General Statement of Duties Benefits Supplemental Questions
Great opportunity to work outdoors with the Tanglewood Golf Maintenance staff.
An employee in this position will work in all areas of golf course maintenance on the three golf courses at Tanglewood. Typical duties are course set up, wilt watching greens, operating greens aeration equipment, tree cutting and removal along with other general golf maintenance work. This employee will be responsible for operating a variety of small equipment and tractors.
Normal work schedule is Monday through Friday and shared weekends, with hours varying between 6:30 am to 3:00 pm depending on time of year.
Golf Maintenance does require flexibility in scheduling as staff is sometimes required to stay late or work a different schedule (9:30 am to 6:00 pm, for example).
Distinguishing Features:A successful candidate should have:
Considerable knowledge of standard golf course maintenance practices;
Ability to operate and maintain a variety of reel-type mowers and other golf grounds maintenance equipment;
Ability to operate tractors, loaders, backhoes, mowers and other large equipment;
Ability to diagnose wilt, disease and insect damage;
Ability to perform a variety of skilled golf course maintenance duties; and
Knowledge of safe and efficient use of all types of golf course equipment.
Minimum Education and Experience:Graduation from high school or GED and two years of experience in golf course maintenance.
A valid driver's license is required.
Pesticide license must be obtained within one year of employment.
Prefer Associate degree in turf management or related field.
A higher education level may be considered as a substitution for all or part of the experience requirement.
Must have demonstrated ability to safely operate motorized mowing and landscape.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Essential duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Monitors golf course greens for stresses, including wilt, disease and insect damage;
Sets up golf course for daily play;
Mows fairways and adjusts equipment for precise cut, as necessary;
Performs backlapping of reels and adjusts height of cut;
Acts as lead worker in fertilizing of greens;
Operates backhoe and assists in felling trees;
Assists in installation of irrigation systems;
Top-dresses greens and tees; seeding and over-seeding;
Operates large variety of mowers and large equipment; and
Performs general golf maintenance tasks as needed.
Forsyth County, North Carolina