Commander, Navy Installations Recreation Assistant (Swimming Instructor/Lifeguard) in 8 vacancies Yokosuka Naval Base, Japan

Commander, Navy Installations
  • 8 vacancies - Yokosuka Naval Base, Japan
Work Schedule is Full Time - Permanent

Opened Friday 11/18/2016 (127 day(s) ago)

** Closes Wednesday 5/31/2017 (67 day(s) away)

Job Overview

About the Agency

This is a TEMPORARY employment from May 26 to August 29, 2017.

This position is a Non Appropriated Fund Flexible (Flex) position. Incumbents may be scheduled to work 0-40 hours per week.

NOTE: This position will remain open until filled. Applications will be reviewed on a first come, first serve basis. Applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible as applications will be reviewed on an on-going basis. If filled prior to the closing date, recruitment will be terminated.


Incumbent is responsible for instructing and teaching various swimming skills, styles, and basic diving to various age groups and leading the work of other lifeguards. Ensures all water safety rules are observed by swimmers, utilizing a good knowledge of all aspects of water safety. Observes swimmers and ensures all participants are accounted for at all times. Prepares materials for presentation and explaining. May lead the work of other lifeguards. May act as a pool lifeguard performing rescue work. When necessary, renders emergency first aid until qualified medical assistance arrives. Completes appropriate accident reports and other required reports. Checks the chemical balance of pool water and applies disinfectant to showers, floors, and decks, as required. Performs necessary maintenance work required for sanitation, cleanliness, and neatness of the pool areas. May collect usage fees and check I.D. cards as required. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Job Requirements
Key Requirements
  • Relocation Expenses will be paid
  • Satisfactorily complete all background checks to include NACI

Must possess a current American Red Cross or nationally recognized equivalent Life Guard certification, Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and basic first aid certificates. Must have one to two years of related experience. Incumbent must have dexterity to handle a person in the water who may panic or be unconscious. Must have an understanding of and ability to enforce rigid safety regulations to ensure maximum protection of swimmers. Ability to use equipment to take pool and environmental readings.

A current Water Safety Instructor and or Lifeguard Instructor certification is also preferred.

Security Clearance

Not Applicable

Additional Information
What To Expect Next

Please ensure that your application/resume contains all the information requested in the vacancy announcement. If your resume or application does not provide all the information requested on this form and in the job vacancy announcement, you may lose consideration for the job. Applications received after the closing date will not be considered. If selected for an interview, applicants can expect to be contacted 1-3 weeks after the interview with a position offer or notification of non-selection.


Review our benefits

NAF Flexible (Flex) employees are not eligible for benefits or leave accrual.

Other Information

Some positions have special requirements. Selection may be tentative pending the completion of the satisfactory employment reference checks and receipt of proof of education (where applicable). Selectee may be required to complete a one (1) year probationary period. Participation in the Direct Deposit/Electronic Fund Transfer is required. Salary is commensurate with experience and/or education.

The Department of the Navy (DON) is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, mental or physical disability, genetic information, reprisal, marital status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, or any other non-merit factor. The DON provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. Applicants with disabilities who believe they may require reasonable accommodation(s) should email their request to to ensure proper consideration is given.

Salary Range: $10.00 to $10.00 / Per Hour

Series & Grade: NF-0189-02/02

Supervisory Status: No

Who May Apply: United States Citizens

Control Number: 456697300

Job Announcement Number: FFR16-1080