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About the Position:
The Louisville District Operations Division is actively seeking applications to fill multiple vacancies throughout the region.
The first CUTOFF for consideration is 20 February 2018.
It is your responsibility to keep your application package up-to-date (your application will remain active for 90 days only, if still interested, you must continue to apply every 90 days), and verify that the documents submitted are accurate and contain the required information needed to conduct a qualifications review. You will not be notified if/when a vacancy occurs in your desired geographic location(s), or before your application is pulled for referral consideration.
Employment will be on a temporary basis, not to exceed six months, however, may be extended due to work load, budget and/or management needs.
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You must be at least 18 years old by your first official workday.
If selected and not currently residing in the local commuting area of the position's duty location, you must be willing to relocate to the commuting area within 30 days of accepting the tentative job offer. Relocation costs will not be paid or reimbursed. Employer-sponsored housing is not available and will not be authorized.
Recruitment, Relocation or Retention Incentives are not authorized.
Who May Apply: US Citizens
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As a Laborer, you will assist skilled trades/craftsmen by:
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HelpRequirements Conditions of Employment
Male applicants born after December 31, 1959, must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration.
You will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship.
Two year trial/probationary period may be required.
Appointment is subject to the completion of a favorable suitability or fitness determination.
Direct Deposit of Pay is Required.
Medical physical is a requirement of employment.
This is a career program 29 position.
Required to lift up to 50 lbs.
May be required to work nights, weekends and holidays.
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). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
There is no specific length of training or experience required. However, you must be able to demonstrate, through experience shown in your written application materials that you possess the sufficient knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the work of this position without more than normal supervision.
Minimum Qualifications (Screen Out Element): Ability to do the work of an Laborer~ without more than normal supervision.
Failure to meet this Screen out Element will result in an ineligible rating.
Ability To Follow Directions in a Shop
Ability To Handle Weights and Loads
Ability to Perform Work with Dexterity and Safety
Work requires very heavy physical effort in doing such tasks as frequently lifting and moving objects weighing over 23 kilograms (50 pounds), and using heavy power tools and equipment. Tasks typically involve continuous walking, bending, stooping, reaching, and standing
Work is performed outside in all kinds of weather and temperature extremes, and inside in areas that may be dusty, drafty, and/or noisy. Equipment, tools, and tasks involved frequently require special care to avoid serious injury. Work may also be performed around river or lake structures, which present the hazard of falling and/or drowning.
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