- U.S. Mint
- $69,295.00 -130,870.00/year*
Metal Forming Machine Operator (Coin Manufacturer)
##### Department of the Treasury
- ##### Open & closing dates
07/29/2019 to 08/12/2019
- ##### Service
- ##### Pay scale & grade
- ##### Salary
$24.59 to $28.69 per hour
- ##### Appointment type
Temporary - Temporary (not to exceed 1 year)
- ##### Work schedule
Full-Time - Career/Career Conditional
2 vacancies in the following location:
West Point, NY 2 vacancies
##### Relocation expenses reimbursed
##### Telework eligible
This position is located in the West Point Mint, Office of
Production and is responsible for a variety of processes used in the
making of circulated, uncirculated precious metal, gold, silver and
platinum, and other metals, coins and medals (domestic foreign).
Includes skills such as inspection, loading and maintenance
operations in the production of coins pressing striking, burnishing,
shipping, receiving, die control, packaging, laboring and the use of
other equipment and machines.
Learn more about this agency
This opportunity is also open to Status eligibles under Announcement
**19-MINT-392**. Please refer to that announcement for details on
open period, eligibility, and how to apply.
As a Metal Forming Machine Operator (Coin Manufacturer), you will:
- Apply specialized skills, methods, procedures, and techniques to
monitor and operate complex Grabener coin presses, sheet metal
rolling mills to press scrap metal and defective coins into
sheet metal, upsetting mills, and other production and support
machinery associated with the coin manufacturing industry.
- Monitor operation on presses, observes instrument panels,
listens for deviations in normal rhythm and sounds and takes
appropriate action to prevent mechanical failure and assures
meeting high quality standards for completed coins.
- Identify defective tooling and causes of various defects in
quality of coins and potential causes for jamming, overheating,
cracked dies collars, improper strikes, loose grippers inserts,
broken or bent pins, springs, etc.
- Responsible for performing routine troubleshooting for readily
apparent minor defects to internal mechanisms and feeder flow
obstructions and disassemble assembly of feeder mechanisms and
other external press components.
### Travel Required
##### Supervisory status
##### Promotion Potential
- #### Job family (Series)
3869 Metal Forming Machine Operating
### Conditions of Employment
Frequently handle objects weighing up to 9 kilograms (20 pounds) and
occasionally objects weighing up to 23 kilograms (50 pounds);
however, hoists, lifts, and workers are available to assist in
moving heavier items. They are required to lift, reach, push, pull,
bend, walk, and stand for prolonged periods of time. Employees
sometimes work in cramped positions over and under machinery when
troubleshooting machine issues. Must be able to work in cramped
quarters positions for sustained periods of time and must have
sufficient eyesight to do close work and endurance, hand eye
coordination is required to keep pace with the operation of machines
You must show in your experience in the online application that you
possess the knowledge, skill and abilities to perform the duties of
the position. You must meet the screen-out element Ability To
Provide Production Support Services, normally addressed at the
beginning of the online questions. In addition, you must also obtain
an average score of two (2) on all other elements for this position
as addressed through the online question in order to be considered
The experience may have been gained in either the public or private
sector or volunteer service. To ensure full credit for your work
experience, please indicate dates of employment by month/day/year,
and indicate number of hours worked per week on your r sum .
You must meet the following requirements by the closing date of this
### Additional information
\\- We may select from this announcement or any other source to fill
one or more vacancies.
- This is a non-bargaining unit position.
**CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT**:**
**- Public Trust Background Investigation will be required.- Must
successfully complete a background investigation.
- Complete a Declaration for Federal Employment to determine your
suitability for Federal employment, at the time requested by the
- If you are a male applicant born after December 31, 1959, certify
that you have registered with the Selective Service System or are
exempt from having to do so.
- Have your salary sent to a financial institution of your choice by
Direct Deposit/Electronic Funds Transfer.
- Go through a Personal Identity Verification (PIV) process that
requires two forms of identification from the Form I-9. Federal law
requires verification of the identity and employment eligibility of
all new hires in the U.S.
- Shift Work: This facility operates on a 24 hour per day,
three-shift basis, 5 days a week. Work schedules may vary and
assignment to a specific shift cannot be guaranteed. The successful
applicant must be available to work on all three shifts on a
**- May be required to wear safety clothing and/or equipment
required by the position. This may include safety shoes, hard hats,
hearing protection, gloves, masks, etc.
- Pass a pre-employment physical examination.
### How You Will Be Evaluated
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the
Your application includes your r sum , responses to the online
questions, and required supporting documents. Please be sure that
your r sum includes detailed information to support your
qualifications for this position; failure to provide sufficient
evidence in your resume may result in a not qualified
**Rating**: Your application will be evaluated in the following
areas: **Ability To Provide Production Support Services
(screen-out), Knowledge of Equipment, Structure, Materials, etc. and
Ability To Interpret Instructions, Specifications, etc. (includes
blueprint reading)**. Category rating will be used to rank and
select eligible candidates. If qualified, you will be assigned to
one of three quality level categories, superior, good, and
acceptable, depending on your responses to the online questions,
regarding your experience, education, and training related to this
position. A subject matter expert may be used in the evaluation.
Your rating may be lowered if your responses to the online questions
are not supported by the education and/or experience described in
Veterans' preference is applied after applicants are assessed.
Preference-eligibles will be listed at the top of their assigned
category and considered before non-preference-eligibles in that
category. Qualified preference-eligibles with a compensable
service-connected disability of 10% or more will be listed at the
top of the highest category.
**Referral**: If you are among the top qualified candidates, your
application may be referred to a selecting official for
consideration. You may be required to participate in a selection
interview. If you are a displaced or surplus Federal employee
(eligible for the Career Transition Assistance Plan
(CTAP)/Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP)) you
must be assigned the middle category or better to be rated as well
qualified\" to receive special selection priority.
**To preview questions please click here.**
### Background checks and security clearance
##### Security clearance
##### Drug test required
- Required Documents
**A complete application includes 1. A r sum , 2. Vacancy question
responses, and 3. Submission of any required documents.** Please
note that if you do not provide all required information, as
specified in this announcement, you may not be considered for this
position (or may not receive the special consideration for which you
may be eligible).
**All applicants are required to submit a r sum ** either by
creating one in USAJOBS or uploading one of their own choosing.
(Cover letters are optional.) To receive full credit for relevant
experience, please list the month/date/year and number of hours
worked for experience listed on your r sum . We suggest that you
preview the online questions, as you may need to customize your
r sum to ensure that it supports your responses to these questions.
Please view r sum tips.
**VETERANS' PREFERENCE DOCUMENTATION:** If you are claiming veterans
preference, please see applicant guide for required documentation.
In order to be considered for veterans preference, you must submit
all required documentation as outlined in the applicant guide.
**CAREER TRANSITION ASSISTANCE PLAN (CTAP) OR INTERAGENCY CAREER
TRANSITION ASSISTANCE PLAN (ICTAP) DOCUMENTATION:** If you are a
displaced or surplus Federal employee, click CTAP/ICTAP for
eligibility and a detailed list of required documents.
In addition, we recommend that you submit copies of the following:
- A list of awards received (if applicable). DO NOT send copies of
- A copy of your most recent completed performance appraisal.
#### If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:
Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution
recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be
credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the
attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting
institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this
vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may
affect the overall rating.
A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a
comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your
family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to
make your federal career very rewarding. Learn more about federal
Our comprehensive benefits are very generous. Our benefits package
- Challenging work, opportunities for advancement, competitive
salaries, bonuses and incentive awards.
- Appointees to this temporary position will be eligible to earn
annual (vacation) and sick leave. This includes earning at least
13 days of vacation leave as well as 13 days of sick leave each
year. Learn more about temporary and term appoints
here: Temporary and Term Positions.
Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold
and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent.
Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific
- How to Apply
*The United States Mint has partnered with the Treasury's Bureau of
the Fiscal Service to provide certain personnel services to its
organization. Fiscal Service's responsibilities include advertising
vacancies, accepting and handling applications, and extending job
The following instructions outline our application process. **You
must complete this application process and submit any required
documents by 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time (ET) on the closing date of
this announcement.** We are available to assist you during business
hours (normally 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. ET, Monday - Friday). If
applying online poses a hardship, please contact us by noon ET on
the announcement's closing date.
The United States Mint provides reasonable accommodation to
applicants with disabilities on a case-by-case basis. Please contact
us if you require this for any part of the application and hiring
**To begin**, either click the Create a New Account button and
follow the prompts to register or if you previouslyregistered, click
the \"Apply Online\" button and follow the prompts.
You will be re-directed to The United States Mint's CareerConnector
system to complete your application process; answer the online
questions, and submit all required documents. (To submit supporting
documents, click one of the available options; Upload; Fax; or Reuse
existing documents. To protect your privacy, we suggest you first
remove your SSN). Also, go to My Account to view and update your
information, as necessary.
**To complete**, you must click the Finish button located at the
bottom of the Application Review page.
To verify your application is complete, log into your USAJOBS
account, select the **Application Status** link and then select the
**more information** link for this position. The Details page will
display the status of your application, the documentation received
and processed, and any correspondence the agency has sent related to
To return to an incomplete application, log into your USAJOBS
account and click **Update Application** in the vacancy
announcement. You must re-select your resume and/or other documents
from your USAJOBS account or your application will be incomplete.
If you are experiencing system issues with your application, please
contact the CareerConnector Help Desk
at ...@treasury.gov and/or the USAJOBS Help Desk.
For additional information on how to apply, please visit the
Partnership for Public Service s Go Government website.
### Agency contact information
### Applicant Call Center
United States Mint
\\*See how to apply
Parkersburg, West Virginia 26101
Learn more about this agency
### Next steps
To check the status of your application for this position, please
follow these steps:
1. Login to your USAJOBS account, select the \"Applications\" section
and click on the vacancy you would like to view and have already
2. Under \"application status,\" click \"additional application
information\" and you will be taken to the CareerConnector website
where you can check your application status. The \"additional
application information\" link may not be available if your
application status says \"Unavailable.\" This indicates that your
application is not complete.
If the \"additional application information\" link is not available
and the vacancy is still open, you can click on the job announcement
and \"Update Application\" to be taken back to the CareerConnector
portion of the application.
Please notify us if your contact information changes after the
closing date of the announcement. Also, note that if you provide an
email address that is inaccurate or if your mailbox is full or
blocked (e.g., spam-blocker), you may not receive important
communication that could affect your consideration for this
- Fair & Transparent
The Federal hiring process is setup to be fair and transparent.
Please read the following guidance.
### Equal Employment Opportunity Policy
The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on
the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and
gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual
orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age,
membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental
status, military service, or other non-merit factor.
- Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) for federal employees & job
### Reasonable Accommodation Policy
Federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants
with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable
accommodation for any part of the application process should follow
the instructions in the job opportunity announcement. For any part
of the remaining hiring process, applicants should contact the
hiring agency directly. Determinations on requests for reasonable
accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.
A reasonable accommodation is any change to a job, the work
environment, or the way things are usually done that enables an
individual with a disability to apply for a job, perform job duties
or receive equal access to job benefits.
Under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, federal agencies must provide
reasonable accommodations when:
- An applicant with a disability needs an accommodation to have an
equal opportunity to apply for a job.
- An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to perform
the essential job duties or to gain access to the workplace.
- An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to receive
equal access to benefits, such as details, training, and
You can request a reasonable accommodation at any time during the
application or hiring process or while on the job. Requests are
considered on a case-by-case basis.
Learn more about disability employment and reasonable accommodations
or how to contact an agency.
#### Legal and regulatory guidance
- Financial suitability
- Social security number request
- Privacy Act
- Signature and false statements
- Selective Service
- New employee probationary period
This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to
apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/540783600. Only resumes
submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed
at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.
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* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.
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