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Indian Health Service Maintenance Worker in Whiteriver, Arizona

Summary One Permanent Maintenance Worker position, to be filled in the Facility and Maintenance Department at the Whiteriver Service Unit (WRSU) in Whiteriver, Arizona. The incumbent will assist higher level maintenance workers in a variety of simple and routine tasks in the maintenance and repair of Clinic facilities and government quarters. The incumbent will be supervised by Maintenance Supervisor, Facilities Management Department, WRSU. Responsibilities Assist in performing the installation or repair of electrical systems related to the hospital, government housing units, buildings, offices, and shops with limited assignments in the installation or repair of complex industrial and commercial electrical systems. Assist in performing carpentry work to construct, install, and modify wood and wood substitute structures and items requiring close tolerance fit and structural soundness. Roofing installation and repair, concrete and masonry work, and flooring installation and repair are major components of this position. Plumbing Assist in performing plumbing work involving making repairs by removing, cleaning, replacing, packing and sealing defective parts of utility, supply, and disposal system such as dirty traps, sections of broken pipe, and leaky drains. Heating Assist in performing installation, maintenance, repair and modification of gas heaters, furnaces and other small domestic heating equipment Periodically inspects and services heating units and related components and parts. Painting Worker Performs painting chores using standard coating methods such as brushing, rolling, and spraying by the use of coating materials that are prepared according to specific direction, and by the application of coating techniques that ensure surfaces are fully coated, protected, and free from drips and runs. Prepares surfaces by methods such as sanding and wire brushing. Incumbent selects tools, decides on standard methods and techniques to use, and carries out the work with check during its progress. Grounds Keeper Worker Performs duties involves the upkeep of Hospital grounds requiring the use of common hand tools and heavy power equipment. performs emergency repair on small engine equipment during breakdown and performing semi-annual preventive maintenance. knowledge of operating backhoe tractor, push and riding lawnmower, chainsaw and weed eater. Janitorial Work Janitorial work to quarters to ensure they are ready for occupancy by new tenants. Performs cleaning of equipment and cleaning chemicals Requirements Conditions of Employment Selectee may be subject to a probationary/trial period ESEP appointees typically serve a two year trial period U.S. Citizenship is required Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959 This is a designated position covered by Public Law 101-630, requiring contact or control over Indian children. Due to this requirement, the agency must ensure that persons hired for these positions have not been found guilty of or pleaded nolo contendere or guilty to certain crimes. Measles and Rubella immunization required for selectees born after 1957 and seasonal influenza immunization is required for all staff working in Indian Health Service health care facilities. On-call hours or standby duty may be required. Successfully pass the E-Verify employment verification check. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, visit www.dhs.gov/E-Verify/. You will need to set up direct deposit so we can pay you. Background Investigation: If you are selected for this vacancy, you must undergo a pre-employment fingerprint check and background investigation. Fingerprint results and background investigation documentation must be cleared prior to hire. After you begin your employment, your continued employment is contingent upon the outcome of a complete background investigation as determined by the sensitivity level of your position. The investigation must find that you are suitable for Federal employment in your position. If you are found not suitable, you will be terminated after you begin work. If you make a false statement in any part of your application, you may not be hired; you may be fired after you begin work; or subject to possible criminal charges. You may be subject to a credit check as a part of the background investigation process. Qualifications To qualify for this position, your resume must state sufficient experience and/or education, to perform the duties of the specific position for which you are applying. 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; social). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer and part time experience. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week. BASIC REQUIREMENT(S):EXPERIENCE: A Specific length of training and experience is not required but you must show evidence of training and your ability to do the work of this position as described in this job announcement. Evidence of experience which demonstrates your skills and ability to perform the duties of this position must be supported by a detailed description of your experience on your resume. SCREEN-OUT ELEMENT: You qualifications will first be evaluated against the prescribed screen-out element which appears as questions 1 in the on-line questionnaire. Those applicants who appear to possess at least this qualification requirement are considered for further rating and those who do not are rated ineligible. All eligible applicants are then rated against the reminder of the questions. You must be show the ability to perform the work of a Maintenance Worker as described below and in the vacancy announcement, without more than normal supervision. Experience for this position includes; the ability to follow oral or written instructions and/or work orders; performing maintenance mechanic duties, including use and apply standard building techniques, practices, and codes, read and understand blueprints, sketches and schematics, read and understand work orders, sketches and drawings in order to complete assigned work. Typical work assignments: Performance of visual examination and operation tests to determine the need for, and the performance of, repair work on a level of difficulty and responsibility of trades such as in Electrical Work, Carpentry Work, Plumbing Work, Heating Equipment, Painting Work, Grounds Keeper Worker, and Janitorial duties. Time In Grade Federal employees in the competitive service are also subject to the Time-In-Grade Requirements: Merit Promotion (status) candidates must have completed one year of service at the next lower grade level. Time-In-Grade provisions do not apply under the Excepted Service Examining Plan (ESEP). You must meet all qualification requirements within of the closing date of the announcement. Education There are no education requirements. Additional Information Per IHS policy (SGM 21-04) IHS selectees to positions located in Federally operated hospitals, health centers, and clinics must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 before entry on duty or have IHS approve a medical or religious exemption. If an exemption is approved then wearing a face mask and regular testing for COVID-19 will be required. Your Human Resources Specialist will provide a list of documents acceptable as vaccination proof and instructions on how to submit your vaccination documentation or how to request a medical or religious exemption, if needed. Federal Employees earn annual leave at a rate (4, 6 or 8 hours per pay period) which is based on the number of years they have served as a Federal employee. IHS may offer newly-appointed Federal employees credit for their directly related previous non-federal experience or active duty uniformed military service. This credited service can be used in determining the rate at which they earn annual leave. This position is covered by a Bargaining Unit. .