Greens Keeper (Golf Course)

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Naval Air Station Patuxent River, Maryland
Posted
Aug 14, 2019
Closes
Aug 19, 2019
Function
Administrative
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

Position is located in the Golf Division of the Morale, Welfare & Recreation Department, NAS Patuxent River, MD. The primiary purpose of this position is to ensure the efficient operation of the grounds maintenance and upkeep of the golf course and surrounding areas on a regular scheduled basis.
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Responsibilities

Responsible for the upkeep and maintenance of an 18-hole golf course and surrounding areas. Duties consist of mowing and rolling greens, mowing tees and surrounding areas. Resets of cups and flags.

Operates weed eaters and edgers in many areas where mowers cannot reach. Operates various other tools and equipment, including push and hover mowers, seeders, spreaders and trip mowers. Rakes and edges sand traps and replaces with fresh sand as required. Ensures areas are polished and that trash and garbage are disposed of properly. Performs minor maintenance to equipment such as; grease mowers, checks engine oil and fluids on mowers. Performs other duties as assigned related to golf course grounds and equipment maintenance.

The majority of work is performed outdoors possibly under adverse weather conditions. May be exposed to long periods of extreme heat or chilly or rainy weather. Subject to dust, dirt, mud and chemical elements contained in fertilizers and pesticides. Frequently stands, bends, walks and stoops in the performance of varied manual tasks such as raking, pushing mowers and carts, lifting and carrying fertilizer bags, equipment and work tools.

Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status
No

Promotion Potential
04

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • Must successfully pass the E-Verify employment verification check. Any discrepancies must be resolved as a condition of employment
  • A valid State driver's license is required to operate motor vehicles


Qualifications

Knowledge of grounds upkeep, maintenance tasks and methods related to basic golf course maintenance desired. Must have basic motor vehicle operator skills and valid driver's license. Must be able to lift and carry 50 pounds.

Education

Additional information

Spouses of active duty military members of the Armed Forces may receive preference in hiring under this announcement if they are among the best qualified referred and are within reach of selection. Spouse Preference does not apply to NF 04 and NF 05 positions. Please clearly identify in your application that you are asking for spouse preference and complete the Request for Military Spouse Preference form and submit a copy of current PCS orders. Failure to submit current PCS orders with application will prevent spousal preference from being granted. Acceptance or declination of a regular full or part-time non-appropriated or appropriated fund position ends your ability to claim this preference.

Some positions have special requirements. In these cases selection is tentative pending satisfactory completion of these requirements. Applicants may be required to provide proof of education, etc. All selections are contingent upon the obtaining of satisfactory employment reference checks.

As a condition of employment, the selected individual will be required to participate in the Direct Deposit/Electronic Fund Transfer program.

SELECTIVE SERVICE REQUIREMENT: If you are a male born after December 31, 1959 and at least 18 years of age, employment law (5 U.S.C. 3328) requires that you must register with the Selective Service System (military draft), unless you meet certain exemptions. If applicable, failure to register will prevent you from being considered for employment. To register, please visit the Selective Service web site at https://www.sss.gov/default.htm .

The Department of the Navy is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, or any other non-merit factor.

The Department of the Navy provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities. Applicants with disabilities who believe they require reasonable accommodation should contact our Human Resource Office to ensure that the Department of the Navy can consider such requests. The decision to grant an accommodation will be made on a case by case basis.

When relocation expenses are authorized to perform a Permanent Change of Station (PCS) with the federal government, the IRS considers the majority of your entitlements to be taxable. Additional information: https://www.dfas.mil/civilianemployees/civrelo/taxableentitlements.html

Public Trust is a type of background investigation, but it is not a security clearance. Depending on the job, you must complete either the Standard Form 85 (SF85) or 85P (SF85P) questionnaire.

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 knowledge, skills and abilities (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. The selecting official may choose to conduct interviews.

Click the following link to preview the applicant questionnaire: Preview Applicant Questionnaire .

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Other

Drug test required
No

Required Documents

  • If you are a veteran claiming Veterans' Preference, please attach your DD-214 "Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty," showing all dates of service, receipt of medals and campaign badges, as well as character of service (Honorable, General, etc.). The member 4 copy of your DD-214, "Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty," is preferable.
  • A resume should be provided. It should include relevant work experience (start/end dates stated in month/year, description of duties and salary), applicable education at a minimum, and your contact information. For current or previous Federal employees, it should also include the Pay Plan, Series and Grade for each work experience entry.


APPLICATION FORMS - A complete packet of the following forms must be submitted for each position applying for:
  • Resume that includes 3 professional references
  • Copy of current, unexpired driver's license (REQUIRED)
  • If claiming veteran's preference, you must submit a clear, legible copy of your DD 214.
  • Military Spousal Preference form (if applicable)


If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education .

Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.