Summary The COVID-19 vaccination requirement for federal employees pursuant to Executive Order 14043 does not currently apply. Click here for more information. This position is located with Bureau of Indian Affairs, Eastern Region, Choctaw Agency, in Philadelphia, Mississippi. Responsibilities Operates engineering and construction equipment such as bulldozers, angle dozers, motor graders, front-end loaders, backhoes, trench diggers, etc. Responsible for carrying out the day to day details of seasonal road maintenance operations. Assists mechanics, as required, in the overhaul/repair of equipment. Keeps field records on equipment maintenance and operation. Requirements Conditions of Employment Qualifications To qualify for this position, you must have sufficient knowledge and ability in the following job-related factors: Selective Factor: This position requires a special qualification that has been determined to be essential to perform the duties and will be used as a screen out element. Those who do not provide evidence they possess the following selective factor(s) will be rated not qualified: Screen-out Element: Ability to do the work of the position without more than normal supervision. Screen-out Element: You must possess a valid state-issued Class A Commercial Driver's License (CDL). -AND- Experience: Applicants will be rated in accordance with the OPM Federal Wage System Qualification Standards. For this position, the job element method is used to match what you, the applicant, can do against what the work calls for. Your knowledge, skills and abilities will be compared to the knowledge, skills and abilities (called job elements) needed for success. A specific length of training and experience is not required, but you must show evidence of training or experience of sufficient scope and quality of your ability to do the work of this position. Evidence which demonstrates you possess the knowledge, skills, and ability to perform the duties of this position must be supported by detailed descriptions in your written resume and the responses to the Occupational Questionnaire that you possess the competencies to perform the duties of the position without more than normal supervision. Listed below are the JOB ELEMENTS you will be rated on: Ability to do the work of the position without more than normal supervision (Screen-out Element) Ability to interpret instructions and specifications pertaining to equipment being operated Ability to maintain operating efficiency of construction and maintenance equipment Ability to safely operate construction and maintenance equipment All qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement. Education There is no education requirement for this Occupation. Additional Information This is a Bargaining Unit position, for more information see What are bargaining units? The full performance level of this position is WG-8. TELEWORK: Indian Affairs has determined that the duties of the position are NOT suitable for telework, and the selectee may be allowed to telework under any circumstances. Career Transition Assistance Programs: These programs apply to employees who have been involuntarily separated from a Federal service position within the competitive service or Federal service employees whose positions have been deemed surplus or no longer needed. To receive selection priority for this position, you must: (1) meet CTAP or ICTAP eligibility criteria; (2) be rated well-qualified for the position with a score of 8 or above; and, (3) submit the appropriate documentation to support your CTAP or ICTAP eligibility. For more information visit: http://www.opm.gov/rif/employee_guides/career_transition.asp . Former Federal Employees are required to indicate whether they received a Voluntary Separation Incentive Payment (VSIP) buyout in their previous employment with the Federal government, and are required to submit a copy of the applicable Notification of Personnel Action (SF-50) regarding the VSIP. The majority of individuals, who accept reemployment with the Federal government within 5 years of receiving the VSIP amount, must repay the gross amount of the separation pay prior to reemployment. If you are unable to apply online, require reasonable accommodation in the application process if you are an applicant with a disability, or need to fax a document you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application.