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Recreation Assistant, Liberty

Announcement Number:
MWR 99-2020
Position Status:
Regular, Full Time
$11.00 - $13.00 Hourly
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.


Assists in the planning, developing, organizing, implementing and evaluating base-wide Liberty programs and activities for active duty single sailors between the ages of 18-25.  Some overnight travel will be required for trips taken out of the Jacksonville area.
Acts as Supervisor in the absence of the Manager. Responsible for the safe and efficient operation of the facility complete with internet computers and recreational equipment. Assists in the supervision of employees. May assist in the interviewing and selection of new employees, evaluation of job performance and termination of any assigned personnel who fail to meet job requirements.
Responsible for end shift processing to include running of daily, weekly, and monthly reports, maintains files of sales records and accountable documents.  Monitors security of the facility.
Assists in maintaining training program for personnel. Explains work procedures and creates schedules. Performs other related duties as assigned.


Qualification Requirements:
Must be able to read and interpret guidelines, instructions and policies established specifically for the Liberty Program.
Ability and knowledge to market programs and motivate eligible patrons.
High school graduate is required. Minimum of 6 months of experience in a similar facility preferred.  Prior management experience highly preferred.
Must have computer knowledge & be able to deal effectively with patrons of varied backgrounds.


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.
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 or



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 PREFERENCE:  If requesting any type of employment preference, supporting documentation must be submitted with the application/resume to prove preference eligibility.  (See Below)

The submission of a preference does not guarantee a position.

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.


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.

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