Announcement Number:
Position Status:
$9 - $11 Hourly
Areas of Consideration:
See Below
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Commander Navy Region

Europe, Africa, and Southwest Asia

NAF Human Resources

PSC 817 BOX 108

FPO, AE 09622-0108










$9.00 - $11.00

Depending on experience


Flexible (0-39 hours per week) EE will be required to work a varied, rotating schedule to include evenings, weekends and holidays.


Commander, Navy Region Europe; Fleet and Family Readiness Program; MWR, Souda Bay, Greece





Local U.S. Citizens that are 1) Current permanent NAF/APF employees; or 2) Spouses of active duty military members; or 3) Family members of active duty military member; 4) Family members of DoD civilians or 5) Active Duty Military Members.



19 December 2018

FIRST CUT-OFF DATE 02 January 2019


Open Until Filled



Note: The NATO Status of Forces Agreement (SOFA) between Greece and the United States prohibits the hiring of any person who holds Greek citizenship and is considered a Dual National by the Greek Government into any U.S. position.  Those U.S. citizens who are considered “ordinarily resident” in Greece are also ineligible for employment by U.S. commands and activities in Greece. Contractors and their family members are also ineligible as they do not have civilian component status.




The purpose of this position is to assist the Community Recreation Manager who plans, organizes, administers, and manages all areas of Community Recreation in an effective manner. This position assists in the delivery of Community Recreation services by developing lifelong leisure skills and socialization activities to promote wholesome and active lifestyles for Sailors and their families. The services provided by the Recreation Assistant in daily contact with customers and Command leadership provide a positive influence which is integral to the success of Community Recreation program execution. The overall scope of the position reaches all active duty personnel, families, retired and DoD personnel in the delivery of recreational information and services which contribute to a positive quality of life.


Performs a variety of duties in support of the Morale, Welfare, and Recreation (MWR) Community Recreation Program that may include special events, recreation information/resources, command events, visiting ships or fleet support, community events, trips, tours, outings, party and picnic rental equipment, resale tickets, recreational green space management, bowling, Library, Liberty, grab-n-go, movies, and outdoor recreation.
Provides customer service, information and support of Community Recreation programs and activities. Service to MWR customers includes, but is not limited to: checking patron eligibiolity to ensure authorized use of recreation facilities, resources and equipment, providing information about activities and program offerings, opening and closing facilities, ordering and restocking supplies, and preparing snack bar menu items or prepackaged retail items.
Collects fees from customers associated with sales of tickets, retail and rental items, as well as from classes, trips, and various other Community Recreation programs using Point of Sales (POS) and computer programs.
Is accountable for the accuracy of daily sales transactions and completes a Daily Activity Report (DAR) at the end of every shift.
Assists in processing customer Internet registrations (i.e. Net Near You), initial log-ins and event registrations.
Checks Community Recreation equipment and resources in and out, collects any applicable rental fees, inventories items and completes inspections upon return.
Notifies supervisor or program lead if damage or loss has occured.
Ensures all rental or check-out forms are properly completed and reservation and checkout procedures are followed.
Conducts inventory, maintains inventory controls and maintains equipment for proper accountability of program equipment and resources.
Assists in administering traditional and non-traditional workshops, clinics and events in a variety of leisure and recreation skills subject areas, in tune with offerings popular in the local area, including but not limited to camping, cycling, sailing, backpacking, canoeing, snow skiing, hiking and water sports.
Provides recreation experiences related to leisure skill sets in the form of day and wekend trips.
Assists in day-to-day administration of multiple programs to which assigned. Tasks include submission of event after action-reports, patronage data collection and entering program data.
Performs inventory of various types of equipment, retail goods, supplies and items deemed to have cash value.
Performs administrative duties, all of which are accomplished through a variety of means, including computer software programs which track resource inventories, patron usage/comments, and program standards metrics.
Assists with recruitment, training and scheduling of Community Recreation staff.
Actively supports the command statement on adherence to EEO principles and policies.
Assists in the planning, coordinating, publicizing, marketing and execution of MWR programs and special events.
Performs entertainment and promotion scheduling.
Assists in the planning, coordinating, publicizing, marketing and execution of MWR programs and special events.
Performs entertainment and promotion scheduling.
Assists in updating of electronic and multi-media support tools, as needed.
Seeks ways to promote MWR facilities and events through outreach opportunities on base.
Promotes use of recreational E-reading resources available through online MWR Library Program resources. Develops working partnerships with both on base and off base organizations (park districts, forest preserve, clubs, special interest groups, etc.) to support and benefit MWR programs.
Performs community outreach to assist in the development of contacts.
Assists in the creation of professional proposals, execution of agreements and follow-up.
Researches and provides information and referral for a variety of recreational opportunities for individuals/families on and/off the base.
Adheres to NAVMED P-5010 sanitation requirements.
Initiates and follows up on maintenance trouble calls to get equipment/facility issues resolved.
Provides support for Community Recreation event set up and break down.
Performs other duties as assigned as they pertain to the duties of this position.

Applicant must have a minimum of 1 year of specialized experience.
Succesful completion of 2 years of study in an accredited college or university which included at least 12 semester hours of courses about, or related to recreation.

To receive credit for education above high school and training YOU MUST ATTACH copies of transcripts, certificates, or other acceptable evidence to your application.

Combination of experience related to customer service and/or recreation activity based functions.

Ability to organize, plan, administer special events and entertainment activities.

Must be able to work independently, make sound decisions and have the ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.

Knowledge of the goals, principles techniques and procedures used in organizing, planning and conducting leisure time activities.

Knowledge of the Navy MWR mission and the entire scope of Community Recreation activities and their suitability for individuals, groups, ages and interests.

Knowledge of the functions, procedures, and operations of recreation activities.

Must have strong customer service skills.

Ability to maintain records, compile and organize data for reports, and perform research on recreation topics for dissemination to customers.

Ability to follow oral and written instructions.

Knowledge of computers, office procedures and print production.


HOW TO APPLY: Send resume and applicable required documentation (see below) via email to Reference the vacancy announcement number and position title on your submission and ensure your resume contains all the information required in this vacancy announcement. Failure to provide vacancy announcement number or all the documentation required in the vacancy announcement may result in non-consideration. All qualifications must be met and clearly documented in the resume. Completed resumes and applicable required documentation must be received by 11:59pm Local Time on the closing date. Please direct inquiries via email to:


The Department of Navy (DON) is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, genetic information or any other non-merit factor. The DON provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities. Applicants with disabilities who believe they require reasonable accommodation should call 011-39-081-568-5612 or e-mail their request to to ensure proper consideration. The decision to grant an accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.



  • Proof of certifications/certificates, if applicable.
  • If Former/Current NAF/APF Employee: Most recent SF-50 or Personnel Action Report
  • If Veteran: DD-214, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty
  • If Active Duty Military Member: official authorization from your command stating you may work during off duty hours.


OTHER INFORMATION: Some positions have special requirements. Selection may be tentative pending the completion of these requirements. Applicants may be required to submit proof of education, participate in medical screening, drug testing, etc. All selections are contingent upon satisfactory employment reference checks. Employment is subject to successful National Agency Background Check. Occupants of this position must maintain the privacy of official work information and data and demonstrate the highest level of ethical conduct.