Jul 20, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Stanford University


Job Number:

Description: Greenskeepers perform a variety of duties requiring skill and experience in golf course maintenance. Greenskeepers follow work schedules prepared by a supervisor. Work is generally done outdoors under variable environmental conditions (darkness, weather, etc.). Work schedules include early mornings and weekend duty.

Characteristic Duties:

Operates standard transmission utility vehicles and tractors.

Operates a variety of power equipment for mowing, spraying, moving earth, etc.

Sets cups, locates tee markers, grooms bunkers, hand waters turf and landscape, repairs course damage.

Applies fertilizers and chemicals, does trapping.

Checks condition of golf course and reports findings to a supervisor.

Performs a variety of maintenance duties. Trims trees and shrubs, repairs irrigation, sharpens tools, does minor golf course repairs. Helps maintain golf course equipment such as tractors, utility vehicles, and mowers.

Performs building maintenance duties including plumbing, painting, lighting and minor electrical repairs. Cleans and stocks restrooms as necessary.

Performs labor duties including digging, trenching, sodding, hauling and clean-ups.

Ability to work outdoors in all types of environmental conditions.

Ability to walk mow greens and walk distances of up to five miles per day.

Ability to follow job related instructions

Ability to work either independently or in teams.

Ability to operate power equipment such as mowers and tractors with a variety of attachments.

Ability to recognize unnatural or unhealthy appearance of plant materials.

Ability to use hand tools to perform a variety of repairs.

Ability to work safely in accordance with all safety practices and procedures.

Ability to lift up to 60 pounds.

Ability to apply fertilizers and chemicals safely and accurately.

A qualified pesticide applicator's certificate (QAC) is desirable.

A minimum of one-year experience in golf course and/or landscape maintenance.

Possess a valid California Driver's License.
* - Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.

Job: Athletics

Location: Athletics
Schedule: Full-time
Classification Level:

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Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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