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Water Systems Operator I

Company name
Us National Park Service

Salary
$32.85 to $39.86

Location
Boulder City, NV

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Open & closing dates

02/12/2018

to

02/26/2018

Salary

$32.85 to $39.86 per hour

Pay scale & grade

BB 00

Work schedule

Full-Time

Appointment type

Permanent

Location

2 vacancies in the following location:

Boulder City, NV

2 vacancies

Relocation expenses reimbursed

Yes

You may qualify for reimbursement of relocation expenses in accordance with agency policy.

This job is open to

Federal employees

Current or former competitive service employees, including:

Merit promotion

Career Transition (CTAP, ICTAP, RPL)

Transfer

Clarification from the agency

Internal Employees of the Department of the Interior and CTAP Eligibles

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Announcement number

PW-1547-LAKE-18-10128014-MP

Control number

490088500

Duties

Duties

Summary

These positions are located in Lake Mead National Recreation Area, in the Division of Maintenance and Engineering, Utility Systems Branch located in Boulder City, Nevada. Please visit find a park

for additional park information.

We are accepting applications from: 1. Current permanent Federal employees of the Department of the Interior serving under a career or career-conditional appointment in the competitive service; 2. CTAP Eligibles.

These are Career/Career-Conditional Full-Time appointments.

Travel, transportation, and relocation expenses will be paid if the selectee lives outside of the local commuting area and is otherwise eligible for reimbursement of relocation expenses in accordance with the Federal Travel Regulation.

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Responsibilities

The Operator I assists in performing duties necessary for required operation and maintenance of the water and wastewater systems within the Lake Mead National Recreation Area. Reads and interprets plans, specifications, diagrams, and manufacturer's instructions, operating procedures and Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition System (SCADA) information. Operates and maintains microfiltration equipment, pumps, valves, meters, monitors and chemical feed equipment. Operates and maintains sanitary sewage lift stations, facultative lagoons, aeration equipment, valves, meters, monitors and transfer pumps. Troubleshoots and repairs pumps, valves, meters, monitors and chemical feed equipment. Practices safe work techniques, use personal protective equipment as needed and practice good housekeeping so as to contribute to a safe working environment.

Travel Required

Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

Supervisory status

No

Job family (Series)

5409 Water Treatment Plant Operating

Similar jobs

Operators, Wastewater System

Requirements

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

U.S. Citizenship required.

Appointment subject to background investigation and favorable adjudication.

Meet Selective Service Registration Act requirement for males.

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

You will be required to operate a government vehicle, therefore, must be able to acquire and hold a valid state Driver's License. If selected, a three (3) year driving history check will be required.

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

You will be required to work on-call, evenings, weekends, holidays, overtime and shift work.

You must possess and maintain a current Arizona and Nevada Grade I Water Treatment Certificate within 6 months or two test cycles after the start date. Please indicate the level of certification you currently possess.

You must possess and maintain a current Arizona and Nevada Grade I Wastewater Treatment Certificate within 6 months or two test cycles after the start date. Please indicate the level of certification you currently possess.

Travel within and outside the Park will be required as part of the duties, as assigned.

You may be required to complete training and obtain/maintain a government charge card with travel and/or purchase authority.

Qualifications

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

Ability To Do The Work Of The Position Without More Than Normal Supervision. (SCREEN OUT)

Reliability and Dependability as a Water Plant Operator.

Ability to Interpret Instructions, Specifications, etc. (includes blueprints reading).

Dexterity and Safety.

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.

Education

There is no substitution of education for experience for these positions.

Additional information

For additional information about this position please contact:

Scott Bell, Supervisory Environmental Protection Specialist

Scott_Bell@nps.gov

(702) 293-8984

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 and Working Conditions: The incumbent should be in good physical condition with considerable stamina to cope with the environmental conditions encountered during daily work assignments. Incumbent should be agile, mentally alert, possess common sense, and have no fear of water, height, darkness or of working alone in adverse weather conditions. Personal protective equipment must be worn when necessary (i.e., hazardous environments, confined space, fall protection) and incumbent shall attend training classes on the use of this equipment. Incumbent is required to respond to emergency callouts after normal working hours. Office duties are accomplished under normal conditions. Outside work may be accomplished in extreme windy conditions and during the summer; arid conditions and extreme heat (100 degrees) is the norm.

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, https://help.usastaffing.gov/Apply/index.php?title=Alternate_Application_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 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 who apply under Competitive Merit Promotion procedures will undergo a quality review to determine if they are highly qualified based on the content of their resume and their responses to the questionnaire. Best qualified candidates will be referred if all required supporting documentation has been provided.

Candidates who apply under Noncompetitive Merit Promotion procedures will undergo a quality review to determine if they are minimally qualified based on the content of their resume and their responses to the questionnaire. Qualified candidates will be referred if all required supporting documentation has been provided.

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

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

Dexterity and Safety

Technical Practices (theoretical precise, artistic)

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 02/26/2018.

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

Merit Promotion Eligibility Documentation: Federal employees of the Department of the Interior must submit a copy of their latest SF-50 Notification of Personnel Action that reflects career or career-conditional tenure, such as the initial hire, promotion, or reassignment, showing position title, series, grade and tenure (please do not submit an Award SF-50 unless it provides the necessary information) and, if different, an SF-50 showing highest permanent grade ever held.

Veterans Preference Documentation (e.g. DD-214, SF-15, VA Letter as appropriate)

Documentation for the Land Management Workforce Flexibility Act (LMWFA)

eligibility, which includes ALL Appointment AND Termination SF-50s for EACH appointment as well as ALL performance evaluations, for each qualifying period of temporary employment claimed.

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 www.ebenefits.va.gov

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

Due Weight for Performance Appraisals and Awards: Please submit a copy of your most recent performance appraisal/evaluation and a list of any incentive awards (e.g. superior performance awards, special act or achievement awards, quality step increase, etc.) you received in the last 5 years. Any performance appraisal/evaluation and incentive award documentation you provide will be forwarded to the selecting official. The selecting official will use this documentation to assign a due weight point value to be considered during the overall selection process.

If you do not have a current performance appraisal, please submit a statement as to why it is not available, and if it was at an acceptable level. If you fail to submit this documentation, it will result in no points being assigned by the selecting official during the selection process.

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.

Benefits

Benefits

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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 02/26/2018. 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. Click here for USAJobs Help with How to create an application

To PREVIEW the application questionnaire, select the following link: https://apply.usastaffing.gov/ViewQuestionnaire/10128014

Select or add the resume you want to use for this application. Click here on how to build a resume in USAJOBS

Select documents you want included in this application.

Review package to acknowledge your documents were reviewed.

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.

While logged in, you can check the status of your application by selecting next to the job title for this position.

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.

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.

Agency contact information

Mistee Hall

Phone

(702) 293-8930

Fax

(702) 293-8954

Email

mistee_hall@nps.gov

Address

Lake Mead National Recreation Area

601 Nevada Way

Boulder City, NV

US

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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.

Learn more about disability employment and reasonable accommodations

or how to contact an agency.

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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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Us National Park Service
Website : http://www.nps.gov/

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