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 Homeland Security. The opening is for an Engineering Equipment Operator in Round Hill, Virginia Feel free to browse this and any other job listings and reach out to us with any questions!
Engineering Equipment Operator – Round Hill, Virginia
Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
Job ID: 549046Start Date: 12/15/2021End Date: 01/06/2022
The qualification requirements listed below must be met within 30 days of the closing date of the announcement.Applicants will be rated in accordance with the OPM Federal Wage System Qualification Standard. Although a specific length of time and experience is not required for most trade and labor occupations, you must meet any screen-out element listed, and show through experience and training that you possess the quality level of knowledge and skill necessary to perform the duties of the position at the level for which you are applying. Qualification requirements emphasis is on the quality of experience, not necessarily the length of time.Working Conditions: Works both indoors and outdoors. Frequently exposed to extreme temperature changes, dust, dirt, grease, heat, cold, wind, fumes, and noise. Works in bad weather, in mud or snow and in wet or icy areas. Subject to cuts, burns, chemical irritations, and bruises. Follows prescribed and uses prescribed safety practices and safety equipment such as protective hearing devices, hard hats, and hard toed shoes. There is an increased danger of tipping or overturning the vehicle, especially when working on steep banks and side slopes. Sometimes required to work from ladders or work platforms.Physical Effort:Heavy physical effort is required in operating equipment controls. Considerable strain is encountered resulting from vibration, jerking, jolting, etc., in operation over rough surfaces. Because of location of controls, may work on top of, under, and in tight compartments of vehicles in awkward or strained positions for long periods. Work requires frequent standing, stooping, stretching, climbing, and crouching. Lifts and carries items weighing up to 50 pounds. Uses coordination of eyes, hands and feet, and also of legs and body in installing, repairing, or testing equipment. Must change the position of attachments often and rapidly.
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, religious, 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.
The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) must authorize employment offers made to current or former political appointees. If you are currently, or have been within the last 5 years, a political Schedule A, Schedule C, Non-career SES or Presidential Appointee employee in the Executive Branch, you must disclose this information to the Human Resources Office.NOTE: Qualifications are based on breadth/level of experience. In addition to describing duties performed, applicants must provide exact dates of each period of employment (from MM/YY to MM/YY) and the number of hours worked per week if part time. As qualification determinations cannot be made when resumes do not include the required information, failure to provide this information may result in disqualification. Applicants are encouraged to use the USAJOBS Resume Builder to develop their federal resume. For a brief video on How to Create a Federal Resume, click here.Current or former FEMA Reservists/DAE employees: To accurately credit your experience for these intermittent positions, make sure to list the dates (from MM/YY to MM/YY) of each deployment, along with the job title and specific duties you were responsible for during each deployment. Failure to provide this information may result in disqualification.
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