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Air Mobility Command ANIMIAL CARETAKER in Fairchild AFB, Washington


About the position: This position will be assigned to Tanker Tails on Fairchild AFB, WA This is a flexible position scheduled anywhere from 0-40 hours and may require evening, weekend and holiday shifts. Exerts light to moderate physical effort to lift up to 40lbs alone, and up to 50lbs with help. Often requires lifting feed materials up to 50lbs. Requires walking and standing for extended time periods, frequently in a bent position. Light physical effort is required to lift docile animals.


Consistently cares for animals that are brought to the pet boarding facility in a safe manner Provides routine care and comfort to animals Identifies animals by tattoos, tags or natural markings such as color or color combinations Follows oral and written instructions Actively bend, stoop, stand, reach and work in awkward positions Maintains a clean and orderly environment General knowledge of clerical duties such as filing and counting daily receipts If interested in applying for this position you may preview the online application:


Conditions of Employment


Who May Apply: Open to everyone. Applicants will be categorized by preference(s) and/or priority consideration eligibilities. An applicant's eligibility will be determined based on eligibility claimed in the questionnaire and proof of eligibility MUST be provided with application by the closing date, 12/03/2020 Business Based Action, Military Spouse Preference, Outside Applicant Veteran, Spouse/Widow/Parent of Veteran, and Transition Hiring Preference In order to qualify, you must meet the experience requirements described below. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student; social). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if the position allows for qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application. Qualifying Experience: Must have general experience in handling and understanding animals and to be able to recognize obvious changes of appearance and activity of animals. Must be able to identify animals by tattoos, tags, or natural markings such as color or color combinations and separate or place them together by such criteria as strains, sex, age, and size. Must be able to follow oral and written instructions. Requires general knowledge of clerical duties such as filing and counting daily receipts.


Some federal jobs allow you to substitute your education for the required experience in order to qualify. This position not allow for education substitution. FOREIGN EDUCATION: Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the requirements. You must show proof the education credentials have been deemed to be at least equivalent to that gained in conventional U.S. education program. It is your responsibility to provide such evidence when applying.

Additional Information

Individual must fully meet qualification/eligibility/background requirements for this position Male applicants born after December 31, 1959 must be registered for Selective Service Direct deposit is required Satisfactorily complete an employment verification (E-Verify) check A probationary period may be required Pre-employment requirements must be satisfactorily met prior to Entrance on Duty (EOD) Payment of Permanent Change of Station (PCS) costs not authorized, based on a determination that a PCS move is not in the Government's interest. Multiple positions may be filled from this job opportunity announcement. And additional selections may also be made from this job opportunity announcement. Selection(s) are subject to restrictions resulting from hiring preferences and priority consideration eligible.