Maintenance Worker

Bureau of Land Management
Baltimore, MD
United States
Job Description
Summary Explore a new career with the BLM - where our people are our most precious resource. For more information about these locations, click on the links below: One position is located in Kanab, Utah. One position is located in Escalante, Utah. We expect to fill two vacancies at this time; however, additional positions may be filled from this announcement if they become available. Responsibilities These positions serves as a Maintenance Worker for the Paria River District. Performs facility maintenance duties ranging from electrical, painting, custodial, plumbing, carpentry, welding, cement finishing, warehousing, grounds care, forklift/vehicle operator, heating and air conditioning, and equipment maintenance. Performs operational and annual maintenance of administrative and recreational sites to include cleaning and maintaining facilities, landscaping, applying herbicide, installing and operating water systems, and winterizing equipment and grounds. Assists with construction, installation, and maintenance of facilities at recreation sites, such as campgrounds, trailheads, kiosks, signs, parking areas, walkways, shelters, tent pads, fire pits, grills, picnic tables, and toilet structures. Operates and maintains various types of equipment such as heavy duty 4X4 pickups, forklift, skid-steer loader with various attachments, hydraulic lift dump trailer. Performs routine cleaning of facilities, vehicles, and grounds. Provides maintenance and operation of drinking water systems and solar systems at administrative and recreation sites. Paints and/or stains interior and exterior surfaces on BLM owned facilities and structures. Obtain, maintain, a government purchase card for procuring necessary supplies, material, and/or equipment for resolving project needs. Use various tools, electronics, equipment and computers to analysis, document, research, and correct maintenance issues. Requirements Conditions of Employment Qualifications Selective Placement Factors: This position requires a special qualification that has been determined to be essential to perform the duties and will be used as a screen out element. Those who do not provide evidence they possess the following selective factor(s) will be rated not qualified: 1) Ability to do the work of the position without more than normal supervision. 2) This position will require you obtain and maintain a valid state driver's license. OPM Job Qualifications System for Trades and Labor Occupations will be used in determining your qualifications. There is no specific length of training or experience required; however, you must be able to demonstrate through experience shown in the resume materials, that you possess the skill level that has equipped you with the particular job elements to successfully perform the duties of Maintenance Worker without more than normal supervision. 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. You must meet all qualification requirements by the closing date of the announcement. Physical Demands: The work requires walking stooping, bending, lying flat and repeated lifting. The incumbent must have good vision, reaction reflexes and depth perception. Physical demands require coordination for hand, eye and body. The incumbent must exert physical effort related to actions such as lifting and carrying heavy loads (10-100 pounds), pushing, pulling, carrying objects of various weights, sizes and shapes, walking, climbing, crawling and bending. Work Environment: Work is performed in all kinds of environments from an office setting to project sites in rough and steep terrain. Field work involves vehicular and foot access and may involve accessing remote areas. Temperatures many range from below zero to over 100 degrees Fahrenheit. Weather may include periods of rain, snow and heavy winds. Wearing of the authorized BLM uniform is optional during field work. Education Additional Information Salary for Kanab, Utah, WG-4749-08 including salary ranges from $27.01 to $31.50 per hour. Salary for Escalante, Utah, WG-4749-08 including salary rate ranges from $25.12 to 29.28 per hour. DOI uses E-Verify to confirm employment eligibility of all newly hired employees. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, please visit E-Verify. Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP)/lnteragency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP): These programs apply to employees who have been involuntarily separated from a Federal service position within the competitive service or Federal service employees whose positions have been deemed surplus or no longer needed. To receive selection priority, you must: 1) meet CTAP or ICTAP eligibility criteria; 2) be rated well qualified for the position with a score of 90 or above; and 3) submit the appropriate documentation to support your CTAP or ICTAP eligibility. For more information: CTAP or ICTAP Males born after 12/31/59 must be registered for Selective Service Travel and relocation expenses will not be paid by the Department of the Interior. Any travel, transportation and relocation expenses associated with reporting for duty in this position will be the responsibility of the selected employee. This position is not eligible for Telework. Certain incentives (such as Recruitment, Relocation or Student Loan Repayment) may be authorized to eligible selectees. If eligible and qualified, you may be offered a recruitment or relocation incentive. The decision to offer an incentive will be made on a case-by-case basis and is neither promised nor guaranteed. For information visit: Recruitment Incentive or Relocation Incentive or Student Loan Repayment.