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Grounds Staff

By The Stone Canyon Club, Oro Valley, Arizona,

Jim Hamilton, 14320 N. Hohokam Village Place, Oro Valley, Arizona, 85755, Telephone: 480.215.5622

- Knowledge of golf course operations.
- Knowledge of irrigation systems.
- Knowledge of and ability to perform required role in emergency situations.
- Cooperate with, and respect fellow employees.
- Presents a professional image at all times.
- Plants and maintains ornamental shrubs, trees, and flowers.
- Performs basic labor on the golf course.
- Trims and feeds shrubs and trees; removes cuttings.
- Maintains landscape beds around clubhouse and golf course grounds.
- Rakes and blows leaves, walkways, parking lots, cart storage areas, driveways, etc.
-Mows greens and fairways by operating walk-behind turf equipment.
- Prepares and lays sod.
- Fills divots and repairs ball marks.
- Basic operation of utility vehicles, sod cutters, weed-eaters, hand-held blowers, small equipment/etc.
- Rakes and edges bunkers and periodically fills with sand.
- Loads and unloads materials.
- Repairs and maintains driving range tees.
- Cleans any/all equipment used on the golf course grounds.
- Aerifies and spikes greens.
- Digs holes and trenches to maintain or construct irrigation and drainage lines.
- Installs pipe and backfills excavations.
- Empties garbage cans.
- Attends staff meetings.
- Performs manual watering on the golf course.
- Performs other appropriate tasks as assigned by immediate supervisor.

Educational Requirements

Some High School

Experience Requirements

Six months of experience in golf course grounds maintenance or greenskeeping is preferred.

Special Requirements

- Regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts and outside weather conditions.
- Frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles and toxic or caustic chemicals.
- Occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; high, precarious places; extreme cold; extreme heat; risk of electrical shock; and vibration.
- The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.
- Able to meet and perform the physical requirements and to work effectively in an environment, which is typical of this position.
- Frequent lifting, bending, climbing, stooping and pulling.
- May need to use some protective equipment, such as a respirator, gloves, earplugs, eye guards/visors, boots and hat.
- Often required to get dirty and/or work in dirty environments.
- Prefer that all groundskeepers possess a valid driver’s license.

Job Benefits

Medical, Dental & Vision after 60 days of employment
401K with matching after 1 year of employment

Date Job is Available

Salary

$12.00/hr. to $14.00/hr. based on experience

Job Application Instructions

email resumes to jim.hamilton@buffalogolfmgt.com

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