U.S. Army Medical Command Clerk (Veterinary Services), NF-02 in Fort Benning, Georgia

U.S. Army Medical Command
Few vacancies in the following location:
  • Fort Benning, GA
Work Schedule is Intermittent 00 hours - Permanent

Opened Monday 10/17/2016 (9 day(s) ago)

** Closes Monday 10/31/2016 (5 day(s) away)

Job Overview

About the Agency

Note to applicants: Please include name and contact information for at least two (2) professional references in your resume and/or DA Form 3433 application when applying for jobs.

The Fort Benning Veterinary Center provides post registration, preventative wellness care and sick call care to pets of military ID card holders of all branches, active duty or retired only. The Fort Benning Veterinary Center also provides help and information for soldiers PCSing to overseas locations including ISO compatible microchips, FAVN testing and health certificates. Surgical and dental services are available on a limited basis. Heartworm treatment is also available. Heartworm prevention and flea/tick prevention is available to established clients of the facility. The staff is equipped to help clients with any questions regarding their pets' health.

For instructions regarding submission of your application for Nonappropriated Fund (NAF) vacancy announcements, please review the "How to Apply" section of this announcement.

The Fort Benning Veterinary Treatment Facility is open Monday-Friday from 0800-1600. The work schedule is flexible based on mission needs. No weekends, after hours, travel or holiday (to include training holidays).


Provides full client services for an animal clinic. Receives telephone calls and visitors to the clinic, determines the nature of call or visit, obtains identifying information, and verifies the patient's eligibility for treatment. Schedules appointments, completes the client admission forms. Updates the existing medical file or collects sufficient information to prepare new file. Provides concise accurate information to veterinary care provider on nature of the visit. Screens records at check in to verify all routine procedures such as vaccinations, heartworm tests, etc. are up-to-date. Escorts clients from the waiting room to the examination area. Dispenses medications, annotates prescriptions and refills prescriptions in accordance with hospital policies and procedures. Provides standard client education regarding husbandry practices and preventive medicine to include nutrition, behavior, obesity, internal and external parasite control, geriatric care, pre and post operative care, treatment instructions, etc. Reviews discharge information or handouts with client. Prepares certificates.

Travel Required
  • Not Required
Relocation Authorized
  • No
Job Requirements
Key Requirements
  • Direct Deposit is required
  • Social Security Card is required


  1. Ability to communicate orally.

  2. Ability to deal effectively with people of diverse backgrounds.

*Minimum Qualifications must be listed on submitted resume and will be validated during the applicant review and rating.


  1. Basic computer skills.

  2. Experience working as a receptionist.

  3. Experience receiving payments and balancing cash drawers.

  4. 6 months customer service experience working in veterinary medicine.

  5. Knowledge and experience with companion animal care and breeding small farm animals.

**Applicants meeting the best qualified criteria will be referred to the Selecting Official first. All other applicants will be referred for consideration if the certificate (referral list) is returned with no selection.

Conditions of Employment:

  1. A one-year probationary period may be required.

  2. Meet all qualification/eligibility requirements.

  3. A completed and signed copy DA Form 3433 is required prior to entrance on duty.

  4. Satisfactorily complete an employment verification (E-VERIFY) check.

  5. Appointment is subject to completion of a favorable background checks/investigation (to include a National Agency Check with Inquiries) to determine suitability for this position.

  6. Satisfactory completion of a medical examination to ensure employee meets the ability to perform physical elements of the position.

NOTE: Applicants have the ability to perform an E-Verify Self Check to confirm employment eligibility at http://www.uscis.gov/mye-verify/self-check. Although a Self-Check is not mandatory, it can be a useful tool for applicants to find out if there is a problem with their employment eligibility records and resolve any issues before taking a job.

Security Clearance

Not Applicable

Additional Information
What To Expect Next

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


Flexible employees are not entitled to benefits unless converted to regular full-time or regular part-time.

Position may be non-competitively converted to a regular part time/full time upon Management discretion. Nonappropriated Funds (NAF) Regular positions include employee benefits. For additional benefits information go to http://www.armymwr.com/naf-benefits.aspx Employment Overseas provides a lot of additional benefits & entitlements, for additional information go to https://wu.acpol.army.mil/eur/overseas/index.htm

Applicants must comply with the Exceptional Family Member Program, for information go to http://www.dtic.mil/whs/directives/corres/pdf/131519p.pdf

Other Information

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

The Area of Consideration for this vacancy announcement is worldwide. The local commuting area is defined as Chattahoochee County. You are considered eligible if you live outside the county and are able to commute to work on a daily/as needed basis or you are able to relocate yourself on your own expenses (must be able to be present for work within 2 weeks of selection).

(Military Spouse Preference (MSP) and Involuntarily Separated Military Preference (ISMP) Preference eligible candidates are included in the area of consideration.)

Any individual who was required to register with Selective Service and who is not registered or knowingly and willfully did not register before the requirement terminated or became inapplicable to the individual, will not be appointed.

Payment of Permanent Change of Station (PCS) costs is not authorized, based on a determination that a PCS move is not in the Government interest. Refusal of a military spouse to participate in established recruitment procedures for a RFT or RPT position (for example, interview, and so forth) is considered a declination of employment and is a basis for termination of SEP entitlement for the current PCS of the sponsor.

The Department of the Army provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process notify your servicing NAF Human Resources Division (HRD). Requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

The Department of Army Nonappropriated Fund Instrumentalities are an equal opportunity employer.

It is the policy of the Government not to deny employment simply because an individual has been unemployed or has had financial difficulties that have arisen through no fault of the individual. Information about an individual's employment experience will be used only to determine the person's qualifications and to assess his or her relative level of knowledge, skills, and abilities. Although an individual's personal conduct may be relevant in any employment decision, including conduct during periods of unemployment or evidence of dishonesty in handling financial matters, financial difficulty that has arisen through no fault of the individual will generally not itself be the basis of an unfavorable suitability or fitness determination.

Salary Range: $11.42 to $12.07 / Per Hour

Series & Grade: NF-0303-02/02

Promotion Potential: 02

Supervisory Status: No

Who May Apply: US Citizens and Non Citizens

Control Number: 453615800

Job Announcement Number: NENAFAG161825026