Greenskeeper

Exam type: 
Notice of Vacancy
Department: 
Erie County DEPARTMENT OF PARKS, RECREATION & FORESTRY
Location: 
Elma Meadows Golf Course
Posting Dates: 
February 17, 2021 - March 1, 2021
Salary: 
$47,062- $62,036 Annually
Closing Date: 
March 1, 2021
Description: 

NOTICE OF VACANCY

Greenskeeper

Location: Elma Meadows Golf Course

SHIFT: Various

Department: Erie County Parks, Recreation, and Forestry

POSITION NUMBER:  51014601 (Permanent Prob.) Full-time

SALARY:     $47,062- $62,036 Annually (AFSCME Job Group 10)

Typical Work Activities:

  • Makes daily inspections of the golf course to note condition, determines action to correct faults;
  • Maintains greens, tees, and fairways in playable condition by mowing, top dressing, reseeding and fertilizing greens;
  • Exercises the proper control over weeds, fungi, and insects using standard chemicals and procedures for the cure and prevention of grass disease and weeds;
  • Requests supplies and equipment from supervisor; 
  • Keep records and prepares reports of activities;
  • Performs work on the maintenance of golf course equipment and special assignments;
  • Supervises and participates in maintenance and construction projects on golf-related facilities

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

A. An Associate Degree in Horticulture or related field and three (3) years of experience in grounds maintenance activites at a golf course, which included the detailed care and upkeep of golf greens; or

B. Graduate of high school or equivalency diploma and five (5) years of experience in grounds maintenance activites at a golf course; at least two (2) years of which included the detailed care and upkeep of golf greens; or

C. An equivalent combination of training and experience as defined by the limits of (A) AND (B)

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

  1. Candidate must be New York State Certified as a Commercial Pesticide Applicator at time of appointment; and
  2. Possession of a valid New York State Class D (minimim) Driver's License at the time of appointment and throughout duration of employment. 

Applications will not be accepted after 4PM on March 1, 2021.

Please address replies to:

Kathleen Carbone, Admin Asst.

Erie County Parks Department

95 Franklin Street, Room 1260 

Buffalo, NY  14202

ERIE COUNTY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.

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Contact

Phone: (716) 858-8484
Erie County Civil Service Exam Line: (716) 858-8729

Edward A. Rath County Office Building
95 Franklin Street, 6th Floor
Buffalo, New York 14202