Air Education and Training Command MOTOR VEHICLE OPERATOR TRAINING LEADER in Lackland AFB, Texas

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The primary purpose of this position is to provide training on a wide range of government motor vehicles (GMV) to assigned military and civilian vehicle operators as well as providing over-the road testing and certification IAW Department of Transportation (DoT) and Association of Motor Vehicle Administrators (AAMVA) cont...

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Responsibilities
  • Performs GMV Training and Certification within the Training, Validation Office (TVO) and leads other military and civilians performing training.
  • Administers Installation GMV Licensing Function and Installation Vehicle Misuse Program.
  • Drives buses, tractor trailers and/or other vehicles typically having a GVW of more than 32,000 pounds to include wrecker/recovery vehicles.
  • Operates on or more electric, LPG, or diesel powered fork lift trucks to facilitate loading and unloading duties.
  • Maintains records and documents actions.
  • Establishes and maintains good working relationships.
Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status

No

Promotion Potential

8

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5703 Motor Vehicle Operating

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Requirements
Conditions of Employment
  • U.S. Citizenship Required.
  • Males must be registered for Selective Service, see www.sss.gov.
  • PCS expenses are not authorized.
  • This posn is subject to provisions of the DoD Priority Placement Program.
  • This is a drug testing designated position. The incumbent is subject to random testing for drug use.
  • Disclosure of Political Appointments.
  • A valid Commercial Class A Driver?s License with Hazmat and Passenger endorsements and the ability to discern colors, contract and depth are required for this position.
  • Position will lead 4 or more WG-5703-07/08 civilian and military personnel assigned to Vehicle Operations in the performance of conducting all aspects of vehicle training.
  • The employee may occasionally be required to work other than normal duty hours, which may include evenings, weekends, and/or holidays and occasional overtime. Shift work may be required.
  • May be required to perform on ?call duties at times requiring the member to utilize an electronic communication device.
  • The employee must attend government funded certification training to obtain American Association of Motor Vehicle Administrators (AAMVA) certification and maintain this certification as condition of employment.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned which may include basic housekeeping duties on assigned building sand facilities.
Qualifications

PRIMARY PURPOSE continued...standards for a JBSA member to operate buses capable of transporting more than 16 passengers or any tractor trailer combination. Leads other trainers within Vehicle Operations on all facets of the vehicle training program to include preparing individuals for the AAMVA certification course. Operates one or more types of gasoline, diesel, or electric powered wheeled vehicles typically having a gross vehicle weight (GVW) up to and more than 32,000 pounds to include cargo trucks, tractor trailer combinations, forklifts, wrecker/vehicle recovery vehicles and passenger vans/buses ranging from 12 passengers to 55 passengers. Drives over public roads (or equivalent) in a full range of traffic conditions and at highway speeds to transport cargo. May also be responsible for issuing, updating GMV licenses for JBSA personnel and maintaining the GMV licensing program to include the automated database, unit trainer letters and the Installation Vehicle Misuse Program.

QUALIFICATIONS: Applicants will be rated in accordance with the OPM Qualification Standard Handbook X-118C for the Transportation/Mobile Equipment Operation Family. Although a specific length of time and experience is not required for most blue-collar positions, you must meet any screen-out element listed, and show through experience and training that you possess the quality level of knowledge and skill necessary to perform the duties of the position at the level for which you are applying. Qualification requirements emphasis is on the quality of experience, not necessarily the length of time.

The screen out element for this position is the ability to do the work of the Motor Vehicle Operator Training Leader position without more than normal supervision.

JOB ELEMENTS:Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of knowledge, skills, abilities and/or competencies in the following areas:

  1. Extensive knowledge with an ability to demonstrate three years' experience in operating on or more gasoline, diesel, or electric powered wheeled forklifts and a range of vehicles stake trucks, passenger vans/buses up to 55 passengers and tractor trailer combinations/wreckers with a GMV of more than 32,000 pounds with heavy loads and limited maneuverability. Knowledge of and skill in operating vehicles with dual braking systems and special purpose equipment to include vehicle recovery wreckers, trailers and associated attachments.

  2. Knowledge of training processes and ability to demonstrate experience performing verbal, written and on-the-job type training to individuals and larger groups on the safe operation of a wide range of GMVs. Ability to represent the organization and interact with both internal and external customers in a business-like manner.

  3. Knowledge of federal, state, and local safety and traffic rules and regulations for the operating of passenger vans and buses and to include the safe loading, unloading and transport of passengers to include defensive driving techniques. Skill in recognizing developing hazardous road and traffic conditions, and the judgment to adjust driving methods to the practices of surrounding traffic, and to select alternate routes to avoid potential problems.

  4. Knowledge of cargo transportation requirements with skills in determining proper loading, tie down and weight distribution to safely balance the load. Knowledge of vehicle height and size restrictions with skill in judging clearance, turning radius, braking distance, and safe distance to be maintained from other vehicles. Skill in applying this knowledge to maneuver vehicle in heavy traffic and in close quarters such as around parked aircraft or backing to ramps, docks, or similar locations and in responding to hand signals from spotters.

  5. Knowledge of vehicle characteristics to identify mechanical or operational problems with a vehicle during pre-trip, trip and post-trip inspections and skill in determining if a vehicle is unsafe tot continue to drive or whether maintenance can safely wait until trip is complete.

  6. Knowledge of Microsoft Windows Office programs with ability to utilize, Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint on a daily basis.

Physical Effort: Physical effort is moderate to heavy. Work requires reaching, turning, or moving hands, arms, feet, and legs to operate hand and foot controls. Associated duties require stooping, bending, and climbing. Lifts and carries objects weighing up to 40 pounds and heavier objects with assistance.

Working Conditions: Training and driving duties are performed both indoors and outside and may be performed in all kinds of traffic and weather on public roads (or equivalent), and are exposed to the danger of serious accidents. Drivers are exposed to dirt, fumes, and to the possibility of cuts, bruises, and broken bones as a result of accidents when loading and unloading the vehicle. They drive in heavy traffic and at highway speeds over complicated road and interchange systems. Trainers and certifiers are exposed to additional risk of accidents while accompanying permitted drivers as they gain experience to obtain specialized GMV licenses.

PART-TIME OR UNPAID EXPERIENCE:Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid and or part-time work. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week.

VOLUNTEER WORK EXPERIENCE: Refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service Programs (i.e., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student and social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge and skills that can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment.You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

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Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP):For information on how to apply as an ICTAP eligible click here. To be well-qualified and exercise selection priority for this vacancy, displaced Federal employees must be rated well qualified or above for this position. You must submit a copy of the agency notice, your most recent performance rating, and your most recent SF-50 noting position, grade level, and duty location.

Employed Annuitants (Reemployed Annuitants):Applicants in receipt of an annuity based on civilian employment in the Federal Service are subject to the DoD Policy on The Employment of Annuitants. Click here for more information.

90-Day Register:This announcement may result in a 90-day register that may be used to fill like vacancies for 90 days after the closing date. Applicants may be referred for consideration as vacancies occur.

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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.

The resume/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 "insufficient information" and you will not receive further consideration for this job.

All Federal Wage Schedule (FWS) applicants must complete the assessment questionnaire in its entirety or it will result in an ineligible rating. Applicants who meet the requirements for and apply as a non-competitive eligible that meet minimal qualifications and other requirements of this position, will be given consideration as a non-competitive candidate and will be referred unless blocked by an individual with priority/preference.

APPRAISALS/AWARDS:Hiring Managers use objective methods and consider previous performance appraisals and awards in the selection process. Current Federal Civilian employees should list any relevant performance related rating and/or awards in your resume.

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Background checks and security clearance
Security clearance

Q - Nonsensitive

Drug test required

Yes

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Required Documents

The following documents are required and must be provided with your application. Other documents may be required based on the eligibility/eligibilities you are claiming. Click here to view the AF Civilian Employment Eligibility Guide and the required documents you must submit to substantiate the eligibilities you are claiming.

  1. Online Application - Questionnaire
  2. Resume - must include beginning and ending month and year for each employment period, hours worked and supervisor
  3. Registration/License - active, current registration/license if applicablefor the position
  4. If claiming VRA, VEOA or Veterans' Preference - a copy of your DD Form 214, which must include character of service or a Statement of Service/Proof of Service which must include service dates and character of service. In addition, if claiming 10-point preference and/or 30% Disabled Veteran, you must submit a VA Letter or a disability determination from a branch of the Armed Forces (or documentation of Purple Heart, if applicable) and a SF 15 (Application for 10-point veteran preference).
  5. Current or Former Federal Civilian Employees (Includes current Air Force employees): You are required to submit legible copy/copies of your last or most recent SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action, (block 24 must be a "1" or "2" AND block 34 must be a"1").
  6. Applicants must refer to the AF Civilian Employment Eligibility Guide (link provided above) for a complete list of required documents for each eligibility you identify. ACTIVE DUTY SERVICE MEMBERS: The VOW Act Chapter 21 of Title 5, United States Code (U.S.C.), Section 2108a, requires Federal agencies treat active duty service member as veterans, disabled veterans, and preference eligible, when they submit, at the time they apply for a Federal job, a "certification" of active service in lieu of a DD-214, assuming the service member is otherwise eligible. A "certification" letter should be on letterhead of the appropriate military branch of the service and contain (1) the military service dates including the expected discharge or release date; and (2) the character of service. The service member's military service dates are necessary in order to determine whether he or she meets the definition of "veteran" under 5 U.S.C. 2108(1). The "certification" must reflect the service member is expected to be discharged or released from active duty service in the armed forces under honorable conditions not later than 120 days after the date of submission. The "certification" must be signed by, or by direction of, the adjutant, personnel officer, or commander of your unit or higher headquarters and must indicate when your terminal leave will begin (if applicable), your rank, dates of active duty service, the type of discharge and character of service (i.e. honorable). Further, under paragraph (h) of the rule, agencies are required to verify a qualifying separation from military service prior to appointment, through the DD-214 or other appropriate documentation. Your preference and/or appointment eligibility will be verified prior to appointment. Active duty members that fail to provide a valid "certification" of service with their initial application will be found "not eligible." Military members may be appointed before the effective date of their military retirement/separation if member is on terminal leave.

OPTIONAL DOCUMENTS: Performance Appraisals for Current Federal Civilian Employees - Most recent performance appraisals (dated within last 3 years) showing the official rating of record, signed by a supervisor, or statement why the performance appraisal is unavailable. Applicant should not submit an appraisal that does not include this information. Awards for Current Federal Civilian Employees - Copies of any award received within the last 3 years.

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.

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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.

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How to Apply

The complete Application Package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (ET) on 12/28/2018

To preview the Application Questionnaire, please click the following link: https://apply.usastaffing.gov/ViewQuestionnaire/10373972

To begin the process, click the Apply Onlinebutton to create an account or log in to your existing USAJOBS account. Follow the prompts to complete the application questionnaire. Please ensure you click the Submit My Applicationbutton at the end of the process.

To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes:

  1. Your Resume (your latest resume will be used to determine your qualifications). If you submit more than one copy of your resume, only the most recent (latest) 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, you will not be considered for this vacancy.
  • For qualification determinations your resume must contain hours worked per week and dates of employment (i.e., hours per week and month/year to month/year or month/year to present). If your resume does not contain this information, your application may be marked as insufficient and you will not receive consideration for this position.
  • A complete Application Questionnaire
  1. Additional Required Documents (see Required Documents section). Ensure all submitted documents contain your full name.

If you are unable to apply online, view the following link for information regarding Alternate Application. The Vacancy ID is 10373972

PLEASE NOTE: It is the applicant's responsibility to verify that information entered and/or uploaded, (i.e., resume) is received, accurate, and submitted by the closing date. You may verify your documents have been processed with your application package successfully. You can access your USAJOBS account to do so by clicking here. Uploaded documents may take up to one hour to clear the virus scan.

Human Resources WILL NOTmodify or change any answers submitted by an applicant.

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Agency contact information
Total Force Service Center
Phone

1-800-525-0102

Email

DO.NOT.EMAIL@CALL.ONLY

Address

JBSA Lackland AFB 1720 Patrick Street JBSA Lackland AFB, TX 78236 US

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Once your application package is received an acknowledgement email will be sent.

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 and qualifications for consideration. If you are determined to be ineligible or not qualified, your application will receive no further consideration.

To check the status of your application or return to a previous or incomplete application, log into your USAJOBS account, select My Applications, and click on the more information link under the application status for this position.

If you do not provide an email address, you are responsible for checking status updates and notifications in USAJOBS. Hard copy notifications will not be sent to you.

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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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Federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process should follow the instructions in the job opportunity announcement. For any part of the remaining hiring process, applicants 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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This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/518760500. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.

Open & closing dates: 12/06/2018 to 12/28/2018

Service: Competitive

Pay scale & grade: WL 8

Salary: $44,578 to $52,008 per year THE HOURLY SALARY FOR THIS POSITION: $21.36 to $24.92 PER HOUR.

Appointment type: Permanent

Work schedule: Full-Time