Laborer
Department of the Army - McAlester, OK

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Civilian employees serve a vital role in supporting the Army mission. They provide the skills that are not readily available in the military, but crucial to support military operations. The Army integrates the talents and skills of its military and civilian members to form a Total Army.

About the Position:
McAlester Army Ammunition Plant (MCAAP) was originally commissioned as the Naval Ammunition Depot McAlester on May 20, 1943 and began its first production in September 1943. In October 1977 the naval facility was transferred to the Army under the Single Manager for Conventional Ammunition act. Red River Munitions Center (Red River, Texas) was transferred to MCAAP in October 1999. MCAAP is a government-owned/government-operated facility. Our operating hours are from 6:30 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. Monday through Thursday. We are closed on federal holidays. The mission of MCAAP is to produce and renovate quality conventional missile ammunition and ammunition-related components, perform engineering and product assurance in support of production, and receive, store, ship, demilitarize and dispose of conventional and missile ammunition and related items.

Who May Apply: US Citizens
    KEY REQUIREMENTS
  • This position has a full-time seasonal work schedule.
  • Permanent Change of Station (PCS) is not authorized.
  • Defense National Relocation Program (DNRP) is not authorized.

DUTIES:
  • Loading and unloading trucks.
  • Moving/assembling office furniture, equipment and supplies.
  • Mowing lawns and trimming shrubs.
  • Cleaning water drains to prevent flooding.

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED: Screen Out Element: Ability to do the Work of a Laborer Without More Than Normal Supervision.

Your resume will be evaluated against the following job elements:
  • Work Practices
  • Ability to Interpret Instructions, Specifications, etc.
  • Ability to Use and Maintain Tools and Equipment
  • Dexterity and Safety

Physical effort: Exerts heavy physical effort; frequently lifts and moves heavy objects, bends, stoops and works in cramped positions.

Working Conditions: Exposed to all kinds of weather, dust, dirt, contaminants and loud noise. Traffic, rough terrain, brush, briars, thorns, reptiles and insects may be encountered. Must wear and use a variety of safety equipment.

Other Requirements:
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Male applicants born after December 31, 1959 must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration.

You will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship.

One year trial/probationary period may be required.

Direct Deposit of Pay is Required.

Conditions of Employment:
  • This position requires you to obtain and maintain a valid Driver's License.
  • This position requires you to obtain and maintain a valid Government Driver's License.
  • This position requires pre-employment and annual physicals.
  • This position is covered by the Civilian Drug Abuse Testing Program. The incumbent is required to sign a DA From 5019-R, "Condition of Employment for certain civilian positions identified as critical under the Drug Abuse Testing Program", or a memorandum of understanding as well as submit to pre-employment and random drug testing.

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED: Your application package (resume, supporting documents, and responses to the questionnaire) will be reviewed to verify that you meet the basic eligibility and qualification requirements. Your responses to the q uestionnaire will be used to evaluate your relevant personal, educational, and work experiences.

Basis for Rating : Qualified candidates will be assigned to one of three quality categories: Best Qualified, Highly Qualified and Qualified. Veteran preference eligibles are listed ahead of non-preference eligibles within each quality category.

Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP). The Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP) provides eligible displaced Federal competitive service employees with selection priority over other candidates for competitive service vacancies. If your agency has notified you in writing that you are a displaced employee eligible for ICTAP consideration, you may receive selection priority if: 1) this vacancy is within your ICTAP eligibility, 2) you apply under the instructions in this announcement, and 3) you are found well-qualified for this vacancy. Well-qualified is defined as meeting all of the minimum qualification standards and eligibility requirements as well as possessing skills that clearly exceed the minimum qualification requirements for the position. Under competitive delegated examining, an ICTAP eligible will be considered well-qualified if they attain an eligibility rating of 90 or higher, not including points for veterans' preference. You must provide proof of eligibility with your application to receive selection priority. Such proof may include a copy of your written notification of ICTAP eligibility or a copy of your separation personnel action form. Information about ICTAP eligibility is on OPM's Career Transition Resources website at http://www.opm.gov/ctap/index.asp .

BENEFITS: The Department of Defense offers excellent benefits programs some of which may include:

  • Comprehensive health and life insurance
  • Competitive salaries
  • Generous retirement programs
  • Paid holidays, sick leave, and vacation time
  • Flexible work environment to include use of telework and alternate work schedules
  • Paid employment related training and education
  • Possible student loan repayment
  • Payment of licenses, certification, and academic degrees as applicable
  • Bonuses, incentives, and awards as appropriate for the job.


  • OTHER INFORMATION: Click here for more information.
    • Selection is subject to restrictions resulting from Department of Defense referral system for displaced employees.

    • The Department of Defense (DoD) policy on employment of annuitants will be used in determining eligibility of annuitants. The DoD policy is available at http://www.cpms.osd.mil/ASSETS/E8AB932EA1E44617BAC7222922E42A62/DoDl140025-V300.pdf.

    • In accordance with section 9902(h) of title 5, United States Code, annuitants reemployed in the Department of Defense shall receive full annuity and salary upon appointment. They shall not be eligible for retirement contributions, participation in the Thrift Savings Plan, or a supplemental or redetermined annuity for the reemployment period. Discontinued service retirement annuitants (i.e. retired under section 8336(d)(1) or 8416(b)(1)(A) of title 5, United States Code) appointed to the Department of Defense may elect to be subject to retirement provisions of the new appointment as appropriate. (See DoD instructions 1400.25, Volume 300, at http://www.dtic.mil/whs/directives .)

    Multiple positions may be filled from this announcement.

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