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Air Mobility Command MOTOR VEHICLE OPERATOR (FORK LIFT OPERATOR) in Little Rock AFB, Arkansas


Click on "Learn more about this agency" button below to view Eligibilities being considered and other IMPORTANT information. The primary purpose of this position is to operate one or more types of gasoline, diesel, or electric powered wheeled vehicles typically having a gross vehicle weight (GVW) of more than 32,000 pounds. Operates buses capable of carrying 16 or more passengers on public roads. Also operates fork lifts to facilitate cargo loading/unloading.


Drives tractor trailers and/or other vehicles typically having a GVW of more than 32,000 pounds.

Operates one or more electric, LPG, or diesel powered fork lift trucks to facilitate loading and unloading duties.

Drives one or more types of passenger buses which carry 16 or more passengers.

Performs operator maintenance, such as checking fluid levels and air pressure in tires, cleaning and washing of vehicles, and performing inspection checklists to ensure safe and proper operation.

Maintains records and documents actions, such as operator inspection checklists/forms and accident/incident reports.

Utilizes safety practices and procedures following established safety rules and regulations and maintains a safe and clean work environment.


Conditions of Employment


In order to qualify, you must meet the quality level of experience requirements described in the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualification Standards Handbook X-118C. QUALIFICATIONS: Applicants will be rated in accordance with the OPM Qualification Standard Handbook X-118C for the

WG- 5700 -Transportation/Mobile Equipment Operation Group. Although a specific length of time and experience is not required for most blue-collar positions, you must meet any screen-out element listed, and show through experience and training that you possess the quality level of knowledge and skill necessary to perform the duties of the position at the level for which you are applying. Qualification requirements emphasis is on the quality of experience, not necessarily the length of time. The screen out element for this position is the ability to do the job of a MOTOR VEHICLE OPERATOR (FORK LIFT OPERATOR) without more than normal supervision JOB ELEMENTS: Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of knowledge, skills, abilities and/or competencies in the following areas: 1. Knowledge of operating one or more gasoline, diesel, or electric powered wheeled vehicles with a GVW of over

32,000 pounds such as truck tractors with semi or full trailers, heavy load in-line trucks, or interstate motor coaches.

  1. Knowledge of cargo handling and hauling and techniques for safeguarding and protecting cargo.

  2. Knowledge of traffic and safety regulations, practices, and procedures pertaining to motor vehicle and fork lift


  1. Knowledge of operating one or more electric, LPG, or diesel powered fork lifts.

  2. Knowledge of operating buses capable of carrying 16 or more passengers.

  3. Ability to judge road/traffic conditions and read maps to determine the shortest and safest route; interpret

instructions, specifications, etc. related to motor vehicle, fork lift, and power take-off unit operation and preventive

maintenance; and meet pickup and delivery deadlines and schedules. Physical Effort: Physical effort is moderate to heavy. Work requires reaching, turning, or moving hands, arms, feet, and legs to operate hand and foot controls. Associated duties require stooping, bending, and climbing. Lifts and carries objects weighing up to 40 pounds and heavier objects with assistance. Working Conditions: Drivers work mostly outside and operate vehicles in all kinds of traffic and weather on public roads (or equivalent), and are exposed to the danger of serious accidents. Drivers are exposed to dirt, fumes, and to the possibility of cuts, bruises, and broken bones as a result of accidents when loading and unloading the vehicle. They drive in heavy traffic and at highway speeds over complicated road and interchange systems. PART-TIME OR UNPAID EXPERIENCE: Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid and or part-time work. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week. VOLUNTEER WORK EXPERIENCE: Refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service Programs (i.e., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student and social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge and skills that can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.


Additional Information

Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP): For information on how to apply as an ICTAP eligible click here. To be well-qualified and exercise selection priority for this vacancy, displaced Federal employees must be rated well qualified or above for this position. You must submit a copy of the agency notice, your most recent performance rating, and your most recent SF-50 noting position, grade level, and duty location. Employed Annuitants (Reemployed Annuitants): Applicants in receipt of an annuity based on civilian employment in the Federal Service are subject to the DoD Policy on The Employment of Annuitants. Click here for more information. 120-Day Register: This announcement may result in a 120-day register that may be used to fill like vacancies for 120 days after the closing date. Applicants may be referred for consideration as vacancies occur. Military Spouse Preference (MSP) Eligible: MSP applicants, if determined best qualified, must be selected at the full performance level and placed at the full performance level. You must include a completed copy of the Military Spouse PPP Self-Certification Checklist dated within 30 days along with the documents identified on the checklist to verify your eligibility for MSP. Click here to obtain a copy of the Military Spouse PPP Self-Certification Checklist. Direct Deposit: All federal employees are required to have direct deposit. If you have questions regarding this announcement and have hearing or speech difficulties click here.