Maintenance Worker - US Department of Agriculture - Sheridan, WY

  • Full Time
  • Part Time
  • Temporary
  • Sheridan, WY

US Department of Agriculture

    Duties

    Summary

    This position is located within a National Forest. This position is located on a Forest Service unit and serves as a maintenance worker. The duties of the position involve carpentry, electrical, plumbing and heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC).

    Responsibilities

    • The maintenance worker performs a variety of tasks involved in the upkeep of all buildings, grounds and related structures, fixtures, and utilities on the Forest.
    • The duties are performed within the following trades: carpentry worker, electrical worker, plumbing worker, and air conditioning equipment mechanic.
    • Carpentry Worker duties include repairing such items as warehouses, garages, residences, roofs, etc. Assists higher graded employees in the remodeling of building interiors.
    • Installs campground tables, barriers, simple small bridges, etc. Installs doors, builds staircases, etc. Builds forms and pours concrete.
    • Electrical repair duties include troubleshooting electrical problems that occur. Replaces circuit breakers, light fixtures, add additional receptacles and switches.
    • Assists higher graded employees in the rewiring of old buildings. Repairs electric water heater elements, runs thin wall conduit, rigid conduit, PVC, and romex wiring.
    • Plumbing Worker duties include repairing waterlines, installing toilets and lavatory fixtures, Installs electric and propane water heaters, repairs sewer lines, and snakes sewer lines.
    • HVAC duties occur in small to medium sized buildings and include replacing evaporative coolers, repairs to refrigerated cooling and heating units, installing thermostats for HVAC units, installing electric wall heaters and installing fans.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    None

  • Job family (Series)

    4749 Maintenance Mechanic

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  • Requirements

    Requirements

    Conditions of Employment

    • You must be a US Citizen or US National.
    • Males born after 12/31/1959 must be Selective Service registered or exempt.
    • Subject to satisfactory adjudication of background investigation and/or fingerprint check
    • Direct Deposit - Per Public Law 104-134 all Federal employees are required to have federal payments made by direct deposit to a financial institution of your choosing.
    • Must be 18 years of age
    • Successfully pass the E-Verify employment verification check. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, visit e-Verify
    • Must possess and maintain a valid Commercial Driver's license (CDL)
    • Must possess and maintain a valid State Driver's license
    • This is a Test Designated Position. You will be tested for illegal drugs prior to appointment and randomly thereafter. Appointment and continued employment is conditional on negative results.
    • Must possess and maintain a Small Untreated Water System Certificate

    Qualifications

    You must possess the Basic Requirements identified below to be considered eligible for this position. Transcripts must be provided for qualifications based on education. Your application or resume must clearly show that you possess the appropriate experience requirements.

    Applicants will be evaluated on their ability to perform the duties of the position rather than length of experience. Eligibility will be determined by the relevance, scope and quality of all experience and training, regardless of where or how acquired.

    Applicants will be ranked and rated based on their knowledge of the job elements identified in this announcement.

    Ability to Do the Work of a Maintenance Worker without More Than Normal Supervision
    Knowledge of Equipment Assembly, Installation, Repair, etc.
    Technical Practices (theoretical, precise, artistic)
    Use of Measuring Instruments
    Ability to Interpret Instructions, Specifications, etc. (includes blueprint reading)
    Ability to Use and Maintain Tools and Equipment
    Knowledge of Materials

    There is no substitution of education for this position.

    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.

    To receive consideration for this position, you must meet all qualification requirements on the closing date of this announcement.

    Education

    Additional information

    PLEASE NOTE: This vacancy is being used to fill positions for FY2021 Temporary Employment Hiring season.

    This position is temporary, has a Not-to-Exceed date and will be filled for up to 6 months or as a not to exceed (NTE) 1 year, however an extension of the appointment may be possible without further competition. The appointment may also end early due to lack of work or lack of funds.

    The duty station for this position will be at one of the duty locations listed in this announcement. Salary range as shown is the locality pay Rest of U.S. (RUS). Pay rates vary by location. Please visit the Office of Personnel Management's website for additional information on pay rates.

    The USDA Forest Service has legislative authority to recruit and fill Permanent (Career/Career-Conditional), Temporary, and Term Appointments under the USDA Demonstration Project. Under this authority, any U.S. citizen may apply.

    Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP) or Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP): To exercise selection priority for this vacancy, CTAP/ICTAP candidates must meet the basic eligibility requirements and all selective factors. CTAP/ICTAP eligible must meet the agency's definition for a quality candidate as provided in the How You Will Be Evaluated section of this announcement to be considered.

    If you are retired from the Federal Government and are selected for this vacancy, your retirement annuity may be offset from your pay.

    This position is not eligible for telework.

    Bargaining Unit Status: Eligible - Coverage is dependent upon unit location.

    Availability of government housing and federal day care facilities will vary by location.

    How You Will Be Evaluated

    You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

    Note: If, after reviewing your resume and/or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and or experience, your score may be adjusted to more accurately reflect your abilities, or you may be found ineligible. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating. Providing inaccurate information on Federal documents could be grounds for non-selection or disciplinary action up to including removal from the Federal service.

    Background checks and security clearance

    Security clearance

    Other

    Drug test required

    Yes

  • Required Documents

    Required Documents

    The following documents are required for your applicant package to be complete. Our office cannot be responsible for incompatible software, illegible fax transmissions, delays in the mail service, your system failure, etc. Encrypted documents will not be accepted. Failure to submit required, legible documents may result in loss of consideration.

    Resume that includes: 1) personal information such as name, address, contact information; 2) education; 3) detailed work experience related to this position as described in the responsibilities section including work schedule, hours worked per week, dates of employment; title, series, grade (if applicable); 4) supervisor's phone number and whether or not the supervisor may be contacted for a reference check; 5) other qualifications.

    If education is required or you are using education to qualify, you must submit a copy of your college transcripts. An unofficial copy is sufficient with the application; however, if you are selected, you will be required to submit official transcripts prior to entering on duty. Education must have been successfully obtained from an accredited school, college or university. If any education was completed at a foreign institute, you must submit with your application evidence that the institute was appropriately accredited by an accrediting body recognized by the U.S. Department of Education as equivalent to U.S. education standards. There are private organizations that specialize in this evaluation and a fee is normally associated with this service. All transcripts must be in English or include an English translation.

    Surplus or displaced employees eligible for CTAP or ICTAP priority must provide: proof of eligibility (RIF separation notice, notice of proposed removal for declining a transfer of function or directed reassignment to another commuting area, notice of disability annuity termination), SF-50 documenting separation (as applicable), and your most recent SF-50 noting position, grade level, and duty location with your application per 5 CFR 330.

    Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

    If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

    Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

    Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

  • Benefits

    Benefits

    A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding. Learn more about federal benefits.

    Review our benefits

    Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.

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  • The public

    U.S. citizens, nationals or those who owe allegiance to the U.S.

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