Golf Course Landscaper (Full Time - Seasonal)

1 month ago
# of Openings
1
Category
Golf Course
Compensation
USD $10.50/Hr.
Type
Seasonal

Overview

Under the direction of the Assistant Superintendent or foreman, operate light motorized equipment, and trucks on the golf course, and do related work and manual labor as needed for golf course maintenance.

Responsibilities

  • Mows greens, tees, aprons, and approaches to greens, and other areas not accessible with gang mowers; rakes sand traps with power rakes.
  • Aerifies greens; verticuts tees and greens; spikes greens; operates sod cutter, fertilizer spreaders; and mows rough with rotary mowers, and operates other equipment as directed.
  • Maintains gasoline, oil and other equipment fluid levels daily; reports equipment problems and failures to equipment supervisor immediately.
  • Performs basic preventive maintenance on equipment as directed by the assistant superintendent or equipment manager; and returns equipment to designated location at the maintenance facility.  Utilizes loaders to remove dirt, debris and other materials.
  • Drives a dump truck to haul materials and refuse; operates portable pumps.
  • May occasionally operate gang units as dictated by supervisor(s).
  • May be asked to participate in course set-up and replace/move tee markers.
  • Performs other duties as directed by the Assistant Superintendent or supervisor(s).

Qualifications

Requirements: Minimum 18 years of age.  Valid California Driver’s License.

Education and/or Experience: 

Knowledge of the safe mechanical operation of trucks and other motorized equipment.
Knowledge of the principles of operation and cold starting of gasoline engines.
Knowledge of maintenance tools.
Mechanical aptitude.
Ability to follow oral and written directions.
Ability to work in a team environment.

 

Language Skills

Ability to read, write, and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.

 

Mathematical Skills

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.   

 

Reasoning Ability

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems and situations reasonably. 

 

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

Valid California Driver’s License.

 

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.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, walk, sit, and talk or hear.  The employee is occasionally required to use fingers, hands to handle or feel, reach with hands and arms.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.  Employee must regularly lift up to 50 pounds and/or occasionally lift or move up to 100 pounds with assistance.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to wet, hot, cold, warm, and/or humid outside weather conditions, fumes or airborne particles, toxic and/or caustic chemicals. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.

 

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

Duties, responsibilities, and requirements pertaining to this job are subject to change, as needed.

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