Job Class Specification for:
GOLF COURSE GROUNDSKEEPER I
Class Specification Schematic Number: 9103502
in this class perform specialized semi-skilled work in the maintenance and
repair of golf course grounds and facilities.
Duties will include manual labor and assisting a Golf Course
Groundskeeper II or Golf Course Technician as needed.
Characteristics of the Class:
This class is the first level of a two level class series in
the service and maintenance occupation group.
This class is distinguished from the Golf Course Groundskeeper II by the
IIís emphasis on the specialized techniques and standards required for
maintenance and repair of golf course and related facilities.
This position performs specific tasks as directed by a lead
worker or a supervisor. Very little
independent decision making is required. Personal
contacts are with golf course patrons, and vendors when picking up supplies or
Examples of Work:
Performs manual labor on
a daily basis that may include, but is not limited to:
Litter pick-up and changing garbage liners
Raking golf course bunkers
Raking leaves and setting golf course up for plan
Changing flag cups
Watering golf course manually where needed
Painting yardage markers
Loading and unloading supplies
Trimming or pruning hedges
Spreading bark in flower beds
Use hand tools and small power equipment such as a gas
powered weed eater, blower, or other walk behind equipment used for
maintenance of greens and grounds.
May assist Groundskeeper II in general golf course
maintenance duties as assigned.
Requires the ability to work outside 95% of the time, in all
types of weather conditions. Required
to stand, walk, or bend for extended periods.
Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds.
May need to utilize some personal protective equipment such as
respirator, gloves, ear protection, boots, and hats.
Licensing and Other
driverís license is
This description was prepared to indicate the kinds of
activities and levels of work difficulty required of positions in this class. It
is not intended as a complete list of specific duties and responsibilities.
Class adopted October 21, 2003.
Date posted 1/13/2004
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