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U.S. Army Corps of Engineers LABORER in Enumclaw, Washington

Summary This is a Direct Hire Authority (DHA) solicitation utilizing the DHA for Certain Personnel of DoD Workforce to recruit and appoint qualified candidates to positions in the competitive service. About the Position: You will perform a variety of labor type duties in support of the operation and maintenance of fish passage, dam/barrier and recreational facilities and areas. Responsibilities Operates equipment such as chain saws, jack hammers, compactors, heavy power mowers, power trimmers, power edgers, powered weed-eaters and large electric drills. Performs as a flagman directing traffic and guiding fish trucks to the work site. Clears brush using machetes, brush hooks, pruning shears and axes. Assists in laying out work sites by driving stakes, holding tapes, lines, chains and rods. Performs daily and scheduled maintenance of fish passage, dam/barrier and recreational facilities. Requirements Conditions of Employment Qualifications Who May Apply: US Citizens 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. Minimum Qualifications (Screen Out Element): Ability to do the work of a LABORER without more than normal supervision. Must have the ability to operate equipment such as pumps or motors; operate power equipment such as chain saws, jack hammers, compactors, or power trimmers; dig ditches, drive stakes, mix and pour cement; use a crowbar, hand tamper, hoe, rake, dolly or hand truck; or, perform light grounds maintenance and clean restrooms, picnic shelters, RV dump stations, boating facilities, pumphouses, storage buildings, park offices, and litter collection. Work under supervision of a work leader or journey-level employee 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. Physical Effort: The incumbent exerts very heavy physical effort in doing such tasks as frequently lifting and moving objects over 50 pounds, running power mowers on grades or pushing heavy wheelbarrow loads. Working Conditions: Works outside in all kinds of weather, and inside in areas that may be dusty, drafty, and noisy. The equipment, tools, and tasks involved frequently require special care to avoid serious injuries. Education 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. Trial/probationary period may be required. Direct Deposit of Pay is required. Selection is subject to restrictions resulting from Department of Defense referral system for displaced employees. If you have retired from federal service and you are interested in employment as a reemployed annuitant, see the information in the Reemployed Annuitant information sheet. This is a Career Program (CP) 18 - Engineers and Scientist position. Multiple positions may be filled from this announcement. 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. This temporary appointment can be ended at anytime before the not to exceed (NTE) date or may be extended in 1 year increments up to a max of 3 years, at management's discretion. Information may be requested regarding the vaccination status of selectees for the purposes of implementing workplace safety protocols. For more information, visit