Job Overview

Summary

Experience your America and build a fulfilling career by joining the National Park Service. Become a part of our mission to unite our past, our cultures and our special places, to establish important connections to the present and build a rich and lasting legacy for future generations.

This position is being advertised under delegated examining procedures and is open to all U.S. Citizens.

THIS POSITION IS RESTRICTED TO PREFERENCE ELIGIBLES.  Applications will be accepted from non-preference eligibles however NON-PREFERENCE APPLICANTS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED IF PREFERENCE ELIGIBLES ARE AVAILABLE.

This position is located at San Juan National Historic Site.  San Juan National Historic Site consists of a system of 400+ year Spanish fortifications and bastions that encircle the 500-year old City of San Juan, Puerto Rico.  Puerto Rico is the smallest island of the Greater Antilles chain.  The island is 35 miles wide and 100 miles long with the highest elevation of 3000 feet;   average island temperatures year round is 82-87 degrees during the day and 72-77 degrees at night.  The San Juan metropolitan area has all amenities including excellent health services and retail stores.  Recreational opportunities can be found island wide.  San Juan airport is located 7 miles from the park and is serviced by most major airlines with nonstop flights to major hubs.  Flight time to Miami is 2.5 hours and Atlanta is 3.5 hours.  Cost of living is considered moderate.  Puerto Rico has a 7% sales tax.

ONE OR MORE POSITIONS MAY BE FILLED FROM THIS ANNOUNCEMENT.

This is full-time temporary employment, not-to-exceed 1 year.  Appointment may be extended for an additonal year, depending on the status of project completion or funding.

The primary purpose of this position is to perform janitorial and custodial work such as sweeping, scrubbing and waxing floors, washing windows and walls, dusting and polishing furniture and fixtures.  Work is done with hand or with powered equipment.

Duties

Incumbent will use a variety of hand and power tools such as buffers, vacuum cleaners, ladders, pails, mops, brooms, etc.   Will scrub, strip, wax and polish floors; vacuum cleans rugs; use various products to clean and maintain all kind of floors and furniture.  Keep areas clean and in order; moves light to heavy boxes or obstacles in order to clean up the area and picks up trash and other materials.  Removes trash and scrap from areas to central pick up point; wipes benches, office furniture, cleans toilet bowls, sinks, urinals, and empties waste baskets from all office buildings.


Incumbent is responsible for the proper care of hand tools and equipment; will follow instructions given on particular work order to be done.