Recreation Specialist Lead

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Regular, Full Time
$15.84 - $20.00 Hourly
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Location: Naval Air Station Whidbey Island Convergence Zone

Pay Grade: NF-0188-03

This position provides quality customer service to all eligible patrons. Employee privileges include access to base facilities such as gyms, recreation centers, restaurants, and discount tickets to sporting and entertainment events.

Brief Description of Duties: Incumbent is responsible for assisting Recreation Center Manager in day-to-day management, programming and operations of community recreation activities including, but not limited to Resource Center, Recreation Center, Bowling, Information, Tickets and Tours (ITT), and Outdoor Recreation Rental/Programs. Incumbent will assist management in developing, maintaining, and monitoring execution of the annual NAF operating budget, maintains records of purchases and inventory, and other accountable items. Assists in planning, coordinating, execution, evaluation, and management of community recreation activities and services. Incumbent captures metrics and evaluates programs. Evaluates effectiveness of program delivery based on user metrics, surveys, interactions, with patrons, and ICE comments. Incumbent assists supervisor in planning and carrying out day-to-day operations and handles problems in accordance with instructions, policies, previous training or routine practices. Ensures team is trained in methods and techniques of team building and working in teams to accomplish tasks or projects by providing training and provides input to the manager on employee performance. This position will work various hours to include mornings, evenings, weekends and holidays. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Qualification Requirements: Incumbent must possess practical knowledge of goals, philosophy, principles, techniques, and procedures used in managing, organizing, planning, administering facilities and conducting recreational activities. Must have knowledge of cash handling procedures, fiscal, personnel, material and cash management. Must be able to utilize basic knowledge of software such as Microsoft Office products, strong communication skills. Must have general knowledge and skill in developing and executing operating budgets and cost analysis. Completed work is based on results and is reviewed for appropriateness and conformity to policy and requirements. The work is principally sedentary, with walking, bending, and stooping when working around facilities and outdoor areas, lifting, carrying, moving, and handling recreational supplies and equipment weighing up to 40 pounds.

Conditions of Employment: Must satisfactorily complete a suitability background check (NACI) and obtain a security clearance when necessary for access to areas of responsibility. Candidate must be willing to work flexible hours consistent with operational and program needs, this can include split days off, nights, weekends and holidays. A valid state driver’s license is required as this position requires the employee to drive motor vehicles. A First Aid CPR certification, and CARE is required within 90 days of employment.

Advancement Opportunities: Fleet & Family Readiness Programs is a worldwide enterprise as far-reaching as Europe & Japan with career opportunities in business, fitness, recreation, child care, hospitality management, housing, food services, or human services. Gain valuable experience and benefit from our mentoring and employee development programs. Where do you want to go today?

How to Apply: Interested applicants may apply online at: or Application and Declaration for Federal Employment (form 306) online: Send signed application, Form 306, and resume via mail to: CNRNW FFR, Attn Human Resources, Bldg. 94, 610 Dowell Street, Keyport, WA 98345; via e-mail to: