Fuel System Distribution Worker Job at US Department of the Army – 4.3 in Lakehurst, NJ



This job opportunity is for an Fuel System Distribution Worker, position description D11430000, within the AASF of the New Jersey National Guard. This vacancy announcement is a Title 32, Excepted Service position.

The primary purpose of this position is to operate and maintain a fuel distribution system composed of bulk storage, hydrant-refueling system, or a tanker truck operation used to perform ground refueling of aviation aircraft.


As an Fuel System Distribution Worker, WG-5413-8, you will:
Coordinates with personnel receiving fuel, and observes to ensure safe conditions exist during fuel transfers.

Operates necessary transfer and pumping equipment including valves, pimps, safety lines, and hoses.

Performs general maintenance on facilities involving flushing tanks, cleaning and changing strainers, draining water from lines and tanks, and reporting the need for more extensive repair needs.

Handles and monitors associated equipment including grounding lines, hoses, gauges, pumps, etc., and ensures that established procedures and safety practices are strictly observed.

Operates gasoline or diesel powered truck with a gross vehicle weight of more than 22,000 pounds having 1200 to 5000 gallon capacity on public roads and highways on a regular and recurring basis in order to receive aircraft fuel from a commercial or government storage site and transport it to aircraft operating sites.

Travel Required

Occasional travel – You may be expected to travel for this position.

Supervisory status


Promotion Potential


Job family (Series)

5413 Fuel Distribution System Operating



Conditions of Employment

Areas of Consideration:
Cat 4: Individuals eligible for membership in the New Jersey National Guard

Military Grades: E-2 to E-8

Additional Requirements:
National Guard Membership is required.

Males born after 31 December 1959 must be registered for Selective Service.

Federal employment suitability as determined by a background investigation.

May be required to successfully complete a probationary period.

Participation in direct deposit is mandatory.

For positions requiring the operation of motor vehicles, candidates must have a valid state driver’s license for the state in which they live or are principally employed.


General Experience:
Must have General Education, Experience or Knowledge in the following:

Following specific instructions related to Fuel Distribution

Safe operation of equipment required to accomplish the duties of the position.

Specialized Experience:
Must have Specialized Education, Experience or Knowledge in the following

Large fuel depots or fuel farms with complex

Interconnecting line and pipe arrangements

Frequent requirements for large scale movement and transfer of a variety of liquid fuels


There are no education requirements for this vacancy announcement

Additional information

If you are a male applicant who was born after 12/31/1959 and are required to register under the Military Selective Service Act, the Defense Authorization Act of 1986 requires that you be registered or you are not eligible for appointment in this agency (https://www.sss.gov/RegVer/wfRegistration.aspx).

If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application.

How You Will Be Evaluated

You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

Once the announcement has closed, your resume and supporting documentation will be used to determine if you meet the qualifications listed on this announcement. If you are minimally qualified, your resume and supporting documentation will be compared to your responses on the assessment questionnaire to determine your level of experience. If you rate yourself higher than is supported by your application package, your responses may be adjusted and/or you may be excluded from consideration for this position. If you are found to be among the top qualified candidates, you will be referred to the selecting official for employment consideration.

Your qualifications will be evaluated on the following competencies (knowledge, skills, abilities and other characteristics):

The agency’s Human Resources Office may request additional documentation to support any military requirements or pre-requisites.

Dexterity and Safety and Knowledge of Equipment Assembly, Installation, Repair, etc.

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance


Drug test required


Required Documents

Required Documents

To apply for this position, you must submit a complete Application Package which includes:

1. Your resume showing work schedule, hours worked per week, dates of employment and duties performed. (MM/YYYY Format)

2. Your most recent (non-award) Standard Form 50 (SF-50), if applying as a Federal Employee

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.



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This job is open to

National Guard & Reserves

Current members, those who want to join, or transitioning military members.

Clarification from the agency

This vacancy announcement is for a Dual-Status Technician position which requires active membership in the New Jersey National Guard (uniformed military service). Official appointment is not effective until membership within the New Jersey National Guard is confirmed by the gaining Human Resources Office.

About the Company

Company: US Department of the Army – 4.3

Company Location:  Lakehurst, NJ

Estimated Salary:

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