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You are applying under the Merit Promotion announcement. If you want to be considered under the concurrent Delegated Examining announcement, you must submit a separate application under that announcement. For more information, see "Who May Apply" section of the vacancy announcement. Please call the Human Resources Office phone number listed on this announcement for clarification or further information.
You WILL NOT be considered for this announcement if you fail to submit ALL the applicable required documentation listed under the "How To Apply" tab (i.e. transcripts,DD-214's, SF-15, VA letter, SF-50's, PE Registration, etc.) by the CLOSING DATE of this announcement. Please call the Human Resources Office phone number listed on this announcement for clarification or further information.
1 Do you understand that you must submit a COMPLETE and DETAILED on-line resume for this announcement and that failure to submit a complete and detailed on-line resume will result in you not being considered for this position? The on-line resume is completed during the registration process and is separate from your answers to vacancy announcement-specific questions. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
Your complete and detailed on-line resume MUST include, at a minimum, the following information for each work experience, including military service (prepare a separate entry for each job): 1) Job Title (including series and grade if Federal job); 2) Hours per week; 3) Salary; 4) Starting and ending dates (month and year); 5) Employer's name and address; 6) Supervisor's name and phone number and whether we may contact your current supervisor; 7) Duties and accomplishments. Also include: 1) High School name, city, state, zip code if known, and date of diploma or GED; 2) College or university names, city, state, and zip code if known, majors and type and year of any degrees received (if no degree, show total credits earned and indicate whether semester or quarter hours); 3) list of job related training courses, skills, certificates and licenses, honors, awards, special accomplishments, membership in professional or honor societies, etc. Please make sure you read the vacancy announcement thoroughly to see if there is any additional supporting documentation required.
Ensure that your resume thoroughly supports your answers to the questions. Your answers will be reviewed. If your answers are not supported by information in your resume, this may prevent you from being found qualified, in which case your application will NOT be referred to the selecting official.
2 Have you received an employee performance appraisal rating in the previous 12 months? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
3 Indicate who officially rated your performance (e.g., immediate supervisor, 2nd level supervisor, acting supervisor, etc.). Also, indicate your rating in terms of the performance system (e.g., 3 level rating out of a 5-tier system; 2 level rating out of a 3-tier system; Pass rating out of a Pass/Fail system). Maximum length of 250 characters. Answer to this question is required
4 In the last three years, have you been recognized for your performance, accomplishments, and/or contributions at work? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
5 Indicate the type of recognition received (e.g., monetary award, time off award, safety award, plaque, etc.), for what purpose, and from whom (e.g., supervisor, co-worker, community or government official). Maximum length of 250 characters. Answer to this question is required
6 Select the answer that describes your level of experience, education or training in performing building maintenance and landscaping work. Answer to this question is required
  • I have not performed these job functions.
  • I have received post high school education or formal training in these functions, but I have not performed them on the job.
  • I have performed directly related job functions and my experience and training have prepared me to perform these functions.
  • I have performed these functions independently as a regular part of building maintenance work.
  • I have performed these functions independently as a regular part of landscaping work.
  • I have performed these functions independently as a regular part of building maintenance and landscaping work.
7 Elaborate on your answer to the previous question (i.e. identifying the specific experience, training, and/or education). Also, indicate where this is reflected within your resume, but do not paste your resume here. Maximum length of 8000 characters. Answer to this question is required
8 Select the answer that describes your level of experience in performing building maintenance (custodial duties) and landscaping work. Answer to this question is required
  • I have not performed these job functions.
  • I have experience in building maintenance in and around power plants/heavy industrial areas and associated buildings.
  • I have experience in landscaping in and around power plants/heavy industrial and associated buildings.
  • I have experience in building maintenance and landscaping in and around power plants/heavy industrial areas and associated buildings.
  • I have experience in building maintenance in and around light industrial areas and associated buildings.
  • I have experience in landscaping in and around light industrial areas and associated buildings.
9 Elaborate on your answer to the previous question (i.e. identifying the specific experience, training and/or education). Also, indicate where this is reflected within your resume, but do not paste your resume here. Maximum length of 8000 characters. Answer to this question is required
10 Select the duties with which you are proficient and have routinely performed in a building maintenance work environment. Answer to this question is required
  • Changing light bulbs
  • Assembling furniture
  • Disassembling furniture
  • Loading furniture
  • Unloading furniture
  • Loading construction materials
  • Unloading construction materials
  • Loading supplies
  • Unloading supplies
  • Arranging furniture
  • Replacing plumbing fixtures
  • Preparing surfaces for exterior painting
  • Preparing surfaces for interior painting
  • Painting interior surfaces
  • Painting exterior surfaces
  • Preparing floor for carpeting or tile
  • Laying carpeting or tile
  • Washing, waxing, and stripping floors
  • Cleaning windows
  • Vacuuming
  • Cleaning bathrooms
  • Dusting
  • Shoveling walkways
  • Building and patching fences
  • Parking lot maintenance and cleanup
  • Lifting and moving parts, tools
  • Cleaning and degreasing parts
  • Cleaning up workshops and office areas
  • Cleaning out drains and gutters
  • Removing and loading rocks
  • Cleaning out sumps
  • Performing general janitorial activities
  • Trash removal
  • Performing grounds and roadway maintenance utilizing hand and small tools
  • Setting up simple or pre-constructed scaffolding
  • Disassembly of machinery or equipment
  • Assembly of machinery or equipment
  • Removing calcium and other deposits from drains and other concrete surfaces
  • Placing and patching concrete
  • None of the above
11 Select the duties with which you are proficient and have routinely performed in a landscaping work environment (commercial or industrial). Answer to this question is required
  • Mowing lawns and trimming yards
  • Watering lawns and gardens
  • Seeding and fertilizing lawns
  • Laying sod
  • Planting vegetation
  • Cultivating shrubbery
  • Removing grass and weeds
  • Burning of grass and weeds
  • Pruning trees
  • Falling trees
  • Installing sprinkler systems
  • Maintaining and repairing sprinkler systems
  • Raking leaves
  • Loading and removing trash
  • Storing landscaping materials
  • Applying herbicides
  • Digging ditches and trenches
  • None of the above
12 Do you have a valid state driver's license? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
13 Can you operate light duty motor vehicles with automatic transmission (cars and trucks)? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
14 Do you have experience operating a forklift? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
15 Elaborate on your answer to the three previous yes or no questions (i.e. identifying the specific experience, training and/or education). Also, indicate where this is reflected within your resume, but do not paste your resume here. Maximum length of 8000 characters. Answer to this question is required
16 Select the answer that describes your level of experience, education, or training in meeting predefined deadlines for assigned work tasks. Answer to this question is required
  • Completed a high volume of accurate, timely and detailed maintenance assignments under short deadlines.
  • Completed accurate, timely and detailed maintenance assignments under short deadlines.
  • Completed detailed maintenance assignments that required a high level of effort under regular or recurring deadlines.
  • Completed detailed maintenance assignments under regular or recurring deadlines.
  • Completed less complex maintenance assignments under regular or recurring deadlines.
  • Completed detailed maintenance assignments that required accuracy under no set deadlines.
  • None of the above.
17 Select the tools and equipment you have operated and maintained in a commercial or industrial work environment. Answer to this question is required
  • Electric drills
  • Electric sanders
  • Tape measure
  • Hand saw
  • Wrenches
  • Screwdrivers
  • Hammers
  • Pipe wrenches
  • Chain saws
  • Operating grounds equipment (lawn tractors and lawn mowers)
  • Operating drain cleaners (snake)
  • Operating leaf blowers
  • Operating concrete mixers
  • Erecting scaffolding
  • Operating push mowers
  • Operating riding lawn mowers
  • Operating motorized weedeaters
  • Operating motorized lawn edgers
  • Posthole diggers
  • Operating motorized augers
  • Electric paint sprayer
  • Ratchets
  • Shovels
  • Picks
  • Furniture moving equipment
  • Dollies
  • Carts
  • Brooms
  • Powered brooms
  • Snow blowers
  • Sledge hammers
  • Propane torches
  • Cardboard baler
  • Gas powered sickle mower
  • Weed eaters
  • None of the above
18 Select the answer that defines your ability to independently lift and carry, load and unload heavy objects. Answer to this question is required
  • Less than 25 pounds
  • 25-49 pounds
  • 50-74 pounds
  • 75 pounds or over
  • None of the above
19 Select the response that describes your experience in applying safety operating procedures when using tools and equipment. Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had education, training, or experience in this function.
  • I have on-the-job experience in this function. My work was closely monitored/supervised to ensure compliance with proper safety procedures.
  • I have performed work safely as a regular part of a job. I have worked independently and without more than normal review by a supervisor or team leader and without injury.
  • I have experience with using and following hazardous energy control procedures as part of a job.
  • Working safely has been an integral or major part of my job. I have routinely operated tools and equipment safely and/or others have consulted me as an expert for assistance in safely operating tools and equipment.
20 Select the response that defines how long it has been since you have had an at-fault accident at work. Answer to this question is required
  • More than 5 years
  • More than 3 years and less than 5 years
  • More than 2 years and less than 3 years
  • More than 1 year and less than 2 years
  • Less than 1 year
  • I have never had an at-fault accident
21 Select the response that describes the working situations in which you feel most comfortable. Answer to this question is required
  • I have worked alone and believe my ability to maintain a clear focus on the work I am performing has permitted me to achieve consistently excellent results.
  • I have worked in small, close-knit groups having common interests and goals, and contributed to the accomplishments of assigned tasks.
  • I have worked in large, complex groups where my facilitation skills contributed directly to successful completion of assigned tasks.
  • I have led small, close-knit groups where I ensured that everyone in the group performed their fair share of the work, thereby contributing to successful completion of assigned tasks.
  • I have led large, complex groups where my skills ensured that the work was coordinated sufficiently to ensure successful and timely completion of assigned tasks.
  • None of the above.
22 Are you applying under one (or more) of the special hiring authorities listed below? You must provide proof of eligibility with your application. Answer to this question is required
  • Schedule A
  • Schedule B
  • Schedule C
  • Veterans Recruitment Appointment
  • 30% or More Disabled Veteran
  • Returning Peace Corps Member
  • VISTA Volunteer
  • Student Career Experience Program
  • Severely Disabled
  • Presidential Management Intern Program
  • Career Intern Program
  • Other
  • Not applicable
23 If you selected Schedule A, B, C, or “Other” please describe the specific special hiring authority for which you are claiming eligibility. You must provide proof of eligibility with your application as instructed in the vacancy announcement. Maximum length of 8000 characters. Answer to this question is required
24 I understand that by completing and submitting this application, I am certifying that, to the best of my knowledge and belief, all of the information provided is true, correct, complete, and made in good faith. I understand that a false or fraudulent answer to any question may be grounds for not hiring me, or for firing me after I begin work, and may be punishable by fine or imprisonment. I also understand that failure to respond to this question will disqualify me from consideration. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
25 I understand that information I give may be investigated for purposes of determining eligibility. I consent to the release of information about my ability for Federal employment by employers, schools, law enforcement agencies, and other organizations to authorized representatives of the Federal Government. I understand that for financial institutions, medical institutions and other sources, a separate release may be needed, and I may be contacted for such a release at a later date. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
26 Where did you learn about this vacancy? Answer to this question is required
  • Asianlife.com
  • Diversenote.com
  • NativeAmericanJobs.com
  • WorkplaceDiversity.com
  • Department of Veterans Affairs/Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment
  • Division of Vocational Rehabilitation (DVR)
  • National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE)
  • Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU)
  • Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU)
  • Tribal Colleges and Universities (TCU)
  • Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE)
  • Referral from a Professor or Academic Advisor
  • Referral from a College/University Career Placement Office
  • Referral from a Professional Organization
  • Job/Career Fair
  • Referral from a friend or family member
  • Reclamation Employee
  • Reclamation Internet Site
  • Referral from a State or Local government
  • Referral from another Federal Agency/employee
  • OPM USAJOBS Internet Site
  • Other Internet Site
  • Other
27 If you selected "other" above, please tell us how you found out about these positions. Maximum length of 250 characters. Answer to this question is required