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    This position is located on a Forest Service Job Corps Civilian Conservation Center. The incumbent of this position serves as a recreation assistant responsible for organizing and administering a conventional basic recreational and physical fitness program or segments of an entire program.

    For additional information about the duties of this position, please contact Kristina Tayloy Thomas at 270-286-1013 or kmtaylorthomas@fs.fed.us

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    Provides on-site supervision of recreational activities to students with various skill levels and backgrounds. Ensures a safe, healthy atmosphere for all students performing recreational and physical fitness activities. Ensures that self-directed activities are carried out in accordance with the recreational plans. Identifies and makes changes in processes and/or procedures in order to have full participation by students.  

    Schedules, coordinates, and supervises recurring group activities such as basketball, volleyball, softball, including making reservations, acquiring transportation, and other related arrangements and providing information concerning these activities based on overall recreation program plans.  

    Identifies and recommends changes or modification to the recreation and physical fitness program. Performs special assignments in facility-wide programs or volunteer sponsored activities.  

    Meets individually with students to discuss day-to-day problems encountered in recreational and physical fitness activities. Gives practical advice and counsel to students and proposes solutions to routine problems without imposing personal values.  

    Serves as a lifeguard and water safety instructor.  

    Ensures that facilities are properly prepared, including needed equipment and supplies are on hand for scheduled activities. Personally, makes sure the facilities are set-up for physical activities. Makes reservations, collects payments, and distributes information concerning games and activities. Responsible for ensuring students are aware of safety requirements concerning the activities, facility and equipment. Ensures compliance with and enforcement of all safety rules and regulations. Submits monthly recreation and other reports as required.  

    Operates government vehicles to transport students to and from off-site activities. This may include operating buses with air brakes. 


    Incumbent must obtain and maintain all applicable Water Safety Instructor (WSI) certifications.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/513148800. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.