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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.  The incumbent provides leadership and guidance to students in a variety of group recreational and physical fitness activities.

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    The duties described are at the full performance level (GS-7).

    This position participates in the overall implementation of program plans developed by a Recreational Specialist or other higher-level specialist. The employee instructs plans, manages, coordinates and schedules specific portions of the Center’s recreational and physical fitness activities. 

    The employee instructs and counsels students in positive social and employability skills for workplace success. He or she evaluates these characteristics for each student and conducts individual counseling sessions to correct problems or refers serious maladjustment problems to the higher-level supervisor as necessary.

    The employee conducts, organizes and plans a variety of conventional basic recreational and physical fitness training activities for students. He or she conducts physical education classes and supervises tournaments. The incumbent plans, organizes, and coordinates the details of recurring, special events, evenings, weekly and weekend recreational activities. The employee instructs, teaches, and coaches students in isometrics and circuit training; aquatic programs e.g., swimming, boating, water safety, water sports, tournaments, games, rescue and related physical fitness activities; and safety and first aid. 

    The employee participates in the day-to-day administration and operations of recreation or sporting facilities. He or she will be responsible for setting the hours of operation, assigning staff personnel and developing an inventory control system. The employee inspects the maintenance of recreation facilities. He or she demonstrates safety techniques to students who are involved in such activities as camping, water sports, or fishing. 

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

    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/515471800. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.