Recreation Assistant [2 vacancies]

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Temporary, No Benefits
$16.19 - $21.74 Hourly
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Open Continuously

Status: Flex/Seasonal - May 1-Sept 30

Location: Naval Station Everett - Jim Creek Recreation Facility

Pay Grade: NF-0189-02

This position supports recreational, administrative and reservation needs of the outdoor program of Jim Creek Recreation Center. 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 will perform a variety of duties connected with providing accommodations for guests at Jim Creek which is a regional outdoor recreation area providing lodging, cabins, campsites, picnicking and related activities. Serves as a collection agent who collects fees from customers associated with retail, rental items, classes and various other programs. Checks in and out equipment and inspects equipment upon return. Report any damages on equipment, requisition merchandise, ensures adequate stock levels to Supervisor. Answers telephones, provides information and tours of facilities, and processes reservations. Prepare mess items or snack bar menu items or pre-packaged retail items, ordering supplies, opening and closing of facility, checking badges for authorized users of recreation facilities and equipment. Assists in the planning, coordinating, publicizing, marketing and execution of MWR entertainment programs and special events. Assists in administering traditional and non-traditional workshops, clinics and events in a variety of outdoor skills areas including but not limited to camping, cycling, sailing, backpacking, canoeing, snow skiing, hiking or water sports. Ensures safety and sanitation practices of OSHA/BUMED directive. Performs other duties as assigned. Includes working at Naval Station Everett MWR Community Recreation.

Qualification Requirements: Two year experience in related recreation field or Associates Degree in related field. Must possess knowledge of recreation facilities, equipment and programs. Incumbent is C.A.R.E trained, holds an Emergency First Responder (EFR) or CPR First Aid certification and holds a current Food Handler certification; if not held upon recruitment, will be obtained within 90 days of employment. Strong customer service principles and techniques. Ability to maintain records, communicate in writing and verbally. Knowledge of computers, office procedures and written instructions. Cash handling skills.

Conditions of Employment: Work is performed both indoors and outdoors, without a fixed schedule. Administrative work is performed in office setting, which has adequate lighting, heating and ventilation. May be required to work early, late, and on weekends and holidays. Ability to satisfactorily complete background checks to include a National Agency Check with Written Inquiries (NACI). Required to have a valid state driver’s license.

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.

How to Apply:Submit a completed NAF Application and Declaration Form 306 which can be downloaded from You may send by e-mailto:, or by fax to 360-396-5445.