Laborer

Department of Defense Altus AFB, OK
* Duties

Help Duties Summary

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The primary purpose of this position is: To perform manual labor tasks involving the use of common hand tools and simple power equipment which require little or no special skill, experience, or training and may involve a number of successive steps or processes.

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Responsibilities

* Loads, unloads, moves, and stacks material such as heavy boxes and bulky items by hand, handtrucks, or dollies.

* Operates hand tools and simple power equipment

* Performs a variety of manual tasks such as moving, arranging, collecting, and cleaning equipment and materials.

* Utilizes safety practices and procedures following established safety rules and regulations and maintains a safe andclean work environment

Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status

No

Promotion Potential

2

* Job family (Series)

3502 Laboring

* Requirements

Help Requirements Conditions of Employment

* U.S. Citizenship Required

* Males must be registered for Selective Service, see www.sss.gov

* This posn is subject to provisions of the DoD Priority Placement Program

* Disclosure of Political Appointments

* May be required to work weekends, holidays, or evenings.

* Performs other duties as assigned.

* position requires a pre-employment physical

Qualifications

This is a Temporary position NTE 12 Months The individual selected for this position may be extended without further competition. Current Federal civilian employees may apply for this position using "Reinstatement" eligibility and if selected, a break in service of at least 4 calendar days may be required prior to appointment to this position.

QUALIFICATIONS: Applicants will be rated in accordance with the OPM Qualification Standard Handbook X-118C for the General Services And Support Work Family. Although a specific length of time and experience is not required for most blue-collar positions, you must meet any screen-out element listed, and show through experience and training that you possess the quality level of knowledge and skill necessary to perform the duties of the position at the level for which you are applying. Qualification requirements emphasis is on the quality of experience, not necessarily the length of time.

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

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

1. Knowledge of basic hand tools and simple power equipment such as handsaws, hatchets, clippers, hand lawnmowers, and walking-type power mowers.

2. Knowledge of established safety standards and procedures.

3. Skill in using hand tools such as handsaws, hatchets, clippers, and shovels; and operating simple power equipment such as walking-type power mowers.

4 . Ability to read and follow simple signs and specific written and/or oral instructions.

5. Ability to independently complete duties involving several distinct stps or tasks.

6. Ability to lift and move moderately heavy objects.

Physical Effort

Exerts moderately heavy physical effort, occasionally lifting and carrying heavy objects weighing up to 50 pounds (about 23 kilograms); frequently lifting and carrying moderately heavy objects up to 40 pounds (18 kilograms); and frequently pushing heavy objects such as furniture on dollies and loaded carts.

Working Conditions

Outside work is usually performed under all kinds of weather conditions. Indoor work is often accomplished in office buildings or in well-lighted, heated, and ventilated areas such as warehouses, loading docks, or trade shops. Frequently exposed to weather and temperature extremes, drafts, noise, dlst, and dirt and the possibility of bruises, muscle strains, cuts, and scrapes. Work requires the employee to follow proper safety procedures and use standard safety equipment such as gloves, ear protectors, safety glasses, and steel-toe shoes to avoid possible hazards in the work area.

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

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

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