United States of America
United States Department of the Interior
BUREAU OF INDIAN EDUCATION
Cove Day School
P.O. Drawer 2000
Red Valley, Arizona 86455
Phone: (928) 653-4457 Fax: (928) 653-4415
POSITION TITLE: School Maintenance Worker
SALARY RANGE: Level 02 ($17.00 PH to $24.16 PH)
LOCATION: Cove Day School
Red Valley, Arizona
ANNOUNCEMENT NUMBER: D32N05 2 002 ISSUING DATE: 06-01-12
CONSIDERATION AREA: Area-wide CLOSING DATE: Until Filled
INDIAN PREFERENCE POLICY: Preference in filling vacancies is given to qualified Indian
candidates in accordance with the Indian Preference Act of 1934 (Title 25, USC, Section 472).
Verification Form BIA-4432 must be submitted with the application if claiming Indian
Preference. Indian preference eligible that are not currently employed in the Federal Service will
be appointed under the Excepted Service Appointment authority (schedule A). Consideration
will be given to Non-Indian applicants (status or reinstateable) in the absence of qualified Indian
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: Within the scope of Indian preference, all candidates
will receive consideration without regard to race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national
origin or other non-merit factors.
REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION LANGUAGE: This agency provides reasonable
accommodation to applicants with disabilities. If you need reasonable accommodation for any
part of the application and hiring process, please notify this agency. The decision in granting
reasonable accommodation will be on a case-by-case basis.
STATEMENT OF DUTIES: This position performs a variety of duties of a general nature for
proper operation, maintenance and minor repair of school buildings, utilities and related
structures. The duties require more than the basis knowledge of various trades but lower than the
journeyman level and involves plumbing, electrical, painting, and carpentry skills. Typical work
assignments include, but not limited to: (a) repairs damaged floors, walls, ceilings, windows,
doors, steps, guard rails; (b) repaints surfaces using brushes or rollers and premixed paint; (c)
replaces minor electrical parts, such as switches, plates, outlets; (d) repairs broken or frayed
wiring; (e) performs maintenance and minor repair of plumbing fixtures and pipes by replacing
faucets, washer pipe elbows, and cleans clogged drains and sewer lines; (f) operates less
complex boilers and individual heating plants, sewage lagoon systems and water treatment
systems. This position is required to comply with all health and safety requirements, including
proper use of safety equipment and maintenance of materials safety data sheets. In the
performance of duties, incumbent is required to drive various size vehicles.
BASIC EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:
PAY LEVEL: 02
EDUCATION: High School or GED diploma
EXPERIENCE: 1 year’s experience in general maintenance or related work, demonstrating
skill in at least three skill/craft areas.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT: A valid State Driver’s license is a prerequisite, if the
position requires operation of a motor vehicle in performance of work. The work requires
extensive driving between work sites throughout the geographic area of the Education Line
Office, or school compound. A valid State Driver’s license must be maintained as a condition of
employment; failure to do so may result in removal from the position.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Incumbent of this position must be able to lift over 50
pounds and be in excellent physical condition. Good distant vision in one eye and ability to read
without strain printed material the size of typewritten characters is required, glasses permitted.
Ability to hear the conversational voice, with or without a hearing aid, is required. In most
instances, an amputation of arm, hand, leg or foot will not disqualify an applicant for
appointment, although it may be necessary that this condition be compensated by use of
satisfactory prosthesis. In addition, applicants must have mental and emotional stability.
Occasionally, incumbent may be required to travel for training purpose of attendance at meetings
from the duty station.
HOW TO APPLY: You may apply for most jobs with the following documents:
1. Optional Application for Federal Employment (OF-612), resume or any written format
consistent with OPM Optional Form 510.
2. Optional Form 306, Declaration for Federal Employment MUST be completed and submitted
3. BIA Form 4432 MUST be submitted if claiming Indian Preference.
4. If claiming 5 point Veteran’s Preference, submit form DD214 or other proof of eligibility; if
claiming 10 point Veteran’s Preference, submit SF-15 and the required proof of entitlement.
5. Submit a copy of High School or GED diplomas. Official college transcripts (credit for
education will not be granted without verification)
6. BIA Form 4450, Supervisory Appraisal, (appraisal must be current within a one year period).
7. For current or former Federal employees attach your most recent SF50B to verify
career/career conditional or reinstatement status.
8. Submission of Form DI-1935 Background Survey (attached) is voluntary.
IMPORTANT: It is to your advantage to request and read the OF510 brochure (Applying for a
Federal Job), which contains guidance on the information that must be included in your narrative
application or resume to ensure your optimum consideration.
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: Applications and all accompanying documents must be
received by the close of business (4:30 p.m. MST) on the closing date of the announcement.
Applications mailed using Government postage and/or envelopes are in violation of OPM and
Postal Regulations and will not be accepted. This office WILL NOT fax vacancy
announcement NOR accept applications via telefax or email. Applicants’ qualifications will be
evaluated solely on the information submitted by them in their applications. Application or
resumes must have original signature.
1) Applications Become Part Of The Official Record And Will Not Be Duplicated Or Returned.
2) Upon selection an applicant will be required to complete a Declaration for Federal
3) All male applicants born after December 31, 1959, will be required to complete the
certification document to confirm their selective service status.
4) In accordance with Indian Preference, concurrent consideration may be given to handicapped
eligible, disabled veterans, reinstatement and transfer eligible.
Mail Applications To:
Cove Day School
P.O. Box 2000
Red Valley, Arizona 86544
This is a High Risk Public Trust Position subject to an intense pre-employment
A 3 year probationary period will be imposed on any new appointee or current
employee who is appointed/promoted as a result of selection for this position.
This position will be filled by contract under P.L. 95-561.
Provide three personal and three employer references with complete address & telephone