Golf Course Grounds Crew
Theodore Roosevelt Medora Foundation

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  • summer

Golf Course Grounds Crew

Theodore Roosevelt Medora Foundation
Location:
Medora, North Dakota
Wages/Pay:
$15.00 / hour
Experience:
Some experience required
Start Date:
Starts in about 2 months. (Apr 03, 2023)

Course Overview  

Bully Pulpit is a nationally acclaimed 18-hole, par 72 daily fee golf course designed by Dr. Michael Hurdzan. We are located on the I-94 corridor in the Scenic and historic Badlands of North Dakota along the Little Missouri River, just 3 miles south of Historic Medora, ND.  The golf course measures 7,166 yards from the Championship tees, but has four other sets to choose from.  

Summary/Objective

As a member of the Bully Pulpit Golf Course team, a Golf Course Grounds Crew member will have a primary day-to-day responsibility to perform landscaping tasks using power equipment and hand tools to assist in golf course turf maintenance, course setup and irrigation.

Duties/Responsibilities

  • Safely operate equipment and accessories as trained and assigned including, but not limited to, greens mowers, rotary mowers, tri-plex mowers, vertical mowers, line trimmers, edgers, utility vehicles, back-pack blowers, aerifiers, spikers, mechanical top dressers, sod cutters, mechanical bunker rakes, tractors, sweepers, blades, loaders, trenchers, chain saws, and miscellaneous hand tools.
  • Excavates and backfills ditches and trenches with hand tools and assists with watering the roughs.
  • Plans and cultivates lawns, turf or gardens and, based on landscaping designs, determines further work that should occur.
  • Cuts and trims golf course greens, fairways, trees, weeds, brush, tees, and roughs.
  • Applies growth enhances and disease inhibitors to greens and tees.
  • Grades and prepares base, lays sod, and sees greens, tees and fairways.
  • Prepares chemicals as needed for application by mixing according to directions.
  • Applies fertilizers, herbicides, or insecticides onto grass, shrubs or trees by spraying or spreading.
  • Where artificial turf is used, periodically replaces cushion pads; vacuums and disinfects turf after use.
  • Properly care for assigned equipment by inspecting machinery before and after each use, cleaning machinery after each use, making necessary minor adjustments to equipment and reporting machinery/equipment problems to the mechanic.
  • Maintain maintenance and fluid use logs (gas and oil) on assigned equipment.
  • Maintains the cleanliness of all golf course equipment and participates in daily setup for play.
  • Assists with loading and unloading materials used for the golf course.
  • Performs regular and seasonal maintenance on irrigation system including ay necessary winterizing procedures.
  • Participates in workplace safety training sessions.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • None

Work Environment

This job operates in a professional golf course and outdoor environment. This role routinely uses standard maintenance and landscaping equipment. Continuously in hot/heat outside conditions. Frequently works in humid conditions, with others, with sharp objects, vibrations, chemicals, and heavy machinery. Occasionally works with sold and cold conditions outside. Occasionally works with fumes, gases, odors and dust.

  • This is a full-time seasonal position.
  • Work extended hours, which includes weekends
  • Work outside in all weather conditions.
  • Work on or near heavy machinery.

Requirements

Required Skills/Abilities

  • Attention to detail
  • Ability give and/or follow verbal or written instructions.
  • Requires the ability to safely operate trucks and motorized equipment.
  • Ability to operate power equipment and hand tools.
  • Good verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to analyze and solve problems.
  • Punctual and reliable.

Required Education and Experience

  • Requires the knowledge and safe operation of golf course maintenance equipment.
  • Previous work on a golf course preferred, but not required.
  • Knowledge of horticulture is preferred.
  • Valid driver’s license and clean driving record preferred 

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  • While performing the duties of this job the employee is:
  • Continuously required to lift and carry up to 25 pounds
  • Frequently required to stand, walk, sit, hear, and have repetitive use of hands and arms, push, pull and lift and carry up to 50 pounds.
  • Occasionally required to climb, and reach overhead.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus to determine accuracy, neatness and thoroughness of work assigned and able to determine safety of workplace surroundings.

How to Apply

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