Salt Lake City

ASSISTANT GOLF COURSE SUPERINTENDENT

Requisition ID
2018-3366
Department
PUBLIC SERVICES
Minimum Salary
USD $17.88/Hr.
Maximum Salary
USD $29.00/Hr.
Post End Date
2/22/2018
Location
US-UT-Salt Lake City

Overview

Under the general direction of a Golf Course Superintendent, provides skilled maintenance and upkeep on a municipal golf course, which includes following schedules for turf management, repair and construction. This position involves supervisory responsibilities and technical knowledge in golf course design and maintenance.

 

This position requires working non-conventional hours and overtime as needed during peak golfing season.

Responsibilities

  • Operates various mowers, top dressers, sod cutters, bunker rakes, aerators, backhoes, loaders, sprayers, and numerous other types of equipment ranging in size from hand-held to heavy equipment in the day-to-day operation, maintenance and modification of an assigned municipal golf course.
  • Operates and maintains irrigation systems for assigned golf course, including installation and repair of pipe, automatic valves, valve-in-head sprinklers, pumps, pumping stations, manual control systems, electrical control systems and/or computer control systems.
  • Responds to adverse conditions such as turf damage or disease, fungus control, animal damage, vandalism, or other conditions, which adversely affect golf course playability.
  • Supervises and trains subordinate salaried and seasonal personnel. Assumes golf course maintenance and personnel related responsibilities during Superintendent's absence.
  • Trains personnel to safely maintain and operate equipment. Performs minor maintenance and daily periodic maintenance on vehicles and equipment.
  • Ensures supplies and materials are adequate and available. Reports inventory needs to Superintendent. May provide input regarding budget, equipment procurement, and staffing requirements as needed.
  • In compliance with federal, state and local regulations, applies fertilizers, pesticides, herbicides, fungicides, algaecides and/or other chemicals to the golf course as needed.
  • Performs other duties as required.

Qualifications

  • High school diploma or G.E.D. equivalency plus two years experience in the maintenance or a golf course. Must have knowledge of maintenance procedures necessary to preserve golf course playability.
  • Ability to assess situations, establish priorities, and make appropriate decisions with minimal supervision.
  • Knowledge of U.S. Golf Association Rules and Regulations.
  • Ability to relate well with the general public under varying or stressful circumstances.
  • Possession of a valid driver’s license or driving privilege card.
  • Possession of a Non-Commercial Pesticide Applicator's Certificate, or ability to obtain one within six months of employment.

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