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U.S. Coast Guard Maintenance Mechanic (Public Works) Supervisor, WS-4749-14 in Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts


This position is located inthe Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Coast Guard, Base Cape Cod,Public Works Division, Buzzards Bay, MA.


You will be responsible for conducting all tasks necessary to manage and oversee four branch supervisors through maintenance and repair of all facilities, government housing, grounds, airfield, and associated equipment including vehicles, tractors, mowers, snow plows, and aviation ground support equipment.Being a Coast Guard civilian makes you a valuable member for the Coast Guard team:Typical work assignments include:- Managing all corrective and preventive maintenance repair activities, including submission and timely execution, for both in house and contracted work.- Developing scopes of work for and management of large maintenance projects involving extensive coordination of separate shops, trades, and contractors.- Managing and tracking of division spending including providing spend plans and budget requests to the Assistant Facility Engineer.- Ensuring work activities are conducted efficiently and implementing cost saving practices as appropriate.- Ensuring appropriate supplies are on hand to accomplish assigned work.- Ensuring safe and efficient use of work force, vehicles, and other equipment utilizing industrial engineering techniques.- Conducting quality control checks of all work and worker customer service.- Liaising with the Environmental Health and Safety Division on worker safety and environmental compliance of projects.- Facilitating positive communication with building occupants and residents on expected work and timelines.- Advising the Facility Engineer and Assistant Facility Engineer with technical recommendations on projects and repair for feasibility and execution.


Conditions of Employment

U.S. Citizenship is required.

The position requires a valid state driver's license.

Applicant is required to meet the physical requirements of the position.

This position requires a National Agency Check with Inquiries (NACI).

All qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of the announcement.


Applicants will be evaluated on their ability to perform the duties of the position rather than the length of experience. Eligibility will be determined by the relevance, scope, and quality of all experience and training, regardless of where or how acquired. Applicants will be rated and ranked based on their knowledge of the following job elements: * Ability to lead or supervise (SCREEN-OUT ELEMENT)* Knowledge of Equipment Assembly, Installation, Repair, etc* Technical practices (theoretical, precise, artistic)* Use of Measuring Instruments* Ability to interpret Instructions, specification, etc. (includes blueprinting reading)* Ability to use and maintain tools and equipment.* Knowledge of MaterialsNational Service Experience (i.e., 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.


This position does not have a positive education requirement. If you are including education on your resume, report only attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. See Required Documents section for detail. FOREIGN EDUCATION: Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet Federal qualification requirements if you can show that your foreign education is comparable to education received in accredited educational institutions in the United States. It is your responsibility to provide such evidence with your application. See Recognition of Foreign Qualifications click here

Additional Information

Applicants will be required to complete questions contained on the Declaration for Federal Employment (OF-306) at the time a tentative job offer is made. Certain responses on the form could pose a problem with suitability for employment determinations. If you receive a conditional offer of employment for this position, you will be required to complete/make updates to the OF-306 and to sign and certify the accuracy of all information in your application, prior to entry on duty. False statements on any part of the application may result in withdrawal of offer of employment, dismissal after beginning work, or imprisonment.DHS uses e-Verify, an Internet-based system, to confirm the eligibility of all newly hired employees to work in the United States. Learn more about e-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities at click hereRecruitment incentives may be authorized.This is a supervisory position, under provisions of the Civil Service Reform Act, first time supervisors and/or managers will be required to serve a one-year probationary period.All Federal employees are required to have Federal salary payments made by direct deposit.The Department of Homeland Security encourages persons with disabilities to apply, to include persons with intellectual, severe physical or psychiatric disabilities, as defined by 5 CFR § 213.3102(u), and/or Disabled Veterans with a compensable service-connected disability of 30 percent or more as defined by 5 CFR § 315.707. Veterans, Peace Corps/VISTA volunteers, and persons with disabilities possess a wealth of unique talents, experiences, and competencies that can be invaluable to the DHS mission. If you are a member of one of these groups, you may not have to compete with the public for federal jobs. To determine your eligibility for non-competitive appointment and to understand the required documentation, click on the links above or contact the Servicing Human Resources Office listed at the bottom of this announcement.More than 1 selection may be made from this announcement if additional identical vacancies in the same title, series, grade, and unit occur within 45 days from the date the certificate was issued.If you need a reasonable accommodation for the application and hiring process, please contact 410-636-7281. Decisions on granting reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis. Visit Reasonable Accommodation