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1 This is a TEMPORARY appointment with an identified, not-to-exceed date, specified in the vacancy. A temporary appointment does not confer eligibility to be promoted or reassigned to other positions or the ability to be converted to another appointment. Your services may be terminated at any time due to lack of work or funds, ceiling limitations, or other circumstances. Please indicate if you wish to be considered for this temporary position. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
2 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.
3 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.
4 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
5 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
6 Do you have a valid state driver's license? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
7 Can you operate light duty motor vehicles with automatic transmission (cars and trucks)? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
8 Do you have experience operating a forklift? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
9 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.
10 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
11 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
12 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.
13 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
14 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.
15 VETERANS: Are you claiming veterans preference? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
    15.1 Select the one response that reflect your veteran preference eligibility. (Additional information regarding veterans preference is available in the Vets Guide that can be found at http://www.opm.gov/veterans/html/vetguide.htm.)
    • 5-point veteran. (Submit your Report of Separation form Active Duty DD-214.)
    • 10-point compensable veteran.(Submit a copy of all DD-214, SF-15, and a letter from the Veterans Administration, dated 1991 or later, verifying disability.
    • 30% or more compensably disabled veteran. (Submit a copy of DD-214, SF-15, and a letter from the Veterans Administration, dated 1991 or later, verifying disability.
    • Other 10-point veteran. (Submit a copy of DD-214 and all required documentation as proof of eligibility.)
    • Had active duty or reserve service which does NOT meet any of the above.
    • Not a Veteran with Preference eligibility.
    • Not a Veteran
    15.2 Are you a disabled veteran with a 30% or more service-connected disability? You must provide proof of eligibility with your application as instructed in the vacancy announcement.
    • Yes
    • No
  • No
It is your responsibility to ensure the accuracy and completeness of your application. An incomplete application or one that is not completed in accordance with instructions found in this announcement will subject you to being found ineligible. By selecting the applicable documents from the list below, I acknowledge my responsibility to submit/provide this information to the Human Resources office by the closing date of this vacancy announcement.
16 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
17 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
18 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