This job posting is set to close at midnight on July 1, 2020. Apply as soon as possible in order to be considered.
Wellshire Golf Course is looking to hire an Irrigation Maintenance Technician to support the course’s overall operations. The Irrigation Maintenance Technician will be joining a team of skilled, supportive, and team-oriented golf course trades workers and will be responsible for ensuring that the course’s irrigation systems are functional and well-maintained throughout the year. Wellshire Golf Course is open for play year-round (weather permitting) from daylight until dark and the golf pro shops are open 364 days a year, except the Christmas Day holiday. Our Golf Division operates and maintains the City and County of Denver's five 18-hole golf courses, one 27-hole golf complex, two 9-hole par-3 courses, two 18-hole miniature golf courses, a driving range and three pro shops.
In 2017, Wellshire installed a state of the art Toro Irrigation System complete with full HDPE piping, Infinity heads and Lynx Central Control System. This is a fantastic opportunity for a motivated individual to learn the operation of this advanced system.
The Irrigation Maintenance Technician will:
Perform semi-skilled, unlicensed trades work on a regular basis in multiple areas including the irrigation system maintenance, mechanical maintenance, tool machinery, equipment maintenance, minor electrical, minor plumbing, painting, etc.
Adjust both computerized and mechanical components of the irrigation system to maintain optimum playing conditions
Assist with application of nutritional and plant health products
Read irrigation drawings and performs construction and maintenance/repair and replacement of broken parts on various equipment including pipes, sprinklers, hoses, and more
Inspect facilities and equipment to identify construction, maintenance and repair needs including estimating materials, labor, time and cost of repairs
Participate in other course maintenance responsibilities including mowing, snow removal, supervision, customer communication, coordination with Golf Pro Shop, etc.
Operate and maintain various lightweight vehicles and equipment; utilize a computer for diagnosing system problems
Will at times direct, train, and supervise seasonal course staff and will be the go-to full time staff for all course maintenance and communication on a regular basis
Will occasionally work and fill in at other Golf Courses to support general department operations
Perform other related duties as assigned or requested
Wellshire Golf Course is looking for a confident, team-oriented person to join their team. Our ideal candidate will be savvy on identifying and resolving equipment malfunctions, will be an adept problem solver, and is willing to learn new trades and skills to support operations. Our ideal candidate will be comfortable working in all weather conditions, not afraid to jump in when needed, and will be comfortable interacting with a diverse team of coworkers as well as with the public.
In addition, our ideal candidate will have:
Experience maintaining and repairing irrigation equipment
Golf course operations experience
A professional demeanor and strong initiative
We realize your time is valuable, so please do not apply unless you have the following minimum qualifications:
Education: Graduation from high school or the possession of a GED, HiSET or TASC Certificate
Experience: Two (2) years of experience as a skilled trades helper or semi-skilled laborer performing a variety of duties requiring construction, mechanical, or facility maintenance skills
Licensures/Certification(s): This job requires driving. Requires a valid Driver's License at the time of application
Equivalency: Additional appropriate education may be substituted for the minimum experience requirements
Internal Number: R0030662
About City and County of Denver
With eight golf facilities, Denver Golf has something for everyone: one 27-hole regulation golf course, four 18-hole regulation golf courses, one 18-hole executive mountain golf course, two 9-hole par three golf courses, two Miniature Golf facilities, five driving ranges (including a signature water range), six Restaurants, and the Denver Junior Golf/The First Tee of Denver - One of the largest Junior Golf programs in the country.
Denver Golf has outstanding course conditions and top notch guest services for the best value. From urban golf settings to mountain vistas, you will find it here at Denver Golf. We offer competitive wages, outstanding benefits, and opportunities to develop your golf career.