Location
Turning Stone Resort Casino
Job Code
LB01M
Shift
Days
Travel Involved
None
Category
Golf, Tennis & Recreation
Employment Status
Full-Time

Senior Greenskeeper - Atunyote

Job Description

  • Operates mowers and string trimmers in maintaining resort grounds and/or maintaining greens, aprons, tees, and fairways on Turning Stone’s golf courses 
  • Assists with seeding tees, greens and fairways; edges, rakes and maintains sand bunkers; sets tee markers and cups on greens daily; maintains ball washers; repairs, sands and seeds divots; removes debris and cleans flower beds
  • Waters and fertilizes grounds, tees, greens and fairways, and under direct supervision of a certified applicator, sprays chemicals on landscaped areas
  • Assists with tree and shrub maintenance including planting, transplanting, pruning, removing, and checking for diseases
  • Assists with inspection of sprinkler systems and makes minor repairs as necessary
  • Operates small hand-powered equipment and large equipment such as tractors and large mowers with constant awareness of safety standards
  • Maintains fuel and fluid levels for all types of equipment; performs basic preventative maintenance; reports equipment problems or failure to the Mechanical Technician immediately
  • Returns all equipment to the designated location at the maintenance facility
  • Performs light custodial operations on grounds maintenance shops such as sweeping, mopping, washing equipment and collecting trash
  • Assists in the construction of new greens, tees and fairways; grades and prepares soil base; lays sod
  • Installs, forms and lays walks and paths using gravel and asphalt mixes; excavates and backfills ditches and trenches with hand tools; repairs and replaces pipes on irrigation systems
  • Delivers parts back and forth to the maintenance shops as needed

Job Requirements

  • 2-3 years experience in golf course maintenance
  • Must have knowledge of and experience operating hand power tools and light motorized equipment used in maintaining golf courses
  • Knowledge of the operation of heavy equipment
  • Must be available to maintain flexible schedule, including weekends and holidays
  • Valid New York State driver’s license (or ability to obtain one upon establishing residency)
  • Must be able to adhere to strict safety standards at all times

 
Position Physical Requirements:

 

  • Must be able to frequently stand and walk for long periods of time
  • Must be able to frequently climb, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl and reach
  • Repetitive use of the hands for constant pushing, pulling, fingering and grasping in the use of equipment
  • Must be able to work outdoors under conditions ranging from extreme hot to extreme cold
  • Ability to occasionally lift up to 75 lbs and frequently up to 20 lbs using proper lifting techniques