City of Commerce City Greens Keeper III in Commerce City, Colorado

General Purpose

The Greens Keeper III works under the direct supervision of the Assistant Maintenance Supervisor, performing a wide variety of unskilled and skilled tasks at the golf course.

Scheduled between the hours of 5:00am and 1:00pm (may vary).

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Assisting the golf course personnel in the daily maintenance of the golf course, and preparing the golf course for daily play

  • Mowing the turf in a described manner (greens, tees, fairways, rough, and trimming)

  • Assisting the Irrigation Technician when needed (hand watering, hole digging, spot watering, and afternoon watering)

  • Assist in course inspections and repair; report any issues or concerns to the appropriate staff

  • Assisting as a lead worker on construction projects (landscape, shelters, new tees, signs and fence)

  • Assisting staff with fertilizer and chemical application on the course

  • Assisting with aeration of the Greens, Tees, Fairways, and rough

  • Working early morning start times, weekends, and holidays are required.

  • Janitorial work, cleaning course out houses, cleaning shop and office area and around the clubhouse

  • Assisting the pro shop staff with set up

  • May need to drive a City vehicle to and from other City departments or vendors

  • Assisting the Assistant Maintenance Supervisor as a lead crew worker over a 2 to 3 person project. Reporting to the Assistant Maintenance Supervisor

  • Assisting the Assistant Maintenance Supervisor in the training of Greens Keeper I and Greens Keeper II personnel

  • Maintain accurate, up to date records of all trainings

  • Assist with lock up procedures

  • Assisting the mechanic in equipment inspections and maintenance

Minimum Qualifications

Must be a minimum of 18 years of age and possess a valid Colorado driver's license or ability to obtain one within 30 days of employment. Must have a minimum of 2 years of experience working on a golf course. Should have a desire to work on a golf course; understanding of the game of golf is required.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Must be able to follow and give clear written and verbal instructions

  • Must be punctual, dependable and self - motivated

  • Must have the ability to operate all golf course equipment

  • Must have a basic understanding of golf course maintenance practices

Equipment Used, Work Environment and Physical Activities

  • Driving: May drive a City or personal vehicle in the normal course of business

  • Office equipment: Occasional use of copier, fax, scanner, printer

  • Computer equipment: Occasional use of a computer; Microsoft Office applications

  • Other equipment: Hand tools, hammers, wrenches, shovels, rakes, power tools, saws, drills, riding mower, push mowers, string trimmers, power edger's, utility carts

  • Language skills: Reads and understands instructions; writes legible work reports and notes; communicates information and responds to questions individually and in small groups.

  • Mathematical skills: Performs simple mathematical calculations by hand or using a calculator

  • Reasoning ability: Applies common sense understanding to carry out simple written and oral instructions; deals with standardized situations or problems involving a few concrete variables

  • Physical activities: May include carrying, bending, sitting, stooping, walking, standing, running Kneeling, reaching, climbing, lifting, and sitting for periods of time

  • Lifting: Must be able to lift a maximum of 80 pounds

  • Vision and hearing: Must be able to read instructions and respond to spoken communications

  • Exposure to environmental conditions: This is an outside job and workers must be prepared for all weather conditions--Hot, dry, cold, wet. Workers may be exposed to fumes from equipment, paint, dust, smoke, fertilizers, and other chemicals, and exposure to loud noises. Safety gear will be provided as needed.

Salary: $14.75 - $15.65 Hourly

Location: Buffalo Run Golf Course 15700 E. 112th Avenue Commerce City, CO

Job Type: Part-time

Department: Parks, Recreation, & Golf

Job Number: 2018-00055

Closing: Continuous

Agency: City of Commerce City

Address: 7887 E. 60th Avenue Commerce City, Colorado, 80022