Commander, Navy Installations Gardener in Virginia Beach, Virginia
Fleet and Family Readiness is looking for the best and brightest to join our TEAM!!! The Navy team offers innovative, exciting and meaningful work linking military and civilian talents to achieve our mission and safeguard our freedoms by enhancing the qualify of life for Sailors, their families, and others in the Navy Community. Department of the Navy provides competitive salaries, comprehensive benefits, and extensive professional development and training.
Navy Gateway Inns & Suites (NGIS) is the Navy's official lodging operation for the service member on temporary duty. NGIS provides a professionally managed, business-based lodging program that contributes to mission readiness by offering quality lodging and services for a mobile military community. If you appreciate the little things and enjoy creating exceptional experiences, you may be just the person we are looking for to work as a Team Member with NGIS.
This position is located at Navy Gateway Inns & Suites, NGIS, Dam Neck Annex, Virginia Beach VA.
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This position is located in Navy Gateway Inns & Suites at Oceana Naval Air Station. The purpose of this position is to perform a variety of duties necessary for the maintenance of the grounds and outside of buildings.
Ensures security of all guests is maintained at all times.
Ensures guest privacy is maintained at all times.
Maintains appearance of external areas of buildings, to include walkways, entry ways, paths, sidewalks and driveways Rakes/shovels to ensure areas are clear of leaves, dirt, ice and snow Removes weeds and unwanted plants from cracks, joints, and crevices.
May assist with maintenance and care of building exteriors as needed to include washing windows and entry doors, cleaning sills, pressure washing building exteriors, and maintaining and ensuring the cleanliness of gazebos/decks/spa areas, etc.
Work includes gardening, general care of grounds including picking up trash and debris/cutting grass) planting and transplanting grass, ground cover, flowers, shrubs and trees Controls and prevents pests, vertebrate (rodents, birds etc) and plant pests such as weeds, plant diseases and fungi.
Maintains lawns to include laying sod, aerating existing lawns, seeding, mowing, and trimming edges with the use of applicable hand Prunes and trims flowers, shrubs and hedges for and power tools a neat appearance. Rakes/shovels to ensure areas are clear of leaves, dirt, ice and snow to ensure patron safety and visibility surrounding buildings and other areas.
Inspects plants for obvious plant diseases, plant insects, and unusual or poor plant growth and reports these conditions to the supervisor.
Operates equipment to include hand mowers, standing mowers, weed cutters, and a variety of hand tools May operate a tractor with pull mower.
May be required to greet guests at time of arrival and offer assistance with luggage, directions, base services, and local area information.
May be required to store and track guest luggage in a secure area.
Performs other related duties as required.
Who May Apply
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US Citizens and Non-Citizens
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- Males must be registered or exempt from Selective Service. http://www.sss.gov
- Selectee must be determined suitable for federal employment.
- Selectee may be required to successfully complete a probationary period.
- Selectee is required to participate in the direct deposit pay program.
- A favorable background is a requirement of this position. Failure to obtain and maintain a favorable background may result in the withdrawal of the position offer or removal.
Specialized experience must demonstrate the following:
Requires knowledge of seasonal gardening tasks and procedures. A general knowledge of gardening tasks and procedures. Knowledge of environmental rules and regulations concerning procedures, equipment, commonly used chemicals and basic safety is required. Ability to detect plant diseases and/or unusual plant growth. Ability to use a variety of hand and power operated tools, such as seeders, spreaders, edger's, hedge trimmers, pruning shears and sprayers. Ability to use a variety of basic hand tools, portable power tools, hand/power operated garden tools and equipment such as seeders, spreaders, edgers, hedge trimmers, pruining shears and sprayers.
A minimum of 6 months experience in basic grounds and building maintenance is preferred. Must possess basic math and reading skills. Must be able to communicate clearly and effectively both verbally and in writing in English. Must possess a welcoming manner and positive attitude; demonstrate effective communication skills; professionally interact with guests; answering guest questions concerning hotel facilities; and provide information about local attractions. Provide assistance in handling customer complaints, involving management as necessary.
This position may be designated ALPHA personnel for inclement weather or in the interest of national security and may be required to report for work when other employees are excused. This position is subject to the possibility of workdays on weekends and holidays, as well as, rotating shifts, often consisting of other than normal duty hours. The staff member may be recalled to duty and/or required to work overtime, including on an emergency basis. May be required to possess a valid state driver's license, as travel to other facilities may be required within the normal scope of duties. In order to verify fitness for duty, a complete physical examination may be required.
This position is subject to a favorable National Agency Check (NAC).
The incumbent is expected to meet the requirements outlined in the Lodging Career Path Guide.
We utilize E-Verify to confirm selectee’s eligibility to work in the United States.
Salary is dependent on experience and/or education.
For positions requiring travel more than twice per year, selectee may be required to obtain and maintain in good standing a Government-issued Travel Card for official government travel purposes.
The Department of the Navy (DON) is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Applicants are assured of equal consideration regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, mental or physical disability, genetic information, reprisal, marital status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, or any other non-merit factor. This agency provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. Applicants with disabilities who believe they may require reasonable accommodations should email their request to email@example.com to ensure proper consideration is given. The decision on granting reasonable accommodation will be on a case-by-case basis.
This activity is a Drug-Free workplace. The use of illegal drugs by NAF employees, whether on or off duty, cannot and will not be tolerated. Federal employees have a right to a safe and secure workplace, and Sailors, their family members, and all other customers have a right to a reliable and productive Federal workforce.
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- If claiming Military Spouse Preference, a copy of sponsor's orders is required for NF-03 and below or equivalent.
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Commander, Navy Region Mid-Atlantic
Commander, Navy Region Mid-Atlantic 1200 Fechteler Road Norfolk, VA US
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This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/491468100. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.
Open & closing dates: 02/14/2018 to 03/31/2018
Salary: $10.18 to $10.18 per hour
Pay scale & grade: NA 04
Work schedule: Intermittent - Flex
Appointment type: Permanent