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Maintenance Worker

Company: National Park Service
Location: Brecksville
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Summary These positions are located at Cuyahoga Valley National Park. If you have any questions regarding the area or duties of this position, please contact Aaron_Sherrod@nps.gov or 440-759-3498. Anticipated Entry on Duty: 3/26/23 This announcement has been extended until Thursday 1/19/2023 Responsibilities This position is located within the Cuyahoga Valley National Park maintenance division. Will independently perform a variety of maintenance duties and assist higher graded personnel working on historical and non-historical buildings. Duties include: roofing, carpentry, painting, masonry, and custodial/janitorial, etc. Operates light motor vehicles, trailers and power tools. Performs custodial and maintenance on historic and non-historic structures. This position requires skills applied to maintenance and cleaning of various park structures. Performs janitorial duties for buildings and grounds. PHYSICAL DEMANDS - Works from ladders, scaffolds and platforms and where surfaces to be coated, or the parts of systems worked on are hard to reach and require the incumbent to stand, stoop, bend, kneel, climb and work in tiring and uncomfortable positions. Frequently lifts, carries and sets up parts and equipment that weight up to 40 pounds. WORK ENVIRONMENT - Work is performed inside and outside where dirt, spray and fumes are present. The incumbent is required to work in inclement weather and/or wear protective equipment and clothing that are sometimes heavy and uncomfortable. AREA INFORMATION - Located in northeastern Ohio, Cuyahoga Valley National Park is situated along 22 miles of the Cuyahoga River Valley between the cities of Akron and Cleveland. The area is predominately natural forest and meadow with some areas of agriculture. Winters are moderately cold with average temperatures in the 20 to 30 degree ranges, heavy snowfall is not unusual. Summers are moderately warm, average temperatures in the high 70's and 80's with occasional warm spells in the 90's. Housing is available in several nearby residential communities. Excellent elementary and high schools, numerous colleges, universities and hospitals are available in the area. 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 (or private) motor vehicle as part of your official duties; a valid driver's license is required. You will be required to submit a Motor Vehicle Operator's License and Driving Record. You must also submit (within a State sealed envelope or submitted directly by the State authorities), and at your own expense, all certified driving records from all States that disclose all valid driver's licenses, whether current or past, possessed by you. You will be required to wear a uniform and comply with the National Park Service uniform standards. A uniform allowance will be provided. You may be required to work evenings, weekends, holidays, and overtime. Applicants must be at least (1)18 years old or (2) at least 16 years old and: (a) Have graduated from high school or been awarded a certificate equivalent to graduating from high school; or (b) Have completed a formal vocational training program; or (c) Have received a statement from school authorities agreeing with their preference for employment rather than continuing their education; or (d) Be currently enrolled in a secondary school and either work only during school vacation periods or work part-time during the school year under a formal student employment program. Qualifications To qualify for this position, you must have sufficient knowledge and ability in the job-related factors. If your knowledge and ability in the SCREEN OUT factors are 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. A specific length of time and experience is not required to be considered qualified for this position. However you must be able to demonstrate in your resume and supporting application materials that you possess sufficient knowledge, skill and ability to perform the work of this position without more than normal supervision. Note: You must demonstrate that you have experience of PERSONALLY performing this type of work. Supervising, managing, planning or contracting this type of work which does not demonstrate that you can also personally do the work will not be considered as qualifying. You must meet the 2 point level on the screen out factor/element and an average of level 2 on all factors/elements listed. 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 Wage Grade (WG) positions. Additional Information A selectee receiving a first appointment to the Federal Government (Civil Service) is entitled only to the lowest step of the grade for which selected The display of a salary range on this vacancy shall not be construed as granting an entitlement to a higher rate of pay. Open to the first 75 applicants or until 01/19/2023 whichever comes first. All applications submitted by 11:59 (EST) on the closing day will receive consideration. This announcement may be used to fill additional positions if identical vacancies occur within 90 days of the issue date of the referral certificate. Non-Competitive Rehire Eligibility: Temporary seasonal employees can only maintain their non-competitive rehire eligibility if they work no more than a combined total of Temporary NTE less than 1040 hours anywhere in the National Park Service (NPS) within their established service year. Accordingly, non-competitive rehire eligibility allows for re-appointment to the same position or another position appropriate for temporary appointment with the same qualification requirements (5 CFR 316.402[b][7]), based on series and grade, anywhere in the major subdivision (NPS). If you have held a temporary seasonal appointment in the past 12 months and have already worked the maximum temporary appointment less than 1040 hours during that period, you are still welcome to apply. However, please be aware that exceeding the limit of 1040 hours in your established service year will result in the loss of your non-competitive rehire eligibility. The limit can be exceeded by working multiple temporary seasonal positions that result in a combined total greater than 1040 hours. The limit also can be exceeded by working a single temporary seasonal appointment that exceeds 1040 hours, unless granted an exception by OPM. Employment may be terminated at any time due to fluctuations in funding levels, project needs, employee performance, or other considerations. 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.

Keywords: National Park Service, Cleveland , Maintenance Worker, Professions , Brecksville, Ohio

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