2nd Assistant/ForemanGreenskeeper

City of Calgary
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March 20, 2018
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The City of Calgary operates 7 golf courses across 5 sites as well as 3 driving ranges. Open to the public, we offer a variety of golfing options to players of all skill levels.
Description of Role
The Greenskeeper role provides support to the leadership team while also working as an intergral part of the the Turfcare team. This role is crucial to providing feedback on course conditions, performing all turf management practices, and assisting in managing all site assets.
Responsibilities and Duties
As a Greenskeeper you will perform a variety of duties related to golf course operations. Primary duties include: 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.
Desired Experience
Qualifications Must be at least 18 years of age. A completed 2 year diploma in Turf Management with at least 1 year of related experience is required. Must possess a Provincial Pesticide Applicators Licence. A valid Class 5 Driver's Licence (or provincial equivalent) with no more than 6 demerits or a Graduated Driver's Licence (GDL) with no more than 4 demerits, no current suspensions or charges pending is required. 1 or more years of golf course experience is an asset. Strong communication, planning and organizational skills; understanding of golf course operating practices; ability to deal effectively with a variety of customers.
Compensation and Perks
Union: CUPE Local 37 Business Unit: Calgary Recreation Position Type: 3 Temporary/Seasonal Location: Various Compensation: Pay Grade 3 $31.93 - 34.85 per hour Days of Work: This position works a 4 or 5 day shift to include 1 weekend day with pay premiums. Hours of work: Non-Standard 38 hour work week
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