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 13-1486-SE-PW-M-R. 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 at DHS/U.S. Coast Guard, Director of Operational Logistics, Naval Engineering Support Unit (NESU), Industrial Production Detachment, New Orleans, LA.
This position is that of a Carpentry Worker who performs a variety of work in the construction, altering and repairing of building structures, fittings, panels, partitions, and other wood or wood substitute articles. The position also makes repairs to damaged plastic boat hulls by preparing and applying fiberglass patches to restore original contour and strength.
Being a Coast Guard (CG) civilian employee makes you a valuable member of the CG team. Typical work assignments include:
- Assembling items with a variety of joining techniques (miters, rabbet, etc) and using glue and adhesive to secure wood pieces, veneers, and counter tops.
- Treating wood and materials prior to installation to protect them from termites, rot, wood borers and other such damage.
- Applying paint, covering, and coating to complete work.
- Fabricating and repairing wood articles such as benches, tables, lockers, and cases, repairing furniture, and repairing wharves, docks and/or other waterfront properties.
- Building concrete forms with proper reinforcement steel material as required.
- Distributing and balancing workload and tasks among employees in accordance with established workflow, leave, and/or occupational specializations.
- Monitoring and reporting on the status and progress of work, checking on work in progress and reviewing completed work to see that the supervisor's instructions on work priorities, methods, and deadlines and quality have been met.
- Referring informal complaints and formal grievances/appeals to the supervisor or appropriate management official.