By Sue Brink, NAVFAC Southeast Public Affairs
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (NNS) -- Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Southeast announced July 8 that it will hire approximately 200 new employees over the next six months for a variety of positions throughout the southeast region of the U.S. including Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.
"We have a lot of hard to fill positions," said NAVFAC Southeast Business Director Jeff Killian. "We are hopeful that added advertising will make people aware of the jobs we have open and the great locations we have and the remarkable opportunities there are for employees that work for NAVFAC."
The positions range from various engineering disciplines such as mechanical, civil, electrical, environmental and fire protection to other specialists including architects, geographers, realty specialists, engineering technicians and contract specialists.
There is also an array of skill trades required such as waste water treatment plant operators, carpenters, air conditioning mechanics, plumbers, cement finishers, painters and pipefitters.
Vacancies are located throughout the southeast region of the U.S. and include locations in Corpus Christi, Texas, New Orleans, Louisana, Key West and Jacksonville, Florida, Kings Bay, Georgia, Gulfport, Mississipi, and an overseas location at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.
"This hiring effort is critical to our ability to execute workload in support of the Navy's mission over the next few years and is our top priority," said Killian.
Anyone interested in these positions can search for them at https://www.usajobs.gov and search the key word "NAVFAC."
Killian explained that announcements are advertised for a limited time, so interested applicants are encouraged to establish an account on USAJOBS and set up a search for jobs in NAVFAC with the "my job search agents" tab. Once complete, the applicant will receive email alerts when new jobs at NAVFAC are advertised.
The NAVFAC Southeast team is comprised of more than 1,800 civilian employees and 130 active duty military.