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Job Title:  Small Craft Operator
Department:  Department of the Army
Agency:  Army Installation Management Command
Job Announcement Number:  QCSMR1400041025614OC

This position is closed and no longer accepting online applications through USAJOBS.

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.
$28.19 to $32.86 / Per Hour
Tuesday, January 07, 2014 to Wednesday, December 31, 2014
Multiple Schedules - Multiple Appointment Types
Few vacancies in the following location:
Seward, AK View Map
US Citizens and Non Citizens
Public Trust - Background Investigation


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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.   

You can apply for this position using the following options (you must have a resume or use the NAF Optional Application to apply): 1. Preferred - Apply electronically via USAJOBS - This will ensure faster processing of your application. You will also receive faster status updates. Please upload all required documents. Uploaded documents will be processed through the system. You are encouraged to monitor your application status. *You can download the app to your smart phone for easy access and convenience! 2. Fax your resume (and supporting documentation) to (478)757-3144.  The following link will take you to the cover sheet which must be included with the faxed resume or application NOTE: Faxed documents take 2-3 business days to process before they are available in the system for HR to view. To complete the job related questions obtain the Form 1203FX by going to the following link This form must be faxed as a part of your application package for you to be considered for a job.


IMPORTANT!: Applicants that chose option #2 as outlined above, must still complete the job related questions either online or manually (faxed) prior to the closing date of the vacancy announcement. If you wish to complete them online, go to the 'apply online' button on the vacancy announcement. If you wish to complete them manually, print the full occupational questionnaire directly from the vacancy announcement and complete and fax the 1203-FX form ( to (478)757-3144. Neglecting to respond to the job related questions will result in an ineligible rating. You may contact the servicing CPAC NAF DIVISION identified on the vacancy announcement for additional assistance.


  • Not Required


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  • Direct Deposit is required
  • Social Security card is required
  • Baseline hearing test required


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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.Performs other duties as assigned.


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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.


Conditions of employment:

1. A one-year probationary period may be required.

2. Meet all qualification/eligibility requirements.

3.  Satisfactorily complete an employment verification check. 

4. Successfully complete all required background checks.


5. Must be able to work weekdays, weekends, holidays, and various hours of the day and week when required.


Your qualifications will be evaluated on the following competencies:  knowledge, skills, abilities, additional screening criteria, and other credentials.


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Nonappropriated Funds (NAF) Regular positions include employee benefits.  For additional benefits information go to

Flexible employees are not entitled to benefits unless converted to regular part-time or regular full-time positions.


Additional selections may be made from this vacancy announcement for up to 90 days after the closing date.

Payment of Permanent Change of Station (PCS) costs is not authorized, based on a determination that a PCS move is not in the Government interest.

The Department of Army Nonappropriated Fund Instrumentalities are an equal opportunity employer.


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Your resume must be submitted by 11:59 PM (eastern time) on the closing date reflected on the vacancy announcement.

To apply for this job online, select -


To fax supporting documents that you are not able to submit online:

1. Complete this cover page using the following Vacancy ID 1025614.

2. Fax your documents to (478)757-3144.


If you cannot apply online follow the below procedures:

1. Click the following link to view and print the job experience related questions View Occupational Questionnaire.


2. Complete the 1203-FX ( form to provide your response to the job related questions.


3. Fax the completed 1203-FX form along with any supporting documents to (478)757-3144. Your 1203-FX form will serve as a cover page for your fax transmission.


PLEASE NOTE: Please continue completing all questions within section 25 of the 1203-FX form (Occupational Questionnaire) regardless of the numbering sequence.  


For additional tips & pointers to successfully complete the application process you can review additional guidance by accessing the following URLs:

Application help -

Applicant checklist -

Applicant brochure -


Before you can start working, the following documents will be needed:


Assessment Questionnaire must be completed

All applicants are required to submit the following supporting document type(s):

Applicants may also submit the following supporting document type(s),which may not be required for all applicants:
   ·Other (Spouses PCS Orders, Marriage Certificate, DA Form 3434)

For education requirements please note the following:

Before you can start working, you must provide Official transcripts (copy or original) as proof that positive education requirements have been met. 


Other supporting documentation that may be needed are listed below:


-  Permanent Change of Station Orders or equivalent for Military Spouses requesting Spouse Employment Preference

-  Veterans' and Involuntary Separated Military Preference documentation (DD-214 member 4 copy or equivalent)

-  DOD NAF BBA documentation (DA form 3434 or equivalent plus issued BBA notice)

-  Current and Former NAF employees (to include current APF employees) (DA form 3434 or equivalent, ex: SF50)



Lea A. Reis
Phone: (808)955-9178
Agency Information:
DA NAF Hale Koa Hotel
Hale Koa Hotel - AFRC
2055 Kalia Road
Honolulu, HI


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

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