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Army Installation Management Command Recreational Equipment Operator NA-08 in West Point, New York


The Area of Consideration for this vacancy announcement is for U.S. Citizens and Non-Citizens residing within a 50 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.) This position is located at the Army Community Recreation Division at Victor Constant Ski Area.


Operates a variety of vehicles: pickup truck with snowplow, ATV's, snow cats, snowmobiles, and large mowing machines.

Troubleshoots, performs and coordinates maintenance and repairs on equipment and machines. Work involves removing, replacing, adjusting, or cleaning defective parts of components of the assigned equipment.

Performs facility and grounds maintenance to include seasonal winterization/de-winterization, ground restoration, grass cutting, weed whacking, tree trimming, construction and maintenance of small buildings, cleaning and rental equipment repairs.

Operates a variety of equipment and machinery such as: electric snowmaking machines, chairlift, rope tow, high pressure air/water pumps, air compressors, aftercoolers, chain saws, pressure washers, and miscellaneous power tools.

Performs other duties as assigned.


Conditions of Employment


Demonstrated work experience directly related to the duties to be performed as identified below to include the listed knowledge, skills and abilities:

  1. Experience operating a variety of equipment, machines and vehicles, including but not limited to diesel tracked vehicles (snowcat), John Deere Utility Tractor, motor v1600 cfm(cubic feet per minute) diesel air compressor, 440V snow making machine (SMI), Borvig electric chair lift, electric rope tow, all-terrain vehicles (ATV), standard shift 4x4 trucks, fuel/water pumps and miscellaneous hand/power tools.

  2. Basic knowledge and understanding of electricity, plumbing, and carpentry repairs.

  3. Ability to perform troubleshooting and routine repairs on gas/diesel engines and mechanical mechanisms.

  4. Ability to trouble shoot, diagnose and perform repairs/maintenance of major and minor equipment, hand tools and light machinery. Your qualifications will be evaluated on the following competencies: knowledge, skills, abilities, additional screening criteria and other characteristics as listed above. All of the above MUST be reflected on your resume to be considered eligible for this position. HIGHLY PREFERRED are applicants who possess the minimum qualifications above AND:

1.Possess a valid driver's license.

Proof of license will be required prior to appointment. 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.


Additional Information

To better expedite the hiring process, we recommend including full contact information (name, address, phone number, email, etc.) for professional and personal references on your resume. Initial Cut-Off Date: Thursday, October 29, 2020 (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. Manual Application: West Point is not receiving manual applications at this time due to the COVID-19 pandemic. If you are interested in a manual application, please send your request to the email listed below with the Vacancy Number and the position's title. An application will be emailed to you. The completed application and supporting documentation can be emailed back. 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 Neglecting to respond to the job related questions will 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 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 to view additional information you may find useful when applying for our jobs. (To view the kit, click: ). (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.