Job Overview

Summary

Do you desire to protect American interests and secure our Nation while building a meaningful and rewarding career?  If so, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is calling.  DHS components work collectively to prevent terrorism, secure borders, enforce and administer immigration laws, safeguard cyberspace and ensure resilience to disasters.  The vitality and magnitude of this mission is achieved by a diverse workforce spanning hundreds of occupations.  Make an impact; join DHS.

Apply for this exciting position to support the CG missions of safeguarding our Nation's maritime interests in the heartland, in the ports, at sea, and around the globe.

For over two centuries the The U.S. Coast Guard has protected the maritime economy and the environment, we defend our maritime borders, and we save those in peril. This history has forged our character and purpose as America's Maritime Guardian - Always Ready for all hazards and all threats.  

The vacancy is being concurrently advertised under merit promotion procedures for status applicants under announcement 13-1737-NE-DG-M.  APPLICANTS WISHING TO BE CONSIDERED UNDER BOTH DELEGATED EXAMINING AND MERIT PROMOTION PROCEDURES MUST APPLY TO BOTH VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENTS.  

NOTE:  YOUR APPLICATION TO THIS DELEGATED EXAMINING VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT WILL ONLY ALLOW CONSIDERATION FOR THIS ANNOUNCEMENT.  WE CANNOT ELECTRONICALLY OR MANUALLY MOVE YOUR APPLICATION TO THE CONCURRENTLY ADVERTISED MERIT PROMOTION ANNOUNCEMENT.  PLEASE ENSURE YOU ARE APPLYING UNDER THE CORRECT ANNOUNCEMENT.  

This position is located in the Department of Homeland Security, U.s. Coast Guard Academy, Facilities Engineering Division, Public Works Branch, New London, CT.

Duties

The purpose of this position is to perform general laborer support to gardeners, carpenters, electricians, maintenance mechanics, etc. 

Being a Coast Guard civilian makes you a valuable member of the Coast Guard team.  Typical work assignments include:

- Performs preventive maintenance, service work, and minor construction projects for utility systems, equipment, structures, roads, grounds, athletic fields, and piers.
- Performs trash removal, snow removal, grass cutting, unloading trucks, securing tools, carrying materials, equipment and supplies from shop to work site, and cleaning work site upon job completion.
- Cleans, oils and makes minor operational adjustments on power equipment utilized in the work.
- Operates hand and powered lawn mowers, hammers, power drills, power saws, and clears small trees and bushes using hatchets, handsaws, or clippers.