Ground Maintenance Woker - City of Odessa

Status: Part-time position

Location: Odessa, TX

Salary: $9.50 hourly

Deadline Date: Until Filled

Date Available:

Job Summary: Under general supervision, is responsible for manual and semi-skilled work in the maintenance of golf course turfs, facilities, and structures, including cleaning, and minor construction.

Qualifications: Education
High school diploma or GED certification preferred.

Prefer 6 months of outdoor work experience

Texas Class C Driver License

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Knowledge of the tools, turf equipment, methods and practices of grounds and turf maintenance on golf course facilities and structures. Knowledge of the safe and efficient operation and care of powered turf equipment such as used in turf maintenance on a golf course. Knowledge of proper maintenance of select turf grasses and ornamental plantings. Knowledge of the proper methods to set up a golf course for play and servicing its related equipment. Skill to operate various small power equipment. Thorough knowledge of / and ability to follow established safety procedures. Ability to perform strenuous work in extremes of hot or cold weather. Ability to assist in the repair of buildings and other structures using light carpentry skills. Dependability and excellent physical condition. Ability to deal effectively with co-workers, supervisors, and the general public. Ability to keep accurate time records of work performed throughout the workday.

Duties: Operates mowers and string trimmers in trimming greens, aprons, tees, around trees, fence lines, banks and hillsides: edges, takes and maintains sand bunkers.
Cares for turf and trees on the golf course by watering, edging, transplanting, renovating, sodding, weeding, spiking, aerifying, cutting and manicuring for improved playing conditions.
Cares for sand traps by raking by hand or by powered sand trap rakes.
Trims and removes weeds and grass from sand traps by hand or with hand powered sand trap rakes.
Cares for ornamental plantings around golf course facilities and structures.
Performs custodial work such as removing papers, rubbish, and leaves around facilities.
Cleans and maintains restrooms, water fountains, ball washing equipment.
Cleans and maintains equipment.
Keeps accurate time records of daily tasks.
Sets tee markers and cups on greens.
Performs overtime work when required.
Assists in construction projects as necessary.
Inspects golf course facilities and reports to assistant superintendent or superintendent.
Performs other duties as assigned.

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