Job Class Specification for:
GOLF COURSE GROUNDSKEEPER II
Class Specification Schematic Number: 9103503
in this class perform specialized semi-skilled work in the maintenance and
repair of golf course grounds and facilities.
Duties will include mowing, irrigating, fertilizing, aerifying,
top-dressing, sodding, and related golf course maintenance operations consistent
with accepted industry standards.
Characteristics of the Class:
class is the second level of a two level class series in the service and
maintenance occupation group. This
class is distinguished from the Golf Course Groundskeeper I by the emphasis on
the specialized techniques and standards required for maintenance and repair of
golf course and related facilities. Employees
must have knowledge and ability to operate various hand and power tools, and
will operate a variety of motorized equipment and vehicles utilized in golf
This position works under the general supervision of the Golf
Course Supervisor and is led by a Golf Course Technician or Senior Golf Course
Technician. Personal contacts are
with golf course patrons, and vendors when picking up supplies or performing
Examples of Work:
Mows greens and fairways; roughs bunkers and tee areas;
cleans and rakes sand bunkers; maintains ball washers and related facilities;
changes cup and tee placements.
Operates mowers, tractor and gang mowers, aerifiers,
trailered equipment and small power equipment such as drills, chain saws,
grinders and buffers, solder guns, air hammers, compressors, and other tools,
equipment and trucks used in golf course maintenance, construction, and repair
Aerifies, seeds, top dresses turf and lays sod; plants and
maintains bushes and flowers.
Constructs, installs, and repairs golf course sod according
to design plans and diagrams.
Digs holes and trenches in order to maintain or construct
irrigation and drainage lines; shores excavation; installs pipe and backfills
excavation; repairs and maintains irrigation systems.
Performs various landscape work including installing railroad
ties for the development of flower beds, raking, digging, tree planting, pruning
bushes, cutting brush and applying non-license chemicals.
Assist with adjustments to electronic irrigation system.
Reads work orders and obtains needed supplies; completes
forms and writes simple reports on work; maintains accurate records of time and
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.
Six months experience in golf course grounds maintenance or
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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