Equipment Specialist

General Services Admin Lompoc, CA
* Duties

Help Duties Summary

This vacancy is also being announced under OPM's Delegated Examining procedures as Vacancy Announcement Number 1908222VBDE. Please review that announcement to see if you are eligible for consideration. You must apply separately for each announcement in order to be considered under both procedures.

As an Equipment Specialist, you will provide nationwide support to customers and other fleet personnel through a national maintenance control system that handles repair problems for regional government-owned vehicles. You will coordinate vehicle maintenance and repairs serving all GSA Fleet customers through a national maintenance control system.

Location of Position:

Maintenance Control Center, Office of Fleet Management

Leasing Support Division, Maintenance and Accident Management Branch

Lompoc, CA.

GSA has been repeatedly named as one of the 'Best Places to Work' in the Federal Government'. LEARN MORE about why you should choose GSA.

You will have access to many benefits including:

* Health insurance (choose from a wide range of plans)

* Life insurance coverage with several options

* Sick leave and vacation time, including 10 paid holidays per year

* Thrift Savings Plan (similar to a 401(k) plan)

* Flexible work schedules and telework

* Transit and child care subsidies

* Training and development

* Flexible spending accounts

* Long-term care insurance

We are currently filling ONE vacancy in in Lompoc, CA but additional vacancies may be filled as needed.

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Responsibilities

* You will provide nationwide support to customers and other Fleet personnel, through a national maintenance control system that serves as a nationwide electronic link for all GSA Fleet customers.

* You will coordinate vehicle repairs, including major mechanical repairs, and determines the nature of the repair, costs associated with or projected for the repair, cost replacements for parts.

* You will collect and analyze data compiled from computer generated reports to track trends pertaining to performance differences among regions.

* You will ensure repair estimates from GSA contractors are in accordance with contract requirements and industry standards.

Travel Required

Occasional travel - Occasional travel via automobile and/or commercial carrier may be required.

Supervisory status

No

Promotion Potential

11

Who May Apply This job is open to…

* Current Federal Employees

* Former Federal Employees

* CTAP

* ICTAP

* VRA

* VEOA

* 30% Disabled

* Individuals with Disabilities

* Military Spouses

* Former Overseas Employees

* Peace Corps/AmeriCorps/Vista

Questions? This job is open to 7 groups.

* Job family (Series)

1670 Equipment Services

* Requirements

Help Requirements Conditions of Employment

* U.S. Citizenship or National

* Meet time-in-grade requirements within 30 days of closing date

* Direct Deposit of salary check to financial organization required

* 1 year probationary period may be required

* Males born after 12/31/1959 must have registered with the Selective Service

* Meet all eligibility requirements within 30 days of the closing date.

If selected, you must meet the following conditions:

* Receive authorization from OPM on any job offer you receive, if you are or were (within the last 5 years) a Schedule A, Schedule C, or non-career SES political appointee

* Serve a one year probationary period, if required.

* Undergo and pass a background investigation (Tier 2 investigation level)

* Have your identity and work status eligibility verified if you are not a GSA employee. We will use the Department of Homeland Security's e-Verify system for this. Any discrepancies must be resolved as a condition of continued employment.

* Complete a financial disclosure report to verify that no conflict, or an appearance of conflict, exists between your financial interest and this position.

Qualifications

For each job on your resume, provide:

* the exact dates you held each job (from month/year to month/year

* number of hours per week you worked (if part time).

If you have volunteered your service through a National Service program (e.g., Peace Corps, Americorps), we encourage you to apply and include this experience on your resume.

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Quality Ranking Factors (QRFs) : QRFs are knowledge, skills, and abilities that could be expected to significantly enhance performance in a position, but are not essential for satisfactory performance. Applicants who possess such KSA's may be ranked above those who do not, but no one may be rated ineligible solely for failure to possess such KSA's . The Quality Ranking Factor for this position is the ability to acquire and maintain Fleet Warrant Program certification, which includes formal training, experience and 12 semester hours of college credit.

The GS-09 salary range starts at $57,264 per year, if you meet the following qualifications. You must meet all qualification and eligibility requirements within 30 days of the closing date of this announcement. To qualify, you must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to federal sector GS-07 level. Specialized experience is experience gained in the automotive field. This could have been gained working as a skilled auto mechanic, auto repair part sales, service/tech writer or in other automotive fields. Specialized experience equivalent to the GS-7 level in the Federal service must have involved performing the following types of duties: guiding in the process of securing cost effective vehicle repairs; insuring compliance of contract agreements with contractors for repair services & supplies; evaluating & advising management on customers' complaints about vehicle & vendor performance; determining fairness of repair estimates. OR

* Have a master's or equivalent degree or 2 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree or an LL.B. or JD, in a field related to this position. OR

* Possess a combination of graduate level education and appropriate experience that together meet the qualification requirements of this position.

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT Incumbents of this position will be required to complete all training, certification and related administrative requirements required to obtain and maintain a contracting officer's warrant, per Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR).

The GS-11 salary range starts at $63,161.00 - 88,194.00 per year, if you meet the following qualifications. You must meet all qualification and eligibility requirements within 30 days of the closing date of this announcement. To qualify, you must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to federal sector GS-09 level. Specialized experience is experience gained in the automotive field. This could have been gained working as a skilled auto mechanic, auto repair part sales, service/tech writer or in other automotive fields. Specialized experience equivalent to the GS-9 level in the Federal service must have involved performing the following types of duties: performing complex analytical work involving gathering information, identifying and analyzing issues, and developing recommendations to resolve substantive problems of a large fleet maintenance center. OR

* Have a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree or have successfully completed 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree, or LL.M., in a field related to this position. OR

* Possess a combination of graduate level education and appropriate experience that together meet the qualification requirements of this position.

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT This position requires the ability to acquire and maintain Fleet Warrant Program Certification, which includes formal training, experience and 12 semester hours of college credit.

Education

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