Motor Vehicle Operator

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
Jan 28, 2019
Closes
Jan 28, 2019
Function
Administrative
Hours
Full Time
TRAVEL REQUIRED:

Not required


RELOCATION AUTHORIZED:
Relocation expenses reimbursed No


KEY REQUIREMENTS:
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  • U.S. Citizenship required
  • Selective Service Registration, if applicable (www.sss.gov)
  • Background and/or security investigation required
  • Job offers are contingent on background / security investigation results
  • Selectees are required to serve a 1 year probationary period
  • Relocation expenses will not be paid
  • All qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of the announcement
  • Must have a valid State of Maryland Class B Commercial Driver's License
  • To qualify for this position, you must have:

    (1) Ability to Do the Work of this Position Without More Than Normal Supervision

    This is the OPM-required Screen Out Element and means you must demonstrate the following worker-traits in the performance of Motor Vehicle Operator duties:

    KNOWLEDGE:
    (1) possesses satisfactory or greater knowledge of the trade and
    (2) keeps informed of current trade practices

    ACCOUNTABILITY:
    (1) accepts and completes assigned tasks (requests assistance if needed) and
    (2) uses time productively

    QUALITY:
    (1) produces work products consistent with trade standards and
    (2) completes expected amount of work on schedule with a minimum of errors

    INITIATIVE:
    (1) takes prompt action to accomplish tasks and
    (2) properly organizes and prioritizes work

    AND

    (2) a valid State of Maryland Class B Commercial Driver's License (CDL) - a copy of this license must be submitted as part of your application or you will lose consideration for this position.


    In addition, you must meet or exceed the following OPM-required Job Elements. This means your resume should include specific information to describe your level of knowledge, skills and/or abilities, as appropriate.

    Operation of Motor Vehicles - must have a valid State of Maryland Class B CDL and (at least) general skill in maneuvering (i.e., starting, stopping, backing-up, driving and parking) large trucks and/or passenger busses on familiar public roads and highways, under favorable circumstances and normal road conditions.

    Work Practices - must have (at least) general ability to apply MVO work practices; e.g., as requested and under general supervision, must assist with loading and arranging cargo; follow planned routes; recognize the need for routine maintenance; and provide information needed to complete driver reports.

    Ability to Interpret Instructions - must have (at least) general ability to follow instructions related to operating large motor vehicles; e.g., a basic understanding of common instructions pertaining to motor vehicles, driving and roads (for example, written or verbal directions, road maps, standard traffic and road signs or basic guidelines for loading/unloading of cargo) and must apply this information as requested and under general supervision.

    Ability to Drive Safely - must have (at least) general ability to apply common safety requirements while operating large-motor-vehicles, as evidenced by a satisfactory record of safe driving assignments.

    Reliability and Dependability - must have (at least) acceptable reliability and dependability while on-the-job, as evidenced by an adequate record of adherence to established times, routes and stops while safely and efficiently transporting passengers and/or cargo (for example, exhibiting occasional tardiness in reporting for an assigned shift/route or experiencing sporadic delays in completing assigned itineraries).

    DUTIES YOU PERFORM THAT MEET OR EXCEED THESE JOB ELEMENTS MUST BE DESCRIBED IN YOUR RESUME (OR IN AN ADDITIONAL SUPPORTING DOCUMENT, IF PREFERRED). IF YOU DO NOT CLEARLY DOCUMENT THAT YOU MEET THE SCREEN OUT ELEMENT OR THE REQUIRED JOB ELEMENTS, YOU WILL BE DISQUALIFIED FROM FURTHER CONSIDERATION.

    Information on Federal Wage System Qualifications can be found at http://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/federal-wage-system-qualifications/#url=Overview

    There is no educational requirement for this position.
    There is no educational substitute for this position.

    Selective Service: If you are a male applicant born after December 31, 1959, you must certify that you have registered with the Selective Service System, or are exempt from having to do so under the Selective Service Law. See www.sss.gov.

    Additional selections may be made for this vacancy six months from the closing date of this announcement.

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

    Applications for this vacancy announcement will be evaluated using the Category Rating method.

    Applicants will receive a score based on responses to the online questionnaire and will be placed into one of three categories:

    1 - Qualified Category -- Candidates who meet the Screen Out criteria and demonstrate a satisfactory level of knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to perform the duties of the position.

    2 - Well Qualified Category -- Candidates who meet the Screen Out criteria and demonstrate an advanced level of knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to perform the duties of the position.

    3 - Best Qualified Category -- Candidates who meet the Screen Out criteria and demonstrate an expert level of knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to perform the duties of the position.

    If you are among the highest-ranking applicants based on that score, your resume and supporting documents will be reviewed to determine if you sufficiently meet the Screen Out criteria and required Job Elements. Applicants who don't clearly demonstrate these requirements may be eliminated from consideration.

    Please make sure you answer all questions and follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your evaluation. The questionnaire takes approximately 15 minutes to complete.

    To preview the questionnaire, click here: https://apply.usastaffing.gov/ViewQuestionnaire/10399787

    Applicants may be asked to provide supporting documentation, describe specific examples of work performed OR to support claims by a practical demonstration.

    Candidates eligible for veterans' preference will be placed ahead of other candidates in the appropriate category for which they have been rated. Additionally, preference eligibles who have a compensable service-connected disability of at least 10 percent AND who meet the Screen Out criteria AND demonstrate at least a satisfactory level of the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to perform the duties of the position will automatically be placed in the Best Qualified Category.

    Read more Security clearance Not Required

    Drug test required No


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