Job Details

Locksmith (10286, Grade T04)


Montgomery Parks, M-NCPPC






Gaithersburg, Maryland, United States


Customer Service, Government, Facilities Management, Skilled Trades, Park Maintenance




The Department of Parks, Facilities Management Division located in Gaithersburg, Maryland seeks an experienced Locksmith

Examples of Important Duties

  1. May perform diagnostics, general repairs or maintenance service on electronic access systems and automatic door-opening systems.
  2. Plans and performs complex locksmith work to maintain and build new Commission structures.unique construction design and materials necessary for historic structures.
  3. Receives work orders for locksmith projects; reviews blueprints, construction plans and specifications.
  4. Makes purchases; reviews catalogs and meets with vendors to identify security equipment and supplies needed for lock, hardware and door projects.
  5. Assigns, trains and checks work of other Trades Apprentices and Park/General Maintenance Workers who support skilled trades workers.
  6. Reviews technical manuals and attends training classes, uses other sources of information to stay current on master key systems.
  7. Utilized all personal safety equipment and procedures when required, hard hats, gloves, eye protection, and safety vests. 
  8. Throughout the day, maintained clean work environment to prevent tripping and falling. Sets up equipment and tools safely at job sites and provides instruction on proper use and safety measures.
  9. Obtain First Aid/CPR, and Defensive Driving Certification when directed by supervisor.
  10. Keeps supervisor and others, as appropriate, informed of work activities, progress and problems.
  11. Complies with Commission’s practices regarding recycling and disposal.

Minimum Qualifications

High School diploma or Certificate of General Educational Development (GED).

  1. Completion of an approved Locksmith apprenticeship, or four (4) years of progressively responsible locksmith experience.
  2. Two (2) years of journey-level locksmith experience.
  3. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted, which together total six (6) years.
  4. A valid driver's license in accordance with both State and Commission rules and regulations. Driver's licenses must be unencumbered by restrictions, revocations, suspensions, or points that could limit the employee's ability to drive Commission vehicles or perform driving duties required by the position of assignment.
  5. Pass Commission medical examination.