Quantico, Virginia
Dec 08, 2021
Dec 15, 2021
Full Time

Performs work in one or more recreational facilities for various aquatic activities that may include: aquatic therapy or exercise sessions, aquatic sports activities or programs and/or for similar Warrior Hope and Care Center (WHCC) recreational services.

Performs rescue work for wounded, ill and injured swimmers, promptly renders CPR or emergency first aid, and calls for medical assistance as necessary. Supervises wounded, ill and injured swimmers for safety and crowd control. Enforces established safety and pool regulations. Promptly reports safety hazards to the supervisor. Completes incident reports and assists in maintaining routine documents and reports.

Skill and ability to work with wounded, ill and injured Marines/Sailors who have special needs. Assists the Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist or Certified Athletic Trainer at pool side when conducting sessions with wounded, ill or injured swimmers. Provides assistance at the therapy pool when camera imaging or other therapy pool functions are in session. May assist wounded, ill and injured swimmers in performing aqua exercises to complete prescribed therapy plans and regimens.

Responsible for the cleanliness of facilities and all the pool areas. May vacuum, skim, and perform routine pool maintenance and perform routine maintenance on therapy pools and associated equipment. May operate water pumps and control chemical additives to ensure pool water meets specified standards. May operate highly technical therapy pool controls to assist wounded, ill or injured Marines/Sailors in and out of the pool. May apply disinfectant to showers, floors, and decks. May check ID cards for authorized patrons.

Performs other related duties as assigned.


Conditions of Employment

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Current lifeguard certification with at least six months experience as a lifeguard. Possess current Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), Automatic External Defibrillator (AED), and basic first aid certificates. Understanding of, and ability to enforce, safety regulations to ensure maximum protection of swimmers. Ability to use various pool equipment to take pool and environmental readings. Ability to lift and carry up to 45 lbs independently and over 45 lbs with assistance to include performing work that poses physical demands beyond normal requirements during rescue situations.

Additional information


CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT: Per E.O. 14043, selectee(s) must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 by 11/22/2021 or date of employment (which ever comes later) except in limited circumstances where an exception is approved due to a disability or sincerely held religious beliefs.

Applicants are assured of equal consideration regardless of race, age, color, religion, national origin, gender, GINA, political affiliation, membership or non-membership in an employee organization, marital status, physical handicap which has no bearing on the ability to perform the duties of the position. This agency provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the agency. The decision on granting reasonable accommodation will be on a case-by-case basis.

It is Department of Navy (DON) policy to provide a workplace free of discrimination and retaliation. The DON No Fear Act policy link is provided for your review: https://www.donhr.navy.mil/NoFearAct.asp

As part of the employment process, Human Resources Division may obtain a Criminal Record Check and/or an Investigative Consumer Report. Employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a Tier 1 (T1) Level Background Check Investigation. For all positions requiring access to firearms or ammunition, the Federal Government is prohibited from employing individuals in these positions who have ever been convicted of a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence, or a felony crime of domestic violence adjudged on or after 27 November 2002. Selectees for such positions must submit a completed DD Form 2760, Qualification to Possess Firearms or Ammunition, before a final job offer can be made.

Direct Deposit of total NET pay is mandatory as a condition of employment for all appointments to positions within MCCS.

This activity is a Drug-free workplace. The use of illegal drugs by NAF employees, whether on or off duty, cannot and will not be tolerated. Federal employees have a right to a safe and secure workplace, and Marines, sailors, and their family members have a right to a reliable and productive Federal workforce. Marijuana is a Schedule I drug under the Controlled Substances Act and therefore use of marijuana is illegal under Federal law regardless of State laws.

Vacancies may be filled by methods other than internal competitive procedures when it appears that the best-qualified person can be obtained from other sources. To be considered for non-competitive appointment (e.g. transfer eligible or reinstatement eligible) you must list your current/former highest previous permanent grade held as a regular part-time or full-time department of defense non-appropriated fund employee.


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