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 Painter WG-9 in Columbia, South Carolina Feel free to browse this and any other job listings and reach out to us with any questions!
Painter WG-9 – Columbia, South Carolina
Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs
Job ID: 254657Start Date: 05/06/2020End Date: 12/31/2020
To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement, 12/31/2020. 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:
Dexterity and SafetyInterpret Instructions, Specifications (other than blueprint reading)MaterialsTechnical PracticesUse 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: This position must frequently lift, carry, and set up materials and equipment that weighs up to ten pounds. Occasionally, he/she may handle materials and equipment that weighs 40 pounds and over. Incumbent is required to stand, stoop, bend, kneel, climb, and work in tiring and uncomfortable positions. Incumbent climbs ladders and reaches above head level to scrape, sand, putty and paint surfaces in cramped and hard-to-reach places. With assistance, the incumbent pulls a swing stage up as many as five floors, and frequently works from ladders, swing stages, and scaffolding. Working Conditions: The incumbent of this position performs duties within the interior and on the exterior of all hospital buildings and other structures. This position occasionally works from heights where fall could result in the possibility of broken bones; is exposed to all climatic conditions, dust, and chemical fumes; is subject to cuts, bruises, nicks, scratches, and other minor injuries associated with the trade; occasionally may be required to wear protective equipment, such as goggles, respirators, gloves and safety shoes that are sometimes heavy and uncomfortable.
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