City of Enid

  • Seasonal Golf Groundskeeper

    Deadline for Applications
    Employee Group
    Work Schedule
    6 AM - 3:30 PM Weekdays, Some weekends required
    Seasonal Part-Time
    USD $9.79/Hr.
    225 Golf
  • Position Description





    POSITION TITLE:  Seasonal Groundskeeper                            DEPARTMENT:  Golf   


    POSITION CODE:  TEMP7B                                                      FLSA STATUS:  Non-Exempt


    POSITION REPORTS TO:  Golf Professional, Superintendent, Maintenance Tradesman


    POSITIONS SUPERVISED:  None                                


    BLS COMPARABLE:  37-3011, Landscaping and Grounds Keeping Workers


    Leadership:  Provides co-worker leadership to others through motivation, team building,

    and providing feedback.          


    • Subject      to post offer, pre-employment drug screen.
    • Subject      to post offer, pre-employment physical examination/medical history check.
    • Subject to a pre-employment criminal background check.
    • Must be 18 years of age or older.


    POSITION PURPOSE: To enhance the quality of life of Enid residents and guests through the maintenance and improvement of the golf course and facilities.



    • Operate various tools to include shovel, rake, pruners,      weed eater, edger, blower, aerifier, and riding mower.
    • Operate sod-cutter for cutting out and laying sod.
    • Dig, plant seeds, bulbs, foliage, flowering plants,      grass, ground covers, trees, and shrubs, and apply mulch for protection,      using gardening tools.
    • Stake, prune, or remove trees using accepted      methods.
    • Spray or spread general fertilizers, herbicides, or      insecticides onto grass, shrubs, and trees, using hand or automatic      sprayers or spreaders while under supervision and direction of      superintendent.
    • Follow planned landscaping designs to lay sod, sow      seed, plant flowers and foliage, and lay decorative stone.
    • Perform course setup including setting cups, moving      tee markers, and raking bunkers.
    • Gather and remove litter, limbs and other debris.
    • Water dry-spots using syringe and unroll and roll 1”      diameter hoses for hand watering.
    • Inspect equipment daily; grease and fuel as needed.      Report damage and malfunction.
    • Wash and put away all equipment upon completion of      task or work shift.
    • Top-dress tees and greens with sand, backfill and      level areas with dirt.
    • Perform basic landscaping including planting and      pruning of ornamentals and laying borders and edging.
    • Build forms, pour, and finish concrete.
    • Build and repair fencing.
    • Paint and stain buildings, fences, and course accessories.
    • Light       woodworking and construction.
    • Wear proper PPE and comply with and follow all      safety policies when performing tasks.
    • Provide      assistance and support to other departments as needed.
    • Perform other duties as required.





    • City golf facilities are well      maintained and provide quality of life to residents.
    • Policies and procedures in City      of Enid personnel manual and safety manual are understood, followed, and      modeled for other employees.
    • Effective relations exist with      co-workers as well as with the public.
    • The City’s professional      reputation is maintained.




    EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:                  No prior experience or training. 


    CERTIFICATES/LICENSES:                  None.


    REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE:                    Mechanical — Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance.


    SKILLS/ABILITIES:                              Accurate and attentive to detail.

    Ability to assist and support others.

    Ability to operate riding mower, chain saws, and weed eaters.

    Able to operate telephone, copier, and other basic business machines.




    FINGER DEXTERITY:                      Manual dexterity sufficient to work with the fingers.


    VISUAL ABILITIES:                          Normal vision, with or without corrective lenses.


    PHYSICAL STRENGTH:                   PDC Level:  Medium Employee lifts/carries 50 lbs occasionally (less than 33% of the time or 1-100 times per day). Moderate physical activity performing somewhat strenuous daily activities of a primarily product/technical nature. Occasional overhead reaching and lifting, bending and kneeling. Periodic shoveling requiring lifting from ground to waist to shoulder.


    LANGUAGE/COMPREHENSION:     Ability to communicate orally and distinguish minimal written language such as addresses and street signs.


    REASONING ABILITY:                     Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out simple one or two-step instructions.  Ability to deal with standardized situations with only occasional or no variables.


    MATHEMATICS ABILITY:                 Ability to perform very basic math skills including adding and subtracting two digit numbers, multiplying and dividing with 10’s and 100’s.  Ability to perform these operations using units of money and weight or distance measurement.


    WORK SCHEDULE/HOURS:      Seasonal Position– Employment will not exceed four months in any 12

    month period.  6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.  6:00 a.m.    To 4:00 p.m. Saturday and Sunday occasionally.


    Must be able to work some overtime for hand watering greens.

    Occasionally come in earlier for tournament setup.


    Other–Variable lunch period and breaks in coordination with other office personnel.



    WORK CONDITIONS:                Outdoor exposed to changing weather conditions (rain, sun, wind, snow, etc.) and indoor shop environment with adequate ventilation.


    Noise level:                              Loud. Hearing protection as required.


    Other work conditions:             Occasional exposure to air contamination, fumes, or airborne particles.

                                                    Work near moving mechanical parts.

                                                    Occasional exposure to vibration.






    3-5 years related experience.

    6+   years related experience.

    High school/GED.

    Additional   vocational training.

    Ability to fill in for Crew Worker for   short period of time.

    Ability to fill in for Crew Worker for   extended period of time.

    Good application of safety as applies to   job.

    Advanced safety knowledge.

    Local   tree trimming license.

    Department   of Agriculture Spraying License.

    Valid   Oklahoma Driver’s License.


    Valid   CPR certification.





    Job descriptions assist organizations in ensuring that the hiring process is fairly administered and that qualified employees are selected.


    All descriptions have been reviewed to ensure that only essential functions and basic duties have been included. Peripheral tasks, only incidentally related to each position, have been excluded. Requirements, skills, and abilities included have been determined to be the minimal standards required to successfully perform the positions. In no instance, however, should the duties, responsibilities, and requirements delineated be interpreted as all inclusive. Additional functions and requirements may be assigned by supervisors as deemed appropriate.


    In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, it is possible that requirements may be modified to reasonably accommodate disabled individuals. However, no accommodations will be made which may pose serious health or safety risks to the employee or others or which impose undue hardships on the organization.


    I have reviewed this job description and I can perform the essential functions of this position, with or without, reasonable accommodations.  I have also received or have been offered a copy of this job description. 


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