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Bowling Operations Manager

Announcement Number:
MWR 151-2019
Position Status:
Regular, Full Time
$40,000 - $45,000 Yearly
Areas of Consideration:
Relocation Expenses:
Not Authorized
Application Email:
Opening Date:
Closing Date:

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JOB SUMMARY:  This position is located at the Bowling Center, MWR Department, NAS Jacksonville. The Incumbent is the Bowling Operations Manager and responsible for the safe and efficient operation of the Bowling Facility including the bowling center mechanics, recreation aides, recreation assistant and any related equipment.


This position reports directly to the Food, Beverage and Bowling Manager and is responsible for the day-to-day operation of the Bowling Center, which includes 16 lanes, pro shop, equipment maintenance and repair, facilities and a snack bar.  Works with the manager to implement higher level directives, formulate procedures and programs to ensure high standards of recreational and promotional efforts.  Promotes, schedules, and manages the conduct of tournaments, matches and other special events.  Carries out necessary liaison with other managers in support of Center activities.  Acts on internal and patron problems with minimal adverse impact on the bowling programs.  Assists with planning, organizing work, and managing internal resources to ensure maximum productivity and economies.  Assists with preparing financial plan, budgets, inventories, cost controls and related records and reports.  Reviews the financial status of the Center and recommends changes considered necessary.  Trains new employee’s prepares work schedules, counsels employee’s when necessary and recommends personnel actions when necessary.  Performs other related duties as necessary.   


KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED: Must have a minimum of one year of experience that demonstrates progressively responsible administrative, professional, and management of a facility or program.  Six months minimum technical work involving knowledge and application of bowling, bowling equipment and facilities activities. Knowledge and understanding of USBC rules and regulations preferred. Knowledge of NAF policies and procedures preferred.  Knowledge of the QAMF POS operating system, CDE Bowling League Secretary, Pro Shop and Coaching experience is a plus. Must have the ability to effectively supervise staff.  Must have the skills necessary to effectively deal with subordinates, management officials and patrons of varied backgrounds.  Must be able to communicate both orally and in writing.


The work involves normal risks and discomforts associated with a bowling environment such as standing for long periods of time.
The work area is adequately lighted and ventilated.
Lifting, bending and stooping is involved in loading and unloading boxes.


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. For positions requiring travel more than twice per year, selectee will be required to obtain and maintain in good standing a Government-issued Travel Card for official government travel purposes.
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.


BENEFITS: Comprehensive benefits package available (medical, dental, life insurance, spouse & dependent life insurance, long-term disability, retirement, and 401(k) savings plan, annual and sick leave, tuition reimbursement, etc.). You can review our benefits at:

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 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.

Where a first cut-off date is indicated, a selection may be made from the resumes/applications received as of the specified first cut-off date. Completed applications (resume, supporting documentation, etc.) must be received by 11:59pm Eastern Time on the cut-off/closing date. If more than one resume is received, only the last resume received will be reviewed.


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.

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