SURFACE MAINTENANCE MECHANIC (Title 32)
Army National Guard Units
Maintenance Technician Job in Chamberlain, SD
This National Guard position is for a SURFACE MAINTENANCE MECHANIC, Position Description Number NGD1194000 and is part of FMS 6. This is a Title 32, Dual-Status position. AREA(S) OF CONSIDERATION: - Members of the South Dakota Army National Guard - Applicants eligible for membership in the South Dakota Army National Guard **Multiple vacancies may be filled** Responsibilities As a SURFACE MAINTENANCE MECHANIC, WG-5801-8/10, you will: This position is located in the Joint Forces Headquarters-State, Logistics Directorate (J-4), Surface Maintenance Facility. The purpose of this position is to perform maintenance, repair, troubleshooting, inspection, and/or overhaul of a variety of combat, tactical, commercial, and special purpose vehicles and equipment. Requirements Conditions of Employment Qualifications NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED: This is an excepted service position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the National Guard. Selectee will be required to wear the military uniform. Acceptance of an excepted service position constitutes concurrence with these requirements as a condition of employment. *NOTE: Recruitment Incentive for new federal hires may be applicable (see Additional Information section). MILITARY REQUIREMENTS: Warrant Officer or Enlisted. Military grade inversion within the full-time work force is not permitted. The military grade of the full time supervisor must equal or exceed the military grade of personnel supervised. GENERAL EXPERIENCE: Experience or training which demonstrates knowledge of equipment to be able to do routine jobs, simple preventative maintenance tasks, and is able to use common tools and equipment in the line of work. SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: WG-8: Must have at least 12 months experience in the KSAs listed below. Experience or training using common hand and power tools and a small variety of test and measurement devices to make mechanical repairs. Experience removing, adjusting, replacing, cleaning, and installing a variety of parts, components, and accessories. Experience which demonstrates a basic understanding of mechanical, electrical, and hydraulic theory applying to vehicles; and skill to replace, fit, install, and make adjustments. Experience demonstrating an understanding of the makeup and operation of the various individual systems maintained and their interrelationships. Experience reading and interpreting parts lists, manufactures' repair manuals, diagrams, and electrical schematics. WG-10: Must have at least 18 months experience in the KSAs listed below. Experience or training diagnosing, repairing, overhauling, and modifying more complex vehicles, equipment, and more complicated systems. Experience which has provided a thorough knowledge of diagnostic equipment. Experience applying independent judgment in determining methods and techniques required to solve unusually complex maintenance and repair problems. Experienced in testing, inspecting, and evaluating the work performed on vehicles, equipment and systems. Knowledge, Skill, and Abilities (KSAs): Applicants are strongly encouraged to submit a separate sheet(s) addressing the Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSAs) and how they relate to work experience, education or training. Skill in diagnosing, repairing, overhauling, and modifying more complex vehicles, equipment, and more complicated systems. Knowledge of diagnostic equipment. Skill in applying independent judgment in determining methods and techniques required to solve unusually complex maintenance and repair problems. Skill in testing, inspecting, and evaluating the work performed on vehicles, equipment and systems. Statement of Difference: The incumbent selected will meet the experience and educational requirements for entry at the developmental level of WG-08 for a Surface Maintenance Mechanic, WG-5801-10, Position Description (PD) # NGD1194000. A locally developed Individual Development Plan (IDP) will be established for the incumbent. This plan will be designed to provide the individual selected with the opportunity to gain the formal on-the-job training for the position. This allows the individual to gain the required knowledge, experience and skills required for promotion to the full operating level of the Surface Maintenance Mechanic at the WG-10 level. The Supervisor and Human Resources Office will be responsible for ensuring the incumbent is performing the full scope of duties and responsibilities listed within the statement of difference when working under normal supervisory controls prior to allowing the individual to be promoted. ** Candidates must possess a valid state driver's license. ** *NOTE: This announcement is open until filled, not to exceed 1 February 2023. Applicants that have submitted all the required documents and meet the minimum qualifications will be referred for consideration on the first operational day of every month following the original 15 days of posting. Applications submitted prior to 9:59 p.m. MST on the cut-off date will receive consideration for certification. The following are the cut-off dates: 3 November 2022 1 December 2022 3 January 2023 1 February 2023 Education Additional Information RECRUITMENT INCENTIVE INFORMATION: A recruitment incentive MAY be offered to a newly-appointed permanent employee, based on budget at time of tentative job offer. A recruitment incentive of up to 10 percent of the employee's annual rate of basic pay per pay period in effect at the beginning of the service period and expiring 2 years from the date of hire. Before receiving a recruitment incentive, an employee must sign a written agreement to complete a specified period of employment with the agency. The recruitment incentive may not be combined with the relocation incentive. MILITARY INCENTIVES: Military Technicians are ineligible for military enlistment, retention, and student loan repayment bonuses. Acceptance of a Technician position over 180 days will result in suspension or termination these military incentives. It is the applicant's responsibility to contact the South Dakota Army National Guard Education Services Office for more information regarding military enlistment, retention and student loan repayment incentives. BENEFITS: The federal government offers a number of exceptional benefits to its employees which may include Flexible Spending Accounts, Health Insurance, Annual Leave, Life Insurance, Long Term Care Insurance, and Retirement Program. For additional information about current federal benefits visit web site http://www.opm.gov EQUAL EMPLOYMENT: The South Dakota National Guard is an equal opportunity employer and cannot discriminate against an employee or applicant with respect to the terms, conditions or privileges of employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (includes gender or sexual harassment), sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability (including pregnancy), marital status or political affiliation. Applicants or employees may contact the South Dakota National Guard Equal Employment Office at 605-737-6635 if they believe they have been the victim of unlawful discrimination. If you are a male applicant who was born after 12/31/1959 and are required to register under the Military Selective Service Act, the Defense Authorization Act of 1986 requires that you be registered or you are not eligible for appointment in this agency (https://www.sss.gov/RegVer/wf Registration.aspx). 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.