Army Installation Management Command Animal Caretaker (MVO) NA-05 in Fort Riley, Kansas
The Area of Consideration for this vacancy announcement is US Citizens and Non Citizens. (Military Spouse Preference (MSP) and Involuntarily Separated Military Preference (ISMP) Preference eligible candidates are included in the area of consideration.)
Incumbent will work under the general supervision of the Program Manager. Receives verbal or written instructions. Receives instructions regarding specific animal control complaints from MP Desk Sergeant or Public Works POC.
Picks up loose, stray or disabled domestic animals causing alarm or representing a threat to the safety of personnel. Attempts to identify and notify owners from Clinic records.
Transports captured animals involved in bite incidents and those suspected to be rabid to the Post Veterinary Clinic for observation and disposition.
Completes Animal Control/Disposition Report for every animal captured and furnishes copies to Post Veterinary office, Department of Public Works and/or Provost Marshall Office.
Cleans animal cages, runs and kennel rooms on a daily basis or as directed. Disinfects cage or run after discharge of animal or release of confined animals.
Feeds and provides fresh water for all confined animals daily and/or as directed; protects animals from extreme weather conditions.
Takes certain precautions and uses special skills in handling vicious animals to avoid injury to self or other personnel; provides security and takes precautions at all times to prevent animals from escaping.
Conditions of Employment
Experience in performing the duties described above and the ability to follow oral and written instructions involving those duties.
Applicant must posses a valid state driver's license and provide a copy at the time of application. Highly Preferred candidates will be referred to management first. Highly Preferred is defined as having 6 months of experience working in a Veterinarian or stray facility.
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 2:00 PM 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. 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 referral date. Applicants will be referred to selecting officials as additional vacancies occur.