DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIESThe primary purpose of this position is to assist in the operation of the MWR and Community Recreation Department.  Incumbent performs one or more of the following duties:  Loads and unloads outdoor recreational equipment, to include but not limited to, boats, camping trailers, car haulers, tents, camping gear, banquet tables, chairs, ice chest, camping equipment, heavy boxes, bulky supplies, and materials to and from trucks, dollies, as well as operate paintball and archery fields. Opens crates and boxes using crowbars and cuts bands using shears.  Replenish fuels and petroleum in equipment as directed.  Using a shovel and/or other hand tools, digs ditches where grading and sloping is not required.  Fills holes with dirt and levels bumps and low places using shovel, hand tamper, and/or rakes.   Operates hand and powered equipment such as walking type lawnmowers, edgers and blowers, which do not require very heavy physical effort.  Clears small trees and bushes using hatchet, handsaw, or clippers.  Operates light utility vehicles, such as, but not limited to, pick-up trucks, utility vehicles, riding lawn mowers, small tractors, etc.  Collects and empties garbage cans at various facilities and fields belonging to MWR.  Washes cars, trucks, boats and other equipment as required.  Maintains restroom facilities at Parks and Pavilions.  Supplement Maintenance staff as required.  Performs other related duties as required.



QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTSKnowledge and skill sufficient to run lawnmowers, hatchets, saws, hand and other tools requiring the same level of knowledge and skill.  Knowledge and skill sufficient to read signs, follow simple oral and written instructions.  Ability to work safely while moving light to heavy weight objects.



SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:  Incumbent must possess a valid driver’s license.



1. Resumes may be submitted along with Optional Form- 306, this form is available at  Application forms are available at the NAF HR office.


2.  Please ensure that your resume or application contains all the information requested in the vacancy announcement along with any supporting documents, or your application may not be considered.


3.  Management reserves the right to cancel vacancy announcements at any time during the recruitment process subject to DOD priority list, and other priority consideration lists.



Send application/resume packages to:


Or mail copy to:

Morale, Welfare and Recreation Department

400 Russell Avenue, Bldg. 261

New Orleans, LA  70143-5012

Attn:  Shelly Vicknair or Mindy Ussery

Phone:  (504) 678-3231

DSN: 678-3231

Fax: (504) 678-9866




Some positions have special requirements.  In these cases selection is tentative pending satisfactory completion of these requirements.  Applicants may be required to provide proof of education, etc.  All selections are contingent upon the obtaining satisfactory employment reference checks.


Direct Deposit of your paycheck is mandatory and is a condition of employment.


Occupants of this position must maintain the privacy of official work information and data and demonstrate the highest level of ethical conduct.


The Department of Navy is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, or any other non-merit factor.


We are an E-Verify participant.


**SPOUSE PREFERENCE:  Please read instructions and restrictions on this program located on the MILITARY SPOUSE EMPLOYMENT PREFERENCE REQUEST form.  You must attach the PCS orders with the service member’s page 2 with your resume or application.  Submit the full package to the Human Resources Office.


**ACTIVE DUTY MILITARY:  Military regulations require that you obtain a special request  authorization (NAVPERS 1336/3) prior to being accepted for outside employment.  If employment is offered, you cannot begin work until this chit is supplied to the NAF Personnel Office.