Recreation Assistant (Fitness Centers/Gym)

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$16.19 - Hourly
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Location: Naval Base Kitsap - Bangor and Bremerton Fitness Complexes

Pay Grade: NF-0189-02

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: Position is a combination of counter checkout service and recreation duties requiring specific knowledge of sports equipment and facilities. Incumbent issues recreation equipment, uniforms, athletic equipment to authorized patrons ensuring that check-out slips are executed on all issued equipment. Incumbent also receives recreation equipment, uniforms and athletic equipment from patrons after use and return to proper storage. Incumbent verifies authorized patrons, ensuring each patron correctly checks in. May collect fees and issue receipts for use of the fitness center/gym and programs by authorized patrons. Follows established policies and procedures for collecting fees and utilizing the point of sale system. Maintain information files, including records and receipts. Incumbent operates washer/dryer to keep uniforms, towels, soft goods etc. clean and dry for issue. Incumbent assists with conducting events sponsored by the Fitness Center/Gym. Puts up nets, prepare courts, and inspect equipment for safety, returning to proper place if moved. Incumbent answers telephones and provides basic information concerning the Fitness Center/Gym which includes but not limited to playing fields, racquetball courts, volleyball courts, basketball, softball, etc. Must do walk rounds to check facility for security, fire and safety issues. May assist with maintenance on equipment. Incumbent continually ensures facility is being properly utilized and that all areas are safeguarded from misuse and performs general housekeeping. Responsible for maintaining a clean, safe work area and may assist in cleaning and making facility ready for use.

Qualification Requirements: Must be a responsible individual with a pleasant, courteous attitude who can communicate effectively with the public. A neat and clean appearance required. Incumbent will need to quickly acquire a basic knowledge of the rules and practices of the equipment used. Will need to collect and accurately record cash transactions, and operate a cash register. Completion of CPR, First Aid and AED training required within 90 days of appointment to position. Prior work history that demonstrates accountability in a customer service environment preferred.

Conditions of Employment: Successful completion of National Agency Background (NACI) Check required. This position must be able to work a variety of shifts to 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, reaching, climbing and lifting of objects weighing up to 45 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.

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

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: Apply online at USAJobs at: NAF Application and Declaration for Federal Employment Form 306* are available at Send signed application, Form 306 and resume to: or mail to, NRNW Fleet & Family Readiness Program, Attn: Personnel Bldg 94 1103 Hunley Rd Silverdale WA 98315.

*Application and Declaration for Federal Employment Form 306 required of all applicants