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Job Title:Recreation Aid (Lifeguard)

Department:Department of the Army

Agency:HQDA Field Operating Agencies and Staff Support Agencies

Job Announcement Number:NENAFBA13850985R1

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$7.75 to $10.75 / Per Hour

OPEN PERIOD:

Wednesday, May 01, 2013 to Tuesday, May 21, 2013

SERIES & GRADE:

NF-0189-01

POSITION INFORMATION:

Intermittent - Intermittent NTE 3 SEP 2013

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

01

DUTY LOCATIONS:

20 vacancies in the following location:
Picatinny Arsenal, NJ United StatesView Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

US Citizens and Non Citizens

JOB SUMMARY:

We strive to  provide quality of life FMWR programs and services to the Picatinny Arsenal Community that result in a quality of life to Soldiers and Families commensurate with their sacrifice and service to include active duty military, retirees, civilian employees, reservists and their family members. 

This position is located at the Frog Falls Aquatic Park on Picatinny Arsenal. Incumbent will be required to work days, evenings, weekends as well has holidays.

Incumbent will not be guaranteed any hours and in not eligible to participate in health, life and retirement programs.

You MUST submit ALL required certifications in order to be considered for this position.

Position will not exceed September 3, 2013.

A reasonable amount of qualified applicants will be referred to the selecting official for consideration.

 

This is a re-announcement; applicants who applied to vacancy announcement NENAFBA13850985R need to reapply.

 

 

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • Direct Deposit is required
  • Social Security card is required
  • National Agency check is required
  • Physical examination is required

DUTIES:

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Serves as a lifeguard for indoor and outdoor pools and works under the direction of the Installation Aquatics Program Manager. Employs safety rules for the protection of the pool guests. Responsible for lifeguarding guests in attendance at the assigned aquatics facility. Provides maximum pool area surveillance and responds to emergencies; rescues pool patrons and administers first aid as required. Responsible for assisting in the conduct of aquatic swimming and water survival training according to TC 21-21 or assisting with American Red Cross swim lessons as an Aide. Attend aquatics and/or safety training as directed. Adheres to Customer Service standards of the Installation.

Assists in maintaining pool, and area clean and free from any hazards. Performs periodic water tests and reports results to the pool leader on duty. Provides information to swimmers regarding safety/health/admission rules and procedures. Tactfully warns patrons who repeatedly disregard safety rules, and follows facility Standard Operating Procedures for disciplinary actions. Assists in coaching or preparing the competitive and non-competitive swimming programs as required. Maintains daily logs, reports and records as required.
Lifeguards will participate in any required training (on-the-job training emergency rescue drills, emergency action plan simulations).


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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Possesses and maintains the following certifications: Lifeguarding and First Aid (American Red Cross or nationally recognized equivalent i.e. Star Guard, YMCA, or ELLIS); American Red Cross "Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation for the Professional; CPR for the Professional Rescuer/AED or equivalent (American Heart Association CPR/AED); First Aid.
For Water Parks upgrade the certification to: 'Waterpark Lifeguarding and First Aid; CPR/PR/AED' (American Red Cross)
In addition, for facilities that use Oxygen Administration "O2 bottles" the O2 Administration certification (American Red Cross "Oxygen Administration or installation offered training (i.e. Fire Dept.) must be obtained within two weeks of reporting for duty.

Must be able to work days, evenings, weekends and holidays.


Conditions of employment:

1. A one-year probationary period may be required upon selection. This does not apply to Intermittent appointments.

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.

5. Social Security Card must be presented at time of appointment.

6. You must be able to work days, evenings, weekends and holidays.

 

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

Your qualifications will be evaluated on the following competencies: Knowledge of swimming facility rules, work procedures and equipment; Ability to swim and rescue swimmers of all age groups. Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid experience or volunteer work.


BENEFITS:

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Nonappropriated Funds (NAF) Intermittent (Flexible) positions are not eligible for NAF Benefits, or leave accrual.



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.

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. 

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.

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.



HOW TO APPLY:

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

1. Your Résumé

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: https://applicationmanager.gov/. 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

http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdf_fill/OPM1203fx.pdf, and3. 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 http://staffing.opm.gov/pdf/usascover.pdf using the following 850985 

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.

 



REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

The following documents are required:

All applicants are required to submit the following supporting document type(s):
   ·Other (Lifguarding and First Aid American Red Cross or nationally recognized equivalent Star Guard YMCA or ELLIS CPR AED)
   ·Resume

Applicants may also submit the following supporting document type(s),which may not be required for all applicants:
   ·Cover Letter
   ·DD-214
   ·Other Veterans Document
   ·SF-50
   ·Transcript

  • Résumé or Optional Application for Nonappropriated Employment (DA 3433/DA3433-1). For Child and Youth Services positions the DA 3433-2 must be submitted as well.
  • Unofficial college transcript must be submitted with application if there is an educational requirement.  If substituting college education for the experience requirement, unofficial transcripts must also be submitted. (An official college transcript will be required before being hired.) 
  • Foreign Education:  If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet the qualification requirements, you must show that the education credentials have been evaluated by a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign education programs and such education has been deemed equivalent to that gained in an accredited U.S. education program; or full credit has been given for the courses at a U.S. accredited college or university.  For further information, visit: http://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html
  • Only degrees from an accredited college or university recognized by the Department of Education are acceptable to meet positive education requirements or to substitute education for experience.  For additional information, please go to the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) and U.S. Department of Education websites at –  http://ed.gob/admins/finaid/accred/index.html 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. 
  • DA 3434 or equivalent for Current or Former NAF employees requesting Current (CNE) or Former (FNE) NAF Employee preference is required.
  • Certificates, licenses and additional documentation as outlined in the qualifications of this announcement must be submitted in order to be rated eligible.

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

AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

NAF Jobs Picatinny
Phone: (973)724-9003
Email: USARMY.PICATINNY.USAG.MBX.NAF-JOBS@MAIL.MIL
Agency Information:
Frog Falls
Water Park
Picatinny Arsenal, NJ
07806

WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

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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Job Announcement Number:

NENAFBA13850985R1

Control Number:

342774600