Department Of Veterans Affairs Tuscaloosa , AL 35487

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The Incumbent serves as Laborer within the Transportation and Grounds Section/Building Maintenance and Operations Divisions, which is aligned under Engineering Service/Facility Management Service Line performing a variety of duties in support of the Grounds Maintenance Unit.

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Duties to include but not limited to:

  • Operates heavy equipment such as riding mowers and tractors, push mowers, chainsaws, edger's, trimmers, weed eaters, pressure washers, blowers, hand and power garden tools.

  • Operates power mowers to cut grass on a variety of landscape grades.

  • Responsible for keeping grounds free of debris.

  • Lifts and mixes asphalt premix to repair roadways and walkways.

  • Responsible for pushing heavy wheelbarrow loads of cement, soil, asphalt etc.

  • Uses picks and shovels to dig ditches and trenches.

  • Distributes mulch and pulls weeds from flowerbeds.

  • Assists loading and unloading on-station trucks as needed.

  • Monitors drains on the grounds to keep free of debris.

  • Checks fluids, blades, etc. on equipment to ensure safe operation before use.

  • Responsible for cleaning equipment after each use.

  • Responsible for securing vehicles and equipment when unattended.

  • Perform work according to established safety guidelines, requirements, and fire regulations.

  • Ability to operate, control, and clean heavy power equipment.

  • Completes assignments involving several tasks which require remembering sequences and directions.

  • Exerts heavy physical effort in performing tasks such as lifting and moving by pushing or pulling objects.

  • Requires walking, standing, bending, and stooping for long periods of time.

  • Responsible for the frequent use of ladders used for pruning and trimming larger shrubbery and bushes.

  • Required to lift large bags and bales of materials.

  • Required to wear personal protective equipment (PPE).

  • Works outside in all types of weather.

  • Tools, equipment, and tasks involved frequently requires special care to avoid serious injury.

Work Schedule: Monday thru Friday 6:00am to 2:30pm

Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Not authorized

Position Description Title/PD#: Laborer WG-3502-03 PD# 679-7478A

Service Location: Engineering Service

Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status


Promotion Potential


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3502 Laboring

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Conditions of Employment

  • You must be a U.S. Citizen to apply for this job

  • Designated and/or random drug testing may be required

  • Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959

  • You may be required to serve a probationary period

  • Subject to a background/security investigation

  • Pre-employment physical required

  • Selected applicants will be required to complete an online onboarding process


To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement, 01/04/2021.

EXPERIENCE: A specific length of training and experience is not required, but you must show evidence of training or experience of sufficient scope and quality of your ability to do the work of this position. Evidence which demonstrates you possess the knowledge, skills, and ability to perform the duties of this position must be supported by detailed descriptions of such on your resume. Applicants will be rated in accordance with the OPM Federal Wage System Qualification Standards.

SCREEN-OUT ELEMENT: Your qualifications will first be evaluated against the prescribed screen out element, which usually appears as question 1 in the on-line questionnaire. Those applicants who appear to possess at least the minimal acceptable qualification requirement are considered for further rating; those who do not are rated ineligible and are eliminated. The potential eligibles are then rated against the remainder of the Job Elements:

  • Dexterity and Safety

  • Follow Directions

  • Operation of Equipment/Machinery

  • Stamina

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; religions; 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.

Note: A full year of work is considered to be 35-40 hours of work per week. Part-time experience will be credited on the basis of time actually spent in appropriate activities. Applicants wishing to receive credit for such experience must indicate clearly the nature of their duties and responsibilities in each position and the number of hours a week spent in such employment.

Physical Requirements/Working Conditions:

Physical Requirements:

Incumbent exerts heavy physical effort in performing such task as occasionally lifting and carrying heavy objects (weighing up to and exceeding 50 pounds).

Working Conditions:

Frequently exposed to organic material which may be contaminated and/or infectious and require special handling. Works outside in all types of weather. Inside areas may be dusty, drafty, and noisy.


This job does not have an education qualification requirement.

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