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Tractor Operator

U.S. Army Joint Munitions Command Boerne, TX
  • Expired: February 03, 2020. Applications are no longer accepted.

About the Position: The position is located at Camp Stanley and is approximately 25 miles north of downtown San Antonio, TX. The spirit of Texas is captured in San Antonio retaining its sense of history and tradition, blending sounds/flavors from Old Mexico to the Deep South. The River Walk offers much to the tourist, restaurants, as well as the nightclubs and hotels. San Antonio also offers two major theme parks, Sea World of Texas and Six Flags Fiesta Texas
Operate gasoline and diesel powered farm-type tractors including balancing, braking and turning, that have operating weights of up to 5,000 pounds, with a minimum of 55 horsepower drawbar capacity in towing a variety of special purpose equipment.
Able to attach and use different type's auxiliary equipment and/or attachments requiring multiple connections that are operator controlled by hydraulic or mechanical means.
Make proper adjustments to a variety of equipment/attachments for different job requirements that may include front-end loading, digging ditches, loading and unloading soil or material; drive a 5-ton truck for hauling landscape debris and material.
Drive an 800 gallon capacity water tanker used for watering trees and landscapes under difficult conditions; able to drive in confined areas and over uneven terrain, in open fields, parks, lawns, and along roadways.
Perform as a member of a landscape maintenance team using a variety of hand and powered tools to accomplish landscape maintenance and gardening tasks; perform operator and preventive maintenance on the different tools and equipment used.
Conditions of Employment
Who May Apply: Only applicants who meet one of the employment authority categories below are eligible to apply for this job. You will be asked to identify which category or categories you meet, and to provide documents which prove you meet the category or categories you selected. See Proof of Eligibility for an extensive list of document requirements for all employment authorities. 30 Percent or More Disabled VeteransCurrent Department of Army Civilian EmployeesCurrent Permanent Department of Defense (DOD) Civilian Employee (non-Army)Domestic Defense Industrial Base/Major Range and Test Facilities Base Civilian Personnel WorkforceInteragency Career Transition Assistance PlanLand Management Workforce Flexibility ActMilitary Spouses, under Executive Order (E.O.) 13473Non-Appropriated Fund Instrumentality (NAFI)Non-Department of Defense (DoD) TransferOffice of Personnel Management (OPM) Interchange Agreement EligibleReinstatementVeterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA) of 1998 In order to qualify, you must meet the experience requirements described below. 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). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application. Additional information about transcripts is in this document. There is no specific length of training or experience required. However, you must be able to demonstrate, through experience shown in your written application materials that you possess the sufficient knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the work of this position without more than normal supervision. Minimum Qualifications (Screen Out Element): Ability to do the work of an Tractor Operator without more than normal supervision. Failure to meet this Screen Out Element will result in an ineligible rating. - Ability To Do The Work Of The Position Without More Than Normal Supervision (Screen-out Element) - Ability to Drive Safely (Motor Vehicles) - Ability to Drive Safely (Motor Vehicles) and Ability to Operate Safely (Non-Motor Vehicle) - Ability To Interpret Instructions, Specifications, etc. (related to mobile equipment operation) - Operation of Motor Vehicles - Reliability and Dependability as a Tractor Operator - Work Practices (includes keeping things neat, clean, and in order) - Requires frequent arm and leg movements in manipulating equipment controls. Lifts and carries moderate to heavy loads. Sits for long periods while operating equipment. Requires heavy physical effort in operating power equipment in cutting trees and clearing brush. May be required to wear protective clothing and safety devices while operating powered equipment. - Work is performed outside in a variety of weather conditions. Employee is frequently subject to jolts, cuts and bruises and may be exposed to serious injuries (e.g., broken bones or back injuries).Special care and safety precautions must be exercised to avoid such serious injury while using tools and operating equipment. The above working conditions have been considered in the evaluation of the job and do not meet the criteria for compensation by environmental differential pay. During periods of inclement weather, may be assigned to accomplish in-door tasks such as minor painting for protection of surfaces, cleaning of common work areas, and sorting and restacking supplies. Assignments to duties other than those described above for a period in excess of thirty days constitutes a mis-assignment and must be corrected immediately by appropriate Operating Official submitting a Request for Personnel Action, either to detail, temporarily promote, or to permanently assign employee to the appropriate job. You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in the following areas:
Ability To Do The Work Of The Position Without More Than Normal Supervision (Screen-out Element)Ability to Drive Safely (Motor Vehicles)Ability to Drive Safely (Motor Vehicles) and Ability to Operate Safely (Non-Motor Vehicle)Ability To Interpret Instructions, Specifications, etc. (related to mobile equipment operation)Operation of Motor VehiclesReliability and Dependability as a Tractor OperatorWork Practices (includes keeping things neat, clean, and in order)
Additional Information
Male applicants born after December 31, 1959, must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration. You will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship. Two year trial/probationary period may be required. Direct deposit of pay is required. Selection is subject to restrictions resulting from Department of Defense referral system for displaced employees. If you have retired from federal service and you are interested in employment as a reemployed annuitant, see the information in the Reemployed Annuitant information sheet. This is a Career Program (CP) 18 - Engineers and Scientists (Non-Construction) position. You may claim military spouse preference (MSP). Multiple positions may be filled from this announcement. Salary includes applicable locality pay or Local Market Supplement. If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application. Payment of Permanent Change of Station (PCS) costs is not authorized, based on a determination that a PCS move is not in the Government interest.

U.S. Army Joint Munitions Command


Boerne, TX
78015 USA