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Posted by DCPL on January 12, 2010 at 11:04:49:
D. C. PUBLIC LIBRARY
Position Vacancy Announcement
ANNOUNCEMENT NO: 10-01
OPENING/CLOSING DATE: 10/08/09 – Open Until Filled
(First screening date after 10/21//09)
POSITION TITLE: Air Conditioning Equipment Mechanic SALARY: $22.50 - 29.61 per hour RW-5306-10
(More than one position may be filled from this announcement)
AREA OF CONSIDERATION: Unlimited
LOCATION: Facilities Management Department
Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Library
901 G Street, N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20001
HOURS:Scheduled on a rotating shift basis, to include weekends
FUNCTIONS: Under the general supervision of the Air Conditioning Mechanic Supervisor, the incumbent is responsible for maintaining, repairing, and modifying a variety of heating, air conditioning and ventilating systems and components within DCPL facilities; operates and properly maintains low pressure (oil-fired or gas- fired) steam or hot water heating plant, its controls and auxiliaries; makes periodic temperature checks of areas in the facility in order to maintain proper room temperature, calibrates thermostats as necessary and records temperature in log book; cleans boilers as scheduled and prepares heating plant for annual inspection; operates and maintains air conditioning systems (chill water or direct expansion); tests for proper operation, makes necessary repairs; makes recommendations for equipment replacement, major system modification, and notifies supervisor of unsafe conditions; frequently communicates with branch librarians to assess needs and resolve problems; participates with other staff in removal of ice and snow from exterior grounds of facilities. Performs other related duties as assigned.
QUALIFICATIONS: Applicants must possess a valid 3rd Class Steam Engineer’s License and must have a minimum of one year of demonstrated skill in operating independently with a 3rd Class Operating Steam Engineer License. Applicants will be evaluated on their knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the duties of the position as stated in the KSA’s below.
In addition, the incumbent must possess a Driver’s License and have the ability to obtain a government permit and ability to obtain an annual certification to work around asbestos containing materials.
RANKING FACTORS: The following ranking factors will be used in the evaluation process. All applicants MUST respond to the ranking factors ON A SEPARATE SHEET OF PAPER. PLEASE SEND AS AN ATTACHMENT TO YOUR APPLICATION. Please describe specific incidents of sustained achievements from your experience that show evidence of the level at which you meet the ranking factors that have been determined to be of importance for the position for which you are applying. You may refer to any experience, education, training, awards, outside activities, etc., that include the degree to which you possess the job related knowledge, skills, and abilities described in the ranking factors. The information given in response to the ranking factors should be complete and accurate to the best of your knowledge. FAILURE TO RESPOND TO ALL RANKING FACTORS MAY ELIMINATE YOU FROM CONSIDERATION.
KSA #1: Thorough knowledge of the refrigeration cycle of a variety of commercial and industrial systems.
KSA #2: Ability to visually check for leaks and make audible examination of equipment components for proper operation.
KSA #3: Ability to apply prescribed test procedures and to explore probable reasons for equipment failure.
KSA #4: Ability to dismantle, repair, and reassemble units such as pumps,impellers,compressors, chillers, receivers and evaporators.
Employment Benefits: Selectee will be eligible for health and life insurance, annual (vacation) and sick leave and will be covered under the District of Columbia government’s retirement plan. However, if selectee was previously employed in the District of Columbia government under an appointment for which he/she was eligible for Civil Service Retirement (CSR), contributions to CSR will resume upon reemployment.
RESIDENCY: A person applying for a position in the Career Service, or Management Supervisory Service, who is a bona fide District resident AT THE TIME OF APPLICATION for the position, may be awarded a 10-point residency preference over non-District applicants, unless the person declines the preference points. If selected the person shall be required to present no less than 8 proofs of bona fide District residency and maintain such residency for 7 consecutive years from the effective date of the appointment. Failure to maintain bona fide District residency for the 7 – year period will result in forfeiture of employment.
TO APPLY: TO APPLY: Download D.C. Government Employment Application Form 2000 from dclibrary.org. Email application, Ranking Factors and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. Or submit completed package to the Human Resources Department, Room 453, Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Library, 901 G Street, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20001. Staff members submit PL-424 Form. (Supervisors: submit PL-82 (rev.) for those staff members who may be interested or eligible, but on leave until the closing date.)
NOTICE OF NON-DISCRIMINATION: In accordance with the D.C. Human Rights Act of 1977, as amended, D.C. Code section 2-1401.01 et seq., (Act) the District of Columbia does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived: race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, familial status, family responsibilities, matriculation, political affiliation, gender information or disability, source of income, or place of residence or business. Sexual harassment is a form of sex discrimination, which is also prohibited by the Act. In addition, harassment based on any of the above protected categories is prohibited by the Act. Discrimination in violation of the Act will not be tolerated. Violators will be subject to disciplinary action.
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