• Army National Guard
  • $69,020.00 -105,470.00/year*
  • West Point , NY
  • Administrative/Clerical
  • Full-Time

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The Area of Consideration for this vacancy announcement is within 30 miles from West Point. (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 Stony Child Development Center.

This position is Mission and Weather Essential.

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  • In a developmental capacity, receives training and close supervision in the performance of duties and responsibilities as set forth in the position guide for the CYS Administrative Support Assistant, NF-0303-03. PD#22669.
  • Completes a prescribed agenda of formal/informal classroom and on-the-job training and self-development as set forth in the individual Training Development Plan.
  • At the NF-03 level: Receives children, youth, parents, and other visitors in courteous and professional manner. Answers telephones, ascertains nature of call, and directs caller to appropriate staff.
  • At the NF-03 level: Provides administrative support including mail preparation, copying, distribution, correspondence, memorandums, briefings, Daily Activity Reports, and other requirements for day-to-day operations.
  • At the NF-03 level: Maintains records, files, statistical data, and suspense system. Helps prepare requests for personnel action and tracks background suitability checks. Assists in maintaining leave and time and attendance records.
  • At the NF-03 level: Monitors office inventory and prepares invoices, supply, and equipment requests. Prepares invoices and maintains records and assists with key control.

Travel Required

Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position to on and off post locations.

Supervisory status


Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

    0303 Miscellaneous Clerk And Assistant

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  • Requirements

    Help Requirements 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 be willing to complete a medical examination
    • Must be willing to accept varying and/or rotating shifts to include hours between 0600-1800 with possible nights, weekends, holidays and split shifts as required
    • Must have current health assessment which documents good mental and physical health, freedom from communicable disease, and immunizations IAW current Army and DoD policy including annual influenza vaccinations
    • Successful completion of training requirements and demonstrated on the job competency is required


    1. Experience working in an office setting which demonstrates skill in applying administrative and clerical procedures; customer service concepts; and communication techniques in a professional environment.
    2. Experience using office automation to prepare documents, manage files, and maintain records.
    3. Must have experience in using applications such as Microsoft Office (i.e., Word, Excel, Power Point, and Outlook).
    This experience/knowledge listed above must be reflected on your resume to be considered eligible for this position.

    1. Experience working in a professional office setting which required administrative and clerical skill in managing filing systems and maintaining documents, such as attendance records and official correspondence.
    2. Must possess experience demonstrating customer service and business communication skills.
    3. Must possess a demonstrated knowledge of correct grammar and composition techniques needed to accurately prepare written material from a variety of sources.
    4. Must possess demonstrated proficiency in using computers for various applications to include Microsoft Office Suite (i.e., Windows, Word, Power Point, Excel, and Outlook).
    5. Experience entering and maintaining information into automated databases.
    6. At least 1 year experience equivalent to the next lower grade level NF-02.

    HIGHLY PREFERRED NF-03 : In addition to the above, highly preferred candidates will:
    1. Possess experience utilizing automated systems for childcare operations

    The experience and knowledge listed above MUST be reflected on your resume to be considered a highly preferred candidate.
    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 .

    Education 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.
    • Manual Application: If applying manually, all completed manual application forms (along with resume and other supporting documentation) must be delivered to the West Point NAF Civilian Personnel Advisory Center (CPAC) located at: 626 Swift Road West Point, New York 10996
    • Monday thru 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.
    • 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, 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)

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    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

    Help 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
    • Diploma/ GED
    • DA 3433
    • Marriage Certificate
    • PCS Orders
    • Professional Certification
    • Reasonable Accommodation Documentation
    • Resume
    • Separation Notice (RIF)
    • SF-50/ Notification of Personnel Action
    • Transcript

    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.

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  • * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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