Sorry, this job is no longer accepting applications. See below for more jobs that match what you’re looking for!

Rec Assistant (Events)

Expired Job

Department Of Defense Norfolk , VA 23518

Posted 3 months ago

  • Videos

  • Duties

HelpDuties Summary

Fleet and Family Service Center recognizes being in the military presents unique challenges and opportunities for service members and their families. Our programs promote self-reliance and family resilience for active duty, activated reservists, retirees, and family members.


Learn more about this agency


The purpose of the position is to assist with coordination of logistics for site special events for MWR Department, to include set-up and tear-down of all staging, bleachers, concession stands, etc., and ensure the appropriate installation of electrical plumbing and other amenities. Assists with the logistics for special events programs that includes minor and major events both indoors and outdoors throughout region.

Assists Recreation Specialists to provide appropriate sites, staging, seating, lighting, sound and amenities. Responsible to ensure all logistical implementation, to include construction of staging, installation of temporary lighting/sound requirements, placement, power requirements and coordination of concessions, rental and/or placement of amenities, and transport, installation, and break-down of rental equipment. Ensures supplies are delivered where and when needed.

Acts as work leader over Events Crew staff. Directs the work of up to 3 regularly assigned staff, and coordinates volunteer staff from other activities assigned to the specific event. Ensures that plan is adhered to, immediately advising supervisor if changes need to be made and why.

Ensures events crew are working as assigned, and oversees their work in setting up staging, equipment and amenities. Performs all facets of set-up/break down including constructing/assembling staging, bleachers, and other equipment. Acts as POC for logistics on the assigned events, coordinating all facets of the on-site set-up and break-down, answering questions by vendors, other MWR staff, and/or participants.

Oversees MWR equipment, ensuring it is properly transported, set up, broken down, and cared for. Ensures that staff performs routine maintenance on assigned vehicles, equipment, etc., and that all MWR property is clean and in proper working order. Makes recommendations for replacement of worn or damaged items.

Report items returned with pieces missing or damaged immediately to supervisor for resolution. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status


Who May ApplyThis job is open toUnited States Citizens

Questions? This job is open to 1 group.

  • Job family (Series)
    0189 Recreation Aid And Assistant

  • Requirements

HelpRequirements Conditions of Employment



You must be a US Citizen.

Males must be registered or exempt from Selective Service.

Selectee must be determined suitable for federal employment.

Selectee may be required to successfully complete a probationary period.

Selectee is required to participate in the direct deposit pay program.

A favorable background is a requirement of this position. Failure to obtain and maintain a favorable background may result in the withdrawal of the position offer or removal.


Specialized experience must demonstrate the following:

Must possess general knowledge of MWR special events programming and logistical requirements, requiring a minimum of 1 year general experience and a minimum of 1 year specific experience with special events or shows. General knowledge of maintenance, lighting/electric and sound system set up. Ability to communicate well both verbally and in writing, to include being able to read and follow an event site plan.

The position reports directly to the assigned Recreation Specialist (Special Events), who exercises direct administrative control. However, the incumbent performs daily work on own initiative on the basis of established policies/procedures.

Situations not covered by policy are referred to the supervisor. Work is reviewed by spot checks in progress and from event success and results achieved.

Guidelines include BUPERS Instruction 1710.1C, for Navy MWR programs, Navy Health and Safety instructions, regulations, directives, manuals, and handbooks. Also included are Recreation Department policies and procedures. While these guidelines are generally applicable and clear, the incumbent frequently must use judgment in applying the best solutions to problems.

The work involves the successful logistical preparation of special event sites that accommodate from hundreds to over 10,000 patrons. Success of logistical support is essential to maximizing patron interest and satisfaction. The incumbent must consistently respond to unanticipated changes, conditions and priorities.

The purpose of the work is to ensure all necessary components are present, on time, and working properly to facilitate a wide variety of indoor and outdoor events in support of the military community. The work affects the relationship between the military community, MWR, and local communities.

Contacts include all facets of MWR Department managers and staff, program providers from local and national sources, patrons and support agencies on base.

Contacts are for the purpose of exchanging information and planning the most efficient and successful logistics for MWR sponsored or affiliated special events. Other contacts may be to obtain supplies and services.

The work involves much standing and walking. Must be able to assist with all facets of site preparation, to include constructing/setting up staging and setting up equipment.

Bending, crouching, climbing, and reaching may be required to assist at times with set up. Must be able to lift to 45 pounds unassisted, and over 45 pounds with assistance.

Work may be conducted in spaces are not air conditioned, or outside subject to weather conditions. Must wear personal protective equipment when required on-site.

Must possess and maintain a current state driver's license, as travel is required.

You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer and part time experience. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week.

Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., professional, philanthropic, religious, spiritual, community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment.

As part of the application process, you must complete and submit an occupational questionnaire.

Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating and/or appointment eligibility.


See if you are a match!

See how well your resume matches up to this job - upload your resume now.

Find your dream job anywhere
with the LiveCareer app.
Download the
LiveCareer app and find
your dream job anywhere

Boost your job search productivity with our
free Chrome Extension!

lc_apply_tool GET EXTENSION

Similar Jobs

Want to see jobs matched to your resume? Upload One Now! Remove
Alumni Relations And College Events Coordinator

State Of Virginia

Posted 2 weeks ago

VIEW JOBS 12/1/2018 12:00:00 AM 2019-03-01T00:00 The Alumni Relations & College Events Coordinator will provide leadership for the strategic and operational aspects of the college's alumni relations program, as well as provide leadership and expertise in the planning and execution of all college-wide events. Minimum Qualifications Excellent interpersonal and oral and written communication skills. Ability to write and edit for publication. Demonstrated organizational skills and ability to juggle multiple priorities. Ability to work a flexible schedule including some evenings and weekends. Knowledge of relevant software including Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Demonstrated skill in developing web and social media content, preferably demonstrated skill with WordPress or similar content management system. Demonstrated skill in all aspects of event planning, management, protocol, and execution. Demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced environment. Demonstrated organizational skills, attention to detail, and composure under pressure. Preferred Qualifications Knowledge of event management software such as EventBrite. Experience working in higher education or alumni relations. Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education, training, and experience that provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and experience. Special Requirements Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Evenings and weekends will be required throughout the year for college events State Of Virginia Norfolk VA

Rec Assistant (Events)

Expired Job

Department Of Defense