Recreation Assistant (Water Safety Instructor) NF-02

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
Jun 16, 2017
Closes
Sep 27, 2017
Function
Administrative
Hours
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY:

The Area of Consideration for this vacancy announcement is world-wide. (Military Spouse Preference (MSP) and Involuntarily Separated Military Preference (ISMP) Preference eligible candidates are included in the area of consideration.)

Location: Gaffney Fitness Center, Fort Meade, MD.
Gaffney Fitness Center provides state of the art cardiovascular equipment, free weights, and strength machines to meet patrons workout needs. Additional facilities include racquetball courts, saunas, an aerobics room, a combatives room, a 25 meter pool, and a spin room. Group fitness classes and personal training are also available.
About this Position: This position is responsible for the instruction of all levels of the learn-to-swim program, with students from age groups of infant through adults. Works with lifeguards to maintain a clean and safe pool environment.
Schedule: Applicants must be able to work days, evenings, weekends, and holidays as required.

**THIS ANNOUNCEMENT IS OPEN UNTIL ALL VACANCIES ARE FILLED. IT MAY BE EXTENDED OR CLOSED PRIOR TO THE CURRENT CLOSING DATE. APPLICANTS WILL BE REFERRED TO THE SELECTING OFFICIAL AS VACANCIES OCCUR.**

1st Cut-Off: 28 June 2017
2nd Cut-Off: 11 July 2017
3rd Cut-Off: 25 July 2017
4th Cut-Off: 08 August 2017
5th Cut-Off: TBD


TRAVEL REQUIRED:
  • Not Required

RELOCATION AUTHORIZED:
  • No

KEY REQUIREMENTS:
  • Direct Deposit and Social Security Card is required
  • Meet qualification/eligibility/background requirements for this position
  • Satisfactorily complete an employment verification (E-Verify) check
  • A one year probationary period may be required
  • Work experience related to the duties described above and possession of the following certificates:
    1- Water Safety Instructor Certification
    2- Cardio-pulmonary resuscitation (CPR)
    3- First Aid Certification (Certificates issue by American Red Cross, Ellis @ Associates, Star Guard or other nationally recognized agencies are acceptable)

    Highly Preferred:
    1-Lifeguard Certification

    (Applicants who meet both the minimum qualifications and highly preferred criteria listed in the announcement will be referred first. Preference eligible candidates who do not meet this criteria will not be referred as best qualified.)
    A copy of your certification is required at the time of application in order to receive consideration for this position.

    Conditions of Employment:
    1. If selected, a completed and signed copy of our job application form (DA Form 3433) is required prior to entrance on duty.
    (Click here to view form).
    2. Appointment is subject to satisfactory completion of pre-employment background checks in accordance with AR 215-3.
    3. Must be able to work days, evenings, weekends and holidays as required.
    4. Physical requirement: must be able to lift up to 50 lbs.
    4. Successful completion of a health assessment is required.

    Not Applicable


    DUTIES:

    1. Manages all swimming lessons and instructs when scheduled, at the assigned aquatics facility.
    2. Develops swim program according to students' ability and promotes students to higher level of swimming according to their skills.
    3. Instructs all levels of swimming and appropriate strokes, to include; front crawl, back crawl, elementary backstroke, breaststroke,sidestroke and butterfly.
    4. Teach students from age groups of infant through adults. Introduces and instructs safety and survival skills to students, when appropriate to level of instruction.
    5. Instructors work with lifeguards to ensure that swim lessons are safe at all times.