Army Installation Management Command Recreation Assistant (Facilities Operator) NF-02 in Fort Wainwright, Alaska

Job Overview

Job Overview

Fairbanks, Alaska, with a population of approximately 90,000, is host to many different cultures, unique shopping and dining, as well as sporting activities such as fishing, hunting, camping, skiing, snowboarding, snowshoeing, dog sledding; Yukon Quest dog sled race, Goldpanners baseball team with Summer Solstice Midnight Sun baseball game; University of Alaska-Fairbanks Nanooks and Ice Dogs hockey; the Aurora Borealis (Northern Lights); ice sculptures; and moon-lit soaks in the Chena Hot Springs. Winter delivers snow and ice October through April with average temperatures of 8 to minus 19°F with extreme lows of minus 50 plus; summer temperatures rise into the 70s and 80s with up to 22 hours of daylight.

Note to applicants:

Please include name and contact information for two (2) professional references in your resume and/or DA Form 3433 application when applying for jobs.


This announcement will be used to fill positions at Chena Bend Golf Course, Outdoor Recreation, Fitness Facilities, Nugget Lanes, or the Ski Hill at Fort Wainwright, AK.

For more information about MWR programs on Fort Wainwright, AK please visit:Fort Wainwright FMWR


Applicants must be available to work nights, weekends and/ or holidays.

The first cut off for this announcement is 24 Mar 2017. Additional cut off dates will be every Friday after the initial cut off date.



Works as an assistant for the Facilities Operations Team Leader who makes specific assignments, explains polices and procedures and reviews work for quantity and quality of completed projects. Job may require work in various facilities depending on requirements as determined by customer demand or programmed activities. Opens and/or closes facilities by locking/unlocking doors and windows, and assuring security system is operable. Issues/receives recreational equipment to authorized users. Collects applicable fees for items issued, accounts for monies collected safeguards funds and makes daily bank deposits. Pre- checks and prepares equipment for customers, explains use, and monitors proper usage. Conducts surveillance of total facility and reports any unusual findings to supervisor. Arranges furniture and equipment for various types and sizes of events; puts up and takes down special event decorations. May assist in conducting event.

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Travel Required
  • Not Required
Relocation Authorized
  • No

Job Requirements

Job Requirements
Key Requirements
  • Direct Deposit and Social Security Card is required
  • Meet qualification/eligibility/background requirements for this position
  • Satisfactorily complete an employment verification (E-Verify) check
  • A one year probationary period may be required

Demonstrated ability to performs the duties described above. Must have and retain a valid drivers license.

Conditions of Employment

  1. If selected, a completed and signed copy of our job application form (DA Form 3433) is required prior to entrance on duty. (Click hereto view form).

  2. Must be able to work nights, weekends, and/or holidays.

  3. Must have and retain a valid drivers license.

Security Clearance

Not Applicable

Additional Information

Additional Information
What To Expect Next

Your resume will be reviewed to verify that qualification requirements have been met. We appreciate your interest in this position!


Our Applicant Information Kitincludes basic information about NAF Benefits.

This vacancy announcement covers only Flexible (Intermittent) appointments. Flexible (Intermittent) employees are not entitled to benefits. Flexible (Intermittent) positions are deemed eligible for non-competitive conversion of employment category (Flex to Regular/Full Time) based on management's discretion.

Other Information

Applications are valid for 90 days after submission date. Applicants will be referred to selecting officials as additional vacancies occur.

Additional selections may be made from this vacancy announcement for up to 90 days after the closing date.

The Area of Consideration for this vacancy announcement is commuting area (commuting area is defined as Ft. Wainwright and surrounding areas within 50 miles of the installation). (Military Spouse Preference (MSP) and Involuntarily Separated Military Preference (ISMP) Preference eligible candidates are included in the area of consideration.)

Payment of Permanent Change of Station (PCS) costs is not authorized, based on a determination that a PCS move is not in the Government interest.

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Salary Range: $13.35 to $15.50 / Per Hour

Series & Grade: NF-0189-02/02

Promotion Potential: 02

Supervisory Status: No

Who May Apply: US Citizens Non-Citizens Fort Wainwright and surrounding communities within 50 miles of the installation

Control Number: 465997800

Job Announcement Number: WENAFEV171929296SR