National Park Service Maintenance Worker WG-4749-05 in Gulf Breeze, Florida

National Park Service
8 vacancies in the following location:
  • Gulf Breeze, FL
Work Schedule is Full Time - Temporary NTE 1 YEAR

Opened Monday 10/17/2016 (6 day(s) ago)

** Closes Tuesday 10/25/2016 (2 day(s) away)

Job Overview

Experience your America and build a fulfilling career by joining the National Park Service, as we prepare for a second century of Stewardship and Engagement. Become a part of our mission to connect with our past and create important connections to the future by building a rich and lasting legacy for the next generation of park visitors, supporters and advocates.

The employees of the National Park Service care for the special places that are the heritage of all Americans. Since its inception in 1916, the National Park Service has been dedicated to the preservation and management of this country's outstanding natural, historical, and recreational resources.

This is a full time Temporary appointment NTE 1 year with potential to be extended for an additional 1 year for a maximum of 2 years based on agency needs and potential funding. Number of Vacancies: We expect to fill EIGHT vacancies at this time; however, this announcement may be used to fill additional similar vacancies. Full Performance Level: 05 Please read the entire announcement before you apply. To view the full announcement, select "Print Preview" at the right hand side of this screen.


Major Duties: Performs simple and routine maintenance and repair of grounds, exterior structures, buildings, equipment and related utilities. Assists higher graded maintenance workers or tradesmen in the performance of their work. Perform minor carpentry repairs, painting, plumbing, and routine maintenance on campground sites and trails using hand tools. ADDITIONAL DUTY LOCATION INFORMATION: Position Location: Gulf Islands National Seashore, Gulf Breeze, FL. Please visit for area information. For specific area and housing information, or information directly pertaining to vacancy status, contact: Marty Nogues, Maintenance Mechanic Supervisor, 850-934-2627 Office/850-232-3636 cell.

Travel Required
  • Occasional Travel
Relocation Authorized
  • No
Job Requirements
Key Requirements
  • U.S. Citizenship is required
  • Pre-employment background and/or security investigation is required.
  • All supporting documents must be received by the closing date.
  • Social Security Number is required to process your application.
  • Must posses a Valid State Driver's License
  • Overtime may be required
  • Weekend & Holiday work is required

Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Job Qualifications System for Trades and Labor Occupations (X-118-C) will be used in determining applicants' qualifications. There is no specific length of training or experience required; however, you must be able to demonstrate through the experience shown in your written resume and your responses to the questionnaire that you possess the competencies to perform the duties of this position without more than normal supervision. More information on qualification standards can be found at: Selective Factor (MANDATORY): Ability to do the work of a Maintenance Worker, WG-4749-05, without more than normal supervision

Additional information on the qualification requirements can be viewed on the OPM web site at:

  1. Your responses to the Assessment Questionnaire, and
  2. Your resume or application form and any other supporting documents needed (such as DD-214 (character of service copy) to show Veteran's Preference Eligibility, CTAP/ICTAP documentation and/or transcripts, etc.).
  3. Add any other required documents that are required such as certifications, license, etc.
Security Clearance

Q - Nonsensitive

Additional Information
What To Expect Next

Your application will be reviewed to ensure you meet the basic job requirements. In addition, we will evaluate your responses to the attached online Assessment Questionnaire to measure the degree to which your background matches the requirements for the position. To preview the Assessment Questionnaire click here View Assessment Questions. The Assessment Questionnaire is designed to measure your ability in the following competencies needed to successfully perform on the job:

FACTOR: Knowledge of technical practices, tools, and equipment related to a variety of trades such as electrical work, plumbing, painting, carpentry, and building and trail maintenance.

FACTOR: Ability to use and maintain hand and power tools, equipment and motor vehicles. FACTOR: Ability to perform sanitation maintenance on grounds and buildings.

Basis for rating: Applicants who meet the qualification requirements specified above for this position will be evaluated, and a score assigned, based upon the responses provided on the job specific questionnaire that is required as part of the application process for this position. Applicants who meet the qualification requirements based on responses provided in the Applicant Assessment Questionnaire will be placed in one of three categories: Best-Qualified, Well-Qualified or Qualified. Within these categories, applicants referred to the selecting official that are eligible for Veteran's Preference will receive selection priority over Non-Veterans. DO NOT SEND Application materials by mail or email to the HR Office.


Effective January 2015, temporary, seasonal, and intermittent employees on appointments expected to last at least 90 days, and expected to work a schedule of 130 hours or more a calendar month, will be eligible to enroll in a Federal Employee Health Benefit (FEHB) health plan upon notification from their employing office. Temporary, seasonal, and intermittent employees for whom the expectation of hours of employment changes to meet the above requirement would become eligible to enroll in an FEHB health plan upon notification from their employing office. Eligible employees who elect to participate will receive the same government contribution as permanent employees and will be responsible for the employee share of the premium while on the official agency roles; the employee share is deducted from bi-weekly earnings. The following Web address is provided for your reference to explore the major benefits offered to most Federal employees: Employee Benefits

Other Information

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT: Pre-Employment background investigation must be completed for anyone who does not already have a completed background investigation prior to entry on duty. Male applicants born after December 31, 1959, must certify that they have registered with the Selective Service System or are exempt from having to do so under Selective Service Law. Government housing is not available. Must provide Social Security Number to be considered. Wearing a uniform is required.

Physical Demands: Frequently works in awkward and cramped positions. Work normally requires extensive standing, walking, kneeling, and bending positions. may lift and move material up to 40 pounds, unassisted, and occasionally lifts or moves heavier items with the assistance of lifting devices or other workers.

Working conditions: Often works in areas that are cramped, dusty, greasy, and wet. Work outdoors and in a wide range of temperatures. Works days and nights in all kinds of weather conditions. This includes conditions that are hot, humid, rainy, snowy, wintry, dusty, and dirty. Works on slippery surfaces.

Career Transition Program: This program applies to Federal service employees whose positions have been deemed surplus or no longer needed, or employees who have been involuntarily separated from a Federal service position within the competitive service. To receive selection priority for this position, you must: 1) meet eligibility criteria for CTAP or ICTAP; 2) submit the appropriate documentation to support your CTAP or ICTAP eligibility; and 3) be rated well-qualified for the position. To be well qualified, the evaluation of your resume and supporting documentation must satisfy all qualification requirements for the position and you must score 85 or above on the rating criteria for this position. For information on eligibility criteria and required documentation, go to Veteran's Preference: If you are claiming Veteran's Preference, you MUST clearly identify your claim on your application and provide specific required evidence such as: DD-214, "Certificate of Release of Discharge from Active Duty", or Standard Form 15 (SF-15), "Application for 10-point Veteran's Preference" and proof requested on the form. Failure to submit appropriate supporting documentation will result in NOT granting Veteran's Preference.

Salary Range: $17.37 to $20.26 / Per Hour

Series & Grade: WG-4749-05/05

Promotion Potential: 05

Supervisory Status: No

Who May Apply: United States Citizens

Control Number: 453381200

Job Announcement Number: W-GUIS-16-181-DE (1825403)