Supervisory Recreation Specialist

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Position Status:
Regular, Full Time
$40K - $51K DOE Yearly
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Opening Date:
Open Continuously

First cut-off: December 31, 2019

Location: Naval Base Kitsap, Bangor - Community Recreation Program

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 manages and administers a comprehensive and diverse year round recreation and various recreation facilities that can include but are not limited to Fleet Recreation Centers, Parks and Picnic areas, Tickets & Tours (ITT), Library Centers, Outdoor Rental/Resale/Adventure Program, Camping RV/Parks, Vehicle Storage, Paintball, Bowling Center, Command Event Support and Snack Bars. Plans and promotes and implements a variety of MWR or Community Recreation programs and activities while seeking various partnerships with community organizations and business, in support of MWR programs and base wide special events. Supervises and leads day-to-day operation of multiple programs to which assigned. Performs supervisory duties with staffing, training and scheduling. Uses creativity to plan, promote and implement Community Recreation programs utilizing numerous facilities within MWR Department. Coordinates leisure skills development activities and classes. Organizes community special events such as comedy shows, holiday events, concerts, festivals. Solicits and assists with negotiating partnerships with both on base and off base organizations. Provides administrative duties and supports through after-action reports, data collection and database administration. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Qualification Requirements: 

  • Knowledge gained through education and training (i.e Bachelor’s Degree in Recreation, Marketing, Business or closely related field) and/or equivalent recreation related work experience
  • Combination of experience related to customer service and/or activity based functions.
  • Knowledge of recreational programs
  • Knowledge of the goals, principles, techniques and methods of procedures use in organizing, planning and conducting all types of activities.
  • Ability to create, negotiate, implement and sustain partnerships via various MWR agreements
  • Program planning and leadership skills to devise and implement a leisure and social recreation program
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing

Conditions of Employment: Must meet Federal Employment suitability requirements and successful completion and maintenance of National Agency (NACI) background check. Must be able to obtain certifications in First Aid and CPR within the first 90 days on the job. Must possess a valid driver’s license. Must be able to obtain a food handler’s, Controlling Alcohol Risk Effectively (CARE). The work requires frequent 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. Work may require working outside for special events or leading outdoor group outings or trips. Hours of work will vary as required by the needs of the program to include split days off, evenings, weekends and holidays.

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.

Note: **This position is established as an “Open Register” position. Applications are accepted and considered continuously--year round. However, applications will only be kept “active” for three (3) months plus “inactive” for three (3) months for a total of six (6) months. Applicants must inform us of their continued interest beyond three (3) months.

How to Apply: Submit a completed NAF Application and Declaration for Federal Employment Form 306, available at Send signed application, Form 306 and resume to: or mail to NRNW FFR HR 1103 Hunley Rd, Bldg 94 Silverdale WA 98315 or Fax (360) 396-5445. May apply at