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Commander, Navy Installations Newport, RI
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##### Department of the Navy

Commander, Navy Installations

##### Commander, Navy Region Mid-Atlantic


- ##### Open & closing dates

08/01/2019 to 08/18/2019

- ##### Service


- ##### Pay scale & grade

NA 2

- ##### Salary

$14.71 to $14.71 per hour

Shift Differential 7.5% for majority of hours worked after 3pm,
Sunday Premium 25%, OT hous over 8 perday/40 per week

- ##### Appointment type

Intermittent - 0 - 40 Hours per week

- ##### Work schedule

Intermittent - w/o any benefits



Newport, RI Many vacancies

##### Relocation expenses reimbursed


##### Telework eligible


- Duties

### Summary


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### Responsibilities

- Performs varying degrees of complexity in cleaning
processes.Demonstrates proficiency related to daily service,
check-out, deep cleaning, and special project cleaning
assignments based on Lodging program cleaning standards.

- Vacuums, sweeps, and mops floors; dusts, polishes, cleans, and
moves furniture.

- Removes trash, places in dumpsters, and replaces liners.

- Places proper number of amenities in room to include
consumables/non-consumables, linen, kitchen, and bathroom.

- Removes and replaces bed linen, inspects mattresses and pull-out
sofas, and moves/re-positions beds upon guest checkout, weekly,
or at a guest's request. .

- Cleans walls, doors, ceilings, stand-up/ceiling fans, light
fixtures, exterior of air vents, windows, sills, tracks, blinds
and curtains.

- Cleans coffee makers, ice buckets, beverage kits, refrigerators,
stove tops, cookware, utensils, cutlery, cups/glasses, plates,
sinks, counters, ovens, ranges, cupboards, drawers, and
microwaves to include proper programming of its respective

- Ensures dishwashers are clean and in working condition.

- Cleans vanities, mirrors, hardware, cabinets/shelving, toilets,
bath tubs/shower stalls, tile, and bathroom exhaust fans.
Replaces bathroom terry and linens to include shower curtains.

- Cleans irons, removes excess water and replaces as necessary,
cleans ironing boards and replaces covers as necessary, cleans
and ensures proper functionality of luggage racks and ensures
proper numbers of clean male/female hangers are available in

- Cleans washers and dryers and ensures machines are operational.

- Ensures in-room guest directories are clean and organized, TV's
are clean and programmed to proper channel and volume, alarm
clocks are properly programmed with back-up battery and in-room
phones are clean, properly programmed, and in working condition.

- Cleans common area spaces to include vending rooms and ice
machines, laundry rooms, elevators, break rooms, walkways,
corridors, stairwells, office spaces, lounges, storerooms and
storage spaces.

- Performs deep cleaning as required by program standards (e.g. on
a scheduled basis and upon check-out of guests in "pet friendly"
rooms and in rooms that had an ADA service animal), which
includes, but is not limited to: defrosting the refrigerator,
cleaning windows (inside and out), replacing and/or cleaning
drapes, moving furniture and cleaning normally hidden areas,
carpet cleaning (shampoo and/or spot treatment), cleaning
walls/woodwork, and other such tasks.

- Counts, sorts, inspects, and prepares linen for operational use.

- Applies Blood Borne Pathogen criteria to determine potential
safety concerns related to contaminated linens and applies
appropriate NGIS protocols during daily service activity.

- Completes maintenance requests for items broken, defective, or
in need of replacing.

- Performs basic, routine maintenance on vacuum cleaners by
cleaning all areas and replacing filters as necessary.

- Maintains the cleanliness, inventory, and organization of
housekeeping carts and linen carts.

- Reports any damages or valuables (e.g. large amounts of cash,
jewelry, or confidential/sensitive information) left out in the
open by guests to the Supervisor.

- Reports any activity that appears unsafe, illegal, or suspicious
to the Supervisor.

- Interacts professionally with guests and other team members,
displays a positive attitude, utilizes effective communication
skills, and assists guests to include answering questions
concerning hotel facilities and provides information about on
base and local attractions.

- Communicates with the front desk when identifying lost and found
items by annotating all relevant information to facilitate
retrieval of the item for that specific guest.

- Maintains key control for assigned key and reports any issues
immediately to the Supervisor.

### Travel Required

Not required

##### Supervisory status


##### Promotion Potential


- #### Job family (Series)

3566 Custodial Working

#### Similar jobs

- Housekeeping Staffs
- Staffs, Housekeeping

- Requirements

### Conditions of Employment

- You must be at least 18 years of age with a high school diploma
or equivalent Unit
- Position is ineligible for inclusion in a Bargaining Unit
- Must provide proof of U.S. Citizenship or U.S. National
- Must successfully pass the E-Verify employment verification
check. Any discrepancies must be resolved as a condition of

### Qualifications

Specialized experience must demonstrate the following:

- Knowledge of cleaning procedures and proper use of cleaning
equipment and approved cleaning chemicals, including familiarity
with applicable Safety Data Sheets (SDS).

- Knowledge of NGIS program standards.

- Knowledge of how to operate all in-room appliances (e.g., coffee
maker, television, clock radio, telephone, etc.).

- Ability to utilize Property Management System (PMS) software to
update room status using the in-room telephone system.

- Ability to accurately complete daily room status reports and
housekeeping assignment sheets.

Ability to interpret, execute, and document cleaning actions in
accordance with NGIS Housekeeping Manual and program policy

- Ability to apply knowledge of general cleaning procedures to
complete housekeeping tasks.

- Ability to safely and properly use common hand and powered

- Ability to apply sound judgment to schedule and prioritize work
assignments in order to honor requests for No
Service/Do-Not-Disturb while adhering toprogram standards for in
person service follow-up and cleaning frequencies.

- Ability to navigate web-based Learning Managed System (LMS) and
use associated software to complete online and e-learning

- Ability to communicate clearly and effectively in English, both
verbally and in writing with management, staff and guests.


This position is required to do considerable standing, bending,
kneeling, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, stretching and
climbing. Must have ability to perform moderately strenuous physical
labor as unassisted lifting, moving and carrying of supplies and
equipment weighing up to 45 pounds is required. Assisted lifting,
moving and carrying in excess of 45 pounds may be required. May be
required to climb/descend stairs and properly placed stepladders.


Work is primarily performed indoors in areas that normally have
adequate heat, light, and ventilation. Some facilities will require
exposure to outdoors, as access to some rooms is from the outside,
resulting in exposure to nature and weather conditions. The
incumbent may be exposed to dirt, disagreeable odors, and skin/eye
irritants from strong cleaning solutions used in household cleaners.
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is provided and required to be
utilized for safety reasons.


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.

May be recalled to duty and/or required to work overtime, including
on an emergency basis.

Subject to satisfactory completion of a physical examination.

May be required to possess a valid state driver license, as travel
to other facilities may be required within the normal scope of
duties. Applicants will be notified when this is a requirement for

This position is subject to a favorable National Agency Check (NAC).

This position is required to attend and complete mandatory training
programs to obtain housekeeping certification and re-certification.
Training is provided in varying environments such as
classroom-trainer led, online self-guided courses, virtual-led
courses and hands on training.

The incumbent is required to obtain a housekeeping certification
within 120 days of employment.

The incumbent is required to complete any other required annual
trainings designated by the Department of Navy.

You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including
volunteer and part time experience. You must clearly identify the
duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total
number of hours per week.

Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer
work done through National Service programs (e.g., professional,
philanthropic, religious, spiritual, community, student, social).
Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and
skills and can provide valuable training and experience that
translates directly to paid employment.

As part of the application process, you must complete and submit an
occupational questionnaire.

Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may
affect your rating and/or appointment eligibility.

### Education

### Additional information

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

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 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

### How You Will Be Evaluated

You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the
qualifications above.

All resumes will be reviewed to determine if they meet the hiring
eligibility and qualification requirements listed in this
announcement, and will be rated based on the information provided in
the resume to determine the level of knowledge, skill, and ability,
related to the job requirements. Using the qualifications of the
position, a predetermined rating criterion of knowledge, skills, and
abilities will be used for each resume. Best qualified applicants
will be referred to the hiring manager. The selecting official may
choose to conduct interviews.

Click the following link to preview the applicant questionnaire:
**Preview Applicant Questionnaire**.

### Background checks and security clearance

##### Security clearance


##### Drug test required


- Required Documents

Resume must show complete mailing address' for all places of
employment and education.

Proof of education (transcripts/copy of degree/high school diploma),
if applicable to position requirements.

If claiming Veteran's Preference, a legible copy of DD-214 (page 4)
as well as any other supporting documentation (disability, proof of
service, SF-15, etc). is required.

If claiming Military Spouse Preference, a copy of sponsor's orders
is required for NF-03 and below or equivalent.

If claiming Department of Defense (DOD) Non-appropriated Fund (NAF)
Business Based Action (BBA) Priority consideration, submit a copy of
the notice of separation.

If you are a current federal employee, submit your most recent
Personnel Action Report (PAR) or SF-50.

#### If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution
recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be
credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the
attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting
institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this
vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may
affect the overall rating.

- 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. Learn more about federal


The Federal government offers a number of exceptional benefits to
its employees. Benefits you get to enjoy while working for our TEAM
include but are not limited to:

Comprehensive benefits package (medical, dental, life insurance,
spouse & dependent life insurance, long-term disability, retirement,
and 401(k) savings plan, annual and sick leave, tuition
reimbursement, etc.).

Stability of Federal Civilian Service

People with passion for doing work that matters

Quality of Work Life Balance

Review our benefits

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

To begin the process, click on the Apply Online button to create an
account or log in to your existing USAJOBS account.

Please see the "REQUIRED DOCUMENTS" section and review the applicant
checklist link to determine if there are other documents you are
required to submit. You must submit all required documents or you
will not be considered for the position.

#### Technical Support

- Check the status of the application system and maintenance
schedule here:
- If you experience technical difficulties applying online, report
it here: The support inbox is monitored
Monday through Friday, from 8 AM ET until 6 PM ET.
- Make sure your status in USAJOBS is 'Received' after you submit
your application to ensure it was submitted successfully.

### Agency contact information

### Commander, Navy Region Mid-Atlantic

##### Phone


##### Address

Commander, Navy Region Mid-Atlantic
1297 Bushnell Street
Newport, RI 02841

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### Next steps

All applicants will be notified regarding their status by email.
Applicants will either be contacted for an interview or sent an
email of non-selection 3-6 weeks after the announcement closing
date. Please notify us if your contact information changes after
the closing date of the announcement. Also, note that if you
provide an inaccurate email address or if your mailbox is full or
blocked (e.g., spam-blocker), you may not receive important
communication that could affect your consideration for this

- Fair & Transparent

The Federal hiring process is setup to be fair and transparent.
Please read the following guidance.

### Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on
the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and
gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual
orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age,
membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental
status, military service, or other non-merit factor.

- Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) for federal employees & job

### Reasonable Accommodation Policy

Federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants
with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable
accommodation for any part of the application process should follow
the instructions in the job opportunity announcement. For any part
of the remaining hiring process, applicants should contact the
hiring agency directly. Determinations on requests for reasonable
accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

A reasonable accommodation is any change to a job, the work
environment, or the way things are usually done that enables an
individual with a disability to apply for a job, perform job duties
or receive equal access to job benefits.

Under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, federal agencies must provide
reasonable accommodations when:

- An applicant with a disability needs an accommodation to have an
equal opportunity to apply for a job.
- An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to perform
the essential job duties or to gain access to the workplace.
- An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to receive
equal access to benefits, such as details, training, and
office-sponsored events.

You can request a reasonable accommodation at any time during the
application or hiring process or while on the job. Requests are
considered on a case-by-case basis.

Learn more about disability employment and reasonable accommodations
or how to contact an agency.

#### Legal and regulatory guidance

- Financial suitability
- Social security number request
- Privacy Act
- Signature and false statements
- Selective Service
- New employee probationary period

This job originated on For the full announcement and to
apply, visit Only resumes
submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed
at will be considered.

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