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Job Title: Student Trainee (Lock and Dam Operator) - Pathways Intern

Company: US Army Corps of Engineers
Job Type: Internship
Location: Ottawa, IL 61350

Salary: see job description

Job Description: STUDENT TRAINEE (LOCK AND DAM OPERATOR) WY-5401-03, Operations Division, Illinois Waterway Project Office, Duty Location: Starved Rock Lock & Dam, Ottawa, Il Pathways Indefinite; Work Schedule: Work schedule would be days Monday through Friday with some shift work and weekends, EXTERNAL Announcement# SWGIRI164222701754625PI, Qualifications: This position has a screen out element which describes the minimum qualifications required. Your Occupational Questionnaire and resume must show that you have training, education, and/or experience that demonstrates your ability to be reliable and dependable, with shop aptitude and interest, as a Student Trainee (Lock and Dam Operator), WY-5401-03. An example of such is demonstrating reliability and dependability while performing basic maintenance or repair tasks utilizing basic hand tools such as hammers, saws, drills, pliers, screwdrivers, mowers, shovels, and rakes. You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency (knowledge, skills, abilities) in the following job element areas: * Ability to Follow Directions in a Shop * Dexterity and Safety * Ability to Work as a Member of a Team Physical effort: Eye and hand coordination are required for operating various controls and handling lines while observing traffic and personnel, during maneuver boat equipment and wicket-hooking operations, and while performing other maintenance work. There is standing, stooping, bending, occasionally lifting in excess of 50 pounds, stretching, working in cramped positions, handling or maneuvering bulky items or equipment, and generally continuous moderate to arduous physical activity. Where applicable, strenuous muscular tasks are performed for short periods of time while raising and lowering wickets. Working Conditions: The preponderance of work is performed outside, subject to extreme of temperature and weather. There is exposure to injuries associated with working in restricted areas (occasionally in cramped and/or uncomfortable cold or hot areas), from falling objects, working with electrical power tools, wiring, hand tools, and falls while working on lock walls or other structures. The possibility of drowning exists as a result of falls while working around water, but the hazard is practically eliminated through observance of safety procedures, wearing of life jackets, and similar safety measures. Where applicable, wicket dam operations subject employee to exposure to hazards of working from maneuver boats, small skiffs, workboats, or others similar craft. During maintenance operations you will occasionally be exposed to unpleasant fumes, dust, etc. Starting pay 18.44 and moving up to 19.21 after 6 months.

Job Requirements: This is a student internship opportunity. Your transcripts are a required part of your application. Additional information about transcripts is in this document. Requirements: * You will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship. * One year trial/probationary period may be required. * Direct Deposit of Pay is Required. * Personnel security investigation required. * Must comply with Drug Abuse Testing Program requirements. This position is a Testing Designated Position (TDP) subject to applicant testing and random drug testing. Applicants tentatively selected for appointment to this position will participate in drug urinalysis testing, unless currently occupying a TDP within the Department of Defense. Tentatively selected applicants will be required to sign DA Form 5019 (Condition of Employment for Certain Civilian Positions Identified as Critical Under the Department of the Army Drug-Free Federal Workplace Program) requiring participation in random drug testing as a condition of employment. A job offer to an applicant who is a not a current employee will be withdrawn if the applicant refuses to be tested. Applicants with verified positive test results shall be refused employment. Applications from such individuals shall not be considered for employment for a period of 6 months from the date of the test results. * A medical examination is required. If selected, satisfactory completion of a medical examination is required before assignment to the position. * Position requires employee to wear a uniform and/or protective clothing. * At some locations, occasionally work may be performed on a rotating shift basis when it does not interfere with class schedule. * This is a Mission Essential position and is not subject to administrative dismissal in emergencies based on inclement weather conditions, or other emergency situations, as appropriate. * May be required to have an American Red Cross Standard First Aid card, CPR, and/or AED in good standing. * Must sign a Participant Agreement that sets forth the expectations for the internship. * Must be at least 18 years of age. * Must remain in good academic standing as defined by the college or university you are attending. * Must be within the commuting area of the location you selected. IE: Brandon Road Lock and Dam, Rockdale, IL and/or Starved Rock Lock and Dam, Ottawa, IL. * Must be currently enrolled a minimum of half time in a degree or certificate program. This job is open to any current student or future student who are already enrolled in classes.

Application Instructions: To view and/or apply for a vacancy announcement visit: https://www.usajobs.gov/ EXTERNAL Announcement# SWGIRI164222701754625PI, Open Thursday, 21 July - Monday, 1 August 2016

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