Recreation Assistant (Water Safety Instructor) NF-02

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Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland
Nov 07, 2019
Nov 15, 2019
Full Time


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This position will be needed for the summer season and active employment will begin Memorial day weekend. Selected and cleared candidates may be brought on-board as an active employee as soon as cleared for employment with the ability to assist in miscellaneous pool preparation tasks - as needed by management - for the summer.
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  • Acts as water safety instructor. Manages all swimming lessons and instructs when scheduled, at the assigned aquatics facility.
  • Develops swim program according to students' ability and promotes students to higher level of swimming according to their skills.
  • Instructs all levels of swimming and appropriate strokes, to include; front crawl, back crawl, elementary backstroke, breaststroke, sidestroke and butterfly.
  • Teach students from age groups of infant through adults. Introduces and instructs safety and survival skills to students, when appropriate to level of instruction.
  • Instructors work with lifeguards to ensure that swim lessons are safe at all times.

Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status

Promotion Potential


Conditions of Employment

  • Meet qualification/eligibility/background requirements for this position
  • Satisfactorily complete an employment verification (E-Verify) check
  • A completed and signed copy of our job application form (DA Form 3433) is required prior to entrance on duty
  • Direct Deposit and Social Security Card are required
  • A one year probationary period may be required
  • Satisfactory completion of all background checks in accordance with AR 215-3, para 2-13(I) is required.
  • In addition, the incumbent may be subject to additional background checks if required to have regular and recurring contact with children.
  • Successfully complete all required background checks to include a health screening.


Work experience related to the duties described above and possession of the following certificates:
- Water Safety Instructor Certification
- Cardio-pulmonary resuscitation (CPR)
- First Aid Certification

(Certificates issue by American Red Cross, Ellis @ Associates, Star Guard or other nationally recognized agencies are acceptable)

Highly desirable possession of a Lifeguard Certification


This job does not have an education qualification requirement.

Additional information

The APG CRD Pool Operations has identified this position for a seasonal need. The anticipated need will be from May 01, 2020 until September 30, 2020.

Manual application: If you would like to apply manually, please contact the servicing NAF Human Resources (HRO) 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 (EST) on the closing date of this announcement in order to process your application in a timely manner.

Payment of Permanent Change of Station (PCS) costs are not authorized based on a determination that a PCS move is not in the Government's interest.

Applications are valid for 90 days after submission date. Applicants will be referred to selecting officials as requested by management.

How You Will Be Evaluated

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

Your qualifications will be evaluated on the following competencies: Minimum Qualifications, Conditions of Employment and Integrity Certification

1. Qualified Preference-eligible candidates (e.g. Military Spouse Preference, Involuntarily Separated Military Preference) meeting the highly desirable criteria will be referred to management first.

2. If an additional list is required, Non-Preference Eligible Candidates who meet the minimum qualifications and meeting the highly desirable criteria will be referred to management.

3. Lastly, if no selection was made off of the previous lists, management may make selections for candidates meeting the minimum qualifications only.

**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

Required Documents

The following documents must be submitted with your application:
  • Certifications: Water Safety Instructor, CPR and AED, First Aid; Lifeguard (Highly Preferred)
  • 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
  • DA Form 3433 - Application for Nonappropriated Fund Employment
  • Involuntarily Separated from Military (ISMP) Card
  • Marriage Certificate (only applicable if deprendents are not listed on PCS Orders)
  • Certifications: Water Safety Instructor, CPR and AED, First Aid; Lifeguard (Highly Preferred)
  • PCS Orders
  • Reasonable Accommodation Documentation
  • Resume
  • SF-50/ Notification of Personnel Action

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