Recreation Specialist, Community Rec.
The mission of the Fleet and Family Readiness (FFR) Programs team is to maximize the physical, emotional and social development of the Navy family. FFR enables a ready Navy force through its Fleet Readiness, Family Readiness and Housing Programs. We service all non-appropriated fund (NAF) employees who work for Morale, Welfare and Recreation (MWR), Navy Gateway Inns & Suites (NGIS) and Bachelor Housing (BH) throughout the Fleet and Family Readiness Program for the Naval District Washington (NDW) Region.Learn more about this agency
Occasional travel - Occasional travel of less than 10% may be required
Relocation expenses reimbursed No
Ability to satisfactorily complete background investigation - National Agency Check with Written Inquires (NACI), upon hiring and renew every 5 years. Hours of work will vary as required by the needs of the program to include split days off, evenings, weekends and holidays. Subject to recall regularly.
•Knowledge gained through relevant education and training (i.e., Bachelor's Degree in Recreation, Marketing, Business or closely related field) and/or equivalent recreation related work experience
•Combination of experience related to customer service and activity based functions
•Ability to work independently, making sound decisions and have the ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing
•Knowledge of recreational programs
•Knowledge of goals, principles, techniques and methods of procedure used in organizing, planning and conducting all types of activities
•Knowledge of the entire scope of activities and their suitability in the Community Recreation Program for individuals and groups of varying demographics, ages and interests.
•Ability to create, negotiate, implement and sustain partnerships via various MWR agreements
•Ability to represent the department and speak in front of both small and large groups
•Program planning and leadership skills to devise and implement a leisure and social recreation program that will stimulate and sustain the interest of participants and challenge participants that they may benefit from the social values to be derived from recreational activities.
•Ability to obtain and maintain a valid driver's license. If no current license, one must be obtained within 90 days of being hired into the position.
Spouses of active duty military members of the Armed Forces may receive preference in hiring under this announcement if they are among the best qualified referred and are within reach of selection. Spouse Preference does not apply to NF 04 and NF 05 positions. Please clearly identify in your application that you are asking for spouse preference and complete the Request for Military Spouse Preference form and submit a copy of current PCS orders. Failure to submit current PCS orders with application will prevent spousal preference from being granted. Acceptance or declination of a regular full or part-time non-appropriated or appropriated fund position ends your ability to claim this preference.
Some positions have special requirements. In these cases selection is tentative pending satisfactory completion of these requirements. Applicants may be required to provide proof of education, etc. All selections are contingent upon the obtaining of satisfactory employment reference checks.
As a condition of employment, the selected individual will be required to participate in the Direct Deposit/Electronic Fund Transfer program.
SELECTIVE SERVICE REQUIREMENT: If you are a male born after December 31, 1959 and at least 18 years of age, employment law (5 U.S.C. 3328) requires that you must register with the Selective Service System (military draft), unless you meet certain exemptions. If applicable, failure to register will prevent you from being considered for employment. To register, please visit the Selective Service web site at https://www.sss.gov/default.htm.
The Department of the Navy is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, or any other non-merit factor.
The Department of the Navy provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities. Applicants with disabilities who believe they require reasonable accommodation should contact our Human Resource Office to ensure that the Department of the Navy can consider such requests. The decision to grant an accommodation will be made on a case by case basis.Read more
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
Ranking and Rating Criteria of knowledge, skills and abilities will be used for each application.
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