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 Laborer in Huntington, West Virginia Feel free to browse this and any other job listings and reach out to us with any questions!
Laborer – Huntington, West Virginia
Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs
Job ID: 223236Start Date: 03/02/2020End Date: 03/23/2020
To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement, 03/23/2020. 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, 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:
Interpret Instructions, Specifications (includes blueprint reading)Use and Maintain Tools and EquipmentWithout more than normal supervisionWork 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: Frequent walking, standing, pushing of carts and wheelbarrows, bending, stooping, lifting, and moving heavy objects weighing up to 40 pounds, mowing on steep grades, and working from ladders while assisting in the removal of dead branches and pruning of trees. Occasional lifting of heavy objects weighing 50 pounds is required. Working Conditions: Work is done indoors or outdoors, in garages, attics, sub-basements, or Medical Center buildings. When working outside you may be subject to discomfort from long periods in the hot sun mowing, trimming, etc., and extremely cold weather removing snow and ice from walks and parking lots. You may be exposed to dirt, dust, mud, and chemical sprays and dusts, and will be required to wear protective clothing, such as gloves, safety shoes, etc. You could be exposed to minor injuries, such as bruises, cuts, and scrapes in the use of all grounds equipment and must
use all safety precautions in performing these tasks.
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