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Laborer (Golf)

Virginia Beach, Virginia
Closing date
Oct 1, 2023

The purpose of this position is to perform a variety of duties necessary for the maintenance of the golf course tees, rough and adjacent areas to keep them in the best possible playing condition. Performs a variety of golf course maintenance tasks, such as changing cups and moving tee markers, removing trash, mowing tees, collars an aprons, green and tee banks, rough and adjacent areas; raking and edging bunkers; removing leaves and debris; hand watering greens and other areas; aerating and ornamental shrubs; installing and maintaining flower beds; assisting with installing and maintaining irrigation and drainage systems; etc. May apply fertilizers and soil conditioners under direct supervision. Assists in maintaining course accessories such as ball washers, shoe brushes, etc. Operates all types of basic power turf maintenance equipment, including but not limited to: greens mowers, both walking and riding triplex types; out front rotary mowers, push mowers, brush cutters, power reel mowers, power sand trap rakes, aerators, verticutters, seeders, trucksters, etc. May be provided the opportunity to learn to operate tractors with various attachments and/or tractor loader/backhoes. Operates a variety of related equipment such as weed trimmers, chain saws, chippers, hedge trimmers, blowers, tillers, edgers, etc. Uses all types of hand tools such as rakes shovels, hoes, axes, etc. Services equipment before use; may do minor repairs and adjustments as necessary. Cleans equipment after use and informs Equipment Manager of problems encountered. Cleans building interiors, including bathrooms and replenishes supplies as necessary. Paints interior spaces; repairs and paints course accessories during the off-season. Performs other related duties as assigned.


Conditions of Employment

  • Must pass all applicable records and background check.
  • Must successfully pass the E-Verify employment verification check. Any discrepancies must be resolved as a condition of employment.


Resumes must include information which demonstrates experience and knowledge, skills, and ability (KSAs) as they relate to this position. Applicants are encouraged to be clear and specific when describing their experience level and KSAs.

A qualified candidate possess the following:

The employee must be able to follow verbal instructions. Ability to read and write is preferred. Must have a general knowledge of lawn care, ability to operate mowers, hand tools, and maintenance equipment. Must be able to drive vehicles such as pickup trucks. The ability to operate all types of turf equipment is strongly preferred.


This position does not have a positive education requirement.

Additional information

To ensure compliance with an applicable preliminary nationwide injunction, which may be supplemented, modified, or vacated, depending on the course of ongoing litigation, the Federal Government will take no action to implement or enforce the COVID-19 vaccination requirement pursuant to Executive Order 14043 on Requiring Coronavirus Disease 2019 Vaccination for Federal Employees. Therefore, to the extent a Federal job announcement includes the requirement that applicants must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 pursuant to Executive Order 14043, that requirement does not currently apply. Federal agencies may request information regarding the vaccination status of selected applicants for the purposes of implementing other workplace safety protocols, such as protocols related to masking, physical distancing, testing, travel, and quarantine.

Salary is dependent on experience and/or education.

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.

This announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies within 60 days of issuance of selection certificate. For positions requiring travel more than twice per year, selectee may be required to obtain and maintain in good standing a Government-issued Travel Card for official government travel purposes.

Executive Order 12564 requires a Federal workplace free of illegal drugs. According to the Executive Order, all Federal employees are required to remain drug free throughout their employment. Commander, Navy Installations Command is a Drug-Free Federal Workplace. The use of illegal drugs will not be tolerated, and use of or intoxication by illegal drugs will result in penalties up to and including removal from Federal Service.

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