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Job Title:  Maintenance Worker (MVO)
Department:  Department of the Army
Agency:  Army Installation Management Command
Job Announcement Number:  SWNAFEX13857787

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.
$13.03 to $15.18 / Per Hour
Tuesday, March 12, 2013 to Thursday, March 21, 2013
Part Time 20 hours - Permanent
1 vacancy in the following location:
Fort Leavenworth, KS United StatesView Map
US Citizens and Non Citizens


Fort Leavenworth is often referred to as "The Best Hometown in the Army". Overlooking the Missouri River on the border between Kansas and Missouri, its campus-like setting, open green landscape, and hometown friendliness enhance Fort Leavenworth as a wonderful place to live.Fort Leavenworth MWR Homepage

This is a CYS position and has special documentation requirements.  Please read the Required Documents section carefully.

Maintains and Keeps up the facility grounds and related equipment. Duties require the use of trade practices associated with carpentry and painting as well as work involving motor vehicle operations.  Performs a variety of tasks involving the maintenance and minor repairs of buildings, play grounds, toys and associated equipment. Identifies materials and equipment for disposal and follows proper procedures for turn-in.  Drives government provided vehicles to pick up and deliver supplies and food from the original source to the facility. Drives government vans with a capacity of 15-24 passengers to transport children/youth on field trips or to and from school or accompanies walking children to/from school.


  • Direct Deposit is required
  • Social Security card is required


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Assigned to a Child and Youth Services facility provides assistance and support to the staff in maintaining and up keeping of the facility grounds and related equipment.


As a Maintenance Worker (MVO) you would perform a variety of tasks involving the maintenance and minor repairs of buildings, play ground equipment, toys and associated equipment. Prepare and submit work orders for repairs requiring additional expertise. Identifies materials and equipment for disposal and follows proper procedures for turn-in.

Performs minor grounds maintenance to include ensuring entrances and exits are free from debris, sidewalks are clear of ice/snow, and surfaces under playground structures are maintained according to safety requirements. Conducts and documents daily safety inspections of facility and grounds.

Drives government provided vehicles to pick up and deliver supplies and food from the original source to the facility. Drives government vans with a capacity of 15-24 passengers to transport children/youth on field trips or to and from school or accompanies walking children to/from school.

In absence of dedicated kitchen personnel, incumbent delivers, and serves light meals/snacks. Ensures risk management procedures (i.e. abuse prevention, identification, and reporting procedures: accident prevention, etc.) are followed.

Knowledge and skills to operate and maintain government assigned vehicles and to make judgments concerning loading and arranging cargo on these vehicles, routes to take, overhead and side clearances, turning radius, braking distance, ability to care for passengers and deal effectively with people in a hospitable manner, and follow maps when traveling to unfamiliar locations. Knowledge of the required regular preventive maintenance in maintaining these vehicles and the ability to detect developing maintenance problems is required. Skills in defensive driving and adjusting driving conditions to road conditions and the vehicle being driven.

Skills and knowledge in the use of standard tools manual and power, lawnmowers, weed eaters, vacuum cleaners, etc.  Knowledge of sanitation standards and procedures to prevent cross contamination when working with food items. Knowledge of commonly used rules, procedures, and operations pertaining to the basic safety and security of the assigned area and the people, facility, and equipment within the area of responsibility.

Responsibility: Assignments are given orally or in writing. The incumbent receives general supervision and performs repetitive tasks with little supervision. A supervisor is available when questions arise or to clearly present new assignments. Work is spot checked in progress and upon completion to assure requirements are met and directions adhered to. Employee is responsible to notify the supervisor of obvious hazards, malfunctioning equipment, damaged materials, and other situations that may impact work operations.

Physical Effort: As a driver exerts physical effort in reaching, bending, turning, or moving hands, arms, feet, and legs to operate hand and foot controls. There is a requirement to lift and carry items up to 50 pounds frequently and items that are heavier with the assistance of other employees or lift equipment. Work assignments require walking on a variety of surfaces, climbing, kneeling, stooping, pulling, pushing, standing, twisting, and sitting. The incumbent must have the physical, mental, oral, visual, and audio ability at a level to assure the duties described are performed in a safe and satisfactory manner.

Working Conditions: Work is performed both indoors and outdoors. The outdoor work is performed in all kinds of weather and exposes the employee to wind, rain, dust, mud, hot, and cold conditions. Work inside is normally well lit, heated, and air conditioned.


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  • High school diploma or General Equivalency Diploma.
  • Ability to communicate in English at a level to assure the duties described can be accomplished in a safe and satisfactory manner.
  • Demonstrated skills in successfully operating standard tools.
  • Experience in accomplishing the types of duties described in this job. (keeping of the facility grounds and related equipment, to include minor repairs of buildings and playground and carpentry and painting as well as work involving motor vehicle operations)
  •  Ability to physically lift items weighing up to 50 pounds 
  • Posses a valid state driver’s license to operate a 15 passenger vehicle.
    Posses a commercial drivers license (CDL) with no restrictions to operate a 24 passenger vehicle.

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 checks of AR 215-3, must be successfully completed and maintained including Child and Youth National Agency Check with Inquiries (CNACI); to include a health assessment is required.

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

6. May require work on nights and weekends.



Your qualifications will be evaluated on the following competencies:  

  • Ability to handle power equipment and operate hand tools
  • Safety and security measures
  • Oral communication skills

Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid experience or volunteer work.


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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 preference, 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.


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 which includes:


1. Your Résumé

2. A complete Occupational Questionnaire

3. Additional Required Documents (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.


If multiple resumes are submitted, only the most recent will be evaluated for qualifications.


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 857787

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):
   ·Other (Military Spouse PCS orders for preference, DA 3434 for current and former NAF employees, DA Form 3433-2)

Applicants may also submit the following supporting document type(s),which may not be required for all applicants:

Résumé or Optional Application for Nonappropriated Employment (DA 3433/DA3433-1).

This is a Child and Youth Services position so the DA 3433-2 must be submitted as well.  If you are unable to open the links for forms, all forms can be located at .

Applications without the DA 3433-2 will be considered incomplete.

Unofficial college transcript must be submitted with application if there is an educational requirement.  If substituting college education for the experience requirement, unofficial transcripts must also be submitted. (An official college transcript will be required before being hired.) 

  • Foreign Education:   If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet the qualification requirements, you must show that the education credentials have been evaluated by a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign education programs and such education has been deemed equivalent to that gained in an accredited U.S. education program; or full credit has been given for the courses at a U.S. accredited college or university.   For further information, visit:
  • Only degrees from an accredited college or university recognized by the Department of Education are acceptable to meet positive education requirements or to substitute education for experience.   For additional information, please go to the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) and U.S. Department of Education websites at –


Official transcripts (copy or original) will have to be provided to support meeting the positive education requirements outlined for this position. 

  • Assessment Questionnaire must be completed.
  • Veterans' and Involuntary Separated Military Preference documentation (DD-214 member 4 copy or equivalent) required.
  • PCS Orders and Marriage License or equivalent for Military Spouses requesting Spouse Employment Preference (SEP) required. 
  • A copy of your most recent DA 3434 must be submitted if claiming current or former NAF employment preference (CNE/FNE), this includes current Fort Leavenworth NAF employees.

    A copy of your most recent SF 50 must be submitted if claiming current APF employment preference (CAE/CNE).

  • Certificates, licenses and additional documentation as outlined in the qualifications of this announcement must be submitted.
  • Use this checklist to make sure you've submitted everything!


    Ft Leavenworth NAF HR Office
    Phone: (913)684-2747
    Agency Information:
    Child and Youth Services
    600 Thomas Ave
    Bldg 198
    Fort Leavenworth, KS


    After we receive your complete 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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