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Posted Date 3/27/2024
Description Job Summary

Marine Corps Community Services (MCCS)is looking for the best and brightest to join our Team! MCCSis a comprehensive program that supports and enhances the quality of life for Marines, their families, and others in the Marine Corps Community.Weoffer a team oriented environment comprised of military personnel, civilian employees, contractors and volunteers who keep the organization functioning smoothly and effectively.As a service-oriented organization, we never waver in our commitment to our Corps.

This vacancy is eligible for the following Employee Benefits:
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan with up to a 5% employer match
  • NAF Pension Plan, employee contribution only 1% (May be eligible to buy back military service time)
  • Medical and dental insurance
  • Inexpensive life insurance covers up to 3x your annual salary
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (Health and Dependent Care)
  • Health Savings Account
  • Short Term Disability Insurance up to 60% of your salary
  • Federal Long Term Care
  • Leave Donation Program for life's emergencies
  • Immediate annual and sick leave accrual
This position is located atMCAS Miramar.Candidates selected for this position will serve as a Plumber.

Major Duties

Performs journeyman level plumbing and related work in the Construction and Maintenance Section. Will be required to make a variety of repairs and maintenance to various utility systems and plumbing fixtures. This may include, but is not limited to, urinals, commodes, vanities, sinks, drain lines, floor drains, floor sinks, gas lines, gas connections, water supply, hot water tanks, boilers, sewer lines, etc. Required to trouble shoot, locate and repair issues such as clogs, leaks, drainage issues, etc.

Measures, cuts, bends, and threads pipe and tile; weld joins for a leak-free join, caulks and seals elbows, union joints, tile pipe, faucets, and shower drains. Removes, cleans, installs or replaces joints and fixtures such as traps, faucets, and unions. Connects equipment to installed system and replaces sections of pipe and tile by following previously used routes, hangers, and levels.

Installs, modifies, and repairs new and existing utility, supply, and disposal systems; locates and taps main lines, sets up systems routes, places and cuts route opening, places hangers for proper level and slope, and installs valves, traps, and unions needed for proper operation of systems. Determines that parts such as pipe, reduction couplings, elbows, traps, and valves are the proper kind and size. Inspects, tests, and makes needed adjustments to systems and equipment for proper operation, flow, drainage, and sanitary conditions after completing the work. Will be required to work with other trades and contractors, coordinating and collaborating for the completion of all work. Operates vehicle when necessary to drive to work site. May be required to travel to Big Bear Recreation Facility to maintain and repair plumbing systems and fixtures.

Provides Customer Service with an emphasis on courtesy. Assists customers and communicates positively in a friendly manner. Acknowledges customers, smiles and makes eye contact. Asks questions to determine, verify and solve problems. Checks for satisfaction on the quality of goods and services. Takes action to solve problems quickly. Alerts the higher-level supervisor or proper point of contact for help when problems arise.

Adheres to safety regulations and standards. Observes required sanitation and hazardous waste disposal rules and regulations. Uses required safety equipment and observes safe work procedures. Promptly reports any observed workplace hazards, and any injury, occupational illness, and/or property damage resulting from workplace mishaps to the immediate supervisor.

Adheres to established standards of actively supporting the principles of the EEO program and prevention of sexual harassment. Performs other related duties as required.


Skills and Knowledge: Must be a journeyman level plumber. Must be able to perform all phases of work related to plumbing, water and sewage systems. Must be able to install and repair natural gas systems. Must have knowledge of how various supply disposal and utility systems are installed and operate. Must have the ability to plan and lay out the installation and modification of various systems and equipment including angles, arcs, and circles; to interpret and apply building plans, blueprints, and use shop mathematics. Must have skill in the use of any of the accepted trade methods and techniques and in the use of tools and equipment of the plumbing trade. Must be able to install, troubleshoot and repair various systems. Must be maintain a welding certificate. Must possess or be able to obtain applicable government operator permits. Must have a valid driver's license.

Responsibility: After work is assigned, uses personal knowledge to select tools, decide on the method and technique to use, and completes the work with a minimum of supervision. Selects materials and obtains replacement parts by comparison with the part to be replaced or by reference to supply lists and catalogs. Tests the unit or system on completion of the work to ensure equipment is repaired according to requirements.

Physical Effort: May work from ladders, scaffolding, and platforms. May work in hard to reach or confined areas; required to stand, stoop, bend, kneel, climb, and work in tiring and uncomfortable positions. Frequently lift, carry and set up parts and equipment weighing up to 45lbs independently and over 45lbs with assistance.

Working Conditions: Work is performed inside and outside and is usually dirty, dusty, and greasy. May be required to make repairs and installations outside in bad weather. May make repairs in areas where foul odoriferous fumes are present. Exposed to possibility of bone fractures, cuts, scrapes, burns, and infections.

How To Apply

All applications must be submitted online via the MCCS Careers website:

Resumes/applications emailed or mailed will not be considered for this vacancy announcement. To be considered for employment, the application or resume must be submitted online by 11:59 PM (ET) on the closing date of the announcement.

If prior military, upload a copy of your DD214 Member 4 Copy as an attachment to your MCCS careers profile under "My Job Applications"

Required Documents to be considered for Military Spousal Preference

Military Spousal Preference may be requested for positions NF-3 and below, Crafts and Trades (NA, NL, NS), and Child & Youth (CY) positions.
  • Spouses must meet the minimum qualifications posted in the job announcement.
  • Spouse Preference eligibility begins 30 days before the military sponsor's reporting date to the new duty location.
  • Spousal Preference applicants hired in a flexible position will not lose their spousal preference eligibility until converted or hired into a regular full-time or part-time position or is within a 60-day period of receiving new PCS Orders.
  • Spousal Preference applicants must provide a copy of the PCS order identifying a spouse's authorized move and the sponsor's reporting date to the new duty location. If the spouse is not listed on the PCS orders, the spouse must provide documentation (i.e. marriage certificate, valid military ID, etc.) verifying marriage prior to PCS orders (must have been married to the military sponsor before relocation to the new duty station). Complete the online application and attach a resume.
  • Spouses with current or prior Federal service, submit a copy of the most recent performance appraisal rating.
  • NOTE :It is the applicant's responsibility to submit at the time of application the documents required to be considered for Military Spousal Preference. Please verify that information required has been uploaded/submitted, legible, and accurate. To check the status of your application or to return to a previous or incomplete application, log into your MCCS user account and review your application status. MCCS Human Resources will not modify applications, resumes, or answers submitted by any applicant.

    Required Documents to be considered for Transition Assistance Program

    Transition Assistance may be requested for positions NF-3 and below, Crafts and Trades (NA, NL, NS), and Child & Youth (CY) positions. Involuntarily separated members of the armed forces and eligible family members applying through the Transition Assistance Program must upload copy of your *Transition Assistance form and copy of ID card with "TA" stamped on front of card as an attachment to your profile under "My Job Applications"

    NOTE :It is the applicant's responsibility to submit at the time of application the documents required to be considered for Transition Assistance. Please verify that information required has been uploaded/submitted, legible, and accurate. To check the status of your application or to return to a previous or incomplete application, log into your MCCS user account and review your application status. MCCS Human Resources will not modify applications, resumes, or answers submitted by any applicant.

    Selective Service Registration : If you are a male born after December 31, 1959 and are at least 18 years of age, government employment requires that you must register with the Selective Service System, unless you meet certain exemptions. You must be able to show proof of registration or your exemption, as part of the required suitability background investigation.


    Closing Statement

    GENERAL INFORMATION:Applicants are assured of equal consideration regardless of race, age, color, religion, national origin, gender, GINA, political affiliation,membership or non-membership in an employee organization, marital status, physical handicap which has no bearing on the ability to perform the duties of the position. This agency provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the agency. The decision on granting reasonable accommodation will be on a case-by-case basis.

    It is Department of Navy (DON) policy to provide a workplace free of discrimination and retaliation. The DON No Fear Act policy link is provided for your review:

    As part of the employment process, Human Resources Division may obtain a Criminal Record Check and/or an Investigative Consumer Report. Employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a National Agency Check and Inquiries (NACI).For all positions requiring access to firearms or ammunition, the Federal Government is prohibited from employing individuals in these positions who have ever been convicted of a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence, or a felony crime of domestic violence adjudged on or after 27 November 2002. Selectees for such positions must submit a completed DD Form 2760, Qualification to Possess Firearms or Ammunition, before a final job offer can be made.

    Direct Deposit of total NET pay is mandatory as a condition of employment for all appointments to positions within MCCS.

    Required Documents:

    *Education/certification certificate(s), if applicable.

    *If prior military, DD214 Member Copy

    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 Marines, sailors, and their family members have a right to a reliable and productive Federal workforce.



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