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Recreation Aide/Cashier (Bowling)

Announcement Number:
MWR 08-2020
Position Status:
$9.00 - $10.00 Hourly
Areas of Consideration:
Local Commuting Area
Relocation Expenses:
Application Email:
Opening Date:
Cutoff Date:
Closing Date:

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JOB SUMMARY:  This position is located at the MWR Bowling Center operation at NAS Jacksonville. The purpose of this position is to assist with the daily operation of the bowling center.

MAJOR DUTIES: Receives and records on computerized point of sale system money received from patrons.  Answers phone providing information about facility, equipment, hours of operation and programs offered.  Receives, records and makes reservations for use of the facility.  Maintains a change fund.  Prepares a daily activity report at the end of shift and deposits funds at the Navy Exchange cash office.  Assists with general housekeeping of facility such as; policing grounds, sweeping and dusting of work area, emptying trash receptacles and cleaning of restrooms. Perform other duties as assigned.

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED: Knowledge and ability to operate a computerized point of sale system and provide proper change.  Must have a basic knowledge of a bowling operation.  Must have the ability to meet and deal effectively with a variety of patrons of varied rates, ranks and backgrounds.  Must be able to work in an at times stressful environment as this position is the first line of contact with patrons and must have the ability to answer related questions during extremely busy times.  Must be able to exercise good judgment in applying well established policies and procedures. 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  Work may involve periods of standing as well as some bending, stooping and lifting up to 50 pounds.

NOTE:  Some positions have special requirements. Selection may be tentative pending the completion of the satisfactory employment reference checks and receipt of proof of education (where applicable). Selectee may be required to complete a one (1) year probationary period. Participation in the 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 closing date.

The Department of the Navy is an Equal Opportunity Employer where employees are respected and valued. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, political affiliation, sexual orientation or any other non-merit factor. Reasonable accommodations are provided to applicants with disabilities. If reasonable accommodation is needed for any part of the application and hiring process, contact the NAF HR Office. The decision on granting reasonable accommodations will be on a case by basis.

HOW TO APPLY:   All interested applicants should submit an application OR resume as well as the Declaration of Federal Employment (OF 306) ( in one of the following ways:

BY FAX TO: (904) 542-3424


NAF Application form and Request for Military Spouse Preference form can be picked up at the MWR Personnel Office or can be downloaded from under the "Jobs" tab.


Employment is contingent upon a successfully completed and positively adjudicated National Agency Check (NACI) or higher background clearance as required by the position or local security requirements.

EMPLOYMENT PREFERENCE: If requesting any type of employment preference, supporting documentation must be submitted with the application/resume to prove preference eligibility. The submission of a preference does not guarantee a position as applicant still must be highly qualified with the knowledge, skills, and educational requirements of each submittal.

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

*If claiming Gold Star Veteran's Preference, completed SF-15 and a legible copy of DD-1300 as well as any other supporting documentation (official statements, document of service, court decree, 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 a current federal employee, submit your most recent Personnel Action Report (PAR) or SF-50.

*Proof of education (transcripts/copy of degree/high school diploma), if applicable to position requirements.

SPOUSAL PREFERENCE: Spousal Preference can be used only once to gain regular full time employment in the commuting area but may be used multiple times for flexible type position.

To prove eligibility, you must submit the following with your resume/application:

  • Request for Military Spouse Preference form
  • Copy of spouses’ orders that state the “Ultimate Activity” is within the average commuting distance to NAS Jacksonville.
  • A copy of the marriage certificate that provides proof that marriage occurred prior to the issuance of the orders.


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