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    Default M.O.T.F.D. Sunny Point Firefighter/EMT Job

    Any one have info on M.O.T.F.D. Sunny Point,N.C.?? Good Place to Work???


    MILITARY OCEAN TERMINAL SUNNY POINT FIRE DEPARTMENT

    POSITION: Firefighter II (EMT-D), GS-0081-06

    NUMBER OF VACANCIES: 01

    Remarks: Forms requests will not be honored. (086)
    Applications must be received by the closing date to receive
    consideration. (069)
    Applicant must possess a State license or certification
    appropriate to this position. (026)
    Applicants must not have reached their 37th birthday prior
    to appointment. (045)
    Applicant for this position must pass a pre-employment
    medical examination and drug test. (066)

    SALARY: $45,761 to $58,694 per year

    PROMOTION POTENTIAL: GS-06

    DUTY LOCATION: Military Surface Deployment and District Command
    597th US Army Transportation Terminal Group
    Public Works Division
    Southport, NC

    APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED FROM: All U.S. Citizens

    TYPE OF APPOINTMENT: Permanent, Full-time

    MAJOR DUTIES: Serves as a firefighter Emergency Medical
    Technician-Defibrillator (EMT-D) at Military Ocean Terminal, Sunny Point. The
    terminal accomplishes the movement of ammunition and other dangerous cargo. The
    firefighter (EMT-D) serves as a member of a crew engaged in the protection of
    life and property. Responds to and combats fires in wooded areas and on ships,
    trains, trucks and structures which contain ammunitions, fuels, gases and
    volatile chemicals. Serves as an Emergency Medical Technician-Defibrillator
    assigned to an ambulance. Responds to fire alarms and emergency calls while on
    duty as a member of a crew engaged in the protection of life and property.
    Combats fires or rescues personnel on board ships where conditions create very
    difficult and dangerous situations. Ships normally are loaded or being unloaded
    with ammunition and other dangerous cargo. Also responds to fires and emergency
    calls concerning woodlands, trains, trucks and structures that may contain
    ammunition and other dangerous cargo. Drives and operates fire fighting and
    rescue vehicles of significant complexity. Operates pumps, generators, nozzles
    and other equipment. Serves in a standby capacity to provide fire and rescue for
    a variety of situations to include helicopter landings and takeoffs, transfer of
    hazardous material and control burning. Operates alarm room equipment, receives
    calls and dispatches personnel and equipment. As necessitated by terminal
    workload, on a rotational basis, perform vessel and structural inspections.

    QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED: This position requires one year of specialized
    experience equivalent to at least the GS-5 level in the Federal Service.
    Specialized experience is experience that demonstrated the particular knowledge,
    skills and abilities (KSA’s) to perform successfully the duties of the position.
    Such duties may include 1) controlling or extinguishing fires as a member of an
    organized military, industrial, volunteer, or government fire department or
    brigade; 2) rescue operations; 3) detection, reduction, or elimination of
    potential fire hazards; 4) operation of fire communications equipment; 5)
    controlling hazardous materials incidents and /or 6) developing, implementing, or
    providing training in fire protection and prevention.

    The following certifications are the minimum qualifications for this position.
    The certifications will be evaluated by the DoD Administration Center to grant
    recognition of the validity of certifications gained by another institution.
    Certification for: Fire Fighter I and Fire Fighter II, Hazardous Materials
    Awareness, Hazardous Materials Operations, and Emergency Apparatus
    Driver/Operator-Pump. Must possess valid certification as an Emergency Medical
    Technician. Copies of all required certification (if not submitted, applicant
    will be rated ineligible)

    BASIS OF RATING: You will be rated on your basic qualifications as described by
    you in your application and the extent and quality of your experience, education,
    and/or training based on your responses to the Supplemental Qualifications
    Statement (SQS). All responses you provide in the SQS may be subject to
    verification against information in your basic application.

    PAY, BENEFITS AND WORK SCHEDULE: Direct Deposit/Electronic Funds Transfer
    (DD/EFT) is the standard method of payment within DoD for pay of personnel.

    CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT: Under Executive Order 11935, only United States
    citizens and nationals (residents of American Samoa and Swains Island) may
    compete for civil service jobs. Agencies are permitted to hire noncitizens only
    in very limited circumstances where there are no qualified citizens available for
    the position. Applicants are required to state their country of citizenship in
    their application/resume. Proof of citizenship will be required on appointment to
    a civil service position.

    MAXIMUM ENTRY AGE LIMIT: In accordance with Title 5, USC, 3307, the maximum entry
    age for original appointment into a firefighter position is 37 years of age
    unless previously employed in a covered Federal service position.

    Applicants for this position must pass a pre-employment medical examination and
    be subject to random drug testing.

    Must be licensed as a Class B Non Commercial Drivers License.

    Must obtain EMT-D certification within 12 months of employment as a condition of
    employment. Employee will be terminated if fails to obtain certification within
    the required time line. Certification will be at employees own time and expense.

    OTHER INFORMATION: Before being hired, you will be required to sign and certify
    the accuracy of the information in your application if you have not done this
    using an application form such as the Optional Form (OF) – 612. Failure to submit
    all required documents and information requested by the closing date of this
    announcement may result in your not receiving full consideration. Applicant's
    qualifications will be evaluated solely on the information submitted in their
    applications. Please do not submit your application package in a notebook or
    binder with extraneous information. Applicants should provide sufficient
    information to enable the Delegated Examining Unit to properly evaluate your
    application against the qualification requirements.

    NOTE: Applications mailed in government postage paid envelopes will NOT be
    accepted. Use of postage paid official envelopes is a violation of OPM and Postal
    regulations. Once submitted, applications become the property of the Department
    of the Army and will NOT be returned or copied.

    HOW TO APPLY: All applications must be received on or before the closing date. It
    is your responsibility to assure applications are submitted on time to meet these
    deadlines.

    APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED BY FAX OR E-MAIL.

    Applicants must submit the following:

    OF 612 (Optional Application for Federal Employment) or Resume.*

    SF 15, DD 214 and VA/Service documents. Documents certifying service connected
    disability must be dated within the last 12 months (if claiming 10-point
    veteran's preference). Veterans who retire from a branch of the Armed Forces
    because of permanent service-connected disability or who transfer to the
    permanent disability retirement list must submit an official statement or
    retirement orders indicating that the disability is 10 percent or more. For
    information on veteran's preference, please refer to the website:
    www.opm.gov/veterans/html/vetguide.htm

    Spouses of active duty military members of the Armed Forces may receive
    preference in hiring under this announcement if they are among the best-
    qualified candidates referred and are within reach for selection. For information
    on military spouse preference, please refer to website
    http://www.cpms.osd.mil/fas/staffing/pdf/st006.pdf.

    DD 214 (if claiming 5 points Veteran’s Preference)

    College transcript or list of college courses

    Copies of all required certification (if not submitted, applicant will be rated
    ineligible)

    Supplemental Qualification Statement

    USAJOBS ONLINE RESUME BUILDER
    You may use the USAJOBS online resume builder to create a resume for this
    position. Resumes will only be accepted by mail and must include all required
    information. The USAJOBS online resume builder queries applicants for all
    information required on a Federal resume. For USAJOBS Online Resume Builder: Log
    on www.usajobs.opm.gov; click on online application; click on Register to create
    a resume; and follow the instructions.

    *WHAT YOUR APPLICATION/RESUME MUST CONTAIN:
    Announcement number, title and grade of the job for which you are applying
    Your Social Security Number (SSN)**
    Your Date of Birth (DOB)***
    Your full name, mailing address** and telephone number(s)
    Country of Citizenship-If you are not a U.S. citizen, indicate your country of
    citizenship on your application/resume
    Proof of Veteran’s preference if claiming 10 points or 5 points. If ever employed
    by the Federal Government, the highest Federal civilian grade held, job series,
    and dates of employment in grade
    High School - name, city and state, date of diploma or GED
    Colleges and Universities - name, city, state, major(s), type and year of any
    degree(s) received (include a college transcript or list of college courses). If
    specific courses are required, please list these courses and when they were
    completed. COLLEGE TRANSCRIPT IS PREFERRED.
    Work experience (paid and non-paid experience related to the job for which you
    are applying - include job title, duties and accomplishments, employer's name and
    address, supervisor's name and phone number, starting and ending dates, hours
    worked per week, and salary)
    Other job related training, skills (languages, computer software/hardware, tools,
    machinery, typing speed, etc.), certificates, licenses, honor societies, awards,
    professional membership(s), publications, leadership activities, etc.

    **PRIVACY ACT STATEMENT: We request your SSN and mailing address under the
    authority of Executive Order 9397 in order to keep your records accurate and to
    allow use of automated referral applicant notification systems. If you do not
    provide your SSN or mailing address, your application will not be processed.

    ***DATE OF BIRTH: Date of Birth is only requested if the position has a minimum
    age or maximum age requirement. Age requirements are set by Public Law that will
    be defined in the announcement.

    INTERAGENCY CAREER TRANSITION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (ICTAP):

    Federal employees seeking ICTAP eligibility must submit proof that they meet the
    requirements 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. Please annotate
    your application to reflect that you are applying as an ICTAP eligible.

    Surplus or displaced Federal Civil Service employees must be rated well qualified
    in order to be considered under the ICTAP programs. In order to be rated well
    qualified for this position, you must receive a rating of 80 or above, excluding
    veteran's preference, if applicable.

    Your application must be received by the closing date of this announcement, and
    you must submit all required documentation.

    For additional information about this position please contact:

    SCCPOC Personnel
    256-313-0678

    Submit your application package to:

    DELEGATED EXAMINING UNIT
    SC-CPOC, BLDG 5304
    ATTN: DAPE-CP-SC-B-X
    ERN: X-JB-04-6378-ST
    REDSTONE ARSENAL, AL 35898

    The Federal Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    Reasonable accommodations will be made for qualified applicants with
    disabilities, except when doing so would pose an undue hardship on the employing
    agency.

    Selection for this position will be made without regard to political, religious,
    or labor organization affiliation or non-affiliation, marital status, race,
    color, sex, national origin, non-disqualifying handicapping condition or age.

    SUPPLEMENTAL QUALIFICATIONS STATEMENT

    ANNOUNCEMENT NUMBER: X-JB-04-6378-ST
    Position Title, Series, Grade: Firefighter (EMT-D), GS-0081-06

    THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION MUST BE COMPLETED BY THE APPLICANT.
    Are you a United States citizen? _______Yes or _______No
    If your answer is no, please give your country of citizenship.
    __________________ Your citizenship will be verified prior to appointment to a
    civil service position.

    SUBMIT ALL COPIES OF CERTIFICATION

    I HAVE A VALID STATE DRIVER’S LICENSE_____________YES ___________NO
    Class B Non Commercial Drivers License _______yes _______no

    Volunteer Firefighter – actual number of hours worked (not training)___________

    Date of Birth_________________________

    IMPORTANT NOTE: Formatting of tasks contained in this Supplemental Qualifications
    Statement cannot be altered in any way or for any reason. Attachment sheets or
    alterations to this task statement are not authorized and will not be used to
    rank applications.

    The responses you provide on the task statement may be verified against the
    information in your application. Any attempt to exaggerate/conceal/falsify your
    experience, education, awards or training can result in removal from employment
    consideration.

    Please place the number of the most accurate level that applies to your
    experience, education and/or training in each task required by this job.

    DESCRIPTION OF EXPERIENCE, EDUCATION AND/OR TRAINING LEVELS:

    0 - I have not had education, training, or experience in performing this task.
    1 - I have had education or training on this task but have not yet performed it
    on the job.
    2 - I have performed this task on the job. A supervisor or senior employee
    monitored my work on this task to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
    3 - I have performed this task as a regular part of a job. I have performed it
    independently and normally without review by a supervisory or senior employee.
    4 - I have supervised performance of this task or am normally the person who is
    consulted by other workers to assist them in doing this task because of my
    expertise.

    LEVELS: TASKS:
    _______a. Serves as a trained member of a fire fighting crew engaged in the
    protection of life and property
    _______b. Responds to alarms and combats fires
    _______c. Responds to emergencies involving various types of fires and other
    Hazardous Materials
    _______d. Performs duties as a ladder man, rescue man, hydrant man, and nozzle
    man
    _______e. Operates portable and stationary fire fighting equipment, i.e., hoses,
    monitors, ventilation tools, etc.
    _______f. Performs duties as an Emergency Medical Technician
    _______g. Operates alarm/communication room equipment, i.e., two-way radios,
    telephones, and computers
    _______h. Operates mobile fire fighting equipment such as pumpers, aerial
    platforms, tankers, and other vehicles related to the fire service
    _______i. Performs first echelon maintenance on fire fighting equipment and
    vehicles
    _______j. Prepares reports on fire calls, EMS calls, and fire reports
    _______ k. Ventilates buildings
    _______l. Evacuates and rescues victims
    _______m. Uses chemicals, axes, bars, hooks, and similar equipment to extinguish
    fires
    _______n. Performs inspections and incidental maintenance of self contained
    breathing apparatus
    _______o. Participates and conducts various types of training
    _______p. Conducts inspections of fire extinguishers
    _______q. Inspects interior and exterior of buildings, adjacent grounds, special
    areas and structures designated for combustibles to detect and locate fire
    hazards

    PLEASE NOTE: AFTER A REVIEW OF YOUR COMPLETE APPLICATION PACKAGE, IF A
    DETERMINATION IS MADE THAT YOU HAVE RATED YOURSELF HIGHER THAN IS APPARENT IN
    YOUR DESCRIPTION OF EXPERIENCE, EDUCATION AND/OR TRAINING, A SINGLE BEST LEVEL
    REFLECTING THE KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES OF THE POSITION (70, 80, OR 90)
    WILL BE ASSIGNED.

    I certify that the information I provide on the task statement is true and
    correct to the best of my knowledge and belief. I further certify that the
    information I provide on this task statement can be verified by my application or
    other information provided, as of the closing date of this announcement.

    Applicant’s Signature: __________________________________________________

    Date: ________________Social Security Number: __________________________


    MILIATARY OCEAN TERMINAL SUNNY POINT FIRE DEPARTMENT

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    somebody help me, I'm very new to this! I noticed in all government or federal jobs it says something like "This position requires one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-5 level in the Federal Service" What is the GS-5 level?

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    Default Federal Firefighters

    GS-4 Firefighter I
    Gs-5 Firefighter I & II & Haz-Mat

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    Default DOD's Bravest

    Suzuki98,

    Here are some web site:

    DOD Fire

    www. dodfire.com

    AFGE Federal Firefighters

    http://www.afgefirefighters.org/


    GS-04 Firefighter I & Haz-Mat
    GS-05 Firefighter I & II & Haz-Mat Ops.
    GS-06 Firefighter II EMT or D/O
    GS-07 Fire Captain Fire Officer I & Firefighter II

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