City of Fort Wayne

Golf Assistant Green Superintendent

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Working under the direction of the Golf Green Superintendent, the incumbent assists the in the supervision and implementation of the golf course maintenance program.
Job Code: 2021043
Posted On: Monday, 4th January 2021
Category: Seasonal
Department: Parks and Recreation
Shift: Varies
Location: Fort Wayne, IN
200 E. Berry Street
Pay Rate: $10.00 - $11.50 per hour

Job Description:

  1. SUMMARY

Working under the direction of the Golf Green Superintendent, the incumbent assists the in the supervision and implementation of the golf course maintenance program.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Supervises maintenance staff and operations;
  • Coordinates equipment preventative maintenance program;
  • Mows golf courses;
  • Supervises course watering and irrigation;
  • Performs general course clean-up;
  • Performs greens maintenance;
  • Trains staff in equipment operation;
  • Repairs equipment and waterlines as needed;
  • Applies fertilizer as needed;
  • Trims trees as needed;
  • Lifts 50 pounds and carries the weight a minimum of 25 feet, effort involves heavy lifting in a non-sitting position with high manual dexterity, exerts effort regularly for sustained periods where strain may be intense for frequent or moderate duration;
  • Works with moderate exposure to dust, grease, extreme temperature, pollen and grass clippings, or inclement weather with occasional exposure to hazardous work conditions;
  • Works within a flexible schedule including evening and weekend hours;
  • Maintains valid Indiana Driver’s License if City vehicle is used.

MARGINAL FUNCTIONS

Performs other duties as required.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

Incumbent performs routine supervision to one to three cashier starters.

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

  • Any combination of education/experience equivalent to a high school diploma or GED;
  • Two years experience in golf course maintenance and equipment repair;

OTHER KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS and/or ABILITIES

  • General knowledge of turf management;
  • Ability to use mowers, riding and push, chain saw, utility vehicles, tractors, spreaders, hand tools, etc;
  • Ability to establish and maintain an effective working relationships with managers and operating employees of the Parks and Recreation department and the general public.

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 calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.

REASONING ABILITY

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

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.

Incumbent exerts effort regularly for sustained periods where strain may be intense for frequent or moderate duration. Lifts 50 pounds and carries the weight a minimum of 25 feet, effort involves heavy lifting in a non-sitting position with high manual dexterity, exerts effort for sustained periods where strain may be intense for frequent or moderate duration. 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.

While performing the duties of this job, the working conditions include moderate exposure to dust, grease, extreme temperature, pollen and grass clippings, or inclement weather with occasional exposure to hazardous work conditions.

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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