Responsible for timely chemical applications to golf course properties and fertilizer applications to tees, greens, fairways, and rough areas.
Supervise and participate in operation and maintenance of pumps, and in maintenance of irrigation and drainage systems.
Understand and identify turf diseases and insect pests.
Supervise pesticide application and/or operate and calibrate pesticide application equipment.
Assist in planning and supervising maintenance of greens, tees, and fairways; schedule work, and supervise employees and the use of equipment.
Why you should apply:
Arrowhead is owned and operated by the Wheaton Park District. Park districts are all about leisure, recreation and conservation. If this interests you, we offer the following:
$45,000 per year
Health (HMO or PPO), dental, and vision coverage with very low employee contributions for employee, spouse, and dependents.
Life insurance at 1.5 times your annual salary paid by the District.
FSA and Dependent Care pre-tax via payroll deduction.
Pension Plan through the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund.
Paid time off including 12 sick days per year, 12 vacation days after one year of service, 2 personal days (pro-rated first year), 12.5 holidays.
Free use of fitness center, two pools, golf, and entrance to Cosley Zoo to employees and family members eligible for insurance coverage.
Tuition reimbursement, discounts on merchandise, professional memberships, and other voluntary benefits.
To be considered for this position, we are looking for:
A degree in turf management/soil science or related field preferred.
Minimum of one (1) years' golf course experience with increasing responsibilities in turf management including experience with various fertilizers, pesticides, drainage systems, irrigation systems, and supervising staff.
Must be familiar with Microsoft Office Suite including Word Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.
Must have a valid driver's license with acceptable driving record and able to operate a manual transmission.
CPR/AED certified or obtain within one (1) year of employment.
Illinois Pesticide Applicator's license or obtain within thirty (30) days of employment.
Must be able to move objects (bags/jugs of fertilizer and chemicals) up to 50lbs.
Must be able to be continuously exposed to all weather conditions and OSHA approved pesticides and chemicals.
The Wheaton Park District is an equal opportunity employer, EOE/M/F/D/V
About Arrowhead Golf Club
Since Arrowhead Golf Club's historic opening in 1927, it continues to offer a superb golf experience to its guests. The course is comprised of three nine-hole courses where guests can experience the feel of a private club at one of the finest municipal courses in the state.