Recreation Aide - Community/Outdoor Recreation

Washington D.C.
Mar 02, 2018
Mar 02, 2018
Full Time

Not 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.

Incumbent must hold a high school diploma or GED.  Must be able to learn MWR policies, rules and regulations, involving the Community Recreation program.  Must have ability to communicate orally and in writing.  Successful completion of a National Agency check is required upon employment. Obtain Emergency First Responder or CPR certification, Food Handlers and C.A.R.E training, where applicable within the first 90 days of employment. Basic reading comprehension in order to adhere to publish rules, regulations, standard operation, checklist and other guides.  Basic custodial task, e.g. sweeping, mopping, vacuuming, wiping,  and dusting, etc.  Basic computer operations and keyboarding skills to include operation point of sales system as well as desktop computers.  Basic arithmetic calculations, i.e. addition, subtraction, multiplication and division.  Basic customer service delivery methods to identify customer needs, deliver expected service, and/or resolve routine customer issues.  Basic understanding of elements of the Morale, Welfare and Recreation department to answer customer questions and/or refer them to the appropriate activity. 

Work schedule is flexible and will vary as required by the needs of the program to work night, weekends and holiday shifts as well as split days off.  Work may require sitting, walking, long period of standing, bending and lifting of moderate heavy items up to 40 pounds, occasionally required to lift heavier items.  Work may require lifting items such as papers, books, rental equipment and athletic equipment.  Work is primarily performed indoors; however may require outdoor work from time to time. Expect everyday risk and discomforts associated with the work environment and/or the specific activity to which assigned.

Must hold a high school diploma or a GED.

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

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.

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You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

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