Technician Listings

Job listings are free of charge to all members. If you are a non-member and would like to post a job opening, the cost is $35. To post a job opening, please forward your listing to Chapter Executive Officer, Randy Robinson, at randy@iowaturfgrass.org.


  • 06/07/2021 9:03 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Position: Golf Course/Grounds Equipment Mechanic

    Summary: The maintenance and repairs of all golf course and grounds related equipment and resort vehicles along with the golf car fleet, management of shop areas, and assist in golf course maintenance as needed.  Prior experience is preferred.

    Essential Functions:

    • Oversee and manage maintenance shop operation
    • Implement preventative equipment maintenance programs
    • Responsible for the maintenance and repair of all golf/grounds maintenance equipment
    • Maintain work area in a clean, organized, and safe manner
    • Parts purchasing and inventory management
    • Reel and bedknife grinding
    • Involvement with on course and grounds maintenance when needed
    • Fabrication
    • Record Keeping
    • Must follow and adhere to safety and environmental standards
    • Need strong interpersonal and communication skills. Able to work well with others
    • Adjustments to mowing equipment at times daily to meet expectations. Quality of cut is one of the most important aspects of the position
    • Keeping up with latest technology and modern practices as it relates to equipment

    Required:

    • 2 years Mechanic experience
    • Knowledge of small engine repair
    • Must be highly motivated, goal driven and self starter
    • Working knowledge of hydraulics, diesel engines, and electronics

    Schedule: Full time/Days

    Salary: DOE

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  • 03/11/2020 2:48 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Seasonal Golf Course Grounds Maintenance Technician 

    • The City of Mason City is taking applications for a seasonal Golf Course Grounds Maintenance Technician at Highland Park Golf Course. 

      This position performs a variety of skilled, semi-skilled, and unskilled tasks in the maintenance and operation of Highland Park Golf Course.

      Duties & Responsibilities:

      Mows and maintains fairways, greens, tee areas, rough, and open space areas; tree pruning, cleans and maintains sand traps, cuts cups, moves tee markers, and other course elements; and assists with the maintenance of sprinkler systems.

      Performs custodial work such as cleaning and maintaining restrooms and buildings.  

      Assists in the training and work direction of entry level seasonal employees and community service workers.

      Assists in setting up and taking down equipment for various programs and tournaments, prepares facilities for program use.

      Assists with the seeding, fertilizing, top dressing, soil conditioning, and watering to course grounds; plants turf, trees, shrubs, and flowers.

      Collects and disposes of solid waste from buildings and grounds; picks up litter from premises.

      Performs minor semi-skilled interior building maintenance such as painting, plumbing, carpentry, and other unskilled and semi-skilled trades work.

      Opens and closes, locks and unlocks facilities as needed.

      May be assigned to apply applications of insecticide, fungicide, and herbicide treatment to course grounds.

      Special requirements include:

    • Valid state driver’s license or ability to obtain one prior to employment. 
    • Pesticide applicator’s license within thirty days of hire.
    • Prior turf spraying experience and knowledge of the sport of golfing desired.

    Seasonal Hours: April-October, Monday – Friday, 6:00 am – 2:30 pm. Weekends as required, days vary.

    Starting wage $15-$17/hr. 

    Apply by one of the following ways:

    • Email  application (email and application found under the jobs tab at www.masoncity.net)
    • Return completed application (found under the jobs tab at www.masoncity.net) to City Hall, Human Resources, 10 1st St NW, Mason City IA
    • Online application portal found under the jobs tab at www.masoncity.net
    • Call 641-421-3378 for assistance

    Applications will be accepted until 4:30pm, March 23, 2020.

    Equal Opportunity Employer

  • 03/15/2019 9:56 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Available is a Horticulturist position at Crow Valley Golf Club, located in Davenport, Iowa.

    This is a seasonal full-time position. 

    Job duties will include, but not limited to; proper maintenance of all annual and perennial areas, including clubhouse and pool areas.  

    -proper planting practices

    -proper maintenance of plantings

    -edging and weeding beds when in need

    -ability to lift over 50 lbs.

    -ability to properly use power equipment such as, back pack blowers, saws, irrigation equipment, edger, etc.

    -ability to work alongside grounds crew when your areas aren’t in need of attention

    This position offers 15$/hour.

    Please send cover letter and resume to mieskean@gmail.com


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