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National Park Service Laborer (Motor Vehicle Operating) in Yankton, South Dakota


The primary purpose. of the position is to perform laboring duties that require moderately heavy physical effort requiring the use qf common hand tools and power equipment involving any or allot the following duties. In order to accomplish the laborer duties the incumbent must on a regular and recurring basis operate light duty motor vehicles weighing up to 10,000 pounds over Federal, state, and county roads and city streets in pall traffic conditions.



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To qualify for this position, you must have sufficient knowledge and ability in the following job-related factors:

Ability To Do The Work Of The Position Without More Than Normal Supervision (SCREEN OUT)Ability To Interpret Instructions, Specifications, etc. (other than blueprints)Ability To Use and Maintain Tools and EquipmentDexterity and SafetyWork Practices (including keeping things neat, clean, and in order) SCREEN OUT-Must be able to performed the most difficult and complex laborer tasks including ability to operate trucks and trailers weighing up to 10,000 pounds; properly loading and unloading various supplies and equipment; to perform work providing laboring assistance to others in the maintenance of buildings, grounds, roads, and trails; operate power equipment such as lawnmowers, snow blowers, and string trimmers; and safely use a variety of hand tools such as shovels, rakes, hammers, saws, pulaskis, rock bars, etc. Able to safely operate these vehicles/equipment in all types of traffic and weather conditions. I utilize most hand and power tools associated with these tasks including light hand and power and cleaning custodial tools, lawn mowers, snow blowers, and leaf blowers .Have experience performing operator maintenance on all vehicles/equipment operated (e.g. monitoring fluid levels, checking tire pressure and blade replacement/sharpening). perform these duties as an expert with a high degree of independence. The supervisor assigned work orally, through work orders, or with written specifications. The work was checked to see that it met compliance with work and safety standards and policies. SCREEN OUT DRIVER'S LICENSE: This position requires that the incumbent possess a Driver's License If your knowledge and ability in the SCREEN OUT factor above is not sufficient, you will receive no further consideration. In preparing your application, describe in detail the experience and training which you have had that specifically prepared you for this job and to perform the duties described for this job. Experience should be clearly described and documented in your resume. The qualifications reviewer will not assume performance of such duties by Job Titles alone. Address your knowledge, skills and/or abilities in the areas shown in the job-related factors. 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.



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