GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES: Under the supervision of the District Maintenance Manager, work activities primarily involve the performance and supervision of activities in maintaining a regulation golf course including turf maintenance, tree planting and care, facility maintenance and operation of golf course maintenance equipment. May maintain buildings and all other duties required in park maintenance as assigned by proper personnel.
Associate’s degree in turf grass management or equivalent i.e. horticulture, management etc., from an accredited university required. Bachelor’s preferred.
Two years of supervisory and five years of experience in turf grass maintenance or related field, of which at least two years is in golf course maintenance.
Must have and maintain Pesticide Applicator Certification in the State of Michigan.
Possession of a Michigan Commercial Driver License (CDL) and maintain an acceptable driving record.
Ability to operate listed tools and equipment.
Extensive knowledge and experience in materials, tools, practices and methods of golf course maintenance.
Extensive experience in operating golf course maintenance equipment safely and efficiently.
Ability to read and understand blueprint plans.
Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
Ability to supervise employees.
Extensive knowledge of work hazards, preventive safety checks and applicable OSHA/MI-OSHA regulations.
Requires working varied hours depending upon park demands. Must be available to work evenings, nights, weekends and holidays.
Basic knowledge of HVAC, plumbing, and electrical systems.
Must be available via phone to respond to on-call issues that require immediate resolution.
May be required to work assigned Special Events, Weekends, Evenings and Holidays.
May be required to adjust schedule to meet organizational needs.
Ability to perform essential duties.
A full job description can be obtained by contacting Human Resources
Who May Apply: Open to all candidates who meet the minimum qualifications. Any current full-time employee who meets the minimum qualifications and requests a transfer into this position would be considered prior to considering other candidates. As needed, the selection process may be limited to those candidates who best match the qualifications of the position.
To apply for this position please forward a cover letter and your resume by 08/07/2018 to the Metroparks Job Board Click Here to Apply.
Applications will be accepted until the vacancy is filled.
NOTE: Michigan “Freedom of Information” laws require that candidate names and other information be made available upon request, unless the candidate has expressly requested confidentiality. The Huron-Clinton Metroparks will endeavor to maintain confidentiality and privacy within applicable laws. The Huron-Clinton Metropolitan Authority is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).
About Huron Clinton Metroparks
The Huron-Clinton Metroparks, located in Southeastern Michigan, is a five county regional parks system serving Livingston, Macomb, Oakland, Washtenaw and Wayne counties. The Metroparks host nearly 9 million visitors each year at 13 Metroparks covering 25,000 acres, including seven golf courses, two marinas, scenic nature trails, beaches, pools, educational activities and winter sports.