"Success doesn't come to you…you go to it."
- Marva Collins
Department of Justice, Greenville, IL
Automotive Worker Supervisor
Job Title:Automotive Worker Supervisor (Automotive Worker Foreman)
Department:Department Of Justice
Agency:Justice, Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System
Job Announcement Number:GRE-2012-0022
$30.77 to $35.90 / Per Hour
Thursday, September 27, 2012 to Friday, October 12, 2012
SERIES & GRADE:
Full Time - Permanent
1 vacancy - FCI Greenville
WHO MAY BE CONSIDERED:
Area of Consideration:
THIS IS A DELEGATED EXAMINING ANNOUNCEMENT OPEN TO ALL U.S. CITIZENS.
Why is it Great to Work for the Federal Bureau of Prisons? Do your Career Justice and consider a career with the Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP). In addition to being regarded as a family and career-oriented agency, the BOP offers a broad range of exciting career opportunities in a work environment that promotes integrity, diversity, and professional development. With over 35,000 highly motivated individuals, the Federal Bureau of Prisons is one of the most unique agencies in the United States Department of Justice where each employee's day-to-day performance makes a difference.
Will the Federal Bureau of Prisons Pay for me to Move?
Reimbursement IS NOT authorized for travel and transportation for this position.
In accordance with 5 U.S.C. 3307, a maximum entry age of 36 has been established for initial appointment to a position in a Bureau of Prisons institution. If you are above the maximum entry age and have prior federal law enforcement coverage, you MUST submit an SF-50 to verify prior coverage.
* U. S. Citizenship is Required
* See Special Conditions of Employment Section
* Males born after 12/31/59 must be registered for, or exempt from, the
* Selective Service. Click Here
What are the Major Duties of this Position?
The incumbent of this position is the subject matter expert in the maintenance of institution vehicles and therefore,
works with a great deal of independence. The incumbent must be a journeyman level mechanic and have the ability to establish
priorities for preventive maintenance schedules for the vehicles. (S)he must also ensure that all necessary repairs are made
to ensure that the vehicles are safe for transport of staff and inmates. Special skills are needed to complete work through
the use of inmate workers. The incumbent must be able to counsel and work with convicted felons in order to challenge them
to complete work, while keeping in mind the personal security and safety risks. The incumbent is responsible for hazardous
material handling, meeting OSHA requirements, environmental issues and adhering to safety procedures
(e.g. Forklift Operation, Lockout/Tag-out, etc.). Incumbent ensures inmates comply with Institution
and OSHA Safety Regulations through example and lectures. The incumbent will be responsible for the ordering and purchasing
of all material/equipment needed to perform assigned projects. The majority of the purchases will be done with the use of a
government credit card. The incumbent will be knowledgeable in the Facilities department database Computerized Maintenance
and Management Software (CMMS) and be able to input and retrieve pertinent maintenance data.
Along with all other correctional institution employees, incumbent is charged with responsibility for maintaining security
of the institution. The staff correctional responsibilities precede all others required by this position and are performed
on a regular and recurring basis.
How Do I Qualify for this Position?
To be considered for the position, you must meet the following qualification requirements. Applicants must have had sufficient training and
experience to show their ability to perform the duties of the position. Qualifications will be determined by comparing your application to
the responses to the Applicant Assessment Questions against the guidelines found in the Job Qualification System for Trades and Labor Occupations,
WS-5823 series. To qualify for this position, you MUST meet the Barely Acceptable level on both screen-out elements (Ability to supervise) and
(Aptitude for work with prisoners); receive at least one half of the total possible points; AND you must furnish detailed information on your resume to support
your assessment responses to demonstrate that you clearly possess the experience and skills to successfully perform the duties of this position at the journeyman level.
Failure to specifically identify skills equivalent to a journeyman in this field may result in your score being lowered or in being found ineligible for this vacancy.
The screen-out elements are a critical self assessment of the applicants experience and are essential for satisfactory job performance.
**Your eligibility for consideration will be based on your responses to the questions in the application.**
Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP). The ICTAP provides eligible displaced Federal competitive service employees with selection priority over other candidates for competitive service vacancies.
If your agency has notified you in writing that you are a displaced employee eligible for ICTAP consideration, you may receive selection priority if: 1)this vacancy is within your ICTAP eligibility;
2) you apply under the instructions in this announcement; and 3) you are found well qualified for this vacancy. To be well qualified, you must satisfy all qualification requirements for the vacant position and
rate equivalent to the Highly Qualified category using established category rating criteria. You must provide proof of eligibility with your application of ICTAP eligibility or a copy of your separation personnel action form.
Additional information about ICTAP eligibility is at: Click Here The Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP) provides eligible surplus and displaced competitive service employees in the Department of Justice with selection priority
over other candidates for competitive service vacancies. If your Department of Justice component has notified you in writing that you are a surplus or displaced employee eligible for CTAP consideration, you may receive selection priority if:
1) this vacancy is within your CTAP eligibility; 2) you apply under the instructions in this announcement; and 3) you are found well qualified for this vacancy. To be well qualified, you must satisfy all qualification requirements for the vacant
position and rate equivalent to the Highly Qualified category using established category rating criteria. You must provide a copy of your written notification of CTAP eligibility with your application.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
Your application will be evaluated and rated under DOJ's Category Rating and Selection Procedures. Your resume and supporting documentation will be used to determine whether you meet the job qualifications listed on this announcement.
If you are qualified for this job, your resume and supporting documentation will be compared to your responses provided to the online assessment questionnaire. Your application will then be placed in one of three categories: Best Qualified, Highly Qualified, or Qualified.
Names of all candidates in the best qualified category will be sent to the hiring official for employment consideration. Candidates within the Best Qualified category who are eligible for veterans preference will receive selection priority over non-veteran preference eligibles.
If you are entitled to veterans preference, you should indicate the type of veterans preference you are claiming on your resume. Although veterans preference points are not assigned under the category rating procedures described under "How You Will Be Evaluated", veterans preference
eligibles are listed ahead of non-veterans within each category for which they are qualified.
In addition, qualified veterans with a compensable service-connected disability of 10% or more are placed at the top of the highest qualified category (i.e. Best Qualified).
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BENEFITS: The Department of Justice offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes, in part, paid vacation; sick leave; holidays; life insurance; health benefits; and participation in the Federal Employees Retirement System. The link provides an overview of the benefits currently offered to federal employees: Click Here
OTHER INFORMATION: The Department of Justice 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 hiring/servicing personnel office. The decision of granting a reasonable accommodation will be on a case-by-case basis.
Selection will be made without discrimination for any non-merit reason such as race, color, religion, national origin, age, physical disability, marital and/or parental status, membership in an employee organization, sex, or sexual orientation. The Bureau of Prisons is an equal opportunity employer.
Special Conditions of Employment Section: Appointment is subject to satisfactory completion of a pre-employment and panel interview, urinalysis, physical, and background investigation. All applicants are subject to, and must satisfactorily pass all screening requirements in relation to National Crime Information Center (NCIC) and credit check.
All applicants not currently working in an institution will be required to complete a qualification inquiry regarding convictions of misdemeanor crimes of domestic violence in order to be authorized to carry a firearm.
Successful completion of the "Introduction to Correctional Techniques," three-week training course at Glynco, Georgia is required.
This position has been identified as test designated. Incumbents will be subject to urinalysis testing under the BOP Drug Free Workplace Plan.
HOW TO APPLY: You must apply through the online application system at www.USAJOBS.gov. Follow the prompts to register, answer a few questions and submit all required documents.
NOTE: Submission of a resume alone is not a complete application. This position may require the completion of additional forms and/or supplemental materials as described under the Required Documents section. Please carefully review the complete job announcement and the "How to Apply" instructions.
Failure to provide the required information and/or materials will result in your application not being considered for employment.
Claiming Veterans Preference? If yes, you MUST claim preference on-line during the application process and upload documentation to support preference claimed. Failure to claim Veterans Preference or provide supporting documentation may result in you not receiving appropriate consideration during the assessment process.
Required supporting documentation must be submitted via mail, fax, e-mail or transferred from USAJOBS.
All required supporting documentation MUST be received by the Consolidated Staffing Unit by 11:59 p.m., Eastern Standard Time, on the closing date of the vacancy announcement. Supporting documentation for announcements with an application limitation MUST be submitted the same day you apply, as these positions may close earlier than stated in the announcement.
You MUST include the vacancy announcement number on your supporting documentation.
Paper applications: If applying online is impossible, please contact the Consolidated Staffing Unit at the telephone number listed below, prior to the closing date of the announcement for the alternate application procedure.
Contact for Assistance in Applying On-Line:
DOJ, Federal Bureau of Prisons
Consolidated Staffing Unit
346 Marine Forces Drive
Grand Prairie, TX 75051
Phone: 972-352-4200 Fax: 972-352-4577
* Veterans' Preference Documentation: Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty (DD-214 Member Copy 4); or other official documentation (e.g., documentation of receipt of a campaign badge or expeditionary medal) that shows your military service was performed under honorable conditions. If you are currently on active duty, a statement from the appropriate Branch Personnel Office containing the following information: Name, Rank, Branch of Service, Active Duty time, Projected Separation Date and type of anticipated discharge must be provided. In addition, if you are a disabled veteran, a Purple Heart recipient, or widow/widower of a veteran, the spouse of a disabled veteran or the natural mother of a disabled or deceased veteran, you MUST submit a completed Standard Form (SF) 15, "Application for 10-Point Veteran Preference", and the other required documentation identified on the reverse side of the SF-15 to support your preference claim. Documentation to support a disability must reflect the overall evaluation or percentage disability rating
* Resume showing relevant experience (cover letter optional).
* In order to receive credit for experience contained in an uploaded resume, your employment history must be documented in month/year format (MM/YYYY), reflecting starting date and ending date and include the number of hours worked per week. Failure to follow this format will result in disqualification.
* SF-50 for proof of prior LEO coverage, if applicable.