Skip to Content

Recreation Assistant, Fitness

Announcement Number:
MWR 79A-2018
Department:
Fitness
Location:
Florida
Position Status:
Flex
Salary:
$9.91 - Hourly (Locality Pay Incuded)
Areas of Consideration:
Local Commuting Area
Relocation Expenses:
n/a
Application Email:
JAXS_NAS_MWRJOBAPPS@NAVY.MIL
Opening Date:
09/14/2018
Closing Date:
09/24/2018

Click here to view the full announcement or read below.

 

JOB SUMMARY:  This position is located at the Gym and Fitness Center 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.  Incumbent uses initiative in completing daily/routine assignments and receives general guidance and supervision from Fitness Coordinator. 

 

MAJOR DUTIES: 
The employee will perform basic fitness orientation, identify and correct unsafe fitness techniques, supervise intramural sporting events, clean and maintain facility and equipment, and perform administrative duties as needed.  Greets customers and checks IDs to ensure only authorized patrons utilize the facility. Ensures customers are aware of all regulations and rules are followed while utilizing the facility. Sells products from pro shop area and ensures that funds are properly entered into the point of sale system. Prepares Daily Activity Report and deposits money for accounting.  Performs general housekeeping duties such as ensuring entry area is neat and clean at all times.  May assist in cleaning restrooms, policing grounds, sweeping, mopping and emptying trash receptacles in facility. Performs other related duties as assigned.

 

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED: 2 or more years of experience in working as an assistant in a gym setting is preferred.  Prior MWR experience also preferred. Knowledge and ability to operate a computerized point of sale system and provide proper change. Documented cash handling experience is a must.  Must have the ability to meet and deal effectively with a variety of patrons of varied rates, ranks and backgrounds.  Incumbent will be required to multi-task; during peak hours of operations the incumbent must be able to effectively assist many patrons at the same time.  Must be able to exercise good judgment in applying well established policies and procedures. Within 90 days of appointment, must possess and maintain a current CPR and AED Certification along with Navy Basic Fitness Certification.

 

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.

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.

 

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.

Back to top