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Job opening: Materials Handler

Salary: $20 - 26 per hour
Published at: Jan 03 2024
Employment Type: Multiple Schedules
The duty stations for the parks are: Sequoia National Park Yosemite National Park. The typical seasonal entry-on-duty period is May through June but can be variable during these months due to weather conditions, project needs, or funding. Anticipated Entry on Duty: April or May 2024


Major duties are processing grocery orders and purchases groceries for multiple crews weekly. Stocks the food commissary to complete grocery and sundry orders sent by crews for specific delivery dates and times. Transports food orders to staging areas. Communicates via park radio system, satellite phone and normal phone network with crews to get orders and needs to be received in weekly resupplies. Purchases groceries and supplies using government furnished credit card. Responsible for the stocking, handling, storage and transport of a full food supply operation for a range of 10-50 personnel during the months of April through October. Loads and unloads boxes of groceries with consideration given to safety, security and protection of all items involved. Labels all outgoing supplies with label identifier. Operates motor vehicles up to 26,000 GVWR in steep, wet, icy, slippery, dry, hot and cold conditions throughout parks and in the nearby cities. On occasion will operate pickup truck pulling an 8,000 Lb. GVW, or less, trailer to deliver material and or supplies to all areas of the parks. Other duties include sharpening and re-handling hand tools used in trail maintenance. Minor tool maintenance and preventive maintenance of equipment (i.e. oil change to portable generators). Filling and mixing fuels for equipment used by work crews. Fills and stores liquid propane for crews weekly supply orders. Deliver hay and grain products to staging locations. Pick-up parts and supplies for other work units when shopping for groceries for crews. May intermittently feed and perform welfare checks of park livestock during time the animal care takers are not available. Physical requirements: Incumbent works indoors/outdoors primarily during daylight hours. Work is performed both indoors and outdoors. Exposed to a variety of seasonal weather conditions while working outdoors (temperatures 100+ degrees). Indoor building temperatures range from 70-90 degrees. The work environment is dirty, dusty, and greasy, and soiling of clothes is inevitable. The work may involve sitting, bending, kneeling, twisting, awkward positions, standing, walking on uneven surfaces, and regular lifting of objects of up to 50 lbs. in weight. Working Conditions: Operates motor vehicles on a daily basis, in all types of traffic and weather on public roads and various terrains in the performance of duties, including on curving narrow mountainous roads and occasionally off-road terrain, and is exposed to the danger of serious accidents. Must possess a valid State driver's license. May be required to travel overnight and work weekend shifts. Incumbents are often required to stand on hard surfaces for extended periods of time and to bend, stoop and work in tiring and sometimes uncomfortable positions.



Have the ability to do the work of a Materials Handler without more than normal supervision. (Screen out) This includes work such as: process grocery orders and purchase groceries for multiple work crews; determining locations to purchase groceries and supplies, preparing orders for delivery; safely loading and unloading groceries, supplies and equipment by hand, pellet jack, or powered forklifts; performing maintenance and custodial duties; mixing fuels, sharpening tools etc., and other similar duties; and transport supplies and material by pick-up truck or van. Additional information on the specific qualification requirements for this position are found in the Job Qualification System for Trades and Labor Occupations. It is available for review on OPM's web site at: http://www.opm.gov/qualifications/x-118C/index.htm 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. CTAP/ICTAP Statement: Current surplus and current or former displaced Federal individuals who have special priority selection rights under the Agency Career Transition Assistance Program (CTAP) or the Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP) must be well qualified for the position to receive consideration for special priority selection. Well qualified means that the applicant meets the following: OPM qualification standards for the position; all selective placement factors, where applicable; special qualifying conditions that OPM has approved for the position, where applicable; is physically qualified with reasonable accommodation, where appropriate to satisfactorily perform the duties of the position upon entry; and is rated by the organization at least at the well qualified level on all competencies. Federal employees seeking CTAP/ICTAP eligibility must submit proof that they meet the requirements of 5 CFR 330.605(2) for CTAP and 5 CFR 330.704 for ICTAP. This includes a copy of the agency 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. 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.


There is no substitution of education for experience for Wage Grade (WG) positions.


  • Address PWR Seasonal Recruitment 333 Bush Street Suite 500 San Francisco, CA 94104 US
  • Name: Brittney Arrington
  • Phone: (209) 347-6322
  • Email: [email protected]