Motor vehicle operator

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Department of Defense
ALABAMA AIR NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED Excepted Service Permanent Full Time
ALABAMA AIR NATIONAL GUARD
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: All qualified applicants will receive consideration for merit promotion or appointment without regard to age, race, religion, color, sex, national origin, political affiliation or any other non-merit factor.
The National Guard is the oldest component of the Armed Forces of the United States. Since the earliest American colonial days, citizens have joined together for collective defense. We have a proud tradition of coming to the aid of our friends and neighbors in times of serious emergencies. Join our National Guard team and serve your nation, your States and your community!
This job is located in an ARNG/ANG National Guard organization. Its purpose is to operate and perform operator
maintenance on one or more motor vehicles to transport personnel, supplies, materials or equipment.
EXCEPTED POSITION: Alabama Air National Guard membership is required. If you are not sure if you are eligible to join the Alabama Air National Guard, you may contact a recruiter at .POSITION STATUS: NON-MERITLOCATION: 117TH ARW, BIRMINGHAM, ALSELECTING OFFICIAL: SMSgt D. GREER
Must be U.S. Citizen. Must maintain AL Air Guard Membership for continued employment. Maximum Military Rank: SSgt Compatible Military Assignment: AFSC: 2F0XX, 2T3XX, 2T1XX Must possess or be able to obtain Security Clearance. Direct Deposit/Electronic Funds Transfer is mandatory.
ALABAMA AIR NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED: This is an excepted position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the Alabama Air National Guard. Selectee will be required to wear the military uniform. Acceptance of an excepted position constitutes concurrence with these requirements as a condition of employment. Applicants who are not currently a member of the Alabama Air National Guard must be eligible for immediate membership and employment in the Alabama Air National Guard in the military grade listed in this announcement.
AREA OF CONSIDERATION FOR THIS ALABAMA AIR NATIONAL GUARD POSITION:
AREA 1: All permanent Alabama Air National Guard civilian excepted technicians currently employed.
AREA 2: All Drill Status/M-Day members of the Alabama Air National Guard.
AREA 3: All U.S. citizens eligible for membership in the Alabama Air National Guard.
(1) Operates primarily straight-in-line trucks which typically have an approximate gross vehicle weight (GVW)
of more than 32,000 pounds and/or truck tractors with semitrailers or full trailers to transport personnel or
pick up and deliver supplies, materials or equipment. Incumbent couples and uncouples the truck tractor and
semitrailer or truck and trailer, and connects and disconnects the air brakes and electrical lines. Incumbent
maneuvers vehicles within close tolerances when driving and backing over uneven ground, in narrow or
congested areas, between buildings and other vehicles, between parked aircraft and when positioning vehicles
at loading docks. Driver operates vehicles on interstate highways, winding roads, and steep grades and
manipulates the dual braking system to prevent the semitrailer or trailer from jackknifing. Assures cargo is
properly loaded, distributed and secured. Performs operator maintenance on vehicles.
(2) Ensures shipping and accounting documents are with the shipment and reflect actual condition, quantities and
type of material. Completes log books, maintenance records, reports and other transportation documents for
accurate accounting. May identify, inspect, and segregate equipment or material as it is received for obvious
damage and needed repairs.
(3) May perform warehouse work to include issuing receiving and inventorying equipment, supplies and
materials; loading and unloading of trucks; storing and pulling warehouse stock; packing and unpacking
material; and repairing or replacing items on equipment. May select storehouse locations within the general
warehousing plan. Operates electric, gasoline or diesel-powered forklift trucks.
(4) May perform a variety of extensive servicing and light maintenance work on assigned vehicles. May assist in
dispatching vehicles or in the issuance of forms, credit cards or military driver's licences.
(5) Performs other duties as assigned.
EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: Each applicant must fully substantiate (in his/her own words) that he/she meets the requirements of the specialized experience listed below; Otherwise, the applicant will be considered unqualified for this position. DO NOT COPY THE VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT OR THE POSITION DESCRIPTION.
GENERAL EXPERIENCE: Experience or training which demonstrates the ability to follow instructions and safely operate the type of equipment required to accomplish the duties of the position.
SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Must possess at least 12 months experience or training which demonstrates the ability to operate one or more motor vehicles including platform trucks, van trucks, fuel trucks, stake trucks, dump trucks, and trash removal trucks which typically have an approximate gross vehicle weight of more than 11,700 kilograms (26,000 pounds) and up to 14,400 kilograms (less than 32,000 pounds). Experience operating vehicles and tractors, some of which may be equipped with special-purpose powered equipment. Experience operating platform, van, stake and dump trucks, refueling vehicles passenger buses or ambulance buses..
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES: Requires skill and knowledge to operate vehicles that have limited maneuverability; have more than one body and two breaking systems; or are oversized. Driver has skill to operate these vehicles over a variety of roads including interstate highways, narrow country roads, and on steep winding grades. Because of the size and weight of these
vehicles, drivers are knowledgeable about turning the vehicles, in evaluating the condition and load limits of bridges, in scheduling weigh points, and in accessing traffic conditions and hazards, locally and over long-distance routes in unfamiliar geographic areas. May require knowledge of warehousing plans and accepted warehousing methods, procedures and techniques. May require normal color vision to differentiate item color codes pertaining to flammability, toxicity and explosivity.
SUBSTITUTION OF EDUCATION IS NOT CONSIDERED FOR WAGE GRADE POSITIONS.
COMPATIBILITY REQUIREMENTS: All applications will be considered regardless of AFSC. Incumbent will be required to be assigned to and qualify in a compatible military position. The selected individual may be required to attend formal technical school training in a military status.
Compatible Military Assignment: AFSC: 2F0XX, 2T3XX, 2T1XX Applicants do not have to possess this AFSC to be certified as qualified.
MILITARY GRADE: Only applicants in the military grade listed below will be considered. Please include your military grade on your resume.
Maximum Military Rank/Grade:SSgt Individuals exceeding the maximum military grade are required to submit a letter along with resume agreeing to a military demotion if selected. This statement of understanding is required for basic qualification.
Other Requirements: For positions requiring the operation of motor vehicles, candidates must have a valid state driver's license for the state in which they live or are principally employed.
PLEASE DO NOT SEND/FAX/COURIER/EMAIL ANY APPLICATIONS OR RESUMES TO THE ALABAMA NATIONAL GUARD HUMAN RESOURCES OFFICE. To be considered for this position, you must apply on-line or fax your application to the fax number listed on this announcement with the prescribed Cover Letter. The Human Resources Office can only process materials received through USA Jobs. Once the application process is complete, a review of your application will be made to ensure you meet the job requirements. To determine if you are qualified for this job, a review of your resume and supporting documentation will be made and compared against your responses to the occupational questionnaire. The numeric rating you receive is based on your responses to the questionnaire. The score is a measure of the degree to which your background matches the knowledge, skills and abilities required of this position. If, after reviewing your resume and or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and or experience your score can and will be adjusted to more accurately reflect your abilities. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating.
To apply for this position, you must provide both of the following parts:
1. Your responses to the Qualifications Questionnaire, and
2. Your resume and any other documents specified in the Required Documents section of this job announcement.
Your resume must have complete information: Please ensure your resume accurately reflects the duties and responsibilities under each position you have held with each employer. In describing your experience, please be clear and specific. It is your responsibility to make sure your resume states complete information for each job entry (beginning and ending dates of employment stated as MM/YYYY). If your resume does not provide enough information regarding your work history for us to make a creditable qualification determination, your application package may be rendered disqualified and you will not be considered for this position.
You may use the Online Qualifications Questionnaire for convenience and quickest processing.
(Here is a link for aiding you in building your USA-Jobs Resume):
Option A: Online Qualifications Questionnaire. Tips for using the Online Qualifications Questionnaire:
You must click both Finish and Submit when you are done. Your Online Qualifications Questionnaire is not processed - and your r sum is not attached - until you click the Submit button, even if USAJOBS says it sent your r sum .
You can upload or fax supporting documents after you Submit the Online Qualifications Questionnaire.
You must complete the entire process by 12:00 a.m. (midnight) Eastern Standard Time of the closing date: Monday, October 27, 2014 / Vacancy Identification Number: 1223805
If you Submit more than one Qualifications Questionnaire for this position, the most recent one Submitted is the one that is used. Therefore, it is important for you to complete it in its entirety.
To begin your Online Qualifications Questionnaire, choose one of these options:
If your r sum is going to come from the USAJOBS Resume Builder, you begin the process by clicking the Apply Online button near the bottom of this page. Your r sum will be attached only to the Online Qualifications Questionnaire you complete and Submit from this session, not to any Questionnaires you may already have Saved or Submitted.
Option B: Paper Qualifications Questionnaire. If it is not practical for you to use the Online Qualifications Questionnaire, you can write your answers on paper. Follow these steps:
1. You can print a copy of this job announcement so that you can read the questions offline.
2. Obtain and print a copy of the OPM Form 1203-FX, which you will use to provide your answers. You can obtain the form at this URL or by calling USAJOBS by Phone at - after the introduction, press 1, and listen for instructions.
3. You may submit the Form 1203-FX, resume, and any supporting documents by fax.
If you are faxing a Form 1203-FX, you do not need a separate cover sheet. Simply make sure the Form 1203-FX is on top of any other documents you are faxing. If you are faxing any documents without the Form 1203-FX on top, always use the official cover sheet which is here -- -- and be sure to fill it out completely and clearly. The fax number is . Feed all documents into your fax machine top first so that we receive them right-side up.
For this job announcement, the following documents are required:
Current Resume (list your duties/responsibilities related to the qualifying experience listed above)

Qualification Questionnaire (On-line or OPM Form 1203-FX)

Transcripts (Copy MUST be submitted with this application to receive full credit for substitution for experience)Your document(s) can be submitted electronically using the document upload process or by fax. Please ensure that your resume contains your full name, address, phone and at least your last four digits of your social security number.
Once the online questionnaire is received you will receive an acknowledgement email that your submission was successful. After a review of your complete application is made you will be notified of your rating and or referral to the hiring official. If further evaluation or interviews are required you will be contacted.
Instructions for completing the OPM 1203-FX If you are applying to this announcement by completing the OPM 1203-FX form instead of using the Online Application method, please use the following step-by-step instructions as a guide to filling out the required questionnaire. You will need to print the vacancy announcement and refer to it as you answer the questions. You may omit any optional information; however, you must provide responses to all required questions. Be sure to double check your application before submission.
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If you are a male applicant who was born after 12/31/59 and are required to register under the Military Selective Service Act, the Defense Authorization Act of 1986 requires that you be registered or you are not eligible for appointment in this agency.

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