Enter your Social Security Number. Providing your Social Security Number is voluntary, however we can not process your application without it.
The Vacancy Identification Number is: 833682
Please answer the following Employment Availability Questions by selecting either Yes or No.
Enter the lowest grade level (03-03) you will accept.
The occupational specialty will be selected for you if there is only one, otherwise, select/enter at least one occupational specialty code for this position. The specialty code for this position is:
The geographic location code will be selected for you if there is only one, otherwise, select/enter at least one geographic location in which you are intrested and will accept employment. The location code for this position is:
Do not overstate or understate your level of experience and demonstrated capability. Should you be aware that your ratings are subject to evaluation and verification based on the resume, and other relevant documents you submit, as well as through verification of references as appropriate. Later steps in the selection process are specifically designed to verify your stated level of experience and demonstrated capability. Deliberate attempts to falsify information may be grounds for not selecting you or for dismissing you from the position following acceptance.
Are you submitting Form BIA-4432, Verification of Indian Preference for Employment in the Bureau of Indian Affairs, to claim Indian Preference? Note: You must include and upload your Form BIA-4432. As outlined in the vacancy announcement, this is the ONLY Indian Preference Verification Form that will be accepted.A. Yes.
Are you submitting your most recent SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action, to verify you are a current status employee or a former employee with Reinstatement eligibility? Note: You must include and upload your latest SF-50 to verify transfer or reinstatement eligibility.A. Yes.
Are you a veteran and submitting a DD-214, Certificate of Release or Honorable Discharge from Active Duty, to verify Veteran's Preference claimed? Note: You must include and upload your DD-214, if claiming 5 pt. or 10 pt. preference and Standard Form 15 including the required supporting documentation, if claiming 10 pt. preference.A. Yes.
The incumbent of this position is required to operate a government-owned or leased vehicles as an incidental duty and must possess a valid State Driver's License.
Do you possess a valid State Driver's License?A. Yes, I certify that I possess a valid State Driver's License.
Element# 1: Ability to Do the Work of the Position Without More Than Normal Supervision (Screen-out Element)
Description: Ability to work independently, make decisions, plan operations, show job responsibility, exercise.
5. I have performed a full range of duties normally required in the maintenance of a irrigation system without more than normal supervision such as cleaning and removing debris, cut and remove trees, landscaping (i.e., mowing, edging, irrigation, trimming shrubs and trees, raking leaves); digging ditches, mixing and placing concrete, construction of pipelines, control structures, canals, hand and shovel work.A. Yes, I have performed such duties.
Element# 25-A: Work Practices (includes keeping things neat, clean and in order)
Description: Practices required by jobs where things must be kept, neat, clean, and in order. In addition, ability to keeping things neat, clean and in order, this usually includes one or more of the following: accuracy, keeping records, use arithmetic (add, subtract, multiply, divide, etc), storage, handling, loading, and meeting a time schedule, deadline, or emergency.
For each task in the following group, choose the statement from the list below that best describes your experience and/or training. Darken the oval corresponding to that statement in Section 25 of the Qualifications and Availability Form C. Please select only one letter for each item.A- I know little or nothing about this.
6. Perform landscaping duties such as mowing, edging, irrigation, raking leaves, trimming shrubs and trees.
7. Remove debris from irrigation canals.
8. Spray weeds.
9. Mix and place concrete.
10. Construction of pipelines, control structures and canals.
11. Hand and shovel work.
12. Assist journeyman with system repairs.
Element# 75-B: Ability to interpret instructions, Specifications, etc. (other than blue prints)
Description: Able to respond to the kinds of instructions specification, etc. given in the course of general supervision to a journeyman who works on own initiative.
13. Follow written work schedules and plans.
14. Ability to understand verbal instructions and able to complete assigned projects.
15. Complete assignments involving several tasks.
16. Perform routine laborer and cleaning duties after receiving detailed instructions.
17. Follow guidelines including sketches, trenches, etc.
18. Read and follow maintenance manuals and manufacturers’ guidelines.
Element# 81: Ability to use and maintain tools and equipment.
Description: Ability to use and maintain tools, instruments and related equipment as appropriate to one or more lines of work. Able to use the common tools and equipment in the trade or line of work. Able to use common tools and equipment in the trade or line of work. Able to do routine jobs without assistance.
19. Use tools and equipment such as uses all hand powered tools, hammers, brush rakes, spades, squares, wrenches, side cutters, hack saw, weed burners, sprayers, and measuring devices associated with irrigation system maintenance.
20. Familiar with tools and equipment for concrete work, masonry, carpentry, metal work and earthwork.
21. Select proper tools and determine methods and techniques based on practice or specific instructions.
22. Setup, adjust and adapt hand and power tools to accomplish tasks.
23. Clean tools and equipment.
Element# 86: Dexterity and Safety
Description: Ability to operate with dexterity and safety. This includes consideration of speed and quality of operation; coordination of hand, foot and body movement; training and actual record in safety.
24. Read, implement and follow safety warnings.
25. Lift and move weights and loads frequently over 50 pounds in a safe manner.
26. Use safety equipment on a regular basis such as safety cones, weight belts, etc.
27. Organize materials and tools for easy access to other crew members.
28. Maintain an organized and clean work area.
29. Maintain safe working practice inside and outdoors in all kinds of weather conditions.
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. 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 this 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.
INSTRUCTIONS: It is the applicant's responsibility to verify that information entered, uploaded, or faxed (i.e., resume, veterans, or Indian preference documentation, assessment questions and answers, and SF-50s) is received and is accurate.