Fleet and Family Readiness is looking for the best and brightest to join our TEAM. The Navy team offers innovative, exciting and meaningful work linking military and civilian talents to achieve our mission and safeguard our freedoms by enhancing the quality of life for Sailors, their families, and others in the Navy Community. Department of the Navy provides competitive salaries, comprehensive benefits, and extensive professional development and training.
The Northwest Region Fleet & Family Readiness (FFR) team is dedicated to providing a full range of quality programs and services that enhance the lives of Sailors and families in support of mission readiness and retention. FFR encompasses the following areas: Family Readiness (Fleet & Family Support Centers), Fleet Readiness (Child & Youth Programs, Morale, Welfare & Recreation, and Food Service), Housing Services & Lodging (Bachelor & Family and Navy Gateway Inns and Suites), and Navy Wounded Warrior – Safe Harbor.
For more information on Northwest Region programs visit http://www.navylifepnw.com/.Learn more about this agency
Incumbent drives vehicles to various destinations as required to provide Trip and Tour services in support of the Trips and Tours mission. Operates oversized motor coaches on long-distance trips, which usually involve interstate and a combination of day and night driving. Longer trips present higher challenges for comfort and care of the passengers, including security and safety, meal stops, luggage handling etc. Must be able to perform operator maintenance on vehicles, which typically have an approximate GVW of more than 32,000 pounds. Will be required to operate passenger buses and vans of various sizes. Must possess skill in operating oversized vehicles carrying large groups of people for long periods of day and night driving in all conditions and circumstances and possess the knowledge and skill for "chaining up" vehicles. Must possess a valid state Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) with passenger endorsement and CPR/First Aid Certification. Operates vehicles in all types of traffic and weather on public roads with exposure to noise, exhaust fumes and vehicle vibration and performs other duties as assigned.
Who May Apply
This job is open to…United States Citizens
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Conditions Of Employment
These positions are subject to background check and pre-employment drug screening. Incumbent must possess a valid state ‘CDL Class ‘B’ driver’s license with passenger endorsement, government driver’s licenses, first aid, and CPR certifications within the first 90 days of hire.
Must be skilled in operating oversized vehicles carrying large groups of people for long periods of day and night driving in all conditions and circumstances. Skilled in “chaining up” vehicles, making judgments loading cargo, driving in inclement weather conditions. Skill and tact required to ensure customer satisfaction and resolve customer disputes.
Some positions have special requirements. Selectee may be required to complete a one (1) year probationary period. Participation in Direct Deposit/Electronic Fund Transfer within the first 30 days of employment is required. We utilize E-Verify to confirm selectee’s eligibility to work in the United States. Salary is dependent on experience and/or education.
DON is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, mental or physical disability, genetic information, reprisal, marital status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, or any other non-merit factor. The DON provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities.
How You Will Be Evaluated
All resumes will be reviewed to determine if they meet the hiring eligibility and qualification requirements listed in this announcement, and will be rated based on the information provided in the resume to determine the level of KSAs related to the job requirements. Using the qualifications of the position, a predetermined rating criterion of KSAs will be used for each resume. Best qualified applicants will be referred to the hiring manager.
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Background checks and security clearance
Fleet & Family Readiness Job Application located on navylifepnw.com website: http://www.navylifepnw.com/jobs
Proof of education and/or certification transcripts/copy of degree/certification) if qualifying based on education or certification.
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.
Comprehensive benefits package available (medical, dental, life insurance, spouse & dependent life insurance, long-term disability, retirement, and 401(k) savings plan, annual and sick leave, tuition reimbursement, etc.).
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Agency contact information
Fleet & Family Readiness
AddressNavy Region Northwest
1103 Hunley Road
Silverdale, WA 98315
All applicants will be notified regarding their status by email. Applicants will either be contacted for an interview or sent an email of non-selection 3-6 weeks after the announcement closing date.
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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.
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A reasonable accommodation is any change in the workplace or the way things are customarily done that provides an equal employment opportunity to an individual with a disability. Under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) must provide reasonable accommodations:
- 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 office-sponsored events.
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This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/488610300. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.