Job Overview


Civilian employees serve a vital role in supporting the Army mission.  They provide the skills that are not readily available in the military, but crucial to support military operations.  The Army integrates the talents and skills of its military and civilian members to form a Total Army.

About the Position:

NOTE:  Positions will be filled at either the GS-04, GS-05, and GS-06 levels with promotion potential to the full performance GS-07 level.


PART-TIME OR UNPAID EXPERIENCE: Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid and or part-time work.  You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week.   

Fort Riley is located 120 miles west of Kansas City between Junction City (town of approximately 17,000) and Manhattan (college town of 45,000 residents). The local area has two large freshwater lakes for fishing, swimming, boating or camping. There are many other opportunities, Big XII Kansas State Wildcats football; Milford Lake Wetlands; hiking on the Konza Prairies; or golf at a nationally ranked course. Go hunting or ride your off-road vehicle at one of the largest ORV areas in Kansas.

Who May Apply: US Citizens


Employee serves as a crewmember protecting life and property. Responds to alarms and fights fire involving structures, equipment, and facilities; crashed and burning aircraft; and fuel, chemical, and brush fires. Performs fire protection inspections in areas where no unusual fire hazards are expected and the potential severity is low. Employee performs maintenance, operational, housekeeping, emergency, and standby duties. Operates alarm room equipment including radio, fire reporting systems, and computer modem for hazardous material information and performs maintenance tasks on firefighting apparatus, equipment, and facilities. The employee performs emergency procedures that are noninvasive. In performing these procedures, the employee performs initial and on-going focused patient assessment and physical examination; determines priority of patient care based on assessment findings; takes, records, and monitors patients baseline vital signs.