Fleet & Equipment Specialist


Posted on May 21, 2020

Forest Service, Department of Agriculture

Rutland, VT

This position is located on the Green Mountain & Finger Lakes National Forest.

This position assists with managing, planning and overseeing the operation, maintenance, repair and replacement of a fleet of motor vehicles ranging from sedans to heavy trucks, along with a variety of special-purpose vehicles, trailers, equipment, and off-road vehicles.

For additional information about the duties of this position, please contact at Brian Austin at: 802-747-6757 or brian.c.austin@usda.gov In order to qualify, you must meet the eligibility and qualifications requirements as defined below by the closing date of the announcement.

For more information on the qualifications for this position, visit the Office of Personnel Management's General Schedule Qualification Standards.

Your application and resume must clearly show that you possess the experience requirements.

Transcripts must be provided for qualifications based on education.

Provide course descriptions as necessary.

Specialized Experience Requirement:nFor GS-7: You must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-5 grade level.

Examples of specialized experience are: Provided assistance with planning, coordinating and gathering data needed for contract preparation and procurement related to fleet and equipment management; Entered fleet data into databases and monitored database reports for consistency and errors; Assisted in monitoring and recommending vehicle and equipment readiness and repairs; ORnSuccessfully completed one full year of graduate level education; the education was obtained at an accredited college or university and demonstrates the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work; ORnA combination of graduate level education and specialized experience that is directly related to this position that together meets the qualification requirements for this position; ORnMeet the requirements for Superior Academic Achievement eligibility as defined by OPM: http://www.opm.gov/qualifications/policy/ApplicationOfStds-04.asp) The education must have been obtained in an accredited college or university and demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work.

For the GS-9: You must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-7 grade level.

Examples of specialized experience are: Monitored and recommended vehicle and equipment readiness and repairs; Monitored vehicle accidents and repairs to motor vehicles and prepared appropriate reports; Analyzed utilization of fleet equipment and created reports or summaries of studies; Provided technical guidance on transportation services, equipment operations, maintenance and repairs; ORnSuccessfully completed 2 years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a master's degree or have received a master's or equivalent graduate degree that is directly related to the work of this position.

The education must have been obtained in an accredited college or university and demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work; ORnA combination of graduate level education and specialized experience that is directly related to this position that together meets the qualification requirements for this position.

Only graduate education in excess of 18 semester hours may be used to qualify applicants for this grade level.

The education must have been obtained in an accredited college or university and demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work.

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.

TIME IN GRADE REQUIREMENT: If you are a current federal employee in the General Schedule (GS) pay plan and applying for a promotion opportunity, you must meet time-in-grade (TIG) requirements of 52 weeks of service at the next lower grade level in the normal line of progression for the position being filled.

This requirement must be met by the closing date of this announcement.

How to Apply

Follow the application procedure at www.usajobs.gov for more info.


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