Army Installation Management Command Fitness Program Specialist, NF-03 in Wiesbaden, Germany

Army Installation Management Command
1 vacancy in the following location:
  • Wiesbaden, Germany
Work Schedule is Intermittent 00 hours - Intermittent

Opened Monday 11/28/2016 (4 day(s) ago)

** Closes Monday 12/5/2016 (3 day(s) away)

Job Overview

This announcement is to recruit for a FITNESS PROGRM SPECIALIST that will serve as an instructor at the Wiesbaden Fitness Center. This is an intermittent position that guarantees 00 hours and does not provide logistical support. The annual salary in this announcement reflects a 40 hour work week. The hourly rate for this position is $20.00 per hour.

This position is in Directorate of Moral, and Welfare, located in Wiesbaden, Germany. Wiesbaden is without a doubt one of the most attractive cities in Germany. The capital city of Hessen is sometimes referred to as "Nice of the North" and rightfully so considering the many mansions, the historic Kurhaus, the casino and the State Theater. Wiesbaden has been well known as a great spa city since ancient times. It has 27 hot, saline springs and its mild climate and park-like setting continue to make it a popular resort and conference center. Wiesbaden is a city with an abundance of leisure activities, providing a cosmopolitan atmosphere blended with an attractive cultural ambiance, extraordinary architecture and marked by endearing charm. Wiesbaden, located in one of the premier wine growing areas in Germany, is on the Rhine River only 20 minutes from the Frankfurt International Airport. Efficient mass transportation systems are readily available. Visit the Wiesbaden Army Community website at for local garrison support and for city plans and attractions.

  1. Serves as a Fitness Program Specialist and works for the Installation Fitness Program Manager.

  2. Implements safe and effective fitness programs ensuring diversity and appropriateness to post and individual needs. Conducts fitness classes based on customer demand (i.e. circuit weight training and cardiovascular training). Counsels individuals and groups on the importance of fitness and wellness programs and the adaptation to everyday life through personal contacts with structured programs. Provides and/or assists in classes in such things as proper exercise techniques, proper use of equipment to prevent injuries, safety measures, aerobics, stretching, heart and blood pressure monitoring, nutrition, and weight management.

  3. Understands proper layout of fitness equipment and advises on new procurement to meet standards and customer demands. Stays abreast of current trends in fitness equipment and delivery techniques. Walks the fitness rooms to ensure safe and effective training is conducted. Conducts classes in and adheres to injury prevention techniques. Assists with outreach with unit to support fitness regimens for physical training.

Travel Required
  • Not Required
Relocation Authorized
  • No
Job Requirements
Key Requirements
  • Direct Deposit is required
  • Social Security Card is required

Only eligible candidates who meet the minimum and highly qualified criteria will be referred to the selecting official. All other minimally qualified applicant may be referred if requested by the selecting official. Experience must be reflected in your resume to be considered highly qualified.

Minimum Qualified Criteria

**Possesses directly related work experience that includes the demonstrated ability in the delivery of safe and effective fitness programs. This experience must demonstrate skill in conducting fitness programs for a diverse population understanding the various health risks contained therein. Has the knowledge of and ability to apply the principles, methods and techniques in an individual or group setting. Or Successful completion of an undergraduate or graduate degree in related fields such as physical education or kinesiology.

Highly Qualified Criteria

Possess a Group Fitness Certification and/or Personal Fitness Certificate. Certificate must be upload for verification purposes.

Conditions of Employment:

  1. A one-year probationary period may be required.
  2. Meet all qualification/eligibility requirements.
  3. A completed and signed copy DA Form 3433 is required prior to entrance on duty.
  4. Appointment is subject to completion of a favorable background checks/investigation to determine suitability for this position.

  5. Possesses and maintains the following certifications: CPR, First Aid, & AED; Nationally Recognized Basic Fitness Trainer Certification (National Strength and Conditioning Association; Cooper Institute of Aerobic Research; American Council on Exercise; American College of Sports Medicine).

  6. Must complete the following course(s)/class within six months of employment: Customer Service; MWR Orientation Course; Equipment (Safe Operation and Basic Maintenance Repair).
Security Clearance

Not Applicable

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!


Nonappropriated Funds (NAF) Regular positions include employee benefits. For additional benefits information go to Employment Overseas provides a lot of additional benefits & entitlements, for additional information go to Applicants must comply with the Exceptional Family Member Program, for information go to

Other Information

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 are applicants who are affiliated with USAG Wiesbaden. (Military Spouse Preference (MSP), Involuntarily Separated Military Preference (ISMP) and Family Member (FM) Preference eligible candidates are included in the area of consideration.)

Any individual who was required to register with Selective Service and who is not registered or knowingly and willfully did not register before the requirement terminated or became inapplicable to the individual, will not be appointed.

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.

Refusal of a military spouse to participate in established recruitment procedures for a RFT or RPT position (for example, interview, and so forth) is considered a declination of employment and is a basis for termination of SEP entitlement for the current PCS of the sponsor.

The Department of the Army provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process notify your servicing NAF Human Resources Division (HRD). Requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

The Department of Army Nonappropriated Fund Instrumentalities are an equal opportunity employer.

It is the policy of the Government not to deny employment simply because an individual has been unemployed or has had financial difficulties that have arisen through no fault of the individual. Information about an individual's employment experience will be used only to determine the person's qualifications and to assess his or her relative level of knowledge, skills, and abilities. Although an individual's personal conduct may be relevant in any employment decision, including conduct during periods of unemployment or evidence of dishonesty in handling financial matters, financial difficulty that has arisen through no fault of the individual will generally not itself be the basis of an unfavorable suitability or fitness determination.

Salary Range: $41,740.00 to $41,740.00 / Per Year

Series & Grade: NF-0030-03/03

Promotion Potential: 03

Supervisory Status: No

Who May Apply: US Citizens and Non-Citizens of a North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) country (except in the country of citizenship) eligible for employment under U.S. conditions affiliated with USAG Wiesbaden

Control Number: 457604900

Job Announcement Number: EUNAFJD161826647