Golf Course Manager

Naval Air Station Patuxent River, Maryland
Oct 13, 2021
Oct 15, 2021
Full Time


This position is located at the Cedar Point Golf Course at the Naval Air Station Patuxent River, Maryland. The incumbent is responsible for the administration/technical and program operations and oversight maintenance of 150 acre Golf Course encompassing 18 holes, and averaging approximately 50-100 rounds per day. The facility includes a Pro Shop, Driving Range and Snack Bar operation.
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Incumbent is responsible for the operation and oversight maintenance of the Golf Course, including but not limited to the following:

Responsible for budgeting/financial plan(s), inventories, cost controls and material requests necessary for operations and course maintenance; prepares reports concerning current and pending projects; maintains safeguards for funds, supplies, equipment and merchandise inventories to preclude or generally minimize fraud, waste and abuse.

Responsible for long-range planning; liaison with Public Works engineers and contractors contributing extensively to redesign and architectural aspects of the course, Pro Shop, and other related facilities; provides advice on renovations and improvements; liaison with Course Superintendent.

Responsible for organizing, scheduling, and conducting tournaments, leagues, and special events; the publicity of such and inter/intramural competition; and coordination with other Golf Professionals on other military installations as well as private golf courses; provides technical advice; interprets rules and regulations.

Instructs individual and group lessons and clinics to men, women, juniors, beginners, and experienced players; responsible for proper collection and accountability of all monies/funds change funds and monies collected from green fees, equipment and cart rentals, golf lessons, and all other service fees or charges and resale operations; plans, organizes work and manages internal resources to ensure maximum productivity and economies.

Conducts frequent inspection of Golf Course facilities and equipment, and supervises all desired improvements; responsible for, through the Golf Course Superintendent, the maintenance and upkeep of greens, tees, and fairways.

Responsible for either personally or through subordinate employees, computing and maintaining and posting handicaps; computing and maintaining individual intramural league players handicaps and posting standing of intramural and varsity golf teams, leagues, and tournaments; close liaison and coordinator with both the men's and women's golf associations.

Maintains records as required in compliance with MWR Department's manual, local instructions, and directives; i.e., records of equipment, supplies, statistical reports, and other various reports. Supervises both administratively and technically, the following personnel: Golf Course Assistant (Pro Shop); Bartender; Recreation Aids; Snack Bar Operator; Food service Worker. Additional summer employees are hired on an as needed basis; averages 3-5 seasonal full-time employees annually.

Responsible for all personnel practices at the Golf Course. Fully supports and effectively contributes to the achievement of DONs and local activity EEO program and objectives. Schedules and approves leave. Recommends personnel actions, selections, promotions, awards, and reassignments. Issues disciplinary actions and employees annual performance evaluations Knowledge of automated timekeeping systems is preferred.

Responsible for the operation of the Snack Bar in an efficient manner, recommending items for procurement; conducts monthly inventories of all resale merchandise and Snack Bar. Additionally, the incumbent is responsible for on-site supervision of the Snack Bar which provides a full-service bar and fast eating facility. Also, special events are performed including full service food operations involving more than fast foods; incumbent, plans, and schedules special activities and coordinate events and catering service with F&B as appropriate; determines the types of quantities of food and beverages to be used for particular functions; reviews costs and reports and coordinates purchase of goods for special activities.

Incumbent provides direct supervision of actual performance of Food Service Workers (2-3 full-time employees); provides on-sight guidance and review of work performance related to special events and service to Golf Course patrons using the facility; ensures facility is staffed for all special events; must be alert to alcohol control requirements (CARE).

Performs other related duties as assigned or required.

Travel Required

Occasional travel - Occasional travel my be required in the normal scope of duties.

Supervisory status

Promotion Potential


Conditions of Employment

  • A valid State driver's license is required to operate motor vehicles (copy must be submitted with resume)
  • Must have your salary sent to a financial institution of your choice by Direct Deposit/Electronic Funds Transfer
  • Must successfully pass the E-Verify employment verification check. Any discrepancies must be resolved as a condition of employment


Knowledge of full Golf Course management concepts, principles, policies, regulations, procedures, and processes involved in planning, cost managing scheduling, and coordinating the golf program, and the development of administrative procedures related to the maintenance, use, and management of golf programs, projects and facilities.

Comprehensive knowledge of a wide range of federal and DOD/DON MWR policies, requirements and procedures to perform management planning, budgeting and coordinating of work forces and resources for the effective implementation of the golf program requirements; required when negotiating with authorities, patrons and other interested parties on broad programs related to the accomplishment of recreational services and to the operation and use of the facility; knowledge of non-appropriated funds and appropriated funds and the support of each for the budget.

Comprehensive knowledge of turf maintenance and irrigation systems, and the technical aspects of maintaining the condition of the course.

Skill and ability in teaching and instructing the game of golf. Membership in good standing with the Professional Golfers' Association (PGA) is preferred.

Incumbent must possess a high degree of interest and be able to instruct others in promotion of golf activities. Must be in good health and of diplomatic nature, capable of observing the proper military courtesies to military personnel of various ranks and rates.

Knowledge of USGA and PGA rules and regulations pertaining to the game and ability to interpret these rules for patrons utilizing the course.

Knowledge of standardized local MWR practices and procedures concerning patron entitlements; authorized patrons; routine inspections of facility; hours of operation; employee work scheduling; assignments; and other administrative procedures related to the facility.

Knowledge of administrative methods and practices involved in the operation of the Snack Bar facility to perform selected work assignments such as inspection of facility for cleanliness and general sanitation, physical condition of furnishings and equipment, handling patron complaints, and providing assistance to the Deputy MWR Director.


Additional information

As required by Executive Order 14043, Federal employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 regardless of the employee's duty location or work arrangement (e.g., telework, remote work, etc.), subject to such exceptions as required by law. If selected, you will be required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and submit documentation of proof of vaccination by November 22, 2021 or before appointment or onboarding with CNIC, if after November 22. CNIC will provide additional information regarding what information or documentation will be needed and how you can request of CNIC a legally required exception from this requirement.

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 .

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:

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.

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Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance

Drug test required

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.
  • For a disabled veteran, you must submit a Department of Veterans Affairs (DVA) letter on DVA letterhead that states your overall combined service-connected disability rating.
  • 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.

A copy of your current, valid state driver's license

A copy of your Membership and/or Certification by the Professional Golfers' Association (PGA), 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.

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