• Full Time
  • Personal Trainer
  • Anywhere

US Department of the Air Force



    About the position:
    This position will be assigned to the JBSA Lackland Fitness Center.

    This is a regular part-time category position with guaranteed 20 hours per week, may work up to 40 hrs/week. Employees appointed to a regular category position are eligible for benefits.


    The purpose of this position is to perform a variety of duties and responsibilities in support of the day-to-day operation of the Fitness Centers. Leads fitness center staff. Responsible for distributing and balancing the workload among personnel of the unit, in accordance with established work flow, ensuring timely accomplishment of assigned work, and ensuring that each employee has enough work to keep busy. Stays in touch with the status and progress of work, making day-to-day adjustments in accordance with established priorities, obtaining assistance from the supervisor on problems that may arise, such as backlogs which cannot be disposed of promptly. Instruct personnel in specific tasks and job techniques and makes on-the-job training to new personnel in accordance with established procedures and practices. Maintain a current knowledge and answers questions of other personnel on procedures, policies, directives, etc., and obtains needed information from supervisor on problems that arise. Checks work in progress or spot checks work not requiring review to see that supervisor’s instructions on work sequence, procedures, methods and deadlines have been met. Resolves simple informal complaints of personnel and refers others to supervisor. Sets up gymnasiums and playing fields for sports events, tournaments, and practice games. Conducts fitness assessment tests and formulates individual fitness improvement programs for patrons. Serves as desk attendant ensuring only authorized patrons use the facility and equipment. Greets visitors, answers telephones, makes reservations for classes or use of equipment and facilities, and provides information on scheduled events and classes. Provides assistance and basic instruction to patrons in the proper use of exercise machines and equipment. Teaches group exercise classes, i.e. Step aerobics, Pilates, etc. as needed. Tests equipment for safe operation. Issues sports equipment and completes required documentation for transaction. Inspects returned equipment noting damage. Inspects all equipment and facilities according to established standards and local fire and safety procedures. Reports damaged exercise equipment to supervisor. Conducts cleaning of machines as necessary. Operates point of sale system; receives payment and issues change for services. Prepares cashier reports and makes daily deposits to central cashier. Performs opening and closing procedures of facilities IAW written guidelines. Assists in setting up and cleaning of facilities, grounds and equipment for programs and special functions. May be required to operate a government vehicle to include light truck, sedan, golf cart, etc. Performs other duties as assigned.

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    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

    0189 Recreation Aid And Assistant

  • Requirements


    Conditions of Employment

    • This position requires the incumbent to complete a background investigation with favorable results.
    • This position has physical requirements which require the incumbent to complete a favorable pre-employment physical.
    • This is a drug testing designated position. The incumbent is subject to random testing drug use. Must have a valid driver?s license.
    • Must be able to work an uncommon tour of duty including evenings, night, weekend, holidays etc.


    Who May Apply: Open to everyone. Applicants will be categorized by preference(s) and/or priority consideration eligibilities. An applicant’s eligibility will be determined based on eligibility claimed in the questionnaire and proof of eligibility MUST be provided with application by the closing date, 11/19/2020

    Business Based Action, Military Spouse Preference, Outside Applicant Veteran, Spouse/Widow/Parent of Veteran, and Transition Hiring Preference

    In order to qualify, you must meet the experience requirements described below. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student; social). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if the position allows for qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application.

    Qualifying Experience:

    Must have experience which provides a working familiarity with the routines and procedures following in group activities or programs: and experience of recreational activities and equipment, rules and procedures in a recreation program activity which has involved recreation work in the area of sports or fitness. Must demonstrate experience in utilization and operation of basic fitness equipment. Must have basic computer experience. Experience in proper cash handling procedures and to operate a cash register is desirable. Personal Trainer or Group Exercise Instructor certifications are desirable.


    Some federal jobs allow you to substitute your education for the required experience in order to qualify. This position does not allow for education substitution.

    FOREIGN EDUCATION: Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the requirements. You must show proof the education credentials have been deemed to be at least equivalent to that gained in conventional U.S. education program. It is your responsibility to provide such evidence when applying.

    Additional information

    • Individual must fully meet qualification/eligibility/background requirements for this position
    • Male applicants born after December 31, 1959 must be registered for Selective Service
    • Direct deposit is required
    • Satisfactorily complete an employment verification (E-Verify) check
    • A probationary period may be required
    • Pre-employment requirements must be satisfactorily met prior to Entrance on Duty (EOD)
    • Payment of Permanent Change of Station (PCS) costs is not authorized, based on a determination that a PCS move is not in the Government’s interest.
    • Multiple positions may be filled from this job opportunity announcement. And additional selections may also be made from this job opportunity announcement.
    • Selection(s) are subject to restrictions resulting from hiring preferences and priority consideration eligible.

    How You Will Be Evaluated

    You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

    Your resume and supporting document will be evaluated against the qualifications of the position.

    Once the announcement has closed, a review of your application package (resume, supporting documents, and responses to the questionnaire) will be used to determine whether you meet the qualification requirements listed on this announcement. If you are minimally qualified, your resume and supporting documentation will be compared against your responses to the assessment questionnaire to determine your level of experience. If, after reviewing your resume and/or supporting documentation, a determination has been made that you have inflated your responses to meet the position’s qualifications and/or experience, you may lose consideration for this position. Please follow all instructions carefully when applying, errors or omissions may affect your eligibility.

    You should list any relevant performance appraisals and incentive awards in your resume as that information may be taken into consideration during the selection process. If selected, you may be required to provide supporting documentation.

    To better expedite the hiring process, we recommend including full contact information (name, address, phone number, email, etc.,) for professional and personal references on your resume.

    Background checks and security clearance

    Security clearance

    Not Required

    Drug test required


    Position sensitivity and risk

    Non-sensitive (NS)/Low Risk

    Trust determination process


  • Required Documents

    Required Documents

    Required documents may vary based on the eligibility you are claiming (i.e., applying as a Military Spouse Preference – MSP, applying as a veteran, applying as a current federal employees, applying as a displaced employee, etc.,). The below document(s) are required and MUST be submitted with your application by the closing date of this job announcement:

    • Resume

    Your resume may be submitted in any format and must support identified the general or specialized experience described in this announcement.
    If your resume includes a photograph or other inappropriate material or content, it will not be used to make eligibility and qualification determinations and you may not be considered for this vacancy.

    Other accepted documents to support a qualification and/or claimed preference/priority eligibility may include:

    • Cover Letter
    • DD-214/ Statement of Service
    • Diploma/ GED
    • Disability Letter (VA)
    • License
    • Other (1)
    • Other (2)
    • PCS Orders
    • Professional Certification
    • Proof of Marriage Status
    • Resume
    • Separation Notice (RIF)
    • SF-50/ Notification of Personnel Action
    • Transcript

    As described above, your complete application includes your resume, your responses to the online questionnaire, and supporting documents which prove your claimed eligibility. If you fail to provide these documents, you will be marked as having an incomplete application package and you will not be considered any further.

    NOTE: Documents submitted as part of the application package to include supplemental documents may be shared beyond the Human Resources Office. Some supplemental documents such as military orders and marriage certificates may contain personal information for someone other than you. You may sanitize these documents to remove another person’s personal information before you submit your application. You may be asked to provide an un-sanitized version of the documents if you are selected to confirm your eligibility.

  • Benefits


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This job is open to

  • The public

    U.S. citizens, nationals or those who owe allegiance to the U.S.

Clarification from the agency

Please see the “Who May Apply” section under the Qualifications section.

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