Department of the Navy Norfolk, VA
* Duties

Help Duties Summary

Morale, Welfare and Recreation provides Sailors and their families the finest facilities, programs and activities to meet their recreational and social needs, encouraging individual values, aids retention, and provides the physical, mental and social needs of a mobile Navy.

This position is located in the Mid-Atlantic Region, Fleet and Family Readiness Program, Fleet Readiness Department in the Fitness/Sports and Deployed Support Department. The purpose of this position is to maintain and operate clean indoor and outdoor fitness/aquatic facilities/spaces. The size of the installation and the number of facilities and patrons serviced determines number of personnel needed and is provided in the Statement of Difference (SOD) attached to each position description for that installation. This is for a Small – High (1,501-3,000) military installation IAW CNIC Fitness standards


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The incumbent of this position performs a variety of tasks both indoors and outdoors to assist the Fitness Director on site serviced to keep facilities and grounds surrounding the fitness facilities and sport fields in a continuing state of cleanliness.

May operate a variety of power operated tools and equipment to maintain outdoor facilities i.e. chain saws, hedge trimmers, tillers, hoes, chippers, snow blowers, tractors, trucks, pressure washers, etc. Ensures equipment is serviced prior to use and makes adjustments or minor repairs or replacing worn or damages parts as necessary.

May provide all or some of the following duties; loading, unloading, transporting, storing supplies and stocking shelves. May perform, sweeping, mopping, dusting customer service areas, lobbies, exercise room, bathrooms, showers, locker rooms by sanitizing, disinfecting and deodorizing lavatories, urinals and toilet bowls, and ensuring soap dispensers or paper towel holders are filled and ready for patron usage. May provide general maintenance such as touch up painting, replacing light bulbs, washing/drying and replenishing towels, stocking soap/paper towels and toilet paper as necessary.

May perform general tasks for outside areas, fields and surrounding grounds .such as cutting grass, edging/weeding, raking, shoveling snow as necessary and removing trash from receptacles as needed. May line fields, sets bases, secure windscreens, installs goals/goal posts, move bleachers, and make repairs as necessary or directed.

May vacuum carpeted areas, buffs floors and other floor surfaces using automatic waxing or buffing machines. May wash walls, windows, blinds and other surfaces as necessary using ladders or scaffolding to reach high areas.

Performs other related duties as assigned.

Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status


Who May Apply This job is open to… United States Citizens

Questions? This job is open to 1 group.

* Job family (Series)

3502 Laboring

* Requirements

Help Requirements Conditions of Employment



You must be a US Citizen.

Males must be registered or exempt from Selective Service.

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.


Must be 18 years of age and have the ability to follow simple verbal and written instructions to carry out assigned duties independently

Must possess knowledge of basic cleaning and janitorial techniques and procedures.

Must possess the ability to work with basic equipment, materials and supplies used in maintaining the assigned facility in a clean and sanitary state.

Must possess the ability to operate and perform routine maintenance and repair on outdoor equipment used in preparing sports fields and facilities for sporting events.

Must possess and maintain a valid driver's license at all times and have the ability to operate a variety of automobile vehicles in the performance of duties.

Position may be subject to an irregular tour of duty including weekends and holidays.


This position reports directly to the Fitness Director or his/her designee who assigns work and spot checks work in progress to ensure procedures are followed and that work is completed within a rigid specified time period. Problems and questions are referred to the assigned manager.


Physical activities include but are not limited to standing, walking, bending, turning, stooping, twisting, reaching, pushing, pulling and light lifting. Some activities are prolonged in nature. The employee will at times lift up to 50 pounds unassisted, heavier items with assistance.


Work is indoors and outdoors. May be exposed to adverse weather conditions when working outdoors. Exposed to draft, noise, dust and dirt. Possibility of bruising, muscle strains, cuts, and scrapes. Required to follow safety procedures and use standard safety equipment such as gloves, ear protectors, and safety glasses and exercise proper handling of equipment to avoid injury while performing duties.


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