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Department Of Defense Fort Leavenworth , KS 66027

Posted 4 months ago

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About the Position: This position is working within the Military Correctional Complex.

  • Moving expenses MAY BE authorized, based on a determination that a move is in the Government's interest.

  • Recruitment relocation and/or retention incentives MAY BE offered for this position.

  • This position is primary/rigorous and is eligible for Law Enforcement (LEO) retirement coverage. The maximum entry age is 37 years old. Individuals who previously served in a primary position may be reinstated.

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  • Independently install, modify, repair and maintain a variety of new and existing utility, supply and disposal systems and equipment.

  • Maintain, repair and install piping, valves, fittings, radiators, heaters, high and low pressure steam, distribution lines and other similar equipment associated with the plumbing trade.

  • Plan and accomplish work form initial layout to final assembly which may involve interpreting and applying building plans, specifications and blueprints.

  • Install valves and traps as needed for proper operation of a variety of plumbing systems and equipment.

  • Use shop mathematics to layout angles, arcs, circles and in planning the layout of plumbing or piping systems.

  • Place and connect air, natural or manufactrued gas, sewage, and water fixtures and facilities such as gas heaters, stoves and air compression equipment.

Travel Required

Occasional travel

  • Expected temporary duty travel time is 5% or less.

Supervisory status


Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)
    4206 Plumbing

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HelpRequirements Conditions of Employment

  • Appointment may be subject to a suitability or fitness determination, as determined by a completed background investigation.

  • The maximum entry age for positions covered under the special Law Enforcement Officer (LEO) retirement is 37 years old.

  • Individuals must be appointed by the last day of the month in which the individual becomes age 37. Individuals who are past the maximum entry age limit, but previously served in a primary position, may be reinstated.

  • This position is designated as a Primary LEO and the work requires frequent, direct contact in the detention of inmates convicted of offenses against the punitive articles of the Uniform Code of Military Justice.

  • Regularly-assigned contacts with inmates expose the incumbent to daily stress and the threat of potentially dangerous situations such as verbal and/or physical attack by the inmate population.

  • This position has been designated "Mission Essential". In the event of severe weather conditions or other such emergency type situations the incumbent is required to report to work or remain at work as scheduled to support mission operations.

  • IAW The Prison Rape Elimination Act, the MCC may not hire or promote anyone who may have contact with inmates, has engaged in sexual abuse in a prison, jail, lockup community conferment facility, juvenile facility, or other institution (42 USC 1997).

  • This position is subject to emergency call ? 24 hours per day, 7 days a week ? to perform emergency repairs during off-duty hours.

  • This position requires the completion of a pre-employment Physical Examination to include tuberculosis screening and an annual examination thereafter .

  • This position has a requirement to lift up to 40 lbs and requires considerable standing, stooping and bending. The employee is required to work on ladders and scaffolds which frequently involve working in uncomfortable or awkward positions.

  • This position requires the employee to pass a Criminal History Background Check. Candidates under consideration will be required to certify whether they have ever been convicted of such an offense.

  • Department of Defense Instruction, Number 1325.7 states all confinement facility personnel shall possess a high degree of maturity and emotional stability.

  • Department of Defense Instruction, Number 1325.7 states all confinement facility personnel shall have no civilian felony convictions or court-martial convictions for any offense with a maximum authorized sentence to confinement of over one year.

  • This position requires the employee to complete the Army Corrections Command Pre-Service Training program.

  • All Army Corrections Command employees are required to take 40 hours of training annually. Employees will receive basic training in inmate supervision and security as well as specialized training in their field.

  • The incumbent of this position will comply will all provisions of the 15th MP BDE Regulation 190-3, Rules of Conduct and ACC Policy Letter #17, Standards of Conduct.

  • Personnel who enter the Military Corrections Complex (within or outside the fence line) consent to inspection of their person and property, including their vehicle.

  • Incumbent must obtain (within 6 months of employment) and maintain Backflow certification.


Who May Apply: US Citizens

Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student; social). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

There is no specific length of training or experience required. However, you must be able to demonstrate, through experience shown in your written application materials that you possess the sufficient knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the work of this position without more than normal supervision.

Minimum Qualifications (Screen Out Element): Ability to do the work of a Plumber~ without more than normal supervision. Install, repair, modify and maintain plumbing fixtures, disposal systems and equipment such as sewage, water, oil, and gas distribution systems. Inspect lines and equipment for leaks, corroded pipes and T&P valves, missing insulation and faulty pressure controls. Maintain and repair fire sprinkler systems. Maintain, repair and install valves, piping, radiators, heaters, storage tanks, and distribution lines or similar equipment associated with the plumbing trade.

  • Failure to meet this Screen out Element will result in an ineligible rating.
  • Ability To Do The Work Of The position Without More Than Normal Supervision

  • Ability to Interpret Instructions, Specification, etc. (includes blueprint reading)

  • Ability To Use and Maintain Tools and Equipment

  • Knowledge of Equipment Assembly, Installation, Repair, etc.

  • Measurement and Layout

  • Technical Practices (theoretical, precise, artistic)

  • Trouble shooting

  • Work involves considerable standing, stooping and bending. The employee is required to work on ladders and scaffolds which frequently involves working in uncomfortable or awkward positions. Frequently lifts and carries materials and equipment weighing up to 40 pounds.

  • Work is performed both inside and outside. The employee is exposed to mud and water, and is subject to infection from unsanitary work sites. Injury may occur from use of power and hand tools and occasional use of caustic soda and hot lead. The employee's reporting place of duty is in the Military Corrections Complex but outside of the facility walls. Employee spends 70% of their work day within the United States Disciplinary Barracks, Joint Regional Confinement Facility and the Trustee Unit performing the duties above. Inmate contact exposes the incumbent to daily stress and the threat of potentially dangerous situations such as physical attack or riots by the inmate population.


This job does not have an education qualification requirement.

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