Recreation Assistant, Community Recreation (Ticket and Travel Specialty)

Washington D.C.
Oct 22, 2018
Oct 22, 2018
Full Time

Occasional travel - 10% or greater

Relocation expenses reimbursed No Relocation espenses will NOT be paid.

  • This position is subject to the possibility of working on weekends and holidays, as well as rotating shifts, often consisting of other than normal duty hours. Occasional travel of less than 10% may be required.
  • Must obtain and maintain Cruise Line Industry Association (CLIA) certification within 24 months of employment.
  • This position may be designated ALPHA personnel for inclement weather or in the interest of national security and may be required to report for work when other employees are excused.
  • The incumbent must obtain and maintain the Access National Agency Check with Inquiries (ANACI) security clearancw with no access to classified information and must remain suitable for continued employment in National Security positions.
  • Must have or be able to obtain and maintain a current driver's license within 90 days of being placed in the position.
  • Males must be registered or exempt from Selective Service.
  • Selectee may be required to successfully complete a probationary period. Selectee is required to participate in the direct deposity pay program.
  • Must obtain/maintain Controlling Alcohol Risks Effectively (C.A.R.E) training; Emergency First Responder (EFR) or Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) First Aid certification; a current Food Handler certification; or be able to obtain within 90 days
  • Combination of experience related to customer service and or recreation activity based functions

    • Knowledge gained through relevant education and training (i.e., Associates Degree in Recreation, Travel, Marketing, Business Administration or closely related field) and/or two years equivalent recreation work experience.
    • Ability to organize, plan, administer special events and entertainment activities.

    • Must be able to work independently, make sound decisions and have the ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.

    • Knowledge of the goals, principles, techniques and procedures used in organizing, planning and conducting leisure time activities.

    • Knowledge of the functions, procedures, and operations of recreation activities.

    • Must have strong customer service skills

    • Ability to maintain records, compile and organize data for reports, and perform research on recreation topics for dissemination to customers.

    • Knowledge of computers, office procedures and print production.

    • Ability to organzie, plan, administer special events, entertainment activities and travel related packages and services. 

    • Knowledge of rules, regulations and requirements of leisure travel, tourist industry and familiarity with a variety of geographical locations worldwide.

    Knowledge gained through relevant education and training (i.e., Associates Degree in Recreation, Travel, Marketing, Business Administration or closely related field) and/or two years equivalent recreation work experience.

    Due to Command policy on employee parking, employment does not guarantee a parking space on the installation. Metro is highly encouraged.

    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. To request spousal preference, please state so on resume and submit a copy of current PCS orders. Failure to submit current PCS orders with application will prevent spousal preference from being granted. Military Spousal Preference form (if applicable)

    Applicants wishing to use veteran’s preference must state on their resume and submit a copy of their DD-214.  These documents may be uploaded to with resume and OF 306 (Declaration for Federal Employment).

    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

    IMPORTANT INFORMATION: All selections are contingent upon obtaining satisfactory employment reference checks.  We are an E-Verify participant. As a condition of employment, the selectee will be required to participate in the Direct Deposit/Electronic Fund Transfer within the first 30 days of employment.  Occupants of this position must maintain the privacy of official work information and data and demonstrate the highest level of ethical conduct.

    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.

    Applicants must submit proof of education with their application and any supporting documentation. We will only accept high school diplomas from state accredited high schools and/or college transcripts from institutions accredited by an organization recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Documents in a foreign language must be professionally translated into English. Applicants who fail to provide their resume will be disqualified from further consideration. Completed documents can be submitted with resume on USAJOBS.

    Ranking and Rating Criteria of knowledge, skills and abilities will be used for each application.

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    Read more Security clearance Secret

    Drug test required No

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