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  • 12/22/2017 9:23 AM | Anonymous

    Fox Ridge Golf Club is located in Dike, Iowa about 10 minutes west of Cedar Falls and the Waterloo area. We are a 18 hole golf course that is open to the public. The selected candidate will join a team of dedicated professional staff and work directly with the superintendent and the assistant superintendent. We are looking for a highly motivated, hardworking individual with a strong commitment to the profession.

    Major Duties and Responsibilities

    • Responsible for the up keep and preventative maintenance of a large equipment fleet, taking pride in the fleet, understanding the financial investment the owners have made.
    • Spot checks equipment for performance on the course , makes emergency repairs on the course, and services equipment prior to use.
    • Knowledge to assess and diagnose mechanical problems, prioritize equipment repairs and make repairs in a timely manner.
    • Have an eye for detail regarding cutting unit precision, shop neatness and cleanliness and equipment fleet condition.
    • Coordinate with the Superintendent to prepare maintenance schedule and daily logs of repairs.
    • Ability to function under pressure and set priorities and adjust to changing conditions.
    • Excellent human relation skills with the ability to communicate respectfully with the staff and management team.
    • Instructs and trains maintenance staff regarding preventative maintenance , and proper cleaning of and safe operation of equipment.
    • Keep a complete set of records for equipment and parts inventory purchases , equipment conditions, costs of repairs and preventative maintenance. Along with maintaining a preventative maintenance program within a budget.
    • Regulates employees’ use of equipment in absence of superintendent and assistant superintendent, if needed, and performs other duties as directed by the superintendent.

    Qualifications

    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily and safely. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Please speak to your supervisor or contact the Green Golf Partners Human Resources Department if you feel that you require an accommodation.

    Education/Certificates/Licenses/Training

    High School Diploma required. Must obtain any required local and state licenses or certifications.

    Experience/Background/Knowledge

    Knowledge of the theory, care and operation of internal combustion engines and mowing equipment. Previous experience in small engine repair. Knowledge of hazards and safety precautions of the profession.

    Skills

    Ability to communicate effectively with managers, guests and employees in one-on-one and small group situations in a fast paced environment. Skilled in the use of a variety of equipment repair tools. Must be able to perform math computations essential for budgeting and cost analysis purposes.

    Physical Requirements

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and climb or balance. The employee is occasionally required to sit; stoop, kneel, and crouch; and taste or smell. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. At times, may be required to operate machinery or a motor vehicle.

    Please send cover letter, resume, and list of professional references to:

    Fox Ridge Golf Club
    Attn: Chad Jones
    355 Country Club Lane
    Dike, IA. 50624
    (or) chad_jones5@hotmail.com

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