About the position:
This position will be assigned to the Little Rock AFB, AR - Outdoor Recreation.
This position is guaranteed a minimum of 35 hours but can be scheduled to a maximum of 40 hours per week.
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Assists the Outdoor Recreation (ODR) Director in planning, developing, managing, and maintaining the Outdoor Adventure Program (OAP) for authorized patrons in accordance with established agency and MAJCOM guidelines. Develops operating instructions and policy guidelines to be followed by volunteers and subordinates.
Plans, coordinates, budgets and executes programs for special activities such as paintball, fishing, hunting, kayaking, canoeing, stand-up paddle boarding, camping, outdoor cooking, hiking, biking, and other outdoor programs. Demonstrates risk management and low impact techniques for programs and activities. Plans and leads OAP activities and is responsible for patron needs.
This includes safety in remote, overnight, and/or off base situations. Duties will include outdoor cooking for patrons. Observes swimming areas and patrons during water activities to ensure safety, rescues swimmers in trouble, promptly administers CPR and/or first aid and calls for medical assistance if and when needed.
Assists in the scheduling and publicizing the OAP program, to include attending and giving briefings. Responsible for maintenance, repair, and overall condition of program equipment.
Provides education programs and ensures safety orientation is addresses for all activities. Assists in the development of periodic program plans and annual budgets. Performs a variety of simple, routine, and repetitive accounting duties which could include, but not limited to reviewing, computing, and verification of cashier's reports and bank deposit.
Initiates and coordinates work orders, purchase requests, BPA's and maintenance contracts for ODR. May be required to issue and receive rental equipment, answer phones, and run front counter operations to include taking payments and reservations. Operates a variety of vehicles to include light to medium duty trucks, passenger vans, and utilities vehicles on and off base.
If interested in applying for this position you may preview the online application: https://apply.usastaffing.gov/ViewQuestionnaire/10894360
0188 Recreation Specialist
Conditions of Employment
This position requires the incumbent to complete a background investigation with favorable results.
This position has been identified as a Test Designated Position (TDP). The incumbent of this position will be subject to and must consent to a pre-employment and random drug testing.
This position requires the incumbent to possess a valid driver's license.
This position requires the incumbent to satisfactorily complete a pre-employment physical.
Will be required within one (1) year of employment to obtain a valid CPR/First Aid card and role appropriate water rescue certification.
Who May Apply: Open to everyone.
Applicants will be categorized by preference(s) and/or priority consideration eligibilities. An applicant's eligibility will be determined based on eligibility claimed in the questionnaire and proof of eligibility MUST be provided with application by the closing date, 09/03/2020
Business Based Action, Military Spouse Preference, Outside Applicant Veteran, Spouse/Widow/Parent of Veteran, and Transition Hiring Preference
In order to qualify, you must meet the experience requirements described below. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student; social). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if the position allows for qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application.
Must have 3 years directly related experience in recreation/community programs or outdoor retail to include knowledge of outdoor recreational activities, equipment, rules and procedures. Education may be substituted for experience if applicant has an Associate's Degree in Recreation or Bachelor's Degree in a related field.
Must be able to communicate effectively, orally, and in writing. Experience with outdoor or group cooking is desirable.
Some federal jobs allow you to substitute your education for the required experience in order to qualify. This position does allow for education substitution.
FOREIGN EDUCATION: Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the requirements.
You must show proof the education credentials have been deemed to be at least equivalent to that gained in conventional U.S. education program. It is your responsibility to provide such evidence when applying.
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