Parks Worker Golf Course (Assistant Superintendent)
Rate of Pay: $19.60/hr. - $22.16/hr. depending on qualifications and experience.
Under immediate supervision, performs general labor of ordinary difficulty in the maintenance and repair of City golf course.
GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES:
This position occasionally requires decisions for which there are no clearly defined or established policies or procedures.
This position requires constant periods of physical effort and regular periods of mental effort.
May identify and correct agronomic problems as they may occur.
May perform grounds maintenance tasks including mowing, planting, pruning, trimming and irrigation system installation and maintenance.
May perform general labor to repair and maintain golf course.
May apply fertilizers, herbicides and pesticides.
Operates and performs minor maintenance to light and heavy equipment, power tools and motorized equipment.
Performs all work in compliance with established City safety standards.
Performs other work as assigned.
Regular and predictable attendance.
Ability to effectively and safely operate tools, equipment and vehicles.
Ability to perform minor repairs and maintenance to small tools and equipment.
Ability to perform manual labor effectively for long periods of time while exposed to the elements and hazardous situations, with limited privacy and without posing a direct threat to the health and safety of self or others.
Ability to present ideas clearly and concisely with verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to complete job assignments in a timely manner.
Ability to follow instructions and to work alone or with a team of employees.
Ability to establish and maintain an effective working relationship with the general public, contractors and other City employees on a regular basis.
Ability to serve with other municipal employees on work and task oriented teams.
Ability to safely and effectively operate assigned vehicles and equipment.
Must be a US citizen or lawfully authorized alien worker.
High School graduate or GED certificate.
One (1) year of golf course maintenance experience.
Motor Vehicle Operator’s license valid in the state of Missouri, or obtain within one (1) month of employment.
Ability to frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and carry it a reasonable distance and occasionally lift and/or move more than 75 lbs.
Considerable skills in operating and maintaining a variety of tools and light equipment.
Experience in horticulture, arboricultural, or grounds maintenance including landscape installation, bed maintenance, mowing and tree care.
Experience in pond management.
Experience with irrigation systems including design, installation and repair.
Familiarity with City streets, parks, trails and common ground.
EQUIPMENT/VEHICLES (Includes but is not limited to the following):
Automobile; pickup truck through dump truck size, with automatic or manual transmission; small tools and equipment; loader; tractor and implements; arboricultural equipment; mowing equipment.
JOB LOCATION: St. Peters Golf Course and Maintenance Facility
REPORTS TO: Superintendent of Golf Course Operations