Sales Assistant (Golf)

Norfolk, Virginia
Sep 15, 2021
Sep 20, 2021
Full Time


This position is located at Sewell's Point Golf Course Morale Welfare and Recreation (MWR), Naval Support Activity Hampton Roads, Norfolk, VA. The purpose of this position is to assist with Gold Pro Shop operations.
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Performs most or all of the following duties, which are typical, but not all inclusive: Greets all patrons and assists them with any of their golfing needs. Rings up sales of green fees, carts, range balls and other services/merchandise in appropriate sales categories. Ensures all players are properly signed in, and all fees paid. Meets golfers during play to ensure receipts reflect the proper number of holes, as applicable. Explains rules, etiquette and any other information regarding the course. Exercises knowledge of items sold and demonstrates salesmanship abilities, explaining use of various products, assisting patrons in fitting wearing apparel or the proper choice of equipment when requested. May direct Recreation Aids NF-1 when additional range balls are needed. Collects and records various tournament and service fees. Helps maintain roster of various tee times under specified guidelines. Assist other staff and patrons in pairing up into foursomes for play. Travels by golf carts throughout course ensuring the pace of play and compliance with all course rules and regulations. Uses utmost tact and diplomacy informing golfers that they are not complying with rules, and what they can do to ensure compliance, correct procedures, and appropriate pace of play. Ensures that course is free and safety hazards at all times. Notifies management of any hazards immediately. Receives merchandise from storage area. Inventories and verifies shipments and stock items in accordance with established stock location procedures. Continually observe quantities of stock and replenish as necessary to maintain established levels. Rearrange stock and displays to accommodate new, seasonal, or fast moving items. Assist with periodic physical inventories. Maintains sales and cash handling regulations and procedures. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status

Promotion Potential


Conditions of Employment

  • 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, 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:

Ability to operate a cash register and other general office equipment. Some computer knowledge is preferred but not required. Knowledge of the rules/procedures of the game of golf and basic knowledge of merchandise sold. Ability to follow and interpret verbal and written instructions. Ability to offer exceptional customer service at all times. Friendly, mature demeanor required at all times.


This position does not have a positive education requirement.

Additional information

Conditions of Employment Cont.:

This position is subject to an irregular tour of duty including evenings, weekends, holidays and seasonal work. Successful completion of a National Agency Check (NAC) or other local background screening is a condition of employment.

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 Region Mid-Atlantic 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.

The Department of the Navy (DON) is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Applicants are assured of equal consideration regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, mental or physical disability, genetic information, reprisal, marital status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, or any other non-merit factor. This agency provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. Applicants with disabilities who believe they may require reasonable accommodations should email their request to to ensure proper consideration is given. The decision on granting reasonable accommodation will be on a case-by-case basis.

How You Will Be Evaluated

You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

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

Drug test required

Required Documents

The following documents are required at the time of application:

A résumé

OF-306 - Declaration for Federal Employment

If current Federal Employee, a copy of your most recent Personnel Action Report (PAR) or SF-50 and evaluation report is required.

If claiming Military Spouse Preference, a copy of sponsor's orders and marriage certificate is required.

If claiming Veteran's Preference, a legible copy of DD-214 (pg. 4) as well as any other supporting documentation (disability, proof of service, SF-15, etc.) is required.

If claiming Department of Defense (DOD) Non-appropriated Fund (NAF) Business Based Action (BBA) Priority consideration, submit a copy of the notice of separation

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.

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