New job Community Recreation Director in Mississippi | 2021

Community Recreation Director

Company : US Department of the Navy
Salary : $20 - $27 an hour
Location : Mississippi

Full Description



Responsible for the development, management, maintenance, planning, business plan execution, and administration of a diverse recreation program.


Provides specific guidance regarding the maintenance of current and development of new programs to recreation division managers.

Solicits input from activity managers regarding internal short/long range goals, business plan objectives and program standards. Monitors various programs to ensure standards are met or exceeded. Routinely evaluates and reviews ongoing programs, and provides activity managers with guidance that may develop, adapt, modify, expand, or otherwise change the program activity to better meet and enhance the expected effectiveness of the programmed activity.

Ensure all facilities and activities associated with the program meet established fire, safety, security and sanitation guidelines. Takes timely action to correct deficiencies through coordination with local agencies. Assists in planning and designing of construction and renovation projects.

Provides day to day administrative and technical supervision of workforce. Acts as Rating Official (RO). Acts as Senior Rating Official (SRO) for activity managers in assigned AOR. Ensures approved staffing levels are maintained to support programs and operations in a cost effective manner. Plans work to be accomplished. Sets priorities and establishes schedules for work completion.

Actively supports and promotes all aspects of the Equal Employment Opportunity Program and Affirmative Action Plan as directed by applicable laws and regulations.

Coordinates budget requirements with activity/facility managers and provides general guidance for preparation of the annual operating budget.

Maintains funds and property accountability for all APF and NAF fund equipment, supplies, resale funds, and inventories in AOR. Responsible for inventories conducted in accordance with applicable higher level regulatory guidelines. May act as an Approving Official (AO) for government purchase card holders within AOR.

Represents the department at meetings, conferences, etc. Cultivates a cooperative relationship with the military, regional, and civilian community by maintaining liaison with private organizations, special interest groups, etc.

Oversees, solicits and helps to negotiate partnerships on behalf of the MWR Department.

Exercises delegated managerial authority to a set series of annual, multi-year or similar types of long range work plans, schedules for work. Assures implementation (by lower or subordinate staff) of the goals and objectives for the program area of responsibility (AOR). Determines the goals and objectives that need additional emphasis; determine best approach of solution for resolving budget shortages; and plan for long range staffing needs.

Performs other related duties as assigned.

Travel Required

25% or less - Less than 10%

Supervisory status


Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

    1101 General Business And Industry

  • Requirements


    Conditions of Employment

    • Must upload all "Additional Documents." Please see below.


    In order to qualify for this position, your resume must provide sufficient experience and/or education, knowledge, skills, and abilities, to perform the duties of the specific position for which you are being considered. Your resume is the key means we have for evaluating your skills, knowledge, and abilities, as they relate to this position. Therefore, we encourage you to be clear and specific when describing your experience. All non-government positions identified on your resume must include complete address and to and from dates. Government positions must include pay plan, series, grade, to and from dates and address of the agency/organization.

    One year of specialized experience directly related to the duties described above. Qualifying experience must have been equivalent to the next lower level in the normal line of progression.

    Specialized experience must demonstrate the following:

    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 and your RESUME MUST SUPPORT AND VALIDATE YOUR ANSWERS or you may be removed from consideration.


    Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating and/or appointment eligibility.


    A four-year undergraduate degree in Recreation or three years of comparable experience that illustrates a progression in management experience is required. Possesses comprehensive knowledge of recreation policies, requirements, administrative practices and procedures relating to the planning, budgeting, scheduling, and coordinating of recreational programs and the efficient operation and utilization of facilities and equipment. Must be capable of organizing and operating several facilities/programs simultaneously.

    Must possess skill in negotiating program issues and operational requirements.

    Must have knowledge of general business principles for financial planning/reporting and of the Department of the Navy budget process methods for APF and NAF funds to ensure optimum use of resources.

    Knowledge of business principles and personnel management.

    Ability to communicate proficiently both orally and in writing.

    As a condition of employment, the incumbent must successfully pass a national agency check with inquires (NACI) and will be required to participate in the Direct Deposit/Electronic Fund Transfer within 30 days.

    Additional information

    Some positions have special requirements
    • Position is a non-critical, sensitive, supervisory position requiring access to IT II system and/or access to PII. An access National Agency Check investigation (ANACI) is required via the SF 86 security form.
    • Required to submit a Financial Disclosure Statement, OGE-450. Executive Branch Personnel Confidential Financial Disclosure Report upon entering the position and annually, in accordance with DoD Directive 5500-7R, Joint Ethics Regulation, dated 23 March 2006.
    • 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.

    This announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies within 90 days of closing date.

    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 CNI_SE_HQ_N9_NAFJOBS@NAVY.MIL 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.

    How You Will Be Evaluated

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

    Your experience is subject to evaluation and verification against the information in your resume. The numeric rating you receive is a self-assessment only and is based on your responses to the questionnaire. Do not overstate or understate your level of experience and capability. If a determination is made that you rated yourself higher than is supported by your resume, or if your resume lacks sufficient information, you will be rated accordingly or may be considered ineligible.

    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.

    Background checks and security clearance

    Security clearance


    Drug test required


  • Required Documents

    Required Documents

    • Resume
    • Include name and contact information for at least three (3) professional references in your resume
    • OF-306.
    • Proof of education (transcripts/copy of degree/high school diploma), if applicable to position requirements.
    • If claiming Veteran’s Preference, completed SF-15 and a legible copy of DD-214 (page 4) as well as any other supporting documentation (disability, official statements, proof of service, etc). is required.
    • If claiming Gold Star Veteran's Preference, completed SF-15 and a legible copy of DD-1300 as well as any other supporting documentation (official statements, document of service, court decree, , etc). is required.
    • If claiming Military Spouse Preference, a copy of sponsor's orders (applicable 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 a current federal employee, submit your last three evaluations.

    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.

  • Benefits


    A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding. Opens in a new windowLearn more about federal 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:

    • Comprehensive benefits package (medical, dental, life insurance, spouse & dependent life insurance, long-term disability, retirement, and 401(k) savings plan, annual and sick leave, tuition reimbursement, etc.).
    • Stability of Federal Civilian Service
    • People with passion for doing work that matters
    • Quality of Work Life Balance

    Review our benefits

    Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.


This job is open to

  • The public

    U.S. citizens, nationals or those who owe allegiance to the U.S.

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