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* 1.Select the response that best describes your experience performing the work of a Riverboat Operator without more than normal supervision
  1. I have not had education, training or experience in this task
  2. I have completed education or training, but have not yet applied this education or training on the job
  3. I have performed the duties of a Riverboat Operator with minimal supervision
  4. I have performed the duties of a Riverboat Operator without supervision and demonstrated my skill to independently perform the work


* 2.Do you have a valid state driver's license?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 3.Select the responses that describe your type of experience interpreting and following instructions in operating gasoline and diesel-powered heavy mobile equipment.
  1. Received oral and written instruction or direction
  2. Given oral and written instruction or direction
  3. Instruction by radio
  4. Roadmaps
  5. Construction plans
  6. Operating, maintenance, or parts manuals
  7. Signals (hand, whistle, lights, etc.)
  8. Other
  9. None of the above


* 4.Select the response that describes your experience utilizing safety operating documentation, procedures, rules, guidance, and standards.
  1. I have not performed this task and I have not had education or training in performing this task.
  2. I have had training or education above high school in performing this task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  3. I have performed this task on the job at some point in my career.
  4. I currently perform this task on the job, and it has been a regular and recurring duty for at least 12 consecutive months.
  5. I currently perform this task on the job, it has been a regular and recurring duty for at least 12 consecutive months, and I have provided advice or input to other operators.


* 5.From the following list, select all of the safety equipment you were required to wear at your present job or your last job.
  1. Safety shoes
  2. Hard hat
  3. Ear protection
  4. Eye protection
  5. Fall Protection Harness
  6. Gloves
  7. Dust mask/respirator
  8. None of the above


* 6.Identify the types of heavy equipment you have operated.
  1. Crawler with dozer and/or ripper
  2. Front-end loader
  3. Motor graders
  4. Tracked excavators
  5. Telescoping excavators
  6. Amphibious excavators
  7. Belly dump trucks
  8. Water trucks (4,000 gallon or greater)
  9. Root plow (disc etc.)
  10. Truck tractor with trailer
  11. Wheeled compactors
  12. Backhoe
  13. Rollers
  14. Self-loading carryalls
  15. Dump truck (10 cubic yard and greater)
  16. Mulching Machine
  17. Bobcat or equivalent skid steer loader with attachments
  18. Boom truck
  19. Forklift trucks (up to 10,000 lb capacity)
  20. Farm tractor with mowing attachment
  21. None of the above


* 7.Select the one answer that describes your heavy mobile equipment work experience.
  1. I currently operate heavy mobile equipment
  2. I have 2 years or more of recent work experience operating heavy mobile equipment
  3. I have 1 year of recent work experience operating heavy mobile equipment
  4. I have operated heavy mobile equipment in my past work history
  5. I have no experience operating heavy mobile equipment


* 8.Where did you learn about this vacancy?
  1. Asianlife.com
  2. Diversenote.com
  3. NativeAmericanJobs.com
  4. WorkplaceDiversity.com
  5. Department of Veterans Affairs/Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment
  6. Division of Vocational Rehabilitation (DVR)
  7. National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE)
  8. Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU)
  9. Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU)
  10. Tribal Colleges and Universities (TCU)
  11. Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE)
  12. Referral from a Professor or Academic Advisor
  13. Referral from a College/University Career Placement Office
  14. Referral from a Professional Organization
  15. Job/Career Fair
  16. Referral from a friend or family member
  17. Reclamation Employee
  18. Reclamation Internet Site
  19. Referral from a State or Local government
  20. Referral from another Federal Agency/employee
  21. OPM USAJOBS Internet Site
  22. Other Internet Site
  23. Other


* 9.If you selected OTHER as your response to the question above, please elaborate on your answer.
Maximum length of 250 characters.


* 10.Have you received an employee performance appraisal rating in the previous 12 months?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 11.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.


* 12.In the last three years, have you been recognized for your performance, accomplishments, and/or contributions at work?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 13.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.


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.

* 14.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.
  1. Yes
  2. No






This is a Federal job application system. Providing false information, creating fake IDs, or failing to answer all questions truthfully and completely may be grounds for not hiring, for disbarment from Federal employment, or for dismissal after the applicant begins work. Falsifying a Federal job application, attempting to violate the privacy of others, or attempting to compromise the operation of this system may be punishable by fine or imprisonment (US Code, Title 18, section 1001).