Maintenance Worker Job in MONTGOMERY, AL

Vacancy No. 20-9FSV329184(SR) Department Air Education and Training Command
Salary $12.70 to $14.83 Grade 7 to 7
Perm/Temp Permanent FT/PT Full-time
Open Date 9/24/2021 Close Date 12/21/2021
Job Link Apply Online Who may apply Public

Job Description (Please follow all instructions carefully)
  • Accepting applications
  • Open & closing dates

    Opening and closing dates 09/24/2021 to 12/21/2021

  • Service


  • Pay scale & grade

    NA 7

  • Salary

    $12.70 to $14.83 per hour

    Pay Rate Setting apply IAW the Nonappropriated Fund Personnel Program Management and Adminstration

  • Appointment type


  • Work schedule

    Part-time - Guaranteed 20 Hours


Few vacancies in the following location:

  • Maxwell AFB, AL
Relocation expenses reimbursed


Telework eligible


This job is open to
  • The public

    U.S. citizens, nationals or those who owe allegiance to the U.S.

Clarification from the agency

Please see "Who May Apply" section under the Qualification section.

Announcement number


Control number


  • Duties
    Duties Summary

    About the position:
    This position will be assigned to the Maintenance Department at University Inn Lodging on Maxwell/Gunter AFB, Alabama. This position is a Regular Part-Time position. You are guaranteed 20 hours, however you could work up to 40 hours per week.

    This is an open continuous announcement. The first cut-off date for this position will be Friday 01 October 2021 Then every Friday thereafter until all positions are filled.

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    Purpose of this position is to perform general maintenance duties for the lodging operation. Incumbent may also be required to lead federal inmates in the performance of general maintenance duties.

    Physical effort: Physically able to frequently lift and carry objects weighing up to 40 pounds and be able to occasionally lift and carry objects weighing up to 50 pounds. Able to actively bend, stoop, stand, reach, and work in awkward positions.

    The following are duties you may be required to accomplish but it is not all inclusive:

    Electrical: Checks for proper insulation and causes of malfunctions in equipment. Repair or replace minor equipment that is not in safe operating condition. Installs fuses, switches, light bulbs and outlets. Replaces old motors, garbage disposals, fans and lights. Responsible for replacing bulbs and florescent fixtures and ceiling fans.

    Plumbing: Performs minor routine maintenance; unstopping urinals, sinks and commodes. Repairs water lines, hookups to install sinks, drain traps and faucets. Makes a variety of minor plumbing repairs that can be accomplished by removing, cleaning, replacing, packing, and sealing defective parts such as dirty traps, broken pipes, leaky or stopped up drains. Caulks and scale elbow and union joints, tiles or pipes, faucets and shower drains. Properly installs new equipment by hooking up to existing systems following accepted trade practice.

    Carpentry: Repairs and installs cabinets, door closers and latches, suspended ceilings, baseboard, floor and ceiling tiles. Installs interior/exterior trim, window screens, replace damaged wood, etc. Interprets specifications with sketches or easily understood blueprints and technical instructions to plan and lay out the work.

    - May be required to install door locks, knob-sets, dead-bolts, cylinder and cams.

    - Spot checks and repairs holes in walls, damage due to leaks, wallpaper damage, etc. Repairs walls by replacing sheet rock and plaster damaged area to include mixing, application and finishing of plaster surface. Ensures paint in repair area matches rest of room. Prepares damaged area to ensure new plaster, tap, etc. will adhere to the surface. Determines appropriate tools required to include angle trowels, plaster hawk, brushes, sponges, etc. Responsible for repair or replacement of damaged floor tile replacing carpeting and repairing damaged walls in showers.

    - Drives vehicles weighing up to 10,000 pounds to various locations both on and off base.

    If interested in applying for this position you may preview the online application:

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

    4749 Maintenance Mechanic

  • Requirements
    Requirements Conditions Of Employment
    • Must possess and maintain a valid state driver's license.
    • This position requires satisfactory completion of a Tier 1 background investigation.
    • This position has been identified as a Test Designated Position (TDP). The incumbent of this position will be subject to and must consent to a pre-employment and random drug testing.
    • This position has physical lifting requirement which requires the incumbent to complete a favorable pre-employment physical.
    Who May Apply: Open to everyone. Applicants will be categorized by preference(s) and/or priority consideration eligibilities. An applicant's eligibility will be determined based on eligibility claimed in the questionnaire and proof of eligibility MUST be provided with application by the closing date, 12/21/2021

    Business Based Action, Military Spouse Preference, Outside Applicant Veteran, Spouse/Widow/Parent of Veteran, and Transition Hiring Preference

    In order to qualify, you must meet the experience requirements described below. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student; social). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if the position allows for qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application.

    Qualifying Experience:

    Must have experience that demonstrates the ability to perform minor plumbing, painting, electrical and carpentry duties. Experience could have been gained in any type position of "handyman" with duties in the area required. Must have a knowledge of proper tools used in the different areas of the maintenance section. Experience must have demonstrated ability to work independently, with little need for direct supervision.

    Some federal jobs allow you to substitute your education for the required experience in order to qualify. This position does not allow for education substitution.

    FOREIGN EDUCATION: Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the requirements. You must show proof the education credentials have been deemed to be at least equivalent to that gained in conventional U.S. education program. It is your responsibility to provide such evidence when applying.

    Additional information

    • Individual must fully meet qualification/eligibility/background requirements for this position
    • Male applicants born after December 31, 1959 must be registered for Selective Service
    • Direct deposit is required
    • Satisfactorily complete an employment verification (E-Verify) check
    • A probationary period may be required
    • Pre-employment requirements must be satisfactorily met prior to Entrance on Duty (EOD)
    • Payment of Permanent Change of Station (PCS) costs is not authorized, based on a determination that a PCS move is not in the Government's interest.
    • Multiple positions may be filled from this job opportunity announcement. And additional selections may also be made from this job opportunity announcement.
    • Selection(s) are subject to restrictions resulting from hiring preferences and priority consideration eligible.

    How You Will Be Evaluated

    Your resume and supporting document will be evaluated against the qualifications of the position.

    Once the announcement has closed, a review of your application package (resume, supporting documents, and responses to the questionnaire) will be used to determine whether you meet the qualification requirements listed on this announcement. If you are minimally qualified, your resume and supporting documentation will be compared against your responses to the assessment questionnaire to determine your level of experience. If, after reviewing your resume and/or supporting documentation, a determination has been made that you have inflated your responses to meet the position's qualifications and/or experience, you may lose consideration for this position. Please follow all instructions carefully when applying, errors or omissions may affect your eligibility.

    You should list any relevant performance appraisals and incentive awards in your resume as that information may be taken into consideration during the selection process. If selected, you may be required to provide supporting documentation.

    To better expedite the hiring process, we recommend including full contact information (name, address, phone number, email, etc.,) for professional and personal references on your resume.

    Background checks and security clearance
    Security clearance

    Not Required

    Drug test required


    Position sensitivity and risk

    Non-sensitive (NS)/Low Risk

    Trust determination process


  • Required Documents
    Required Documents

    Required documents may vary based on the eligibility you are claiming (i.e., applying as a Military Spouse Preference - MSP, applying as a veteran, applying as a current federal employees, applying as a displaced employee, etc.,). The below document(s) are required and MUST be submitted with your application by the closing date of this job announcement:

    • Resume

    Your resume may be submitted in any format and must support identified the general or specialized experience described in this announcement. If your resume includes a photograph or other inappropriate material or content, it will not be used to make eligibility and qualification determinations and you may not be considered for this vacancy.

    Other accepted documents to support a qualification and/or claimed preference/priority eligibility may include:

    • Cover Letter
    • DD-214/ Statement of Service
    • Diploma/ GED
    • Disability Letter (VA)
    • License
    • MSP (Military Spouse Preference) orders must be uploaded at the time of the application for preference consideration.
    • PCS Orders
    • Professional Certification
    • Proof of Marriage Status
    • Resume
    • Separation Notice (RIF)
    • SF-50/ Notification of Personnel Action
    • Transcript

    As described above, your complete application includes your resume, your responses to the online questionnaire, and supporting documents which prove your claimed eligibility. If you fail to provide these documents, you will be marked as having an incomplete application package and you will not be considered any further.

    NOTE: Documents submitted as part of the application package to include supplemental documents may be shared beyond the Human Resources Office. Some supplemental documents such as military orders and marriage certificates may contain personal information for someone other than you. You may sanitize these documents to remove another person's personal information before you submit your application. You may be asked to provide an un-sanitized version of the documents if you are selected to confirm your eligibility.

  • Benefits

    A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding.

    Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.

  • How to Apply
    How to Apply

    To be considered for this vacancy you must apply and complete the online questionnaire and submit the documentation specified in the Required Documents section above.
    The complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on 12/21/2021 to receive consideration.

    To begin, click Apply to access the online application. You will need to be logged into your USAJobs account to apply. If you do not have a USAJobs account, you will need to create one before beginning the application.

    Follow the prompts to select your resume and/or other supporting documents to be included with your application package. You will have the opportunity to upload additional documents to include in your application before it is submitted. Your uploaded documents may take several hours to clear the virus scan process.

    After acknowledging you have reviewed your application package, complete the Include Personal Information section as you deem appropriate and click to continue with the application process. You will be taken to the online application which you must complete in order to apply for the position. Complete the online application, verify the required documentation is included with your application package and submit the application. You must re-select your resume and/or other documents from your USAJobs account and designate the document type when submitting your application. Failure to complete this portion will result in an incomplete application package and you will not be further considered for this vacancy.

    It is your responsibility to ensure your application package (resume, supporting documents, and responses to the questionnaire) is complete, accurate, and submitted by the closing date.

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    Agency contact information Maxwell NAF HR Office Maxwell NAF HR Office

    Maxwell Sustainment Services Flight
    42 FSS/FSMH, 50 Lemay Plaza South, Bldg 804
    Maxwell AFB, AL 36112-6307
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    The mission of the United States Air Force is: To fly, fight, and win...Airpower anytime, anywhere. To achieve that mission, the Air Force has a vision of Global Vigilance, Global Reach and Global Power. That vision orbits around three core competencies: Developing Airmen, Technology-to-Warfighting and
    Integrating Operations. Core competencies and distinctive capabilities are based on a shared commitment to three core values -- integrity first, service before self, and excellence in all we do.

    Maxwell AFB 42d Force Support Squadron consists of five flights, which provide personnel services, education, training and professional development for both civilian and military personnel; a variety of diverse and challenging quality of life programs which include membership clubs, a golf course, bowling center,
    child care facilities (infant to teen), an airmen & family readiness center, lodging, mortuary affairs, honor guard, dining facilities, and a variety of outdoor recreation activities for military and civilian members and families of Maxwell Air Force Base and its mission partners. We also support over 28,000 military retirees and their family members living in the tri-county area.

    Montgomery is nationally known for its many historic/cultural landmarks and events such as the Alabama State Capitol, Dexter Avenue King Memorial Church, First White House of the Confederacy, Montgomery Bus Boycott, Hank Williams Memorial, Alabama War Memorial and Alabama Shakespeare Theater.

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