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Maintenance Worker

Announcement Number:
MWR 78-2019
Position Status:
Regular, Full Time
$15.50 - Hourly
Areas of Consideration:
Local Commuting Area
Relocation Expenses:
Application Email:
Opening Date:
Closing Date:

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JOB SUMMARY:  This position is located at the Unaccompanied Housing (UH) operation at NAS Jacksonville. The purpose of this position is to perform facilities maintenance work involving two or more the skilled trades. Incumbent performs intermediate level tasks and works more independently as training and experience increase.


Incumbent is responsible for a variety of semi-skilled tasks involving standard methods related to the operation and maintenance of facilities.  Participating in maintenance, fire and security inspections of UH buildings. Must have basic computer skills and able to submit trouble calls and work orders into the services module of Unaccompanied Housing Module (UHM). Tracking maintenance work and trouble calls using the services module of UMH. Conducting trouble call closeouts and notifying building managers of work completion or delays.  Overseeing Public Works response to trouble calls and work orders and performing quality assessment on completed work.  Keeping UH management and staff aware of facilities major projects that could affect residents or require the temporary closure of rooms or the entire facility.  Performing repairs such as caulking and preventive maintenance to furnishings and appliances to ensure compliance with warranties and to maintain functionality.
The following skills may be utilized in this position:
Plumbing:  May make plumbing repairs to sinks, faucets, commodes, tanks, P-traps, shut off valves and water supply that can be accomplished by removing, cleaning, resealing, replacing defective parts or units.  May install water heaters, garbage disposals, faucets and sinks.
Air conditioning:  Must be able to recognize cause of faulty equipment and make repairs on a variety of air condition units.
Electrical:  Must be able to repair by removing, replacing, tightening, splicing, soldering and insulating defective wiring, controls, equipment and fixtures such as broken and bare wiring, burned out switches and relays, loose connections and fittings, damaged light fixtures and poorly operating thermostats.  Replaces bulbs as needed.
Carpentry:  Must be capable of measuring, cutting and may construct or repair wood or wood substitute items.  Performs basic carpentry repairs such as repair/replace screens, window and doorframes, molding and trim.
Painting:  May perform standard coating methods such as brushing, rolling and spraying and ensure surfaces are coated, protected and free from drips and runs.
Performs other related maintenance duties when needed.    


KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:  Must have two (2) years of experience that demonstrates knowledge in the applicable trades sufficient to perform the duties of the position.  Knowledge of safety and environmental rules and regulations concerning procedures, equipment, commonly used chemicals and basic safety is required.  Must be able to communicate clearly and effectively both verbally and in writing with management, staff and guests.  Must have the ability to perform the duties independently with normal supervision


NOTE:  Some positions have special requirements. Selection may be tentative pending the completion of the satisfactory employment reference checks and receipt of proof of education (where applicable). Selectee may be required to complete a one (1) year probationary period. Participation in the 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 closing date
The Department of the Navy is an Equal Opportunity Employer where employees are respected and valued. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, political affiliation, sexual orientation or any other non-merit factor. Reasonable accommodations are provided to applicants with disabilities. If reasonable accommodation is needed for any part of the application and hiring process, contact the NAF HR Office. The decision on granting reasonable accommodations will be on a case by basis.


HOW TO APPLY:   All interested applicants should submit an application OR resume as well as the Declaration of Federal Employment (OF 306) ( in one of the following ways:

BY FAX TO: (904) 542-3424  or



NAF Application form and Request for Military Spouse Preference form can be picked up at the MWR Personnel Office or can be downloaded from under the "Jobs" tab.

BENEFITS: Comprehensive benefits package available (medical, dental, life insurance, spouse & dependent life insurance, long-term disability, retirement, and 401(k) savings plan, annual and sick leave, tuition reimbursement, etc.). You can review our benefits at:

EMPLOYMENT PREFERENCE: If requesting any type of employment preference, supporting documentation must be submitted with the application/resume to prove preference eligibility. The submission of a preference does not guarantee a position as applicant still must be highly qualified with the knowledge, skills, and educational requirements of each submittal. 

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

*If claiming Gold Star Veteran's Preference, completed SF-15 and a legible copy of DD-1300 as well as any other supporting documentation (official statements, document of service, court decree, etc.) is required.

*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.

SPOUSAL PREFERENCE:  Spousal Preference can be used only once to gain regular full time employment in the commuting area but may be used multiple times for flexible type position.
To prove eligibility, you must submit the following with your resume/application:

  • Request for Military Spouse Preference form
  • Copy of spouses’ orders that state the “Ultimate Activity” is within the average commuting distance to NAS Jacksonville.
  • A copy of the marriage certificate that provides proof that marriage occurred prior to the issuance of the orders. 


Employment is contingent upon a successfully completed and positively adjudicated National Agency Check (NACI) or higher background clearance as required by the position or local security requirements.
Working conditions are often uncomfortably warm and noisy. Some workers are exposed to extreme temperatures of hot kitchens and walk-in refrigerators.

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