MWR Recreation Aid


Opening Date:  18 March 2022                                

Closing Date:  Open Continuous Until 30 June 2022

Position:   Recreation Aid, NF-0189-01

Salary:   Minimum Starting Pay $15.00 per hour, based on qualifications/experience

Employment Category:   Flexible, 0-40 hours per week, without benefits.  Will require working night, weekend and holiday hours.  Shift Differential will be paid for hours worked from 6:00pm to 6:00am.  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:   Multiple Locations:  Triplex Liberty/Recreation Programs, Finnegan’s Bowling, Trident Lakes Golf Course, etc. aboard Naval Submarine Base, Kings Bay, GA

Relocation Expenses:  Not Authorized

Area of Consideration:   All Sources – Applicant does not have to have current SUBASE access.  If selected for position, access will be granted upon a favorable background check.

Introduction:  Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay’s NRPA award-winning and CAPRA accredited MWR program is seeking Rec Aids to perform a variety of duties that may include:  special events, information/resources, command events, visiting ships or fleet support, community events, trips, tours, outings, party and picnic rental equipment, resale tickets, Liberty, leisure skill classes and outdoor recreation or other similar MWR recreational services to include grab-n-go, bowling and movies, fitness and sports.

General Duties (includes, but not limited to):  Performs assigned duties and provides necessary services to authorized patrons, including general information and support of recreation and fitness programs.  Provides information concerning facilities and operation.  Ensures adherence to regulations, safety and security procedures.  Assists in maintaining routine reports and/or performs clerical, custodial and/or general maintenance duties.  Performs numerous functions in support of recreation and fitness program delivery to include inventory control, equipment inspection, restocking, point of sale system operation and cash handling.  Operates a cash register, Point of Sale (POS) system, processes product or service transactions including equipment loan, rentals, resale, and program registrations; receives payments and makes change.  Greets patrons in person, answers the telephone, takes messages, handles customer requests, makes referrals to the appropriate staff member.  Adheres to NAVMED P-5010 sanitation requirements.  Provides support for recreation event set up and break down.  Performs other related duties as assigned.  


Ø  Must be at least 16 years of age.  Must be at least 18 years of age to serve alcohol.

Ø  Knowledge of the MWR department in order to answer customer questions and/or refer customers to the appropriate activity.

Ø  Skilled in keyboarding to include operation of point of sale system as well as desktop computers.

Ø  Ability to perform basic computer operations.

Ø  Ability to read and comprehend in order to adhere to published rules, regulations, standard operating procedures, checklists, and other guides.

Ø  Ability to perform basic arithmetic calculations (e.g., sweeping, mopping, vacuuming, wiping, dusting, etc.).

Ø  Ability to perform basic arithmetic calculations (e.g., addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division).

Ø  Ability to identify customer needs, deliver expected service and/or resolve routine customer issues.

Ø  Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.

Physical Demands and Work Environment:   Work may require sitting, walking, long periods of standing, bending and lifting of moderately heavy items up to 40 pounds without assistance and occasional lifting of heavier items with assistance.  May work in multiple facilities.  Work is primarily performed indoors; however, may require some outdoor work from time to time.  Expect everyday risks and discomforts associated with the work environment and/or the specific activities to which assigned.

Other Requirements: 

  • A high school diploma or GED is preferred.
  • Work schedule is flexible and will vary as required by the needs of the program to include night, weekend, and holiday shifts as well as split days off.
  • Occasional travel of less than 10% may be required.
  • 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.
  • Must have or be able to obtain and maintain the following certification with 90 days of hire:

            i.          Emergency First Responder or Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (1st Aid/CPR)

            ii.          Food Handlers

            iii.          C.A.R.E. (Controlling Alcohol Risks Effectively)

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