Sports Specialist (Fitness)

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Naval Weapons Station, Virginia
Posted
Jul 31, 2021
Closes
Aug 03, 2021
Function
Administrative
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

This position is assigned to the Non-Appropriated Fund (NAF) Fitness, Sports, and Deployed Support Program Branch; Fleet Readiness; Commander Navy Installations Command (CNIC); NWS Yorktown. Incumbent serves as a Fitness Instructor, personal trainer or group fitness instructor and may perform one or more combination of the following functions within the Fitness, Sports, and Deployed Support Program Branch: Group Exercise, Command Fitness Leader (CFL) Outreach, and Fitness Enhancement Prog
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Responsibilities

Group Exercise (include but not limited to):
  • Designs, supervises, coaches, and instructs a variety of group exercise programs (e.g., Step, Spin, Water Aerobics) inside and outside of the fitness facility.
  • Provides fitness training and programming to groups of various sizes.
  • Prepares written instruction and procedures for performance of work, use of equipment, safety, and well-being of all involved.
  • Provides instructions on the proper implementation and maintenance of conditioning and training programs for aerobic fitness, muscular fitness, body composition, and flexibility training.
  • Conducts fitness testing, which includes measuring aerobic capacity, body composition, muscular strength, flexibility, muscular endurance, and blood pressure.
  • Works with various command representatives to develop and implement physical fitness programs for military personnel.

CFL/FEP Outreach (includes but not limited to):
  • Provides certified personal training and group exercise services to active duty military as outlined in the Navy's Physical Readiness Program instruction.
  • Assists with the instruction of the Command Fitness Leader course and fitness related general military training.
  • Assists patrons on the fitness floor by providing training tips in order to prevent unsafe or ineffective exercise techniques.

General (includes but not limited to):
  • Provides certified personal training services to all eligible patrons.
  • Instructs patrons in the proper use of all equipment for training and self- monitored progress by preparing written instructions and procedures for the performance of work, use of equipment, safety and well-being of all involved.
  • Assists customers by providing general fitness information, instruction on proper use of fitness equipment and program information.
  • Ensures fitness spaces and equipment are clean and maintained.
  • Performs basic equipment maintenance and repair.
  • Trains/leads other employees in various recreation/physical fitness-related positions.
  • Prepares and analyzes functional area specific reports.
  • Stays current with latest fitness programming ideas to increase attendance and improve customer satisfaction.
  • Assists with marketing and promotion of fitness programs.
  • Assists Fitness Director and/or Coordinator with Navy Operational Fitness and Fueling Series (NOFFS), Mission Nutrition Command Fitness Leader Course and other CNIC Headquarters supported/endorsed programs.


Travel Required

Occasional travel - less than 10%

Supervisory status
No

Promotion Potential
03

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • Must successfully pass the E-Verify employment verification check. Any discrepancies must be resolved as a condition of employment


Qualifications

Resumes must include information which demonstrates experience, knowledge, skills, and ability (KSAs) as they relate to this position. Applicants are encouraged to be clear and specific when describing their experience level and KSAs.

A qualified candidate possess the following:
  • Ability to competently and independently carry out fitness programs through the proper application of principles, concepts and techniques of recreation to satisfy specific needs of the community to be served.
  • Skill in planning and carrying out an enhanced program in the recreation specialty area, which meets the needs of the participating community.
  • Skill and ability to provide fitness training and programming to individuals and groups of various skills.
  • Knowledge of the safe use and operation of fitness equipment, facility operations, and basic fitness equipment maintenance/repair.
  • Ability to conduct accurate fitness testing and provide recommended fitness program, based on fitness goals.
  • Skill in the use of Microsoft Office Programs (e.g. Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook).
  • Ability to prepare clear, concise, and technically sounds reports related to work within the Branch.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.


Education

Per DoD MWR Fitness Standards (issued 21 July 2016) this position is responsible for designing individual and/or group exercise programs as well as supervising, coaching, and instructing exercise in or outside of the fitness facility. The three elements below sufficiently qualify an individual to perform their duties as a fitness instructor/personal trainer instructor:

A high school diploma or equivalent

AND

Fitness instructor, personal trainer or certification from an accredited health/fitness organization

AND

Professional competence in the physical activity program or area.

The two elements below sufficiently qualify an individual to perform their duties as a group fitness instructor:

A high school diploma or equivalent

AND

A primary certification from and accredited health/fitness organization or a certification from a commercial/industry health/fitness organization approved by the Service HQ in the specific physical activity program in which they instruct (e.g. yoga, cardio dance programs)

** Accredited health/fitness organizations are listed per DoD MWR Fitness Standards (issued 21 July 2016)

Note: If your degree has not been awarded and/or you possess certificates of completion for DoD approved competency-based training courses, and/or a valid CDA/MSA credential(s), you MUST also provide a copy of your HS Diploma or equivalent.

Additional information

Conditions of Employment Cont.:

Incumbent must possess or be able to obtain the following within 60 days of hire:
  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and First Aid Certification
  • Automated External Defibrillator Certification
  • Blood-borne Pathogen Training
  • Navy Basic Fitness Certification

Salary is dependent on experience and/or education.

Some positions have special requirements. Selectee may be required to complete a one (1) year probationary period. Participation in Direct Deposit/Electronic Fund Transfer within the first 30 days of employment is required. We utilize E-Verify to confirm selectee's eligibility to work in the United States. Salary is dependent on experience and/or education.

This announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies within 60 days of issuance of selection certificate. For positions requiring travel more than twice per year, selectee may be required to obtain and maintain in good standing a Government-issued Travel Card for official government travel purposes.

Executive Order 12564 requires a Federal workplace free of illegal drugs. According to the Executive Order, all Federal employees are required to remain drug free throughout their employment. Commander, Navy Region Mid-Atlantic Command is a Drug-Free Federal Workplace. The use of illegal drugs will not be tolerated, and use of or intoxication by illegal drugs will result in penalties up to and including removal from Federal Service.

The Department of the Navy (DON) is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Applicants are assured of equal consideration regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, mental or physical disability, genetic information, reprisal, marital status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, or any other non-merit factor. This agency provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. Applicants with disabilities who believe they may require reasonable accommodations should email their request to nsapplications@nhr-ma.com to ensure proper consideration is given. The decision on granting reasonable accommodation will be on a case-by-case basis.

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, skill, and ability, related to the job requirements. Using the qualifications of the position, a predetermined rating criterion of knowledge, skills, and abilities 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

The following documents are required at the time of application:
  • OF 306 : U.S. Office of Personnel Management Declaration for Federal Employment
  • A résumé
  • Proof of Education and Training: high school diploma or equivalent, certificates of completion for DoD approved competency-based training courses, valid CDA/MSA credential(s), and/or awarded/conferred college transcript(s).
  • If claiming Military Spouse Preference (MSP): provide a copy of the sponsor's Permanent Change of Station (PCS) orders and a marriage certificate at the time of application.
  • If claiming Veterans Preference (VP): provide a copy of your DD-214, Member-4 page

Note: When submitting transcripts for an Associate degree or higher, proof of a high school diploma or equivalent is not required. All transcripts MUST show student's name, the name of the awarding university or educational institution, degree type, awarded/conferred date, and the field of study (major). If your degree has not been awarded and/or you possess certificates of completion for DoD approved competency-based training courses, and/or a valid CDA/MSA credential(s), you MUST also provide a copy of your HS Diploma or equivalent. Altered transcripts will not be accepted.

Transcripts from foreign colleges must be evaluated for U.S. equivalency in order to be considered. Applicants are responsible to obtain and submit proof of creditability of education as evaluated by a credentialing agency which is a private U.S. organization. Credential evaluations are not free and applicants are responsible for the cost of the selected service.

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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