Commander, Navy Installations Fitness Specialist in Naval Air Station Whidbey Island, Washington
Fleet and Family Readiness is looking for the best and brightest to join our TEAM. The Navy team offers innovative, exciting and meaningful work linking military and civilian talents to achieve our mission and safeguard our freedoms by enhancing the quality of life for Sailors, their families, and others in the Navy Community. Department of the Navy provides competitive salaries, comprehensive benefits, and extensive professional development and training.
The Northwest Region Fleet & Family Readiness (FFR) team is dedicated to providing a full range of quality programs and services that enhance the lives of Sailors and families in support of mission readiness and retention. FFR encompasses the following areas: Family Readiness (Fleet & Family Support Centers), Fleet Readiness (Child & Youth Programs, Morale, Welfare & Recreation, and Food Service), Housing Services & Lodging (Bachelor & Family and Navy Gateway Inns and Suites), and Navy Wounded Warrior – Safe Harbor.
For more information on Northwest Region programs visit http://www.navylifepnw.com/.
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The primary purpose of this position is to provide patrons with information and techniques for physical readiness through instruction and programs that support Navy standards. Incumbent must conduct an ongoing variety of fitness classes and set up individual fitness programs for patrons on fitness equipment, ensuring that the patron fully understands how to safely exercise and operate all fitness equipment. Applies knowledge of fitness techniques and programs to provide a variety of ongoing fitness programs and instructions such as introduction to fitness lifestyle changes, basic muscular toning, circuit training, aerobic conditioning training, etc. for purpose of providing patrons with a broader understanding and application of fitness, skills and abilities. Assist in designing individualized exercise programs for patrons based on their goals or current fitness status by performing fitness profile testing (Aerobic capacity, blood pressure, heart rate and body composition). Screen participant for cardiovascular risk factors prior to exercise via a comprehensive medical history and health habits questionnaire. Enforce all rules and regulations of the fitness center. Attend fitness meetings, workshops, and seminars presented by the Fitness Manager and other outside organizations. ts. Incumbent must exercise tact, good manners and courtesy when serving and assisting customers. Perform other duties as assigned.
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Conditions of Employment
Successful completion of National Agency (NACI) background check required. Must obtain certification from The American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) or The American Council on Exercise (ACE) in personal training and group fitness within six months of placement in the position.
A Degree in Exercise Physiology, Exercise Science, Sports Medicine or a Health related field is desired, or two-years experience within the health/fitness field and a high school diploma. Employees must have current certification in each of the following when placed in the position: Personal training, Group exercise instructor, Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), Automated External Defibrillator (AED) and First Aid Certification. Instructional materials to prepare for the ACE of ACSM will be provided by Fleet & Family Readiness Program to assist in meeting this requirement for continued employment. Knowledge gained through extensive and relevant experience which enable the incumbent to competently and independently plan, development 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 interest of the military community at several dispersed locations is required. Possess computer skills in order to operate Microsoft Office, Work, Excel, and Power-point.
Some positions have special requirements. Selectee may be required to complete a one (1) year probationary period. Participation in Direct Deposit/Electronic Fund Transfer within the first 30 days of employment is required. We utilize E-Verify to confirm selectee’s eligibility to work in the United States. Salary is dependent on experience and/or education.
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. The DON provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities.
How You Will Be Evaluated
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
All resumes will be reviewed to determine if they meet the hiring eligibility and qualification requirements listed in this announcement, and will be rated based on the information provided in the resume to determine the level of KSAs related to the job requirements. Using the qualifications of the position, a predetermined rating criterion of KSAs will be used for each resume. Best qualified applicants will be referred to the hiring manager.
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Fleet & Family Readiness Job Application located on navylifepnw.com website: http://www.navylifepnw.com/jobs
Proof of education and/or certification transcripts/copy of degree/certification) if qualifying based on education or certification.
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Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.
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Fleet & Family Readiness
Navy Region Northwest 610 Dowell St Bldg 94 Keyport, WA US
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This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/476619400. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.
Open & closing dates: 08/09/2017 to 12/31/2017
Salary: $15.21 to $18 per hour
Pay scale & grade: NF 03
Work schedule: Intermittent
Appointment type: Permanent