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Laborer

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Department Of Agriculture Custer , SD 57730

Posted 3 months ago

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HelpDuties Summary

This position is located within a National Forest. The incumbent performs a variety of duties in support of resource programs.

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Responsibilities

Incumbent performs a variety of duties in different work settings. Tasks involve moderately heavy physical effort and the use of common manual hand tools and equipment (e.g., hatchets, clippers, shovel, crow bar, screw drivers, hand saw, hand truck, dolly) and simple power equipment (e.g., lawnmowers, wet vacuums, steam cleaners, low-pressure sprayers, hand buffers) and typically include:

  1. Loading, unloading, and moving heavy, bulky objects, such as furniture and equipment, by hand, hand truck, or dolly; collecting and emptying garbage cans.
  2. Opening crates and boxes using crowbars and cutting packing strips with shears. Packs items in boxes or bags for shipment.
  3. Digging ditches where grading and sloping is not required; filling holes with dirt; leveling bumps and low places using shovel, hand tamper, and rake.
  4. Watering grounds, laying sod, mowing grass with walking-type power lawnmower; trim small trees and bushes using handsaw or shears.
  5. Shoveling snow.
  6. Washing and waxing vehicles using hand buffer.
  7. Performing simple maintenance, assembly, and repairs on furniture and equipment.

Travel Required

Occasional travel

  • Position(s) may involve work away the official duty location to remote worksites within commuting distance (49 miles) and may also require overnight travel and/or camping per work assignment.

Supervisory status

No

Promotion Potential
02

  • Job family (Series)
    3502 Laboring

  • Requirements

HelpRequirements Conditions of Employment

  • You must be a US Citizen or US National

  • Males born after 12/31/59 must be Selective Service registered or exempt

  • Satisfactory background investigation and/or fingerprint check

BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION AND FINGERPRINT CHECK: Selection and retention in this position is contingent on a successfully adjudicated FBI National Criminal History Check (fingerprint check) and a background investigation.

Direct Deposit

  • Per Public Law 104-134 all Federal employees are required to have federal payments made by direct deposit to a financial institution of your choosing.

E-Verify: Federal law requires agencies to use the E-Verify system to confirm the employment eligibility of all new hires. If you are selected as a newly hired employee, the documentation you present for purposes of completing the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Form I-9 on your entry-on-duty date will be verified through the DHS E-VERIFY' system. Under the system, the new hire is required to resolve any identified discrepancies as a condition of continued employment.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

No additional requirements.

Qualifications

You must possess the Basic Requirements identified below to be considered eligible for this position. Your application or resume must clearly show that you possess the appropriate experience requirements.

Applicants will be evaluated on their ability to perform the duties of the position rather than length of experience. Eligibility will be determined by the relevance, scope and quality of all experience and training, regardless of where or how acquired.

Applicants will be ranked and rated based on their knowledge of the job elements identified in this announcement.

Job Elements:

Ability to do the work of the position without more than normal supervision.

Work Practices (includes keeping things neat, clean and in order).

Ability to interpret instructions, specifications, etc. (other than blueprints).

Ability to use and maintain tools and equipment.

Dexterity and Safety.

There is no substitution of education for this position.

To receive consideration for this position, you must meet all qualification requirements on the closing date of this announcement.

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.

Education

There is no substitution of education for this position.


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Laborer

Expired Job

Department Of Agriculture