Librarian, NF-04 – Army Installation Management Command – Fort Polk, LA

Challenge Yourself – Be an Army Civilian – Go Army! 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.

The FMWRC mission is to create and maintain “FIRST CHOICE” MWR products and services for America’s Army, essential to a ready, self-reliant force.

This position is located at DFMWR/Community Recreation Divisions/Library located on Fort Polk, LA.


You must submit a complete application by 11:59pm (Eastern Time) on the closing date reflected on the vacancy announcement. A complete application contains a Resume (or DA Form 3433), any required documentation to support any preference/priority claims, certification, licensure or education requirements as well as a completed Occupational Questionnaire. All these documents must be uploaded/faxed/dropped off/mailed based on the application method. If faxing, mailing or dropping off in person, your responses to the Occupational Questionnaire must be completed on the OPM Form 1203-FX to receive consideration; no other document will be accepted instead of the OPM Form 1203-FX. You may apply for this position using one of the four methods identified below.

1. ONLINE (preferred): Apply electronically via . This will ensure faster processing of your application and provide faster status updates. You can download the app to your smart phone for easy access and convenience.

2. FAX : Fax your application package to (478) 757-3144. For Fax Applications, an OPM Fax Coversheet must be submitted for all documents.

3. MAIL : Mail or email your application package to the point of contact listed for this vacancy announcement.

4. IN PERSON : You may drop off your application package in person to the servicing CPAC, NAF HR Office listed as the point of contact for this vacancy announcement if you are within the area of the servicing CPAC, NAF HR Office.

IMPORTANT!: Applicants that choose option #3 or #4 as outlined above, must still complete the job related questions either online or manually (faxed) prior to the closing date of the vacancy announcement. If you wish to complete them online, go to the ‘apply online’ button on the vacancy announcement. If you wish to complete them manually, print the full occupational questionnaire directly from the vacancy announcement and complete and fax the 1203-FX form ( ) to (478) 757-3144. Neglecting to respond to the job related questions will result in an ineligible rating. You may contact the servicing CPAC NAF DIVISION identified on the vacancy announcement for additional assistance.

*Application Forms and URL links provided below in the HOW TO APPLY section.*

DUTIES: Performs work that requires full professional knowledge of the theories, principles, and practices of librarianship to select, organize, preserve, access, manage, and disseminate information associated with public/patron services including services for children and/or teens, technical services, and automation services. Provides all members of the Military Community with reference/research using text and online searching principles, reader’s advisory/selective dissemination of information, circulation, programming and library instruction, marketing/public relations, interlibrary loans, and an up-to-date web presence. Performs technical services functions including acquisitions, procurement, cataloging/classification, physical processing, and accountability of materials. Performs automation services including ILS maintenance, network operations, and workstation and Internet issues. Develops and implements long-range automation plans for the library within the parameters defined by the supervisory librarian. Monitors fund allocations within assigned department(s). Supervises assigned staff. Assists chief librarian in overall management of the library.

Performs other duties as assigned.

For additional position information, please see Fasclass PD# AM585 –

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED: A master’s degree in library science, information services, or information management from an accredited college or university. Additionally, one (1) year of progressively responsible work experience is desired which showcases the ability to perform patron/public services, technical services, and/or library automation service functions. Must be familiar with office software products including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Access. Must have the ability to communicate orally and in writing.

The work schedule includes days, as well as evenings and weekends.

A master’s degree in library science, information services, or information management from an accredited college or university.

Conditions of Employment:

A one-year probationary period may be required.
Meet all qualification/eligibility requirements.
Satisfactorily complete an employment verification check.
Successfully complete all required background checks. An annual health screening will be required throughout employment. All local background checks will be re-verified every 5 years
A completed and signed copy DA Form 3433-1 is required prior to entrance on duty.
Appointment subject to satisfactory completion of all pre-employment checks in accordance with AR 215-3 to include a National Agency Check with Inquiries (NACI).