NLSA Recreation Assistant

Announcement Number:
NAF-2018-41
Department:
Community Recreation
Location:
Georgia
Position Status:
Flex, No Benefits
Salary:
12.00 - 18.00 - Hourly
Areas of Consideration:
ALL SOURCES
Relocation Expenses:
Not Authorized
Application Email:
kngsmwrjobs@navy.mil

For 'HOW TO APPLY' click here: http://www.navymwrkingsbay.com/naf-jobs

Employment Category:   Flexible, 0-40 hours per week, with no benefits.  Will require working evening, weekend and holiday hours.  NOTE:  A flexible employee is one who serves in either a continuing or temporary (time limited) position, on a scheduled or unscheduled (as needed or intermittent) basis, up to 40 hours per week. Flexible employees are not eligible to participate in the CNIC benefit programs, nor are they entitled to earn or use leave including military leave, court leave, sick or annual leave.

Location:   Navy Lake Site Allatoona, Cartersville, GA, under operational control of MWR, Naval Submarine Base, Kings Bay, GA.  (Lake Allatoona is a 52-acre recreation area, just 30 miles north of Atlanta.  The Navy Lake Site offers rental cabins, RV/tent campsites, marina, lodge and conference facilities, retail store, beach and swimming area and an abundance of outdoor recreation space.)

Duties:  Performs a variety of duties in support of the Morale, Welfare, and Recreation (MWR) Community Recreation program that may include special events, recreation information/resources, command events, community events, recreational green space management, grab-n-go, movies, and outdoor recreation. Provides customer service, information and support of Community Recreation programs and activities. Service to MWR customers includes, but is not limited to: checking patron eligibility to ensure authorized use of recreation facilities, resources and equipment, providing information about activities and program offerings, opening and closing facilities, ordering and restocking supplies, and preparing snack bar menu items or prepackaged retail items.  Collects fees from customers using Point of Sales (POS) and computer programs.  Checks Community Recreation equipment and resources in and out, collects any applicable rental fees, inventories items and completes inspections upon return.  Assists in administering traditional and non-traditional workshops, clinics and events in a variety of leisure and recreation skills subject areas, in tune with offerings popular in the local area, including but not limited to camping, cycling, sailing, backpacking, canoeing, snow skiing, hiking and water sports. Tasks include submission of event after-action reports, patronage data collection and entering program data. Seeks ways to promote MWR facilities and events through outreach opportunities. Develops working partnerships with offsite organizations (park districts, forest preserve, clubs, special interest groups, etc.) to support and benefit MWR programs.  Provides support for Community Recreation event set up and break down. Performs other duties as assigned as they pertain to the duties of this position.

Qualifications:   

  • Combination of experience related to customer service and or recreation activity based on functions.

  • Ability to organize, plan, administer special events and entertainment activities.

  • Must be able to work independently, make sound decisions and have the ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.

  • Knowledge of the goals, principles, techniques and procedures used in organizing,

    planning and conducting leisure time activities.

  • Knowledge of the Navy MWR mission and the entire scope of Community Recreation

    activities and their suitability for individuals, groups, ages and interests.

  • Knowledge of the functions, procedures, and operations of recreation activities.

  • Must have strong customer service skills.

  • Ability to maintain records, compile and organize data for reports, and perform research

    on recreation topics for dissemination to customers.

  • Knowledge of computers, office procedures and print production.

Physical Demands and Work Environment:  

Work may require considerable physical exertion while instructing or guiding participants in a variety of activities. Work may require sitting, walking, long periods of standing, bending and lifting of moderate heavy items up to 40 pounds, occasionally required to lift heavier items.  Work may require lifting items such as papers, books, rental equipment, and athletic equipment.  Work may require working outside for special events or leading outdoor outings or group trips.  Work is performed both indoors and outdoors, without a fixed schedule.  Administrative work is performed in a normal office setting.

Conditions of Employment:  Must have or be able to obtain within 90 days of being placed in the position, and maintain a valid state drivers’ license in order to transport patrons.  Must be C.A.R.E. (Controlling Alcohol Risks Effectively) trained, hold an Emergency First Responder (EFR) or CPR First Aid certification, and hold a current Food Handler certification, upon being placed in the position OR be able to obtain these trainings/certifications within 90 days of being placed in the position.

Basis of Review:   Applicants will be evaluated based on experience and qualifications described above and presented in written format.