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 Milwaukee, Wisconsin Feel free to browse this and any other job listings and reach out to us with any questions!
Motor Vehicle Operator – Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs
Job ID: 634667Start Date: 11/08/2022End Date: 12/06/2022
To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement, 12/05/2022. 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. For the Motor Vehicle Operator position, you must have previous experience and knowledge that includes, but is not limited to safe operation of motor vehicles and other operated equipment in order to be able to make judgments concerning the load, breaking distance, and distance maintained from other vehicles; ability to perform safety checks on vehicles; knowledge of traffic laws on and off VA grounds; operating vehicles or tractor trailers up to 26,000 pounds; fill in, assist, or support higher graded motor vehicle operators; assists patients from vehicle to their scheduled destination; loads and unloads supplies and building materials from trucks; operates engineering type equipment such as trucks, snow blowers, shovels, and other gasoline driven grass cutting equipment; and maneuver vehicles over uneven terrain, congested areas, and improved roads with light to moderate traffic. 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 Operate Safely (Non-Motor Vehicle) Reliability And Dependability 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: This position is required to stand, sit, and bend. When loading and unloading trucks or when working on grounds maintenance tasks, the incumbent is required to lift 50 lbs. and occasionally works in cramped and fatiguing positions. Frequent stooping/bending and physical exertion may be involved when assisting into and out of the vehicle. Working Conditions: Work is performed in all types of weather, both indoors, in a vehicle, and outdoors. When driving vehicles, incumbent is exposed to traffic hazards, inclement weather conditions, and other various safety concerns. Depending on the tasks performed, safety equipment may be required.
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