Lifeguard Job

Vacancy No. VA-20-23047 Department Commander, Navy Installations
Salary $13.50 to $13.50 Grade 1 to 1
Perm/Temp Permanent FT/PT Full-time
Open Date 1/28/2020 Close Date 12/31/2020
Job Link Apply Online Who may apply Public

Job Description (Please follow all instructions carefully)
  • Open & closing dates

    Opening and closing dates 01/28/2020 to 12/31/2020

    This job is open continuously and will remain open for an extended period of time. We will fill jobs as they become available. The next consideration date is 2/14/2020. Learn more
  • Service


  • Pay scale & grade

    NF 1

  • Salary

    $13.50 to $13.50 per hour

    Annual Cost of Living Allowance. Annual Performance Appraisal.

  • Appointment type

    Permanent - Flexible Continuing Category - No time limit of employment. Not covered yet of benefits.

  • Work schedule

    Part-Time - Flexible Category - Working hours from 0 to 40 hours per week.


4 vacancies in the following locations:

  • Bangor, WA 2 vacancies
  • Bremerton, WA 2 vacancies
Relocation expenses reimbursed


Telework eligible


This job is open to
  • The public

    U.S. citizens, nationals or those who owe allegiance to the U.S.

Announcement number


Control number


  • Duties
    Duties Summary

    Performs rescue work, promptly renders CPR or emergency first aid, and calls for medical assistance as necessary.

    Learn more about this agency

    Performs rescue work, promptly renders CPR or emergency first aid, and calls for medical assistance as necessary.  Supervises swimmers for safety and crown control.  Enforces safety and pool regulations.  Promptly reports safety hazards to supervisor.  Responsible for cleanliness of the buildings and grounds at the pool areas.  Responsible for testing pool chemical levels.  Responsible for daily interactions with customers.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • Requirements
    Requirements Conditions Of Employment
    • Successful completion of a National Agency (NACI) background check required as a condition of employment.
    • Participation in the Direct Deposit/Electronic Fund Transfer within 30 days of employment is required
    • Incumbents must be able to pass an annual 250 yd. timed swim test.

    At times work can require strenuous physical exertion and stamina, incumbents must be able to pass an annual 250 yd. timed swim test. Must be able to demonstrate effective verbal communication skills.  Incumbents without a valid Lifeguarding Certification will be accepted in the Lifeguarding course provided by Naval Base Kitsap Aquatics Center to obtain certification within 30 days of hire. 


    Additional information

    Some positions have special requirements.  Selectee may be required to complete a one (1) year probationary period.  Participation in Direct Deposit/Electronic Fund Transfer within the first 30 days of employment is required.  We utilize E-Verify to confirm selectee’s eligibility to work in the United States.  Salary is dependent on experience and/or education.

    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. 

    How You Will Be Evaluated

    All resumes will be reviewed to determine if they meet the hiring eligibility and qualification requirements listed in this announcement, and will be rated based on the information provided in the resume to determine the level of KSAs related to the job requirements.  Using the qualifications of the position, a predetermined rating criterion of KSAs will be used for each resume.  Best qualified applicants will be referred to the hiring manager.

    Click the following link to preview the applicant questionnaire: Preview Applicant Questionnaire.

    Background checks and security clearance
    Security clearance


    Drug test required


  • Required Documents
    Required Documents

    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.

    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.

  • 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.

    Comprehensive benefits package available (medical, dental, life insurance, spouse & dependent life insurance, long-term disability, retirement, and 401(k) savings plan, annual and sick leave, tuition reimbursement, etc.).

    Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.

  • How to Apply
    How to Apply

    To begin the process, click on the Apply Online button to create an account or log in to your existing USAJOBS account.

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    Agency contact information Fleet & Family Readiness Fleet & Family Readiness

    Navy Region Northwest
    1103 Hunley Road, Bldg 35
    Silverdale, WA 98315
    Learn more about this agency

    NorthWest Fleet & Family Readiness team is dedicated in providing full range of quality program and serves that enhance lives of sailors and families in support of mission readiness and retention. FFR encompasses following areas: Family Readiness (Family Support Center), Fleet  Readiness  (Child/Youth Centers, Morale Welfare Recreation facilities, Food Business facilities), Housing Services and Lodging (Navy Gateway Inns & Suites), and Navy Wounded Warrior – Safe Harbor.

    Navy team offers innovation, exciting, meaningful work linking military and civilian talents to achieve our mission and safeguard our freedom by enhancing quality of life for sailors, their families, and workers in the Navy community. Department of the Navy (DON) provides competitive salaries, comprehensive benefits, extensive professional development and training.

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    Next steps

    All applicants will be notified regarding their status by email.  Applicants will either be contacted for an interview or sent an email of non-selection 3-6 weeks after the announcement closing date. 

Fair & Transparent

The Federal hiring process is setup to be fair and transparent. Please read the following guidance.

Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy And gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.

Reasonable Accommodation Policy

Federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process should follow the instructions in the job opportunity announcement. For any part of the remaining hiring process, applicants should contact the hiring agency directly. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

A reasonable accommodation is any change to a job, the work environment, or the way things are usually done that enables an individual with a disability to apply for a job, perform job duties or receive equal access to job benefits.

Under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodations when:

  • An applicant with a disability needs an accommodation to have an equal opportunity to apply for a job.
  • An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to perform the essential job duties or to gain access to the workplace.
  • An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to receive equal access to benefits, such as details, training, and office-sponsored events.

You can request a reasonable accommodation at any time during the application or hiring process or while on the job. Requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.

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Note: We cannot accept applications on behalf of Federal Agencies. Application instructions are listed within the Job Description.