Us National Park Service
$19.03 to $22.21
Open & closing dates
$19.03 to $22.21 per hour
Pay scale & grade
Full-Time - Full Time
Seasonal - Seasonal NTE 1039 hours
Few vacancies in the following locations:
Grand Canyon, AZ
Relocation expenses reimbursed
This job is open to
U.S. citizens, nationals or those who owe allegiance to the U.S., and excepted service employees.
This position is located at the Historic Preservation Training Center (HPTC), in either Frederick, MD or in the Albright Training Center in Grand Canyon National Park, and is administered under the Associate Director for Workforce Relevancy and Inclusion (WRI), through the Division of Learning and Development. The HPTC's mission is to provide preservation trades training for the maintenance workers of the NPS. The majority of the HPTC preservation trade training is accomplished by preservation project work performed for the NPS and other federal agencies and state governments.
This appointment is seasonal and is limited to 1039 hours during a six month period time. Due to the temporary nature of this appointment, you may be terminated at any time. Appointments under this announcement are eligible for rehire in subsequent service years, and/or extension if workload and funding allow, without further competition. Individuals selected under this vacancy announcement are eligible for rehire in subsequent service years.
Additional job requirements are listed in the Other Information section if this announcement.
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As a Maintenance Worker
(Preservationist) in historic preservation, you will perform a variety of trade
tasks often combining trade practices such as carpentry, wood crafting, roofing,
masonry, and painting. These tasks are performed in a variety of work environments,
including historic and/or contemporary buildings, features, structures, or on large exterior or interior objects. Work may also include elements of new
construction and/or demolition. In addition to performing the various trade
work, incumbent initiates basic procurement actions under the direction of a higher graded worker by ordering supplies
and materials required in day-to-day work. Operates motor vehicles
for transportation of self, other workers, supplies and equipment to and
from work site and periodically use other equipment such as forklifts,
bobcats, aerial lifts, etc. during the performance of work. Responsible
for the care and maintenance of all tools and personal protective equipment
issued. Responsible for keeping tools used in clean, safe, and
good working order. Utilizes safety practices and procedures following
established national,and local bureau safety regulations and
programs; maintains a safe and clean working environment; uses and assures
proper fit of required safety equipment and clothing. Contributes to the
achievement of essential competencies in the field of preservation skills
and craft career fields for HPTC and partners through an exchange of skills and
ideas via participation in formal workshops, seminars, trade expositions,
and one-on-one training.
75% or less - An extensive/extended period of travel from the duty station is required up to 15-20 nights per month to work sites within the jurisdiction of the Historic Preservation Training Center.
Who May Apply
This job is open to…
United States Citizens
Questions? This job is open to 1 group.
Job family (Series)
4749 Maintenance Mechanic
Maintenance Workers, All Other
Workers, Maintenance, All Other
Conditions of Employment
Background investigation with favorable adjudication.
Pre -employment medical fitness exam
Possession of a state driver's license
Overtime may be required during project execution
Male applicants must meet the Selective Service requirement
Wearing of a uniform is required.
Applicants must have the ability to do the work of a Maintenance Worker, WG-5 without more than normal supervision, and meet the specialized experience requirements following.
WG-05 - this experience demonstrates ability to perform work as a maintenance worker assisting journey-level, or
other higher graded maintenance workers. This experience must have included maintenance,
repair, and construction of buildings and facilities in at least two areas such
as: carpentry, painting, masonry, and equipment.
1. All requirements, and a complete application
with required documentation, must be met and submitted by 11:59 p.m. EST on the
closing date of this announcement.
2. Physical demands: Physical
effort required is considered heavy to moderate with considerable physical exertion related to actions
such as lifting, pushing, pulling, or carrying objects of various sizes,weights, and shapes, and
requires occasional lifting or handling of objects or materials up to 50 lbs, while using the proper lifting
procedures to avoid injury. The position requires frequent and considerable standing,
stooping, lifting and bending. Work frequently requires continuous physical effort performed under
structures, in irregular and confined spaces, or on roofs which requires the ability to work overhead or
in a stretched, cramped, bent over, or awkward positions.
3. Work environment: Works at
a particular construction site or within a shop complex as assigned. Structures are extremely
deteriorated, structurally unsound and dirty and are therefore considered hazardous, requiring the
use of protective equipment and clothing . Work is performed in all types of weather and is often
executed in greasy, noisy, dirty, drafty, or otherwise unpleasant conditions.
Much of the work is performed in unheated or uncooled structures and outdoors in temperatures that range from below freezing to oppressive heat and humidity.
4. Overtime: You may be required to work overtime to ensure project completion.
5. Employment is subject to pre-employment physical.
6. You are required to wear a National Park Service issued uniform in performance of duties, when not in protective gear.
7. You are required to possess a state driver's license.
8. Information contained in your application package will be
verified as part of the employment and security process.
9. Relevant volunteer work may be credited as paid work if
appropriate to the position.
10. If you are a male applicant who was born after 12/31/59, and
are required to register under the Military Selective Service Act, the Defense
Authorization Act of 1986 requires that you be registered, or you will not be
eligible for appointment in this agency.
11. The salary for this position in Arizona is, $32,844.00 to $42,702.00 and in Frederick, MD $36,281.00 to $47,171.00.
How You Will Be Evaluated
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
You will be evaluated using OPM category rating procedures. Based on your responses to the Occupational
Questionnaire, you will initially be placed into one of the following
categories: Best-Qualified, Highly-Qualified, or Qualified. A quality review of your application and
supporting documentation will be conducted to verify that your application
package is complete and to ensure that you have been placed into the appropriate
Your application package is rated based on you meeting the basic job requirements. In addition, you will be evaluated on the
extent to which you meet the following competencies needed for this
particular position. To preview the Assessment Questionnaire View Occupational Questionnaire
The Assessment Questionnaire is designed to measure your ability in the following competencies needed to successfully perform on the job:
Knowledge of technical practices, tools, and equipment related to the carpentry trade.
Knowledge of technical practices, tools, and equipment related to the masonry trade.
Knowledge of technical practices, tools, and equipment related to the painting trade.
Ability to interpret instructions, specifications, etc.
Knowledge of Materials.
If your resume is incomplete or does not support the responses
provided in the Occupational Questionnaire, or if you fail to submit all
required documentation, you will be rated ‘ineligible', ‘not qualified', or
your score may be adjusted accordingly.
Background checks and security clearance
Q - Nonsensitive
1. Resume: May be in any format. You must include a list of all significant
jobs held and duties performed, with dates specified in month and year format;
and, indicate hours worked per week. If Federal employment, include your WG, GS, or equivalent grade; if military your rank. Applications that include privacy information, such as full
social security numbers and dates of birth, race or ethnic identification, or
photographs. If your application is not formatted as above or contains privacy information, it will be considered incomplete and you will not receive consideration for this vacancy.
2. Occupational questionnaire: This
document is part of the on-line application process. If applying via fax, follow
the instructions in the How to apply section of this announcement.
3. Current or former Federal employees: Please submit a copy of your SF-50,
Notification of Personnel Action which documents your highest
permanent grade/salary/step held, including when it was received. No
award SF-50s are accepted to verify this information. You are also
encouraged to submit a copy of your performance appraisal received with the
last 15 months.
preference documentation (if applicable): You must submit your most current DD-214
documenting your military status and discharge information. Disabled veterans
or derived preference individuals must also submit SF-15 and any documentation
required by that form to support your claim to veterans’ preference. For more
information on entitlement see http://www.fedshirevets.gov/job/vetpref/index.aspx
(if applicable to the position): Unofficial
transcripts are sufficient for application purposes, but must contain: your
major(s), courses by name and level, including grades and hours, and any
degrees awarded. If qualifying based on
education, or if a requirement of this position, you will be required to submit
an official transcript prior to entry on duty.
We do not make assumptions, so if the information submitted to confirm
your eligibility is not present, you will not be considered.
6. Displaced Federal employees who qualify for
CTAP/ICTAP: Please visit the OPM Guide to Career Transition Resources for
complete information, available at http://www.opm.gov/polic-data-oversight/workforce-restructing/employee-guide-to-career-transition
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 schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education
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.
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.
Benefits for federal employees
Pay and leave
Due to the nature of this temporary employment, your
benefits will be limited. Please see the following link for more
information at: https://help.usajobs.gov/index.php/Pay_and_Benefits
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
How to Apply
Instructions: You are encouraged to apply online,
which is the simplest application method, and will allow you to track the
status of your application. Instructions are provided below:
To begin, log into USAJOBS, click
Apply Online to create a USAJOBS account or to log into your existing account.
Follow the prompts to select your USAJOBS resume and/or other supporting
documents and complete the Occupational Questionnaire. To view questionnaire
(insert tag Occupational Questionnaire)
Click the Submit My Answers button to
submit your application package.
To verify your application is
complete, log into your USAJOBS account for verification.
If you cannot apply online: Please visit the following link for further
reference the vacancy ID which is 1924217
If you experience difficulty using USAJOBS contact their help desk at: ApplicationManagerHelpDesk@opm.gov
Agency contact information
1201 Eye Street NW
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Upon closing of the announcement you will receive a
system-generated acknowledgement that your application was received.
Applications being considered under competitive consideration and are in the highest category are referred to the selecting official, in
accordance with OPM category procedures. Veterans are refereed and given
selection priority over non-veterans. Applicants being considered under non-competitive consideration, who are not veterans, are referred separately to the selecting official, for appoinment under excepted service prcedures. If
further evaluation or interviews are required, you will be contacted. We inform
applicants if they met the basic requirements for the position, were among the
group referred to the selecting official, and the final outcome of this career
opportunity. These notices will be
posted directly to your USAJOBS account.
Fair & Transparent
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.
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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.
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New employee probationary period
Note: We cannot accept applications on behalf of Federal Agencies. Application instructions are listed within the Job Description.
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