MOTOR VEHICLE OPERATOR


Vacancy ID: 806659   Announcement Number: VM-13-GWM-806659   USAJOBS Control Number: 333847300

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Vacancy Identification Number

806659
1. Title of Job

MOTOR VEHICLE OPERATOR
2. Biographic Data

3. E-Mail Address

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4. Work Information

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5. Employment Availability

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6. Citizenship

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7. Background Information

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8. Other Information

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9. Languages

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10. Lowest Grade

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08

11. Miscellaneous Information

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12. Special Knowledge

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13. Test Location

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14. Veteran Preference Claim

15. Dates of Active Duty - Military Service

16. Availability Date

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17. Service Computation Date

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18. Other Date Information

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19. Job Preference

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20. Occupational Specialties

The specialty code(s) for this position is (are): 


001 Motor Vehicle Operator

21. Geographic Availability

The location code(s) for this position is (are): 


173975031 Hines, IL

22. Transition Assistance Plan

23. Job Related Experience

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24. Personal Background Information

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25. Occupational/Assessment Questions:

Select the appropriate answer to each of the following questions based on your current level of education and/or experience that demonstrates your ability to perform the duties of this position. When answering the questionnaire, remember that your experience and education are subject to verification by investigation. You may be asked to provide specific examples or documentation of experience or education as proof to support your answers, or you may be required to verify a response by a practical demonstration of your claimed ability to perform a task.

1. (Screen-Out Element) From the descriptions listed below, select the ONE response that best describes your highest level of experience and/or training related to the position of Motor Vehicle Operator (refer to the Duties section of this vacancy announcement for detailed information). NOTE: You must support your answer by providing detailed documentation of duties you have performed in positions you have held and/or training you have successfully completed. This information must be included on your resume.

A. I am capable of performing the duties of a motor vehicle operator on my own initiative and independent of supervision. My work performance demonstrates a high degree of reliability, an excellent safety record and a high degree of experience operating appropriate vehicles (including truck tractors/semi-trailers, platform, van, stake, trash and dump trucks, passenger shuttles, cargo vans and large buses) which also includes making driving decisions, planning routes, communicating via radio, ensuring vehicle maintenance and filling out forms (such as accident reports, trip tickets, logs).
B. I have the ability to perform the duties of this position as a motor vehicle operator with minimal supervision. I am reliable, have a good safety record and average ability to operate and ensure maintenance on appropriate vehicles (including truck tractors/semi-trailers, platform, van, stake, trash and dump trucks, passenger shuttles, cargo vans and large buses).
C. I have the ability to perform the duties of this position as a motor vehicle operator under normal supervision. I have an acceptable safety record and the ability to operate appropriate vehicles (including truck tractors/semi-trailers, platform, van, stake, trash and dump trucks, passenger shuttles, cargo vans and large buses).
D. I do not have experience as a motor vehicle operator and would require close supervision in the operation of the vehicles of this position (including truck tractors/semi-trailers, platform, van, stake, trash and dump trucks, passenger shuttles, cargo vans and large buses). I could learn the job with proper training.
E. None of the above.

2. (Screen-Out Element) Do you have a Class A Commercial Driver's License (CDL) with Passenger Endorsement to drive a vehicle designed to carry 16 or more passengers (including the driver) and with no air brake restriction "L" and no full air brake restriction "Z". Class A - Combination of vehicles with a Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GCWR) of 26,001 or more pounds, providing the GVWR of the vehicle being towed is in excess of 10,000 pounds. "L" Restriction - On a full air brake vehicle, if a driver fails either the air brake component of the general knowledge test, or performs the skills test in a vehicle not equipped with air brakes, then the driver will have an "L" air brake restriction placed on their license. "Z" Restriction - If the driver takes the test in a vehicle with an air over hydraulic brake system, then they will have a "Z" no full air brake restriction placed on their license.

A. Yes, I have a valid Class A CDL with Passenger Endorsement and with no air brake restriction "L" and no full air brake restriction "Z".
B. No, I do not have a valid Class A CDL with Passenger Endorsement and with no air brake restriction "L" and no full air brake restriction "Z".

Please provide your driver's license number, issuing state, endorsements and expiration date. If an interview is requested, you will be required to provide your driver's license for verification of required endorsements.

The following instructions pertain to your skill in motor vehicle operations.

For each task in the following groups, choose the statement from the list below that best describes your experience and/or training. If applying by fax using OPM Form 1203-FX, darken the oval corresponding to that statement in Section 25. Please select only one letter for each item. Be sure that your resume clearly supports your responses to all of the questions by addressing your work experience in detail.

A- I know little or nothing about this.
B- I have had study or training in this, or have used my knowledge or ability but I have been closely supervised.
C- I have used my knowledge or ability, under normal supervision.
D- I have used my knowledge or ability on my own, with minimal supervision.
E- I am considered an expert in this task, or consulted by others in difficult situations.

3. Operating gas or diesel powered motor vehicles with gross weight 26,000 lbs and above.

4. Operating passenger vans/buses with a capacity of up to 40 passengers.

5. Operating vehicles under cross-country conditions.

6. Driving in restricted traffic environments.

The following tasks pertain to work practices and your ability to keep things neat, clean, and in order.

7. Utilizing proper loading techniques.

8. Keeping vehicles for transporting passengers clean, neat and free of any obstructions.

9. Performing preventive maintenance on vehicles such as checking oil, tires, batteries, and cooling systems.

10. Blocking and bracing distribution.

11. Ensuring load limits are adhered to.

The following tasks pertain to your ability to drive safely.

12. Safely operating vehicles in all types of weather conditions, for long periods of time, and in heavy traffic.

13. Working without accidents and using safety precautions to carefully avoid mishaps.

14. Transporting passengers and cargo that may include patients, staff, medical supplies, mail, linens, furniture, food, and equipment office supplies to various locations.

15. Recognizing hazardous road conditions and selecting alternative routes.

The following tasks pertain to your ability to interpret instructions.

16. Interpreting instructions, specifications, etc. related to mobile equipment operation.

17. Selecting driving routes.

18. Complying with maintenance instructions.

19. Obeying traffic laws and safety regulations.

The following tasks pertain to you reliability and dependability as a motor vehicle operator.

20. Maintaining a safe driving record.

21. Transporting freight, passengers and/or equipment over public roads in both rural and urban areas.

22. Assisting patients getting in and out of vehicles.

23. Resolving scheduling conflicts.

24. Communicating with patients and staff.

Certification of Understanding - Select the appropriate answer to the statement below. Failure to provide an answer will result in your not being considered for this position.

25. I certify that, to the best of my knowledge and belief, all of the information included in this questionnaire is true, correct, and provided in good faith. I understand that if I make an intentional false statement, or commit deception or fraud in this application and its supporting materials, or in any document or interview associated with the examination process, I may be fined or imprisoned (18 U.S.C. 1001); my eligibilities may be cancelled; I may be denied an appointment; or I may be removed and debarred from Federal service (5 C.F.R. part 731). I understand that any information I give may be investigated and that responding "No" or providing no response to this item will result in my not being considered for this position.

A. Yes, I understand the information provided above and certify that the information provided in this questionnaire is true, correct, and provided in good faith.
B. No, I do not certify this information and do not wish to be considered for this position.

RESUME REMINDER- Your resume must include the following information for each job listed:
Job title
Duties (be as detailed as possible)
Month & year start/end dates (e.g. June 2007 to April 2008)
Full-time or part-time status (include hours worked per week)

Please be aware that your answers will be verified against information provided on your resume. Be sure that your resume clearly supports your responses to all of the questions by addressing your work experience in detail.

VETERAN'S PREFERENCE DOCUMENTATION REMINDER - In order to receive appropriate consideration, you should submit proper documentation if you are claiming eligibility for veteran's preference, which includes a copy of your DD-214 (member copy 4 or earlier version that shows character of service). Applicant's claiming 10-Point preference should also submit an SF-15, Application for 10-Point Veteran's Preference along with the required documentation listed on the SF-15 form (such as verification of service-connected disability percentage).