Recreation Assistant (Facilities Operator) NF-02

Fort Meade, Maryland
Jun 15, 2023
Jun 22, 2023
Full Time

  • Works as an assistant for the Facilities Operations Team Leader who makes specific assignments, explains polices and procedures and reviews work for quantity and quality of completed projects.
  • Opens and/or closes facilities by locking/unlocking doors and windows, and assuring security system is operable. Cleans recreation equipment, supplies and facility area. May assist in conducting event.
  • Issues/receives recreational equipment to authorized users and removes damaged or unusable equipment from inventory. Inspects equipment when turned in. Monitors inventories, number, and condition of items on hand.
  • Collects applicable fees for items issued, accounts for monies collected safeguards funds and makes daily bank deposits. Conducts surveillance of total facility and reports any unusual findings to supervisor.
  • Operates equipment, performs self-help maintenance on facilities and equipment, and prepares work order for maintenance which cannot be completed by self-help.


Conditions of Employment

  • Direct Deposit and Social Security Card is required.
  • Meet qualification/eligibility/background requirements for this position.
  • A one year probationary period may be required.
  • Satisfactorily complete an employment verification (E-Verify) check.
  • May require work in various facilities depending on requirements as determined by customer demand or programmed activities.
  • Subject to satisfactory completion of all pre-employment checks in accordance with AR 215-3, para.2 to include a Tier 1 background investigation.
  • Must have and retain a valid drives license. May be required to drive a government vehicle in the performance of duties to include taking equipment and supplies to various facilities/locations.
  • Must be able to work days, evenings, weekends, and holidays as needed.



1. Demonstrated ability to performs the duties described above.
2. Must have and retain a valid driver's license.

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Eligible applications received before or on the first cut-off date of 5/2/2023 will be referred to the selecting official(s) for consideration.

Reminder to Applicants: Your experience has to be clearly identified in your application package/resume in order to receive consideration. If your resume does not provide enough information regarding your work history for us to make a creditable qualification determination, your application package may be rendered disqualified and you will no longer be considered for this position. (Format example: Employer name, position title, beginning and ending dates of employment, with summary of duties, etc.)


This job does not have an education qualification requirement.

Additional information

Area of Consideration:
  • The Area of Consideration for this vacancy announcement is Fort Meade, MD local commuting area. (Military Spouse Preference (MSP) and Involuntarily Separated Military Preference (ISMP) eligible candidates are included in the area of consideration.)

Manual Applications:
  • If you are unable to apply online, you may submit your application package using a manual application method. Please contact the NAF Human Resources Office or representative listed on this job announcement to request a copy of the manual application form. All completed manual application forms (along with resume and other supporting documentation) must be received no later than by 3:00PM 07/12/2023 in order to process your application in a timely manner. Please note that neglecting to respond to the job related questions may result in an ineligible rating.
Allowances, Incentives, and PCS Costs:
  • Allowances, differentials, or incentives will not be paid.
  • Payment Permanent Change of Station (PCS) costs are not authorized, based on a determination that a PCS move is not in the Government's interest.

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  • Applications are valid for 90 days after submission date. Applicants will be referred to selecting officials as additional vacancies occur.