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    The Area of Consideration for this vacancy announcement is Worldwide. (Military Spouse Preference (MSP) and Involuntarily Separated Military Preference (ISMP) eligible candidates are included in the area of consideration.)

    This position is located at the Seward Military Resort in Seward, AK.

    Approximate dates of employment are 15 May - 15 September 2021.

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    • Operates an inboard marine drive, diesel powered, 32 passenger (50 foot) charter fishing or tour vessel.
    • Orients passengers, issues life vests, and helps fit vest on children.
    • Provides instructions on disposal of refuse and operations of head, as well as safety precautions.
    • During the trip explains kinds of fish and may help bait hooks or land fish.
    • Is knowledgeable and conducts speaking tour of operating area.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

    5786 Small Craft Operating

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    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.
    • Subject to satisfactory completion of all pre-employment checks in accordance with AR 215-3, para.2 to include pre-employment physical examination.
    • Incumbent may also be required to complete a Tier 1 background investigation for a Common Access Card for physical access to federally-controlled facilities.
    • This position is subject to random drug testing.
    • Occasionally lifts and carries parts and equipment weighing 40-50 pounds. When objects weigh more thank 40-50 pounds, will be assisted by other personnel.
    • Moderate effort is required during general maintenance work.
    • Coordination of hands, eyes, body, and legs is needed to work safely on wet and moving decks.
    • Works on deck, exposed to sun, wind, spray, and rain when mooring, unmooring, loading and unloading passengers or cargo.
    • The boat is operated from a sheltered cabin.
    • Operators are exposed to possible falls on deck and to the possibility of falling overboard.


    • Must possess a minimum 50 ton, near coastal, U.S. Coast Guard approved license.
    • Knowledge of basic rules of the road such as identification and proper actions of the stand-on and give-way vessels in crossing situations and when and how to execute changes of course or speed to best advise other vessels of the operator intent.
    • Ability to steer a straight course, visually or by compass, making proper allowances for leeway and yawing and minor alterations to ease over larger waves.
    • Ability to maneuver boats to dock and undock or come alongside other vessels, allowing for such things as propeller effect at low speeds, tendency to carry headway, the piloting effect of rudder movements during turns, the effects of leeway due to high winds and seas and course disruptions due to wave actions.
    • Knowledge of engine and control operation.
    • Knowledge of anchoring practices including setting-in anchors, proper scope, and breaking out deeply imbedded anchors using engine power or wave action.
    • Ability to perform operator maintenance to mechanical equipment such as cleaning, greasing and oil changes and to recognize improper operation in order to secure repairs or adjustments.
    • Ability to operate electrical equipment such as VHF radios, GPS, radar and chart plotters or depth sounders.
    • Knowledge of local weather conditions, i.e., small craft warnings, wind directions and speed which cause quick build up of unsafe sea conditions, etc., In order to plan sheltered rout or cancel trip.
    • Ability to lay out courses to assigned destinations, avoiding hazards using navigational aids, landmarks, speed of boat, etc., to determine position, estimate time of course change or arrival time. Ability to compare sounding and charted depths, correcting for tide stage, as a rough check of position.
    • Ability to determine position of boat by visual or radar bearings on landmarks or navigational aids or radio direction finder bearings.
    • Ability to interpret charts of local area to determine shallow channels, shore conformation, buoys, beacons and landmarks.
    • Ability to interpret standard operating procedures. For example, evaluating weather conditions and taking appropriate measures in case of bad weather or mechanical failure.
    • Ability to maneuver craft independently in situations of storm, reduced visibility and moderate commercial and small craft traffic.
    • Ability to explain and enforce safety regulations among passengers.
    • Skill in the use of safety equipment such as life jackets, fire extinguishers and emergency signals.
    • Physical agility and balance to work safely on wet and moving decks.


    This job does not have an education qualification requirement.

    Additional information

    • 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 12:00 PM AKST on the closing date of the announcement in order to process your application in a timely manner. Please note that neglecting to respond to the job related questions may result in an ineligible rating.
    • Additional referrals may be made from this vacancy announcement for up to 90 days after the closing date.
    • Allowances, differentials, or incentives will not be paid.
    • Payment Permanent Change of Station (PCS) costs is 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. (To view the kit, click: https://publicfileshare.chra.army.mil/Applicants/NAF%20Applicant%20Information%20Kit.pdf ). (If URL does not work, please copy and paste into browser).
    • 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 - Parent of a Veteran (OAV)
    • NAF Priority Consideration - Spouse/Widow(er) of a Veteran (OAV)

    Background checks and security clearance

    Security clearance

    Not Required

    Drug test required


    Position sensitivity and risk

    Non-sensitive (NS)/Low Risk

    Trust determination process


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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 Form 3433, if applicable
    • DA Form 3434, if applicable
    • Marriage Certificate if not named on PCS Orders
    • 50 ton, near coastal, U.S. Coast Guard approved license
    • PCS Orders
    • Reasonable Accommodation Documentation
    • Resume
    • Separation Notice (RIF)
    • SF-50/ Notification of Personnel Action

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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 Number (VIN): 11001459. 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.

    Agency contact information

    Alaska NAF CPAC


    Fort Wainwright, AK 99703
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