Manages and directs all aspects of golf maintenance for golf course including:
Routine maintenance, project management, and problem resolution
Plans, assigns, monitors, and coordinates the work activities of assigned crew
Resolves problems and conflicts arising during work
Prepares productivity and activity reports
Makes presentations to committees/groups as needed
Reports and investigates accidents
Assists in preparing and recommending equipment specifications
Maintains records on and makes recommendations concerning materials, manpower, and equipment used
Maintains and enforces safety regulations and procedures
Coordinates preventative maintenance programs
Inspects work in progress for conformance to standards
Manages a golf course program budget including expenditure planning, monitoring, and justification
Responsible for the hiring, training, evaluating, and makes recommendations on the disciplining of assigned employees
Supervises assigned employees
Coordinates assigned snow removal activities
Manages the monitoring and inspection of golf course construction projects
Develops management and record-keeping methods
Monitors turf grass irrigation requirements and schedules requiring irrigation operations
Responds to customer complaints and issues
Manages golf course environmental programs
Manages numerous cultural and maintenance programs required to maintain specialized golf course turf grass including greens, tees, fairways, and rough
Performs additional duties as assigned.
Associates Degree in agronomy, horticulture, or a directly related field.
At least 5 years' progressively responsible experience in golf course maintenance
At least 2 year of supervisory or lead work experience.
Certification by Golf Course Superintendent's Association of America (preferred).
An equivalent combination of education, training and experience that demonstrates required knowledge, skills, and abilities may be considered
Knowledge of methods, materials, equipment, and operating procedures utilized in golf course maintenance including turf management, agronomy, fertilizers, irrigation systems; pump stations, and pest control; USGA Rules of Golf; and federal and state laws governing golf course maintenance activities, hazards, and safety practices common to golf course maintenance operations.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees and citizens; communicate effectively both orally and in writing; prioritize, coordinate, and make work assignments; fulfill goals and objectives; direct and effectively train and supervise other employees; administer a budget; interpret soil, water, and plant pathology analysis reports; and operate a personal computer and related software.
Strong interpersonal, fiscal, decision-making, and supervisory skills. Skill in operation of computer, operation of equipment and tools used in growing and maintaining turf grasses suitable for the game of golf.
LICENSES, CERTIFICATES, OR EQUIPMENT REQUIRED:
Must be able to obtain a Colorado Department of Agriculture Qualified Supervisor Pesticide Applicator License within 12 months of employment.
Valid Driver's license with good driving history.
This position may require the incumbent to occasionally use personal equipment (e.g. vehicle, cell phone, tools, etc.) in the course of their employment.
Internal Number: 2903636
About City of Aurora
City of Aurora, Colorado, Murphy Creek golf Course
It is an exciting time to work for the City of Aurora, we're growing and looking for dedicated and collaborative individuals to join our team of talented and valued employees. Excellent organizations have a set of principles, or core values, that are used to implement their mission and vision. Those values represent the touchstone for the organization, guiding the decisions of the individuals and the organization. At the City of Aurora, we demonstrate our excellence by modeling the CORE 4 Values of: Integrity, Respect, Professionalism, and Customer Service, and we welcome all who share these values to apply.
Why Work for Aurora?
Make a difference in the lives of real people every day
Competitive total compensation package
Well-Funded General Employees Retirement Plan
Light rail station minutes away
On-site fitness center and wellness programs
Internal educational programs to assist with career advancement
Access to innovation work spaces
The Golf Division of the Parks, Recreation, and Open Spaces department of the city of Aurora focuses on providing a superior golf experience as a recreational outlet at a great value while practicing sound environmental principles.