GOLF COURSE SUPERINTENDENT, NF-04/RFT, TAIYO G. C., CAMP FOSTER, OKINAWA, JAPAN, $16.77-$32.00/HOUR

13 days ago: U.S. Marine Corps

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Marine Corps Community Services (MCCS) is looking for the best and brightest to join our Team! MCCS is a comprehensive program that supports and enhances the quality of life for Marines, their families, and others in the Marine Corps Community. We offer a team oriented environment comprised of military personnel, civilian employees, contractors and volunteers who keep the organization functioning smoothly and effectively.
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JOB TITLE: GOLF COURSE SUPERINTENDENT
JOB SERIES: 1601 PAY LEVEL: NF-04
SUMMARY OF DUTIES:
Provides the technical expertise to maintain the golf course greens, tees, fairways, roughs, and irrigation system and all related facilities and equipment. Responsible to ensure the attractiveness and constant readiness for play of the course. Determines the appropriate genus of grass to be cultivated for various points of play on the course, based on the nature and condition of the soil, climate, and season of the year. Ensures the proper functioning of the irrigation systems across the field of play and determines the correct amount of water to be applied to the greens, tees and fairways and related facilities. Oversees and directs the grounds maintenance department who is responsible for irrigation, mowing, fertilization, pesticide application and general upkeep of the golf course grounds. Conducts site assessments to evaluate current environmental management practices, and identify strengths and liabilities. Trains employees regarding the importance of environmental performance and specific techniques for ensuring environmental quality. Directs the amount and types of soil nutriments and fertilizers to be applied to the greens, fairways and roughs. Takes soil samples regularly throughout the year and reads the results for necessary amendments. Responsible for the selection, application, storage, and otherwise safe handling of pesticides and other toxic substances. Ensures compliance with all base, county, state and federal hazardous waste regulations.
Initiates contact with outside agencies, such as the USGA, to invite site visits for consultation at least once per year. Represents the golf course maintenance operations at all golf committee meetings and PMGA and PLGA meetings. Responsible for renovation and remodeling of the course to include tees, greens, fairways, bunkers, and practice areas. Recommends architectural changes to the course, seeks advice from Golf Course architectural firms for drawings, scope of work and associated costs. Responsible for hiring, staffing matters, schedules and leave approval, resolving complaints, initiating disciplinary actions and performance ratings of all maintenance personnel.
Supervises employees to include: assigning and distributing work, coaching, counseling, tutoring, and mentoring employees; approving and disapproving leave, recommending and completing personnel actions, completing performance reviews and signing timecards, training employees, keeping abreast of and actively supporting the principles of the EEO program, and prevention of sexual harassment. Must be alert to alcohol abuse, and take appropriate action.
Provides World Class Customer Service with an emphasis on courtesy. Assists customers and communicates positively in a friendly manner. Takes action to solve problems quickly. Alerts the higher-level supervisor, or proper point of contact for help when problems arise. Adheres to safety regulations and standards. Promptly reports any observed workplace hazards, and any injury, occupational illness, and/or property damage resulting from workplace mishaps to the immediate supervisor.
Develops and ensures implementation of an activity safety program in accordance with the Base Safety Program. Conducts safety meetings at least quarterly. Advises employees of available safety regulations, instructions, materials and equipment. Promptly reports workplace accidents to the Human Resources Office. Ensures safety training is provided to employees. Complies with OSHA standards and takes action to correct unsafe or unhealthy working conditions. Ensures employees understand safety infractions that can result in disciplinary actions, and follows through with appropriate action. Ensures minimal loss of duty by complying with “Return To Work” program initiatives, and following up on employee wellbeing.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
### Travel Required
25% or less - Varies
##### Supervisory status
Yes
##### Promotion Potential
NA
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1601 Equipment Facilities, And Services
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MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
1. Bachelor’s degree in Agronomy or related field and three years of experience OR equivalent combination of experience reflecting professional knowledge of golf course maintenance operations, to include turf management, the application of agronomy and horticulture sciences, as well as environmental stewardship.
2. One year of leadership and supervisory experience to plan and motivate employees.
3. Must be able to obtain and maintain Pesticide Applicator Certification within one year of employment.
4. Must be able to recognize turf damage from fungus and insects and apply fungicide, pesticide and germicides to correct problem areas.
5. Must be able to calibrate sprayers and sprinklers so that the correct amount of materials or relief can be applied to designated areas.
6. Must display talent in the art of landscaping, planting, and growing of turf characteristic to golf courses.
7. Must have the ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.
This activity is a Drug-free workplace. The use of illegal drugs by NAF employees, whether on or off duty, cannot and will not be tolerated. Federal employees have a right to a safe and secure workplace, and Marines, sailors, and their family members have a right to a reliable and productive Federal workforce.
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GENERAL INFORMATION: Applicants are assured of equal consideration regardless of race, age, color, religion, national origin, gender, GINA, political affiliation, membership or non-membership in an employee organization, marital status, physical handicap which has no bearing on the ability to perform the duties of the position. This agency provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the agency. The decision on granting reasonable accommodation will be on a case-by-case basis.
It is Department of Navy (DON) policy to provide a workplace free of discrimination and retaliation. The DON No Fear Act policy link is provided for your review: https://www.donhr.navy.mil/NoFearAct.asp.
As part of the employment process, Human Resources Division may obtain a Criminal Record Check and/or an Investigative Consumer Report. Employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a National Agency Check and Inquiries (NACI). For all positions requiring access to firearms or ammunition, the Federal Government is prohibited from employing individuals in these positions who have ever been convicted of a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence, or a felony crime of domestic violence adjudged on or after 27 November 2002. Selectees for such positions must submit a completed DD Form 2760, Qualification to Possess Firearms or Ammunition, before a final job offer can be made.
Direct Deposit of total NET pay is mandatory as a condition of employment for all appointments to positions within MCCS.
Required Documents:
*Education/certification certificate(s), if applicable.
*If prior military, DD214 Member Copy
This activity is a Drug-free workplace. The use of illegal drugs by NAF employees, whether on or off duty, cannot and will not be tolerated. Federal employees have a right to a safe and secure workplace, and Marines, sailors, and their family members have a right to a reliable and productive Federal workforce.
Involuntarily separated members of the armed forces and eligible family members applying through the Transition Assistance Program must submit a written request/statement (may be obtained from the MCCS Human Resources Office) and present ID card with "TA" stamped in red on front of card.
INDIVIDUALS SELECTED FROM THIS ANNOUNCEMENT MAY BE CHANGED TO PART-TIME OR FULL-TIME AT MANAGEMENT'S DISCRETION WITHOUT FURTHER COMPETITION.
ALL ONLINE APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED BY 1159PM EASTERN STANDARD TIME (EST) ON THE CLOSING DATE LISTED IN THE JOB POSTING.
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### How You Will Be Evaluated
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
Your application/resume and supporting documentation will be used to determine whether you meet the job qualifications listed on this announcement. This vacancy will be filled by the best qualified applicant as determined by the selecting official.
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##### Security clearance
Not Applicable
##### Drug test required
No
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#### 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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## Benefits
A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding. Learn more about federal benefits.
The Federal government offers a number of exceptional benefits to its employees. Benefits you get to enjoy while working at MCCS include but are not limited to:
* Stability of Federal Civilian Service
* People with passion for doing work that matters
* Quality of Work Life Balance
* Competitive Pay
* Comprehensive Benefit Packages
* Marine Corps Exchange and Base Facility Privileges
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Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.
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## How to Apply
All applications must be submitted online via the MCCS Careers website: www.usmc-mccs.org/careers
Resumes/applications emailed or mailed will not be considered for this vacancy announcement. To be considered for employment, the application or resume must be submitted online by 11:59 PM (EST) on the closing date of the announcement.
Note: To check the status of your application or return to a previous or incomplete application, log into your MCCS user account and review your application status.
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### Agency contact information
### CAMP BUTLER MCCS
##### Phone
011816117453052
##### Email
jobs@okinawa.usmc-mccs.org
##### Address
CAMP BUTLER MCCS
MARINE CORPS COMMUNITY SERVICES
ATTN: NAF PERSONNEL OFFICER
FPO AP, 963735023
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### Next steps
All applicants who submit an application via our Careers page at www.usmc-mccs.org/careers will be able to view their application status online.
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## Fair & Transparent
The Federal hiring process is setup to be fair and transparent. Please read the following guidance.
### Equal Employment Opportunity Policy
The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.
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### Reasonable Accommodation Policy
Federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process should follow the instructions in the job opportunity announcement. For any part of the remaining hiring process, applicants should contact the hiring agency directly. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.
A reasonable accommodation is any change to a job, the work environment, or the way things are usually done that enables an individual with a disability to apply for a job, perform job duties or receive equal access to job benefits.
Under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodations when:
* An applicant with a disability needs an accommodation to have an equal opportunity to apply for a job.
* An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to perform the essential job duties or to gain access to the workplace.
* An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to receive equal access to benefits, such as details, training, and office-sponsored events.
You can request a reasonable accommodation at any time during the application or hiring process or while on the job. Requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.
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* New employee probationary period
This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/515979000. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.
*Open & closing dates:* 11/05/2018 to 12/05/2018
*Service:* Competitive
*Pay scale & grade:* NF 04
*Salary:* $16.77 to $32 per hour
*Appointment type:* Permanent - Regular
*Work schedule:* Full-Time
* Videos* DutiesHelp## Duties### SummaryMarine Corps Community Services (MCCS) is looking for the best and brightest to join our Team! MCCS is a comprehensive program that supports and enhances the quality of life for Marines, their families, and others in the Marine Corps Community. We offer a team oriented environment comprised of military personnel, civilian employees, contractors and volunteers who keep the organization functioning smoothly and effectively.Learn more about this agency### Responsibilities NONAPPROPRIATED FUND POSITION DESCRIPTION JOB TITLE: GOLF COURSE SUPERINTENDENT JOB SERIES: 1601 PAY LEVEL: NF-04 SUMMARY OF DUTIES: Provides the technical expertise to maintain the golf course greens, tees,...