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Employer: City of Cheney
Division: Golf
Job Title: Golf Course Maintenance Worker
Salary: $7.25 Hourly


Job Description:

CITY OF CHENEY POSITION DESCRIPTION Class Title: Maintenance Worker, Department: Golf Course, Salary Schedule: Hourly, Non-Exempt, Seasonal Grade 8, POSITION SUMMARY: This position performs a variety of skilled and semi-skilled work in the maintenance and improvement of the golf course.  Employees assist with the maintenance and repair activities at the golf course including pesticide and fertilizer applications, mowing and maintenance of the golf course.  The employee should posses a strong mechanical aptitude as well as effective communication, organizational, technical, and public relation skills. SUPERVISION RECEIVED:Works under the general supervision of the Course Superintendent. SUPERVISION EXERCISED: None. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Assists with the maintenance and repair of buildings, grounds and equipment at the golf course. Hauls and shovels sand, rock and dirt.  Follows department and City safety policies and procedures.  Mows course fairways, rough, greens, tee area and open spaces.  Assists with watering and spraying.  Performs horticultural maintenance and operating procedures within limits of departmental policies and procedures.  Monitors and assists in the installation and maintenance of sprinkler system.  Performs seeding, fertilizing, top dressing and soil conditioning as well as pest control of the golf course. PERIPHERAL DUTIES: Assists other departments as need arises.  Works closely with the golf course superintendent. Operates department’s equipment including mowers and tools.  Troubleshoots and repairs golf course facilities and equipment.  Repairs or services water pumps, sprinkler heads and related equipment. Applies fertilizers and pesticides to golf course as needed.  Performs other duties as deemed necessary or assigned.  Cleans and organizes shop and equipment.  Daily contact with golfers, co-workers, supervisory personnel and general public is expected. DESIRED EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: Must be at least 16 years of age.  One to three years of similar or related experience preferred.  Works well with others and the public.  Employee is expected to have acquired the necessary information and skills to perform the job reasonable well within six months of employment.   KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Knowledge of turf management, plant and weed identification, mechanics and a working knowledge of mathematics is preferred. Ability to operate equipment including mowers, utility trucks, sprayers, department vehicles, tractors, chain saws, weed eaters, hand tools and other types of departmental equipment. Should possess a strong mechanical aptitude. Capable of using hand tools and equipment required for the job responsibilities.  LICENSES REQUIRED   Must possess a valid Kansas driver’s license.  PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  Manual labor including lifting and carrying heavy objects, bending, kneeling, sitting and climbing is required daily to fulfill the duties of this position.  Some adverse working conditions exist with this position.  Exposure to hazardous chemicals, heavy machinery, golfers and excessive noise in all types of weather conditions can be expected.  While performing the duties of this position, the employee is frequently required to sit, stand, walk, run, drive, push, pull, carry, see, hear, speak, crawl, use hands, climb, kneel, smell and other similar types of functions.  The employee may occasionally be required to lift and/or move 100 pounds and frequently lift 25 pounds.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions. WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Most work will be performed outdoors in various types of conditions. The job is performed primarily during the daytime hours but must be available for special situations and times. Exposure to hazardous chemicals, department equipment and excessive noise is expected. 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. This 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.



Vacancy Number: CH 000022

Open Date: 2/9/2017 12:00:00 AM
Close Date: