Custodial Worker Leader (Cabins)

Naval Weapons Station, Virginia
Oct 11, 2019
Oct 18, 2019
Full Time


This position is located within the Commander, Mid-Atlantic Region, Fleet and Family Readiness Program. The purpose of this position is to provide adequate and timely custodial services to cabins/suites. This position is located at Navy Getaways Cheatham Annex in Yorktown, VA.
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Upon check out, cleans, sanitizes and deodorizes bathrooms (sinks, tubs, showers, floors, toilets, etc) ensuring that lavatories are properly restocked with all appropriate amenities. Sweeps, dry mops and cleans floors using brooms, mops and commercial vacuum cleaner, cleans windows, sills, walls, woodwork and mirrors. Replaces all bed linens, trash liners, towels, amenities, changes light bulbs as needed and makes beds. Cleans appliances, defrosts refrigerator, cleans, waxes/polishes furniture to ensure cabin/suite is ready for next occupant.

Washes, dries, sorts, folds and stores linens. Inventories linen removed along with clean linen issued. Prepares linen report and turns into supervisor, ensuring any linen missing is reported. Completes cabin/suite status report providing status of all cabins/suites (vacant and ready, check-out, occupied, etc.) and turns in report at the end of each day.

Informs the supervisor immediately of all discrepancies, equipment malfunctions, damages, customer complaints, maintenance issues, missing items (e.g. TV, VCR, clock radio, pots, lamps, dishware, etc) or valuables left by guests. Properly bags and tags all "lost and found" items with cabin number the item was found in and gives bag to supervisor. Consistently monitors assigned areas for problems: e.g. unusual activity, illegal substances in cabins/suites, unauthorized pets, evidence of smoking in buildings.

Leads the work of all assigned Custodial Worker, NA-3566-02. Directs work, answers questions, changes priorities to meeting emergent needs and provides on-the-job training. Ensures workers have necessary supplies and equipment. Reports all discrepancies, supply needs and personnel issues to thesupervisor for resolution.

Performs other related duties as assigned to meet mission requirements.

Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status

Promotion Potential


Conditions of Employment

  • This position is subject to an irregular tour, which may include weekends and holidays.



Must have working knowledge of the machines, products and techniques used in custodial work including the ability to perform minor maintenance on heavy commercial-type power cleaning equipment. Must possess basic math and reading skills and have the ability to communicate clearly and effectively both verbally and in writing. Two (2) years housekeeping/janitorial experience is strongly preferred. Must have the ability to lead a small staff of Custodial Workers and work independently.


Works under the general supervision of the activity manager who assigns work, grants leave and evaluates performance. Work is reviewed in terms of quality, efficiency and adherence to established standards and procedures. Work is performed independently and is generally repetitive in nature.


The employee is required to do considerable standing, bending, stooping, walking, pushing, pulling, reaching and climbing. The ability to perform moderately strenuous physical labor such as lifting, moving and carrying supplies and equipment weighing up to 45 pounds is required. May be required to climb/descend stairs and properly placed step ladders/scaffolding to remove draperies and lean assigned areas.


Work is primarily performed indoors in areas, which have adequate heat, light and ventilation. The incumbent is exposed to dirt, disagreeable odors and skin/eye irritants from strong cleaning solutions used in stripping and cleaning. If Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is provided, it must be worn.


This position is subject to an irregular tour, which may include weekends and holidays. Where travel between facilities and/or locations is required for duty, the incumbent must possess a valid state driver license. May be required to submit to physical exam to verify fitness for duty at a military medical facility.

Specialized experience must demonstrate the following:

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.


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@ 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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