Recreation Specialist (Physical Fitness)

Announcement Number:
FFR20-0082
Department:
Fitness
Location:
Japan
Position Status:
Regular, Full Time
Salary:
$14.00 - $17.00 Hourly Plus non-taxable Post Allowance
Areas of Consideration:
Local Commuting Area with SOFA Status
Relocation Expenses:
No
Application Email:
MWR_RECRUITMENT@fe.navy.mil

WHO MAY APPLY

Local commuting area (within a 50 mile radius) to include Seeking SOFA Applicants (including applicants with current Military Spouse Preference, Family Member Preference, and current Federal employees)

SUMMARY OF DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

This NF-03 position plans, organizes, and conducts a physical fitness program that provides conditioning programs for authorized patrons. Instructs individuals and groups in the proper implementation and maintenance of conditioning and training programs for aerobic fitness, muscular fitness, body composition, and flexibility training. Conducts micro-fit testing, which includes measuring individuals aerobic capacities, their body fat percentage, recommended height/weight ratios, strength, flexibility, muscular endurance and blood pressure. Works with various command representatives in developing and implementing physical fitness programs for military personnel. Instructs patrons in the proper use of all equipment for training and self-monitored progress by preparing written instruction and procedures for the performance of work, use of equipment, safety and well-being of all involved. May train/lead other employees in various recreation/physical fitness-related positions. Registers students, collects fees, maintains attendance and appropriate accounting records. Ensure all safety measures are observed. Responsible for care of equipment and security of facilities. Performs other related duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED

  • A minimum of three years’ experience that demonstrates a working knowledge of the assigned program.
  • A degree from an accredited college/university in a related field may be substituted for two years of experience.
  • Certification in CPR and First Aid is required.
  • One year specialized experience: Experience that demonstrated the ability to apply the principles of one or more specialty areas of recreation.

EDUCATION

Proof of education MUST be uploaded at time of application for consideration. If degree is not conferred, you MUST provide a copy of your high school diploma or equivalent with your college transcripts. When education is a basic requirement for the position, or when substituting education for experience, applicants MUST submit a copy of your high school transcripts, college transcript, or a list of courses which includes grades earned, completion dates, and quarter and/or semester hours earned as part of your application package. Foreign education must include evidence that it is comparable to education received at accredited educational institutions in the United States. All substitutions of education for experience will be made in accordance with OPM approved qualification standards. Only attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education are acceptable to meet positive education requirements or to substitute education for experience. For additional information, please go to the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) and the U.S. Department of Education websites at opm.gov anded.gov

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT

  • Satisfactorily complete all background checks to include National Agency Check with Written Inquiries (NACI).

OTHER INFORMATION

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 is required. Salary is commensurate with experience and/or education.

The Department of the Navy (DON) is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration without regard to 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. The DON provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. Applicants with disabilities who believe they may require reasonable accommodation(s) should email their request to MWR_Recruitment@fe.navy.mil to ensure proper consideration is given.

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED

Using the qualifications of the positions, a predetermined Ranking and Rating Criteria of knowledge, skills and abilities will be used for each application.

BENEFITS

All benefits offered (medical, dental, life insurance, spouse & dependent life insurance, long-term disability, retirement, and 401(k) savings plan). You can review our benefits at: navymwr.org/resources/hr

HOW TO APPLY

Interested applicants can send required docuemnts via email to:

MWR_Recruitment@fe.navy.mil

 

Or mail to:

Commander, Navy Region Japan

NAF Human Resource Office (N941)

PSC 473 Box 12

FPO AP 96349-0001

 

Please visit our jobs page to find a sample format and information on Military Spouse Preference.

Please direct inquiries to: MWR_Recruitment@fe.navy.mil

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS
  • Resume or NAF Application
  • PCS Orders and Family Entry Approval (Military) OR Sponsor’s Letter of Employment (Civilian
  • OF-306 Declaration for Federal Employment (This is a REQUIRED form and MUST be signed in ink and dated within the opening and closing date of this vacancy announcement)
  • Proof of Education (transcripts/copy of degree(s)/certification(s)), if applicable to position requirements
  • If claiming Veteran’s Preference, please submit a legible copy of DD-214 (page 4)
  • If you are a current federal employee, please submit your most recent Personnel Action Report (PAR) or SF-50

Note: To receive consideration for a non-related degree or eligibility based on a combination of education AND experience, a college transcript is required. All transcripts MUST show student’s name and the name of the awarding university or educational institution, degree type, awarded/conferred date, and the field of study. *If your degree has not been awarded/conferred, you must provide a copy of your HS Diploma or equivalent along with transcript(s). Transcripts from foreign colleges must be evaluated for U.S. equivalency in order to be considered. Applicants are responsible to obtain and submit proof of creditability of education as evaluated by a credentialing agency which is a private U.S. organization. Credential evaluations are not free and applicants are responsible for the cost of the selected service.

AGENCY CONTACT INFO

Commander Navy Region Japan  
NAF Human Resources Office (N941)
PSC 473 Box 12 Tel: 315-243-5446 / 046-816-5446
FPO AP 96349-0001 Email: MWR_Recruitment@fe.navy.mil

WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT

Please ensure that your application/resume contains all the information requested in the vacancy announcement. If your resume or application does not provide all the information requested on this form and in the job vacancy announcement, you may lose consideration for the job. Applications received after the closing date will not be considered. If selected for an interview, applicants can expect to be contacted 1-3 weeks after the interview with a position offer or notification of non-selection.