Fitness Specialist

Location: Naval Base Kitsap - Bangor Fitness Center

Pay Grade: NF-0188-03

Certifications required.

This position provides quality customer service to all eligible patrons. Employee privileges include access to base facilities such as gyms, recreation centers, Navy Exchange, restaurants, and discount tickets to sporting and entertainment events. Sign on bonus of $500 after 90 days of continuous employment.

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, up to 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. To ensure compliance with an applicable preliminary nationwide injunction, which may be supplemented, modified, or vacated, depending on the course of ongoing litigation, the Federal Government will take no action to implement or enforce the COVID-19 vaccination requirement pursuant to Executive Order 14043 on Requiring Coronavirus Disease 2019 Vaccination for Federal Employees. Therefore, to the extent a Federal job announcement includes the requirementthat applicants must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 pursuant to Executive Order 14043, that requirement does not currently apply. Federal agencies may request information regarding the vaccination status of selected applicants for the purposes of implementing other workplace safety protocols, such as protocols related to masking, physical distancing, testing, travel, and quarantine.

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.

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