Civilian employees serve a vital role in supporting the Army mission.
They provide the skills that are not readily available in the military, but crucial to support military operations.
The Army integrates the talents and skills of its military and civilian members to form a Total Army.
About the Position: This is a military technician position with the US Army Reserves.
Becoming a Military Technician allows you to experience the best of two worlds by taking advantage of the opportunity to become a Citizen Soldier in the US Army Reserve Military Technician program.
This enables you to receive full civil service benefits and military reserve benefits.
Military Technicians are a vital link between the US Army Reserves and civil service and are one of the most important keys to combat readiness.
This position is with the 99th Regional Support Command (RSC), Area Maintenance Support Activity (AMSA) 21, located in Fort Dix, NJ.
Who May Apply: US Citizens
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.
There is no specific length of training or experience required.
However, you must be able to demonstrate, through experience shown in your written application materials that you possess the sufficient knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the work of this position without more than normal supervision.
Minimum Qualifications (Screen Out Element): Ability to do the work of an Heavy Mobile Equipment Repairer~ without more than normal supervision.
To meet the screen out element, applicants should document experience or show the ability to do the following: maintenance, repairs, and replacements to component parts of heavy mobile equipment.
Perform preventive maintenance checks and services; conduct basic operational inspections to insure the vehicles are properly serviced; and operate equipment to check work.
Failure to meet this Screen out Element will result in an ineligible rating.
Ability To Do The Work Of The position Without More Than Normal SupervisionAbility To Interpret Instructions, Specification, etc. (includes blueprinting reading)Ability To Use and Maintain Tools and EquipmentKnowledge of Equipment Assembly, Installation, Repair, etc.Technical Practices (theoretical, precise, artistic)TroubleshootingUse of Measuring Instruments Physical Effort Required: You may be required to work in tiring or uncomfortable positions for long periods.
Work frequently requires climbing on top of equipment or crawling under equipment to work on the various components.
You will frequently have to bend, reach, stretch and crouch.
Work is strenuous, often requiring the lifting and carrying of items weighing up to 40 pounds.
You will also push, pull, and turn heavy parts and equipment.
You will move heavier items with assistance of other workers.
Working Conditions: Work inside and outside where you will be exposed to drafts, dirt, grease and vehicle fumes.
You will be exposed to some inclement weather such as rain, snow, cold, and freezing temperatures; and may be required to work in mud and wet or icy areas when outdoors.
Subject to burns, scrapes, cuts, bruises, shocks and strains.