Commander, Navy Installations Sailing/Boating Instructor in Norfolk, Virginia

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Summary

Morale, Welfare and Recreation provides Sailors and their families the finest facilities, programs and activities to meet their recreational and social needs, encourages individual values, aids retention, and provides for the physical, mental and social needs of a mobile Navy.

This position is located at the Marina, Morale Welfare and Recreation (MWR), Naval Station Norfolk, Norfolk, Virginia.

This is an open continuous vacancy announcement; submissions will be reviewed periodically throughout the announcement dates.

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Responsibilities

The purpose of this position is to instruct patrons in the safe operation of boating equipment and a variety of sailboats in support of the Sailing/Boating program. This position may perform all or some of the following duties as assigned: Conducts sailing lessons to authorized patrons, ensuring their safety on the water during the scheduled lesson. Administers, grades and evaluates test in both written and practical areas. Observes activities of patrons to ensure that safety rules are followed. Provides information to patrons regarding safety rules and procedures. Enforces applicable policies and procedures of MWR regarding the use of the marina/sailing. Rescues boaters in need of assistance. Keeps boating area clean and free from hazards. Observes wind and weather, tides, and currents conditions and makes recommendations to supervisor on appropriate action needed. Performs minor maintenance, which may include, but is not limited to changing batteries, painting, varnishing, and minor repairs to boat engines. Some fiberglass work is also required to maintain the sailboat and motorboat fleet. Greet customers, rings up sales for merchandise, answers phone and checks I.D. cards to ensure only authorized patrons utilize the program. Answers questions in regards to hours of operation, upcoming events, special events, merchandise availability and cost. May be required to operate a cash register, ringing sales and providing correct change to the customer. At end of shift, completes the Daily Activity Report (DAR), ensures all cash handling/reporting/securing requirements are met, verifies the amount of money collected and drops the cashier bag into the drop safe. Ensures the proper preparation and display of merchandise. Receives merchandise from storage area. Inventories and verifies shipments and stock items in accordance with established stock location procedures. Continually observes quantities of stock, and replenishes as necessary to maintain established levels. Rearranges stock and displays to accommodate new, seasonal or fast moving items. Maintains sales and storage areas in a neat, orderly condition at all times. As directed, assists with inventory of merchandise. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Travel Required

Not required - N/A.

Supervisory status

No

Who May Apply
This job is open to…

US Citizens and Non-Citizens

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Conditions of Employment

PLEASE READ THIS VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT IN ITS ENTIRETY TO ENSURE ALL REQUIREMENTS ARE ADDRESSED IN YOUR APPLICATION PACKAGE.

KEY REQUIREMENTS/CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT

Males must be registered or exempt from Selective Service. http://www.sss.gov

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.

Qualifications

Specialized experience must demonstrate the following:

  • U.S. Sailing instructor certification or 2 or more years of experience with sailing/boating instruction. Documentation required.
  • First Aid and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification (or ability to obtain such). Documentation required.
  • Availability to work an irregular schedule which may require weekend and holiday hours.
  • Must be 18 years of age or older.

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.

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Additional information

We utilize E-Verify to confirm selectee’s eligibility to work in the United States.

Salary is dependent on experience and/or education.

For positions requiring travel more than twice per year, selectee may be required to obtain and maintain in good standing a Government-issued Travel Card for official government travel purposes.

The Department of the Navy (DON) is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Applicants are assured of equal consideration regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, mental or physical disability, genetic information, reprisal, marital status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, or any other non-merit factor. This agency provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. Applicants with disabilities who believe they may require reasonable accommodations should email their request to nsapplications@nhr-ma.com to ensure proper consideration is given. The decision on granting reasonable accommodation will be on a case-by-case basis.

This activity is a Drug-Free workplace. The use of illegal drugs by NAF employees, whether on or off duty, cannot and will not be tolerated. Federal employees have a right to a safe and secure workplace, and Sailors, their family members, and all other customers have a right to a reliable and productive Federal workforce.

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How You Will Be Evaluated

You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

All resumes will be reviewed to determine if they meet the hiring eligibility and qualification requirements listed in this announcement, and will be rated based on the information provided in the resume to determine the level of knowledge, skill, and ability, related to the job requirements. Using the qualifications of the position, a predetermined rating criterion of knowledge, skills, and abilities will be used for each resume. Best qualified applicants will be referred to the hiring manager. The selecting official may choose to conduct interviews.

Click the following link to preview the applicant questionnaire: Preview Applicant Questionnaire.

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Background checks and security clearance
Security clearance

Public Trust - Background Investigation

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Required Documents

USAJobs Resume

Proof of education (transcripts/copy of degree/high school diploma), if applicable to position requirements.

If claiming Veteran’s Preference, a legible copy of DD-214 (page 4) as well as any other supporting documentation (disability, proof of service, SF-15, etc). is required.

If claiming Military Spouse Preference, a copy of sponsor's orders is required for NF-03 and below or equivalent.

If claiming Department of Defense (DOD) Non-appropriated Fund (NAF) Business Based Action (BBA) Priority consideration, submit a copy of the notice of separation.

If you are a current federal employee, submit your most recent Personnel Action Report (PAR) or SF-50.

If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

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Benefits

The Federal government offers a number of exceptional benefits to its employees. Benefits you get to enjoy while working for our TEAM include but are not limited to:

Stability of Federal Civilian Service

People with passion for doing work that matters

Quality of Work Life Balance

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How to Apply

To begin the process, click on the Apply Online button to create an account or log in to your existing USAJOBS account.

Please see the "REQUIRED DOCUMENTS" section and review the applicant checklist link to determine if there are other documents you are required to submit. You must submit all required documentation or you will not be considered for the position.

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  • Make sure your status in USAJOBS is 'Received' after you submit your application to ensure it was submitted successfully.

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Agency contact information
Commander, Navy Region Mid-Atlantic
Phone

7574232723

Email
Address

Commander, Navy Installations Command 1510 Gilbert Street Norfolk, VA US

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Next steps

All applicants will be notified regarding their status by email. Applicants will either be contacted for an interview or sent an email of non-selection periodically throughout the announcement dates. Please notify us if your contact information changes after the closing date of the announcement. Also, note that if you provide an inaccurate email address or if your mailbox is full or blocked (e.g., spam-blocker), you may not receive important communication that could affect your consideration for this position.

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Fair & Transparent

The Federal hiring process is setup to be fair and transparent. Please read the following guidance.

Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.

  • Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) for federal employees & job applicants

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Reasonable Accommodation Policy

Federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the hiring agency directly. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

A reasonable accommodation is any change to a job, the work environment, or the way things are usually done that enables an individual with a disability to apply for a job, perform job duties or receive equal access to job benefits.

Under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodations when:

  • An applicant with a disability needs an accommodation to have an equal opportunity to apply for a job.
  • An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to perform the essential job duties or to gain access to the workplace.
  • An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to receive equal access to benefits, such as details, training, and office-sponsored events.

You can request a reasonable accommodation at any time during the application or hiring process or while on the job. Requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.

Learn more about disability employment and reasonable accommodations or how to contact an agency.

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Legal and regulatory guidance
  • Financial suitability
  • Social security number request
  • Privacy Act
  • Signature and false statements
  • Selective Service
  • New employee probationary period

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/496839600. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.

Open & closing dates: 04/13/2018 to 05/04/2018

Salary: $12 to $15 per hour

Pay scale & grade: NF 02

Work schedule: Intermittent - Flex

Appointment type: Permanent