BLM is seeking a dynamic and energetic individual to join the team as a maintenance worker.
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.
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U.S. Citizenship 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 Required;
Security Clearance/Background Investigation is required.
The incumbent of this position performs assignments associated with the maintenance and repair of grounds, buildings, exterior structures and related fixtures and utilities. Duties require the use of electrical, cement, masonry, air conditioning and heating trade practices. This position requires extensive knowledge and skill in using a wide range of woodworking and masonry tools and the ability to read, interpret and apply building plans, specifications, blue prints, and sketches. Duties include performing construction, alterations, repairs or modifications of District facilities including plumbing, painting, roofing, concrete, electrical, and HVAC. Plans and completes work from specifications, blueprints, sketches, and oral instruction. Incumbent may operate back hoes and tractors as necessary to accomplish specific maintenance tasks such as repairing broken water or sewage septic lines, installing barricades/posts, mowing large areas, and plowing vegetation. Incumbent may drive trucks up to 10,000 pounds to transport personnel, supplies, materials, equipment and tools on paved, gravel and dirt roads within city limits.
This position requires a special qualification that has been determined to be essential to perform the duties and will be used as a screen out element. Those who do not provide evidence they possess the following selective factor(s) will be rated not qualified. Selective Factor: Ability to do the work of a Maintenance Worker position without more than normal supervision.
You must meet all qualification requirements by the closing date of the announcement.
This position requires a special qualification that has been determined to be essential to perform the duties and will be used as a screen out element. Those who do not provide evidence they possess the following selective factor will be rated not qualified: Ability to do the work of a Maintenance Worker position without more than normal supervision.
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.
--Ability to do the work without more than normal supervision (Screen-out).
--Knowledge of equipment assembly, installation, repair, etc.
--Knowledge of technical practices (theoretical, precise, artistic).
--Ability to use measuring instruments.
--Ability to interpret instructions, specifications, etc. (including reading blueprints)
--Ability to use and maintain tools and equipment.
--Knowledge of materials.
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This is a seasonal appointment; you will be in a pay status for at least 6 months, but less than 12 months a year. When work or funds are not available you will be placed in non-pay status.
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
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This is a Bargaining Unit position.
May require completion of a 1 year probationary period;
Travel and relocation expenses will be paid consistent with the Federal Travel Regulations and Departmental policy. The use of a relocation service company and home marketing incentive will not be offered. To view FAQ regarding PCS click
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
. 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 Highly or Best Qualified categories on the rating criteria for this position. For Merit: CTAP and ICTAP eligibles will be considered well qualified if they receive a minimum score of 90 based on the rating criteria used for this position.
Government facilities are required to provide a smoke free environment for their employees. Smoking will be permitted only in designated areas.
As a condition of appointment you will be required to possess and maintain a valid State driver's license. If selected, you will be required to submit proof you meet this requirement.
Bureau of Land Management - 18 months ago