Recreation Assistant Community Programs

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Fort Eustis, Virginia
Jan 08, 2021
Jan 16, 2021
Program Manager
Full Time


About the position:
This is a Regular Full-Time (RFT) position located at the Community Center on Fort Eustis. Position is guaranteed 35 hours per week and can work 35-40 hours per week. This position may be subject to holidays, nights, weekends and on-call work.

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Assists in program operation with an emphasis on programs for AIT students, families and family members and special groups such as retirees, singles and private organizations. Leads recurring group activities such as trips, classes, clubs, special events, outreach, competitive games and events, and self-directed leisure. Demonstrates basic techniques of programs offered, with without assistance of visual aids. Explains specific procedures and applications for various equipment. Ensures activities are conducted in accordance with applicable Air Force, safety and environmental regulations. Assists in programming activities, to include type of format and resources the activity would require. Gathers information from a number of different sources, including past programs and current popular programs in other communities. Assists in the evaluation of the information to ensure it meets the needs of the specific clientele groups. Assists in marketing strategies, budget in-puts, program goals, and contract preparations. Greets patrons and conducts facility tours. Answers patrons questions regarding program offered, use of equipment. Collects fees, and protects funds. Conducts sale of tickets from established inventory controls and through on-line computerized system. Operates computerized cash register, rings up sales, accepts payments/money, makes change, or charges to members account. Maintains record of material used, number of patrons, and other required information. Operates government vehicles in the course of duties. Responsible for ensuring all vehicle rules and regulations are followed. Maintains general facility cleanliness in accordance with biweekly cleaning schedule. As required, performs duties for equipment checkout. Performs other related duties as assigned.

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Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status

Promotion Potential


Conditions of Employment

  • This position requires the incumbent to complete a background investigation with favorable results.
  • This position requires a current state drivers license.
  • This position requires the incumbent to complete assigned training, to include Food Handlers certification, within specified time from date hire or assignment to position.
  • This position has physical lifting requirement which requires the incumbent to complete a favorable pre-employment physical.


Who May Apply: Open to everyone. Applicants will be categorized by preference(s) and/or priority consideration eligibilities. An applicant's eligibility will be determined based on eligibility claimed in the questionnaire and proof of eligibility MUST be provided with application by the closing date, 01/15/2021

Business Based Action, Military Spouse Preference, Outside Applicant Veteran, Spouse/Widow/Parent of Veteran, and Transition Hiring Preference

In order to qualify, you must meet the experience requirements described below. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student; social). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if the position allows for qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application.

Qualifying Experience:
Applicant must have experience which has provided a general familiarity with the routines and procedures followed in group activities or programs. Must have demonstrated the ability to perform satisfactorily at the grade level of the position. Must be able to deal effectively with both children and adults. Experience in responsible clerical or office work of any kind in which the applicant demonstrated the ability to perform satisfactorily at the grade level of the position. Work requires frequent walking, standing, bending, stooping, climbing, and carrying. Frequently lifts and carries items weighing up to 40 pounds. Frequently exposed to possibility of cuts and serious injuries and/or falls. Works both indoors. Exposure to elements, cold and heat, humidity, rain, drafts, dirt, dust, and noise. Special care is requires to avoid serious injury. Subject to an irregular tour of duty. Position requires satisfactory completion of a National Agency Check w/Inquiries and Food Handler's Certification. Must have a current drivers' license. "This is a drug testing designated position. The incumbent is subject to random testing for drug use."


Some federal jobs allow you to substitute your education for the required experience in order to qualify. This position does not allow for education substitution.

FOREIGN EDUCATION: Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the requirements. You must show proof the education credentials have been deemed to be at least equivalent to that gained in conventional U.S. education program. It is your responsibility to provide such evidence when applying.

Additional information

  • Individual must fully meet qualification/eligibility/background requirements for this position
  • Male applicants born after December 31, 1959 must be registered for Selective Service
  • Direct deposit is required
  • Satisfactorily complete an employment verification (E-Verify) check
  • A probationary period may be required
  • Pre-employment requirements must be satisfactorily met prior to Entrance on Duty (EOD)
  • Payment of Permanent Change of Station (PCS) costs is not authorized, based on a determination that a PCS move is not in the Government's interest.
  • Multiple positions may be filled from this job opportunity announcement. And additional selections may also be made from this job opportunity announcement.
  • Selection(s) are subject to restrictions resulting from hiring preferences and priority consideration eligible.

How You Will Be Evaluated

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

Your resume and supporting document will be evaluated against the qualifications of the position.

Once the announcement has closed, a review of your application package (resume, supporting documents, and responses to the questionnaire) will be used to determine whether you meet the qualification requirements listed on this announcement. If you are minimally qualified, your resume and supporting documentation will be compared against your responses to the assessment questionnaire to determine your level of experience. If, after reviewing your resume and/or supporting documentation, a determination has been made that you have inflated your responses to meet the position's qualifications and/or experience, you may lose consideration for this position. Please follow all instructions carefully when applying, errors or omissions may affect your eligibility.

You should list any relevant performance appraisals and incentive awards in your resume as that information may be taken into consideration during the selection process. If selected, you may be required to provide supporting documentation.

To better expedite the hiring process, we recommend including full contact information (name, address, phone number, email, etc.,) for professional and personal references on your resume.

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Not Required

Drug test required

Position sensitivity and risk
Non-sensitive (NS)/Low Risk

Trust determination process

Required Documents

Required documents may vary based on the eligibility you are claiming (i.e., applying as a Military Spouse Preference - MSP, applying as a veteran, applying as a current federal employees, applying as a displaced employee, etc.,). The below document(s) are required and MUST be submitted with your application by the closing date of this job announcement:

  • Resume

Your resume may be submitted in any format and must support identified the general or specialized experience described in this announcement.
If your resume includes a photograph or other inappropriate material or content, it will not be used to make eligibility and qualification determinations and you may not be considered for this vacancy.

Other accepted documents to support a qualification and/or claimed preference/priority eligibility may include:

  • Cover Letter
  • DD-214/ Statement of Service
  • Diploma/ GED
  • Disability Letter (VA)
  • License
  • Other (1)
  • Other (2)
  • PCS Orders
  • Professional Certification
  • Proof of Marriage Status
  • Resume
  • Separation Notice (RIF)
  • SF-50/ Notification of Personnel Action
  • Transcript

As described above, your complete application includes your resume, your responses to the online questionnaire, and supporting documents which prove your claimed eligibility. If you fail to provide these documents, you will be marked as having an incomplete application package and you will not be considered any further.

NOTE: Documents submitted as part of the application package to include supplemental documents may be shared beyond the Human Resources Office. Some supplemental documents such as military orders and marriage certificates may contain personal information for someone other than you. You may sanitize these documents to remove another person's personal information before you submit your application. You may be asked to provide an un-sanitized version of the documents if you are selected to confirm your eligibility.

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