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Army Installation Management Command Laborer in Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington


About the Position: This position is located at Joint Base Lewis McChord Office of Directorate of Public Works, Tacoma, Washington. Tacoma is a diverse city nestled between Seattle and the state capital of Olympia. Tacoma is located on the shores of Commencement Bay, within pristine eyesight of Mount Rainier. World-class museums, hotels and theaters draw thousands to downtown Tacoma while the shores of the Puget Sound and Mount Rainier inspire outdoor enthusiasts. Enjoy the mild climate


Performs grounds maintenance tasks requiring the use of hand and power tools and equipment.

Operates large, complex riding mowers with independently-controlled cutting decks, hydraulic dump system and/or power flow material collection system.

Adjusts for proper heights, depth, and spacing of equipment.

Performs preventive maintenance on equipment, e.g., checks the fluid level, fuel, tightens loose bolts and performs safety checks.


Conditions of Employment


Who May Apply: Only applicants who meet one of the employment authority categories below are eligible to apply for this job. You will be asked to identify which category or categories you meet, and to provide documents which prove you meet the category or categories you selected. See Proof of Eligibility for an extensive list of document requirements for all employment authorities. 30 Percent or More Disabled VeteransCurrent Department of Army Civilian EmployeesCurrent Permanent Department of Defense (DOD) Civilian Employee (non-Army)Domestic Defense Industrial Base/Major Range and Test Facilities Base Civilian Personnel WorkforceExecutive Order (E.O.) 12721Interagency Career Transition Assistance PlanLand Management Workforce Flexibility ActMilitary Spouses, under Executive Order (E.O.) 13473Non-Appropriated Fund Instrumentality (NAFI)Non-Department of Defense (DoD) TransferOffice of Personnel Management (OPM) Interchange Agreement EligiblePriority Placement Program, DoD Military Spouse Preference (MSP) EligibleReinstatementVeterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA) of 1998Veterans Recruitment Appointment (VRA) 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. (Screen Out Element): Ability to do the work of an Laborer without more than normal supervision. I can perform common Laborer tasks including clearing trees and vegetation using handsaws, shovels, picks or clippers. I work under close supervision of a work leader or journey-levelemployee who observes tasks in progress and upon completion to make sure they are properly performed. - Failure to meet this Screen Out Element will result in an ineligible rating. Ability to Interpret Instructions, Specification, etc. (includes blueprint reading)Ability To Use and Maintain Tools and EquipmentDexterity and SafetyWork Practices (includes keeping things neat, clean and in order) PHYSICAL EFFORT: Work requires considerable standing, walking, bending, stooping and other awkward and uncomfortable positions.Frequently lifts, moves and carries items up to 50 pounds and occasionally lifts and carries heavier items. Frequently pushes heavy equipment and other material. WORKING CONDITIONS: Works outside, exposed to hot and cold temperatures, bad weather, dirt, drafts, noise,grease and fumes.Subject to minor injuries such as cuts, scrapes, bruises, strains, insect bites and stings and occasionally more serious injuries such as broken bones and severe cuts from flying debris or collisions. As required, uses safety equipment and clothing such as ear protectors,safety glasses and shoes.



Additional Information

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. Direct deposit of pay is required. This is a Career Program (CP) 29 - Installation Management position. You may claim military spouse preference (MSP). Selection is subject to restrictions resulting from Department of Defense referral system for displaced employees. Salary includes applicable locality pay or Local Market Supplement. If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application. Payment of Permanent Change of Station (PCS) costs is not authorized, based on a determination that a PCS move is not in the Government interest.