Recreation Assistant (Fitness/Sports/Aquatics Support) (2 vacancies)

Announcement Number:
FFR20-0070
Department:
Fitness
Location:
Singapore
Position Status:
Flex
Salary:
US$10.00 / SG$11.64 - US$12.00 / SG$13.00 Hourly
Areas of Consideration:
Local Commuting Area
Relocation Expenses:
n/a

*Amended Number of Vacancies from 1 to 2 on 05/18/20.*

 

JOB SUMMARY 

This position is assigned to the Non-Appropriated Fund (NAF) Fitness, Sports, and Deployed Forces Support Branch; Fleet Readiness; Commander, Navy Installations Command (CNIC); Singapore Area Coordinator, Singapore. Incumbent serves in an assistant or support capacity and may perform any or all of the following duties within either of the following sections of the Fitness, Sports, and Deployed Forces Support Branch: Fitness Support, Sports Support, or Aquatics Support. The primary function of the position is to ensure proper usage of the facility, assist in the operation of the recreation activity and provide proper collection and disposition of revenues generated at the assigned facility. 

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 

Provides customer service to patrons using the facility, to include: greeting customers; checking identification cards to ensure only authorized users are entering facility; issuing and receiving gear/equipment; and registering patrons for facility use, events, and/or classes. Answers telephone, providing information in regards to facility hours of operation, upcoming special events and programs, etc. Completes the Daily Activity Reports, handling cash where fees apply, verifying the amount of money collected and dropping the cashier bag in the drop safe. Assists in planning, scheduling, and publicizing various activities and maintaining related supplies in order to attract and motivate participants. Oversees the sale of retail items associated with activities. Evaluates the effectiveness of ongoing Morale, Welfare and Recreation (MWR) fitness activities from the standpoint of participants' responses, resources, and program objectives. Monitors patrons, volunteers and contractors at the assigned program/event and reports any issues to management. Assists in the selection of fitness, sports, and aquatics activities to be offered, both within the required basic program categories and additional ones possible through available resources and desirable in terms of participant's interests and needs. Monitors assigned participants in indoor and outdoor activities to include intramural sporting events. Conducts instructional classes in the assigned recreational area. Performs basic fitness orientation; identifies and corrects unsafe fitness techniques. Demonstrates procedures common to the activities and instructs in the use of related equipment. Establishes/reviews the schedule of events, conducts tours, sets-up/prepares gymnasiums/facilities/playing fields prior to scheduled start time for events (e.g., lap swim, lifeguard training, exercise programs, races, pool parties, sporting events, etc.). Ensures adherence to regulations and safety procedures. Ensures facility and sporting fields are open and/or closed at the posted time. Monitors and checks the security of premises. Monitors activity within the facility, circulating among the patrons to assist with basic use of equipment/gear and to maintain good order and discipline. Ensures athletic playing surfaces are properly maintained, safe, and ready for play. Assists in properly cleaning and maintaining equipment/facilities, maintains inventory, performs general janitorial services to ensure interior spaces are in a clean, neat, and orderly state at all times (e.g., sweeping and mopping floors; dusting and cleaning workout areas, mirrors, bathrooms, and locker areas; straightening equipment and accessories, etc.). Makes minor repairs to facilities and equipment when appropriate and assists with outdoor maintenance. Reports maintenance problems, material deficiencies, and unsafe conditions or discrepancies that cannot be repaired in-house to the supervisor.

 

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED 

Knowledge of MWR policies, rules, and regulations involving the work area. Knowledge of basic arithmetic to compute charges, disperse change accurately, and prepare reports. Knowledge of cash handling procedures. Knowledge of basic fitness, aquatics and sports principles. Knowledge of safe use and operation of fitness equipment, facility operations, and basic fitness equipment maintenance/repair. Skill in the use of Microsoft Office Programs (e.g., Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook) and others as they relate to fitness, sports and aquatics programming. Skill and ability to provide fitness, aquatics and sports training or orientation. Ability to competently and independently carry out day to day recreation operations. Ability to develop and effectively deliver presentations and/or training. Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing. 

 

General experience of 0-6 months preferred and High School Diploma or equivalent. 

 

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT 

Must be able to obtain and maintain a National Agency Check with Written Inquires (NACI), upon hiring and renew every 5 years and/or a Child Care National Agency Check with Inquires when there is regular contact with children under the age of 18. 

 

Occasional travel of less than 10% may be required. 

 

Must have or be able to obtain and maintain the following certification within 30 days of hire: Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and First Aid Certification 

 

Must have or be able to obtain and maintain the following certifications within 90 days of hire: 

 

Automated External Defibrillator Certification 

Blood-borne Pathogen Certification 

Navy Basic Fitness Certification 

 

Must have the ability to perform moderately strenuous physical labor, lifting objects weighing up to 45 pounds unassisted and heavier weight with assistance. 

 

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 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, as predetermined Ranking and Rating Criteria of knowledge, skills, and abilities will be used for each application. 

 

BENEFITS 

NAF Flexible (FLEX) employees are not eligible for benefits or leave accrual. 

 

HOW TO APPLY 

Interested applicants can submit all required documents to: CNRJ NAF Human Resources Office, PSA Sembawang Terminal, Deptford Road, Bldg. 7-4, Second Floor, Singapore 759657. 

 

Or send 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 webpage at https://www.navymwrsingapore.com/jobs 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 Form 

− 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 (such as a high school diploma/GED, clinical licensure, 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 

 

AGENCY CONTACT INFO 

Commander Navy Region Japan 

Commander, Navy Installation Command

NAF Human Resources Office (N941) 

PSC 473 Box 12 

FPO AP 96349-0001

Tel: (315) 243-5446 / 046-816-5446

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.