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Offer: Laborer Construction:Gov

Job description:

Vacancy No.: CBBT-10236688-18-KM
Department: Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration

income: $15.37 to $17.94
Grade: 4 to 4

Perm/Temp: Permanent
FT/PT: Full-time

Open Date: 6/14/2018
Close Date: 7/5/2018

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   » Open & closing dates
Opening and closing dates 06/14/2018 to 07/05/2018
   » income
$15.37 to $17.94 per hour
   » Pay scale & grade
WG 4
   » Work schedule
   » Appointment type


1 vacancy in the following Job location:
   » Salisbury, NC
Salisbury, NC
Relocation expenses reimbursed

This job is open to


Federal employees - Competitive service

Current or former competitive service federal employees.

Federal employees - Excepted service

Current excepted service federal employees.

Individuals with disabilities


Internal to an agency

Current federal employees of this agency.


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This position serves as a Laborer assigned to the Construction Unit within Engineering Services located at the Salisbury VA Medical Center.



Under the direct supervision of the Construction Crew manager, Laborers perform a variety of tasks including general housekeeping, moving furniture and equipment, transporting supplies and equipment by hand or with various moving devices (e.g., dollies, hand trucks, pallet jacks , forklifts, tractors, pickup trucks and/or trailers); washing vehicles, preparing sites for concrete pours for internal construction projects, and Provides unskilled assistance as needed to journeyman level mechanics.

Major tasks include, but are not limited to:
   » Performing various general laborer tasks in a commercial construction site including demolition of walls, floors, ceilings, and other building systems.
   » loading and unloading trucks, transporting and preparing new building materials for use for construction projects.
   » Using, maintaining/caring for hand and powered equipment such as dollies, material carts, pallet jacks, fork lifts and tractors.
   » Using expertise and abilities setting-up/maintaining temporary construction areas in conformity with Infection Control guidelines to minimize spread of dust and debris.
   » Working with other tradesmen in a variety of construction related activities including carpentry, masonry, painting, electrical, and pipefitting.
   » Removing floors, walls, ceilings and other construction related materials such as brick, concrete, tile, sheetrock, metal stud framing, etc.
   » Using safety expertise and expertise to operate, inspect, and maintain hand and power tools.
   » Driving pick-up trucks with tow behind trailers, tractors, and other specialized equipment.
   » Removing and storing office furniture and equipment as necessary to accomplish work in support of relocation and facility projects.Work Schedule: Monday - Thursday 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Position Description Title/PD#: Laborer/1813
Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Not authorized

Travel Required

Not required
managery status
Promotion Potential

Job family (Series)

3502 Laboring

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   » Requirements


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


To qualify for this position, candidates must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement, 07/05/2018.

practice: A specific length of training and practice is not required, but you must show evidence of training or practice of sufficient scope and quality of your capability to do the work of this position. Evidence which demonstrates you possess the expertise, expertise, and capability to execute the tasks of this position must be supported by detailed descriptions of such on your resume. candidates will be rated in conformity with the OPM Qualification Standard Handbook X-118C.

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 candidates 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:

JOB ELEMENTS: Those who meet the minimum level of practice and training for the screen-out element will then be evaluated in each of the following job elements:

1. Work practices (includes keeping things neat, clean and in order).
2. Dexterity and safety.
3. capability to use and maintain tools and equipment.
4. capability to interpret instructions, specifications, etc. (other than blueprints).

practice refers to paid and unpaid practice, 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, expertise, and expertise and can provide valuable training and practice that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying practice, including volunteer practice.

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

Physical Requirements/Working Conditions: This position exerts heavy physical laboring in performing tasks such as lifting and moving/carrying heavy objects weighing up to 50 pounds with little/no assistance on a routine basis; and up to 80 pounds occasionally. Also performs strenuous tasks and other laborer tasks that require climbing ladders and considerable walking.

Working Conditions: Work is done primarily indoors but also involve outside work performed under various weather
conditions and may frequently result in exposure to dirt and dust. Required to use proper Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and follow all safety regulations to protect themselves and other employees.


Additional information

Receiving Service Credit or Earning Annual (Vacation) Leave: Federal Employees gain annual leave at a rate (4, 6 or 8 hours per pay period) which is located on the number of years they have served as a Federal employee. VA may offer newly-appointed Federal employee's credit for their job-related non-federal practice or active duty uniformed military service. This credited service can be used in determining the rate at which they gain annual leave. Such credit must be requested and approved prior to the appointment date and is not guaranteed.

Placement Policy: The posting of this announcement does not obligate management to fill a vacancy or vacancies by promotion. The position may be filled by reassignment, change to lower grade, transfer, appointment, or reinstatement. Management may use any one or any combination of these methods to fill the position.

It is the policy of the VA to not deny employment to those that have faced financial hardships or periods of unemployment.

This job opportunity announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies.

Veterans and Transitioning Service Members: Please visit the VA for Vets site for career-search tools for Veterans seeking employment at VA, career development services for our existing Veterans, and coaching and reintegration support for military service members.

Financial disclosure not required.

For more information on the "Who may apply" eligibility requirements, please refer to the OHRM Status Candidates and Other Candidate Definitions document.

If you are unable to apply online view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application.

How You Will Be Evaluated

You will be evaluated for this job located on how well you meet the qualifications above.

If you are referred for consideration, you may be asked to submit additional job related information, which may include, but not limited to; responses to the expertise, expertise and abilities; completion of a work sample, and/or contact for an interview.Your resume and/or supporting documentation will be verified. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating or consideration for employment.

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Not Applicable
   » Required Documents

Required Documents

To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes:
   » Resume

The following documents are accepted, and may be required if applicable to your eligibility and/or qualifications for this position. Please use this checklist to make sure you have included other documents required for your application, such as a copy of your transcript (if using education to qualify), SF-50's (current/former Federal employees), documentation to support Veterans Preference claims, or ICTAP/CTAP documentation (for displaced Federal employees). You will not be contacted for additional information.
   » DD-214
   » Other Veterans Document
   » Resume
   » SF-15
   » SF-50
   » Transcript

Veterans' PListing reference: When applying for Federal Jobs, eligible Veterans should claim preference for 5pt (TP), 10pt (CP/CPS/XP), or for Sole Survivor Preference (SSP) in the questionnaire. You must provide a legible copy of your DD214(s) which shows dates and character of service (honorable, general, etc.). If you are currently serving on active duty and expect to be released or discharged within 120 days you must submit documentation related to your active duty service which reflects the dates of service, character of service (honorable, general, etc.), and dates of impending separation. Additionally, disabled veterans and others eligible for 10-point preference (such as widows or mothers of eligible Veterans) must also submit an SF-15 "Application for 10 Point Veteran Preference" with required proof as stated on the form. Documentation is required to award preference. For more information on Veterans' Preference, please visit

If you are relying on your education to meet qualification Requirements:

Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for Information technology to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.
   » Benefits


A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very compensateing. Lgain more about federal benefits.

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Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.
   » How to Apply

How to submit the application:

All candidates are encouraged to apply online. To apply for this position, you must complete the questionnaire and submit the documentation specified in the Required Documents section below. The complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (ET) on 07/05/2018 to receive consideration. To preview the questionnaire click
   » To begin, click Apply Online to create a USA JOBS account or log in to your existing account. Follow the prompts to select your USA JOBS resume and/or other supporting documents and complete the occupational questionnaire.
   » Click Submit My Answers to submit your application package.NOTE: Information technology is your responsibility to ensure your responses and appropriate documentation is submitted prior to the closing date.
To verify your application is complete, log into your USA JOBS account,, select the Application Status link and then select the more information link for this position. The Application page will display the status of your application, the documentation received and processed, and any correspondence the agency has sent related to this application. Your uploaded documents may take several hours to clear the virus scan process. To return to an incomplete application, log into your USA JOBS account and click Update Application in the vacancy announcement. You must re-select your resume and/or other documents from your USA JOBS account or your application will be incomplete.

Agency contact information

Kenneth Morse Kenneth Morse

704-638-9000 X15562 Email
WG Bill Hefner Salisbury VA Medical Center
1601 Brenner Avenue
Salisbury, NC

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Next steps

Once your online application is submitted you will receive a confirmation notification by email. After we receive application packages (including all required documents) and the vacancy announcement closes, we will review applications to ensure qualification and eligibility requirements are met. After the review is complete, a referral certificate(s) is issued and candidates will be notified of their status by email. Referred candidates will be notified as such and may be contacted directly by the hiring office for an interview. All referred candidates receive a final notification once a selection decision has been made.

You may check the status of your application at any time by logging into your USA Jobs account and clicking on Applications. Information regarding your application status can be found in the USAJobs Help Center.
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Fair & Transparent

The Federal hiring process is setup to be fair and transparent. Please read the following guidance.

Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, discapability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.
   » Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) for federal employees & job candidates

Reasonable Accommodation Policy

Federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to candidates with disabilities where appropriate. candidates requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process should follow the instructions in the job opportunity announcement. For any part of the remaining hiring process, candidates should contact the hiring agency directly. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.
A reasonable accommodation is any change to a job, the work environment, or the way things are usually done that enables an individual with a discapability to apply for a job, perform job tasks or receive equal access to job benefits.
Under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodations when:
   » An applicant with a discapability needs an accommodation to have an equal opportunity to apply for a job.
   » An employee with a discapability needs an accommodation to execute the essential job tasks or to gain access to the workplace.
   » An employee with a discapability needs an accommodation to receive equal access to benefits, such as details, training, and office-sponsored events.

You can request a reasonable accommodation at any time during the application or hiring process or while on the job. Requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.
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   » Signature and false statements
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   » New employee probationary period

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Job Location: SALISBURY, North Carolina
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Post Date: 06/14/2018 / Viewed 20 times
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