NLSA Laborer

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Position Status:
Flex, No Benefits
12.13 - 14.16 - Hourly
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Relocation Expenses:
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Opening Date:  10 February 2021          Closing Date:  Open Until Filled

First Cut Off:  26 February 2021                                                           

Position:  NLSA Laborer, NA-3502-04

Salary:  $12.13 - $14.16 per hour

Employment Category:  Flexible, 0-40 hours per week, with no benefits.  May require working night, weekend and holiday hours.  Night shift differential and holiday/Sunday premium pay will be paid for hours worked.  NOTE:  A flexible employee is one who serves in either a continuing or temporary (time limited) position, on a scheduled or unscheduled (as needed or intermittent) basis, up to 40 hours per week. Flexible employees are not eligible to participate in the CNIC benefit programs, nor are they entitled to earn or use leave including military leave, court leave, sick or annual leave.

Location:   Navy Lake Site Allatoona, Cartersville, GA, under operational control of MWR, Submarine Base, Kings Bay, GA.  (Lake Allatoona is a 52-acre recreation area, just 30 miles north of Atlanta.  The Navy Lake Site offers rental cabins, RV/tent campsites, marina, lodge and conference facilities, retail store, beach and swimming area and an abundance of outdoor recreation space.)

Area of Consideration:   All Sources – NOTE:  Applicant does not have to have current SUBASE access.  If selected for position, access will be granted upon a favorable background check.

Duties:  Loads and unloads materials from ground, pallets, skids, platforms, trucks, lifting devices, and transport vehicles, manually or mechanically with lift gate, wheelbarrow, pallet jack or dolly. Operates a variety of power equipment to include but not limited to the following: mowers, clippers, posthole diggers, blowers, weed eaters, power washers, and banding equipment. Uses hand tools such as shovels, rakes, hammers, bars, saws, axes, loppers, wrenches, brushes, and brooms to maintain and clean facilities and grounds. Moves and organizes equipment, supplies, furniture, and materials by hand or by mechanical means. Uses shovels, rakes, and rock bars to excavate, backfill or spread sand, dirt or fill materials to improve recreation spaces such as playgrounds, park spaces, volleyball courts, horseshoe pits, etc. Ensures grounds and facilities are maintained and clean (e.g., cleans park tables, collects/empties trash cans, barbecues, pavilions, docks, and rental equipment to ensure they are in serviceable condition). Clears small trees, limbs, tree debris, and bushes using handsaw, clippers or loppers. Shovels, sweeps or rakes snow, sand or dirt from sidewalks, playgrounds, volleyball courts, beach and recreational parking lots. Cleans and waxes vehicles. Maintains an inventory of hand and power tools and ensures they are in good working order. Makes all adjustments to equipment to ensure proper settings, connections, and mechanical soundness. Makes minor repairs, paints, and may perform carpentry work. Assists the mechanic with maintaining and cleaning rental equipment. Assists in preparing excess property for disposal. Determines and selects the most appropriate type of equipment to accomplish each phase of the work in the most productive and cost-effective manner. Assists in issuing and receiving rental equipment from customers, assists customers in hooking up trailers, loading and unloading of equipment into personal vehicles. Observes required safety, sanitation, environmental, hazardous waste disposal, and housekeeping rules and regulations.  Performs other duties as assigned.


  • Knowledge of safe and efficient operating techniques of various large equipment and power tools.Operates a variety of power equipment to include, but not limited to: posthole diggers, blowers, weed eaters, power washers, mowers, box trucks with lift gate, etc.

  • Ability to operate and control riding mowers on slopes, which requires constant attention to working space and environment.

  • Ability to safely operate equipment around buildings, walls, trees, fence lines, banks and hillsides, trenches, curbs, rocks and other visible obstacles.

  • Ability to operate various controls and levers to maneuver equipment and lift/lower, adjust, engage/disengage components or attached devices.

  • Knowledge and skill using hand tools and other equipment such as: shovels, rakes, hammers, bars, saws, axes, loppers, wrenches, brushes, brooms, ladders, banding equipment, and pallet jacks.

  • Ability to complete assignments involving several tasks by following detailed processes which require remembering directions, sequences, following simple drawings, etc.

  • Ability to follow general instructions or read simple drawings to perform tasks requiring significant manual skill.

Physical Demands and Work Environment:  Exerts very heavy physical effort, frequently lifting and moving objects weighing over 70 lbs., operating power mowers on grades, towing trailers, pushing heavy wheelbarrow loads of dirt, sand or playground fill, raking and shoveling dirt or sand, and using a pallet jack to move materials and equipment.  Work is performed outside in all types of weather as well as inside of buildings. Incumbent is frequently exposed to drafts, noise, fumes, dirt, dust, grease, and fluids that may cause irritation and possible electric shock, scrapes, burns and cuts. Incumbent must wear personal protective equipment (e.g., safety gloves, hearing protection, safety glasses, boots, etc.) when required. Work may require standing on concrete floors for long periods. Special care is required to avoid serious injuries. Outdoor work is performed in all kinds of weather.

Other Requirements:  Must have or be able to obtain and maintain a valid driver’s license.  Must have or be able to obtain within the first 60 days of employment the following certifications as needed:  First Aid, Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation, Forklift Operator, and Safe Inflatable Operators Training Organization (SIOTO).

Basis of Review:   Applicants will be evaluated based on experience and qualifications described above and presented in written format.