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Army Tank-Automotive and Armament Command (TACOM) Recreation Assistant (Lifeguard) NF-02 in Watervliet, New York


Watervliet's Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation Division is a comprehensive network of quality support and leisure services that enhances the lives of Soldiers, Civilians, Families, military retirees and other eligible participants. Their vision is to be the driving force for programs and services that provide the foundation for the Army's home by increasing Soldier and Family resiliency, restoring balance, enhancing recruitment, readiness and retention for Soldiers and Families.


Performs life guarding duties and employs safety rules for the protection of the pool


Rescues swimmers and administers first aid as required.

Tactfully warns patrons who repeatedly disregard safety rules, and follows facility Standard Operating Procedures for disciplinary actions.

Maintains daily logs and records as required.


Conditions of Employment


All candidates MUST meet the following minimum qualifications: Possess and maintain the following certifications: Lifeguard (American Red Cross or nationally recognized equivalent i.e. Star Guard or Ellis); American Red Cross "Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation for the Professional; CPR for the Professional Rescuer or equivalent (i.e. Star Guard or Ellis); and First Aid AND Experience providing customer service to others PLEASE NOTE: Your resume & application package must reflect the qualifications stated in the announcement and questionnaire to be rated eligible.


Additional Information

This is a Standing Register Job Announcement; meaning it will stay announced for up to 90 days and as new applicants apply & management needs to fill the position, applications will be reviewed and sent to management if they meet the best qualified and/or minimum qualifications set forth in this job announcement. This position is located within Child and Youth Services Division. The AREA OF CONSIDERATION for this vacancy announcement is for U.S. Citizens and Non-Citizens within a 30-mile commuting radius of Watervliet, NY. (Spouse Employment Preference (SEP), who are moving to the area in the next 30 days, and Involuntarily Separated Military Preference (ISMP) eligible candidates are included in the area of consideration.) To better expedite the hiring process, we recommend including full contact information (name, address, phone number, email, etc.) for at least two (2) professional and three (3) personal references on your resume. Management reserves the right to reassign employees to other facilities. Work schedule may be irregular. The incumbent may be required to work, nights, weekends, holidays and/or special events. Manual Application: If you are unable to apply online, you may submit your application package using a manual application method. Please contact the NAF Human Resources Office or representative listed on this job announcement to request a copy of the manual application form. All completed manual application forms (along with resume and other supporting documentation) must be received no later than 3:00 p.m. on the closing date of the announcement in order to process your application in a timely manner. Please note that neglecting to respond to the job related questions may result in an ineligible rating. For more information regarding the requirements for accessing the Fort Drum Military Installation please review the following webpage https://home.army.mil/drum/index.php/about/visitor-information Night differential has NOT been authorized by the Garrison Commander and will not be paid to any NF employees A non-foreign area allowance or differential is not granted to employees in payband levels NF-1 and NF-2 since their rates already are based on the prevailing rate. Additional referrals may be made from this vacancy announcement for up to 90 days after the closing date. Allowances, differentials, or incentives will not be paid. Payment Permanent Change of Station (PCS) costs is not authorized, based on a determination that a PCS move is not in the Government's interest. Please check out our Applicant Information Kit to view additional information you may find useful when applying for our jobs. (To view the kit, click: https://publicfileshare.chra.army.mil/Applicants/NAF%20Applicant%20Information%20Kit.pdf ). (If URL does not work, please copy and paste into browser). Applications are valid for 90 days after submission date. Applicants will be referred to selecting officials as additional vacancies occur.