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    Duties

    Summary

    The Area of Consideration for this vacancy announcement is for U.S. Citizens and Non-Citizens residing within a 30 mile radius of West Point, NY. (Military Spouse Preference (MSP) and Involuntarily Separated Military Preference (ISMP) eligible candidates are included in the area of consideration.)

    This position is located at Army Community Recreation Division at Victor Constant Ski Area.

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    Responsibilities

    • Repairs and inspects ski and snow equipment (i.e. ski edges; binding tow and heel latches; boots and poles; cross country skis: binding and poles; and snowboards).
    • Receives and issues equipment and supplies, maintains proper temporary hand receipts, and when required, processes statements of charges for damaged or lost parts and equipment.
    • Maintains machines, tools, bench stock and authorized repair parts in a clean and orderly manner, turning in all unserviceable and excess equipment, tools and supplies for disposal.
    • Follows procedures outlined in binding technical manuals; adjusts and recommends correct length and type of skis for customers and assists customers with boot and pole fitting.
    • Assists with maintenance, inspections, servicing and/or attending of ski lifts as needed. Assists ski patrol in emergency lift evacuation. Performs other duties as assigned.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    4

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    Requirements

    Conditions Of Employment

    • Direct Deposit and Social Security Card is required.
    • Meet qualification/eligibility/background requirements for this position.
    • A one year probationary period may be required.
    • Satisfactorily complete an employment verification (E-Verify) check.
    • Completed and signed DA Form 3433 is required prior to entrance on duty.
    • Must be available to work varying and/or rotating shifts to include nights, weekends and holidays.
    • A Medical Examination is required as physical effort includes frequent standing, stooping and bending in awkward positions, lifting or carrying items weighing up to 35 pounds.
    • The dual compensation guidelines DO NOT apply to this position. All federal government employees, whether regular full-time or regular part-time, are eligible to apply for this position.

    Qualifications

    Must have work experience that furnishes the knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to perform the duties of this position as listed below.

    SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE:
    1. Work experience in inspecting, maintaining and repairing ski and snow equipment (i.e. ski edges and bases; binding toe and heel latches; boots and poles; cross country skies, binding and poles; and snow boards).
    2. Ability to maintain appropriate manual and electrical tools and equipment used for the maintenance and repair of ski and snow equipment. (Some examples of the equipment used sharpen, wax, bind and grind skis and other equipment)
    3. Knowledge of how to use basic mathematics to estimate/order materials, conduct measurements, and make adjustments.
    4. Able to read, understand and apply instruction and other materials related to this line of work.
    5. Able to distinguish or determine proper dimensions and/or type of equipment needed to insure proper fit.
    6. Knowledge of the proper methods of accurately completing documentation, forms, taking inventory, maintaining hand receipts, etc.

    Your qualifications will be evaluated on the following competencies: knowledge, skills, abilities, additional screening criteria and other characteristics as listed above. The work experience that furnishes these competencies MUST be reflected on your resume to be considered eligible for this position.

    HIGHLY PREFERRED are applicants who possess the minimum qualifications above AND:
    1. Are willing and able to become a certified Ski Technician within one (1) month of being appointed.

    Applicants meeting the Highly Preferred criteria will be referred first to the Selecting Official. All other applicants will be referred for consideration if the certificate (referral list) is returned with no selection.

    Education

    Additional information

    • Initial Cut-Off Date: Wednesday, October 09, 2019 (Applications must be received by 11:59 PM EST)
      Applications received by the Initial Cut-Off Date will be reviewed and possibly referred to the Selecting Official PRIOR to the Closing Date of this Vacancy Announcement.
      Subsequent referrals to the Hiring Manager will occur every two weeks thereafter based on management's need to fill positions.
    • Manual Application: If you are unable to apply online, you may submit your application package using a manual application method. Please contact the NAF Human Resources Office or representative listed on this job announcement to request a copy of the manual application form. All completed manual application forms (along with resume and other supporting documentation) must be received no later than 3:00 PM on the closing date of the announcement in order to process your application in a timely manner. If applying manually, all completed manual application forms (along with resume and other supporting documentation) must be delivered to the West Point NAF Civilian Personnel Advisory Center (CPAC) located at:
      626 Swift Road
      West Point, New York 10996
      Monday thru Friday (not open on Federal Holidays) between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. and NO LATER THAN 3:00 p.m. on the closing date of the announcement.
      **Please note, that West Point has a restricted access policy and any person who chooses to personally deliver an application to the CPAC should bring along at least one photo identification and report to the West Point Visitor Center at least 30 minutes prior to attempting to visit the CPAC**

      Neglecting to respond to the job related questions will result in an ineligible rating.
    • Additional selections may be made from this vacancy announcement for up to 90 days after the closing date.
    • Payment Permanent Change of Station (PCS) costs are not authorized, based on a determination that a PCS move is not in the Government's interest.
    • Please check out our Applicant Information Kit to view additional information you may find useful when applying for our jobs. (Click here to view kit or copy this URL: https://acpol2.army.mil/chra_dodea/NAF_applicant_info_kit.pdf
    • Applications are valid for 90 days after submission date. Applicants will be referred to selecting officials as additional vacancies occur.

    How You Will Be Evaluated

    Applicants can claim the following eligibilities:

    • NAF Preference - Involuntarily Separated From the Military
    • NAF Preference - Spouse Employment Preference (SEP)
    • NAF Priority Consideration - Business Based Action
    • NAF Priority Consideration - Current Appropriated Funds Employee CNE (APF)
    • NAF Priority Consideration - Current/Former NAF Employee (CNE/FNE)
    • NAF Priority Consideration - Outside Applicant Veteran (OAV)
    • NAF Priority Consideration - Spouse/Widow/Parent of Veteran (OAV)

    Background checks and security clearance

    Security clearance

    Not Required

    Drug test required

    No

    Position sensitivity and risk

    Non-sensitive (NS)/Low Risk

    Trust determination process

    Suitability/Fitness

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    Required Documents

    The following documents must be submitted with your application:

    • Resume

    Optional: Job Application (DA Form 3433) will be accepted in place of a Resume.

    The below items are accepted and may be needed to support a qualification and/or a claimed priority/preference:
    • Cover Letter
    • DD-214/ Statement of Service
    • DA 3433
    • DA 3434
    • Marriage Certificate
    • PCS Orders
    • Reasonable Accommodation Documentation
    • Resume
    • Separation Notice (RIF)
    • SF-50/ Notification of Personnel Action

    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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    Benefits

    https://www.armymwr.com/m/emplyee-portal/human-resources/naf-benefits/health-insurance

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    How to Apply

    You may submit your application package using one of the two methods identified below:

    1. Electronically (preferred) at https://www.usajobs.gov/ and search for Vacancy Identification Number (VIN). Announcement closes at 11:59 PM Eastern Time on the closing date listed on this announcement.
    2. Manually: Please refer to the "Additional Information" section of this announcement for instructions.

    To better expedite the hiring process, we recommend including full contact information (name, address, phone number, email, etc.) for professional and personal references on your resume.

    Agency contact information

    West Point NAF Human Resources Office

    Address

    BR-NAF-W6BMAA US ARMY GARRISON WEST POINT
    DO NOT MAIL
    West Point, NY 10996
    US
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    The FMWRC mission is to create and maintain "FIRST CHOICE" MWR products and services for America's Army, essential to a ready, self-reliant force.

    Located in the scenic Hudson River Valley, only 50 miles from New York City, the U.S. Military Academy at West Point is a four-year academic institution, a nationally-renowned historic site, and the oldest continuously occupied military post in America. West Point's 3,000 civilian employees have access to Eisenhower Hall Theatre, the Hudson Valley's premier performing arts center, and recreational facilities such as an 18-hole Golf Course and Ski Slope.

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    Learn more about what it's like to work at Army Installation Management Command, what the agency does, and about the types of careers this agency offers.

    https://westpoint.armymwr.com/programs/victor-constant-ski-area/

    Next steps

    Your resume will be reviewed to verify that qualification requirements have been met. We appreciate your interest in this position!

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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.

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 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.

Legal and regulatory guidance

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/546760900. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.