Maintenance Helper (Fitness Center)

Naval Air Station Patuxent River, Maryland
Jun 29, 2022
Jul 05, 2022
Full Time

  • Serves as assistant to a higher grade maintenance worker/mechanic in maintaining all fitness program equipment and facilities in optimum operating condition.
  • Assists in the performance of one or more trade practices associated with occupations such as carpentry, plumbing, electrical, air conditioning, painting, and other related trades.
  • Assists maintenance workers in performing general maintenance, repair and/or alterations to such items as: doors, floors, floor covering, walls, ceiling, windows, electrical switches, receptacles and light fixtures, commodes, wash basins and showers.
  • Assists in performing repairs of fitness/recreation/mess equipment and appliances and other related maintenance and/or custodial duties.
  • Assists in the performance of simple plumbing repairs, replacing faucets or washers, repairing toilet flushing devices, clearing clogged drains, and tightening leaking pipe joints.
  • Assists in the performance of light maintenance on air conditioning units and intermediate maintenance on equipment in the facility.
  • Assists in the performance of minor electrical repairs to switches and boxes, and replaces electric lights, fuses and fixtures.
  • Drives motor vehicles to and from work sites, warehouses, and dumps.Maintains maintenance area in a safe and clean condition.
  • Observes environmental, safety, security and housekeeping rules and regulations.
  • Assists with maintaining fitness facilities (i.e. athletic field).


Conditions of Employment

  • Position is represented by Bargaining Unit
  • Must successfully pass the E-Verify employment verification check. Any discrepancies must be resolved as a condition of employment
  • A valid State driver's license is required to operate motor vehicles
  • Must have your salary sent to a financial institution of your choice by Direct Deposit/Electronic Funds Transfer
  • Must reside within 50 miles of NAS Pax River


Basic knowledge of trade practices sufficient to complete simple tasks using common skills. Familiarity
with safe use of common hand and powered tools.

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

Must possess or be able to obtain and maintain the following certifications within ninety (90) days of hire:
  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • Automated External Defibrillator (AED) Certification
  • Navy Basic Fitness Certification

Additional information

"To ensure compliance with an applicable preliminary nationwide injunction, which may be supplemented, modified, or vacated, depending on the course of ongoing litigation, the Federal Government will take no action to implement or enforce the COVID-19 vaccination requirement pursuant to Executive Order 14043 on Requiring Coronavirus Disease 2019 Vaccination for Federal Employees. Federal agencies may request information regarding the vaccination status of selected applicants for the purposes of implementing other workplace safety protocols, such as protocols related to masking, physical distancing, testing, travel, and quarantine."

Spouses of active duty military members of the Armed Forces may receive preference in hiring under this announcement if they are among the best qualified referred and are within reach of selection. Spouse Preference does not apply to NF 04 and NF 05 positions. Please clearly identify in your application that you are asking for spouse preference and complete the Request for Military Spouse Preference form and submit a copy of current PCS orders. Failure to submit current PCS orders with application will prevent spousal preference from being granted. Acceptance or declination of a regular full or part-time non-appropriated or appropriated fund position ends your ability to claim this preference.

Some positions have special requirements. In these cases selection is tentative pending satisfactory completion of these requirements. Applicants may be required to provide proof of education, etc. All selections are contingent upon the obtaining of satisfactory employment reference checks.

As a condition of employment, the selected individual will be required to participate in the Direct Deposit/Electronic Fund Transfer program.

SELECTIVE SERVICE REQUIREMENT: If you are a male born after December 31, 1959 and at least 18 years of age, employment law (5 U.S.C. 3328) requires that you must register with the Selective Service System (military draft), unless you meet certain exemptions. If applicable, failure to register will prevent you from being considered for employment. To register, please visit the Selective Service web site at .

When relocation expenses are authorized to perform a Permanent Change of Station (PCS) with the federal government, the IRS considers the majority of your entitlements to be taxable. Additional information:

Public Trust is a type of background investigation, but it is not a security clearance. Depending on the job, you must complete either the Standard Form 85 (SF85) or 85P (SF85P) questionnaire.