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Job Title:Custodial Worker (Housekeeping)

Department:Department of the Navy

Agency:Commander, Navy Installations

Hiring Organization:Naval District Washington

Job Announcement Number:NRC-00214B

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

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$8.95 to $9.68 / Per Hour
Navy Recreation Center Solomons


Wednesday, June 18, 2014 to Tuesday, July 8, 2014




Flexible - Seasonal (April - November 2014)


1 vacancy - Solomons, MD View Map


US Citizens and Non-Citizens


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The Navy and Marine Corps team offers innovative, exciting and meaningful work linking military and civilian talents to achieve our mission and safeguard our freedoms. Department of the Navy provides competitive salaries, comprehensive benefits, and extensive professional development and training.

The mission of the Fleet and Family Readiness (FFR) Programs team is to maximize the physical, emotional and social development of the Navy family. FFR enables a ready Navy force through its Fleet Readiness, Family Readiness and Housing Programs. We service all non-appropriated fund (NAF) employees who work for Morale, Welfare and Recreation (MWR), Navy Gateway Inns & Suites (NGIS) and Bachelor Housing (BH) throughout the Fleet and Family Readiness Program for the Naval District Washington (NDW) Region.


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    On a daily basis dusts, waxes/polishes furniture; empties wastebaskets, changes wastebasket liner (if used) and sweeps/vacuum room.  Cleans, sanitizes, and/or deodorizes bathrooms (including sinks, showers, floors, toilets) ensuring bathrooms are properly restocked with supplies, amenities and linen.  Clean/sanitize kitchen area and restock supplies/amenities.  Changes bed linen at least weekly or upon guest request and upon checkout.  Counts and sorts linen removed from individual rooms, along with clean linen issued during assigned shift. Prepares linen in/out report daily and gives it to supervisor, ensuring any missing linen is reported.  Performs deep cleaning on an as required basis to include defrosting the refrigerator, cleaning windows, replacing drapes, moving furniture, carpet shampooing, and/or spot removal, cleaning walls/woodwork.  May perform other custodial duties as required inside and outside of buildings including, but not limited to trash/garbage removal, sweeping, dusting, mopping, vacuuming, washing walls/windows and sanitizing bathrooms/kitchens.  Cleans all lobbies, passageways, stairwells, laundry rooms, public restrooms and other common use areas in and around buildings.  Loads, unloads and relocates heavy, bulky items such as furniture, supplies and linen using dollies, hand trucks, golf carts or by hand.


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    Able to apply general knowledge of cleaning procedures and proper use of cleaning equipment and approved, commonly used chemicals (including MSDS) and adherence to basic safety policies is required.  Must be able to communicate clearly and effectively in English both verbally and in writing with management, staff, and guests.

    This position WILL require working weekends and holidays as well as rotating shifts. 

    Normal work hours will range from 7 am to 5:30 pm. 

    Possession of a current valid driver’s license is preferred. 

    This position is subject to the successful completion of a national background investigation.



    Applicants MUST submit OF-306 - Declaration for Federal Employment and the reference forms along with your resume.  Applicants who fail to provide OF 306 Declaration for Federal Employment with their resume will be disqualified from further consideration.  Completed documents can be uploaded with resume to your USAJOBS account.

    Ranking and Rating Criteria of knowledge, skills and abilities will be used for each application.

    Click the following link to preview the applicant questionnaire: Preview Applicant Questionnaire.


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    You can review our benefits at:

    Seasonal Flexible (0 - 40 hours per week), no benefits offered.  


    Spouses of active duty military members of the Armed Forces may receive preference in hiring under this announcement if they are among the best qualified referred and are within reach of selection.  To request spousal preference, please complete and upload the Spousal request form along with current PCS orders.  Failure to submit current PCS orders with application will prevent spousal preference from being granted.

    VETERAN’S PREFERENCE: Applicants wishing to use veteran’s preference must state on their resume and submit a copy of their DD-214.  These documents may be uploaded on USAJOBS with resume package,

    IMPORTANT INFORMATION: All selections are contingent upon obtaining satisfactory employment reference checks.  We are an E-Verify participant. As a condition of employment, the selectee will be required to participate in the Direct Deposit/Electronic Fund Transfer within the first 30 days of employment.  Occupants of this position must maintain the privacy of official work information and data and demonstrate the highest level of ethical conduct. 

    SELECTIVE SERVICE REQUIREMENT: If you are a male born after December 31, 1959 and at least 18 years of age, employment law (5 U.S.C. 3328) requires that you must register with the Selective Service System (military draft), unless you meet certain exemptions.  If applicable, failure to register will prevent you from being considered for employment.  To register, please visit the Selective Service web site at

    The Department of the Navy is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, or any other non-merit factor.

    The Department of the Navy provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities.  Applicants with disabilities who believe they require reasonable accommodation should contact our Human Resource Office to ensure that the Department of the Navy can consider such requests.  The decision to grant an accommodation will be made on a case by case basis.


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    To begin the process, click the Apply Online button to create an account or log in to your existing USAJOBS account.

    To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes a complete Resume and the documents listed in the "REQUIRED DOCUMENTS" section below.  


    Where you worked, Job Title, Duties and Accomplishments, Employer’s Name and Address, Supervisor’s Name and Phone Number, Starting and Ending Dates (Month/Year), Hours Worked per Week and Salary. 

    APPLICATION FORMS  -  A complete packet of the following forms must be submitted for each position applying for:


    Regional NAF HR Office
    Phone: 301-342-7656
    Agency Information:
    Naval District Washington
    47402 Buse Rd
    Patuxent, MD


    Before submitting your resume and supporting documents, please review this checklist:

    • Resume
    • Completed OF-306 (Declaration for Federal Employment) (may click on link to complete this form)
    • Proof of Education (if applicable to position requirements)
    • Reference form
    • Questionnaire
    • Any other supporting documentation

    All applicants will be notified regarding their status.  Applicants will either be contacted for an interview or sent a letter of non-selection 4 - 6 weeks after announcement closing date.  If selected for an interview, applicants can expect to be contacted 3 - 4 weeks after their interview with a position offer or notification of non-selection.

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