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Tractor Operator Gardening Na

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U.S Department of the Army .

$14.55 to $16.95

West Point, NY

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$14.55 to $16.95 per hour

Most individuals will be brought in at the Step 1 rate of pay which is $14.55 per hour.

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NA 6

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West Point, NY

West Point, NY

Few vacancies

Relocation expenses reimbursed


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U.S. citizens, nationals or those who owe allegiance to the U.S.

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The Area of Consideration for this vacancy announcement is for citizens and non-citizens who live within a 30 mile commuting distance to West Point, New York. (Military Spouse Preference (MSP) and Involuntarily Separated Military Preference (ISMP) eligible candidates are included in the area of consideration.)

The FMWRC mission is to create and maintain FIRST CHOICE MWR products and services for America's Army, essential to a ready, self-reliant force.

Recruitments from this vacancy announcement will be filled for the West Point Golf Course.

Located in the scenic Hudson River Valley, only 50 miles from New York City, the U.S. Military Academy at West Point is a four-year academic institution, a nationally-renowned historic site, and the oldest continuously occupied military post in America. West Point's 3,000 civilian employees have access to Eisenhower Hall Theatre, the Hudson Valley's premier performing arts center, and recreational facilities such as an 18-hole Golf Course and Ski Slope.

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1. Operates heavy equipment to maintain multiple golf courses. Duties include mowing, pushing, pulling, piling, or load materials,

such as sand, gravel, or earth, to accomplish landscaping, filling, digging of ditches and holes, and hauling. Incumbent also clears

brush, rocks, and removes tree stumps. Equipment used includes lawn mowers, tractors, fork lifts, aerators, verti-cut machines,

backhoes, front-end loaders, dump trucks, and rollers.

2. Adjusts attachments to the equipment for proper level, angles, or depth, according to the work to be done and the type of

equipment used.

3. Applies fertilizer, sow seeds, and sods needed areas. Sprays or applies insecticides and herbicides, as directed. When required,

waters different areas of golf course.

4. Performs necessary repair and maintenance work on equipment.

5. Performs other duties as assigned.

For a more detailed description of this position's duties click here

Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status


Promotion Potential


Job family (Series)

5705 Tractor 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

Must possess a valid driver's license.

A medical examination is requried.

Must be at least 18 years of age.


1. Experience and training that furnish the knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to perform the duties of this position consistent with accepted practices of the trade; including skill in operating vehicles of the type described in the duties of the position.

2. Knowledge of vehicle safety regulations to determine when mechanical or operational problems indicate that vehicles are unsafe for operation.

3. Ability to use and maintain appropriate tools and equipment.

4. Ability to read, understand, and apply instructions and other materials related to the job.

5. Ability to do the work of the position under normal supervision.

This experience must be reflected on your resume to be considered eligible.

Skills and Knowledge

Basic knowledge of the nature of the soil and features of the terrain to determine proper approach according to the condition of the surface and subsurface. Must be able to move equipment about in confined areas. Required to know the uses of the different sets of controls for operation of the equipment and attachments, and be skilled in handling these controls to perform the work. Must be able to handle different controls at the same time, requiring good hand, foot, and eye coordination.

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


Additional information

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 are not authorized, based on a determination that a PCS move is not in the Government's interest.

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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 - Spouse/Widow/Parent of Veteran (OAV)

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance

Not Applicable

Required Documents

Required Documents

The following documents must be submitted with your application:


Optional: Job Application (DA Form 3433) will 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


DA 3434, DA 3433, Military Permanent Change of Station Orders, Marriage Certificate



If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education

Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.



A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding. Learn more about federal benefits

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Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.

How to Apply

How to Apply

You may submit your application package using one of the two methods identified below:

Electronically (preferred) at and search for Vacancy Identification Number (VIN)

Manually: A manual application can be obtained by contacting the servicing NAF Human Resources Office listed on this vacancy announcement.

If you would like to apply manually, please contact the servicing NAF Human Resources 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 p.m. on the closing date of this announcement in order to process your application in a timely manner.

If applying manually, please bring your application package to the West Point NAF Civilian Personnel Advisory Center (CPAC) located at:

626 Swift Road

West Point, New York 10996

Monday through Friday (not open on Federal Holidays) between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. and NO LATER THAN 3:00 p.m. on the closing date of the announcement.

**Please note, that West Point has a restricted access policy and any person who chooses to personally deliver an application to the CPAC should bring along at least one photo identification and report to the West Point Visitor Center at least 30 minutes prior to attempting to visit the CPAC**

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

Agency contact information

West Point NAF Human Resources Office West Point NAF Human Resources Office







West Point, NY


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Next steps

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

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Fair & Transparent

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

Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.

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Federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the hiring agency directly. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

A reasonable accommodation is any change to a job, the work environment, or the way things are usually done that enables an individual with a disability to apply for a job, perform job duties or receive equal access to job benefits.

Under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodations when: An applicant with a disability needs an accommodation to have an equal opportunity to apply for a job.

An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to perform the essential job duties or to gain access to the workplace.

An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to receive equal access to benefits, such as details, training, and office-sponsored events.

You can request a reasonable accommodation at any time during the application or hiring process or while on the job. Requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.

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