Gardener

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
Jun 13, 2017
Closes
Jun 28, 2017
Function
Administrative
Hours
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY:

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The Navy and Marine Corps team offers innovative, exciting and meaningful work linking military and civilian talents to achieve our mission and safeguard our freedoms. Department of the Navy provides competitive salaries, comprehensive benefits, and extensive professional development and training.

The mission of the Fleet and Family Readiness (FFR) Programs team is to maximize the physical, emotional and social development of the Navy family. FFR enables a ready Navy force through its Fleet Readiness, Family Readiness and Housing Programs. We service all non-appropriated fund (NAF) employees who work for Morale, Welfare and Recreation (MWR), Navy Gateway Inns & Suites (NGIS) and Bachelor Housing (BH) throughout the Fleet and Family Readiness Program for the Naval District Washington (NDW) Region.


TRAVEL REQUIRED:
  • Not Required

RELOCATION AUTHORIZED:
  • No

KEY REQUIREMENTS:

Requires knowledge of seasonal gardening tasks and procedures. A general knowledge of gardening tasks and procedures.

Knowledge of environmental rules and regulations concerning procedures, equipment, commonly used chemicals and basic safety is required.

Ability to detect plant diseases and/or unusual plant growth.

Ability to use a variety of hand and power operated tools, such as seeders, spreaders, edger's hedge trimmers, pruning shears and sprayers. Ability to use a variety of basic hand tools, portable power tools, hand/power operated garden tools, and equipment such as seeders, spreaders, edgers, hedge trimmers, pruning shears, and sprayers.

A minimum of 6 months experience in basic grounds and building maintenance is preferred.

Must possess basic math and reading skills. Must be able to communicate clearly and effectively both verbally and in writing in English.

Must possess a welcoming manner and positive attitude; demonstrate effective communication skills; professionall interact with guests; answering guest questions concerning hotel facilities; and provide information about local attractions. Provide assistance in handling customer complaints, involving management as necessary.

This position may be designated ALPHA personnel for inclement weather or in the interest of national security and may be required to report for work when other employees are excused.

This position is subject to the possibility of workdays on weekends and holidays, as well as, rotating shifts, often consisting of other than normal duty hours. The staff member may be recalled to duty and/or required to work overtime, including on an emergency basis.

May be required to possess a valid state driver;s license, as travel to other facilities may be required within the normal scope of duties.

In order to verify fitness for duty, a complete physical examination may be required.

The incumbent is expected to meet the requirements outlined in the Lodging Career Path Guide.

Ability to satisfactorily complete background investigation - National Agency Check with Written Inquires (NACI), upon hiring and renew every 5 years.

Public Trust - Background Investigation