Range Inspector

Department of Defense Fort Drum, NY
* Duties

Help Duties Summary

About the Position: Fort Drum, the home of the 10th Mountain Division is located in Northern New York's picturesque North County, is one of the most historically unique and geographically beautiful area of the United States, offering bountiful recreational opportunities for hunting and fishing to Winter Sports of all types. Fort Drum is approximately 30 miles from Canada, with the Great lakes to the West, the Adirondacks to the East and the St Lawrence River.

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* This position is located in the Directorate of Plans, Training, Mobilization and Security (DPTMS).

* You will serve as a Range Inspector, performing onsite surveys for training organizations, inspect ranges and training areas to determine compliance with applicable safety standards.

* Follow guidelines and checklists to ensure that only authorized weapons are used on the ranges and that training by units is conducted in accordance with applicable regulations, technical manuals, field manuals and guidance.

* Position requires investigating mishaps, obtaining statements from witnesses, recording circumstances of mishap and extent of injuries, and providing input for a final report of findings with recommendations to correct unsafe practices.

Travel Required

Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

Supervisory status


Promotion Potential


* Job family (Series)

0303 Miscellaneous Clerk And Assistant

* Requirements

Help Requirements Conditions of Employment

* This position requires the incumbent to adhere to the 1996 Lautenberg Amendment to the Gun Control Act of 1968. Persons convicted of a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence are not eligible for this position under 18 USC 922 (g)(9).

* Overtime may be required to support high desity training period.

* Must be able to obtain and maintain a valid state driver's license.

* Position requires drug test.

* Business Travel 5%.

* Background investigation required.

* Moving Expenses are not authorize.


Who May Apply: US Citizens

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 qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application. Additional information about transcripts is in this document.

Specialized Experience: One year of specialized experience which includes. 1.) Utilizing computer systems; 2) Overseeing appropriate use of weapons systems ; 3 ) Reading and applying applicable Regulations and Manuals; 4.) Preparing written reports for documentation. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-06).

You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in the following areas:

* Conscientiousness

* Organizational Awareness

* Speaking

* Technical Competence


Some federal jobs allow you to substitute your education for the required experience in order to qualify. For this job, you must meet the qualification requirement using experience alone--no substitution of education for experience is permitted.