MOTOR VEHICLE OPERATOR

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Bowling Green, Virginia
Posted
Sep 30, 2022
Closes
Oct 07, 2022
Function
Administrative
Hours
Full Time
Duties

  • Operate vehicles on and off public highways and paved roads.
  • Operate a variety of diesel powered equipment.
  • Operate various types of forklifts up to 50,000 pound capacity.
  • Drive oversized engineer equipment which may be oversized or overweight.
  • Perform operator maintenance on motorized vehicles.
  • Service vehicle braking systems and lights.
  • Take and prepare oil samples for the Army Oil Analysis Program.
  • Recognize defective or malfunctioning parts of a motor vehicle.
  • Ensure that load weights are secured and weights are properly distributed.
  • Read and interpret regulations and technical publications.
  • Review specifications of vehicles for load capacity.
  • Receive incoming warehouse items and equipment.
  • Check items for damage or serviceability.
  • Prepare various documents and warehousing reports.
  • Load and unload equipment on trucks for shipment.


Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • Appointment may be subject to a suitability or fitness determination, as determined by a completed background investigation.
  • This position requires membership in the US Army Reserve (USAR).
  • This position is subject to random drug testing.
  • This position requires an annual medical examination.
  • This position requires a Class A Commercial Driver?s License (CDL).
  • This position requires a Personnel Security Investigation.


Qualifications

This position requires an active membership as a Soldier in the Army Reserve before a start date can be set. To learn more about minimum qualifications to join the Army Reserve, visit http://www.goarmy.com/reserve/jobs.html

This position is being filled under the Direct Hire Authority for DoD Maintenance Activities.

POSITION IS ANNOUNCED AS A STANDING REGISTER (OPEN CONTINUOUS RECRUITMENT):
First cutoff date to evaluate candidates will be August 24, 2022 at 11:59 PM. Application packages received after this date will be evaluated at a future cutoff date to be determined based on the needs of the agency. Application packages must be complete at the time referral certificates are issued. Final application disposition will be completed once all positions have been filled or the announcement reaches the end of the open period stated in the announcement.

Who May Apply: US Citizens

In order to qualify, you must meet the experience requirements described below. 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). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application. Additional information about transcripts is in this document .

Minimum Qualifications (Screen Out Element): Ability to do the work of a(n) MOTOR VEHICLE OPERATOR without more than normal supervision. Applicants must meet the screen out to be considered further. To meet the screen out, applicants should document the ability to do the following: Operate wheeled vehicles to include forklifts; perform preventative maintenance to include checking fluid levels and tire pressure, and perform basic warehousing tasks.

Failure to meet this Screen out Element will result in an ineligible rating.

Physical Effort Required: You may be required to work in tiring or uncomfortable positions for long periods. Work frequently requires climbing on top of equipment or crawling under equipment to work on the various components. You will frequently have to bend, reach, stretch and crouch. Work is strenuous, often requiring the lifting and carrying of items weighing up to 40 pounds. You will also push, pull, and turn heavy parts and equipment. You will move heavier items with assistance of other workers.

Working Conditions: Work inside and outside where you will be exposed to drafts, dirt, grease and vehicle fumes. You will be exposed to some inclement weather such as rain, snow, cold, and freezing temperatures; and may be required to work in mud and wet or icy areas when outdoors. Subject to burns, scrapes, cuts, bruises, shocks and strains.

Additional information

  • Male applicants born after December 31, 1959, must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration.
  • You will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship.
  • Two year trial/probationary period may be required.
  • Direct Deposit of Pay is required.
  • Selection is subject to restrictions resulting from Department of Defense referral system for displaced employees.
  • If you have retired from federal service and you are interested in employment as a reemployed annuitant, see the information in the Reemployed Annuitant information sheet.
  • This is a Career Program (CP) 24 - Transportation and Distribution Management position.
  • Multiple positions may be filled from this announcement.
  • Salary is based off of local prevailing rate.
  • When you perform a Civilian Permanent Change of Station (PCS) with the government, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) considers the majority of your entitlements to be taxable. Visit https://www.dfas.mil/civilianemployees/civrelo/Civilian-Moving-Expenses-Tax-Deduction/ for more information.
  • If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application .
  • Permanent Change of Station (PCS) allowances may be authorized, subject to the provisions of the Joint Travel Regulations and an agency determination that a PCS move is in the Government Interest.
  • Information may be requested regarding the vaccination status of selectees for the purposes of implementing workplace safety protocols. For more information, visit https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/faq/vaccinations/ .
  • This position offers a $10,000 recruitment bonus to individuals who are newly appointed as civilians in the Federal Government. You are considered newly appointed if this is your first appointment as a civilian employee in the Federal Government or if you have a minimum of a 90-day break in service from a previous Federal civilian position. You may qualify with a break in service of less than 90 days only if your previous Federal civilian appointment was a time-limited or not permanent appointment. Your recruitment bonus will be made in four payments of $2,500. You receive the first payment when you enter on duty, second payment at your first year anniversary, third payment at second year anniversary, and fourth payment at third year anniversary. To accept this recruitment bonus, you are required to make a four year service obligation to the Army Reserve Military Technician Program. If you fail to serve the specified period, you may be subject to repay the agency the recruitment incentive.