Fitness Specialist / Instructor Jobs at US Navy – Bangor, WA

Strength and Conditioning jobs in Washington State, USA – Apply for Fitness Specialist / Instructor Jobs at US Department of The Navy – Bangor, WA. See job description, eligibility, responsibilities, qualifications, and link to apply. 

Fitness Specialist / Instructor Jobs at US Navy - Bangor, WA

Pay scale & grade: NF 3

Salary: $16 to $18 per hour

Appointment Type: Permanent – Flexible Category – not covered with benefits

Work schedule: Part-Time – Flexible Category – 0-40 work hours per week


Conducts an ongoing variety of fitness classes and set up individual fitness programs for patrons on various equipment and ensuring that the patron fully understand how to safely exercise and operate all equipment.


Plans, markets and conducts ongoing fitness programs to provide conditioning for facility users.  Instructs individuals and groups in the proper conditioning and training for aerobic and muscular fitness, body composition and flexibility.  Instructs patrons in the proper use of equipment and self-monitored progress by preparing written instructions and procedures for use of equipment and safety of all users.  Incumbent plans, evaluates and ensures that the fitness program is meeting the physical development and fitness standards of authorized patrons.  Administers the fitness program, instruction on strength conditioning and instructing of fitness equipment.  The incumbent must have the ability to approach patrons on the fitness floor in order to provide training tips and correct unsafe or ineffective exercise techniques.  Assists with the management of the fitness center with responsibility for opening and closing the facility, checking user ID cards, monitoring towel usage, and returning weights and other fitness material to the proper location.  Routinely inspects and cleans equipment, performs preventative maintenance and minor repairs on equipment and coordinates for required major repairs on equipment located in the center.  Periodically inspects and performs preventative maintenance on equipment.  Provides information and instruction related to nutrition, cardio-respiratory and strength conditioning.  Instructs fitness center users on proper and safe use of equipment and use of fitness resources.  Assists with designing and implementing fitness programs complying with established rules and regulations. As requested, designs and monitors unstructured individualized self-paced programs for users or assists users in developing their own program.  Conducts newcomers orientation or equipment orientation classes to individuals or groups on a regular basis to military, family members, civilians, retirees, and others eligible to use the fitness facility.  May assist fitness instructors utilizing the facility.  Provides administrative support to operate the facility as necessary.  This may include but not limited to:  registration of user privilege, waiver of liability forms, training schedules, development and use of computer software programs and other required records.  Conducts inventories and maintains property accountability of equipment.  Assists in budget preparation and facility needs assessment by providing supporting data for inclusion in the overall annual budget requirements for the facility.  Performs other related duties as assigned.

Travel Required: Not required

Supervisory status: No

Promotion Potential: 04


Conditions of Employment

  • Successful completion of National Agency Background (NACI) Check required.
  • Certification obtained from ACSM or American Council on Exercise within 6 months of employment. This position is Flexible category, 0-40 hours of work per week, can include nights, weekends and holidays.
  • Work is performed both indoors and outdoors under varied weather conditions. Can lift 14 pounds unassisted.



A degree in health and fitness field or two years of experience in health and fitness field and high school diploma.  Must have current nationally recognized certifications of the following: personal training, group exercise instructor, CPR and AED.   Must be able to competently and independently plan, develop and conduct a diversified fitness program through proper application of fitness principles, concepts and techniques that relate to the specific needs of the patrons and the interests of the military community at several locations.  Extensive oral and written communications skills and ability to speak in public forums.  Computer competency in Microsoft office: Word, Excel and Power Point.  Must be available to work all operational hours. Incumbent must have or obtain certification from the American College of Sports Medicine or The American Council on Exercise in personal training and group fitness within 6 months of placement in the position.


A degree in health and fitness field or two years of experience in health and fitness field and high school diploma.  Must have current nationally recognized certifications of the following: personal training, group exercise instructor, CPR and AED.

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

You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

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.

Required Documents

  • Resume
  • Fleet & Family Readiness Job Application located on website:
  • Proof of education and/or certification transcripts/copy of degree/certification) if qualifying based on education or certification.

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