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 Motor Vehicle Operator in Lexington, Kentucky Feel free to browse this and any other job listings and reach out to us with any questions!
Motor Vehicle Operator – Lexington, Kentucky
Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs
Job ID: 633820Start Date: 11/03/2022End Date: 11/29/2022
To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement, 11/28/2022. 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: Drive Safely Interpret Instructions, Specifications (mobile equipment operations) Motor Vehicles Work 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: Physical effort pertaining to drivers ability to be alert and aware of his surroundings, conditions of the highway and driving at night. The physical and mental strain on the mind and body of the driver, which will leave the driver tense and his reflexes will be slowed. The driver should be required to stop and be able to walk, run or bend to regain his/her mental ability. Working Conditions: Work requires incumbent to be outside and to drive in all types of weather conditions. There are many times during the winter when the incumbent is required to drive trucks and passenger vehicles in deep snow and on icy streets and highways. Under these conditions, vehicle control is extremely difficult and requires rapid movement of arms and legs to keep vehicles from sliding, causing damage to property and/or individuals. Also in performing duties, incumbent is subjected to dust, fumes and traffic hazards find it necessary to effect emergency repairs. The operator is a regular driver on public highways and agency reservations. Driving involves both daylight and night driving hours.
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