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 Employment Opportunities in Cambridge

NOTICE OF POSTING

POSTING DATE: October 25, 2018
POSITION WILL REMAIN OPEN UNTIL FILLED

Cambridge residents are especially encouraged to apply.

Department: Human Service Programs
Job Title: Greens Assistant II, Fresh Pond Golf Course
Job Code: A695-701
Civil Service Position: Non Civil Service position
Union Affiliation: None
Hours Per Week: 40 hour week; early mornings and weekends

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Taking technical supervision from and reporting to the Superintendent as well as the Golf Professional/Director, the Greens Assistant is responsible for:

  • Watering/syringing greens, fairways, tees and rough
  • Mowing all areas of turf
  • Aerating & fertilizing greens, fairways and tees
  • Raking and manicuring sand traps
  • Operate all equipment, tools and vehicles necessary to perform the above work
  • General repairs and preventative maintenance of turf and landscape equipment. Knowledge of electric machinery is a plus
  • Scheduling workforce for 7 days coverage of the Golf Course in the absence of the Superintendent
  • Supervising other personnel assigned to Golf Course Maintenance
  • Performing various tasks assigned by the Director of Recreation during the months the Golf Course is not open for play

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

Three years of experience overseeing all areas of golf course maintenance.  Knowledge of grinding reels and bedknives/setting and maintaining height of cut.  Must have a pesticide applicators license. Winter school for Turf Managers certificate or 2-year degree in Turfgrass Management.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:        Repetitive lifting between 25 - 200 pounds, bending, squatting, stretching, pushing, dragging and pulling. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:     Exposed to all weather conditions and will work in a moderate to high noise level environment caused by the sound of machinery or powered equipment being used.  Required to adhere to all safety and dress code policies.

RATE: $28.28- $32.24 hour+ excellent benefits

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

Internal applicants submit a job bidding form and 2 copies of both your resume and letter of interest; external applicants submit both your resume and letter of interest via email to: employment@cambridgema.gov or to Personnel Dept, Room 309, City Hall, 795 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge MA  02139. Fax 617-349-4312. Position will remain open until filled. Review of resumes is on-going.

 

The City of Cambridge is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Women, minorities, veterans, members of the LGBTQ+ community, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

CITY OF CAMBRIDGE RESIDENTS ESPECIALLY ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.

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