Skookum Contract Services General Maintenance Laborer, Full-Time in Silverdale, Washington

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General Maintenance Laborer, Full Time

Where: Bremerton, WA (Puget Sound Naval Shipyard)

Type: Full-Time, Non-Exempt

Wage: $16.32 per hour

Benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, 401(k) and a robust wellness program

Work Schedule: Variable shifts; Day, Swing, Grave and Weekend shifts

Skookum’s mission is “Creating Opportunities for People with Disabilities.”

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. *

To apply: visit our website at to complete an application and upload a resume.

Skookum is seeking a dedicated and reliable General Maintenance Laborer. This individual will be responsible for a variety of general maintenance tasks throughout the Naval Base Kitsap area.

Typical duties include but are not limited to:

  • Pressure washing on structures, sidewalks, streets, parking lots, etc.

  • Moving furniture

  • Gutter cleaning

  • Window washing

  • Perform floor care work such as mopping, stripping, waxing, buffing, and vacuuming.

  • Construction clean-up, to include cleaning up dust and debris during or after construction projects.


  • 3 years’ experience in a general maintenance role is preferred; specialized vocational, technical or other formal training may be substituted.

  • Working knowledge of work areas at PSNS, including waterfront areas, is preferred.

    Physical Demands:

  • Must be able to lift and carry up to 70 lbs. and push and pull 150 lbs.

  • Must be able to reach, kneel, walk, stand and use repetitive motion for several hours at a time.

  • Good manual dexterity, eye-hand coordination, physical fitness, a good sense of balance and the ability to distinguish different color of wires.

  • All applicants will undergo a Physical Skills Test at the time of interview.


  • Valid Driver’s license required. Must be able to obtain and maintain approval to operate a vehicle by Skookum’s insurance carrier.

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain applicable security clearances and installation access.

  • Must be available to work all shifts including day, swing, night, or on-call.

Skookum is an Equal Opportunity Employer- W/M/Veteran/Disabled • *Javits-Wagner-O’Day Act (41 U.S.C. 46-48c) • Skookum participates in E-Verify.

Skookum was established in 1988 out of Port Townsend, WA, employing 18 individuals. Skookum to date operates in 11 states including Washington, D.C. and currently employs over 1,200 individuals nationwide providing critical facilities and logistics services to our government customers. One third of our employees are Veterans. Our home office is headquartered in Bremerton, WA.


We are dedicated to delivering superior, on-time products and services to our customers. We strive to build a diverse workforce throughout all of our worksites, along with a strong focus on hiring returning soldiers and persons with disabilities.


We promote exceptional results with extraordinary people through our diverse team of skilled and values-driven individuals.


We collaborate with each other so that everyone can contribute. We perform work that has a meaningful purpose with the mission to create social change.

Skookum has a reputation of excellence, open communications, transparent operations and an outstanding workforce!

Skookum is committed to providing equal employment opportunities and prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin or any other status protected under applicable federal, state, or local laws.

Skookum participates in E-Verify. In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity, eligibility to work in the United States and must complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.