Recreation Assistant (Lifeguard) NF-02

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Fort Meade, Maryland
Posted
Aug 23, 2019
Closes
Aug 31, 2019
Function
Administrative
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

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

Eligible applications received on or before the cut-off date of September 09, 2019 will be referred to the selecting official(s) for consideration.

THIS POSITION REQUIRES PROOF OF CERTIFICATIONS AS INDICATED IN THE QUALIFICATIONS SECTION.
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Responsibilities

  • Serves as lifeguard for indoor and outdoor pools (may include water parks and/or beach fronts) and works under the direction of the Installation Aquatics Program Manager or pool supervisor.
  • Performs life guarding duties and employs safety rules for the protection of the pool guests. Responsible for life guarding guests in attendance at the assigned aquatics facility. Rescues swimmers and administers first aid as required.
  • Responsible for assisting in the conduct of aquatic swimming and water survival training according to TC 21-21. Attends aquatics and/or safety training as directed. Keeps accurate records and adequate supplies.
  • Assists with scheduling of staff and programs, tracking inventory and ordering supplies. Assists in maintaining pool and area clean and free from any hazards. Provides information to swimmers regarding safety rules and procedures.
  • Tactfully warns patrons who repeatedly disregard safety rules, and follows facility Standard Operating Procedures for disciplinary actions.
  • Assists in coaching or preparing the competitive and non-competitive swimming programs as required. Maintains daily logs and records as required.


Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status
No

Promotion Potential
None

Requirements

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
  • Completed and signed DA Form 3433 is required prior to entrance on duty
  • Work hours may involve weekends, weekdays, holidays and night duty as required. Applicants may be assigned to work irregular duties or when needed for special recreational events and related requirements.
  • Appointment is subject to successful completion and favorable results of fingerprints, health assessment (physical) and Installation Record Checks to determine suitability for this position.
  • Physical Requirement: In the event of an emergency, may need to be able to assist with lifting a patron from the pool during a rescue weighing up to fifty (50) pounds.
  • Physical Requirement: Able to lift and carry up to fifty (50) pounds to be able to move pool chemicals as needed.
  • License Requirement: Possess and have the ability to maintain a valid state Driver's License. May be required to drive a government vehicle to transport pool chemicals and supplies/equipment to other pool facilities/locations.
  • Work Conditions: Continuous exposure to sun and prolonged periods of high temperature and humidity. Incumbent is required to follow environmental safeguards and wear personal protective equipment.
  • In case of exposure to infectious disease, incumbent is required to obtain the Hepatitis B vaccination series within a 24-hour period.


Qualifications

THIS POSITION REQUIRES PROOF OF CERTIFICATIONS. A COPY OF YOUR CERTIFICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED AT THE TIME OF APPLICATION IN ORDER TO BE CONSIDERED FOR EMPLOYMENT.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Possesses and maintains the following certifications/experience:
1. Lifeguard (American Red Cross or nationally recognized equivalent i.e. Star Guard or Ellis).
2. American Red Cross "Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation for the Professional.
3. CPR for the Professional Rescuer or equivalent (i.e. Star Guard or Ellis).
4. First Aid.
5. Customer service experience.

HIGHLY DESIRABLE
American Red Cross Lifeguard Instructor or nationally recognized equivalent i.e. Star Guard or Ellis Lifeguard Instructor Certification; OR American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor or nationally recognized equivalent i.e. Star Guard or Ellis Water Safety Instructor Certification.

**NOTE: Those qualified applicants who meet both the minimum qualification requirement(s) and highly preferred criteria(s) will be considered best qualified for this position and will be referred to the selecting official(s) first for consideration. All other applicants will be referred as needed and requested by the selecting official(s).**

Education

This job does not have an education qualification requirement.

Additional information

  • Manual Application: 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 3:00 PM Eastern Standard Time (EST) on the closing date of the announcement 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.
  • Additional selections may be made from this vacancy announcement for up to 90 days after the closing date.
  • Payment Permanent Change of Station (PCS) costs is not authorized, based on a determination that a PCS move is not in the Government's interest.
  • Please check out our Applicant Information Kit to view additional information you may find useful when applying for our jobs. (Click here to view kit or copy this URL: https://acpol2.army.mil/chra_dodea/NAF_applicant_info_kit.pdf
  • Applications are valid for 90 days after submission date. Applicants will be referred to selecting officials as additional vacancies occur.


How You Will Be Evaluated

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

Applicants can claim the following eligibilities:
  • NAF Preference - Involuntarily Separated From the Military
  • NAF Preference - Spouse Employment Preference (SEP)
  • NAF Priority Consideration - Business Based Action
  • NAF Priority Consideration - Current Appropriated Funds Employee CNE (APF)
  • NAF Priority Consideration - Current/Former NAF Employee (CNE/FNE)
  • NAF Priority Consideration - Outside Applicant Veteran (OAV)
  • NAF Priority Consideration - Spouse/Widow/Parent of Veteran (OAV)


Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Not Required

Drug test required
No

Required Documents

The following documents must be submitted with your application:
  • Resume

Optional: Job Application (DA Form 3433) will be accepted in place of a Resume.

The below items are accepted and may be needed to support a qualification and/or a claimed priority/preference:
  • Cover Letter
  • DD-214/ Statement of Service
  • Proof of Certifications, DA Form 3434 or equivalent Agency Notification of Personnel Action, DA Form 3433, PCS Orders/Marriage Certificate if claiming Military Spouse Employment Preference (SEP), Professional References, etc.
  • Resume
  • SF-50/ Notification of Personnel Action

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