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Recreation Aide (Liberty)

Announcement Number:
MWR 74-2020
Position Status:
$8.56 -
Areas of Consideration:
Local Commuting Area
Relocation Expenses:
Application Email:
Opening Date:
Cutoff Date:
Closing Date:

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JOB SUMMARY:  This position is located at the Liberty Center which is part of the Morale, Welfare and Recreation Department aboard Naval Air Station, Jacksonville, Florida. This activity supports our Single Sailor Program in the Recreation Center.

MAJOR DUTIES: Greets patrons, checks out equipment and conducts informal “how to” lessons on any equipment that the patron does not know how to operate.  Provides basic information by phone and in person and assists patrons with facility usage ensuring facility areas are being properly utilized.  Records daily attendance in all areas, registers participants for special events, classes, trips and other activities.  Issues, inspects and inventories activity equipment daily.  Responsible for completing daily reports as necessary and informs the supervisor of patron needs and requests.  Assists with organizing and conducting special events, tournaments, entertainment programs and other activities.  Performs general housekeeping duties as needed throughout the facility.  Ensures the facility is opened at correct time and/or ensures that it is secured at the completion of the day’s operation.  Assists with advertising and promotion of the Liberty Program to enlisted personnel throughout the base.  Performs other related duties as necessary.    

Qualification Requirements: Must possess the necessary skills, knowledge and ability to effectively administer activities, programs and carry out duties of the position independently.  Must have a pleasant outgoing personality and must demonstrate an ability to use diplomacy and tact in dealing with the public and provide top quality customer service.  Must have general computer skills.  Must be available to work a varying shift, which may include Holidays.

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 nnouncement may be used to fill additional vacancies within 60 days of closing date.

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:

BY FAX TO: (904) 542-3424


NAF Application form and Request for Military Spouse Preference form can be picked up at the MWR Personnel Office or can be downloaded from under the "Jobs" tab.


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 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.


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