Training Instruction (Athletic Trainer) NF-04 Job in U.S. Military Academy

Duties

Serves as a member of the Sports Medicine Team under the general supervision of the Director of Physical Education Head Athletic Trainer in support of the Competitive Club Sports Program.
As Athletic Trainer administers injury care, prevention, and rehabilitation techniques for athletic injuries occurring in the Competitive Sports Program.
Attends professional seminars and presentations on the latest athletic training techniques in order to keep current and maintain required annual professional certification.
Conducts pre-participation screening for club sports activities; develops emergency action plans and other pertinent safety policies for each competitive sports activity.
Responsible for all logistical requirements involving the athletic training coverage of club events including: Developing and managing a budget, ordering medical supplies, scheduling transportation requests, and preventive maintenance on equipment.

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.
Current valid certification as an athletic trainer from the Board of Certification of the National Athletic Trainer’s Association (NATABOC).
Must possess a New York State Athletic Trainer Certification or will obtain Certification within 3 months of being hired.

Qualifications

Basic requirement:

A four-year bachelor’s degree in an academic field related to the work of the position, from an accredited college or university.

In addition to the Basic Requirement above:

One (1) year of progressively responsible work experience, equivalent to the next lower grade level, which showcases utilizing proper occupational therapy theories, physical rehabilitation and prevention techniques.

OR:

Two (2) years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a master’s degree or equivalent graduate degree. Must have knowledge in budget, medical supply, safety and inventory management, and ability to conduct preventive maintenance on all athletic training room equipment.

The experience and education must be reflected on your resume and supporting documentation such as transcripts, degrees, diplomas, certifications, etc. must be uploaded at the time of application to be considered eligible for this position.

HIGHLY PREFERRED: A Masters Degree related to the work position is Highly Preferred (i.e. Kinesiology).

The education must be reflected on your resume and your degree/transcript/ uploaded at the time of application 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.

Additional information

Area of Consideration:

The Area of Consideration for this vacancy announcement is for US Citizens and Non Citizens Worldwide.

Initial Cut-Off Date: 15 June 2022 (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 as additional vacancies become available or at the request of the Hiring Manager.

Manual Applications:

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 time.
usarmy.westpoint.chra-ne.mbx.cpac-naf-hro@army.mil
Neglecting to respond to the job related questions will result in an ineligible rating.

Allowances, Incentives, and PCS Costs:

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:

It contains additional information applicants may find useful when applying for our jobs. (To view the kit, click or copy and paste this URL: https://publicfileshare.chra.army.mil/Applicants/NAF%20Applicant%20Information%20Kit.pdf ).

Other:

Information may be requested regarding the vaccination status of selectees for the purposes of implementing workplace safety protocols. For more information, visit https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/faq/vaccinations/
Additional referrals may be made from this vacancy announcement for up to 90 days after the closing date.

Benefits

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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 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)

Benefits

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Required Documents

As a new or existing federal employee, you and your family may have access to a range of benefits. Your benefits depend on the type of position you have – whether you’re a permanent, part-time, temporary or an intermittent employee. You may be eligible for the following benefits, however, check with your agency to make sure you’re eligible under their policies.
The following documents must be submitted with your application:

Professional Certification
Resume
Transcript

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
DA 3433
Athletic Trainer Certification (NATABOC)
New York State Athletic Trainer Certification
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.

How to Apply

You may submit your application package using one of the two methods identified below:

Electronically (preferred) at https://www.usajobs.gov/ and search for Vacancy Number (VIN): 11498536. Announcement closes at 11:59 PM Eastern Time on the closing date listed on this announcement.

Manually: Please refer to the “Additional Information” section of this announcement for instructions.

Agency contact information
West Point NAF Human Resources Office

Phone
845-938-3943
Email
usarmy.westpoint.chra-ne.mbx.cpac-naf-hro@army.mil

Address

BR-NAF-W1FBAA US MILITARY ACADEMY

DO NOT MAIL

West Point, NY 10996

US

Next steps

Your resume will be reviewed to verify that qualification requirements have been met. We appreciate your interest in this position!

Fair and Transparent

The Federal hiring process is setup to be fair and transparent. Please read the following guidance.

Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Policy
Reasonable accommodation policy
Financial suitability
Selective Service
New employee probationary period
Signature and false statements
Privacy Act
Social security number request

Required Documents

The following documents must be submitted with your application:

Professional Certification
Resume
Transcript

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
DA 3433
Athletic Trainer Certification (NATABOC)
New York State Athletic Trainer Certification
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 public
U.S. Citizens, Nationals or those who owe allegiance to the U.S.

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