Facility Assistant (Mixed)

Norfolk, Virginia
Jun 06, 2023
Jun 13, 2023
Full Time

This position may perform some or all of the following duties as assigned: All Facilities: Loads/unloads, transports and stores supplies, equipment or other items. Performs basic cleaning such as: sweeping/mopping floors, dusting, straightening customer service areas such as lobbies, exercise rooms etc. Dusting furniture/equipment, cleaning glass. Assist with cleaning bathroom/shower/locker room and carwash areas or assisting with general maintenance such as touch-up painting, replacing light bulbs, washing/drying and replenishing towels, or stocking soap/paper towels/toilet paper. Performs general lawn care tasks such as cutting grass, edging/weed eating, pulling weeds, raking, and shoveling. Upon completion of tasks, cleans and properly stores equipment after use. Picks up debris and empties all trash receptacles daily. Notifies the supervisor immediately of any missing items and equipment malfunctions needing repair. Sets up room (s) according to supervisor instructions. Insures all needed equipment is in working condition. Breaks down room (s) upon completion of the function. Stores equipment used or re-sets room for the next function/activity. Assists in unloading and loading of trucks. Opens, unpacks and removes content of cartons and stores in assigned locations. In addition to the above, vacuums carpeted areas; sweeps, mops, waxes and buffs other flooring surfaces using automatic waxing or buffing machines. Washes walls, windows, blinds and other surfaces and replaces light bulbs as needed using ladders or scaffolding to reach higher areas. Polishes furniture and other woodwork or brass. Maintains restrooms and locker rooms ensuring they are clean, orderly and sanitary by cleaning, disinfecting and deodorizing lavatories, urinals and toilet bowls. Replenishes bathroom tissue, hand towels and soap. Notifies supervisor when cleaning supplies are needed. In addition to the above, Operates a variety of power operated tools and equipment such as chain saws, hedge trimmers, tillers, hoes, chippers, tractors, trucks, pressure washers, etc. Services equipment before use, making adjustments or minor repairs through replacement of worn or damaged parts. Assist higher grade workers with general facility maintenance such as minor repairs to doors, floors/floor coverings, walls, ceilings, windows, light fixtures, painting, etc. Assists in the general upkeep and maintenance of athletic fields and surrounding grounds. Prepares and maintains athletic fields for respective play (lines fields, places bases, secures windscreens, installs goals/goalposts, moves bleachers, etc. making repairs as needed or directed, OR assists in general upkeep of recreational areas and grounds (RV Park, Camping Areas, Picnic/Event Grounds, Recreational Cabins) including maintain grounds (mowing/weeding, maintaining ornamental plan beds) minor maintenance/repair of picnic tables, barbeque areas, tent/RV sites, parking areas, emptying large trash containers and disposal of trash. Food/Beverage Service Facilities: Carries supplies and equipment, such as fruits, glasses, lines, and flatware from storage areas to the bar or dining area. Fills ice bins and crushes ice. Cleans equipment in kitchen and dining area. Washes dishes, pots, pans, coffee urns, glasses, and flatware. Operates a mechanical dishwasher, washing large items by hand. Sorts, stacks and stores cleaned dishware. May be required to clean cooking and other equipment, scraping, washing or wiping down equipment such as ranges, ovens, electric or gas fryers, pressure cookers, steam kettles and broilers. Drains and cleans coffee and tea urns. Scrubs/scours worktables and cleans grease traps in sinks. Removes soiled dishes, glasses and flatware from the tables and carries to the dishwashing area. Clears and cleans dining tables. Dispose of food waste and trash.


Conditions of Employment

  • Must pass all applicable records and background check.
  • Must successfully pass the E-Verify employment verification check. Any discrepancies must be resolved as a condition of employment.


Resumes must include information which demonstrates experience and knowledge, skills, and ability (KSAs) as they relate to this position. Applicants are encouraged to be clear and specific when describing their experience level and KSAs.

A qualified candidate possess the following:

Must be 18 years of age and meet all qualifications listed above, PLUS the ability to operate and perform routine maintenance and repair on tractor and a variety of equipment used in preparing athletic fields and facilities for sporting events. Must possess and maintain a valid driver's license at all times and have the ability to operate a variety of automotive vehicles in the performance of duties. This position is subject to an irregular tour of duty including weekends and holidays.


This position does not have a positive education requirement.

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. Therefore, to the extent a Federal job announcement includes the requirement that applicants must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 pursuant to Executive Order 14043, that requirement does not currently apply. 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.

Salary is dependent on experience and/or education.

Some positions have special requirements. Selectee may be required to complete a one (1) year probationary period. Participation in Direct Deposit/Electronic Fund Transfer within the first 30 days of employment is required. We utilize E-Verify to confirm selectee's eligibility to work in the United States. Salary is dependent on experience and/or education.

This announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies within 60 days of issuance of selection certificate. For positions requiring travel more than twice per year, selectee may be required to obtain and maintain in good standing a Government-issued Travel Card for official government travel purposes.

Executive Order 12564 requires a Federal workplace free of illegal drugs. According to the Executive Order, all Federal employees are required to remain drug free throughout their employment. Commander, Navy Installations Command is a Drug-Free Federal Workplace. The use of illegal drugs will not be tolerated, and use of or intoxication by illegal drugs will result in penalties up to and including removal from Federal Service.