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  • 02/22/2021 8:54 AM | Anonymous

    Golf Course Coordinator

      Department:                        Parks and Recreation Department

    Title of Supervisor:           Brown Deer Golf Pro

     

    1. Description:

       

    Under the general direction of the Head Golf Professional, assists in the planning and supervisory work for the care, maintenance, and development of grounds and equipment associated with Brown Deer Golf Course in a manner which addresses community needs and makes effective use of community resources while maximizing revenue. In the event of extended absence of Head Golf Professional, acts as Superintendent.  Directly performs maintenance and associated tasks as needed.  Under direction of Head Golf Professional assists Parks and Building Maintenance Superintendent with special projects during off season.

    Directly responsible for the upkeep and maintenance of all grounds and equipment associated with Brown Deer Golf Course.  These duties include but are not limited to: grounds care, irrigation repair, tree care, flower bed planting and maintenance, repair and maintenance of all golf course equipment, wetlands restoration, fountain maintenance, special event set-up and clean-up, and snow removal.

     

    II.            General Duties

     

    A.      Administration

    1. Assists Head Golf Professional in the development, planning, and implementation of maintenance program for Brown Deer Golf Course through the golf division staff.
    2. Assists in supervision all golf course grounds maintenance related contractors including tree care, landscaping and horticultural care contractors.
    3. Responsible for snow removal of Brown Deer entrances, parking lots, sidewalks, and designated City-owned sidewalks and trails.

       

    B.      Staff

    1. Works to ensure a high level of communication with all golf maintenance staff members in terms of projects, programs and policies through staff meetings, e-mail, individual meetings and other written communications.
    2. Assists in supervising, planning, and coordinating work activities of all full-time and part-time employees within the golf maintenance division
    3. Assists in supervising training of all full-time, part-time, and seasonal golf maintenance employees; ensures proper safety, technical, and customer service standards
    4. Recruits, selects, and recommends to Head Golf Professional for employment of part-time department personnel and keeps appropriate records.
    5. Evaluates the performance of part-time golf maintenance staff to the Director.

       

       

       

    C.      Finances

    1. Identifies, prepares, and justifies annual budget requests for projects and equipment needs as directed by the Head Golf Professional.
    2. Monitors budget print outs of all golf maintenance related expenses and revenues and reports irregularities
    3. Processes invoices to be turned into the City Accounts Payable Department.

       

    III.                Qualifications:

     

    A.      Education/Training/Experience

    1. Associates Degree in Agronomy and/or Turf Grass Management, Horticulture or a closely related field. 
    2. Three (3) years experience in golf course operations as a crew chief/supervisor.
    3. A combination of education and experience to the satisfaction of the City of Coralville may be substituted for the proceeding two qualifications.

       

    B.      Knowledge, Skills, and/or Abilities:

    1. Knowledge of: golf course turf culture, including the propagation, planting, cultivation, watering, and care of grasses, plants, and trees; plant diseases, pests, and chemicals and methods of control; considerable working knowledge of modern irrigation techniques and theories; considerable knowledge of golf course landscaping and maintenance operations; thorough knowledge of and ability to use golf course maintenance tools, chemicals, materials, equipment, and fixtures; comprehensive knowledge and ability to repair and maintain golf course equipment; building trades such as welding, carpentry, plumbing, electrical, mechanical (operation of maintenance of heating and cooling systems) and cement work; grounds care such as mowing, planting, landscaping, grading, construction, and pond care. 
    2. Ability to operate machinery; perform technical and manual tasks; maintain effective working relationships with a variety of people and groups; effectively delegate and supervise work crews; set priorities to deal with emergency needs; supervise and coordinate activities of a complex organization.
    3. Ability to: solve problems; handle sensitive public and department contracts; communicate effectively, both orally and in writing; develops a team of full-time golf course maintenance personnel; evaluates work performance of full-time golf course maintenance personnel.
    4. Computer Skills: ability to learn and operate e-mail, internet search engines, word processing and spreadsheet applications (Microsoft products are currently used by the City of Coralville), and job related software.
    5. Other; integrity; attention to detail; tact; diplomacy and politeness; management of multiple priorities.

       

    C.      Licenses and/or Status

    1. Possession of a valid State of Iowa Driver’s License.
    2. Possession of a valid State of Iowa Pesticide Applicator’s License.

       

    IV.          Essential Job Functions:

    1. Ability to read, speak, write, hear, and understand English effectively to communicate with citizens and employees by telephone, e-mail, in writing and face to face.
    2. Ability to establish and maintain harmonious working relationships with other employees, officials, and the public.
    3. Physical ability to traverse variable terrain conditions not accessible by vehicle including but not limited to steep slopes, unleveled grades, and heavily vegetated areas for the purpose of completing maintenance tasks on the golf course and associated areas.
    4. Ability to visually review program areas and the work of staff.
    5. Ability to perform record keeping and mathematics as necessary.
    6. Ability to operate motor vehicle.
    7. Ability to make repairs on windows, doors, blinds, light fixtures, walls, floors, furniture, and equipment.
    8. Sufficient manual dexterity which permits the employee to wear and use personal protective equipment for chemical application, enter and exit vehicles, work in cramped spaces, transport supplies and material and operate a variety of tools used in the park, facility, and building construction and maintenance activities.
    9. Must not pose a direct threat to the health or safety of other individuals in the workplace or citizens encountered during work.
    10. Intellectual ability, judgement, stamina, and coordination necessary to normally complete daily assigned tasks within the workday.
    11. Ability to life and carry 50 pounds for various department needs and including equipment.
    12. Ability to repetitively bend and stoop to operate equipment in conjunction with park maintenance activities.
    13. Ability to walk long distances for inspection of course and supervision of staff.

       

      Pay Grade Level:  $15.50/hr, plus free golf and IPERS state retirement

       Have them contact Tom Palechek at 319-400-8925 or fill out application at https://www.coralville.org/DocumentCenter/View/175/Employment-Application?bidId=


    Thanks!

    Brian Wernimont

    PGA Professional

    Brown Deer Golf Club, Coralville, IA

    Phone - 319-248-9300, Ext 1 for Golf Shop

  • 02/17/2021 1:17 PM | Anonymous

    Finkbine Golf Course in Iowa City, Iowa is excited to announce the exceptional career opportunity of Assistant Golf Course Superintendent. The desired candidate will be involded in implementing BMP and IPM programs that provide excellent playing surfaces as well as an enthusiastic atmosphere that nurtures team members.

    Finkbine Golf Course is the University of Iowa Athletics Department championship golf course and is home to the Men’s and Women’s Collegiate Teams. Named for W.O. Finkbine, who donated the land to the University of Iowa, the golf course consists of a mix of bent/poa  greens, tees, and fairways that stretches to 7,200 yards.

    • JOB TITLE:                         ASSISTANT GOLF COURSE SUPERINTENDENT

      Reports to:                         Golf Course Superintendent

      Position Summary

      In collaboration with the golf course superintendent and other assistant superintendent, the assistant superintendent helps direct staff and participates in the maintenance and daily preparation of the golf course.

      Essential Job Functions:

    • Motivates and directs staff on a daily basis.
    • Trains new staff on standard operating procedures and safe operation of all equipment.
    • Assists in planning and supervising the daily set up and maintenance of all areas of golf course grounds with an emphasis on greens, tees and fairways.
    • Prepares work schedules.
    • Help plan, coordinate, and complete construction projects that improve playability.
    • Involved in all aspects of IPM and BMP programs including fertilizer and pesticide calibration and applications .
    • Supervises and participates in the operation and maintenance of pumps, and in the operation, maintenance, and installation of irrigation and drainage items.
    • Assists in personnel management and evaluation, employee’s safety, personnel, discipline and may also modify the daily work based on professional interpretation.
    • Involved in tree program that helps improve surface conditions through better air flow and more sunlight.

    Education/Certificates/Licenses/Training

    High School Diploma required. Higher Education degree in Turf Management, Agronomy or Horticulture preferred. Must obtain any required local and state licenses or certifications.

    Experience/Background/Knowledge

    Previous maintenance experience in golf operations required. A minimum of three years experience in the golf industry. Working knowledge of the maintenance of golf course greens, tees, and fairways.

    Skills

    Ability to communicate effectively with managers, guests and employees in one-on-one and small group situations in a fast paced environment. Must be computer literate. Must be able to perform math computations essential for fertilizer and chemical calibrations, budgeting and cost analysis purposes. One year supervisory experience required.

    Benefits

    A complete benefits package will be offered with this position. Those benefits will include PTO, 401k program, Health, Visual and Dental Insurance, Golfing privileges, Meals, Local and National Dues, and expenses paid for attending seminars. 

    Salary

    Up to $42,000/yr based on experience

    Send Resumes to:

    Tim Gravert

    Golf Course Superintendent

    tim-gravert@finkbine.com

  • 02/16/2021 10:58 AM | Anonymous

    Use the link below to view the job posting for Otter Creek.

    City of Ankeny - Job Opportunities

  • 02/15/2021 1:53 PM | Anonymous

    Assistant Superintendent Position:  posted 2-11-21

    Ankeny Golf and Country Club:  A nine hole private club established in 1962 with approximately 225 golfing members located on the west side of Ankeny, Iowa

    We  are seeking an individual who will:

          possess good communication skills, work well with others, and can work independently.

          be physically fit to do lawn maintenance, gardening, tree work, and equipment operations.

           seek to follow safety protocols to keep staff and members protected and perform quality work in duties assigned.

           perform daily maintenance tasks, help with regularly scheduled activities that require extra time, and undertake projects that improve our facility.

          prepare work schedules, train staff, and direct others.  We are looking for a role model and leader for our staff.

          help with watering needs on the course such as programming schedules, irrigation maintenance and repairs, pump house care, and assuring the dependability of our water supply

          learn the needs  and put on the turf inputs like fertilizers, and other treatments needed to maintain healthy grass and meet the expectations of our members.

          have or seek to have a valid pesticide applicators certificate.

          assist and oversee equipment care, adjustments, and repairs.

          tackle other duties that may come up such as swimming pool operations, upkeep of buildings, snow removal, assistance in club activities, and more

    Ankeny Golf and Country Club and the superintendent will train, teach, and aid you in your pursuit in mastering the skills and growing your knowledge involved with taking care of a golf course. 

    Compensation will begin at $30,000 and up, depending on experience and qualifications.  Other benefits and privileges are negotiable.

    Contact Phil Van Roekel through email:  philvanroekel@outlook.com or phone:  515-419-1432

  • 02/02/2021 12:34 PM | Anonymous

    Stone Creek Golf Club

    Assistant Superintendent Position 

    Position – Assistant Superintendent

    Location – Stone Creek Golf Club 

    Close Date – Open Until Filled

    Stone Creek Golf Club is currently looking to fill an Assistant Superintendent position.  The course is located in Omaha, NE and is a 27 hole golf course.  We offer a 27 hole golf course and a driving range that is located in West Omaha.  

    Requirements

    The Assistant Golf Course Superintendent will be required to use exceptional communication skills as well as time management skills.  The position will be involved in all the chemical and fertilizer applications alongside the Superintendent.

    Daily Duties

    • Daily jobs
    • Chemical and fertilizer applications
    • Irrigation repair
    • Hand watering and syringing 
    • Project management 
    • Budget duties
    • Safety talks

    Education

    • 2 or 4-year degree In Turf Management or related field 
    • Nebraska Pesticide Applicator’s license or ability to obtain one within 90 days.

    Experience

    • Some golf course experience preferred.

    Benefits

    • Vacation/Sick (1st of the month following 180 days of employment) 
    • Health/Dental Insurance (1st of the month following 90 days of employment) 
    • 401K (after one year) 
    • National & Local Association dues paid 
    • Uniforms  
    • Golfing privileges

    Contact Information:

    Craig Mantz

    402-681-3612

    Mantzca14@yahoo.com

  • 12/14/2020 9:17 AM | Anonymous

    Assistant Superintendent

    Davenport Country Club, Pleasant Valley, Iowa

    Description:

    Davenport Country Club is seeking a qualified individual to serve as Assistant Superintendent.  Davenport is a Private 18-Hole country club located in Pleasant Valley, Iowa.  Davenport recently has been ranked in the top 100 classic courses in the United States by Golfweek Magazine

    Job Duties:

    ·       Assists in planning daily work schedules  

    ·       Assists Superintendent in the training of employees. 

    ·       Assists in supervision of various construction projects. 

    ·       Applies fertilizers and pesticides as needed. 

    ·       Must be able to identify all turf diseases on the golf course.

    ·       Maintains safety procedures and training for the department.

    ·       Helps prepare the course for daily play. 

    ·       Must be able to perform irrigation repairs on leaks as necessary.

    ·       Keeps informed on course starting times and special events. 

    ·       Assists in snow removal. 

    ·       Sets good examples for others to follow in job performance, work safety, equipment care, attendance and striving for efficiency. 

    ·       Ability to stand, stoop, kneel, reach, bend and lift between 50-100 lbs. 

    Benefits:

    Health, vision, and dental insurance, Paid time-off, 401-K, Lunches provided, GCSAA/Iowa GCSA Paid dues, Attendance to Golf Industry Show and local association events, Uniform allowance, Golfing privileges

    Compensation:

    Depending on experience and qualifications

    Send Resumes To:

     Dean Sparks – grounds@davenportcc.com

  • 10/29/2020 8:57 AM | Anonymous

    Submit resume by going to www.cityofwaterlooiowa.com clicking on Career Opportunities, reviewing the Golf Course Maintenance II description and following directions to submit cover letter and resume.  We will not accept mailed, faxed, hand-delivered or directly emailed resumes.  Deadline to submit resume is Noon on Friday, November 20, 2020.

     

    CIVIL SERVICE NOTICE

    CITY OF WATERLOO, IOWA

    OPEN EXAMINATION

    GOLF COURSE MAINTENANCE II

    DEPARTMENT                   :           LEISURE SERVICES

    SALARY                               :           $28.84 with $1.00 increase after 6-month probation

    FLSA                                      :           NON-EXEMPT

    CIVIL SERVICE                 :           INCLUDED

    BARGAINING UNIT          :           CONSTRUCTION & PUBLIC EMPLOYEES LiUNA Local #177

                

    GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES

    Performs duties relating to maintenance and operation of an eighteen-hole municipal golf course.  The work is performed under the general direction of the Golf Course Maintenance III (Greenskeeper) and Golf Manager.  If working weekends or in absence of Golf Maintenance III, will assume supervisory responsibilities.  May supervise part time and seasonal employees.


    EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS (Illustrative Only)

    These functions are considered essential for successful performance in this job classification.

    1.              Operates and maintains specialized golf course turf equipment and irrigation system.

    2.              Applies pesticides, insecticides and other chemicals in the care of golf course vegetation.

    3.              Assists Golf Maintenance III in supervision of a crew involved in daily golf course maintenance operations.

    4.              Diagnoses and treats turf insect and disease problems.

    5.              Trims and prunes small trees and bushes on golf course and assists forestry crew on larger projects.

    6.              Moves tee markers, cuts cups, adjusts mowers, operates weed eater and repairs equipment.

    7.              Rakes turf and sand traps and rolls sod.

    8.              Organizes and completes golf course projects and programs in absence of Golf Maintenance III.

    9.              Prepares written records and reports.

    10.           Operates golf maintenance equipment either riding or on foot.

    11.           Performs golf course maintenance on uneven ground and while golfers are on course.

    12.           Works in trenches to perform irrigation system repairs; confined space entry when working in water pits and manholes for irrigation system.

    13.           Participates in department preventive maintenance program for vehicles and equipment.

    14.           Responds to questions from the public concerning golf course maintenance.

    15.           Directs the work of part time and seasonal workers as assigned.

    16.           Workload varies and may be repetitive.

    17.           If assigned to work weekends, will assume supervisory duties. 

    18.           Works independently and with others with minimum supervision.

    19.           Attends work regularly at the designated place and time.

    20.           Works outside in all weather conditions; works near moving vehicles and equipment; operates equipment and tools that cause vibration; exposed to pesticides, insecticides and other chemicals; noise level is often loud.

    21.           Performs all work duties and activities in accordance with City policies, procedures and OSHA, City and Leisure Services safety rules and regulations.

    22.           Performs all other duties as assigned.

    REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE & ABILITIES

    1.         Knowledge of and ability to diagnose and treat turf insect and disease problems as they affect golf courses.

    2.              Thorough knowledge of the techniques and principles of golf course management and maintenance.

    3.              Knowledge of occupational hazards and safety procedures of golf course work.

    4.              Ability to operate golf course maintenance equipment such as riding mower, tractor, cultivator, loader, chemical sprayer, backhoe, trencher and other specialized golf equipment for four to six hours at a time.

    5.              Ability to plan, assign and supervise part time and seasonal employees.

    6.              Ability to express ideas orally and in writing.

    7.              Ability to understand chemical hazard labels and keep chemical spraying records.

    8.              Ability to exercise independent judgment in completion of assigned projects.

    9.              Ability to respond to questions and comments from the public tactfully and politely.

    10.           Ability to communicate effectively and maintain working relationships with coworkers, supervisors, elected officials, golf pros and the public.

    11.           Ability to work with people from a broad variety of social, economic, racial, ethnic and educational backgrounds.

    ACCEPTABLE EXPERIENCE & TRAINING

    1.         Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in turf management, horticulture or a closely related field with minimum one year experience in golf course turf management 

    OR

                Graduation from a two-year horticulture program with minimum three years’ experience in golf course turf management 

    OR

                High school graduate/G.E.D. with minimum five years’ experience in golf course turf management

    OR

    Any equivalent combination of education and experience that provides the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to perform the essential functions of the position.

    1.              Iowa Class A Commercial Driver's License within 120 calendar days of employment and good driving record based on City of Waterloo driver performance criteria.  A candidate with any of the following will not be considered for employment: loss of license for any reason during the period of candidacy for employment, if the candidate remains without a valid, current license for the position when the City issues an offer of employment; loss of license, plea of guilty, plea of no contest or its equivalent or conviction for OWI, reckless driving or other major moving violation include habitual violator within the previous five years; four or more citations for moving violations within the previous three-year period, excluding speeding violations of 10 mph or less over the posted speed limit; three or more citations for moving violations within the previous one-year period.  After appointment to the position, disciplinary action or continuing employment status may be reviewed for the following:  four or more moving violations within the previous three years, three or more moving violations within the previous one year or loss of license or conviction for OWI, reckless driving or other major moving violation including habitual violator within the previous five years; two or more at-fault accidents within a three-year period while driving on City business; three or more at-fault accidents within a three-year period.  An applicant’s driving record will be reviewed prior to an offer of employment and at least annually after hire.

    3.         State of Iowa Commercial Pesticide    Applicators License for ornamental turf.

    ESSENTIAL PHYSICAL ABILITIES

    The following physical abilities are required with or without accommodation.

    1.         Sufficient strength and flexibility to perform assigned tasks.

    2.         Sufficient speech and hearing that permits the employee to communicate effectively with coworkers and the public.

    3.         Sufficient depth perception, distance and peripheral vision to safely operate vehicles and equipment in all weather conditions and to observe distance of golfers; sufficient  color vision to note flag and tee markers and observe and diagnose turf diseases; sufficient dexterity to safely operate powered and manual golf course maintenance tools and equipment; sufficient hearing to understand verbal instructions, respond to questions from the public, diagnose equipment malfunctions and hear warnings of golfers.

    4.         Sufficient mobility that permits the employee to operate required equipment safely in all types of weather.

    MISCELLANEOUS

    1.         Must wear personal protective equipment such as safety shoes, safety glasses, hearing protection, gloves, protective clothing and respirator.

    2.         Must submit to Department of Transportation requirements including pre-employment, post-accident, reasonable suspicion, random and return-to-duty/follow-up alcohol and drug testing.

    3.         Following a conditional offer of employment, the City of Waterloo requires a physical examination and a drug test by a physician of the City's choice to determine if an applicant is capable of performing the essential functions of the position.  Failure to pass the physical and drug test will result in withdrawal of the employment offer.

    4.         The City of Waterloo reserves the right to conduct a background investigation including driving, employment, education and criminal history checks on any applicant being considered for this position.

    5.         Must submit to and pass Civil Service examination procedures including a panel interview.

    WORK SCHEDULE

    Shift time will vary but will generally be an eight-hour shift between the hours of 5:00 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. with half-hour unpaid lunch break.  May work Monday-Friday but could be scheduled to work weekends with alternate days off (i.e. Monday and Tuesday).  When working the weekend schedule, will assume supervisory duties.  May be required to report after damaging storms.

    EXAMINATION INFORMATION

    Qualified applicants who apply by the deadline date will be required to appear before an oral examination panel consisting of a minimum of three people who have expertise in the areas being tested.  An individual must receive a minimum average score of sixty points out of one hundred to achieve a passing score on the oral examination.  The top applicants, as ranked by their scores on the oral examination will be the individuals placed on the certified list.  Applicants who qualify as outlined and are full time regular employees of the City of Waterloo shall have one additional point per full year of employment up to a maximum of five points added to their final score.  Honorably discharged men and women from the military or naval forces of the United States who qualify per provisions of Chapter 35 of the Code of Iowa and who are citizens and residents of the United States shall have five additional points added to their final score upon submission of their DD214 or ten points added if they were awarded a Purple Heart or have a service connected disability. 

    ORAL EXAMINATION DATE

    Qualified applicants who apply by the deadline date will be notified of the time, place and date of the examination.

    A.A./E.E.O.

    Minority, female & disabled individuals are encouraged to apply.

    GOLF MAINTENANCE II DESCRIPTION 20  October 2020

  • 02/27/2020 3:43 PM | Anonymous

    Job Posting for Immediate Hire (Spring 2020)

    • Lake Panorama National (LPN, LLC) is hiring for an Assistant Golf Course Superintendent. The position is open for immediate hire (spring 2020). The position is full-time, salaried with benefits. Interested applicants should email resume and contact information to admin@lakepanorama.orgFurther information regarding the position is listed below.

      Assistant Golf Course Superintendent Job Description

      Classification: Salary (Overtime Exempt)
      Reports to: Golf Course Superintendent

      Salary: $38,000 to $42,000 plus benefits (depending upon qualifications and experience)

      Position Summary

      The Assistant Golf Course Superintendent is a working assistant superintendent position. The assistant superintendent is responsible for supporting the Golf Course Superintendent in all of their duties, which are listed as follows;

      Golf Course Superintendent’s Duties: Ensuring both the 18-hole Lake Panorama National Golf Course and Panorama West Golf Course are kept in good playing condition seven days a week throughout the golf season. Duties include, but are not limited to, the development and implementation of the operating and agronomic plans, hiring, training and supervision of the maintenance team, managing equipment purchasing and maintenance (during both the golf season and off-season) and coordinating with management and the pro shop to ensure smooth operation between LPN departments.. The Golf Course Superintendent must be focused on providing consistently high-quality playing conditions while staying within budget. The individual should be a strong leader, a good communicator, detail-oriented, self-motivated and experienced in turf management.

      Duties and Responsibilities of the Assistant Golf Course Superintendent

    • Support operations of the maintenance department at Lake Panorama National Golf Course and Panorama West Golf Course.
    •  Support maintenance of both courses in proper playing condition according to LPN and industry standards.
    •  Assist Superintendent with planning and implementation of staff schedules to ensure quality standards are achieved with high efficiency.
    • Assist in development of  annual operating plans and implement within budget.
    • Perform various maintenance duties as necessary to maintain the golf courses in proper playing condition and according to LPN standards.
    • Assist in  course construction projects.
    • Assist in the maintenance and repair equipment as needed. Inspect for operating deficiencies. Lubricate and service equipment as necessary.
    •  Assist in maintaining service, repair and usage records on all equipment.
    • Assist in establishing  and implementing a cleaning and preventative maintenance program for appropriate equipment, tools, vehicles etc.
    • Demonstrate to staff the use of equipment and train in safe operation.
    • Follow  safety procedures and ensure part-time staff is adhering to safety protocols.
    •  Assist in managing irrigation practices and scheduling to ensure optimal levels of soil moisture for playability and turf health.
    •  Assist in routine inspection and upkeep of the irrigation systems including changes and repairs as necessary.
    •  Assist in monitoring turf grass health and ensuring the courses are being presented at the desired level of conditioning.
    •  Assist in  fertilizer and pesticide applications as necessary.
    •  Assist in management of part-time  golf course maintenance personnel.
    • Show good leadership by reinforcing expectations of LPN management and Golf Course Superintendent to part-time staff.
    • Requirements of the Assistant Golf Course Superintendent

    • Must be capable of filling-in for Golf Course Superintendent when necessary.
    • Education in a Turfgrass related field preferred, but not required.
    • Experience in the golf industry or related field preferred, but not required.
    • Must be able to work flexible hours as required including nights and weekends. 
    • Must be able to maintain a positive attitude, professional manner and appearance in all situations.
    • Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs.
  • 02/21/2020 9:19 AM | Anonymous

    City of Ames Parks and Recreation

    Maintenance Worker Position

    Salary: $43,846-$54,932

    Hours: Monday-Friday 7AM-3PM

    Job Duties Include:  This will be a Turf Maintenance position with Parks and Recreation.  Turf areas managed include Homewood Golf Course, 35 acres of sports fields, 37 city parks, city right of way areas, and municipal cemeteries.  This position helps lead seasonal staff to maintain all areas previously stated.  Duties may also include areas outside main job duties including tree work, concrete work, cemetery burials, and more.  Weekend overtime hours are available throughout the year.  This is a Civil Service position.

    Applications must be done online at https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/cityofames?sort=PostingDate%7CDescending

    If you have any questions or want more information about the position please contact Patrick Wynja.

    Email: pwynja@city.ames.ia.us             Cell: 515-231-7093

  • 01/23/2020 2:43 PM | Anonymous

    1st Assistant Superintendent

    Elmcrest Country Club. Cedar Rapids, Iowa

    Description:

    Elmcrest Country Club is seeking a qualified individual to serve as 1st Assistant Superintendent.  Elmcrest is a Private 18-Hole country club located in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.  Currently working on executing a long range plan that includes renovating bunkers, building new tee complexes, improving course infrastructures, pond dredging, the addition of a short course, as well as an irrigation upgrade.  With these exciting changes coming, we are seeking a motivated individual who can help to lead our staff and projects.  

    Job Duties:

    ·       Assists in planning daily work schedules  

    ·       Assists 2nd Assistant Superintendent in the training of employees. 

    ·       Assists in supervision of various construction projects. 

    ·       Applies fertilizers and pesticides as needed. 

    ·       Must be able to identify all turf diseases on the golf course.

    ·       Maintains safety procedures and training for the department.

    ·       Helps prepare the course for daily play. 

    • Able to manage projects and lead the group in an organized manner.

    ·       Must be able to perform irrigation repairs on leaks as necessary.

    ·       Keeps informed on course starting times and special events. 

    ·       Assists in snow removal. 

    ·       Sets good examples for others to follow in job performance, work safety, equipment care, attendance and striving for efficiency. 

    ·       Ability to stand, stoop, kneel, reach, bend and lift between 50-100 lbs. 

    Benefits:

    Health, vision, and dental insurance, Paid time-off, 401-K, Lunches provided, GCSAA/Iowa GCSA Paid dues, Attendance to Golf Industry Show and local association events, Uniform allowance, Golfing privileges

    Compensation:

    $35,000-$45,000 Depending on experience and qualifications

    Send Resumes To:

    Nick Kray- Golf Course Superintendent

    1 Zach Johnson Dr. NE

    Cedar Rapids, IA 52302

                       -OR-

    nick@elmcrestcountryclub.com

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