Small Engine Repairer

Fort Eustis, Virginia
Dec 02, 2021
Dec 09, 2021
Full Time

Will be required to maintain, inspect and perform minor repairs on rental inventory items such as outboard motors, boats, RV's, pop-up campers, travel trailers, boat trailers and gardening equipment. Performs routine maintenance on motors and motorized equipment by replacement or substitution. Visually checks for worn, dirty or damaged parts when receiving rental equipment returns. Coordinates with supervisor when major equipment repair is necessary, or for replacement parts in a timely manner. Instruct patrons on the correct operation of equipment at time of issue. Performs routine preventative maintenance on boats, RV's, pop-up campers, camper trailers and gardening equipment. Keeps all equipment clean and staged for rental. Operates government vehicles in the course of regular duties.


Conditions of Employment

  • This position requires the incumbent to complete a background investigation with favorable results.
  • This position requires the incumbent to complete a physical.
  • This is a drug testing designated position and is subject to random testing for drug use.
  • This position requires a valid motor vehicle license.


Who May Apply: Open to everyone. Applicants will be categorized by preference(s) and/or priority consideration eligibilities. An applicant's eligibility will be determined based on eligibility claimed in the questionnaire and proof of eligibility MUST be provided with application by the closing date, 10/11/2021.

In order to qualify, you must meet the experience requirements described below. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student; social). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if the position allows for qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application.

Qualifying Experience:
Must have general knowledge of operational and repair characteristics required for small gasoline engine powered equipment. Must be able to use a variety of hand tools and equipment required in small engine repair work. Must be able to read and interpret manufacturer's manuals and to determine repair parts requirements and communicate to supervisor. Must be skilled in working with the public and be able to effectively communicate instructions and procedures required for proper and safe usage of equipment. Must be able to read, speak and write English. Must be able to lift objects weighing up to 60 pounds. Must be able to satisfactorily complete a pre-employment physical.


Some federal jobs allow you to substitute your education for the required experience in order to qualify. This position does not allow for education substitution.

FOREIGN EDUCATION: Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the requirements. You must show proof the education credentials have been deemed to be at least equivalent to that gained in conventional U.S. education program. It is your responsibility to provide such evidence when applying.

Additional information

  • Individual must fully meet qualification/eligibility/background requirements for this position
  • Male applicants born after December 31, 1959 must be registered for Selective Service
  • Direct deposit is required
  • Satisfactorily complete an employment verification (E-Verify) check
  • A probationary period may be required
  • Pre-employment requirements must be satisfactorily met prior to Entrance on Duty (EOD)
  • Payment of Permanent Change of Station (PCS) costs is not authorized, based on a determination that a PCS move is not in the Government's interest.
  • Multiple positions may be filled from this job opportunity announcement. And additional selections may also be made from this job opportunity announcement.
  • Selection(s) are subject to restrictions resulting from hiring preferences and priority consideration eligible.

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