Naval Facilities Engineering Systems Command, Department of the Navy

Key West, FL - Nov 08, 2022 via USAJobs


This is a public notice flyer to notify interested applicants of anticipated vacancies.

Applications will not be accepted through this flyer.

Interested applicants must follow the directions in the "How to Apply" section of this flyer to be considered.

There may or may not be actual vacancies filled from this flyer.

Notice of Result letters will not be sent to applicants who respond to this flyer.

This job has a screen-out element which will be used to determine minimum eligibility for this job.

The Screen-out Element for this position is: Ability to do the work of a PIPEFITTER without more than normal supervision performing: 1) Troubleshoot and test piping systems and equipment for proper circulation, flow, pressure and leak free joints; 2) Plan and layout installation, modification, and repair of various new and existing piping systems and equipment including various kinds of piping, risers, and flexible branches at the proper level and incline; and 3) Operate various hand and power tools and devices (e.g., hand and power pipe threaders and cutters, flanges, pipe wrenches, grinders, templates, sliding squares, measuring tapes, chalk lines, plumb bobs, etc.).

Additional qualification information can be found from the following Office of Personnel Management website: https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/federal-wage-system-qualifications/#url=WG-4200 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.

This information pertains to living in the Key West area.

Please read the following carefully.

Key West is a truly unique tourist destination that many refer to as "The American Caribbean".

The town lies at the end of a 130-mile-long island chain extending southwest of mainland Florida.

The Florida Keys are a string of barrier islands which are linked by "The Overseas Highway" (US 1) and naturally offer water-based recreational activities to those having an interest in such.

Key West also offers a wide-variety of dining and entertainment options, influenced greatly by its rich history and diverse culture.

As is typical of any resort community, Key West has a high cost of living relative to the mainland, and a notable lack of affordable housing.

For example, a 1-bedroom, 1-bath rental unit averages from $1,500 to $2,000 depending on location and condition, and typically measures between 500 and 600 square feet.

A 2-bedroom, 2-bath rental unit generally rents from $2,000 to $3,000, again depending on location and condition, and measures between 600 and 1,000 square feet.

A single room in a house can rent anywhere from $1,000 to $1,200 a month.

In most cases, one is required to pay first and last months as well as a security deposit in one lump sum payment.

The cost to purchase a small house is, on average, $400,000 and up.

A mobile home can be purchased for somewhere in the vicinity of $150,000.

Also to be considered: the Florida Keys are, geographically speaking, rather small and unidirectional, so the notion of moving "further out" to take advantage of lower housing costs is not realistic.

Indicative monthly costs for basic utilities: - Electric - $150+- Water - $40+- Sewer - $35+- Garbage - $25+ NAS Key West does provide a limited number of government quarters to DoD civilian employees at fairly reasonable rental rates ranging from $1,500 to $2,500 per month depending on size of unit, number of bedrooms, and grade of employee.

A security deposit equal to one month's rent is required.

Basic utilities are included in the rental costs; however, cable, internet, and telephone are not.

For additional information, you may contact the NAS Key West Housing Office at (305) 293-4422/4466.

The current wait list for housing averages 3 to 6 months once an application is accepted.

It is highly recommended that interested parties take the time to visit the websites listed below for further information regarding costs of residential property and rental fees; and otherwise, in general, living in Key West:- http://http://www.keywestcitizen.com- http://www.fla-keys.com/keywest- http://keywestmls.rapmls.com/- http://www.keywestchamber.org/ - http://www.keywestcity.com/


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