Building Services Worker

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
Sep 25, 2017
Closes
Oct 03, 2017
Function
Administrative
Hours
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY:

This position is located in the Office of Facilities Management and Reliability (OFMR), Smithsonian Facilities (SF), Smithsonian Institution (SI). The incumbent serves under the general supervision of the Building Services supervisors and performs a variety of duties in zone to support overall facility maintenance such as performing heavy manual tasks and maintaining facility cleanliness. He/she may be required to work late shifts, weekends and holidays and is subject to being called in for emergencies to restore the Smithsonian Institution to normal operations.

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TRAVEL REQUIRED:

Not required


RELOCATION AUTHORIZED:
Relocation expenses reimbursed No


KEY REQUIREMENTS:
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  • Pass Pre-employment Background Investigation.
  • May need to complete a Probationary Period.
  • Maintain a Bank Account for Direct Deposit/Electronic Transfer.
  • Males born after 12/31/59 must be registered with Selective Service.
  • Physical Requirements: This position requires the physical ability to perform moderately heavy work including lifting and carrying heavy objects up to 50 lbs.; work outside in all weather conditions with exposure to dirt, dust, pollen and insects; climb ladders and stairs; and stand and walk for extended periods.

    Qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of the job opportunity announcement.

    For information on the Job Qualification System for Trades and Labor Occupations, see OPM’s web site at http://www.opm.gov/qualifications/x-118c/index.htm.

    Your overall experience and training must indicate that you have the minimum knowledge, skills, abilities needed to perform the duties of this position.

    Flexible Spending Accounts - http://www.fsafeds.com/fsafeds/index.asp

    Health Insurance - http://www.opm.gov/insure/health/index.asp

    Leave - http://www.opm.gov/oca/leave/index.asp

    Life Insurance - http://www.opm.gov/insure/life/index.asp

    Long Term Care Insurance - http://www.ltcfeds.com

    Retirement Program - http://www.opm.gov/retire/index.asp

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

    How you will be evaluated:

    Applications will first be evaluated to determine whether the following screen out element is met:

    Ability to do the work of a Building Services Worker without more than normal supervision.

    If an applicant meets the screen-out element, the following Job Elements will be evaluated:

    1. Knowledge of work practices (includes maintaining facilities in a neat, clean, and orderly manner).

    2. Ability to interpret instructions, specifications, etc.

    3. Ability to opearate safely.

    4. Reliability and dependability as a Building Services Worker.

    Applicants who meet or exceed the screen-out element will be assigned to one of three category groups based on job-related criteria:

    Best Category - Meets the screen-out element and excels in most of the job related elements above.

    Better Category - Meets the screen-out element and satisfies most of the job related elements above.

    Good Category - Meets the screen-out element, but does not satisfy most of the job related elements above to a substantive degree.

    This category rating process does not add veterans' preference points or apply the "rule of three", but protects the rights of veterans by placing them ahead of non-veterans within each category. A selecting official may make selections from the highest quality category (Best Category) provided no veteran in that category is passed over to select a non-veteran in that category unless the requirements of 5 U.S.C. 3317(b) or 3318(b) are satisfied.

    Veterans who meet minimum qualification requirements and who have a compensable service-connected disability of at least 10 percent must be listed in the highest quality category, except when the position being filled is scientific or professional at the GS-9 grade level or higher.

    Applicants who have not submitted a resume in the USA jobs system and/or have not answered all of the announcement questions will not be considered for this position.

    Important Note:

    Your resume and supporting documentation will be compared to your responses to the occupational questionnaire or other assessment tool for consistency. If a determination is made that you have rated yourself higher than is supported by your resume, you will be assigned a rating commensurate to your described experience. Your resume should provide sufficient information regarding how your education and experience relate to this position, including the major duties and qualifications criteria listed.
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