Gardener

Job Announcement Number:
RP-16-KLM-1770660-901DE
Location Name:
Riverside, California
Department:
Department Of Veterans Affairs
Agency:
Veterans Affairs, National Cemetery Administration
Occupation Code:
5003
Pay Plan:
WG
Appointment Duration:
Permanent
Opening Date:
Monday, August 8, 2016
Closing Date:
Friday, August 19, 2016
Job Status:
Full Time
Salary:
$22.27 to $25.97 / Per Hour
Pay Grade(s):
08 to 08
Who May Apply:
You must be a United States Citizen to apply for this position.
Job Summary:
OUR MISSION: To fulfill President Lincoln’s promise – “To care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow and his orphan” – by serving and honoring the men and women who are America’s Veterans. How would you like to become a part of a team providing compassionate care to Veterans? YOU CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE The National Cemetery Administration honors Veterans with final resting places in national shrines and with lasting tributes that commemorate their service to our nation. The National Cemetery Administration will serve all Veterans and their families with the utmost dignity, respect, and compassion. Every national cemetery will be a place that inspires visitors to understand and appreciate the service and sacrifice of our Nation’s Veterans. For more information about the National Cemetery Administration, visit http://www.cem.va.gov/ . This is a position for a Gardener and is located at the Riverside National Cemetery located in Riverside, CA. The Gardener prepares the soil for plants, seeds, transplants, trims, prunes, fertilizes, and aerates, mulches and sprays herbicides, both post/pre-emergent, insecticides, and pesticides. For more information on the Department of Veterans Affairs, go to http://www.vacareers.va.gov/ . Special Employment Consideration: VA encourages persons with disabilities to apply, including those eligible for hiring under 5 CFR 213.3102(u), Schedule A, Appointment of persons with disabilities [i.e., intellectual disabilities, severe physical disabilities, or psychiatric disabilities], and/or Disabled veterans with a compensable service-connected disability of 30% or more . Contact the Agency Contact on the last page of the JOA for information on how to apply under this appointment authority via the Selective Placement Coordinator.

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