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U.S. Coast Guard Automotive Worker, WG-5823-08 in Clearwater, Florida

Summary This position is located in DHS/U.S. Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater within the Aviation Engineering (AVENG) Department, Clearwater, Florida. Responsibilities This primary purpose of the position is to maintain, repair, and overhaul combustion powered automotive vehicles, gasoline and diesel engines and other mechanical, hydraulic, electrical, and electronically controlled systems to include Aviation Ground Support Equipment (AGSE), over-the-road trucks and comparable vehicles such as passenger cars, pickup trucks, buses, semitrailer truck tractors, warehouse tractors, farm tractors, forklifts, motorcycle, light combat vehicles such as jeeps and trucks and other vehicles with similar characteristics. Being a civilian employee makes you a valuable member of the CG team. Typical work assignment includes: Scheduling and performing inspections, preventative maintenance and repairs on AGSE and vehicles to include portable air conditioning units, and power carts. Replacing defective parts and systems such as sensors, water pumps, spark plugs, brake shoes, mufflers, radiator caps, condensers, engine gaskets, a variety of belts and hoses, and complete assemblies such as removing old engines and replacing them with new engines. Training personnel on all vehicles and equipment to increase knowledge and skill in automotive repairs. Providing regular reports of all AGSE status to the Line-Crew Shop, Unit Support Equipment Manager (USEM), AVENG Civilian Supervisor. Reviewing completed evaluation documents for completeness, accuracy, and objectivity in a timely manner. Requirements Conditions of Employment U.S. Citizenship is required. Applicant is required to meet the physical requirements of the position. The position requires a valid state driver's license. This position requires a National Agency Check with Inquiries (NACI). This position requires travel. Males born after 12/31/1959 must be registered for Selective Service. All qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of the announcement. Qualifications The U.S. Coast Guard system simplifies the Federal application process by replacing the former JOB ELEMENT statements with on-line self-assessment questions. Your resume and responses to the self-assessment questions are an integral part of the process for determining your qualifications for the position. Therefore, it is important to support your responses to the self-assessment questions by providing examples of past and present experience in your resume. NORMAL SUPERVISION KNOWLEDGE OF EQUIPMENT ASSEMBLY, INSTALL TECHNICAL PRACTICES ABILITY TO INTERPRET INSTRUCTIONS ABILITY TO USE AND MAINTAIN TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT TROUBLE SHOOTING USE OF MEASURING INSTRUMENTS National Service Experience (i.e., volunteer experience): 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. Education This position does not have a positive education requirement. Additional Information Applicants will be required to complete questions contained on the Declaration for Federal Employment (OF-306) at the time a tentative job offer is made. Certain responses on the form could pose a problem with suitability for employment determinations. If you receive a conditional offer of employment for this position, you will be required to complete/make updates to the OF-306 and to sign and certify the accuracy of all information in your application, prior to entry on duty. False statements on any part of the application may result in withdrawal of offer of employment, dismissal after beginning work, or imprisonment. DHS uses e-Verify, an Internet-based system, to confirm the eligibility of all newly hired employees to work in the United States. Learn more about e-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities at click here All Federal employees are required to have Federal salary payments made by direct deposit. The Department of Homeland Security encourages persons with disabilities to apply, to include persons with intellectual, severe physical or psychiatric disabilities, as defined by 5 CFR § 213.3102(u), and/or Disabled Veterans with a compensable service-connected disability of 30 percent or more as defined by 5 CFR § 315.707. Veterans, Peace Corps/VISTA volunteers, and persons with disabilities possess a wealth of unique talents, experiences, and competencies that can be invaluable to the DHS mission. If you are a member of one of these groups, you may not have to compete with the public for federal jobs. To determine your eligibility for non-competitive appointment and to understand the required documentation, click on the links above or contact the Servicing Human Resources Office listed at the bottom of this announcement. More than 1 selection may be made from this announcement if additional identical vacancies in the same title, series, grade, and unit occur within 45 days from the date the certificate was issued. If you need a reasonable accommodation for the application and hiring process, please contact 757-754-5194. Decisions on granting reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis. Visit Reasonable Accommodation