Laborer (Motor Vehicle Operating)


Vacancy ID: 796045   Announcement Number: GETT-13-42DEU   USAJOBS Control Number: 336221100

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The Vacancy Identification Number is: 796045
1. Title of Job

Laborer (Motor Vehicle Operating)
2. Biographic Data

3. E-Mail Address

4. Work Information

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5. Employment Availability

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6. Citizenship

Are you a citizen of the United States?
7. Background Information

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8. Other Information

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9. Languages

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10. Lowest Grade

04

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

001 Laborer (Motor Vehicle Operating)

21. Geographic Availability

Select/enter at least one geographic location in which you are interested and will accept employment. The location code for this position is:


422585029 Elverson, PA
424086091 King of Prussia, PA

22. Transition Assistance Plan

23. Job Related Experience

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24. Personal Background Information

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25. Occupational/Assessment Questions:

1. I understand this is a temporary appointment not to exceed 1039 hours (approximately 6 months). Please select A or B to indicate if you are willing to accept a temporary appointment.

A. Yes, I am willing to accept a temporary appointment.
B. No, I am not willing to accept a temporary appointment.

2. The duties of this position require that you possess a valid state driver's license in order to operate specific vehicles as required by state law. Please select from A or B to indicate how you meet this requirement.

A. I currently possess a valid state driver's license.
B. I do not currently possess a valid state driver's license.

3. This position requires the ability to do the work of a Laborer (Motor Vehicle Operating) WG-3502-04 without more than normal supervision. From the descriptions below, please choose the best response to describe your ability to perform the work of a Laborer (Motor Vehicle Operating). You must document your experience in your resume. Select only one response. Do not leave the response code blank.
THE RESUME OR APPLICATION MATERIALS YOU SUBMIT FOR THIS POSITION MUST SUPPORT THE ANSWER YOU CLAIM UNDER THIS AND OTHER QUESTIONS. IF NOT, YOU WILL BE FOUND NOT QUALIFIED OR YOUR SCORE WILL BE LOWERED.

A. I am able to perform a full range of laborer work including:
• Operating vehicles up to 10,000 lbs gross vehicle weight (crew cabs, large pick trucks, etc); AND
• Operating complex riding lawn mowers (that have multiple or independently controlled cutting decks), specially designed mowers (that operate on slopes), and/or lawn and garden tractors with various specialty attachments such as gardening attachments, trenchers, snow plowing or removal equipment, etc; AND
• Operating other types of equipment (lawn edging equipment, trimmers, etc...) and hand tools (e.g., shovels, rakes, etc...) to maintain buildings, grounds, roads, and trails

B. I am able to perform most of the tasks listed in A with close supervision of a more experienced maintenance worker who observes tasks in progress and upon completion to make sure they are properly performed.

C. I am able to perform simple laborer tasks and have limited experience operating and maintaining equipment. I do not have formal or on-the-job training in these tasks.

D. I have no experience performing the work listed above.

For each task listed below, select the statement from A through E that best describes your level of experience and/or training. Select only one letter for each task. If you select multiple responses or leave any question blank, your score will be negatively impacted. Do not over-state or under-state your experience and/or training. Your responses must be supported by your resume.

A- I know little or nothing about this.
B- I have had study or training in this, but I have never done this on the job.
C- I have used my knowledge or ability, but I have been closely supervised.
D- I have used my knowledge or ability on my own, under normal supervision.
E- I am consulted by other journey persons in difficult situations, or I am called on to do unusually difficult jobs.


4. Maintain trails by smoothing surfaces and repairing eroded surfaces.

5. Remove tree branches from trail canopies.

6. Clean and maintain campgrounds, picnic areas, and park grounds.

7. Trim and clear brush using sickle, machete, axes, hatchets, chainsaws or hand saws.

8. Perform minor interior and exterior custodial maintenance on buildings.

9. Pick up litter along roadsides, in parking lots, picnic areas, and visitor centers.

10. Cut and trim lawns with push/riding mowers and weed eaters.

11. Remove weeds/invasive plant species by hand, hand tools, chainsaws, cutting, or spraying.

12. Prune trees and shrubs.

13. Construct and repair fences.

14. Keep work environment clean, sanitary, and in order.

15. Read and understand work orders, sketches, and drawings in order to complete work assigned.

16. Read and follow written instructions on the safe use of chemicals (herbicides/pesticides).

17. Follow written work schedules and plans.

18. Complete assignments involving several tasks.

19. Follow verbal instructions from supervisor.

20. Follow manufacturers' instructions for use of power tools.

21. Follow safety manuals on operation of tools and equipment.


22. Operate push and ride lawn mowers, weed eaters.

23. Operate power tools.

24. Perform minor operator maintenance on lawn mowers, weed eaters, such as adding fuel, cleaning, and lubricating parts.

25. Use variety of hand tools (hammers, saws, screwdrivers, picks, rakes, shovels, pry-bars).

26. Assemble tools and equipment.

27. Select appropriate cleaning supplies and equipment.

28. Perform care and maintenance of tools.

29. Operate backpack pumps and/or sprayers.

30. Operate motor vehicles up to 10,000 lbs to transport tools, equipment, and personnel

31. Use common personal safety protective equipment (ear protection, safety glasses, and hard hats).

32. Use protective devices on equipment such as blade guards on mowers and saws.

33. Safely operate standard vehicles over rough and muddy roads.

34. Properly secure loads on vehicles.

35. Safely store, handle, and care for various cleaning equipment and chemicals.

36. Use proper techniques to lift and carry heavy objects.

37. Follow all safety work practices in performing duties.

38. Take action to eliminate safety hazards.

39. Load and unload motor vehicles.

40. Load/unload/move heavy supplies, equipment to/from vehicles by and/hand truck/dolly.


41. As previously explained, your ratings in this Occupational Questionnaire are subject to evaluation and verification based on the documents and references you submit. Later steps in the selection process are specifically designed to verify your ratings. Deliberate attempts to falsify information may be grounds for not selecting you or for dismissing you from the position/agency during the probation period. Please take this opportunity to review your ratings to ensure their accuracy. By agreeing to the statement below, you are confirming that you: 1) understand this warning; 2) have reviewed your responses to this questionnaire for accuracy; and 3) verify that your responses accurately describe your current level of experience and capability. Failure to agree to the statement below will disqualify you from further consideration for the position.

A. Yes, I verify that all of my responses to this questionnaire are true and accurate. I accept that if my supporting documentation and/or later steps in the selection process do not support one or more of my responses to the questionnaire that my application may be rated lower and/or I may be removed from further consideration.

B. No, I do not accept this agreement and/or I no longer wish to be considered for this position.