Automotive Mechanic, WG-5823-08

Washington D.C.
Mar 13, 2019
Mar 13, 2019
Full Time

Not required

Relocation expenses reimbursed No

  • You must be a U.S. citizen
  • You must be registered for Selective Service
  • You must be suitable for Federal Employment
  • Time-in-grade/band requirements must be met (if applicable)
  • This position has physical requirements.
  • Applicants must meet requirements by the closing date of this announcement.

    Your resume must be complete (i.e., include dates of experience, salary, work schedule, etc.), detailed and relevant to the position.

    There is no specific length or level of experience requirements. The applicant's overall background of experience, education and training must clearly demonstrate the ability to perform the duties, as described in this announcement, screen out elements:

    Ability to do the work of the Automotive Mechanic Position without more than normal supervision.

    Ability to operate a motor vehicle as evidenced by a valid state issued drivers license.

    Applicants must meet the screen out elements and score at least fifty (50%) or higher in each element category.

    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.

    Qualification requirements in the vacancy announcement are based on the U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualification Standards Handbook, which contains Federal qualification standards. This handbook is available on the OPM website located at http:///

    A probationary period may be required.

    Males born after December 31, 1959 must certify that they have registered for the Selective Service System or are exempt from having to do so under Selective Service Law

    This position is covered by the Federal Wage System. The FWS is a uniform pay-setting system that covers Federal appropriated fund and non-appropriated fund blue-collar employees who are paid by the hour. For more information regarding the FWS, visit

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

    We will review your application package to ensure you meet the minimum qualification requirements. Your resume must contain sufficiently detailed information upon which to make a qualification determination. Please ensure that your resume contains specific information such as position titles, beginning and ending dates of employment for each position, average number of hours worked per week, duties performed for each position, and if the position is/was in the Federal government, you should provide the position series and grade level. Please also include in your resume a list of all publications and patents/patent applications on which you are a named inventor and provide the title and patent/patent application number for each. Your application package must support your answers to the occupational questionnaire.  If your answers cannot be verified, your rating will be changed to an appropriate level.  Best qualified candidates will be forwarded for consideration to the selecting official and may be contacted for an interview.

    If you are applying as an Agency Based candidate (i.e., outside the Federal government), your application package will be placed in one of three categories based on your responses to the assessment questions; Gold, Silver, or Bronze.  Within these categories, applicants eligible for veteran's preference will receive selection priority over non-veterans.  More information about the three categories can be found at:  Category Rating

    All applicants will be rated on the following job elements:

    *Ability to do the work of the Automotive Mechanic position without more than normal supervision (SCREEN OUT)

    *Ability to operate a motor vehicle as evidenced by a valid state issued drivers license (SCREEN OUT) Please provide a copy of your valid state issued drivers license with application.

    *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


    To be considered well-qualified and exercise selection priority as a CTAP or ICTAP candidate for this vacancy, displaced Federal employees must submit all requirement documents, satisfy all qualification requirements for the position, and receive a rating of 85 points or higher.  Information regarding CTAP and ICTAP appointments and eligibility can be found at - CTAP/ICTAP


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