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    Conducts an ongoing variety of fitness classes and set up individual fitness programs for patrons on various equipment and ensuring that the patron fully understand how to safely exercise and operate all equipment.

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    Conducts an ongoing variety of fitness classes and set up individual fitness programs for patrons on various equipment and ensuring that the patron fully understand how to safely exercise and operate all equipment.  Applies knowledge of fitness techniques and programs to provide a variety of fitness programs and instructions such as introduction to fitness, lifestyle changes, basic toning, circuit training, aerobic conditioning training.  Recommends means for modifying cardiovascular risk factors, body fat and improving nutritional habits within guidelines recommended by the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM).  Screen participants for cardiovascular risk factors prior to exercise via a medical history and health habits questionnaire. Enforces all rules and regulations for the fitness center.   Ensure the fitness programs are maintained in accordance with MWR and Navy regulations and instructions.  Issue workout charts and other additional paperwork.  Attends fitness meetings, workshops and seminars presented by the Fitness Manager and other outside organization.  Keeps up to date on the latest training techniques and developments. Performs other duties as assigned.

    Travel Required

    25% or less - Commute within Naval Base Kitsap Bangor and Bremerton

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


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    0188 Recreation Specialist

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    Conditions Of Employment

    • Successful completion of National Agency Background (NACI) Check required. Certification obtained from ACSM or American Council on Exercise within 6 months of employment.
    • This position is Flexible category, 0-40 hours of work per week, can include nights, weekends and holidays.
    • Work is performed both indoors and outdoors under varied weather conditions.
    • This position is required to do considerable standing, bending, stooping, walking, pushing, climbing and lifting of objects weighing up to 50 pounds unassisted.


    A degree in health and fitness field or two years of experience in health and fitness field and high school diploma.  Must have current nationally recognized certifications of the following: personal training, group exercise instructor, CPR and AED.   Must be able to competently and independently plan, develop 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 interests of the military community at several locations.  Extensive oral and written communications skills and ability to speak in public forums.  Computer competency in Microsoft office: Word, Excel and Power Point.  Must be available to work all operational hours. Incumbent must have or obtain certification from the American College of Sports Medicine or The American Council on Exercise in personal training and group fitness within 6 months of placement in the position.


    A degree in health and fitness field or two years of experience in health and fitness field and high school diploma.  Must have current nationally recognized certifications of the following: personal training, group exercise instructor, CPR and AED. 

    Additional 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. 

    How You Will Be Evaluated

    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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    Background checks and security clearance

    Security clearance


    Drug test required


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    Required Documents

    If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

    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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    A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding.


    Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.

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    Fleet & Family Readiness


    Navy Region Northwest
    1103 Hunley Road, Bldg 35
    Silverdale, WA 98315
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    NorthWest Fleet & Family Readiness team is dedicated in providing full range of quality program and serves that enhance lives of sailors and families in support of mission readiness and retention. FFR encompasses following areas: Family Readiness (Family Support Center), Fleet  Readiness  (Child/Youth Centers, Morale Welfare Recreation facilities, Food Business facilities), Housing Services and Lodging (Navy Gateway Inns & Suites), and Navy Wounded Warrior – Safe Harbor.

    Navy team offers innovation, exciting, meaningful work linking military and civilian talents to achieve our mission and safeguard our freedom by enhancing quality of life for sailors, their families, and workers in the Navy community. Department of the Navy (DON) provides competitive salaries, comprehensive benefits, extensive professional development and training.

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    Next steps

    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. 

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Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy And gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.

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A reasonable accommodation is any change in the workplace or the way things are customarily done that provides an equal employment opportunity to an individual with a disability. Under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) must provide reasonable accommodations:

  • An applicant with a disability needs an accommodation to have an equal opportunity to apply for a job.
  • An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to perform the essential job duties or to gain access to the workplace.
  • An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to receive equal access to benefits, such as details, training, and office-sponsored events.

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This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/530424700. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.