US Department of the Navy
Job family (Series)
0189 Recreation Aid And Assistant
Conditions of Employment
- Incumbent must be able to work evenings and weekends. Work is primarily performed indoors. Work environment varies by season and may be completed under warm, muggy conditions during the summer and cool damp conditions during winter months.
- May be required to work in a wet uniform when a dry one is not readily available. Work may include extended hours of sitting and standing and prolonged hours in the pool during swim lessons or other activities.
- Involves frequent lifting or pulling of pool equipment, cleaning supplies and program participants.
- Applicant must be able to complete a 250 yard swim in less than five minutes and regularly demonstrate the ability to rescue victims of various sizes. Must be able to lift a minimum of 50 pounds.
Incumbent must be 18 years of age or older. Must possess a high school diploma or equivalent. Must have minimum of three years’ experience as a Water Safety Instructor. Must hold current certification in the following: Lifeguard training or equivalent, Water Safety Instruction, nationally recognized CPR certification for lifeguard rescuer and First Aid. Must be able to obtain Lifeguard Instructor, Water Aerobics/Group Fitness Instructor and CPO/AFO within 12 months of employment. Must possess valid driver’s license and be able to operate a motor vehicle. Must possess an outgoing personality to include tact and diplomacy in dealing with communicating with people to influence and obtain cooperation and assistance. Possess the skill to properly influence and lead groups or teams. Must be able to understand both oral and written instructions provided by supervisor. Must possess the ability to render decisions and resolve problems. Must possess excellent organizational skills.
Must have minimum of three years’ experience as a Water Safety Instructor. Must hold current certification in the following: Lifeguard training or equivalent, Water Safety Instruction, nationally recognized CPR certification for lifeguard rescuer and First Aid. Must be able to obtain Lifeguard Instructor, Water Aerobics/Group Fitness Instructor and CPO/AFO within 12 months of employment
Some positions have special requirements. Selectee may be required to complete a one (1) year probationary period. Participation in 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.
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.
How You Will Be Evaluated
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
All resumes will be reviewed to determine if they meet the hiring eligibility and qualification requirements listed in this announcement, and will be rated based on the information provided in the resume to determine the level of KSAs related to the job requirements. Using the qualifications of the position, a predetermined rating criterion of KSAs will be used for each resume. Best qualified applicants will be referred to the hiring manager.
Background checks and security clearance
Drug test required
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Proof of education and/or certification transcripts/copy of degree/certification) if qualifying based on education or certification.
If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:
Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education .
Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.
A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding. Learn more about federal benefits .
Comprehensive benefits package available (medical, dental, life insurance, spouse & dependent life insurance, long-term disability, retirement, and 401(k) savings plan, annual and sick leave, tuition reimbursement, etc.).
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Provide continuous surveillance of patrons and enforce rules to create a safe and fun environment at the pool.
Provide continuous surveillance of patrons and enforce rules to create a safe and fun environment at the pool. Teach American Red Cross Swim Lessons. Incumbent assists with business operations and helps develop schedules, assign swim lessons and input schedules into time keeping system. Assists with Facility Maintenance, by conducting regular inspections and audits of the pool and chemical rooms. Oversees completion of weekly cleaning logs and performs backwashes and other chemical adjustments as necessary. Coordinates and oversees planned recreation programs including swim lessons, water aerobics, command PT and specialty programs. Distributes and monitors the completion of work by employees. Ensures there are written guidelines for completing work. Ensures employees are provided with all necessary training and equipment. Assists with the planning and execution of in-service trainings and lifeguarding/CPR recertification. Assists with the supervision of personnel in the absence of the facility manager.
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