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 in Wichita, Kansas Feel free to browse this and any other job listings and reach out to us with any questions!
Painter – Wichita, Kansas
Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs
Job ID: 255396Start Date: 05/05/2020End Date: 05/26/2020
To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement, 05/26/2020. Current Title 38 Hybrid employees: To qualify for a Title 5 position based on the Interchange Agreement, you must
meet the following:
1. Be currently serving under a permanent appointment.
2. Served continuously for at least 1 year in the other merit system prior to appointment under the interchange
Current permanent Veterans Canteen Service employees may apply for consideration under this vacancy
announcement. 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:
Construction, StructureDexterity and SafetyInterpret Instructions, Specifications (other than blueprint reading)MaterialsTechnical PracticesUse and Maintain Tools and EquipmentWithout more than normal supervision 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: The Painter prepares and coats surface from ladders, scaffolds, and platforms where the surface is to be coated, which may be in cramped and hard to reach places. This requires the incumbent to stand, stoop, bend, kneel, climb, and work in tiring and uncomfortable positions. The painter frequently lifts, carries, and sets up material and equipment that weighs up to ten pounds. He is also required to do a considerable amount of moving furniture, such as desks, filing cabinets, and other materials and equipment that weigh forty pounds or more. Work is done inside or outside. Dirt, spray, and fumes are usually present. Occasionally the painter may be required to wear protective equipment and clothing that are heavy and uncomfortable. Incumbent is also exposed to irritation of eyes, skin, and respiratory tract that may result from painting, spraying, chipping off paint and plaster, and harmful fumes from chemicals and paints. The Painter is frequently exposed to the possibility of cuts and bruises. He may occasionally be exposed to the possibility of broken bones, cuts, and scrapes.
If you’d like to submit a resume or apply for this position, please contact Premier Veterans at firstname.lastname@example.org. All are free to apply!