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Army Installation Management Command Animal Caretaker NA-03 in Fort Leavenworth, Kansas


Applicants: Please include name and contact information for two professional references in your application when applying for jobs. The FMWR mission is to create and maintain "FIRST CHOICE" MWR products and services for America's Army. Fort Leavenworth, where innovation and imagination sustain our Nation's War fighter. The Area of Consideration for this vacancy is worldwide (including military spouses and involuntary separated military members). This position is located at the Stables.


Receives and shelters animals brought to the stables or stray facility for temporary care. 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. Mows grass and cleans yard of animal litter.

Clears drains in runs. Empties garbage.

Transports Animals.


Conditions of Employment


Resumes will be reviewed to certify the following qualifications have been met. Candidates must: 1. Be physically able to lift and carry heavy items weighing over 70 pounds.

  1. Stand and walk for long periods of time.

  2. Be able to follow complex written instructions.

  3. Be able to maintain animal care records.


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 12:00pm (noon) CST 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 referrals may be made from this vacancy announcement for up to 90 days after the closing date. Allowances, differentials, or incentives will not be paid. 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. Please check out our Applicant Information Kit to view additional information you may find useful when applying for our jobs. (To view the kit, click: https://publicfileshare.chra.army.mil/Applicants/NAF%20Applicant%20Information%20Kit.pdf ). (If URL does not work, please copy and paste into browser). Applications are valid for 90 days after submission date. Applicants will be referred to selecting officials as additional vacancies occur.