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JOB SUMMARY: This position is located at the Mulberry Cove Marina which is part of the Morale, Welfare and Recreation Department aboard Naval Air Station, Jacksonville, Florida. This activity is maintained and operated as a service for all active duty, retired military and their dependents.
MAJOR DUTIES: Incumbent will instruct and advise patrons on basic small motor boat handling in accordance with the current Boating Program regulations that include rules of the road, weather, small boat handling, motor operations, safety equipment and rescue procedures. Certifies proper issue and inventory of equipment, noting condition of all items. Instructs patrons on proper usage of equipment, notates damage of returned items. May take reservations for picnic areas that are overseen by the MWR department. Will work with the Marina team to carry out all Sailing Regattas, Bass Tournaments and/or any other special events sponsored by the facility and/or MWR department. Will be required to perform general custodial-type duties to include picking up trash in and around the Marina grounds, trimming weeds, cutting grass, emptying trash cans, sweeping and mopping floors, and cleaning bathrooms as needed. Incumbent may be required to retrieve and rescue boats that have become disabled or are considered overdue.
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED: *Although prior boating experience is preferred, it is not required. The incumbent must become proficient in the areas of small boat handling, motor operations, operation of safety equipment, rescue procedures, etc.
*Must become familiar with aspects of other MWR facilities for cross-selling purposes.
*Must have basic mathematical skills and some cash handling experience.
*Must be able to lift 40 lbs continuously
*Incumbent must have a valid state drivers’ license
*This position works on the St. Johns’ River so the incumbent must be able to swim.
*Applicants must be at least 18 years of age.
*Must be able to obtain CPR and AED training certificates within 3 months of employment.
NOTE: Some positions have special requirements. Selection may be tentative pending the completion of the satisfactory employment reference checks and receipt of proof of education (where applicable). Selectee may be required to complete a one (1) year probationary period. Participation in the 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 closing date. For positions requiring travel more than twice per year, selectee will be required to obtain and maintain in good standing a Government-issued Travel Card for official government travel purposes.
The Department of the Navy is an Equal Opportunity Employer where employees are respected and valued. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, political affiliation, sexual orientation or any other non-merit factor. Reasonable accommodations are provided to applicants with disabilities. If reasonable accommodation is needed for any part of the application and hiring process, contact the NAF HR Office. The decision on granting reasonable accommodations will be on a case by basis.
HOW TO APPLY: All interested applicants should submit an application OR resume as well as the Declaration of Federal Employment (OF 306) (http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdf_fill/of0306.pdf) in one of the following ways:
BY FAX TO: (904) 542-3424
SUBMIT VIA EMAIL(preferred) TO: JAXS_NAS_MWRJOBAPPS@NAVY.MIL
NAF Application form and Request for Military Spouse Preference form can be picked up at the MWR Personnel Office or can be downloaded from navymwrjacksonville.com under the "Jobs" tab.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
Employment is contingent upon a successfully completed and positively adjudicated National Agency Check (NACI) or higher background clearance as required by the position or local security requirements.
EMPLOYMENT PREFERENCE: If requesting any type of employment preference, supporting documentation must be submitted with the application/resume to prove preference eligibility. The submission of a preference does not guarantee a position.
Where a first cut-off date is indicated, a selection may be made from the resumes/applications received as of the specified first cut-off date. Completed applications (resume, supporting documentation, etc.) must be received by 11:59pm Eastern Time on the cut-off/closing date. If more than one resume is received, only the last resume received will be reviewed.
If requesting any type of employment preference, supporting documentation must be submitted with the application/resume to prove preference eligibility. The submission of a preference does not guarantee a position as applicant still must be highly qualified with the knowledge, skills, and educational requirements of each submittal.
*If claiming Veteran's Preference, completed SF-15 and a legible copy of DD-214 (page 4) as well as any other supporting documentation (disability, official statements, proof of service, etc). is required.
*If claiming Gold Star Veteran's Preference, completed SF-15 and a legible copy of DD-1300 as well as any other supporting documentation (official statements, document of service, court decree, 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 a current federal employee, submit your most recent Personnel Action Report (PAR) or SF-50.
*Proof of education (transcripts/copy of degree/high school diploma), if applicable to position requirements.
SPOUSAL PREFERENCE: Spousal Preference can be used only once to gain regular full time employment in the commuting area but may be used multiple times for flexible type position.
To prove eligibility, you must submit the following with your resume/application:
-Request for Military Spouse Preference form
-Copy of spouses’ orders that state the “Ultimate Activity” is within the average commuting distance to NAS Jacksonville.
-A copy of the marriage certificate that provides proof that marriage occurred prior to the issuance of the orders.