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Marine Machinery Repairer

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Us National Park Service

$25.31 to $29.56

Bayfield, WI

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$25.31 to $29.56 per hour

Pay scale & grade

WG 9

Work schedule

Multiple Schedules

Appointment type

Temporary - 1 year


1 vacancy in the following location:

Bayfield, WI

Relocation expenses reimbursed


This job is open to

The public

U.S. citizens, nationals or those who owe allegiance to the U.S., and excepted service employees.


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This position is located in Apostle Islands National Lakeshore, in the Maintenance Division. Please visit find a park

for additional park information.

AREA INFORMATION: Apostle Islands National Lakeshore is located in rural Northern Wisconsin approximately 75 miles east of Duluth, Minnesota. A hospital and other medical facilities are available in the immediate area. Government housing is available. Temperatures range from mid 80s in the summer to sub-zero in the winter. Summer and winter recreation activities are numerous.

This position is a contiguous to area, with multiple schedules (full time 40 hours per week February-September and part time 30 hours per week October-January), temporary appointment not-to-exceed one year with potential to be extended for an additional one year for a maximum of two years based on agency needs and potential funding.

Travel, transportation, and relocation expenses will not be paid. All travel, transportation, and relocation expenses associated with reporting for duty in this position will be the sole responsibility of the selected employee.

WHO MAY APPLY: All U.S. Citizens contiguous to Apostle Islands National Lakeshore, Bayfield, WI. Applicants must maintain a permanent and exclusive residence within, or contiguous (adjacent to the park boundary) to, Apostle Islands National Lakeshore. The applicant must document that their place of residence for the last two (2) years lies within or contiguous to the park boundary,ours Gave in depth safety talks to visitors. Designed interpretive tour outlines and created an outline for an evening program Roved trails and parking lots providing information to visitors

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The Marine Machinery Repairer is assigned to the Facilities Division of Apostle Islands National Lakeshore and is responsible for all marine maintenance activities. In addition to marine equipment, the incumbent supports other equipment maintenance activities related to the operation of a large inventory of gasoline and diesel powered equipment. The position is supervised by the Marine and Grounds Supervisor and the primary duty station is at the mainland maintenance facility at Roys Point in Bayfield, Wisconsin.

The incumbent is responsible for on-the-job safety for all work practices. The incumbent independently installs, repairs, and maintains all gasoline and diesel powered equipment and machinery in boats up to 56 feet in length, including inboard, inboard/outboard, and outboard engines. Performs complete marine engine overhauls and rebuilds and adjusts lower and upper gear case assemblies. Installs motor controls, manual and hydraulic steering assemblies, auxiliary electronic and safety equipment for inboard, inboard/outboard, and outboard boats. In addition, the incumbent performs preventive maintenance services, overhauls, and repairs various reciprocating engines, power equipment such as electric generators, power winches, lawn mowers, chain saws, water pumps, fire pumps, and snowmobiles. Winterizes and prepares equipment that will be inactive for winter storage. Incumbent refits equipment for seasonal operations including repairing and rebuilding carburetors, centrifugal clutches, throttles, chains, and chain bars. Makes adjustments on all engines, sharpens chains and blades, and assures that all safety devices are in place and operational.

The incumbent uses initiative in completing work assignments and keeps his/her supervisor informed of progress or problems. The incumbent determines what supplies and materials are necessary and completes requisitions through established channels. Prepares detailed contract specifications for major repairs and modifications to boats. Designs, outlays, and constructs metal projects from aluminum and steel. Makes repairs to fiberglass, aluminum, and steel boat hulls. Brackets, supports, and other miscellaneous items are fabricated by bending, cutting, riveting, and soldering metals. The ability to follow, interpret, and understand service manuals and bulletins, shop drawings, parts catalogs, etc., is critical to the position. The position requires the incumbent to operate a truck with snowplow attachment in winter and to perform other related snow removal duties.

Position requires effective communication skills, both orally and in writing, as well as technical skills for computer use, word processing, and various facility management park service software programs and tools (FMSS, Quicktime Payroll system, etc.). This position requires cooperation and the desire to serve as a contributing member of a team.

Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status


Who May Apply

This job is open to…

U.S. Citizens Contiguous to the Local Commuting Area Only

Questions? This job is open to 1 group.

Job family (Series)

5334 Marine Machinery Mechanic



Conditions of Employment

U.S. Citizenship required.

Appointment subject to background investigation and favorable adjudication.

Meet Selective Service Registration Act requirement for males.

Direct Deposit: Selectee will be required to participate in the Direct Deposit Electronics Funds Transfer Program.

Drug Testing: This position is subject to both pre-employment and random drug testing as a condition of employment. Applicants will not be appointed to the position if a verified positive drug test is received.

Driver's License: You will be required to operate a government (or private) motor vehicle as part of your official duties; a valid driver's license is required. You will be required to submit a Motor Vehicle Operator's License and Driving Record. You must also submit (within a State sealed envelope or submitted directly by the State authorities), and at your own expense, all certified driving records from all States that disclose all valid driver's licenses, whether current or past, possessed by you.

Vehicle Operation: You may be required to complete training and operate a four-wheel drive vehicle.

Uniform: You will be required to wear a uniform and comply with the National Park Service uniform standards. A uniform allowance will be provided.

Work Schedule: Full time (February-September), part time 30 hours per week/60 hours per pay period ((October-January). Overtime may be required.

Department of Interior (DOI) Motorboat Operator's Certification Course (MOCC) certificate: Provide a copy of your certificate with your application submission; also include the certificate information in your resume along with the expiration date.

May be required to obtain US Coast Merchant Marine License for operating vessels up to 62 gross tons.

Must be able to obtain a CDL rating if needed.


To qualify for this position, you must have sufficient knowledge and ability in the following job-related factors:

Ability to perform the work of a Marine Machinery Repairer Laborer without more than normal supervision (SCREEN OUT)

Ability To Interpret Instructions, Specification, etc. (includes blueprints reading)

Ability To Use and Maintain Tools and Equipment

Knowledge of Equipment Assembly, Installation Repair, etc.

Knowledge of materials

Technical Practices (theoretical precise, artistic)

Trouble shooting

Screen-out Element for this position is Ability to perform the work of a Marine Machinery Repairer WG-5334-09 including installation, repair, troubleshooting and maintenance of all gasoline and diesel powered equipment and machinery for boats, including inboard, inboard/outboard, and outboard engines. I have overhauled marine engines and performed activities to install electronic and safety equipment for vessels. In addition, perform preventive maintenance services and mechanic work to various reciprocating engines and other power equipment such as electric generators, power winches, lawn mowers, chain saws, water pumps, snowmobiles, etc.; experience operating various single and twin screw propelled boats up to 56 feet in length on Lake Superior; operate boats in compliance with US Coast Guard, Department of the Interior, and Apostle Islands National Lakeshore rules and regulations.

Selective Factor- Department of Interior (DOI) Motorboat Operator's Certification Course (MOCC) certificate: Provide a copy of your certificate with your application submission; also include the certificate information in your resume along with the expiration date.

Selective Factor - Driver's License: Possess valid state driver's license.

If your knowledge and ability in the SCREEN OUT factor above is not sufficient, you will receive no further consideration. In preparing your application, describe in detail the experience and training which you have had that specifically prepared you for this job and to perform the duties described for this job. Experience should be clearly described and documented in your resume. The qualifications reviewer will not assume performance of such duties by Job Titles alone. Address your knowledge, skills and/or abilities in the areas shown in the job-related factors.

Volunteer Experience: Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (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.


There is no substitution of education for experience for Wage Grade (WG) positions.

Additional information

Government housing is not available.

This announcement may be used to fill additional positions if identical vacancies occur within 90 days of the issue date of the referral certificate.

Physical Demands: The incumbent may be required to li?? and carry objects weighing in excess of 80 pounds. Position requires bending, stretching, stooping, pushing, pulling, walking, crawling, kneeling, climbing on ladders, and wading in water may be necessary to perform all major responsibilities as assigned. The incumbent will be exposed to smoke and fumes from vessels, vehicles, and equipment, especially when cutting welding metals or adjusting engines.

Working Conditions: The majority of the Marine Machinery Repairer's work will be performed indoors where temperatures are within a comfortable range. Some work must be performed outside where temperatures vary from 90 degrees during the summer months with extreme humidity and to -40 degrees during the winter. The incumbent may occasionally stay overnight at island facilities.

Incumbent will operate various single and twin screw propelled boats ranging in size from 13 to 56 feet in length on Lake Superior. Operate assigned watercra?? in all kinds of weather, wind and sea conditions mostly during day light hours. Operate boat in full compliance with all pertinent U.S. Coast Guard, DOI, NPS, and Apostle Islands National Lakeshore rules and regulations.

If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document that you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application. Click the following link for more information,

How You Will Be Evaluated

You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

A review of your resume and supporting documentation will be made and compared against your responses to the Occupational Questionnaire to determine if you are qualified for this job. 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. If a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications or experience, you may lose consideration for this position. Please follow all instructions carefully; errors or omissions may affect your rating.

Candidates will be rated and ranked using Category Rating procedures. These procedures place candidates with veteran's preference above non-preference eligibles within each category. Veterans with a service connected disability of at least 10 percent are listed in the highest quality category, except when the position being filled is scientific or professional at the GS-09 grade level or higher. Under Category Rating, candidates will be rated and ranked into one of three categories:

Best Qualified - applicants possessing experience that substantially exceeds the minimum qualifications of the position including all selective factors and are highly proficient in all requirements of the job and can perform effectively in the position

Well Qualified - applicants possessing experience that exceeds the minimum qualifications of the position including all selective factors and are proficient in most of the requirements of the job

Qualified - applicants possessing experience that meets the minimum qualifications of the position including all selective factors and are proficient in some, but not all of the requirements of the job.

You will be evaluated on the following competencies and/or job elements:

Ability To Interpret Instructions, Specification, etc. (includes blueprints reading)

Ability To Use and Maintain Tools and Equipment

Knowledge of Equipment Assembly, Installation Repair, etc.

Knowledge of materials

Technical Practices (theoretical precise, artistic)

Trouble shooting

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance

Not Applicable

Required Documents

Required Documents

The following documents are required and must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on 01/22/2018:

Resume which includes a list of all significant jobs held and duties performed. If military or civilian, please include your rank and/or grade.

A complete Occupational Questionnaire

Other Supporting Documents, if applicable, such as: Veterans Preference Documentation

: If you are a Discharged, Non-Disabled Veteran, you must submit a copy of your DD-214 showing character of discharge (Member 4 copy), or other Documentation of Service and Separation under Honorable Conditions, as listed on the SF15

. If you don't have your DD-214, you may request it after discharge from the National Archives

If you are a veteran within 120 days of discharge, you must submit signed documentation from the Armed Forces certifying: 1) your expected release/retirement from active duty, 2) under honorable conditions, 3) your pay grade/rank/rate at time of discharge, 4) dates of active duty service, 5) any campaign or expeditionary medals received, & 6) dated within 120 days of your separation.

If you are a Disabled Veteran, Purple Heart Recipient, or Mother or Spouse of a Disabled or Deceased Veteran

, you must submit all additional proof required by the SF15

, and if applicable, a completed SF15

. You may request a copy of your Department of Veterans Affairs letter from

or call 1-800-827-1000 to establish proof of disability.

Documentation that you meet Selective Factors (MOCC).

Documentation for Interagency/Career Transition Assistance Plan

consideration if you are a displaced Federal employee within the local commuting area. You must include: 1) Proof you are a displaced Federal employee, e.g., RIF Separation Notice, Notice of Proposed Removal, etc; 2) SF-50s (Notifications of Personnel Action) showing career/conditional tenure competitive status, promotion potential and duty location; and 3) your most recent performance appraisal. To exercise selection priority, displaced or surplus Federal employees must be rated well-qualified or above 85 on the rating criteria for this position.

Do not submit photographs with your application package. Documents with photographs may not be seen by hiring officials - you must remove your image from any badges, licenses, etc.

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

Healthcare insurance

Pay and leave

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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

To apply for this position: You must complete the occupational questionnaire and submit the documentation specified in the Required Documents section below. To receive consideration, the complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on 01/22/2018. WE DO NOT ACCEPT HARD-COPY OR E-MAIL APPLICATION PACKAGES. Select Apply. If you are not logged in, you will be prompted to login or create an account

Prompted to Start the Application Process by selecting Start Application. For more information on the complete occupational questionnaire, please select the following link:

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Select documents you want included in this application.

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Select if you want to include your demographic information.

After reading and certifying the application is true and submitted in good faith, select Continue to Agency Site.

Follow onscreen prompts and instructions to complete your application.

Add the supporting documents by indexing your documents with the dropdown. Upload any missing required documents or optional documents.

Review and Submit Application.

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You can review or revise your application at any point during the open period of the announcement. To update an application, you should log into your USAJOBS account and select next to the job title for this position. Select Update Application for this job.

Note: When you click Update Application, you will be prompted to re-select your documents from USAJOBS. Documents submitted with the first application will no longer be associated with the applicant record. So it is important that you select all documents you want to use in the re-application.

Agency contact information

MWR HR West Team


(605) 745-3663 X224



Apostle Islands National Lakeshore

415 Washington Ave

Bayfield, WI


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Next steps

Once the Occupational Questionnaire is received you will receive acknowledgement that your submission was successful. If you are among the most qualified candidates and your name is referred to the hiring official, you may be contacted directly for a possible interview. You will be notified of the status of your Application Package at the time candidates are referred for consideration, and when the selection process is complete.

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.

Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) for federal employees & job applicants

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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Social security number request

Privacy Act

Signature and false statements

Selective Service

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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