CITY CARRIER ASSISTANT 2 - United States Postal Service - DUNBAR, WV

Branch
Appalachian District

Job Posting Period
10/24/2014 - 11/02/2014
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
DUNBAR WV POST OFFICE FOR MORE INFORMATION CALL (304) 766-7158
1201 GROSSCUP AVE
DUNBAR, WV 25064-9998

ALL APPLICANTS MUST APPLY ONLINE AT www.usps.com/employment. PAPER OR EMAILED APPLICATIONS WILL
NOT BE ACCEPTED.
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 domain names to your safe sender list right away to allow our
correspondence, especially if you use SPAM blocking software, use a yahoo or gmail account, or use a work or military email
address!
@usps.gov, @panpowered.com, @geninfo.com

Position Information
TITLE: CITY CARRIER ASSISTANT
SALARY: 15.30 PER HOUR
NON SCHEDULED DAYS: VARIES
WILL BE REQUIRED TO WORK SATURDAYS AND WEEKDAYS AS NEEDED. MAY INCLUDE SUNDAYS & HOLIDAYS.
DRIVING REQUIRED: Applicants must have a valid state driver#s license, a safe driving record, and at least two years of
documented driving experience. SALARY RANGE: $15.30 Per Hour
FINANCE NUMBER: 552304
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
Applicants must live within commuting area in order to be eligible for this position because the work is performed in offices
within these zip code areas and candidates will need to be present for screening activities, including an interview. Note:
Veterans who are entitled to veterans# preference and/or covered by the Veterans Employment Opportunity Act may apply
for any posted position
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
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, a lawful permanent resident alien, or a citizen of a
territory owing allegiance to the U.S.
NOTE: Exam 473 will be set up via email IMMEDIATELY after you apply. Exam process must be completed with 7 days of
applying.
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.

Apply

CITY CARRIER ASSISTANT 1 - United States Postal Service - USA

Branch
Central Plains District

Job Posting Period
10/24/2014 - 11/05/2014
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 1

Facility Location
COUNCIL BLUFFS IA POST OFFICE
8 S 6TH ST STE 122
COUNCIL BLUFFS, IA 51501-9998

Other locations:
COUNCIL GROVE, KS
BELLEVILLE, KS
NANTY GLO, PA

ALL APPLICANTS MUST APPLY ON-LINE AT www.usps.com/employment. PAPER APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE
ACCEPTED.
For questions regarding this position please contact the Postmaster at 712-352-1318.
For questions regarding the on-line application process please refer to the employment FAQs located at: http://faq.usps.com
In the Search box, enter #application#.
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 domain names to your safe sender list right away to allow our
correspondence, especially if you use SPAM blocking software, use a yahoo or gmail account, or use a work or military email
address!
@usps.gov
@panpowered.com
@geninfo.com
Sorts, collects, and delivers mail, other duties as necessary, including Saturdays.
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, a lawful permanent resident alien, or a citizen of a
territory owing allegiance to the U.S.
Written Exam Required: Postal Exam 473 - Instructions regarding the exam process will be sent via email once you
successfully submit your online application.
WILL BE REQUIRED TO WORK SATURDAYS AND WEEKDAYS AS NEEDED. WORK DAYS MAY INCLUDE SUNDAYS
& HOLIDAYS.
DRIVING REQUIRED: Applicants must have a valid state driver#s license, a safe driving record, and at least two years of
documented driving experience.
BENEFIT INFORMATION: Limited benefits include raises, paid vacation days and access to health insurance as required by
law or after the first 360-day term, whichever comes first.
Noncareer employees who wish to apply must use their existing external eCareer Profile or create a new external Profile,
Apply, and follow instructions for testing or attaching previous test scores.

Position Information
TITLE: CITY CARRIER ASSISTANT 1
SALARY RANGE: 15.30 per hour
FINANCE NUMBER: 182052
BENEFIT INFORMATION: 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 be eligible for health insurance under
the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program.
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.

Apply

PSE MAIL PROCESSING CLERK - United States Postal Service - OMAHA, NE etc

Branch
Central Plains District

Job Posting Period
10/24/2014 - 11/05/2014
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
OMAHA NE PLANT
1124 PACIFIC ST
OMAHA, NE 68108-9997

Other location:
RADFORD, VA

ALL APPLICANTS MUST APPLY ON-LINE AT www.usps.com/employment. PAPER APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE
ACCEPTED.
For questions regarding this position please contact the manager at 402-348-2625.
For questions regarding the on-line application process please refer to the employment FAQs located at: http://faq.usps.com
In the Search box, enter #application#.
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 domain names to your safe sender list right away to allow our
correspondence, especially if you use SPAM blocking software, use a yahoo or gmail account, or use a work or military email
address!
@usps.gov
@panpowered.com
@geninfo.com
This is a non-career position. Postal Support Employees hold temporary appointments for periods not-to-exceed 360 days.
Subsequent appointments after a 5-day break in service are not guaranteed and should not be expected because the use of
PSEs is discretionary and subject to business needs. On-line and written assessments.
Sorts and distributes mail; other duties as necessary. Must be flexible and available on an as needed basis, including
Saturdays. Must be able to read and sort mail quickly and accurately, be able to safely lift up to 70 pounds, other duties as
necessary. Duties are physically demanding and include moderate to heavy lifting, carrying, prolonged standing, walking,
and reaching; other requirements.

Position Information
TITLE: PSE MAIL PROCESSING CLERK
SALARY RANGE: 15.26 per hour
FINANCE NUMBER: 306646
BENEFIT INFORMATION: This is a non-career position, which may lead to a career position depending upon organizational
needs. Limited benefits include paid time off at the rate of one 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.
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.

Apply

CLERK - Department Of The Treasury - Fresno, CA

Job Title:CLERK *TEMP NTE 60 DAYS*
Department:Department Of The Treasury
Agency:Internal Revenue Service
Job Announcement Number:15CW5-WIX0024-MULT-03-AMS

SALARY RANGE:

$12.07 to $15.68 / Per Hour

OPEN PERIOD:

Friday, October 24, 2014 to Monday, November 10, 2014

SERIES & GRADE:

GS-0303/0305-03

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time, Day and Swing Shifts - Temporary Not to Exceed 60 Days

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

03

DUTY LOCATIONS:

160 vacancies in the following location:
Fresno, CA

WHO MAY APPLY:

US citizens; no prior Federal experience is required.

SECURITY CLEARANCE:

Public Trust - Background Investigation

SUPERVISORY STATUS:

No

JOB SUMMARY:

About the Agency
The U.S. Department of the Treasury has a distinguished history dating back to the founding of our nation. As the steward of U.S. economic and financial systems, Treasury is a major and influential leader in today's global economy. We have over 100,000 employees across the country and around the world. Come Join the Department of the Treasury and Invest in Tomorrow.

WHAT DOES A CLERK DO?
Clerks work in various functional areas within the IRS, therefore your specific duties may vary according to assignments. As a Clerk you will perform various clerical duties such as maintaining records, extracting, sorting, numbering, batching, filing tax returns and related correspondence; receive, open, sort and distribute both incoming and outgoing mail; and screen documents, forms, and letters addressed or routed to various offices.

WHAT IS THE WAGE AND INVESTMENT (W&I) DIVISION?
The Wage & Investment Division (W&I) serves about 122 million taxpayers who file upwards of 94 million returns each year. Key W&I objectives are to provide high-quality taxpayer assistance, and to enable taxpayers to transact and communicate electronically to file their returns, make payments and receive assistance. W&I partners with private organizations to provide assistance to such disadvantaged groups as elderly and low-income taxpayers.

Positions are located in Wage and Investment (W&I), Submission Processing, Fresno, CA.
The anticipated start date is March 2015 and we will continue to fill throughout the 2015 filing season.

TRAVEL REQUIRED

  • Not Required

RELOCATION AUTHORIZED

  • No

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • Please refer to "Conditions of Employment."
  • Click "Print Preview" to review the entire announcement before applying.

DUTIES:

As a Clerk, you will:
  • Perform various clerical duties such as maintaining records,
    extracting, sorting, numbering, batching, and filing tax returns and
    related correspondence.
  • Receive, open, sort and distribute both incoming and outgoing
    mail.
  • Screen documents, forms, and letters addressed or routed to various offices.
  • Review and process outgoing mail. Maintain appropriate records
    and/or logs for tracking and reconciliation purposes.
  • Conduct searches and other follow up action on delayed shipments.
  • Examine file materials to identify primary subject matter and
    assign proper classification.
  • Locate and withdraw file material or information from records to
    meet the needs of users.
  • Periodically review filed material in the light of ongoing programs or special project
WHERE CAN I FIND OUT MORE ABOUT OTHER IRS CAREERS? If you want to find out more about IRS careers, visit us on the web at www.jobs.irs.gov

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

You must meet the following requirements by the closing date of this announcement. Applicants must be at least 18 years of age or older, or at least 16 years of age or older, and meet one of the following: (1) have graduated from high school or have a certificate equivalent to graduating from high school; (2) have completed a formal vocational training program; or (3) have a statement from school authorities agreeing with the decision to pursue employment rather than continuing your education.

GS-3 LEVEL:
Six (6) months of general clerical related experience. The experience could have been progressively responsible clerical, office or other work that indicates ability to acquire to the particular competencies needed to perform the duties of this position. This may be paid or non-paid experience. OR Completion of an intensive, specialized course of study of less than 1 year. Courses may have been obtained through a business or technical school, or military training program, and should include up to 40 hours per week of instruction for at least 3 months duration. The course must have been designed specifically as career preparation for the work of the position being filled. OR One (1) year of education above the high school level in any field of study obtained from an accredited junior college, college, university, business, secretarial or technical school. OR A combination of education and experience equivalent to that described above.

- The experience may have been gained in either the public or private sector. One year of experience refers to full-time work; part-time work is considered on a prorated basis.
- To ensure full credit for your work experience, please indicate dates of employment by month/year, and indicate number of hours worked per week, on your resume.

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Transportation Security Officer - Department Of Homeland Security - Santa Fe, NM

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

SALARY RANGE:

$30,894.00 to $44,134.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Friday, October 24, 2014 to Friday, October 31, 2014

SERIES & GRADE:

SV-1802-D

POSITION INFORMATION:

Part-Time - Permanent

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

E

DUTY LOCATIONS:

MANY vacancies - Santa Fe, NM

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 Santa Fe Municipal Airport in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

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. In cities, towns, and country-sides 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 TSO Realistic Job Preview video, please Click Here.

Salary Information: The salary range listed includes locality pay of 14.16% 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.

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 Santa Fe Municipal 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)


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).

Apply

Transportation Security Officer - Department Of Homeland Security - Brainerd, MN

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

SALARY RANGE:

$30,894.00 to $44,134.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Friday, October 24, 2014 to Friday, November 21, 2014

SERIES & GRADE:

SV-1802-D

POSITION INFORMATION:

Part-Time - Permanent

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

E

DUTY LOCATIONS:

MANY vacancies - Brainerd, MN

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 Brainerd Lakes Regional Airport in Brainerd, Minnesota.

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. At this time, this airport is only seeking qualified male candidates to meet mission related staffing needs. The applications of female candidates will be accepted but not considered until staffing needs change.

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. In cities, towns, and country-sides 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 TSO Realistic Job Preview video, please Click Here.

Salary Information: The salary range listed includes locality pay of 14.16% 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.

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 Brainerd Lakes Regional 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)


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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Human Resources Assistant - Department Of Homeland Security - Topeka, KS

Job Title:Human Resources Assistant, GS-0203-06 (Military)
Department:Department Of Homeland Security
Agency:U.S. Coast Guard
Job Announcement Number:14-1904-WE-GR-D

SALARY RANGE:

$35,256.00 to $45,828.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Friday, October 24, 2014 to Friday, November 7, 2014

SERIES & GRADE:

GS-0203-06

POSITION INFORMATION:

This is a full-time position.
- This is a permanent appointment.

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

06

DUTY LOCATIONS:

2 vacancies in the following location:
Topeka, KS

WHO MAY APPLY:

This vacancy is open to all U.S. Citizens and is being advertised under delegated examining procedures.

For definitions of terms found in this announcement click here

SECURITY CLEARANCE:

Public Trust - Background Investigation

SUPERVISORY STATUS:

No

JOB SUMMARY:

About the Agency
Apply for this exciting position to support the CG missions of safeguarding our Nation's maritime interests in the heartland, in the ports, at sea, and around the globe.

For over two centuries the The U.S. Coast Guard has protected the maritime economy and the environment, we defend our maritime borders, and we save those in peril. This history has forged our character and purpose as America's Maritime Guardian - Always Ready for all hazards and all threats.

The vacancy is being concurrently advertised under merit promotion procedures for status applicants under announcement 14-1904-WE-GR-M. APPLICANTS WISHING TO BE CONSIDERED UNDER BOTH DELEGATED EXAMINING AND MERIT PROMOTION PROCEDURES MUST APPLY TO BOTH VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENTS.

NOTE: YOUR APPLICATION TO THIS DELEGATED EXAMINING VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT WILL ONLY ALLOW CONSIDERATION FOR THIS ANNOUNCEMENT. WE CANNOT ELECTRONICALLY OR MANUALLY MOVE YOUR APPLICATION TO THE CONCURRENTLY ADVERTISED MERIT PROMOTION ANNOUNCEMENT. PLEASE ENSURE YOU ARE APPLYING UNDER THE CORRECT ANNOUNCEMENT.

These positions are located in the Department of Homeland Security, US Coast Guard, Pay and Personnel Center, Customer Service Division, Advancement Branch (ADV), Service Validation Team, Topeka, KS.

TRAVEL REQUIRED

  • Not Required

RELOCATION AUTHORIZED

  • No

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • U.S. Citizenship is required.

DUTIES:

The incumbent will be responsible for compiling personnel data from automated and manual pay/personnel files to create Creditable Statement of Service and/or Statements of Sea Service, Transcripts of Sea Service, Estimated Earnings statements, Point Statements for either active, reserve, retired and former Coast Guard personnel.

Being a CG civilian makes you a valuable member of the CG team. Typical work assignments include:
  • Assembling sourced records for review and computing all verified service and sea service dates, including deductible time for any unauthorized absence of active duty and reserve enlisted personnel.
  • Performing review of Coast Guard reserve members point statements based on inquiries from the HEAT system. Routing HEAT tickets to appropriate persons and initiates corrective action if necessary.
  • Preparing and inputting personnel transactions into the automated system. Ensuring transactions are mathematically accurate, containing appropriate date and are in compliance with federal laws and regulations.
  • Providing timely support and customer service to all external and internal customers.

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

To qualify at the GS-6 Level: Applicant must have specialized experience 1 year equivalent to at least the next lower grade level.

Specialized experience is experience that equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSA's) to perform successfully the duties of the position, and that is typically in or related to the position.

Examples of specialized experience include: providing advice and guidance on matters regarding military personnel issues; reviewing and preparing documents pertaining to a full range of military personnel actions; and using on-line human resource systems to obtain information pertinent to military personnel actions being processed.

This position does not have a positive education requirement.

If you are including education on your resume, report only attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
All qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of the announcement.

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Recreation Aide - Department of the Navy - Dahlgren, VA

Job Title:Recreation Aide - ITT/Liberty
Department:Department of the Navy
Agency:Commander, Navy Installations
Hiring Organization:Naval District Washington
Job Announcement Number:D-0066-14

SALARY RANGE:

$10.00 to $10.00 / Per Hour
No Benefits

OPEN PERIOD:

Friday, October 24, 2014 to Friday, November 7, 2014

SERIES & GRADE:

NF-0189-01

POSITION INFORMATION:

Flexible - Flexible

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy - Dahlgren, VA

WHO MAY APPLY:

US Citizens and Non-Citizens

SECURITY CLEARANCE:

Public Trust - Background Investigation

SUPERVISORY STATUS:

No

JOB SUMMARY:


The Navy and Marine Corps team offers innovative, exciting and meaningful work linking military and civilian talents to achieve our mission and safeguard our freedoms. Department of the Navy provides competitive salaries, comprehensive benefits, and extensive professional development and training.


The mission of the Fleet and Family Readiness (FFR) Programs team is to maximize the physical, emotional and social development of the Navy family. FFR enables a ready Navy force through its Fleet Readiness, Family Readiness and Housing Programs. We service all non-appropriated fund (NAF) employees who work for Morale, Welfare and Recreation (MWR), Navy Gateway Inns & Suites (NGIS) and Bachelor Housing (BH) throughout the Fleet and Family Readiness Program for the Naval District Washington (NDW) Region.

    DUTIES:

    Provides oversight of activities and necessary services to authorized patrons, including general information on the use of equipment.  Provides information concerning facilities and operation.
    Ensures adherence to regulations and safety procedures. Monitors and checks the security of premises.  May assist in maintaining routine reports and/or perform clerical, custodial and/or general maintenance duties as needed.  May operate a cash register, receive payments and make change.  Performs other related duties as assigned.

    QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

    Must be able to learn MWR policies, rules and regulations involving the work area, and have the ability to communicate orally and in writing. Must have knowledge of basic mathematics. 6 months experience in the assigned recreational activity is desired.
    This position is subject to completion of a satisfactory background check and/or National Agency Check (NAC) in accordance with NAVFAC policy.


    SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
    Position requires a secret security clearance



    Six months experience desired.

    Apply

    Administrative Assistant - Department of the Air Force - Albuquerque, NM

    Job Title:Administrative Assistant
    Department:Department of the Air Force
    Agency:Air National Guard Units (Title 32)
    Job Announcement Number:NM1245010

    SALARY RANGE:

    $31,628.00 to $50,932.00 / Per Year

    OPEN PERIOD:

    Friday, October 24, 2014 to Friday, November 7, 2014

    SERIES & GRADE:

    GS-0303-05/07

    POSITION INFORMATION:

    Full Time - Excepted Service Permanent

    PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

    07

    DUTY LOCATIONS:

    1 vacancy in the following location:
    Albuquerque, NM

    WHO MAY APPLY:

    US Citizens and Status Candidates

    SECURITY CLEARANCE:

    Secret

    SUPERVISORY STATUS:

    No

    JOB SUMMARY:


    NEW MEXICO AIR NATIONAL GUARD

    MILITARY TECHNICIAN VACANCY

    (YOU MUST BE A PERMANENT PRESENTLY EMPLOYED EXCEPTED FEDERAL TECHNICIAN IN THE NEW MEXICO AIR NATIONAL GUARD TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR THIS POSITION)

    AREA OF CONSIDERATION:  Permanent Presently Employed Excepted Federal Technicians in the New Mexico Air National Guard.
    APPOINTMENT FACTORS:  Excepted Federal Service - ENLISTED (E-7 and below).
    POSITION LOCATION:  Wing Commander, 150th Special Operations Wing, New Mexico Air National Guard, Kirtland Air Force Base, Albuquerque, New Mexico.
    DATE VACANCY EXISTS:  Currently exists.
    POSITION DESCRIPTION:  D1526000.
    POSITION POTENTIAL:  The top grade of this position is GS-07. This position is also being advertised at the GS-06 and GS-05 level(s) to provide additional competition.  Upon meeting all legal and regulatory requirements, and upon recommendation of the supervisor, an individual selected at the GS-05 or GS-06 level may be promoted to the target grade of GS-07 level without further competition.
    LOWEST PAY GRADE ACCEPTED:  Applicants must indicate on their application the lowest pay or grade that will be accepted.

    TRAVEL REQUIRED

    • Not Required

    RELOCATION AUTHORIZED

    • No

    KEY REQUIREMENTS

    • United States Citizenship is required.
    • Direct Deposit is mandatory.

    DUTIES:

    The purpose of the position is to provide technical and administrative assistance for programs within the Air Commander’s area of responsibility. This support is provided to the Air Commander, Vice Commander, and Chief of Staff or Community Manager. Incumbent performs duties necessary to accomplish technical and administrative functions in support of programs essential to state Air National Guard daily operations, training and readiness missions.

    QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

    BASIC QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:  The basic qualification requirements are indicated below.  These qualification requirements must be met, in addition to any military requirements, in order to be found qualified for and selected to this position.
    GENERAL EXPERIENCE:  Administrative or clerical experience, education or training which demonstrates the ability to perform the duties of the position and experience using computer and automation systems.
    SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE:  (Please prepare written justification to the following KSAs as an attachment to your resume/application):
    1. Practical knowledge of an extensive body of program analysis technical rules, guidelines, regulations and precedents to provide sound recommendations to the Air Commander.
    2. Skill in applying basic data gathering techniques in order to develop trends and analysis tools using data from reports.
    3. Knowledge of the duties, priorities, commitments, basic policies and program goals of the organization sufficient to perform comprehensive administrative support assignments.
    4. Knowledge of general office automation software, practices and procedures to design or develop detailed charts and graphs, competitive level proficiency in typing to accomplish word processing and office automation tasks.
    QUALITY AND TYPE OF EXPERIENCE:  The required amount of experience/education will not in itself be accepted as proof of qualification.  The quality, type and scope of the experience/education must be of such nature as to demonstrate that applicants are fully qualified to perform the duties at the level for which they apply.
    DOCUMENTATION:  Applicants must explain in detail, in the application, how the specialized experience was acquired, including applicable dates.  Applicants should include, with application, any training completion certificates/transcripts in the areas covered in the KSAs.
    MILITARY COMPATIBILITY:  Individual selected must be assigned, prior to appointment, to a compatible Duty Air Force Specialty Code of: 3DXXX.




    EDUCATION SUBSTITUTE:  Military education, related to the position, may be substituted for specialized experience on a day-for-day basis for qualification at the GS-05 or GS-06 level(s).  Certificates/diplomas must be submitted with application for award of credit.  Civilian education, above the high school level, may be substituted for specialized experience on a case-by-case basis.  Transcripts or equivalent must be submitted for award of credit.


    APPOINTMENT REQUIREMENTS:  Excepted Civil Service.  Individual selected must be assigned to an enlisted position in the New Mexico Air National Guard.  Individual must wear the uniform as prescribed by National Guard Bureau policies and the Adjutant General of New Mexico.  Employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre placement physical examination.

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    Transportation Security Officer - Department Of Homeland Security - Bakersfield, CA etc

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

    SALARY RANGE:

    $30,894.00 to $44,134.00 / Per Year

    OPEN PERIOD:

    Friday, October 24, 2014 to Tuesday, November 25, 2014

    SERIES & GRADE:

    SV-1802-D

    POSITION INFORMATION:

    Part-Time - Permanent

    PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

    E

    DUTY LOCATIONS:

    MANY vacancies - Bakersfield, CA

    Other locations:
    Visalia, CA 
    Mammoth Lakes, CA

    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 Meadows Field Bakersfield Airport in Bakersfield, California.

    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. At this time, this airport is only seeking qualified female candidates to meet mission related staffing needs. The applications of male candidates will be accepted but not considered until staffing needs change.

    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. In cities, towns, and country-sides 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 TSO Realistic Job Preview video, please Click Here.

    Salary Information: The salary range listed includes locality pay of 14.16% 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.

    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:

    This position is located at Meadows Field Bakersfield Airport in Bakersfield, California.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)


    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).

    Apply

    Park Guide - Department Of The Interior - Vienna, VA

    Job Title:Park Guide
    Department:Department Of The Interior
    Agency:National Park Service
    Hiring Organization:Wolf Trap Park
    Job Announcement Number:NPS-NCR-WOTR-15-1234046wf

    SALARY RANGE:

    $30,761.00 to $39,984.00 / Per Year

    OPEN PERIOD:

    Friday, October 24, 2014 to Friday, November 7, 2014

    SERIES & GRADE:

    GS-0090-04

    POSITION INFORMATION:

    Full Time - Excepted Service Term NTE 1 YEAR

    PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

    04

    DUTY LOCATIONS:

    1 vacancy in the following location:
    Vienna, VA

    WHO MAY APPLY:

    U.S. Citizens (local commuting area only)

    SECURITY CLEARANCE:

    Other

    SUPERVISORY STATUS:

    No

    JOB SUMMARY:


    Experience your America and build a fulfilling career by joining the National Park Service. Become a part of our mission to unite our past, our cultures and our special places, to establish important connections to the present and build a rich and lasting legacy for future generations. For more information about the National Park Service, visit http://www.nps.gov


    WHO MAY BE CONSIDERED:  All U.S. Citizens (local commuting area only)
    SPECIAL HIRING AUTHORIZES CONSIDERATION: Eligible under Special Appointment Authority; Individuals who are eligible for consideration under special hiring authority (i.e., 30% compensable veterans, severely handicapped individuals, former Peace Corps and VISTA volunteers, etc.) will be accepted and considered non-competitively for this vacancy.

    This position is located in Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts, in Vienna, VA.

    Wolf Trap is located in Vienna,Virginia, approximately twenty miles west of Washington, DC.  There is no public transportation available.

    The primary purpose of this position is to function as a park guide to visitors and to develop and present a variety of interpretative programs for the unit.

    The hourly salary range for the GS-04 grade level is $14.74 to $19.16

    This is a term position not to exceed 2 years with possible extensions up to a total of 4 years without further competition, although position may be terminated sooner or extended depending on management needs. Appointment to this position will not confer permanent status in the Federal service.

    APPLICANTS WHO DO NOT SUBMIT THE REQUIRED DOCUMENTATION WILL NOT RECEIVE FULL CONSIDERATION.

    TRAVEL REQUIRED

    • Not Required

    RELOCATION AUTHORIZED

    • No

    KEY REQUIREMENTS

    • U.S. Citizenship
    • Males born after 12/31/59 must be registered or exempt from Selective Svs.
    • Relevant experience and/or education (See Qualification and Evaluations).
    • Suitable for Federal employment as determined by a background investigation
    • Incumbent must wear a National Park Service Uniform
    • Possess and maintain a valid State or District of Columbia driver’s license

    DUTIES:

    Provides pre-established talks where the features are largely self-explanatory and are easily observed and understood as to origin,development, form and significance, and the interpretive service required by the guide is of a repetitive nature.  The talks may be given in  conjunction with live demonstrations, the use of electronic maps, photographic slides and other audio-visual devices.
    Presents one or more interpretive programs and presents short presentations relative to park orientation.
    Incumbent responds to medical incidents, frequently serving as first uniformed responder.
    Answers a variety of visitor questions which usually require use of a limited variety of facts, events, circumstances, personalities, and natural characteristics identified with the park unit, or closely associated with the origin, growth, or development of the feature of interest.
    Guides parties of small size (up to 20 people) that can easily be accommodates within the physical limitations of the area or facility being explained, and on a trip of short duration. 
    Provides a wide range of services to visitors, including crowd control, assistance with lost articles; and provides information about weather conditions, highway routes, park and concessioner facilities, and prices.


    PHYSICAL DEMANDS : The work requires standing for long periods of time, walking for long distances, climbing and descending steep inclines, bending, and lifting moderately heavy items.  Mental stress and physical fatigue occur due to high volumes of personal contacts, occasional emergency responses, and the repetitive nature of interpretive programs.  Hot summer temperatures may cause physical stress.
     
    WORK ENVIRONMENT:

    QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

     
    In order to qualify for this position you must meet the following by the closing date of the vacancy announcement:Friday, November 07, 2014

    In order to qualify for this position applicants you must possess one of the following:
    A. Six (6) months of general experience and six (6) months of specialized experience for a total of one year of experience. General experience is any type of work that demonstrates the applicant's ability to perform the work of the position, or (2) experience that provided a familiarity with the subject matter or processes of the broad subject area of the occupation. Examples of general experience include, but are not limited to, selling merchandise, collecting and accounting for fees or other monies,greeting visitors, disseminating information, providing directions, or other work which required dealing with people on a recurring basis; and that indicates the ability to acquire the knowledge and skills needed to perform the duties of this position.  Specialized experience is experience that involved oral presentation of historical, scientific, or program information to groups; or developing and/or revising technical, historical, or scientific information for oral presentation to groups.  Examples of specialized experience could include Park Guide or tour leader; naturalist; environmental educator or teacher; or other similar work.
    -OR-  B. Successfully completed two years of study above high school (60 semester hours or 90 quarter hours) which included at least 12 semester hours in subjects such as American history, science and/or public speaking.
    -OR- C. Equivalent combination of experience and education. 

    Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, Ameri Corps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic, religious, spiritus); community, student, social).  Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translate directly to paid employment.  You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

    Credit will be given for all appropriate qualifying experience. In order to receive credit for experience, your resume must clearly indicate the nature of the duties and responsibilities for each position,starting and ending dates of employment (month/year), and the number of hours worked per week.

    Credit for experience is given on a 40-hour workweek. Part-time experience is credited on a part-time ratio, i.e., working 20hours per week for two months equals one month of experience.  No additional credit is given for overtime.

    In describing the nature of your duties (your experience), please be clear and concise. We will not make assumptions regarding your experience.

    Qualifying experience may be obtained in the private or public sectors. The OPM Qualification Standards Handbook is available for review at:  http://www.opm.gov/qualifications.




    If you are qualifying based on education, please submit a legible copy of your college transcripts so that we can verify your coursework. It need not be an official transcript; however, if you are selected, you may be required to submit an official transcript prior to entering on duty.

    Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution 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

    Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the above requirements if you can show that the foreign education is comparable to that received in an accredited educational institution in the United States. It is your responsibility to provide such evidence when applying. For further information, visit: http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html



    REQUIREMENTS:

    Appointment will be subject to a pre-employment background investigation. Under the requirements of the Homeland Security Presidential Directive 12 (HSPD-12), all new Federal Employees must pass a background investigation. Failure to successfully meet these requirements will be grounds for termination.

    New employees of the Department of the Interior must identify a financial institution for direct deposit of net pay within 30 days of entrance on duty.

    NPS uniformed position. Employee will be required to wear a uniform and comply with National Park Service uniform standards.

    Applicants must possess a valid state driver's license. This position requires that you operate a government (or private) motor vehicle as part of your official duties. 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 driver's licenses, whether current or past, possessed by you.  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 driver's license.

    Government housing is not available.
    Overtime may be required.



    This is not a drug tested position.

    Applicant must be able to work alternative work schedules, shift rotations, including night shift, holidays, and weekends.

    Incumbent will be required to work outdoors, often under adverse conditions.

     
    Requirements when selecting Specialty Codes:

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

    001 - All United States Citizens
    ·     United States Citizens who have never been permanent employees of the Federal government.
    ·     Current or former employees of the Federal government who would like to be considered under Delegated Examining procedures.

    002 - Non-Competitive
    ·     Eligible under Special Appointment Authority; Individuals who are eligible for consideration under special hiring authority (i.e., 30% compensable veterans, severely handicapped individuals, former Peace Corps and VISTA volunteers, etc.) will be accepted and considered non-competitively for this vacancy.