Arlington, Virginia
Jan 27, 2022
Jan 30, 2022
Full Time

  • Serve as a Mobile Equipment Servicer (Motor Vehicle Operation) at Arlington National Cemetery.
  • Service a variety of vehicles powered by internal combustion engines (i.e., John Deere tractors, utility vehicles such as John Deere Gators and Toro Workman, both 2 and 4 cycle gas powered.
  • Utilize blueprints and technical publications to aid in decision making when working on various lubricants, cooling system protective agents, and hydraulic compounds.
  • Perform preventive maintenance which involves oil and filter changes on hydraulic systems, lubrications, ensures proper fluid levels in braking system and power steering reservoirs, and drains moisture from air tanks.
  • Utilize up to 1-ton pick-up truck to drive in around the metropolitan area to pick-up tools and parts for the Fleet Division.
  • Operate vehicles with a gross weight not exceeding 26000 pounds to include a 14,050-pound, 25-passenger bus (Class B CDL Required) used to conduct special VIP tours.


Conditions of Employment

  • Appointment may be subject to a suitability or fitness determination, as determined by a completed background investigation.
  • Pursuant to EO 14043, all Federal employees, regardless of duty location or work arrangement, must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 before entrance on duty, subject to exceptions as required by law.
  • If selected, the agency will provide information regarding what documentation is needed and how to request any legally required exceptions from this requirement.
  • Proof of vaccination will be required. To ensure compliance with this mandate, review the vaccination requirements, to include timelines for receiving required doses, at the following:


Who May Apply: Public

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.

There is no specific length of training or experience required. However, you must be able to demonstrate, through experience shown in your written application materials that you possess the sufficient knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the work of this position without more than normal supervision.

Minimum Qualifications (Screen Out Element): Ability to do the work of an MOBILE EQUIPMENT SERVICER (MVO) without more than normal supervision performing common mechanical tasks such as removing and installing wiper blades, light bulbs, checking air pressure in tires and inflate to correct pressure; to charge batteries and add distilled water or battery acid as necessary. - Failure to meet this Screen Out Element will result in an ineligible rating.

  • Ability To Do The Work Of The Position Without More Than Normal Supervision
  • Ability to Drive Safely (Motor Vehicles)
  • Ability to Interpret Instructions, Specification, etc. (includes blueprint reading)
  • Ability To Use and Maintain Tools and Equipment
  • Knowledge of Equipment Assembly, Installation, Repair, etc.
  • Technical Practices (theoretical, precise, artistic)
  • Physical Effort: Lifts objects weighing up to 50 pounds, and lifts heavier items with assistance. Incumbent frequently walks, stands, bends, reaches, and works in awkward positions. The incumbent frequently works on top of equipment at heights up to 18 feet above the ground. Physical effort is needed at this level to maneuver the longer and heavier vehicles, especially when backing these vehicles.
  • Working Conditions: Incumbent works outside in all types of weather. Indoor work is done in dirty, oily, and greasy areas where there is constant exposure to cuts, bruises and burns. Incumbent operates motor vehicles on public roads all over the surrounding area in all kinds of weather and traffic conditions.

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.
  • This is a Career Program (CP) 17 Materiel Maintenance Management
  • You may claim military spouse preference (MSP).
  • 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.
  • Multiple positions may be filled from this announcement.
  • Salary includes applicable locality pay.
  • 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 .