Recreation Assistant

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Chesapeake, Virginia
Posted
Sep 25, 2021
Closes
Sep 30, 2021
Function
Administrative
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

Incumbent serves in an assistant or support capacity and may perform any or all of the following duties within either of the following sections of the Fitness and Aquatic 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. This position is located at NSA Hampton RoadsNorthwest Annex, Chesapeake, VA.
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Responsibilities

MAJOR DUTIES AND 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 fitness, sports, and 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):

Monitors assigned participants in indoor and outdoor activities to include intramural sporting events.

Conducts instructional classes in the assigned recreational area.

Performs basic fitness orientation; identifies and corrects unsafe fitness techniques.

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 gymnasiums/facilities/playing fields prior to scheduled start time for events (e.g., lap swim, lifeguard training, exercise programs, races, pool parties, sporting events, etc.).

Ensures adherence to regulations and safety procedures.

Facility/Equipment Maintenance (includes but not limited to):

Ensures facility and sporting fields 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.

Ensures athletic playing surfaces are properly maintained, safe, and ready for play.

Assists in properly cleaning and maintaining equipment/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
04

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:

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 fitness, aquatics and sports principles.

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

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

Skill and ability to provide fitness, aquatics and sports 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

This position does not have a positive education requirement.

Additional information

Conditions of Employment Cont.:

Must have or be able to obtain and maintain the following certification within 30 days of hire:

Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and First Aid Certification

Must have or be able to obtain and maintain the following certifications within 90 days of hire:

Automated External Defibrillator Certification

Blood-borne Pathogen Certification

Navy Basic Fitness Certification Occasional travel of less than 10% may be required.

Must be able to obtain and maintain a National Agency Check with Written Inquires (NACI), upon hiring and renew every 5 years and/or a Child Care National Agency Check with Inquires when there is regular contact with children under the age of 18.

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:

A résumé

OF-306 - Declaration for Federal Employment

If current Federal Employee, a copy of your most recent Personnel Action Report (PAR) or SF-50 and evaluation report is required.

If claiming Military Spouse Preference, a copy of sponsor's orders and marriage certificate is required.

If claiming Veteran's Preference, a legible copy of DD-214 (pg. 4) as well as any other supporting documentation (disability, proof of service, SF-15, etc.) is required.

If claiming Department of Defense (DOD) Non-appropriated Fund (NAF) Business Based Action (BBA) Priority consideration, submit a copy of the notice of separation

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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