Recreation Assistant / Liberty

INTRODUCTON: This position is located in the Morale, Welfare Recreation Single Sailor Division, aboard Naval Station Guantanamo Bay, Cuba (NSGB). This position is to assist the Liberty Program Coordinator with running the day to day operation of a successful Single Sailor Program.

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:   Incumbent is responsible performing a range of task involving; answering patrons’ questions and ensuring current regulations concerning standards of conduct are adhered to in accordance with local policies.  Working with assigned personnel to ensure the facility and equipment (recreation gear, bus, van, etc.) are clean and in working condition.  Inspects and alerts supervisor of any damaged equipment. Incumbent may be responsible for coordinating and executing recreation program activities in accordance with published schedules, and notifies management of any absences or deviations.  Operates all electronic equipment in the center to include, but not limited to gaming system, stereo system, internet computers, movie theater equipment, heating, cooling and alarm systems.  Aiding in the selection of material and equipment applicable to the event/project, ensuring that necessary quantities for program participants.  Maintains inventory of equipment and supplies; furnishes data in connection with the purchase of equipment and supplies.  Assists the manager with recruiting volunteer support.  Enforces policies and procedures and ensures all patrons and staff adhere to them.  Assists supervisor with the evaluation of program activities through distribution of surveys.  Supervises recreation aids as need be during various activities.  Performs other related duties as assigned.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:   Must have one (1) or more years of experience in recreation activity. Incumbent must be able to work independently and make sound decisions and judgments based on facts.  Incumbent must have ability to evaluate the participant response to activities and programs, and evaluate the extent to which recreation programs meet their goals and objectives.

Work requires some physical exertion such as long periods of standing. Must be able to frequently lift boxes weighing up to 40lbs.

Required to obtain and maintain a National Agency Check background screening with Inquiries (NACI) and SECNAV 5512/1, in accordance with current CNIC policy.

This position requires the incumbent to drive a vehicle around the installation. A valid driver’s license is required at the time of hire.

EVALUATION: Candidates will be evaluated on quality and nature of the experience pertinent to the position.  Application must show sufficient knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the full range of duties of a Recreation Assistant. 

Applicants are STRONGLY encouraged to address the above job requirements and submit with application. Applications should include all experience including dates of employment, training, education, or other information that is relevant to the announced vacancy.


  • Resume, including month and year of employment for each position (required)
  • Include name and contact information for at least three (3) professional references in your resume.
  • 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.

To ensure compliance with an applicable preliminary nationwide injunction, which may be supplemented, modified, or vacated, depending on the course of ongoing litigation, the Federal Government will take no action to implement or enforce the COVID-19 vaccination requirement pursuant to Executive Order 14043 on Requiring Coronavirus Disease 2019 Vaccination for Federal Employees. Therefore, to the extent a Federal job announcement includes the requirement that applicants must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 pursuant to Executive Order 14043, that requirement does not currently apply. Federal agencies may request information regarding the vaccination status of selected applicants for the purposes of implementing other workplace safety protocols, such as protocols related to masking, physical distancing, testing, travel, and quarantine.

Submit resume/application to: NAF HR Office, PSC 1005 Box 19, FPO AA, 34009, you can drop at Bldg. 2124 (old school house, behind Windjammer) or e-mail resume to:  with the job title and number (#2023-034) in the subject line and on your resume. Failure to include this information will result in not being considered for the position.

As a condition of employment, the selectee will be required to participate in the Direct Deposit upon hire.

The Department of Navy is an Equal 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.  

NOTE: Management reserves the right to fill the vacancy by methods other than merit staffing procedures (i.e., non-competitive placements in lieu of, or as exceptions to competitive procedures), or cancel the vacancy announcement at any time during the recruitment process.