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  • 09/26/2017 2:00 PM | Anonymous

    The City of Davenport invites applications for the position of: 2017 Golf Course Foreman.

    To apply, go to http://www.cityofdavenportiowa.com/department/division.php?structureid=186. Must apply by October 20, 2017 at 11:59pm.

    SALARY
    $19.38 - $24.07 Hourly
    $40,303.95 - $50.058.53 Annually

    THE POSITION
    Under general supervision performs work of moderate difficulty in the maintenance and repair of buildings and grounds in the golf and park management activities.

    EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
    Maintains golf courses: changes cups, repairs divots, plants trees, digs holes, drags sand traps, trims and mows grounds, repairs greens, cleans and mulches leaves, aerates, verticuts, and syringes greens, mixes and applies solid or liquid pesticides to greens, fairways, and trees, mends ball pits, cleans buildings, applies dressing to greens and trees, cleans up storm damage, waters trees, repairs irrigation systems, hauls trash, removes dead trees, services equipment.

    Maintains municipal buildings and grounds, operates mowing equipment, minor repairs and services turf care equipment, repairs and maintains park structures, inspects and maintains play apparatus, mixes and applies pesticides, grades and prepares athletic fields, operates dump trucks and loaders, performs minor tree pruning.

    Performs other assigned duties: acts as lead worker in the assignment and direction of seasonal employees, performs snow removal.

    QUALIFICATIONS
    Coursework in turf grass supplemented by 2 years increasingly responsible experience as groundskeepers or turf mainteance worker; or equivalent combination of experience, education, or training which provides the required knowledge and abilities will be deemed acceptable for this position.

    Must possess and maintain throughout duration of employment a valid Iowa Commercial Driver's License (CDL).

    Must obtain pesticide applicators certification during probationary employment and maintain throughout duration of employment.

    Must be able to pass a criminal background and job-related physical.

    SELECTION PROCESS
    Qualified candidates will be given a written exam, administered on Thursday, November 2nd at 6:00 PM.

    Only candidates who pass the written exam with a minimum score of 70%, will be eligible for placement on the Civil Service list.

    KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS
    A wide variety of turf grass, the insects and diseases that attack them and the common methods for their controls.

    Golf course maintenance procedures.

    Operation and care of machinery and equipment; identification and treatment of turf grass diseases, federal laws regulating the handling and application of pesticides.

    General building and grounds maintenance procedures.

    Operation and care of machinery and equipment.

    Athletic field maintenance techniques.

    CONSIDERABLE SKILL IN
    Mixing and applying pesticides and fertilizers.

    Operation and maintenance of a variety of turf care equipment.

    The methods and practices of golf course maintenance.

    The operation and maintenance of a variety of grounds maintenance equipment.

    General building maintenance and repair.

    APPLICATIONS MAY BE OBTAINED AND FILED ONLINE AT
    http://www.cityofdavenportiowa.com/hr
    OR
    226 W 4th Street,
    Davenport, IA 52801

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