Fitness Specialist

Location: Naval Base Kitsap Fitness

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: Conduct an ongoing variety of fitness classes and set up individual fitness programs for patrons on various equipment and ensuring that the patron fully understand how to safely exercise and operate all equipment. Applies knowledge of fitness techniques and programs to provide a variety of fitness programs and instructions such as introduction to fitness, lifestyle changes, basic toning, circuit training, aerobic conditioning training. Recommends means for modifying cardiovascular risk factors, body fat and improving nutritional habits within guidelines recommended by the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM). Screen participants for cardiovascular risk factors prior to exercise via a medical history and health habits questionnaire. Enforces all rules and regulations for the fitness center. Ensure the fitness programs are maintained in accordance with MWR and Navy regulations and instructions. Issue workout charts and other additional paperwork. Attends fitness meetings, workshops and seminars presented by the Fitness Manager and other outside organization. Keeps up to date on the latest training techniques and developments. Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualification Requirements: A degree in health and fitness field or two years of experience in health and fitness field and high school diploma. Must have current nationally recognized certifications of the following, personal training, group exercise instructor, CPR and AED. Must be able to competently and independently plan, develop and conduct a diversified fitness program through proper application of fitness principles, concepts and techniques that relate to specific need of the patrons and the interests of the military community at several locations. Extensive oral and written communications skills, ability to speak in public forums. Computer competency in Microsoft office, word, excel and power point. Must be available to work all operational hours. Incumbent must have or obtain certification from the American College of Sports Medicine or The American Council on Exercise in personal training and group fitness within 6 months of employment.

Conditions of Employment: Successful completion of National Agency Background (NACI) Check required. This position is Flexible, 0 to 40 hours per week, can include nights, special events, weekends and holidays. Work is performed both indoors and outdoors under varied weather conditions. This position is required to do considerable standing, bending, stooping, walking, pushing, climbing and lifting of objects weighing up to 50 pounds unassisted.

Other Information: Participation in the Direct Deposit/Electronic Fund Transfer within 30 days of employment is required. We utilize E-Verify to confirm selectee’s eligibility to work in the United States. The Department of the Navy (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.

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: NAF Application and Declaration for Federal Employment Form 306 available at You may email signed application and Form 306 to: or mail to NRNW Human Resources, 610 Dowell Street, Bldg 94, Keyport WA 98345.