty and dirty. Incumbent will use protective devices such as earplugs, safety glasses, respirators, and gloves.
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