Engineering Equipment Operator

Forest Service, Department of Agriculture

Boise, ID - Jun 19, 2022 via USAJobs

#engineering #government

The primary purpose of this position is operate and maintain engineering equipment in support of road systems and other program areas.

Information on specific locations where jobs are being filled and the dates when applications are due for these locations can be found on the Forest Service website.

Pay rates vary depending on location.

Visit the Appropriated Fund Wage Schedules webpage for information on pay rates.

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 Federal Wage System Qualifications Standards.

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

Basic Requirement: You must possess the Basic Requirements identified below to be considered eligible for this position.

Your application or resume must clearly show that you possess the appropriate experience requirements to successfully perform the duties of Engineering Equipment Operator.

Applicants will be evaluated on their ability to perform the duties of the position rather than length of experience.

Eligibility will be determined by the relevance, scope and quality of all experience and training, regardless of where or how acquired.

Applicants will be ranked and rated based on their knowledge of the job elements identified in this announcement.

Screen-out Job Element: Applicants must show the Ability to do the work of the position without more than normal supervision.

Applicants who do not meet the screen-out job elements will not be further evaluated.

In addition to the above requirements, applicants will be ranked and rated based on their knowledge of the job elements identified below:nOperation of Motor VehiclesnWork Practices (includes keeping things neat, clean and in order)nAbility to Interpret Instructions, Specifications, etc.

(related to mobile equipment operation)nAbility to Drive Safely (Motor Vehicles)Reliability and Dependability as an Engineering Equipment Operator There is no substitution of education for this position.

Additional Requirements (Screen-out): Commercial Driver's License (CDL) - Must possess a valid CDL or obtain a CDL within 90 days of appointment date as a condition of employment.

Drug Testing - This is a Testing Designated Position (TDP) under the Department of Transportation (DOT)/Forest Service Alcohol and Controlled Substance Testing Program.

Applicants must acknowledge this requirement to submit to urinalysis to screen for illegal drug use unless they currently occupy a TDP under the DOT/Forest Service Alcohol and Controlled Substances Testing Program.

To receive consideration for this position, you must meet all qualification requirements on the closing date of this announcement.

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.


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