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Job Title:Recreation Assistant

Department:Department of the Army

Agency:Army Installation Management Command

Job Announcement Number:NCNAFBF13-841525

This position is closed and no longer accepting online applications through USAJOBS.

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.


$9.31 to $9.31 / Per Hour


Wednesday, February 13, 2013 to Tuesday, February 19, 2013




Multiple Schedules hours - Indefinite


3 vacancies in the following location:
Fort Meade, MD United StatesView Map


US Citizens and Non Citizens


ARMY CIVILIAN SERVICE-Challenge yourself, Be an Army Civilian, Go Army!

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

LOCATION: Gaffney Fitness Center, Fort Meade, MD

WORK HOURS:   Must be able to work irregular hours/on call to include mornings, afternoons, evenings, weekends, and holidays.

EMPLOYMENT CATEGORY:  This announcement may be used to fill REGULAR FULL-TIME, REGULAR PART-TIME, or FLEXIBLE positions.

FLEXIBLE (Flex),  a Flex 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
  • A medical examination is required after selection
  • Must possess and maintain a valid state driver's license


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In a patron usage facility, circulates among patrons to assure service is satisfactory; receives and resolves customer complaints; provides information and general instructions on the use of equipment, facilities and machinery. Assists patrons in use of the facility by checking out equipment, providing safety instruction, demonstrating new equipment, teaching classes, etc. Plans, conducts, publicizes and arranges support for special events, social activities, tournaments and related functions. May provide work guidance to other staff. Performs other duties as assigned.


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Work experience which involved dealing with the general public.

Condition of employment:

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

2. 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.

3.  All required background check of AR 215-3 must be successfully completed and maintained.

4.  Satisfactory completion of pre-employment checks in accordance with AR 215-3, 2-13i to include National Agency Check and Inquiries (NACI) that will be initiated prior to appointment to a NAF position.

5.  You will be required to show Social Security card upon appointment to a NAF position.


Your qualifications will be evaluated on the following competencies: Minimal Qualifications, Ability to Compile Information, and Oral Communication.


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


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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.


For additional benefits information please refer to


Flexible positions are not eligible for NAF Benefits.


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.

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.

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

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 Army Nonappropriated Fund Instrumentalities are an equal opportunity employer.


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To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes:

1. Your Resume

2. A complete Occupational Questionnaire

3. Additional Required Documents (see Required Documents section below)

The complete Application Package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on the closing date reflected on the announcement.

To begin the process, click the Apply Online button to create an account or log in to your existing USAJOBS account. Follow the prompts to complete the occupational questionnaire. Please ensure you click the Submit My Answers button at the end of the process.

Note: To return to a previously Saved or Incomplete application you may use the following link: After applying, return to Application Manager or your member account in USAJOBS to see the status of your application, including any messages that may have been sent to you.

If you cannot apply online:

1. Click the following link to view and print the occupational questionnaire View Occupational Questionnaire

2. Print this 1203FX form to provide your response to the occupational questionnaire, and

3. Fax the completed 1203FX form along with any supporting documents to (478)757-3144. Your 1203FX will serve as a cover page for your fax transmission.

To fax supporting documents you are unable to upload:

1. Complete this cover page using the following Vacancy ID # 841525.

2. Fax your documents to (478)757-3144.

PLEASE NOTE: The numbering on the OPM Form 1203-FX will not match the Occupational Questionnaire.   Section 25 of the Occupational Questionnaire restarts with number one, so when entering your responses please continue regardless on number sequence.   This issue has been identified and will be resolved as soon as possible.  Applicants are responsible for ensuring their responses are transferred accurately.


It is the applicant's responsibility to verify that information entered, uploaded, or faxed (i.e., resume) is received, accurate and submitted by the closing date.   You may verify your documents have been process by clicking here . Uploaded documents may take up to one hour to clear the virus scan.   Faxed documents take 2-3 business days to process.


The following documents are required:


All applicants are required to submit the following supporting document type(s):

Applicants may also submit the following supporting document type(s),which may not be required for all applicants:
   ·Cover Letter
   ·Other (Military Spouse PCS Orders NR, DA Form 3434 NR, DA Form 3433-1 NR)

Résumé or Optional Application for Nonappropriated Employment (DA 3433/DA3433-1).

Assessment Questionnaire must be completed.


Veterans' and Involuntary Separated Military Preference documentation (DD-214 member 4 copy or equivalent) required.

PCS Orders or equivalent for Military Spouses requesting Spouse Employment Preference (SEP) required.   DOD NAF employee separated by a business-based action, a copy of the Separation DA Form 3434 (or equivalent) must be provided to verify your claim.

Current or Former NAF Employee to receive Priority Consideration a copy of your most recent DA3434 (or equivalent) required.

Current APF Employee to receive Priority Consideration a copy of your most recent SF-50 required. (You must have been serving in a position without time limits and have served continuously for at least 1 year in an Army APF position).

Use this checklist to make sure you've submitted everything!



Fort Meade NAF Human Resources
Phone: (301)677-6660
Agency Information:
Gaffney Fitness Center
6330 Broadfoot Ave
fort Meade, MD


After we receive your complete application package (including all required documents), your qualifications will be reviewed and assigned an initial rating. We will also review your application to make sure that your résumé supports the answers given in the questionnaire. If your résumé does not support your questionnaire answers, we will adjust your rating accordingly. Based on your ranking or numerical score, you may be referred to the hiring manager for further consideration and possible interview. You will be notified when your rating is determined.  If a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and/or experience, you may lose consideration for the position.  Please follow all instructions carefully; errors and omissions may affect your eligibility. 

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