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Job Title:  Recreation Assistant
Department:  Department of the Army
Agency:  HQDA Field Operating Agencies and Staff Support Agencies
Job Announcement Number:  NENAFBA13979422

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.
$10.28 to $10.28 / Per Hour
Wednesday, October 23, 2013 to Monday, October 28, 2013
Intermittent - Intermittent
Few vacancies in the following location:
Picatinny Arsenal, NJ View Map
US Citizens and Non Citizens


The FMWRC mission is to create and maintain "FIRST CHOICE" MWR products and services for America's Army, essential to a ready, self-reliant force.

You can apply for this position using the following options (you must have a resume or use the NAF Optional Application to apply):


1.  Preferred - Apply electronically via USAJOBS - This will ensure faster processing of your application.  You will also receive faster status updates. 


Please upload all required documents.  Uploaded documents will be processed through the system. You are encouraged to monitor your application status.  *You can download the app to your smart phone for easy access and convenience!


2.  Fax your resume (and supporting documentation) to (478)757-3144.  The following link will take you to the cover sheet which must be included with the faxed resume or application


NOTE: Faxed documents take 2-3 business days to process before they are available in the system for HR to view.


To complete the job related questions obtain the Form 1203FX by going to the following link This form must be faxed as a part of your application package for you to be considered for a job.


3.  Mail or email your resume (or Optional NAF Application) to the point of contact listed on the vacancy announcement.


4.  If you are in the area, you may drop off your resume in person to the servicing CPAC NAF Division.


You are highly encouraged to provide all supporting documentation prior to closure of the vacancy announcement.  This will speed up the process to consider you for the job if you meet the minimum qualification requirements.


IMPORTANT!: Applicants that chose option #3 or #4 as outlined above, must still complete the job related questions either online or manually (faxed) prior to the closing date of the vacancy announcement.  If you wish to complete them online, go to the 'apply online' button on the vacancy announcement.  If you wish to complete them manually, print the full

occupational questionnaire directly from the vacancy announcement and complete and fax the 1203-FX form ( to (478)757-3144.


Neglecting to respond to the job related questions will result in an ineligible rating.  You may contact the servicing CPAC NAF DIVISION identified on the vacancy announcement for additional assistance.


Forge Fitness is a state of the art fitness training facility located on Picatinny Arsenal in Northwest New Jersey. Forge is operated by U.S. Army Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation. Forge provides a variety of activities for self-improvement including: aerobic classes, sports, yoga, karate, as well as more traditional gym activities such as weight lifting and cardiovascular development.


  • Direct Deposit is required
  • Social Security card is required


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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 for special events, social activities, tournaments, and related functions. May provide work guidance to other staff.

Perform other duties assigned.


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Work experience which involved dealing with the general public. 



Conditions of employment:

1. A one-year probationary period may be required.

2. Meet all qualification/eligibility requirements.

3. Satisfactorily complete an employment verification check. 

4. Successfully complete all required background checks.


5. Satisfactorily complete a National Agency Check with inquiries (NACI).


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


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Nonappropriated Funds (NAF) Intermittent (Flex) positions are not eligible for employee benefits. 

This is a Flex position.


Additional selections may be made from this vacancy announcement for up to 90 days after the closing date.

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.

This announcement is a reannouncement of Vacancy Number NENAFBA13846946. All applicants that applied for that announcement will need to reapply.

The Department of Army Nonappropriated Fund Instrumentalities are an equal opportunity employer.


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Your resume must be submitted by 11:59 PM (eastern time) on the closing date reflected on the vacancy announcement.

To apply for this job online, select -


To fax supporting documents that you are not able to submit online:

1. Complete this cover page using the following Vacancy ID 979422.

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


If you cannot apply online follow the below procedures:

1. Click the following link to view and print the job experience related questions View Occupational Questionnaire.


2. Complete the 1203-FX ( form to provide your response to the job related questions.


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


PLEASE NOTE: Please continue completing all questions within section 25 of the 1203-FX form (Occupational Questionnaire) regardless of the numbering sequence.  


For additional tips & pointers to successfully complete the application process you can review additional guidance by accessing the following URLs:

Application help -

Applicant checklist -

Applicant brochure -


Before you can start working, the following documents will be needed:

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 (DA 3434, PCS Orders, Professional Certificates, etc)

For education requirements please note the following:

Before you can start working, you must provide Official transcripts (copy or original) as proof that positive education requirements have been met. 


Other supporting documentation that may be needed are listed below:


-  Permanent Change of Station Orders or equivalent for Military Spouses requesting Spouse Employment Preference

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

-  DOD NAF BBA documentation (DA form 3434 or equivalent plus issued BBA notice)

-  Current and Former NAF employees (to include current APF employees) (DA form 3434 or equivalent, ex: SF50)



NAF Jobs Picatinny
Phone: (973)724-9003
Agency Information:
Forge Fitness Center
Bldg 3150
Picatinny Arsenal, NJ


Your resume will be reviewed to verify that qualification requirements have been met. We appreciate your interest in this position!

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