Job Title: LABORER
Department: Department Of The Navy
Agency: Norfolk Naval Shipyard
Job Announcement Number: NE1-3502-02-JB486251-DE
SALARY RANGE: $16.25 - $18.95 /hour
OPEN PERIOD: Tuesday, June 07, 2011 to Saturday, June 11, 2011
SERIES & GRADE: WG-3502-02
POSITION INFORMATION: Full Time Career/Career Conditional
DUTY LOCATIONS: 2 vacancies - Philadelphia Metro area, PA
WHO MAY BE CONSIDERED: United States Citizens
Discover a civilian career with the U.S. Department of the Navy that is filled with possibilities and be a part of something
that makes a difference for you, the country, and the world.
This position is located at the Naval Foundry and Propeller Center (NFPC), Philadelphia, PA. The employee performs general labor tasks in
support of skilled tradespersons.
If claiming Veterans Preference you must attach the supporting documents
Pre-employment physical is required
Must be able to obtain/maintain a security clearance.
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Additional Duty Location Info:
2 vacancies - Philadelphia Metro area, PA
· Perform general shop maintenance.
· Move and arrange equipment and furniture.
· Empty garbage cans.
· Escorts visitors through the work area.
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Qualifications and Evaluations
BASIC REQUIREMENTS: Applicant must meet the requirements of the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Handbook
X118C, Job Qualification System for Trades and Labor Occupation. The Screen-Out Element for this position is: Perform
common Laborer tasks, including unloading sand, cement and other materials; work under close supervision of a journeyman, work
leader or supervisor who observes tasks in progress and upon completion to make sure they are properly performed.
In order to be rated eligible for wage grade positions, applicants must receive a minimum of 2 points on the Screen-Out
Although a specific length of time and experience is not required, for most Wage Grade positions, you must show through
Experience and Training that you possess the Quality level of knowledge and skills necessary to perform the duties of this
position. Qualification requirements emphasize the quality of experience, not necessarily the length of experience.
Selectee may be required to successfully complete a probationary period.
A security clearance is a requirement of this position.
A pre-employment physical is required.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
Once the application process is complete, a review of your resume and supporting documentation will be made and
compared against your responses to the occupational questionnaire. The rating you receive is based on the degree to
which your background matches the knowledge, skills and abilities required to perform the duties of this position.
Ability to perform the duties of a Laborer (Screen Out Element )
Ability to read and follow instructions.
Dexterity and Safety
Ability to use the tools and equipment.
CATEGORY RATING: Candidates who meet the basic qualification requirements for the vacancy will be rated according to
the Category Rating Procedures. This means the candidates will be assigned to a pre-defined quality category based on
their application responses to the occupational questionnaire. Candidates in the highest quality category will be referred to
the hiring manager.
Category Rating: You will be rated based on the following categories: Best Qualified - Highly Qualified - Qualified
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Benefits and Other Info
Department of the Navy offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes, in part, paid vacation, sick leave, holidays
and a 401 K-type retirement plan.
More info: http://www.usajobs.opm.gov/jobextrainfo.asp
This job opportunity announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies.
Selectee is required to participate in the Department of Defense Direct Deposit program.
Males born after December 31, 1959 must be registered or exempt from selective service (see www.sss.gov)
The selection of a federal annuitant is subject to the Department of Defense and Navy policy on the employment of
annuitants. Policy information may be found at https://chart.donhr.navy.mil/info/FedCivAnnuitants.pdf
Military Spouse Preference (MSP): If you are the spouse of an active duty military member, then you may be eligible
for MSP. To be eligible you: (1) must have been married to your military sponsor prior to reporting to the new duty
assignment; and, (2) must have accompanied your military sponsor on a Permanent Change in Station (PCS) move; and,
(3) the position for which you are applying must be within the commuting area of your military sponsor's new permanent
duty station. MSP does not apply, however, when preference would violate statutes or regulations on veteran's preference
You must request MSP by submitting a copy of your military sponsor's PCS orders.
Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP): If you are a displaced employee of a non-Department of Defense Federal
agency, you may be eligible for special priority consideration under the Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP). ICTAP
applicants must be well qualified for the position to receive consideration for special priority selection. To be considered well qualified for this
position, you must meet at least Highly Qualified category rating under the How You Will Be Evaluated section. Federal employees seeking
ICTAP eligibility must, upon request, submit proof that they meet the requirements of 5 CFR 330.704. This includes a copy of the agency
separation notice, a copy of their most recent performance rating, and a copy of their most recent SF-50 noting current position, grade level,
and duty location. Please annotate your ICTAP eligibility clearly on your application. Information about ICTAP eligibility is on OPM's Career
Transition Resources website at http://www.opm.gov/ctap/index.asp.
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How To Apply
HOW TO APPLY:
To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes:
1. Your resume showing relevant experience; (cover letter optional)
2. A complete Occupational Questionnaire
3. Additional Documents, as applicable (see Required Documents section below)
The complete Application Package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on Saturday, June 11, 2011
To begin the process, click the Apply Online button to create an account or log in to your existing USAJOBS account.
Follow the prompts to complete the occupational questionnaire. Please ensure you click the Submit My Answers button
at the end of the process.
To fax supporting documents you are unable to upload, complete this cover page
http://staffing.opm.gov/pdf/usascover.pdf using the following Vacancy ID 486251. Fax your documents to 1-478-757-
If you cannot apply online:
1. Click the following link to view and print the occupational questionnaire View Occupational Questionnaire
2. Print this 1203FX form to provide your response to the occupational questionnaire http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdfimage/opm1203fx.pdf,
3. Fax the completed 1203FX form along with any supporting documents to 1-478-757-3144. Your 1203FX will serve as a cover page for
your fax transmission.
View Occupational Questionnaire
VETERAN'S PREFERENCE http://www.opm.gov/veterans/html/vetsinfo.asp
If you are claiming a 5-point preference you must submit a copy of your DD-214, which includes
character of service, or a Statement of Service/Proof of Service, which includes service dates, nature of
separation and character of service. You can access to your DD-214 here.
If you are claiming a 10-point preference you must submit a copy of your DD-214, which includes
character of service, your Disability Letter indicating the percentage of your disability and the SF-15
)Application for 10-point preference), which can be obtained here. NOTE: You will not receive
veterans preference for this announcement if you fail to provide any of the documents
Include the 8-character Vacancy Identification Number 486251
Missing application information will not be requested.
Statements concerning qualifications are subject to verification. Exaggeration or misstatement may be cause for your disqualification or later
removal from your position.
AGENCY CONTACT INFO:
HRSCNE NAVY Agency Information:
Phone: (215)408-5314 Navy HRSC Northeast
Fax: (478)757-3144 111 Independence Mall East
Email: USASTAFFPOC@NAVY.MIL Code 52
Philadelphia, PA 19106
WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:
You will receive notifications through e-mail and Application Manager as the recruitment process progresses. If your name
is referred to the hiring official, you may be contacted directly by that office for a possible interview.