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Lock and Dam Operator

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Salary
$20.87 to $24.37

Location
Genoa, WI
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Open & closing dates

02/13/2018

to

02/22/2018

Salary

$20.87 to $24.37 per hour

Pay scale & grade

GS 5

Work schedule

Full-Time

Appointment type

Temporary - NTE 6 months

Locations

2 vacancies in the following locations:

Guttenberg, IA

Genoa, WI

Relocation expenses reimbursed

No

This job is open to

The public

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

Clarification from the agency

US Citizens

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Announcement number

SWGG185936717326D

Control number

491254000

Duties

Duties

Summary

Looking for a great place to work? The **MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***. is one of the best! In 2016, USACE ranked number two of government large-agency subcomponents! As rated by their employees, USACE supervisors strongly support employee development and opportunities to demonstrate leadership skills, while also maintaining an optimal work/life balance. The Corps offers a team-inspiring and collaborative work environment; providing challenging and rewarding careers across a variety of disciplines.

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 positions are temporary NTE 6 month Lock and Dam Operators with the **MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***., St. Paul District, Locks and Dams Project Office. This is a temporary appointment not to exceed 6 months that may be extended depending on workload. Applicants must complete the first part of IMTS Operation Manual prior to performing Lock operations.

About the Area: When you apply on-line you will be prompted to select a location where you wish to work. Please only indicate the sites you are interested in. Please do not select a location where you are not willing to accept an offer.

The positions are located in the following locations:

Lock and Dam 8, located in Genoa, WI

Lock and Dam 10, located in Guttenberg, IA

Who May Apply: US Citizens

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Responsibilities

You will serve as a Lock and Dam Operator performing a variety of maintenance, repair and operational duties at a navigation lock and dam on the Upper Mississippi River. Typical repair and maintenance assignments include but are not limited to:

Lubricating bearings, gears, and other moving parts;

Assisting in repairs to electrical circuits and machinery or small electrical and mechanical motors;

Adjusting, lubricating and/or performing preventive maintenance to a variety of power tools, equipment and machinery; painting gates, bulkheads, service bridge machinery;

Operate electrical and/or hydraulic controls for filling and emptying valves to raise and lower water level.

Operate controls to open and close lock gates.

Handle mooring lines on the lock walls, operate tow haulage units, and positions vessels at the lock site.

Enter lockage data into LPMS (Lock Performance Monitoring System).

Operate roller and tainter gates for control of water level of the pool.

Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status

No

Job family (Series)

5426 Lock And Dam Operating

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Requirements

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

Other Requirements: 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.

Appointment is subject to the completion of a favorable suitability or fitness determination.

Direct Deposit of Pay is Required.

This is a Career Program (CP) 18 position.

This is an inclement weather position.

A personnel security investigation may be required.

A pre-employment physical may be required.

This position has been designated Mission Essential.

This position requires shift work to provide coverage on evenings, weekends, holidays, or special situations.

This position meets the criteria for random drug testing under the Department of Army Drug-Free Federal Workplace Program as supplemented by **MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***. Pamphlet 600-1-3.

This is a temporary position intended to last 6 months.

This position requires shift work to provide coverage on evenings, weekends, holidays, or special situations.

This position requires CPR certification.

The duties of this position require the incumbent to possess or obtain and maintain a valid state Driver's License in one of the 50 U.S. states or possessions to operate vehicles.

This position requires moderate to heavy lifting up to 50 pounds in the regular performance of duties.

Qualifications

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). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

There is no specific length of training or experience required. However, you must be able to demonstrate, through experience shown in your written application materials that you possess the sufficient knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the work of this position without more than normal supervision.

Minimum Qualifications (Screen Out Element): Ability to do the work of an Lock and Dam Operator without more than normal supervision. Ability to perform common tasks including various simple maintenance or repair tasks utilizing mechanical or electrical equipment. Operated simple electrical or mechanical equipment such as lawn mower, hedge clippers, floor buffer, jackhammer, power threader, power wrench. Work under supervision of a work leader or journey-level employee who reviews work for completion. - Failure to meet this Screen out Element will result in an ineligible rating.

Ability To Do The Work Of The Position Without More Than Normal Supervision (Screen-out Element)

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

Dexterity and Safety

Knowledge of Equipment Assembly, Installation, Repair, etc.

Operation of Equipment and Machinery

Technical Practices (theoretical, precise, artistic)

Use of Measuring Instruments

Physical Effort: Eye and hand coordination for operating various controls and handling lines while observing traffic and personnel, during crane lifting operations, lifting dam gates, etc. There is standing, stooping, bending, occasional lifting in excess of 50 pounds, stretching, working in cramped positions, handling or maneuvering bulky items or equipment, and general continuous moderate to arduous physical activity.

Working Conditions: Preponderance of work is performed outside subject to extremes of temperature and weather. There is exposure to injuries associated with working in restricted areas (occasionally in cramped and/or uncomfortably hot or cold areas), from falling objects, from working with electrical power tools and wiring or other equipment, from working with normal manual tools, from falls while working on lock walls, dam, etc. While possibility of drowning exists as result of falls while working around water, the hazard is practically eliminated through observance of safety procedures and use of safety equipment. During maintenance operations, is occasionally exposed to unpleasant fumes, dust, etc.

Education

This job does not have an education qualification requirement.

Additional information

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

Selection is subject to restrictions resulting from Department of Defense referral system for displaced employees.

If you have retired from federal service and you are interested in employment as a reemployed annuitant, see the information in the Reemployed

Annuitant information sheet.

You may claim military spouse preference.

Multiple positions may be filled from this announcement.

Moving expenses (Permanent Change of Station) is not authorized.

Further certification from this announcement may take place up to 90 days beyond the closing date of this announcement.

Defense National Relocation Program is not authorized.

Relocation or recruitment bonus is not authorized.

How You Will Be Evaluated

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

Your application package

(resume, supporting documents, and responses to the questionnaire) will be used to determine your eligibility, qualifications, and quality ranking for this position. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating or consideration for employment.

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. Best Qualified. Candidates in this category possess exceptional skills and experience to exceed well above the minimum requirements for the announced position.

Highly Qualified. Candidates in this category possess good skills and experience above the minimum requirements for the announced position.

Qualified. Candidates in this category meet the minimum experience requirements for the announced position.

Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP). If you are a Federal employee in the competitive service and your agency has notified you in writing that you are a displaced employee eligible for ICTAP consideration, you may receive selection priority. To receive selection priority for this position, you must: (1) meet ICTAP eligibility criteria; (2) be rated well-qualified for the position with a score of 90 or above; and, (3) submit the appropriate documentation to support your ICTAP eligibility. Additional information about the program is on OPM's Career Transition Resources website

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance

Other

Required Documents

Required Documents

The documents you are required to submit vary based on whether or not you are eligible for preference in federal employment. A complete description of preference categories and the associated required documents is in the Applicant Checklist (External)

As described above, your complete application includes your resume, your responses to the online questionnaire, and documents which prove your eligibility to apply. If you fail to provide these documents, you will be marked as having an incomplete application package and you will not be considered any further.

Your resume: Your resume may be submitted in any format.

If you submit more than one copy of your resume, only the most recent version will be reviewed. The latest timestamp will be used to determine which version of your resume is most recent. It is your responsibility to check the status and timestamp of all documents you submit as part of your application.

If your resume includes a photograph or other inappropriate material or content, it will not be used to make eligibility and qualification determinations and you may not be considered for this vacancy.

For qualifications determinations your resume must contain hours worked per week and the dates of employment (i.e., HRS per week and month/year to month/year or month/year to present). If your resume does not contain this information, your application will be marked as incomplete and you will not receive consideration for this position.

NOTE: Documents submitted as part of the application package, to include supplemental documents, may be shared beyond the Human Resources Office. Some supplemental documents such as military orders and marriage certificates may contain personal information for someone other than you. You may sanitize these documents to remove another person's personal information before you submit your application. You may be asked to provide an un-sanitized version of the documents if you are selected to confirm your eligibility.

Benefits

Benefits

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How to Apply

How to Apply

To apply for this position, you must complete the online questionnaire and submit the documentation specified in the Required Documents section below.

The complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on 02/22/2018 to receive consideration

To begin, click Apply Online to create a USAJOBS account or log in to your existing account. Follow the prompts to select your USAJOBS resume and/or other supporting documents and complete the occupational questionnaire ( ****Click the Submit My Answers button to submit your application package.

It is your responsibility to ensure your responses and appropriate documentation is submitted prior to the closing date.

To verify your application is complete, log into your USAJOBS account

, select the Application Status link and then select the more information link for this position. The Details page will display the status of your application, the documentation received and processed, and any correspondence the agency has sent related to this application. Your uploaded documents may take several hours to clear the virus scan process.

To return to an incomplete application, log into your USAJOBS account

and click Update Application in the vacancy announcement. You must re-select your resume and/or other documents from your USAJOBS account or your application will be incomplete.

It is your responsibility to verify that your application package (resume, supporting documents, and responses to the questionnaire) is complete, accurate, and submitted by the closing date. Uploaded documents may take up to one hour to clear the virus scan.

The Department of Army provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the servicing civilian personnel unit. Your requests for reasonable accommodation will be addressed on a case-by-case basis.

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St. Paul, MN

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Next steps

If you provided an email address, you will receive an email message acknowledging receipt of your application. Your application package will be used to determine your eligibility, qualifications, and quality ranking for this position. If you are determined to be ineligible or not qualified, your application will receive no further consideration.

The documents you submit must support your responses to the online questionnaire. If your application contradicts or does not support your questionnaire responses, you will receive a rating of not qualified or incomplete application and you will not receive further consideration for this job.

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.

Learn more about disability employment and reasonable accommodations

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Financial suitability

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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U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Website : http://www.usace.army.mil/

Company Profile
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has approximately 37,000 dedicated Civilians and Soldiers delivering engineering services to customers in more than 130 countries worldwide. With environmental sustainability as a guiding principle, our disciplined Corps team is working diligently to strengthen our Nation’s security by building and maintaining America’s infrastructure and providing military facilities where our servicemembers train, work and live. We are also researching and developing technology for our war fighters while protecting America’s interests abroad by using our engineering expertise to promote stability and improve quality of life. We are energizing the economy by dredging America’s waterways to support the movement of critical commodities and providing recreation opportunities at our campgrounds, lakes and marinas.

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