Community Recreation Director

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Regular, Full Time
$70,000 - $82,000 Yearly
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Location: Naval Air Station Whidbey Island

Pay Grade: NF-1101-04

Open until filled.
1st cut off: February 16, 2022

Employee privileges include shopping privileges at the Navy Exchange, access to base facilities such as gyms, recreation centers, restaurants, and discount tickets to sporting and entertainment events.

Brief Description of Duties: Under the direction of the Installation MWR Program Manager, the incumbent is responsible for managing and supervising the Community Recreation Division. The primary purpose of this position is to provide support to the Installation MWR Program Manager through the day to day management of the Community Recreation Division. Manages and administers a comprehensive and diverse year round recreation program and facilities that can include but is not limited to Community Recreation, Parks and Picnic Areas, Outdoor Rentals/Resale/Adventure Activities, Camping/RV Parks, Vehicle/Personal Storage, Single Sailor Programs, Resource Center, Tickets and Tours, Bowling, Paintball, Deployed Forces Support, Special Events and Auto Skills. The goal is to provide a wide variety of recreation programs and opportunities while ensuring program and financial standards are met.

Qualification Requirements: Must possess a four year college degree in Recreation, Physical Education, Hospitality, or business Administration plus two years of related experience or five years of experience that provided a knowledge of goals, philosophy, principles, methods and techniques of a diverse organization that includes but is not limited to sports, fitness, aquatics and recreation and food and beverage programs and an understanding of interest of individuals or groups. Must possess a comprehensive knowledge of a wide range of federal, state and regional policies and regulations and an in depth knowledge of DoD and Navy policies, regulations and procedures pertaining to planning, budgeting, funding and recreational management. Skill in interpersonal relations and negotiation for acquiring compliance, concurrence, or approval of policies and procedures among Navy organizations. Skill in applying management principles, concepts and methods involving a full range of resources, facilities and personnel support management functions including operations, maintenance, utilization and financial management. Knowledge of personnel management in classification and recruitment of positions and conduct of employee management relations and employee development. Working knowledge of Navy instructions and directives pertaining to operation of MWR programs.

Conditions of Employment: Work is primarily performed in an office environment with occasional exposure to weather elements during attendance at outdoor events. Occasional lifting and carrying of moderately heavy objects (50 pounds), standing, stooping and climbing are required. Incumbent must have the ability to obtain and maintain security clearance eligibility. Must possess and maintain a current state driver’s license.

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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, and human professional services. Gain valuable experience and benefit from our mentoring and employee development programs.

How to Apply: Application and Declaration for Federal Employment Form 306 available online at or Send a signed application, Declaration Form 306, and resume via mail to: CNRNW FFRP, Attention: NAF Human Resource Office 1103 Hunley Rd Bldg 94 Silverdale, WA 98315; Via e-mail to: