Recreation Specialist (Youth Activities)

Department Of Defense Dyess Air Force Base , TX 79607

Posted 3 weeks ago

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Summary

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The primary purpose of this position is to serve as Teen Program Coordinator with responsibility for oversight of a diverse range of educational, recreational, fitness, and leisure programs aimed at promoting and enhancing the physical, social, and emotional development of teens ages 13 through 18.

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Responsibilities

  • Plans, organizes, coordinates, and implements a developmentally appropriate and diverse, educational recreational, fitness and...

  • ...leisure year-round teen program that promotes physical, social, emotional, and cognitive development and fosters achievement, leadership, and recognition of teenage youth

  • Monitors day-to-day operations of the Teen Program

  • Administers Teen Program resources

  • Provides a safe and healthy environment for teens and staff

  • Assists in developing marketing strategies to promote and publicize the Teen program and increase awareness and participation

Travel Required

Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

Supervisory status

No

Promotion Potential

7

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0188 Recreation Specialist

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Conditions of Employment

  • U.S. Citizenship Required

  • Males must be registered for Selective Service, see www.sss.gov

  • PCS expenses ARE NOT authorized

  • Recruitment incentives may/may not be authorized

  • This posn is subject to provisions of the DoD Priority Placement Program

  • Disclosure of Political Appointments

  • Section 13041 of Title 42, US Code, Pre-employment screening will be conducted and preliminary suitability determinations made based on the following documents or checks of:

  • Application and/or Resume, Optional Form 306, DD Form 2981, Installation Records Check, National Sex Offender Public Website check, Advanced FBI fingerprint check, and references. Final suitability will be determined based on results of Child Care...

  • ... with Inquiries and State Criminal History Records Checks (SCHRC). The DD Form 2981 requires annual certification and requires personnel to immediately report to their supervisor any incident that may invalidate...

  • ...their prior background checks and make them ineligible for contact with children/youth. Personnel will undergo a re-verification every five years performed using the same investigations as required during the initial investigation.

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain current certification in food handlers, First Aid and CPR within 1 year of entry on duty

  • Incumbent must meet and maintain training requirements as outlined in applicable DOD and AF regulations

  • May require incumbent to drive a motor vehicle; An appropriate, valid driver's license may be required for the position (e.g. regularly drive passengers on tours or field trips)

  • May be subject to physical examination and immunizations IAW governing AFI's and local policy requirements

  • May be required to work an uncommon tour of duty

  • Work may occasionally require travel away from the normal duty station on military or commercial aircraft

  • This is a Mission Essential position performing a Mission Critical Function which must continue uninterrupted after the occurrence of an emergency and continued through full resumption of all functions IAW, DoDI 3020-42, Defense Continuity Programs

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain an appropriate Security Clearance

  • This is a drug testing designated position; Incumbent is subject to random testing for drug use

Qualifications

In order to qualify, you must meet the specialized experience requirements described in the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualification Standards for General Schedule Positions, Administrative and Management Positions.

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Applicants must have at least one (1) year of specialized experience at the next lower grade GS-05, or equivalent in other pay systems. Examples of specialized experience includes execution of two segments of a school recreation program which is well-covered by program plans, policies and procedures.

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EDUCATION: Must have successfully completed one full academic year of graduate-level education in an accredited college or university [Major study -- general recreation, or one of the appropriate fields of recreation such as outdoor recreation; recreation and parks leadership; wild land recreation management; natural resources recreation; youth recreation; public, urban, or community recreation; special populations recreation (e.g., senior citizens, institutional, etc.); or physical education.] OR I am claiming Superior Academic Achievement. NOTE: You must submit a copy of your transcripts.

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COMBINATION OF EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION: A combination of education and experience may be used to qualify for this position as long as the computed percentage of the requirements is at least 100%. NOTE: You must submit a copy of your transcripts.

FEDERAL TIME-IN-GRADE (TIG) REQUIREMENT FOR GENERAL SCHEDULE (GS) POSITIONS: Merit promotion applicants must meet applicable time-in-grade requirements to be considered eligible. One year at the GS-05 level is required to meet the time-in-grade requirements for the GS-07 level. TIG applies if you are in a current GS position or held a GS position within the previous 52 weeks.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (KSAs): Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of knowledge, skills, abilities and/or competencies in the following areas:

1.Knowledge of youth/teen development theory, methodology, policy, practices and procedures relating to physical, intellectual, social, and emotional development.

2.Knowledge of requirements involved in the qualifications and suitability of adults to work with youth.

3.Skill in preparing budgets, program evaluations, and facility administration; managing financial and physical resources of teen programs; and in effectively organizing and utilizing available resources within the program framework.

4.Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.

5.Ability to implement policies, practices, and procedures in youth/teen programs and safety management.

6.Ability to develop and maintain good working relationships and be an effective leader for other staff and volunteers.

PART-TIME OR UNPAID EXPERIENCE: Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid and or part-time work. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week.

VOLUNTEER WORK EXPERIENCE: Refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service Programs (i.e., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student and social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge and skills that can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

Education

IF USING EDUCATION TO QUALIFY: If position has a positive degree requirement or education forms the basis for qualifications, you MUST submit transcriptswith the application. Official transcripts are not required at the time of application; however, if position has a positive degree requirement, qualifying based on education alone or in combination with experience, transcripts must be verified prior to appointment. An accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education must accredit education. Click here to check accreditation.

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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