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U.S. Marine Corps SEWING MACHINE OPERATOR/ NA-4 in Beaufort, South Carolina

Summary Marine Corps Community Services (MCCS) is looking for the best and brightest to join our Team! MCCS is a comprehensive program that supports and enhances the quality of life for Marines, their families, and others in the Marine Corps Community. We offer a team oriented environment comprised of military personnel, civilian employees, contractors and volunteers who keep the organization functioning smoothly and effectively. Responsibilities Alters/repairs clothing which involves complex and varied techniques. Performs hand basting and tacking operations on tailored garments. Patches, darns and reinforces weak spots, tears, holes, worn areas, frayed sections and open seams. Measures, fits and marks garments for alterations such as hemming, adjusting waistlines and sleeve lengths. Makes alterations such as shortening or lengthening sleeves, legs, and hems, raising or lowering collars, and expanding or narrowing waist and chest of garments without changing the basic shape. Sewing on chevrons, patches, buttons. Recieives written or oral instruction, prints, technical manuals, work orders and alterations and repair tags that specify what is to be done and the maerials to be used. Follows accepted methods, procedures and techniques to complete assigned tasks. Completed work is checked for adherence to specifications.Provides World Class 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. 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. Requirements Conditions of Employment See Duties and Qualifications EVALUATIONS: Qualifications Knowledge of how clothing items are made. Ability to use a variety of construction and repair methods. Ability to determine dimensions for altering. Skill to patch, darn, and reinforce weak spots, tears, holes, worn areas, frayed sections, and opened seams. Ability to fit garments on customers, mark areas requiring alteration, and to make said alterations. Skill to operate regular and heavy –duty sewing machines. Skill in using a variety of hand and power tools such as wire brushed, irons, ripping aids, scissors, shears, surgers. Education Additional Information 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: 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. Marijuana is a Scheduled 1 drug under the Controlled Substance Act and therefore use of marijuana is illegal under Federal law regardless of State laws. A positive drug test result for marijuana (or any other drug tested for) will result in withdrawal of the tentative job offer and ineligibility to apply for a position within the Department of Defense for 6 months from the date of the drug test. Applicants may not be employed in the chain of command of their relatives. Involuntarily separated members of the armed forces and eligible family members applying through the Transition Assistance Program must submit a written request/statement (may be obtained from the MCCS Human Resources Office) and present ID card with “TA” stamped in red on front of card. INDIVIDUALS SELECTED FROM THIS ANNOUNCEMENT MAY BE CHANGED TO PART-TIME OR FULL-TIME AT MANAGEMENT'S DISCRETION WITHOUT FURTHER COMPETITION. ALL ONLINE APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED BY 1159PM EASTERN STANDARD TIME (EST) ON THE CLOSING DATE LISTED IN THE JOB POSTING.