301-092 - MAINTENANCE WORKER 2- GOLF SPECIALIST
|Class Title: Maintenance Worker 2-Golf|
Grade Number: M08; 18.3179 per hour
Department: Parks and Recreation
Bureau: Golf Course
Performs a variety of duties to maintain the golf course tees, greens, fairways, and cart paths.
Works under the supervision of the Golf Course Superintendent.
A. Participates in the maintenance of greens, tees, fairways, roughs, bunkers, irrigation sprinklers, clubhouse grounds and pesticide application equipment.
B. Conducts pesticide and fertilizer applications, operates and calibrates pesticide application equipment. Keeps accurate records per state regulations.
C. Participates in the operation and maintenance of pumps and the irrigation systems.
D. Follows the Golf Course Superintendents agronomically sophisticated turf grass management program designed to provide a playing surface that meets the standards and aesthetics of the Municipal Golf Course while preserving the integrity of the environment.
E. Operates and maintains a variety of general and special purpose equipment.
F. Follows the Golf Course Superintendents plan for irrigation, fertilization and pesticide applications.
G. Assists the Golf Course Superintendent in keeping accurate and complete records, weather data, maintenance procedures, pesticide applications, material applications, location of hazardous materials, etc..
H. Participates in the work involved in maintaining trees, fairways, greens, roughs, traps/ditches, cutting grass, dressing greens, sodding, fertilizing, seeding, watering, etc.
I. Performs related work as may be required.
Education and Experience:
(A) Minimum of five years' experience in golf course maintenance and operations, or any equivalent combination of training and experience
(B) Requires a Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture Pesticide License within 90 days.
(C) Requires a valid Pennsylvania Driver's License of the appropriate classification
(D) Skill in the use of Windows-based operating systems preferred.
(E) Equivalent combination of related education and experience.
Necessary Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
(A) Working knowledge of the maintenance of golf course tees, fairways, greens, roughs, and bunkers.
(B) Knowledge of the daily maintenance practices of golf course turf, changing pins, cutting greens, watering and spraying.
(C) Knowledge of the proper use of various fertilizers, fungicides, herbicides and application equipment.
(D)Knowledge of the use of various golf course equipment including triplex, fairway, surrounds and trim mowers; tractors, sprayers, and aeration equipment.
(E) All other related duties.
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT USED
Requires the use of tractors, tractor attachments, all types of grass cutting mowers riding as well as hand operated mowers. All power tools and equipment associated with operation of maintaining the golf course and clubhouse grounds.
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.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is constantly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is required to walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms.
The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 60 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.
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.
The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.
Formal application, rating of education and experience; oral interview and reference check; job related tests may be required.
The duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.
The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.