Maintenance Worker - Department Of The Interior - Capulin, NM

Job Title:Maintenance Worker (MVO)
Department:Department Of The Interior
Agency:National Park Service
Job Announcement Number:IMDE-15-290

SALARY RANGE:

$13.38 to $15.59 / Per Hour

OPEN PERIOD:

Tuesday, April 28, 2015 to Tuesday, May 5, 2015

SERIES & GRADE:

WG-4749-04

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Temporary NTE 1039 Hours

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

04

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy in the following location:
Capulin, NM

WHO MAY APPLY:

United States Citizens

SECURITY CLEARANCE:

Not Applicable

SUPERVISORY STATUS:

No

JOB SUMMARY:


Experience your America and build a fulfilling career by joining the National Park Service, as we prepare for a second century of Stewardship and Engagement.  Become a part of our mission to connect with our past and create important connections to the future by building a rich and lasting legacy for the next generation of park visitors, supporters and advocates. For more information about the National Park Service, click National Park Service.



WHO MAY BE CONSIDERED: Open to all qualified U.S. citizens. You do not have to be a current or former government employee to be considered for this position.

This recruitment will be used to fill seasonal appointments. These appointments are not to exceed 1039 hours in a twelve month period, although positions may be terminated sooner or extended depending on management needs.

Anticipated Entry on Duty date will be late-May, 2015.

TRAVEL REQUIRED

  • Not Required

RELOCATION AUTHORIZED

  • No

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • U.S. Citizenship Required
  • Appointment subject to background investigation and favorable adjudication.
  • Current valid state drivers license is required.

DUTIES:

The incumbent assist higher graded workers in a variety of simple and routine building maintenance, simple and routine basic maintenance duties: basic carpentry, masonry, basic plumbing, painting interior and exterior surfaces. Will perform custodial duties throughout all park facilities and housing areas cleaning  porta-johns, visitor center restrooms, lobby area, comfort stations, offices and  maintenance shop area; Collect trash, litter and recycle in all park facilities; Perform inventory of chemicals, supplies and restocking supplies and chemicals; Will perform a variety of ground maintenance duties such as: mowing, trimming lawn areas, remove weeds, trims along trails, fences, maintain grounds, picnic areas and sweep walkways and other common areas; Will operate light automotive equipment and utilize gasoline powered mowing and trimming equipment and power and hand tools and drives pickup trucks up to one ton.  For additional job and/or duty location information, please call Catharine Walker at 575-278-2201 x220. For questions on the application process, please call Rebecca Snavley at 303-969-2630.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: May lift, carry, set up and handle tools, parts, equipment and materials that weigh up to or over 50 pounds unassisted. May work from ladders, platforms, scaffolds and perform work or repairs in hard to reach places and positions. Requires standing, stooping, bending, kneeling and climbing in tiring and uncomfortable positions. Required to operate standard hand and power tools.
WORK ENVIRONMENT: Work in performed inside and outside. Incumbent is subject to climatic extremes in all weather conditions. Work conditions may be dusty, greasy and noisy. There is exposure to fumes and the possibility of bruises, burns, scrapes and cuts.
AREA INFORMATION/HOUSING INFORMATION:  Capulin Volcano National Monument is located 30 miles east of Raton, NM, 55 miles west of Clayton, NM. Elevations range from 7242 to 8200 feet. Limited services are available near Capulin Volcano in Des Moines, Capulin, and Folsom, NM.  Raton and Clayton have medical services, housing, and shopping. Capulin Volcano erupted between 56,000 and 62,000 years ago. Capulin's conical form rises more than 1,300 feet above surrounding High Plains. Although Capulin is primarily known for its volcanic geology, the park boasts a rich diversity of plant and animal life. The arid grasslands of the Great Plains and the forests of the Rocky Mountains combine at Capulin to form a unique ecotone which provides habitat for 73 species of birds in addition to numerous other animals.
Government housing is not available.

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

All qualifications must be met by the closing date of this announcement, Tuesday, May 05, 2015. Qualifying experience may be obtained in the private or public sectors.
QUALIFICATIONS: To be eligible for this position, you must possess the qualifying specialized experience as well as selective factors as described in the occupational/assessment questionnaire and as outlined below.

Applicants must be physically fit and must possess the knowledge, skills, and abilities of the elements listed in Section 25 of the Online Occupational Questionnaire to perform the duties of the position at the level for which they are applying. A specific length of time and experience is not required; however you must be able to demonstrate through experience shown in your written application, that you possess sufficient knowledge, skill and ability to perform the duties of the position without more than normal supervision. Examples of experience for this position include: Specialized experience that demonstrates the ability to perform basic carpentry, plumbing, painting, masonry, grounds maintenance, operating light automotive equipment and driving pickup trucks up to 1 ton. All qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement. You must meet level 2 on the screen out factor/element of the ability to do the work of a Maintenance Worker (MVO) without more than normal supervision and an average of level 2 on all factors/elements in the occupational assessment questionnaire.
Must have a current valid state drivers license.



Requirements1.National Park Service (NPS) uniformed position. Employee will be required to wear a uniform and comply with NPS uniform standards. A uniform allowance will be provided to defray the cost of the uniform.
2.  Applicants must possess a valid state drivers license. This position requires that you operate a government (or private) motor vehicle as part of your official duties. A valid state drivers license is required. As a condition of employment, you will be required to submit a completed GSA Form 3607, Motor Vehicle Operator's License and Driving Record. You must also submit (within a state sealed envelope or submitted directly by the state authorities), and at your own expense, all certified driving records from all states that discloses all valid drivers licenses, whether current or past, possessed by you. If you are tentatively selected for employment in this position, you will be required to complete GSA Form 3607 and submit the above state issued documents. Your employment, after your tentative selection, will be contingent upon receipt of these documents in a timely manner and that those documents establish, to the satisfaction of the selecting official, that you possess a valid drivers license.
3. Holiday and weekend work will be required.

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PSE AUTOMOTIVE TECHNICIAN - United States Postal Service - LOS ANGELES, CA

Branch
Los Angeles District

Job Posting Period
04/27/2015 - 05/02/2015
This job has an exam requirement. Currently, applicants for this posting who do not yet have an exam score are being
invited to take the exam. Examining will continue until capacity has been reached.

Job Title
PSE AUTOMOTIVE TECHNICIAN

Facility Location
LOS ANGELES
7001 S CENTRAL AVE
LOS ANGELES, CA 90052-9998

CONTACT INFORMATION: Maricela L. Lujan, HR Generalist 323-586-1807 maricela.l.lujan@usps.gov or Melissa J.
Madere, Field Recruiter 323-586-3791 melissa.j.madere@usps.gov
Position Information
TITLE: PSE AUTOMOTIVE TECHNICIAN
FLSA DESIGNATION: Non-Exempt
OCCUPATION CODE: 2395-0003
NON-SCHEDULED DAYS: VARIES
HOURS: VARIES
Postal Support Employee#s (PSE) hold temporary appointments for periods not-to-exceed 360 days. Subsequent
appointments after a 5 day break in service may be offered but are not guaranteed and should not be expected because the
use of PSEs is discretionary and subject to business needs.
PSEs can be scheduled any hours and the position is intended to be very flexible, including weekends and holidays as
needed. PSEs must be available to work when needed.
DRIVING REQUIRED: Applicants must have a valid state drivers license, a safe driving record, and at least two years of
documented driving experience.
SALARY RANGE: $16.97 per hour paid bi-weekly
FINANCE NUMBER: 54532
BENEFIT INFORMATION: This is a non-career position, which may lead to a career position depending on organizational
needs. Limited benefits include paid time off at the rate of 1 hour for every 20 paid hours, and contractual pay raises. After
one year of service, PSEs may be eligible for health insurance under the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program with a
Postal Service premium contribution, dental and vision insurance through the Federal Employees Dental and Vision
Insurance Program, and long term care insurance through the Federal Long Term Care Insurance Program.
Persons Eligible to Apply
Veterans who are entitled to veterans preference and/or covered by the Veterans Employment Opportunity Act may apply for
any posted position.
Applicants must have a valid drivers license, a safe driving record, and at least two or more years of unsupervised
experience driving passenger cars or larger. The driving must have taken place in the U.S. or its possessions or territories or
in U.S. military installations worldwide.
All applicants must apply on line at www.usps.com/employment. Paper or Emailed Applications for Employment will not be
accepted in person or by email. You must have a valid email address to apply for this position. Communication regarding
employment opportunities, examinations, interviews and background checks will be conveyed by email.
NOTE: We will communicate with you by email concerning your application, so it is very important that you are able to
receive our messages. Please add the following email domain addresses to your contact list right away to allow
correspondence, especially if you use SPAM blocking software, use a yahoo or gmail account, or use a work or military email
address!
@usps.gov @psionline.com @geninfo.com
EXAM REQUIRED: If you are invited to take this test, instructions regarding the exam process will be sent via email once
you successfully submit your online application. Please ensure you can receive messages from our test vendor and follow
instructions carefully so you can be considered for this employment opportunity!
NOTICE TO CURRENT NON-CAREER POSTAL SERVICE EMPLOYEES - Current non-career Postal Service employees
who wish to apply for this vacancy must go to usps.com/employment and use your existing eCareer Profile to apply. Do not
log into LiteBlue; if you logged into LiteBlue, log out and close your browser before going to usps.com/employment.
Functional Purpose
Assists with, and performs, a variety of routine and complex repairs and scheduled maintenance services in the maintenance
of USPS motor vehicles, particularly tractor trailers.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
1. Diagnoses operating difficulties on a variety of vehicles and performs operational checks on engines; its major supporting
systems, parts, components, assemblies; including emissions systems, electrical, computer and electronic controlled
components.
2. Performs various computerized and electronic diagnostic tests using specialized equipment; interprets trouble codes and
other information from electronic scanners and test analyzers; uses reference materials such as service manuals and wiring
schematics to determine operational difficulties, drivability problems and evaluates performance efficiency.
3. Conducts visual and auditory vehicle inspections, road calls and road tests before and after maintenance and repairs;
annotates vehicle problems on work orders.
4. Provides technical guidance and instructions to mechanics and technicians on more difficult repairs and in the use of
specialized computer-aided diagnostic equipment.
5. Performs maintenance and repairs resulting from normal preventive maintenance inspections.
6. Prepares and updates vehicle records, maintains vehicle records; annotates labor time, parts and/or equipment and other
pertinent data on work orders.
7. Performs engine tune-ups; removes, replaces, adjusts, cleans parts components, assemblies and accessories; uses a
variety of specialized test equipment to adjust systems and components to prescribed operating tolerances.
8. Troubleshoots malfunctioning vehicles resulting from road calls and identifies improperly functioning part(s) and repairs or
replaces.
9. Repairs and replaces major components including transmissions, differentials, brake systems, power assist units, steering
and suspension assemblies.
10. Follows established safe work methods, procedures and safety precautions while performing all duties. Complies with all
postal, local, state and federal environmental regulations and policies.
11. Performs other duties as assigned.
SUPERVISION
Supervisor of unit to which assigned.
The United States Postal Service has the following excellent and challenging employment opportunity for highly motivated
and innovative individuals. Successful candidates must demonstrate through a combination of education, training, and
experience the following requirements:
Requirements
1. Additional Provisions:
For positions requiring driving, applicants must have a valid state driver's license, and demonstrate and maintain a safe
driving record. Employees may be required to drive motor vehicles in all kinds of traffic and road conditions.
2. Physical Requirements:
Applicants must be physically able to perform efficiently the duties of the position with or without reasonable accommodation.
Applicant must qualify on Battery Exam 943 and applicants who qualify may then be scheduled for Bench Test 941 to
demonstrate their technical skills.
Qualified applicants must successfully pass a pre-employment drug screening to meet the U.S. Postal Service's requirement
to be drug free. Applicants must also be a U.S. citizen or have permanent resident alien status.

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MAIL HANDLER ASSISTANT - United States Postal Service - DES MOINES, IA

Branch
Hawkeye District

Job Posting Period
04/27/2015 - 05/03/2015
This job has an exam requirement. Currently, applicants for this posting who do not yet have an exam score are being
invited to take the exam. Examining will continue until capacity has been reached.

Job Title
MAIL HANDLER ASSISTANT

Facility Location
DES MOINES
1165 2ND AVE
DES MOINES, IA 50318-9997
CONTACT INFORMATION: Kathy Anderson, Secretary, 515-283-7650

Position Information
TITLE: MAIL HANDLER ASSISTANT
FLSA DESIGNATION: Non-Exempt
OCCUPATION CODE: 2315-0085
NON-SCHEDULED DAYS: VARIES
HOURS: VARIES
MHAs hold temporary appointments for periods not-to-exceed 360 days. Subsequent appointments after a 5-day break in
service may be offered but are not guaranteed and should not be expected because the use of MHAs is discretionary and
subject to business needs. MHAs can be scheduled any hours. The position is intended to be very flexible, including
weekends and holidays as needed. MHAs must be available to work when needed.
SALARY RANGE: $14.37 per hour paid bi-weekly
FINANCE NUMBER: 182414
BENEFIT INFORMATION: This is a non-career position, which may lead to a career position depending on organizational
needs. Limited benefits include paid time off at the rate of 1 hour for every 20 paid hours, and contractual pay raises. Upon
hire, MHAs are immediately eligible to enroll in the USPS Non-Career Employee Health Benefits Plan with a Postal Service
premium contribution. After one year of service, MHAs may also be eligible for health insurance under the Federal
Employees Health Benefits Program, dental and vision insurance through the Federal Employees Dental and Vision
Insurance Program, and long term care insurance through the Federal Long Term Care Insurance Program.
Persons Eligible to Apply
Veterans who are entitled to veterans preference and/or covered by the Veterans Employment Opportunity Act may apply for
any posted position.
All applicants must apply on line at www.usps.com/employment. Paper or Emailed Applications for Employment will not be
accepted in person or by email. You must have a valid email address to apply for this position. Communication regarding
employment opportunities, examinations, interviews and background checks will be conveyed by email.
NOTE: We will communicate with you by email concerning your application, so it is very important that you are able to
receive our messages. Please add the following email domain addresses to your contact list right away to allow
correspondence, especially if you use SPAM blocking software, use a yahoo or gmail account, or use a work or military email
address!
@usps.gov @psionline.com @geninfo.com
EXAM REQUIRED: If you are invited to take this test, instructions regarding the exam process will be sent via email once
you successfully submit your online application. Please ensure you can receive messages from our test vendor and follow
instructions carefully so you can be considered for this employment opportunity!
NOTICE TO CURRENT NON-CAREER POSTAL SERVICE EMPLOYEES - Current non-career Postal Service employees
who wish to apply for this vacancy must go to usps.com/employment and use your existing eCareer Profile to apply. Do not
log into LiteBlue; if you logged into LiteBlue, log out and close your browser before going to usps.com/employment.
Functional Purpose
Loads, unloads, and moves bulk mail and performs other duties incidental to the movement and processing of mail.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
1. Unloads mail from trucks. Separates all mail received from trucks and conveyors for dispatch to other conveying units
and separates and delivers mail for delivery to distribution areas.
2. Places empty sacks or pouches on racks, labels them where prearranged or where racks are plainly marked, dumps mail
from sacks, cuts ties, faces letter mail, carries mail to distributors for processing, places processed mail into sacks, removes
filled sacks and pouches from racks and closes and locks sacks and pouches. Picks up sacks, pouches, and outside pieces,
separates outgoing bulk mails for dispatch and loads mail onto trucks.
3. Handles and sacks empty equipment; inspects empty equipment for mail and restrings sacks.
4. Cancels stamps on parcel post, operates cancelling machines, and carries mail from cancelling machine to distribution
area.
5. Assists in supply and slip rooms and operates copy machine and related office equipment.
6. In addition, may perform any of the following duties: make occasional simple distribution of parcel post mail that requires
no scheme knowledge; operate electric fork lifts; rewrap damaged parcels; weigh incoming sacks; clean and sweep work
areas, offices rest rooms, and trucks where work is not performed by a regular cleaner.
7. Operates equipment and machinery assigned to the jurisdiction of the Mail Handler Union.
8. Performs other duties as assigned.
SUPERVISION
Supervisor, Distribution Operations, or other designated supervisor.
The United States Postal Service has the following excellent and challenging employment opportunity for highly motivated
and innovative individuals. Successful candidates must demonstrate through a combination of education, training, and
experience the following requirements:
Requirements
1. FUNCTION
Loads, unloads, and moves bulk mail, and performs other duties incidental to the movement and processing of mail.
DESCRIPTION OF WORK
See the Standard Position Description for the Occupation Code given above.
EXAMINATION REQUIREMENTS
Applicants must successfully complete Postal Service Test 473, which includes the following measures of job-related
knowledge, skills, and abilities:
A. Address Checking B. Forms Completion C. Coding & Memory D. Personal Characteristics and Experience Inventory
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
Applicants must be physically able to perform efficiently the duties of the position with or without reasonable accommodation.
Duties require arduous exertion involving lifting, carrying, prolonged standing, walking, pushing, bending and reaching, and
may involve the handling of heavy containers of mail and parcels weighing up to 70 pounds.
ADDITIONAL PROVISIONS
Mail Handlers must work in an industrial plant environment for their assigned tour and days of work. Mail Handlers must
follow Postal Service policies and procedures for personal conduct at work, including adhering to rules and regulations.
Qualified applicants must successfully pass a pre-employment drug screening to meet the U.S. Postal Service's requirement
to be drug free. Applicants must also be a U.S. citizen or have permanent resident alien status.

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PSE MAIL PROCESSING CLERK - United States Postal Service - NEW YORK, NY

Branch
New York District

Job Posting Period
04/27/2015 - 05/01/2015
This job has an exam requirement. Currently, applicants for this posting who do not yet have an exam score are being
invited to take the exam. Examining will continue until capacity has been reached.

Job Title
PSE MAIL PROCESSING CLERK

Facility Location
MORGAN P&DC
341 9TH AVE
NEW YORK, NY 10199-9701

Position Information
TITLE: PSE MAIL PROCESSING CLERK
SALARY: $15.63 PER HOUR
GRADE: - 06
FLSA DESIGNATION: Non-Exempt
OCCUPATION CODE: 2395-0018
NON-SCHEDULED DAYS: ROTATING SCHEDULE
HOURS: VARIOUS WORK HOURS. MUST BE HIGHLY FLEXIBLE
Applicants must apply on line at www.usps.com. Exam is required there is no fee for the exam. You must have a valid email
address to apply for all positions with the USPS. Paper Applications for Employment and telephone calls will not be
accepted. All communication regarding employment opportunities, examinations, interviews and background checks will be
conveyed by email. This is a non-career position which may lead to a career position depending on organizational needs.
Read the job posting carefully before you start completing your online application.
IMPORTANT NOTE: ADD THE FOLLOWING EMAIL ADDRESSES TO YOUR CONTACT LIST:
eCareer Workflow@usps.gov
usps support@panpowered.com
USPSEService@geninfo.com
NY District-eCareer@usps.gov
Free email addresses are available from a number of sources for example (www.google.com, www.yahoo.com,
www.aol.com and www.hotmail.com). It is necessary for you to keep a record of your User Name and Password.
Note: Not all browsers support the application. For Linux and MAC OS X operating systems, only Mozilla 1.75 and firefox1.9
browsers are supported. For Apple Leopard OS you will have to set your browser to enable java scripting.
SALARY RANGE: 15.63 USD Bi-weekly
FINANCE NUMBER: 355831
BENEFIT INFORMATION: Benefits limited, include paid vacation days, pay raises and eligible for health insurance after the
first 360 day term and upon reappointment for another 360 day term.
SALARY RANGE: $15.63 per hour bi-weekly
FINANCE NUMBER: 355831
BENEFIT INFORMATION: The salary will be based on previous experience, salary history, and current postal pay policies.
We offer excellent benefits including health and life insurance, retirement plan, savings/investment plan with employer
contribution, flexible spending, flextime scheduling of core work hours, annual and sick leave.
Persons Eligible to Apply
Age requirement must be 18 years at the time of appointment or 16 years with a high school diploma. Must be able to
demonstrate basic English competency. A local criminal background check is required prior to employment. Applicants must
provide work history for 7 years or to your 16th birthday, whichever is most recent, may include volunteer work and you must
account for all periods of unemployment.
Current non career employees who wish to apply must use or create a new external email account and candidate profile.
Males born after December 31, 1959 must be registered with Selective Service to work for the USPS. You can verify your
selective service registration on line at www.ssr.gov (certain exceptions apply). Veterans who are entitled to veterans'
preference and/or covered by the Veterans Employment Opportunity Act may apply for any position for the USPS.
Candidates will need to be present for interviews.
Current active duty military and career federal employees are not eligible for temporary postal employment.
Functional Purpose
Performs a variety of clerk duties required to process mail using automated mail processing equipment or manual methods
of sortation and distribution.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
1. Makes one or more sortations of outgoing and/or incoming mail using the appropriate sort program or manual distribution
scheme.
2. On a rotation basis, performs all of the following duties: loads mail onto automated equipment, culling out
non-processable items; enters sort plan and starts equipment; monitors flow of mail to ensure continuous feed; sweeps
separated mail from bins stackers; and stops equipment when distribution run or operation is completed. Runs machine
reports, clears jams and contacts maintenance for assistance when required.
3. Prepares work area, ensuring all necessary support equipment and materials, including labels, trays, and other
containers, are in place.
4. Removes sorted mail from bins or separations and places into appropriate trays or containers for further processing or
dispatch based on knowledge of operating plans and dispatch schedules, or at the instruction of supervisors or expediters;
may riffle or verify mail to ensure sortation accuracy as needed.
5. In addition, may perform any of the following duties: provide service at public window for non-financial transactions;
maintain records of mails; examine balances in advance deposit accounts; and record and bill mail requiring special service.
6. Follows established safe work methods, procedures and safety precautions while performing all duties.
7. Performs other duties as assigned.
SUPERVISION
Supervisor of unit to which assigned.
The United States Postal Service has the following excellent and challenging employment opportunity for highly motivated
and innovative individuals. Successful candidates must demonstrate through a combination of education, training, and
experience the following requirements:
Requirements
1. Physical Requirements:
Applicants must be physically able to perform efficiently the duties of the position with or without reasonable accommodation.
Qualified applicants must successfully pass a pre-employment drug screening to meet the U.S. Postal Service's requirement
to be drug free. Applicants must also be a U.S. citizen or have permanent resident alien status.

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CASUAL - United States Postal Service - ABILENE, TX

Branch
Fort Worth District

Job Posting Period
04/27/2015 - 05/06/2015

Job Title
CASUAL

Facility Location
ABILENE MAIL PROCESSING
1020 E OVERLAND TRL
ABILENE, TX 79601-9997
FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION CONTACT: KATHY PEPE @ 325-672-1020

ATTENTION! We will communicate with you by email concerning your application, so it is very important that you are able to
receive our messages. Please add the following email addresses to your contact list right away to allow correspondence,
especially if you use SPAM blocking software, use a yahoo account, or use a work or military email address!
ecareerworkflow@usps.gov usps_support@panpowered.com USPSeServices@geninfo.com

Position Information
Hours and schedule will vary according to the needs of the facility.
Appointments are allowed up to 360 days per year.
SALARY RANGE: 10.00 PER HOUR
FINANCE NUMBER: 480014
BENEFIT INFORMATION: The salary will be based on current postal pay policies.
Persons Eligible to Apply
Applicants, except those who are on active military duty, preference eligibles, or Veterans Employment Opportunity Act
(VEOA) eligible, must live within a 50-mile radius in order to be eligible for this position because the work is performed in the
Facility Location and candidates will need to be present to screening activities, including an interview.
Note: Veterans who are entitled to veterans' preference and /or covered by the by the VEOA may apply for any
externally-announced position.
Functional Purpose
Performs mail handling, mail processing, or a combination of such duties on a supplemental basis.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
1. Separates all classes of mail.
2. Culls, faces, and cancels mail
3. Loads, unloads, and moves bulk mail. Empties mail from mail containers (bags, hampers, etc.) and loads mail into mail
containers. Performs other duties incidental to the moving and processing of mail and related mail handling equipment.
4. In addition, may perform other miscellaneous duties, as assigned.
5. Exercises normal protective care for equipment and materials used.
6. Exercises a normal regard for safety of self and others.
7. Operates equipment assigned to the jurisdiction of the Mail Handler Craft.
SUPERVISION
Supervisor of unit to which assigned.
The United States Postal Service has the following excellent and challenging employment opportunity for highly motivated
and innovative individuals. Successful candidates must demonstrate through a combination of education, training, and
experience the following requirements:
Requirements
ALL APPLICANTS MUST APPLY @ www.usps.com
PAPER APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED
ONLY SERIOUS APPLICANTS NEED APPLY
No test is required at this time.
Qualified applicants must successfully pass a pre-employment drug screening to meet the U.S. Postal Service's requirement
to be drug free. Applicants must also be a U.S. citizen or have permanent resident alien status.

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CITY CARRIER ASSISTANT 1 - United States Postal Service - USA

Branch
Dakotas District

Job Posting Period
04/27/2015 - 05/02/2015

This job has an exam requirement. Currently, applicants for this posting who do not yet have an exam score are being
invited to take the exam. Examining will continue until capacity has been reached.

CITY CARRIER ASSISTANT 1
Facility Location
MINOT
117 5TH AVE SW
MINOT, ND 58701-9998
CONTACT INFORMATION: Michelle Hanson, Postmaster, 701-857-6121

Other locations:
Baltimore, MD
ANSON, TX
New York, NY
SANTA ANA/IRVINE/ORANGE COUNTY, CA
FORT COLLINS, CO
BUFFALO, NY

Position Information
TITLE: CITY CARRIER ASSISTANT 1
FLSA DESIGNATION: Non-Exempt
OCCUPATION CODE: 2310-0045
NON-SCHEDULED DAYS: VARIES
HOURS: VARIES
CCAs may be required to work any day of the week, including weekends and holidays as scheduled.
CCAs hold temporary appointments for periods not-to-exceed 360 days. Subsequent appointments after a 5 day break in
service may be offered but are not guaranteed and should not be expected because the use of CCAs is discretionary and
subject to business needs.
DRIVING REQUIRED: Applicants must have a valid state drivers license, a safe driving record, and at least two years of
documented driving experience.
SALARY RANGE: $15.68 per hour paid bi-weekly
FINANCE NUMBER: 376288
BENEFIT INFORMATION: This is a non-career position, which may lead to a career position depending on organizational
needs. Limited benefits include paid time off at the rate of 1 hour for every 20 paid hours, and contractual pay raises. Upon
hire, you are immediately eligible to enroll in the USPS Non-Career Employee Health Benefits Plan with a Postal Service
premium contribution. After one year of service, CCAs may also be eligible for health insurance under the Federal
Employees Health Benefits Program, dental and vision insurance through the Federal Employees Dental and Vision
Insurance Program, and long term care insurance through the Federal Long Term Care Insurance Program.
Persons Eligible to Apply
Veterans who are entitled to veterans preference and/or covered by the Veterans Employment Opportunity Act may apply for
any posted position.
Applicants must have a valid drivers license, a safe driving record, and at least two or more years of unsupervised
experience driving passenger cars or larger. The driving must have taken place in the U.S. or its possessions or territories or
in U.S. military installations worldwide.
All applicants must apply on line at www.usps.com/employment. Paper or Emailed Applications for Employment will not be
accepted in person or by email. You must have a valid email address to apply for this position. Communication regarding
employment opportunities, examinations, interviews and background checks will be conveyed by email.
NOTE: We will communicate with you by email concerning your application, so it is very important that you are able to
receive our messages. Please add the following email domain addresses to your contact list right away to allow
correspondence, especially if you use SPAM blocking software, use a yahoo or gmail account, or use a work or military email
address!
@usps.gov @psionline.com @geninfo.com
EXAM REQUIRED: If you are invited to take this test, instructions regarding the exam process will be sent via email once
you successfully submit your online application. Please ensure you can receive messages from our test vendor and follow
instructions carefully so you can be considered for this employment opportunity!
NOTICE TO CURRENT NON-CAREER POSTAL SERVICE EMPLOYEES - Current non-career Postal Service employees
who wish to apply for this vacancy must go to usps.com/employment and use your existing eCareer Profile to apply. Do not
log into LiteBlue; if you logged into LiteBlue, log out and close your browser before going to usps.com/employment.
Functional Purpose
Delivers and collects mail on foot or by vehicle under varying road and weather conditions in a prescribed area; maintains
professional and effective public relations with customers and others, requiring a general familiarity with postal laws,
regulations, products and procedures commonly used, and geography of the area.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
1. Routes or cases all classes of mail in sequence of delivery along an established route. Rearranges and relabels cases
as required.
2. Withdraws mail from the distribution case and prepares it in sequence for efficient delivery independently or by another
carrier along an established route. Prepares and separates all classes of mail to be carried by truck to relay boxes along
route for subsequent delivery.
3. Handles undeliverable mail in accordance with established procedures.
4. Delivers mail along a prescribed route, on foot or by vehicle, on a regular schedule, picking up additional mail from relay
boxes as needed. Collects mail from street letter boxes and accepts letters from mailing from customers; on certain routes
may deliver mail that consists exclusively of parcel post, or the collection of mail.
5. Uses portable electronic scanner as instructed.
6. Delivers and collects charges on customs, postage-due, and C.O.D. mail matter. Delivers and obtains receipts for
registered and certain insured mail. Signs for such matter, except insured mail, at the post office before beginning route and
accounts for it upon return by payments of the amounts collected and delivery of of receipts taken.
7. Deposits in the post office mail collected on the route upon returning from the route.
8. Checks, and corrects if necessary, mailing cards from advertisers bearing names and addresses of customers or former
customers on the route.
9. Furnishes customers with postal information and provides change of address cards and other postal forms as needed.
10. Reports to supervisor all unusual incidents or conditions relating to mail delivery, including condition of street letter
boxes and centralized delivery equipment.
11. Becomes proficient, when assigned to a route, in the casing of mail on other routes as assigned.
12. Works professionally with other employees in the office.
13. May as a CCA, perform clerical duties and be required to pass examinations on scheme of city primary distribution.
14. In addition, may perform any of the following duties: check hotels and other establishments to ensure that mail for
residents undeliverable as addressed is not improperly held; deliver stamps or other paper supplies to contract or classified
stations and other designated delivery points; serves at carriers' delivery window; receive and register where practical, all
letters and packages of first-class matter properly offered for registration; case mail and make deliveries on other routes as
assigned.
SUPERVISION
Supervisor, Customer Services, or other designated supervisor.
The United States Postal Service has the following excellent and challenging employment opportunity for highly motivated
and innovative individuals. Successful candidates must demonstrate through a combination of education, training, and
experience the following requirements:
Requirements
1. REQUIREMENTS:
EXAMINATION REQUIREMENTS
Applicants must successfully complete Postal Service Test 473, which includes the following measures of job-related
knowledge, skills, and abilities:
A. Address Checking B. Forms Completion C. Coding & Memory D. Personal Characteristics and Experience Inventory
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
Applicants must be physically able to efficiently perform the duties of the position with or without reasonable accommodation.
CCA duties require arduous exertion involving prolonged standing, walking, bending and reaching, and may involve handling
heavy containers of mail weighing up to the allowable maximum mailing weight.
ADDITIONAL PROVISIONS
CCAs must work their assigned tour and days of work. CCAs must follow Postal Service policies and procedures for
personal conduct at work, including adhering to rules and regulations.
CCAs are required to provide service to the public. They must maintain a neat and professional appearance and demeanor
in such interactions, including wearing an approved uniform.
Applicants must have a valid state driver's license, and demonstrate and maintain a safe driving record.
Qualified applicants must successfully pass a pre-employment drug screening to meet the U.S. Postal Service's requirement
to be drug free. Applicants must also be a U.S. citizen or have permanent resident alien status.


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Program Support Assistant - Department Of Health And Human Services - Rockville, MD

Job Title:Program Support Assistant (OA)
Department:Department Of Health And Human Services
Agency:Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
Job Announcement Number:HHS-SAMHSA-DE-15-1380924

SALARY RANGE:

$43,057.00 to $61,994.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Monday, April 27, 2015 to Thursday, April 30, 2015

SERIES & GRADE:

GS-0303-07/08

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Permanent

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

8

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy in the following location:
Rockville, MD

WHO MAY APPLY:

United States Citizens

SECURITY CLEARANCE:

Public Trust - Background Investigation

SUPERVISORY STATUS:

No

JOB SUMMARY:


Become a part of the Department that touches the lives of every American!  At the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) you can give back to your community, state, and country by making a difference in the lives of Americans everywhere.  It is the principal agency for protecting the health of citizens.  Join HHS and help to make our world healthier, safer, and better for all Americans.

 
This position is located in the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), within the Center for Mental Health Services (CMHS), Division of Prevention, Traumatic Stress and Special Programs (DPTSSP) located in Rockville, MD.

This vacancy is also being announced concurrently with vacancy announcement HHS-SAMHSA-MP-13-1380937 under merit promotion procedures.  Please review that announcement to see if you are eligible for consideration under merit promotion procedures.  NOTE:  Applicants must apply separately for each announcement in order to be considered.

This announcement may be used to fill multiple positions in multiple locations.

TRAVEL REQUIRED

  • Not Required

RELOCATION AUTHORIZED

  • No

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • U.S. Citizenship is required.
  • Background investigation required.

DUTIES:

Provides program support of work related to the Block/Discretionary Grant process.
Performs a variety of duties related to the operation of program coordination and monitoring of activities in the preparation, execution and/or tracking of grants, cooperative agreements and contracts.
Provides administrative support in scheduling, timekeeping, and making travel arrangements for senior management and staff.
Maintains correspondence filing systems.
Composes correspondence using office automation equipment and/or software.
Prepares audits and final reports.
Creates databases and tracking systems for the purpose of data collection, invoices and inventories.
 

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:


GS-07: Have one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-06 level of Federal service.  Examples of specialized experience include: the ability to multitask, knowledge of administrative functions of an organization, and knowledge of administrative practices and procedures to provide administrative support to an organization, which includes scheduling visits and conferences, arranging travel, providing administrative support for grants or cooperative agreements, maintaining a file system, and timekeeping. As well as experience interacting with people, and knowledge of clerical and administrative functions, and standard maintenance of automated tracking systems and preparation of non-technical correspondence.
GS-08: Have one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-07 level of Federal service. Examples of specialized experience include: Knowledge of the functions, organization, procedures, and methods of an organization to perform support work.  The individual should possess the ability to multitask, coordinate administrative program efforts for an organization, and have knowledge of data gathering techniques.  It requires experience with the grant submission process, which includes monitoring the preparation, execution and tracking of grants, cooperative agreements or contracts using automated tracking systems.  Maintains files, arranges travel, schedule visits or conferences, timekeeping and create standard operating procedures (SOPs) as they certain to the grant process. 
AND

In addition to meeting specialized experience requirements, applicants must have proficiency in the following
skill:

Typing 40 WPM based on a five-minute sample, with three or fewer errors.




Conditions of Employment:

1. Security and Background Requirements:  If not previously completed, a background security investigation will be required for all appointees.  Appointment will be subject to the applicant's successful completion of a background security investigation and favorable adjudication.  Failure to successfully meet these requirements may be grounds for appropriate personnel action.  In addition, if hired, a background security reinvestigation or supplemental investigation may be required at a later time.  Applicants are also advised that all information concerning qualifications is subject to investigation.  False representation may be grounds for non-consideration, non-selection and/or appropriate disciplinary action.

2. E-Verify:  If you are selected for this position, the documentation that you present for purposes of completing the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Form I-9 will be verified through the DHS "E-Verify" System.  Federal law requires DHS to use the E-Verify System to verify employment eligibility of all new hires, and as a condition of continued employment obligates the new hire to take affirmative steps to resolve any discrepancies identified by the system.  The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is an E-Verify Participant.

3. Direct Deposit:  All Federal employees are required to have Federal salary payments made by direct deposit to a financial institution of their choosing.

4. All qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of the announcement.

5. Financial disclosure statement may be required.

6. One-year probationary period may be required.

7. Travel, transportation, and relocation expenses will be paid: No

8. Bargaining Unit Position: Yes

9. Drug Screening Required: No

10. Recruitment incentives may be authorized: No

11. Student loan repayment incentive authorized: No

12. Annual leave for non-federal service authorized: No


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Medical Clerk - Department of the Army - Carlisle Barracks, PA

Job Title:Medical Clerk (OA)
Department:Department of the Army
Agency:U.S. Army Medical Command
Job Announcement Number:NEDQ155344001386985D

SALARY RANGE:

$28,553.00 to $37,121.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Monday, April 27, 2015 to Friday, May 8, 2015

SERIES & GRADE:

GS-0679-04

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Permanent

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy in the following location:
Carlisle Barracks, PA

WHO MAY APPLY:

United States Citizens

SECURITY CLEARANCE:

Not Applicable

SUPERVISORY STATUS:

No

JOB SUMMARY:

Civilian employees serve a vital role in supporting the Army mission. They provide the skills that are not readily available in the military, but crucial to support military operations. The Army integrates the talents and skills of its military and civilian members to form a Total Army.

About the Position: Carlisle Barracks is an installation at the center of the Army and Department of Defense Senior Leadership educational programs. This historic post supports missions such as the US Army War College, including the Office of Institutional Assessment. The post is a vibrant, cutting-edge work place that supports the education and training of tomorrows military leaders. Carlisle Barracks is one of Central PAs leading and most respected employers.

Who May Apply: U.S. Citizens

TRAVEL REQUIRED

  • Occasional Travel
  • Business Travel is 5% of the time.

RELOCATION AUTHORIZED

  • No

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be a US Citizen.
  • Moving/Relocation Expenses are not athorized
  • Personnel Security Investigation is required

DUTIES:

Receive all phone calls and visitors to the area assigned (i.e., military personnel and family members seeking information on medical referrals) regarding such things as the availability of and procedures for obtaining medical assistance; directions and information for contacting various departments, services and patients; and requests for changes in scheduled appointments. Establish and maintain office files, records, and logs according to governing regulations.

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

In order to qualify, you must meet the education and/or experience requirements described below.  Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application.  Additional information about transcripts is in this document.
Experience required:  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.
BASIC REQUIREMENT: TYPING PROFICIENCY: Qualified Typist of at least 40 words per minute.

Specialized Experience Required: In addition to meeting the basic requirement listed above, qualified applicants for this position must identify in their resume that they possess one year of General Experience equivalent to the next lower grade level/pay band (GS-03) in the federal service. General Experience is defined as: clerical record keeping, scheduling appointments, maintaining charts, files, or records.


OR

Some federal jobs allow you to substitute your education for the required experience in order to qualify.  For this job, you may qualify if your education meets the definitions below:

EDUCATION SUBSTITUTION: Successfully completing 2 years above high school level in any field. The education must have been obtained in an accredited business, secretarial or technical school, junior college, college or university. One year of full time academic study is defined as 30 semester quarters hours, or the equivalent in a college or university, or at least 20 hours of classroom instruction per week fo approximately 36 weeks in a business, secretarial, or technical school.

OR
Combination of Education and Experience: Equivalent combinations of successfully completed post-high school education and experience may be used to meet total experience requirements. Determine the applicant's total qualifying experience as a percentage of the experience required for the grade level; then determine the applicant's education as a percentage of the education required for grade level; then add the two percentages. The total percentage must equal at least 100 percentage to qualify an applicant for that grade level.
NOTE: If qualifying with education transcripts are required at the time of application. Foreign education must be evaluated for U.S. equivalency in order to be considered for this position. You must include this information with your application package AND only degrees from an accredited college or university recognized by the Department of Education are acceptable to meet positive education requirements or to substitute for experience. For additional information, please go to the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) and U.S. Department of Education websites at http://www.opm.gov/qualifications and http://www.ed.gov/admins/finaid/accred/index.html

You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency (knowledge, skills, abilities) in the following areas:
  • Ability to communicate
  • Clerical and Administrative Procedures
  • Clinical Support Procedures






Other Requirements: Click here for expanded definitions.
  • 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.
  • One year trial/probationary period may be required.
  • Direct Deposit of Pay is Required.
Condition of Employment:
  • This position has a mandatory seasonal influenza vaccination requirement and is therefore subject to annual seasonal influenza vaccinations. Applicants tentatively selected for appointment to this position will be required to sign a statement consenting to seasonal influenza vaccinations.

Medical Support Assistant - Department of the Army - Fort Detrick, MD

Job Title:Medical Support Assistant (OA)
Department:Department of the Army
Agency:U.S. Army Medical Command
Job Announcement Number:NEBB155728861389155D

SALARY RANGE:

$34,759.00 to $45,190.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Monday, April 27, 2015 to Friday, May 1, 2015

SERIES & GRADE:

GS-0679-05

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Permanent

DUTY LOCATIONS:

3 vacancies in the following location:
Fort Detrick, MD

WHO MAY APPLY:

United States Citizens

SECURITY CLEARANCE:

Not Applicable

SUPERVISORY STATUS:

No

JOB SUMMARY:

Civilian employees serve a vital role in supporting the Army mission. They provide the skills that are not readily available in the military, but crucial to support military operations. The Army integrates the talents and skills of its military and civilian members to form a Total Army.

About the Position: Barquist Army Health Clinic is located on Fort Detrick in Frederick, MD. Fort Detrick is the third largest employer in Frederick County and is approximately 1 ½ drive from Washington, DC and Baltimore, MD easily accessible by major interstate highways. The environment for this position is a small outpatient primary care healthcare facility where the individual will be providing medical support services to active duty military, their families and retirees.
Who May Apply: U.S. Citizens

TRAVEL REQUIRED

  • Not Required

RELOCATION AUTHORIZED

  • No

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • Moving/relocation expenses are not authorized.
  • Must be a US Citizen.
  • Position requires mandatory seasonal influenza vaccination.

DUTIES:

As a senior medical assistant at the nurse's station of a full service primary care clinic, the incumbent performs a variety of receptionist duties associated with patient care and treatment. The duties are as follows:

•  Provide customer service to patients, visitors and calls to determine whether it is an emergency or routine
•  Answer routine medical, personnel and administrative inquiries
•  Manage patient appointment process utilizing the Composite Health Care System (CHCS)
•  Complete correspondence, memorandums and reports
•  Schedule routine maintenance and emergency repairs for office equipment
•  Review patient records for compliance with office instructions and directives


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

In order to qualify, you must meet the education and/or experience requirements described below.  Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application.  Additional information about transcripts is in this document.
Experience required:  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.
BASIC REQUIREMENT: Qualified Typist of at least 40 words per minute.

Specialized Experience Required: In addition to meeting the basic requirement listed above, Qualified Candidates for this position must ALSO identify in their resume that they possess one year of Specialized Experience equivalent to the next lower grade level/pay band (GS-04) in the federal service that demonstrates the following: being a receptionist in a multifunctional medical facility, utilizing a health care system, using various office equipment and understanding medical terminology.
OR
Some federal jobs allow you to substitute your education for the required experience in order to qualify.  For this job, you may qualify if your education meets the definitions below:

EDUCATION SUBSTITUTION: To qualify using education applicants must have successful completion of a full 4-year course of study in any field leading to a bachelor's degree, in an accredited college or university. You must submit your transcripts with your application. This education must have been obtained in an accredited business, secretarial or technical school, junior college, college or university. One year of full-time academic study is defined as 30 semester hours, 45 quarter hours, or the equivalent in a college or university, or at least 20 hours of classroom instruction per week for approximately 36 weeks in a business, secretarial, or technical school.(Note: You must attach a copy of your transcripts.)
OR
Combination of Education and Experience: Equivalent combinations of successfully completed post-high school education and experience may be used to meet total experience requirements.  Only education in excess of the first 60 semester hours (i.e., beyond the second year) is creditable toward meeting the specialized experience requirement. One full academic year of study (30 semester hours) beyond the second year is equivalent to 6 months of specialized experience. (To compute the percentage, divide your total months of qualifying experience by 12. Then divide your undergraduate education beyond two years by 60. Add the two percentages. The total percentage must equal at least 100 percent to qualify) (Note: You must attach a copy of your transcripts.)

NOTE: If qualifying with education transcripts are required at the time of application. Foreign education must be evaluated for U.S. equivalency in order to be considered for this position. You must include this information with your application package AND only degrees from an accredited college or university recognized by the Department of Education are acceptable to meet positive education requirements or to substitute for experience. For additional information, please go to the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) and U.S. Department of Education websites at http://www.opm.gov/qualifications and http://www.ed.gov/admins/finaid/accred/index.html

You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency (knowledge, skills, abilities) in the following areas:
  • Knowledge of clinical procedures and regulations
  • Knowledge of clerical and administrative procedures
  • Skill in recordkeeping






Other Requirements: Click here for expanded definitions.
  • 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.
  • One year trial/probationary period may be required.
  • Direct Deposit of Pay is Required.
  • Position requires a background security investigation
  • Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in the vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

Administrative Operations Assistant - Department Of The Interior - Corvallis, OR

Job Title:Administrative Operations Assistant, GS-0303-5/6/7 (CA-DEU)
Department:Department Of The Interior
Agency:Geological Survey
Job Announcement Number:PAC-2015-0466

SALARY RANGE:

$31,944.00 to $51,437.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Monday, April 27, 2015 to Friday, May 1, 2015

SERIES & GRADE:

GS-0303-05/07

POSITION INFORMATION:

Permanent - Full-Time

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

08

DUTY LOCATIONS:

FEW vacancies in the following location:
Corvallis, OR

WHO MAY APPLY:

United States Citizens

SECURITY CLEARANCE:

Q - Nonsensitive

SUPERVISORY STATUS:

No

JOB SUMMARY:

About the Agency
USGS Science for a Changing World. *Are you an Administrative professional looking for a position in the Federal workforce? *Do you have a passion for providing customer service? *Do you want to be part of an important aspect of the Federal Government, helping with exciting and groundbreaking incentives? If you answered "yes" to these questions, then this is the job for you! Come join the USGS and start doing the job you've always dreamed of!
Why Is It Great To Work For The USGS?
Embark on an exciting future! From the peaks of the highest mountains to the depths of the deepest seas, the U.S. Geological Survey has career opportunities that make a difference in both the lives of others and in the environment. Would you like to join the more than 10,000 scientists, technicians, and support staff of the USGS who are working in more than 400 locations throughout the United States? Apply today! As the Nation's largest water, earth, and biological science and civilian mapping agency, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) collects, monitors, analyzes, and provides scientific understanding about natural resource conditions, issues, and problems. The diversity of our scientific expertise enables us to carry out large-scale, multi-disciplinary investigations and provide impartial, timely, and relevant scientific information to resource managers, planners, and other customers related to: the health of our ecosystems and environment; natural hazards that threaten us; natural resources we rely on, and; the impact of climate and land-use changes. For more information about the USGS please visit http://www.usgs.gov
What General Information Do I Need To Know About This Position?
Open to current or former Federal employees: PAC-2015-0464.


There is one vacancy; however, this announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies if they become available.

Salary
GS-5 Salary: $31,944 (Step 01) to $41,530 (Step 10);

GS-6 Salary: $35,609 (Step 01) to $46,294 (Step 10);

GS-7 Salary: $39,570 (Step 01) to $51,437 (Step 10);

NOTE: First time hires to the Federal Government are typically hired at the Step 01.

TRAVEL REQUIRED

  • Occasional Travel
  • Occasional travel on 1-2 nights per month may be required.

RELOCATION AUTHORIZED

  • No

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • Applicants must be U.S. Citizens.
  • Suitable for Federal employment, as determined by background investigation.
  • Selectee may be subject to serving a one-year probationary period.
  • Must have a valid state driver's license and a good driving record.
  • More requirements are listed under Qualifications and Other Information.

DUTIES:

As an Administrative Operations Assistant within the Forest and Rangeland Ecosystem Science Center, some of your specific duties will include:

- Perform administrative support and office services assignments involving supply and property management, mail and file services, travel, records and reports, equipment maintenance, vehicle management, and related services.

- Assist with procurement by preparing requisitions and purchase orders.

- Assist with Human Resources functions by preparing documents and initiating personnel actions in automated personnel system.

- Responsible for personnel programs such as the 180 Day Field Assistants, Volunteers for Science, and University Contract Students.

- Assist with budget program by monitoring and tracking obligations and expenditures.

- Use a variety of budgetary/financial software and databases to maintain data and produce various reports, plans, schedules, etc.

*Incumbent at the lower grade levels perform a wide range of tasks described in the above listing of duties and responsibilities. At the lower level, the employee will be assigned work designed to further develop and refine their knowledge and skills. Assignments will typically combine productive work with on-going training and instruction. Supervision received at the lower level will be closer with oversight and review being provided more frequently.

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

For information on basic qualifications, which includes information on whether you may substitute education for specialized experience, please click on the following: http://www.usgs.gov/humancapital/sw/quals/0303.html.
If you are qualifying based on specialized experience, you must meet the requirements listed below:

GS-5: One year of specialized experience in or directly related to this position that equipped the applicant with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of this position. To be creditable, the required specialized experience must have been equivalent to at least the GS-04 level in the Federal service. Example of GS-4 level work: Performs a full range of assignments consisting of related steps, processes or methods; responses differ in nature and sequence; requires knowledge of an organization's programs and operations, rules and processes. Exercises initiative in completing recurring assignments; uses judgment in selecting appropriate guidelines and procedures from among a number of specific references.

GS-6: One year of specialized experience in or directly related to this position that equipped the applicant with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of this position. To be creditable, the required specialized experience must have been equivalent to at least the GS-05 level in the Federal service. Example of GS-5 level work: Performs standard and nonstandard assignments involving different and unrelated processes or methods in varying sequence; work requires extensive knowledge of rules, operations, or business practices. Follows accepted practices in resolving nonrecurring problems and meeting deadlines; completed products are evaluated for effectiveness in meeting goals; extensive guidelines in the form of instructions, manuals, and regulations are applied.

GS-7: One year of specialized experience in or directly related to this position that equipped the applicant with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of this position. To be creditable, the required specialized experience must have been equivalent to at least the GS-06 level in the Federal service. Examples of GS-6 level work: 1) Processes a wide variety of transactions subject to different sets of rules and regulations. Regarded as an expert source of information on processing transactions; completed work is reviewed for conformance with policy and regulatory requirements; numerous and varied guidelines are adapted and applied; 2) Performs a segment of the evaluative work of an administrative function; identifies issues or problems and seeks alternative solutions consistent with applicable regulations. Works independently in completing assignments; completed work is reviewed for effectiveness in meeting goals; guidelines such as regulations, evaluation criteria, and precedents have gaps in specificity.

*You must meet all qualification and eligibility requirements for the position by the closing date of the announcement.

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.

If this position requires specific educational course work to qualify, or if you are qualifying based in whole or part on education, you are required to provide all unofficial transcripts (undergraduate, graduate, etc.) or list of course work, which includes semester hours earned and grade received, by the closing date of this announcement or you will be disqualified from further consideration. This proof may be faxed, document uploaded, or hand delivered to the servicing Human Resources Office (see "Required Documents" and/or "Contact Information"). Please ensure that all documentation is legible. If you are currently employed by the Federal government in the same occupational series as the advertised position, you are not required to submit transcripts at this time.
Education completed in colleges or universities outside the United States may be used to meet the above requirements. You must provide acceptable documentation that the foreign education is comparable to that received in an accredited educational institution in the United States. For more information on how foreign education is evaluated, visit: http://www.usgs.gov/ohr/oars/quals/foreign.html.
Are There Any Special Requirements For This Position?
A background investigation will be required for this position. Continued employment will be subject to the applicant's successful completion of a background security investigation and favorable adjudication. Failure to successfully meet these requirements will be grounds for termination.
Throughout the recruitment and hiring process we will be communicating with you via email; therefore, it is imperative that the email address you provide when applying for this vacancy remains active. Should your email address change, please notify the point of contact identified in the vacancy announcement as soon as possible so that we can update our system.


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Social Services Assistant - Department of the Army - Fort Sill, OK

Job Title:Social Services Assistant
Department:Department of the Army
Agency:U.S. Army Medical Command
Job Announcement Number:NCMD156603091388306D

SALARY RANGE:

$35,609.00 to $56,974.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Monday, April 27, 2015 to Wednesday, April 29, 2015

SERIES & GRADE:

GS-0186-06/08

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Permanent

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

8

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy in the following location:
Fort Sill, OK

WHO MAY APPLY:

United States Citizens

SECURITY CLEARANCE:

Not Applicable

SUPERVISORY STATUS:

No

JOB SUMMARY:

Civilian employees serve a vital role in supporting the Army mission. They provide the skills that are not readily available in the military, but crucial to support military operations. The Army integrates the talents and skills of its military and civilian members to form a Total Army.

About the Position:This position is located at Reynolds Army Community Hospital, Social Work Services , Fort Sill, OK.
Nestled in the historic American Southwest, the Ft. Sill area boasts numerous attractions, expanding and affordable housing, quality school districts, and ready access to shopping and dining. Lawton/Fort Sill is surrounded by a national treasure, the Wichita Wildlife Refuge. There are thousands of acres for hiking and open ranges for buffalo, elk, longhorn and other wildlife. Desiring a big city atmosphere, Oklahoma City is 70 minutes from Ft Sill and Dallas/Fort Worth is only 3 hours away.
Management may select at any of the grade levels announced. This recruitment provides promotion opportunity to the target grade of the position without further competition when selectee is eligible and recommended by management.Who May Apply: U.S. Citizens


TRAVEL REQUIRED

  • Not Required

RELOCATION AUTHORIZED

  • No

    DUTIES:

    As a Social Services Assistant at Fort Sill you will:
    • Provide counseling assistance to individuals and families exhibiting a wide variety of social problems.
    • Perform mental health intake evaluations for scheduled or walk-in patients presenting to the Behavioral Health Department with symptoms of anxiety, depression, post traumatic stress disorder, substance abuse, and other mental health problems.
    • Gather pertinent facts including history of the present illness, past psychiatric history, substance abuse history, military history, family history, social history, medical history, and other details to assess patient needs.
    • Refer patients to continuing care in groups, individual psychotherapy, medication management, substance abuse treatment, social services, or family advocacy.
    • Under the supervision of a licensed credentialed mental health provider, make diagnoses according to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of the American Psychiatric Association (DSM-5).
    • Provide individual or group counseling to patients
    • Assess patient progress to make recommendations for follow-up treatment.


    QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

    In order to qualify, you must meet the education and/or experience requirements described below.  Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application.  Additional information about transcripts is in this document.
    GS-06:
    Experience required: 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. To qualify based on your experience, your resume must describe at least one year of experience which prepared you to do the work in this job. Specialized experience is defined as: assisting with performing mental health intake evaluations; and maintaining mental health patient records. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-05).
    Some federal jobs allow you to substitute your education for the required experience in order to qualify. For this job, you may qualify if your education meets the definitions below:
    Education Substitution for Specialized Experience for GS-06: Successful completion of at least one half year (9 semester hours) of graduate-level education progressing toward a master’s or higher degree that is directly related to the work of the position.
    Combination of Experience and Education Substitution for Specialized Experience for GS-06: If you have some, but not all, of the experience or education described above, you may still qualify by combining the amount of creditable experience and education that you possess. To compute the percentage, divide your total months of qualifying experience by 12. Then divide your semester hours of graduate education by 9. Add the two percentages. The total percentage must equal at least 100% to qualify.

    GS-07:
    Experience required: 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. To qualify based on your experience, your resume must describe at least one year of experience which prepared you to do the work in this job. Specialized experience is defined as: assisting with performing mental health intake evaluations; maintaining mental health patient records; and referring mental health patients for appropriate services. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-06).
    Some federal jobs allow you to substitute your education for the required experience in order to qualify. For this job, you may qualify if your education meets the definitions below:
    Education Substitution for Specialized Experience for GS-07: Successful completion of at least one full year of graduate-level education progressing toward a master’s or higher degree that is directly related to the work of the position.
    Combination of Experience and Education Substitution for Specialized Experience for GS-07: If you have some, but not all, of the experience or education described above, you may still qualify by combining the amount of creditable experience and education that you possess. To compute the percentage, divide your total months of qualifying experience by 12. Then divide your semester hours of graduate education by 18. Add the two percentages. The total percentage must equal at least 100% to qualify.
    GS-08:
    Experience required: 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. To qualify based on your experience, your resume must describe at least one year of experience which prepared you to do the work in this job. Specialized experience is defined as: assisting with performing mental health intake evaluations; maintaining mental health patient records; referring mental health patients for appropriate services; and providing counseling assistance to mental health patients. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-07).
    Some federal jobs allow you to substitute your education for the required experience in order to qualify. For this job, you may qualify if your education meets the definitions below:
    Education Substitution for Specialized Experience for GS-08 Successful completion of at least one and a half years (27 semester hours) of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a Master’s or equivalent graduate degree that is directly related to the work of the position.
    Combination of Experience and Education Substitution for Specialized Experience for GS-08: If you have some, but not all, of the experience or education described above, you may still qualify by combining the amount of creditable experience and education that you possess. To compute the percentage, divide your total months of qualifying experience by 12. Then divide your semester hours of graduate education in excess of 18 hours (total semester hours minus 18) by 9. Add the two percentages. The total percentage must equal at least 100% to qualify.
    You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency (knowledge, skills, abilities) in the following areas:
    • KNOWLEDGE OF CLINICAL SUPPORT
    • SKILL IN CLINICAL DOCUMENTATION
    • KNOWLEDGE OF CLINICAL PROCEDURES



    •  Foreign education must be evaluated for U.S. equivalency in order to be considered for this position. You must include this information with your application package.
    •  Only degrees from an accredited college or university recognized by the Department of Education are acceptable to meet positive education requirements or to substitute for experience. For additional information, please go to the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) and U.S. Department of Education websites at http://www.opm.gov/qualifications and http://www.ed.gov/admins/finaid/accred/index.html




    Other Requirements: Click here for expanded definitions.
    • 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.
    • One year trial/probationary period may be required.
    • Direct Deposit of Pay is Required.
    • Personnel Security Investigation required.
    • This position requires a Childcare Background Check (CNACI).
    • This position is subject to annual seasonal influenza vaccinations. Applicants tentatively selected for appointment to this position will be required to sign a statement (Condition of Employment) consenting to seasonal influenza vaccinations or must provide a recognized exemption.
    • A pre-placement medical examination is required.
    • Immunization screening is required. Hepatitis B immunization is required for all positions with direct patient contact. Applicants may be required to show proof of other immunizations depending on the type of position.
    • All Health Care Providers must be able to obtain and maintain current Basic Life Support (BLS) Training and certification that is sponsored or endorsed by the American Heart Association (AHA).  Current Advanced Life Support or other advanced certification does not supersede BLS completion.