New job AIRFIELD CLEARING EQUIPMENT OPERATOR in Elmendorf AFB, AK | 2021

AIRFIELD CLEARING EQUIPMENT OPERATOR

Company : US Department of the Air Force
Salary : $62,527 - $72,982 a year

Summary of Job

An appropriate, valid Commercial Class A driver's license to include appropriate Department of Transportation medical certification card is required (cont).

Full Description

    Duties

    Summary

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    The primary purpose of this position is to Operate a variety of diesel and gasoline powered snow removal and engineering utilized for snow removal of roads, parking areas and airfields.


    Responsibilities

    • Operates snow removal equipment, such as 3,000 ton per hour rotary snow blowers, snow plows with attachments ( i.e. rollover and angle plows, underbodies, wings and sanders.
    • Operates airblast / rotary type brooms, chemical dispensers and multi-purpose sweeper, such as Tymco sweepers to remove snow and ice from airfield.
    • Operates chemical dispenser such as sanders , Epokes and Ice Eagle.
    • Operates equipment such as dozers and graders.
    • Performs operator maintenance, such as checking fluid levels and air pressure in tires, cleaning and washing of vehicles, and performing inspection checklists to ensure safe and proper operation.
    • Utilizes safety practices and procedures following established safety rules and regulations and maintains safe and clean work environment.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    8

  • Job family (Series)

    5767 Airfield Clearing Equipment Operating

  • Requirements

    Requirements

    Conditions of Employment

    • U.S. Citizenship Required
    • Males must be registered for Selective Service, see www.sss.gov
    • This posn is subject to provisions of the DoD Priority Placement Program
    • Disclosure of Political Appointments
    • This work requires the employee to drive a commercial motor vehicle. An appropriate, valid Commercial Class A driver's license to include appropriate Department of Transportation medical certification card is required (cont)
    • (cont) prior to appointment and must be maintained throughout employment.
    • Position requires the ability to discern colors, contrasts, and depth.
    • The employee may be required to work other than normal duty hours, which may include evenings, weekends, holidays and assigned overtime.
    • Shift work may be required.
    • May be required to train and/or guide other personnel.
    • Must be able to pass and maintain a JBER flight line driving /runway crossing certification test (Employee for any reason will not be without certification for longer than 90 consecutive days while assigned to this position.)
    • May be required to travel TDY for training via commercial and military transportation.
    • IAW DoDI 3020-42 this position has been locally or command designated as Mission Essential (ME); needed to ensure the continued operation of mission essential functions of the activity. (cont)
    • (cont) Mission Essential personnel may be required to report for duty at normal times when the base is closed or delayed reporting, and remain on duty during phased or early release.
    • This is a drug tested designated position. The incumbent is subject to random testing for drug use.
    • Mission Essential must be added to the requirement area on the cover page of the PD, currently this will only be required for positions identified as mission essential.
    • A pre-employment physical is required.
    • This is a Seasonal Position

    Qualifications

    In order to qualify, you must meet the general experience requirements described in the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualification Standards Handbook X-118C.

    QUALIFICATIONS: Applicants will be rated in accordance with the OPM Qualification Standard Handbook X-118C for the WG-5700 Transportation/ Mobile Equipment Operation Family. Although a specific length of time and experience is not required for most blue-collar positions, 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.

    The screen out element for this position is the ability to do the work of the position without more than normal supervision.

    JOB ELEMENTS: Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of knowledge, skills, abilities and/or competencies in the following areas:

    1. Knowledge of and skill in operating one or more gasoline and diesel powered snow removal equipment such as 3,000
    ton per hour blowers, plows with attachments, graders, dump trucks, dozers, chemical dispensers
    2. Knowledge of snow and ice control chemicals
    3. Know ledge of traffic and safety regulations, practices, and procedures pertaining to motor vehicle operation.
    4. Knowledge of airfield snow removal operation
    5. Ability to judge road/traffic conditions and read installation maps to determine the shortest and safest route.
    6. Ability to interpret instructions, specifications, etc. related to motor vehicle operation and preventive maintenance.


    PHYSICAL EFFORT:
    The employee works outside in all kinds of weather frequently exposed to dust and dirt. Works near moving parts of
    equipment and machinery. Employee is regularly exposed to the possibility of cuts, scrapes, and bruises, falls, falling
    material , or injury from equipment. May be exposed to grease, fumes, solvents, high noise, vibrations, and exposure to
    critical injuries from the possibility of the equipment overturning. The exposure to injury , overturning , noise and vibration
    is increase when operating larger and more complicated equipment in more difficult circwnstances. May be required to
    wear protective clothing, such as hard hats, steel-toed shoes , and gloves


    WORKING CONDITIONS:
    Heavy physical effort is used by the operator in constantly reaching , bending, turning , and moving hands, arms, feet, and
    legs to handle different sets of controls to operate the equipment and attachments. Considerable strain is caused to handle
    different sets of controls to operate the equipment and attachments. Considerable strain is caused by the constant vibration
    of the equipment and the jerking and jolting from operating over rough surfaces. Work becomes increasingly strenuous
    because of the larger type of equipment handled and the requirements for more frequent adjustments under adverse
    operating conditions. The employee frequently lifts , carries and handles items weighing up to 40 pounds. May be required
    to do repairs to both flexible and rigid pavements

    PART-TIME OR UNPAID EXPERIENCE: Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid and or part-time work. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week.

    VOLUNTEER WORK EXPERIENCE: Refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service Programs (i.e., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student and social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge and skills that can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment.You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

    Education

    This job does not have an education qualification requirement.

    Additional information

    Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP): For information on how to apply as an ICTAP eligible click here. To be well-qualified and exercise selection priority for this vacancy, displaced Federal employees must be rated well qualified or above for this position. You must submit a copy of the agency notice, your most recent performance rating, and your most recent SF-50 noting position, grade level, and duty location.

    Employed Annuitants (Reemployed Annuitants): Applicants in receipt of an annuity based on civilian employment in the Federal Service are subject to the DoD Policy on The Employment of Annuitants. Click here for more information.

    120-Day Register: This announcement may result in a 120-day register that may be used to fill like vacancies for 120 days after the closing date. Applicants may be referred for consideration as vacancies occur.

    Military Spouse Preference (MSP) Eligible: MSP applicants, if determined best qualified, must be selected at the full performance level and placed at the full performance level. You must include a completed copy of the Military Spouse PPP Self-Certification Checklist dated within 30 days along with the documents identified on the checklist to verify your eligibility for MSP. Click here to obtain a copy of the Military Spouse PPP Self-Certification Checklist.

    Direct Deposit: All federal employees are required to have direct deposit.

    If you are unable to apply online, view the following link for information regarding Alternate Application. The Vacancy ID is 11040248

    If you have questions regarding this announcement and have hearing or speech difficulties click here.


    How You Will Be Evaluated

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

    Your application package (resume, supporting documents, and responses to the questionnaire) will be used to determine your eligibility, qualifications, and quality ranking for this position. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating or consideration for employment.

    The resume/documents you submit must support your responses to the online questionnaire. If your application contradicts or does not support your questionnaire responses, you will receive a rating of "not qualified" or "insufficient information" and you will not receive further consideration for this job.

    All Federal Wage Schedule (FWS) applicants must complete the assessment questionnaire in its entirety or it will result in an ineligible rating. Applicants who meet the requirements for and apply as a non-competitive eligible that meet minimal qualifications and other requirements of this position, may be given consideration as a non-competitive candidate and will be referred unless blocked by an individual with priority/preference.

    APPRAISALS/AWARDS: Hiring Managers use objective methods and consider previous performance appraisals and awards in the selection process. Current Federal Civilian employees should list any relevant performance related rating and/or awards in your resume.

    Background checks and security clearance

    Security clearance

    Not Required

    Drug test required

    Yes

  • Required Documents

    Required Documents

    The following documents are required and must be provided with your application. Applicants who do not submit required documentation to determine eligibility and qualifications will be eliminated from consideration. Other documents may be required based on the eligibility/eligibilities you are claiming. Click here to view the AF Civilian Employment Eligibility Guide and the required documents you must submit to substantiate the eligibilities you are claiming.

    • Online Application: Questionnaire
    • Resume: For qualification determinations your resume must contain hours worked per week (if part-time) and dates of employment (i.e., month/year to month/year or month/year to present). If your resume does not contain this information, your application may be marked as insufficient and you will not receive consideration for this position. If you are a current Federal employee or previous Federal employee, provide your pay plan, series and grade, i.e. WG-8852-10. Current Federal Civilian Employees should list any relevant performance related rating (given within the last three years) and/or incentive awards in your resume. Do NOT include photographs (or links to social media such as LinkedIn), inappropriate material, inappropriate content, nor personal information such as age, gender, religion, social security number, etc., on your resume.
    • Transcripts/Registration/License: If qualifying on education/position requires education, you must submit copies of your transcripts and if required for the position, submit an active, current registration/license.
    • Veterans: If claiming VEOA, VRA or 30% Disabled Veteran - Submit VOW certification memo or copy of the official DD-Form 214, which must include the character of service (i.e., with an honorable or general discharge). This will be annotated in block 24 on member copy 2, 4, or 7 of the DD-Form 214. If claiming 30% Disabled Veteran, you must also submit a VA Letter or a disability determination from a branch of the Armed Forces. NOTE: All veterans claiming 10-point preference must also submit a SF-15.
    • Current or Former Federal Civilian Employees (includes current Air Force employees): You must submit a legible copy of a SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action. The SF-50, block 24 must contain "1" or "2" AND block 34 must be a "1". Employees eligible under an OPM approved interchange agreement, block 34 may contain a "1" or "2".
    ACTIVE DUTY SERVICE MEMBERS: The VOW Act requires federal agencies to treat an eligible active duty service member as a veteran, disabled veteran, and preference eligible (as applicable) when applying for civil service positions before the effective release or discharge date. Appointment of military members before the release or discharge date is permissible if the member is on terminal leave. At the time the active duty member applies for a civil position, he or she must submit a "certification" memo in lieu of a DD-Form 214, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty. Active duty members applying for a civil service position without submitting a valid certification memo or DD-Form 214 with their application will render the member ineligible for the position. The certification memo must originate from the member's military service branch on official letterhead and contain the following:
    • Name/Rank/Grade of Service Member
    • Branch of Armed Forces
    • Dates of Active Service (Start and End Date(s)
    • Expected Date of Discharge/Release from Active Duty
    • Terminal leave start date (if applicable)
    • Expected character of service/discharge and type of separation (i.e. separation or retirement)
    • Must be certified within 120 days of anticipated discharge
    • Signature by, or by direction of the adjutant, personnel office, unit commander, or higher headquarters commander.
    Note: The VOW Act provides tentative preference. If appointed, a DD Form-214 must be submitted upon receipt.

    OPTIONAL DOCUMENTS:
    Performance Appraisals for Current Federal Civilian Employees - Most recent performance appraisals (dated within last 3 years) showing the official rating of record, signed by a supervisor, or statement why the performance appraisal is unavailable.
    Awards for Current Federal Civilian employees - List any awards received within the last 3 years on the resume.
    Note: Applicant must not submit award SF50s-Notification of Personnel Actions (SF50s).
  • Benefits

    Benefits

    A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding. Learn more about federal benefits.

    Review our benefits

    Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.


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This job is open to

  • Career transition (CTAP, ICTAP, RPL)

    Federal employees who meet the definition of a "surplus" or "displaced" employee.

  • Federal employees - Competitive service

    Current or former competitive service federal employees.

  • Federal employees - Excepted service

    Current excepted service federal employees.

  • Land & base management

    Certain current or former term or temporary federal employees of a land or base management agency.

  • Military spouses

  • Veterans



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