Laborer NA-03 Job at US Department of the Army – in Grafenwöhr

Job Description



This position is located at Army Lodging, Tower Barracks (Grafenwoehr).

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Operate heavy powered equipment performing tasks that require prior work experience and training.

Such tasks include ground maintenance on grades and slopes, digging ditches and trenches, washing buildings using high pressure sprayers, operating tillers to prepare lawns for sod and bedding plants, and cutting trees using axes or chain saws.

Performs general maintenance of NAF facilities requiring use of heavy powered equipment and heavy tools. Breaks up concrete, mixes and pours concrete and asphalt

Resets nails, replaces hardware, relocate playgrounds, flowerbeds and portable structures. Advises facility director of potential safety hazards and identifies repairs required.

Performs other duties as assigned.

Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status


Promotion Potential


Job family (Series)

3502 Laboring



Conditions of Employment

Must possess or obtain a valid driver’s license.

Direct Deposit and Social Security Card is required

Meet qualification/eligibility/background requirements for this position

A one year probationary period may be required

Completed and signed DA Form 3433 is required prior to entrance on duty

Requires frequent lifting and carrying of items weighing over 50 pounds, operating heavy powered mowers on grades or pushing wheelbarrow loads of cement, etc. Required to stand, walk, bend and kneel for lengthy periods of time.

Works indoors and outdoors. May be exposed to adverse weather conditions when working outdoors. Exposed to drafts, noise, dust, and dirt. Possibility of bruises, muscle strains, cuts and scrapes.

Required to follow safety procedures and use standard safety equipment such as gloves, ear protectors, and safety glasses and exercise proper handling of equipment to avoid serious injury in the work area.

Satisfactory completion of pre-employment background checks in accordance with AR 215-3, para.2. Incumbent may also be required to complete a Tier 1 background investigation for a CAC for physical access to federally-controlled facilities.

Must be able to work rotating shift, to include evenings, weekends and holidays.

In consideration of COVID-19, personnel within this area routinely wear personal protective equipment (cloth face coverings, latex gloves, and/or face shields) while performing their regular duties.


Knowledge of the processes, which require remembering directions and/or sequences be, required (e.g., mixing cement). Knowledge and skill in the operation, control, and cleaning of heavy, power equipment (single-function power lawn mowers with one or more cutting decks and mechanical controls, chain saws, jackhammers). Knowledge to work safely with heavy tools (axes, picks, tampers, chain saws, etc). Skill in performing routine operator maintenance and adjusting the cutting height of blades of power mowers or in operating weight handling devises when moving heavy loads.


This position does not have an education requirement.

Additional information

Area of Consideration:
The Area of Consideration for this vacancy announcement is within the commuting area of Grafenwoehr/Vilseck/Netzaberg. (Military Spouse Preference (MSP), Involuntarily Separated Military Preference (ISMP) and Family Member Preference eligible candidates are included in the area of consideration.)

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 3 pm 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, Incentives, and PCS Costs:
Allowances, differentials, or incentives will not be paid.

Payment of Permanent Change of Station (PCS) costs is not authorized, based on a determination that a PCS move is not in the Government’s interest.

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Applicants must comply with the Exceptional Family Member Program, for information click here

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Additional referrals may be made from this vacancy announcement for up to 90 days after the closing date.

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 – Family Member Preference (OCONUS ONLY)

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 – Parent of a Veteran (OAV)

NAF Priority Consideration – Spouse/Widow(er) of a Veteran (OAV)

If multiple resumes are submitted, only the most recent will be reviewed (verified by time stamp).

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

Required Documents

The following documents must be submitted with your application:


Optional: Our Job Application (DA Form 3433) will 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

DA 3433

Marriage License for Spouse Preference, if applicable

PCS Orders


SF-50/ Notification of Personnel Action



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This job is open to

The public

U.S. citizens, nationals or those who owe allegiance to the U.S.

Clarification from the agency

Open to US Citizens and Non-US Citizens of a NATO Country (except Germany) are eligible for employment under US conditions within the commuting area of Grafenwoehr/Vilseck/Netzaberg.

About Company

Company: US Department of the Army –

Company Location:  Grafenwöhr

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