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Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs General Equipment Operator in Crownpoint, New Mexico

Summary This position is located with the Bureau of Indian Affairs, Navajo Region in Crownpoint, New Mexico. The incumbent supports the Road Maintenance Program of the Navajo Region, Division of Transportation, Maintenance Branch at various Agencies by providing equipment operations and general labor. NOTE: TRAVEL AND RELOCATION EXPENSES WILL NOT BE AUTHORIZED. ANY RELOCATION EXPENSES ASSOCIATED WITH REPORTING FOR DUTY WILL BE THE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE SELECTED EMPLOYEE. Responsibilities Operates machinery to repair and restoration of earth roads, graveled roads, paved roads and bridges. Operates an assortment of power and pneumatic tools including diesel-powered air compressor, and air-powered tools. Performs routine preventative maintenance and emergency service on equipment. Attend meetings and training as required. Strictly adheres to the Agency Safety Program. Keep field records on equipment maintenance and operation. Performs a variety of general labor duties in the preservation, repair and restoration of earth roads, graveled roads, paved roads and bridges. Requirements Conditions of Employment Qualifications QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: Candidates for this position will be evaluated under the Federal Wage System Qualifications. Applicants will be rated on the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the duties of the position. Each of the job elements must be addressed on the assessment questionnaire in order for the applicant to be rated for this position. Your resume must reflect the answers to your assessment questionnaire. Element # 1: Ability to do the work of the position without more than normal supervision (Screen-out Element) Element # 2-E: Knowledge of equipment assembly, installations, repair, etc. Element # 25-E: Technical practices (Theoretical, Precise, Artistic) Element # 60: Use of Measuring Instruments Element #75-A: Ability to Interpret Instructions, Specifications, etc. (includes blueprinting reading) Element #81: Ability to Use and Maintain Tools and Equipment Element #82-A: Knowledge of Materials Physical Demands: Applicants must demonstrate that they are fully capable of performing strenuous work. Position requires average or above average strength, ability, and muscular endurance to perform assigned duties. Frequently carries, lifts, and supports items weighing up to 100 pounds and occasionally objects weighing approximately 150 pounds. Working Conditions: The work is predominately outdoors and will expose the incumbent to all kinds of weather, on all kinds of terrain and works under hazardous/dangerous conditions with proper training requirements in place. Operator must adhere to proper dress standards. All qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement. Merit Promotion candidates must also meet time-in-grade requirements by the announcement closing date. Preference in filling vacancies is given to qualified Indian candidates in accordance with the Indian Preference Act of 1934 (title 25, USC Section 472). Education There is no education requirement for this position. Additional Information All new hires earn the beginning salary of their pay grade (Step 1). See 2023 Salary Tables and select the pay chart for Crownpoint, New Mexico. If no specific chart is listed for this geographic location, see the "rest of U.S." chart. TELEWORK: The Bureau of Indian Affairs has determined that the duties of the position are not suitable for telework under any circumstances. Career Transition Assistance Programs: These programs apply to employees who have been involuntarily separated from a Federal service position within the competitive service or Federal service employees whose positions have been deemed surplus or no longer needed. To receive selection priority for this position, you must: (1) meet CTAP or ICTAP eligibility criteria; (2) be rated well-qualified for the position with a score of 85 or above; and, (3) submit the appropriate documentation to support your CTAP or ICTAP eligibility. For more information visit: http://www.opm.gov/rif/employee_guides/career_transition.asp . LAND MANAGEMENT WORKFORCE FLEXIBILITY ACT: If applying under the Land Management Workforce Flexibility Act, you must provide documentation to support your eligibility (SF-50) and performance (references and/or performance appraisal). Under the Land Management Workforce Flexibility Act (LMWFA) two groups of individuals are eligible to apply under this announcement: current and/or former employees serving or who have served under time-limited competitive appointments at land management agencies. Land Management Agencies include: Bureau of Indian Affairs, Bureau of Land Management, Bureau of Reclamation, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, National Park Service, and U.S. Forest Service. Current appointees: 1) must have been hired under competitive examining procedures to a time limited appointment with a land management agency; 2) must have served under one or more time limited appointment(s) by a land management agency for a period totaling more than 24 months without a break in service of 2 or more years; AND 3) must have performed at an acceptable level during each period of service. Former appointees: 1) must have been hired under competitive examining procedures to a time limited appointment with a land management agency; 2) must have served under one or more time limited appointment(s) by a land management agency for a period totaling more than 24 months without a break in service of 2 or more years; 3) must have separated for reasons other than misconduct or performance; AND 4) must have performed at an acceptable level through the service period. Certain candidates may be eligible to apply under a special hiring authority including those for disabled individuals, Peace Corps employees, Foreign Service employees, veterans, etc. For more information, visit the following OPM websites: USAJOBS Information Center: https://www.usajobs.gov/Help/; Vets Info Guide: http://www.fedshirevets.gov/. Former Federal Employees are required to indicate whether they received a Voluntary Separation Incentive Payment (VSIP) buyout in their previous employment with the Federal government, and are required to submit a copy of the applicable Notification of Personnel Action (SF-50) regarding the VSIP. Most individuals who accept reemployment with the Federal government within 5 years of receiving the VSIP amount, must repay the gross amount of the separation pay prior to reemployment.

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