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Motor Vehicle Operator Leader

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Department Of Veterans Affairs West Haven , CT 06516

Posted 2 months ago

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The incumbent is a Working Leader who leads the following employees in performing work, which is typical of the Trades and Labor occupations listed below. Incumbent leads any or all of the assigned employees for any specified time frame, dependent upon the type of construction project to be accomplished.

  • 13.25 - Motor Vehicle Operator/Grounds WG-5703-6
  • 2 - Motor vehicle Operator/Grounds WG-5703-6 - Temporary

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Incumbent is under the immediate supervision of the MVO/Grounds Supervisor who sets general policy and establishes overall goals for the Shop. Incumbent works independently with a minimum of supervision in determining the work assignment and practices of the Shop, within the guidelines of policy and regulation. Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Responsible to schedule all training for shop employees and to maintain individual training records for assigned employees according to policy and procedure.

  • Maintain and provide a current training and leave roster to the MVO/Grounds Shop.

  • Make recommendations as to approval of leave on an individual and scheduled basis to the Supervisor.

  • Assist in creating/updating service and preventive maintenance contracts.

  • Assist in the developing of Statement of Work(SOW), Market Research and Sole Source Justifications for these contracts.

  • Responsible for routine tasks which include checking inventory of shop supplies and materials to ensure that proper quantity is on hand at all times; ordering needed equipment, parts and supplies to complete repairs; assigning work orders; inspection of equipment, equipment rooms, work areas, cleanliness and safety

  • Assists with the maintaining and inventory of the Equipment Inventory Listings(EIL's).

  • Construction activities include planning methods. and materials to be used; determining manpower requirements; directing work activities.

  • Works independently with a minimum of supervision in determining the work assignment and practices of the Shop, within the guidelines of policy and regulation

  • Assist supervisor in supporting requests for information from engineering staff.

  • Responsible for passing information on to other workers for instruction received from supervisor, for getting the work started, and leading the group to completion

  • Responsible for obtaining information or decision, from supervisor on problems that come up during the work; maintaining a current knowledge, and answering questions of other workers on procedures, policies, written instructions, and other Directives

  • Knowledgeable of and ensures-that all applicable regulatory procedures, practices and standards are maintained according to policy.

  • Coordinate and communicate with subordinates, staff and management in a professional manner at all times.

  • Maintain, poise and exhibit rational, emotional control to make sound judgments when dealing with patients, staff, visitors and management.

  • Skilled in handling the controls for starting, stopping, backing and driving the larger vehicles needed to accomplish tasks

  • Identify and avoid hazardous conditions when selecting travel routes and be knowledgeable of safety rules and regulations and other posted rules for moving vehicles.

  • Must have the skill and knowledge to determine which routes to take because of the size and weight of the vehicle and the laws that restrict the use of some roads by such vehicles

  • Must have the ability to operate, control and clean heavy equipment

  • Must have a thorough knowledge of installation, modification, maintenance and repair, and troubleshooting

  • Must have ability to work from blueprints, schematics, drawings, manuals, work orders, etc.

Work Schedule: Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Compressed/Flexible Schedule: Not Available

Position Description Title/PD#: Motor Vehicle Operator Leader/689-02022-0

Telework: Not Available

Virtual: This is not a virtual position.

Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Not Authorized

Financial Disclosure Report: Not required

Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status


Promotion Potential

  • Job family (Series)
    5703 Motor Vehicle Operating

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HelpRequirements 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, 10/16/2018.

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 Qualification Standard Handbook X-118C.

SELECTIVE PLACEMENT FACTOR: Must possess a valid state driver's license CDL, with Class B-P endorsement.

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: Ability to Lead or Supervise:

  • Operation of Motor Vehicles

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

  • Ability to Interpret Instructions, Specifications, etc. (related to mobile equipment operation)

  • Ability to Drive Safely (Motor Vehicles)

  • Ability to Operate Safely (Non-Motor Vehicle)

  • Reliability and Dependability as a Motor Vehicle Operator Leader

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.

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: The duties include lifting weights of approximately 45 lbs., and at times 75 lbs. to 100 lbs. The work requires standing, stooping, kneeling, and climbing. Incumbent may be exposed to extremes of hot and cold temperatures and all types of weather conditions while working outdoors. May be exposed to long hours of driving. Incumbent works outside in all types of weather and operates vehicles in a controlled traffic environment throughout a Government installation or establishment; and in heavy traffic and at highway speeds over complicated road and interchange systems. Incumbent is exposed to dirt and fumes, cuts, bruises and broken bones as a result of accidents while driving or from falling objects when loading and unloading the vehicle. Inside areas may be dusty, drafty and noisy. Tools, equipment and tasks involved frequently require special care to avoid serious injuries.


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Motor Vehicle Operator Leader

Expired Job

Department Of Veterans Affairs