Fitness Specialist/Instructor

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Location: Naval Base Kitsap - Bangor and Bremerton Fitness Complexes

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: Conducts 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 the specific needs of the patrons and the interests of the military community at several locations. Extensive oral and written communications skills and 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 placement in the position.

Conditions of Employment: Successful completion of National Agency Background (NACI) Check required. Certification obtained
from ACSM or American Council on Exercise within 6 months of employment. This position is Flexible category, 0-40 hours of work per week, can include nights, 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.

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