Assistant Community Recreation Specialist (Non-Supervisory)

Announcement Number:
Community Recreation
Position Status:
Regular, Full Time
14.17 - 15.50 - Hourly
Areas of Consideration:
Relocation Expenses:
Not Authorized
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Opening Date:   11 October 2019          Closing Date:  Open Until Filled          First Cut Off:  25 October 2019

Position:   Assistant Community Recreation Specialist (Non-Supervisory), NF-0188-03

Salary:   $14.17 – $15.50 per hour, based on qualifications/experience

Employment Category:   Regular Full Time, 35-40 hours per week, with benefits.  May require working night, weekend and holiday hours.  Hours of work will vary as required by the needs of the program.

Location:  Community Recreation Program, Naval Submarine Base, Kings Bay, GA

Introduction:  Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay’s NRPA award winning and CAPRA accredited MWR program is seeking an energetic recreation professional to join our team as a Community Recreation Specialist. The ideal candidate will possess strong administrative skills, a creative business mind and maintain strong attention-to-detail. The incumbent will need excellent interpersonal skills to effectively work with all areas of Community Recreation and assist in the day-to-day operations, including working as a cashier at times, of the facilities and programs. The incumbent will work within and provide support to the following programs: Tickets & Travel, RV Park, Rentals, and Storage/Car Wash.  Proven abilities to work successfully in team-oriented operations will be highly noted. Innovation, growth and a strong work ethic are distinctive principles applied daily within Kings Bay’s Community Recreation Program and will be expected of the chosen applicant.

Duties:  Assists in ensuring programs are in compliance with local and Regional program policies, regulations, and procedures.  Assists in providing administrative duties and support.  Leads and performs check-in and check-out materials and collects any applicable fees by operating point of sale (POS) computer system for equipment and activities associated with Community Recreation Programs.  Inspects equipment upon return for damage and makes recommendations for replacement when required.  Balances and reconciles daily sales transactions by completing a Daily Activity Report (DAR).  Performs inventory of various types of equipment, retail items, supplies and any other item deemed to have cash value.  Assists in leading and instructing subordinate staff in administering traditional and non-tradition workshops, clinics and events in variety of outdoor skill areas.  Assists in leading day-to-day operation of multiple programs to which assigned; assists with staffing, training and scheduling.  Provides customer service awareness and information, requisitioning merchandise, ensuring adequate stock levels, entertainment and promotion schedules.  Uses creativity to assist in planning, promoting and implementing well-rounded Community Recreation programs utilizing numerous facilities within the entire MWR Department, in accordance with CNIC approved program standards.  Assists in serving as a liaison for MWR related activities associated with Fleet & Family Readiness Departments (N9) and other tenant commands on base, as needed.  Assists with writing standard operating procedures.    Performs other duties as assigned as they pertain to the duties of the position.


  • Combination of experience related to customer service and or activity based programming.

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

  • Knowledge of the goals, principles, techniques and methods of procedure used in organizing, planning and conducting all types of activities.

  • Knowledge of the entire scope of activities and their suitability in the Community recreation Program for individuals and groups of varying demographics, ages and interests.

  • Ability to create, negotiate, implement and sustain partnerships via various MWR agreements.

  • Ability to maintain a clear and accurate database.

  • Ability to represent the department and speak in front of both small and large groups.

  • Knowledge of recreational and entertainment events.

  • Must possess and be able to maintain a current and valid driver’s license.

Physical Demands and Work Environment:  

Work is sedentary at times but physical exertion is involved in program set-up.  Bending, stooping, lifting of items, etc. will be required when organizing or setting up for programs/events.  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 moderately heavy items up to 40 pounds, occasionally required to lift heavier items.  Work may require working outside for special events or leading outdoor group outings or trips.  Administrative work is performed in a normal office setting. The activities segment of this position involves everyday risks and discomforts which require normal safety precautions typical of the various activities involved.  Work is performed both indoors and outdoors, without a fixed schedule.

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