Summary: Ability to maintain & operate, in a safe & efficient manner, the following equipment including: utility vehicles, fly mowers, weed eaters, hand tools, walking greens mower, sod cutter and mechanical edger.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities: In addition to the following duties and responsibilities, other duties may be assigned:
Heavy equipment operation
Transporting materials and debris with dump trucks
Miscellaneous special projects using such equipment as the backhoe and box blade
Using a mechanized trencher to excavate below ground lines for drainage, irrigation or conduit
Assist irrigation technician and/or chemical technician
Changing cups/tee markers
Mowing tees, approaches and collars
Mechanized triplex trim mowing
Sweeping roughs, fairways, etc.
Mowing roughs with rotary mower and tractor
Mowing greens with walking greens mower
Mowing lake banks, trap edges and other areas with fly mowers
Gathering debris: which includes limbs, leaves, small sticks, etc.
Using a weed eater to trim around trees, etc.
Repairing tee and fairway divots
Cleaning shop according to the designated schedule
Mechanical removal of weeds
Load or transport 50 lb. fertilizer or seed bags
Sod removal, sod laying, and grass sprigging
Top dress greens and tees
Trap raking (hand & mechanized)
Cart path edging
Repairing ball marks on greens
Performs related tasks as required
Fertilize, verti-cut and aerify greens, tees, fairways and roughs
Must be able to use heavy and/or specialized equipment with skill and safety
Must change cups accurately, at the proper consistent depth, using the cup setter, at a desired and proper location on the green.
Must ensure that all reels are cutting properly at all times
Must maintain and operate all equipment in safe, efficient manner
Must clean all equipment
Must wear uniforms properly
Must report any machine malfunction to golf course mechanic or supervisor
Assist in keeping a clean, safe shop and work environment
Frequently rechecks daily schedule
Must check fuel and oil levels before leaving shop
Must fuel equipment up at the end of each use
Must warm engines up for 1 minute prior to use and must throttle engine down for 1 minute prior to shut down
Must exercise proper etiquette around members and guest on the golf course
Must maintain an excellent job attendance record
Role model for Greenkeepers 1, 2 & 3
Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below 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.
Playing knowledge of the game preferred but not required
Works on diverse range of activities involved in golf course maintenance and reconstruction
Operates motorized equipment, trucks, gang mowers, tractor drawn mowers, dump trucks, front end loader/backhoes, mechanized trenchers, box blade, soil floating devises, sprigging machine, etc.
Familiar with understands company policy.
Education and/or Experience: High School education required. Currently enrolled in a turf grass program.
Language: English required. Bilingual skills preferred but not required.
Established more than 60 years ago as a small fishing camp, today Ocean Reef Club is a beautiful private club community located on 2,000 lush tropical acres at the tip of Key Largo, with a variety of lodging, two championship golf courses, a 175-slip marina, and more than a dozen restaurants and lounges.
Ocean Reef Club has grown to be one of the largest employers in Monroe County, with a year-round staff of 600 Associates and hundreds of additional Associates during the winter season. In addition to competitive wages and excellent benefits, the Club allows Associates to enjoy South Florida's wondrous climate and proximity to the local attractions and the major services of Miami.
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