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| Company: United States Postal Service | Industry:




| Location:

Chicago Illinois 60609

| AutoJobs #34627 | Expiration Date 2017-12-20 |
United States Postal Service

The United States Postal Service seeks a Garageman in Chicago, IL.

If this job requires qualification on an examination, the number of applicants who will be invited to take or retake the examination may be limited.

Chicago District

This job has an exam requirement.  Examining capacity has been reached for this posting.  Applicants with an eligible exam score will be considered.  Applicants without an exam score cannot be considered.  If you apply without an exam score, you may be invited to take the exam later if job opportunities remain unfilled.  Exam invitations are sent by email; watch your email and spam filters.  Veterans are encouraged to apply and will receive preference in examining in accordance with Veteran Preference laws and regulations.

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Title: GARAGEMAN FLSA Designation: Non-Exempt Occupation Code: 6955-02XX Non-Scheduled Days: SATURDAYN/SUNDAY Hours: 6 A.M. TO 2:30 P.M.
DRIVING REQUIRED:  Applicants must have a valid state driver’s license, a safe driving record, and at least two years of unsupervised experience driving passenger cars or larger.  The driving must have taken place in the U.S. or its possessions or territories or in U.S. military installations worldwide.
SALARY RANGE: $38,053 - $53,353annual salary paid bi-weekly
BENEFIT INFORMATION: This is a career position which offers excellent benefits.  Newly hired employees are covered by the Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS).  Upon hire, employees are eligible to contribute into the Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) which is similar to 401(k) plans.  We also offer the option to enroll into the Federal Employees Health Benefits (FEHB) program as well as the Federal Employees Group Life Insurance (FEGLI).  Dental, Vision and Long-Term Care Insurance Programs as well as Flexible Spending Accounts to cover eligible out-of-pocket health care and dependent care (day care) expenses are also available.  We offer ten paid federal holidays as well as accrued vacation and sick leave.

Persons Eligible to Apply
All U.S. Citizens,  permanent resident aliens, citizens of American Samoa or any other territory owing allegiance to the United States.  Applicants must be available for screening activities, including an interview.  Applicants entitled to veterans’ preference and/or covered by the Veterans Employment Opportunity Act may apply for any posted position.
Applicants must apply online at to be considered for this employment opportunity.  You must have a valid email address to apply as communication regarding employment opportunities, examinations, interviews and background checks will be conveyed by email. Please add the following email domain addresses to your contact list to allow all correspondences to be received.

EXAM REQUIRED: If you are invited to take this test, instructions regarding the exam process will be sent to you via email. Please ensure you can receive email messages from our test vendor and follow instructions carefully so you can be considered for this employment opportunity.

NOTICE SCREENINGS REQUESTED: You may receive multiple requests for background checks in regards to this employment opportunity.  Respond to all requests quickly as we anticipate filling our vacancies quickly and nonresponses may result in disqualification for this opportunity.
Current non-career Postal Service employees who wish to apply for this vacancy must go to and use your existing eCareer Profile to apply.  Do not log into LiteBlue; if you logged into LiteBlue, log out and close your browser before going to
Functional  Purpose
Assists with, and performs a variety of routine preventive and corrective services in the maintenance of USPS motor vehicles.

1.  Lubricates trucks in accordance with lubrication charts and type of truck. 2.  Changes crankcase oil and filter cleaners and cleans case in conformance with instructions and vehicle mileage. 3.  Changes tires and makes necessary repairs. 4.  Washes and steam-cleans trucks. 5.  Assists automotive mechanics. 6.  Fuels and oils trucks. 7.  Cleans garage, garage office, swing room, and washroom, as assigned. 8.  Follows established safe work methods, procedures and safety precautions while performing all duties. Complies with all postal, local, state and federal environmental regulations and policies. 9.  Performs other duties as assigned.

Supervisor, Vehicle Maintenance, or other designated supervisor.
The United States Postal Service has the following excellent and challenging employment opportunity for highly motivated and innovative individuals. Successful candidates must demonstrate through a combination of education, training, and experience the following requirements:

DOCUMENT DATE: November 3, 2012

Assists with, and performs a variety of routine preventive and corrective services in the maintenance of USPS motor vehicles.

See the Standard Position Description for the occupation code given above.

This section is composed of Knowledge, Skills, Abilities (KSAs) that are required to satisfactorily perform the tasks of the position. Individuals must demonstrate that they possess a sufficient level of each KSA, to include at least minimum competency for senior-qualified positions to enable them to perform these tasks satisfactorily. Successful completion of the applicable testing procedure(s) is sufficient to demonstrate the KSAs listed below.  In certain circumstances, applicants may demonstrate these levels by describing examples of experience, education, or training, any of which may be non- postal. Failure to demonstrate any KSA is disqualifying.
1. Knowledge of tools, parts and equipment related to automotive repair.
2. Knowledge of mechanical principals related to vehicle maintenance.
3. Skill in operating power-driven and hand tools.
4. Skill in servicing vehicles by changing oil and filter and changing or repairing tires.
5. Ability to read and follow instructions.
6. Ability to work without supervision.
7. Ability and willingness to be responsible and dependable in the performance of work duties.

Applications must successfully complete Postal Service Test 945 to demonstrate their knowledge of automotive systems.

Applicants must be physically able to perform efficiently the duties of the position.

For positions requiring driving, applicants must have a valid state driver's license from the state in which they live for the types of vehicles used on the job; applicants must also maintain a safe driving record. If driving is required under this qualification standard, applicants must successfully complete the required Vehicle Familiarization and Safe Operation training.

Qualified applicants must successfully pass a pre-employment drug screening to meet the U.S. Postal Service's requirement to be drug free. Applicants must also be a U.S. citizen or have permanent resident alien status.

Applications must be submitted by 11:59 p.m., Central Time, of the posting's closing date. Applicants claiming veterans' preference must attach a copy of member copy 4 (only) of Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty (DD Form 214) or other proof of eligibility if claiming 10-point veterans' preference. The United States Postal Service (USPS) is an equal opportunity employer. The USPS provides reasonable accommodation for any part of the application, interview, and/or selection process, please make your request to the examiner, selecting official or local manager of Human Resources. This request can also be made by someone on your behalf. Explain the nature of your limitations and the accommodation needed. The decision on granting reasonable accommodation will be on a case-by-case basis.
SPECIAL NOTE: Current career Postal Service employees are ineligible to apply to this posting.

Date Posted: 2017-12-01 15:53:26

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