Materials Handler (Motor Vehicle Operator)

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Winchester, Virginia
Posted
Oct 30, 2020
Closes
Nov 03, 2020
Function
Administrative
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

The ideal candidate for this position will be certified on both sit-down and stand-up forklifts, have the ability to obtain/maintain a CDL, drive trucks up to 26,000 lbs on a regular basis, operate a computer terminal, and scan gun to record commodity data. This position starts at a salary of $22.12 (WG-06). Apply for this exciting opportunity to become a member of the Logistics Management Directorate team within FEMA.

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Learn more about this agency

Responsibilities

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is calling on those who want to help protect American interests and secure our Nation. DHS Components work collectively to prevent terrorism; secure borders and our transportation systems; protect the President and other dignitaries; enforce and administer immigration laws; safeguard cyberspace; and ensure resilience to disasters. We achieve these vital missions through a diverse workforce spanning hundreds of occupations. Make an impact; join DHS.

When disaster strikes, America looks to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). Now FEMA looks to you. Join our team and use your talent to support Americans in their times of greatest need. FEMA prepares the nation for all hazards and manages Federal response and recovery efforts following any national incident. We foster innovation, reward performance and creativity, and provide challenges on a routine basis with a well-skilled, knowledgeable, high performance workforce. Please visit www.fema.gov for additional information.

EMERGENCY ASSIGNMENT: Every FEMA employee has regular and recurring emergency management responsibilities, though not every position requires routine deployment to disaster sites. All positions are subject to recall around the clock for emergency management operations, which may require irregular work hours, work at locations other than the official duty station, and may include duties other than those specified in the employee's official position description. Travel requirements in support of emergency operations may be extensive in nature (weeks to months), with little advance notice, and may require employees to relocate to emergency sites with physically austere and operationally challenging conditions.

In this position, you will independently perform a full range of warehouse duties to include receiving, unloading, storing, shipping, and maintaining equipment and supplies. Typical assignments include:

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  • Driving trucks up to 26,000 lbs. on a regular and recurring basis.
  • Operating fork-lifts to move material and equipment.
  • Operating a computer terminal to record data.
  • Verifying the quantity and quality of items received.
  • Ensuring the forwarding of receipt documentation.


Travel Required

Occasional travel - Travel requirement is 10%.

Supervisory status
No

Promotion Potential
06

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • You must be a U.S. citizen to apply for this position.
  • You must successfully pass a background investigation.
  • Selective Service registration required.
  • You must be able to obtain and maintain a Government credit card.
  • Please review "Other Information" section for additional key requirements.


To ensure the accomplishment of our mission, DHS requires every employee to be reliable and trustworthy. To meet those standards, all selected applicants must undergo, successfully pass, and maintain a background investigation for Public Trust as a condition of placement into this position. This may include a credit check after initial job qualifications are determined, a review of financial issues, such as delinquency in the payment of debts, child support and/or tax obligations, as well as certain criminal offenses and illegal use or possession of drugs (please visit: Mythbuster on Federal Hiring Policies for additional information). For more information on background investigations for Federal jobs please visit OPM Investigations .

Please ensure you meet the qualification requirements described below.

Qualifications

The qualification requirements listed below must be met within 30 days of the closing date of the announcement.

Applicants will be rated in accordance with the OPM Federal Wage System Qualification Standard . Although a specific length of time and experience is not required for most trade and labor occupations, you must meet any screen-out element listed, and show through experience and training that you possess the quality level of knowledge and skill necessary to perform the duties of the position at the level for which you are applying. Qualification requirements emphasis is on the quality of experience, not necessarily the length of time.

Working Conditions:

1. Performs assignments indoors in both comfortable and uncomfortable areas, and outdoors in all but most extreme inclement weather. Work areas may be hot, dusty, drafty, inadequately lighted and ventilated, etc. Is subject to cuts, abrasions, injuries from equipment, or the possibility of serious injury resulting from accidents while driving and/or loading and unloading materials.

2. Drives in all types of traffic and weather on public roads, and is exposed to the danger of serious accidents. Drives in heavy traffic and at highway speeds. Commercial Drivers' License (CDL) required.

3. The fork lift operator works inside areas that are sometimes damp and drafty. Occasionally works outside in all kinds of weather.

Physical Effort:

1. Work requires standing on hard surfaces for extended periods of time; bending, stooping, and working in tiring and uncomfortable positions. May lift and carry items that weigh up to 100 pounds. Heavier items are moved with weight handling equipment or with assistance from others.

2. Light physical effort is required in reaching, bending, turning, or moving hands, feet, and legs to operate hand and foot controls to motor vehicles. Moderate physical effort is exerted in operating, turning, backing and controlling heavier vehicles.

3. Fork lift operating requires moderate physical effort in operating hand and foot controls while driving, turning, starting, and stopping the fork lift and raising, lowering, and tilting the loads being moved. Strain is caused by the vibration of the fork lift truck.

4. Must meet the physical requirements to obtain and maintain a Commercial Driver's License.

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.

NOTE: Qualifications are based on breadth/level of experience. In addition to describing duties performed, applicants must provide the exact dates of each period of employment (from MM/YY to MM/YY) and the number of hours worked per week if part time. As qualification determinations cannot be made when resumes do not include the required information, failure to provide this information may result in disqualification. Applicants are encouraged to use the USAJOBS Resume Builder to develop their federal resume. For a brief video on How to Create a Federal Resume, click here .

Current or former FEMA Reservists/DAE employees: To accurately credit your experience for these intermittent positions, make sure to list the dates (from MM/YY to MM/YY) of each deployment, along with the job title and specific duties you were responsible for during each deployment. Failure to provide this information may result in disqualification.

The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) must authorize employment offers made to current or former political appointees. If you are currently, or have been within the last 5 years, a political Schedule A, Schedule C, Non-career SES or Presidential Appointee employee in the Executive Branch, you must disclose this information to the Human Resources Office.

Education

Additional information

  • If you receive a conditional offer of employment for this position, you will be required to complete an Optional Form 306, Declaration for Federal Employment , and to sign and certify the accuracy of all information in your application, prior to entry on duty. False statements on any part of the application may result in withdrawal of offer of employment, dismissal after beginning work, fine, or imprisonment.
  • DHS uses E-verify, an internet based system, to confirm the eligibility of all newly hired employees to work in the United States. Learn more about E-Verify , including your rights and responsibilities.
  • The Department of Homeland Security encourages persons with disabilities to apply, to include persons with intellectual, severe physical or psychiatric disabilities, as defined by 5 CFR § 213.3102(u), and/or Disabled Veterans with a compensable service-connected disability of 30 percent or more as defined by 5 CFR § 315.707. Veterans , Peace Corps / VISTA volunteers , and persons with disabilities possess a wealth of unique talents, experiences, and competencies that can be invaluable to the DHS mission. If you are a member of one of these groups, you may not have to compete with the public for federal jobs. To determine your eligibility for non-competitive appointment and to understand the required documentation, click on the links above or contact the Servicing Human Resources Office listed at the bottom of this announcement.
  • This announcement may be used to fill one or more vacancies.
  • All candidates must be able to deploy with little or no advance notice to anywhere in the United States and its territories for an extended period of time.
  • A one year probationary period is required for new Federal competitive service employees and new supervisors and managers.
  • If selected for this position, and you have not previously completed these requirements, you are subject to (1) completion of a 2 day onboarding program at your primary duty location; and, (2) completion of a subsequent, multiple day orientation program within 90-120 days of hire, at a location to be determined. Travel associated with the orientation portion of this requirement may be at FEMA's expense.
  • You are required to obtain, possess, and maintain a valid Commercial Driver's License (CDL), if selected for this position.
  • This is a Bargaining Unit position.
  • This position has been identified as a Testing Designated Position (TDP) because of its security, public health, and/or public safety sensitivity, you are subject to random drug testing under FEMA's Drug-Free Workplace Plan (DWP). Refusal to be tested will result in disciplinary action up to and including removal from federal service.
  • Due weight will be given to performance appraisals and incentive awards in merit promotion selection decisions in accordance with 5 CFR 335.103(b)(3).
  • Applying to this announcement certifies that you give permission for DHS to share your application with others in DHS for similar positions.


How You Will Be Evaluated

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

We will review your resume and supporting documentation to ensure you meet the minimum qualification requirements. If you meet the minimum qualifications, your experience, education, and training will be rated using a job questionnaire that is based on the following competencies needed to perform this job:

SCREEN OUT FACTOR:
  • Ability to do the work of the position without more than normal supervision

  • JOB ELEMENTS
  • Work Practices
  • Technical Practices
  • Ability to Interpret Instructions
  • Knowledge of Materials
  • Dexterity and Safety
  • Ability to do the work of the position

  • If you are best qualified, you may be referred to the hiring manager for consideration and may be called for an interview.

    We recommend that you preview the online questions for this announcement before you start the application process.

    Veterans Employment Opportunities Act (VEOA): To be eligible for a VEOA appointment, the veteran must 1) be a preference eligible; or 2) be a veteran separated after 3 or more years of continuous active service performed under honorable conditions. In addition, you must submit the supporting documents listed under the required documents section of this announcement. ( Note: Veteran's preference does not apply under Merit Promotion procedures). View information on VEOA information on Feds Hire Vets.

    Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP) Eligibles: If you have never worked for the federal government, you are not ICTAP eligible. View information about ICTAP eligibility on OPM's Career Transition Resources website. To be considered well qualified under ICTAP, you must be rated at a minimum score of 85.00 for this position. In addition, you must submit the supporting documents listed under the required documents section of this announcement.

    Interview Requirement. Interviews may be required for this position. Failure to complete the interview may result in removal from further consideration.

    To preview questions please click here .

    Background checks and security clearance

    Security clearance
    Not Required

    Drug test required
    Yes

    Position sensitivity and risk
    Moderate Risk (MR)

    Trust determination process
    Suitability/Fitness

    Required Documents

  • Resume.
  • Responses to the job questionnaire. You will be directed to the online job questionnaire once you begin the application process.
  • Current/former federal employee? Submit a copy of your most recent SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action that demonstrates your eligibility for consideration, e.g., length of time you have been in your current grade; your highest grade held; your current promotion potential and proof of permanent appointment if applying based on an interchange agreement. Examples of appropriate SF-50s include promotions, within-grade increases and accessions. (see Note 1).
  • Current/former FEMA Stafford Act employee who has served continuously for three or more years since August 1, 2014, and eligible for consideration*? Submit copy of your applicable SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action, showing your employment in a Stafford Act position on or after August 1, 2014 (see Note 1). If you are selected for this position, your records will be reviewed to verify you meet the three continuous years of service requirement prior to appointment.
  • Current FEMA Stafford Act employee with competitive status*? Submit copy of your applicable SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action, showing you have previously served in a permanent or conditional competitive service position. You may meet this requirement if your applicable SF-50 shows the following and you meet reinstatement eligibility requirements contained in 5 C.F.R. 315.401 :
    • Block 24 (Tenure). Code is either "1"- Permanent, or "2" - Conditional; and,
    • Block 34 (Position Occupied). Code is "1" - Competitive Service

    *See note in "How to Apply" for action required by current/former FEMA Stafford Act employees to successfully apply to this this position.
  • Current or former Land / Base Management Agency employee eligible for consideration under the Land/Base Management Hiring Path? NOTE: If selected for this position, you will be required to submit supporting documentation to validate your eligibility for Land/Base Management consideration. Validation of your eligibility will be conducted prior to appointment.
  • Are you a veteran? Submit Member Copy 4 of your DD-214 or other (Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty) and/or documentation of service connected disability. If applying based on eligibility under the Veterans Opportunity to Work (VOW) Act, you must submit certification from the Armed Forces that you will be discharged or released from active duty within 120 days from the date on the certification. This must indicate your dates of service, your rank, and confirm that you will be separated under honorable conditions. View more veterans' information .
  • Claiming special priority selection rights under the Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP)? Submit copies of your:
    • Agency Notice
    • Most recent performance rating, and
    • Most recent SF-50, Notification of personnel Action, noting your current position, grade level and duty location.
  • Boren Awardee? Submit a copy of your National Security Education Program (NSEP) certification letter.
  • You may be asked to provide a copy of your recent performance appraisal and or incentive awards.
  • Current/former political Schedule A, Schedule C, Non-career SES or Presidential Appointee employee? Submit copy of your applicable SF-50, along with a statement that provides the following information regarding your most recent political appointment:
    • Position title
    • Type of appointment (Schedule A, Schedule C, Non-career SES, or Presidential Appointee)
    • Agency
    • Beginning and ending dates of appointment

    Note 1: Examples of applicable SF-50's for submission include appointment, promotion, and with-in-grade/range increases - award SF-50's will not be accepted.

    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.
    %20%20Driving%20trucks%20up%20to%2026,000%20lbs.%20on%20a%20regular%20and%20recurring%20basis.%20Operating%20fork-lifts%20to%20move%20material%20and%20equipment.%20Operating%20a%20computer%20terminal%20to%20record%20data.%20Verifying%20the%20quantity%20and%20quality%20of%20items%20received.%20Ensuring%20the%20forwarding%20of%20receipt%20documentation.%20%20Travel%20RequiredOccasional%20travel%20-%20Travel%20requirement%20is%2010%.Supervisory%20status%20%20No%20Promotion%20Potential%20%2006%20%20RequirementsConditions%20of%20Employment%20You%20must%20be%20a%20U.S.%20citizen%20to%20apply%20for%20this%20position.%20You%20must%20successfully%20pass%20a%20background%20investigation.%20Selective%20Service%20registration%20required.%20You%20must%20be%20able%20to%20obtain%20and%20maintain%20a%20Government%20credit%20card.%20Please%20review%20"Other%20Information"%20section%20for%20additional%20key%20requirements.%20%20To%20ensure%20the%20accomplishment%20of%20our%20mission,%20DHS%20requires%20every%20employee%20to%20be%20reliable%20and%20trustworthy.%20To%20meet%20those%20standards,%20all%20selected%20applicants%20must%20undergo,%20successfully%20pass,%20and%20maintain%20a%20background%20investigation%20for%20Public%20Trust%20as%20a%20condition%20of%20placement%20into%20this%20position.%20This%20may%20include%20a%20credit%20check%20after%20initial%20job%20qualifications%20are%20determined,%20a%20review%20of%20financial%20issues,%20such%20as%20delinquency%20in%20the%20payment%20of%20debts,%20child%20support%20and/or%20tax%20obligations,%20as%20well%20as%20certain%20criminal%20offenses%20and%20illegal%20use%20or%20possession%20of%20drugs%20(please%20visit:%20Mythbuster%20on%20Federal%20Hiring%20Policies%20for%20additional%20information).%20For%20more%20information%20on%20background%20investigations%20for%20Federal%20jobs%20please%20visit%20OPM%20Investigations%20.Please%20ensure%20you%20meet%20the%20qualification%20requirements%20described%20below.QualificationsThe%20qualification%20requirements%20listed%20below%20must%20be%20met%20within%2030%20days%20of%20the%20closing%20date%20of%20the%20announcement.Applicants%20will%20be%20rated%20in%20accordance%20with%20the%20OPM%20Federal%20Wage%20System%20Qualification%20Standard%20.%20Although%20a%20specific%20length%20of%20time%20and%20experience%20is%20not%20required%20for%20most%20trade%20and%20labor%20occupations,%20you%20must%20meet%20any%20screen-out%20element%20listed,%20and%20show%20through%20experience%20and%20training%20that%20you%20possess%20the%20quality%20level%20of%20knowledge%20and%20skill%20necessary%20to%20perform%20the%20duties%20of%20the%20position%20at%20the%20level%20for%20which%20you%20are%20applying.%20Qualification%20requirements%20emphasis%20is%20on%20the%20quality%20of%20experience,%20not%20necessarily%20the%20length%20of%20time.%20Working%20Conditions:%201.%20Performs%20assignments%20indoors%20in%20both%20comfortable%20and%20uncomfortable%20areas,%20and%20outdoors%20in%20all%20but%20most%20extreme%20inclement%20weather.%20Work%20areas%20may%20be%20hot,%20dusty,%20drafty,%20inadequately%20lighted%20and%20ventilated,%20etc.%20Is%20subject%20to%20cuts,%20abrasions,%20injuries%20from%20equipment,%20or%20the%20possibility%20of%20serious%20injury%20resulting%20from%20accidents%20while%20driving%20and/or%20loading%20and%20unloading%20materials.2.%20Drives%20in%20all%20types%20of%20traffic%20and%20weather%20on%20public%20roads,%20and%20is%20exposed%20to%20the%20danger%20of%20serious%20accidents.%20Drives%20in%20heavy%20traffic%20and%20at%20highway%20speeds.%20Commercial%20Drivers'%20License%20(CDL)%20required.3.%20The%20fork%20lift%20operator%20works%20inside%20areas%20that%20are%20sometimes%20damp%20and%20drafty.%20Occasionally%20works%20outside%20in%20all%20kinds%20of%20weather.Physical%20Effort:%201.%20Work%20requires%20standing%20on%20hard%20surfaces%20for%20extended%20periods%20of%20time;%20bending,%20stooping,%20and%20working%20in%20tiring%20and%20uncomfortable%20positions.%20May%20lift%20and%20carry%20items%20that%20weigh%20up%20to%20100%20pounds.%20Heavier%20items%20are%20moved%20with%20weight%20handling%20equipment%20or%20with%20assistance%20from%20others.2.%20Light%20physical%20effort%20is%20required%20in%20reaching,%20bending,%20turning,%20or%20moving%20hands,%20feet,%20and%20legs%20to%20operate%20hand%20and%20foot%20controls%20to%20motor%20vehicles.%20Moderate%20physical%20effort%20is%20exerted%20in%20operating,%20turning,%20backing%20and%20controlling%20heavier%20vehicles.3.%20Fork%20lift%20operating%20requires%20moderate%20physical%20effort%20in%20operating%20hand%20and%20foot%20controls%20while%20driving,%20turning,%20starting,%20and%20stopping%20the%20fork%20lift%20and%20raising,%20lowering,%20and%20tilting%20the%20loads%20being%20moved.%20Strain%20is%20caused%20by%20the%20vibration%20of%20the%20fork%20lift%20truck.4.%20Must%20meet%20the%20physical%20requirements%20to%20obtain%20and%20maintain%20a%20Commercial%20Driver's%20License.Experience%20refers%20to%20paid%20and%20unpaid%20experience,%20including%20volunteer%20work%20done%20through%20National%20Service%20programs%20(e.g.,%20Peace%20Corps,%20AmeriCorps)%20and%20other%20organizations%20(e.g.,%20professional,%20philanthropic,%20religious,%20spiritual,%20community,%20student,%20social).%20Volunteer%20work%20helps%20build%20critical%20competencies,%20knowledge,%20and%20skills%20and%20can%20provide%20valuable%20training%20and%20experience%20that%20translates%20directly%20to%20paid%20employment.%20You%20will%20receive%20credit%20for%20all%20qualifying%20experience,%20including%20volunteer%20experience.NOTE:%20Qualifications%20are%20based%20on%20breadth/level%20of%20experience.%20In%20addition%20to%20describing%20duties%20performed,%20applicants%20must%20provide%20the%20exact%20dates%20of%20each%20period%20of%20employment%20(from%20MM/YY%20to%20MM/YY)%20and%20the%20number%20of%20hours%20worked%20per%20week%20if%20part%20time.%20As%20qualification%20determinations%20cannot%20be%20made%20when%20resumes%20do%20not%20include%20the%20required%20information,%20failure%20to%20provide%20this%20information%20may%20result%20in%20disqualification.%20Applicants%20are%20encouraged%20to%20use%20the%20USAJOBS%20Resume%20Builder%20to%20develop%20their%20federal%20resume.%20For%20a%20brief%20video%20on%20How%20to%20Create%20a%20Federal%20Resume,%20click%20here%20.Current%20or%20former%20FEMA%20Reservists/DAE%20employees:%20To%20accurately%20credit%20your%20experience%20for%20these%20intermittent%20positions,%20make%20sure%20to%20list%20the%20dates%20(from%20MM/YY%20to%20MM/YY)%20of%20each%20deployment,%20along%20with%20the%20job%20title%20and%20specific%20duties%20you%20were%20responsible%20for%20during%20each%20deployment.%20Failure%20to%20provide%20this%20information%20may%20result%20in%20disqualification.The%20Office%20of%20Personnel%20Management%20(OPM)%20must%20authorize%20employment%20offers%20made%20to%20current%20or%20former%20political%20appointees.%20If%20you%20are%20currently,%20or%20have%20been%20within%20the%20last%205%20years,%20a%20political%20Schedule%20A,%20Schedule%20C,%20Non-career%20SES%20or%20Presidential%20Appointee%20employee%20in%20the%20Executive%20Branch,%20you%20must%20disclose%20this%20information%20to%20the%20Human%20Resources%20Office.%20EducationAdditional%20information%20If%20you%20receive%20a%20conditional%20offer%20of%20employment%20for%20this%20position,%20you%20will%20be%20required%20to%20complete%20an%20Optional%20Form%20306,%20Declaration%20for%20Federal%20Employment%20,%20and%20to%20sign%20and%20certify%20the%20accuracy%20of%20all%20information%20in%20your%20application,%20prior%20to%20entry%20on%20duty.%20False%20statements%20on%20any%20part%20of%20the%20application%20may%20result%20in%20withdrawal%20of%20offer%20of%20employment,%20dismissal%20after%20beginning%20work,%20fine,%20or%20imprisonment.%20DHS%20uses%20E-verify,%20an%20internet%20based%20system,%20to%20confirm%20the%20eligibility%20of%20all%20newly%20hired%20employees%20to%20work%20in%20the%20United%20States.%20Learn%20more%20about%20E-Verify%20,%20including%20your%20rights%20and%20responsibilities.%20The%20Department%20of%20Homeland%20Security%20encourages%20persons%20with%20disabilities%20to%20apply,%20to%20include%20persons%20with%20intellectual,%20severe%20physical%20or%20psychiatric%20disabilities,%20as%20defined%20by%205%20CFR%20%c2%a7%20213.3102(u),%20and/or%20Disabled%20Veterans%20with%20a%20compensable%20service-connected%20disability%20of%2030%20percent%20or%20more%20as%20defined%20by%205%20CFR%20%c2%a7%20315.707.%20Veterans%20,%20Peace%20Corps%20/%20VISTA%20volunteers%20,%20and%20persons%20with%20disabilities%20possess%20a%20wealth%20of%20unique%20talents,%20experiences,%20and%20competencies%20that%20can%20be%20invaluable%20to%20the%20DHS%20mission.%20If%20you%20are%20a%20member%20of%20one%20of%20these%20groups,%20you%20may%20not%20have%20to%20compete%20with%20the%20public%20for%20federal%20jobs.%20To%20determine%20your%20eligibility%20for%20non-competitive%20appointment%20and%20to%20understand%20the%20required%20documentation,%20click%20on%20the%20links%20above%20or%20contact%20the%20Servicing%20Human%20Resources%20Office%20listed%20at%20the%20bottom%20of%20this%20announcement.%20This%20announcement%20may%20be%20used%20to%20fill%20one%20or%20more%20vacancies.%20All%20candidates%20must%20be%20able%20to%20deploy%20with%20little%20or%20no%20advance%20notice%20to%20anywhere%20in%20the%20United%20States%20and%20its%20territories%20for%20an%20extended%20period%20of%20time.%20A%20one%20year%20probationary%20period%20is%20required%20for%20new%20Federal%20competitive%20service%20employees%20and%20new%20supervisors%20and%20managers.%20If%20selected%20for%20this%20position,%20and%20you%20have%20not%20previously%20completed%20these%20requirements,%20you%20are%20subject%20to%20(1)%20completion%20of%20a%202%20day%20onboarding%20program%20at%20your%20primary%20duty%20location;%20and,%20(2)%20completion%20of%20a%20subsequent,%20multiple%20day%20orientation%20program%20within%2090-120%20days%20of%20hire,%20at%20a%20location%20to%20be%20determined.%20Travel%20associated%20with%20the%20%20orientation%20%20portion%20of%20this%20requirement%20may%20be%20at%20FEMA's%20expense.%20You%20are%20required%20to%20obtain,%20possess,%20and%20maintain%20a%20valid%20Commercial%20Driver's%20License%20(CDL),%20if%20selected%20for%20this%20position.%20%20This%20is%20a%20Bargaining%20Unit%20position.%20This%20position%20has%20been%20identified%20as%20a%20Testing%20Designated%20Position%20(TDP)%20because%20of%20its%20security,%20public%20health,%20and/or%20public%20safety%20sensitivity,%20you%20are%20subject%20to%20random%20drug%20testing%20under%20FEMA's%20Drug-Free%20Workplace%20Plan%20(DWP).%20Refusal%20to%20be%20tested%20will%20result%20in%20disciplinary%20action%20up%20to%20and%20including%20removal%20from%20federal%20service.%20%20Due%20weight%20will%20be%20given%20to%20performance%20appraisals%20and%20incentive%20awards%20in%20merit%20promotion%20selection%20decisions%20in%20accordance%20with%205%20CFR%20335.103(b)(3).%20Applying%20to%20this%20announcement%20certifies%20that%20you%20give%20permission%20for%20DHS%20to%20share%20your%20application%20with%20others%20in%20DHS%20for%20similar%20positions.%20%20How%20You%20Will%20Be%20EvaluatedYou%20will%20be%20evaluated%20for%20this%20job%20based%20on%20how%20well%20you%20meet%20the%20qualifications%20above.We%20will%20review%20your%20resume%20and%20supporting%20documentation%20to%20ensure%20you%20meet%20the%20minimum%20qualification%20requirements.%20If%20you%20meet%20the%20minimum%20qualifications,%20your%20experience,%20education,%20and%20training%20will%20be%20rated%20using%20a%20job%20questionnaire%20that%20is%20based%20on%20the%20following%20competencies%20needed%20to%20perform%20this%20job:SCREEN%20OUT%20FACTOR:%20Ability%20to%20do%20the%20work%20of%20the%20position%20without%20more%20than%20normal%20supervision%20JOB%20ELEMENTS%20Work%20Practices%20Technical%20Practices%20Ability%20to%20Interpret%20Instructions%20Knowledge%20of%20Materials%20Dexterity%20and%20Safety%20Ability%20to%20do%20the%20work%20of%20the%20position%20If%20you%20are%20best%20qualified,%20you%20may%20be%20referred%20to%20the%20hiring%20manager%20for%20consideration%20and%20may%20be%20called%20for%20an%20interview.%20We%20recommend%20that%20you%20preview%20the%20online%20questions%20for%20this%20announcement%20before%20you%20start%20the%20application%20process.Veterans%20Employment%20Opportunities%20Act%20(VEOA):%20To%20be%20eligible%20for%20a%20VEOA%20appointment,%20the%20veteran%20must%201)%20be%20a%20preference%20eligible;%20or%202)%20be%20a%20veteran%20separated%20after%203%20or%20more%20years%20of%20continuous%20active%20service%20performed%20under%20honorable%20conditions.%20In%20addition,%20you%20must%20submit%20the%20supporting%20documents%20listed%20under%20the%20required%20documents%20section%20of%20this%20announcement.%20(%20Note:%20Veteran's%20preference%20does%20not%20apply%20under%20Merit%20Promotion%20procedures).%20View%20information%20on%20VEOA%20information%20on%20Feds%20Hire%20Vets.%20Interagency%20Career%20Transition%20Assistance%20Program%20(ICTAP)%20Eligibles:%20If%20you%20have%20never%20worked%20for%20the%20federal%20government,%20you%20are%20not%20ICTAP%20eligible.%20View%20information%20about%20ICTAP%20eligibility%20on%20OPM's%20Career%20Transition%20Resources%20website.%20To%20be%20considered%20well%20qualified%20under%20ICTAP,%20you%20must%20be%20rated%20at%20a%20minimum%20score%20of%2085.00%20for%20this%20position.%20In%20addition,%20you%20must%20submit%20the%20supporting%20documents%20listed%20under%20the%20required%20documents%20section%20of%20this%20announcement.Interview%20Requirement.%20Interviews%20may%20be%20required%20for%20this%20position.%20Failure%20to%20complete%20the%20interview%20may%20result%20in%20removal%20from%20further%20consideration.To%20preview%20questions%20please%20click%20here%20.%20Background%20checks%20and%20security%20clearanceSecurity%20clearance%20%20Not%20Required%20Drug%20test%20required%20%20Yes%20Position%20sensitivity%20and%20risk%20%20Moderate%20Risk%20(MR)%20Trust%20determination%20process%20%20Suitability/Fitness%20%20Required%20DocumentsResume.%20Responses%20to%20the%20job%20questionnaire.%20You%20will%20be%20directed%20to%20the%20online%20job%20questionnaire%20once%20you%20begin%20the%20application%20process.%20%20Current/former%20federal%20employee? Submit a copy of your most recent SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action that demonstrates your eligibility for consideration, e.g., length of time you have been in your current grade; your highest grade held; your current promotion potential and proof of permanent appointment if applying based on an interchange agreement. Examples of appropriate SF-50s include promotions, within-grade increases and accessions. (see Note 1). Current/former FEMA Stafford Act employee who has served continuously for three or more years since August 1, 2014, and eligible for consideration*? Submit copy of your applicable SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action, showing your employment in a Stafford Act position on or after August 1, 2014 (see Note 1). If you are selected for this position, your records will be reviewed to verify you meet the three continuous years of service requirement prior to appointment. Current FEMA Stafford Act employee with competitive status*? Submit copy of your applicable SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action, showing you have previously served in a permanent or conditional competitive service position. You may meet this requirement if your applicable SF-50 shows the following and you meet reinstatement eligibility requirements contained in 5 C.F.R. 315.401 : Block 24 (Tenure). Code is either "1"- Permanent, or "2" - Conditional; and, Block 34 (Position Occupied). Code is "1" - Competitive Service *See note in "How to Apply" for action required by current/former FEMA Stafford Act employees to successfully apply to this this position. Current or former Land / Base Management Agency employee eligible for consideration under the Land/Base Management Hiring Path? NOTE: If selected for this position, you will be required to submit supporting documentation to validate your eligibility for Land/Base Management consideration. Validation of your eligibility will be conducted prior to appointment. Are you a veteran? Submit Member Copy 4 of your DD-214 or other (Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty) and/or documentation of service connected disability. If applying based on eligibility under the Veterans Opportunity to Work (VOW) Act, you must submit certification from the Armed Forces that you will be discharged or released from active duty within 120 days from the date on the certification. This must indicate your dates of service, your rank, and confirm that you will be separated under honorable conditions. View more veterans' information . Claiming special priority selection rights under the Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP)? Submit copies of your: Agency Notice Most recent performance rating, and Most recent SF-50, Notification of personnel Action, noting your current position, grade level and duty location. Boren Awardee? Submit a copy of your National Security Education Program (NSEP) certification letter. You may be asked to provide a copy of your recent performance appraisal and or incentive awards. Current/former political Schedule A, Schedule C, Non-career SES or Presidential Appointee employee? Submit copy of your applicable SF-50, along with a statement that provides the following information regarding your most recent political appointment: Position title Type of appointment (Schedule A, Schedule C, Non-career SES, or Presidential Appointee) Agency Beginning and ending dates of appointment Note 1: Examples of applicable SF-50's for submission include appointment, promotion, and with-in-grade/range increases - award SF-50's will not be accepted.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.%0D%0ALocation%3A%20Winchester,%20Virginia%0D%0A%0D%0ATo%20view%20this%20job%2C%20please%20click%20on%20the%20link%20below%3A%0D%0Ahttps://jobs.washingtonpost.com/job/41520355/materials-handler-motor-vehicle-operator-//job/41520355/materials-handler-motor-vehicle-operator-/%3FTrackID%3D315766%0D%0A%0D%0AMany%20thanks%2C%0D%0A%0D%0AThe%20Washington Post Jobs%20team.%0D%0A%0D%0A-----%0D%0A%0D%0A" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">

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