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Job Title:Maintenance Worker

Department:Department of the Army

Agency:Army Installation Management Command

Job Announcement Number:SWNAFEI12815112

This position is closed and no longer accepting online applications through USAJOBS.

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.


$11.59 to $13.52 / Per Hour


Thursday, December 27, 2012 to Wednesday, January 02, 2013




Part Time 20 hours - Permanent




1 vacancy in the following location:
Fort Carson, CO United StatesView Map


US Citizens and Non Citizens


Be an Army Civilian - Go Army!

The Army's Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation (DFMWR) vision is to be the driving force for programs and services that provide for the Army's home and enhance the lives of its Soldiers, Families, Civilians and Military Retirees. Civilian employees serve a vital role in supporting the Army mission. They provide the skills that are not readily available in the military but crucial to support military operations.

This Maintenance Worker position is located at the West Child Development Center.  This is a Regular Part-Time positions (20-39 hpw). Must be available Monday - Friday 5:30am to 6:00pm. Weekend and split shifts are possible.  Subject to an IRREGULAR tour of duty.  Position is inclement weather essential.


This position may be converted to Regular Full-Time (40 hpw) without further competition.


  • Direct Deposit is required
  • Social Security Card is required
  • Valid Driver's License is required


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Works alone or in a group performing a variety of tasks.  Duties require the use of trade practices associated with carpentry and painting as well as motor vehicle operations.  Must have ability to read and follow basic blueprints and sketches.  Measures, cuts, constructs and/or repairs wood, composite building materials, and wood substitute items where specific fit and accuracy are required within allowable limits to produce a serviceable product. Uses such tools as hammers, chisels, handsaws, planes, screwdrivers, and glue guns, power saws/sanders/drills to build partitions, chair rails, baseboards and shelving. Installs paneling, sheet rock, and ceilings. Re-frames windows, hangs doors, replace broken boards, and lay tile floors. Prepare surfaces and applies paints, varnishes, and shellacs to newly installed lumber and existing building materials. Thins, stirs and mixes paints and other coating materials. Applies materials using brushes, rollers, and spray guns ensuring surfaces are fully coated and free from skips, runs, and drips. As needed, replaces worn or broken wall switches and outlets. Replaces ceiling light and/or burned out bulbs. Repairs faucets, resets toilets, and lavatories. Performs other easily accomplished repairs.  Loads and unloads heavy boxes, bulky supplies, and materials to and from trucks, dollies, etc.; moves heavy boxes/cartons by hand or dolly; opens crates and boxes using crowbar, cuts bands using shears; stacks boxes and cartons as directed. Moves and arranges furniture. Shovels snow from saidewalks and paths.  Work requires standing, stooping, bending, climbing, and crawling for long periods of time.  Work requires lifting and moving materials weighing up to 40 pounds. Work may be performed outdoors in inclement weather.


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  • Ability to communicate in English
  • Ability to read and follow basic blueprints and sketches
  • Skill in manipulating controls of a motor vehicle
  • Demonstrated skills in successfully operating standard tools
  • Knowledge of standard surface preparation and coating methods
  • Skilled in using measuring devices of the carpentry and painting trades
  • Working knowledge in wood-working techniques and basic shop mathematics
  • Possess a valid driver's license to operate assigned government vehicles

Physical Efforts

  • Ability to stand, stoop, and bend for extended periods of time
  • Lift and move materials weighing up to 40 pounds
  • Ability to climb, kneel, and crawl for extended periods of time
  • Lift items heavier than 40 pounds with assistance of others
  • Ability to work from ladders


Working Conditions

  • Ability to work around dust and dirt
  • Ability to work outdoors in inclement weather
  • Willing to be exposed to the possibility of cuts, bruises, burns, and broken bones from falling objecs or working on ladders or driving motor vehicles


Conditions of employment:


1. A one-year probationary period may be required upon selection.

2. You must meet all qualification requirements by the closing date of this announcement.

3. E-Verify: If you are selected for this position, the documentation that you present for purposes of completing the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Form I-9 will be verified through the DHS "E-Verify" system. Federal Law requires DHS to use the E-Verify system to verify the employment eligibility of all new hires, and obligates the new hire to take affirmative steps to resolve any discrepancies identified by the system as a condition of continued employment. The U.S. Department of Army is an E-Verify Participant.

4. All required background check of AR 215-3 must be successfully completed and maintained. Satisfactory completion of a National Agency Check and Inquiries (NACI) that will be initiated prior to appointment to a NAF position.

5. Satisfactory completion of a physical prior to appointment.

6. A valid driver's license must be presented at time of appointment.

7. Ability to obtain a government driver's license. 

8. Social Security Card must be presented at time of appointment.


Your qualifications will be evaluated on the following competencies:


Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Qualifiations - Physical Requirements

Working Conditions

Ability to Use Tools and Equipment

Knowledge of Equipment Assembly, Installation, Repair, Etc.

Oral Communication Skills

Integrity Certification


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Nonappropriated Funds (NAF) Regular positions include the following NAF Benefits:  Annual and Sick leave, Retirement Plan and 401(k) Plan, Health and Life Insurance, Long Term Care Plan Insurance and Flexible Spending Account. 


 For additional benefits information please refer to


To successfully claim veteran's priority consideration, your resume/supplemental data must clearly show your entitlement. Please review the information listed under the Other Requirements link on this announcement or review our on-line Job Application Kit.


The Department of the Army provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the servicing civilian personnel unit. Requests for reasonable accommodation are made on a case-by-case basis. 


Refusal of a military spouse to participate in established recruitment procedures (e.g. interview, KSA's, where required, etc.) is considered a declination of employment and is a basis for termination of SEP entitlement for the current PCS of the sponsor.  To claim Military Spouse Preference you must have been married to the sponsor prior to the reporting date on the orders.


Payment of Permanent Change of Station (PCS) costs is not authorized, based on a determination that a PCS move is not in the Government interest. 


The Department of Army Nonappropriated Fund Instrumentalities are an equal opportunity employer.


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To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package (see Required Documents section below)


The complete Application Package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on the closing date reflected on the announcement.

To begin the process, click the Apply Online button to create an account or log in to your existing USAJOBS account. Follow the prompts to complete the occupational questionnaire. Please ensure you click the Submit My Answers button at the end of the process.


Note: To return to a previously Saved or Incomplete application you may use the following link: After applying, return to Application Manager or your member account in USAJOBS to see the status of your application, including any messages that may have been sent to you.


If you cannot apply online:

1. Click the following link to view and print the occupational questionnaire View Occupational Questionnaire,

2. Print this 1203FX form to provide your response to the occupational questionnaire, and 3. Fax the completed 1203FX form along with any supporting documents to (478)757-3144. Your 1203FX will serve as a cover page for your fax transmission.


To fax supporting documents you are unable to upload:

1. Complete this cover page using the following 815112

2. Fax your documents to (478)757-3144.



PLEASE NOTE: The numbering on the OPM Form 1203-FX will not match the Occupational Questionnaire.   Section 25 of the Occupational Questionnaire restarts with number one, so when entering your responses please continue regardless on number sequence.   This issue has been identified and will be resolved as soon as possible.  Applicants are responsible for ensuring their responses are transferred accurately.


It is the applicant's responsibility to verify that information entered, uploaded, or faxed (i.e., resume) is received, accurate and submitted by the closing date.   You may verify your documents have been process by clicking here .   Uploaded documents may take up to one hour to clear the virus scan.   Faxed documents take 2-3 business days to process.



The following documents are required:All applicants are required to submit the following supporting document type(s):

Applicants may also submit the following supporting document type(s),which may not be required for all applicants:
   ·Cover Letter
   ·Other (DA3434, DA3433, DA3433-1, PCS Orders, )


A Completed Assessment Questionnaire

In order to claim various preferences you must submit the following documentation corresponding to the preference you would like to claim: 

DD214 member 4 copy or equivalent is required for Veterans' and Involuntarily Separated Military employment preference.

DA3434 is required for applicants requesting Current or Former NAF employment preference.

SF50 is required for applicants requesting Current Appropriated Fund employment preference.

  • PCS Orders or equivalent for Military Spouses requesting Spouse Employment Preference (SEP) required. 
  • Use this checklist to make sure you've submitted everything!


    NAF Human Resource Office
    Phone: (719)526-4445
    Agency Information:
    DFMWR Child Youth and School Services
    1626 Ellis Street
    Bldg1118 Rm142
    Fort Carson, CO


    After we receive your completed application package (including all required documents), your qualifications will be reviewed and assigned an initial rating. We will also review your application to make sure that your résumé supports the answers given in the questionnaire. If your résumé does not support your questionnaire answers, we will adjust your rating accordingly. Based on your ranking or numerical score, you may be referred to the hiring manager for further consideration and possible interview. You will be notified when your rating is determined.  If a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and/or experience, you may lose consideration for the position.  Please follow all instructions carefully; errors and omissions may affect your eligibility. 

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