Marine Corps Community Services (MCCS) is looking for the best and brightest to join our Team! MCCS is a comprehensive program that supports and enhances the quality of life for Marines, their families, and others in the Marine Corps Community. We offer a team oriented environment comprised of military personnel, civilian employees, contractors and volunteers who keep the organization functioning smoothly and effectively. As a service-oriented organization, we never waver in our commitment to our Corps.
This position is located at MARINE CORPS BASE QUANTICO . Candidates selected for this position will serve as a REC. SPECIALIST (FITNESS TRAINER) for MCCS.
This position is located in Physical Fitness, Semper Fit Branch, Marine Corps Community Services Division, Marine Corps Base, Quantico, Virginia. The incumbent develops and implements personalized fitness programs for active duty, retired Marines, family members and Department of Defense (DOD) civilians on Base. Performs diagnostic evaluations to determine level of physical condition. This includes measuring aerobic capacity, body fat, strength, and flexibility and doing a cardiac risk profile. Counsels individuals and groups on proper nutrition and conditioning and training programs, and produces written plans. Instructs individuals and groups in aerobic, water exercise and the use of fitness equipment. Assists in conducting various special events, including races and fitness fairs. Ensures all regulations and safety procedures are observed in the fitness centers. Ensures fitness equipment is working properly and is safe to use. Assists in maintaining the cleanliness of the equipment and facility. Collects patron data for routine reports.
Provides World Class Customer Service with an emphasis on courtesy. Assists customers and communicates positively in a friendly manner. Takes action to solve problems quickly. Alerts the higher-level supervisor, or proper point of contact for help when problems arise. Adheres to safety regulations and standards. Promptly reports any observed workplace hazards, and any injury, occupational illness, and/or property damage resulting from workplace mishaps to the immediate supervisor. Adheres to established standards of actively supporting the principles of the EEO program and prevention of sexual harassment.
The incumbent must be able to lift and carry objects up to 45lbs independently and objects over 45lbs with assistance.
This position is emergency essential. May be required to work when the rest of the Base is closed.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Three years of experience in physical fitness instruction and leadership which demonstrates the following: Knowledge of fitness principles, methods and techniques of instruction; ability to develop and implement a fitness program which meets the needs of the community; ability to evaluate the individual needs of patrons and suggest appropriate programs to fit their needs; ability to motivate and counsel patrons and recommend behavior changes to improve overall health and fitness levels; ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing; ability to work compatibly with patrons, co-workers, peer professionals and supervisors; knowledge of fitness center equipment and Fitness Instructor/Trainer certification from ACSM, ACE, NSCA, CIAR, or AFAA is required as well as CPR and First Aid certification. Or, A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Exercise Physiology, Exercise Science or related field, CPR and First Aid Certification, and the ability to obtain Fitness Instructor/Trainer certification within 1 year. An equivalent combination of training and experience may be substituted for the qualifications above.
How To Apply
All applications must be submitted online via the MCCS Careers website: www.usmc-mccs.org/careers
Resumes/applications emailed or mailed will not be considered for this vacancy announcement. To be considered for employment, the application or resume must be submitted online by 11:59 PM (EST) on the closing date of the announcement.
Note: To check the status of your application or return to a previous or incomplete application, log into your MCCS user account and review your application status.
GENERAL INFORMATION: Applicants are assured of equal consideration regardless of race, age, color, religion, national origin, gender, GINA, political affiliation, membership or non-membership in an employee organization, marital status, physical handicap which has no bearing on the ability to perform the duties of the position. This agency provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the agency. The decision on granting reasonable accommodation will be on a case-by-case basis.
It is Department of Navy (DON) policy to provide a workplace free of discrimination and retaliation. The DON No Fear Act policy link is provided for your review: https://www.donhr.navy.mil/NoFearAct.asp.
As part of the employment process, Human Resources Division may obtain a Criminal Record Check and/or an Investigative Consumer Report. Employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a National Agency Check and Inquiries (NACI). For all positions requiring access to firearms or ammunition, the Federal Government is prohibited from employing individuals in these positions who have ever been convicted of a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence, or a felony crime of domestic violence adjudged on or after 27 November 2002. Selectees for such positions must submit a completed DD Form 2760, Qualification to Possess Firearms or Ammunition, before a final job offer can be made.
Direct Deposit of total NET pay is mandatory as a condition of employment for all appointments to positions within MCCS.
Required Documents:Education/certification certificate(s), if applicable.If prior military, DD214 Member Copy
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 Marines, sailors, and their family members have a right to a reliable and productive Federal workforce.
Involuntarily separated members of the armed forces and eligible family members applying through the Transition Assistance Program must submit a written request/statement (may be obtained from the MCCS Human Resources Office) and present ID card with 'TA' stamped in red on front of card.
INDIVIDUALS SELECTED FROM THIS ANNOUNCEMENT MAY BE CHANGED TO PART-TIME OR FULL-TIME AT MANAGEMENT'S DISCRETION WITHOUT FURTHER COMPETITION.
ALL ONLINE APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED BY 1159PM EASTERN STANDARD TIME (EST) ON THE CLOSING DATE LISTED IN THE JOB POSTING.