Department Of Defense Education Activity
Duties Summary This position is part of the Department of Defense Education Activity, Department of Defense Education Activity Schools. The Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA), through its Community Strategic Plan has made a commitment to be among the world's leaders in education, enriching the lives of military- connected students and the communities in which they live. The mission to educate, engage and empower each student to succeed in a dynamic world is achieved through its five strategic goals of Student, School, Talent, Organization, and Outreach Excellence. DoDEA is a major Department of Defense (DoD) Field Activity with worldwide scope. DoDEA plans, directs, coordinates, and manages the education programs for DoD dependents. DoDEA consists of three regions, DoDEA Americas, DoDEA Europe, and DoDEA Pacific and a total of eight school districts located overseas and in the U.S. and its territories. DoDEA provides education to eligible DoD military and civilian dependents from prekindergarten through grade 12. In accordance with the Delegated Examining Unit Handbook, Chapter 6-A-10, this position is restricted to preference eligibles only. Applications from non-preference eligibles will not be considered if preference eligibles are available. However, in the absence of any qualified preference eligibles, we may refer non-preference eligibles for employment consideration (5 U.S.C. 3310). Re-employed Annuitant: This position Does not meet criteria for re-employed annuitant. The DoD criteria for hiring Re-employed Annuitants can be found at: http:\/\/www.dtic.mil\/whs\/directives\/corres\/pdf\/1400.25-V300.pdf Re-employed Annuitant: A former Federal employee who has retired under either the Civil Service Retirement System (CSRS) or Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS) is an Annuitant. An annuitant cannot be hired (i.e. re-employed) unless the vacant position meets the criteria in the Department of Defense (DOD) policy on employment of annuitants issued December 10, 2008. \Re-employed Annuitant: Does Not Meet Criteria\ the vacancy does not meet the criteria for appointment of annuitants (irrespective of eligibility or qualifications). Annuitant applicants are advised, in accordance with DoD Policy, that further consideration for the vacancy is not permitted. Responsibilities As a Custodial Worker at the WG-3566-2 some of your typical work assignments may include: Sweeps, mops, strips, scrubs, waxes and polishes floors using brooms, mops, industrial-type floor scrubbers and other heavy powered cleaning equipment Adjusts, changes and performs minor maintenance on buffers, brushes and other attachments on power equipment Dusts, waxes and polishes office furniture, table tops, desks, chairs, lighting fixtures, windows, window ledges and woodwork Maintains restrooms in clean and sanitary condition. Cleans and disinfects lavatories, urinals, toilet bowls, sinks, etc. Cleans and maintains walls, carpets and ceiling surfaces. Removes stains from a variety of surfaces Occasionally works on ladders\/scaffolds to clean and\/or replace ceiling fixtures, walls, replace light bulbs and other similar tasks Works outside for general maintenance activities, (picking up debris, minimal landscaping, cleaning outsides of windows) Sets up and takes down cafeteria tables, chairs and trash cans Cleans cafeteria eating areas before during and after breakfast and lunch periods (cleans tables, empties trays, cleans floors, etc.). Also sets up and takes down furniture and A\/V equipment for special events and assemblies Opens and closes schools. Travel Required Not required Supervisory status No Promotion Potential 2 Who May Apply This job is open to\u2026 Veterans Preference eligibles only & all U.S. Citizens Job family (Series) Requirements Conditions of Employment Must be a U.S. citizen Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered for Selective Service Resume and supporting documents (See How To Apply) Suitable for Federal employment, determined by a background investigation May be required to successfully complete a probationary period Work Schedule: Fulltime Overtime: Occasionally Tour of Duty: Flexible Recruitment Incentives: Not Authorized Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA): Non-Exempt Financial Disclosure: Not Required Telework Eligibility: This position is not telework eligible Selective Service Requirement: Please visit for more information. For more information, please visit . Other Notes: PHYSICAL EFFORT\/REQUIREMENTS: Occasionally uses heavy powered cleaning equipment (e.g. industrial type buffers). Occasionally exerts moderately heavy physical effort such as that required in lifting and moving objects weighing up to 50 pounds, requiring continuous standing, bending, stooping and reaching. Requires working on ladders.scaffold in the performance of some duties. WORKING CONDITIONS: Usually works indoors in areas which as adequately heated, lighted, and ventilated. Exposed to vibration from heavy equipment and to skin irritation from strong cleaning solutions. Care must be taken to avoid serious injury when working on ladders and scaffolds or when using heavy powered equipment. All applicants must meet qualifications and eligibility criteria by the closing date of the announcement. This announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies. Qualifications Per OPM Qualification System for Trades and Labor Occupations, the applicant's experience, education and training must show enough knowledge, skills and abilities to demonstrate the potential to successfully perform the duties of the position. Under this system, how applicants gained their skill and knowledge or the length of time they have spent in a line of work are not as important as the fact that they have the required ability or potential to do the job. This job has one critical element, called the screen-out element (SOE). Applicants who clearly fail to meet the lowest acceptable requirements in the SOE will be rated ineligible without further review of their application. Additionally applicants who do not receive an average factor value of at least 2 points for all job elements will be eliminated from further competition. The experience described in your resume will be evaluated and screened for the Office of Personnel Management's (OPMs) basic qualifications requirements. See: https:\/\/www.opm.gov\/policy-data-oversight\/classification-qualifications\/federal-wage-system-qualifications\/#url=WG-3500 and other competencies and specialized experience needed to perform the duties of the position as described in the MAJOR DUTIES and QUALIFICATIONS sections of this announcement by 01\/22\/2018. Examples of qualifying experience include: -Use of a variety of special cleaning and sanitizing solutions to remove different kinds of stains from a variety of surfaces including walls, floors, and ceilings. -Handle, control, clean and adjust powered cleaning equipment. -Maintain parking areas, sidewalks, curbs, and pathways by cold patching surfaces, painting lines and symbols, replacing signs and performing weed control. Specifically you will be evaluated on the following competencies: 1. Ability to do the work of a Custodial Worker without more than normal supervision (S0E) 2. Work practices 3. Ability to use and maintain tools and equipment 4. Ability to interpret instructions, Specifications, etc. 5. Dexterity and Safety Education Substitution of education may not be used in lieu of specialized experience for this grade level. Additional information Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP): Individuals who have special priority selection rights under ICTAP must be well-qualified for the position to receive consideration for special priority selection. Well qualified is defined as possessing the type and quality of experience that exceeds the position's minimum qualifications, including all selective placement factors and appropriate quality ranking factors. ICTAP eligibles will be considered well qualified prior to Veteran's preference points being added. Federal employees seeking ICTAP eligibility must submit proof that they met the requirements of 5 CFR 330.704. This includes a copy of the agency separation notice, a copy of their most recent Performance Rating and a copy of their most recent SF-50 noting current position, grade level, and duty location. Please annotate your application to reflect that you are applying as an ICTAP eligible. Please visit this link to obtain requirements for applying as an ICTAP eligible applicant. Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service (see How You Will Be Evaluated You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above. We will review your resume and supporting documents, to ensure you meet the basic qualification requirements. We will evaluate each applicant who meets the basic qualifications on the information provided and evaluate your relevant work experiences as it relates to fundamental competencies, identified below, required for this position. Competencies: Ability To Interpret Instructions, Specification, etc. (includes blueprinting reading) Ability to Perform Work with Dexterity and Safety Ability To Use and Maintain Tools and Equipment Physical Requirements Reemployed Annuitant Screen-Out Element (SOE) Work Practices (includes keeping things neat, clean and in order) Based on the results of this evaluation, you will be placed in one of the following quality categories: Best Qualified: This highest category will be used for those candidates who possess the type and quality of experience that substantially exceeds the minimum qualifications of the position, including any selective placement factors and\/or appropriate quality ranking factor(s), as determined by the job analysis. Highly Qualified: This higher category will be used for those candidates who possess the type and quality of experience that exceed the minimum qualifications of the position, including any selective placement factors and\/or appropriate quality ranking factor(s) as determined by the job analysis. Qualified: This lowest category will be used for those candidates that meet the minimum qualifications of the position, including all selective placement factors and appropriate quality ranking factor(s) and are proficient in some, but not all, of the requirements of the position. Candidates may require extensive training and\/or orientation in order to satisfactorily perform the duties of the position. Names of the candidates in the Best Qualified category will be sent first to the hiring manager for employment consideration. Applicants in other categories will be referred in accordance with category rating procedures. Volunteer Experience: Your Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service program (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Veterans Preference: If you are entitled to veterans preference, you should indicate the type of veterans' preference you are claiming on your resume. Your veterans' preference entitlement will be verified by the employing agency. If you are entitled to veterans' preference and qualified for the position, your name will be placed above non-preference candidates on a list sent to the hiring manager for employment consideration. Qualified veterans' preference eligible with a service-connected disability of 10% or more will be listed at the top of the highest quality category depending on the position and grade level of the job. For information on entitlement see http:\/\/www.fedshirevets.gov\/job\/vetpref\/index.aspx. Background checks and security clearance Security clearance Required Documents To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes: 1. Your Resume listing work schedule, hours worked per week, dates of employment and duties performed. If multiple resumes are submitted by an applicant, only the last resume submitted will be reviewed for the qualifications and referred for selection consideration if eligible. 2. Other supporting documents: Cover Letter, optional? College transcript(s), if qualifying based on education. We accept unofficial transcripts, as long as they contain the applicant's name, the name of the school, the date and degree that was awarded, and the list of classes and credits earned. Transcripts must be received in this office by 11:59 P.M. EST on 01\/22\/2018 in order to be considered. Most recent SF-50 or Notification of Personnel Action showing you are\/were in the competitive service and the highest grade or promotion potential held (if applying as a status candidate with current or former Federal Service and not serviced by DLA). Most recent Performance Appraisal, if applicable DD-214, SF-15 Form and VA letter, or certification of expected discharge or release from active duty from Veterans for consideration under Veteran hiring authorities Non-competitive appointment authority documentation, if applicable Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program Documentation, if applicable (e.g. Certification of Expected Separation, Reduction-In-Force Separation Notice, or Notice of Proposed Removal; SF-50 that documents the RIF separation action; and most recent performance appraisal.) PLEASE REVIEW the following LINK for additional documents you need to provide: If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements: Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and\/or degrees from . Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating. Benefits A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding. Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered. How to Apply To apply for this position, you must complete the online application and submit the documentation specified in the Required Documents section below. The complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on the closing date to receive consideration. To begin, click Apply Online to access an online application. Follow the prompts to select your USAJOBS resume and\/or other supporting documents. You will need to be logged into your USAJOBS account or you may need to create a new account. You will be taken to an online application. Complete the online application, verify the required documentation, and submit the application. You will receive an email notification when your application has been received for the announcement. To verify the status of your application, log into your USAJOBS account, , select the Application Status link and then select the More Information link for this position. The Application Status page will display the status of your application, the documentation received and processed, and your responses submitted to the online application. Your uploaded documents may take several hours to clear the virus scan process. To preview the questionnaire, please go to . Agency contact information Todd Fewell Phone Email Address Department of Defense Education Activity Schools 4800 Marx Center Dr Arlington, VA US Next steps Once you successfully complete the application process, you will receive a notification of receipt. Your application package will be reviewed to ensure you meet the basic eligibility and qualifications requirements, and you will receive a notification. A review will be made of your online questionnaire and the documentation you submitted to support your responses. A list of qualified applicants will be created and sent to the selecting official. All applicants reviewed and\/or referred will receive a notification letter. A list of qualified applicants will be created and sent to the selecting official. All applicants reviewed and\/or referred will receive a notification letter. The selecting official may choose to conduct interviews, and once the selection is made, you will receive a notification of the decision. Fair & Transparent The Federal hiring process is setup to be fair and transparent. Please read the following guidance. Equal Employment Opportunity Policy The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor. Reasonable Accommodation Policy Federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the hiring agency directly. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis. A reasonable accommodation is any change to a job, the work environment, or the way things are usually done that enables an individual with a disability to apply for a job, perform job duties or receive equal access to job benefits. Under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodations when: An applicant with a disability needs an accommodation to have an equal opportunity to apply for a job. An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to perform the essential job duties or to gain access to the workplace. An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to receive equal access to benefits, such as details, training, and office-sponsored events. You can request a reasonable accommodation at any time during the application or hiring process or while on the job. Requests are considered on a case-by-case basis. Learn more about or Legal and regulatory guidance This job originated on . For the full announcement and to apply, visit . 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Department Of Defense Education Activity
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