City of Fort Wayne

Golf Course Maintenance

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Working under the direction of the Golf Green Superintendent, the incumbent maintains golf course grounds, prepares golf course for day's play including setting of tee markers and cutting holes and assists Golf Superintendent with maintenance
Job Code: 2018036
Posted On: Monday, 12th February 2018
Category: Seasonal
Department: Parks and Recreation
Shift: Varies
Location: Fort Wayne, IN
200 E. Berry Street
Pay Rate: $9.00 to $9.75 per hour

Job Description:

Golf Course Maintenance
SUMMARY
Working under the direction of the Golf Green Superintendent, the incumbent maintains golf course grounds, prepares golf course for day's play including setting of tee markers and cutting holes and assists Golf Superintendent with maintenance of equipment and with other designated duties.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
• Operates mowing equipment including tractors, riding mowers and other specialized equipment;
• Rakes sand bunkers, removes debris;
• Changes hole placement;
• Sets tee markers;
• Assists with loading fertilizers;
• Assists Golf Superintendent;
• Oils, greases, cleans, and helps maintain equipment;
• Cleans maintenance buildings and parking areas;
• Installs tee signs;
• Removes tee signs;
• Hauls limbs, plant waste, and wood chips;
• Performs site clean-up work;
• Runs a tree chipper;
• Assists in tree care maintenance on golf courses;
• Performs turf care on golf courses.

MARGINAL FUNCTIONS
Performs other duties as required.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES
No supervisory responsibility.

QUALIFICATIONS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
• High school diploma not required, Incumbent may be less than high school graduate;
• Knowledge of golf helpful;
• Ability to understand moderately complex, relatively standardized tasks, processes or operations;
• Ability to understand work processes, methods and use of equipment machinery;
• Ability to get on and off tractors and like equipment
• Ability to drive golf maintenance equipment;
• Mobility and strength to change hole placements and tee markers and perform minimal maintenance;
• Valid Indiana Driver's License.

LANGUAGE SKILLS
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS
Ability to add and subtract, multiply and divide with 10's and 100's. Ability to perform these operations using money, weights and measures, volume and distance.

REASONING ABILITY
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
Valid Indiana Driver's License if City vehicle is used

PHYSICAL DEMANDS The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Effort is exerted for short periods of time. Strain involved is not prolonged. Effort involves moderate -- pushing, pulling, reaching, bending, and the ability to lift 50 pounds and carry the weight a minimum of 25 feet. Work is performed while in an abnormal sitting or standing position. Manual dexterity is moderate.

WORK ENVIRONMENT The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Moderate exposure to dust, grease, extreme temperature, noise, inclement weather, etc. Exposure to hazardous working conditions on occasion.

Golf Course Maintenance-Utility Person
SUMMARY
Working under the direction of the Golf Green Superintendent, the incumbent maintains golf course grounds, prepares golf course for day's play including setting of tee markers and cutting holes and assists Golf Superintendent with maintenance of equipment and with other designated duties.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
• Operates mowing equipment including tractors, riding mowers and other specialized equipment;
• Rakes sand bunkers, removes debris;
• Changes hole placement;
• Sets tee markers;
• Assists Golf Superintendent;
• Oils, greases, cleans, and helps maintain equipment;
• Cleans maintenance buildings and parking areas.

MARGINAL FUNCTIONS
Performs other duties as required.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES
No supervisory responsibility.

QUALIFICATIONS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
• High school diploma not required, Incumbent may be less than high school graduate;
• Knowledge of golf helpful;
• Ability to understand moderately complex, relatively standardized tasks, processes or operations;
• Ability to understand work processes, methods and use of equipment machinery;
• Ability to get on and off tractors and like equipment
• Ability to drive golf maintenance equipment;
• Mobility and strength to change hole placements and tee markers and perform minimal maintenance;
• Valid Indiana Driver's License.

LANGUAGE SKILLS
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS
Ability to add and subtract, multiply and divide with 10's and 100's. Ability to perform these operations using money, weights and measures, volume and distance.

REASONING ABILITY
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
Valid Indiana Driver's License if City vehicle is used

PHYSICAL DEMANDS The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Effort is exerted for short periods of time. Strain involved is not prolonged. Effort involves pushing, pulling, reaching, and bending with the ability to lift up to 20 pounds. Work is performed while in an abnormal sitting or standing position. Manual dexterity is moderate.

WORK ENVIRONMENT The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Moderate exposure to dust, grease, extreme temperature, noise, inclement weather, etc. Exposure to hazardous working conditions on occasion.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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All applications for currently posted positions will be submitted on line at www.cityoffortwayne.org. Applicants must be 18 years of age or older. Reasonable accommodations for persons with a known disabling condition will be considered in accordance with State and Federal Law.

(Those individuals who accept employment with the City and live outside one of the six contiguous Indiana counties that border Allen County (DeKalb, Whitley, Noble, Huntington, Wells, and Adams) will have six (6) months from their start date to become residents of either Allen County or one of the six counties listed above. Policy and Procedure Number 204 Page: 1 of 1).

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards to age, race, color, religion, sex, disability, veteran's status, national origin, or sexual orientation. Reasonable accommodations for persons with a known disabling condition will be considered in accordance with State and Federal Law.

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