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					         ********JOB OPPORTUNITY*******

            SALARY: $31, 500 - $50,000 (Includes Locality Pay)

ANNOUNCEMENT NO:                 01-091A

POSITION TITLE:                  Recreation Specialist (Afloat), NF-0188-04

LOCATION:                            Various United States Navy Ships


RELOCATION EXPENSES: CONUS – Negotible, Recruiting Bonus or Relocation Bonus;
                     No Joint Travel Regulations (JTR) Relocation Authorized

                                OCONUS – Negotiable

ABOUT THE POSITION: This position is that of Afloat Recreation Specialist on board
ships worldwide. The function of the Recreation Specialist is to provide an extensive and
comprehensive total recreation program for a large population of military members on

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Serves on board a large U.S. Navy
ship (aircraft carrier, submarine tender or multi-purpose amphibious assault ship) and is
responsible for developing a comprehensive Morale, Welfare and Recreation (MWR)
program for as many as 5,600 shipboard personnel. The incumbent serves as the ship's
MWR resource person and as such, will provide guidance in developing individual,
command and special interest group leisure activities in the ship's homeport, during port
visits and during underway periods. Prepares and administers the ship’s annual MWR
budget. Develops marketing and publicity techniques to ensure that all personnel on
board are aware of the leisure opportunities available to them. Prepares official
correspondence including Naval messages, letters and logistics requisitions. Performs
other related duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS: Must possess a degree in the field of recreation management from
an accredited university or college or commensurate experience plus two years related
experience. Knowledge or experience in independently directing all phases of a
recreation program through proper application of principles, concepts, and techniques of
recreation to specific needs of the ship. Must be knowledgeable of activities suitable for
individuals or groups of various ages, interests, and capacities based on participant
interests and needs. Ability to effectively communicate both verbal and in writing. Must
possess skill in effectively managing the financial and material resources involved.
The incumbent lives and works on board when the ship is underway. (Position requires
periodic deployment.) At sea, the incumbent shares a stateroom with a junior officer;
meals are obtained by either joining the Officers' Mess as a paying member or by
purchasing meals on the Enlisted Mess Decks. Due to worldwide travel, certain
vaccinations (e.g., anthrax) and preventive medications (e.g. malaria prophylaxis) may be
required as a condition of employment in accordance with DoD requirements. Incumbent
must participate in the direct deposit payroll system.

HOW TO APPLY: To fill out an electronic application please click here. Send to
Commander, Navy Installations Command, Millington Detachment (N-253), 5720
Integrity Drive, Millington, TN 38055-6530 or Fax to (901) 874-6844 or email to:

Direct inquiries to (901) 874-4876 or DSN 882-4876 or email them to:

Some positions have special requirements. In these cases selection is tentative pending
satisfactory completion of these requirements. Applicants may be required to provide
proof of education, etc. All selections are contingent upon the obtaining satisfactory
employment reference checks.

As a condition of employment, the selectee will be required to participate in the Direct
Deposit/Electronic Fund Transfer within the first 30 days of employment.

Occupants of this position must maintain the privacy of official work information and
data and demonstrate the highest level of ethical conduct.

The Department of Navy 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, or any other
non-merit factor.

The Department of the Navy provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with
disabilities. Applicants with disabilities who believe they require reasonable
accommodation should call (901) 874-6731 or DSN 882-6731 or email them to: to ensure that the Department of the Navy can consider such
requests. The decision to grant an accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis

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