City of Farmington
  • 21-Mar-2017 to 31-Aug-2017 (MST)
  • Golf - Pinon Hills
  • Farmington, NM, USA
  • 9.00 - 9.50
  • Hourly
  • Seasonal

No Benefits


JOB OPENING

CITY OF FARMINGTON

JOB POSITION #39:  SEASONAL PARKS MAINTENANCE WORKER - GOLF COURSES                 

NUMBER OF VACANCIES: 8-10

DEPARTMENT: Parks Recreation and Cultural Affairs

WORK LOCATION:  Pinon Hills Golf Course

PAY CLASS:  Seasonal 

HIRING RANGE: $9.00-$9.50/hour

DAYS WORKED:  Varied to include weekends

HOURS WORKED: Varied

TYPE OF POSITION:  Seasonal, Full-Time

APPLICATIONS WILL BE RECEIVED UNTIL:  Until Filled

JOB DUTIES

Resumes submitted without a City of Farmington application will not be considered in our job selection process.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

Under direction of a Golf Course Superintendent, Foreman or Golf Course Worker II or I, performs assigned tasks involved with the care and maintenance of golf courses and surrounding facilities, including park facilities.

Performs turf maintenance functions.  Operates related equipment such as tractors, riding mowers, hand mowers, weed eaters, edgers, blowers, and sand pros.  Lifts over 50 pounds to unload and load mowers.

Required to work a varied schedule, including weekends and holidays.

Keeps the clubhouse area, driving range area and maintenance area in a neat and orderly condition.

Operates a motor vehicle to assist in carrying out the business of the department and the City

Using excellent customer service skills, establishes and maintains effective working relationships with other employees, officials, and all members of the general public. 

Drives City vehicles such as pick-up trucks and one ton trucks.

Changes putting green cups, top dresses greens and other turf areas.

Responsible for seeding and irrigation.  Using a shovel, digs up irrigation lines from ground level to four feet in depth; replaces PVC pipe and sprinklers.  Using a shovel, loads trucksters with sand and dirt.

Applies fertilizer by lifting 50 pound bags of fertilizer into a hopper and pushing 50 pound hand spreaders.

Performs litter control tasks including picking up barrels and loading them onto the truck.

Cleans golf course facilities and rest rooms using cleaning supplies as directed.

Brings golf carts up to pro shop in the morning. 

Cleans, fuels and checks carts after each use.

Often performs work on hands and knees.

Operates noisy, self propelled mowing equipment.

Works around the public in a safe and courteous manner.

Attendance at work is an essential function of this position.

NONESSENTIAL DUTIES:

Relieves other personnel at the golf course when necessary.

Operates backhoe.

The duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed.  The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.

QUALIFICATIONS

This position is subject to the City of Farmington's Drug and Alcohol Free Workplace Policy which includes: pre-employment testing, post-accident testing, reasonable suspicion testing, return to duty testing, and follow-up testing.

Extensive background checks required.

Valid New Mexico driver's license with acceptable driving record for past three years or state of current residency.

Experience in installation and repair of sprinkler systems.

Knowledge of lawn care or turf maintenance chemicals.

Knowledge of golf etiquette helpful.

Ability to use equipment and tools properly and safely.

Ability to operate noisy equipment for extended periods of time.

Ability to understand and follow oral instructions.

Ability to tolerate weather extremes for extended periods of time.

Ability to establish and maintain working relationships with co-workers, supervisors, other City personnel and the public.

Ability to operate tools and equipment listed.

This position has the responsibility to participate in and comply with the City's Environmental, Health, and Safety program. 

TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT USED:

Pickup truck, lawn and landscaping equipment, including tractors, mowers, airifier, chain saw, edgers, weed trimmers, electric motors, pumps, sprinklers, irrigation systems; miscellaneous hand and power tools for turf maintenance.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to reach with hands and arms. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; and use hands to finger, handle, feel or operate objects, tools, or controls. The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear.

The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move more than 100 pounds, with assistance. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.     

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works near moving mechanical parts and in outside weather conditions. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions. The employee is occasionally exposed to risk of electrical shock.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.

 

WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER, M/F/D/V.

City of Farmington
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