Maintenance Worker
Department of the Army 31,298 reviews - Fort Carson, CO
Full-time, Part-time

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The Army's Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation (DFMWR) vision is to be the driving force for programs and services that provide for the Army's home and enhance the lives of its Soldiers, Families, Civilians and Military Retirees. Civilian employees serve a vital role in supporting the Army mission. They provide the skills that are not readily available in the military but crucial to support military operations.

These Maintenance Worker positions are located at the Mesa and Patriot School Age Services and the Ivy Child Development Center. These are Regular Part-Time positions (20-39 hpw). Must be available Monday - Friday 7:30am to 3:00pm. Position is inclement weather essential.

This position may be converted to Regular Full-Time (40 hpw) without further competition.


Direct Deposit is required

Social Security Card is required

Valid Driver's License is required

Works alone or in a group performing a variety of tasks. Duties require the use of trade practices associated with carpentry and painting as well as motor vehicle operations. Must have ability to read and follow basic blueprints and sketches. Measures, cuts, constructs and/or repairs wood, composite building materials, and wood substitute items where specific fit and accuracy are required within allowable limits to produce a serviceable product. Uses such tools as hammers, chisels, handsaws, planes, screwdrivers, and glue guns, power saws/sanders/drills to build partitions, chair rails, baseboards and shelving. Installs paneling, sheet rock, and ceilings. Re-frames windows, hangs doors, replace broken boards, and lay tile floors. Prepare surfaces and applies paints, varnishes, and shellacs to newly installed lumber and existing building materials. Thins, stirs and mixes paints and other coating materials. Applies materials using brushes, rollers, and spray guns ensuring surfaces are fully coated and free from skips, runs, and drips. As needed, replaces worn or broken wall switches and outlets. Replaces ceiling light and/or burned out bulbs. Repairs faucets, resets toilets, and lavatories. Performs other easily accomplished repairs. Loads and unloads heavy boxes, bulky supplies, and materials to and from trucks, dollies, etc.; moves heavy boxes/cartons by hand or dolly; opens crates and boxes using crowbar, cuts bands using shears; stacks boxes and cartons as directed. Moves and arranges furniture. Shovels snow from saidewalks and paths. Work requires standing, stooping, bending, climbing, and crawling for long periods of time. Work requires lifting and moving materials weighing up to 40 pounds. Work may be performed outdoors in inclement weather.

Ability to communicate in English

Ability to read and follow basic blueprints and sketches

Skill in manipulating controls of a motor vehicle

Demonstrated skills in successfully operating standard tools

Knowledge of standard surface preparation and coating methods

Skilled in using measuring devices of the carpentry and painting trades

Working knowledge in wood-working techniques and basic shop mathematics

Possess a valid driver's license to operate assigned government vehicles

Physical Efforts

Ability to stand, stoop, and bend for extended periods of time

Lift and move materials weighing up to 40 pounds

Ability to climb, kneel, and crawl for extended periods of time

Lift items heavier than 40 pounds with assistance of others

Ability to work from ladders

Working Conditions

Ability to work around dust and dirt

Ability to work outdoors in inclement weather

Willing to be exposed to the possibility of cuts, bruises, burns, and broken bones from falling objecs or working on ladders or driving motor vehicles

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 check of AR 215-3 must be successfully completed and maintained. Satisfactory completion of a National Agency Check and Inquiries (NACI) that will be initiated prior to appointment to a NAF position.

5. Satisfactory completion of a physical prior to appointment.

6. A valid driver's license must be presented at time of appointment.

7. Ability to obtain a government driver's license.

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

Your qualifications will be evaluated on the following competencies:

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Qualifiations - Physical Requirements

Working Conditions

Ability to Use Tools and Equipment

Knowledge of Equipment Assembly, Installation, Repair, Etc.

Oral Communication Skills

Integrity Certification

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 priority consideration, 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.

Payment of Permanent Change of Station (PCS) costs is not authorized, based on a determination that a PCS move is not in the Government interest.

The Department of Army Nonappropriated Fund Instrumentalities are an equal opportunity employer.

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