Motor Vehicle Operator (Hazardous Waste Disposer)
Department of the Army 26,739 reviews - Chambersburg, PA

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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: The position of Motor Vehicle Operator (Hazardous Waste Disposer) is located in Chambersburg, PA at the Letterkenny Army Depot's (LEAD). LEAD is subordinate to the U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Life Cycle Management Command, which is subordinate to the U.S. Army Materiel Command. Both commands are headquartered at Redstone Arsenal, Alabama. LEAD is determined to provide the very best to our Nation's deserving Warfighers. 2012 will celebrate 70 years of Letterkenny support to the Warfighter.

Who May Apply:
US Citizens

Interagency Career Assistance Transition Program (ICTAP)


Must be a US Citizen

Must obtain and maintain a Secret Security Clearance

Business travel is 5%

Moving expenses are not authorized

Must possess or be able to obtain a Commercial Driver's License (CDL)

Subject to Army Drug Testing Program

You will perform duties as a Motor Vehicle Operator (Hazardous Waste Disposer), within the Directorate of Public Works; performing hazardous waste disposer duties in support of the installation various missions. You will operate several types of vehicles to include Fuel Trucks, Tanker Trucks, and Multi-Purpose Tanker Trucks weighing from 12,500 to 40.000. Performs typical tasks in connection with the receipt, storage, and issue of a variety of petroleum products; develops estimates of fuels for annual contract requirements and monthly ordering. Measure various tanks of gasoline, diesel oil, and heating oil throughout the Depot, utilizing degree-day information and applying personal experience to determine fuel tank replenishment and delivery schedule requirements. Accompany and/or direct fuel-dispensing vehicles for scheduled, unscheduled, and emergency deliveries to proper locations and fill pipes. Transport, connect, and operate portable pump for transferring/delivering fuel oil that cannot be gravity filled from tanker without pumps. Execute forms to record receipts of all incoming fuels and processes delivery tickets to responsible organizational personnel. Conduct physical inventories for all types/grades of petroleum products and reports results to the Installation Stock Record Account Officer. Responsible for the operation of two fuel facilities (one automated and one currently not automated). Periodically prepares and delivers samples of fuel for analysis by the US General Material and Petroleum Activity. You must be familiar with DOT container and transport requirements to function as a part of the team that handles the installations many varieties of hazardous waste. Perform driving assignments involved with the transport or pick-up of parts, materials, supplies, and personnel for such activities as airport trips or installation-based tours; assignments requires the operation of GSA Fleet vehicles, truck tractors and trailers, or buses.

QUALIFICATIONS: Your resume must indicate your overall knowledge, skills, and abilities and/or training to perform the duties of a Motor Vehicle Operator (Hazardous Waste Disposer) as stated in the duties of the position without more than normal supervision (SCREEN-OUT)

Key Competencies Identified (Elements):
1. Knowledge of Work Practices (Includes Keeping Things Neat, Clean, and In Order)

2. Ability to Operate Motor Vehicles

3. Ability to Interpret instructions, Specifications, ETC. (Related to Mobile Equipment Operation)

4. Ability to Drive Safely (Motor Vehicles)

5. Ability to Operate Safely (Non-Motor Vehicles)

6. Reliability and Dependability

Incumbent must be physically fit, have normal use of both arms and legs, and possess good vision and hearing. Position requires frequent standing, kneeling, stooping, bending, and working in uncomfortable positions. Physical handling of drums and materials will be routine. Incumbent must be able to lift and carry loads up to 75 pounds and be able to shift/relocate heavier items using appropriate material handling equipment. Some sedentary work is involved.

WORKING CONDITIONS: Working conditions can be both hazardous and disagreeable. Work involves regular and recurring exposure to petroleum products and HW/HM with various characteristics such as toxicity and odors. Employee works indoors and outdoors in all types of weather.

Occasionally exposed to bad weather while loading and unloading vehicles. Drives in all types of traffic and weather conditions and is exposed to the possibility of serious accidents. Incumbent can be exposed to extreme temperature variations while wearing full protective equipment.

Must possess or have the capability to acquire a commercial driving license and the required endorsements within a suitable time frame. The operation of required vehicles requires a minimum of a Class B CDL with Air Brake Endoresment and Hazardous Materials Endorsements.

This position has a critical safety or security responsibilities and as such has been designated as a Testing Designated Position (TDP). As a condition of employment, incumbent of a TDP is subject to a random drug test that occurs without suspicion that a particular individual is using illegal drugs or alcohol.

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.

You May Claim Military Spouse Preference.

Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in the vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

Permanent change of station (PCS) is not authorized

Defense National Relocation Program will not be authorized

The Department of the Army provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accomodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the servicing civilian personnel unit. Requests for reasonable accomodations are made on a case-by-case basis

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 .

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.

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• 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

• 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 .)

Multiple positions may be filled from this announcement.

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