The Golf Equipment Specialist performs skilled work in the maintenance, repair, and operation of golf course equipment and golf carts to include automotive, hydraulic and electronic systems for the Golf Division.
Performs scheduled and unscheduled maintenance on specialized golf courses equipment and systems
Runs, tests, troubleshoots, sharpens specialized cutting/trimming equipment, and makes major and minor repairs to equipment and golf carts
Maintains records of operation, maintenance, and repairs
Maintains inventory of parts and supplies
Assist in training employees with equipment operation and maintenance
Oversees required fuel records and places fuel orders
Performs welding and fabrication projects
May assist maintenance staff in general golf course maintenance activities
May act as lead-worker and/or weekend golf course supervisor
Participates in City-wide snow removal program
Performs additional duties as assigned
Education: High School Diploma or GED
Experience: At least 4 years' experience in vehicle repair and maintenance. Prefer experience with sharpening specialized mowing and cutting equipment, working with computerized controls and diagnostic procedures.
An equivalent combination of education, training and experience that demonstrates required knowledge, skills and abilities may be considered.
Knowledge: Knowledge of practices, record-keeping methods, procedures, equipment, welding, metal fabrication, and systems related to specialized golf course equipment repairs and maintenance; knowledge of applicable safety practices and procedures; and basic knowledge of computer operation with related software.
Abilities: Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees and citizens; communicate effectively both orally and in writing; problem-solve and take initiative; read detailed instructions, diagrams, and schematics; maintain records and logs; and perform activities common to assigned maintenance function; work weekends. May require ability to do repetitive lifting.
Skills: Skill in the use and upkeep of tools and equipment related to maintenance and repair of golf course equipment, facilities, and systems; computer operation, for managing/maintaining of records.
Licenses, Certificates, or Equipment Required:
Valid driver license.
Must be able to obtain a Colorado Class B Commercial Driver's License with air-brakes endorsement within 12 months of employment.
This position may require the incumbent to occasionally use personal equipment (e.g. vehicle, cell phone, tools, etc.) in the course of their employment.
Additional Salary Information: Comp time and overtime available
Internal Number: 2903531
About City of Aurora
City of Aurora, Colorado, Murphy Creek golf Course
It is an exciting time to work for the City of Aurora, we're growing and looking for dedicated and collaborative individuals to join our team of talented and valued employees. Excellent organizations have a set of principles, or core values, that are used to implement their mission and vision. Those values represent the touchstone for the organization, guiding the decisions of the individuals and the organization. At the City of Aurora, we demonstrate our excellence by modeling the CORE 4 Values of: Integrity, Respect, Professionalism, and Customer Service, and we welcome all who share these values to apply.
Why Work for Aurora?
Make a difference in the lives of real people every day
Competitive total compensation package
Well-Funded General Employees Retirement Plan
Light rail station minutes away
On-site fitness center and wellness programs
Internal educational programs to assist with career advancement
Access to innovation work spaces
The Golf Division of the Parks, Recreation, and Open Spaces department of the city of Aurora focuses on providing a superior golf experience as a recreational outlet at a great value while practicing sound environmental principles.