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Animal Caretaker NA-03

Company: usagov
Location: West Point
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Summary

This position is located at Morgan Farm Stables and Kennel.

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This job is open to

  • The public

    U.S. Citizens, Nationals or those who owe allegiance to the U.S.

    Duties
    • Receives and shelters animals brought to the veterinarian clinic for treatment, temporary care or disposal. Observes animals and notifies supervisor of abnormal appearance.
    • Feeds animals taking care to measure food portions according to feeding instructions. Keeps records on animals in the facility.Assists other workers to restrain and treat animals.
    • Cleans and disinfects animal feeding utensils and pen areas. Maintains stock of cleaning materials and other items used.
    • May be required to operate a motor vehicle to transport supplies and laboratory samples.
    • Mows grass and cleans yard of animal litter. Clears drains in runs. Empties garbage.

      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.
      • A medical examination is required as physical effort includes frequently lifting and carrying items and animals weighing over 70 pounds.
      • Must be available to work varying and/or rotating shifts to include days, evenings , weekends, and holidays.
      • The dual compensation guidelines DO NOT apply to this position. All GS and NAF employees whether fulltime or part time are eligible to apply for this position.

        Qualifications

        Candidates Must:

        1. Be physically able to lift and carry heavy items weighing over 70 pounds.

        2. Stand and walk for long periods of time.

        3. Be able to follow complex written instructions.

        4. Be able to maintain animal care records.

        Skills and Knowledge: Ability to recognize obvious changes to the normal appearance and activities of animals. Ability to handle animals and clean work areas.

        Qualifications will be evaluated on the following competencies: knowledge, skills, abilities, additional screening criteria and other characteristics.

        Highly Preferred Criteria:

        1. Experience working with horses and large animals.

        The experience listed above must be reflected on your resume to be considered a Highly Preferred candidate for this position.

        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

        This job does not have an education qualification requirement.

        Additional information

        Note: Candidates with Special Qualifying Skills and Experience may be brought in higher than the Step 1 rate of pay, determined by the Hiring Manager.

        Initial Cut-Off Date:
        • Tuesday, January 17th, 2023 (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.
          Area of Consideration:

          • The Area of Consideration for this vacancy announcement is for US Citizens and Non-Citizens residing within a 25 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.

            Manual Applications:

            • 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 11:59PM by 12/27/2023 in order to process your application in a timely manner.
              NOTE: Applications will not be reviewed for completeness and any incomplete applications will result in an ineligible rating. We appreciate your understanding during this difficult time.

              usarmy.westpoint.chra-ne.mbx.cpac-naf-hro@army.mil

              Neglecting to respond to the job related questions will result in an ineligible rating.

              Allowances, Incentives, and PCS Costs:

              • Allowances, differentials, or incentives will not be paid.
              • 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:

                • It contains additional information applicants may find useful when applying for our jobs. (To view the kit, click or copy and paste this URL: https://publicfileshare.chra.army.mil/Applicants/NAF%20Applicant%20Information%20Kit.pdf ).
                  Other:

                  • Additional referrals may be made from this vacancy announcement for up to 90 days after the closing date.
                  • Applications are valid for 90 days after submission date. Applicants will be referred to selecting officials as additional vacancies occur.

                    • Benefits

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                      How You Will Be Evaluated

                      You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

                      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)

                        • Benefits

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                        • Required Documents

                          As a new or existing federal employee, you and your family may have access to a range of benefits. Your benefits depend on the type of position you have - whether you're a permanent, part-time, temporary or an intermittent employee. You may be eligible for the following benefits, however, check with your agency to make sure you're eligible under their policies.

                          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
                            • Marriage Certificate
                            • PCS Orders
                            • Resume
                            • Separation Notice (RIF)
                            • SF-50/ Notification of Personnel Action
                            • How to Apply

                              You may submit your application package using one of the two methods identified below:
                            • Electronically (preferred) at https://www.usajobs.gov/ and search for Vacancy Number (VIN):11775493.Announcement closes at 11:59 PM Eastern Time on the closing date listed on this announcement.
                            • Manually: Please refer to the "Additional Information" section of this announcement for instructions.

                              Agency contact information

                              West Point NAF Human Resources Office

                              Phone

                              845-938-3943

                              Email

                              usarmy.westpoint.chra-ne.mbx.cpac-naf-hro@army.mil

                              Address

                              BR-NAF-W6BMAA US ARMY GARRISON WEST POINT DO NOT MAIL West Point, NY 10996 US

                              Next steps

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

                              The Federal hiring process is set up to be fair and transparent. Please read the following guidance.

                              • Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Policy
                              • Reasonable accommodation policy
                              • Financial suitability
                              • Selective Service
                              • New employee probationary period
                              • Signature and false statements
                              • Privacy Act
                              • Social security number request

                                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
                                  • Marriage Certificate
                                  • PCS Orders
                                  • Resume
                                  • Separation Notice (RIF)
                                  • SF-50/ Notification of Personnel Action

                                    How to Apply

                                    You may submit your application package using one of the two methods identified below:
                                  • Electronically (preferred) at https://www.usajobs.gov/ and search for Vacancy Number (VIN):11775493.Announcement closes at 11:59 PM Eastern Time on the closing date listed on this announcement.
                                  • Manually: Please refer to the "Additional Information" section of this announcement for instructions.

                                    Agency contact information

                                    West Point NAF Human Resources Office

                                    Phone

                                    845-938-3943

                                    Email

                                    usarmy.westpoint.chra-ne.mbx.cpac-naf-hro@army.mil

                                    Address

                                    BR-NAF-W6BMAA US ARMY GARRISON WEST POINT DO NOT MAIL West Point, NY 10996 US

                                    Next steps

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

                                    Fair & Transparent

                                    The Federal hiring process is set up to be fair and transparent. Please read the following guidance.

                                    • Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Policy
                                    • Reasonable accommodation policy
                                    • Financial suitability
                                    • Selective Service
                                    • New employee probationary period
                                    • Signature and false statements
                                    • Privacy Act
                                    • Social security number request

Keywords: usagov, Paterson , Animal Caretaker NA-03, Other , West Point, New Jersey

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