Facility Assistant (Mixed)

Naval Shipyard, Virginia
Sep 17, 2019
Sep 24, 2019
Full Time


This position is located within Commander, Mid-Atlantic Region, Fleet and Family Readiness Programs for the MWR Dry Dock Club for NNSY in Portsmouth Virginia. The purpose of this position is perform is to perform manual labor tasks in support of assigned facility.
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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.

Travel Required

Occasional travel - 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.

Supervisory status

Promotion Potential


Conditions of Employment

  • Must obtain a Health Card prior to first day of work. Afterwards, must successfully pass a Food Handlers Sanitation course, thereafter to be updated and maintained annually.


Specialized experience must demonstrate the following:

NA2: Must be 16 years of age. No previous training or work experience is required. Must possess the ability to follow simple verbal and written instructions and carry out assigned duties independently. This position is subject to an irregular tour of duty including seasonal work lasting 1-4 months; evenings, weekends and holidays.

NA3: Must be 18 years of age and meet all qualifications listed above PLUS knowledge of basic cleaning and janitorial techniques and procedures. Must possess the ability to work with basic equipment, materials and supplies used in maintaining the assigned facility in a clean, sanitary state. This position is subject to an irregular tour of duty including seasonal work lasting 1-4 months; evenings, weekends and holidays A valid driver's licensed is preferred.

NA4: 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.

You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer and part time experience. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week.

Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., professional, philanthropic, religious, spiritual, community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment.

As part of the application process, you must complete and submit an occupational questionnaire.

Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating and/or appointment eligibility.


Physical activities include, but are not limited to standing, walking, bending, turning, stooping, twisting, reaching, pushing, pulling and light lifting. Some activities are prolong in nature. The employee will at times, lift up to 45 pounds unassisted, heavier items are with assistance. The employee is subject to exposure to extreme temperatures from dishwasher/kitchens and walk-in refrigerators/freezers. Outside work is subject to a variety of weather conditions. Working area is subject to noise. The employee is subject to minor cuts, bruises, burns, and falls. Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is issued and used as needed. If issued, PPE must be work appropriately.


May be reassigned on an "as needed" basis to other facilities to cover staff shortages or assist with scheduled events.

Food/Beverage Service Facilities: Must obtain a Health Card prior to first day of work. Afterwards, must successfully pass a Food Handlers Sanitation course, thereafter to be updated and maintained annually.


Additional information

We utilize E-Verify to confirm selectee's eligibility to work in the United States.

Salary is dependent on experience and/or education.

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.

The Department of the Navy (DON) is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Applicants are assured of equal consideration regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, mental or physical disability, genetic information, reprisal, marital status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, or any other non-merit factor. This agency provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. Applicants with disabilities who believe they may require reasonable accommodations should email their request to nsapplications@ nhr-ma.com to ensure proper consideration is given. The decision on granting reasonable accommodation will be on a case-by-case basis.

This activity is a Drug-Free workplace. The use of illegal drugs by NAF employees, whether on or off duty, cannot and will not be tolerated. Federal employees have a right to a safe and secure workplace, and Sailors, their family members, and all other customers have a right to a reliable and productive Federal workforce.

How You Will Be Evaluated

You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

All resumes will be reviewed to determine if they meet the hiring eligibility and qualification requirements listed in this announcement, and will be rated based on the information provided in the resume to determine the level of knowledge, skill, and ability, related to the job requirements. Using the qualifications of the position, a predetermined rating criterion of knowledge, skills, and abilities will be used for each resume. Best qualified applicants will be referred to the hiring manager. The selecting official may choose to conduct interviews.

Click the following link to preview the applicant questionnaire: Preview Applicant Questionnaire .

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance

Drug test required

Required Documents

USAJobs Resume

Proof of education (transcripts/copy of degree/high school diploma), if applicable to position requirements.

If claiming Veteran's Preference, a legible copy of DD-214 (page 4) as well as any other supporting documentation (disability, proof of service, SF-15, etc). is required.

If claiming Military Spouse Preference, a copy of sponsor's orders is required for NF-03 and below or equivalent.

If claiming Department of Defense (DOD) Non-appropriated Fund (NAF) Business Based Action (BBA) Priority consideration, submit a copy of the notice of separation.

If you are a current federal employee, submit your most recent Personnel Action Report (PAR) or SF-50.

If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education .

Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

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