Commander, Navy Installations Fitness Specialist in Naval Air Station Whidbey Island, Washington

Job Overview

Job Overview
Summary

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/.

Duties

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.

Supervisory Status

No

Travel Required
  • Not Required
Relocation Authorized
  • No
Who May Apply
This job is open to…

US Citizens and Non-Citizens

Questions? This job is open to 1 group.

Job Requirements

Job Requirements
Key Requirements
Qualifications

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.

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.

Security Clearance

Public Trust - Background Investigation

Additional Information

Additional Information
What To Expect Next

All applicants will be notified regarding their status by email. Applicants will either be contacted for an interview or sent an email of non-selection 3-6 weeks after the announcement closing date.

BENEFITS

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Comprehensive benefits package available (medical, dental, life insurance, spouse & dependent life insurance, long-term disability, retirement, and 401(k) savings plan, annual and sick leave, tuition reimbursement, etc.).

Other Information

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.

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/476635900. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.

Open & closing dates: 2017-08-09 to 2017-08-23

Salary: $15.21 to $18 / per hour

Pay scale & grade: NF 03

Series: 0188 Recreation Specialist

Appointment type: Permanent

Work schedule: Full Time

Job announcement number: VA-17-9465

Control number: 476635900