Assistant Superintendent of Golf Couse Maintenance
Niles Park District
Location: Niles, Illinois
Type: Full Time
2nd Assistant Superintendent
Excellent benefit package including health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, life insurance, and pension.
Summary: Works under the direction of the Superintendent of Golf Course Maintenance. Under basic supervision assists with supervising staff, maintenance, and repair projects at the Tam Golf Course. Essential Functions: - Assists with managing the maintenance and repair of golf course facilities and equipment. - Supervises work crews, monitors operations, and verifies the efficient and timely accomplishment of assigned duties. - Strong working knowledge of the principles, mechanics, and operation of all turf grass and golf course equipment. - Inspects, adjusts, and performs minor repairs and maintenance of all turf grass and golf course equipment. - Inspects turf areas daily for fungus, insects, and undesirable vegetation. - Keeps inventory records on all equipment and materials used in maintenance operations. - Evaluates golf course turf conditions and repair and adjust irrigation system to optimize playing conditions. - Promotes and enforces safety rules and regulations. - Lifts and handles objects up to 50 pounds unassisted. - Monitors soil moisture levels and daily irrigation practices and schedules. - Keep current with other areas of Golf Maintenance to help the Superintendent of Golf Maintenance at times during his absence.
Qualifications: - High School diploma or GED equivalent - Minimum three years of golf course maintenance, grounds maintenance, or turf management experience - Ability to speak Spanish a plus - Valid Illinois class "B" driver's license - Valid Illinois Pesticide Public application license or ability to obtain within 3 months of hire. - Demonstrated ability to maintain a positive attitude, professional manner and appearance in all situations.
Niles Park District is proud to offer the highest quality facilities and programs. Recreation enhances the quality of life, and our mission is to continue to provide the very best to the Niles community.