Recreation Assistant (Lifeguard) - Flexible: NF-0189-02

Starting pay rate $13.53 with possible increase to $15.15 upon successful completion of provided Lifeguard and WSI training.

ANNOUNCEMENTS SUMMARY OF DUTIES

Responsible as a swimming pool lifeguard to perform rescue work, promptly renders CPR or emergency first aid and calls for medical assistance as necessary. Supervises swimmers for safety and crowd control. Enforces safety and pool regulations. Promptly reports safety hazards to supervisor. Completes incident reports and assists in maintaining routine documents and reports. Responsible for the cleanliness of the buildings and grounds at the pool areas. Responsible for vacuuming, skimming, and routine pool maintenance. May operate water pumps and control chemical additives to ensure pool water meets specified standards. May apply disinfectant to showers, floors, and decks. May check I.D. cards for authorized patrons and collect usage fees, if applicable. Performs other related duties as assigned.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The incumbent works outside at an outdoor pool area. The incumbent may be exposed to extreme heat and weather conditions.

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS

As required by Executive Order 14043, Federal employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 regardless of the employee’s duty location or work arrangement [e.g., telework, remote work, etc.], subject to such exceptions as required by law. If selected, you will be required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and submit documentation of proof of vaccination by November 22, 2021 or before appointment or onboarding with CNIC, if after November 22. CNIC will provide additional information regarding what information or documentation will be needed and how you can request of CNIC a legally required exception from this requirement. 

Six months experience as a pool lifeguard preferred. Must have an approved and current nationally recognized certification as a lifeguard as well as basic first aid and CPR certification. In addition, skill in the use and maintenance of pool equipment is desired. Dexterity to handle a person in the water who may panic or be unconscious. Understanding of and ability to enforce rigid safety regulations to ensure maximum protection of swimmers. Ability to use equipment to take pool readings. Applicant must be able to meet all suitability requirements for this position, including a National Agency Check with Inquiries [NACI] to work with children and youths.

HOW TO APPLY

All application forms and current vacancy announcements can be found on-line at: www.navymwrkeywest.com/jobs. To contact the Human Resources Office directly please call 305-293-2518.

SUBMIT COMPLETED

  • DECLARATION FOR FEDERAL EMPLOYMENT [OF 306]
  • NAF APPLICATION
  • CURRENT RESUME

PLEASE NOTE: When completing the NAF Employment Application form, applicants are required to fill in the 'Position Applying For' field and the 'Announcement No.' field. 

You may attach any other information that you wish to be considered [training, certifications, etc.].  Completed applications and information may be submitted via any option listed below:

SUBMIT IN PERSON [w/ base access]:

MWR Personnel Office

BLDG A-711                             

NAS KEY WEST, FL 33040                  

SUBMIT IN PERSON VIA DROP-BOX [w/o base access:]

 Drop Box is located inside the Pass & ID Office outside the main gate at Boca Chica.

SUBMIT VIA U.S. MAIL:                 

MWR Personnel Office                  

P.O. BOX 9027

NAS Key West, FL 33040

SUBMIT VIA FAX: 

305-293-2416

All applicants must be eligible to work in the United States for a minimum of 3 years prior to application and must successfully pass a suitability check be considered. As a condition of employment, selectee will be required to participate in the Direct Deposit/Electronic Funds Transfer with the first 30 days of employment.  Applicants who do not meet the above requirements may not be interviewed and due to the volume of applications received, may not be notified. 

Dept. of the Navy NAF is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration without regard to race, color, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, political affiliation, sexual orientation or any other non-merit factors. Reasonable accommodations are provided to applicants with disabilities. If reasonable accommodation is needed for any part of the application and hiring process, please contact the Human Resource Office. The decision on granting reasonable accommodations will be on a case-by-case basis.

Navy Region Southeast is a drug-free workplace. The use of illegal drugs by NAF employees, whether on or off duty, cannot and will not be tolerated. Federal employees have a right to a safe and secure workplace. Sailors and their family members have a right to reliable and productive Federal workforce.

Guidelines for Claiming Employment Preference:

Reemployment Priority List [RPL]: Qualifying separated employees shall have a priority placement in the NAF activity from which they were separated as a result of a Business Based Action [BBA], when the position has substantially the same duties as the position from which they were separated and it is not a higher grade or employment category, provided the position is not being filled by an internal candidate.

To claim this preference, you MUST:

  • Submit a copy of your BBA Separation
  • Notification indicating eligibility for RPL

Military Spouse Preference [MSP]: Qualifying spouses eligible for MSP are spouses of an active duty military member of the U.S. Armed Forces, including members of the National Guard or Reserves on active duty. The Marriage must have occurred before the military member received official permanent change of station [PCS] orders to the installation listed above. MSP is applicable only when applying for NAF positions at the NF-03 and below and equivalent craft and trade [CT] positions.

To claim this preference, you MUST:

  • Submit a sponsor’s PCS orders to installation you are applying for; AND
  • If you are not indicated as a spouse on the PCS orders, you MUST submit proof of marriage prior to PCS

Veteran’s Preference/Gold Star Veteran’s Preference: Qualifying military veterans and spouses/parents of deceased veterans shall be given employment preference over non-preference applicants if they are equally qualified. Preference applicable for positions open to external candidates.

To claim Veteran’s preference, you must:

  • Submit a copy of your DD-214 [member 4 copy]: AND
  • Submit Completed SF15 from the Veterans Administration [VA]; AND
  • Submit any other supporting documentation [disability, official statements, proof of service, etc.]

To claim Gold Star Veteran’s preference, you MUST:

  • Submit completed SF-15 from the Veterans Administration [VA]; AND
  • Submit a legible copy of DD-1300; AND
  • Submit any other supporting documentation [official statements, document of service, court decree, etc.]