The BLM manages more land – approximately 253 million acres - than any other Federal agency. This land, known as the National System of Public Lands, is primarily located in 12 Western states, including Alaska. The Bureau, with a budget of about $1 billion, also administers 700 million acres of sub-surface mineral estates throughout the nation. The BLM's multiple-use mission is to sustain the health and productivity of the public lands for the use and enjoyment of present and future generations.
Explore a new career with the BLM - where our people are our greatest natural resource.
For additional information about the BLM, please visit Our website . This position is located in Battle Mountain, NV. For more information about the area please visit the Battle Mountain Chamber of Commerce website.
Travel and relocation expenses will not be paid by the Department of the Interior. Any travel, transportation and relocation expenses associated with reporting for duty in this position will be the responsibility of the selected employee.
U.S. Citizenship is required.
Security Clearance/Background Investigation is required.
Be sure to read the "How to Apply" and "Required Documents" Sections
You cannot hold an active real estate license; nor can you
have an interest or hold stocks in firms with interest in Federal land.
Direct deposit is required.
The position is located in the Division of Support Services, Battle Mountain District Office under the direct supervision of the Assistant District Manager, Support Services. The position serves as the Maintenance Worker for all administrative facilities in the Battle Mountain District. These facilities include the district office complex, Tonopah Field Office, air tanker base, two fire stations, and 10 government-owned houses. The incumbent is responsible for the maintenance and general upkeep of all grounds, buildings, structures, security systems, and utilities located in the district.
OPM Job Qualifications System for Trades and Labor Occupations will be used in determining applicant’s qualifications. There is no specific length of training or experience required; however, the applicant must be able to demonstrate through experience shown in the resume materials, that they possess the skill level that has equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of a Maintenance Worker without more than normal supervision.
This position falls under the qualification requirements for the WG-4749 series.
Screen-out Element: Ability to do the work of the position without more than normal supervision.
Passage of a pre-employment physical is required.The physical demands of this position requires moderate to heavy physical effort, including considerable bending, walking, climbing, and lifting of heavy objects. Work assignments may require the employee to stand, stoop, bend, kneel, climb and work in tiring and uncomfortable positions. The employee frequently lifts, carries and sets up materials and equipment weighing up to 50 pounds.
D.O.T. DRUG TESTING REQUIRED FOR THIS POSITION. This position requires possession of a Commercials Driver’s License (CDL) and is a Drug and Alcohol Testing Designated Position (TDP) under the Omnibus Transportation Employee Testing Act of 1991. If the person selected for the position does not currently occupy a CDL Drug and Alcohol Testing Designated Position they must submit to and receive a negative test result prior to appointment. A positive drug or alcohol test result may be grounds for denying final placement into this position. The Act also mandates that the incumbent is subject to random, reasonable suspicion, post-accident, return-to-duty, and follow-up drug and alcohol testing.
You must possess a valid CDL at the time of appointment and at all times during appointment in this position.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
Upon receipt of your complete application package, a review of your application will be made to ensure you meet the basic qualification requirements. Your rating will be based on your responses to the Job Specific Questionnaire and the information stated in your resume. If you meet the qualification requirements, you application will be placed in one of three categories: Best Qualified, Highly Qualified, or Qualified. Within these categories, applicants eligible for veteran's preference will receive selection priority over non-veterans. In addition, interviews may be conducted for this position. The interviews may be conducted on a pass/fail basis or may be scored. The job specific questions relate to the following knowledge, skills and abilities required to do the work of this position.
Element 1: Ability To Do The Work Of The Position Without More Than Normal Supervision
Element 2: Knowledge of Equipment Assembly, Installation, Repair, etc.
Element 3: Ability To Interpret Instructions, Specification, etc. (includes blueprinting reading)
Element 4: Ability To Use and Maintain Tools and Equipment
Element 5: Knowledge of Materials
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Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP)/Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP): CTAP provides eligible surplus and displaced Federal competitive service employees with selection priority over other candidates for competitive service vacancies. Information about CTAP/ICTAP eligibility is available from OPM's Career Transition Resources website at CTAP or ICTAP . If your agency has notified you in writing that you are a surplus or displaced employee eligible for CTAP consideration or that you are a displaced employee eligible for ICTAP consideration, you may receive selection priority if: 1) This vacancy is within your CTAP/ICTAP eligibility; 2) You apply under the instructions in this announcement; and 3) You are found well-qualified for this vacancy. You must provide proof of eligibility with your application to receive selection priority. Such proof may include a copy of your written notification of CTAP/ICTAP eligibility, or a copy of your separation personnel action form.
CTAP and ICTAP eligibles will be considered well qualified if they fall within the Best or Highly Qualified categories on the rating criteria for this position.
SELECTIVE SERVICE: Male applicants born after December 31, 1959, must certify that they have registered with the Selective Service System, or are exempt from having to do so under the Selective Service Law. To register or verify your registration go to the Selective Service System website.
Occasional travel may be required.
Government facilities are required to provide a smoke free environment for their employees. Smoking will be permitted only in designated areas.