Aquatics Support Assistant (NRC Solomons)

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Solomons, Maryland
Posted
May 14, 2021
Closes
May 18, 2021
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

Serves in an assistant or support capacity and may perform any or all of the following duties within the following sections of the Fitness, Sports, and Deployed Forces Support Branch: Aquatics Support. The primary function of the position is to ensure proper usage of the facility, assist in the operation of the recreation activity and provide proper collection and disposition of revenues generated at the assigned facility.
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Responsibilities

Administrative Support (includes but not limited to):

Provides customer service to patrons using the facility, to include: greeting customers; checking identification cards to ensure only authorized users are entering facility; issuing and receiving gear/equipment; and registering patrons for facility use, events, and/or classes.

Answers telephone, providing information in regards to facility hours of operation, upcoming special events and programs, etc.

Completes the Daily Activity Reports, handling cash where fees apply, verifying the amount of money collected and dropping the cashier bag in the drop safe.

Assists in planning, scheduling, and publicizing various activities and maintaining related supplies in order to attract and motivate participants.

Oversees the sale of retail items associated with activities.

Evaluates the effectiveness of ongoing Morale, Welfare and Recreation (MWR) fitness activities from the standpoint of participants' responses, resources, and program objectives.

Monitors patrons, volunteers and contractors at the assigned program/event and reports any issues to management.

Assists in the selection of aquatics activities to be offered, both within the required basic program categories and additional ones possible through available resources and desirable in terms of participant's interests and needs.

Instructional Support (includes but not limited to):

Conducts instructional classes in the assigned recreational area.

Demonstrates procedures common to the activities and instructs in the use of related equipment.

Establishes/reviews the schedule of events, conducts tours, sets-up/prepares facilities prior to scheduled start time for events (e.g., lap swim, lifeguard training, pool parties etc.).

Ensures adherence to regulations and safety procedures.

Facility/Equipment Maintenance (includes but not limited to): Ensures facility are open and/or closed at the posted time.

Monitors and checks the security of premises.

Monitors activity within the facility, circulating among the patrons to assist with basic use of equipment/gear and to maintain good order and discipline.

Assists in properly cleaning and maintaining facilities, maintains inventory, performs general janitorial services to ensure interior spaces are in a clean, neat, and orderly state at all times (e.g., sweeping and mopping floors; dusting and cleaning workout areas, mirrors, bathrooms, and locker areas; straightening equipment and accessories, etc.).

Makes minor repairs to facilities and equipment when appropriate and assists with outdoor maintenance.

Reports maintenance problems, material deficiencies, and unsafe conditions or discrepancies that cannot be repaired in-house to the supervisor.

Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status
No

Promotion Potential
02

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • Must have or be able to obtain with 90 days of hire; 1) Automated External Defibrillator Certification and 2) Blood-borne Pathogen Certification
  • Must successfully pass the E-Verify employment verification check. Any discrepancies must be resolved as a condition of employment
  • Must have your salary sent to a financial institution of your choice by Direct Deposit/Electronic Funds Transfer
  • Position is represented by Bargaining Unit
  • Must have current, active CPR, and First Aid certifications or ability to obtain within 30 days of hire


Qualifications

Knowledge of MWR policies, rules, and regulations involving the work area.

Knowledge of basic arithmetic to compute charges, disperse change accurately, and prepare reports.

Knowledge of cash handling procedures. Knowledge of basic aquatics principles.

Knowledge of safe use and operation of equipment, facility operations, and basic equipment maintenance/repair.

Skill in the use of Microsoft Office Programs (e.g., Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook) and others as they relate to aquatics programming.

Skill and ability to provide aquatics training or orientation.

Ability to competently and independently carry out day to day recreation operations.

Ability to develop and effectively deliver presentations and/or training.

Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.

Education

Additional information

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. Spouse Preference does not apply to NF 04 and NF 05 positions. Please clearly identify in your application that you are asking for spouse preference and complete the Request for Military Spouse Preference form and submit a copy of current PCS orders. Failure to submit current PCS orders with application will prevent spousal preference from being granted. Acceptance or declination of a regular full or part-time non-appropriated or appropriated fund position ends your ability to claim this preference.

Some positions have special requirements. In these cases selection is tentative pending satisfactory completion of these requirements. Applicants may be required to provide proof of education, etc. All selections are contingent upon the obtaining of satisfactory employment reference checks.

As a condition of employment, the selected individual will be required to participate in the Direct Deposit/Electronic Fund Transfer program.

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 https://www.sss.gov/register/ .

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.

When relocation expenses are authorized to perform a Permanent Change of Station (PCS) with the federal government, the IRS considers the majority of your entitlements to be taxable. Additional information: Taxable Entitlements

Public Trust is a type of background investigation, but it is not a security clearance. Depending on the job, you must complete either the Standard Form 85 (SF85) or 85P (SF85P) questionnaire.

How You Will Be Evaluated

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

All resumes will be reviewed to determine if they meet the hiring eligibility and qualification requirements listed in this announcement, and will be rated based on the information provided in the resume to determine the level of knowledge, skills and abilities (KSAs) related to the job requirements. Using the qualifications of the position, a predetermined rating criterion of KSAs will be used for each resume. Best qualified applicants will be referred to the hiring manager. The selecting official may choose to conduct interviews.

Click the following link to preview the applicant questionnaire: Preview Applicant Questionnaire .

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Other

Drug test required
No

Required Documents

  • A resume should be provided. It should include relevant work experience (start/end dates stated in month/year, description of duties and salary), applicable education at a minimum, and your contact information. For current or previous Federal employees, it should also include the Pay Plan, Series and Grade for each work experience entry.


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If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education .

Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

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