The City of Calgary is currently seeking a greenskeeper who will perform a variety of duties related to golf course operations.
Evaluate turf health and general golf course needs.
Perform turf maintenance such as mowing greens, fertilizing, irrigating, scouting for pests and applying pesticides, evaluating plant growth and health.
Assist in the implementation of a planned program for golf course turf, pesticide application, horticulture, grounds maintenance and staff and customer safety programs.
Support the clubhouse supervisors and volunteer coordinators in their day-to-day operation of golf courses.
These positions require physically demanding work in all types of working and weather conditions.
Must be at least 18 years of age.
A completed two-year diploma in Turf Management with at least one year of related experience is required.
You possess or have the ability to obtain a provincial Pesticide Applicators Licence and Standard First Aid Certificate.
A valid Class 5 Driver’s Licence (or provincial equivalent) with no more than six demerits or a Graduated Driver’s Licence (GDL) with no more than four demerits, no current suspensions or charges pending is required.
One or more years of golf course experience is an asset.
Strong communication, planning and organizational skills. understanding of golf course operating practices and ability to deal effectively with a variety of customers.
Must be able to obtain a City of Calgary operator’s permit.
Successful applicants must provide proof of qualifications.
Pre-employment Drug Test: An offer of employment for this position will be conditional on an applicant passing a pre-employment drug test. Failure to pass a pre-employment drug test may prevent an applicant from being hired into any safety sensitive position for a period of up to twelve months.
Union: CUPE Local 37
Position Type: 5 Temporary/Seasonal
Compensation: Pay Grade 3 $31.93 – 34.85 per hour
Hours of work: Non-standard 38 hour work week
Business Unit: Calgary Recreation
Days of Work: This position works a 4 or 5 day shift to include 1 weekend day with pay premiums.
Apply By: April 3.
Job ID #: 302749
Apply online here.