U.S. Coast Guard Laborer, WG-3502-03 in Cape May, New Jersey

U.S. Coast Guard
  • 1 vacancy - Cape May, NJ
Work Schedule is This is a full-time position. - This is a permanent appointment.

Opened Thursday 12/1/2016 (7 day(s) ago)

** Closes Wednesday 12/14/2016 (6 day(s) away)

Job Overview
Summary

About the Agency

Apply for this exciting position to support the CG missions of safeguarding our Nation's maritime interests in the heartland, in the ports, at sea, and around the globe.

For over two centuries The U.S. Coast Guard has protected the maritime economy and the environment, we defend our maritime borders, and we save those in peril. This history has forged our character and purpose as America's Maritime Guardian - Always Ready for all hazards and all threats.

The vacancy is being concurrently advertised under merit promotion procedures for status applicants under announcement 17-1261-NE-TB-M. APPLICANTS WISHING TO BE CONSIDERED UNDER BOTH DELEGATED EXAMINING AND MERIT PROMOTION PROCEDURES MUST APPLY TO BOTH VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENTS. NOTE: YOUR APPLICATION TO THIS DELEGATED EXAMINING VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT WILL ONLY ALLOW CONSIDERATION FOR THIS ANNOUNCEMENT. WE CANNOT ELECTRONICALLY OR MANUALLY MOVE YOUR APPLICATION TO THE CONCURRENTLY ADVERTISED MERIT PROMOTION ANNOUNCEMENT. PLEASE ENSURE YOU ARE APPLYING UNDER THE CORRECT ANNOUNCEMENT.

This position is located in the Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Coast Guard, Training Center Cape May, Facilities Engineering Division, Public Works Department, Cape May, NJ.

Duties

You will perform general laborer support to gardeners, carpenters, electricians, maintenance mechanics, etc.

Being a Coast Guard civilian makes you a valuable member of the Coast Guard team. Typical work assignments include:

  • Serving as a work hand, providing general labor support.
  • Setting up and/or rearranging tables, chairs or bleachers.
  • Performing trash removal, grass cutting, unloading trucks, securing tools, carrying materials, equipment and supplies form shop to work site.
  • Cleaning work site upon job completion.
  • Standing fire watch for special projects.
  • Cleaning, oiling, and making minor operations adjustments on power equipment.
Travel Required
  • Not Required
Relocation Authorized
  • No
Job Requirements
Key Requirements
  • U.S. Citizenship is required.
  • Applicant is required to meet the physical requirements of the position.
Qualifications

Applicants will be evaluated on their ability to perform the duties of the position rather than the length of experience. Eligibility will be determined by the relevance, scope, and quality of all experience and training, regardless of where or how acquired.

*Ability to perform the work of the position without more than normal supervision (SCREEN-OUT ELEMENT) *Work practices (includes keeping things neat, clean and in order) *Ability to interpret instructions, specifications, etc. (other than blueprints) *Ability to use and maintain tools and equipment *Dexterity and safety).

National Service Experience (i.e., 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.

This position does not have a positive education requirement. If you are including education on your resume, report only attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. See Required Documents section for detail.

FOREIGN EDUCATION: Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet Federal qualification requirements if you can show that your foreign education is comparable to education received in accredited educational institutions in the United States. It is your responsibility to provide such evidence with your application. See Recognition of Foreign Qualifications click here

All qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of the announcement.

Security Clearance

Q - Nonsensitive

Additional Information
What To Expect Next

Once the announcement is closed, we will conduct an evaluation of your application and qualifications to determine your ranking. The most qualified applicants will be referred to the hiring manager for further consideration. To check the status of your application, log on to your USAJOBS account, click on "Application Status," and then click "More Information." You may also opt to receive email notifications of application status changes by logging into your USAJOBS account and enabling notification alerts.

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BENEFITS

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Other Information

Applicants will be required to complete questions contained on the Declaration for Federal Employment (OF-306) at the time a tentative job offer is made. At the time of appointment, selectees will be required to update the OF-306. Certain responses on the form could pose a problem with suitability for employment determinations.

If you are selected for this position, you will be subject to a determination of your suitability for Federal employment. All selectees are subject to an appropriate investigation as a condition of placement into this position. Certain investigation levels may automatically require a credit check after initial job qualifications have been met. For those positions that do not automatically require a credit check, it may later be required if the initial investigation surfaces a potential issue. Visit: OPM Mythbuster

DHS uses E-Verify, an Internet-based system, to confirm the eligibility of all newly hired employees to work in the United States. Learn more about your rights and responsibilities at click here

Recruitment incentives may be authorized.

Moving expenses will not be paid.

All Federal employees are required to have Federal salary payments made by direct deposit.

For Veterans' preference eligibility, visit Veterans' Employment Resources. Veterans, Peace Corps/VISTA volunteers, and persons with disabilities possess a wealth of unique talents, experiences, and competencies that can be invaluable to the DHS mission. If you are a member of one of these groups, you may not have to compete with the public for federal jobs. To determine your eligibility and to understand the documentation that would be required with your application, click on the links above and contact the Servicing Human Resources Office listed at the bottom of this announcement.

More than 1 selection may be made from this announcement if additional identical vacancies in the same title, series, grade, and unit occur within 90 days from the date the certificate was issued.

If you need a reasonable accommodation for the application and hiring process, please contact 410-636-7099. Decisions on granting reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis. Visit Reasonable Accommodation

Salary Range: $17.92 to $20.90 / Per Hour

Series & Grade: WG-3502-03/03

Promotion Potential: 03

Supervisory Status: No

Who May Apply: This vacancy is open to all U.S. Citizens and is being advertised under delegated examining procedures. For definitions of common terms found in this announcement

Control Number: 457909400

Job Announcement Number: 17-1261-NE-TB-D