LOCATION OF POSITION:  Morale Welfare and Recreation Department (MWR), Aquatics Department, NAS Pensacola, FL


OPENING DATE:  05/06/2022                                                                            CLOSING DATE:  Open Continuous


POSITION:   Recreation Assistant(Lifeguard)/NF-0189-02                                   SALARY RANGE:  $15.25/ PH


EMPLOYMENT CATEGORY: Flexible (May be scheduled to work 40 hours weekly. May be required to work weekends, holidays, and evening/rotating shifts. Group benefits not included.)


AREA OF CONSIDERATION:  Applications will be accepted from all sources.


DUTIES:  The primary purpose of this position is to act as pool/beach lifeguard, and support all Aquatic programming.  Ensure that all water safety rules are observed by swimmers, utilizing a good knowledge of all aspects of water safety. Perform rescue work and when necessary renders emergency first aid until such time as a qualified doctor is present. Complete appropriate accident reports. Ensure that all swimmers in the water are accounted for at all times. Perform necessary maintenance work require for sanitation, cleanliness, and neatness of the pool/beach areas. May perform work in the swimming program, which may include instruction in various swimming skills and basic diving for various age groups: beginner through swimmer.  Work under the general supervision of the Aquatic Specialist. Normally, work is performed independently without close supervision. However, assistance is available in unusual situations or when difficult problems arise. Perform other related duties as assigned.


QUALIFICATIONS:  Applicant must be at least 16 years of age. Be currently certified and possess a certificate in both Lifeguard Training and CPR-PR from an approved organization(American Red Cross/YMCA). A current Water Safety Instructor certification is desirable. Also required to pass the Recreation facilities written and swim test. Must be a mature individual who can exercise control over large groups of people. Must present a neat, clean and presentable appearance. Applicant must complete requirement for local/state/national background check investigations (including finger prints). A valid drivers license is required. Education may be verified and personal references and previous employers will be contacted in regard to background investigations.


PHYSICAL EFFORT AND WORKING CONDITIONS  Work is performed indoors or outdoors under favorable weather conditions. May be exposed to sunburn and eye irritation due to chlorinated water. Physical exertion averages twenty-four pounds with periods of strenuous physical exertion. Require long periods of standing, sitting, walking, bending and patrolling of assigned area.



NOTE:  As a condition of employment, selectee(s) will be required to participate in the Direct Deposit/Electronic Funds Transfer within the first 60 days of employment. This is the DOD standard method of payment of personnel. Employees will be subject to administrative action for failure to enroll unless a waiver has been obtained. Must meet requirements for local & national background check investigations (NACI). Drug testing is a requirement for positions deemed a Test Designated Position (TDP).



As required by Executive Order 14043, Federal employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 regardless of the employee’s duty location or work arrangement (e.g., telework, remote work, etc.), subject to such exceptions as required by law. If selected, you will be required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and submit documentation of proof of vaccination by November 22, 2021 or before appointment or onboarding with CNIC, if after November 22. CNIC will provide additional information regarding what information or documentation will be needed and how you can request of CNIC a legally required exception from this requirement.