Eligibility for NAF U.S. Positions
Applicants seeking employment with FFR must belong to one of the following categories (known as area of consideration eligibility criteria):

  • Current U.S. Citizen permanent FFR NAF employees.
  • U.S. Citizen spouse or family members of active duty/civilian personnel attached to Rota in support of the U.S. Forces.
  • For positions located in NSE's (Madrid, Valencia or Lisbon), the active-duty/civilian has to be attached to those locations for employment eligibility.
  • Active Duty Military member (Part-time or Flexible positions only) attached to Rota in support of the U.S. Forces.

"Department of the Navy NAF is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration without regard to race, color, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, political affiliation, sexual orientation or any other non-merit factors. Reasonable accommodations are provided to applicants with disabilities. If reasonable accommodation is needed for any part of the application and hiring process, please contact the NAF Human Resource Office. The decision on granting reasonable accommodations will be on a case-by-case basis."

Note: The NATO SOFA and Agreement on Defense Co-operation (ADC) between Spain and the United States are applicable when determining eligibility. People who have a residence in Spain more than ninety (90) days, as an ordinarily resident, must comply with Spanish immigration laws and regulations and are not eligible for appointment for U.S. Non-appropriated fund vacancies.

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Available Job Posting: 


This position is located within the Athletic Branch, Recreation Division of the Morale, Welfare and Recreation Department, US Naval Station Rota, Spain. The purpose of this position is to provide customer service and control in the operation programs and maintenance of the Fitness Center. 

The incumbent performs daily inspections and is responsible for the preventative maintenance of the facility and equipment to ensure all items are operating properly, safely and clean and advises supervisor of discrepancies. Operates a cash register, collects fees and is responsible of change fund. Completes required forms and reports and delivers customer service. Incumbent issues equipment for Fitness Center, Intramural Sports, Fleet Recreation and any other equipment assigned to the facility check out. Maintains daily inventories for equipment assigned. Incumbent operates from the entrance counter. Incumbent forces Fitness Center regulations IAW established policies and procedures. Incumbent takes reservations. Issues lockers to authorized patrons and maintains a log of the status of men and women locker rooms. Incumbent assists other Athletic Branch programs/activities on needed basis. Ensures all patrons are aware of safety regulations and reports any violation to the supervisor. Responsible Fitness Center and/or other Athletic Branch facilities are properly secured. Administrative usages of computer, creation list, flyers, and any other document required.

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 Recreation Aide, Flex, NF-0189-01

(Teen Employment Program)



These positions are targeted for students 14-18 (still enrolled in high school) years old interested in being considered for temporary employment within Family Readiness (FR) Programs: Morale, Welfare and Recreation (MWR) Department and Child and Youth Programs (CYP). All students MUST be U.S. citizens in the commuting area who are command-sponsored dependents of civilian and military personnel. 



This position is located at Fleet and Family Readiness Rota, Spain. The incumbent will be involved in one or more recreational activity such as community activities, youth activities, outdoor recreation, aquatics, or other similar Family Readiness MWR or CYP services or events. Responsible for providing assistance in the oversight of activities and necessary services to authorized patrons, including general information on the use of facilities and equipment. Assists in the programming, planning and implementation of a variety of recurring and non-recurring activities. Ensures adherence to regulations and safety procedures and may assist assigned personnel in the monitoring of change funds, theater tickets, etc. May assist in maintaining routine reports and/or perform clerical and/or general maintenance duties as needed. 



Incumbent must be 14-18 years of age. Must be able to learn FR, MWR and CYP policies, rules and regulations involving work areas, and have the ability to communicate orally and in writing. Knowledge of basic mathematics and the purpose of recreational equipment and activities desired. It is recommended applicants attend one of the workshops as outlined below as well. These workshops are optional. 


IMPORTANT: RESUME & INTERVIEW WORKSHOP- March 23rd 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Youth Center. Applicants are welcome to attend the workshop prior to applying.



Applicants must submit the Employment Application form or resume and applicable required documentation (see below) at the Hiring Event at the School Age Care BLDG 41 on 3 April from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. 

Applications are available at MWR Personnel Office or Youth Center (Building 3053), and web page 


REQUIRED DOCUMENTS (To be brought to Hiring Fair) : 

 Employment Application form and Resume 

 Family Member Status form 

 Overseas Residency Questionnaire 

 MWR Youth Permission Slip 

 2 completed Reference check worksheets 

 DD Form 3058 (Background check authorization form) 

 Copy of IDs (Dependent ID and TEI Card) 

 Passport (with Visa stamp) 

 Sponsor’s Permanent Change of Station (PCS) Orders, including page 2, or command-sponsorship authorization 

 **If documents are missing at the time of the Hiring Fair, applicants will have until 5:30 p.m. CET on 3 April 2023 to return the documents to the front desk of the SAC Building 41 for employment to be considered. 



Contact MWR Personnel

Name Email Phone
MWR Personnel. Carmen or  956-82-1375 or DSN 727-1375
MWR Personnel. Maria Luisa or 956-82-1723 or DSN 727-1723

For GS position openings, please contact Human Resources Office at 727-2666 or 727-1643 or click here to view open positions.