Recreation Assistant (Trips & Tours) – Air Force Nonappropriated Fund (AFNAF) Services Career Program – Luke AFB, AZ

The purpose of this position is to assist and lead outings for the Outdoor Adventure Program. Within established policies and procedures, and under direction of the supervisor, assists with the implementation of an outdoor adventure program. Leads activities to include, but are not limited to, the following: horseback rides, camping trips, fishing trips, hiking, skiing, bike activities, backpacking activities, shopping outings, sightseeing tours, casino or gaming trips, or other special events. Maintains equipment, and performs scheduled basic preventative maintenance of equipment to be used in the Outdoor Adventure Program. This may include cleaning, basic sewing of torn equipment, and repair of cooking equipment. Acts as a guide and leads groups on planned outings. As the trip leader, is responsible for assisting in the planning and preparation of meals while in the back country setting. During extended activities and in preparing meals, may be required to perform simple cooking by preparing and cooking items that require little or no processing. During group outings will educate patrons on the activity that they are participating in, their surrounding area, and Leave-No-Trace (L.N.T.) ethics of the outdoors. During program activities or events, maintains control of and accounts for whereabouts and safety of assigned patrons. At times, will operate a 13 – 15 passenger van with trailer, to transport patrons on outings and activities. May provide available information and assists patrons in selecting and furthering their interest in the respective areas.


Applicant must have experience which has provided a general working familiarity with the routines and procedures followed in group activities and programs; and practical knowledge and/or experience of recreational activities and equipment, rules and procedures in a recreation program. Must possess skill in dealing with public. Must be able to work indoors and outdoors, exposed to a variety of cold or hot weather. Must possess or be able to obtain an approved First Aid and C.P.R. certification within the first 30 days of employment. Must possess and maintain a valid drivers’ license and satisfactory driving record with no major violations due to own negligence. Must possess the ability to operate a motor vehicle in a safe manner. Availability to work uncommon work schedule which includes weekends and holidays. Position is a position of trust and is subject to satisfactory completion of an installation, State Criminal, and National Agency Records Checks. This is a drug testing designated position. The incumbent is subject to random testing for drug use.

“All Federal NAF Employees are required by PL 104-134 to have salary payments made by electronic funds transfer/direct deposit.”