Fitness/Aquatic Support

Department of the Navy Norfolk, VA
* Duties

Help Duties Summary

Morale, Welfare and Recreation provides Sailors and their families the finest facilities, programs and activities to meet their recreational and social needs, encouraging individual values, aids retention, and provides the physical, mental and social needs of a mobile Navy.

This position is located at Fitness and Sports, Morale Welfare and Recreation (MWR), Naval Support Activity Hampton Roads Headquarters, Norfolk, VA.

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The purpose of this position is to provide a variety of support duties to operate fitness, sports, or aquatic facilities as needed. Assists the Fitness Director to plan, arrange, and execute activities for military, civilians and family members in the facilities assigned. Incumbent may explain and assist patrons in the use of facilities, ensuring safe and proper handling of facilities and sports equipment. Assures officials for sporting events are scheduled and available on time. Is responsible for and assists in maintaining cleanliness of facilities prior to, during, and after use. Assists in the opening and/or closing of facilities ensuring building security before closing at the end of the day. Responsible to review scheduled events to ensure facilities are prepared prior to scheduled start times. Checks ID cards to assure that only authorized patrons are utilizing facilities assigned. May answer telephone and personal questions providing excellent customer service skills. Circulates among the patrons to assist in basic use of equipment and to maintain good order and discipline. Cleans and maintains facilities, performing janitorial services to ensure interior spaces are clean, neat and orderly at all times. Sweeps, mops, dusts, and cleans workout rooms, mirrors, bathrooms and locker areas as necessary. Accounts for individual and unit issue of sports equipment by proper issue and turn-in procedures. Maintains and updates reservation schedules for facilities and sports fields to prevent schedule conflicts. Prepares and updates records/tables on ongoing intramural sports activities. Prepares, distributes, and posts publicity announcements of sports events and programs. Inventories sports equipment and follows-up on discrepancies. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Travel Required

Not required - N/A

Supervisory status


Who May Apply This job is open to… US Citizens and Non-Citizens

Questions? This job is open to 1 group.

* Job family (Series)

0189 Recreation Aid And Assistant

* Requirements

Help Requirements Conditions of Employment



* You must be a US Citizen.

* Males must be registered or exempt from Selective Service.

* Selectee must be determined suitable for federal employment.

* Selectee may be required to successfully complete a probationary period.

* Selectee is required to participate in the direct deposit pay program.

A favorable background is a requirement of this position. Failure to obtain and maintain a favorable background may result in the withdrawal of the position offer or removal.


Specialized experience must demonstrate the following:

* Training and education or a minimum one-year experience which involves dealing with the general public and general knowledge recreational fitness, sports, or aquatic programs.

* Skill in operation of equipment to line fields, or set up for intramural sporting events.

* Customer service experience.

* The work requires an adequate level of physical exertion such as walking, bending stooping.

* Employment is conditional on the successful completion of National Agency Check SF85.

You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer and part time experience. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week.

Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., professional, philanthropic, religious, spiritual, community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment.

As part of the application process, you must complete and submit an occupational questionnaire.

Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating and/or appointment eligibility.


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