Morale, Welfare and Recreation provides Sailors and their families the finest facilities, programs and activities to meet their recreational and social needs, encouraging individual values, aids retention, and provides the physical, mental and social needs of a mobile Navy.
This position is located in the Fitness & Sports Division, Naval Station Great Lakes. The purpose of this position is to serve as a Recreation Specialist with emphasis on Command Fitness opportunities, Fitness Enhancement Program (FEP), personal training, and group fitness. Incumbent provides fitness training, programming and education to groups ranging in size and on an individual basis at the installation. Interfaces with customers daily and provides general fitness information on proper use of all equipment for strength and cardiovascular conditioning. Assists Fitness Manager with Navy Operational Fitness and Fueling Series (NOFFS), Mission Nutrition, and Command Fitness Leader Course when applicable and must be willing to obtain certification if opportunity arises. Must be knowledgeable in the safe operation of all fitness equipment, facility operations, and basic equipment maintenance/repair. Ensures that group exercise spaces and equipment are kept clean and orderly daily and actively participates in the general cleanliness of the facility. Maintains daily, weekly, monthly program participation logs and submits for appropriate review. Submits after-action reports to Fitness Manager upon conclusion of major events or programs. Stays current with latest fitness programming ideas to increase attendance and improve customer satisfaction. Assists in the marketing and promotion of fitness programs. Proactively seeks Command Fitness Leaders/patrons in need of fitness information and provides them with relevant materials and program offerings. Other duties as assigned.
Who May Apply
This job is open to
US Citizens and Non-Citizens
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Conditions of Employment
PLEASE READ THIS VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT IN ITS ENTIRETY TO ENSURE ALL REQUIREMENTS ARE ADDRESSED IN YOUR APPLICATION PACKAGE.
KEY REQUIREMENTS/CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
Males must be registered or exempt from Selective Service.
Selectee must be determined suitable for federal employment.
Selectee may be required to successfully complete a probationary period.
Selectee is required to participate in the direct deposit pay program.
A favorable background is a requirement of this position. Failure to obtain and maintain a favorable background may result in the withdrawal of the position offer or removal.
Specialized experience must demonstrate the following:
Incumbent will hold a current NCCA accredited certification from a health and fitness organization or a health and fitness degree. An incumbent with only a health and fitness degree will be required to obtain an accredited certification within 90 days of employment. Practical knowledge of principles and components of physical fitness training required. Must possess and maintain current CPR, AED, and First Aid certifications and be able to assess situations for safety concerns. Subject to a favorable National Agency Check (NAC).
You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer and part time experience. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week.
Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., professional, philanthropic, religious, spiritual, community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment.
As part of the application process, you must complete and submit an occupational questionnaire.
Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating and/or appointment eligibility.
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Relocation Expenses will NOT be paid
Must possess and maintain current CPR, AED, and First Aid certifications; PROOF MUST BE ATTACHED TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS POSITION.
IN ADDITION, PROOF OF EDUCATION/CERTIFICATIONS MUST BE ATTACHED TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THE POSITION.
We utilize E-Verify to confirm selectee’s eligibility to work in the United States.
Salary is dependent on experience and/or education.
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.
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 to ensure proper consideration is given. The decision on granting reasonable accommodation will be on a case-by-case basis.
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 Sailors, their family members, and all other customers have a right to a reliable and productive Federal workforce.
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.
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Background checks and security clearance
Proof of education (transcripts/copy of degree/high school diploma), if applicable to position requirements.
If claiming Veteran’s Preference, a legible copy of DD-214 (page 4) as well as any other supporting documentation (disability, proof of service, SF-15, etc). is required.
If claiming Military Spouse Preference, a copy of sponsor's orders is required for NF-03 and below or equivalent.
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 a current federal employee, submit your most recent Personnel Action Report (PAR) or SF-50.
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 .
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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