CITY CARRIER ASSISTANT - United States Postal Service - USA

Branch
Northern Virginia District

Job Posting Period
07/28/2015 - 08/03/2015

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
CITY CARRIER ASSISTANT 2

Facility Location
MANASSAS MAIN OFFICE
8801 Sudley Rd.
Manassas, VA 20110-9998
CONTACT INFORMATION: Lloyd Cox, Postmaster, (703) 361-7134; lloyd.b.cox@usps.gov

Other locations:
FORT BELVOIR, VA
WALTERBORO, SC
LEBANON, PA

Position Information
TITLE: CITY CARRIER ASSISTANT 2
FLSA DESIGNATION: Non-Exempt
OCCUPATION CODE: 2310-0046
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: 515589
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 with the 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 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 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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Student Trainee (Administrative Support) - Department Of The Interior - Washington DC, DC

Job Title:Student Trainee (Administrative Support)(OA)
Department:Department Of The Interior
Agency:National Park Service
Job Announcement Number:WO-DCMC-15-1442778-PIP

SALARY RANGE:

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

OPEN PERIOD:

Wednesday, July 29, 2015 to Friday, August 14, 2015

SERIES & GRADE:

GS-0399-05

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Internships

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

07

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy in the following location:
Washington DC, DC

WHO MAY APPLY:

Students that have been accepted for enrollment or who are enrolled and seeking a degree (diploma or certificate) in a qualifying educational institution and Veterans who meet the eligibility requirements for the Pathways Internship Program as described below.

SECURITY CLEARANCE:

Q - Nonsensitive

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.
This position is located in the Office of the Director, National Park Service, Washington DC. The incumbent of this position is in the Internship Program. The Internship Program, as a component of Pathways, is for current students and individuals enrolled or accepted for enrollment and seeking a degree (diploma) in a qualifying educational institution on a full or half-time basis.



The Internship Program provides students with paid opportunities to work in agencies and explore Federal careers while still in school. This position is established to provide an employment opportunity in the business administration, finance, accounting, management, marketing, economics, information systems/information technology, business law, public administration, and/or communications. The employment opportunity may involve specific administrative tasks/work assignments, a variety of activities and assignments and working with technical and professional staff in support of office programs and activities to gain practical work experience related to the duties of an Student Trainee (Administrative Support) (OA) position.

The Pathways Internship Program is designed to provide students enrolled in a wide variety of educational institutions, from high school to graduate level, with paid work opportunities in agencies to explore Federal careers while still in school. It also provides the student with work experience directly related to the curriculum studies or career goals while offering eligibility for non-competitive conversion to permanent ( or, in some circumstances a Term appointment lasting 1-4 years) employment upon completion. The durations of the Pathways Internship appointment will be considered a trial period. Students hired under this program are appointed in the Excepted Service. These appointments are not in the Competitive Service.

To be eligible for this program:
Students must be a U.S. Citizen, permanent resident, or otherwise authorized to be employed.
You must be enrolled or accepted for enrollment in a degree or certificate program at least a half-time basis and in good standing.
Educational Institutions must be accredited by organizations recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. To verify accreditation: click here
For more information on the Pathways Intern Program: click here

You must continue to meet these eligibility requirements throughout the duration of your appointment under the Pathways Internship Program.  (i.e., if graduating in the next couple of months you must provide proof of enrollment into another eligible degree or certificate program.)

Locate your park:click here

TRAVEL REQUIRED

  • Not Required

RELOCATION AUTHORIZED

  • No

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • Male applicants born after 12/31/59 require Selective Service Registration
  • Initial appointment may require a one year probationary period
  • National Agency Check Investigation (NACI) must be completed
  • Must sign Pathways Internship Participant Agreement if hired

DUTIES:

 As a Pathways Student Intern, you will be responsible for: 
 
  • Maintain central filing system
  • Provides general information and directs visitors to appropriate personnel for specific information.
  • Receives and distributes incoming mail, and prepares outgoing mail for delivery.
  • Reviews or conducts the purchasing or micro purchasing.
  • Prepares program documents and records expenditures from purchase documents.
  • Prepares travel documents including authorizations and vouchers.
  • Serves as a timekeeper and is responsible for input into computer time/attendance for employees.
Performing other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE:

To qualify for this position at the GS-5 level, applicants must have 1 year of specialized experience in (Private or Federal Sector) equivalent to the GS-4 grade level. Specialized experience at the GS-4 level include experience performing administrative functions such as payroll, personnel, travel, and/or correspondence, using office procedures and equipment, organizing and analyzing numerical information, and meeting and dealing effectively with others. 

OR

Education: Completion of 4 years above high school.

OR

Combination of Experience and Education: Equivalent combinations of education and experience can be combined to meet the minimum qualification requirements.  The total percentage of each must equal at least 100 percent to qualify.

Note: Your resume must support your responses to the occupational questions.

The assessment questionnaire is designed to measure your ability in the following competencies (knowledge, skills, abilities (KSA's) and other characteristics) needed to successfully perform on the Job.  To preview the assessment questionnaire, click on the  View Occupational Questionnaire . Technical Competencies/KSA's that will be used:

  • Ability to perform a variety of administrative tasks. 
  • Skill in communications with a variety of individuals and delivering a high level of customer service.
  • Skill using a variety of office automation software.
This position requires a qualified typist. The definition of a qualified typist is the ability to type at least 40 words per minute.






Please refer to the specialty code requirements below when selecting a specialty code for consideration.

001: All United States Citizens

The qualification requirements are outlined in the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualification Standards Handbook of General Schedule Positions, available for review at: : OPM qualifications information .

Transportation Security Officer - Department Of Homeland Security - USA

Job Title:Transportation Security Officer (TSO)
Department:Department Of Homeland Security
Agency:Transportation Security Administration
Job Announcement Number:ADK-F09-P001

SALARY RANGE:

$36,529.00 to $52,184.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Wednesday, July 29, 2015 to Wednesday, August 5, 2015

SERIES & GRADE:

SV-1802-D

POSITION INFORMATION:

Part-Time - Permanent

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

E

DUTY LOCATIONS:

MANY vacancies - Adak, AK

Other location:
Kingsford, MI 

WHO MAY APPLY:

Open to All U.S. Citizens and U.S. Nationals

For further information concerning U.S. citizenship, please Click Here.

For definitions of terms found in this announcement, please Click Here.

This position is located at Adak Airport in Adak, Alaska.

SECURITY CLEARANCE:

Not Applicable

SUPERVISORY STATUS:

No

JOB SUMMARY:

About the Agency
TSA may apply a gender-specific (male or female) hiring preference to fill TSO positions in order to meet security mission and same gender pat-down job-related requirements. At airport locations where it is necessary to apply the hiring preference, candidates of the needed gender will be provided preference in the scheduling of the computer based aptitude test, airport assessments, processing and selection.

Do you desire to protect American interests and secure our Nation while building a meaningful and rewarding career? If so, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is calling. DHS components work collectively to prevent terrorism, secure borders, enforce and administer immigration laws, safeguard cyberspace and ensure resilience to disasters. The vitality and magnitude of this mission is achieved by a diverse workforce spanning hundreds of occupations. Make an impact; join DHS.

Securing Travel, Protecting People-At the Transportation Security Administration (TSA), you will serve in a high-stakes environment to safeguard the American way of life. Across the nation, you will be on the front line of the Department of Homeland Security's TSA team as they secure airports, seaports, railroads, highways, and public transit systems, thus protecting our transportation infrastructure and ensuring freedom of movement for people and commerce.

Realistic Job Preview: The Realistic Job Preview gives you an honest, objective and vivid portrait of what it means to work as a Transportation Security Officer (TSO) and provides employee testimonies about both the good and the challenging aspects of being a TSO. To view the video, please Click Here.

Salary Information: The salary range listed includes locality pay of 24.69% and COLA pay of 7.18%, and reflects the salary range for a full-time position. However, salaries for part-time positions will be pro-rated based upon the actual number of hours worked. The current hourly rate for this position is $17.50.

TRAVEL REQUIRED

  • Not Required

RELOCATION AUTHORIZED

  • No

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • Be a U.S. Citizen or U.S. National at time of application submission
  • Be at least 18 years of age at time of application submission
  • Pass a Drug Screening and Medical Evaluation
  • Pass a background investigation including a credit and criminal check
  • No default on $7,500 or more in delinquent debt (but for some bankruptcies)
  • Selective Service registration required

DUTIES:

For more information on working at Adak Airport, please Click Here.

Transportation Security Officers (TSOs) provide security and protection of air travelers, airports and aircraft in a courteous and professional manner. This includes:
  • Operating screening equipment to identify dangerous objects in baggage, cargo and on passengers, and preventing those objects from being transported onto aircraft
  • Performing searches, to include hand-wand and pat-down searches
  • Controlling terminal entry and exit points
  • Interacting with the public, giving directions and responding to inquiries
  • Maintaining focus and awareness while working in a stressful environment which includes noise from alarms, machinery and people, crowd distractions, time pressure, and disruptive and angry passengers, in order to preserve the professional ability to identify and locate potentially life threatening or mass destruction devices, and to make effective decisions in both crisis and routine situations

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

Applicants must meet these qualifications in order to be further evaluated in the TSO hiring process:
  • Have a high school diploma or General Educational Development (GED) credential OR at least one year of full-time work experience in the security industry, aviation screening, or as an X-ray technician
  • Be proficient in the English language (i.e., able to read, write, speak, and listen)
National Service Experience (i.e., volunteer experience):
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.


The qualification requirements listed above must be met at the time of application submission.

Veterans' Preference: TSA will provide employment preference to eligible veterans by applying veterans' preference as defined in the Aviation and Transportation Security Act (PL 107-71) and to those eligible under the provisions of Title 5, United States Code (USC), Section 2108. For more information, please Click Here.

Selective Service Registration Requirement: TSA policy requires verification of Selective Service registration for male applicants born after 12/31/59. To find out if you initially meet the Selective Service registration requirement for TSA employment, please Click Here.

Reasonable Accommodation: Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the TSA HRAccess Help Desk at 1-877-872-7990 or TTY 1-877-872-7992.

Credit: Applicants must not have delinquent Federal or State taxes, past due child support payments, and must not have defaulted on $7,500 or more in delinquent debt (except for some bankruptcies).

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Civilian Payroll Technician - Smithsonian Institution - Washington DC, DC

Job Title:Civilian Payroll Technician
Agency:Smithsonian Institution
Job Announcement Number:15R-LM-300770-DEU-OF&A

SALARY RANGE:

$38,747.00 to $43,914.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Wednesday, July 29, 2015 to Wednesday, August 12, 2015

SERIES & GRADE:

GS-0544-06

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full-Time, Permanent - Federal

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

06

DUTY LOCATIONS:

FEW vacancies - Washington DC, DC

WHO MAY APPLY:

This position is open to all U.S. Citizens or U.S. Nationals. Note: Federal employees with permanent status or individuals eligible for special appointing authorities may also apply to Job Announcement #15R-LM-300770-MPA-OF&A.

SECURITY CLEARANCE:

Public Trust - Background Investigation

SUPERVISORY STATUS:

No

JOB SUMMARY:

About the Agency
This position is located in the Office of Finance and Accounting (OF&A). The employee serves as a Payroll Technician and is responsible for payroll processing, reviews and operations. The incumbent develops and adapts techniques or procedures to carry out routine assignments, provide technical information and resolution of discrepancies.

ATTENTION: Due to the large number of qualified applicants for positions of this type, this job announcement will close at 11:59 pm Eastern Time on either: (A) The closing date listed above or (B) The date that 150 applications are received; whichever occurs first. If the announcement closes on the date that 150 applications are received, all applications submitted by 11:59pm that day will be given consideration, including those in excess of 150.

We encourage applicants to apply as soon as possible to ensure their applications are submitted before the announcement closes. We will not consider applications which are late due to the announcement closing once the above number of applications is reached.


The salary range listed above reflects the organization's authorized salary for this specific position.

TRAVEL REQUIRED

  • Not Required

RELOCATION AUTHORIZED

  • No

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • Pass Pre-employment Background Investigation
  • May need to complete a Probationary Period
  • Maintain a Bank Account for Direct Deposit/Electronic Transfer
  • Males born after 12/31/59 must be registered with Selective Service.

DUTIES:

  • Serves as a Customer Service Representative concerning payroll related matters encompassing all employee elements of pay for employees in federal, trust, and wage grade (GS, WG/WL, IS) pay plan for OF&A.
  • Operates an automated payroll system and performs work that includes payroll duties such as disseminating information, correcting errors, and maintaining payroll records.
  • Applies knowledge of pay and leave laws, rules, regulations, and agency policy regarding entitlement to overtime, differentials, hazardous duty, holiday and special rates, premium pay, allowances, etc.
  • Reviews personnel documents relating to personnel actions which affect employees pay.
  • Processes leave audits, monitors all non-payment of employees, updates error reports and leave in WebTA and National Finance Center (NFC).

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

Experience: You qualify for this position if you possess one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-05 level in the Federal Service or comparable pay band system. For this position Specialized experience is defined as payroll processing, reviewing, operating, and analyzing payroll data.

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.

Part-time and/or unpaid experience related to this position will be considered to determine the total number of years and months of experience. Be sure to note the number of paid or unpaid hours worked each week.

Education is generally not applicable for the substitution of the 1 year of specialized experience. However, graduate education may be credited in those few instances where the graduate education is directly related to the work of the position.

Special Instructions for Foreign Education: If you are qualifying by education and/or you have education completed in a foreign college/university described above, it is your responsibility to provide transcripts and proof of U.S. accreditation for foreign study. For instructions on where to fax these documents, see the "Required Documents" section of this announcement.


Qualification requirements must be met within 30 days of the job announcement closing date.

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LVN - Department Of Veterans Affairs - Dallas, TX

Job Title:LVN - ACC (Temporary)
Department:Department Of Veterans Affairs
Agency:Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Job Announcement Number:AH-15-YB-1469562 BU

SALARY RANGE:

$33,424.00 to $48,872.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Wednesday, July 29, 2015 to Wednesday, August 5, 2015

SERIES & GRADE:

GS-0620-03/06

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Temporary NTE 18 Months

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

06

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy in the following location:
Dallas, TX

WHO MAY APPLY:

United States Citizens

SECURITY CLEARANCE:

Not Applicable

SUPERVISORY STATUS:

No

JOB SUMMARY:

Vacancy Identification Number (VIN) 1469562

OUR MISSION: To fulfill President Lincoln's promise – "To care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan" – by serving and honoring the men and women who are America's Veterans.  

VA North Texas Health Care System (VANTHCS) is the second busiest VA system in the nation and we are growing! Comprised of the Dallas VA Medical Center, Sam Rayburn Memorial Veterans Center in Bonham, Fort Worth Outpatient Clinic and Tyler VA Primary Care Clinic, VANTHCS is an integrated health care system with more than4,500 employees and over 1,600 volunteers and clinical trainees. VANTHCS also coordinates a Community Based Outpatient Clinic program throughout its 40-county primary service area to improve access to care for veterans throughout 38 North Texas and 2 in southern Oklahoma. Through these four distinctive facilities and relationships with other agencies, VANTHCS offers a continuum of health care services to a veteran population of approximately 500,000.

Housed on an 84-acre campus, Dallas VA Medical Center is the corporate headquarters for VANTHCS and serves as the tertiary referral center. Through its partnership with The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas (UT Southwestern), it also has emerged as a major teaching and medical research center. Primary care and multi-specialty outpatient clinics are also provided, making VANTHCS the 2nd largest health care system based on number of patients seen.

Dallas provides a wide variety of cultural and educational opportunities, has a variety of affordable housing opportunities, and is easily accessible nationally and internationally.

VA offers generous paid time off and a variety of predictable and flexible scheduling opportunities. For more information on the Department of Veterans Affairs, go to http://www.vacareers.va.gov/.

Note: The full performance level of this vacancy is GS-6. The actual grade at which an applicant may be selected for this vacancy is in the range of GS-3 to GS-6. The Professional Standards Board (a peer-review group) will review the selected candidate’s education and experience and recommend the grade and step at which the candidate will be placed. The salary is based on the grade and step approved for the selected candidate.
VA encourages persons with disabilities to apply.  The health related positions in VA are covered by Title 38, and are not covered by the Schedule A excepted appointment authority.

 

TRAVEL REQUIRED

  • Not Required

RELOCATION AUTHORIZED

  • No

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • Must pass pre-employment examination
  • Must be proficient in written and spoken English
  • Designated and-or Random Drug Testing required
  • Background and-or Security Investigation required
  • U.S. Citizen
  • Current, full, active & unrestricted licensure as an LVN

DUTIES:

Come join our team of providers in our Ambulatory Care Clinics.

 · There is one positions in the Acute Care Clinic for experienced LVNs as temporary positions, not to exceed 18 months.
· Selected candidates to these positions will be rotated to all Primary and Specialty clinics as appropriate.The following is a list of required skills and characteristics considered essential assignment attributes:
· Completion of LVN degree from a state accredited school of nursing.
· A minimum of 3 years of recent acute care experience as a graduate nurse with outpatient experience preferred.
· Experience in Health Promotion and Disease Prevention.
· Effective oral and written communication skills.
· Ability to provide accurate physical, mental, and preventive health data collection skills.
· Demonstrates self-direction and flexibility in managing assignments.
· Must be effective in providing educational instructions to patients and others.
· Demonstrates effective interpersonal skills when dealing with patients, families, all staff, and management at a professional level.
· Knowledge of and proficienct in keyboarding and basic computer operations.
· Flexibility in assignment scheduling. This may include floating to other clinics, working Saturdays, some holidays, and flexible tours of duty (early/late hours).

· Must have the physical capability to initiate crisis intervention measures and the ability and willingness to accomplish satisfactory training and performance in nursing care emergencies.


**Tour of duty is rotating including weekends and holidays, and may be reevaluated periodically to meet patient care needs.**




***Please go to the "Required Documents" section of the announcement to ensure you have submitted all required/applicable documentation***

Relocation Expenses: Relocation expenses are not authorized for this position.
Relocation/Recruitment Incentive: Relocation/recruitment incentive is not authorized.

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

BASIC REQUIREMENTS:  
·         U.S. citizenship. Non-citizens may be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with VA Policy.
·         Must possess a current, full, active and unrestricted licensure as a licensed practical nurse or vocational nurse in a State, Territory, or Commonwealth (i.e., Puerto Rico) of the United States, or District of Columbia. This is required in order to hold a position as a Licensed Practical Nurse with the Federal Government
·         Must be a graduate of a school of practical or vocational nursing that was approved by the appropriate Sate agency and/or accredited by the National League for Nursing (Accrediting Commission, NLNAC) at the time you completed the program.
·         Must be proficient in both spoken and written English. Licensed practical or vocational nurses appointed to direct patient care positions must be proficient in both spoken and written English as required by 38 U.S.C. 7402 (d), and 7407 (d).
Preferred Experience: Minimum of three years of recent acute care hospital experience.

IN DESCRIBING YOUR EXPERIENCE, PLEASE BE CLEAR AND SPECIFIC. WE MAY NOT MAKE ASSUMPTIONS REGARDING YOUR EXPERIENCE.

GRADE DETERMINATIONS:
GS-3: None beyond the basic requirements. LPNs at this grade level are expected to perform all duties within the scope of their license (e.g., medication administration); however, completed work may require routine or detailed higher level review depending upon the complexity of the duties involved.

GS-4: Employees may be appointed at or advanced to GS-4 if they meet any of the criteria below: (a) Six months of qualifying experience as an LPN or LVN; or
(b) Graduation from an approved school (which may be waived as provided in paragraph 4 of Section C) and one year of experience that involved nursing care work in a hospital, outpatient clinic, nursing home, or other supervised medical, nursing, or patient care facility that provided a practical knowledge of human body structure and sterile techniques and procedures; or (c) Graduation from an approved school of at least 24 months duration. (d) LPNs at the GS-4 grade level perform all duties expected of employees at the GS-3 grade level; however, they are expected to exercise greater judgment, require less supervision, and to operate in accordance with all established policies, procedure, and techniques.

GS-5:  (a) Completion of at least 1 year of qualifying experience at the GS-4 level or equivalent. (b) Demonstrated knowledge and ability to provide a full range of practical nursing care to patients with a variety of physical and/or behavioral problems. Works with the RN and/or MD/DO to appropriately orient/train less experienced LPNs/LVNs and/or Nursing Assistants (NAs)/Health Technicians (HTs) in relation to acceptable standards of practice in promoting optimal patient care delivery. Provides effective education to patients and/or family members in relation to common disease processes, medication, and /or prescribed treatment regimes. (c) Demonstrated ability to serve as a responsible member of the nursing team and interact in an appropriate manner with patients, family members, professional and other]supportive personnel involved in the delivery of patient care, incorporating acceptable, established customer service standards into practice.
(d) Knowledge and skill sufficient to prepare, administer, and appropriately document actions taken specific to commonly prescribed oral, topical, subcutaneous, intramuscular, and/or intravenous medications as permitted by approved local facility policies and procedures. Observation and documentation will include patient’s response to medication administered and the reporting of any noted change in patient’s condition to RN or MD/DO. (e) Knowledge and ability to recognize the need for and to institute emergency measures when indicated, promptly seek the assistance of the RN or MD/DO, and assist in resuscitation procedures in cardiac and/or pulmonary arrest.
(f) Recognizes and appropriately responds to breakage/malfunction or loss of equipment, safety hazards, and supply deficiencies, promptly reporting to appropriate personnel for corrective action.
(g) Completed work is under the general supervision of an RN or MD/DO. Individuals at this grade level are expected to have a broad working knowledge of practical nursing procedures. However, completion of more complex practices or procedures may be subject to closer higher-level review.

GS-6:  (a) Completion of at least one (1) year of additional qualifying experience at the GS-5 level or equivalent , fully meeting all performance requirements for the GS-5 LPN/LVN. (b) Technically proficient in initiating, performing and completing assigned duties in providing care to variable patient populations. (c) Knowledge and ability to appropriately carry out assigned patient care based on the patients’ conditions; to use judgment in selecting the appropriate order and sequence of procedures and treatments; and to accurately recognize, report and record relevant patient information. Completed work should need only a general review by a registered nurse [(RN) or physician (MD/DO) for appropriateness and conformity with[established policies/procedures. (d) Ability to observe, identify and respond to the patient’s needs for care, including medication, equipment-assisted care and patient/family education. In organizing and delivering care , the LPN/LVN recognizes and]considers emotional , cultural, spiritual, socio-economic, and age-related factors. [(e) Prepares and administers prescribed medications (oral, topical, subcutaneous, intramuscular and/or intravenous) and performs treatments according to established policies/procedures. Observes for physical and/or emotional changes in patient’s condition from prescribed medications/treatments, promptly and accurately documenting noted changes, and reporting any deviations from normal to RN or MD/DO. (f) Knowledge and ability to recognize urgent or emergent patient care situations, seek assistance of the RN and/or MD/DO, and initiate appropriate emergency interventions as directed. (g) Knowledge and understanding of human behavior, patient motivations and reactions to situations, and ability to appropriately utilize this knowledge in working effectively with patients, family members, and other staff. (h) Establishes constructive relationships with individual patients and their families to elicit feelings and attitudes, and to promote positive relationships, communication and socialization skills. Fosters an environment of respect for individual patient and family rights to privacy and dignity in all aspects of care delivery. Effectively incorporates knowledge and understanding of established customer service standards in all interactions with patients, family members, and/or other internal/external customers. (i) Knowledge and skill in performing support duties for complex diagnostic tests and/or specialized practices or procedures, which include preparing the patient, assisting in the diagnostic examination, preparing and handling specialized instruments or other specialized equipment, and monitoring the patient’s condition before, during, and following the procedure. Serves as a preceptor in orienting, educating, and training less experienced LPNs/LVNs or NAs/HTs related to support duties for these more complex, specialized tests/procedures. (j) Actively seeks out educational opportunities to enhance nursing knowledge and skills, sharing new knowledge gained with other staff to improve and advance nursing practice.


References: VA Handbook 5005/3, Part II, Appendix G13, LICENSED PRACTICAL OR VOCATIONAL NURSE QUALIFICATION STANDARD, dated April 2003, (http://www.va.gov/ohrm/joblistings/VAQualStds.doc)


PLEASE NOTE:  Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications (particularly positions with a positive education requirement.)  Therefore, applicants must report only attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.  Applicants can verify accreditation at the following website: http://www.ed.gov/admins/finaid/accred/index.html All education claimed by applicants will be verified by the appointing agency accordingly.  If you are using foreign education to meet qualification requirements, you must send a Certificate of Foreign Equivalency with your transcript in order to receive credit for that education.
Physical Requirements:
This position requires visual acuity, keen hearing, clear distinctive speech, and manual dexterity. This position requires potentially long periods of continued walking (8 Hours), standing (8 Hours), repeated stooping, sitting, bending, pulling, lifting & carrying (15-45 pounds) and pushing. Transferring patients and objects may be required. The incumbent may be exposed to infected patients and contaminated materials and may be required to don protective clothing in isolation situations or operative/invasive procedures. The incumbent may occasionally be exposed to patients who are combative secondary to delirium, dementia, or psychiatric disorders. The incumbent must be a mature, flexible, sensible individual capable of working effectively in stressful situations, able to shift priorities based on patient needs.

Veterans' Preference: When applying for Federal Jobs, eligible Veterans should claim preference on the Occupational Questionnaire in the section provided and provide a legible copy of your DD214(s) and/or documentation related to your active duty service which shows dates of service, character of service (honorable, general, etc.), or dates of impending separation.

Additionally, disabled veterans and others eligible for 10-point preference (such as widows or mothers of eligible Veterans) must also submit an SF-15 "Application for 10 Point Veterans Preference" with required proof as stated on the form.  For more information, please review the information for disabled Veterans in the application checklist or visit http://www.fedshirevets.gov/job/vetpref/index.aspx.

Recreation Assistant - Department of the Army - USA

Job Title:Recreation Assistant NF-02
Department:Department of the Army
Agency:Army Installation Management Command
Hiring Organization:Recreation Programs Fort McCoy, WI
Job Announcement Number:NCNAFDE151469138

SALARY RANGE:

$11.00 to $11.50 / Per Hour

OPEN PERIOD:

Wednesday, July 29, 2015 to Wednesday, August 12, 2015

SERIES & GRADE:

NF-0189-02

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Permanent

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

02

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy in the following location:
Fort McCoy, WI


Other location:
Fort Rucker, AL 

WHO MAY APPLY:

US Citizens and Non-Citizens living within 100 miles of Fort McCoy, WI, Military Spouse that are moving into the area within 30 days, or applicants willing to move to commuting area on your own expense

SECURITY CLEARANCE:

Not Applicable

SUPERVISORY STATUS:

No

JOB SUMMARY:


The FMWRC mission is to create and maintain "FIRST CHOICE" MWR products and services for America's Army, essential to a ready, self-reliant force.
If you need assistance or have any questions concerning the application process please contact our office at (608) 388-3773.


HOW TO APPLY:
You must submit a complete application by 11:59pm (Eastern Time) on the closing date reflected on the vacancy announcement. A complete application contains a Resume (or DA Form 3433), any required documentation to support any preference/priority claims, certification, licensure or education requirements as well as a completed Occupational Questionnaire. All these documents must be uploaded/faxed/dropped off/mailed based on the application method.  If faxing, mailing or dropping off in person, your responses to the Occupational Questionnaire must be completed on the OPM Form 1203-FX to receive consideration; no other document will be accepted instead of the OPM Form 1203-FX.  You may apply for this position using one of the four methods identified below.
ONLINE (preferred): Apply electronically via https://usajobs.gov. This will ensure faster processing of your application and provide faster status updates. You can download the USAJOBS.gov app  to your smart phone for easy access and convenience.
FAX: Fax your application package to (478) 757-3144.  For Fax Applications, an OPM Fax Coversheet must be submitted for all documents.
MAIL: Mail or email your application package to the point of contact listed for this vacancy announcement.
IN PERSON: You may drop off your application package in person to the servicing CPAC, NAF HR Office listed as the point of contact for this vacancy announcement if you are within the area of the servicing CPAC, NAF HR Office. Neglecting to respond to the job related questions will result in an ineligible rating.
You may contact the servicing CPAC NAF DIVISION identified on the vacancy announcement for additional assistance. Application Forms and URL links provided below in the HOW TO APPLY

TRAVEL REQUIRED

  • Not Required

RELOCATION AUTHORIZED

  • No

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • Direct Deposit is required.
  • Social Security card is required.
  • Valid Driver License is required.

DUTIES:

The lifeguard for the Rumple Fitness Center Pool and Pineview Campground Beach is responsible for the safety and well being of all patrons. Rescues swimmers and administers first aid. Will supervise and protect all patrons of the facilities from injuries to themselves and others by enforcing the rules and standard operation guidelines. Employee will assist with operation of Fitness Center, Beach, and all other subordinate facilities. Will teach and assist with Red Cross Learn to Swim Programs. Assists in maintaining assigned area clean and free from any hazards. In a patron usage facility, circulates among patrons to assure service is satisfactory, receives and resolves customer complaints. Provides use of the facility by checking out equipment, providing safety instruction, demonstrating new equipment, teaching classes, etc. Plans, conducts, publicize and arrange support for special events, social activities, tournaments and related functions. May provide work guidance to other staff. Maintains daily logs and records as required. Performs other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

Work experience related to the duties described above that included customer service, operation and maintenance of sports facilities and fitness equipment.
Possess or be able to obtain the following:Lifeguard Certification/First Aid/CPR within (30) days of hire date.
Water Safety Instructor Certification within (60) days of hire date.
Automated External Defibrillator (AED)/Oxygen Administration Certification within (60) days of hire date.
(Certificates issued by American Red Cross, Ellis and Associates, Star Guard or other nationally recognized agencies are acceptable)



Conditions of employment:
1. A one-year probationary period may be required.
2. Meet all qualification/eligibility requirements.
3. Satisfactorily complete an employment verification check.
4. Successfully complete all required background checks to include a health screening.
5. A completed and signed copy DA Form 3433-1 and DA Form 3433-2 (for CYSS positions only) is required prior to entrance on duty.
6. Must have a valid driver's license.
7. Must be able to work irregular duty hours that may include nights, weekends and holidays.
8. If under the age of 18 a work permit will be required before appointment date in accordance with the state requirements. 
NOTE (1): Employment will be denied or terminated if your background checks reveal any of the following: Conviction for a sexual offense, a drug felony – or any drug related offense, a violent crime, or a criminal offense involving a child or children.
NOTE (2): Applicants have the ability to perform an E-Verify Self Check to confirm employment eligibility at http://www.uscis.gov/mye-verify/self-check. Although a Self Check is not mandatory, it can be a useful tool for applicants to find out if there is a problem with their employment eligibility records and resolve any issues before taking a job.

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Roads Maintenance Worker - Department of the Army - Fayetteville, NC

Job Title:Roads Maintenance Worker
Department:Department of the Army
Agency:Army Installation Management Command
Job Announcement Number:SCDN1527988591465905D

SALARY RANGE:

$19.27 to $22.53 / Per Hour

OPEN PERIOD:

Wednesday, July 29, 2015 to Friday, August 7, 2015

SERIES & GRADE:

WG-3601-08

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Permanent

DUTY LOCATIONS:

2 vacancies in the following location:
Fayetteville, NC

WHO MAY APPLY:

United States Citizens

SECURITY CLEARANCE:

Public Trust - Background Investigation

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 in the Directorate of Public Works, Operations and Maintenance Division at Fort Bragg, North Carolina. Fort Bragg is a culturally diverse area with both rural and city populations, co-located at Fayetteville, NC, centrally located in the beautiful state of NC, which enjoys a temperature year-round climate and world-renowned colleges and universities. Fayetteville is centrally located between the beautiful beaches of North Carolina and the scenic Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains.

Who May Apply: U.S. Citizens


TRAVEL REQUIRED

  • Not Required

RELOCATION AUTHORIZED

  • No

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • Moving Expenses are NOT authorized for this position.

DUTIES:

  • Performs masonry and asphalt work and operates motor vehicles and engineer equipment in performing maintenance and construction work.
  • Patches holes or worn places in asphalt pavement.Lays bricks, concrete blocks or broken up pieces of concrete in constructing catch basins, lead walls, steps and manholes.
  • Runs levels, lines and squares needed for work and carries work through to completion.
  • Repairs fences and paints crosswalks.
  • Prepares road surfaces for repair by cleaning, priming, and determining the amount of asphalt required to complete the repair.
  • Operates a 5-7 ton tandem roller as required in the maintenance and construction of asphalt roads and parking lots.
  • Operates gasoline or diesel powered road sweepers equipped with heavy rotary brooms.
  • Drives wheeled-type tractors with towing attachments such as augers and leveling blades.
  • Drivers trucks with a 4-ton or greater capacity to haul personnel, articles and materials on and off of Fort Bragg.
  • Performs operator maintenance on all equipment, including maintaining adequate fuel, oil and water levels.

  • QUALIFICATIONS 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.

    Screen Out Elements: There is no specific length of training or experience required. However, you must be able to demonstrate, through experience shown in your written application materials that you possess the sufficient knowledge, skills and abilities to meet the Screen-Out Element which is experience performing common Roads Maintenance Worker tasks under close supervision including patching holes and worn places in asphalt pavement, repairing fences and painting crosswalks. Failure to meet the screen out element will result in an ineligable rating.

    You will be evaluated on following job elements:
    • Techical Practices (theoretical, precise, and artistic)
    • Ability to Interpret Instructions, Specifications, etc. (includes blueprinting reading)
    • Use of Measuring Instruments
    • Ability to Use and Maintain Tools, and Equipment
    • Knowledge of Materials
    • Dexterity and safety

    Physical Effort: Performs heavy lifting in carrying materials. Required to stand and bend while working and to climb ladders and scaffolds. 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 by the constant vibration of the equipment and the jerking and jolting from operating over rough surfaces. Because of the location of some of the controls and attachments, the operator is frequently required to work in awkward or strained positions.

    Working Conditions: Works inside and outside. Is exposed to dirt, dust, and soot in part of work. Some work is performed in all types of weather, often in an open driver's seat or platform, on hills, slopes, grades, rolling surfaces, and forests. The operator is exposed to injury due to the possibility of the equipment overturning. Subject to noise, vibration, dust dirt, and fumes from the motor and exhaust. May be required to wear and/or use protective equipment in accordance with established health and safety regulations and standard operating procedures (SOPs).






    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.

    Conditions of Employment:
    • The employee must possess and maintain a valid vehicle operator's license including a Class B Commercial Driver's License.
    • This is designated as essential during inclement weather.
    • The applicant/employee must successfully pass physical examination(s) as required by Federal and Office of Safety and Occupational Health Administration guides.
    • The employee is subject to the provisions of the Federal Workplace Drug testing Program(s), and is subject to random urinalysis testing.