Recreation Assistant (Community Recreation Dept)

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Naval Air Station Patuxent River, Maryland
Posted
Jul 31, 2021
Closes
Aug 05, 2021
Function
Administrative
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

Performs a variety of duties in support of the Morale, Welfare and Recreation (MWR) Community Recreation program at various activities on NAS Pax River.
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Responsibilities

Provides customer service, information and support of Community Recreation programs and activities.

Service to MWR customers includes, but is not limited to: checking patron eligibility to ensure authorized use of recreation facilities, resources and equipment, providing information about activities and program offerings, opening and closing facilities, ordering and restocking supplies, and preparing snack bar menu items or prepackaged retail items.

Collects fees from customers associated with sales of tickets, retail and rental items, as well as from classes, trips, and various other Community Recreation programs using

Point of Sales (POS) and computer programs. Is accountable for the accuracy of daily sales transactions and completes a Daily Activity Report (DAR) at the end of every shift.

Checks Community Recreation equipment and resources in and out, collects any applicable rental fees, inventories items and completes inspections upon return.

Notifies supervisor or program lead if damage or loss has occurred.

Ensures all rental or check-out forms are properly completed and reservation and checkout procedures are followed.

Conducts inventory, maintains inventory controls and maintains equipment for proper accountability of program equipment and resources.

Assists in administering traditional and non-traditional workshops, clinics and events in a variety of leisure and recreation skills subject areas, in tune with offerings popular in the

local area, including but not limited to camping, cycling, sailing, backpacking, canoeing, snow skiing, hiking and water sports.

Provides recreation experiences related to leisure skill sets in the form of day and weekend trips.

Assists in day-to-day administration of multiple programs to which assigned. Tasks include submission of event after-action reports, patronage data collection and entering program data.

Performs inventory of various types of equipment, retail goods, supplies and items deemed to have cash value.

Performs administrative duties, all of which are accomplished through a variety of means, including computer software programs which track resource inventories, patron usage/comments, and program standards metrics.

Assists with recruitment, training and scheduling of Community Recreation staff.

Actively supports the command statement on adherence to EEO principles and policies.

Assists in the planning, coordinating, publicizing, marketing and execution of MWR programs and special events.

Performs entertainment and promotion scheduling.

Assists in updating of electronic and multi-media support tools, as needed.

Seeks ways to promote MWR facilities and events through outreach opportunities on base.

Develops working partnerships with both on base and off base organizations (park districts, forest preserve, clubs, special interest groups, etc.) to support and benefit MWR programs.

Performs community outreach to assist in the development of contacts.

Assists in the creation of professional proposals, execution of agreements and follow-up.

Researches and provides information and referral for a variety of recreational opportunities for individuals/families on and off the base.

Adheres to NAVMED P-5010 sanitation requirements.

Initiates and follows up on maintenance trouble calls to get equipment/facility issues resolved.

Provides support for Community Recreation event set up and break down.

Performs other duties as assigned as they pertains to the duties of this position.

Travel Required

Occasional travel - Bus trips and special events

Supervisory status
No

Promotion Potential
02

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • You must be at least 18 years of age to gain access to the Point of Sale (POS) system
  • 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


Qualifications

Combination of experience related to customer service and or recreation activity based functions.

Ability to organize, plan, administer special events and entertainment activities.

Must be able to work independently, make sound decisions and have the ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.

Knowledge of the goals, principles, techniques and procedures used in organizing, planning and conducting leisure time activities.

Knowledge of the Navy MWR mission and the entire scope of Community Recreation activities and their suitability for individuals, groups, ages and interests.

Knowledge of the functions, procedures, and operations of recreation activities.

Must have strong customer service skills.

Ability to maintain records, compile and organize data for reports, and perform research on recreation topics for dissemination to customers.

Ability to follow oral and written instructions.

Knowledge of computers, office procedures and print production.

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: https://www.dfas.mil/CivilianEmployees/Civilian-Permanent-Change-of-Station-PCS/Tax-Information/.

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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