About the Position:
THIS IS AN OPEN CONTINUOUS ANNOUNCEMENT FOR 3 MONTHS (however, may extended longer) - THE INITIAL CUT-OFF DATE FOR REFERRAL CONSIDERATION IS 9 OCT 18; AFTERWARD, REFERRALS WILL BE PULLED AS VACANCIES OCCUR.
This is a TERM position not to exceed 1 year and 1 day, and may be extended a maximum of 6 years.
Paints one type or a variety of surfaces such as interior and exterior of buildings, mobile and stationary equipment, fittings, furnishings, machinery, and other surfaces, where appearance as well as surface protection are important.
Prepares surfaces, mixes paints, applies prime, intermediate and finish coats with brush, roller, or spray gun.
Uses gloss, semi-gloss, and special paints, enamels, varnishes, stains, lacquers, and shellacs.
Assures proper maintenance of brushes and equipment.
50% or less - You may be expected to travel for this position.
Job family (Series)
Conditions of Employment
Pre-employment physical required
Must obtain and maintain secret clearance
Required to work various and rotating shifts
Business travel up to 50%
Must obtain and maintain a Government credit card for business travel purposes.
Required to obtain and maintain an official government passport.
If you are referred and not selected or receive a letter indicating you were ineligible because of missing documents you must complete a new application package for this vacancy to receive further consideration.
If you decline a position covered in this announcement and want to be considered at a later time, you must reapply.
Who May Apply: US Citizens
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). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
There is no specific length of training or experience required. However, you must be able to demonstrate, through experience shown in your written application materials that you possess the sufficient knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the work of this position without more than normal supervision.
Minimum Qualifications (Screen Out Element): Ability to do the work of a(n) Painter~ without more than normal supervision. Able to perform common Painter tasks to include preparing surfaces for paint by removing paint, rust, and surface imperfections by hand sanding, using a wire brush, spackling, or applying putty; and following a standard of work to ensure desired end product is achieved. - Failure to meet this Screen out Element will result in an ineligible rating.
Ability To Do The Work Of The Position Without More Than Normal Supervision (Screen-out Element)
Ability to Interpret Instructions, Specification, etc.
Ability To Use and Maintain Tools and Equipment
Dexterity and Safety
Knowledge of Materials
Technical Practices (theoretical, precise, artistic)
Work requires continuous movement of hands and arms, reaching, bending, and lifting materials up to 10 pounds. The painter may be required to coat surfaces in cramped and hard to reach places. Required to stand, stoop, bend, kneel, climb, and work in tiring and uncomfortable positions. Occasionally, may handle materials and equipment that weigh 40 pounds or more.
Work is normally performed inside well-lighted, heated and ventilated shop areas. Some outside work is required. Subject to noise, dust, and fumes. Frequently exposed to the possibility of cuts and bruises. Painter may be required to wear safety devices and clothing such as aprons, respirator, gloves, and safety glasses.
THIS VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT WILL BE FILLED USING DIRECT-HIRE AUTHORITY FOR DOMESTIC DEFENSE INDUSTRIAL BASE (DIB) FACILITIES AND THE MAJOR RANGE AND TEST FACILITIES BASE (MRTFB) IN THE DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE.
Male applicants born after December 31, 1959, must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration.
You will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship.
Two year trial/probationary period may be required.
Direct Deposit of Pay is required.
This is a Career Program (CP) 29 position.
Multiple positions may be filled from this announcement.
If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application .
How You Will Be Evaluated
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
Once the announcement has closed, a review of your application package (resume, supporting documents, and responses to the questionnaire) will be used to determine whether you meet the qualification requirements listed on this announcement. If you are minimally qualified, your résumé and supporting documentation will be compared against your responses to the assessment questionnaire to determine your level of experience. If, after reviewing your résumé and/or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and/or experience, you may lose consideration for this position. Please follow all instructions carefully when applying, errors or omissions may affect your eligibility.
You should list any relevant performance appraisals and incentive awards in your resume as that information may be taken into consideration during the selection process. If selected, you may be required to provide supporting documentation.
Background checks and security clearance
Drug test required
The documents you are required to submit vary based on whether or not you are eligible for preference in federal employment. A complete description of preference categories and the associated required documents is in the Applicant Checklist (External) .
As described above, your complete application includes your resume, your responses to the online questionnaire, and documents which prove your eligibility to apply. If you fail to provide these documents, you will be marked as having an incomplete application package and you will not be considered any further.
1. Your resume:
Your resume may be submitted in any format and must support the specialized experience described in this announcement.
If your resume includes a photograph or other inappropriate material or content, it will not be used to make eligibility and qualification determinations and you may not be considered for this vacancy.
For qualifications determinations your resume must contain hours worked per week and the dates of employment (i.e., HRS per week and month/year to month/year or month/year to present). If your resume does not contain this information, your application may be marked as incomplete and you will not receive consideration for this position.
For additional information see: What to include in your resume .
2. Other supporting documents:
Cover Letter, optional
Most recent Performance Appraisal, if applicable
NOTE: Documents submitted as part of the application package, to include supplemental documents, may be shared beyond the Human Resources Office. Some supplemental documents such as military orders and marriage certificates may contain personal information for someone other than you. You may sanitize these documents to remove another person's personal information before you submit your application. You may be asked to provide an un-sanitized version of the documents if you are selected to confirm your eligibility.
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.
A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding. Learn more about federal benefits .
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