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: 2022052
Posted On: Wednesday, 9th February 2022
Category: Seasonal
Department: Parks and Recreation
Shift: Varies to meet the needs of programming. Includes evenings and weekends
Location: Fort Wayne, IN
200 E. Berry Street
Pay Rate: $11.00 to $13.00 per hour

Job Description:

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.  The incumbent is expected to exercise good judgment, independence, initiative, and professional expertise in conducting day-to-day operations. All work duties and activities must be performed in accordance with the City safety rules and operating regulations, policies and procedures as well as federal, state, and local regulations.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the ability to interact with the public, City incumbents, and outside agencies with patience, tact, respect, and professionalism and 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.

PERFORMANCE EXPECTATIONS

The incumbent is responsible to manage their performance in accordance with this job description and the performance expectations provided to them by management.  If at any time the incumbent is unsure of their role or specific responsibilities, it is the incumbent’s responsibility to refer to their job description and ask for clarification from their supervisor.  Management will work with the incumbent, as needed, to ensure performance expectations are clearly communicated and performance goals are achieved. 

  

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;

OTHER KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS and/or ABILITIES

  • 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.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, and ability to adjust focus.

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.

Apply Online

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).

Equal Opportunity Employer

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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