2nd Assistant / Foreman Greenskeeper

City of Calgary - Various
Calgary, AB
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March 20, 2018
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We offer affordable golfing opportunities and have eight municipal golf courses at six locations throughout the city. Whether you are a beginner or experienced player, we have a course to suit your ability. Amenities at our courses vary by location and include driving ranges, CPGA teaching professionals, golf club rentals, pull and power carts, and licensed snack bars.

Description of Role

As a Greenskeeper you will perform a variety of duties related to golf course operations. Primary duties include:

Evaluate turf health and general 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

Responsibilities and Duties

Safe operation of turfgrass equipment

Application of turf products (fertilizer, pesticides)

Irrigation system maintenance and operation

Desired Experience

Be at least 18 years of age

Completed at least a 2 year diploma in Turf Management

Minimum of 12 months of related experience

A valid Class 5 Driver's License

Strong communication, planning and organization skills

Pre-employment Requirements

Ability to obtain a City of Calgary operators permit

Pre-employment drug test

Compensation and Perks

Temporary (Seasonal) position

$31.46-34.85 per hour

Standard 38 hour work week

4 or 5 day shift to include one weekend day with pay premiums

CUPE Local 37

Additional Details

Thank you for your interest. Only selected candidates will be contacted.

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John Faber