Recreation Assistant (Water Safety Instructor)
Department of the Army - Fort Meade, MD

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FORT MEADE : Our mission is to enable critical national security missions by providing our customers and community the facilities and infrastructure that they require, the quality of life they deserve and a safe secure environment in which to work and live.

Location : Gaffney Fitness Center

Water Safety Instructor introduces and instructs all levels of swimming and appropriate strokes. Works directly under the supervision of the Aquatics Manager.

This annoucement is being used to fill vacancies as they become available. Applications will be referred by first come first serve date order, the first cut-off will be February 1,2013 .

This announcement is being used to fill multiple positions, to include Regular Full-time, Regular-Partime, and Flexible (A Flexible employee is one who has been appointed to serve in a continuing position or time limited and who is on call or scheduled for a specific number of hours each administrative workweek).


Direct Deposit is required.
Social Security card is required.

Physical required after selection. DUTIES:
Manages and instructs swimming lessons at various aquatic facilities. Develops swimming programs according to the students' ability and promotes students to a higher level of swimming according to their skills. QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

Water Safety Instructor Certification

Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Certification

First Aid Certification

(Certificates issued by American Red Cross, Ellis & Associates, Star Guard or other nationally recognized agencies are acceptable)

Highly Desirable: Possession of a Lifeguard Certification

**A copy of all certifications must be submitted with application/resume prior to closing date of the annoucement, in order to be considered for this position.**

Conditions of Employment:
1. A one-year probationary period may be required upon selection.

2. You must meet all qualification requirements by the closing date of this announcement.

3. E-Verify: If you are selected for this position, the documentation that you present for purposes of completing the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Form I-9 will be verified through the DHS "E-Verify" system. Federal Law requires DHS to use the E-Verify system to verify the employment eligibility of all new hires, and obligates the new hire to take affirmative steps to resolve any discrepancies identified by the system as a condition of continued employment. The U.S. Department of Army is an E-Verify Participant.

4. All required background check of AR 215-3 must be successfully completed and maintained. Satisfactory completion of a National Agency Check and Inquiries (NACI) that will be initiated prior to appointment to a NAF position. HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

Your qualifications will be evaluated on the following competencies: Minimal Qualifications, Highly Preferred,

Knowledge of swimming facility rules, work procedures, and equipment, Ability to communicate orally, Knowledge of water safety instruction and swimming.

Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid experience or volunteer work. BENEFITS:

Nonappropriated Funds (NAF) Regular positions include the following NAF Benefits: Annual and Sick leave, Retirement Plan and 401(k) Plan, Health and Life Insurance, Long Term Care Plan Insurance and Flexible Spending Account.

Nonappropriated Funds (NAF) Flexible employees are not eligible for benefits at this time.

Conversion of employment category (from Flexible to Regular Part-Time or Full-Time) may be accomplished without further competition in accordance with AR 215-3.

For additional benefits information please refer to . OTHER INFORMATION:

To successfully claim veteran's preference, your resume/supplemental data must clearly show your entitlement.

Please review the information listed under the Other Requirements link on this announcement or review our on-line Job Application Kit.

Refusal of a military spouse to participate in established recruitment procedures (e.g. interview, KSA's, where required, etc.) is considered a declination of employment and is a basis for termination of SEP entitlement for the current PCS of the sponsor.

To claim Military Spouse Preference you must have been married to the sponsor prior to the reporting date on the orders.

There is no limit to the number of times a military spouse may apply for and accept positions that are temporary, intermittent or flexible. Military spouses shall be referred using this preference until such time as they accept or decline a continuing NAF or APF “Regular Position”.

Payment of Permanent Change of station (PCS) costs is not authorized, based on a determination that a PCS move is not in the Government interest.

The Department of the Army provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the servicing civilian personnel unit. Requests for reasonable accommodation are made on a case-by-case basis.

The Department of Army is an equal opportunity employer.

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