Community Activities Director

Fort Eustis, Virginia
Apr 10, 2021
Apr 13, 2021
Executive, Director
Full Time


About the position:
This is a RFT (full-time) position located at the Fort Eustis Community Center. Position is guaranteed 40 hours per week. This position may be subject to holidays, nights, weekends and on-call work.
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Plans, develops, maintains, manages and administers a large community activities (includes engraving) and ITT program for a participating community of active duty and retired military, DoD civilians and family members. Within established agency policy and objectives, plans community programs for both basic categories and those designed to meet more specialized interests and needs. Plans and coordinates the details of recurring and non-recurring activities, special events and joint community undertakings so as to make maximum use of resources, consistent with the Air Force mission and with the principles of natural resources development, conservation sound usage, improvement and management. Schedules and publicizes programs. Arranges for equipment, supplies and services needed. Solicits volunteers and paid employees. Performs all realms of employee supervision. Provides guidance and leadership over various community activities, employees, and participants, modifying, adapting, expanding, or otherwise changing plans and procedures for such activities as developments require. Instructs individual participants and groups of participants in those activities for which the employee has technical expertise. Develops administrative safeguards to protect funds, equipment and property. Develops periodic program plans and quarterly/annual budgets (Appropriated and Non-appropriated) with supporting documentation. Compiles, consolidates, and analyzes program and financial data. Prepares annual operating budget and quarterly revisions based on supporting data and submits for approval to Chief, Community Support Flight to be included in overall Flight budget formulated at higher organizational level. Manages resources effectively, efficiently, and wisely to avoid waste, undue delay, and real or perceived dishonesty in support and attainment of mission goals. Ensures that safety orientation is provided to employees and participants. Continuously evaluates the effectiveness of ongoing community activities. Observes all safety rules and regulations pertaining to vehicle operation. Performs pre-check and post-check on all equipment used to include tractors and vehicles. Monitors equipment and vehicles during use and reports any issues immediately. Operates a Government Vehicle in the course of duties. Performs other related duties as assigned.

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Travel Required

Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

Supervisory status

Promotion Potential


Conditions of Employment

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


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, 04/12/2021

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:
Associates Degree in Recreation or two years' experience that has demonstrated the ability to apply the principles of one or more specialty areas of recreation and community service. Experience in planning, organizing, and overseeing community and/or recreational programs. Experience which demonstrated the ability to identify significant factors, gather pertinent data, and recognize solutions, plan and organize work, and communicate effectively orally and in writing. Work requires frequent walking, standing, bending, stooping, climbing, and carrying. Frequently lifts and carries items weighing over 50 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 required to avoid serious injury. Subject to an irregular tour of duty. Requires possession of a valid motor vehicle license. Position requires satisfactory completion of a pre-employment physical. Must be able to satisfactorily complete a National Agency Check with Inquiries (NACI). "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

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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