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 Employment Opportunities in Cambridge

NOTICE OF POSTING

POSTING DATE: December 14, 2021
RESUME AND COVER LETTER REQUESTED BY: 01/11/22 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 hours per 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

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

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. The City of Cambridge's workforce, like the community it serves, is diverse.  Applicants must have the ability to work and interact effectively with individuals and groups with a variety of identities, cultures, backgrounds, and ideologies.

 

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.

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.

 

RATE: $30.01-$34.22 per hour plus excellent benefits

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

Internal applicants submit a job bidding form and 2 copies of both your resume and cover letter; external applicants submit both your resume and cover letter via email to: employment@cambridgema.gov or to the Personnel Dept, Room 309, City Hall, 795 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge MA  02139. Fax 617-349-4312. Resume and cover letter of interest requested by 01/11/22, Position will remain open until filled.

 

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. THE CITY IS COMMITTED TO ADVANCING A WORKFORCE CULTURE OF ANTIRACISM, DIVERSITY, EQUITY, AND INCLUSION.

CITY OF CAMBRIDGE RESIDENTS ESPECIALLY ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.

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