Recreation Aid (Physical Fitness) NF-01

Arlington, Virginia
Sep 15, 2023
Sep 22, 2023
Full Time

  • Works as a Recreation Aid (Physical Fitness), in the Pentagon Athletic Center.
  • Issues and ensures correct, proper, and safe use of all fitness equipment.
  • Answers member questions, conducts inventory, and maintains membership database.
  • Prepares and sells items from the on-site pro-shop/wellness area.
  • Works various sport and fitness programs and tournaments.


Conditions of Employment

  • Direct Deposit and Social Security Card is required.
  • Meet qualification/eligibility/background requirements for this position.
  • Satisfactorily complete an employment verification (E-Verify) check.
  • Appointment is subject to satisfactory completion of all pre-employment checks in accordance with AR 215-3.
  • Incumbent is required to complete a Tier 1 background investigation for a Common Access Card for physical access to federally-controlled facilities.
  • Must meet physical requirements of position such as walking on hard surfaces with some bending, lifting, carrying, pushing and pulling of items or carts up to and occasionally over 50 pounds.


Must demonstrate the ability to offer excellent customer service and the ability to do the work of the position without more than normal supervision. Ability to maintain tools and equipment. Ability to keep areas neat and clean and in order. Must demonstrate the ability to speak and understand English clearly.

Must have or be able to obtain American Red Cross First Aid and CPR/AED training certification within 6 months of hire.

Must be willing to cover shifts between the below three locations as needed:

Pentagon Athletic Center (PAC) -Arlington, VA
Taylor-Polk Building- Arlington, VA
Mark Center- Alexandria, VA


This job does not have an education qualification requirement.

Additional information

Area of Consideration:
  • The Area of Consideration for this vacancy announcement is Local. (Military Spouse Preference (MSP) and Involuntarily Separated Military Preference (ISMP) eligible candidates are included in the area of consideration.)
Applicants must live within 50 miles of Arlington, VA.

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 3:30 pm (EST) by 09/29/2023 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.
Temporary Telework due to COVID-19
  • Due to COVID-19, the agency is currently in expanded telework posture. If selected, you may be expected to temporarily telework, even if your home is located outside the local commuting area. Once employees are permitted to return to the office, you will be expected to report to the duty station listed on this announcement within a designated time frame identified by the organization. At that time, you may be eligible to request to continue to telework one or more days a pay period depending on the terms of the agency's telework policy.
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  • Additional referrals may be made from this vacancy announcement for up to 90 days after the closing date.
  • Eligible applicants will be referred to management 21 days after the opening of the announcement
  • Applications are valid for 90 days after submission date. Applicants will be referred to selecting officials as additional vacancies occur.

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