Recreation Aid NF-01

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Fort Detrick, Maryland
Oct 10, 2019
Oct 18, 2019
Full Time


The Area of Consideration for this vacancy announcement is the Fort Detrick local area and surrounding communities within 50 miles of the installation. (Military Spouse Preference (MSP) and Involuntarily Separated Military Preference (ISMP) eligible candidates are included in the area of consideration.)

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  • Issues tools, equipment and games to authorized customers.
  • Checks identification, collects fees when appropriate, and completes appropriate documentation.
  • Provides facility and program information to patrons. Assists with simple repairs and maintenance.
  • Receives returned items, inspecting for obvious damage and missing parts. Checks inventory supplies.

Travel Required

Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

Supervisory status

Promotion Potential


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
  • Appointment is subject to successful completion and favorable results of fingerprints, health assessment (physical) and Installation Record Checks to determine suitability for this position
  • PHYSICAL REQUIREMENT: Duties involve considerable physical effort including the ability to lift, carry and move recreation equipment weighing up to 70 pounds.
  • WORKING CONDITIONS: Works inside in often poorly lighted or insulated areas, and outside exposed to extreme weather conditions. Inside work often exposes recreation aid to unpleasant odors, noises, dirt and dust.
  • WORKING CONDITIONS: Climbs to loft and occasionally uses ladder to accomplish repairs.
  • WORK SCHEDULE: Must be able to work days, evenings, weekends, and holidays as required
  • Meet qualification/eligibility/background requirements for this position. Satisfactory completion of pre-employment background checks in accordance with AR 215-3, 2-15j. - Tier 1 background investigation.


Eligible applications received on or before the cut-off date of 15 August 2019 will be referred to the selecting official(s) for consideration.

Select to view the full Position Description of a Recreation Aid NF-0189-01

Minimum Qualifications:
1. There are no minimum qualifications for this position.

1. Possess knowledge of equipment rental processes, rental or storage operations, cash handling and exceptional customer service.
2. The ability to follow complex instructions and the ability to maintain records.

**NOTE: Those qualified applicants who meet both the highly preferred criteria(s) will be considered best qualified for this position and will be referred to the selecting official(s) first for consideration. All other applicants will be referred as needed and requested by the selecting official(s).

Reminder to Applicants: Your experience has to be clearly identified in your resume in order to receive consideration. If your resume does not provide enough information regarding your work history for us to make a creditable qualification determination, your application package may be rendered disqualified and you will no longer be considered for this position.


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 3:00 pm EST 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 selections may be made from this vacancy announcement for up to 90 days after the closing date.
  • 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.
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  • Applications are valid for ninety (90) days after submission date. Applicants will be referred to selecting officials as additional vacancies occur.

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 - Spouse/Widow/Parent of 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

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
  • DA Form 3434 or equivalent Agency Notification of Personnel Action
  • Professional References
  • PCS Orders
  • Proof of Marriage Status
  • Resume
  • SF-50/ Notification of Personnel Action

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