Laborer (Golf)

Norfolk, Virginia
Sep 16, 2021
Sep 20, 2021
Full Time


This position is located in the Naval Support Activity, Regional Support Services Program, Morale Welfare and Recreation Department, Commercial Activities Division, Golf Branch. Incumbent 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. This position is located at NSA HR Swells Point Golf in Norfolk, VA.
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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.

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:

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

Conditions of Employment Cont.:

Must possess and maintain a valid state driver's license as operation of a government vehicle or cart is required in the performance of duties. Ability to operate a manual transmission is strongly preferred. This position is subject to an irregular schedule to include weekends, holidays and seasonal work.

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.

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, skill, and ability, related to the job requirements. Using the qualifications of the position, a predetermined rating criterion of knowledge, skills, and abilities 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
Not Required

Drug test required

Required Documents

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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