To qualify for this position, your resume must state sufficient experience and/or education, to perform the duties of the specific position for which you are applying. 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; social). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer and part time experience. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week. For positions requiring positive education requirements, or if you are using education to meet all or part of the qualification requirements, you MUST submit a copy of your transcripts or an itemized list of college courses which includes equivalent information from the transcript (course title, semester/quarter hours, and grade/degree earned) in your resume. BASIC REQUIREMENT(S):
To qualify for this position you must meet the following screen-out element: Ability to do the work without more than normal supervision. You may meet this requirement if you have experience and/or training to perform routine janitorial and custodial work such as sweeping, scrubbing, and waxing floors; washing windows and walls; dusting and polishing furniture and fixtures; and emptying waste cans. Work is done by hand or with powered equipment such as power scrubbers and buffers. This screen-out element is a critical self-assessment of the applicant's experience and is essential for satisfactory job performance. ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS:
In addition to the above, qualifications will also be determined by comparing your application to the responses on the Assessment Questionnaire against the guidelines found in the Job Qualification System for Trades and Labor Occupations, WG-3566, series. The questionnaire will assess how your knowledge, skills, and abilities match what the position calls for. The elements are as follows: Janitorial Work Practices Dexterity and Safety Attention to Detail PHYSICAL EFFORT: Moderate heavy physical effort is sued occasionally in moving, setting up, and working from ladders and scaffolds. Frequently they must lift and move objects weighing about 18 kilograms (40 pounds), and occasionally objects weighing over 23 kilograms (50 pounds). WORKING CONDITIONS: Usually work indoors, in areas which normally have adequate heat, light and ventilation. They are exposed to vibration from heavy equipment and to skin irritants from strong cleaning solutions used in stripping floors, etc. Care is required to avoid serious injuries when working on ladders and scaffolds and when using heavy powered equipment. You must meet all qualification requirements at the closing date of the announcement. Federal employees in the competitive service are also subject to the Time-In-Grade Requirements: Merit Promotion (status) candidates must have completed one year of service at the next lower grade level. Time-In-Grade provisions do not apply under the Excepted Service Examining Plan (ESEP).