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Job opening: LABORER

Salary: $17 - 20 per hour
City: Haysi
Published at: Sep 22 2023
Employment Type: Full-time
This is a Direct Hire Authority (DHA) solicitation utilizing the DHA for Critical Hiring Needs to recruit and appoint qualified candidates to positions in the competitive service. About the Position: US Army Engineer Huntington District, Operations and Readiness Division, Big Sandy Area Office, John W Flannagan, located in Haysi VA. Performs maintenance, mowing, repair and cleaning services in public use and operational areas of the lake project.


Assists in operating a variety of machinery and equipment. Frequently handles, lifts, carries, and sets up parts, equipment and materials that weigh up to 50 pounds. Performs a variety of work common to various trades and crafts in connection with the construction, alteration, maintenance, and repair of buildings, structures, roads, grounds, utilities and other facilities. Perform grounds keeping to include mowing and cleaning services of public use areas and operational areas. Perform flood cleanup operations at the reservoir to include cutting, stacking, and burning of flood debris and driftwood. Read and record data pertaining to weather conditions, reservoir pool and stream elevations and reports data to higher graded employee. Operate a variety of tools, machinery and equipment in association with grounds keeping, mowing, cleaning, and maintenance activities.


  • Appointment may be subject to a suitability or fitness determination, as determined by a completed background investigation.
  • This position requires that the incumbent is required to take a pre-employment physical exam due to the physical requirement of the position.
  • This position requires a valid State motor vehicle operator's license prior to appointment and maintain the license for the duration of employment to operate government vehicle (s).


Seasonal employment means annually recurring periods of work of less than 12 months each year. Seasonal employees are permanent employees who are placed in non-duty/non-pay status and recalled to duty in accordance with pre-established conditions of employment. Who May Apply: US Citizens In order to qualify, you must meet the experience requirements described below. 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). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. There is no specific length of training or experience required. However, you must be able to demonstrate, through experience shown in your written application materials that you possess the sufficient knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the work of this position without more than normal supervision. Minimum Qualifications (Screen Out Element): Ability to do the work of a(n) LABORER ~ without more than normal supervision. Ability to do the Work of the Position without more than Normal Supervision Screen Out. - Failure to meet this Screen out Element will result in an ineligible rating. PHYSICAL EFFORT: Work requires the exertion of very heavy physical effort frequently involving the lifting and moving of objects weighing over 50 pounds. Work requires considerable walking, bending and stooping, and some climbing for short distances. WORKING CONDITIONS: Work outside in all kinds of weather, and inside in areas that may be dusty, drafty, and noisy. Equipment, tools, and tasks involved at this level frequently require special care to avoid serious injuries. Work on and around river or lake structures involves hazards of falling and drowning. Work requires continuous standing, walking, and stooping.


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