Supervisory Recreation Specialist (Single Sailor Program Manager)

Announcement Number:
Position Status:
Regular, Full Time
$33,000 - $58,000 Yearly plus COLA
Areas of Consideration:
Relocation Expenses:
not authorized
Application Email:

SUMMARY: The mission of Joint Region Marianas Warfighter & Family Readiness (WFR) is to enhance quality of life through customer driven services that make a difference every day in the lives of our service members and their families. Through our work at both Morale Welfare and Recreation (MWR), Naval Base Guam, and at the 36th Force Support Squadron (36FSS), Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, we strive to be the global model of professional support services for our customers while they are stationed here under one unified command. Please visit our website for further details:

RESPONSIBILITIES: This position is assigned to the Single Sailor Recreation Division; Morale, Welfare and Recreation (MWR) Department; Commander, Navy Installations Command (CNIC). The primary purpose of this position is to manage and administer a comprehensive and diverse year round Single Sailor Program which includes the day-to-day operations, development, organization, facilitation, marketing and evaluation of recurring and nonrecurring programs within the Single Sailor Program.

Directs work to be accomplished by staff. Assigns work based on priorities, difficulty and requirements of assignments, and staff capabilities. Conducts annual performance reviews of staff. Participates in section staffing decisions. Ensures staff receives proper training to fulfill requirements of their positions. Addresses potential disciplinary and/or performance issues timely and takes appropriate, corrective action(s) as necessary. Supports CNICs Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) policy; fosters a work environment free of discrimination, harassment, and/or reprisal; ensures all subordinate staff understands and adhere to the policy; and ensures treatment of all staff is fair and equitable. Supervises federal civil service employees at the NF-01/GS-1/2/3, NF-02/GS-4, NF-03/GS-5/6/7, whether full-time, part-time, intermittent, or temporary; assigned military employees; non-Federal workers; volunteers; interns; or others. Plans, promotes and implements well-rounded Single Sailor and Category (CAT) A recreation programs utilizing numerous facilities within the entire Fleet and Family Readiness (FFR) Department in accordance with CNIC approved program standards. Coordinates leisure skills development activities and classes using the Sailor Adventure Quest (SAQ) philosophy. Develops, organizes, publicizes, implements, evaluates recurring and nonrecurring activities (e.g., classes, trips, outings, tournaments, outreach opportunities, special events, skills development, etc.). Develops, manages, maintains, plans, executes business plans, and administers diverse CAT A SAQ and Single Sailor recreation programs. Recommends program changes and additions based on seasonal changes and patron input. Evaluates recreational needs and on-going programs by reviewing and analyzing participation, patron satisfaction, comment carts, interest surveys, focus groups, advisory boards, command liaisons and personal contacts with individuals and groups to determine specific needs. Compiles results to determine if new programs should be offered, expanded, curtailed or eliminated. Carries out programs and activities in accordance with supervisory instructions and guidelines by encouraging patrons to participate, keeping order and ensuring their safety. Directs the recruitment and utilization of volunteers for various MWR activities and programs. Maintains a current, active list of volunteer rosters and overseas utilization of correct documentation for volunteer usage. Coordinates and executes a direct communication line between the Single Sailor Program and the Jr. Sailor population by creating a Recreation Ambassador Program, Recreation Advisory Board. Maintains current liaisons with tenant and host command representatives. Coordinates and executes other CAT A Programs (e.g., green space, command support, fleet recreation, alternative Library delivery and Liberty recreation center, Fleet recreation or Single Sailor Center, etc.) as assigned. Instructs subordinate staff in administering traditional and non-traditional workshops, clinics and events in a variety of leisure skills (e.g., SAQ, stand-up paddle boarding (SUP), mountain biking, kayaking, hiking, fishing, camping, etc.). Provides outdoor field experiences related to above skill training in the form of day and weekend trips. Conducts Port Operations boarding briefs. Transports patrons off-base to designated locations for trips or classes. Develops working partnerships with both on base and off base organizations (e.g., clubs, special interest groups, Fleet and Family Support Center (FFSC), MWR Community Recreation, etc.). Researches and provides information and referral on a variety of recreational opportunities for Jr. Sailors on and off the base. Plans, coordinates, publicizes, markets and executes programs and events within the Single Sailor program by utilizing all available resources. Promotes MWR facilities and events through staff and student indoctrination and other large group functions and gatherings. Works directly with Marketing to provide quarterly and monthly calendars, electronic media updates, and special event programs for the Single Sailor Program and other CAT A Recreation programs. Works directly with the marketing department to develop tools and promotional items that can be used to expand participation in Single Sailor events and programs. Provides administrative duties and support through after-action reports, data collection and database administration. Monitors all five metric areas in the Single Sailor Program Standards to ensure standards are met or exceeded. Assists with writing standard operating procedures. Ensures Single Sailor Program and CAT A recreation facility and activities associated with the Single Sailor program meet established fire, safety, security and sanitation guidelines. Resolves customer complaints and solicits feedback to improve the quality of services rendered. Maintains telephone, email and personal contacts with command representatives, industry professionals, equipment representatives, special interest groups, local community, area clubs and civic organizations. Prepares and justifies annual and quarterly operating budgets for CAT A recreation and Single Sailor programs. Tracks and monitors accounts for Credit Card purchases. Maintains up-to-date records and proper documentation. Provides leadership recommendations on the purchase of equipment and supplies needed to support the Single Sailor program, based on planned activities. Initiates and submits procurement requests for all supplies, equipment, furniture and facility upgrades related to the Single Sailor program. Assumes accountability for all equipment used for the CAT A recreation and Single Sailor programs.

TRAVEL REQUIRED: Yes - Occasional travel of less than 10% may be required.




QUALIFICATIONS: In order to qualify for this position, resumes must include information which demonstrates experience and knowledge, skills, and ability (KSAs) as they relate to this position. Applicants are encouraged to be clear and specific when describing their experience level and KSAs. 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). Applicants qualifying based on education, time in grade, credentials, certification, training and/or module completion MUST provide proof of education, personnel action or SF50, credentials, statement of service, certification, training and/or module completion at the time of resume submission. 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.

Knowledge of the principles, techniques and methods or procedures used in organizing, planning, administering and conducting a wide variety of recreation activities. Knowledge of the scope of recreational activities and their suitability for individuals, groups, ages and interests. Knowledge of current trends in recreation. Knowledge of marketing and promotion techniques that motivate and encourage program participation. Knowledge of CNICs EEO policy and procedures. Skill in the use of Microsoft Office Programs (e.g., Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook). Ability to develop and effectively deliver presentations and/or training. Ability to influence others in obtaining cooperation and assistance. Ability to perform the full range of supervisory duties. Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.

Must be able to work varied work schedules to include holidays, weekends and evenings. Subject to recall regularly. Occasional travel of less than 10% may be required.

Must have or be able to obtain and maintain a current driver’s license within 90 days of being placed in the position.

Must have or be able to obtain and maintain a Secret Security Clearance.



  • A resume should be provided. It should include relevant work experience (start/end dates stated in month/year, description of duties and salary), applicable education at a minimum, and your contact information. For current or previous Federal employees, it should also include the Pay Plan, Series and Grade for each work experience entry.
  • For current or previous Federal employees, please attach a copy of your most recent SF-50 or agency notification of personnel action form that provides current position, grade level, and duty location.
  • Please provide a copy of your College transcript(s) which support those qualifications for which you wish to have considered.
  • Applicants qualifying based on education, time in grade, credentials, certification, training and/or module completion MUST provide proof of education, personnel action or SF50, credentials, statement of service, certification, training and/or module completion at the time of resume submission.
  • Military retirees, please submit your statement of service.
  • Documentation submitted for other/previous vacancies is not considered as part of this submission.
  • Some positions have special requirements. In these cases, selection is tentative pending satisfactory completion of these requirements.

APPLICANTS CLAIMING HIRING PREFERENCE: Please ensure you complete and submit ALL required documents to claim preference at the time of resume submission. All forms to claim preference can be downloaded via our website at

WHAT ARE PREFERENCES? Preferences are advantages in the candidate selection process. Individuals can claim the following preferences:

1. Reemployment Priority List (RPL): Qualifying separated employees shall have priority placement in the NAF activity from which they were separated as a result of a Business Based Action (BBA), when the position has substantially the same duties as the position from which they were separated and it is not a higher grade or employment category, provided the position is not being filled by an internal candidate. To claim this preference, you MUST:

•Submit a copy of your BBA Separation Notification indicating eligibility for RPL.

2. Military Spouse Preference (MSP): Qualifying spouses eligible for MSP are spouses of an active duty military member of the U.S. Armed Forces, including members of the National Guard or Reserves on active duty. The marriage must have occurred before the military member received official permanent change of station (PCS) orders to Guam. MSP is applicable only when applying for NAF positions at the NF-03 and below and equivalent craft and trade (CT) positions. To claim this preference, you MUST:

•Complete and Submit MILITARY SPOUSE PREFERENCE (MSP) CLAIM FORM. Form may be downloaded from:; AND

•Submit sponsor’s PCS orders to Guam. ***If you are not indicated as a spouse on the PCS orders, you MUST submit proof of marriage prior to PCS to Guam.

3. Veteran’s Preference/Gold Star Veteran's Preference: Qualifying military veterans, and spouses/parents of deceased veterans shall be given employment preference over non-preference applicants if they are equally qualified. Preference applicable for positions open to external candidates. To claim Veteran's preference, you MUST:

•Complete and Submit VETERAN'S PREFERENCE WORKSHEET. Form may be downloaded from:; AND

•Submit a copy of your DD-214 (member 4 copy)

To claim Gold Star Veteran's preference, you MUST:

•Complete and submit completed SF-15, APPLICATION FOR 10-POINT VETERAN PREFERENCE. Form may be downloaded from:; AND

•Submit a legible copy of DD-1300; AND

•Submit any other supporting documentation (official statements, document of service, court decree, etc).

***Qualifying applicants with preferences are considered in the order listed above. Then all other qualifying applicants are considered.

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED: Any experience, education, or other qualification presented on your application and/or resume is subject to evaluation and verification. Submissions are reviewed to determine if applicants meet the hiring eligibility and qualification requirements and to determine the level of KSAs related to the job requirements. Best qualified applicants are referred to the hiring manager in accordance with Military Spouse and Veteran Preference policies where applicable. If your application and/or resume lacks sufficient information, you will be rated accordingly or may be considered ineligible. The hiring manager may choose to conduct interviews, which may also be subject to evaluation and verification.

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.

  • Benefits for federal employees
  • Healthcare insurance
  • Pay and leave

You can review our benefits at:

Regular Full-Time (35 - 40 hours per week) All benefits offered including medical, dental, life insurance, spouse & child life insurance, long term disability, annual and sick leave, retirement, and 401(k) savings plan.

Regular Part-Time (20 - 34 hours per week) Medical, dental, life insurance, spouse & child life insurance, annual and sick leave, retirement, and 401(k) savings plan.

Flexible (0 - 40 hours per week) No benefits offered.

HOW TO APPLY: Submit resume and required documentation via email to For additional information visit our website at or contact our office at (671) 349-1154 / 2154 / 2210 / 5154. All applications MUST be submitted by the closing date on the announcement in order to be considered. Due to volume of applications received, applicants may not be notified of non-selection.

WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT: Applicants may be contacted for an interview or may be sent a notice of non-selection within 4-6 weeks of the announcement closing date.

If you are selected for a position, you will be contacted by the JRM Regional NAF Human Resources Office with a temporary job offer. Final job offer upon completion of all pre-employment requirements (typically 2-6 weeks).

We reserve the right to close this position without further announcement.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS: Some positions have special requirements. In these cases, selection is tentative pending satisfactory completion of these requirements.

All selections are contingent upon obtaining satisfactory background and employment reference checks.

Males must be registered for or exempt from Selective Service (

Selectees are required to participate in direct deposit.

We are an E-Verify participant.

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 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.

PRIVACY ACT STATEMENT FOR NAF APPLICANTS: Authority to request this information is derived from 5 U.S.C. 301, Departmental Regulations. The purpose of this information is to determine the qualifications, suitability, and availability of applicants for employment with a NAF activity, and of current employees for reassignment, reinstatement, transfer, or promotion. The information will be used to assess qualifications, entitlement, and overall employment suitability. Completion of information on this form is voluntary. Failure to provide this information may prevent you from receiving full consideration for the position you seek.